The rumors are true! UK boy band One Direction are getting their own TV show on the Nickelodeon network.
Nickelodeon tweeted the confirmation on their official account: The rumors are true, our live-action slate does include a development project for @onedirection. Welcome to the family!
The group will announce their deal to have their own live action series at Nickelodeon's up fronts happening this week in New York.
Are fans happy with the news? It seems like fans may be slow to warm up to the idea. After Nickelodeon confirmed the deal, #1PleaseDontGoToNick began trending on Twitter.
One fan wrote: I think Simon [Cowell] needs to get on this case, he signed the boys to become famous singers, not actors?
Another fan said: 1thing I don't want to hear: Hi, we are One Direction on Nickelodeon.
Some fans are opposing One Directions' choice of network.
One Direction going on Nickelodeon ): They are gunna lose older fans and be known as some band on a kids show. They deserve more than this! tweeted a user.
Details of the show are not yet available. One Direction joins U.S. boyband Big Time Rush on the Nickelodeon network.
One Direction features Liam Payne, Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson. The band rose to fame after the individual members were featured in the UK version of the singing competition 'X-Factor'.