Digital video studio New Form announced Friday that Verizon’s go90 streaming service has renewed two of its original series, “Mr. Student Body President” and “Miss 2059.”
Go90 ordered up 30 new episodes of “Mr. Student Body President,” which follows a charismatic student government leader and ruthless chief of staff who take this stuff way too seriously. Jack Ferry and Ryan Hunter co-created, wrote and directed the series, which features YouTube stars and following a charismatic student government leader and stars Jeremy Shada, Arden Rose and Gabriel Conte.
The streaming service also committed to 12 episodes of “Miss 2059,” a sci-fi adventure about a beauty queen accidentally chosen to defend Earth in an intergalactic tournament. The show is headlined by YouTube star Anna Akana and also stars Nikki Soohoo.
“The renewal and continued success of ‘Mr. Student Body President’ and ‘Miss 2059’ speaks to the premium content New Form is creating,” JC Cangilla, New Form’s Chief Operating Officer, said in a statement. “It’s great to be able to renew with a partner like go90 who understands our validated business model and creative executions. This is the first of many renewal announcements from New Form.”
“We want to get behind what’s working on go90 in a big way,” Ivana Kirkbride, Chief Content Officer at go90, said in the statement. “Doubling down on a hit like ‘Mr. Student Body President’ and Streamy award-nominated ‘Miss 2059’ is just one way in which we strongly invest in our partners such as New Form and how we provide a unique platform to incredibly talented creators such as Anna Akana to freely create in their own voice.”