A Day in the Life (TV series)


A day in the Life is a 2011 internet television documentary web series , distributed by Hulu as its first original long-form programming venture. [1] The first season includes six episodes starring Morgan Spurlock , [2] Whose Production company, Warrior Poets, produced the show. [1]

Production

Spurlock produced the show with his production partner, Jeremy Chilnick, through Spurlock’s production company, Warrior Poets. [3] Each episode follows a notable person around for 24 hours. [2] The series is distributed by Hulu , which had ventured into short-form web television original content. [4]

The show marks The Beginning of what Business Wire Describes have a new Hulu initiative to “creatively and viable financially supporting the work of independent storytellers.” [3] The Huffington Post Describes the original programming efforts have an opportunity to open the chapter That “Hulu sets we race of semi-independence, Where It can Produce shows outside of ict Parent companies “. [2] Previously, Hulu had been known for making repeats of existing content, [4] from Disney , News Corp , and Comcast . [2]

The original episodes aired on Both the free Hulu service and the Hulu Plus subscription services every Wednesday for six weeks, Beginning August 17, 2011. [3] The first season featured Richard Branson , will.i.am , Russell Peters , Gregg Gillis ( Better known as Girl Talk ), and Misty Copeland . The series premiere episode featured Branson. [2]

Episodes

Season 1

No. in
series
title Release date
1 ” Richard Branson “ September 29, 2011
The British Billionaire launches Virgin America and receives a pitch from Adrian Grenier for shft.com.
2 ” Russell Peters “ October 6, 2011
Laugh with stand-up comedian Russell Peters as we experience a day with him on the New Majority tour.
3 ” Will.i.am “ November 3, 2011
He visits Paris to inspire kids, works with a fashion designer, and plays with the Black Eyed Peas at the Stade de France .
4 ” Girl Talk “ November 10, 2011
Hang with electronic musician Girl Talk as he performs at an outdoor music festival .
5 ” Misty Copeland “ November 17, 2011
Watch the beautiful and talented Misty Copeland inspires young dancers at the Boys and Girls Club in the Bronx , as well as collaborating with a choreographer at the Dance Theater in Harlem .
6 ” Mr. Brainwash “ November 24, 2011
Follow street artist Mr. Brainwash as his own personal canvas.

Season 2

No. title Release date
7 ” Marc Maron “ September 28, 2012
Experience a day in the life of comedian and podcaster Marc Maron.
8 ” Jason” Mayhem “Miller “ October 5, 2012
Spend a day in the life of UFC fighter Jason “Mayhem” Miller.
9 ” Mario Batali “ October 12, 2011
Experience a day in the life of culinary superstar Mario Batali.
10 ” Stephanie Izard “ November 2, 2012
Join Top Chef winner and restaurateur Stephanie Izard as she takes us through a day in the life of a working class leader doing it her own way.
11 ” Joel McHale “ November 9, 2012
See a day in the life of The Soup host and Community cast member Joel McHale.
12 ” Das Racist “ November 30, 2012
Join indie rap sensation Das Racist as they take the Philip Glass at the Tibet House Benefit Concert .
13 ” Tim Ferriss “ December 7, 2012
Experience a day in the life of Tim Ferriss, entrepreneur and author of ” The 4-Hour Workweek .”
14 ” YACHT “ December 14, 2012
Join Indie pop duo YACHT as they return home to Portland for a special concert.
15 ” John Fetterman “ January 4, 2013
Join John Fetterman, “America’s Coolest Mayor,” as he fights to make a difference for the families of Braddock, PA .
16 ” Uestlove “ January 11, 2013
Join musician and producer? Uestlove as he faces some new opportunities and challenges.

DVD Releases

Virgil Films and Entertainment released A Day in the Life Season 1 & 2 on DVD with all 16 episodes of both seasons on a 2-disc set on October 8, 2013. [5]

References

  1. ^ Jump up to:b Bond, Paul (August 3, 2011). “Hulu Makes First Foray Into Long Form Original Programming” . The Hollywood Reporter . Retrieved September 8, 2011 .
  2. ^ Jump up to:e “Morgan Spurlock ‘A Day In The Life’: Original Series Premieres On Hulu (VIDEO)” . The Huffington Post. August 17, 2011 . Retrieved September 8, 2011 .
  3. ^ Jump up to:c “Morgan Spurlock and Hulu Team up for” A Day in the Life, “Hulu’s First Ever Long Form Original Production” . Business Wire . August 3, 2011 . Retrieved September 8, 2011 .
  4. ^ Jump up to:b Stelter, Brian (August 3, 2011). “Hulu to Host Its First Original Series” . The New York Times . Retrieved September 8, 2011 .
  5. Jump up^ Lambert, David (October 8, 2013). “A Day in the Life – ‘Seasons 1 and 2’ DVDs of the Hulu Series from Morgan Spurlock” . TVShowsonDVD.com . Retrieved February 6, 2016 .

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