Keeping Up with the Kardashians is an American reality television series airing on E! that premiered on October 14, 2007.
Tabloid queen, Kim Kardashian-West and her colorfully blended family, which includes stepdad, Caitlyn Jenner, are the subjects of this reality series that chronicles their often chaotic domestic life together. Although the family members frequently are at odds, more or less the Kardashian sisters, always support one another in the end.
As of 2016, KUWTK has over 12 seasons and 5 spin-offs.
The show was an instant hit for E! – in its first month on the air it became the highest-rated series on Sunday nights among women aged 18-34 and was also seen by 1.3 million total viewers. The second season continued the success and was viewed by 1.6 million viewers, a 23% increase from the first season.
The fourth season's premiere, The Wedding, became the highest rated episode in the series history with nearly 3.2 million viewers and also brought in the highest rating in the women 18-34 demographic E! had ever had. The second episode of the season topped the success of the premiere and became the new highest rated episode in the series with 4.1 million viewers. This record was then broken for a third time by the season finale with 4.8 million viewers – which also made the episode the most watched broadcast ever in E!'s history.
Bruce and Kris Jenner celebrate their anniversary. Kim buys them a stripper pole as a gift, and the youngest Jenner gets in trouble plaings on it. Kim appears on The Tyra Banks Show. Kourtney deals with relationship drama.
October 21, 2007
Kim and Kris, her manager, argue over the management of Kim's appearances and schedule. Meanwhile, Kris hires a nanny, Bree, who is not as appropriate and nanny-decent as she hoped.
"Brody in the House"
October 28, 2007
Kourtney, Kim and Khloé go to Mexico for a Girls Gone Wild photo shoot without telling Bruce, afraid that he would disapprove. When he finds out, he leaves his son Brody Jenner to look after Kylie and Kendall while he heads to Mexico to confront them. Unfortunately, leaving Brody with his daughters creates even more chaos.
November 4, 2007
Playboy magazine contacts Kris, asking her to tell Kim that they want her to be on the cover of their December 2007 issue. Kim is hesitant at first, but Kris encourages her. To show Kris what a difficult decision it is, Kim proposing trading places and plays Kris' manager and setting her mom up for a semi-nude shoot. Kim gets the skimpiest outfit she can. Kris's best picture is her topless, in an American flag towel/blanket. Kris enjoys the shoot, surprising Kim.
November 11, 2007
The family remembers Robert Kardashian on his death anniversary. Khloé, not dealing well with the anniversary, gets drunk and ends up arrested for a DUI.
"You Are So Pregnant Dude"
November 18, 2007
Kourtney, Kim and Khloé are about to leave for Las Vegas when Kourtney has a pregnancy scare. Meanwhile, Kendall and Kylie ask their dad for a puppy, which causes a disagreement between their parents.
November 25, 2007
Rob gets set up on a date but catches his sisters spying on him. Khloé and Kourtney find out that a homeless man, Shorty, is living behind their store D-A-S-H, and clean up his appearance.
"The Price of Fame"
December 2, 2007
Scandalous photos of Kourtney surface, scaring and humiliating Kim, who already feels like she really messed up with her sex tape.
The family think that Kim is slowly becoming a diva. Kourtney finds shocking texts in Scott's Blackberry.
"Rob's New Girlfriend"
March 16, 2008
Rob falls in love with pop star Adrienne Bailon, a Cheetah Girl, but is left depressed when she leaves for India for three months to shoot a film. After consulting a nutritionist, Kris decides to build a chicken coop so the family will have healthier eggs from chickens they raise themselves.
"Khloé Wants to Act"
March 23, 2008
Despite Kim's disapproval, Khloé decides to pursue an acting career. Meanwhile, Bruce receives a fashion makeover.
"Kris the Cheerleader"
March 30, 2008
Members of the Old School Crew contact Kris: they want her to be a cheerleader. Kris is worried about auditioning, especially after a knee injury. Meanwhile, Khloé has a woman-to-woman talk with Kendall, with help from Kim, Kourtney, and Kylie.
"Khloé's Blind Dates"
April 6, 2008
Kim and Kourtney, worried about Khloé being single, start an online-dating profile for her. Khloé gets angry but goes along with the speed dates. Meanwhile, Bruce teaches Kendall about doing chores and earning her own money but Kendall hires a handyman and takes the money and the credit for his work.
