Monday, October 23, 2017, 9:00 PM, Joe's Wedding, Episode 13

Yes, they skipped from Episode 6 to Episode 13.

The day has finally arrived for Joe and Kendra to get married!  Take a first look at their wedding day as Kendra walks down the aisle to become Mrs. Joseph Duggar.  There might even be a few surprises in store for the happy couple!

60 minutes


Monday, October 16, 2017, 8:00 PM, Joy and Austin Tie the Knot, Episode 6

Joy's wedding day is finally here!  After months of planning, the final touches are added as family and friends come together to celebrate Joy & Austin becoming Mr. & Mrs. Foryth.

120 minutes

Ratings:  1.359 M viewers and a .32 rating.

Monday, October 9, 2017, 9:00 PM, Tomboy Joy, Episode 5

Joy and Austin's wedding day is almost here, so Joy's siblings prepare some special gifts for happy couple and take a tour down memory lane remembering Joy through the years.

60 minutes

Ratings:  1.181 M viewers and a .30 rating.  A slight uptick.

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Monday, October 2, 2017, 9:00 PM, Joy and Austin's Camping Trip, Epiisode 4

Joy and Kendra visit a salon to get some hairstyle ideas for Joy's wedding.  Joy and Austin celebrate their bachelor and bachelorette weekend with a fun camping trip.  And Jinger and Jeremy do some shopping for Joy and Austin's rehearsal dinner.

60 minutes

Ratings:  1.103 M viewers and a .24 rating.

Monday, September 23, 2017, 9:00 PM, Finding Joy's Dress, Episode 3

Joy travels to Kentucky to find her perfect wedding dress, but with so many options the overwhelmed  bride has to make some big decisions.  Austin and Joy enjoy some bonding with their future father-in-laws.  And Israel celebrated his second birthday!

60 minutes

Ratings:  1.187 M viewers and a .29 rating.

Monday, September 18, 2017, 9:00 PM, Let Them Eat Cake

Wedding planning continues as Joy shops for bridesmaids dresses and tastes cakes with Austin; Joe and Kendra enjoy an in-line skating date; the Vuolos take a cooking class together in Laredo; renovations begin on Joy and Austin's house.

60 minutes

Ratings:  1.219 M viewers and a .29 rating.

Monday, September 11, 2017, A New Courtship, 9:00 PM

The Seewalds and the Vuolos meet up in San Antonio and take a stroll down memory lane.  Joy begins her wedding preparation with a walk through of the venue.  The Dillards get settled in Central America and Joe asks Kendra an important question.

60 minutes

Ratings:  1.155 M viewers and a .27 rating.

Free Discussion, September, 2017

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Monday, October 2, 2017, 9:00 PM, Joy and Austin's Camping Trip, Episode 4

Joy and Kendra visit a salon to get some hairstyle ideas for Joy's wedding. Joy and Austin celebrate their bachelor and baehelorette weekend with a fun camping trip.  And Jinger and Jeremy do some shopping for Joy and Austin's rehearsal dinner.

60 minutes

Joy Anna Pregnancy

Ho hum, the latest dunked fully in the cult offspring is pregnant.  No due date announced, but she looks like another honeymoon baby.

Free Discussion, August, 2017

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Joseph and Kendra are Officially a Couple and now Engaged.

The courting was announced.

Update:  Joe proposed at Joy Anna and Austin's wedding reception.  Possibly a new low for the Duggars.

Monday, July 24, 2017, 9:00 PM, The After Show Part 2

In the second part of the two-part After Show Special, host Daphne Oz gets the Duggars' reactions to some of the biggest moments of the last season.  The happy couples square off in a fun game of "The Couples Showdown."  And stay tuned for a special guest or two.

60 minutes

Ratings:  1.180 M viewers and a .31 rating.

Monday, July 17, 2017, 9:00 PM, The After Show, Part 1

In part one of the two-part After Show Special, host Daphne Oz digs a little deeper into some of last season's biggest moments.  From courtships to weddings to babies, we cover it all and get some insight into what was going on behind the scenes!

60 minutes

A slight drop to 1.197 M viewers and a .31 rating.

Monday, July 10, 2017, 9:00 PM, Joy Gets Engaged

The Dillards prepare for their return to Central America.  Jinger puts together a care package for her family back in Arkansas.  Austin asks Joy a very important question and Joe asks permission to ask Kendra Caldwell to enter into a courtship.

60 minutes

Ratings:  1.340 M viewers and a .36 rating.

Jill is Pregnant Again

It's in People and on Derick's twitter.

Some posts were approved earlier today and now I don't see them.  Sorry, I don't know where they went.


Announcement on Dillard Family Blog:
Welcome to the family, Samuel Scott!
July 8, 2017
We are excited to finally announce the arrival of Samuel Scott Dillard! The newest addition to our family arrived on Saturday, July 8, 2017 at 1:02pm.  He weighs 9lb 10oz and is 22” long. After 40 of labor, he was delivered via C-section at the hospital. Thank you for your continued prayers and support!

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Monday, July 3, 2017, 9:00 PM, A Boy or Girl for Jill

The Seewalds are adjusting to being a family of four.  In Laredo, Jinger and Jeremy learn Spanish and test their skills at a local restaurant.  Meanwhile, Joy enjoys dinner with Austin's family.  Then, the Dillards reveal the gender of baby number two!

