Robert Kyncl, YouTube's chief business officer, said in November that many of his originals currently available to YouTube Premium subscribers will soon be available for free. They contain a mix of films (The thinning out, Viper Club), Reality shows with YouTubers (Scare PewDiePie, Prank academy), Series (Wayne, pulse) and documentation (BTS Burn the Stage, Ariana Grande: Dangerous women's diaries).
It has been the biggest hit Cobra Kai, on Karate Kid reboot is one of the few shows to be renewed and is now scheduled for a third season Bloomberg, But this is a smaller series that has spoken out against stars and expensive CGI sets for sheer nostalgia. At some point, all originals will supposedly reach YouTube for free.
What seems to be no gambling on YouTube is a Amazon-style Tentpole Lord of the rings Series. It also does not seem particularly important that Netflix provide an original $ 12 billion budget.
Apart from the two ax shows Bloomberg Namen, YouTube denies the rest of his report and refers to a list of upcoming global productions that will be released in the coming weeks. A new ad-supported programming model will also be launched by the end of the year.
It's not that YouTube mother Google does not have the money, but that did not stop others from failing. The streaming wars are littered with victims, Yahoo! Seecast and Target Ticket screen from Comcast. It seems that YouTube has decided to leave the battlefield before it gets even closer with the introduction of Apple and Disney's corresponding services.
Update 03/25 12PM ET: YouTube has since then elements of Bloomberg Report. This article has been updated according to the answer.