List of original programs distributed by YouTube Premium

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YouTube Premium is a subscription service that provides advertising-free streaming of all videos hosted by YouTube, offline play and background playback of videos on mobile devices, access to advertising-free music streaming through Google Play Music, and access to "YouTube Original" series and films. YouTube Premium, formerly known as YouTube Red, is available in the United States, Australia, Belgium, Denmark, Luxembourg, Mexico, New Zealand, the Netherlands, South Korea, Austria, Canada, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Norway, Portugal, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Ukraine and the United Kingdom.

Original series[edit]

Drama[edit]

Title Genre Premiere Seasons Length Status
Broke Drama September 28, 2016 1 season, 11 episodes 8–19 min. Pending
Lifeline Science fiction October 11, 2017 1 season, 8 episodes 22–26 min. Ended[1]
Step Up: High Water Dance January 31, 2018 1 season, 10 episodes 41–57 min. Renewed[2]
Impulse Science fiction June 6, 2018[3] 1 season, 10 episodes 44–51 min. Renewed[4]
Origin Science fiction November 14, 2018[5] 1 season, 10 episodes 41–60 min. Pending

Comedy[edit]

Title Genre Premiere Seasons Length Status
Foursome Romantic comedy March 30, 2016 4 seasons, 36 episodes 22 min. Pending
Sing It! Comedy May 25, 2016 1 season, 10 episodes 21–26 min. Ended[6]
Bad Internet Dark comedy May 25, 2016 1 season, 10 episodes 12 min. Pending
Single by 30 Dramedy/Romance August 24, 2016 1 season, 8 episodes 24–25 min. Ended[7]
Rhett and Link's Buddy System Comedy October 19, 2016 2 season, 16 episodes 15–22 min. Pending
Me and My Grandma Comedy March 22, 2017 1 season, 6 episodes 22 min. Pending
Good Game Comedy August 30, 2017 1 season, 6 episodes 21–28 min. Ended[8]
Long Distance Comedy September 28, 2017 1 season, 1 episode 24 min. Pending
Ryan Hansen Solves Crimes on Television Mystery/Comedy October 25, 2017 1 season, 8 episodes 21–31 min. Season 2 due to premiere January 30, 2019[9]
Do You Want To See a Dead Body? Surreal comedy November 17, 2017 1 season, 15 episodes 12–23 min. Pending
I'm Poppy Surreal comedy January 25, 2018 1 season, 1 episode 23 min. Pending
Youth & Consequences Teen dramedy March 7, 2018 1 season, 8 episodes 26–34 min. Ended[10]
Cobra Kai Action dramedy May 2, 2018 1 season, 10 episodes 22–36 min. Renewed[11]
Liza on Demand Comedy June 27, 2018 1 season, 8 episodes 23–26 min. Pending
Sideswiped Romantic comedy July 25, 2018[12] 1 season, 8 episodes 22–26 min. Pending
Champaign ILL Comedy December 12, 2018[13] 1 season, 10 episodes 25–32 min. Pending
Upcoming
Overthinking with Kat & June[14] Comedy December 19, 2018[15] 1 season, 6 episodes 30 min. TBD
Wayne Action comedy January 16, 2019[16] 1 season, 10 episodes TBA TBD

Continuations[edit]

Title Genre Prev. network(s) Premiere Seasons Length Status
Fight of the Living Dead Competition/Horror Independent (via YouTube) August 17, 2016 2 seasons, 15 episodes 21–38 min. Pending
We Are Savvy Children's magazine Family Channel September 6, 2017 2 seasons, 26 episodes 22–23 min. Pending

Miniseries[edit]

Title Genre Premiere Seasons Length
12 Deadly Days Horror/Thriller/Comedy December 12, 2016 12 episodes 22–27 min.

Animation[edit]

Title Genre Premiere Seasons Length Status
Paranormal Action Squad Comedy November 16, 2016 1 season, 8 episodes 11–13 min. Pending
Kings of Atlantis Kids & Family April 7, 2017 1 season, 13 episodes 11 min. Pending
DanTDM Creates a Big Scene Kids & Family April 7, 2017 1 season, 6 episodes 11 min. Pending
Fruit Ninja: Frenzy Force Kids & Family May 5, 2017 1 season, 13 episodes 11 min. Pending
Dallas & Robo Adult animation May 30, 2018[17] 1 season, 8 episodes 22–26 min. Pending

Docuseries[edit]

Title Genre Premiere Seasons Length Status
BTS: Burn The Stage Documentary March 28, 2018 1 season, 8 episodes 21–26 min. Pending
F2 Finding Football Travel series June 13, 2018[18] 1 season, 8 episodes 23–27 min. Pending
Best Shot Reality/Sports July 18, 2018[19] 1 season, 8 episodes 22–51 min. Pending
Lefloid Vs The World[20] Travel series September 12, 2018 1 season, 8 episodes 22 min. Pending
Ariana Grande: Dangerous Woman Diaries[21] Concert November 29, 2018 1 season, 4 episodes 27–37 min. Ended

Foreign language[edit]

These shows were created by YouTube and are spoken entirely or almost entirely in a non-English language.

