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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s7e8 Fan Favorite Clips
February 22, 2018
A life full of surprises with the Bates family of 19 children in Tennessee.
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Watch Bringing Up Bates Season 7 Episode 7 - Bates Sports Special

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s7e7 Bates Sports Special
February 15, 2018
A compilation of the best Bates sports moments, as they hit, shoot, tackle, score, wipe-out, and take the prize.
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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 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
Season Finale
Watch Bringing Up Bates Season 7 Episode 3 - Bobby's Happy Camper
s7e3 Bobby's Happy Camper
January 18, 2018
January 18, 2018
Bobby's Happy Camper
Watch Bringing Up Bates Season 7 Episode 4 - SUN Day, Fun Day!
s7e4 SUN Day, Fun Day!
January 25, 2018
January 25, 2018
SUN Day, Fun Day!
Watch Bringing Up Bates Season 7 Episode 6 - The Best is Yet to Come
s7e6 The Best is Yet to Come
February 8, 2018
February 8, 2018
The Best is Yet to Come
Watch Bringing Up Bates Season 7 Episode 7 - Bates Sports Special
s7e7 Bates Sports Special
February 15, 2018
February 15, 2018
Bates Sports Special
Watch Bringing Up Bates Season 7 Episode 8 - Fan Favorite Clips
s7e8 Fan Favorite Clips
February 22, 2018
February 22, 2018
Fan Favorite Clips

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