Ray William Johnson Announces Plans To Begin Pitching Cable TV Shows


Back in October, after leaving Maker Studios, YouTube creator Ray William Johnson began his own endeavor, Runaway Planet, a trans-media entertainment studio. In an interview with NMR, Johnson explained his personal goals as well as the goals of Runaway Planet saying, “In the short term, we all aim to create a few high-quality scripted and unscripted projects.” […]

Shay Carl, Philip DeFranco and Kassem G Sound Off On Ray William Johnson Controversy Via Twitter


[Update 12/12/12 12:34 p.m. PST] Other YouTubers are now weighing in on the situation via Twitter: As the NMR exclusive story behind Ray William Johnson’s controversial separation from Maker Studios hit the Twittersphere, YouTubers scrambled to take sides either for or against the popular digital video network. One of those YouTubers defending the network is […]

‘He Has Never Been A Part Of The YouTube Community’: Shay Carl Responds To RWJ’s Allegations Against Maker Studios


As news of Ray William Johnson’s feud with Maker Studios over the creator’s Adsense account broke this morning, the number one pro-Maker voice people wanted to hear from was that of Shay Carl. As an original founder of Maker Studios and influential veteran YouTube creator, Shay Carl has become a beacon for people hoping to […]

[UPDATED] YouTube News: Ray William Johnson Leaves Maker Studios (RWJ Final Response)


We’ll update this post as this story develops. Until then follow us on Twitter & Facebook for live upates! [UPDATE 11/24/2012 3:34 p.m. PT] Ray took to Facebook earlier today to make it abundantly clear that things are over between him and Maker Studios: [UPDATE 10/20/2012 1:33 p.m. PT] A very reputable source has told NMR that Ray […]

#ThrowbackThursdays: The 1st Ever Videos of YouTube’s Top 10 Personalities


#ThrowbackThursdays are always a joyous, fun time, especially when you’re reliving the nostalgic moments from your favorite YouTubers’ early days. Today, we turn back time by taking a look back at the first uploaded video from the current Top 10 most subscribed YouTube personalities (as of September 2012). 1. RayWilliamJohnson 2. Nigahiga 3. Smosh 4. […]

1 Billion Views: YouTube Nirvana.


Reaching 1 billion video views on YouTube is the digital equivalent of reaching Nirvana. As it is with any art form, understanding the method that professional artists follow is critical to your success. Each YouTube celebrity that has hit the coveted billion view title can attribute it to their innovative and unique brand of entertainment. […]

Top 5 Independent Males Of YouTube


In past post we brought you the top five independent women of YouTube, so now it’s only fair that we take a look at the top five independent males of YouTube, to see how they made it big.   5. “ShaneDawsonTV” Shane Dawson joined YouTube May 8, 2008 and has uploaded 185 videos with more […]

YouTube Armageddon: Damage Report


The numbers are in and it seems some YouTube stars have suffered some casualties in their subscriber counts, post YouTube Armageddon. Compiled below are the top five YouTube stars who, according to VidStatsX.com, have suffered the greatest losses in the past seven days, due to YouTube deleting false and inactive subscriber accounts.   5. Nigahiga […]

Top 10 Influential YouTubers


Anyone can make videos and post them to YouTube, but few have been able to capture an audience that would have been considered unimaginable back in 2005. Major YouTube personalities are now self-employed and have become celebrities in their own right. People are constantly on YouTube, searching for the latest videos — usually from fan […]

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