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Wayne is YouTube Premium's next binge-watching hit

The world of "Peak TV" has given fans a nearly endless supply of shows to watch on any given night, but with new streaming services and programs popping up all the time, it can be hard for series to stand out in such a crowded entertainment landscape. Surprisingly, YouTube Premium is...

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 5:39pm

Will there be a Wayne season 2 on YouTube Premium?

Things are looking pretty good for YouTube's new action-comedy series Wayne. The series has received rave reviews from critics and has already amassed more than 10 million views for its first episode, which means fans are clearly digging the show. But will there be a Wayne season 2 on YouTube...

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 11:28am

‘I’m gonna be dead or in prison within the next 12 hours’

Joseph Anthony Pacini, 52, of Clifton Heights, who posted bizarre Youtube videos threatening police officers and FBI agents, was killed in Delaware County during a confrontation with police officers on Tuesday night. Pacini, who was apparently mentally ill, was fatally shot by police officers...

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 2:32pm

What the hell is the Baby Shark song and why is it going viral?

It’s so catchy! Those infernal “doo doo doo doo doo doo’s” remain engraved in our brains. The song is No. 32 on Billboard’s Hot 100. It accumulated over 20.8 million streams according to Nielsen music, in addition to its unbelievable 2.1 billion views on YouTube. How...

Thursday, January 10, 2019 - 1:48pm

Overthinking with Kat and June is the true Broad City successor

With the final season of Broad City set to premiere next month on Comedy Central, fans of Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson’s quirky, poignant and female-centric sense of humor may be wondering what else out there might offer them something comparable. Look no further than Overthinking...

Tuesday, December 18, 2018 - 1:53pm

Adam Pally and Sam Richardson have Run The Jewels to thank for Champaign ILL

Adam Pally and Sam Richardson, the two comedy actors behind YouTube Premium’s new series Champaign ILL, are best known for their respective work with other teams or duos. For Pally, it’s the cult favorite series Happy Endings, which ran on for three seasons at ABC, was prematurely...

Monday, December 10, 2018 - 1:46pm

Forget the holiday specials, you can stream free movies on YouTube

Family time in this day and age can mean a lot of different things, but it's common to see your uncle Tim showing your aunt Susie all the selfies he's taken behind his boss' back. Or, your cousin demonstrating how Snapchat filters work to an audience of seniors (looking at you, Grandma...

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 11:59am

Everything you need to know about the Origin YouTube Premium series

From the Purge film series and Jordan Peele’s Get Out to television programs like Netflix’s The Haunting of Hill House, horror is having a moment. Now the Origin YouTube Premium series is hoping to cash in on this pop cultural zeitgeist with as the service's latest offering,...

Monday, November 12, 2018 - 5:10pm

OMG: Irish language used to hide porn on YouTube

A group of YouTube users have managed to bypass the video-sharing website’s no sexually explicit content policy – by posting pornography under Irish language titles. Maitiú Ó Coimín, a journalist with Irish-language news service Tuairisc (“Report”), made the discovery...

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 4:07pm

Deadpool writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick on Wayne, Cobra Kai and the power of YouTube

Having penned the scripts for Deadpool, Zombieland and so many other hits, Hollywood scribes Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick know the keys to making a great action comedy. The duo is getting another crack at the genre while serving as executive producers for the new YouTube Premium series Wayne, which...

Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 5:02pm

How does 'Museo’s' director feel about the film being released on YouTube?

Museo director Alonzo Ruizpalacios has opened up about the upcoming release of the heist/thriller/road movie on YouTube, insisting that the decision to go with the digital platform was a no-brainer because of their interest in the film being released in cinemas.  I recently had the chance to...

Monday, September 17, 2018 - 4:33pm

The Fire Challenge is apparently making an unwanted comeback

First there was kids eating Tide Pods. Then came the Condom Challenge. The latest dangerous trend to gain some traction on social media? The Fire Challenge — and yes, it’s as terrifying (and stupid) as it sounds. A 12-year-old Detroit girl was hospitalized with severe burns after she...

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 2:36pm

Everything to know about KSI: the YouTuber fighting Logan Paul next month

Even if you don’t use YouTube all that much, you’ve definitely heard of Logan Paul, whose controversial "suicide forest" vlog caused a stream of backlash this past spring. And next month, Paul is facing off against fellow YouTuber KSI in an amateur boxing match. The match is...

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 5:28pm

Liza Koshy and David Dobrik: Fast facts about the famous YouTubers and their viral break-up

YouTube stars Liza Koshy and David Dobrik shocked fans when they announced their break-up on Monday. According to The Sun, they were dubbed the "Posh and Becks" of the YouTube sphere (that’s social media slang for Victoria and David Beckham), and they made their split public the...

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 3:15pm

Everything you need to know about the new YouTube Music streaming service

YouTube will launch a new music streaming service called YouTube Music to provide users with another option for people to stream their favorite tunes. YouTube Music streaming service will offer users access to thousands of playlists, millions of songs, albums and artist radio stations. While many...

Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 3:18pm

In weird but exciting news, one YouTuber sent garlic bread into space

YouTuber Tom Scott has over 1.1 million subscribers. He’s launched an entire fireworks display at once, explored a European city with no street names and underwent Royal Air Force pilot training to sustain g-force pressures. And in his latest video, Scott decided to eat space garlic...

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 12:08pm

Get the basic skills every modern man needs with these YouTube tutorials

Look, we're all friends here. As much bluster as we'd like to blow into our own sails by saying we can tackle projects around the house without instructions — or even tie a necktie on our own — most of us need some sort of guide to make sure we don't look...

Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 5:03pm

PragerU: What you need to know about the right-wing YouTube channel

It sounds like a very modern thriller: An online educational video site is turning millennials into conservatives, Mother Jones reports. There are no degrees at PragerU (Prager University), but there are more than 300 bite-sized videos with chipper hosts and vivid graphics, ideal for...

Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 5:28pm

Wiz Khalifa is now king of YouTube with the most viewed video

Sorry, Psy, you have been dethroned. The video for “See You Again,” by Wiz Khaflia with Charlie Puth, just replaced “Gangnam Style” as the most-viewed YouTube video of all time. The Khalifa song is now at 2.896 billion views — a hair above Psy’s 2.894. Even...

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 12:16pm

Google tightens measures to remove extremist content on YouTube

 Google will implement more measures to identify and remove terrorist or violent extremist content on its video sharing platform YouTube, the company said in a blog post on Sunday. Google said it would take a tougher position on videos containing supremacist or inflammatory religious content...

Monday, June 19, 2017 - 12:32pm