Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Kate Plus 8 (9pm)
- 1.389 million viewers
- 1.0/2 HH
- 0.6/1 A18-49

via Twitter - Travis Yanan














Big Apple: 1.613 million viewers, Home Roost: 2.229 million viewers, Kate Plus 8 premiere: 3.4 million viewers.

129 sediments (sic) from readers:

Administrator said...

The viewers have spoken. Just like in real life, nobody wants to watch somebody else's vacation videos of their kids.

Anonymous said...

Let's keep this going!!! They keep shows on even with a million viewers, she needs to go down hard & fast. Let"s shoot for less then a mil next show!!! Bye Bye Kate, so not glad to know you. You have polluted our airwaves long enough. Time for you to do your GTP, Gym, Tan, Pedi, cause that's all you are good for you!!! Please Jon get your kids some therapy after the show ends, please for their sakes!!!

Marie said...

How much large a drop in numbers would they have to have for TLC to cancel this "reality" show?

Quick, where is the curtain call?!!!

Gosselin Gossip said...

Even the final season premiere of Little People, Big World didn't help Kate Plus 8.

Little People Big World (8pm)
- 1.753 million viewers
- 1.2/2 HH
- 0.6/2 A18-49

Little People Big World (8:30pm)
- 1.791 million viewers
- 1.2/2 HH
- 0.7/2 A18-49

About 400,000 of their viewers tuned-out/changed the channel as soon as it was over.

Will next week's episode slip to under 1 million viewers? Let's hope so.

Next week's Kate Plus 8, episode 6 is called "A Rough Ride".

Must Love Dogs said...

Well I don't know about anyone else but vacation videos have never been my thing. I will watch mine if my kids film with their cameras little bits of this and that but to sit and watch some one elses...not happening. I have said that I will not watch and have not. I will come here and read what our Admin has written but other than that I don't care to watch. I am still baffled that Jon was sitting outside a home he once owned waiting for Ms Denim skirt and hooker heel to come down with the van...what is up with that?

Paula said...

You have to wonder what made Eileen O'Neill believe that Kate Gosselin could carry a show by herself...Of course, this coming from someone who thinks a show on polygamy is entertainment!!

The show was attractive because of the family aspect - Mom, Dad, kid interaction. Who wants to watch a crazy woman taking continuous vacations?

Administrator said...

I am not into vacation videos either and I get annoyed on trips when people are always behind their camera. Enjoy the moment stop worrying about preserving the memories.

To me it's a lot more fun to sit around the grill at family reunions talking about "remember when" rather than all cramming into a small living room trying to get a long boring video of that time to work.

At my cousin's wedding a few months back we all hung out in the hotel on the last day and just talked memories. No video or pics, just from our own minds. It was the best.

Administrator said...

This proves the public interest was never the kids. The kids are wonderful as all kids are, but they are just kids like any other kids.

The draw was Kate henpecking Jon. That element has been removed. It's like Three's Company without Chrissy. TANK!

Bonafide Nutcase said...

"Next week's Kate Plus 8, episode 6 is called "A Rough Ride".

Well, that's open for a lot of interpretation. I think this past week has been a rough ride for Kate. Coming "down" from the Emmys must have been rough for her (sob) with no more red carpet, then no gig with ET and then another ratings drop. Back to buying chicken feed. Oh my!

fidosmommy said...

"Three's Company without Chrissy"

Or Lucy without Ricky.
Or Archie without Edith. Or Meathead.


It does not work, or at least it does not work nearly as well and gets yanked within a season or two.

fidosmommy said...

Kate is "making memories". For whom? Does anybody really think the Gosselins are going to gather 'round the TV screen to reminisce of their trip to Bald Head, to Disney World, to the Crayola Factory, to NYC, to Charm City Cakes? Is Kate planning that to be the new fall tradition for the family? PPPPffffffttttt. Not a chance the kids will care one flying patootie for reliving those occasions. And I bet that when the Gosselin 8
have children, there will not be a camera in their homes. They may go once a year to get a professional photo done, but I seriously doubt they will have flashes and whirring cameras going off in their kids' faces. Ever.

Administrator said...

If they:

1. adopt a kid
2. recast Mady with the adopted kid
or 3. Kate gets married

then this show is DONE FOR.

Cab Guy said...

With these kind of ratings and the enormous expenses (250K for Kate, production crew, trips, bodyguards, etc.) I doubt this show will be canceled very soon.

Also, Entertainment Tonight announced on Facebook and their web site that Neicy Nash is the correspondent for DTWS. Wonder what happened to Kate?

http://www.etonline.com/news/2010/09/90813/index.html

PatK said...

I can't wait to find out what Kate's agent is frantically trying to line up for her next.

It ought to be a doozy.

Marie said...

I have my fork ready...

But any chance they aren't seriously going to air their Alaska trip as "Rought Ride?" Oh please, oh please if TLC has any brains at all they will skip it!!! But, I doubt it.

Marie said...

I have my fork ready by the way...

But please, oh please tell me TLC is not oging to air their trip to Alaska as, "Rough Ride?"

Anonymous said...

CabGuy, With these kind of ratings and the enormous expenses (250K for Kate, production crew, trips, bodyguards, etc.) I doubt this show will be canceled very soon.

I disagree with your comment. It is all the more reason they WILL cancel. Typically, reality shows cost very little to produce.

Marie said...

Oh sorry. My laptop went faulty I did not realize I posted twice. Anway to fix that Admin? Anybody? I've already been gotten on for spelling errors, not need for someone else to point out my mistake please.

Lauren said...

PatK said...
I can't wait to find out what Kate's agent is frantically trying to line up for her next.

It ought to be a doozy.
___________________________

My thoughts exactly. We thought Kate was done right after Kate + 8 was cancelled and then along came those nauseating hair extensions. And then it was the book and then it was DWTS. Kate is down but not out.

I do think she is starting to bite the TLC hand that feeds her. Let's see - she did her Diva attitude at the Palin camping trip and now the editors left in an errant comment about Jamie and Kate sleeping in the same bed. Yeah...in years past that type of mistake would have ended up on the cutting room floor.

Things are starting to leak.

Even Hollywood Life.com a site famous for kissing Kate's feet is now dissing her.

Whatever comes next will be very interesting. Stay tuned, gang.

Administrator said...

