In February 2004, Seacrest became host of Los Angeles radio station KIIS's morning show, replacing long-time host Rick Dees. announced a three-year, million deal for Seacrest to host and produce various programs, including E! Seacrest produces the hit series Keeping Up with the Kardashians, the highest-rated show on the E!
network, and the spin-offs Khloe and Lamar, Kourtney and Kim Take New York and Kourtney and Khloe Take Miami.
The company has suspended its dividend until the process is concluded, it said.
In a separate statement, Rent-A-Center said it lost an adjusted million, or 15 cents a share, versus earnings of .9 million, or 11 cents a share, in the year-ago period.
Seacrest is known for hosting the competition show American Idol, the syndicated countdown program American Top 40, and the KIIS-FM morning radio show On Air with Ryan Seacrest. At age 16, while still attending high school, Seacrest won an internship at WSTR (FM), in Atlanta, with Tom Sullivan, who trained him in the many aspects of radio.In 1993, Seacrest hosted the first season of ESPN's Radical Outdoor Challenge.He also hosted three kids' game shows, Gladiators 2000 from 1994–96 (a spinoff of the television show, American Gladiators), Wild Animal Games in 1995, and Click in 1997.Seacrest is in a Los Angeles studio while a team of helpers including Kellie Pickler and Ross Mathews will arrive at the front door of people across the United States.
“Everyone from David Beckham to Justin Bieber is helping us out on this show,” says Seacrest.
American Idol went on to success, putting Seacrest in the national spotlight. When the show increased in popularity, seen by some 26 million viewers weekly, Seacrest became recognizable around the world.