You Can Soon Watch YouTube Originals for Free

MakeUseOf | 8/20/2019 | Dave Parrack
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YouTube is making its YouTube Originals free-to-watch. While some existing content will remain exclusively available to YouTube Premium subscribers, new shows and movies released after September 2019 will be available for everyone to watch for free.

What Are YouTube Originals?

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As the name suggests, YouTube Originals are original movies and shows produced by YouTube. YouTube began producing original programming as a way of enticing viewers into subscribing to YouTube Red. Which has since been rebranded as YouTube Premium.

There are some YouTube Originals worth watching, but most YouTube Originals aren’t up to the standard of the original programming produced by Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon. Which is probably why YouTube is now switching its Originals to an ad-supported model.

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YouTube Premium subscribers gain access to a host of YouTube Originals. We've found the best YouTube Originals worth watching on YouTube Premium.

In September 2019, anyone and everyone will be able to watch YouTube Originals for free. According to an email sent out to existing YouTube Premium subscribers, this will apply to all YouTube Originals released after September 24, 2019.


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