Gene Simmons Family Jewels - Season #5

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KISSSYNOPSIS:
What do you get when you combine Gene Simmons, the tongue-wagging demon of KISS, with Shannon Tweed, a former Playmate Of The Year? How about a loving, caring family with two normal, well-adjusted children. This A&E series, Gene Simmons Family Jewels, is full of surprises as viewers see the other side of a rich and famous rock star's life. Gene and Shannon have been happily unmarried for over 25 years and have no plans to change that arrangement any time soon. Gene is a high-powered celebrity and a multi-media magnate, but he also takes Gatorade to his daughter Sophie's soccer games and sits in the front row when his son Nick's rock band performs. Tune in to see how the most non-traditional traditional family in America manages to make it work under the oddest of circumstances.

Episode Guide - Season 5

  1. Shannon The Brave (March 21, 2010 - 9:00pm)
    Shannon the Brave It's a terrifying moment for America's most traditional, non-traditional family. Shannon has a health scare that makes the family rally and Gene is caught between two worlds--being there for the mother of his two children and being on tour with KISS.
    (Ratings Info - 1.74 million viewers, 0.9 Rating 18-49 demo)

  2. Waiting Is The Hardest Part (March 28, 2010 - 9:00pm)
    The whole Simmons-Tweed family anxiously awaits the results of Shannon's test in an all-new episode of Gene Simmons Family Jewels.
    (Ratings Info - 1.76 million viewers, 0.9 Rating 18-49 demo)

  3. The Demon Turns 60 (March 28, 2010 - 9:30pm)
    Shannon is convinced the Gene's pleas to not celebrate his 60th birthday are just cries for attention so she and Paul Stanley plan a huge bash--which Gene almost misses when he decides to travel for business on his big day. The episode marks the first time all of KISS appear on the show...and even bowl! Plus celebrity birthday wishes from Aerosmith's Joe Perry and Bill Maher.
    (Ratings Info - 1.96 million viewers, 1.0 Rating 18-49 demo)

  4. KISStastrophe (April 4, 2010 - 9:00pm)
    Shannon travels to NY to join the KISS tour and spend quality time with Gene only to learn he has a prior commitment with a journalist. Gene sticks Shannon with his friend and native New Yorker, Tony, to ensure she doesn't take out her anger on his wallet. While Gene and the journalist take us through a never-before-seen tour of Gene's past (including the Jr. stage where he performed for the first time,) Shannon saves the day when Tony loses his wife's anniversary present.(1 hour)
    (Ratings Info - 1.27 million viewers, 0.7 Rating 18-49 demo)

  5. Like Father, Like Son (April 11, 2010 - 9:30pm)
    Nick and his girlfriend Rose struggle with Nick's growing commitments to school, his comic book and his band; Gene heads to Singapore to obtain funding for a KISS Vegas show and inadvertently insults his hosts.
    (Ratings Info - 1.35 million viewers, 0.6 Rating 18-49 demo)

  6. Gene Gets Punked (April 18, 2010 - 9:30pm)
    After 15 years of endless pranks, KISS manager Doc McGhee enlists Shannon to help get Gene
    (Ratings Info - 1.39 million viewers, 0.7 Rating 18-49 demo)

  7. Don't Mess with the Simmons (April 25, 2010 - 9:30pm)
    Nick is forced to spend time with the son of one of Gene's potential clients and is dragged into a wild adventure including a beach party, a beautiful girl and crazy surfers that provoke a high-speed car chase. Meanwhile Shannon and Tracy host a designer "Tazer Party" to promote self-defense.
    (Ratings Info - 1.44 million viewers, 0.7 Rating 18-49 demo)

  8. Gene the Crock Hunter (May 2, 2010 - 9:30pm)
    Gene and Tony get sucked into a Bayou adventure when a potential deal to manufacture authentic gator "Demon" boots turns very bizarre. Meanwhile back home, Gene misses Nick perform live on the Sunset Strip with his old KISS band mate Bruce Kulick.
    (Ratings Info -1.38 million viewers, 0.6 Rating 18-49 demo)

  9. Smarty Pants (May 9, 2010 - 9:30pm)
    Gene attempts to inflate his ego by accepting Mark Burnett's invitation to compete on "Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader?" and uses a college marketing class to help him develop ideas for a potential client.
    (Ratings Info - 1.47 million viewers, 0.6 Rating 18-49 demo)

  10. The Best 100th Episode Ever (July 20, 2010 - 9:00pm)
    (1 hour) Gene and the family find themselves hundreds of miles apart while Gene is on tour with KISS. Always on a quest to try new and exciting things, Shannon and her sister Tracy decide to take a road trip to see KISS play out of state. Meanwhile, Gene finds a stowaway groupie on his tour bus and Sophie and Nick run into their own difficulties in their attempt to meet up with the rest of the family. Will they all get to the KISS show on time?
    (Ratings Info - 1.28 million viewers, 0.6 Rating 18-49 demo)

  11. Hunks with Hammers (July 27, 2010 - 9:00pm)
    When Sophie needs to create a business for her school project, she finds the perfect idea right under the kitchen sink. When Gene and Shannon see the potential in the business they pressure her into expanding, but she doesn't want to conquer the world--just get an A.
    (Ratings Info - million viewers, Rating 18-49 demo)

