NEW YORK • The Kardashian household of actuality tv have inked a cope with Disney and can launch new content material subsequent 12 months on the leisure large’s Hulu and Star streaming subsidiaries, the platforms stated final Thursday.
Disney didn’t give particulars concerning the venture, which household matriarch Kris Jenner stated in a tweet was a “multi-year partnership”.
Content material created by the Kardashians might be accessible in america on Hulu, and in markets overseas will stream on Star, Disney’s new subscription video service launching in February.
It’s a strategic shift for the Kardashians, who lately left cable tv – which is declining in america – for a streaming platform, because the medium turns into more and more widespread.
Maintaining Up With The Kardashians (2007 to current), the programme which made the household well-known, has been broadcast on cable channel E!, a part of NBCUniversal.
In September, the household stated the programme would finish early subsequent 12 months after 20 seasons, nearly 14 years after its debut.
The present follows the Kardashians of their every day lives as they navigate household dramas, together with falling-outs between sisters Kim, Kourtney, Khloe, Kendall and Kylie.
By constructing profitable cosmetics corporations off their TV fame, Kim’s fortune is now estimated by Forbes journal at US$780 million (S$1.04 billion), whereas Kylie is estimated to be value US$700 million.