After almost 15 years since they parted ways, the New Kids on the Block are back making the girls swoon (myself included) with a reunion tour and new album, The Block, out in stores now. TVGuide.com was lucky enough to score an interview with the boys from Boston to get the scoop on getting back together, what they've been up to recently and what kind of 80s flair we can expect on their new tour. Gina DiNunno
ladiesget ready for some good news. For the first time in 14 years, the New Kids on the Block appeared together on the Today show to announce that the group will be reuniting and releasing an album this summer. And mark your calendars because the boys (or shall we say men since theyre all pushing 40 these days) will be performing live on the Today show plaza May 16. Your take: What do you think about NKOTB reuniting? Think they have the "Right Stuff" to make it work?
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They're back! 1980s boy band New Kids on the Block is reuniting, and will release a new album and go on tour. The announcement comes 20 years after the Boston-based fivesome scored big with their multi-platinum album, Hanging Tough.Band member Donnie Wahlberg, 38, told the Boston Herald he was onboard with the reunion when the group decided to write new music. "We absolutely will [also] do the old songs for sure," he added.Joey McIntyre, brothers Jordan and Jonathan Knight, and Danny Wood round out the quintet, which in its heyday sold 70 million albums before breaking up in 1994. J.R. Whalen