April 13, 2008
After D-A-S-H is vandalized, Kourtney, Kim and Khloé take self-defense classes. Rob considers dropping out of USC to pursue professional modeling.
"Kardashian Civil War"
April 27, 2008
Kim battles against Kourtney and Khloé after she purchases a Bentley. Kris gets drunk with a friend and gets a tattoo. Bruce experiences a mid-life crisis.
"Kardashian Family Vacation"
May 4, 2008
Bruce thinks a family ski-trip to Colorado will ease some of the family chaos, but first it intensifies his midlife crisis as he spends time with guys who are Rob's age. Meanwhile, the family gangs up on Kim, claiming she's not joining in the family quality time. Kim, feeling hurt, leaves Colorado, but an apology message from Khloé persuades her to return. The clan enjoys the rest of their vacation together.
"Kim's Calendar for Reggie"
May 11, 2008
Kim shoots a sexy calendar for Reggie, but Kris distributes it for public sale. Kim gets back at her mom by selling the nude poster from Season 1. Bruce hopes to inspire Kourtney and Khloé, and earn their respect, by taking them to one of his motivational speeches.
"New Perspective in New Orleans"
May 19, 2008
When the girls visit New Orleans for a charity pool tournament organized by Reggie, they meet a family devastated by Hurricane Katrina. Meanwhile, Kris' cousin CiCi crashes Bruce's plans for a romantic weekend.
"Junk in the Trunk"
May 26, 2008
Kourtney, Kim, Khloé, and Rob share their favorite moments and outtakes from the series.
Kris is furious at Khloé when she goes to jail for violating her probation. Kris believes her meltdown might have something to do with the upcoming anniversary of Robert Kardashian's death. Kris talks to her mom about her feelings and visits her late ex-husband's grave.
"Kourt's First Cover"
March 15, 2009
Kourtney hires Kris as her manager after 944 Magazine asks her to do a cover shoot. However, Kris does not do well managing both Kourtney and Kim, who must go to Comic-Con and promote her new film, Disaster Movie. Rob and Adrienne encounter problems when they move in together.
"I'd Rather Go Naked... Or Shopping"
March 22, 2009
Khloé faces pressure about her weight when she decides to do PETA's "I'd Rather Go Naked Than Wear Fur" campaign. Kris and Kourtney confront Kim about her shopping addiction.
March 29, 2009
Kim gets LASIK eye surgery after struggling to see herself in a mirror at a dance rehearsal with Pussycat Dolls creator Robin Antin. Bruce is anxious to talk to Kendall and Kylie about his colonoscopy. Kim performs with the Pussycat Dolls on the Las Vegas Strip.
"All For One and One For Kim"
April 5, 2009
Kim's perfume line causes friction with Kris, Khloé, and Kourtney. Kris, not feeling so connected to Bruce anymore, searches for a common interest with him.
April 19, 2009
Khloé gets a DNA test to see if Kris is her real mother, which upsets Kris. After Rob borrows Kim's car and gets a new tattoo, his unusual behavior causes concern among the family.
"The Two Year Itch"
April 26, 2009
Kourtney and Scott get in another argument after she accuses him of cheating again. Meanwhile, Khloé secretly gets a biopsy for skin cancer, which scares Kris after she finds out.
"Distance Makes the Heart Grow Fonder"
May 3, 2009
Khloé goes to New York to host a fashion show and becomes interested in moving there to open a second D-A-S-H store. Kim's focus on her career forces her to choose between it and Reggie.
"Leaving the Nest"
May 10, 2009
Khloé looks for apartments in New York, which upsets Kris, who does not want her to leave L.A. Kourtney and Kim get Kris a chimpanzee after she expresses a desire to have another baby.
"Meet the Kardashians
May 17, 2009
The family goes on a camping trip to meet Adrienne's family. Meanwhile, Bruce undergoes plastic surgery to fix the mistakes that were made during his treatments in earlier years to fix injuries that occurred during his sporting career.
"What's Yours is Mine"
May 25, 2009
Kourtney borrows Kim's personal belongings without her permission. Bruce struggles with Kylie wearing "grownup" clothes and too much makeup for her age. Rob breaks up with Adrienne and moves in with Kim.
