YouTube Red prepares its first big budget series with Lionsgate


YouTube Red (Google), subscription version of the renowned free Video On Demand (VOD) platform, announced in is preparing to launch its first original big budget series, Step Up, together with US production studio Lionsgate.


The first season of Step Up, an adaptation of the dance movie franchise of the same name, will be available only through YouTube Red and will have 10 chapters. It will be produced by the actors Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan.


YouTube Original Content Global Director, Susanne Daniels, also announced other short-term material such as Rhett & Link’s Buddy System, Vlogumentary, an animated series and an educational one. Besides it renewed Scare Pewdiepie and Foursome and it prepares the film Smoosh, based on the Part Timers series.