Unscripted

Fullscreen unveils new unscripted series

Digital media company Fullscreen has tapped some famous digital and linear personalities to front its newest lineup of unscripted content. New episodes of all of these shows will be exclusively available ...
January 13, 2017

Digital media company Fullscreen has tapped some famous digital and linear personalities to front its newest lineup of unscripted content.

New episodes of all of these shows will be exclusively available on Fullscreen’s streaming platform, accessible through iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Android phones and tablets, Chromecast and Fullscreen’s website.

In Shades of Shay, Shay Mitchell (pictured), star of the soon to be ending ABC Family series Pretty Little Liars, is trying to make her way through Hollywood in a post-hit show life. The eight episode series is produced by in association with Kids at Play and is executive produced by Shay Mitchell, Jason Berger, and Amy Laslett. It’s scheduled to premiere in early 2017.

Shan Boody Is Your Perfect Date skips the fashion and makeup part of attraction and instead tasks sex and relationship educator Shannon Boodram with offering singles tips of the psychology of seduction. Created and produced by Boodram, the series runs for 12 episodes. It premieres Jan. 19.

Apologies in Advance with Andrea Russett invites guests into Russett’s 90′s-themed basement for conversations about sex and relationship, with cocktails served by saucy bartender Rachel Scanlon. Premiereing Jan. 19, Michael Rucker, and Russett serve as executive producers while Rodney To and Jason Duffy are producers.

Goat Rodeo with Cody Ko has the popular YouTuber sharing his opinions on various issues of the day, with his trademark sense of humour. Topics include peak television, bandwagon fans and Valentine’s Day.

Hella Gay With Amanda McKenna introduces some lesser known activists in the LGBTQ community, as interviewed by trans* and queer activist Amanda McKenna. Promising positivity and comedy, the series goes to queer-centric hair salons, drag queen shows, and speaks to trans* actors and models. Whitnee Null and Amanda McKenna serve as executive producers and the series runs for 12 episodes, premiering Feb. 1. Running for 12 episodes, Eric Rusch and Ko serve as executive producer and it premiere Jan. 27.

Untitled Lizzie Velasquez Project (working title) has the popular anti-cyberbullying activist interviewing people to learn about the various reasons as to why people are targeted on the internet, and how they can develop strategies to resist them. Velasquez and Alex Davies are executive producers for the show, and it premieres in early 2017.

Also joining these Fullscreen premieres are new episodes of Not Too Deep with Grace Helbig, in which Youtube star and author Helbig catches up with her celebrity friends, sharing crazy stories and talking trash. Helbig is joined by on-camera producer, and her podcast co-host, Jack Ferry.

 

About The Author
Managing editor with realscreen publication, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Darah is an award-winning journalist who has spent over two decades covering a wide range of issues from real estate and urban development to immigration, politics and human rights, primarily with The Vancouver Sun. Prior to joining realscreen, she was editor of Stream Daily, realscreen's sister publication covering the dynamic global digital video industry. She also served a stint as a war reporter in Afghanistan for television and print, and was a national business blogger with Yahoo Canada.

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