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YouTube Red Hits Top of Digital Originals Chart with ‘Cobra Kai’

17 May, 2018

YouTube Red took the top spot on the digital originals chart the week ended May 12 with “Cobra Kai,” according to our Demand Expressions data. “Cobra Kai,” a sequel series to the classic The Karate Kid movie, shot up to No. 1 in the US with a whopping 154% increase in demand from its premier week, when it debuted in the top 10 at No. 6. Demand for “Cobra Kai” was so great that it also popped up at No. 5 on the overall TV shows chart – ahead of even “The Game of Thrones.”

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