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Helbig at VidCon 2012
|Born||Grace Anne Helbig
September 27, 1985
Woodbury, New Jersey, United States
|Residence||Los Angeles, California, United States|
|Occupation||Comedian, YouTube personality, actress, producer, author|
|Height||5'10" (1.78 m)|
|Total views||281 million
|Subscriber and view counts updated as of September 18, 2017.|
Grace Anne Helbig (born September 27, 1985) is an American television and YouTube personality. She is the creator and host of the YouTube channel it'sGrace as well as the podcast Not Too Deep with Grace Helbig.
Helbig created and hosted the 2008-2013 My Damn Channel web series DailyGrace, was a correspondent on the G4 network tech series Attack of the Show!, played Idol on the Fine Brothers' web series MyMusic, appeared in a series of Lowe's television commercials, co-produced and starred in the feature films Camp Takota, Electra Woman and Dyna Girl and Dirty 30, authored two comedic handbooks for Millennials: Grace's Guide: The Art of Pretending to Be a Grown-up and Grace & Style: The Art of Pretending You Have It, and created and hosted the 2015 comedy/talk show on the E! television network The Grace Helbig Show.
Helbig was born in Woodbury, New Jersey, the daughter of John Helbig and Theresa McGinnis. She has an older brother, John, and a younger brother, Tim. She attended Gateway Regional High School in Woodbury Heights, New Jersey. She was a successful track star and medal-winning pole-vaulter.
In 2003, Helbig began studying at Ramapo College in Mahwah, New Jersey and graduated summa cum laude from Ramapo's School of Contemporary Arts. It was there that she formed a sketch comedy group called Baked Goods with her best friend, Michelle Akin. She took improv classes at the Peoples Improv Theater in New York City. In 2005, she entered the Miss New Jersey USA pageant competition, reaching the semi-finals.
In November 2007, Helbig house-sat for a family in South Orange, New Jersey. To alleviate boredom and keep herself entertained, she began a daily vlog of her house sitting experience on her personal YouTube channel GracieHinABox. Beginning March 2008, Helbig and her college roommate Michelle Akin (née Vargas) created the Grace n' Michelle YouTube channel. The most recent video on this channel was uploaded on October 25, 2013, when Helbig visited Akin in Brooklyn.
In early 2008, Helbig narrated the short-lived animated web series, Bedtime Stories on My Damn Channel, which consisted of R-rated parodies of classic fairy tales. My Damn Channel founder and CEO Rob Barnett discovered her personal vlogs through her profile and offered her the opportunity to host her own video blog web series on the My Damn Channel website. This became DailyGrace, which premiered on April 14, 2008, with new episodes published every weekday. On October 11, 2010, DailyGrace was launched as its own YouTube channel. By the end of December 2013, the channel had amassed over 2.4 million subscribers and over 211 million video views on YouTube. From the series' inception in April 2008 through December 2013, Helbig created over 830 DailyGrace episodes for the DailyGrace YouTube channel--in addition to the 690 DailyGrace episodes that had been published exclusively on the My Damn Channel website (i.e., all episodes up to October 8, 2010 as well as additional extra videos after that date).
From March 2012 through January 2013, Helbig hosted My Damn Channel LIVE once a week from the company's New York City studio (the remaining weekday episodes were hosted by Beth Hoyt). In November 2013, the series was revived in a weekly format as My Damn Channel LIVE: Hangout, with Helbig making a few appearances via video chat from the Los Angeles studio.
On September 13, 2013, Helbig premiered her weekly web series Grace's Faces on beauty guru Bobbi Brown's newly created YouTube channel I love makeup. The series lasted twenty-four episodes and ended March 7, 2014.
On November 4, 2013, Helbig premiered a weekly supplemental DailyGrace series exclusive to the My Damn Channel website entitled One Thing You Didn't Know About Me From Last Week. The series lasted five episodes and ended December 2, 2013.
On December 27, 2013, Helbig uploaded her final DailyGrace episode to the DailyGrace YouTube channel. Four days later, My Damn Channel released a statement announcing that Helbig had chosen not to renew her multi-year contract with the network, and that going forward, no new content would be created by Helbig for the DailyGrace YouTube channel. My Damn Channel indicated that the DailyGrace YouTube channel would remain active solely as an archive, with plans for the network to upload the early DailyGrace episodes and other Helbig content that had formerly been exclusive to the My Damn Channel website.
On January 6, 2014, Helbig relaunched her personally owned, formerly secondary channel it'sGrace (renamed from GracieHinABox) as her main YouTube channel. News of Helbig's departure from My Damn Channel and the shift back to her own independent channel contributed to a dramatic increase in it'sGrace subscribers, from just under 87,000 in the last week of 2013 to over a half million by the first week of 2014. On January 22, 2014, just two and a half weeks after the channel's relaunch, it'sGrace passed 1 million subscribers. On April 30, 2014, it was announced via press release that Helbig had partnered with multi-channel network Fullscreen. On December 30, 2014, just one week shy of the one-year anniversary of the channel's relaunch, it'sGrace passed 2 million subscribers. On August 22, 2016, it'sGrace passed 3 million subscribers, surpassing her DailyGrace channel peak. As of September 2017, the it'sGrace YouTube channel has over 3 million subscribers and over 281 million video views.
On July 1, 2014, Helbig and co-host Mamrie Hart premiered preview footage of their summer travel-themed web series #HeyUSA on the Astronauts Wanted YouTube channel. Eight full-length episodes premiered on Conde Nast Entertainment's digital video platform The Scene on October 15, 2014. A second season of #HeyUSA premiered on The Scene on April 16, 2015, albeit without Helbig as Hart's travel partner. Instead, Helbig introduced each episode and announced the location she chose for Hart and guest travel companions Kingsley, Tyler Oakley, Jenna Marbles, Colleen Ballinger, and Flula Borg.
