Snap, the camera company that owns Snapchat, Bitmoji, Spectacles, and Zenly, announced plans to debut Snap Originals. The new scripted original shows and docuseries titles will post with new episodes every day.
The first slate of Snap Originals will release today, with episodes of Class of Lies, a mystery thriller about roommates and true crime podcast hosts trying to solve the mystery of their best friend’s disappearance; Co-Ed, a comedy about a group of first-year college students; and Endless Summer, a docuseries following rising stars and influencers in Laguna Beach.
Snap will release one five-minute episode for each title every day on Snapchat, formatted with mobile users in mind.
Snap Originals will also feature new Show Portals, letting users swipe up to step inside a scene from a show to get an immersive digital experience. Snap Originals will also have lenses, filters, and other fun ways for users to share the show experience with their friends and followers.
Other titles in the works include The Dead Girls Detective Agency, a supernatural dark comedy about a woman trying to find out how she died; V/H/S, a horror anthology; Vivian, a docuseries following the youngest model scout for Wilhelmina modeling and talent agency; and Bringing up Bhabie, a documentary about the “cash me outside” girl from Dr. Phil.
To watch Snap Originals, go to the Discover page or search for a show on Snapchat. Take a look at the promo video below.