It’s not just the Duggars who are willing to put their lives on camera. Those who enjoy 19 Kids and Counting will enjoy these shows.
In the 2000s, Michelle and Jim Bob Duggar became famous for their many children, all of whom were given the initial “J” as their first name. With 19 children, the show ended in 2015, but some of the Duggars quickly moved on to TLC’sCounting On.
While there are a handful of other Duggar-sized households out there, a number of them have agreed to live their lives on camera. In addition to TLC and other networks, parents of multiples are often featured on these networks. Those who enjoyed 19 Kids and Counting will enjoy these ten shows.
10. Counting On
It’s a no-brainer for fans of 19 Kids and Counting to watch the spin-off, Counting On. After the Duggar family scandal of 2015, the older girls were given the opportunity to speak out and regain control of the conversation.
As the show progressed, it became less emotional and more predictable. Fans are familiar with courtships, weddings, babies and large family gatherings now. The older siblings are still the main focus, but younger siblings appear from time to time.
9. Bringing Up Bates
The Bates family, the Duggars’ friends in Tennessee, had a TLC show in 2012, but it lasted only a few months. Coming Up Bates premiered in 2015 and is still airing new episodes on UPTV. Gil and Kelly Jo Bates, like the Duggars, have 19 children, most of whom are now married and have families of their own. The Bates children’s show is clearly influenced by the Duggars, but they also have their own interests. Many of them are more focused on college and career than people would expect. Tubi and Amazon Prime subscribers can watch the first few seasons for free before purchasing additional episodes.
In 2016, TLC aired Outdaughtered, a reality television show about Adam and Danielle Busby’s family. First all-girl quintuplets born in the United States were born to a Texas couple in 2015, when they gave birth to Blayke. Hazel, Riley, Parker, Ava, and Olivia are the names of the quints.
7. 16 Kids And Counting
Not at all. This is a new generation of the Duggars. A television series about Great Britain’s largest families instead of the Radfords, Lewises and Salims was titled 16 Kids and Counting. The Radford family has now grown to 22 members! On Tubi, 16 Kids and Counting (2013) offers a fascinating look at what large families are like in the UK, despite the fact that there are more recent specials.
6. Doubling Down With The Derricos
They have one of TLC’s best families on Double Down with the Derricos, according to Deon and Karen Derrico. In the Las Vegas area, they have a total of fourteen children. They have two “singletons,” Darian and Derrick, who are the oldest of their siblings. Daician Daiten Deniko Deniko Dariz Deonee are the next set of quintuplets. Diez and Dior are referred to as “triplins” in honor of their deceased brother, who was born shortly after their birth and died shortly thereafter (Carter). Dawsyn, Dyver, and De’Aren are the last of the triplets. Love, laughter, music, faith, and delicious food fill the house.
5. Sweet Home Sextuplets
When the Waldrop sextuplets were born prematurely at 30 weeks’ gestation in 2017, they became the subject of TLC’s Sweet Home Sextuplets. After the birth of one child in 2008, Courtney and Eric had twin boys in 2012.
The nine children have a slew of unusual names, many of which are inspired by the natural world. They are Saylor, Wales, Bridge, Rayne, Rivers, Rawlings, Tag, Blu, and Layke, in order from the oldest to the youngest. In spite of their hectic schedules, the parents of this adorable family seem to relish every moment with their little ones.
4. Growing Up McGhee
As a child After Six Little McGheeson OWN, McGhee appeared on UPTV from 2016 to 2017. Prior to the birth of their sextuplets, Mia McGhee and Rozonno McGhee had difficulty conceiving in the decade prior. In Columbus, Ohio, the parents own a carpet and upholstery cleaning business. All of their children’s lives were depicted on their UP show as they went back to school. Try out the first season of Tubi.com.
3. Hodges Half Dozen
Hodges Half Dozen is no longer on TLC, but those who enjoy learning about families with multiples should check it out on the internet. ‘ Liz and Daniel Hodges’ journey from raising one child (Rowan) to raising six children was the subject of a short-lived television series that aired in 2017. (Liam, Connell, Teagan, Dillon, and Nolan). Connell died of meningitis after the show ended.
2. Welcome To Plathville
It’s possible that viewers will enjoy the Plaths’ take on the Duggar way of life.
There is currently a second season of Welcome to Plathville in the works. Barry and Kim Plath raise their children in a remote part of rural Georgia, shielding them from the rest of society. There are a total of nine children, two of whom are married and no longer living at home. Ethan, Hosanna, Micah, and Mercy were all taught to abstain from sugary drinks, modern technology, and mass media as children, but that hasn’t stopped some of them from engaging in these activities as adults.
1. Alaskan Bush People
Bush People of Alaska
in 2014 and concluded with its season twelve finale in October 2020 on the Discovery Channel. The Browns, an Alaskan family living on the Copper River, are the focus of the show. There are seven children born to Billy and Ami: Snowbird, Noah, Solomon/Bear, Joshua/Bam Bam, and Matthew/Gabe. This family is even more cut off from the rest of the world than the Plaths, spending up to six months of the year alone. Their own dialect and the term “wolf pack” describe the Browns.
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