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The Best YouTube Premium Original Series

Updated June 10, 2020 98.3k votes 40.1k voters 306.1k views95 items

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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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  • 1
    Wayne
    1,746
    522

    Wayne

    Mark McKenna, Ciara Bravo

    Genres (Tv)Action, Comedy

    Wayne (YouTube Premium, 2019) is an American action comedy web television series created by... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 2
    Cobra Kai
    5,015
    1,657

    Cobra Kai

    Ralph Macchio, William Zabka

    Genres (Tv)Comedy, Drama, Action

    Cobra Kai (YouTube Red, 2018) is an American comedy-drama web television series created by... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 3
    Impulse
    1,780
    811

    Impulse

    Maddie Hasson, Missi Pyle

    Premiered2018

    Genres (Tv)Sci-fi, Drama

    Impulse (YouTube Premium, 2018) is an American drama web television series based on the novel... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 4
    Origin
    501
    240

    Origin

    Natalia Tena, Tom Felton

    Genres (Tv)Sci-fi, Drama

    Origin (YouTube Premium, 2018) is an American science fiction drama web television series... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 5
    Mind Field
    2,048
    1,818

    Mind Field

    Michael Stevens, William Brown

    Premiered2017

    Genres (Tv)Documentary, Educational, Science

    Mind Field (YouTube Red, 2017) is an American web television series created and presented by... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 6
    Weird City
    86
    56

    Weird City

    Levar Burton, Dylan O'Brien

    Premiered2019

    Genres (Tv)Anthology, Sci-fi, Comedy

    Weird City (YouTube Premium, 2019) is an American comedy science fiction anthology web... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 7
    Liza on Demand
    481
    452

    Liza on Demand

    Liza Koshy, Kimiko Glenn

    Premiered27

    Genres (Tv)Comedy

    Liza on Demand (YouTube Premium, 2018) is an American comedy web television series created by... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 8
    BTS: Burn The Stage
    2,220
    2,343

    Premiered3/28/2018

    Genres (Tv)Documentary, Music

    BTS: Burn the Stage (YouTube Red, 2018) is an eight-episode music documentary series that goes... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 9
    Furze World Wonders
    865
    914

    Genres (Tv)Reality, Science

    Furze World Wonders (YouTube Red, 2017) is an American-Canadian web series created by Jeff... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 10
    We Are Savvy
    869
    934

    We Are Savvy

    Spencer Barbosa, Annie LeBlanc

    Genres (Tv)Reality, Comedy

    We Are Savvy (YouTube Red, 2016) is a reality webseries. Three tween girls make a web show to...Amazon buy button
  • 11
    Ryan Hansen Solves Crimes on Television
    938
    1,014

    Genres (Tv)Action, Crime, Comedy

    Ryan Hansen Solves Crimes on Television (YouTube Red, 2017) is an action comedy television... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 12
    Escape the Night
    1,981
    2,220

    Escape the Night

    Joey Graceffa, David Hutchison

    Genres (Tv)Reality, Mystery, Horror

    Escape the Night (YouTube Red, 2016) is a post modern meta fictional murder mystery reality... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 13
    Champaign ILL
    59
    47

    Champaign ILL

    Adam Pally, Sam Richardson

    Premiered2018

    Genres (Tv)Comedy

    Champaign ILL (YouTube Premium, 2018) is an American comedy web television series, created by... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 14
    Lifeline
    1,089
    1,225

    Lifeline

    Zach Gilford, Sydney Park

    Genres (Tv)Sci-fi, Action, Thriller

    Lifeline (YouTube Red, 2017) is an American science fiction drama series created by Benjamin... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 15
    12 Deadly Days
    874
    994

    12 Deadly Days

    Anna Akana, Jon Fletcher

    Genres (Tv)Comedy, Horror

    12 Deadly Days (YouTube Red, 2016) is an American horror-comedy web television series created... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 16
    Long Distance
    826
    945

    Long Distance

    Olivia 'Chachi' Gonzales, Cayden Boyd

    Genres (Tv)Comedy, Romance

    Long Distance (YouTube Red, 2017) is a romantic comedy web series directed by Nico Raineau....Amazon buy button
  • 17
    Hyperlinked
    809
    925

    Hyperlinked

    Mariangeli Collado, Lexi Drew

    Genres (Tv)Family

    Hyperlinked (YouTube Red, 2017) is an American musical autobiography web television series... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 18
    Paranormal Action Squad
    892
    1,025

    Paranormal Action Squad

    Adam Montoya, Scott Robison

    Genres (Tv)Animation

    Paranormal Action Squad (YouTube Red, 2016) is an adult comedy animated show created by Adam... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 19
    Fruit Ninja: Frenzy Force
    864
    999

    Fruit Ninja: Frenzy Force

    Ian Hanlin, Cole Howard

    Genres (Tv)Animation

    Fruit Ninja: Frenzy Force (YouTube Red, 2016) is an animated series based on the video game by... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 20
    Rhett and Link's Buddy System
    1,388
    1,624

    Rhett and Link's Buddy System

    Rhett McLaughlin, Link Neal

    Genres (Tv)Comedy

    Rhett and Link's Buddy System (YouTube Red, 2016) is an American web television series created... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 21
    Youth & Consequences
    1,412
    1,652

    Youth & Consequences

    Anna Akana, Sean Grandillo

    Genres (Tv)Comedy, Drama

    Youth & Consequences (YouTube Red, 2018) is an American comedy-drama web television series... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 22
    Lace Up: The Ultimate Sneaker Challenge
    787
    917

    Lace Up: The Ultimate Sneaker Challenge

    Adande 'Swoozie' Thorne, Anthony Anderson

    Genres (Tv)Reality, Competition

    Lace Up: The Ultimate Sneaker Challenge (YouTube Red, 2017) is a reality competition series...Amazon buy button
  • 23
    Step Up: High Water
    1,221
    1,438

    Step Up: High Water

    Lauryn McClain, Petrice Jones

    Premiered2018

    Genres (Tv)Dance, Drama

    Step Up: High Water (YouTube, 2018) is an American drama web television series created by... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 24
    Kings of Atlantis
    797
    934

    Kings of Atlantis

    Cody Owen, Joseph Kenny

    Genres (Tv)Animation

    Kings of Atlantis (YouTube Red, 2017) is an American animation web television series directed... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 25
    Do You Want To See a Dead Body?
    805
    944

    Do You Want To See a Dead Body?

    Rob Huebel, Josh Robert Thompson

    Genres (Tv)Comedy

    Do You Want To See a Dead Body? (YouTube Red, 2017) is a surreal comedy television series... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button