Gene Simmons Family Jewels

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  • 2006
  • 7 Seasons
  • 5.7  (2,129)

Gene Simmons Family Jewels is a reality show that revolves around the life of Kiss band member Gene Simmons, his wife Shannon Tweed, and their two children, Nick and Sophie. The show aired on A&E network and premiered on August 7, 2006. The show follows the family's daily life, including their adventures, relationships, and challenges. It offers an inside look at the Simmons' household and the struggles that they face as a family. The show features a mix of humor, drama, and heartwarming moments.

Gene Simmons is the rockstar patriarch of the family. He is known for his extravagant lifestyle and his wild on-stage persona. Shannon Tweed is Gene's long-time partner and they have been together for over three decades. She is a former model and an actress, best known for her work in the Playboy industry. Nick Simmons is their son who is following in his father's footsteps to become a musician. He is often portrayed as the 'regular' teen and has a good relationship with his parents. Sophie Simmons is the youngest member of the family, the only daughter, and is often seen as the voice of reason in the household. She is also a musician and a model.

Throughout the show's six seasons, the family goes through several significant events, including Shannon's battle with cancer, Nick's graduation from high school, and Sophie's attempts to find her place in the world. Gene's lifestyle also brings its own unique set of challenges, including a number of health scares and controversies surrounding his behavior.

One of the significant themes of the show revolves around the family's attempts to balance Gene's rockstar lifestyle with raising their children in a loving and stable environment. The show features several moments where the family members come together to address their differences and strengthen their bond. They often participate in family activities, including traveling and spending time together.

Another significant aspect of the show is the balancing act between Shannon's desire for a normal family life and Gene's desire for a lavish and extravagant lifestyle. The show takes a closer look at their relationship and the struggles they face as a couple. They often deal with trust issues, and Gene struggles with staying faithful. The show sheds light on their attempts to work through their problems and improve their relationship.

Overall, the show is a heartwarming and engaging series that offers a glimpse into the life of Gene Simmons and his family. It has received positive reviews from both critics and viewers and is considered to be one of the best reality shows of its time. The show's popularity has led to several spin-offs, including Gene Simmons Family Jewels: The Next Generation, which features Nick's life as a young adult after moving to Los Angeles to pursue his music career.

Gene Simmons Family Jewels is a series that is currently running and has 7 seasons (139 episodes). The series first aired on August 7, 2006.

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Demon Envy
14. Demon Envy
July 14, 2012
Gene and Shannon travel to Montreal for the "M for Montreal" Music Festival. While Gene scouts new talent, Shannon hangs out with The Envy (the first band Simmons Records signed.)
Lost Phone
13. Lost Phone
July 14, 2012
Nick discovers he has lost his phone. Enlisting his sister, he tries to find the phone. Locating the phone is one thing, getting it back is another.
Attack of the Groupies
12. Attack of the Groupies
July 9, 2012
While on tour in South America, Gene is busy playing Rock God and trying to withstand the temptation of groupies.
Old Habits Die Hard
11. Old Habits Die Hard
July 9, 2012
When Gene surprises Shannon with news of a tour, Shannon feels insecure about Rock Star Gene's ability to stay faithful. Meanwhile, Nick's womanizing ways has Shannon worried that he's following his father's example.
10. KISS A Vet
July 9, 2012
After volunteering at the VA Hospital, Shannon decides to pose for a Pinup to raise funds for the veterans. Gene also participates in a charity concert for the Rock 4 Vets program.
Baby On Board
9. Baby On Board
July 2, 2012
Gene and Shannon disagree on whether they should adopt a child.
Gene's Other Children
8. Gene's Other Children
June 25, 2012
Shannon plans a rewarding surprise when she takes Gene to meet the children in Africa whom he sponsors; Tracy anticipates in vitro fertilization.
The Demon Must Be Crazy
7. The Demon Must Be Crazy
June 18, 2012
Shannon uses their African honeymoon to refocus Gene's thoughts on adoption. While he is becoming one with nature she tells him their real mission.
Pregnant Pause
6. Pregnant Pause
June 18, 2012
Gene tries to get Shannon's mind away from the adoption process by suggesting a belated honeymoon.
Cold Front
5. Cold Front
June 11, 2012
Sophie doesn't show up for an adoption meeting and Shannon is really upset.
Where's Sophie?
4. Where's Sophie?
June 11, 2012
Shannon is concerned the family will intentionally ruin her adoption plans during her interview with the agency.
The Adoption Plan
3. The Adoption Plan
June 4, 2012
With Gene's past hopefully behind them, Gene and Shannon move the Tweed-Simmons clan to phase two which includes putting their adoption plan back into motion and ensuring Nick has a plan for his future.
Starting Over
2. Starting Over
June 4, 2012
After Sophie's and Nick's strong objection to adoption, Shannon suspects Gene is feeling the same way. She decides to arrange for Gene to meet happy families that have adopted. Meanwhile, cut off Nick searches for a place to live.
The Honeymoon is Over
1. The Honeymoon is Over
May 28, 2012
The honeymoon is definitely over in the seventh season premiere when Shannon suggests adopting a child. Things get tense when Gene disagrees.
Where to Watch Gene Simmons Family Jewels
Gene Simmons Family Jewels is available for streaming on the A&E website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Gene Simmons Family Jewels on demand at Philo, A&E, Sling and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    August 7, 2006
  • IMDB Rating
    5.7  (2,129)