E!’s ‘Keeping Up With The Kardashians’ Returns This Summer With 18 Episodes Bringing Even More Drama
via press release:
Los Angeles, April 6, 2012 – “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” claims five of E!’s Top 10 most watched telecasts, and in an all-new season the Kardashians continue to share their soaring highs and their crashing lows, with the same candor, strength and humor that have made this close-knit group one of the world’s most widely recognized families. Kim has grown closer to her loving family than she ever was before, Kourtney and Scott are preparing Mason for the arrival of his little sister, Khloé strives to spend time with everyone she loves, Kylie and Kendall have discovered new ways to step out from the shadows of their older sisters, Rob is finding his own way in business, and Bruce and Kris go through a rough patch after Bruce reveals that he feels taken for granted. In an expanded season encompassing 18, one-hour episodes, the family sets out to show the world that despite whatever comes their way, you simply can’t keep the Kardashians down. The series, is produced by Ryan Seacrest Productions and Bunim/Murray Productions and premieres Sunday, May 20 at 9:00pm ET/PT only on E!
The season kicks off with mom Kris heartbroken over the recent headlines declaring Khloé is not the biological daughter of Robert Kardashian, Sr. Watching her family endure a spell of stinging press reports motivates this protective matriarch to take action. But her efforts to prove to the world that Khloé is truly a Kardashian once and for all may have the whole family in an uproar.
Over the course of the season, Kim, Kourtney and Khloé come together as businesswomen and move their original DASH boutique from Calabasas to the heart of Hollywood. It isn’t easy for the sisters to agree on anything for their stylish shop. At the family home in Calabasas with his carpooling days over, Bruce misses having Kendall and Kylie at home and wants to spend more time with them. The young ladies are growing up, and have an exciting new job at a major magazine—stay tuned!
When Rob is upset about not having a male role model after the death of his father, Bruce must remind him of all the moments they’ve shared. Meanwhile Kourtney is overjoyed with the impending arrival of her daughter with boyfriend Scott, and is feeling a bit overwhelmed by her delivery options. Her little sister Khloé is doing her best to be there physically and emotionally for husband Lamar, while struggling with missing her family in California. Khloé’s ecstatic when she manages to surprise the whole family by joining them while they enjoy a tropical trip to the Dominican Republic.
“Keeping Up with the Kardashians” premieres Sunday, May 20 at 9:00pm ET/PT only on E!
“Keeping Up with the Kardashians” is produced by Ryan Seacrest Productions and Bunim/Murray Productions. Jonathan Murray, Gil Goldschein, Jeff Jenkins, Farnaz Farjam and Kris Jenner serve as Executive Producers and Melissa Bidwell serves as a Co-Executive Producer at Bunim/Murray.