TLC has announced Little People, Big World's fifth season will premiere Monday, October 16 at 8PM ET/PT.

Similar to previous installments of the docu-reality series, Little People, Big World will air back-to-back half-hour episodes in the Mondays at 8PM and 8:30PM ET/PT timeslots throughout its fifth edition.

Little People, Big World fifth-season episodes will include Matt and Amy Roloff deciding how to spend their free time now that their children are getting older, Matt returning to Iraq to help a family with three dwarf children as they come to America to get the medical help they need, and Amy landing a new role as a board member on the Dwarf Athletic Association of America.

In addition, the fifth season will also include the Roloff's daughter Molly entering high school, Zach receiving poor grades in his classes, and Jeremy struggling with a lack of direction about his future.

Little People, Big World's fifth season consists of 40 half-hour episodes -- including the show's 200th episode, which will air in the spring.

Little People, Big World is produced by Gay Rosenthal Productions.