On March 31, 2016, in conjunction with AT&T Hello Lab, Helbig premiered a new series Writing With Grace on her YouTube channel, in which she instructed viewers to collaborate with her via Wattpad to co-write a novella called "Freak Week". Helbig, along with other fellow YouTube personalities, held a live reading of the completed novella at VidCon on June 24, 2016.
In 2012, during the inaugural IAWTV Awards, Helbig met with the Fine Brothers. The two still needed to cast someone to play the role of Idol for their new web series MyMusic and during their meeting, they offered her the role. Helbig flew out to Los Angeles the next week to shoot the first season. Helbig subsequently appeared in the first seven episodes of the series' second season.
In July 2013, in the last three episodes of Season 2 Part 2 of the hit web series The Most Popular Girls in School, Helbig voiced Jeannie Halverstad, the abrasive show host of Cheer Nationals. In March 2014, Helbig voiced a different character, Pamela Darabond, in three Season 3 episodes.
In May and June 2014, Helbig appeared as Anna in two episodes of the second season of the musical web series Side Effects on the AwesomenessTV YouTube channel.
On February 26, 2015, it was announced via various media outlets that Helbig would be co-starring with Hannah Hart in a reboot of the 1970s Sid and Marty Krofft live action science fiction television series Electra Woman and Dyna Girl. The reboot, directed by Chris Marrs Piliero, was shot in Vancouver during February and March 2015. The official trailer was released on March 29, 2016. The reboot was released on April 26, 2016 as an 8-episode web series on Fullscreen's subscription platform. It was released as a full-length feature film via various digital media outlets on June 7, 2016.
On October 6, 2015, Helbig appeared in the fourth episode of PJ Liguori's web series Oscar's Hotel for Fantastical Creatures where she portrays the anthropomorphic hermit crab called Hermit. The six-episode series launched exclusively on Vimeo's on-demand service.
Helbig has appeared in numerous commercials, as well as appeared as herself on various television shows and talk shows. She was first featured as Green Girl in a series of public service announcements for The N's The Big Green Help environmental awareness campaign from 2008 to 2009.
On January 5, 2015, it was announced via press release that Helbig would star in a hybrid comedy/talk show for E!, titled The Grace Helbig Show. In preparation for the show, Helbig was interviewed live via satellite on multiple local television news broadcasts across the United States on March 27, 2015. The Grace Helbig Show premiered on April 3, 2015. The series lasted eight episodes and ended June 7, 2015.
|2008-2009||The Big Green Help public service announcements||The N||Green Girl||Appears in a series of PSAs for the "Go Green Without Going Nuts!" campaign|
|2009||Michael and Michael Have Issues||Comedy Central||Anna||Appears in Episode 5, "College"|
|2010||Regus commercial||-||Employee||Appears briefly in the "Want a Real Office?" ad|
|Late Show with David Letterman||CBS||Unnamed Extra||Season 18, Episode 51, "Joe Grossman's Geopolitical Insights & Analysis"|
|2011||All Worked Up||TruTV||Grace||Plays process server Byran McElderry's assistant in a few episodes|
|2011-2013||Attack of the Show!||G4||Herself||Interviewer, field reporter, occasional host of "The Feed", guest co-host|
|2011-2012||Google Chrome commercial||-||Herself||A brief DailyGrace clip is shown in the "Make It Happen" ad|
|2012||Celebrity Apprentice||NBC||Actor in Commercial||Season 12, Episode 8, "Ad Hawk"|
|Today||NBC||Herself||Rhett and Link's Christmas Sweatz video that she appears in is featured|
|2012-2013||Money from Strangers||MTV||Herself||Appears in Season 1, Episode 9; Season 2, Episodes 2, 3, 6 and 7|
|Lowe's commercials||-||Employee||Featured spokesperson for the "MyLowe's" ad campaign|
|2013||Best Week Ever||VH1||Herself||Appears in a few episodes|
|Tripping Out With Alie & Georgia||Cooking Channel||Herself||Briefly appears in Season 1, Episode 1, "Vegas"|
|Nikki & Sara Live||MTV||Herself||Featured guest on Season 2, Episode 9|
|2013-2017||@midnight||Comedy Central||Herself||Panelist on Season 1, Episodes 13, 18, 46 and 102; Season 2, Episodes 8, 46 and 100; Season 3, Episodes 15, 53, 119 and 162; Season 4, Episodes 66 and 141|
|2014||Showbiz Tonight||HLN||Herself||Featured guest alongside Camp Takota co-stars Hannah Hart and Mamrie Hart|
|Chelsea Lately||E!||Herself||Round table panelist on Season 8, Episodes 23, 42 and 76|
|Watch What Happens: Live||Bravo||Herself||Clubhouse bartender on Season 11, Episode 33|
|Countdown to the Red Carpet: The 2014 Academy Awards||E!||Herself||Appears on the network's pre-show coverage of the 86th Academy Awards|
|The Pete Holmes Show||TBS||Herself||Featured guest on Season 1, Episode 39|
|AwesomenessTV||Nickelodeon||Herself||Guest host of Season 2, Episode 4, "Us and Jan: Cheer"|
|The Morning Show||Global Toronto||Herself||Featured guest on a Season 3 episode|
|The Talk||CBS||Herself||"Top Talker" on Season 5, Episode 43|
|Alicia Menendez Tonight||Fusion||Herself||Featured guest on a Season 1 episode|
|HLN Now||HLN||Herself||Featured interview guest in a news segment|
|Untold with Maria Menounos||E!||Herself||Featured on Season 1, Episode 6|
|2014-2015||RightThisMinute||syndicated||Herself||Featured guest on a Season 3 episode and a Season 4 episode|
|The Soup||E!||Herself||A brief clip of Helbig is shown in Season 11, Episode 10; featured guest on Season 11, Episode 41; Season 12, Episode 14|
|Today with Kathie Lee and Hoda||NBC||Herself||Featured guest on two Season 8 episodes|
|2014-2016||KTLA Morning News||KTLA||Herself||Featured interview guest on three episodes|