60 minutes

Once again how enlightened that they know the infant's gender so far in advance of when the infant will know it.

Ratings:  1.380 M viewers and a .34 rating.

Monday, June 26, 2017, 9:00 PM, A New Baby

Jessa's due date is nigh, so family and friends help the Seewalds prepare for the new baby. Meanwhile, Joy and Austin's house-flipping project continues; and Austin asks Jim Bob an important question. Later, Jessa and Ben welcome a second child.

120 minutes

Ratings: 1.554 M viewers and a .36 rating.  Up a bit from last week.


Monday, June 19, 2017, 10:00 PM, Amy & Dillon: Married One Year

The first year of marriage for Amy King, formerly Amy Duggar, and Dillon King has been a rollercoaster.  Now the couple is celebrating their first anniversary in Mexico, finishing up some DYI home renovations and celebrating Amy's 30th birthday.

60 minutes

Ratings:  734K viewers and a .18 rating.

No show potential there in my opinion.

Monday, June 19, 2017, 9:00 PM, Spurgeon's First Birthday

Joy and Austin work together on a house flipping project and the family celebrates Spurgeon's first birthday.  And in Laredo, things heat up in the kitchen with Jinger and Jeremy.

60 minutes

Drop from last week:   1.379 M viewers and a .31 rating.

Monday, June 12, 2017, 9:00 PM, Joy's Wedding

It's hard to believe that Joy and Austin's wedding day is finally here!  Get a first look at this exciting and emotional event as Joy walks down the aisle to become Mrs. Austin Forsyth. Then watch their journey to the altar from the very beginning.

120 minutes

Ratings:  1.628 M viewers and a .33 rating.


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Also it's off topic to tell us all about your wedding, your cousin in Ohio, etc.

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Joy Anna and Austin's Wedding

The latest from the rumor mill is sundown this coming Friday, May 26.

Please remember no putting them down for no booze, no dancing, and no full served dinner.  Thanks!
Also it's off topic to tell us all about your wedding, your cousin in Ohio, etc.

Yes, I've gotten very tired of the repetitive wedding discussions.  :)  

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Video exposing Gothard

The Cult Next Door

This is an interesting video done by a young man apparently from the area. 

Free Discussion, March, 2017

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Monday, February 27, 2017, 9:00 PM, A Honeymoon and a Courtship (Episode 1?)

Jeremy and Jinger have said "I do," and now the newlyweds finally get to enjoy some alone time.  Mr. and Mrs. Vuolo head down under for their honeymoon in Australia.  Meanwhile, back in Arkansas, another Duggar enters a courtship.

60 minutes

Ratings:  1.229 M viewers and a .36 rating.

Monday, February 20, 2017, 9:00 PM, The Big Day (Episode 1?)

After months of planning, Jinger's wedding day is here!  The final details from dress fittings to surprise decorations are put into place and family and friends come together to celebrate Jinger and Jeremy as they become Mr. and Mrs. Vuolo.

120 minutes

Ratings:  1.389 M viewers and a .33 rating.

Monday, February 13, 9:00 PM, All About Jinger (Episode 18)

Jinger packs for her move to Texas, which includes a surprise gift from her family. She, Jeremy, and Jed drive to her future home in Laredo. As they anticipate her big move, the siblings take a trip down memory lane remembering Jinger through the years. (episode 15)

60 minutes 

Ratings:  998K viewers and a .31 rating.

The New Seaweed

Since Spurgeon's seabling is due almost any day now.  Here is the spot to discuss the new arrival.

My apologies but I frequently mistake that poor child's name and call him Sturgeon.  With a last name of Seewald, they really should be more careful.

He's here.

People article. 
 

Monday, February 6, 2017, 9:00 PM, The Bachelor Party (Episode 17)

After weeks of wedding planning, it's time to celebrate Jinger and Jeremy with a Bachelor and Bachelorette weekend full of friends and family. Jessa and Ben find out the gender of Baby #2. Derick returns to OSU to reprise his role as Pistol Pete.

60 minutes

Ratings:  1.165 M viewers and a .31 rating. 

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Monday, January 30, 2017, 9:00 PM, Bachelor Pad Makeover (Episode 16)

Jinger and some of her siblings travel to Laredo to give Jeremy's bachelor pad a makeover. When opinions clash, will they be able to come to a decorating decision? Derick, Jill and Israel get some surprising news at their family wellness check-up.

60 minutes 

So the Duggars will redecorate the place that Jeremy's mother specifically went to Texas to help him set up?

Ratings:  1.091 M viewers and a .32 rating.

Monday, January 23, 2017, 9:00 PM, Could it be Twins? (Episode 15)

Jessa and Ben listen to the heartbeat of Baby #2, which makes them wonder if it's twins. They travel to see friend Flame in concert, and Ben takes center stage. Jinger continues with wedding planning and finalizes important details.

60 minutes

Ratings:  1.070M viewers and a .32 rating.  

Sorry I forgot to update. 

Monday, January 16, 2017, 9:00 PM, The Jinger Gown (Episode 14)

Jinger said yes to marrying Jeremy and now it's time to start planning for the big day, which is just 3 months away! The family takes a trip to DC to find Jinger's perfect dress. But with more options than imagined, will she find the dress of her dreams?

60 minutes 

Ratings:  1.259 M viewers and a .37 rating.