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Jonathan Gosselin, Kate Gosselin, Cara Gosselin, Madelyn Gosselin, Alexis Gosselin, Aaden Gosselin, Collin Gosselin, Leah Gosselin, Hannah Gosselin, Joel Gosselin

Recap: The End of 'Jon and Kate Plus 8'

November 24, 2009 01:11:34

On Monday, November 23, "" officially ended its five-year run on TLC. opened the series finale, stating her belief that the reality show is only doing her and the kids good. "This is a very bittersweet goodbye," Kate said. Talking about the end of the show, she added, "I feel like it's been taken from us, from me and the kids."

Although this could be the last chance they are seen on the same screen together, Kate and chose to do separate interviews and activities with their kids. Kate took the children to an organic farm where they get to feed calves. Kate managed to slip in a joke about the little cows peeing because her children scared them.

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Jon and Kate Gosselin NOT Sharing Couch for Finale

November 14, 2009 09:11:36

Contrary to a report from The New York Post that and his ex-wife will sit down together for "" series finale, Access Hollywood obtains the information that they will not do so. They were said to share the same couch and talk about the recent life events but Access said they are not even going to be in the same room.

The interviews with the estranged couple will still go on but they will be done separately. Beside providing insights to the past years, Jon and Kate will talk about what the future holds for them and their eight children. Off the interview, the finale airing November 23 also follows Kate and the kids visiting a dairy farm and a firehouse. Reportedly, there will be highlights from the five-year run at the end.

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'Table for 12' to Replace 'Jon and Kate Plus 8'

October 30, 2009 02:10:06

TLC has assigned "" to replace "" on Mondays. The show is about the Hayes family which consists of parents Eric and Betty, two set of twins, and a sextuplets. It has been aired on TLC since March this year, taking the Tuesdays slot but it will start a new schedule starting next month.

Eric Hayes is a policeman while his wife Betty is a stay-at-home mom who takes care of their 10 children. The couple who resides in Central New Jersey has three sets of multiples via fertility treatments, 12-year-old twin boys Kevin and Kyle, 10-year-old twins Kieran and Meghan, and 4-year-old sextuplets Tara, Rachel, Ryan, Connor, EJ and Rebecca. The latest has cerebral palsy.

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'Jon and Kate Plus 8' to End on November 23

October 28, 2009 02:10:12

There are literally four episodes left on TLC's card before the network should wrap up "". The reality show which has been running since 2007 will reach the end of the road on November 23 due to lack of footage.

Following their divorce, and have lived separately with Jon getting little screen time. While Kate intended to continue with the reality show, Jon refused to let his kids be filmed for fear that it would be detrimental to them. He halted the production and prohibited the crew from entering his property.

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Fans Submit Thousands of Questions for Kate Gosselin

October 21, 2009 01:10:24

In probably the smartest move to anticipate the lack of footage problem in "", TLC has announced that it will do a special episode next week where appears solo and answers questions from fans. "You Ask, Kate Answers" will air on Monday, October 26 at 9/8c.

The official description of the episode as received by Los Angeles Times is: "As Kate takes on tough audience questions, she relives memories of the show and gives honest answers, but will Kate be shocked by some of the things the audience wants to know?" It also gives some example questions like "Will she ever get married again? Where does Kate see kids in 10 years? Do you wear heels all the time? Do the kids know they're famous? How is it handling school homework with eight kids?"

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TLC Confirms 'Jon and Kate Plus 8' End and 'Kate Plus Eight' Delay

October 16, 2009 10:10:27

TLC has come out with a statement in response to the floating rumors that "" will end next month. A spokeswoman from the network confirmed, " 'Jon & Kate Plus 8' is ending in mid-to-late November, as previously reported."

Additionally, TLC made it clear that it will still go ahead with the plan to begin a new chapter of the reality show, namely "Kate Plus Eight". However, due to 's refusal to let his children be filmed, the new show will not be launched as scheduled on November 2.

