In 2008, at the height of the show’s popularity, Kate Gosselin published The show was still doing well when the Gosselins had a one hour special to announce their impending separation, on June 22, 2009.
The next day, TLC announced that the show would be going on indefinite hiatus. On December 19, a divorce was finalized which gave Kate primary custody established that the children would stay in the family’s Pennsylvania home, with Jon and Kate moving in and out to meet the custody agreement..
Prior to giving birth to twins and then sextuplets, Katie Gosselin neé Kreider was a registered nurse in Reading, Pennsylvania.
She met her future husband, Jon Gosselin, while at a company picnic in 1997. Shortly after, Kate Gosselin began using fertility treatments, which led to her giving birth to twin girls (five weeks premature) on October 8, 2000. At first, her husband was against having more kids, but Kate Gosselin changed his mind and resumed fertility treatments. They were ten weeks premature, but this is common for high order pregnancies.
Also that month she would publish her third book, aired, though after the first season, Jon Gosselin’s lawyers requested production stopped, having TLC crews banned from the family’s shared property.
The producers were able to create almost an entire second season from the material they’d accrued, with the last episode airing on September 12, 2011.
"It's an honor to be on our team because we only pick the best of the best." Things get heated once the groups have been set, as Hannah and a few others aren't psyched to strategize with Kate.