PewDiePie of The Day: Youtuber Teams up With 'The Walking Dead' Creators For New Show
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PewDiePie is looking to cash in even more on his YouTube video empire, and he's getting a little help from the creators of The Walking Dead.

He's getting a brand new show, and it sounds highly entertaining.

The new series will be featured on YouTube's subscription service, YouTube Red. The show is set to be called Scare PewDiePie, and will be a half-reality, half-prank show.

The Walking Dead creators and Maker Studios will team up to drop PewDiePie into real-life versions of some of the horrifying video game situations he encounters.

YouTube Red will be available Oct. 28 for $9.99 a month.

Other original shows on the service includes projects by the Fine Brothers and College Humor.

Via: PewDiePie
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Whether you love him, hate him or have never heard of him, PewDiePie (Felix Kjellberg) leads the YouTube charts. His 38 million subscribers is a full 15 million more than the second place YouTuber and he boasts more than 9 billion (with a 'B') total views.

That's going to make the guy some money. Even if the vast majority of his videos revolve around playing video games and yelling in that way he does.

BBC reported July 7 that PewDiePie made $7 million in 2014. The story went around like things do and some vitriol was thrown his way like it does.

To his great credit, PewDiePie uploaded a video responding to some of the anger he received about the large paycheck. It's surprisingly frank, very respectful and ultimately charming.

From the beginning:

"I just feel like it's not important to anyone and I just want to make entertaining videos"

To the end:

"Conclusion, it seems like the whole world cares more about how much money I make than I do myself."

This new Internet economy is still not something understood or even accepted by a great many people. Especially when new public figures like PewDiePie inspire flame wars and derision. It's refreshing to have a blunt response about money come from one of the Internet's biggest stars.

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