Deadline’s Weekly YouTube Channel Rankings

With the London Summer Olympics  in full swing, this was another stellar week for Team USA, the U.S. Olympic Team’s YouTube channel. It gained 3.1M views for a total of nearly 4M in the week that ended August 8 — leaping 20 slots to No. 6 on’s weekly rankings of Google-funded YouTube channels. Olympics fans also turned to videos on WSJ Digital Network, which gained 1.7M views for a total of 2.5M and jumped 18 spots to No. 10. Another stand out this week: Hispanic pop culture channel Nuevon scored with a comedy video, Colibritany – Mi Sexy Chambelán, as well as an appearance by Modern Family‘s Sofia Vergara on her son Manolo’s web series “Mi Vida con Toty.” The total views this week retreated 4% to 77.8M, with the top 10 channels accounting for 52%. Team USA and WSJ Digital Network joined the group as two channels dropped three slots: Shut Up Cartoons to No. 11 and Noisey to No. 13. (more…)

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