Kim Kardashian shocked fans after she announced on her Instagram that her family's iconic reality TV show 'Keeping Up with The Kardashians' is coming to an end. In a joint statement Kim released on Tuesday, September 8, 2020, the Kardashian clan said they have decided to no longer film the E! reality series. The statement went on to reveal that the last season will be airing in 2021. Kim used the opportunity to appreciate everyone who has followed and supported the series for 14 years. "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 spin-off shows, we are beyond grateful to all of you who've watched us for all of these years- through the good times, and 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. Thank you to the thousands of individuals and business that have been a part of this experience and, most importantly, a very special thank you to Ryan Seacrest for believing in us, E! for being our partner, and our production team at Bunim/Murray, who've spent countless hours documenting our lives.
"Our last season will air early next year in 2021. Without Keeping Up with The Kardashians, I wouldn't be where I am today. 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. With Love and Gratitude, Kim."
The reality series which centers around the members of the Kardashian-Jenner blended family, focusing o the sisters Kourtney, Kim, Khloe, Kylie, Kendall, brother, Rob, mum, Kris, stepdad, Catilyn Jenner, and their extended family, has helped Kim and her siblings and the Kendall household names launch their careers in the fashion and beauty business.
The last season of the reality TV show will air in 2021.
'Keeping Up With The Kardashians' premiered on October 14, 2007.