Monday, May 22, 2017

New Bates Header, May 2017

Happy Monday! What better way to celebrate the new week than with an updated header? What do you think of the new style/colors/pictures?

Photos courtesy of UP

Friday, May 19, 2017

Warden Turns 14

 Warden Bates

Happy 14th birthday, Warden! Warden's middle name is Justice, and he is No. 13 in the Bates lineup. He also loves loves root beer and says his record is more than 4 liters in one day. Take a look back at his 11-year-old self in the video below.

Photo/video courtesy of UP

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Olympic Bates

Did you know that Gil Bates qualified to try out for the Olympics before meeting Kelly? In this clip, the Bates discuss whether they think anyone else in their family could, or would desire, to make it that far in athletics.

If you haven't seen the new promo clip for the upcoming season of Bringing Up Bates, click here to watch.

Photo/video courtesy of UP

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Lawson Bates' NC Benefit Concert

Hello, friends! Lawson asked us to share this update...

His benefit concert in North Carolina is this Friday, May 19th, from 7pm-9pm ET. Proceeds will be donated to the Levine Children's Hospital Bone Marrow Transplant Unit. The venue is located at 661 Clark Creek Rd in Lincolnton, North Carolina. Tickets are $15 and are available for purchase at

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Monday, May 15, 2017

Wedding, Engagement, Courtship, and Twins???

Are you counting down the days until the Bates return to reality TV? We sure are! The season six premiere of Bringing Up Bates airs on June 1st at 9pm ET/8pm CT. Up has a lot in store for viewers on the new season. Check out this promo video to see some of the highlights. (Click here to read the full season summary.) What big announcements do you predict will be made this season?

Photo/video courtesy of UP