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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Zach organizes a camping trip in hopes of having some bonding moments with his brothers; Zach gets an unexpected call; Kelly Jo, Erin and Whitney gather up the younger kiddos for a swimming lesson.
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Watch Bringing Up Bates Season 6 Episode 12 - The Night The Lights Went Out in Tennessee

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Now that Nathan is a certified flight instructor, he's moved back to Rocky Top, TN to teach flight lessons; Kacie Lynn is turning the big One; a power outage leads to an impromptu slumber party and game night.
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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 6 Episode 1 - Summer of Love
s6e1 Summer of Love
June 1, 2017
June 1, 2017
Summer of Love
Season Premiere
Watch Bringing Up Bates Season 6 Episode 2 - Road Trip Bromance
s6e2 Road Trip Bromance
June 8, 2017
June 8, 2017
Road Trip Bromance
Watch Bringing Up Bates Season 6 Episode 3 - Bobby's Movin' In
s6e3 Bobby's Movin' In
June 15, 2017
June 15, 2017
Bobby's Movin' In
Watch Bringing Up Bates Season 6 Episode 4 - Sibling Revelry
s6e4 Sibling Revelry
June 22, 2017
June 22, 2017
Sibling Revelry
Watch Bringing Up Bates Season 6 Episode 5 - He Said, She Shed
s6e5 He Said, She Shed
June 29, 2017
June 29, 2017
He Said, She Shed
Watch Bringing Up Bates Season 6 Episode 6 - Newlywed Edition
s6e6 Newlywed Edition
July 6, 2017
July 6, 2017
Newlywed Edition
Watch Bringing Up Bates Season 6 Episode 8 - Stop, Drop and Wash
s6e8 Stop, Drop and Wash
July 20, 2017
July 20, 2017
Stop, Drop and Wash
Watch Bringing Up Bates Season 6 Episode 11 - One Cap, Two Gowns?
s6e11 One Cap, Two Gowns?
August 10, 2017
August 10, 2017
One Cap, Two Gowns?
Watch Bringing Up Bates Season 6 Episode 14 - Here's the Scoop!
s6e14 Here's the Scoop!
August 31, 2017
August 31, 2017
Here's the Scoop!
Watch Bringing Up Bates Season 6 Episode 16 - Uncharted Waters
s6e16 Uncharted Waters
September 14, 2017
September 14, 2017
Uncharted Waters

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