Bringing Up Bates

Thursdays, 9:00 PM ET on UP

30 minutes

(Stylized "Br1n9ing up Bates") Twenty-seven years ago Gil and Kelly Jo Bates tied the knot with no plans to have kids. Fast forward 19 kids later and this tight-knit family, seemingly too good to be true, has a tremendous bond, but are far from perfect. As you will see, when you have a house full of 19 children, from ages two to 25, daily chaos is multiplied exponentially, but so are the joyful and poignant moments that life can bring.

Thursdays, 9:00 PM ET on UP

30 minutes

(Stylized "Br1n9ing up Bates") Twenty-seven years ago Gil and Kelly Jo Bates tied the knot with no plans to have kids. Fast forward 19 kids later and this tight-knit family, seemingly too good to be true, has a tremendous bond, but are far from perfect. As you will see, when you have a house full of 19 children, from ages two to 25, daily chaos is multiplied exponentially, but so are the joyful and poignant moments that life can bring.

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s5e13 Working Up An Appetite
March 30, 2017
The family completes their Basketball court; Carlin and Josie experience a pain-filled escapade when they get their wisdom teeth pulled out.
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Watch Bringing Up Bates Season 5 Episode 12 - Mass-a-somethin'

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s5e12 Mass-a-somethin'
March 23, 2017
The Bates family is hitting the slopes; after ski lessons, the family decides to head down the mountain on their own.
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Watch Bringing Up Bates Season 1 Episode 1 - Meet The Bates

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s1e1 Meet The Bates
January 1, 2015
The Bates' first grandchild causes much excitement for everyone and prompts the girls to plan a baby shower in the series premiere of this reality show spotlighting a family with 19 children living in rural Tennessee.
Series Premiere
Watch Bringing Up Bates Season 4 Episode 21 - And Baby Makes Five?
s4e21 And Baby Makes Five?
October 27, 2016
October 27, 2016
And Baby Makes Five?
Season Finale
Watch Bringing Up Bates Season 4 Episode 22 - From the Couch: Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving
Watch Bringing Up Bates Season 4 Episode 23 - Year End Special
s4e23 Year End Special
December 29, 2016
December 29, 2016
Year End Special
New Year's
Watch Bringing Up Bates Season 5 Episode 3 - A Birthday and a Birdie
s5e3 A Birthday and a Birdie
January 19, 2017
January 19, 2017
A Birthday and a Birdie
Watch Bringing Up Bates Season 5 Episode 4 - Doggy Dilemmas
s5e4 Doggy Dilemmas
January 26, 2017
January 26, 2017
Doggy Dilemmas
Watch Bringing Up Bates Season 5 Episode 8 - Sweet Home Spartanburg
s5e8 Sweet Home Spartanburg
February 23, 2017
February 23, 2017
Sweet Home Spartanburg
Watch Bringing Up Bates Season 5 Episode 12 - Mass-a-somethin'
s5e12 Mass-a-somethin'
March 23, 2017
March 23, 2017
Mass-a-somethin'

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