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Vox and Vox Media Studios’ Emmy-Nominated Series “Glad You Asked” Returns to YouTube with Five New Episodes

Episodes Exploring Compelling Questions from “Do I want kids?” to “Is city noise making us sick?” 

Watch New Episodes Weekly Beginning Today Only on Vox’s YouTube Channel

Today, Vox and Vox Media Studios with YouTube Originals Emmy-nominated series “Glad You Asked” returned with brand new episodes. These five new topical episodes examine the intersection between health and social issues more broadly. The first episode in the new installment - which raises the question, “Do I want kids?” - is now available to stream for free on the Vox YouTube channel, with new episodes dropping weekly. YouTube Premium subscribers have access to all five episodes beginning today.

“Glad You Asked” is an ensemble-led exploration of topics driven by our curiosity about the world around us. Using Vox’s signature explainer format, the next five episodes for season two examine a broad range of timely topics such as, Do I want kids?, Why can’t we sleep?, Is city noise making us sick?, Is therapy for everyone?, and How should doctors consider race?. Season two’s hosts Fabiola Cineas, Lee Adams, Cleo Abram, Joss Fong and Christophe Haubursin are back with the world’s foremost experts to offer an experiential journey that will empower audiences to better understand their world while demonstrating various social experiments.

The first five episodes of season two, which premiered earlier this year, investigated questions around racial justice and the impact of systemic racism in our communities and daily lives. Topics including implicit bias, how our neighborhoods determine our futures, race and A.I., education inequity and the impact of racism on our bodies, were all analyzed by the five hosts and experts. Season two, episodes one through five can be viewed on the Vox YouTube channel.

“Glad You Asked” is executive produced by Joie Jacoby, Emily Anderson, Joe Posner, Chad Mumm and Mark W. Olsen for Vox and Vox Media Studios. Dana J. Olkkonen and Mona Lalwani are co-executive producers for Vox and Vox Media Studios. The series is produced by Vox Media Studios and YouTube. Susanne Daniels is Global Head of Original Content for YouTube. Nadine Zylstra, Head of Family, Learning and Impact for YouTube Originals, and Zoe Di Stefano and Amina Wilson, Development Executives for YouTube Originals, oversee the project for the global platform.

About Vox:

Vox, the news network from Vox Media, explains the news. Vox goes deeper into the stories defining the world today, empowering our audience with the context they need to understand what matters, and why. Vox is home to influential verticals including Recode, The Goods, Future Perfect, and The Highlight; a robust podcast network of shows including Today, Explained, The Weeds,Primetime, Recode Decode, Recode Media, Pivot and more; as well as award-winning video production including the Vox Video Lab on YouTube and Explained on Netflix.

About Vox Media Studios:

Vox Media Studios is one of the leading independent studios producing premium non-fiction and scripted programming for television, OTT, podcasts, films, and brand partners. Vox Media Studios is an Emmy-nominated full-service production studio that works both independently and in partnership with Vox Media’s category-leading editorial networks—Curbed, The Cut, Eater, Grub Street, Intelligencer, New York Magazine, Polygon, Recode, SB Nation, The Strategist, The Verge, Vox, and Vulture—to extend the company’s storytelling capabilities to the most relevant modern platforms including Netflix, Hulu, Apple TV+, YouTube Originals, HBO, and CNN. Vox Media Studios is also home to the award-winning Vox Media Podcast Network and the Academy Award winning storytelling powerhouse, Epic.

About YouTube Originals:

YouTube Originals are award-winning, creative and engaging scripted and unscripted series and films across music, personalities, and learning for fans all over the world. Spotlighting both YouTube creators alongside Hollywood’s biggest stars, YouTube Originals provide an experience that only YouTube can offer. By tapping into the platform’s growing global community, fan engagement product capabilities, and innovative content mixed with pioneering live-streamed specials, there is truly something for everybody. Fans experience YouTube Original content through ad-supported YouTube as well as YouTube Premium, a subscription service that offers access to YouTube Original series and movies, a streaming music platform, and an uninterrupted, ad-free experience across all of YouTube. YouTube Originals are available in nearly 80 countries worldwide.