Open main menu

List of original programs distributed by YouTube Premium

Logo of YouTube Originals

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 or YouTube Music, and access to "YouTube Original" series and films.

Original seriesEdit

DramaEdit

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 2 seasons, 20 episodes 41–57 min. Ended[2]
Impulse Science fiction June 6, 2018 1 season, 10 episodes 44–51 min. Season 2 due to premiere October 16, 2019[3]
Origin Science fiction November 14, 2018 1 season, 10 episodes 41–60 min. Ended[4]

ComedyEdit

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[5]
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[6]
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[7]
Long Distance Comedy September 28, 2017 1 season, 1 episode 24 min. Pending
Ryan Hansen Solves Crimes on Television Mystery/Comedy October 25, 2017 2 season, 16 episodes 21–33 min. Ended[8]
Do You Want To See a Dead Body? Surreal comedy November 17, 2017 1 season, 15 episodes 12–23 min. Ended[8]
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[9]
Cobra Kai Action dramedy May 2, 2018 2 seasons, 20 episodes 22–36 min. Season 3 due to premiere in 2020[10]
Liza on Demand Comedy June 27, 2018 1 season, 8 episodes 23–26 min. Season 2 due to premiere on September 25, 2019[10][11]
Sideswiped Romantic comedy July 25, 2018 1 season, 8 episodes 22–26 min. Ended[8]
Champaign ILL Comedy December 12, 2018 1 season, 10 episodes 25–32 min. Ended[8]
Overthinking with Kat & June Comedy December 19, 2018 1 season, 6 episodes 21–23 min. Ended[4]
Wayne Action comedy January 16, 2019 1 season, 10 episodes 30–35 min. Ended[2]

AnthologyEdit

Title Genre Premiere Seasons Length Status
Weird City Comedy science fiction February 13, 2019 1 season, 6 episodes 18–28 min. Pending

ContinuationsEdit

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

MiniseriesEdit

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

AnimationEdit

Title Genre Premiere Seasons Length Status
Paranormal Action Squad Comedy November 16, 2016 1 season, 8 episodes 11–13 min. Ended
Kings of Atlantis Kids & Family April 7, 2017 1 season, 13 episodes 11 min. Ended
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 1 season, 8 episodes 22–26 min. Pending
IDOLiSH7: Vibrato Anime January 17, 2019 1 season, 8 episodes 11–15 min. Pending
Sherwood Kids & Family March 6, 2019 1 season, 10 episodes 21 min. Pending

DocuseriesEdit

Title Genre Premiere Episodes Length
BTS: Burn The Stage Documentary March 28, 2018 8 episodes 21–26 min.
F2 Finding Football Travel series June 13, 2018 8 episodes 23–27 min.
Best Shot Reality/Sports July 18, 2018 8 episodes 22–51 min.
Lefloid Vs The World Travel series September 12, 2018 8 episodes 22 min.
Ariana Grande: Dangerous Woman Diaries Concert November 29, 2018 4 episodes 27–37 min.
Almost Ready Documentary July 17, 2019 6 episodes 29 min.
Upcoming
Analog Trip[12] Travel series October 9, 2019 12 episodes TBA

Foreign languageEdit

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 German Comedy September 12, 2018 1 season, 7 episodes 18–36 min. Pending
Neuland German Meta comedy variety show September 12, 2018 1 season, 11 episodes 11–31 min. Pending
Les Emmerdeurs French Comedy September 19, 2018 1 season, 10 episodes 22–30 min. Pending
Groom French Comedy September 19, 2018 1 season, 10 episodes 20–23 min. Renewed[13]
Sobrevivi Spanish Comedy October 3, 2018 1 season, 8 episodes 25–31 min. Pending
Top Management Korean Drama October 31, 2018 1 season, 16 episodes 20–43 min. Ended
Re:Imagine Japanese Docuseries December 11, 2018 1 season, 7 episodes 5-11 min. Pending
The Fake Show Japanese Thriller December 12, 2018 1 season, 11 episodes 11–21 min. Pending
Re:SET Japanese Docuseries April 3, 2019 1 season, 7 episodes 5-8 min. Pending
Fischer's and The Lost Treasure Japanese Action comedy April 24, 2019 1 season, 10 episodes 13-21 min. Pending
Jay Park Chosen1 Korean Docuseries May 1, 2019 1 season, 4 episodes 17-21 min. Pending

