The decision to end the show was made by the Kardashian-Jenner family.
Famous families say “With a heavy heart we say goodbye to ‘live with Kardashian’,” the famous family said in a joint statement, Chris Jenner, Courtney Kardashian, Kim Kardashian West, Khloé Kardashian, Rob Kardashian, Kendall Jenner, signed. Kylie Jenner and Scott Disick.
“What will happen after 14 years, 20 seasons, hundreds of episodes and many spin-off shows, we have decided as a family to end this special journey. We are grateful to all of you who have seen us for these years – through good times, bad times, happiness, tears and many relationships and children. We will always cherish the wonderful memories and the countless people we have met along the way. “
The family gave the production team of Banim / Murray and Ryan Secret the E! Thank you, who has been an executive producer on the show since the beginning.
I! Issued an official statement VarietyAbout the end of the monumental show that helps define the network into a destination for more than entertainment news. Over the years, with “KUWTK” as their major unselected series, E! The hit turned into a cabler for reality programming, and in recent years, scripted content was also engrossed.
“E! Has been a home and extended family of Kardashian-Jenners for 14 years, characterized by the life of this powerful family,” the network’s statement read. “With all of you, we have enjoyed those intimate moments with the family. Has shared so bravely that we share in our daily lives. While it has been an absolute privilege and we will remember him with all sincerity, we respect his decision to live his family without his cameras. ”
“Kardashian” has been a huge hit globally for the network, which continually repeats the franchise – and pays a pretty penny for those rights. In 2017, the network signed a mega-deal with the family for a three-year extension, valuing nine figures through the show in 2020. At that time, insiders said Variety Although the renewal deal was “below $ 100 million”, other reports said the deal was worth up to $ 150 million.
“KUWTK” premiered in 2007, and transformed the Kardashian-Jenner family into international superstars and multi-media moguls with a never-ending interest in clothing lines, cosmetics companies, apps, websites and their every move.
When the show debuted, Kris Jenner, known as one of the industry’s biggest businessmen, was known to the public as the ex-wife of OJ Simpson’s lawyer Robert Kardashian, who was married at the time to Katelyn Jenner (formerly Bruce), the show premiered). In 2007, the family became known for Kardashian-West’s sex tape, which focused worldwide attention on the society known as Paris Hilton’s friend. Today, the Kardashian-West is one of the most recognized faces on the planet, and has taken its power to the White House with its passion for criminal justice reform. Kendall and Kylie Jenner were just children when the show first began airing, and are now two of the most powerful – and engaging – influentials in the world.
At the show’s 10-year anniversary in 2017, spoke to Chris Jenner Variety About the show’s milestones and futures. In that interview, she said that when the time might come for the show to end, she says, “I used to just joke and say when Kylie would get married in 20 years, and here we are 10 years later. A decade later.” Who thought we would still be as strong as we are. ”
Famous family members posted on their social media accounts about the show’s ending, reaching hundreds of millions of fans.
Kardashian-West posted to her 188 million followers: “Without ‘living with the Kardashis,’ I wouldn’t be where I am today. I am so grateful to everyone who has spent the last 14 incredible years in these and my Has seen and supported the family, “wrote Kardashian West.” The show made us who we are and I will always be in debt to all who played a role in shaping our careers and changing our lives forever. ” Played. ”