Ellen DeGeneres’ Ellen Digital Network unveiled its 2018 programming slate Monday during its 2018 Digital Content Newfront today in New York City. EDN has renewed its hit series Momsplaining starring Kristen Bell for a second season, and also announced content partnerships with digital pioneer Hannah Hart and media company Attn:, among other things.
Momsplaining is coming off its successful inaugural season with more than 100 million views. In Season 2, Bell will continue to master motherhood with humor in the digital series, which hails from EDN and Johnson’s Baby.
EDN is partnering with New York Times best-selling author, television and podcast host, content creator and philanthropist Hart on a new original digital series. Hosted by Hart, each episode of the Untitled Hannah Hart Project centers around helping individuals in need of some love related advice to prepare them for a life-changing event.
EDN announced a partnership with digital millennial news organization Attn: to create a digital animated series that brings awareness to pressing and timely cultural issues.
DeGeneres also has teamed with 11-year-old Naomi Wadler, whom she invited to The Ellen DeGeneres Show following the young activist’s inspiring speech at the “March for Our Lives” rally.
Also on the 2018 slate is new digital series #BeeKind starring actress and animal lover Beth Behrs, which looks at the variety of ways bees contribute to daily life. It hails from EDN and Cheerios and will premiere on DeGeneres’ Instagram at the beginning of May.
EDN’s slate also includes FANtastic, an original digital series that connects Ellen’s celebrity friends with their idols; and tWitch Please…Help Me Dance, a new original digital series in partnership with Buick, in which tWitch lends his skills and teaches people around the country how to dance.
Internet sensation Kalen Allen, whom DeGeneres discovered after seeing his Kalen Reacts videos reviewing online recipes, will continue with commentary on EDN covering topics ranging from food to fashion and more.