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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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.
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Watch Bringing Up Bates Season 7 Episode 24 - Eye Love You Day!
s7e24 Eye Love You Day!
June 14, 2018
June 14, 2018
Eye Love You Day!
Watch Bringing Up Bates Season 7 Episode 25 - Seas the Day!
s7e25 Seas the Day!
June 21, 2018
June 21, 2018
Seas the Day!
Watch Bringing Up Bates Season 7 Episode 26 - Hit the Road Jack
s7e26 Hit the Road Jack
June 28, 2018
June 28, 2018
Hit the Road Jack
Watch Bringing Up Bates Season 7 Episode 31 - Labor Paines
s7e31 Labor Paines
August 9, 2018
August 9, 2018
Labor Paines

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