YouTube Schedules Original Shows, Movies for New Paid Service

  • Online stars PewDiePie, Lilly Singh feature in new videos
  • Test of young-viewer willingness to pay for Web entertainment

Lilly Singh.

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Google’s YouTube will release the first batch of shows from a new original programming drive on Feb. 10, offering three movies and an adventure series designed to lure customers to its $9.99-a-month subscription service.

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