Paranoid theories, but I think this is all a set up so that should TLC need to get out for whatever reason, they can get out gracefully and just blame it on the ratings.

They know full well what the draw of the show is. They know full well no one wants to see vacation videos. This was to appease Kate and keep her going just a bit more just to be sure they've squeezed every last drop of money out. Now they realize the well is dry and they are setting this up to pull out gracefully so Kate won't sue too.

Does Kate really think TLC won't drop her just like they did Jon the moment she is of no further use to them?

Jonshouldhavehiredacook said...

See I think many a divorced or even married parent tuned into Jon & Kate Plus 8, not because of Kate henpecking Jon, although in the end sometimes, we wanted Jon to stand up for himself and tell her to go to hell. (Some of us get why he went a little nuts getting his freedom from that narcissist.) I think people tuned in because Jon was a good Dad, pitching in there with all those kids. Kate is the one that seemed helpless at times whining if Jon would be putting beds together or maybe it was Jon was getting a little camera time by himself. The show was always presented as Kate as some super-mom (and we all felt bad because we didn't get our laundry done, folded and tucked away like Kate, ha! 3-woman job going on there!) but in reality she wasn't. But Jon was a good Dad.
Kate Gosselin is the one that ran her marriage and life into the ground. She is the one doing the most damage to her children, she will be despised by her children if they don't get counseling. Too bad Mommy is worried about all her secrets coming out if the kiddos talk.
I forgot to even to turn TLC on Monday night and I wanted to watch Big World, another show and family TLC has harmed.
Not a lot of morals with TLC executives, at least of the deep variety kind.

Puddymoors said...

I haven't watched the show in a long time and haven't seen anything since the divorce (in Australia we aren't up to that stuff yet). I haven't accessed anything on line, until last week when I watched the New York webisode that someone posted.
Am I terrible if I say that as the kids grow up, they aren't as cute. I started watching the show because I was honestly intrigued by how a Mum would cope with 6 babies all at once. Coping with 6 6 year olds isn't really that interesting. I watched a friend cope with 30 6 year olds when I visited her prep class last week.
This show has run its course, let the kids be normal.

mama mia said...

Metrowny has a hilarious article on Kate rumours about her criteria for a new man. They basically call her broke, stupid and a fame whore.

BerksPa said...

I can gladly say that my family and I did tune out Kate+8. Instead, we plopped in a DVD (Clash of the Titans) *LOL*
What's sad is that Kate is experiencing a slow and painful tv career death. She's been reduced to a mockery of parenting. She exudes every example that a parent should "NOT" be.
Her poor kids are being dragged around the country on trips like last years Louis Vuitton Bag and then it's labeled as entertainment. Are the powers that be THAT stupid? The original JK+8 viewers were entertained by a family that truly looked like they were going to make it in the real world struggling daily. Then we woke up and realized, 'wait' these people don't have careers, they don't have skills, they don't have any real redeeming qualities. And then to make matters worse, unfortunately, Kate got a taste of the limelight and it all went to Hell in a Handbasket as the family headed to their big ole House in the country with the cement pond and continued to cry 'poor me'.
It's not entertaining. Not even remotely funny. It's a sad case for reality tv. I just pray the kids can get out of this without too much emotional scarring and without a lifelong addiction to drugs/fame/therapy/etc.

cathy518 said...

So Kate is no longer TLC's golden girl? You could conclude that based on the lack of effort put into the production of the last shows. I bet they had Bald Head Island lined up for some time and the shoe shopping, clothes shopping, NYC shows were just thrown together without much planning or even budget. So what will Kate do now? It is kind of scary to think of the possibilities when one door after another is shut in her face and she is desperate to hang on to her fleeting fame and celebrity life style. She is no longer marketable as an author, DWTS does not want her, TLC looks like they are slowly cutting her loose. Could that article about her dating again be a clue to the next big reveal? Maybe she has a Spencer Pratt type lined up? Maybe she and ratclaws will go public or even she and Jamie. If the story of Jon blackmailing her was intended to bring the spotlight back on her, it did not work.
So she will be desperate and we will worry about how that may drive her in ways that may be more destructive to the children. Yet, if they are no longer a source of income for her, she will probably let Jon have them more, maybe even permanently. She will not be able to provide Nannies 24/7, and she is not about to actually bother to take care of her own children, based on what we have seen in the past few years.
In all, I hope the end is finally near. I still have hopes that if the kids are off camera and they are more in the care of their Dad, they have a chance, although I know their are those that disagree with me here.

A Pink Straight Jacket For Kate said...

Thank you America!!!

A Pink Straight Jacket For Kate said...

How long before Kate goes on another "talk show, crying proverty tour"?

Hippie Chick said...

My thoughts are that her Emmy appearance really did her in. She was unwelcome, & it was noted in many articles. She is cut out of pictures in EW & TV Guide, the articles that talk about the opening number do not say nice things about her, etc. Then, her DWTS correspondent appearance did her no favors. Kate hugging the mic, mugging for the cameras, and then she lost that gig because of all that negative press on Facebook, etc. She was too over-exposed in too short a time.

Then there was the summer paparrazzi shots, her barefoot, sucking on a lollipop, her dressed like a Rock of Love cast-off, etc, etc. There were so many things she said & did that just made her get shoved down our throats. And then they moved her show last week because of the Emmy (yeah, OK), then it was a half hour. So, all of these things put together, TLC & Kate THINK it's helping her image, but it couldn't be hurting her more. Now viewership is down, again. I just don't know what desperate attempt they can make now to help her stay in the spotlight. There isn't much more without her sounding like a homewrecker. Or gay. Which is fine! If you're gay, be proud! But don't do it for ratings. And don't do it and confuse your kids. Kate is on a downward spiral. LPBW had bigger ratings & their show is canceled. That is very telling IMO. She must be seething. People are finally seeing her for who she is. She is not a cutesy, do-it-all by myself mother, by no stretch of the imagination.
Sorry for the long post. Thanks for reading.
~Peace

Anon 1 said...

Marie said... Oh sorry. My laptop went faulty I did not realize I posted twice. Anway to fix that Admin? Anybody? I've already been gotten on for spelling errors, not need for someone else to point out my mistake please
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Marie, it happens to us all at times. No biggie.

Anon 1 said...

