John Cena, Kat Dennings front YouTube Red original

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YouTube Red is set to bring in animated original Dallas & Robo, voiced by WWE wrestler John Cena and 2 Broke Girls star Kat Dennings. The… Read more

YouTube revamps mobile and desktop offerings

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YouTube is rolling out a number of new features for the mobile and desktop versions of the service, in the latest stage of the video… Read more

YouTube TV expands to half the US


YouTube has rolled out its subscription TV streaming service to 14 new markets in the US, expanding its reach to roughly half of American homes.… Read more

YouTube adds ex-WGN & Fox execs for originals

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YouTube is bolstering its original programming team by hiring former WGN America (WGN) and Fox executives. Jon Wax has been named head of drama, scripted… Read more

Less than half of Americans choose live TV as main viewing method

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Just 45% of Americans say they watch live TV when the show airs as their primary method of watching television, according to new research. The… Read more

YouTube launches in-app video sharing


YouTube has launched new functionality that makes it possible for mobile users to share videos without leaving the YouTube app. The video site said it… Read more

YouTube Red orders Karate Kid spin-off

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YouTube Red is set to host a Sony-made spin-off from film franchise The Karate Kid, which it will name Cobra Kai. The ten-episode, half-hour series will arrive… Read more

YouTube to take further steps against hate speech, extremism


YouTube will soon start to apply “tougher treatment” to videos that aren’t illegal but do feature hate speech and violent extremism, as part of its… Read more

Nielsen starts to count YouTube, Hulu live TV metrics


Nielsen has added viewing data from YouTube TV and Hulu’s new live TV service to its ‘Digital in TV Ratings’ audience metrics in the US.… Read more

YouTube now at 1.5bn viewers as TV viewing surges

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YouTube now has 1.5 billion monthly viewers thanks in part to a surge in big-screen viewing, according to company stats. Speaking on parent company Alphabet’s… Read more