Table for 12

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Table For 12
Genre Reality television
Starring The Hayes family
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 2
No. of episodes 29 (list of episodes)
Executive producer(s) Todd C. Stevens
Sheila Sitomer
Rudy Bednar
Producer(s) David Lee Felter
Brad Hebert
Editor(s) Valentine Sheldon, Jim Meigel
Running time 23 minutes
Production company(s) Figure 8 Films
Original network TLC
Original release March 23, 2009 (2009-03-23) – December 22, 2009 (2009-12-22)
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Table for 12 was an American reality television series featuring the Hayes family with two sets of twins and a set of sextuplets, who reside in Marlboro, New Jersey. The series debuted on TLC in 2009. Eric is a police officer and Betty is a stay-at-home mom. The family was originally introduced in a one-hour TLC special, Twins, Twins and Sextuplets. It was announced by Eric, on October 12, 2010, on the Facebook page for Table for 12 that the show had been cancelled.[1]

The episodes of table for 12 look at the Hayes family through events like back to school, birthdays, a road trip and more. The episodes show outings and daily things but with two sets of twins and four year old sextuplets. All children were created using IVF.



  • Eric John
  • Elizabeth "Betty"

Twins - born (1996-05-03) May 3, 1996 (age 19)

  • Kevin
  • Kyle

Twins - born (1998-09-23) September 23, 1998 (age 17)

  • Kieran
  • Meghan

Sextuplets - born (2004-09-14) September 14, 2004 (age 11)[2]

  • Tara Rose
  • Rachel Ann
  • Rebecca Mary
  • Ryan Peter
  • Connor James
  • Eric John "E.J." Jr.


Season 1 (2009)[edit]

No. in
No. in
Title Original air date
1 1 "Betty's Birthday" March 23, 2009 (2009-03-23)
Betty is treated to a day at the spa with Meghan. Meanwhile, back at home, Eric and the other nine children bake a cake and make a card in celebration of their mother's birthday.
2 2 "Aquarium" March 23, 2009 (2009-03-23)
The Hayes take a trip to the aquarium during the kids week off from school to see tropical fish, sharks, and seals.
3 3 "Special Strides" March 30, 2009 (2009-03-30)
Eric and Betty take Rebecca to Special Strides, a horse farm that focuses on children with special needs. The other children come as well to support their sister, and find out they can have fun there too.
4 4 "Christmas" March 30, 2009 (2009-03-30)
It's Christmastime for the Hayes. Santa Claus visits the sextuplets at school party and the family's orderly plan for opening presents on Christmas is quickly disregarded when things get out of hand.
5 5 "Ice Skating" April 6, 2009 (2009-04-06)
The Hayes decide that it's time for all ten children to give ice skating a try.
6 6 "New Year's Eve" April 13, 2009 (2009-04-13)
On New Year's Eve, the Hayes family goes bowling, where it's Eric, Betty, and the two sets of twins against the sextuplets. Later on, the children try to stay up until midnight.
7 7 "Dentist" April 20, 2009 (2009-04-20)
8 8 "Babysitting" April 27, 2009 (2009-04-27)
9 9 "Snowy Day" May 4, 2009 (2009-05-04)
10 10 "Kevin and Kyle" May 11, 2009 (2009-05-11)
12-year-old twins Kevin and Kyle hope to earn new freedoms by taking on responsibilities, which include helping out around the house and looking after the sextuplets.
11 11 "Honey Do" May 11, 2009 (2009-05-11)
12 12 "Road Trip (Part 1)" May 18, 2009 (2009-05-18)
13 13 "Road Trip (Part 2)" May 18, 2009 (2009-05-18)

Season 2 (2009)[edit]

No. in
No. in
Title Original air date
1 14 "Hit the Deck" September 22, 2009 (2009-09-22)
2 15 "Ramp It Up" September 22, 2009 (2009-09-22)
3 16 "Camp Out" November 10, 2009 (2009-11-10)
the hayes family camp out in the backyard for the night in tents
4 17 "Take a Bow" November 10, 2009 (2009-11-10)
the sextuplets are registered for martial art lessons
5 18 "Summer" November 17, 2009 (2009-11-17)
6 19 "Busy Day" November 17, 2009 (2009-11-17)
7 20 "Jumping In" November 24, 2009 (2009-11-24)
The Hayes prepare to open their family pool and Betty registers the children for swimming lessons to boost their confidence in the water.
8 21 "Brace Yourself" November 24, 2009 (2009-11-24)
Kevin and Kyle need braces on their teeth, but the teenagers have differing opinions about getting them.
9 22 "Party Animals" December 1, 2009 (2009-12-01)
For the sextuplets' fifth birthday, the Hayes celebrate with a party at BounceU and a visit to the zoo.
10 23 "Meghan's Garden" December 1, 2009 (2009-12-01)
Meghan starts a garden in the backyard, with the help of her dad, while the other kids organize their cleaning and other chores.
11 24 "Beach Trip" December 8, 2009 (2009-12-08)
Betty takes the kids to the beach and boardwalk for some time in the surf and sand.
12 25 "Hershey" December 15, 2009 (2009-12-15)
The family travels to Pennsylvania for some fun at Hershey's Chocolate World and Hersheypark.
13 26 "Back to School" December 22, 2009 (2009-12-22)
The Hayes family shops for school supplies together in order to prepare to go back to school. The sextuplets are starting kindergarten and get to ride the school bus for the first time. Meghan and Kieran start middle school, and Kevin and Kyle are in their last year of middle school.


Title Original air date
"Twins, Twins and Sextuplets" November 17, 2008 (2008-11-17)
The Hayes family is not the typical family; with two sets of twins and a set of sextuplets (including one daughter with cerebral palsy), their daily routine of six loads of laundry the necessity of a fifteen passenger van as their family car is anything but ordinary.
"First Ski Trip" March 23, 2010 (2010-03-23)
Eric and Betty take the kids skiing for the first time during a family trip to Camelback Mountain in northeastern Pennsylvania.
"Hayes Get a Puppy" July 6, 2010 (2010-07-06)
The Hayes family grows again when Eric and Betty promise the kids a puppy. However, the kids must prove they can handle the responsibility by completing a long list of spring-cleaning chores first.