|2014, 2016||Last Call with Carson Daly||NBC||Herself||Featured guest on Season 14, Episodes 15 and 155; Season 15, Episode 11|
|2015||Left Swipe Dat public service announcement||-||Herself||Appears in a music video PSA for truth's anti-smoking campaign|
|Good Morning America||ABC||Herself||A brief it'sGrace clip is shown in a segment highlighting YouTube's #DearMe campaign|
|The Grace Helbig Show commercials||E!||Herself||Appears in advertisements for her talk show|
|The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon||NBC||Herself||Featured guest on Season 1, Episode 233|
|The Meredith Vieira Show||syndicated||Herself||Featured guest on Season 1, Episode 135; Season 2, Episode 43|
|Fodder||Cooking Channel||Network executive||Appears in television special culled from 2012-2013 sketch comedy web series|
|E! News||E!||Herself||Featured interview guest on two episodes|
|The Grace Helbig Show||E!||Herself||Host of her own prime-time talk show (8 episodes)|
|Side Effects||E!||Anna||Appears in the feature length movie version of the AwesomenessTV web series|
|High School Quiz Show||WGBH-TV||Herself||Appears in a Season 6 episode|
|White House Correspondents' Dinner||C-SPAN||Herself||Appears during the network's red carpet coverage. Invited as a guest of The Huffington Post|
|NASDAQ Closing Bell ceremony||Bloomberg Television; Business News Network; CNBC; Fox Business Network||Herself||Participates in April 27, 2015 ceremony with fellow content creators Hannah Hart and Dude Perfect in celebration of YouTube's 10th anniversary|
|The View||ABC||Herself||Featured guest alongside fellow content creator Hannah Hart on Season 18, Episode 148|
|CBS News Sunday Morning||CBS||Herself||Featured guest alongside fellow content creator Hannah Hart on Season 37, Episode 33|
|it'sGrace commercials||-||Herself||Appears in the "You Redefine Grace" ad campaign for her YouTube channel|
|MyHarto commercials||-||Herself||Briefly appears in the "You Make Happy from Scratch" ad campaign for Hannah Hart's YouTube channel|
|Access Hollywood||syndicated||Herself||Featured guest on a Season 18 episode|
|Bloomberg West||Bloomberg Television||Herself||Featured guest alongside Electra Woman and Dyna Girl co-star Hannah Hart|
|Nightline||ABC||Herself||Interviewed alongside various other YouTubers by Katie Couric in a segment highlighting VidCon|
|2015 Teen Choice Awards||FOX||Herself||Nominee in Choice Web Star: Female category|
|Streamy Awards commercials||VH1; Much||Herself||Appears in a series of ads for the event with co-host Tyler Oakley|
|5th Annual Streamy Awards||VH1; Much||Herself||Co-hosts awards presentation with Tyler Oakley|
|@midnight commercial||Comedy Central||Herself||Appears in retrospective of her previous appearances to mark her return to the show|
|2015-2016||The Late Late Show with James Corden||CBS||Herself||Featured guest on Season 1, Episodes 12 and 145|
|Access Hollywood Live||syndicated||Herself||Featured guest on a Season 5 episode and Season 6 episode|
|2016||Entertainment Tonight||syndicated||Herself||A brief clip of her ETOnline-exclusive interview is shown on Season 35, Episode 101|
|Today's Take||NBC||Herself||Featured interview guest promoting her second book|
|Talk Stoop||NBC; USA||Herself||Featured interview guest promoting her second book|
|Not Safe with Nikki Glaser||Comedy Central||Herself||Guest on Season 1, Episode 7, "Your Wedding Sucks"|
|2016 MTV Movie Awards Pre-Show||MTV||Herself||Briefly appears on the red carpet|
|The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore||Comedy Central||Herself||Panelist on Season 2, Episode 97|
|Dancing with the Stars||ABC||Herself||Shown in the audience behind judge Carrie Ann Inaba on Season 22, Episode 9|
|Live from the Red Carpet: The 2016 Billboard Music Awards||E!||Herself||Shown posing for photos on the red carpet|
|The Red Nose Day Special||NBC||Herself||Among the panel of celebrities taking phone calls and donations for the charity event|
|Canada AM||CTV||Herself||Featured guest alongside Electra Woman and Dyna Girl co-star Hannah Hart on Season 13, Episode 110|
|The Social||CTV||Herself||Featured guest alongside Electra Woman and Dyna Girl co-star Hannah Hart on a Season 3 episode|
|InnerSPACE||Space||Herself||Featured guest alongside Electra Woman and Dyna Girl co-star Hannah Hart on a Season 3 episode|
|etalk||CTV||Herself||Featured guest alongside Electra Woman and Dyna Girl co-star Hannah Hart on a Season 10 episode|
|AT&T commercial||-||Herself||Featured in ad campaign for the telecommunications company|
|Cupcake Wars Celebrity||Food Network||Herself||Featured contestant with fellow YouTuber Hannah Hart in special episode "Twister"|
|Betch||Family Channel||Herself||Host of Season 2 episode "A Grace Helbig Sketch Show"|
|Stand Up to Cancer||Multiple networks||Herself||Appears on the fifth biennial telethon|
|Hollywood Today Live||syndicated||Herself||Featured guest alongside Dirty 30 co-stars Hannah Hart and Mamrie Hart|
|Good Day New York||WNYW||Herself||Featured guest alongside Dirty 30 co-stars Hannah Hart and Mamrie Hart|
|Harry||syndicated||Herself||Featured guest alongside Dirty 30 co-stars Hannah Hart and Mamrie Hart on Season 1, Episode 14|
|2016-2017||Entertainment Tonight Canada||Global||Herself||Featured guest on two episodes|
|2017||WWE Monday Night Raw||USA||Herself||Shown in the audience alongside Scott Hoying, Tyler Oakley and Mamrie Hart on Season 25, Episode 8|
|Breakfast Television||City||Herself||Featured interview guest|
|Your Morning||CTV||Herself||Featured interview guest|
|RuPaul's Drag Race||VH1||Herself||Shown in the audience alongside Mamrie Hart on Season 9, Episode 14|
Helbig has appeared in several films as herself in collaborations with other YouTubers, including director Dan Dobi's 2012 YouTube documentary Please Subscribe and Corey Vidal and Shay Carl's Vlogumentary.
