From the you-didn’t-ask-for-it-you-got-it-anyway dept., this just came in over the transom from MTV:
THE SEARCH IS ON!
MTV AND MTV Tr3s JOIN FORCES TO FIND THE NEXT MENUDO BEGINNING ON MARCH 31
New York, NY/Santa Monica, CA — (March 6, 2007) — The search to recreate Menudo, one of the biggest and most successful Latin pop singing groups, gets underway on March 31 in Los Angeles, followed by casting sessions in Dallas, Miami and New York through the end of April. MTV Tr3s will chronicle the entire journey of thousands from the first audition to the last, culminating with the selection of seven finalists in â€œRoad to Menudoâ€ which debuts on May 12. The road continues on MTV this fall when the band will dwindle down to the five final members of the new Menudo as the channel air the 10-episode reality series (title TBD.)