via press release:
TLC PICKS UP ADDITIONAL HOURS OF “KATE PLUS EIGHT”
TLC has ordered additional hours of KATE PLUS EIGHT, slated to air in December. Cameras will follow Kate and the kids as they travel to Boston and explore different parts of New England on a family vacation. Viewers will also see the kids rounding out the final days of summer with fun activities, while Kate gets ready to tackle another school year. With Cara and Mady entering 8th grade, and Alexis, Hannah, Aaden, Collin, Leah and Joel entering 4th grade, the kids prepare for new teachers and hobbies, while balancing their time between friends and siblings.
The two-part KATE PLUS EIGHT special that previously aired in June averaged over 2.1M P2+ viewers.
KATE PLUS EIGHT is produced by Figure 8 Films for TLC.
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