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Seasons:
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | unknown
Release Date:
23 April 2007 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
Documentary-style reality show about a Pennsylvania husband, wife and each of their 8 extremely individualistic children.
Awards:
1 nomination See more »
NewsDesk:
(164 articles)
New Kate Plus 8 specials begin in January
 (From ChannelGuideMag. 11 December 2014, 12:34 PM, PST)

Kate Gosselin & 8 Kids Return
 (From Access Hollywood. 11 December 2014, 11:45 AM, PST)

Why I was wrong about 'The Comeback'
 (From EW.com - Inside TV. 9 November 2014, 2:33 PM, PST)

User Reviews:
A Good Show If You Watch It Just For the Kids See more (28 total) »

Cast

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Kate Gosselin ... Herself (137 episodes, 2007-2014)
Aaden Gosselin ... Himself (130 episodes, 2007-2014)
Joel Gosselin ... Himself (130 episodes, 2007-2014)
Leah Gosselin ... Herself (130 episodes, 2007-2014)
Collin Gosselin ... Himself (130 episodes, 2007-2014)
Alexis Gosselin ... Herself (129 episodes, 2007-2014)
Hannah Gosselin ... Herself (129 episodes, 2007-2014)
Cara Gosselin ... Herself (125 episodes, 2007-2014)
Madelyn Gosselin ... Herself (125 episodes, 2007-2014)

Jonathan Gosselin ... Himself (104 episodes, 2007-2011)
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Series Directed by
Jeff Lanter (60 episodes, 2008-2011)
Jennifer Stocks (9 episodes, 2007-2008)
Beth Glover (9 episodes, 2011)
Scott McVeigh (3 episodes, 2008)
Brad Cruz (3 episodes, 2011)
 
Series Writing credits
Jeff Lanter (47 episodes, 2008-2010)
Beth Glover (29 episodes, 2009-2011)
Jennifer Stocks (9 episodes, 2007-2008)
Matt Hightower (5 episodes, 2009)

Series Produced by
Beth Glover .... assistant producer / producer (96 episodes, 2008-2011)
Jeff Lanter .... series producer / producer / ... (71 episodes, 2008-2011)
Leah Welsh .... post producer (59 episodes, 2008-2009)
Nicole Chiulli .... assistant producer / associate producer (40 episodes, 2009-2011)
Suzanne Ruggles .... coordinating producer (32 episodes, 2009-2010)
Bill Hayes .... executive producer (21 episodes, 2007-2008)
Kelly Summers .... coordinating producer (19 episodes, 2010-2011)
Matt Hightower .... producer / field producer (16 episodes, 2009)
Jennifer Stocks .... producer / series producer (10 episodes, 2007-2008)
Kera Rennert .... producer: promo (6 episodes, 2007)
Brad Cruz .... field producer (2 episodes, 2010)
 
Series Original Music by
David Imhof (70 episodes, 2007-2009)
Scott Pearson (68 episodes, 2007-2009)
Dan Miller (46 episodes, 2009-2011)
 
Series Cinematography by
David Trenkle (48 episodes, 2008-2011)
Frank Sun (11 episodes, 2008-2009)
 
Series Film Editing by
Jason Beasley (15 episodes, 2007-2011)
Keith Shea (13 episodes, 2007-2011)
Bill Blankinship (13 episodes, 2008-2009)
Carrie Goldman (12 episodes, 2008-2011)
Kevin Wild (11 episodes, 2008-2009)
Joshua Steadman (10 episodes, 2007-2008)
Bonnie Cutler-Shear (5 episodes, 2007-2009)
Lauren Durr (5 episodes, 2008-2009)
Terry Lovell (5 episodes, 2008-2009)
Michael Cerminaro (5 episodes, 2009)
Stacie Schwarz (4 episodes, 2008)
Devon Collins (3 episodes, 2008-2009)
Jon Emerson (3 episodes, 2008-2009)
Jeff Shear (2 episodes, 2008)
Ian Krabacher (2 episodes, 2009)
Scott Roy (2 episodes, 2009)
 
Series Makeup Department
Deanna Bell .... makeup artist (1 episode, 2011)
 
Series Art Department
Rodgers Dameron .... graphics (1 episode, 2011)
Teague Hayes .... graphics (1 episode, 2011)
 
