The Kardashians may be getting their own web channel

Media company Whalerock is creating online streaming networks for such celebrities as the Kardashian sisters, Howard Stern, and rapper Tyler, the Creator. According to the New York Times, the channels will launch in the next few months and will be available on the web and via mobile app, with both paid and free programming. This comes in the wake of Glenn Beck’s success with his TheBlaze TV channel, whose 400,000 subscribers each pay $9.95 a month.

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