'MAKING THE BAND 4: THE FINAL CHAPTER', A TWO-PART SEASON FINALE EVENT, AIRS THURSDAY, APRIL 16th AT 9PM ET/PT AND CONTINUES APRIL 23rd 9PM ET/PT ON MTV
Danity Kane Share the Same Stage for the First Time Since Their Break-Up
Special Appearances By Sean 'Diddy' Combs, Day26 and Donnie Klang
New York � April 15, 2009 � MTV will air a two-part season finale of the series "Making the Band 4" beginning Thursday, April 16th at 9pm ET/PT and ending with special event "Making the Band 4: The Final Chapter" to air Thursday, April 23rd at 9pm ET/PT. In part one, viewers will watch as Dawn and Andrea find out if they will continue their career as Bad Boy artists, when Sean 'Diddy' Combs reveals the fate of Danity Kane. Day26 is faced with the dilemma of moving forward even if it means that they will do so without their band mate Q. The drama culminates on April 23rd as MTV Correspondent Sway Calloway hosts part two: a special finale event. Day26 will also perform songs from their sophomore album.
The finale event will event will give viewers a chance to reflect on the most talked about moments from this season -- from the separation of Danity Kane to the tumultuous road taken by Day26 to complete their new album. Viewers will also watch as members of Danity Kane come together for the first time since their separation to speak directly to their fans. Donnie Klang will update fans with details about the next stage of his career.
Sean "Diddy" Combs, Ted Iredell and Perry Dance serve as executive producers. Jacquelyn French is the MTV executive overseeing the 'Making The Band' franchise. Francesca Spero is Producer for Bad Boy Entertainment.
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SEAN COMBS, the CEO and founder of Bad Boy Worldwide Entertainment Group is a multifaceted entertainment powerhouse. Sean "Diddy" Combs was recently declared "One of the Most Influential Businessmen in the World" by Time Magazine and CNN. Combs, 38 oversees one of the world's preeminent urban entertainment companies, encompassing a broad range of businesses including recording, music publishing, artist management, television and film production, recording facility, apparel and restaurants.