'19 Kids and Counting' Season finale: The courtship of Jessa Duggar and a ton of money

It's already the season finale of"19 Kids and Counting." Yes, we know. That was a fast season. We'll have to wait a few more months for more Michelle and Jim Bob, but tonight, we'll finally get to see the Duggar Family Flea Market finish up... and maybe more. Throughout the last couple of episodes, Jim Bob has been working towards selling off a bunch of old stuff from their storage units, with all profits going to the Arkansas Children's Hospital NICU (where Kid 19 Josie was cared for during her first couple of months.) They wanted to raise $10,000 -- a lofty goal. Will they make it?Jim Bob and Michelle bring the family together, and Jim Bob says some auctioneers have agreed to work for free, and the local radio station, with Big Dan the DJ (advertising) and police (parking) are donating time to help out as well. They ask the community to donate items to add to their already...

'19 Kids and Counting': A brand new engagement is announced

On tonight's back to back episodes of"19 Kids and Counting," we meet the Tennessee mirror images of the Duggars, their family friends, the Bates family. They also have 19 kids (but maybe they don't want cameras in their house.)And if you thought perhaps we'd meet Jessa's beau Ben tonight, wonk wonk. No. One of the Bates girls, Erin, is newly engaged to young Chad Paine. And an engagement gets Michelle and Jim Bob to thinking about their own girls and marrying them off. The Bates and Duggar women (about a dozen total) decide to go camping, leaving the menfolk with the little ones and boys (nothing like some clips of baby Josie on rollerblades on a tile floor to feel fine about this decision.) The women pack up 15 sleeping bags, 4 tents and 10 pounds of food for just a day. They set up in a beautiful field next to a lovely lake on a friend's private property (even if...