YouTube has launched a new version of its music subscription service in the U.S., Australia, New Zealand, Mexico and South Korea. It includes an ad-supported free tier and a $9.99/month YouTube Music Premium package. YouTube has also announced it will rebrand its premium subscription YouTube Red as YouTube Premium. YouTube Music is promised to launch “soon” in Canada, Austria, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Norway, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.
YouTube has announced its order for a new series on artificial intelligence that will be executive produced by Team Downey partners Robert Downey Jr. and Susan Downey, Network Entertainment’s Derik Murray and Paul Gertz, and Sonar Entertainment’s Jenna Santoianni and Tom Lesinski. The eight-episode hour-long series will debut exclusively on YouTube Red in 2019. Downey Jr. will narrate the series which will explore the impact of A.I. and how it’s transforming the way we live and work.