Duggar fans who didn’t tune in to TLC’s “19 Kids and Counting” spinoff “Jill & Jessa: Counting On” can catch up on the series before the Season 2 premiere later this month. While there are no TV listings for “Counting On” Season 1 available for the next two weeks, there are several other ways to watch the compete first season before the new episodes kick off Aug. 23.
Those looking to watch Jessa Seewald and Jill Dillard’s lives for the first time or all over again can catch all 11 episodes on Discovery GO, as first discovered by Duggar Family Blog. The site, which allows you to watch the show on your smartphone, tablet or computer, is free to use if you sign in using your cable provider information.
Superfans who want to add the show to their collection can purchase the entire season on multiple platforms. Season 1 is available for sale in HD on Amazon, iTunes and Google Play for $14.99. A standard definition version retails for $12.99.
Viewers planning to tune in to Season 2 will want to catch up with the family before the premiere. The new episodes will show some serious changes for the Duggars. Jinger Duggar, Michelle and Jim Bob Duggar’s sixth oldest, will enter into her first official courtship. And not only will fans get to meet her beau, former professional soccer star Jeremy Vuolo, they’ll also get to see their engagement! The couple announced they were officially engaged in a video (posted above) last month, just weeks after confirming their courtship.
But Jinger’s love life won’t be the only storyline in Season 2 — TLC is also teasing viewers might get to see other new Duggar courtships. The synopsis for the forthcoming installment questions “Could John David, Joseph and Josiash be pursuing new courtships?”
Of course, leading stars Jill and Jessa will also make appearances. Jill, Derick and their son Israel will return home to Arkansas for a break from their overseas mission trip. Jessa and her husband Ben, who welcomed son Spurgeon last season, will continue discussing adoption.
“Jill & Jessa: Counting On” Season 2 premieres Tuesday, Aug. 23, at 8 p.m. EDT on TLC.