Youtube The Best YouTube Premium Original Series  

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We're ranking the best YouTube Premium (formerly known as YouTube Red) original series currently streaming on YouTube! Featuring comedy, drama, reality, and more, YouTube Premium originals come in all different genres, so there's something for everyone. Also, the first episode of all YouTube Premium originals is always free, so you can always check out the pilot before subscribing. Which YouTube Premium shows are worth binging in your downtime? If you're looking for feature films, check out the best movies on YouTube Premium.

What are the best shows to watch on YouTube Premium? This list of YouTube Premium original shows features YouTube's longest-running series, Foursome, starring Logan Paul and Jenn McAllister. Other funny YouTube comedies include Good Game, Single by 30, and Ryan Hansen Solves Crimes on Television.

If you're looking for YouTube original dramas, check out the sci-fi thriller Lifeline and Buzzfeed's Broke. There are also plenty of reality shows on YouTube, like Fight of the Living Dead, Squad Wars, and Escape the Night.

Vote up the best YouTube TV shows below and feel free to add anything you think is missing. 

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Ralph Macchio, William Zabka, Courtney Henggeler Cobra Kai (YouTube Red, 2018) is an American comedy-drama web television series created by Robert Mark Kamen, based on The Karate Kid film series. 34 years after being defeated by Daniel LaRusso ...more

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Maddie Hasson, Missi Pyle, Sarah Desjardins Impulse (YouTube Premium) is an American drama web television series based on the novel by Steven Gould. With a major chip on her shoulder and no friends, outsider 16-year-old Henrietta ...more

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Michael Stevens, William Brown, Kevin C. Fredrick Mind Field (YouTube Red, 2017) is an American web television series created and presented by Michael Stevens. Based heavily off the YouTube channel Vsauce, the show features documentary-style ...more

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Joey Graceffa, David Hutchison, Eva Gutowski Escape the Night (YouTube Red, 2016) is a post modern meta fictional murder mystery reality television webseries directed by Adam Lawson. After The Savant (Joey Graceffa) invites a number of ...more

1,272 1,079
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Felix Kjellberg, David Storrs, Damon Zwicker Scare PewDiePie (YouTube Red, 2016) is an American web television series directed by Travis Draft. PewDiePie (Felix Kjellberg) encounters terrifying situations and sets inspired by his favorite ...more

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Matthew Patrick, Matt Fowler, Rob Dyke MatPat's Game Lab (YouTube Red, 2016) is a reality webseries directed by Kelly L. King. MatPat and a bunch of other YouTubers take on the challenge of video games but in real life.

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Rhett McLaughlin, Link Neal, Page Kennedy Rhett and Link's Buddy System (YouTube Red, 2016) is an American web television series created by comedy duo comedy duo Rhett McLaughlin and Link Neal. When an infomercial star (Leslie Bibb) ...more

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2Pinnz added Anna Akana, Sean Grandillo, Katie Sarife Youth & Consequences (YouTube Red, 2018) is an American comedy-drama web television series created by Jason Ubaldi. Powerful teen trendsetter Farrah Cutney (Anna Akana), who is the queen of ...more

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Jenn McAllister, Meghan Falcon, Brooke Markham Foursome (YouTube Red, 2016) is an American romantic comedy web series created by Marissa Read, Selyna Warren, and Awesomeness TV. When her older brother Alec (Logan Paul) stops her from dating ...more

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BranklePlays added Lauryn McClain, Petrice Jones, Marcus Mitchell Step Up: High Water (YouTube Red, 2018) is an American drama web television series created by Holly Sorenson, based on the film series. When twins Tal (Petrice Jones) and Janelle (Lauryn ...more

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Harry Shum Jr., Kina Grannis, Eric Ochoa Single by 30 (YouTube Red, 2016) is an original romantic comedy series created by Wong Fu Productions. The intertwining stories of two young adults, Peter (Harry Shum Jr.) and Joanna (Kina ...more

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Dan Avidan, Arin Hanson, Michele Morrow Good Game (YouTube Red, 2017) is a comedy web series created by Jesse Cox and Michele Morrow. An eternal optimist (Dan Avidan) and a miserable slacker (Arin Hanson) recruit a team of misfits to ...more

