Keeping Up With The Kardashians is an American reality TV show which chronicles the personal and professional lives of the blended Kardashian-Jenner family. It is one of the longest-running reality TV series in America.
The show focuses on Kourtney Kardashian, Kim Kardashian and Khloe Kardashian, plus their half-sisters Kendall Jenner and Kylie Jenner. Kris Jenner and Caitlyn Jenner feature too, alongside Rob Kardashian.
The Kardashians began appearing in the media when Kim worked as a personal assistant for Paris Hilton. She occasionally appeared in her TV series The Simple Life. Kim worked with other celebrities such as Brandy Norwood and Lindsay Lohan.
Khloe, Kim and Kourtney opened a high fashion boutique called Dash, and a sex tape Kim made with Ray J was leaked in 2007. Kourtney appeared in Filthy Rich: Cattle Drive in 2006.
Kris Jenner said of creating a TV show with her family ‘Everybody thinks that [my children] could create a bunch of drama in their lives, but it’s something that I felt I didn’t even have to think about. It would be natural.’
Ryan Seacrest developed the idea and shared a tape of the family with E! The show was picked up not long after Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie announced the end of The Simple Life on the same channel.
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Birthdays and Bad News Part 1
Khloe invites Tristan Thompson to True’s birthday party. Kim receives a scary medical diagnosis.
Birthdays and Bad News Part 2
Khloe has an uncomfortable confrontation with her ex. Kim looks for answers about her diagnosis.
Cruel and Unusual Punishment
Kourtney and Scott ask the family for parenting advice. Khloe plans a trip to Napa to check in with Kylie.
Scott is under pressure to keep Kourtney and Sofia happy during a trip to Finland. North has an opportunity to star in a video.
Have You Met Kim?
Kim prepares for her fourth baby and stars in a music video with Paris Hilton. Kourtney learns someone has been stealing from her.
Psalm is born and Kim plans a vow renewal. Kourtney has to save a vacation when her friends can’t get along.
A memoir from Lamar Odom comes out. Kris worries an old rumour will cause a fight with Khloe. Kim has a press conference at the White House.
Rumour Has It
Kris discovers rumours circulating on the anniversary of her friends’ murder. Kim goes to Costa Rica but can’t leave work behind.
Kim and Kourtney plan a joint birthday celebration for their daughters. Kris worries about Khloe’s obsessive behaviour.
Tristan begins showering Khloe with gifts. Kim and Kourtney learn about the impact toxic waste in a nearby community is having on its residents.
The Show Must Go On
Kim and Khloe are angry at learning Kourtney is hiding parts of her life from the cameras. Kim helps a recent prison leaver with his future.
Cattle Drive Me Crazy
Kris takes the family to Wyoming, but the girls begin fighting. Kendall wants to spend time with Kylie.
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