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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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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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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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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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
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JacobTubeHD added Levar Burton, Dylan O'Brien, Ed O'Neil
Weird City (YouTube Premium, 2019) is an American comedy science fiction anthology web television series. In the not-too-distant future, the middle class has completely vanished, dividing the ...more
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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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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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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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Adam Pally, Sam Richardson, Keith David
Champaign ILL (YouTube Premium, 2018) is an American comedy web television series, created by Jordan Cahan, David Caspe, Daniel Libman, and Matthew Libman. The show follows Ronnie (Adam Pally) ...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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Serene Teh added 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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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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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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JacobTubeHD added I Am Non
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JacobTubeHD added Analog Trip
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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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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
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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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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