Online Video NewsYouTuber Updates from 2016 NewFronts

Akshay Chandra4 years ago

The days are gone when the use of flannel plaid shirts was at a peak in the 1990s with the heavy influence from bands like Nirvana and Pearl Jam. But those days were gone, as millennials now glorify a new set of celebrities like YouTubers. According to Jeetendr Sehdev of the University of Southern California, “YouTube has an inherent ability to create contagious content,” Sehdev says. “The level of advocacy teens has about YouTube stars is out of control.”

This is the reason that YouTubers are now moving ahead from their regular platforms and rebranding their channel as a multi-content platform. So, here we are talking about the latest news updates related to celebrated YouTubers who are taking their YouTube status to the next level in the ongoing 2015 Newfronts.

Rhett & Link


leading multiplatform entertainment company Collective Digital Studio has indicated a segment of shows by collaborating with several of its content creators for YouTube. Good Mythical Morning founders Rhett & Link were among firsts to announce a new show called Rethink.

Epic Meal Time:


The big sauce boss Harley Morenstein took the stage at New York’s SVA Theater to discuss his new series called Epic Tool Time. This show is all about turning ordinary household objects into ridiculously tricked-out super tools. This show is will run alongside EPIC MEAL TIME youtube channel. Apart from their new series, their Epic Chef is coming back with another season after a successful run.

Jenna Marbles


Will be executive producing upcoming James Patterson adaptation called Maximum Ride. The basis of this popular mainstream novel can be compared to Hunger Games movie web series. This show will be produced by Collective Digital Media.

Improv Everywhere


From the comedy performance art group whose ultimate goal is to create scenes of “chaos and joy” are starting their new web (YouTube) series. In this series, the group will create a Fake Office and will surprise unsuspecting workers just like what they did on their YouTube channel.

Shay Mitchell


The spokesperson for the Pantene Nature Fusion shampoo line and star of popular teen T.V show Pretty Little Liars is starting a new series called Shaycation. In this new segment, watch her visit exotic locations like Monte Carlo and Caribbean islands.



This digital media and broadcasting giant are launching TV Channels In US, Europe Over Next 18 Months. Vice News and Viceland are one of the biggest and most trusted current affairs channel and multinational television channel brands respectively.



One of the famous travel vloggers from YouTube with over 1 million subscribers is going to collaborate with Discovery Digital Networks (DDN) for a new show called Flying The Globe. Here, Louis will vlog all over the globe and cover 22 cities to raise awareness about issues facing the communities in each of his destinations. The series will debut across DDN’s new Seeker vertical.

Time Inc. .


This New York-based publishing company is planning an original video programming across 22 Channels. These shows will incorporate magazines like Sports Illustrated, People, and Entertainment Weekly. One of the highlights will be profiling NASA astronauts Scott Kelly and Russian Cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko who finished a year abroad at the International Space Station.

Tyler Oakley


Ellen Degeneres is launching a new network with Tyler under her business initiative called Ellen Digital Ventures. Ellen is the only female talk show host to have the highest YouTube subscribers, including viewership and now by collaborating with a YouTube star with over 8 million subscribers will give her a chance to connect with an audience using a different content.

There are various shows that are among this deal announced by the new General Manager Jill Braff. Some of the titles are Damn Daniel Boyz, Ellen’s Pet Dish, She’s Brielle-iant, Twitch & Allison’s Dance Challenge, #MadeByYou, and Epic or Fail.

Wendy’s Lookbook


Her YouTube channel have more than 600 thousand subscribers, where she finds inspiration in art, nature, culture, architecture, food, people and music. Her new YouTube series is called as Science of Fashion. Here, she will decode the historical facts and science behind popular fashion trends and accessories.

Dwayne “The Rock”Johnson

Former WWE champion and now a successful Hollywood actor are forming his own YouTube channel with digital network Studio71. The channel — which Johnson calls “the best, biggest, bad ass, baldest YouTube channel ever” — will be called Seven Bucks Digital Studios.

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Akshay Chandra

Being an artist, movie buff and a media enthusiast, content writing is my career train. I am a proud alumni of Symbiosis Institute of Media Communication (Pune) and currently working for Vidooly.