Does Kate really think TLC won't drop her just like they did Jon the moment she is of no further use to them?
@@@@@

Exactly! Don't let the door hit ya on the way out Katie.

Laurie said...

Here's a article that's a hoot by Alice James-Rodgers over at METROWNY. People have got her number big time.

Is Kate Gosselin ready to start dating? That's what the newest Kate Gosselin rumors are. It seems that Kate Gosselin we be very picky about who she dates.

Kate Gosselin is looking to date. A source tells Fox, "Kate is considering dating, as long as it doesn't take away from being with the children. Kate's dream man will be mature, smart and nothing like her ex-husband Jon Gosselin! He will have to pass her serious checklist of being a responsible, kind and mature adult. She will be avoiding anyone who wants to date her based on her fame or money. It's tricky and she will be very picky -- no blind dates!"

Ok, lets get this straight.

First, Kate Gosselin will date as long as it doesn't take time away from her kids? When has she ever cared about time with her kids? She spent so much time away from them during the taping of Dancing With The Stars that we are surprised they still recognize her.

Sencond, Kate Gosselin's dream man will be mature, smart and nothing like Jon Gosselin huh? I guess he will be nothing like Kate either.

Third, He will have to pass her serious checklist of being a responsible, kind and mature adult? Again he will be absolutely nothing like Kate Gosselin. In fact, she is looking for her complete opposite apparently.

Fourth, Kate Gosselin will be avoiding anyone who wants to date her based on her fame or money? Kate Gosselin is not famous, she is infamous, and she has no money. A few months ago it was reported she was having money problems. She also spends thousands and thousands of dollars on her hair, body and vacations. I think her Personal Ad should say "Looking for a guy WITH money."

Finally, she will be very picky -- no blind dates? How picky can a woman like Kate Gosselin be? What man in their right mind would date woman who has eight kids? Not to mention she had them all on purpose to get famous. No blind dates? I think Kate Gosselin's best chance to find a man is if HE is blind!

Dee said...

Yes, the ship is going down and hopefully for the sake of the kids, soon. She will be on the Today show with Meredith crying she can't pay her bills again by Christmas time. People, however, aren't going to buy it this time, except maybe the Kate lovers. Bye Kate! I can't wait.

DLCF said...

Another game of "What's Kate's Next Move?" Cool!

I don't think she's going to do anything else for a while, she'll be dramatically hospitalized for exhaustion (rehab) once the show is cancelled.
First, though, will be the talk-show circuit (again) and hours spent going on about how she's not sure the kids (yeah right) will be able to get through life without the show.
Then one day, in the middle of Target, she'll see a copy of her latest book (the How To Ruin Your Kids manifesto) and collapse, screaming and sobbing, in the paper towel aisle because she can't deal with the fact that it's all been taken away.
Thirty days in the hospital (uh-huh) and then she's out, recovering at someone else's home and saying only that she wants to be alone (Kate, you ain't Garbo) but that she will grant one interview to some lucky soul (insert Whoopi chant here) and then withdraw from public life.
One year later, she retains Gloria Allred (or tries to) and sues Discovery/TLC for destroying her family (and her hair), does a Heidi Montag and gets the implants out, and announces her tell-all.

Although I think we all agree that she snapped LONG before this.

fidosmommy said...

I just heard Regis announce Kate will be on Live
tomorrow (Friday). I don't know if it's been planned for a long time or if it's a desperate
attempt to keep Kate relevant.

Ava said...

I don't think Kate would ever sue TLC. She's in too deep with them, even if they do drop her. The footage they have on her is probably pretty unbelievable. Plus she would never want to legitamize anything Jon does or has done. Suing TLC would be agreeing with Jon. I do think it would be funny if she did though. It would be nice to see her get to deal with some of what Jon did when he was dealing with them.

As far as Kate not thinking that TLC is going to drop her, she either thinks that TLC will continue to find other projects to farm her out for, ala DWTS, or she thinks that she can make it without them and would be better off on her own. I wonder if TLC gets a cut of her salary when they allow her to do outside projects.

Knows Quality said...

I agree that for me, initially, one of the draws of the show was watching the interaction between Jon and Kate. Being happily married myself, it was very interesting to watch the dynamics of this couple...Hubs and I would watch in disbelief at the way Kate spoke to Jon, and I think we kept on watching, waiting for the day that Jon would stand up to Kate and tell her where to go.

With that said, I have to add that the children were indeed a draw, as well... not because they were cute or interesting, but just because of the sheer logistics.

Hubs and I have 7 kids ourselves, and we would watch to see how Kate would handle day-to-day life and activities. Perhaps we were hoping for some management & organization advice that we could use ourselves... it became very apparent, though, that Kate wasn't "all that" and wasn't the most organized mom. It also became very apparent early on that she did, indeed, have "helpers" - and so whatever advice she could pass on would not be applicable to our own situation.

I liked the initial episodes when things were filmed at home...with the kids around the table, or playing dress-up in the basement....I don't need to see expensive vacations. Gah.

Michelle said...

Remember last year when Kate auditioned for a talk show with Rene Skyler and Lee Woodruff? Clearly they are not fans after working with the lovely Kate for a mere 2 days. Rene has a blog "Good Enough Mother" where she wrote an article about Kate wanting to act. She thought it was a bad option for Kate and Lee Woodruff left a comment that "Kate needs to lose the haughty". I was just catching up on her blog and she wrote an entry about Bristol Palin being on DWTS. Here's an excerpt:

As you’ve doubtless heard by now one of this season’s contestants is 19-year-old Bristol Palin, who, unbeknownst to me, is a star. I’m sure she’s a very nice girl, a teen mom with a deadbeat for an ex who says she’s “doing it for the moms”.

Hmm, didn’t we just get finished watching a nice mom (at first blush) with a deadbeat ex who also joined the cast of Dancing with the Stars under the auspices of it being “for all the moms out there!” Yeah, that’s what I thought. .......

Earth to Bristol Palin and Kate Gosselin, if you want to do something “for all the moms” out here, how about showing us how to make a paycheck stretch for two weeks or figure out how to get school supplies AND clothes on a budget, not donated by advertisers? Now THAT is real talent!

Tamara said...

This is off topic...but I just wanted to thank admin for pointing out that not having a million pictures of trips and such didn't wreck your childhood, LOL.

