BTS to Launch Original Series 'Burn the Stage' on YouTube Red

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BTS performs onstage during Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2018 on Dec. 31 2017

YouTube Red is available in the U.S., Korea, Australia, New Zealand, and Mexico, and fans can purchase the series through YouTube's on demand service. At last years Billboard Music Awards, the group left with their first ever award for Top Social Artist. The seven-piece boyband will be having a new docuseries titled "BTS: Burn the Stage" which is set to arrive on the platform later this month. "Burn the Stage" is described as "personal portrayal dedicated to each other and to their fans across the globe".

Footage was filmed for approximately 300 days, following the members as they went on their "2017 BTS Live Trilogy Episode III: The Wings Tour". The septet is one of the site's most popular artists, and is the biggest K-pop act on YouTube, with over 10 billion views between official and unofficial videos, including clips uploaded by fans. Both episodes 1 & 2 will be out on March 28, and episodes will be available afterward every week, one at a time, until the final episode on May 9 at 12AM KST. Episode 8 will be airing. "YouTube has been instrumental in spreading BTS' music around the world, so today we're happy that we can be a part of this series' launch that showcases BTS' maturation as global phenomena", said Nadine Zylstra, Head of YouTube Originals, Asia Pacific.

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"We're thrilled to be working with BTS to launch their groundbreaking documentary on YouTube Red to their worldwide ARMY fans". The promotional period stars March 14th and will last until April 14th, 2018.

YouTube Red is now available in South Korea, the United States, Australia, New Zealand and Mexico.



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