YouTube comedian Lisa Schwartz's new show to debut on ABC

lisa schwartz

Screengrab via ABCd/YouTube

You can follow that up with a 'My So-Called Life' marathon.

ABC's digital platform, ABCd, is ironing out its lineup for fall and adding four new shows. 

The most notable addition is This Isn't Working, a new comedy from popular YouTuber Lisa Schwartz. She has close to 2 million followers on her channel, where she does tutorials and comedy bits. In the show, however, she plays Sarah Turner, an actress trying to stay afloat in Hollywood by slogging through a string of shitty jobs. 

Fellow YouTuber Anna Akana co-stars. With the wealth of female-led comedies on streaming sites right now (The Mindy Project, Take My WifeDifficult People, Lady Dynamite), it's a smart move for the platform. 

The other three series include Tastemade's Farm to Plate; Matthew Hussey's dating guide What to Text Him Back; and She Talks, a docuseries about female entrepreneurs. 

ADCd was relaunched last month with seven short-form series, including comedian Iliza Shlesinger's Forever 31, as well as older series like My So-Called Life and Ugly Betty. 

The new series go live today on ABC's app and on the web.  

H/T Variety 

ESPN, ABC, and CBS may be joining YouTube's online TV service
It’s no secret that YouTube has been planning an online television streaming service for cord-cutters for a while now—but it may finally be coming together as soon as next year, and some TV heavy hitters are rumored to be joining the pack.
From Our VICE Partners

Pure, uncut internet. Straight to your inbox.

Thanks for subscribing to our newsletter!