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‘Keeping Up With the Kardashians’ Season Finale Is Most-Watched Episode in Three Years

Long-running celebreality series to return for Season 17 in the fall

The 16th season finale of E!’s “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” finished as the show’s most-watched episode in nearly three years.

The episode, which showcased the fallout of the cheating scandal plaguing Khloé Kardashian’s relationship with Tristan Thompson, delivered 2.4 million total viewers with three days of delayed viewing factored in, according to Nielsen. That’s the biggest audience for an episode of “KUWTK” since Season 12.

Overall, the season averaged 1.9 million total viewers, a seven percent increase from last season. Among adult viewers under 50, the season was up five percent overall, at 1.2 million.

E! committed to five more seasons of its flagship series back in 2017, taking “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” through 2020. The next season, Season 17, is set to begin airing in the fall.

The show is produced by Ryan Seacrest Productions and Bunim/Murray Productions. Seacrest executive produces with Kris Jenner, Kourtney Kardashian, Kim Kardashian West and Khloé Kardashian. Gil Goldschein, Farnaz Farjam-Chazan and Amanda Weinstein executive produce for Bunim/Murray.