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[07/17/12 - 02:56 PM]
"E! Entertainment Special: 15 Awesomest Boy Bands" Debuts July 24 At 9 PM ET/PT On E!
AJ McLean, Brad Fischetti, Jeff Timmons, Tamyra Gray, Zayn Malik, Niall Horan, Michael Bivins and Leesa Coble are among those interviewed.

[via press release from E!]

"E! ENTERTAINMENT SPECIAL: 15 AWESOMEST BOY BANDS" DEBUTS JULY 24 AT 9 PM ET/PT ON E!

Heartthrobs From Backstreet Boys, New Edition (Bobby Brown), *NSYNC, The Wanted And Boyz II Men Sit Down With E! To Share Stories Of Ruling The Pop Music World

Los Angeles, CA, July 17, 2012 - You know you love them - we do too! Which is why E! is counting down the 15 most awesome boy bands of the last 20 years. From the New Kids to New Edition, pop culture's fascination with boy bands is eternal. And now, with a new crop of teenage hearththrobs on the scene (Hello, One Direction!), it is the perfect time to celebrate the boy bands that have made us swoon, made us cry and even made us faint with their melodic vocals, suave dance moves and sexy stares. Featuring music clips, rare footage and exclusive interviews with some of our favorite performers, the E! special shines a light on the most beloved boy bands of recent time. The "E! Entertainment Special: 15 Awesomest Boy Bands" premieres on July 24 at 9 PM ET/PT.

Select Quotes from this special include:

"You want it what way? What way do you want it?? [That] song makes no sense..." AJ McLean, Backstreet Boys

"The feeling that you get when you're standing on the stage and there are 10,000 screaming girls... it can become addictive." - Brad Fischetti, LFO

"When we went to the radio station they're like, 'you're not 98 Degrees, you guys are white.'" - Jeff Timmons, 98 Degrees

"I met my husband working on my first album. And so I fulfilled my boy band crush manifestation dream in a sense that we all have." - Tamyra Gray, former "American Idol" contestant who is married to Sam Watters from Color Me Badd

"We were in Ireland, there was a girl by the bus and we waved at her and she fainted" - Zayn Malik, One Direction

"We left Radio City and there were hundreds of girls running after the bus through traffic." - Niall Horan, One Direction

"When people think of New Edition, they equate us with routines and slick steps. We are known as the sharpest, to be the slickest, and the flyest with our moves and crispiness." - Michael Bivins, New Edition

"As long as there are teenaged girls, there will always be boy bands." - Leesa Coble, Editor in Chief, Tiger Beat magazine

Be sure to catch the "E! Entertainment Special: 15 Awesomest Boy Bands" on July 24 at 9 PM only on E!

About E! Entertainment

E! is television's top global destination for all things pop culture. The network is currently available to 98 million cable and satellite subscribers in the U.S. and E! content is available on all platforms any time and anywhere from E! Online to social media to mobile to VOD to the latest emerging platforms. Popular programming includes E! core franchises, "E! News," "The Soup," "Chelsea Lately," "Fashion Police" and "True Hollywood Story," as well as the network's hit series "Keeping Up with the Kardashians," "Khloé & Lamar," "Kourtney and Kim Take New York," "Ice Loves Coco" and "After Lately." Additionally, E!'s "Live from the Red Carpet" signature events keep fans connected to their favorite stars on pop culture's biggest nights. E! is a network of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news and information to a global audience.





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