Simply because the Kardashians have axed their actuality present, it doesn’t imply they’re leaving TV screens.
Insiders count on the household to have an enormous streaming deal inside a 12 months, they instructed Web page Six — and a supply near the household stated they’re even mulling beginning “their very own media firm.”
As we reported, the household ditched E! this week after 20 seasons of “Conserving Up With the Kardashians,” partly as a result of the community couldn’t sustain with their ever-increasing wage calls for.
Now we’re instructed that they’re eager about signing a extra profitable streaming deal with one of many on-line giants comparable to Netflix, Apple or Amazon.
E! had paid the household $150 million the final time they renewed their contract in 2017, however with fellow TV titans comparable to Ryan Murphy and J.J. Abrams signing streaming offers value a reported $300 million, they could discover a lot greater paydays on-line.
“There’s extra money in streaming,” stated a supply. “And it’s international.”
One insider stated that the household is eager about shifting away from their actuality roots to work on a present much like “Shark Tank,” by buying and selling off their newfound reputations as entrepreneurs.
That stated, an insider spilled that after 13 years on the air the household actually are able to take a break from the cameras.
“They’re open to all alternatives,” stated an insider. “However they’re taking a while off.”
The supply who stated they’re contemplating beginning their very own media firm wouldn’t supply additional particulars about what that may seem like, however stated it wouldn’t be a streaming platform to compete with the others.
Both means, it’s clear that the household is utilizing its exit from community TV as a possibility to significantly overhaul its media technique.
A rep for the household declined to remark.