LAS VEGAS — Online video superstars The Fine Brothers nabbed an inaugural IAWTV award at the recent CES show for their latest Web series Kids React, which has been generating about 1 million views per episode for each of the 45 episodes so far. We caught up with Ben and Rafi Fine, the creators of the show at CES.
The Fine Brothers are making money on the show via the YouTube partner program, they said. They are also launching a scripted 42-episode weekly narrative sitcom as part of YouTube's new original channels initiative. At the IAWTV awards, Kids React won Best Variety Web Series. In the show, kids age five to fourteen shared their thoughts on pop culture, news and trends.