Her first film Camp Takota stars Helbig as a young woman who is forced to leave her big city job and head back to her old summer camp where she is reunited with old friends played by Hannah and Mamrie. The film, directed by Chris & Nick Riedell, began shooting in California on August 12, 2013. The film's official trailer was released on December 24, 2013 on Helbig's, Hannah's and Mamrie's respective main YouTube channels, as well as on the film's official website. On February 5, 2014, an extended trailer was released on Helbig's it'sGrace channel and on the Camp Takota website.Camp Takota was released via digital download on February 14, 2014. The film was made available on streaming media service Netflix on December 1, 2014.
Helbig appears in Alex Winter's Smosh: The Movie, starring Anthony Padilla and Ian Hecox, alongside fellow YouTubers Jenna Marbles, Markiplier, Harley Morenstein and others. The film's trailer (featuring Helbig) premiered on the Smosh YouTube channel on June 12, 2015. The film was released via various online outlets on July 24, 2015.
Helbig co-starred with Hannah Hart in a reboot of the 1970s Sid and Marty Krofft live action science fiction television series Electra Woman and Dyna Girl. The reboot, directed by Chris Marrs Piliero, was shot in Vancouver during February and March 2015. The official trailer was released on March 29, 2016. The reboot was released on April 26, 2016 as an 8-episode web series on Fullscreen's subscription platform. It was released as a full-length feature film via various digital media outlets on June 7, 2016.
Helbig and her Camp Takota co-stars Hannah Hart and Mamrie Hart appeared in a feature film titled Dirty 30. The film, directed by Andrew Bush, began shooting in California on November 9, 2015. It was released digitally and in select theaters on September 23, 2016.
|2012||Please Subscribe||Herself||Dan Dobi|
|2014||Camp Takota||Elise Miller||Chris & Nick Riedell|
|Periods.||Meg March||Victor Quinaz|
|Boy Meets Girl||Daily Grace||Eric Schaeffer|
|2015||Smosh: The Movie||Stephanie||Alex Winter|
|Like Me||Herself||Michael Kuell|
|2016||A Trip to Unicorn Island||Herself||Scott Winn|
|Electra Woman and Dyna Girl||Lori/Electra Woman||Chris Marrs Piliero|
|Dirty 30||Evie Jones||Andrew Bush|
|Trolls||Cookie Sugarloaf (voice)||Mike Mitchell & Walt Dohrn|
On September 1, 2014, Helbig premiered her audio-video podcast Not Too Deep with Grace Helbig. New full-length audio episodes are made available each Monday on SoundCloud and iTunes, with additional video footage featured on Helbig's it'sGrace YouTube channel. Podcast episodes are produced by Jack Ferry.
The podcast debuted at number one on iTunes' Top Podcasts chart.
Most "season one" episodes were recorded at the YouTube Space Los Angeles (unless otherwise noted), most "season two" episodes were recorded at Helbig's Los Angeles home (unless otherwise noted), most "season three" episodes are recorded at Helbig's Los Angeles office space (unless otherwise noted), and most "season four" episodes are recorded at Fullscreen.
Most "season one" challenges are variations of pre-existing YouTube challenges, whereas most "season two" challenges pre-exist on YouTube. Beginning "season three" and continuing with "season four", challenges have been phased out in favor of video highlights of the interviews.
Beginning September 12, 2016, Not Too Deep with Grace Helbig began broadcasting for the first time in full-length video format on Fullscreen's subscription service, with episodes being filmed at Fullscreen's studios. Audio-only of the prior week's video episode available on iTunes and Soundcloud the following week.
|Release Date||Episode Title||Challenge||Notes|
|August 18, 2014||Ep. 0 - Welcome to the Podcast!||n/a||Audio-only podcast introduction and preview|
|September 1, 2014||Ep. 1 - Tyler Oakley||The "Edward Sporty-Hands Challenge", a variation of the Edward Fortyhands drinking game.||Recorded February 12, 2014|
|September 8, 2014||Ep. 2 - Rhett & Link||The "Cotton Bald Challenge", a variation of the Cotton Ball Challenge.||Recorded February 27, 2014|
|September 15, 2014||Ep. 3 - Sprinkle of Glitter||The "Boozy Challenge", a variation of the Smoothie Challenge.||Recorded at the YouTube Space London on May 3, 2014|
|September 22, 2014||Ep. 4 - Chester See||The "Baby Feud Challenge", a variation of the Baby Food Challenge.||Recorded January 31, 2014|
|September 29, 2014||Ep. 5 - Mitchell Davis||The "Blindfolded Cake-over Challenge", a variation of the Blindfolded Make-over Challenge.||Rhett & Link moderated the challenge, as their episode had just been recorded earlier that same day. Recorded February 27, 2014|
|October 6, 2014||Ep. 6 - Sorted Food's Mike & Barry||The "Sardine Challenge", a variation of the Saltine Challenge.||Recorded February 12, 2014|
|October 13, 2014||Ep. 7 - Flula||The "Cinnabon Challenge", a variation of the Cinnamon Challenge.||Recorded March 11, 2014|
|October 20, 2014||Ep. 8 - Kick the PJ||The "Frank Call Challenge", a variation of the Prank Call Challenge.||Recorded at the YouTube Space London on May 3, 2014|
