"KEEPING UP WITH THE KARDASHIANS: ABOUT BRUCE" TWO-PART SPECIAL TO AIR ON E!
Honest, Raw, Emotional Conversations with Bruce Jenner and Kris, Kourtney, Kim, Khloé, Kendall, Kylie and Scott Are Captured in the Unfiltered, Exclusive Special as Bruce Opens Up to His Family About His Life as a Transgender Woman
Part One Premieres Sunday, May 17 at 9:00pm ET/PT with Part Two Following Monday, May 18 at 9:00pm ET/PT on E!
*** Please note, at this time, Bruce Jenner is choosing to not live publicly in the media as a woman and will be referred to as Bruce Jenner and with male pronouns in this announcement.
LOS ANGELES, CA - May 4, 2015 - E! will present a new two-part special "Keeping Up with the Kardashians: About Bruce" that captures intimate conversations and intensely emotional moments that Bruce Jenner has with his Kardashian family as they discuss his transition. The special will take an earnest look at the family's struggle to process their own feelings as they work through hearing from Bruce directly about finally living life as the person he's always known himself to be. "Keeping Up with the Kardashians: About Bruce" will premiere Sunday, May 17 at 9:00pm ET/PT, with part two following on Monday, May 18 at 9:00pm ET/PT on E! The special will also air on the E! channels internationally.
In the special Kris, Kourtney, Kim, Khloé, Kendall, Kylie and Scott speak candidly with Bruce, ask many questions and begin to understand the tough journey he's been on his entire life. Through difficult and direct conversations, the family's unfiltered reactions are surprising, thoughtful and ultimately compassionate and supportive. Through sharing their own family's story, the Kardashians are hoping to help other families experiencing the same thing. The special also includes family home video footage that reminds viewers and the family of the special times they spent with Bruce as a father, husband and friend, and serves as inspiration for the memories they'll create as Bruce lives his "new normal."
The special is produced by Bunim/Murray Productions, a company that has documented LGBT stories for more than 20 years, and by Ryan Seacrest Productions. Bruce Jenner serves as Executive Producer, and Jonathan Murray, Gil Goldschein, Jeff Jenkins and Farnaz Farjam serve as Executive Producers for Bunim/Murray Productions. Ryan Seacrest serves as Executive Producer for Ryan Seacrest Productions. Kris Jenner, Kourtney Kardashian, Kim Kardashian West and Khloé Kardashian also serve as Executive Producers.
About E! Entertainment
E! is the only global, multiplatform brand for all things pop culture. The network is currently available to 98 million cable and satellite subscribers in the U.S. Eonline delivers breaking entertainment news and in-depth coverage on television, movies, music, celebrities, fashion, beauty and lifestyle. One of the fastest-growing, most influential digital properties, Eonline is a leader in online video and mobile and a leading entertainment brand across social. E! programming includes core franchises "E! News," "The Soup" and "Fashion Police, popular series "Keeping Up with the Kardashians," "Total Divas," "#RichKids of Beverly Hills," "Botched" and "House of DVF," as well as the network's first original scripted series "The Royals." Additionally, E!'s "Live from the Red Carpet" signature events keep fans connected to their favorite stars on pop culture's biggest nights. E! is a network of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news and information to a global audience.
Ryan Seacrest launched Ryan Seacrest Productions (RSP) in 2006, which has since become an Emmy-winning entertainment production powerhouse creating unscripted, scripted and digital programming. RSP produces the E! hit cable series "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" and spin-offs "Kourtney and Khloe Take the Hamptons," and "Dash Dolls, as well as Bravo's "Shahs of Sunset," ABC Family's "Becoming Us," and CMT's "I Love Kellie Pickler." Additionally, RSP is producing "Shades of Blue," a NBC drama series starring Jennifer Lopez.
About Bunim/Murray Productions
Bunim/Murray Productions is the leading producer of innovative entertainment content. The Emmy Award-winning company is widely credited with creating the reality television genre with its hit series "The Real World" (30 seasons on MTV). BMP continued to innovate with the first reality game show, "Road Rules" (MTV), in 1995; the first reality sitcom, "The Simple Life" (E!), in 2003; and the first reality soap opera, "Starting Over," in 2003. Bunim-Murray's programming also includes "Keeping up with the Kardashians," "Kourtney and Khloe Take The Hamptons," "Dash Dolls," "Stewarts & Hamiltons" and "Total Divas" (E!), "The Real World" and "The Challenge" (MTV), "Project Runway" and "Project Runway All Stars" (Lifetime), "Love Thy Sister" (WE tv), and "Bad Girls Club," "Bad Girls All Star Battle," and "Best Ink" (Oxygen). Bunim/Murray Productions has also produced films, including "Valentine Road" (HBO), "Pedro" (MTV) and the Emmy Award-winning "Autism: The Musical" (HBO). Bunim/Murray Productions has launched additional entities including BMP Films, BMP Digital and BMP Latin. Based in Van Nuys, CA, Bunim/Murray Productions was founded in 1987 by Jonathan Murray and the late Mary-Ellis Bunim, who were inducted into the Television Academy of Arts & Science's Hall of Fame in 2012. The company joined Banijay Group in 2010.