I have always felt that way...I always figured it's best to get a few pics if need be, then just enjoy the moment. Nothing is more annoying than the person at the party constantly making everyone pose for pictures, or randomly videotaping and asking you to talk into the camera!

Sorry for the rant, just had to thank you for validating what I have been doing all along! I don't have a ton of pics of my four kids, but miraculously we still have memories!

Laura D. said...

So she got 1,389,000 viewers on Monday night? Assuming she’s got 10,000 actual fans (judging from the sale of her last book) I estimate 1,379,000 non-fans tuned in to laugh at this family’s exploitation. What a shame.

Judy said...

I wish Kate Gosselin would understand that.. the greatest thing you can give your children is..
A HAPPY CHILDHOOD !
She just doesn't get it ,does she?

Kaitlyn said...

I really hope the show tanks for the kids sake. I hope they are allowed to try to have a normal life to learn that you can't have everything you want in life, and that some things in life that you want you must struggle to get and you will appreciate it more. Feeling entitled and training your kids to believe the world owes them something because they are in a family of multiples is not the right way to raise your kids. I hope they will be able to get a normal life but with Kate Kreider and Jon Gosselin as parents it seems doubtful.

Administrator said...

Tamara, I suspect you were actually out there on the front lines experiencing the vacations with your children and not 10 feet away fiddling with a camera.

Back in the day when people used actual film, lol, my family would buy maybe one or two rolls of 24 for a trip. That's it. Taking photos was more expensive back then because you had to buy film and then pay to develop it. But the downside of all digital now is so my parents are behind the lens snapping 1000 photos of Disneyworld and not just enjoying the moment.

Laurie said...

All that's left for them to do is a reunion show where Jon and K8 get back together and "try to work it out" for the sake of the ratings...er, the kids. There is no level to which they will not stoop to keep this gravy train from pulling in to the station.

JudyK said...

Also saw on Regis and Kelly that Kate will be there tomorrow. Tomorrow will be the last day Regis and Kelly will be broadcast in this state, so I'll never have to see Kate on there again. Obviously, she already has "Plan B" in place--hmmm, that didn't take long.

Michelle said...

I have visions of Kate re-entering the church speaking circuit. Post-TLC she'll claim to have an awakening and return to her Christian roots. She'll do the church circuit to speak of how fame damaged her family and how she's broke. Pass those love offering baskets. Cash only.

Does anyone really see her or Jon working a regular 40 hour per week job again?

PaMa said...

I think it would be interesting to do a guesstimate of how many of those 1.389 million viewers are actually participants in the anti-Kate blogs, including actual posters and just lurkers... a few thousand?...several thousand? Even if it's 300,000, that leaves 1+ million viewers who watched the latest episode, totally oblivious to the Net chatter. Although we may flatter ourselves that our refusal to watch is making a significant difference, chances are that it really isn't.

The drop in viewership is really Kate's own doing. Her abyssmal behavior on screen in both the TV show and her "guest" appearances, as well as the tabloid stories seen in the grocery store check-out lines, are gradually affecting her audience. In order for the ratings to continue dropping, those 1+ million viewers who don't blog will have to tune out ... and apparantly, tuning out they are. Give a narcistic, delusional woman enough rope, and she'll hang herself.

Anonymous said...

With the drastic drop in viewers, surely the sponsor-advertisers are concerned. I don't watch the show so wouldn't know if there have been cancellations. The only time I watch TLC is on the Saturdays when they show the old 48Hr. Mysteries or Dateline Mysteries and I've noticed a lot of the commercials are for TLC shows.

Anon 1 said...

Michelle, that was interesting...good read. I love it when someone has 'worked' w/Kate, and shares how obnoxious she is. Hear that sheeple?

lalaland said...

Evidence TLC is worried about the ratings. I saw this posted on Youtube by one of the people who puts up Kate + 8 episodes:

TLC just removed 2 episodes for copyright infringement (Turtles, and Big Apple). Also part 5 of inside kate's world. If there's too many copyright complaints, they will delete my account for a 3rd time. Not sure what I'm gonna do about it yet, but if I disappear that's why

Anonymous said...

Kate will not graciously exit the spotlight. She will hold on to whatever "fame" she she has until the bitter end.

Knowing this, what do you think her next move will be?

charleyg122 said...

Just found this on the TLC website:

Kate Plus 8
A Rough Ride
TV-PG

Mady and Cara tackle the waves by taking a surf lesson, but will Kate join in on the fun? Later the Gosselin family head out to sea for some good deep sea fishing, but will the waters cause everyone to be too sick to fish?

So they did squeeze another episode out of the BHI trip. Oh goody, we get to see the kids get seasick!

Hippie Chick said...

@Ava...I agree. The behind-the-scenes footage that TLC has on Kate would be so bad for her. If Kate tried to sue them, they would come back at her with this saying, "yep, go ahead, & we will show this footage of you verbally abusing & degrading your kids". She has no leg to stand on IMO when it comes to TLC. They could have possible abuse footage, but who knows. I mean, there is a photo of her smacking her kid!

DLCF said...

@Hippie Chick--
Interesting statement in conjunction with her fear that people think she's a bad mother. It does make you wonder how much they have on her, if they "promised" to destroy that really incriminating footage but tucked it away instead.

Let's go a step further--TLC is probably considering the possibility of an attempted lawsuit by Kate and is leaking behind-the-scenes footage such as the lollipop occurrence as a warning. "We've got this stuff, don't you dare step out of line." The timing is interesting...

What's next? said...

Anonymous said... Kate will not graciously exit the spotlight. She will hold on to whatever "fame" she she has until the bitter end.

Knowing this, what do you think her next move will be?
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We could possibly see her next move tomorrow on Regis and Kelly. I can't imagine what she possibly has to talk about, but with the ratings going down I think somethings brewing. We shall see.

Dani said...

Ah, Kate's next move. I speculate that she will be on a date with someone famous, like Jake the bachelor. It will be another fame whore.
Of course, this is IMO ....

Anonymous said...

yep,advertising learning to surfboard,with the twins,while she wears her tiny,Christian bikini, those poor girls, must be soo ashamed of their mother.

Anonymous said...

