Little Mix The Search has proved an instant hit with viewers as it kicked off on BBC One tonight.
The new talent show follows Little Mix as they put together a number of groups in a bid to find a band to join them on their next tour.
The opening episode this evening saw Perrie Edwards, Jesy Nelson, Jade Thirlwall and Leigh-Anne Pinnock kick things off by auditioning singers for a new boy band.
Before the show started, the group tweeted: "We couldn't have done the last nine years without each other. Which is why it's SO EXCITING that we can put together some new groups #LittleMixTheSearch"
The show received a positive response from those watching, with many praising Little Mix as judges.
Radio DJ Sara Cox (@sarajcox) wrote: "#LittleMixTheSearch is actually really really good. @BBCOne now. Can’t not like these young women choosing these talented young lads. Really funny, warm & kind."
TV blogger Elliot Gonzalez (@elliot_gonzalez) commented: "This show works because @LittleMix actually have individual personalities. #LittleMixTheSearch"
Another Twitter user posted: "#LittleMixTheSearch is my favourite Talent show ever! I love how real the show is you can clearly tell the girls care for each person and how friendly the show is!"
A second added: "Ok I know the point of #LittleMixTheSearch is to find talent but @LittleMix are making me laugh SO much!"
And a third wrote: "I am OBSESSED with how good #LittleMixTheSearch is. This is STUNNING. Look out, here’s your new winners of talent show judge at next years NTAs. @LittleMix"
As the first episode came to a close, Little Mix tweeted: "SO. MANY. AMAZING. AUDITIONS. We were spoilt for choice for the boyband @LMTheSearch #LittleMixTheSearch"
Little Mix The Search continues Sunday night at 6:45PM on BBC One.
Episodes are also available to watch online and catch up via BBC iPlayer.