Growing Up McGhee
Preview

Catch Up With a Six-Pack of Fun on Growing Up McGhee

One of America’s most charming families has a new home and is ready for new adventures. The McGhee family: dad Ro, mom Mia and sextuplets Rozonno Jr., Josiah, Issac, Madison, Elijah and Olivia are bringing their inspiring story to UPtv and the six-pack of 5-year-olds is as busy as ever! Check out this hilarious video where Mia and Ro share a few of the strange places where they’ve found objects. When the McGhees welcomes their six beautiful bundles of joy, they found themselves in the national spotlight and their story found a home on OWN. The series, 6 Little McGhees, ran for […]

The Ten Commandments
TV News & Program Updates

When Is The Ten Commandments On TV? 2016

It’s an annual sign of spring and a symbol of the most holy time of year for many Christians: the annual airing of The Ten Commandments. In 2015, ABC aired the cinematic classic on Easter evening; but this year, the network will air the film on Saturday night, March 26 from 7:00-11:44pm ET/PT. The legendary Cecil B. DeMille film from 1956 tells the Biblical tale of Moses from his birth through leading the Jews from Egypt to the Promised Land, complete with the burning bush, the parting of the Red Sea and Moses receipt of the holy tablets from God. And although the […]

Interview

Interview: Jo Frost Gets Mobile In “Jo Frost: Nanny On Tour”

Parenting expert Jo Frost returns to TV on Jan. 28 in UPtv’s  Jo Frost: Nanny on Tour. Each week, Frost takes her mobile office — a decked-out RV — into a community where she can meet with and offer advice to more people than ever before. She also does an in-home consultation with a family who desperately needs intensive help. The British former nanny has been a staple of American television for over a decade, so she and I chatted about the new direction of her show, the challenges facing today’s families, and Frost offers a bit of advice to you (Which […]

Last Hope With Troy Dunn
Reality TV

Troy Dunn Reunites Families In New Series, “Last Hope With Troy Dunn”

Missing persons expert Troy Dunn (The Locator, APB With Troy Dunn) tracks down long-lost loved ones, helps repair fractured relationships and often provides closure for long-held pain. And, tonight in his new series on UP, Last Hope With Troy Dunn, the investigator is continuing his mission of “helping one half of the world find the other half,” with his toughest cases ever. “Being very true to the title,” says Dunn, “we aren’t taking on cases from people who we would have done in the past … We’re trying to help people who have reached the point of last hope. They’ve […]

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Take A New Look At Rock Royalty On “Shannon & Sophie”

Shannon Tweed and Sophie Tweed-Simmons are used to the spotlight: Shannon is an actress, model and wife of KISS basist/ co-lead vocalist Gene Simmons, and Sophie grew up in front of the camera when she starred alongside her family on Gene Simmons Family Jewels, a reality series that aired on A&E from 2006-2012. Now the 21-year-old is forging her own path to stardom as an actress, singer and fashion designer and as she strides into the limelight, she does so with her mother and best friend by her side. The charming and beautiful dup star in UP’s new docu-series, Shannon […]

The Holderness Fmaily
Family

Get To Know “The Holderness Family”

Penn Holderness is pacing. That’s what his wife Kim reveals while we chat on the phone about their new show on UP, The Holderness Family, which premieres March 26 at 10pmET/PT. In the charming series, we get to peek inside their cute, creative and crazy lives. Penn Holderness — a former local TV sports anchor, and his wife Kim — a former local TV reporter, have used the overwhelming success of their family’s lovable viral video, “Xmas Jammies,” to help launch their unique family business. “It’s crazy how that video of us dancing in our jammies kind of put us […]

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Bringing Up Bates Preview: “Welcome Grandbaby Bates”

Here they grow again! America’s newest super-sized sensations are prepped for the start of the next generation of Bates. I admit to loving TV weddings. I simply love, love and any time I watch people reaffirm that love before family and friends, I am happy and honored to be a witness. But one thing that I love more than weddings is the birth of a baby! Who doesn’t love seeing a new life enter the world bringing with it a bit of goodness and perfection into everyday life. It’s a moment ripe with hope, and I usually end up a […]

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Reality TV

Hey, Duggars, make some room for “Bringing Up Bates” on UP

Is there room for another super-sized family, a la The Duggars, on TV? UP thinks so. Starting tonight, viewers can follow the “uncommon, ultra-conservative” Bates family when the reality series Bringing Up Bates premieres on UP at 9pm ET. (The Bates family actually first appeared on TLC, the Duggars’ network, in a brief 2012 series called United Bates of America, and also appeared with the Duggars on some episodes of 19 Kids and Counting.) From UP: “Twenty-seven years ago Gil and Kelly Jo Bates tied the knot with no plans to have kids.  Fast-forward 19 kids later and this tight-knit family, seemingly too good […]

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Movies

UP’s Paper Angels is a Moving Holiday Gift

This weekend, UP presents an original film that serves as a reminder that the holiday season is far more about giving than receiving. Paper Angels, inspired by country star Jimmy Wayne’s inspiring hit of the same name, tells the story of two families whose lives impact each other through the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree Program. The lives of the film’s two families, each struggling in different ways, intersect in the holiday spirit of giving. Both come to realize that the more they give, they more they receive; and the holiday season is less about what’s under your tree than what’s […]

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TV News & Program Updates

UP TV removes “7th Heaven” from schedule following Stephen Collins’ alleged child molestation confession

Fans of actor Stephen Collins were stunned today when TMZ released an audio recording on which Collins reportedly admitted to child molestation. The tape was purportedly recorded two years ago during a therapy session attended by Collins and his estranged wife, actress Faye Grant. The recording has already cost Collins a movie job — he was fired from the upcoming Seth MacFarlane comedy Ted 2 earlier today, Entertainment Weekly reported. And now, UP TV has announced that it will be pulling reruns of 7th Heaven — the popular 1996-2007 family drama in which Collins played a minister, perhaps his most […]