Mission: Man Band
(also known as SureShot
, Totally Boyband
and Band of Men
) is an American reality series
that first aired on VH1
on August 6, 2007.
The show is based on a format produced by MTV UK
), in which a boy band
is formed with various members of successful pop acts from the past. The show follows the production, recording, performance and behind-the-scenes action involved in the run-up to the launch of their first debut single as a new group.
The band, which calls itself Sureshot
, consists of four members:
The band lived together for three weeks in Kirkpatrick's home in Orlando, Florida
, and collectively wrote and produced songs with the help of professionals from the music industry, multi-Grammy winner and nominee, music producer Bryan Michael Cox
, music manager Katie McNeil and vocal coach Gerry Williams as cameras followed their every move. On January 23, 2007, the band performed at halftime of an Orlando Magic
basketball game, where they ended up being booed from the arena after their performance. The performance was filmed by VH1. On January 30, the band performed at Mansion in Miami, Florida
, also filmed by VH1. Shooting for the show took place between January 15 and February 2, 2007.
The show is produced by Tijuana Entertainment
, the same producing team behind Breaking Bonaduce
and Shooting Sizemore