Harriet Ryan and Adam Tschorn of the Los Angeles Times described the reality series as a: "Hollywood version of The Brady Bunch -- the harmless high jinks of a loving blended family against a backdrop of wealth and famous connections".

Kim Kardashian described the beginning of filming the show, "When we first started [the show], we came together as a family and said, 'If we're going to do this reality show, we're going to be 100 percent who we really are.'".

I had seen The Osbournes and thought to myself — because I had formed a production company — I thought we should find something in this vein.

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Keeping Up with the Kardashians (often abbreviated KUWTK) is an American reality television series that airs on the E! The show focuses on the personal and professional lives of the Kardashian–Jenner blended family.

Its premise originated with Ryan Seacrest, who also serves as an executive producer.

Seacrest described the show's success: "At the heart of the series—despite the catfights and endless sarcasm—is a family that truly loves and supports one another […] The familiar dynamics of this family make them one Hollywood bunch that is sure to entertain." In February 2015, it was announced that the show had been renewed for four more years, along with an additional spin-off series, making it one of the longest-running reality television series in the country.

Keeping Up With the Kardashians, including its spin-off series, has become the cable network's flagship show and its most lucrative franchise. " said Lisa Berger, the network's executive producer.

It is often criticized for the high degree of emphasis on the "famous for being famous" concept, and for appearing to fabricate some aspects of its storylines.

Several critics also noted the show's lack of intelligence, and described the family as "self-absorbed" and "desperate" for fame.The series' success has led additionally to the creation of numerous spin-off series, including: Kourtney and Kim Take Miami, Kourtney and Kim Take New York, Khloé & Lamar, Kourtney and Khloé Take The Hamptons, Dash Dolls, Rob & Chyna, and Life of Kylie.The network has also broadcast several television specials featuring special events involving members of the family. The Kardashian sisters began appearing in the media spotlight more often.The significant others of the Kardashian sisters have also appeared on the show, including Kourtney's boyfriend Scott Disick and Khloé's ex-husband Lamar Odom.Caitlyn's son Brody made cameo appearances in the early seasons before joining the show to appear regularly, along with his brother Brandon, and Brandon's wife, Leah.The series debuted on October 14, 2007 and has subsequently become one of the longest-running reality television series in the country.