‘KUWTK’: Ryan Seacrest Reveals If There Will Be More Kardashian Spinoffs After the Show Ends
It’s the end of an era. After over a decade on our tv screens, Keeping Up with the Kardashians is officially ending. But what does that mean for the show’s numerous spinoffs? KUWTK created an empire and a number of other television shows. So will the spinoffs keep coming or are the Kardashian/Jenners done with tv for good?
Kim Kardashian announces the end of ‘KUWTK’
Kim Kardashian West took to Instagram to announce the end of the iconic reality show.
“To our amazing fans -It is with heavy hearts that we’ve made the difficult decision as a family to say goodbye to Keeping Up with the Kardashians,” she wrote.
“After what will be 14 years, 20 seasons, hundreds of episodes and numerous spinoff shows, we are beyond grateful to all of you who’ve watched us for all of these years – through the good times, the bad times, the happiness, the tears, and the many relationships and children. We’ll forever cherish the wonderful memories and countless people we’ve met along the way.
She went on to thank everyone who has been a part of the show, Ryan Seacrest for believing in her family, her production team at Bunim/Murray, and E!
“Without Keeping Up with The Kardashians, I wouldn’t be where I am today,” she continued. “I am so incredibly grateful to everyone who has watched and supported me and my family these past 14 incredible years. This show made us who we are and I will be forever in debt to everyone who played a role in shaping our careers and changing our lives forever.”
Will there be more spinoffs?
After KUWTK premiered, people became obsessed with the family and wanted to see more of them. Because of this growing fascination with the reality stars, several spinoffs were created including, Kourtney & Kim Take New York, Kourtney & Kim Take Miami, Life of Kylie, Khloé & Lamar, Kourtney & Khloé Take Miami, Kourtney & Khloé Take The Hamptons, Dash Dolls, Rob & Chyna, and several others.
Though the end of KUWTK doesn’t necessarily mean that fans won’t be getting any more spinoffs, the Kardashians haven’t spoken about it with their production team yet.
“I don’t know the answer to that,” Ryan Seacrest, who was the executive producer on the show, told Entertainment Tonight when asked about spinoffs. “We have not crossed that bridge yet. I do know that the family is so grateful for having the opportunity at E! and having people ride along with them through relationships, and pregnancies, and separations, and breakups.”
If the Kardashian/Jenners do decide to do more spinoffs, it might not be for a while as the family is focused on living a more private life for the time being.
“We were trading texts and emails after the announcement, and you look back at 14 years and 20 seasons of a camera in your life and think about that, at some point you’re gonna say, ‘You know, we did it. We had a great run. We’re gonna live with a little more privacy in our lives.’ And I think they just felt like now is the time to do it,” Seacrest said.