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Green Room Guest Post: Richard Branson on ‘A Day in the Life’

August 18th, 2011 by Richard Branson

Richard Branson has traveled the planet and built a couple of world-changing businesses, but no one knew exactly how he went about doing it until he was featured on Hulu’s exclusive show “A Day in the Life” this week. Morgan Spurlock followed him around for a day to document both his charm and his jetlag. Now he’s stopping by the Hulu Blog to talk about it. — Ed.

I’m a big supporter of new and exciting ideas that challenge the norm. So I couldn’t refuse an opportunity to work with award-winning independent filmmaker Morgan Spurlock (Supersize Me) and Hulu, an adventurous online TV network that intends to shake up the TV market with its original entertainment content.

Hulu has just unveiled its first ever original show, called ‘A Day in the Life,’ for which they asked to follow me around for a day. That day happened to be quite a long one, starting in London with dinner with the Queen and President Obama, an overnight Virgin Atlantic flight to the US, and then a full day’s work helping Virgin America launch its Chicago service from LA and San Francisco.

By the end of the day, I was so tired that I don’t remember if it was particularly interesting or not – after all, it did not include a world record-breaking attempt or feeding endangered tigers! But judge for yourself…

Can’t get enough of Branson? Read more on his blog.

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