RealityEdit

Title Genre Premiere Seasons Length Status
Scare PewDiePie Horror comedy February 10, 2016 1 season, 10 episodes 14–23 min. Ended[14]
Prank Academy Comedy March 30, 2016 1 season, 18 episodes 9–13 min. Ended[15]
MatPat's Game Lab Game Show June 8, 2016 1 season, 8 episodes 19-23 min Ended
Escape the Night Competition/Horror June 22, 2016 4 seasons, 48 episodes 21–30 min. Pending
Mind Field Education/Science January 18, 2017 3 seasons, 24 episodes 20–35 min. Pending
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
Best Cover Ever Music Competition November 20, 2017 1 season, 9 episodes 27-31 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 Super Slow Show Reality January 24, 2018 1 season, 59 episodes 1-9 min Pending
Kevin Hart: What The Fit Comedy March 15, 2018 2 seasons, 25 episodes 11–17 min. Season 3 due to premiere in 2020[10]
Jack Whitehall: Training Days Comedy May 9, 2018 1 season, 20 episodes 2-28 min Pending
The Sidemen Show Stunt June 18, 2018 1 season, 7 episodes 25–33 min. Pending
Sugar Reality August 15, 2018 1 season, 8 episodes 9–18 min. Pending
Will Smith: The Jump Stunt September 25, 2018 1 season, 8 episodes 2-24 min Pending
ARRived Reality competition November 7, 2018 1 season, 14 episodes 23-79 min Pending
Planet Slow Mo Reality January 23, 2019 1 season, 24 episodes 6-16 min Pending
A Student's Guide To Your First Year Of College Education September 4, 2019 1 season, 10 episodes 2-9 min Pending

Original filmsEdit

DramaEdit

Title Genre Release Date
The Thinning Thriller October 12, 2016
Snap Drama July 5, 2017
The Thinning: New World Order Thriller October 17, 2018
Stalking Vampire Horror December 12, 2018
Viper Club Drama January 23, 2019

ComedyEdit

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

DocumentaryEdit

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
The Price of Free Documentary November 27, 2018
Burn the Stage: The Movie Documentary January 18, 2019
Band Together with Logic Music Documentary March 15, 2019
Priyanka Chopra Jonas: If I Could Just Tell You One Thing Documentary March 27, 2019
The Boy Band Con: The Lou Pearlman Story Documentary April 3, 2019
State of Pride Documentary May 29, 2019
Maluma: Lo Que Era, Lo Que Soy, Lo Que Sere Documentary June 5, 2019
Stonewall Outloud Documentary June 28, 2019
The Deported Documentary July 17, 2019
Claire Documentary September 2, 2019[16]
Upcoming
The Gift: The Journey Of Johnny Cash Documentary October 8, 2019[3]

AcquisitionsEdit

Title Genre Release Date
Kedi Documentary May 10, 2017
King of the Dancehall Drama August 2, 2017
G-Funk Documentary July 11, 2018
Bodied Comedy-drama November 28, 2018
Museum Drama December 19, 2018

Upcoming original programmingEdit

Original seriesEdit

OrderedEdit

Title Genre Seasons Length Premiere
BookTube Docuseries TBA TBA Summer 2019[10]
A Heist With Markiplier Reality TBA TBA Fall 2019[10]
The School of Life (working title) Docuseries TBA TBA Fall 2019[10]
Show Me The Evidence (working title) Docuseries TBA TBA Fall 2019[10]
Could You Survive The Movies Docuseries TBA TBA October 2019[10]
Retro Tech Docuseries 1 season, 6 episodes TBA December 2019[17]
Dude Perfect Documentary TBA TBA 2019[10]
Untitled artificial intelligence docuseries Docuseries 1 season, 8 episodes 60 min. 2019[18]
Untitled Paris Hilton documentary Documentary TBA TBA 2020[10]
Untitled Top Secret Justin Bieber Project Music TBA TBA 2020[10]

In developmentEdit

Title Genre
Dumb People Town[19] Adult animation
Gatz[20] Drama
High & Tight[21] Comedy
Psychopath[22] Comedy
Untitled The Edge of Seventeen spin-off series[23] Comedy
Widow[24] Dark comedy
Untitled Jeff of The Universe Series[25] Sci-fi Dramedy

