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The new real-life family series Gene Simmons Family Jewels follows the legendary tongue-wagging rocker demon of KISS. Mom is Shannon Tweed, former Playmate of the Year, actress, and model. Their kids, Nick and Sophie, are, well, surprisingly charming, well-behaved teenagers dealing with the trials and tribulations of adolescence, even though mom and dad are like no one else's parents. Gene and Shannon have been happily UNmarried for 23 years and have no plans of getting hitched any time soon. Gene is a rock star and multimedia magnate who's also the kind of dad who brings Gatorade to his daughter's soccer games and stands in the front row of his son's rock band when they play gigs. Gene Simmons Family Jewels reveals a side of the Detroit rocker that's been kept hidden until now and shows how the most non-traditional traditional family in America manages to make it work under the oddest of circumstances.

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The new real-life family series Gene Simmons Family Jewels follows the legendary tongue-wagging rocker demon of KISS. Mom is Shannon Tweed, former Playmate of the Year, actress, and model. Their kids, Nick and Sophie, are, well, surprisingly charming, well-behaved teenagers dealing with the trials and tribulations of adolescence, even though mom and dad are like no one else's parents. Gene and Shannon have been happily UNmarried for 23 years and have no plans of getting hitched any time soon. Gene is a rock star and multimedia magnate who's also the kind of dad who brings Gatorade to his daughter's soccer games and stands in the front row of his son's rock band when they play gigs. Gene Simmons Family Jewels reveals a side of the Detroit rocker that's been kept hidden until now and shows how the most non-traditional traditional family in America manages to make it work under the oddest of circumstances.

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    Happily Unmarried

    Shannon Tweed hates surprises.  Gene Simmons loves them.  On his way out of town to attend the grand opening of the Hooters Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, he asks Nick and Tracy Tweed (Shannon's sister) to plan a surprise birthday party for Shannon on his behalf.  While in Vegas, he gets roped into attending the wedding of a fan and his fiancée -- and even gives the bride away.  When Shannon inadvertently finds out that Gene was not only planning a surprise party for her AND that he attended someone else's wedding, she ups the ante and plans sweet revenge on her longtime boyfriend.

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    • 21 Minutes

    Shannon Tweed hates surprises.  Gene Simmons loves them.  On his way out of town to attend the grand opening of the Hooters Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, he asks Nick and Tracy Tweed (Shannon's sister) to plan a surprise birthday party for Shannon on his behalf.  While in Vegas, he gets roped into attending the wedding of a fan and his fiancée -- and even gives the bride away.  When Shannon inadvertently finds out that Gene was not only planning a surprise party for her AND that he attended someone else's wedding, she ups the ante and plans sweet revenge on her longtime boyfriend.

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    • 21 Minutes
    • EPISODE 3

    Next Generation Rock Star

    If your dad's Gene Simmons and you want to go into the music business, some career counseling is to be expected.  But when Nick starts a band of his own, Gene transforms from a proud father into an overbearing manager.  From the band's name, to the clothes Nick wears, Gene won't leave his son alone and he even prematurely books Nick's first gig.  Meanwhile Shannon sneaks 14 year-old Sophie into LA Fashion Week, and witnesses every hot stud at the event flirting with her little girl.

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    • 21 Minutes

    If your dad's Gene Simmons and you want to go into the music business, some career counseling is to be expected.  But when Nick starts a band of his own, Gene transforms from a proud father into an overbearing manager.  From the band's name, to the clothes Nick wears, Gene won't leave his son alone and he even prematurely books Nick's first gig.  Meanwhile Shannon sneaks 14 year-old Sophie into LA Fashion Week, and witnesses every hot stud at the event flirting with her little girl.

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    • EPISODE 4

    Gene's Addiction

    Gene Simmons can't stop working. From hunting down investors all over the country to developing his newest product, the Gene Simmons tongue vibrator, the man doesn't know when to say when. In a last-ditch effort to get Gene to relax, Shannon and the kids stage an intervention and whisk him off on an impromptu vacation. Hilarity ensues when the family learns that you can't teach a grown Demon new tricks.

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    Gene Simmons can't stop working. From hunting down investors all over the country to developing his newest product, the Gene Simmons tongue vibrator, the man doesn't know when to say when. In a last-ditch effort to get Gene to relax, Shannon and the kids stage an intervention and whisk him off on an impromptu vacation. Hilarity ensues when the family learns that you can't teach a grown Demon new tricks.

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    • EPISODE 7

    Fan...Tastic

    Playboy Radio welcomes Gene in studio and conducts a search for his biggest fan. The prize - a day with Gene to spend however they choose.  Gene pulls out all his cool clothes to get ready for his hot date, only to be stopped by Shannon, who insists his clothes are corny and old-fashioned.  While Gene is having a most unexpected fan encounter, Shannon and the kids sacrifice Gene's gaudy garb to the fashion gods in an unforgettable ceremony.

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    • 21 Minutes

    Playboy Radio welcomes Gene in studio and conducts a search for his biggest fan. The prize - a day with Gene to spend however they choose.  Gene pulls out all his cool clothes to get ready for his hot date, only to be stopped by Shannon, who insists his clothes are corny and old-fashioned.  While Gene is having a most unexpected fan encounter, Shannon and the kids sacrifice Gene's gaudy garb to the fashion gods in an unforgettable ceremony.

