Digital Broadcasting Group (DBG), the leading creator, producer and distributor of original video content and branded entertainment across digital media, today announced they will be launching SPACES, an original home & design online video channel as part of YouTube’s new original channels initiative.
Nine new original programs are already in production for SPACES, which willdebut on YouTube in April 2012. YouTube has announced plans to bring dozens of new original channels, created specifically for today’s connected viewers, to its platform.
“Bringing SPACES to YouTube is another important milestone in what’s been a year of rapid growth for the company,” said DBG CEO Chris Young. “We’re thrilled to be part of the evolution of original online content on the YouTube platform.”
“Expect an advice-driven, “lean-forward” programming slate that’ll dig into the creative minds of some of the top designers, celebrities and hands-on professionals in the industry,” said DBG Chief Creative Officer Joseph Gomes.
SPACES will feature programming hosted by and featuring top designers, celebrities, and notable influencers in the home and design space. Viewer participation will be encouraged through feedback on YouTube and other social media platforms.
Initial SPACES programming will include:
Renovate It Yourself (RIY)
Not all celebrities are too busy to get down and dirty with their own home renovations. In this series, viewers get DIY tips from celebs currently re-doing their homes.
Your Place is a Deal Breaker
In this series, comedic host visits the apartments of men and women who have been “turned in” by the person they’re dating in order to give their place a needed – relationship-saving – makeover.
I Live With My Mom
A professional designer visits people still living at home and helps give their childhood rooms an adult makeover. Goodbye third-place soccer trophy collection!
The size of your farm doesn’t impact the size of the tomatoes you can grow on it! This series visits urban gardeners who have turned their tiny backyards, rooftops and windowsills into flourishing gardens.
Tiny Eclectic Amazing Spaces
Visit some amazingly tiny apartments and offices — and get amazed at how much someone can do with so little. Size doesn’t matter!
Digital Broadcasting Group (DBG; www.dbg.tv) is the leading creator, producer, and distributor of premium video content across digital media. DBG’s Emmy Award winning in-house production team has created compelling original programming for such blue-chip brands as Infiniti, Hewlett Packard, Ford, Sprint, Mars, the U.S. Air Force, Kimberly Clark, Unilever, and Coca-Cola. Through its comScore rated top 5 video syndicationcapabilities, comprised of close to 107 million monthly unique visitors, DBGdistributes advertisers’ pre-roll inventory as well as original web programming across 2,600 publishers. DBG, with offices in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Dallas, was launched in 2007 by online video advertising pioneer Chris Young, former VH1 producer Joseph Gomes, Emmy Award-winning producer Gregg Backer, and digital media veteran Rick Kleczkowski.