YouTube,Mobile app,Subscription business model,YouTube Red

YouTube Kids gets its own original shows

February 13, 2017
in Kids

YouTube Kids, the app offering a curated selection of age-appropriate videos sourced from YouTube, is launching its own original programming, the company announced today. The four new shows are a part of the YouTube Red subscription service, and were created with the kids’ app in mind. This is also the first time that YouTube Red has invested in creators who are making original shows designed for family audiences, says YouTube. The series come from established creators, including DanTDM , Joe and Cody of TheAtlanticCraft, tween music act L2M, and Fruit Ninja. The shows will launch this spring on the service, while others are in development for premieres throughout the year. Now two years old, YouTube Kids aims to offer a safer alternative to YouTube’s larger video network. Until its arrival, many...

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