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‘Kate Plus Eight,' ‘Big Fat’ Draw Hefty Ratings

TLC’s Tuesday night lineup of Kate Plus Eight and My Big Fat Fabulous Life drew more than 1 million viewers each for the entertainment network.

Kate Plus Eight, which continues the saga of the famed Gosselin family, drew 1.8 million viewers and posted a double digit increase compared to the show’s most recent special this past summer, according to network officials.

The series premiere of My Big Fat Fabulous Life, which follows the life of formerly thin dancer Whitney Thore who became obese after being afflicted with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, garnered 1.3 million viewers, according to network officials.