May 25, 2009
Khloé's new boyfriend Rashad McCants cheats on her. Kourtney catches Scott with another girl and starts to think that Scott may not be the best guy for her.
Khloé and Lamar Odom get married. Rob attempts to rekindle his relationship with his ex-girlfriend Adrienne Bailon. Kim realizes she misses her boyfriend Reggie Bush, and Kourtney and Scott try to improve their relationship.
"Scott on the Rocks"
December 13, 2009
Kourtney and Scott find themselves pitted against her family, especially Khloé, because they disapprove of him.
"Hot Cup of Love"
December 20, 2009
When Khloé slaps Scott, Kourtney will not talk to her until she takes an anger-management class. A friend gives Kris a male-enhancement drug and she tries it on Bruce by slipping it into his coffee but Rob accidentally gets that coffee cup and almost lands in the hospital because of what follows.
December 27, 2009
Khloé gets excited when she thinks she's pregnant, but it turns out that she is not. When Kim lies to everyone to get out of doing things, Kris and Bruce get upset, but she may learn a lesson when she lies to Kendall and Kylie.
"Shape Up or Ship Out"
January 3, 2010
Scott fails to take Kourtney's pregnancy seriously, so she threatens to end their relationship. Kris upsets Bruce by not letting him buy a helicopter toy or make any financial decisions. Khloé pays Bruce to do jobs for her. Kris buys a $4000 dress for 1 event and Kim, Khloé, and Bruce play "scavenger hunt" by hiding the dress until Kris gives Bruce his ATM card to buy the helicopter toy. Rob tries to rekindle his relationship with Adrienne after seeing her at Khloé's wedding, seeming to stalk her by calling her 24/7. When he plans to visit her in New York, he receives an e-mail from her new boyfriend that informs him that it's over between them. He's heartbroken but decides to try to move on.
"Must Love Dogs"
January 10, 2010
Dog-non-lover Kim finds herself taking in, and loving, a stray Chihuahua until she must give up "Princess" because of medical problems. Bruce pressures Rob to move out of the house, and he gets a job developing his own skin-care line with Kourtney's help.
January 24, 2010
Bruce goes to a charity event for the Boys & Girls Clubs of America. Kourtney, Kim, and Khloé were set to attend, but to his disappointment, they do not show. He decides to hold a charity boxing event for the American Heart Association and the people they fight turn out to be harmful for them. When Kourtney babysits for a friend, she realizes she is not prepared to have her own baby.
"Weekend From Hell"
January 31, 2010
Kourtney, Kim, and Khloé take a weekend trip to Santa Barbara, California to have one final trip before the baby arrives, but Kim and Khloé leave Kourtney out of everything and get drunk, upsetting Kourtney, who must abstain from alcohol. Meanwhile, Kendall signs a modeling contract and Kylie gets jealous.
"I Want Your Sex"
February 14, 2010
Khloé makes a "love tape" for husband Lamar Odom while he's on the road, but it's extremely non-sexy; Scott and Rob watch it with Lamar, who thinks it's a joke. Kourtney misses intimacy with Scott, but is afraid to have sex because she does not want to hurt the baby. She later takes a Sex During Pregnancy class with Scott, and begins to enjoy sex again.
"Blame It on The Alcohol"
February 15, 2010
During the one-hour special, the family travels to Las Vegas to celebrate Kim’s birthday and attend an important business meeting. Kim bothered her mother for not caring about her birthday, while Scott gets violently drunk. He subsequently gets into a scuffle with his buddy, Rob Kardashian, who is also drunk. Their unruly behavior sets the tone for the remainder of the night. After Kris Kardashian is able to break up the fight, she and Kourtney think that they are able to subdue Scott and leave him in the hotel room to sober up. To everyone’s surprise, Scott shows up to the dinner/meeting where his boss is present. After using foul language, embarrassing himself and making everyone in attendance uncomfortable, Scott gets in an argument with the waiter and shoves a $100 bill in his mouth. The drama continues to unfold as Kourtney ends her relationship with Scott because of his unforgivable actions.
