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Blackpink to Launch New YouTube Originals Music Series – Deadline

Blackpink will be launching a new behind-the-scenes YouTube series, which begs the question: how do you like it?

YouTube announced on Wednesday the launch of a new original weekly series, Posted. Set to premiere on Thursday, the sixteen-episode weekly series will feature some of music’s most notable artists and show the exciting moments just before new music is released.

Posted, hosted by Washington DC DJ Little Bacon Bear is from Gunpowder & Sky CEO Van Toffler and Den of Thieves.

“Van Toffler is the visionary behind some of music’s most memorable moments and the perfect partner to bring this project to life,” said Susanne Daniels, Global Head of Original Content for YouTube. “’RELEASED’ brings together a dream team for a weekly topical series that celebrates the inventive way music is consumed on YouTube while revitalizing a time-tested format with proven success. “

The “Kill This Love” singers will star in the series pilot before releasing their studio album on Thursday. While YouTube has yet to share any additional talent to appear, the video streaming service will announce upcoming artists weekly.

“We are honored and excited to be the first on YouTube’s new original content ‘RELEASED’. We hope this will be a great opportunity to celebrate our first full album ‘THE ALBUM’ with many music fans from all over the world, ”said Blackpink.

Released airs on YouTube every Thursday at 11:45 p.m. ET.

The series is produced by Den of Thieves and produced by Van Toffler, Barry Barclay and Matt Elias for Gunpowder & Sky. Evan Prager, Jesse Ignjatovic, Jordan Barrow and Jared Morrell will be executive producers of Den of Thieves. Separately, Jeff Sammons will also be executive producer and showrunner. Alex Piper, Head of Unscripted, and Margaret Burris, Head of Development, will oversee the series for YouTube Originals.

Watch the trailer for the YouTube premiere below.