• 0%
    0 votes
  • Rate this season
    What did you think?
  • 115
  • 3.1k
  • 8.5k
  • 2

Bringing Up Bates

Season 4 2016

  • 2016-06-03T01:00:00Z on UP TV
  • 30 mins
  • 11 hours, 27 mins
  • United States
  • English
  • Family

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.

27 episodes

4x04 Sunshine State Bates

  • 2016-06-24T01:00:00Z — 21 mins

Alyssa and John get a visit in Florida and share their plans about expanding their family; Jackson, Warden and Isaiah work on a fort.

Lawson travels to Nashville to make exciting new plans for his music career; Nathan shares some unexpected news.

4x06 The Big Chill

  • 2016-07-08T01:00:00Z — 21 mins

The Bates family performs at the annual Volunteer Fire Department Chili Fundraiser.

4x08 Bates Say the Darndest Things

  • 2016-07-22T01:00:00Z — 21 mins

Taking a look back and highlighting the funniest and wackiest things the Bates kids have said and done.

4x09 Birthdays and Boyfriends

  • 2016-07-29T01:00:00Z — 21 mins

Allie Jane and Carlin share a big birthday bash back in Florida; Kelly Jo and Gil meet Tori's boyfriend's family.

4x10 Who's In Charge?

  • 2016-08-05T01:00:00Z — 21 mins

The Bates kids are in charge while Kelly Jo and Gil take a much needed vacation; a movie night at Zach and Whitney's house.

4x11 Bates Make the Grade

  • 2016-08-12T01:00:00Z — 21 mins

Trace and Carlin get their high school diplomas; Kelly Jo falls ill while planning the graduation party.

4x12 The 20th Bates

  • 2016-08-19T01:00:00Z — 21 mins

The 20th Bates contest winner embarks on a day-in-the-life of a Bates from doing chores to riding horses.

4x13 Growing Paine

  • 2016-08-26T01:00:00Z — 21 mins

Grandbaby Carson is turning one with a celebration; Erin hosts the party while Kelly Jo arrives with the party's entertainment.

4x14 Bates Dish it Out

  • 2016-09-02T01:00:00Z — 21 mins

The family heads to an all you can eat buffet; Lawson works on his new album with inspiration from Emily Ann Roberts.

The Bates reflect back on the monster truck ride through the swamp on a Florida adventure.

Jackson is turning 14 and helps on a tree job; Erin and Chad record a new lullaby CD; the guys play paintball to celebrate Jackson's birthday.

4x17 Three Pointers and Puppies

  • 2016-09-23T01:00:00Z — 21 mins

The Bates boys go to basketball camp; a competition between the brothers; Chad and Erin look for a new puppy.

4x18 Meet Kaci Lynn Bates!

  • 2016-09-30T01:00:00Z — 43 mins

The family gets ready for Kaci Lynn's arrival; Whitney gets an ultrasound and finds out the baby is breach.

4x19 SUPERSIZED: Extra Paine

  • 2016-10-07T01:00:00Z — 28 mins

Jackson's paintball party and a visit from Meemaw.

4x20 Muddy Buddies

  • 2016-10-14T01:00:00Z — 21 mins

The family goes on a messy adventure mudding on four wheelers; the weather takes an unexpected turn; Michaella and Brandon come into town to meet the Bates' newest member, Kaci Lynn.

Lawson shines up his boots for a gig in Nashville; Jackson, Warden and Isaiah camp out in their favorite spot; Lawson takes the stage at a venue in Nashville.

4x22 And Baby Makes Five?

  • 2016-10-28T01:00:00Z — 43 mins

Erin and Chad are days away from meeting their little girl; Erin heads to Nashville to finish her lullaby album; Erin and Chad get a puppy.

4x23 SUPERSIZED: Extra Birthday

  • 2016-11-04T01:00:00Z — 24 mins

More birthday fun with Jeb and Trace.

4x24 SUPERSIZED: Extra Chili

  • 2016-11-11T02:00:00Z — 25 mins

Get more from the Bates as they attend an event at the fire station that saved Addallee's life when she was a baby.

4x25 From the Couch: Thanksgiving

  • 2016-11-18T02:00:00Z — 43 mins

Join the Bates family as they re-live some hilarious and touching moments from their Thanksgiving at Papa Bill and Mamma June's house.