|October 27, 2014||Ep. 9 - Mamrie Hart||The "Chubby Beery Challenge", a variation of the Chubby Bunny Challenge.||Recorded January 31, 2014|
|November 3, 2014||Ep. 10 - Jack and Dean||The "Smashed Tomato Challenge", a variation of the Mashed Potato Challenge.||Recorded at the YouTube Space London on May 6, 2014|
|November 10, 2014||Ep. 11 - Hannah Hart||The "Salt and Vodka-Ice Challenge", a variation of the Salt and Ice Challenge.||Recorded March 11, 2014|
|November 17, 2014||Ep. 12 - Vsauce - Michael Stevens||The "Balloon Challenge", a variation of the Gallon Challenge.||Recorded at the YouTube Space London on May 3, 2014|
|November 24, 2014||Ep. 13 - Mike Rugnetta of PBS Idea Channel||The "Blend Can Challenge", a variation of the Tin Can Challenge.||Recorded at the YouTube Space New York on October 27, 2014|
|December 1, 2014||Ep. 14 - Oli White||The "Blind-folded Chicken Bucket Challenge", a variation of the Chicken Nugget Challenge.||Emma Blackery assisted in the challenge, as her episode had just been recorded earlier that same day. Recorded at the YouTube Space London on May 2, 2014|
|December 8, 2014||Ep. 15 - Emma Blackery||The "No Arms Challenge", a variation of the Not My Arms Challenge.||Recorded at the YouTube Space London on May 2, 2014|
|December 15, 2014||Ep. 16 - Gregory Brothers||The "Chicken Suck-it Challenge", a variation of the Chicken Nugget Challenge.||Recorded at the YouTube Space New York on October 28, 2014|
|December 22, 2014||Ep. 17 - Mark Douglas of Barely Political||The "Human Christmas Tree Challenge".||The first original, non-variation of a pre-existing YouTube challenge. Recorded at the YouTube Space New York on October 28, 2014|
|December 29, 2014||Ep. 18 - The Best of the Year!||n/a||Audio-only compilation/retrospective of favorite moments from "season one", as suggested by Helbig's social media followers|
|April 20, 2015||Ep. 19 - Miranda Sings and Colleen Ballinger||The "Touch My Body Challenge".||This episode marks the beginning of "season two". Helbig interviews Ballinger as well as her alter ego Miranda. Recorded at the YouTube Space Los Angeles on January 7, 2015|
|April 27, 2015||Ep. 20 - Kingsley||The "Who Tweeted!? Challenge".||Recorded at the YouTube Space Los Angeles on January 6, 2015|
|May 4, 2015||Ep. 21 - Kevin Pereira||n/a||This episode has no corresponding video challenge. Helbig had just been a guest on Pereira's Pointless Podcast, thus this episode was recorded at Pereira's Los Angeles studio on February 4, 2015|
|May 11, 2015||Ep. 22 - Andrea Russett||The "Blindfolded YouTuber Drawing Challenge".||Former podcast guest Mitchell Davis judges the challenge. Recorded at the YouTube Space Los Angeles on January 6, 2015|
|May 25, 2015||Ep. 23 - Harley Morenstein||The "What's Up My Butt? Challenge", a variation of the What's In My Mouth? Challenge.||Final released episode to be recorded at the YouTube Space Los Angeles, on January 7, 2015|
|June 1, 2015||Ep. 24 - Nikki Limo||The "Shock Ball Challenge".||First released episode to be recorded at Helbig's Los Angeles home, on February 4, 2015|
|June 8, 2015||Ep. 25 - Shane Dawson||The "Play-D'oh Challenge".||Former podcast guest Chester See judges the challenge. Recorded February 3, 2015|
|June 15, 2015||Ep. 26 - Chris Hardwick||n/a||This episode has no corresponding video challenge. Helbig had just been a guest on Hardwick's The Nerdist Podcast, thus this episode was recorded at Hardwick's @midnight studio in Los Angeles on February 3, 2015|
|June 22, 2015||Ep. 27 - Steve Zaragoza||The "Bean-Boozled Challenge".||Recorded May 22, 2015|
|June 29, 2015||Ep. 28 - Crabstickz - Chris Kendall||The "Say Anything Challenge".||Recorded May 22, 2015|
|July 6, 2015||Ep. 29 - Joey Graceffa||The "Speech Jammer Challenge".||Recorded May 23, 2015|
|July 20, 2015||Ep. 30 - Anna Akana||The "Balloon Challenge".||Recorded May 23, 2015|
|August 3, 2015||Ep. 31 - Kian Lawley||The "Soda Pong Challenge".||Recorded July 14, 2015|
|August 10, 2015||Ep. 32 - Ingrid Nilsen||The "You Deserve a Stink Challenge".||The challenge was created by former podcast guests Rhett & Link. Recorded July 14, 2015|
|August 17, 2015||Ep. 33 - Elliott Morgan||The "Jenga Challenge".||The challenge incorporates a game of Truth or Dare?. Recorded August 6, 2015|
|August 24, 2015||Ep. 34 - Grace and Mitchell's Rants: Podcast Edition||n/a||This episode marks the first return guest (Mitchell Davis) to the podcast. The format is slightly different and has no corresponding video challenge. Recorded August 6, 2015|
|August 31, 2015||Ep. 35 - Cody Johns||The "6 Second Challenge", a variation of the 7 Second Challenge.||Recorded August 8, 2015|
|September 7, 2015||Ep. 36 - Troye Sivan||The "First Tweet Challenge".||Recorded August 6, 2015|
|September 14, 2015||Ep. 37 - "Oscar's Hotel" Special w/ PJ Liguori, Mamrie Hart, & Mitchell Davis||The "Blindfold Drawing Challenge: Oscar's Hotel Edition".||This episode features returning guests of the podcast who are featured in Liguori's web series "Oscar's Hotel for Fantastical Creatures". Recorded September 1, 2015|
|September 21, 2015||Ep. 38 - Jenna Marbles||The "Urban Dictionary Challenge".||Recorded August 8, 2015|