"Delivering Baby Mason"
February 21, 2010
Scott returns to the house to apologize to Kris, but she refuses to give him another chance. Worried about never seeing Kourtney again and possibly never meeting his child, he frantically sends text and voice-mail messages until Kourtney grants him a chance to explain himself in person. She finally reconciles with him, and the whole family comes back together at her baby shower. Kim faints from exhaustion and takes 2 weeks off, deciding that when she does resume working, she will not take on so many responsibilities. After Kourtney delivers her son, Mason Dash Disick, she announces that she will be returning to Miami to hire new girls at the store, as only 2 are currently working there. Khloé says she will go too although she would rather stay in L.A. with Lamar; she compromises that she will not be there 24/7. Scott is also going, to visit friends and open a nightclub. Kris is upset that Kourtney and Scott will be taking Mason along, and Bruce tells Khloé her marriage is more important than going to Miami.
Kim buys a new house after her split with Reggie Bush. Kris thinks Kim is acting too protective of her house, so she decides to throw a house party to break Kim's house in much to Kim's chagrin. Meanwhile, Khloé and Kourtney disagree on whether Scott is welcome in Khloé and Lamar's house after his awful stunts from last season.
August 29, 2010
Kris sets up a blind date for Kim with an Armenian professional athlete. Khloé's family pesters her for Laker-game tickets, which upsets her. When none of them get tickets, they watch the game from the comfort of Khloé's home.
"The Missing Ring"
September 5, 2010
Khloé loses her 7-carat engagement ring and worries that Lamar will freak out, but Rob finds it. Meanwhile, Bruce and Kris fight about the new garage: Bruce feels Kris is taking over "his" only space in the house; she thinks he does not appreciate all the work she has put into their home. The friction makes Kendall and Kylie worry that their parents will divorce, but the parents manage to resolve their petty issues and end up sleeping in the garage together.
September 6, 2010
Kim develops a schoolgirl crush on her new Australian bodyguard despite the fact that they both wanted to keep the relationship strictly professional. Kim drinks a little too much and kisses her bodyguard goodnight. Later she tries to fix the problem to make things less awkward around them. Meanwhile, Khloé teaches Lamar how to swim.
"Botox and Cigarettes"
September 12, 2010
Kim receives another round of Botox injections after Kris says she has lines around her eyes. Khloé goes along for moral support, and Kim suffers the side effects of Botox: the skin around her eyes start turning purple. After this incident, Kim swears that she will never get another injection. Meanwhile, Kris is discovered smoking and Kourtney, Kendall, and Kylie try to get her to quit; Kourtney plots to make Kris think that Kendall is smoking because of her example. Kourtney buys nicotine-free cigarettes (honey and marshmallow) and Kris decides to stop smoking.
"Kourt Goes A.W.O.L."
September 19, 2010
When nobody in Kourtney's family makes an effort to attend Scott's birthday party in Las Vegas, Kourtney house-hunts in New York City. Her family soon finds out, and Kris plots a belated surprise party for Scott. Meanwhile, Bruce struggles with getting Kim's dog, Rocky, neutered.
"Match Made in Hell"
September 26, 2010
When Khloé constantly jokes that Rob is dating her best friend Malika, they decide to pretend that they are. Meanwhile, Kris ponders managing the pop band BG5, and after she decides, she wonders if she made the wrong decision.
"No Boys Allowed"
October 3, 2010
As Mason goes in for his 6-month check-up, Kourtney realizes she wants another baby so her kids will be close in age like she and Kim were, but when she obsesses about getting pregnant, Scott thinks she's taking all the fun out of the process of trying. Meanwhile, Bruce has a hard time accepting that 12-year-old Kylie has male friends, and there's tension when she breaks the rule about inviting a boy up to her room.
"Kris "The Cougar" Jenner"
October 10, 2010
Unhappy about getting older, Kris hires a personal trainer, Storm, to help her get back into shape. Bruce becomes concerned when Storm arrives at the house and starts hitting on Kris, but Kris dismisses his feelings until others point out that she might be going too far with Storm. Kim's competitive nature gets her into trouble when she loses to Kourtney during poker night and is forced to serve her needs for a day.