Series Sound Department
Michel Marrano .... sound design and mix (48 episodes, 2008-2011)
Josh Bain .... sound design and mix (31 episodes, 2008-2009)
Alex Altman .... sound (17 episodes, 2008-2010)
Aaron Keane .... sound design and mix (16 episodes, 2008-2009)
Brice Picard .... sound re-recording mixer (15 episodes, 2007-2008)
Willie Elias .... sound design and mix (15 episodes, 2008-2009)
Matthew Carey .... sound design and mix (3 episodes, 2009)
Ronnie Webb .... sound design and mix (2 episodes, 2009-2011)
Matt Martin .... sound mixer (2 episodes, 2014)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
David Trenkle .... camera operator (38 episodes, 2008)
 
Series Animation Department
Teague Hayes .... animation/graphics (40 episodes, 2008-2009)
 
Series Editorial Department
Clifton Armstrong .... assistant editor (138 episodes, 2007-2011)
Kevin Shattuck .... assistant editor (61 episodes, 2008-2011)
D.J. Hogan .... assistant editor (58 episodes, 2008-2011)
Ian Krabacher .... on-line editor / assistant editor (41 episodes, 2008-2011)
Scott Roy .... on-line editor (26 episodes, 2008-2009)
Bill Blankinship .... on-line editor (16 episodes, 2008-2009)
Michael Pitino .... on-line editor (3 episodes, 2008)
Kevin Wild .... assistant editor (3 episodes, 2008)
Joe Wilson .... on-line editor (3 episodes, 2008)
Michael Cerminaro .... assistant editor (3 episodes, 2009)
Scott Hall .... assistant editor (3 episodes, 2009)
Jay Hunt .... on-line editor (3 episodes, 2009)
Lauren Durr .... assistant editor (2 episodes, 2008-2009)
Cliff Armstrong .... assistant editor (2 episodes, 2009-2011)
 
Series Music Department
Aaron Keane .... music supervisor / music coordinator (23 episodes, 2009-2011)
Aurelia Belfield .... music supervisor (22 episodes, 2009)
Eric Johnson .... music supervisor (22 episodes, 2009)
Britt Myers .... score engineer (7 episodes, 2010)
 
Series Other crew
Jenna Lonergan .... office production assistant (41 episodes, 2008-2009)
Dustin Raysik .... production assistant (10 episodes, 2011)
Kelly Summers .... production coordinator (4 episodes, 2009)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Kate Plus Eight" - USA (fifth season title)
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Runtime:
USA:30 min (including commercials)
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Australia:PG (some episodes) | Australia:G (some episodes)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
The twins were born on October 8 2000. Cara is the older twin by six minutes.See more »
Quotes:
Kate Gosselin:Jon and I always knew we wanted kids.
Jonathan Gosselin:But we never thought we'd have this many!
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6 out of 17 people found the following review useful.
A Good Show If You Watch It Just For the Kids, 2 April 2009
Author: Amanda T from United States

Jon and Kate Plus 8 is a reality show based around the lives of Jon and Kate Gosselin and their eight children, Cara, Mady, Alexis, Hannah, Aaden, Collin, Leah, and Joel. The shows wins points for being one of the few reality shows that actually isn't fake. Everything is shot in real time, and what you see is actually what is going on in their everyday lives. However, while the show is realism is a positive point, it also proves to be a negative point as well.

The show has been on the air for four years, and in that time viewers have watched Kate Gosselin go from a loving mother to a greedy woman who does not show her children the love they deserve. While Kate was controlling in the first two seasons, she still showed her children that she cared for them. But, too many freebees have gone to Kate's head, and it is painfully obvious. Jon is less greedy then his wife, but it is still obvious that much of the things they receive from helpful sources is just a bad attempt at product placement. Many viewers have been driven away by Jon and Kate's greed. It seems that they will take anything as long as its free.

On a lighter note, the true joy of the show are Jon and Kate's eight children. Each child shines in their own way.

Cara is motherly towards the younger children, and is the athlete in the family.

Mady tells it how it is. She is not afraid to show her family to tell her parents how she feels about something. While some may call this bratty, I call it spunk.

Alexis is the loudest of the sextuplets, and is the biggest troublemaker of the bunch.

Hannah is what Kate calls "the little mother." She is mature for a four year old, and actually helps fold laundry for her mother. But she also has an attitude of an eight year old.

Aaden is the animal lover, and he is always pretending to be some animal of sort.

Collin is the most stubborn of the six little children, yet he is helpful. Kate calls him her "helper boy." Leah is the smallest of the bunch, but don't let that fool you. She is a bundle of energy that is always running around and jumping off things.

And last but not least you have Joel. He is the quietest of the tups, but he is also the cutest of the boys. It's is to hard to describe Joel in a few words so I'll just say he is interesting.

Overall, the children are the reason the show is on the air, and it well worth the time to watch. You never know what to expect from these children, and each episode is a pleasure to watch so long as the children are the center of attention.

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