Disney Is Giving PewDiePie His Own Network

YouTube star will recruit like-minded creators

The most popular star on YouTube is getting his own network.

With the backing of Disney-owned Maker Studios, Felix Kjellberg, best known as PewDiePie, will create his own multichannel network called Revelmode. Just like Howard Stern did 12 years ago when he left terrestrial radio for his own satellite network, Kjellberg becomes the first YouTube star to get his own network.

"We're thrilled to be doubling down with Felix," said Courtney Holt, evp and head of Maker Studios.

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