What Are Some Details About Kate Gosselin's New TV Show?


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Kate Gosselin's latest television endeavor is a continuation of "Kate Plus 8," which aired between 2007 and 2011 before being cancelled. In 2014, the family returned to TLC for a reunion special, and its success sparked the renewal of the show for another season, which premiered on Jan. 13, 2015. After a brief hiatus, new episodes of "Kate Plus 8" began airing on TLC starting Dec. 8, 2015.

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Kate Gosselin first rose to fame when she and ex-husband Jon Gosselin appeared on the Discovery Health Channel in 2007 with their eight children for a special that highlighted the experience of raising a set of twins and a set of sextuplets. The Learning Channel picked up the show for a full series in 2008.

The original show on TLC was called "Jon and Kate Plus 8" and tracked the daily experiences of the Pennsylvania family as they raised eight children. The show was extremely successful and one of the highest-rated programs on TLC, boasting 9.8 million viewers for the season five premiere. However, the couple's marriage began to fall apart on air, and the show was cancelled following their divorce in 2009.

In 2010, Kate returned to television with the children on a revamped TLC series called "Kate Plus 8." The show focused on Kate's trials and tribulations as a single mother to eight children. The series aired until 2011 when it was cancelled.

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