|September 28, 2015||Ep. 39 - Dating Advice with Mamrie Hart||n/a||Hart returns as a guest for the third time. The format is slightly different and has no corresponding video challenge. Recorded August 8, 2015|
|October 5, 2015||Ep. 40 - Live with Harley Morenstein at Just for Laughs||n/a||Morenstein returns as a guest for the second time. This episode has no corresponding video challenge. Recorded in front of a live audience at the Just for Laughs comedy festival in Toronto on September 26, 2015|
|October 12, 2015||Ep. 41 - Halloween Stories with Chester See||The "Candy Apple Challenge".||See returns as a guest for the second time. Producer Jack Ferry participates heavily in the conversation. The challenge incorporates a game of apple bobbing, but with candy corn in place of water. Recorded October 3, 2015|
|October 19, 2015||Ep. 42 - The Gabbie Show - Gabrielle Hanna||The "Edward Spooky Hands Challenge", a variation of the Edward Fortyhands drinking game.||Recorded October 3, 2015|
|October 26, 2015||Ep. 43 - Megan Batoon||The "Autumn Candle Sniffing Challenge".||Recorded October 6, 2015|
|November 2, 2015||Ep. 44 - Lisa Schwartz||The "YouTuber Cards Against Humanity Challenge".||Recorded October 6, 2015|
|November 9, 2015||Ep. 45 - Giving Thanks, with Mitchell Davis and Jack Ferry||The "Newly Friend Game".||Davis returns as a guest for the fourth time. Final released episode to be recorded at Helbig's Los Angeles home, on October 6, 2015|
|November 16, 2015||Ep. 46 - Meghan Tonjes||The "No Thumbs Challenge".||First released episode to be recorded at Helbig's Los Angeles office space (shared with comedy partners Hannah Hart and Mamrie Hart), on November 8, 2015|
|November 23, 2015||Ep. 47 - FunForLouis - Louis Cole||The "Spanx-giving Challenge".||The challenge is an original, non-variation of a pre-existing YouTube challenge. Recorded at Helbig's Los Angeles office space on November 8, 2015|
|November 30, 2015||Ep. 48 - Meg DeAngelis||The "Blindfolded Gingerbread House Challenge".||Recorded at Helbig's Los Angeles office space on November 15, 2015|
|December 7, 2015||Ep. 49 - Christmas Rants with Mitchell Davis and Jack Ferry||The "Human Christmas Tree Challenge".||Davis returns as a guest for the fifth time. The original challenge was performed the year prior (with guest Mark Douglas), marking it as the podcast's yearly holiday tradition. Recorded at Helbig's Los Angeles office space on November 8, 2015|
|December 14, 2015||Ep. 50 - Connor Franta||The "Greatest Gift Challenge".||The challenge is an original, non-variation of a pre-existing YouTube challenge. Recorded at Helbig's Los Angeles office space on November 15, 2015|
|December 21, 2015||Ep. 51 - Krampus - The Movie - with Mitchell Davis and Jack Ferry||n/a||Davis returns as a guest for the sixth time. This episode has no corresponding video challenge. Helbig, Davis and producer Ferry extensively review the film Krampus. Recorded at Helbig's Los Angeles office space on December 6, 2015|
|December 28, 2015||Ep. 52 - Jack Ferry||The "Challenge Challenge".||Producer Ferry's first episode as the main guest. The challenge consists of Helbig and Ferry attempting to recall which challenges former podcast guests participated in and who won. Frequent guest Mitchell Davis produced this episode. Recorded at Helbig's Los Angeles office space on November 15, 2015|
|February 8, 2016||Ep. 53 - Valentine's Day Rants||n/a||This episode marks the beginning of "season three", in which challenges have been phased out in favor of video clips of the interviews. Producer Ferry, Mitchell Davis, and Helbig recount past Valentine's Day experiences. Recorded January 16, 2016|
|February 15, 2016||Ep. 54 - Drew Monson - mytoecold||n/a||Recorded January 16, 2016|
|February 22, 2016||Ep. 55 - Nikki Limo||n/a||Limo returns as a guest for the second time. Recorded January 17, 2016|
|February 29, 2016||Ep. 56 - Brittany Furlan||n/a||This episode was deleted from iTunes after its initial airing due to server issues and re-uploaded on May 9, 2016. Recorded January 16, 2016|
|March 7, 2016||Ep. 57 - Jarrett Sleeper||n/a||Recorded January 17, 2016|
|March 14, 2016||Ep. 58 - Frankie Grande||n/a||Recorded January 17, 2016|
|March 21, 2016||Ep. 59 - Hannah Hart||n/a||Hart returns as a guest for the second time. Recorded January 23, 2016|
|March 28, 2016||Ep. 60 - D-Trix||n/a||Recorded January 24, 2016|
|April 4, 2016||Ep. 61 - LaurDIY||n/a||Recorded January 24, 2016|
|April 11, 2016||Ep. 62 - Mikey Murphy||n/a||Recorded January 24, 2016|
|April 18, 2016||Ep. 63 - Joe Sugg||n/a||Recorded January 29, 2016|
|April 25, 2016||Ep. 64 - Lee Newton||n/a||Recorded January 23, 2016|
|May 2, 2016||Ep. 65 - Joselyn Hughes||n/a||Recorded January 23, 2016|
|May 9, 2016||Repost - Ep. 56 - Brittany Furlan||n/a||Server issues caused the original posting of this episode to be deleted from iTunes after its initial airing on February 29, 2016. The re-uploaded episode features a newly recorded intro from Helbig. Recorded January 16, 2016|
|May 16, 2016||Ep. 66 - Hank Green||n/a||Recorded March 21, 2016|
|May 23, 2016||Ep. 67 - Ricky Dillon||n/a||Recorded April 10, 2016|
