With the announcement of YouTube Red late last year, YouTube officially threw their hat into the original content ring alongside Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime – and, for a short while, Yahoo. Until now, a YouTube Red subscription only bought you ad-free viewing and the ability to watch videos offline, but the first slate of original movies and showsis scheduled to arrive on February 10th.

Boy, this sure must be exciting for someone!

Here’s YouTube’s official descriptions of the content landing this Sunday:

  • 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.

Is it any surprise that their very first original show features PewDiePie? He’s the King of YouTube, and while his brand of comedy isn’t my cup of tea, good on him for making a career out of doing something he loves. And now he gets to make even more money doing even more stuff he (probably) loves.


There’s definitely more stuff coming down the pipe, but further release dates haven’t been released yet.

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