YouTube Video Results API

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These are the main YouTube "organic" video results. When SerpApi encounters this type of results, we add them to our JSON output as the array video_results. For each video result, we are able to extract its position_on_page, title, link, channel, published_date, views, length, thumbnail and more.

YouTube channel results examples

Playlist results overview

Playlist results overview

JSON Example

{
  ...
  "video_results": [
    {
      "position_on_page": 5,
      "title": "Return of the Jedi but with Episode 9 Logic - Once Upon a Theory",
      "link": "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZhEOkG6rEr0",
      "channel": {
        "name": "Star Wars Theory",
        "link": "https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8CbFnDTYkiVweaz8y9wd_Q",
        "verified": true
      },
      "published_date": "16 hours ago",
      "views": 138424,
      "length": "7:59",
      "description": "Episode 6 spoof. Luke and the Emperor scene but with lots of lines from Revenge of the Sith and Episode 9.Hope you had a ...",
      "extensions": [
        "New"
      ],
      "thumbnail": {
        "static": "https://i.ytimg.com/vi/ZhEOkG6rEr0/hqdefault.jpg?sqp=-oaymwEZCNACELwBSFXyq4qpAwsIARUAAIhCGAFwAQ==&rs=AOn4CLA4NeUYXgkqwFUf4kbJ1SqVMD1RtQ",
        "rich": "https://i.ytimg.com/an_webp/ZhEOkG6rEr0/mqdefault_6s.webp?du=3000&sqp=CJnPzfMF&rs=AOn4CLDH6mQHQx5BAE_-BnekcOVi4uVTVg"
      }
    },
    {
      "position_on_page": 6,
      "title": "Rey's Force Lightning - STAR WARS: RISE OF SKYWALKER Movie Clip (2019) HD",
      "link": "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AvjwGlvTfe0",
      "channel": {
        "name": "JoBlo Movie Trailers",
        "link": "https://www.youtube.com/user/joblomovienetwork",
        "verified": true
      },
      "published_date": "56 minutes ago",
      "views": 810,
      "length": "3:13",
      "description": "Rey's Force Lightning - STAR WARS: RISE OF SKYWALKER Movie Clip (2019) HD CLIP DESCRIPTION: Ray (Daisy Ridley) ...",
      "extensions": [
        "New"
      ],
      "thumbnail": {
        "static": "https://i.ytimg.com/vi/AvjwGlvTfe0/hqdefault.jpg?sqp=-oaymwEZCNACELwBSFXyq4qpAwsIARUAAIhCGAFwAQ==&rs=AOn4CLAvR_J9IOvGPzRU2Zh5OFh__ZGyJw",
        "rich": "https://i.ytimg.com/an_webp/AvjwGlvTfe0/mqdefault_6s.webp?du=3000&sqp=COfhzfMF&rs=AOn4CLBAInzBwJGM_cDKg0ynEInIEEp8HQ"
      }
    },
    {
      "position_on_page": 7,
      "title": "Star Wars: The Clone Wars | Official TV Spot | Disney+",
      "link": "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l77BI2VhmzA",
      "channel": {
        "name": "Star Wars",
        "link": "https://www.youtube.com/user/starwars",
        "verified": true
      },
      "published_date": "1 day ago",
      "views": 447024,
      "length": "1:01",
      "description": "After leaving the Jedi Order, Ahsoka Tano finds herself in the underworld of Coruscant where she befriends aspiring pilot Trace ...",
      "extensions": [
        "New"
      ],
      "thumbnail": {
        "static": "https://i.ytimg.com/vi/l77BI2VhmzA/hqdefault.jpg?sqp=-oaymwEZCNACELwBSFXyq4qpAwsIARUAAIhCGAFwAQ==&rs=AOn4CLCeyAsXGUT-8c3P6cBDkhjeZgY5-A",
        "rich": "https://i.ytimg.com/an_webp/l77BI2VhmzA/mqdefault_6s.webp?du=3000&sqp=CJDazfMF&rs=AOn4CLAeLegpuxIVPkXTgQnfGGOTuJti2w"
      }
    },
    {
      "position_on_page": 8,
      "title": "Inside the Pasaana Chase | Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker",
      "link": "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yYmJxBGfgXM",
      "channel": {
        "name": "Star Wars",
        "link": "https://www.youtube.com/user/starwars",
        "verified": true
      },
      "published_date": "2 days ago",
      "views": 37321,
      "length": "1:16",
      "description": "In this exclusive clip from The Skywalker Legacy, an in-depth documentary on the making of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, ...",
      "extensions": [
        "New"
      ],
      "thumbnail": {
        "static": "https://i.ytimg.com/vi/yYmJxBGfgXM/hqdefault.jpg?sqp=-oaymwEZCPYBEIoBSFXyq4qpAwsIARUAAIhCGAFwAQ==&rs=AOn4CLALIgNa_jkp32ABumg65eMDnmPMIQ",
        "rich": "https://i.ytimg.com/an_webp/yYmJxBGfgXM/mqdefault_6s.webp?du=3000&sqp=CNqBzvMF&rs=AOn4CLD7FfQc2i_8WmzOU78x6GBnffVrgA"
      }
    },
    ...
  ],
  ...
}