Free Discussion, July, 2017

Please use this for Duggar and Bates sightings, speculation, or general discussion. Note that this is Duggar discussion not other families, TV shows, politics, religion, or personal stories. If the comment is more about you or some other issue than the actual Duggars or Bateses or other families seen on the show, please rethink before sending. Thank you!

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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.


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.