TORONTO (May 19, 2015) – Much confirmed today that Much Digital Studios, its online network of YouTube creators and digital influencers, is now live along with the newly revamped Much.com. It was also revealed today that 13 established and emerging Canadian YouTube creators, including comedian Jus Reign (500,000 subscribers), beauty vlogger Melissa Merk (300,000 subscribers), and comedic troupe 4YallEntertainment (250,000 subscribers), are the first group of talent to partner with Much Digital Studios. With more than 1.4 million subscribers collectively, and representing a diverse range of genres, the YouTube and digital creators joining Much Digital Studios also include: comedy channels The Danocracy, Ron Dias TV, and Shane Cunningham; beauty, fashion, and lifestyle experts AllegraLouise and Mila Victoria; musicians Dan Talevski, SickickMusic, and Tyler Shaw; illusionist Rayn Magic; and podcaster Mike Veerman from THE MIKE ON MUCH CULTURE PODCAST.
It’s extremely rewarding to see Much Digital Studios launch with such influential and diverse creators,” said Justin Stockman, Vice-President, Specialty Channels, Bell Media. “These 13 creators are original and irreverent, and perfectly embody both the spirit of Much, and what it means to be young in Canada today. With more talent announcements to come this summer, we look forward to further engaging Much’s loyal fan base as well as new fans alike.”