The Putman family standing together on the beach.

Watch Meet The Putmans on TLC Entertainment to see whether this unconventional family can weather the storm.

DStv welcomes you to the Putman house.  Here’s a handy 101 guide by the numbers.

33 years of marriage – Bill and Barb Putman

4 kids – who don’t move out

3 generations

10 adults

15 kids

25 people – under one roof

And baby makes 26!

Meet The Putmans, Wednesdays at 20:55 on TLC Entertainment (DStv Channel 135). They seem like the average American family, with Bill and Barb enjoying spending time with their grandchildren. But this family is still growing, and living differently. It’s one big family unit – where finances are pooled and everyone helps raise the kids. Now with a baby on the way, it’s time to upgrade the home to fit the expanding family.  With preparations for the construction of the bigger home, the question is will this unconventional family weather the storm with their close relationships intact?

For more shows where everything depends on tests of relationships and bonds, watch:

Tethered, where strangers with opposite personalities have to survive a harsh environment while being tied together. Mondays at 20:10 on Discovery Family (DStv Channel 136).

Gold Rush, where teamwork is the only way to come out on top, in a dangerous business. Mondays at 20:00 on Discovery Channel (DStv channel 121).

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by Alice da Silva