E! readies Bruce Jenner-focused “Kardashians” special

U.S. cable net E! Entertainment is to air a two-part special titled Keeping Up with the Kardashians: About Bruce, in which the family (pictured) discusses Bruce Jenner's transitioning from male to female.
May 4, 2015

U.S. cable net E! Entertainment is to air a two-part special titled Keeping Up with the Kardashians: About Bruce in which the family (pictured) discusses Bruce Jenner’s transitioning from male to female.

Produced by Bunim/Murray Productions and Ryan Seacrest Productions, the first part of the special is to air on May 17 at 9 p.m. EST/PST, while the second installment will be broadcast on May 18 at 9 p.m. EST/PST. The specials are also set to air on E! channels internationally.

In the program, the former Olympian and stepfather to Kim Kardashian and her siblings is to discuss his transition from male to female with his family members. According to a release, “Kris, Kourtney, Kim, Khloé, Kendall, Kylie and Scott speak candidly with Bruce, ask many questions and begin to understand the tough journey he’s been on his entire life.”

As previously reported, E! recently ordered a docuseries following Jenner’s transition, set to premiere on July 26.

Bruce Jenner serves as executive producer on the special, along with Bunim/Murray’s Jonathan Murray, Gil Goldschein, Jeff Jenkins and Farnaz Farjam. Ryan Seacrest is exec producing for Ryan Seacrest Productions, while Kris Jenner, Kourtney Kardashian, Kim Kardashian West and Khloé Kardashian also serve as executive producers.

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