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    • 21 Minutes
    • EPISODE 8

    Sexercise

    It's Career Week for Sophie Tweed-Simmons and her assignment is to tag along with Gene to work. It's a familiar assignment, but if your dad's Gene Simmons, expect the unexpected. Shannon is not too pleased to discover that Gene has taken their 13 year-old daughter to auditions for a sexy new exercise video called Sexercise. Shannon turns up the heat on the Demon and has Sophie talk with her dad about the birds and the bees. Sophie's talk provokes the rock star who's slept with 4600 women to prove that Gene Simmons and safe sex can be part of the same sentence, as he takes his shot at a PSA for Planned Parenthood. No sooner than he finishes the PSA, he is challenged to wrestle a reject from the Sexercise auditions as she calls him a sexist pig. He accepts the challenge only to find out that when he gets to Miss Kitty's night club it's... lube wrestling.

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    • 21 Minutes

    It's Career Week for Sophie Tweed-Simmons and her assignment is to tag along with Gene to work. It's a familiar assignment, but if your dad's Gene Simmons, expect the unexpected. Shannon is not too pleased to discover that Gene has taken their 13 year-old daughter to auditions for a sexy new exercise video called Sexercise. Shannon turns up the heat on the Demon and has Sophie talk with her dad about the birds and the bees. Sophie's talk provokes the rock star who's slept with 4600 women to prove that Gene Simmons and safe sex can be part of the same sentence, as he takes his shot at a PSA for Planned Parenthood. No sooner than he finishes the PSA, he is challenged to wrestle a reject from the Sexercise auditions as she calls him a sexist pig. He accepts the challenge only to find out that when he gets to Miss Kitty's night club it's... lube wrestling.

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    • EPISODE 9

    Loose Change

    Gene is frustrated to learn that he's lost $20,000 on a cattle-ranch investment.  Hoping to teach Nick about the value of money and hard work, Gene drags him to the middle of nowhere for a business trip into the Twilight Zone.  Meanwhile, Shannon and her sister Tracy turn Beverly Hills upside down on a wallet-busting shopping spree.

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    • 21 Minutes

    Gene is frustrated to learn that he's lost $20,000 on a cattle-ranch investment.  Hoping to teach Nick about the value of money and hard work, Gene drags him to the middle of nowhere for a business trip into the Twilight Zone.  Meanwhile, Shannon and her sister Tracy turn Beverly Hills upside down on a wallet-busting shopping spree.

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    • 21 Minutes
    • EPISODE 11

    Shrinkwrapped

    Gene squirms after learning that Shannon won a session with a psychotherapist in the kids' school auction.  Shannon is hell-bent on making sure he attends this session.  He runs (to lunch with Bill Maher, and to party in a rebuilt New Orleans), but can he hide from Shannon and his impending appointment with the shrink? Meanwhile, Shannon and the kids deconstruct Gene's ego when they raid his office shrine and plan to sell his valuable KISS merchandise.

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    • 21 Minutes

    Gene squirms after learning that Shannon won a session with a psychotherapist in the kids' school auction.  Shannon is hell-bent on making sure he attends this session.  He runs (to lunch with Bill Maher, and to party in a rebuilt New Orleans), but can he hide from Shannon and his impending appointment with the shrink? Meanwhile, Shannon and the kids deconstruct Gene's ego when they raid his office shrine and plan to sell his valuable KISS merchandise.

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    • 21 Minutes
    • EPISODE 12

    The Un-Anniversary

    Gene Simmons has a business meeting in New York to discuss putting a sexy spin on the classic hand car wash by turning it into Gene Simmons Bikini Car Wash, but he has forgotten something even more important - his 23 year UN-anniversary. He turns it into a family affair by taking Shannon and the kids to visit his wise and feisty mother, Florence, in the suburbs. Upon his return to LA he encounters an unhappy Shannon, a family portrait from hell, and a car wash filled with bikini-clad babes.

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    Gene Simmons has a business meeting in New York to discuss putting a sexy spin on the classic hand car wash by turning it into Gene Simmons Bikini Car Wash, but he has forgotten something even more important - his 23 year UN-anniversary. He turns it into a family affair by taking Shannon and the kids to visit his wise and feisty mother, Florence, in the suburbs. Upon his return to LA he encounters an unhappy Shannon, a family portrait from hell, and a car wash filled with bikini-clad babes.

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    • EPISODE 13

    Behind the Makeup

    When Shannon suggests Gene Simmons consider a facelift, The Demon is reluctant.  He's more enthusiastic about her idea to launch a new TV show about babies and new mothers -- until he finds himself in daycare hell.  When it comes time to go under the knife, Shannon has news of her own from the fertility specialist, leaving The Demon speechless.

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    • 21 Minutes

    When Shannon suggests Gene Simmons consider a facelift, The Demon is reluctant.  He's more enthusiastic about her idea to launch a new TV show about babies and new mothers -- until he finds himself in daycare hell.  When it comes time to go under the knife, Shannon has news of her own from the fertility specialist, leaving The Demon speechless.

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