The only way to regain numbers for the +8 show would be for Jon to Kate to "work through" their problems while being filmed. They'd argue, be shown trying to present a united front for the kids, argue some more, take the kids on a trip together, argue again, start dating each other, more arguments and set-backs, then remarry after they've milked all the possible drama out of the situation.

They could get a season out of that.

Moose Mania said...

"Michelle said...

"I have visions of Kate re-entering the church speaking circuit."

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She would have to buy an entire new wardrobe. The church people don't take too kindly to seeing "the girls" handing out both sides of halter tops!

Questions: What happened to the Hayes family? What's the average rating for The Little Couple?

BeDoneNow said...

For whatever it's worth... I have always assumed that TLC has verbally enticed Kate (for years now) with talk of a 'legacy'; we will film and broadcast your kids until they reach an age of majority and then everyone will clamor to see the childhood footage. $$$$$$$$. But this has only been verbal.

She may attempt to reconcile in some way with Jon, for ratings, but it wont be living together. Most likely it will be family therapy to simply ease tensions "for the sake of the kids." I was going to say "children" but Kate never calls them that. All to be filmed of course with Kate as the heroine who lets Jon have it with the blessings of a therapist. The dream of so many miserable women.

Then she could hit the church circuit again "money was my evil but I have found God again." You posters are all correct, 'cash only please.' "And my next book is available in the back..."; "Look for me on Larry King to promote my apologetic self...".

She is dying dying dying for some kind of a Diva Housewives Show. DYING I tell you. That's what all the slutty outfits and behaviors have been about for over a year. Discovery may arrange it somehow just to get rid of her annoying ass.

She sees her career as being a staple on sleazy reality shows, so yeah, dating some kind of Pratt or Jake person is absolutely next. Likely a new show featuring Kate/Steve/Jamie? That will last 3 epi's - even the sheeple wont watch that.

Someone on this site made a comment about why doesnt she look for a daytime soap that will take her. What a great idea!!!! She can be the show-bitch-diva and just play herself!!! She will get some money and attention and yet give the children a break from her abusive hysteria and active loathing. The sheeple can see her 5 days a week and flood their local stations with calls when the soap is delayed due to some minor news-thing like Calif falling into the ocean.

All in all, Kate needs to find something to do that appeals to her small fan-base. Low class women who hate their own lives and are overwhelmed by resentment towards their own families and children and see Kate as one of their own who broke free and made good.

BeDoneNow said...

Sorry Admin... One more thing...

Dearest Posters - I havent watched soaps in 25 years and back then I was an ABC gal. What soap would best suit Kate? Who films in NYC? Can we start a petition, a calling, a mandate, a THING????? Ya know, the internet is a powerful thing now days.... Could we get this done?

A Pink Straight Jacket For Kate said...

I refuse to dedicate any time or energy into viewing that fame-whore. Regis & Kelly will lose me as a viewer tomorrow.

Every word that flys out of her mouth is a lie.
Blah, blah, blah, blah and BLAH!!

Instead, I will devote that hour to taking my dogs out for a much deserved walk.

Fufuss said...

Saw the commercial today for that surfing episode this coming Monday night. Usually they follow a new episode of Kate + 8 with a rerun of a recent one. Not this Monday night! Quints by Surprise is scheduled to follow at 9:30.

Is this the beginning of TLCs let down? We can only hope so.

Must Love Dogs said...

Well glad I didn't watch, seems like next weeks ep of the twins surfing is probably a vacation she squeezed in somewhere...vacation after vacation...yeah thats real life for some single mother of 8..btw...tomorrows a repeat on Regis and Kelly

Virginia Pen Mom said...

lalaland said:

Evidence TLC is worried about the ratings. I saw this posted on Youtube by one of the people who puts up Kate + 8 episodes:

TLC just removed 2 episodes for copyright infringement (Turtles, and Big Apple). Also part 5 of inside kate's world. If there's too many copyright complaints, they will delete my account for a 3rd time. Not sure what I'm gonna do about it yet, but if I disappear that's why

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Lala, I think you probably mean our faithful NoH84Kate. I just clicked on her screen name on Youtube and found "This account is suspended". :(

I'm not sure NoH8 is, but she certainly has done a service for those of us who want to see the shows or parts of them without giving ratings.

There's another copy of the Bald Head Island up, but it's recorded from a TV screen and not the greatest. Frankly, not that I care. It sounded abysmal.

In any event, I agree with Lala. TLC is trying to force "the haterz" to watch it on their slimy channel. No thanks...

Markiesnana said...

Well, she's getting more desperate now.
The only thing left for her will be to take off her clothes for some magazine.
Doubt that? If the money is there, she'll do it.
I can remember when she talked on and on about dressing modestly.
See?

StoryLady said...

The kids are going to be on a fishing boat, seasick? Now, THAT'S entertainment!!!!
I wonder if the boat has a laundry room floor?

Michelle said...

Anon 1 said... Michelle, that was interesting...good read. I love it when someone has 'worked' w/Kate, and shares how obnoxious she is. Hear that sheeple?
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I'd love to hear an actual sheeple respond to Rene Skyler and Lee Woodruff's comments. Educated, wealthy, successful, happily married moms who had the brief experience of working with Kate. Are they also "jellus" and "haterz"?

Anon 1 said...

There was a 20 sec. blip about K8 tonite on Inside Edition (no mention of the kids), as to how hot she looked in her gold bikini (footage incl), even w/a T shirt over it (footage incl.). LOL, w/some comment about her learning to surf. So does this mean TLC is now peddling Kate (and just Kate?) as a 'hot mama'? Poor Kate, she's desperate. I've heard that once you sell your soul to the devil, there's hell to be paid.

Moose Mania said...

"Well glad I didn't watch, seems like next weeks ep of the twins surfing is probably a vacation she squeezed in somewhere...vacation after vacation..."

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Isn't it Bald Head Island Part II? Same vacation, just more boring scenes...

Curious said...

@ Moose Mania...who knows if its in Bald Head or Hairy Head...sick of their vacations and chickens..don't watch but just reading about it puts me to sleep..zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

Dani said...

I wonder if this is the episode when Regis tells Kate that Jon will come to his senses and come back home to her. Kate's expression was priceless.

Must Love Dogs said...

@ Dani, I believe this one is a repeat where she was stroking Anderson Coopers arm and getting all giddy, I don't think she realized that he is Gay and has a partner.

Anonymous said...

