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Humans of New York Is Getting a TV Show on Facebook

Humans of New York has more than 17.5 million followers on its Facebook page

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    Photographer Brandon Stanton speaks at BookExpo America, Thursday, May 28, 2015, in New York. Humans of New York, Stanton's photo blog, will be getting its own television show on Facebook's Watch platform.

    Humans of New York, a blog that features photos and short as-told-to biographies of everyday people, is getting its own TV show on Facebook's Watch platform, CNBC reported.

    The blog is being turned into a weekly, 30-minute episodic TV show of the same name. The series will include interviews from over 1,200 interviews from over 400 days of filming, Facebook said in a statement. The show is set to premiere next week.

    The series was created by Humans of New York founder Brandon Stanton and executive produced by Julie Goldman, known for her work on "Life Animated" and "Weiner."

    Humans of New York has more than 17.5 million followers on its Facebook page. The news was first reported by The Hollywood Reporter.

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