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Bringing Up Bates

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Country of origin  United States
Original network  Up TV
Number of seasons  2
Running time  20–26 minutes

Role  American reality show
No. of seasons  2
Name  Bringing Bates
Genres  Reality television
Bringing Up Bates
Original release  January 1, 2015 – present
Similar  Bates family, 19 Kids and Counting, Touched by an Angel

No. of episodes  27 (list of episodes)
First episode date  January 1, 2015

Bringing up bates a new grandbaby sneak peek

Bringing Up Bates is an American reality television show on Up TV. It is centered around Gil and Kelly Jo Bates and their 19 children. Gil and Kelly Jo got married on December 19, 1987, when he was 22 and she was 21. Since then, they have had 9 boys and 10 girls, all of whom were born between the years 1988 and 2012, and Kelly Jo delivered every one of them. There are no sets of multiples in their family either. They have four children that are married: Zach (married Whitney Perkins), Michaella (married Brandon Keilen), Erin (married Chad Paine), and Alyssa (married John Webster). Gil and Kelly Jo also have six grandchildren, two being Zach & Whitney's children, two being Chad & Erin's children, and the other two being John & Alyssa's children. The Bates family had a TV show in 2012 called United Bates of America, and it was announced in October 2014 that the Bates family would return in a new series which would be called Bringing Up Bates. The series debuted on January 1, 2015. UP TV revealed that the show would be returning for another season in June 2015. The second season started on June 4, 2015. The third season started on January 7, 2016 The fourth season started on June 2, 2016. The fifth season started on January 5, 2017. The sixth season began on June 1, 2017.


Bringing up bates a sort of homecoming sneak peek


  • William Gilvin "Gil" Bates – born (1965-01-01) January 1, 1965
  • Kelly Jo (Callaham) Bates – born (1966-10-26) October 26, 1966
  • Anniversary: December 19, 1987
  • Erin's family

    Erin married Charles Steven "Chad" Paine III, born (1987-04-18) April 18, 1987 , on November 2, 2013. They have two children.


    Zach's family

    Zach married Whitney Eileen Perkins born (1993-09-21) September 21, 1993 on December 14, 2013. They have two children.


    Alyssa's family

    Alyssa married John Elliott Webster born (1989-11-21) November 21, 1989 on May 24, 2014. They have two daughters.


    Michael's family

    Michael married Brandon Timothy Keilen born (1989-09-15) September 15, 1989 on August 15, 2015.

    Season 2 (2015)

    Season two premiered on June 4, 2015.

    Season 3 (2016)

    Season three premiered on January 7, 2016.

    Season 4 (2016)

    The season started on June 2, 2016

    Season 5 (2017)

    The fifth season started on January 5, 2017.

    Season 6 (2017)

    Season six started on June 1, 2017.


    Bringing Up Bates Wikipedia