He later initiated the series by sharing the tape with E!
, an American cable network which features mostly entertainment-related programming, and reality television series; the show was eventually picked up.
Khloé, Kim, and Kourtney ventured further into fashion, opening a high fashion boutique Dash in Calabasas, California.
Throughout Kim's early career, she was involved in some high-profile relationships including Brandy Norwood's brother, singer Ray J, and later, singer Nick Lachey."[Kris] was interested in doing a television show and this was in the time that The Osbournes was popular.
Kim's friend Jonathan Cheban and Khloé's friend Malika Haqq have also been part of the show.
Keeping Up with the Kardashians has received very poor critical reviews since its premiere.
However, some critics recognized the reality series as a "guilty pleasure" and acknowledged the family's success.
Despite the negative reviews, Keeping Up with the Kardashians has attracted high viewership ratings, becoming one of the network's most successful shows and winning several audience awards.
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.
And at the time, we had heard that Kris was interested in doing something with the family, so it was me and one other guy at the company.