Dani,

I loved it when Regis told Kate he hadn't seen her show but predicted she and Jon would get back together.

It was funny to see Kate's shock at the fact that not everyone knew (or cared about) every little detail in her life.

She's a real piece of work...

AuntieAnn said...

Virginia Pen Mom said - "In any event, I agree with Lala. TLC is trying to force "the haterz" to watch it on their slimy channel. No thanks..."
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Ditto to that. TLC would have to pay ME $250,000 per episode to watch that woman on their stinkin' channel.

Administrator said...

Must Love Dogs said... @ Dani, I believe this one is a repeat where she was stroking Anderson Coopers arm and getting all giddy, I don't think she realized that he is Gay and has a partner.
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Ha. I think that memo went around in 2003. Where was Kate then? Oh right too busy henpecking John.

Ellie said...

I wonder if the boat has a laundry room floor?

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Good one Story Lady~~ That's very funny!!!!

Dani said...

Anderson Cooper isn't really "out" -- is he?
I love him with Kathy Griffin on NYE. Kate always seems surprised when somebody doesn't know her life story.

Administrator said...

It's pretty well known Anderson is gay. Lots of people have confirmed that he is gay. But as for himself he said he doesn't talk about his personal life. He was dating Benjamin Maisani who owns a gay bar.

Administrator said...

Might I add that it makes me sad that he feels he can't just say he's gay. I don't think it would be a big deal, at least I hope it wouldn't.

Must Love Dogs said...

I love to watch Anderson Cooper on CNN, he is a real journalist at work. When he was doing the story on the oil spill you could tell he had so much sympathy for the fisherman who couldn't find work due to the spill and the oil workers who lost their lives as well. Gosselin probably has no idea what this man actually does for a living.

Dani said...

I didn't realize it was well-known, just thought it was speculation. After country-singer Chely Wright came out, so did radio-talk show host Stephanie Miller (I listen to her every morning driving to work). All the popular kids are coming out now, Anderson.

LoriT said...

Maybe that was Kate's way of telling Anderson, they both bat for the other team.

Administrator said...

Well it actually is trendy to live a gay lifestyle but never actually say you are gay. I think some celebs think that there is no reason to announce they are gay anymore than a straight person would announce they are straight.

So in that respect Kate and Jamie are quite trendy!

Jaye said...

Must Love Dogs said... I love to watch Anderson Cooper on CNN, he is a real journalist at work. When he was doing the story on the oil spill you could tell he had so much sympathy for the fisherman who couldn't find work due to the spill and the oil workers who lost their lives as well. Gosselin probably has no idea what this man actually does for a living.

September 9, 2010 7:47 PM



Does Kate even know there was an oil spill?
My guess is no, because it wasn't about her.

Administrator said...

Anderson Cooper also did some really heartrending reporting during Hurricane Katrina, Pulitzer worthy.

Of course Kate probably thinks Katrina is some slut who wronged her.

Julianna said...

I seem to remember a statement that Jon made some time ago that she has absolutely no knowledge of current events because she doesn't read a newspaper or listen to news channels.

Why should Anderson come out and say he's gay or straight? It really isn't anyone's business but his own, and I respect him for that. For some reason the public seems to think it has a right to know everything about everyone. It seems privacy is a thing of the past and people are so agreeable to open up and spill everything about their personal lives. Privacy isn't sacred anymore. At least he's true to his convictions -- he choses not to say, and he's stuck by it.

Administrator said...

Why should he have to hide who he is?

If someone asks are you straight it's no big deal to say yes. But it's still a big deal to say you're gay, to some.

In 2010 it shouldn't really be any more of a big deal to be open about this than it is to be open about your preferance for peanuts or pretzels on an airplane. It's sad.

Anon 1 said...

Must Love Dogs said... @ Dani, I believe this one is a repeat where she was stroking Anderson Coopers arm and getting all giddy, I don't think she realized that he is Gay and has a partner.
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Kelly is a pretty savy gal, she knows AC is gay. But I'm w/her, I love me some Anderson Cooper! He is just cute!


And then they moved her show last week because of the Emmy (yeah, OK), then it was a half hour.
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I think it got moved because of the Emmys but not how it's been spoken of here...more because TLC (Kate?) didn't want KATE having to compete with KATE, y'know, someone might have missed the show, in order to watch her on the Emmys those 20 sec. or so. I read something to that affect.

And...It isn't a big deal anymore and IF Anderson Cooper wanted to share his private life, he wouldn't be looked down upon. But, I think he is a class act and I find that just one more 'thing' that contributes to his classiness. It seems more "Hollywood-ish" to discuss your sexual orientation. I don't think he'd want his face on the cover of Star Mag. for coming out, but for being a good reporter, yes.

BTW, he also did excellent reporting in Haiti.

Anonymous said...

Unfortunately, Regis & Kelly is not a repeat based on Dara Torres' twitter:

"Bout 2 hit the hay. On 23rd flr at hotel in NY, just high enough 2 not hear noise all night long. Can't wait to do Regis & Kelly tomorrow!" about 5 hours ago via Twitter for iPhone

How Kate can be booked along with Dara and Anderson Cooper is beyond me?! Talk about polar opposites!

mama mia said...

Kate's fan base is republican and religious so she can't be gay, divorced or have a past. She can use Jon's heritage on the show but hers is a mystery, as are her family, upbringing, etc. Last night I dreamt Kate had a new boyfriend and a new baby boy and was doing a show about that, and the baby is crying outside Kate's room while the nanny rushes up to change him. Kate appears as the door and asks the nanny about two outfits she is holding up,which one looks better. Meanwhile the baby is redfaced from screaming, soaked to the skin and the nanny is holding him. And when I woke up I didn't find anything strange at all about that impression of Kate! That is so her.

Markiesnana said...

If there's a "surfing" episode coming up, that will be perfect for jumping the shark.

Hippie Chick said...

I agree Admin. It doesn't matter, as long as the person is happy.

K8SUCKS said...

Anderson seems to be a rather private person -hint, hint, Katie Irene.

He comes from an extremely famous and wealthy family - his mom is THE Gloria Vanderbilt - but he never mentions her. He went to Yale. He has succeeded on his own talents and drive, not riding the coattails of his famous family name. He also seems to be a very humble person - no entitlement issues or attitude. K8 could learn a thing or two ( or three , or one million)from Anderson.

