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YouTube Premium Orders Female Friendship Series ‘Kat & June Think Stuff!’

Building off of the breakout success of their Karate Kid spinoff series Cobra Kai, YouTube Premium (previously YouTube Red) continues bolstering its original scripted programming with Kat & June Think Stuff! (working title) from AwesomenessTV.  Created/written by Mackenzie Yeager (Girl Meets World, All Night) and with Jen Braeden (Awkward, Girl Boss) serving as co-showrunner, the six-episode, […]



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Robert Downey Jr. Will Host YouTube Docu-Series About A.I.

YouTube has placed an order for a docu-series on artificial intelligence produced by Team Downey partners (also spouses) Robert Downey Jr. and Susan Downey. RDJr. will host the eight-episode hour-long series, and it will debut exclusively on YouTube Red in 2019. “Robert and I share a curiosity for A.I., a complicated and often polarizing subject. Our […]

Cobra Kai Earns Season 2 Renewal at YouTube Red’s Dojo

Fans of The Karate Kid had to wait over 30 years for another face-off (of any kind) between old rivals Daniel LaRusso (Ralph Macchio) and Johnny Lawrence (William Zabka) in Cobra Kai, but it looks like YouTube Red won’t make fans wait quite so long this time. Less than two weeks after its premiere and […]

Cobra Kai Season 1, Episode 4 ‘Cobra Kai Never Dies’ Review: Johnny Gets Serious

YouTube Red’s The Karate Kid continuation series Cobra Kai reawakens the simmering 30-plus year rivalry between Daniel LaRusso (Ralph Macchio) and Johnny Lawrence (William Zabka)  — with a new generation of karate kids ready to further complicate matters for Daniel and Johnny. Can Johnny fight his way out from under his father’s shadow and be […]


Cobra Kai: Check Out Unseen Karate Kid Footage, NYC Pranks and a Sweeping Endorsement

With the first two episodes of YouTube Red’s The Karate Kid continuation series Cobra Kai (‘Ace Degenerate’ and ‘Strike First’) dropping today, the streaming service has been turning their promotional machine up to “11” over the past few weeks in some very cool ways. With an emphasis on social media and online promotion, we’ve been […]

[Tribeca 2018] ‘Cobra Kai’ Review: Sequel Series Strikes First, Strikes Hard

YouTube Red’s The Karate Kid continuation series Cobra Kai held its world premiere at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival on Tuesday night, April 24th, screening the first two episodes (‘Ace Degenerate’ and ‘Strike First’) for both attendees and press. Bleeding Cool was able to attend the screening and report back our thoughts on why 30 years […]

[#Tribeca2018] Cobra Kai Teaser: Johnny’s ‘Bad Sensei’ is No Mr. Miyagi

With less than a month to go before Daniel LaRusso (Ralph Macchio) and Johnny Lawrence (William Zabka) reignite a old rivalry from over thirty years ago in YouTube Red’s The Karate Kid continuation series Cobra Kai, we’re getting a look at “bad sensei” Johnny’s “teaching philosophy.” Let’s just say that Johnny’s sensei style is a […]

[Tribeca 2018] New Cobra Kai Teasers Introduce the Next Generation of Karate Kids

For Daniel LaRusso (Ralph Macchio) and Johnny Lawrence (William Zabka), three decades isn’t nearly enough time to heal old wounds — especially for two men whose fates seem entwined in an inevitable confrontation once again. But time has changed both men, and neither are alone anymore in their fight, as these three teasers for YouTube Red’s […]


New ‘Cobra Kai’ Teaser: All Roads Lead Back to the All-Valley Karate Tournament

Following up their release of the LaRusso Auto Group‘s most recent “television commercial,” YouTube Red is reminding fans that The Karate Kid continuation series Cobra Kai is still about martial arts. As we can see from the series’ next “commercial,” it seems the roads that Daniel LaRusso (Ralph Macchio) and Johnny Lawrence’s (William Zabka) lives have taken are […]

Cobra Kai: New LaRusso Auto Group Ad – Daniel Kicks the Competition!

If you’re Daniel LaRusso (Ralph Macchio), you realize pretty quickly that winning the Under-18 All-Valley Karate Tournament will only get you so far; but over the years, he carved out a very nice life for himself. With a loving wife and successful car dealership chain, Daniel seems happy… and he’s turning that happiness into savings, and […]

Impulse: Doug Liman Jumps Back to the ‘Jumper’ Universe in YouTube Red Teaser

With Doug Liman‘s (The Bourne Identity) action drama series Impulse set to have a strong panel presence at this weekend’s WonderCon, YouTube Red has released our first teaser look at the new series that’s set to premiere on the service this summer. YouTube Red’s Impulse panel — moderated by IGN Executive TV Editor Laura Prudom […]


BTS: Burn The Stage: YouTube Red Series Takes Fans Behind the Scenes

With over 800 videos and 10 billion views on YouTube since their 2013 debut, Korean boy band BTS has used YouTube effectively to keep their global fan base ARMY up-to-speed on their comings-and-goings. Whether it’s dropping a new song or video, announcing tour dates or “breaking news” on upcoming television appearances, BTS has proven to […]

Cobra Kai: Johnny Has No Time for “Wax On, Wax Off” in New Teaser

William Zabka’s Johnny Lawrence is reopening the old dojo and taking on a new protégé, both as a way of taking control of his life and to make amends for past family failures. But as much as Johnny looks to be changing his ways, don’t look for this new sensei to take an existential approach to […]

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The Weekly Static s01e27: Tosh Renews, Flair “Wooo”s, and Tons More!

On behalf of every heartbroken soul here at The Weekly Static, our thoughts and prayers go out to the victims of the tragedy at Stoneman Douglas High School, their families and the community. Kinda crazy how it feels tonight, and kinda crazy how you make it all alright. You crush me with the things you […]