E!'s "KEEPING UP WITH THE KARDASHIANS" PROVES FAMILY MATTERS MOST AS NEW SEASON PREMIERES SUNDAY, MARCH 5 AT 9 PM ET/PT
LOS ANGELES - February 2, 2017- E!'s mega-hit series, "Keeping Up with the Kardashians," returns for its thirteenth seasonon Sunday, March 5 at 9pm ET/PT, taking viewers beyond the headlines and into the stories that dominate the news cycle. This season the family welcomes a dreamy bundle of joy, embraces new beginnings and tests their resilience in the face of adversity. As Khloé begins a new romantic relationship, she contemplates mending her strained one with Caitlyn, who has been an important part of her life for more than two decades. After months of distance, Khloe wants to work through their issues in order to get to a better place. Meanwhile, Rob prepares for his most important role yet, and realizes that in order to be the best father to his daughter, he must have a closer connection with his family, even if that means taking responsibility for his own actions. In the wake of Kim's terrifying robbery in Paris, the family bands together to support her proving they can persevere and overcome even the most traumatic and challenging circumstances.
Last season of "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" averaged over 2.5 million total viewers and over 1.5 million P18-49 in L3 viewing. On average, the series ranked among the top three ad-supported cable destinations on Sunday nights among adults and women ages 18-34 and 18-49. Additionally, "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" received nearly 113 million in total social engagements and on average was the #2 most talked about primetime cable series on Sunday nights.
"Keeping Up with the Kardashians" is produced by Ryan Seacrest Productions and Bunim/Murray Productions. Ryan Seacrest serves as the Executive Producer at Ryan Seacrest Productions. Gil Goldschein, Jeff Jenkins and Farnaz Farjam-Chazan serve as Executive Producers at Bunim/Murray. Kris Jenner, Kourtney Kardashian, Kim Kardashian West and Khloé Kardashian also serve as Executive Producers.
Source: Nielsen, Live + 3, Premieres only (5/1/16-11/20/16), Ranks based on weekly average for premiere window (Sun, 8p-11p). ListenFirst, Competitive Industry Portal, Top 140 networks weekly Ranking, Cable, Prime, Premieres only (5/1/16-11/20/16). Total Engagements based on weekly time window comparisons for entire season. All social platforms.
About E! Entertainment
E! is the only global, multi-platform brand for all things pop culture. The network is currently available to 91 million cable and satellite subscribers in the U.S. "E! News" airs nightly on the network and is the leading multi-platform publisher delivering breaking entertainment news and pop culture coverage 24/7 across all digital and social media. E! programming includes popular series "Keeping Up with the Kardashians," "Total Divas," "Botched," "Hollywood Medium with Tyler Henry," "WAGS," and "Fashion Police," 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. For more corporate information, visit www.nbcuniversal.com.
About Ryan Seacrest Productions
Ryan Seacrest Productions (RSP) is an Emmy-winning entertainment production company creating unscripted, scripted and digital programming. RSP produces the E! hit cable series "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" and its spin-offs, as well as "E! Live from the Red Carpet" award shows, Bravo's "Shahs of Sunset" and CMT's "I Love Kellie Pickler." Additionally, RSP produces "Shades of Blue," a NBC drama series starring Jennifer Lopez. The company produced the Emmy Award-winning reality series "Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution."
About Bunim/Murray Productions
Bunim/Murray Productions (BMP) 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" (32 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. BMP's current programming includes "Mariah's World," "Keeping up with the Kardashians," "Rob & Chyna," "Total Divas," "Total Bellas" and "So Cosmo" (E!), "The Real World" and "The Challenge" (MTV), "Project Runway" and "Project Runway All Stars" (Lifetime), "Valerie's Home Cooking" (Food Network), "Born This Way" (A&E), "The Gary Owen Show" (BET), "Earth Live" (National Geographic), "Bill Nye Saves the World" (Netflix), "The Selection: Special Operations Experiment" (History) and "Chachi's World" (go90). BMP has also produced films, including "They Call Us Monsters," "Valentine Road" (HBO), "Pedro" (MTV) and the Emmy Award-winning "Autism: The Musical" (HBO). BMP has launched additional entities including BMP Films, BMP Digital and BMP Latin. Based in Glendale, CA, the company was founded in 1987 by Jonathan Murray and the late Mary-Ellis Bunim, who were inducted into the Television Academy's Hall of Fame in 2012. The company joined Banijay Group in 2010.