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Smosh on YouTube
Smosh joined YouTube on November 19, 2005. Later, Ian created his own channel called IanH on November 24, 2005. Then on November 28, 2006, Anthony created his own personal channel called AnthonyPadilla.
One of Smosh's earliest videos called "Pokemon Theme Song" was an extremely big hit for the early channel and it remained on YouTube for at least 6 months, with over 24,000,000 views. By April 2006, it became the Most Viewed Video of that time. However, YouTube had to remove the video after Shogakukan Productions Co., Ltd., indicated that the video infringed their copyrights.
In 2006, Smosh uploaded another video called "Smosh Short 2: Stranded," which won the 2006 YouTube Award for the Best Comedy Video.
Smosh became the Most Subscribed User on YouTube in May 2006 for 26 days. They reclaimed their spot as Most Subscribed User in April 2007 and held it for 517 days.
In January 2013, Smosh reclaimed their spot as the Most Subscribed User on YouTube for the third and most recent time with over 6,000,000 subscribers holding it for 215 days.
From May 2006 to January 2013 Smosh has held the position of Most Subscribed User on and off for a total of 758 days.
As of April 2017 Smosh is the seventh Most Subscribed User behind PewDiePie, HolaSoyGerman, JustinBieberVEVO, Youtube Spotlight, RihannaVEVO and elrubiusOMG with over 22 million subscribers
Smosh's honors and awards include Most Viewed Video of All Time in April 2006, being featured in the Person of the Year issue of Time magazine in December 2006, YouTube Award for the Best Comedy Video in 2006, and Most Subscribed Channel of All Time in April 2007.
Though 9 Smosh- related channels exist on YouTube, only 6 are active.
On Smosh 2nd Channel (originally IanH), the pair uploads Smosh is Bored on Mondays. The series The Show That Has No Name! is uploaded on Tuesdays. Smosh Lab hosted by Shayne Topp is uploaded on Wednesdays. The series Squad Vlogs, hosted by the Smosh Squad is uploaded on Thursdays. On Saturdays, Seriously Super Stupid Sleepover hosted by Courtney Miller and Olivia Sui and Put it in My Mouth, hosted by Noah Grossman are uploaded bi-weekly.
On Smosh Games Grand Theft Smosh is uploaded on Mondays, Honest Game Trailers on Tuesdays and Live Gaming on Wednesdays. Game Bang is uploaded on Fridays, Cell Outs is every other Saturday with Board AF uploaded on Sundays. They are hosted by the Smosh Games Crew which includes Lasercorn, Sohinki, Jovenshire, Mari, Wes and Flitz.
On ElSmosh, Ian and Anthony's Spanish translators Juan and Antonio upload classic Smosh episodes on Wednesdays and new episodes on Sundays that have been dubbed over in Spanish.
Shut Up! Cartoons at first aired a number of animated series. Each series was created by a different animator and it was uploaded on a different weekday. Recently the popularity of the channel has declined. Shut Up! Cartoons episodes now only include Smosh Babies.
On AnthonyPadilla, Anthony creates and uploads his videos by himself, which are completely unrelated to Smosh and have no particular schedule.
After joining the Partnership Program on YouTube, Smosh created their YouTube comedy show, which currently has 10 seasons and over 250 episodes.
|1 - 2006||7|
|2 - 2007||10|
|3 - 2008||10|
|4 - 2009||24|
|5 - 2010||44|
|6 - 2011||51|
|7 - 2012||43|
|8 - 2013||58|
|9 - 2014||56|
|10 - 2015||72|
|11 - 2016||Unknown|
|12 - 2017||Current season|
- Before, Smosh would use one of their latest video's thumbnail as their profile image, but they changed it.
- AnthonyPadilla, Anthony's second channel, is possibly the only channel that's not in the YouTube Partnership Program.