Title Language Genre Premiere Seasons Length Status
Bullsprit[22] German Comedy September 12, 2018 1 season, 7 episodes 18–36 min. Pending
Neuland[22] German Meta comedy variety show September 12, 2018 1 season, 11 episodes 11–31 min. Pending
Les Emmerdeurs[23] French Comedy September 19, 2018 1 season, 10 episodes 22–30 min. Pending
Groom[23] French Comedy September 19, 2018 1 season, 10 episodes 20–23 min. Pending
Sobrevivi[24] Spanish Comedy October 3, 2018 1 season, 8 episodes 25–31 min. Pending
Top Management[25] Korean Drama October 31, 2018 1 season, 16 episodes 20–43 min. Pending

Reality[edit]

Title Genre Premiere Seasons Length Status
Scare PewDiePie Horror comedy February 10, 2016 1 season, 10 episodes 14–23 min. Ended[26]
Prank Academy Comedy March 30, 2016 1 season, 18 episodes 9–13 min. Ended[27]
MatPat's Game Lab Game Show June 8, 2016 1 season, 8 episodes 23 min. Ended
Escape the Night Competition/Horror June 22, 2016 3 seasons, 26 episodes 21–30 min. Pending
Mind Field Education/Science January 18, 2017 2 seasons, 12 episodes 20–35 min. Renewed[28]
Squad Wars Comedy January 26, 2017 1 season, 9 episodes 25 min. Pending
Run, BIGBANG Scout! Reality April 26, 2017 1 season, 7 episodes 4–24 min. Pending
Hyperlinked Music May 31, 2017 1 season, 10 episodes 21–23 min. Pending
Lace Up: The Ultimate Sneaker Challenge Reality Competition September 13, 2017 1 season, 8 episodes 43–46 min. Pending
Furze World Wonders Reality September 28, 2017 1 season, 10 episodes 20–21 min. Pending
Roman Atwood's Day Dreams Comedy/Stunt/Prank November 22, 2017 1 season, 7 episodes 22–25 min. Pending
Ultimate Expedition Reality competition January 17, 2018 1 season, 10 episodes 30 min. Pending
The Sidemen Show Stunt June 18, 2018[29] 1 season, 7 episodes 25–33 min. Pending
Sugar Reality August 15, 2018[30] 1 season, 8 episodes 9–18 min. Pending

Original films[edit]

Drama[edit]

Title Genre Release Date
The Thinning Thriller October 12, 2016
Snap Drama July 5, 2017
The Thinning: New World Order Thriller October 17, 2018[31]

Comedy[edit]

Title Genre Release Date
Lazer Team Sci-Fi January 27, 2016
Dance Camp Dance February 10, 2016
We Love You Romance November 22, 2016
Jingle Ballin' Comedy December 6, 2016
Ghostmates Comedy December 14, 2016
The Keys of Christmas Comedy December 19, 2016
Alexander IRL Comedy January 11, 2017
Reggae Shark Adventures Comedy August 12, 2017
Lazer Team 2 Sci-Fi November 22, 2017

Documentary[edit]

Title Genre Release Date
A Trip to Unicorn Island Documentary February 10, 2016
The Amazing Tour Is Not On Fire Comedy October 5, 2016
Dan and Phil's Story of TATINOF Documentary October 5, 2016
Vlogumentary Documentary October 26, 2016
Gigi Gorgeous: This is Everything Documentary February 8, 2017
Lindsey Stirling: Brave Enough Documentary May 17, 2017
Inventerprise Documentary August 1, 2017
Katy Perry: Will You Be My Witness Documentary October 4, 2017
Demi Lovato: Simply Complicated – Director's Cut Documentary December 18, 2017
One Shot Dance special February 15, 2018
DIY GIANT Birthday Cake Comedy May 9, 2018
Act III: Motte Documentary September 5, 2018

Acquisitions[edit]

Title Genre Release Date
Kedi Documentary May 10, 2017
King of the Dancehall Drama August 2, 2017
G-Funk[32] Documentary July 11, 2018
The Price of Free Documentary November 27, 2018

Upcoming original programming[edit]

Original series[edit]

Ordered[edit]

Title Genre Seasons Length Premiere
On Becoming a God in Central Florida Dark comedy 1 season, 10 episodes 60 min. 2019[33]
Untitled artificial intelligence docuseries Docuseries 1 season, 8 episodes 60 min. 2019[34]
Weird City Anthology/Comedy science fiction 1 season, 6 episodes 30 min. 2019[35]

In development[edit]

Title Genre
Dark Cargo[36] Drama
Dumb People Town[37] Adult animation
Gatz[38] Drama
High & Tight[39] Comedy
It’s a Man’s World[40] Comedy
Psychopath[41] Comedy
Untitled The Edge of Seventeen spin-off series[42] Comedy
Untitled Jake Paul talk show[43] Talk show
Widow[44] Dark comedy

Original films[edit]

Title Genre Premiere
Viper Club Drama 2018[45]
The Lou Pearlman Project Documentary 2018[46]

Acquisitions[edit]

Title Genre Premiere
Bodied Comedy-drama November 28, 2018[47]

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