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Anna Akana, far right, in a scene from the YouTube Red series "Youth & Consequences."

OGDEN — For decades now, catty high school politics have been fertile ground for TV shows and movies. (See: “Sixteen Candles,” “Mean Girls,” “Gossip Girl.”) The cinematic tradition continues at Ogden High School, the setting of the new YouTube Red series “Youth & Consequences.”

Having debuted Wednesday, “Youth & Consequences” was filmed in Ogden last year. Over the course of eight 30-minute episodes, viewers will see a number of notable Ogden locations, including Ogden High School, Union Station and Historic 25th Street.

YouTube Red is trying to make an impact in the streaming TV market. “Youth & Consequences” features some notable actors and producers, including YouTube star Anna Akana, Marcia Cross (“Desperate Housewives”), Cary Elwes (“The Princess Bride”) and “Grey’s Anatomy” producer Mark Gordon.

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This isn’t the first time Ogden High has set the cinematic scene. The high school was also featured in the teen-focused films “Three O’Clock High” (1987) and “Drive Me Crazy” (1999).

According to a press release, “Youth & Consequences” was approved for a state film incentive, and the production spent more than $6.3 million in Utah, creating more than 150 jobs.

So, what exactly happens in “Youth & Consequences”? The new series follows Akana as Farrah Cutney, a Regina George-esque high schooler vying for power and influence. When she uncovers a trove of scandalous, confidential information about students and administrators, things get dramatic.