Simply as a result of the Kardashians have axed their actuality current, it would not indicate they’re leaving TV screens.
Insiders depend on the family to have an infinite streaming deal inside a 12 months, they instructed Web web page Six — and a provide close to the family acknowledged they’re even mulling starting “their very personal media agency.”
As we reported, the family ditched E! this week after 20 seasons of “Conserving Up With the Kardashians,” partly because of the neighborhood could not maintain with their ever-increasing wage requires.
Now we’re instructed that they are keen about signing a further worthwhile streaming deal with one in every of many on-line giants similar to Netflix, Apple or Amazon.
E! had paid the family $150 million the ultimate time they renewed their contract in 2017, nevertheless with fellow TV titans similar to Ryan Murphy and J.J. Abrams signing streaming gives worth a reported $300 million, they could uncover so much larger paydays on-line.
“There’s more money in streaming,” acknowledged a provide. “And it is worldwide.”
One insider acknowledged that the family is raring about shifting away from their actuality roots to work on a gift very similar to “Shark Tank,” by shopping for and promoting off their newfound reputations as entrepreneurs.
That acknowledged, an insider spilled that after 13 years on the air the family really are capable of take a break from the cameras.
“They’re open to all alternate options,” acknowledged an insider. “However they’re taking some time off.”
The provide who acknowledged they’re considering starting their very personal media agency would not provide further particulars about what which will look like, nevertheless acknowledged it would not be a streaming platform to compete with the others.
Both means, it is clear that the family is using its exit from neighborhood TV as a chance to considerably overhaul its media approach.
A rep for the family declined to comment.