YouTube confirms 100 new “original content” channels

Google are planning to invest $100 million in brand new YouTube channels that are to provide exclusive and original content from a host of media outlets and celebrities.

The 100 strong list of channels are set to be rolled out over the next few months and they’ll be responsible for a weekly offering of at least 25 hours of content.

“Our goal with this channels expansion is to bring an even broader range of entertainment to YouTube, giving you more reasons to keep coming back again and again,” the company announced via its official blog.

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