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Revised 10/27/10

How to Put a Name to Your Comment

You don't have to log in to put a name on your comment.  After you type the comment, one of the choices is name/URL.  You click on that one and type in your screen name.  You can skip the URL part.  I hope this helps the couple of people having trouble with the login feature.

December, 2015, The "New Season"

Dec. 8: School's Out
 School is out and the Gosselins are heading to Florida for some beach time! The kids enjoy the waves, and will they be able to use teamwork and get out of an escape room in time? Kate cooks the family a traditional Korean BBQ dinner and talks heritage.

Ratings:   955K viewers and a .4 rating

Dec. 15: Florida Fun
Kate and some of the kids try deep sea fishing again, but sea sickness takes over. Mady and Cara look up recipes to cook the family a healthy dinner. To finish up the trip, the little kids have a blast at their first trip to a waterpark

Ratings:  736,000 viewers and a .26 rating.  Cancellation territory.

Dec 22:  What's Old Is New
Kate takes Mady antiquing. 62 minutes.

Ratings:  787,000 viewers and a .24 rating.  Neck and neck with the 7 Little Johnstons.

Dec 29:  Landscaping
Rats ratings were up:  1.159 M viewers and a .4 rating.  People must have been bored. 7 Little Johnstons was up also.

Jan 5:  Deck Party
1.186 M viewers and a .35 rating.

Jan 12: Another Project
1.289 M viewers and a .4 rating.

Jan 19: Blind Date
1.079 M viewers and a .34 rating.

Jan 26; Kate yaks about prior season clips
907K viewers and a .3 rating.