Year: 2006
Initially thought to be real and later revealed as fictitious, this two-year series was once the most subscribed to channel on YouTube. Actress Jessica Lee Rose was named the “Number One Web Celeb” by Forbes Magazine and earned a Best Actress Webby for her work on the show. The creators of lonelygirl15 formed LG15 Studios (now called EQAL) after receiving $5 million in venture capital to expand their offerings.