Snapchat is on a roll here as it adds more new original shows to the more than 80 it already has. With VidCon beginning today, the giant social media platform has announced that it’s making new and original shows from online personalities like Rickey Thompson, Emma Chamberlain, Loren Gray, FaZe Banks, Baby Ariel, Jordyn Jones, Spencer Pratt, Keke Palmer, Mike Holston(The Real Tarzann), Jibrizy, Denzel Dion, Mackenzie Ziegler, Maddie Ziegler, Chantel Jeffries, Teala Dunn plus other celebrities including Kevin Hart, Serena Williams and Arnold Schwarzenegger.
The shows which will start airing from this month according to the Hollywood Reporter will be under the Creator Shows program from Snapchat and will be first-person shows that will revolve around the individual creators. These will include Jordyn Jones’ Throwback Toys, Loren Gray’s Glow Up, Rickey Thompsons’ Trend or End, Spencer Pratt’s Chasing Clout Keke Palmer’s Keepin’ It Real, Mike Holston’s In The Wild GeeohSnap’s Get Creative with GeeohSnap and Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Rules of Success. The rest of the other shows don’t have titles yet.
“Snapchat has always been my favourite platform to post random and funny things on because it’s so relaxed.” -Emma Chamberlain
We don’t know the exact number in terms of viewers watch the Original shows as Snapchat has remained hushed but says the number has grown threefold compared to last year.
The shows will be personality driven and will be found on the Discover channel section. Other shows include Olivia DeLaurentis & Sydney Heller’s Apocalypse Goals, Skyler Fulton’s The Daily Realness, Ben Waller’s Relationship Goals and Gerald Grissette’s All Dog$ Get Money.
Snapchat is also launching Highlights which is a feature similar to Instagram’s Highlights. that will be available to all verified accounts to add a collection of photos and videos from their Stories and Camera roll. Users will now get content to watch when their favourite creators are doing live Stories.