Tuesday, May 22, 2018

YouTube Renews 'Step Up: High Water' for Season 2

YouTube has today renewed its original drama series Step Up: High Water for a second season. The new season will also feature 10 episodes and debut in 2019. The online platform has also confirmed today that its subscription service will be renamed to YouTube Premium.

Based on the film franchise of the same name, the drama stars Naya Rivera, Ne-Yo, Faizon Love, Lauryn McClain, Petrice Jones, Marcus Mitchell, Jade Chynoweth, Carlito Olivero, Terrence Green, Eric Graise and Kendra Oyesanya.

Holly Sorensen created the drama. She executive produces with Channing Tatum, Jenna Dewan, Adam Shankman, Jennifer Gibgot and Meredith Milton. Lionsgates Television produces.

"With Step Up: High Water, we wanted to create a dramatic series that reflects the world where the YouTube audience lives - it's diverse, vibrant and authentic," said Susanne Daniels, Global Head of Original Content, YouTube. "The energy from the talented teams in front of and behind the camera brought this dance drama to life and pulled viewers in right from the start. We look forward to working with Lionsgate, Holly Sorensen and the full ensemble of actors, choreographers, writers, directors and creative minds behind this series for another exciting season."