19-YEAR-OLD COSMETICS MOGUL AND SOCIAL MEDIA POWERHOUSE KYLIE JENNER SET TO STAR AND EXECUTIVE PRODUCE NEW E! DOCUSERIES "LIFE OF KYLIE"
The Eight-Episode, Half-Hour Kardashian Spin-off Premieres This Summer
Los Angeles - April 10, 2017 - E! Entertainment announced the eight-episode, half-hour docuseries "Life of Kylie," premiering later this summer. The show will follow Jenner as she navigates her unique life as an entrepreneur, fashion designer, author, television star, style icon and CEO/Founder of Kylie Cosmetics. "Life of Kylie" will document not only how she spends her professional time but also her personal time, including hanging out with close friend Jordyn Woods. After spending over half her life on TV on E!'s hit series "Keeping Up with the Kardashians," and with over a hundred million followers across Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat, people feel they already know Kylie, but this series will allow her fans and the public to see behind the scenes of her ever-expanding world.
"The last couple years have been such an incredible journey with the support of my fans. This show will allow me to give them a peek inside all of the exciting things I am working on as well as some personal time with friends," said Kylie Jenner.
"Kylie's beauty, business savvy and fashion icon status have made her one of the most famous and successful young woman on the planet," said Jeff Olde, Executive Vice President, Programming & Development, E! "Kylie has achieved so much at such a young age and we know the E! audience will be thrilled now that she is ready to share an inside look at her everyday life."
In addition to being one of the most followed people on social media, a beauty entrepreneur and a global magazine cover model, Kylie was named one of the most influential teens by TIME Magazine. In 2015, she launched the highly successful Kylie Jenner Official App in and partnered with her sister Kendall for the launch of the mobile game "Kendall & Kylie." Jenner also partnered with her sister to create the Kendall + Kylie clothing collection, available in upscale stores in nearly 20 countries. Jenner is also an ambassador for Smile Train and an avid supporter of charities including Children's Hospital Los Angeles and Make-A-Wish Foundation. Kylie launched the #IAmMore campaign to give a voice to her fans who were victims of bullying and raise support for and awareness of the importance of kindness and acceptance.
"Life of Kylie" is produced by Bunim/Murray Productions and Ryan Seacrest Productions. Ryan Seacrest serves as the Executive Producer at Ryan Seacrest Productions. Gil Goldschein, Jeff Jenkins, Farnaz Farjam and Andrea Metz serve as Executive Producers at Bunim/Murray. Kris Jenner and Kylie Jenner also serve as Executive Producers.
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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 scripted series "The Royals" and "The Arrangement." 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 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.
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."