  12. Love Thy Neighbor (July 27, 2010 - 9:30pm)
    While on tour with KISS Gene manages to find a few days to sneak back home to the family only to interrupt Shannon's latest project--building a pool house. Gene gets more than he bargained for when Shannon realizes all of their neighbors' signatures must be on the permits so they must begin kissing butt and doing favors to win these strangers over.
    (Ratings Info - 1.042 million viewers, 0.5 Rating 18-49 demo)

  13. Detroit Rock mommies (August 3, 2010 - 9:00pm)
    On the eve of the KISS' tour kick-off in Detroit, Gene decides to pay a visit to an all female band he is interested in signing to Simmons Records. Little does he know the rock band is comprised of middle-aged moms that will completely change his opinions about what is marketable. Meanwhile, an all female KISS cover band, PRISS, convinces Shannon to join them on stage and sing one of Gene's signature hits.
    (Ratings Info - 1.141 million viewers, 0.6 Rating 18-49 demo)

  14. Pest Control (August 3, 2010 - 9:30pm)
    Gene becomes obsessed with a mystery creature scurrying around the house that only he can hear. While Gene goes on the hunt for the vermin, Sophie decides to make some extra money babysitting but must call Nick for reinforcements when the kids become too much to handle.
    (Ratings Info - 1.084 million viewers, 0.5 Rating 18-49 demo)

  15. The Geeks Shall Inherit the Earth (August 10, 2010 - 9:30pm)
    In an interesting twist, Gene tags along with Nick when he must travel to Comic Con for business and promote his new comic book, "Incarnate." To get back at dad for all the awkward positions he has put him in over the years, Nick volunteers Gene and three-quarters of KISS to be his backing band at the comic's premiere party. While Nick leads the biggest band in the world through a live set of classics, Shannon and Tracy compete in a 5K to prove to a group of younger women they have still "got it."
    (Ratings Info - 1.341 million viewers, 0.7 Rating 18-49 demo)

  16. Gene's Evil Twin (August 17, 2010 - 9:30pm)
    When Gene is sick and can't do press for the KISS tour, Nick has an idea that leads to trouble for Gene. Meanwhile, Shannon is house hunting with Tony Roman and his wife Donna and must make things right when Tony breaks a homeowners prized possession.
    (Ratings Info - 1.141 million viewers, 0.6 Rating 18-49 demo)

  17. For The Love of Rock (August 24, 2010 - 9:30pm)
    Gene is is asked to be a mentor for the Ludacris Foundation, a youth oriented charity, and he contributes by writing a song and being part of a music video. Also, Nick is working with Doc McGee and a finding a label for his music career and Gene and Simmons Records does not have the inside track.
    (Ratings Info - 1.070 million viewers, 0.5 Rating 18-49 demo)

  18. Face Your Demons (December 5, 2010 - 9:00pm)
    Winter Season Premiere, Gene and Shannon are in Amsterdam, where the help a boy who is writing a school report on Gene; and they tour the Anne Frank Home
    (Ratings Info - 1.43 million viewers, 0.7 Rating 18-49 demo)

  19. What Happens in Vegas... (December 12, 2010 - 9:00pm)
    Gene and Shannon receive and invitation to see Cirque du Soleil in Las Vegas the same weekend as Nick's 21st birthday, which turns out to be a great thanks to some quick thinking by Shannon
    (Ratings Info - 1.15 million viewers, 0.5 Rating 18-49 demo)

  20. Gene's Handicap (December 19, 2010 - 9:00pm)
    Gene wins a miniature golf game against Shannon and thinks he's ready for the real thing, so he volunteers for a charity golf tournament and even goes as far as to make a bet.
    (Ratings Info - 1.30 million viewers, 0.7 Rating 18-49 demo)

  21. God of Thunder (December 19, 2010 - 9:30pm)
    Gene's snoring is a problem for Shannon, so she sends him to a sleep doctor.
    (Ratings Info - 1.40 million viewers, 0.8 Rating 18-49 demo)

  22. Three's a Crowd (December 26, 2010 - 9:00pm)
    Gene is on tour in Madrid, and Shannon joins him, but gene is jealous when she goes sightseeing with a hansome tour guide; and, back home, Tracy gets Nick to help her plan a birthday party.
    (Ratings Info - 1.33 million viewers, Rating 18-49 demo)

  23. My Fair Lady (December 26, 2010 - 9:30pm)
    Gene is in Mexico; and Shannon gets a visit from a friend from her hometown who undergoes a transformation that unsettles her husband
    (Ratings Info - 1.40 million viewers, Rating 18-49 demo)

  24. Keeping Up With the Demon ((December 26, 2010 - 10:00pm)
    Nick discovers the perks of traveling with KISS while touring Europe; and in LA, Tracy and her family move in to keep lonely shannon company, but the become too much to handle.
    (Ratings Info - 1.51 million viewers, Rating 18-49 demo)

  25. Scaredy Cat ((December 26, 2010 - 10:30pm)
    Gene gets an offer to have his comic book made into a paranormal show; and he spends the night on a supposedly haunted ship.
    (Ratings Info - 1.49 million viewers, Rating 18-49 demo)