YouTube Geek Week is Coming! (

By:Robert T. Trate
Date: Wednesday, July 24, 2013
Source: YouTube

YouTube has become a tool for daily life. Whether it be showcasing trailers for our friends, posting funny videos, or even just trying to find that certain moment from a film, YouTube is a Geek’s essential tool. Starting August 4th, YouTube plans to Geek out by having its first ever Geek Week. Here is the official press release from YouTube. 

Official Press Release: There’s never been a better time to be a geek. From Game of Thrones and The Big Bang Theory toHarry Potter and The Avengers, geek culture is everywhere, attracting and connecting ever-expanding audiences. Today's obsession with all-things-geek has sparked a global community on YouTube, enabling fans around the world to express their love of superheroes, comics, gaming, science and sci-fi. On August 4-10, we’ll celebrate this content with a special programming event: our first-ever YouTube Geek Week (
“With more than half of our top 20 non-music channels dedicated to geek culture, YouTube has become a top destination for fans everywhere to create, share and watch geek content.” said Danielle Tiedt, Chief Marketing Officer, YouTube. "We’re excited to shine a spotlight on this global community during Geek Week and debut all-new videos and series created by some of our most popular channel partners.”
Produced in conjunction with geek powerhouse Nerdist, Geek Week will showcase more than 100 channels fans love, unveiling new videos, series premieres and creative collaborations - as well as highlighting some of the best geek videos and shows already on YouTube.
Each day is hosted by a different YouTube channel, who will introduce the highlights of the day in a special daily video, as well as launch exciting new content throughout the week.