|May 30, 2016||Ep. 68 - Summer Rants! with Mitchell and Jack||n/a||Jack Ferry, Mitchell Davis and Helbig discuss their likes and dislikes of summer activities. Helbig's assistant Diane Kang participates in the conversation. Last episode before the podcast's summer hiatus. Recorded April 10, 2016|
|September 6, 2016||A Very Important Announcement||n/a||Brief audio-only announcement of full-length video episodes coming the following week to the Fullscreen app|
|September 12, 2016||Ep. 69 - Rosanna Pansino||n/a||This episode marks the beginning of "season four", in which episodes are presented for the first time in full-length video format on Fullscreen's subscription service. First episode recorded at Fullscreen's studios. Recorded August 22, 2016|
|September 12, 2016||Ep. 70 - Autumn Rants! with Mitchell and Jack||n/a||Jack Ferry, Mitchell Davis and Helbig discuss their likes and dislikes of autumn activities. First episode to premiere solely in video format. Audio-only presented on iTunes and Soundcloud the following week. Recorded August 22, 2016|
|September 19, 2016||Ep. 71 - "Dirty 30" Special w/ Hannah Hart and Mamrie Hart!||n/a||Helbig and her Dirty 30 co-stars discuss the making of their film. Recorded September 7, 2016|
|September 26, 2016||Ep. 72 - Lance Bass||n/a||Recorded September 10, 2016|
|October 3, 2016||Ep. 73 - SUP3RFRUIT - Mitch Grassi and Scott Hoying||n/a||Recorded August 25, 2016|
|October 10, 2016||Ep. 74 - Josh Sundquist||n/a||Recorded September 6, 2016|
|October 17, 2016||Ep. 75 - Arden Rose||n/a||Recorded September 29, 2016|
|October 24, 2016||Ep. 76 - Halloween 2016 w/ The Gabbie Show||n/a||Gabrielle Hanna returns as a guest for the second time. Recorded September 10, 2016|
|October 31, 2016||Ep. 77 - Jake and Amir||n/a||Recorded September 7, 2016|
|November 7, 2016||Ep. 78 - Kandee Johnson||n/a||Recorded September 6, 2016|
|November 14, 2016||Ep. 79 - Tyler Oakley and Korey Kuhl||n/a||Oakley returns as a guest for the second time. Recorded September 29, 2016|
|November 21, 2016||Ep. 80 - Joslyn Davis and Lily Marston of ClevverTV||n/a||Recorded August 25, 2016|
|November 28, 2016||Ep. 81 - Ross Mathews||n/a||Recorded November 11, 2016|
|December 12, 2016||Important Announcement // In Case You Missed It||n/a||Brief audio-only retrospective of season four highlights|
|December 12, 2016||Ep. 82 - SMOSH - Ian Hecox and Anthony Padilla||n/a||Recorded November 11, 2016|
|December 19, 2016||Ep. 83 - Jon Cozart||n/a||Recorded August 26, 2016|
|December 26, 2016||ep. 84 - 2016 Rants! with Mitchell and Jack||n/a||Mitchell Davis, Jack Ferry and Helbig discuss the highs and lows of 2016. Recorded December 14, 2016|
|January 2, 2017||Ep. 85 - Philip DeFranco||n/a||Recorded October 9, 2016|
|January 9, 2017||Ep. 86 - Willam Belli||n/a||Recorded October 9, 2016|
|January 16, 2017||Ep. 87 - Alexis G Zall||n/a||Recorded August 26, 2016|
|January 23, 2017||Ep. 88 - Alexa Losey||n/a||Recorded October 12, 2016|
|January 30, 2017||Ep. 89 - Louise Pentland LIVE! at VidCon 2016||n/a||Pentland (Sprinkle of Glitter) returns as a guest for the second time. Recorded in front of a live audience at VidCon on June 23, 2016|
|February 6, 2017||Ep. 90 - Timothy DeLaGhetto||n/a||Recorded October 12, 2016|
|February 13, 2017||Ep. 91 - Pete Holmes||n/a||Recorded December 14, 2016|
|February 20, 2017||Ep. 92 - Trevor Moran||n/a||Recorded December 9, 2016|
|February 27, 2017||Ep. 93 - AsapSCIENCE - Mitchell Moffit and Gregory Brown||n/a||Recorded December 9, 2016|
|March 6, 2017||Ep. 94 - Rachel Bloom||n/a||Recorded January 20, 2017|
|March 13, 2017||Ep. 95 - Bethany Mota||n/a||Recorded January 27, 2017|
|March 20, 2017||Ep. 96 - Meghan Rienks||n/a||Recorded January 27, 2017|
|March 27, 2017||Ep. 97 - Lilly Singh||n/a||Recorded January 20, 2017|
|April 3, 2017||Ep. 98 - Nikki Glaser||n/a||Recorded February 8, 2017|
|April 10, 2017||Ep. 99 - Zane & Heath||n/a||Recorded February 15, 2017|
|April 17, 2017||Ep. 100! - Grace Helbig||n/a||Frequent guest Mitchell Davis hosts this milestone episode and interviews Helbig. Recorded February 15, 2017|
|April 24, 2017||Ep. 101 - Scotty & Toddy||n/a||Recorded February 8, 2017|
|May 1, 2017||Ep. 102 - Jenn McAllister||n/a||Recorded March 24, 2017|
|May 8, 2017||Ep. 103 - Liza Koshy||n/a||Recorded March 24, 2017|
|May 29, 2017||Ep. 104 - Summer, Flip Cup, and David Dobrik!||n/a||This episode marks the beginning of "season 2" on the Fullscreen platform. The format changes slightly, during which the first half Helbig interacts with producer Jack Ferry, whereas during the second half the guest is interviewed. Recorded May 18, 2017|
|June 5, 2017||Ep. 105 - Music, Tony Awards, and Lindsey Stirling||n/a||Recorded May 18, 2017|
|June 12, 2017||Ep. 106 - Father's Day, Parenting Advice, and Glozell Green||n/a||Recorded May 23, 2017|
|June 19, 2017||Ep. 107 - Big Brother, GLOW, and Markiplier||n/a||Recorded May 23, 2017|
|June 26, 2017||Ep. 108 - 4th of July, 'Murica, and Matt King||n/a||Recorded June 3, 2017|
|July 3, 2017||Ep. 109 - Embrace Your Geekness Day, MMMBop is 20, and Hoodie Allen||n/a||Recorded June 3, 2017|