A Pink Straight Jacket For Kate said...

Anonymous said... The only way to regain numbers for the +8 show would be for Jon to Kate to "work through" their problems while being filmed. They'd argue, be shown trying to present a united front for the kids, argue some more, take the kids on a trip together, argue again, start dating each other, more arguments and set-backs, then remarry after they've milked all the possible drama out of the situation.

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Realistically, I think that the public has had it with those two- I doubt many are willing to be taken for another torturous ride.

I would not even tune in to watch Jon hit Kate's face with a cast-iron frying pan.

It's time to let it die a semi-dignified death.

Laura D. said...

@ Michelle: Celebs who don't like Kate are the ones with the problem. The sheeple assume Joy, Whoopie, Ellen & anyone else who won't kiss her butt are bitches.

Anonymous said...

On Regis and Kelly Kate just said that she is alone is providing for the kids. Jon is not. At all. Anderson Cooper asked her specifically.

livvy said...

Well guys, This is a new show. Kate is claiming that when the kids are with Jon she just sits home waiting for the kids to call her to come and bring them home. Didn't we see them screaming when Jon brought them home to her???
She said she is the sole support of the family. Anderson asked if Jon was contributing. Kate didn't exactly say no but is was 'like I said I am the sole supporter'. Didn't we read that Jon was contributing $20,000 a month???

Administrator said...

mama mia said... Kate's fan base is republican and religious
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People who turned on Kate are also Republican and religious, such as myself!

I think the only Kate fans left are those who are just like her.

melissaf said...

Late to the party here Admin but wanted to comment on the "filming to make memories" issue.

The only thing those films are going to be good for are evidence for that lawsuit the kids are going to bring up.......

melissaf

Sally said...

Saw Regis and Kelly. Is it true that Kate solely supports the kids? No support from Jon? If Ellen or Jon is reading this, I would like to know. Kate is doing damage control to get people to see her show, with the sympathy that she is the sole supporter and the show is the only way to support the kids. Also, the bra strap was showing.

Jaye said...

Lord have mercy, just when you think she can't stoop any lower, she does. She bashed Jon up and down and left and right. Saying she soley ahs to support the kids, the kids call her when they are with him and beg to come home, he just decdied within the past three months to spend time with them, and on and on and on. She defended the whole filming thing, again, saying how wonderful it is that her kids get to play right beside her while she works.

And of course she had to revisit the Emmy thing.

melissaf said...

Admin said:

Of course Kate probably thinks Katrina is some slut who wronged her.
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OMG that's the funniest thing I've heard all day and now I have coffee all over my keyyboard!

Thanks for the laugh Admin!

Ava said...

TLC must be worried about the ratings if they're sending her out to promote the show. It's funny though, because she was just on the Emmy's and more people tuned out. It seems like the more exposure Kate gets, the less people want to see her. You would think that someone at TLC would get this. Or maybe they do...

Kate is such a depressing bitch. The audience was basically silent the whole time she was talking. You can tell which rumors are petty much true by the lies Kate tells. She seemed to be VERY worried about Jon looking like the better parent, the one that the kids wanted to be with. Hence the lies about Jon not providing financially and about the kids not wanting to stay with him. I know that Jon doesn't want to get involved in another court battle but he should take that bitch to court for all of the slander she says about him, the father of her children.

I wish Anderson would have asked her how slamming Jon on national tv was "doing the best for her children" and "trying to be peaceful."

livvy said...

I can not remember where we got the $22,000 a month figure but at the time I considered it a reliable source. Anyone remember????

BerksPa said...

mama mia said... Kate's fan base is republican and religious
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Mamma Mia...I'm a registered Republican and quite Religious. However, I am NOT a fan of Kate by any sense of the word...neither are any of my friends and family. So please don't lump us all into one category.

PS...I also know and have worked with gay Republicans and have friends who go to church and are gay.

PaMa said...

Re Kate's Regis & Kelly appearance: After Kate's lie to AC's direct question about receiving support from Jon, the cameras cut to a commercial and you can see AC literally squirming in his seat and wringing his hands. He obviously knew Kate was lying and trying hard to bite his lip.

Daisy Girl said...

PaMa said... Re Kate's Regis & Kelly appearance: After Kate's lie to AC's direct question about receiving support from Jon, the cameras cut to a commercial and you can see AC literally squirming in his seat and wringing his hands. He obviously knew Kate was lying and trying hard to bite his lip.

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Did you notice that Kelly had a startled look on her face when just into the interview she was no doubt told to go to commerical? Maybe someone had to tell AC that subject was not to be persued by an arrangement to get her on the show.

Darcy said...

GUESS WHO is now a Nielsen family??? WE ARE! I'm going to take my little log book and write NOT KATE PLUS EIGHT on it with a big, red Sharpie! Or maybe just a big circle with the letters TLC in the center and a line through it? LOL!

Darcy said...

GUESS WHO is now a Nielsen family??? WE ARE! I'm going to take my little log book and write NOT KATE PLUS EIGHT on it with a big, red Sharpie! Or maybe just a big circle with the letters TLC in the center and a line through it? LOL!

PaMa said...

Re Kate's Regis & Kelly appearance: After Kate's lie to AC's direct question about receiving support from Jon, the cameras cut to a commercial and you can see AC literally squirming in his seat and wringing his hands. He obviously knew Kate was lying and trying hard to bite his lip.

melissaf said...

Admin said:

Of course Kate probably thinks Katrina is some slut who wronged her.
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OMG that's the funniest thing I've heard all day and now I have coffee all over my keyyboard!

Thanks for the laugh Admin!

A Pink Straight Jacket For Kat said...

Anonymous said... The only way to regain numbers for the +8 show would be for Jon to Kate to "work through" their problems while being filmed. They'd argue, be shown trying to present a united front for the kids, argue some more, take the kids on a trip together, argue again, start dating each other, more arguments and set-backs, then remarry after they've milked all the possible drama out of the situation.

************************************************

Realistically, I think that the public has had it with those two- I doubt many are willing to be taken for another torturous ride.

I would not even tune in to watch Jon hit Kate's face with a cast-iron frying pan.

It's time to let it die a semi-dignified death.