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Freibuger, Benjamin (June 4, 2018). "LifeLine was not picked up for a second season". Twitter. Retrieved June 15, 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Series 'Step Up: High Water' & 'Wayne', Pilot 'Dark Cargo' Seek New Homes As YouTube Steps Up Scripted Pullback". Deadline Hollywood. August 16, 2019.
  3. ^ a b Andreeva, Nellie (August 29, 2019). "YouTube Drops Paywall With 'Cobra Kai' Release, Sets 'Impulse' & 'Liza on Demand' Returns, Johnny Cash Docu". Deadline. Retrieved August 29, 2019.
  4. ^ a b Shaw, Lucas (March 24, 2019). "YouTube Bows Out of Hollywood Arms Race With Netflix and Amazon". Bloomberg. Retrieved March 25, 2019.
  5. ^ Fine, Berry [@bennyfine] (December 3, 2017). "Unfortunately YouTube cancelled Sing It!" (Tweet). Retrieved July 17, 2018 – via Twitter.
  6. ^ Shum Jr, Harry [@HarryShumJr] (April 10, 2017). "Negative. Wish there was going to be one but @youtube RED decided not to renew. Had the best time making it tho" (Tweet). Retrieved July 17, 2018 – via Twitter.
  7. ^ Morrow, Michele [@michelemorrow] (March 25, 2018). ""@YouTube cancelled Good Game" #DisappointmentIn4Words" (Tweet). Retrieved July 17, 2018 – via Twitter.
  8. ^ a b c d Schneider, Michael; Schneider, Michael (2019-04-10). "'Ryan Hansen,' 'Champaign ILL' Canceled as YouTube Prepares for New Originals Strategy (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved 2019-04-10.
  9. ^ Akana, Anna [@AnnaAkana] (June 30, 2018). "Unfortunately we didn't get renewed!" (Tweet). Retrieved July 17, 2018 – via Twitter.
  10. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k "YouTube to Make All New Original Series and Specials Free with Ads". The Futon Critic. May 2, 2019.
  11. ^ "Video: YouTube Unveils Trailer for Season Two of Hilarious Hit Comedy "Liza on Demand"". The Futon Critic. August 27, 2019.
  12. ^ Weiss, Geoff (September 11, 2019). "YouTube Taps K-Pop Groups TVXQ! And Super Junior For Travel Docuseries". Tubefilter. Retrieved September 11, 2019.
  13. ^ "Casting : 200 figurants recherchés pour le tournage de la série Groom à Cabourg". Actu.fr. September 13, 2019.
  14. ^ Spangler, Todd (February 14, 2017). "YouTube Cancels PewDiePie Show". Variety. Retrieved June 15, 2018.
  15. ^ Wellens, Jesse [@Jessewelle] (July 20, 2016). "This is the last episode of prank academy!! It's a big one!" (Tweet). Retrieved July 19, 2018 – via Twitter.
  16. ^ Weiss, Geoff (August 26, 2019). "YouTube Shares Trailer For Claire Wineland Documentary". Tubefilter. Retrieved August 26, 2019.
  17. ^ "YouTube Greenlights "Retro Tech" Starring YouTube Creator Marques Brownlee". The Futon Critic. April 19, 2019.
  18. ^ Petski, Denise (May 15, 2018). "Robert Downey Jr. To Topline A.I. Docuseries For YouTube". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved May 15, 2018.
  19. ^ Petski, Denise (October 30, 2018). "'Dumb People Town' Animated Comedy Based On Podcast From Sklar Bros & Will Arnett Gets YouTube Presentation Order". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved October 30, 2018.
  20. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (November 19, 2018). "Greg Silverman's Stampede Ventures Sets The Great Gatsby Origin Series At YouTube, Taps Paul Shapiro As Head Of TV". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved November 19, 2018.
  21. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (April 25, 2018). "YouTube Orders 'High & Tight' Comedy Pilot Starring Sung Kang & Danny Pudi". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved April 25, 2018.
  22. ^ Petski, Denise; Andreeva, Nellie (February 13, 2018). "Chris D'Elia To Star In 'Psychopath' Comedy Series In Works At YouTube Red". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved February 13, 2018.
  23. ^ Goldberg, Lesley (May 9, 2018). "'Edge of Seventeen' TV Spinoff Set at YouTube (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved May 10, 2018.
  24. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (November 28, 2017). "YouTube Red Orders 'Widow' Dark Comedy Pilot From 'Santa Clarita Diet' Trio". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved November 28, 2017.
  25. ^ Weiss, Geoff (January 31, 2019). "'Simpsons' Producer David Mirkin Developing Live Action Sci-Fi Series For YouTube Premium". Tubefilter. Retrieved January 31, 2019.

External linksEdit