A new show from MTV has revealed how it was created.MTV’s ‘MVU Unplugging’ series is based on a real life incident in 2007.
It follows a group of friends who all attended the same school in New York, where they became obsessed with the show MTV Unplugger.
The first episode, ‘The One That Wasn’t’, aired on January 15, 2019, but since then, ‘MVMU UnPlugging’ has been airing live on YouTube.
This episode of ‘MVCU UnPacked’ is an example of the series’ new approach to breaking the mould.
The new episode ‘The Day After’ shows what it was like to be in the show in a different setting.
In the series, ‘Papa’ (Sam Gagner) and his friends go to an art show in Manhattan.
They are not the only ones who want to attend.
In fact, Papa and his family were invited by a friend.
‘The show is a huge deal to us, it’s something that we have been trying to push ourselves to do for a while now,’ he tells the camera.
Papa is not the first person to take the lead in a viral show.
In 2016, ‘Handsome’ was also a hit, with more than 8.4 million views on YouTube and counting.
‘Hollywood Babylon’ followed a young black girl from Detroit, who decided to do something different in her life.
‘That show was a huge hit, and I don’t think that it will ever be matched, but that show was so much fun and we have all these young kids that are just starting out and it was such a great experience for us,’ says Gagener.’
So, yeah, we have this show that’s going to take us from New York to Hollywood, and to be able to showcase what we are capable of, it is a very exciting time for us.’
In 2017, ‘Bachelor’ also reached a massive milestone, breaking the record for most YouTube views.
The series is an exclusive in-studio show where contestants must compete in a series of online challenges.’
It’s definitely an evolution of what we’ve done before,’ says Ryan (Chris Wootton) of ‘Bachelorette’ fame.
‘We started with the idea of just going out and doing a show and then we really expanded it to make it something you could watch at home or even on your tablet or your smartphone, but also on your TV.’
Now, it has a little bit more of a commercial aspect, but it’s still very family-friendly.’
While many people have been tuning in to watch ‘Bridgetown’ and ‘The Real O’Shea’ together, many others have been watching the series as a single show.
‘Brigid’ is the show where they get to see the show they want to watch, ‘Dancing With The Stars’ has the audience on their side, and ‘Teen Mom’ has a special twist that the show has been promoting.’
The fact that there are so many people watching it together and that they’re getting to see all these different versions of what it is, it really makes me proud to be on that show,’ says ‘Bram’ (Jill Zawodny).’
We are trying to create an experience where you can feel like you’re in a whole new space and the show is kind of like that.’
For some, it might not seem like much of a step.
‘You’re probably going to see it a couple of times before it’s out there on YouTube,’ says Samantha (Nicole Diaz) from ‘The Bachelor’.’
I think it’s a good way for people to see us, to know that we’re still around and that we still do what we love,’ adds ‘The Teen Mom’ star.
‘I think you’ll definitely see more and more of us on the air.’
While the show might be in its early stages, the network has already created a lot of buzz with its viral success.
‘MBC Unplugted’ is set to be a major hit, as it will air for the first time on a variety show.’MTV is a global network and it really pushes itself to be the best of the best,’ says Wootston.
‘So, when we look at a variety series, I think we try and do things that are as unique as possible and we really do have a huge passion for that.’