"Dash No More"
October 17, 2010
Kim meets football star Miles Austin. Kourtney thinks about expanding D-A-S-H by moving to New York but her sisters are against the idea. Meanwhile Scott and Bruce bond, but Bruce still insists on behaving like a rodent to Scott, despite Scott trying his best to change his ways.
"The Kardashians Take NYC"
October 24, 2010
Khloé celebrates her birthday in New York City with her family and friends, while Kourtney continues to weigh the pros and cons of opening up a new store there. Meanwhile, Kris decides she's fed up with Bruce's homebody attitude and leaves him behind in Los Angeles, but Rob gets him to let loose during a night out in a club with his friends and the BG5 girls. Bruce later gets earrings and a haircut. Also, Kim parties with football player Miles Austin (with the paparazzi not far behind), and her ex Reggie Bush becomes jealous when he finds out that she has moved on.
"Junk in the Trunk 2"
December 20, 2010
The Kardashians look back at their favorite moments from the series and view some previously-unaired footage.
Khloé is not happy with Kim's new boyfriend (Kris Humphries). Kourtney gets the family together and things do not go as planned; Kris arranges a family dinner.
"Kim Becomes A Stage Mom"
June 19, 2011
Kim tries to help Kendall with her modeling career, but she pushes her too hard. Meanwhile, Kris, Kourtney, and Scott butt heads over a house key.
"The Former Mrs. Jenner"
June 26, 2011
Kris consider changing her last name back to Kardashian, much to Bruce's dismay. Kim takes action to prove that her butt is real.
"Out of Wedlock"
July 10, 2011
Kourtney contemplates having another child out of wedlock. Kris acts as the minister for her minister's wedding.
"Thicker Than Water"
July 17, 2011
Kris thinks Bruce is losing his hearing. Rob admits to Kourtney why they don't hang out anymore, which is because of Scott.
"Kendall Goes on Birth Control"
July 24, 2011
Bruce is concerned when he discovers Kendall is taking birth control. Kim develops a rash on her body, and realizes she has inherited psoriasis from her mother.
"The Have and Have Nots"
July 31, 2011
Bruce tries to get his daughters to see how blessed they are. Kris' toilet troubles affects her family, mainly Kourtney.
"What Happens in Vegas, Stays in Vegas"
August 7, 2011
Scott goes to Vegas, and Kourtney is afraid that he will return to his old ways. Kylie and Kendall think their mother Kris is meddling in their lives.
"Talk to My Agent"
August 14, 2011
Kris gets mad at Scott when he tries to become Kylie and Kendall's manager, and Kim does not know how to dance so she gets embarrassed.
"The Family Vacation"
August 21, 2011
Kris and Bruce take a vacation to Bora Bora to renew vows and also as a family vacation.
"Getting to Know You"
August 28, 2011
Kris has self-image issues that threaten the anniversary celebration in Bora Bora; and Kourtney tries to get Scott and Rob to reconcile. Kourtney learns the truth about Scott's drinking.
"Trouble in Paradise"
September 4, 2011
Rob feels insecure about not having a career and it causes him to lash out at Kim while they are in Bora Bora. Meanwhile, Kourtney gives Scott an ultimatum and Kris Humphries asks Bruce for his stepdaughter Kim's hand in marriage.
September 5, 2011
Kris Humphries plans to ask Kim to marry him, but an argument between the two makes him wonder if he is proceeding too quickly.
"Kim's Fairytale Wedding: A Kardashian Event – Part 1"
October 9, 2011
Preparations for Kim and Kris' wedding are featured, with a whole lot of drama.
"Kim's Fairytale Wedding: A Kardashian Event – Part 2"
October 10, 2011
Khloé and Kim get into an argument, and Kim disinvites Khloé to the wedding. Kim thinks that Khloé is taking it too seriously, then Kim receives a surprise from her in Las Vegas. The wedding of Kim and Kris is shown. Guest includes Demi Lovato, Ciara, The-Dream, Lindsay Lohan, NBA players, Eva Longoria, Avril Lavigne, George Lopez, Larsa Pippen, and Mario Lopez.
"Kendall's Sweet 16"
December 19, 2011
The Kardashians celebrate Kendall's sweet 16 and Kendall gets her drivers license.
Kris decides to pursue a DNA test to prove Khloé's paternity. Kourtney angers Kim when she takes over relocating DASH & Bruce goes to extremes to get the family’s attention.