Virginia Pen Mom said...

lalaland said:

Evidence TLC is worried about the ratings. I saw this posted on Youtube by one of the people who puts up Kate + 8 episodes:

TLC just removed 2 episodes for copyright infringement (Turtles, and Big Apple). Also part 5 of inside kate's world. If there's too many copyright complaints, they will delete my account for a 3rd time. Not sure what I'm gonna do about it yet, but if I disappear that's why

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Lala, I think you probably mean our faithful NoH84Kate. I just clicked on her screen name on Youtube and found "This account is suspended". :(

I'm not sure NoH8 is, but she certainly has done a service for those of us who want to see the shows or parts of them without giving ratings.

There's another copy of the Bald Head Island up, but it's recorded from a TV screen and not the greatest. Frankly, not that I care. It sounded abysmal.

In any event, I agree with Lala. TLC is trying to force "the haterz" to watch it on their slimy channel. No thanks...

Fufuss said...

Saw the commercial today for that surfing episode this coming Monday night. Usually they follow a new episode of Kate + 8 with a rerun of a recent one. Not this Monday night! Quints by Surprise is scheduled to follow at 9:30.

Is this the beginning of TLCs let down? We can only hope so.

A Pink Straight Jacket For Kat said...

I refuse to dedicate any time or energy into viewing that fame-whore. Regis & Kelly will lose me as a viewer tomorrow.

Every word that flys out of her mouth is a lie.
Blah, blah, blah, blah and BLAH!!

Instead, I will devote that hour to taking my dogs out for a much deserved walk.

BeDoneNow said...

Sorry Admin... One more thing...

Dearest Posters - I havent watched soaps in 25 years and back then I was an ABC gal. What soap would best suit Kate? Who films in NYC? Can we start a petition, a calling, a mandate, a THING????? Ya know, the internet is a powerful thing now days.... Could we get this done?

Moose Mania said...

"Michelle said...

"I have visions of Kate re-entering the church speaking circuit."

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She would have to buy an entire new wardrobe. The church people don't take too kindly to seeing "the girls" handing out both sides of halter tops!

Questions: What happened to the Hayes family? What's the average rating for The Little Couple?

What's next? said...

Anonymous said... Kate will not graciously exit the spotlight. She will hold on to whatever "fame" she she has until the bitter end.

Knowing this, what do you think her next move will be?
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We could possibly see her next move tomorrow on Regis and Kelly. I can't imagine what she possibly has to talk about, but with the ratings going down I think somethings brewing. We shall see.

charleyg122 said...

Just found this on the TLC website:

Kate Plus 8
A Rough Ride
TV-PG

Mady and Cara tackle the waves by taking a surf lesson, but will Kate join in on the fun? Later the Gosselin family head out to sea for some good deep sea fishing, but will the waters cause everyone to be too sick to fish?

So they did squeeze another episode out of the BHI trip. Oh goody, we get to see the kids get seasick!

A Pink Straight Jacket For Kat said...

How long before Kate goes on another "talk show, crying proverty tour"?

A Pink Straight Jacket For Kat said...

Thank you America!!!

cathy518 said...

So Kate is no longer TLC's golden girl? You could conclude that based on the lack of effort put into the production of the last shows. I bet they had Bald Head Island lined up for some time and the shoe shopping, clothes shopping, NYC shows were just thrown together without much planning or even budget. So what will Kate do now? It is kind of scary to think of the possibilities when one door after another is shut in her face and she is desperate to hang on to her fleeting fame and celebrity life style. She is no longer marketable as an author, DWTS does not want her, TLC looks like they are slowly cutting her loose. Could that article about her dating again be a clue to the next big reveal? Maybe she has a Spencer Pratt type lined up? Maybe she and ratclaws will go public or even she and Jamie. If the story of Jon blackmailing her was intended to bring the spotlight back on her, it did not work.
So she will be desperate and we will worry about how that may drive her in ways that may be more destructive to the children. Yet, if they are no longer a source of income for her, she will probably let Jon have them more, maybe even permanently. She will not be able to provide Nannies 24/7, and she is not about to actually bother to take care of her own children, based on what we have seen in the past few years.
In all, I hope the end is finally near. I still have hopes that if the kids are off camera and they are more in the care of their Dad, they have a chance, although I know their are those that disagree with me here.

mama mia said...

Metrowny has a hilarious article on Kate rumours about her criteria for a new man. They basically call her broke, stupid and a fame whore.

Marie said...

Oh sorry. My laptop went faulty I did not realize I posted twice. Anway to fix that Admin? Anybody? I've already been gotten on for spelling errors, not need for someone else to point out my mistake please.

PatK said...

I can't wait to find out what Kate's agent is frantically trying to line up for her next.

It ought to be a doozy.

Bonafide Nutcase said...

"Next week's Kate Plus 8, episode 6 is called "A Rough Ride".

Well, that's open for a lot of interpretation. I think this past week has been a rough ride for Kate. Coming "down" from the Emmys must have been rough for her (sob) with no more red carpet, then no gig with ET and then another ratings drop. Back to buying chicken feed. Oh my!

Paula said...

You have to wonder what made Eileen O'Neill believe that Kate Gosselin could carry a show by herself...Of course, this coming from someone who thinks a show on polygamy is entertainment!!

The show was attractive because of the family aspect - Mom, Dad, kid interaction. Who wants to watch a crazy woman taking continuous vacations?

Gosselin Gossip said...

Even the final season premiere of Little People, Big World didn't help Kate Plus 8.

Little People Big World (8pm)
- 1.753 million viewers
- 1.2/2 HH
- 0.6/2 A18-49

Little People Big World (8:30pm)
- 1.791 million viewers
- 1.2/2 HH
- 0.7/2 A18-49

About 400,000 of their viewers tuned-out/changed the channel as soon as it was over.

Will next week's episode slip to under 1 million viewers? Let's hope so.

Next week's Kate Plus 8, episode 6 is called "A Rough Ride".

Anonymous said...

Let's keep this going!!! They keep shows on even with a million viewers, she needs to go down hard & fast. Let"s shoot for less then a mil next show!!! Bye Bye Kate, so not glad to know you. You have polluted our airwaves long enough. Time for you to do your GTP, Gym, Tan, Pedi, cause that's all you are good for you!!! Please Jon get your kids some therapy after the show ends, please for their sakes!!!

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