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Zach Gilford, Sydney Park, Eden Estrella Lifeline (YouTube Red, 2017) is an American science fiction drama series created by Benjamin Freiburger and Grant Wheeler. At an insurance agency that uses time travel to prevent the deaths of ...more

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Eugene Lee Yang, Ned Fulmer, Keith Habersberger Squad Wars (YouTube Red, 2017) is an American reality competition web television series. Hosted by the Try Guys, the show pits popular squads against each other in wild challenges to win the ...more

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Brandon Bowen, Brittani Louise Taylor, Dennis Roady Fight of the Living Dead (YouTube Red, 2016) is a reality web series directed by Kevin Abrams and Michael Shea. Ten well known YouTubers are thrown into a experiment where they must fight for ...more

677 666
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Eva Gutowski, Shelby Rabara, Kayla Ewell Me and My Grandma (YouTube Red, 2017) is an American comedy web series created by Eva Gutowski and Annie Stamell. College graduate Janey (Eva Gutowski) and her grandmother (Rhea Perlman) move to ...more

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Jeana Smith, Jesse Wellens, Timothy DeLaGhetto Prank Academy (YouTube Red, 2016) is an American web television series. The hidden camera series follows PrankvsPrank creators Jesse Wellens and Jeana Smith as they teach Internet celebrities to ...more

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Poppy, Samm Levine, Dan Hildebrand I'm Poppy (YouTube Red, 2018) is a surreal comedy web television series created by Titanic Sinclair. Internet sensation Poppy enters the real world for the very first time and quickly realizes ...more

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Grant O'Brien, Siobhan Thompson, Zac Oyama Bad Internet (YouTube Red, 2016) is a sketch comedy web series directed by Tim Wilkerson and Matthew Pollock. From the minds of CollegeHumor comes an anthology series featuring darkly comedic ...more

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Ryan Hansen, Samira Wiley, Aly Michalka Ryan Hansen Solves Crimes on Television (YouTube Red, 2017) is an action comedy television series created by Rawson Marshall Thurber. Forced to partner up with an air-headed actor (Ryan Hansen), ...more

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Mircea Monroe, Mark Sullivan, Debby Ryan Sing It! (YouTube Red, 2016) is an American situation comedy web series created by Benny Fine and Rafi Fine. When the original executive producer of a TV music competition show is fired, a ...more

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Roman Atwood Roman Atwood's Day Dreams (YouTube Red, 2017) is a reality show hosted by Roman Atwood. Along with performing outrageous pranks, Roman Atwood also gives back to his fans and community in more ...more

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Adam Montoya, Scott Robison, Evan Fong Paranormal Action Squad (YouTube Red, 2016) is an adult comedy animated show created by Adam Montoya, Hank Stepleton, and Michael Rowe. A group of quirky characters fight off the paranormal.

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Anna Akana, Jon Fletcher, J. Claude Deering 12 Deadly Days (YouTube Red, 2016) is an American horror-comedy web television series created by Chris Cullari and Jennifer Raite. The citizens of a California town are terrorized by various ...more

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Daniel Middleton, Dr. Trayaurus, Anthony Vander DanTDM Creates a Big Scene (YouTube Red, 2017) is a British live-action/animated web series. Dan Middleton and his group of animated friends battle obstacles to keep their live show on the

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Quinta Brunson, Maurice Williams, Paul DuPree Broke (YouTube Red, 2016) is an American comedy web television series. Three friends move from Philadelphia to Los Angeles to pursue big dreams while sharing empty wallets.

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We Are Savvy Spencer Barbosa, Annie LeBlanc, Tehya Silbermann We Are Savvy (YouTube Red, 2016) is a reality webseries. Three tween girls make a web show to show their interests, make DIY's, and connect with people around the world.

