After almost six years, the YouTube Originals program is set to shut down in favor of more investment in growing areas of the video streaming platform.
YouTube Originals Stories January 20
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[Update: Netflix] YouTube won’t be home to ‘Cobra Kai’ Season 3
Over the past few years, YouTube’s approach to original content has shifted away from scripted movies and TV shows to more Creator-driven content. As part of that, YouTube will reportedly not air Season 3 of Cobra Kai, and let it go to another network.
YouTube Originals Stories June 7, 2020
[Update: Watch now] YouTube hosts ‘virtual graduation’ with Obama, Pichai, & more
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, many day-to-day and special activities have moved online. Graduation events are the latest, with YouTube hosting one next month that features many top commencement speakers.
YouTube Originals Stories April 22, 2020
With many staying at home and possibly out of work due to the COVID-19 pandemic, YouTube is hoping to keep everyone entertained with a new slate of original programming. Rolling out over the next two months, YouTube is releasing new original shows, specials, and live events designed around its coronavirus “#WithMe” campaign.
YouTube Originals Stories August 30, 2019
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Upfronts give television networks and studios the opportunity to preview upcoming shows for important advertisers. For YouTube, its annual event is Brandcast, with the Google video site hosting the 2019 edition in New York City this evening. Announcements include YouTube Originals officially no longer being behind a paywall, and upcoming content from Alicia Keys and Justin Bieber.