Maroon 5, Blake Shelton, Kelly Clarkson Set to Star in New YouTube Series 'Sugar,' Exec Produced By Adam Levine: Exclusive
Sugar, a series executive produced by Maroon 5’s Adam Levine, will debut on YouTube Premium on Aug. 15.
Inspired by the Maroon 5 music video for the band’s 2014 same-titled hit in which the band crashed several weddings across Los Angeles, the 8-episode series features a different artist each week surprising fans who have given back to their community. Among the treats are pop-up performances by the artist and other events. The video for “Sugar” has earned more than 2.5 billion views.
“I'm really excited to show everyone this interesting show and experiment filled with many different experiences, as well as and emotions; based on the concept behind our video for ‘Sugar.’ I'm extremely grateful and equally excited for all who participated on both sides of the camera,” Levine said in a statement.
Sugar is from Levine’s 222 Productions and Renegade 83, an eOne Company. The series is executive produced by David Dobkin, who directed Maroon 5’s "Sugar" music video, as well as the film Wedding Crashers. Alex Van Wagner is the director. In addition to Levine and Dobkin, Jay Renfroe, David Garfinkle, Megan Wolpert Dobkin, Josh Gummersall, and Todd Yasui are executive producers.