Jon and Kate Plus 8

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Introduction

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The Show

The Family


Terminology

Below is a list of terms and their definitions that are used in this fan community.

  • GWoP: Stands for Gosselins Without Pity, a popular blog. [1]
  • Jane: A nickname for Jon, because he is viewed by some fans as having been totally emasculated by Kate.
  • Keight: Another name for Kate Gosselin.
  • KON: Another name for Kate Gosselin.

Timeline

Below is a partial timeline of events that took place in this fan community.

2004

April

2006

June

2007

April

July

2008

January

February

April

June

August

September

October

November

December

  • In December 2008, viewers were encouraged to vote for their favorite episodes for a marathon of episodes that ran in January 2009. [30] The viewers choice results were:

10: When the kids all went to the dentist 9: The North Carolina Lighthouse Visit 8: Plane Ride To Utah 7: Pittsburgh's Zoo 6: Behind The Scenes 5: Jon's delicious Korean Meal 4: Mr. Mom 3: The Tups First Day Of School 2: The Gosselins go Camping 1: Most Embarrassing Moments! [31]

  1. discovery.com
  2. sixgosselins.com
  3. wikipedia.org
  4. retroblog.net
  5. zap2it.com [34]
  1. parentdish.com
  2. beliefnet.com
  3. blogspot.com
  4. wikipedia.org
  5. starmagazine.com[35]

2009

January

February

March

  • In March 2009, the show ran a promo about big news after a new episode. There was a lot of speculation that the news would be that Jon and Kate were getting divorced. Over on Gosselins Without Pity, a number of people thought it was just hype with the show trying to use the controversy about Jon to get more viewers. [42]
  • In March 2009, sixgosselins.com was estimated by Quantcast to be the 11,076 most visited site in the United States. [43]

May

  • In May 2009, according to HitWise, "Jon and Kate Plus 8" was one of the fastest trending keyword search terms. [44]

June

Kerfluffles

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Influential communities

One of the most influential blogs for the Jon and Kate Plus 8 fandom is Gosselins Without Pity.

Influential fanworks

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Fandom members

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Fandom size

March 2009

As of March 18, 2009, there were 605 fans on FanPop. [47]

May 2009

As of May 18, 2009, there were 744 fans on FanPop. [48]

June 2009

As of June 16, 2009, there are 685,614 fans on Facebook.[49] There were 860 fans on FanPop.

External links

Official links

Blogs

Fan links

Wikis


See also

Sources

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