A Day in the Life (TV series)
|A Day in the Life|
|Directed by||Morgan Spurlock|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||2|
|No. of episodes||10 (List of episodes)|
|Running time||22 minutes|
|Original run||August 17, 2011 – present|
A Day in the Life is a 2011 internet television documentary web series, distributed by Hulu as its first original long-form programming venture. The first season includes six episodes starring Morgan Spurlock, whose production company, Warrior Poets, produced the show.
Spurlock produced the show with his production partner, Jeremy Chilnick, through Spurlock's production company, Warrior Poets. Each episode follows a notable person around for 24 hours. The series is distributed by Hulu, which had ventured into short-form web television original content.
The show marks the beginning of what Business Wire describes as a new Hulu initiative to "support creatively and financially the work of independent storytellers". The Huffington Post describes the original programming effort as an opportunity to open the chapter that "sets Hulu on a course of semi-independence, where it can produce shows outside of its parent companies". Previously, Hulu had been known for making repeats of existing content available, primarily from Disney, News Corp. and Comcast.
The original episodes aired on both the free Hulu service and the Hulu Plus subscription service every Wednesday for six weeks, beginning August 17, 2011. 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. Episodes are 22 minutes each.
List of episodes
|The British Billionaire, launches Virgin America and receives a pitch from Adrian Grenier for shft.com.|
|Laugh with stand-up comedian Russell Peters as we experience a day with him on the New Majority tour.|
|He visits Paris to inspires kids, works with a fashion designer, and plays with the Black Eyed Peas at the Stade de France.|
|Hang with electronic musician Girl Talk as he performs at an outdoor music festival.|
|Watch the beautiful and talented Misty Copeland inspire young dancers at the Boys and Girls Club in the Bronx, as well as collaborate with a choreographer at the Dance Theatre of Harlem.|
|Follow street artist Mr. Brainwash as he uses the city as his own personal canvas.|
|Experience a day in the life of comedian and podcaster Marc Maron.|
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