Studio71 US has been commissioned to produce three new series for Facebook Watch, to launch this summer.
The shows star veteran digital creators including Ryan Friedlinghaus, Meredith Masony, and Gigi Gorgeous. Each show will run for eight weeks with a new episodes released weekly, at noon PT.
The first to launch is West Coast Customs: Under the Hood on Tuesday, July 14. The show takes viewers behind the scenes of West Coast Customs – the premiere LA-based luxury custom auto shop to the stars. In each episode, the CEO of West Coast Customs, Ryan Friedlinghaus and his crew share their favorite builds, including some celebrity cars, and how their work appeals to and keeps their famous clients happy. Celebrity guests this season include Marvin Gaye’s son, Marvin Gaye III and rapper Rich The Kid.
Homeschooled with Meredith Masony, launching on Wednesday, July 15, is an unscripted comedy series that follows the hilarious and unapologetic Masony – of mommy-blog That’s Inappropriate – as she tackles various modern parenting challenges as a mother of three.
In Glam Where I Am With Gigi Gorgeous, launching Friday, July 24, activist, author and beauty expert Gigi Gorgeous treats viewers to a standalone beauty hack series where she’ll show us how to make ourselves look and feel just as beautiful as we would leaving the salon, without ever having to leave our homes.
All of the shows will be released through Facebook’s Watch feature and live on Studio71’s page. Facebook Watch is a video-on-demand service that allows users to watch exciting original content from the Facebook platform.
These new series come after Studio71 has released a number of fan-favorite Facebook Watch shows within the last year including I Want My Stuff Back featuring Motoki Maxted, Sunk & Found with Man + River, which has amassed 7M+ views since launch, Fetch Me a Date hosted by Jonathan Bennett (Mean Girls, Cake Wars) and Dorothy Wang (Rich Kids of Beverly Hills, Famously Single), and Ladies First with Grace Helbig bringing on notable guests ranging from Margaret Cho to Peppermint to Kerri Walsh Jennings. Recently, Fetch Me a Date, Sunk & Found with Man + River, and I Want My Stuff Back were nominated for a Reality Television Award in the Digital Reality Series category, with I Want My Stuff Back taking the win.