After Emmy Win for Viral Video Series, 'Kids React To' Creators Eye TV

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The Fine Brothers won the Emmy for best viral video series over the weekend for the popular "Kids React To" series, and now the creative duo are looking to reach a much wider audience globally and on TV.

" " features children and teens who express how they feel while watching funny trending videos or clips of serious topics like bullying and current events such as and .

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Benny and Rafi Fine along with some of the on stage at the Daytime Emmys ceremony on June 23. Fittingly, each kid got to react to the big win:

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The series has become a "time capsule of America though the eyes of the kids," Benny told Mashable.

On the TV front, the duo couldn't discuss whether they are in talks with any networks, but they did share why an expansion to the small screen would be good for television viewers.

"We'd love for a TV version to bring people of all ages together to watch a show that is meaningful and will get people talking and embracing having opinions and communication with one another, which we feel is important in entertainment today," Rafi said Wednesday.

"Kids are smarter than everyone gives them credit for."

The Fine Brothers eventually want to turn "Kids React To" into a global brand, with kids outside of the U.S. also weighing in on viral videos and international issues.

The series on YouTube is just short of surpassing 300 million views, thanks in part to its 1.4 million subscribers who have fell in love with the kids' candid responses.

Although the majority of the series' videos focus on popular web culture and entertainment topics (think Harry Potter, Lady Gaga, Nyan Cat and Rebecca Black), Benny and Rafi are particularly proud of the ones tackling more serious issues such as and as well as news events involving .

"Kids are smarter than everyone gives them credit for, and they're conscious to all of this stuff," Benny said.

Aside from the "Kids React To," the are producing YouTube's first sitcom, .

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