Follow This

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Follow This
GenreDocumentary
Starring
No. of seasons3
No. of episodes20 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s)
  • Jessica Harrop
  • Shani Hilton
  • Linzee Troubh
  • Cindy Vanegas-Gesuale
  • Jason Spingarn-Koff
  • Kate Townsend
  • Lisa Nishimura
Producer(s)John Pappas
CinematographyJoshua Weinstein
Editor(s)David Herr
Running time15–20 minutes
Production company(s)BuzzFeed News
DistributorNetflix
Release
Original networkNetflix
Original releaseAugust 23, 2018 (2018-08-23) – present (present)
External links
Website

Follow This is an American documentary television series produced by BuzzFeed. The show was released on Netflix on August 23, 2018.[1] Netflix ordered 20 episodes for the show, initially releasing the first 7 episodes in August 2018,[2] with 7 more episodes in September and 6 more episodes in November 2018.[3]

Each episode of the show focuses on a different topic, with episode subjects including intersex, "men's rights", and ASMR.[3][4] Episodes are hosted by BuzzFeed reporters.[5]

Hosts[edit]

Episodes[edit]

Part 1 (2018)[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleOriginal air date
11"The Internet Whisperers"August 23, 2018 (2018-08-23)
Scaachi Koul examines the online trend of ASMR videos.
22"Black Survivalists"August 23, 2018 (2018-08-23)
Bim Adewunmi interviews a group of black survivalists who help train people of color how to survive potential disasters.
33"Intersex"August 23, 2018 (2018-08-23)
Juliane Löffler talks to a German intersex community about gender surgery and legal status.
44"Men's Rights"August 23, 2018 (2018-08-23)
Scaachi Koul investigates the phenomenon of "men's rights activists" and its supporters.
55"Life Support"August 23, 2018 (2018-08-23)
Azeen Ghorayshi reports on the Opioid epidemic, looking at the increase in safe injection sites.
66"Whores Day"August 23, 2018 (2018-08-23)
John Stanton sits down with sex trafficking survivors as they discuss legislation intended to protect them, and its impact on sex workers.
77"The Future of Fakes"August 23, 2018 (2018-08-23)
Charlie Warzel explores the future of fake news, and the technology behind "deepfakes".

Part 2 (2018)[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleOriginal air date
81"Tech Addict"September 27, 2018 (2018-09-27)
92"Teen Boss"September 27, 2018 (2018-09-27)
103"Bollywood Beauty"September 27, 2018 (2018-09-27)
114"Amish Romance"September 27, 2018 (2018-09-27)
125"Whose Embryos?"September 27, 2018 (2018-09-27)
136"A Deadly Prank"September 27, 2018 (2018-09-27)
147"Rehab Tourism"September 27, 2018 (2018-09-27)

Part 3 (2018)[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleOriginal air date
151"Scooter Wars"November 1, 2018 (2018-11-01)
162"Cover-up Couture"November 1, 2018 (2018-11-01)
173"Sexbots"November 1, 2018 (2018-11-01)
184"Superbug Snipers"November 1, 2018 (2018-11-01)
195"India's Utopia"November 1, 2018 (2018-11-01)
206"Gánster Rap"November 1, 2018 (2018-11-01)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Greene, Steve (2018-08-15). "'Follow This' Trailer: BuzzFeed's Investigative Reporting Comes to Life Courtesy of Netflix Docuseries". IndieWire. Retrieved 2018-09-10.
  2. ^ "Netflix has ordered Follow This, a short-form documentary series from BuzzFeed". The Verge. Retrieved 2018-09-10.
  3. ^ a b McAleavy, Emma (August 23, 2018). "What's on TV Thursday: 'Follow This' on Netflix and the Season Finale of 'American Woman'". New York Times. Retrieved 2018-09-10.
  4. ^ "BuzzFeed's 'Follow This' on Netflix explores while combating fake news". The Daily Dot. 2018-08-26. Retrieved 2018-09-10.
  5. ^ "Stream It Or Skip It: 'Follow This', Netflix and BuzzFeed's Show About Weird Internet Trends". Decider. 2018-08-23. Retrieved 2018-09-10.

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