MTV’S TAPS SOCIAL MEDIA SUPERSTARS EVA GUTOWSKI AND GIGI GORGEOUS IN OVERALL DEALS AND “TRL” FRANCHISE CORRESPONDENTS
Trio Will Provide On-Air Hosting Duties As Part of Overall Deal With Cable Network
New York, NY – August 23, 2017 – MTV today announced that social media superstars Eva Gutowski, Gabbie Hanna and Gigi Gorgeous will serve as social media correspondents for the highly anticipated return of “TRL,” beginning Monday, October 2nd. As part of an overall deal with MTV, Gutowski, Hanna and Gorgeous will make appearances on “TRL” and other projects for the cable network.
The three personalities were the first to reveal the “TRL” franchise’s brand new logo with posts across their social media channels and join previously announced hosts Amy Pham, D.C. Young Fly, Erik Zachary, Lawrence Jackson and Tamara Dhia, and correspondent Liza Koshy.
The daily live show will air from the network’s iconic Times Square studio and become the prime destination for youth culture and a meeting point for millions of fans. The show will integrate linear, social and digital content under the “TRL” brand and bring teen passion points to life, while continuing to incorporate audience requests. The digital extensions will feature platform-specific, premium content across YouTube, Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram and Musical.ly.
Multi-hyphenate YouTube content creator, actress, author, designer, and influencer Eva Gutowski is quickly becoming one of the most sought-after young talents in Hollywood, finding success across both digital and traditional platforms. Gutowski is perhaps best known for her highly successful YouTube channel MyLifeAsEva, which currently boasts over 8 million subscribers and continues to grow daily. Her weekly videos range from fashion and beauty tips to day-in-the-life vlogs, travel diaries, do-it-yourself projects, comedy content/parodies, and more. Gutowski also serves as creator and creative director of It’s All Wild, the much buzzed about clothing line and lifestyle destination she launched in July 2017 for the chic and adventurous girl-on-the-go. On-screen, Gutowski can most recently be seen as the star of the YouTube Red original series “Me and My Grandma” which she co-created and executive produced. Gutowski published her first book “MyLifeAsEva: The Struggle Is Real” with Simon & Schuster in February 2017. Eva is represented by Select Management Group.
Gabbie Hanna rose to prominence with a comedic and bare-boned presence on Vine, which she managed to translate into over 4.5M YouTube subscribers. She has been nominated for 2 Teen Choice Awards and has developed a fan base of almost 20M followers across all platforms. She’s headlined Fullscreen’s “Drop The Mic” tour and can be seen starring in YouTubeRed’s original series ESCAPE THE NIGHT. Her first book, titled Adultolescence, will be released in September by Atria/Keywords. She can now be seen regularly performing at The Laugh Factory in LA.
As a transgender female, Gigi Loren Lazzarato inspires and entertains with her story and larger-than-life personality. Gigi has worked with top tier brands such as Crest, Pantene, Too Faced, MAC, and L’Oreal. She has a year-long endorsement deal with Revlon for 2017. Gigi has appeared on the cover of The Advocate and FASHION Magazine as well as on-camera for Access Hollywood, Inside Edition, Nightline and more. Gigi’s feature-length documentary “This is Everything: Gigi Gorgeous” premiered at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival and on YouTube Red in February 2017. In June 2017, Gigi was named one of Time Magazine’s “25 Most Influential People on the Internet.” Gigi is represented by Select Management Group.
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