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 video results examples

Playlist results overview

Playlist results overview

JSON Example

{
  ...
  "video_results": [
    ...
    {
      "position_on_page": 10,
      "title": "BOBA FETT IS OFFICIALLY BACK, CAPTAIN REX ENDING! - Mandalorian S2 EP1 Explained",
      "link": "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4uhaMCaZOiY",
      "channel": {
        "name": "Star Wars Comics",
        "link": "https://www.youtube.com/user/BesY24",
        "verified": true,
        "thumbnail": "https://yt3.ggpht.com/a-/AOh14GgRxHciuEwu6q3DqPomfS9wIzQLXyMnnkclUg=s68-c-k-c0x00ffffff-no-rj-mo"
      },
      "published_date": "20 hours ago",
      "views": 82216,
      "length": "11:25",
      "description": "HE IS BACK, The Mandalorian Season 2 Episode 1 Review is here and we talk about no only Baby Yoda and Mando but the ...",
      "extensions": [
        "New"
      ],
      "thumbnail": {
        "static": "https://i.ytimg.com/vi/4uhaMCaZOiY/hq720.jpg?sqp=-oaymwEZCOgCEMoBSFXyq4qpAwsIARUAAIhCGAFwAQ==&rs=AOn4CLDnIbp5F2PGsxHyUC8KlP4Ghm5DFQ",
        "rich": "https://i.ytimg.com/an_webp/4uhaMCaZOiY/mqdefault_6s.webp?du=3000&sqp=CJby9PwF&rs=AOn4CLDY8NHADZolp-fnsv1DCAfuYUA_Eg"
      }
    },
    {
      "position_on_page": 11,
      "title": "2020 Portrayed by Star Wars",
      "link": "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L8Sezzl7_zU",
      "channel": {
        "name": "Supercuts Delight",
        "link": "https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCg_s1VNrLoV4cFsH9TKXnuw",
        "thumbnail": "https://yt3.ggpht.com/a-/AOh14GhpsylVb0S_fngM7KPSLXTsrSPIMdLMn3JEyA=s68-c-k-c0x00ffffff-no-rj-mo"
      },
      "published_date": "1 month ago",
      "views": 1488270,
      "length": "7:04",
      "description": "A Parody of Star Wars in which I relate events that have happened in 2020 to scenes and clips from Star Wars. Basically a recap ...",
      "thumbnail": {
        "static": "https://i.ytimg.com/vi/L8Sezzl7_zU/hq720.jpg?sqp=-oaymwEZCOgCEMoBSFXyq4qpAwsIARUAAIhCGAFwAQ==&rs=AOn4CLB1L30hsaHnNpdPrDpEQ31VVwnW4w",
        "rich": "https://i.ytimg.com/an_webp/L8Sezzl7_zU/mqdefault_6s.webp?du=3000&sqp=CMzk9PwF&rs=AOn4CLCOipXxYpZjKuyaNVpBvEToV8tFdQ"
      }
    },
    {
      "position_on_page": 12,
      "title": "STAR WARS THE OLD REPUBLIC Full Movie Cinematic 4K ULTRA HD All Cinematics Trailers",
      "link": "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DCboJ2GizmM",
      "channel": {
        "name": "GameClips",
        "link": "https://www.youtube.com/user/MKIceVsFire",
        "thumbnail": "https://yt3.ggpht.com/a-/AOh14GiaoOuDpAhg9nn5u1XnzTWaKzFbKbFvoc7UuA=s68-c-k-c0x00ffffff-no-rj-mo"
      },
      "published_date": "2 months ago",
      "views": 2060231,
      "length": "23:20",
      "description": "STAR WARS THE OLD REPUBLIC Full Movie Cinematic 4K ULTRA HD All Cinematics Trailers Protected by the legendary Jedi ...",
      "extensions": [
        "4K"
      ],
      "thumbnail": {
        "static": "https://i.ytimg.com/vi/DCboJ2GizmM/hq720.jpg?sqp=-oaymwEZCOgCEMoBSFXyq4qpAwsIARUAAIhCGAFwAQ==&rs=AOn4CLDkMCAaUzMhPRBwHP1np7QHGTtOzA",
        "rich": "https://i.ytimg.com/an_webp/DCboJ2GizmM/mqdefault_6s.webp?du=3000&sqp=CJyO9fwF&rs=AOn4CLAnoaxqwOcQPj2L9ehUC87mgASLCA"
      }
    },
    {
      "position_on_page": 13,
      "title": "Every Lightsaber Duel from Star Wars (Episodes 1-6)",
      "link": "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=esnMDtMysHo",
      "channel": {
        "name": "G",
        "link": "https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-iQfm48s_9f0-2jz_J5KeA",
        "thumbnail": "https://yt3.ggpht.com/a-/AOh14GjGptRYkEfWpQC1dLh2lqvsngvjkC4HgZJIaQ=s68-c-k-c0x00ffffff-no-rj-mo"
      },
      "published_date": "5 years ago",
      "views": 20950776,
      "length": "22:08",
      "description": "TL;DR - Every lightsaber duel in all first 6 major Star Wars films. YouTube is blocking me from adding EP 7] A long time ago in a ...",
      "thumbnail": {
        "static": "https://i.ytimg.com/vi/esnMDtMysHo/hq720.jpg?sqp=-oaymwEZCOgCEMoBSFXyq4qpAwsIARUAAIhCGAFwAQ==&rs=AOn4CLB7OyomBuarjFzmnhwm47bmZjuhbQ",
        "rich": "https://i.ytimg.com/an_webp/esnMDtMysHo/mqdefault_6s.webp?du=3000&sqp=CMyd9fwF&rs=AOn4CLBKG9h-kgYKl0o9IHHLFdHhNpN52w"
      }
    },
    ...
  ],
  ...
}