Bailey Sarian, the favored YouTuber with 4.8 million subscribers who mixes passions for true crime and make-up on her hit sequence Murder, Mystery & Makeup, is taking up one other platform.
Sarian, whose episodes repeatedly generate tens of millions of views on YouTube, has teamed with Wheelhouse DNA — the digital media arm of leisure, advertising and funding enterprise Wheelhouse — to launch Dark History, a franchise that will probably be produced as a podcast and video sequence. Also underneath the deal, Sarian has entered a manufacturing pact with the corporate.
Dark History, an Audioboom Original, debuts June 2 and will air weekly on Wednesdays wherever podcasts can be found. A video model of every episode, additionally produced by Wheelhouse DNA, will submit the next day on Sarian’s YouTube web page. Sarian may even proceed to debut new episodes of Murder, Mystery & Makeup on Mondays.
Dark History will discover her analyzing “the darkish underbelly and hidden secrets and techniques of each well-known and lesser-known tales from U.S. and world historical past,” per as we speak’s announcement. The premiere episode will zero in on the DuPont chemical scandal with different episodes slated to deal with the Armenian genocide, contraception trials, Juneteenth, the Zoot Suit Riots that occurred in 1943 Los Angeles, amongst different tales.
Dark History marks a storytelling growth for Sarian as she beforehand centered on murders in the identical vein — each infamous instances and lesser-known crimes. “Storytelling is a newfound ardour of mine and I’m so excited to carry folks into a complete new world with Dark History,” Sarian defined. “This is completely different from Murder, Mystery & Makeup as a result of I will probably be specializing in tales all through historical past, there are a ton of lesser-known historical past tales that I’ve come throughout through the years and thought to myself, ‘Why didn’t they train us this at school?’ I don’t have the reply for that, however let’s discuss what occurred.”
The Dark History podcast and video sequence, and Murder Mystery & Makeup are government produced by Sarian, Chelsea Durgin, Ed Simpson, Avi Gandhi and Fanny Baudry. The deal was brokered by Fanny Baudry, Wheelhouse vp of enterprise improvement, West Coast, and WME.