588 605
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Olivia 'Chachi' Gonzales, Cayden Boyd, Josh Leyva Long Distance (YouTube Red, 2017) is a romantic comedy web series directed by Nico Raineau. College sweethearts Gaby (Chachi Gonzales) and Chris (Cayden Boyd) struggle to maintain their ...more

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Adande 'Swoozie' Thorne, Anthony Anderson, Kasey Brown Lace Up: The Ultimate Sneaker Challenge (YouTube Red, 2017) is a reality competition series created by Ken Mok. Twelve aspiring footwear creators from around the world battle it out to design, ...more

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Cody Owen, Joseph Kenny, Kevin Dean Kings of Atlantis (YouTube Red, 2017) is an American animation web television series directed by Tim T. Cunningham and Mike Saenz. Two deposed, young monarchs of the vast underwater city of ...more

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Colin Furze Furze World Wonders (YouTube Red, 2017) is an American-Canadian web series created by Jeff Copeland and Stephen Sloot. Inventor and YouTuber Colin Furze uses extreme skills to help others with ...more

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Rob Huebel, Josh Robert Thompson, Ronnie Adrian Do You Want To See a Dead Body? (YouTube Red, 2017) is a surreal comedy television series created by Owen Burke and Rob Huebel. Rob Huebel and his celebrity friends begrudgingly join him on ...more

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seewhaticcurious1 added BTS BTS: Burn the Stage (YouTube Red, 2018) is an eight-episode music documentary series that goes behind-the-scenes of K-pop grouo BTS during their 2017 Wings Tour.

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Mariangeli Collado, Lexi Drew, McKenzie Mack Hyperlinked (YouTube Red, 2017) is an American musical autobiography web television series created by Juliette Brindak Blake, Hermine Brindak and Larry Reitzer. The series is based on a true ...more

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Serene Teh added Liza on Demand Liza Koshy, Kimiko Glenn, Travis Coles Liza on Demand (YouTube Premium, 2018) is an American comedy web television series created by Deborah Kaplan, Harry Elfont, and Liza Koshy. The misadventures of a woman named Liza on her quest ...more

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Fruit Ninja: Frenzy Force Ian Hanlin, Cole Howard, Ellen Kennedy Fruit Ninja: Frenzy Force (YouTube Red, 2016) is an animated series based on the video game by Halfbrick. Four new Fruit Ninjas rise to rediscover the long lost art of Juice Jitsu with the ...more

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Run, BIGBANG Scout! T.O.P, Taeyang, G-Dragon Run, BIGBANG Scout! (YouTube Red, 2017) is a reality show hosted by the South Korean K-pop boy band Big Bang. The five members go camping together to create unforgettable memories and reveal ...more

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ChelseyLewis added Natalia Tena, Tom Felton, Sen Mitsuji Origin (YouTube Premium, 2018) is an American science fiction drama web television series created by Mika Watkins. A group of strangers struggle for survival aboard a spaceship heading to a ...more

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Mark McKenna, Ciara Bravo, Joshua J. Williams Wayne (YouTube Premium, 2019) is an American action comedy web television series created by Shawn Simmons. Teenager Wayne (Mark McKenna) sets out on a dirt bike with his new crush Del (Ciara ...more

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Sideswiped Carly Craig, Rosanna Arquette, Chelsea Frei Sideswiped (YouTube Premium, 2018) is an American comedy web television created by Carly Craig and Daniel Reisinger. With the help of her recently widowed mother (Rosanna Arquette) and her young ...more

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Lucid1 added The Sidemen Show The Sidemen

The Sidemen Show is one half reality, one half drama, and three halves mayhem. The seven Sidemen brave experiences rarely seen in striking destinations across the globe, as they strive to conquer the elements with a variety of surprises along the way.

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Best Shot Jay Williams Best Shot (YouTube Premium, 2018) is an American documentary web television series directed by Michael John Warren. The series documents the life of Jay Williams, the newly minted College ...more

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Dallas & Robo John Cena, Kat Dennings, Stephen Root Dallas & Robo (YouTube Premium, 2018) is an American adult animation comedy web television series created by Mike Roberts. Sassy space-trucker Dallas (Kat Dennings) and self-proclaimed ...more

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Sugar Maroon 5, ASAP Ferg, Fifth Harmony Sugar (YouTube Premium, 2018) is an American reality web television series. The show follows a new artist in each episode as they surprise fans who have given back to their communities in ...more

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