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YouTube Red’s first original shows and movies will premiere next week

February 3rd, 2016 at 8:00 PM
YouTube Red Original Shows

Over the past few weeks, Netflix has been dominating headlines with a wide assortment of announcements and acquisitions, but even as the popular online streaming service grows exponentially larger than it has in years past, its staunchest competition yet has been gearing up to steal eyeballs away in 2016.

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On Wednesday, YouTube announced that the first YouTube Red Originals will premiere on February 10th. Unlike traditional YouTube videos, the YouTube Red Originals will only be available to those who subscribe to the YouTube Red service.

Here are the descriptions of the movies and shows that will launch next week:

  • A Trip to Unicorn Island: From the team at Astronauts Wanted, this feature-length movie gives fans an extraordinary look inside the life and journey of Lilly Singh as she embarks on a challenging 26-city global tour where she has to remember to practice what she preaches: happiness is the only thing worth fighting for.
  • Dance Camp: This feature film from AwesomenessTV weaves an amazing story of unlikely friendships, unleashing passions and discovering yourself all through the power of dance.
  • Lazer Team: In this feature-length action-comedy from Rooster Teeth and Fullscreen Films, four small-town losers stumble upon an alien ship carrying a mysterious cargo, leading to a battle to save Earth from an all-powerful enemy.
  • Scare PewDiePie: In this reality-adventure series from the creator and executive producers of “The Walking Dead” at Skybound Entertainment and Maker Studios, experience thrills, chills and laughter as PewDiePieencounters terrifying situations inspired by his favorite video games.

Trailers for all four of the Originals can be seen below:

A Trip to Unicorn Island

Dance Camp

Lazer Team

Scare PewDiePie

Jacob started covering video games and technology in college as a hobby, but it quickly became clear to him that this was what he wanted to do for a living. He currently resides in New York writing for BGR. His previously published work can be found on TechHive, VentureBeat and Game Rant.

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