Pewdiepie Is Making A TV Show

Pewdiepie Is Making A TV Show

Things seem pretty weird for Felix Kjellberg right now.

For months, Pewdiepie has been teasing a big THING happening this fall. In August, he said that whatever was coming up was going to force him to upload less often to his channel — from two videos a day, to one video a day (at least for the month of September.)

Last weekend, Pewdiepie flew into LA — and subsequently got featured on gossip website TMZ. TMZ wrote that it had heard reports that Pewds was in town to shoot a TV show. In response, Pewdiepie uploaded a video where he actually admitted that a TV show was what he was teasing beforehand:

You can also see him act bemused at his appearance on TMZ, a website that also reports on stars like Rihanna and Justin Bieber. But this is just the reality of things right now: Pewdiepie is a celebrity, and his following is probably bigger than more traditional film stars. It's a different sort of celebrity, of course. One that doesn't get mobbed by papparazi or fans when in Los Angeles, as you can see in his own video.

"I can't really say too much of what I'm doing [in Hollywood]," Pewdiepie said. "People are worried it's going to leak into the media too soon."

Today, Pewdiepie uploaded another vlog that actually showed some brief scenes from the set of the TV show (fast-forward to the 3 minute mark):

You see Pewdiepie go up to a bus and jokingly say, "I'm Pewdiepie. How can you not know me?" while a camera crew records. He then shows footage near the big Hollywood sign in LA, and says that the show's intro is going to have famous landmarks in it.

"The more I remember what happened today, the more I'm weirded out," Pewdiepie reflects at the end of the video.

Curiously, Pewdiepie also mentions that his monthly YouTube views have been going down "for a long time." Given that, it's not surprising to hear that he is branching out into things like TV shows and writing books. He's gotta strike while the iron is hot, as it were.

So far, there aren't many concrete details regarding Pewdiepie's TV show. He does seem excited about it, at least, even if he seems a bit out of his element:


Comments

    I wonder if this is a legit TV project and not a sort of "I'm from the internet, isn't that weird?" TV special. Either way, good for him.

    An article about Pew Die Pie?

    ...I ...must ...post ...negative ...comments!

    "From two videos a day, to one video a day"....ONLY one per day. That's still a big commitment and would take a lot of time to do so. As much as I dislike his style of videos these days, good on him for doing what he does and not cracking under all the pressure.

    Who is pewdiepie and why should I care? (no seriously, regale me with why he keeps popping up in the gaming space/South Park).

      some reason the next generation of kids 'gamers' like to watch other people play games whilst they make random noises on the internet.

        Yeah that's what South Park sort of got across. Too old to watch other people play video games unless it's for strat tips etc. I barely get enough time to play!

        You mean like how some people like to watch sport?

          Yeah kinda, but the commentators would blurt out something random every 10 seconds.

            They already do. When not calling the plays they're dribbling shit about fuck knows what.

      You know the annoying guy that stands outside Jewellery stores holding up the "amazing" things that you can buy from it and talking about how good they are.

      That guy you just ignore and continue on your way to JB Hi-Fi.

      He is a spruiker.

      Excecpt you know, for video games.

        Ahh that makes a whole lot of sense. Thanks :D

    I watched another Pewdiepie video the other day, I still don't get it.

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