|July 10, 2017||Ep. 110 - National Hot Dog Day, Game of Thrones, and EpicLLOYD||n/a||Recorded June 3, 2017|
|July 17, 2017||Ep. 111 - Comic Con and The Internet: Explained, with Chris Hardwick||n/a||Hardwick returns as a guest for the second time. Recorded June 10, 2017|
|July 24, 2017||Ep. 112 - International Friendship Day, Fanfics, and Cody Ko||n/a||Recorded June 10, 2017|
|July 31, 2017||Ep. 113 - Sharknado and Vocal Warmups with Dodie Clark||n/a||Recorded June 26, 2017|
|August 7, 2017||Ep. 114 - The Dog Days of Summer with Kristen McAtee||n/a||Recorded June 26, 2017|
|August 14, 2017||Ep. 115 - Women's Equality Day, "Wizard of Oz" Conspiracy Theories, and Todrick Hall||n/a||Recorded July 8, 2017|
|August 21, 2017||Ep. 116 - Romance, Cosmo Date Ideas, and Caspar Lee||n/a||Recorded June 26, 2017|
|August 28, 2017||Ep. 117 - Labor Day, Celebrity First Jobs, and Nathan Zed||n/a||Recorded July 8, 2017|
|September 4, 2017||Ep. 118 - Back to School Advice and Fall Fashion With Gigi Gorgeous!||n/a||Recorded July 22, 2017|
|September 11, 2017||Ep. 119 - Oktoberfest, Wheel of Rants, and Mitchell Davis!||n/a||Recorded July 22, 2017|
|September 18, 2017||Ep. 120 - Nick Thune||n/a||Recorded August 29, 2017|
In addition to her web and television content, Helbig has performed live on stage in various formats throughout the United States, Canada, England, Ireland and Australia, including the following:
During May, June and December 2013, August, October and November 2014, and May and June 2015, Helbig (along with Hannah Hart and Mamrie Hart) embarked on a live comedy show across America titled #NoFilterShow. Their show ventured overseas to London and Dublin in May 2014 and to Australia in December 2015. They encouraged people to film and document the show and incorporated the use of social media by using internet comments and Twitter mentions in crowd games.
On March 15, 2014, Helbig and Mamrie Hart performed a one-off live comedy show, This Might Get Weird, Y'all in Boston. In November and December 2014, Helbig and Hart took the show on the road, performing in five US cities in support of Helbig's newly published book Grace's Guide. Helbig and Hart performed their show at Stream Con NYC on October 30, 2015. Helbig and Hart took their show overseas to London and Dublin in late November 2016.
On September 26, 2015, Helbig recorded an episode of her Not Too Deep podcast (with guest Harley Morenstein) in front of a live audience in Toronto as part of the JFL42 comedy festival.
On February 4, 2016, Helbig read excerpts from her book Grace & Style: The Art of Pretending You Have It and was interviewed in front of a live audience as part of New Hampshire Public Radio's series Writers on a New England Stage at The Music Hall in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.
Helbig has received various accolades in recognition of her web videos and comedic content, including the following:
DailyGrace was elected King of the Web in October 2011.
She was listed among Social Media Week Los Angeles' Social 25 digital media influencers and organizations in September 2014.
In March 2015, she was named one of Time Magazine's 30 Most Influential People on the Internet.
In July 2015, she was named one of The Hollywood Reporter's Top 25 Digital Stars.
In October 2016, she was listed among Variety's Hollywood's New Leaders in the Creators category.
|2012||IAWTV Awards||Best Writing (Non-Fiction)||DailyGrace||Nominated|
|2013||IAWTV Awards||Best Host (Taped)||DailyGrace||Won|
|Best Hosted (Taped) Web Series||DailyGrace||Won|
|Best Writing (Non-Fiction)||DailyGrace||Nominated|
|Streamy Awards||Best First-Person Series||DailyGrace||Won|
|Audience Choice Personality of the Year||Won|
|2014||Webby Awards||First Person - People's Voice||it'sGrace||Won|
|Teen Choice Awards||Choice Web Star: Female||Nominated|
|Streamy Awards||First Person||Nominated|
|Audience Choice Entertainer of the Year||Nominated|
|Goodreads Choice Awards||Best Humor||Grace's Guide||Nominated|
|2015||Webby Awards||First Person - People's Voice||it'sGrace||Nominated|
|Teen Choice Awards||Choice Web Star: Female||Nominated|
|Streamy Awards||First Person Series||Nominated|
|Collaboration||Epic Rap Battles of History||Won|
|Audience Choice Entertainer of the Year||Nominated|
|People's Choice Awards||Favorite YouTube Star||Nominated|
|WIN Awards||Comedy Series||The Grace Helbig Show||Nominated|
|2016||Shorty Awards||Best Podcast||Not Too Deep with Grace Helbig||Nominated|
|Streamy Awards||First Person||Nominated|
|Actress||Electra Woman & Dyna Girl||Nominated|
|Brand Campaign||Writing With Grace||Won|
In October 2014, Helbig's self-penned comedic self-help handbook for Millennials, Grace's Guide: The Art of Pretending to Be a Grown-up, was published by Touchstone, an imprint of Simon & Schuster. The book debuted at number one on the New York Times Best Seller Advice, How-To and Miscellaneous list.
On February 2, 2016, Helbig's second book, Grace & Style: The Art of Pretending You Have It, was published by Touchstone. The book debuted at number seven on the New York Times Best Seller Advice, How-To and Miscellaneous list.