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Bringing Up Bates

Season 8 2019

  • 2019-01-04T02:00:00Z on UP TV
  • 30 mins
  • 3 hours, 11 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.

9 episodes

8x01 Ultrasounds, Wedding Vows & a Bride to Be?

  • Season Premiere

    2019-01-04T02:00:00Z — 43 mins

Newly engaged Josie plans her fall wedding; Tori and Bobby are expecting their first child; happily married couple Zach and Whitney renew their vows; Carlin's still head over heels for Evan.

8x02 Big Apple Bride

  • 2019-01-11T02:00:00Z — 21 mins

After finding her dream wedding dress online, Josie wants to visit the designer's showroom in New York City to try on the dress; Evan and Carlin break tradition and look at wedding rings together.

8x03 A Proposal to Plan & Wedding To-Do's!

  • 2019-01-18T02:00:00Z — 21 mins

Evan meets with Erin and Kelly Jo to brainstorm on where he should pop the question to Carlin; Josie and Kelton settle on an outdoor space for their wedding; Erin and Chad stop by Zach and Whitney's house after learning about Whitney's miscarriage.

8x06 Bate & Switch

  • 2019-02-08T02:00:00Z — 21 mins

It's a sweet surprise for Katie's 18th Birthday as her family celebrates the occasion with pizza and ice cream; soon-to-be newlyweds Josie and Kelton shop for an apartment they can share together once they're married.

8x07 A Bride, A Groom and a Love That's True!

  • 2019-02-15T02:00:00Z — 43 mins

It's the next chapter in Josie and Kelton's love story, as the countdown to their wedding ceremony begins; Josie tries on her dress one final time before the big day; Gil and Lawson pick up the 8-foot metal arch for the couple's outdoor ceremony.

8x08 Newlyweds: Rookies vs. Pros

  • 2019-02-22T02:00:00Z — 30 mins

The older couples have been married for several years, while the newlyweds are still getting used to married life; Whitney tries to name Zach's favorite snack; Michael tries to remember the first gift she received from Brandon.

8x09 A Latte Love!

  • 2019-03-01T02:00:00Z — 30 mins

Kelton and Josie head to Asheville, N.C., for their honeymoon; since the young couple's relationship has centered around coffee, they pay a visit to a cafe to get a lesson in latte art; the family gathers for Tori and Bobby's baby shower.