Duggars' "19 Kids and Counting" Canceled, TLC statement
On July 16, TLC announced the cancellation of its once highest rated show, "19 Kids and Counting." It has been two months since the news that Josh Duggar had a history of sexual misconduct in his past was revealed. The network seemed to struggle with the decision to let the show go even after losing advertisers and even in the midst heavy protests to take the show off air completely. The network continued the relationship with the show afterheld on even after
"After thoughtful consideration, TLC and the Duggar family have decided to not move forward with 19 Kids and Counting. The show will no longer appear on the air," the network said in an official statement, adding that "the recent attention around the Duggars has sparked a critical and important conversation about child protection."