YouTube’s Meghan Camarena makes jump into TV

YouTube’s Meghan Camarena (aka Strawburry17) is making the jump to TV. After collecting 80 million views and starring in the web series Video Game High School, Meghan is the backstage correspondent on TruTV’s Fake Off. She will tag team with host Corbin Bleu (High School Musical) for a closer look at the variety performance competition. Camarena told Cynopsis she takes the best part of online video and applies it to TV. “What makes online video from a YouTuber’s perspective so great is the fact that it’s personal – I’m not a character, I’m me,” she said. “So I bring the crossover [audience] and maintain that essence.” A new episode of Fake Off will premiere on TruTV every Wednesday at 10p ET.

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