The reality series “OutDaughtered” follows the lives of Danielle and Adam Busby, a Texas couple who in 2015 became the parents of the first-ever all-female quintuplets born in the United States. In addition to the quintuplets – Olivia, Hazel, Riley, Ava, and Parker – they also have one older daughter, Blayke.
It’s a busy household with plenty of drama and excitement, which viewers seem to enjoy watching — as the show lasted for eight seasons. This article will share everything you need to know about the popular TLC show and what’s in store for the Busbys and their girls.
Where Can You Watch “OutDaughtered?”
If you want to check out the documentary series “OutDaughtered” or catch up on any of the eight seasons, there are numerous places you can stream the show. As a TLC show, you can watch it on TLC.com or through the TLC GO app. It’s also available through Amazon Prime Video, VUDU, Philo, Spectrum On Demand, Apple TV, Discovery+, DIRECTV, and fuboTV.
What is “OutDaughtered” About?
Texan couple Adam Busby and Danielle Busby are the proud parents of six daughters, including the first surviving set of all-girl quintuplets born in the U.S. Between the quints and their eldest daughter, Blayke, this couple certainly has their hands full with the ups and downs of parenthood.
It wasn’t always an easy road for the happy family. The couple initially struggled with infertility but were able to become pregnant through intrauterine insemination.
Is “OutDaughtered” a Good Show?
Since its 2016 premiere, “OutDaughtered” has been one of TLC’s most popular shows. On May 4, 2021, the series’ season eight finale ranked No. 19 among the top 150 original cable telecasts.
Even without a current season of the show, Adam and Danielle Busby have a large fanbase, which they keep updated regularly through their website, It’s A Buzz World, and their Instagram page, which has more than 1.2 million followers.
About the Cast of “OutDaughtered”
If you’re learning about “OutDaughtered” for the first time, here are the show’s key cast members:
The wife of Adam Busby and mother of Blayke and the quints. After she and her husband struggled with fertility, Danielle took medication to help with egg production and became pregnant with the quintuplets through intrauterine insemination. In addition to running a fitness apparel shop with her older twin sisters, she also operates three online stores – Buzz World Shop, It’s a Buzz World on Amazon, and Graeson Bee Boutique – with Adam. They also have an indoor cycling studio called Rush Cycle.
The husband of Danielle Busby and father of Blayke and the quintuplets. At the show’s start, he worked as a key account manager for Intrinsic Solutions and Sprint Safety. In 2018, he formed his own company, Adam Busby Media. He struggled with low testosterone levels, sperm count, and sperm motility. He also suffered from postpartum depression after the quintuplets were born.
Blayke Louise Busby:
The oldest daughter of the Busbys and elder sister to the quintuplets. She loves being a big sister.
Ava Lane Busby:
The first-born quintuplet, she’s the identical twin sister to Olivia. She’s known for her sweet demeanor and is considered a “Mommy’s Girl.”
Olivia Marie Busby:
The second-born quintuplet and the identical twin sister of Ava, Olivia is known for her goofy, outgoing nature and enjoys having a laugh with her sisters.
Hazel Grace Busby:
The third-born quintuplet, she’s the fraternal triplet of Parker and Riley. She’s the only red-headed quint and has an eye condition called congenital nystagmus.
Riley Paige Busby:
The fourth-born quintuplet, she’s the fraternal triplet of Hazel and Parker. She’s known for her intelligence and energetic and adventurous ways.
Parker Kate Busby:
The fifth-born and youngest of the Busby quints, Parker is the fraternal triplet of Hazel and Riley. She’s also the most talkative of the quintuplets and the leader of the group.
Ashley Mowbray and Crystal Mills:
Danielle Busby runs a fitness apparel business, CADi Fitness, with Ashley and Crystal, her older, identical twin sisters. They also lend a hand to help their younger sister with her daughters.
Known to the girls as Grandma Mimi, Danielle Busby’s mother, a realtor, moved from Louisiana to Texas to be closer to the Busby family. After her home flooded in Hurricane Harvey, she moved in with them.
Also known as Uncle Dale, this is the husband of Crystal Mills. In one early episode of Quintuplet, he infamously lost one of the quintuplets, Hazel, while babysitting the girls.
How Many “OutDaughtered” Episodes and Seasons are There?
There have been eight seasons of “Outdaughtered.” The first season premiered in 2016, while season eight aired in 2021.
Here is a review of how many episodes are in each season.
- Season one: four episodes
- Season two: ten episodes
- Season three: ten episodes
- Season four: thirteen episodes
- Season five: eight episodes
- Season six: five episodes
- Season seven: four episodes
- Season eight: eleven episodes
In total, there have been 65 episodes of “Outdaughtered.”
Will There be a Season 9 of “OutDaughtered?”
After the season eight finale aired in May of 2021, there hasn’t been much said publicly – either from TLC or the Busbys – about the fate of “OutDaughtered,” though many fans are left wondering if there will be a season nine.
Danielle Busby continues to battle health issues, which were the focus of much of season eight. There were even concerns that she might need heart surgery after facing heart issues. She did have a hysterectomy, though, after learning she had developed Polycystic Ovary Syndrome.
While they continue to share their day-to-day lives, they haven’t confirmed whether there will or won’t be a new season. Naturally, fans have lots of questions for them on social media, often asking about the future of the reality series.
In a March 21, 2022 comment, Adam Busby responded to one fan.
“We need to make a video about this soon, just to give our fans our thought process and why we haven’t spoken on this yet,” he wrote. “It would be too difficult in text in the comment section. It’s 100% a decision that we made with our kids and our family’s best interest at heart. Thank you so much for loving our family!”
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