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YouTube winds down Originals to focus on creator content

January 21, 2022

YouTube said it would shut down its Originals in favour of unscripted, creator-led content.

Originals has been part of the company’s Premium services to challenge major streaming providers such as Netflix.

However, with the decision of departure of Originals lead Susanne Daniels the company has decided to shut down operations.

Daniels oversaw the creation of unique programs such as Cobra Kai for Originals which subscribers could access for $9.99 per month.

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