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YouTube Announces New Content at its 2018 Brandcast



With close to 2 billion monthly visitors YouTube is one of the worlds most powerful and prominent content providers in the digital age. The strong buzz around shows like COBRA KAI, DO YOU WANT TO SEE A DEAD BODY, and SCARE PewDiePie have moved the platform best known for vlogs, a random kid who likes turtles, and Charlie's appetite for fingers closer to a Netflix, HULU, or Amazon alternative. 

New shows announced:
  • Will Smith: The Jump Off: In partnership with Westbrook Entertainment, Will Smith is going to epic heights in his new YouTube Original, Will Smith: The Jump Off. In this special, Will accepts the ultimate YouTube fan challenge to bungee jump from a helicopter—all to raise awareness for charity. The cameras will follow him as he prepares for the big jump, which we’ll live stream on his birthday.

  • Priyanka Chopra: If I Could Tell You Just One Thing: From Sundog Pictures, Priyanka Chopra will go on a personal journey to meet the world’s most successful and inspirational people—each time asking them for advice they feel can change the world. From actors and politicians to religious leaders and environmentalists, star of the show Priyanka will speak with the people who will go down in history as having challenged the status quo.

  • Jack Whitehall: Training Days: In this show, comedian and actor Jack Whitehall trains with the world’s most elite soccer players—and has a little behind-the-scenes fun in the process. Sponsored by Wendy’s in the U.S., Training Days is executive produced by James Corden and Fulwell 73 and will launch to fans around the world on Jack’s YouTube channel on May 9th, ahead of the World Cup.

  • Best Shot: Executive produced by LeBron James and Maverick Carter, Best Shot is a new documentary-series following the Newark Central High School Blue Devils as they find community through basketball and receive mentorship from former NBA player Jay Williams. Directed by Michael John Warren and produced by SpringHill Entertainment and Boardwalk Pictures in association with Blue Ribbon Content, Best Shot will debut on the NBA YouTube
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