May 27, 2012
Kourtney takes her grudge against Kris to a new level. Kim wants payback after Bruce forces her to overcome her fear of spiders, and Kendall and Kylie start working for Seventeen magazine.
Kourtney takes her grudge against Kris to a new level. Kim wants payback after Bruce forces her to overcome her fear of spiders, and Kendall and Kylie start working for Seventeen magazine.
May 28, 2012
Kim starts wearing wigs; Rob hurts Bruce's feelings when he says he never had a male role model growing up; Kris gives in to road rage.
"The Family That Plays Together"
June 10, 2012
Bruce tries to get Kris to sign his son, Brandon, to her music-management company; Kourtney rebuffs Scott's romantic gestures; Kris attempts to get the whole family to play tennis.
"The Man In The Memoir"
June 17, 2012
Kris runs into the man she had an affair with more than 20 years ago and considers arranging a meeting with him. Meanwhile, Kim and Scott hang out together, much to Kourtney's dismay; and Kendall and Kylie ruin their mom's carpet.
"The Dominican Republic – Part 1"
June 24, 2012
The family's Dominican Republic vacation gets off to a rocky start when Kourtney causes herself, Kim and Scott to miss their flight. Meanwhile, Bruce is still at odds with Scott for ditching him at the race track.
"The Dominican Republic – Part 2"
July 1, 2012
While still in the Dominican Republic, Kris wakes up with a mysterious medical condition, and Scott begins to feel like an outcast. Meanwhile, Kendall and Kylie decide to film a family music video.
"Sometimes You Need to Adjust – Part 1"
July 8, 2012
Khloé returns to Los Angeles and deals with increasing demands from her family to spend time with them. Meanwhile, Scott tries to behave when he attends a sweet 16 birthday party in New York; and Bruce tries to reconnect with Kendall and Kylie.
"Sometimes You Need to Adjust – Part 2"
July 9, 2012
Kim is reluctant to talk about her relationship with Kanye West; Khloé continues to feel pressure from her family and must decide whether to travel to New York and attend the opening of Scott's restaurant.
"The Royal Treatment"
July 15, 2012
Scott wants to become royalty on a trip to London and believes he has become a Lord--but fails to realize if he wants respect, he has to give respect. Meanwhile, Kim fills her time in London with public appearances and starts to neglect her bestie Jonathan--who finally confronts her. Plus, Bruce reveals a darker side of his personality when he, Kris and Khloé take a trip to Boston.
"Affairs of the Everhart"
July 22, 2012
Rob moves back in with Khloé and Lamar. Kris thinks Bruce is cheating on her. Rob and Khloé have a fight over him storing his things at her place. Kris decides to meet up with Todd Waterman.
July 29, 2012
Kris can not prove her innocence to Bruce after meeting up with Todd Waterman. After years of not going Khloé makes Lamar go to the dentist and Lamar ends up wanting to go to the dentist every day. Rob thinks he is losing his hair so he buys a laser hair growth tool.
"Mothers And Daughters"
August 5, 2012
The girls urge Kris to visit her sick mother in San Diego. Kourtney investigates water birth. Bruce checks into a sleep clinic.
"Tales From the Kardashian Krypt"
August 19, 2012
"Kardashian Therapy – Part 1"
"Kardashian Therapy – Part 1"
August 26, 2012
Oprah comes to the house to interview the family. Kim’s desire to explore life as an individual threatens her sisters. Rob breaks down during a family therapy session.
"Kardashian Therapy – Part 2"
September 2, 2012
Conclusion. Kim tries to work out issues with her sisters. Kendall and Kylie ask to be homeschooled. Kim joins Khloé and Lamar on a trip to Queens.
"Cuts Both Ways"
September 9, 2012
Kris goes to get her breast implants replaced while Scott considers a vasectomy after finding out Kourtney wants more children. Kim and Khloé visit a fertility clinic.
"Baby, Baby, Baby"
September 16, 2012
In the Season Finale, the family welcomes Kourt's new baby into the world; Khloé looks into why she cannot conceive. Kim freezes her eggs.
"Dishing It Out"
October 28, 2012
The Kardashians show never before seen footage and share some of their favorite moments from the series.