- Popular Band âWhy Donât We,â Boxing Phenom Ryan Garcia, and Japanese Creators Hanaodengan Kick-Off New Documentary Format
- â30 Days with: Why Donât Weâ Premieres December 9 Only On YouTube
YouTube Originals today announced â30 Days Withâ – a brand-new franchise of multi-episode documentaries that give viewers a behind-the-scenes, 30-day snapshot of the lives of todayâs most talked about public figures, athletes, artists, and YouTube creators as they journey through pivotal moments of their personal lives and careers. Each “30 Days With” docuseries will focus on a primary subject and give a personal spotlight over the course of four episodes.Â
“YouTube Originals are created with YouTube’s most engaged audiences in mind and “30 Days With” serves those viewers by taking them along for the ride throughout some of the biggest moments of their favorite personalities’ lives and careers,” said Alex Piper, Head of Unscripted for YouTube Originals, “We look forward to telling even more of these in-depth stories with today’s biggest creators, athletes, artists and public figures.”
â30 Days With: Why Donât Weâwill launch the YouTube Originals documentary franchise in the US and will take viewers inside the lives of the five members of the band,Why Donât We(Daniel Seavey, Corbyn Besson, Jonah Marais, Jack Avery, and Zach Herron). Since their debut in 2016, the Los Angeles-based band has amassed over 3 billion global career streams, 703 million YouTube views, and has sold out back-to-back North American and global headline tours.â30 Days With: Why Donât Weâwill showcase the band as they open up about their evolution, coping with the global pandemic while making music, music videos and everything that went into the creation of their highly anticipated album,The Good Times and the Bad Ones. The 4 episode docu-series premieres December 9.
â30 Days With: Ryan Garciaâ follows the 22-year-old undefeated professional boxing phenom,Ryan Garciaas he prepares for his January 2nd, 2021 fight against 32-year-old British boxer, Luke Campbell (2012 Olympic Gold Medalist in the lightweight division). Over four installments, viewers will see firsthand Garciaâs training and preparation for the biggest match of his career, including how he dealt with the disappointing postponement of the highly anticipated fight due to Campbell testing positive for COVID 19. Fans can also get a sneak peek of Garciaâs day-to-day life by following his personalYouTube channel, which has amassed over 20M views since launching in May. â30 Days With: Ryan Garciaâ will premiere in December.
“30 Days With: HANAODENGAN”tracks the popular Japanese YouTube creators,Hanao and Dengan, as they attempt, despite the pandemic, to give back a summer rite of passage to the youth of Japan. The series creators worked closely with a high school student to plan an unforgettable surprise for her classmates and provide hope for a brighter future. The 4 episode series premieres in December.
Additional public figures, athletes, artists, and YouTube creators to be featured in â30 Days Withâ will be announced soon. Episodes will premiere free with ads weekly on theYouTube Originals channel.
“30 Days With: Ryan Garcia” is produced by Liquid Light Productions, is directed by Scott Brown and executive produced by Scott Brown, Mo Darwiche, and Ben Monie for Liquid Light Productions. Ryan Garcia also serves as an executive producer on the series. “30 Days With: Why Don’t We” is produced by Stick Figure Entertainment, is directed by Steven Cantor, and Jamie Schutz is producing for Stick Figure. “30 Days With: HANAODENGAN” is directed by Kentaro Takyanagi and produced by Nouvelle MÃ©dias, Co., Ltd.
Susanne Daniels is Global Head of Original Content for YouTube. Alex Piper serves as Head of Unscripted for YouTube Originals, with Lauren Celinski overseeing â30 Days With: Ryan Garcia,â Margaret Burris overseeing â30 Days With: Why Donât We,â and Kohta Asakura overseeing â30 Days With: HANAODENGANâ for YouTube Originals.