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[08/18/16 - 01:30 PM]
UP Renews Hit Original Series "Bringing Up Bates" and "Growing Up McGhee"
UP has ordered 13 episodes of "Bringing Up Bates" and 10 episodes of "Growing Up McGhee" to premiere next year.

[12/16/15 - 12:19 PM]
UP's Hit Original Reality Series "Bringing Up Bates" Returns with Bigger Family, Bigger Fun and the Big Day
Look for the first of 13 new episodes on Thursday, January 7 at 9:00/8:00c.

[06/01/15 - 11:22 AM]
UP's Hit Reality Series "Bringing Up Bates" Returns with 14 All-New Episodes, Beginning on Thursday, June 4
The series takes a fresh look at a loving American family with 19 children and larger-than-life personalities.







BRINGING UP BATES (UP)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
1/1/15 - ???
STATUS:
on hiatus or fate to be determined
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
CURRENT SEASON:
9 (23 episodes)
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ADDITIONAL NOTES:
completed airing its ninth season on 9/24/20; has yet to be renewed for a 10th season
DESCRIPTION:
(from UP's press release, August 2016) UP TV, the entertainment destination that showcases stories about modern American families and the relationships that define them, announced today that it has renewed hit reality series Bringing Up Bates for a fifth season and newcomer Growing Up McGhee for a second season. UP has ordered 13 episodes of Bringing Up Bates and 10 episodes of Growing Up McGhee to premiere next year. "Bringing Up Bates and Growing Up McGhee truly speak to our audience with the perfect blend of heart and humor. They are brand-defining series that deliver on UP's promise to bring viewers great stories about families of all shapes and sizes," said Amy Winter, evp and general manager, UP. "These lovable families have welcomed viewers into their homes each week, and we are excited to continue the journey with them and experience all of the love, laughter, excitement and chaos in their ever-changing and highly entertaining lives."
CREW INFORMATION:
· Bill Hayes as EP
· Deanie Wilcher as EP
· Kirk Streb as EP
· Mary Wilcher as EP
· Matthew Hightower as DIR/EP
· Tori Holder as PROD
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (documentary)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Figure 8 Films