These are YouTube’s first original TV shows and movies

These are YouTube’s first original TV shows and movies

That’s right, YouTube is taking on the likes of Netflix and Hulu with its own original content. Last year the company launched YouTube Red, a subscription service for $9.99 a month that removes ads but also delivers exclusive content.

YouTube Red is only available in the US right now, but its first original content is coming online today. Here are the first three we can watch:

Lazer Team

This comedy comes from the creators of the ever popular Red vs. Blue show and follows a bunch of dudes who put on an alien spacesuit.

Scare PewDiePie

You probably know exactly who PewDiePie is (hint: he’s the most popular YouTuber) and now there’s a short show about how they brought games to the real world to try and scare him there instead.

Dance Camp

A movie about a summer camp for dancers. Step Up meets American Pie?

A Trip to Unicorn Island

A documentary that gives you insight into the life of Lilly Singh, a YouTube celebrity on a round the world tour. If you want to know what it’s like to be a famous YouTuber, this is the film for you.

…but there’s one catch

To watch any of these in their entirety you’ll need to be in the US and be paying for YouTube Red access, which is $9.99 a month. Luckily, there is a free trial for the first month.

YouTube Red

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