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YouTube Renames its SVOD Service YouTube Premium, Raises the Price by $2

21 May, 2018

YouTube Red’s makeover comes off of the recent success of YouTube Original “Cobra Kai.” The series came in at No. 1 on our US digital originals chart and No. 5 in the overall TV shows chart for the week ending May 12. The series beat out Netflix’s “13 Reasons Why” (which in the prior week was ranked No. 1), “Arrested Development” and “Dear White People.” It also beat out the “The Handmaid’s Tale” from Hulu.

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