Group member Jade Thirlwall was later forced to appear in the first episode live from her home after having to self-isolate because she feared coming into contact with someone with COVID-19.
And his streak of bad luck continued on Saturday after Boris Jonson’s briefing on a planned second lockdown was first delayed from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. and then from 5 p.m. to 6.30 p.m., after the BBC had already started a special for coincide with a departure at 5 p.m.
Just before 5 pm, a tweet came out on The Search’s official Twitter account that read: “Little Mix The Search was postponed tonight for a BBC special.
“The show will now be part of a big weekend of the final event, with the semi-final airing at 7 p.m. on Friday November 6 and the final at 6:05 p.m. on Saturday November 7”
Fans were overwhelmingly disappointed with the news. One reacted: “Damn that was the only thing I had to wait for this week”, and another tweeted: “like Boris couldn’t get any worse… he’s now postponed the only good time of the week. . ”
A third replied, “I have been looking forward to this show all week. Boris locking us out, I can forgive. Being late to announce it and causing my show to be canceled… I can’t forgive.
The girls were scheduled to play a special Halloween medley in Saturday’s pre-recorded episode, and other fans begged them to upload it to YouTube this weekend.