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WATCH: Ford brothers to host YouTube series
''Ford Nation'' launches Feb. 10
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They've hosted shows on radio, TV and now the Ford brother are taking on YouTube.

The mayor and his councillor brothers are launching a web series, "Ford Nation". The premiere episode will be posted online February 10th.

The mayor's office says the series will allow viewers to hear from Rob and Doug Ford "directly and unfiltered".

The brothers will tackle topics from "politics to sports and community." They're also encouraging members of the public to submit questions by email.

A promotional clip posted to the channel opens with the brothers trading barbs about their weight in front of a rumpled backdrop, featuring a nighttime shot of Toronto's skyline and the words "Ford Nation".

"You got a big belly on ya, you must be eating something. What's your favourite food", Rob Ford asks his older brother. "Hold on", retorts Doug Ford "that's the pot calling the kettle black."

The mayor goes on to say that he helps everyone, regardless of political allegiance. He asks to be judged on his record, not his personal life.

The mayor's office says volunteers will help produce the show.

The Ford brothers ended a more than year-long run with Newstalk 1010's The City in November 2013.

Later that month, they hosted a TV show on Sun News Network. "Ford Nation" was initially announced as a series, but after the first episode aired, network Vice President Kory Teneycke called the show a one-off.

The hour-long program took five hours to record and eight hours to edit. Tenycke said the process was just too expensive to keep up.

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They've hosted shows on radio, TV and now the Ford brother are taking on YouTube.

The mayor and his councillor brothers are launching a web series, "Ford Nation". The premiere episode will be posted online February 10th.

The mayor's office says the series will allow viewers to hear from Rob and Doug Ford "directly and unfiltered".

The brothers will tackle topics from "politics to sports and community." They're also encouraging members of the public to submit questions by email.

A promotional clip posted to the channel opens with the brothers trading barbs about their weight in front of a rumpled backdrop, featuring a nighttime shot of Toronto's skyline and the words "Ford Nation".

"You got a big belly on ya, you must be eating something. What's your favourite food", Rob Ford asks his older brother. "Hold on", retorts Doug Ford "that's the pot calling the kettle black."

The mayor goes on to say that he helps everyone, regardless of political allegiance. He asks to be judged on his record, not his personal life.

The mayor's office says volunteers will help produce the show.

The Ford brothers ended a more than year-long run with Newstalk 1010's The City in November 2013.

Later that month, they hosted a TV show on Sun News Network. "Ford Nation" was initially announced as a series, but after the first episode aired, network Vice President Kory Teneycke called the show a one-off.

The hour-long program took five hours to record and eight hours to edit. Tenycke said the process was just too expensive to keep up.

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