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YouTube Red is YouTube's subscription service. When it was unveiled last year, the streaming site promised to launch original shows, just like Netflix and Amazon Prime Video. Now we've got a launch date: the first four titles will go live on February 10th – that's next Wednesday.

We also have some more details on them.

They all star people who run YouTube channels. The most high profile is 'Scare PewDiePie', which stars PewDiePie, one of the highest-earning YouTube stars in the world. The premise? It's a reality adventure series that sees PewDiePie dropped into "terrifying situations inspired by his favourite video games". (For the uninitiated, PewDiePie has made his fortune by filming himself commenting on himself playing video games.)

It has some major talent behind it though. It's made by the producers of hit zombie series 'The Walking Dead'. So expect the budget to exceed that of his usual bedroom-based videos.

There are also three feature-length titles. One is 'A Trip to Unicorn Island', which follows YouTuber Lily Singh on a 26-city world tour.

'Dance Camp' promises to tell "an amazing story of unlikely friendships" through the power of dance, and is made by the team behind the YouTube channel Awesomeness TV.

Finally, 'Lazer Team' is an action comedy from the people behind Rooster Teeth, which sees aliens invade earth.

However, it remains to be seen whether YouTube stars can replicate the same success in the more traditional formats of film and TV.

YouTube Red is yet to launch in the UK. It offers ad-free access to all YouTube videos and the ability to download videos. Subscribers can also select an audio-only mode for music videos, and access the full Google Play Music library. It costs $9.99 a month.

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