Saturday, June 30, 2012

Duggars and Bates on TLC When??

New episodes of 19 Kids and Counting return to TLC this August. 

Readers have been asking when the Bates' series is scheduled to premiere, and we have the answer: August! According to Kelly Bates' blog, Monday, August 13th is the date that the network has given their family; earlier this spring, the plan was to release eight episodes.

On which night of the week would you like to see the Duggars' show air?

50 comments:

  1. I would like to see it on a Wednesday or firiday

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  2. Sundays when theres not much to do!!

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  3. Hi Lily and Ellie, I have been wanting to watch the bates family special... Do you know where I can find it so I can watch it? I have seen their first special but I haven't seen the second one..

    Thanks!!!!

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  4. Hey! I think the Duggars should come back August 1st! I can't wait for their return but I don't get bored watching their old shows over and over again! LOVE IT!

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  5. @Hanna Becca

    Hanna Becca: Where did you hear about another Bates special? So far there has only been one. It aired in March. As Lily and Ellie write in this post, the Bates series starts August 13th.

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  6. Can't wait for the Duggars but not a fan of the Bates, won't watch.

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  7. I record them but I could watch them live Mondays.

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  8. Godly-young-widowJune 30, 2012 at 8:40 AM

    doesn't matter. In the summer I can work it out anytime.

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  9. I tell ya, there's nothing like the Duggars, and nothing like the Bates, and NOTHING like them together!

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  10. It should be on Sundays that way it gives people motivation and hope for the week to come don't put it in the middle of the week anymore please.. or on a Friday evening it's been on Tuesday's forever.. let's pick another day of the week.. Lets switch it up this time..looking forward to them returning!!

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  11. tuesday like usual

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  12. Can you watch the Bates special on utube?

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  13. Any night except Monday! I can't wait.

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  14. every night! lol

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  15. Doesn't really matter since we don't have cable. :-( SO SAD!!! But if we did have cable, I would say Wednesday, Tuesday, Monday, or Sunday. Doesn't really matter though. :-{

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  16. Monday or Tuesday!

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  17. I would like it on a Sunday because my whole family is together that evening. We all love the Duggars!

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  18. @Anonymous

    Hi Anonymous,

    We have not come across the Bates' special on YouTube. We're keeping our eyes open, though.

    ~Lily and Ellie

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  19. I would love for the to see it on Tuesday or WEdnesday

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  20. Rita Williamson, MSJune 30, 2012 at 6:57 PM

    I want both the Duggars and the Bates to have shows on tv. I love both families and love to watch reruns even. It really does not matter which night to me as long as they are on. I can't wait for their new season to begin. I hope Zack Bates hasn't wed yet cause I was hoping to see their wedding also. I love the cooking scenes also. I love to see more day to day life done. Thank you.

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  21. why don't you like the bates? they are just like the duggars, and you said that you like the duggars.

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  22. No one said they don't like the Bates, anonymous. The exact opposite.

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  23. I hope we hear Josh and Anna announce #3!

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  24. Reply to anonymous (the one who talked about liking the Bates)
    I don't care for the Bates either because it seems like they try to copy the Duggars for example they do the same homeschool program, they dress similar, they have the same number of kids, and they were trying to promote their business on the Duggars' show, then when they say they don't want a show on a news special but yet now they are going to have one, but honestly you just have to ignore it. Your right they are similar but too similar to them. But if you like them because you like the Duggars' that's totally fine Im glad you like them and their new show!

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  25. Friday; which is Susanna Keller, short or long hair?

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  26. Reply to Anonymous, actually Here is a comment that someone posted about not caring for the Bates...
    Anonymous said...
    Can't wait for the Duggars but not a fan of the Bates, won't watch.
    June 30, 2012 8:09 AM
    So not everyone is a fan of them but I was just saying I don't care for them either because I saw someone post about not being a fan of them but it you like them that is ok.

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  27. Tuesday Nights

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  28. Brenda King would like it on Tuesday nights like it always has been.

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  29. Any night is fine; but I'd like to see it on earlier in the evening (like 8:00 instead of 9:00). That's more family time and isn't that the focus of the show?

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  30. "it seems like they try to copy the Duggars for example they do the same homeschool program, they dress similar, they have the same number of kids"

    They aren't trying to copy the Duggar's, they all learned it together at the same time. They all follow the ATI and it is taught in it. They didn't just meet the Duggar's and want to be like them, they all found the Basic Life Principles seminar and learned everything from it.

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  31. Lilly and Ellie,

    Michelle Duggar has posted a few new parentables posts you may wish to check them out.

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  32. I love the new header Lily and Ellie! You put so much work into your blog. It's fantastic- thank you so much for all you do x

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  33. I also love the new header Lily and Ellie! Looks awesome!

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  34. I make time for the Duggar programs, whenever they are.

    The Bates and the Duggars are friends. It's just common sense, you pick friends you identify with, and have similar values. Both family's have the love of music. Both family's are, faithful Christians. The two family's, have a lot in common.

    I enjoy the Bates family. They love and cherish their children too.

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  35. Just not on the weekend please. Any day during the week would be great!

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  36. Julissa ElizondoJuly 3, 2012 at 3:31 AM

    I am a BIG fan of the Duggars and the Bates!! I am so gonna watch the premires!! How is the family going Michelle?? Everthing good with Josie and the kids??

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  37. Can you tell me when its on in the uk

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  38. @Anonymous

    Hi Anonymous,

    Discovery Home and Health is currently airing season 5 in the UK, which is one year behind the US and Canada.

    Here is a schedule for Discovery Home and Health that you may want to check out. Lots of episodes coming up: http://www.tvguide.co.uk/titlesearch.asp?title=19%20Kids%20and%20Counting.

    We are glad to have you as a reader,
    Lily and Ellie

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  39. I love the Duggars and Bates we only saw once so far. I like them to both be on the same night please. Tuesday nights are best. Hope they come back August 1st, I've been checking daily for a schedule.

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  40. Elizabeth SilberJuly 4, 2012 at 5:04 PM

    I love the Duggars and the Bates are good too. I would like to see both on same night, Tuesdays. As quick as possible, I miss them.

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  41. I love the Duggar's and the Bates family. I would love to meet them in person. They have beautiful and talented families.

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  42. I love the Duggars & Bates. I don't have cable, but I buy the seasons on DVD. The Bates are not copying the Duggars. The Bates & Duggars met after they already had large families. They had so much in common that they became good friends. I am sure both families have benefited from learning & using methods from each other that have proven to work for large families. It is not that one family is mirroring the other.

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  43. Monday would be a great day to watch both shows!

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  44. Zach Bates is not getting married. The girl he was courting broke of their courtship, after much prayer. You can check out their blog at www.gilbatesfamily.com if you want more deatils.

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