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'Jon and Kate Plus 8' to End in November

October 15, 2009 09:10:27

Not enough footage has drawn "" to hang up soon. The situation behind the production has forced the crew to stop filming the Gosselin family until a decision is made by a party, namely . The father of eight has banned cameras from entering his property and filming his kids because, as he told earlier this month, they could be "detrimental" to them.

With only a few new footage left, TLC can only manage to live it up to mid/late November. The network, according to E! Online, has confirmed this ending although no official statement has been made yet.

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TLC and Kate React to Jon Halting 'Kate Plus Eight' Production

October 02, 2009 09:10:18

There is no more peace between and TLC. On Thursday, October 1, Jon put a cease and desist order for the network to stop the production of "" through his lawyer and shortly after, the network fired back by releasing a statement that they are saddened by Jon's erratic behavior.

Jon's attorney Mark Jay Heller told The Insider that this move by Jon is one of his attempts to save his family from being a "trainwreck". Furthermore, Mark and Jon have been planning to pull the plug on the production weeks before the network announced on Tuesday that the series' name is changed to "Kate Plus Eight".

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'Jon and Kate Plus 8' Changes Name, New Project Coming Soon

September 30, 2009 09:09:18

This November, "" will change its name to "Kate Plus Eight" to keep up with the current situation in the Gosselin family. In a press release, TLC announced that under the new title, the show will focus more on as a single parent raising 8-year-old twins and 5-year-old sixtuplets.

"Given the recent changes in the family dynamics, it only makes sense for us to refresh and to recalibrate the program to keep pace with the family," President of TLC Eileen O'Neill said. "The family has evolved and we are attempting to evolve with it; We feel that Kate's journey resonates with our viewers."

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Jon Gosselin Wishes He Can Quit 'Jon and Kate Plus 8'

August 26, 2009 10:08:46

is now wishing that he is not attached to "". The father of eight who recently announced a separation from his wife , admits that camera following him 24/7 has become sort of annoyance.

"I wish I had a 9 to 5 job instead of the nightmare I'm living. This is 24/7," he told Us Magazine on Monday, August 24. "I don't even want to do taping for the show anymore." He, however, is obliged to keep the camera rolling because of the fact that it feeds his family. "I have two houses and eight children to take care of and I need to work," he added.

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Recap: 'Jon and Kate Plus 8' Returns With Little of Jon

August 04, 2009 11:08:02

"", which has lost some of its original essences, premiered a brand new episode on Monday, August 3 after the show went for a month hiatus to give the family a personal time. Titled "Renovations & Vacations", the premiere was two hours of kitchen remodeling and fun-filled activities for the kids.

Most of the time, and were not in the same room. The first hour of the episode focused on the reconstruction of their huge kitchen in the Virginia home. Kate took her kids, a twin and sixtuplets, to Bald Head Island beach in North Carolina while Jon stayed behind to administer the renovation. And when Kate and the kids were back, Jon already left.

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Sneak Peek: The Return of 'Jon and Kate Plus 8'

July 31, 2009 09:07:36

"" will be back with two all-new episodes this Monday, August 3 after a short break following and 's separation. TLC has begun promoting the important episodes, giving a preview to the 'new chapter' as well as giving a sneak peek to the Monday episode.

The sneak peek shows Kate setting up a tent for her children to camp in. With Jon no longer around, Kate vows to do whatever she has not done before. "It is my new attitude that I'm going to do things I've never done before. If I've never grilled before, I'm gonna grill. If I've never camped before, I'm gonna camp," she stated. The preview, meanwhile, includes Jon.

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Jon and Kate Reunite for 'Jon and Kate Plus 8' Filming

July 17, 2009 03:07:09

Regardless their broken marriage, Jon and Kate Gosselin have been snapped putting on a united front to shoot the new episodes of their hit TV series "". After living their lives separately for quite some time, the estranged pair was caught together at their home in Reading, Penn., on Thursday, July 16.

Both John and Kate were spotted sporting sunglasses and casual outfits while they were hanging out in the driveway of their $1.1 million home with two of their sextuplets. The family was joined by their dogs. Kate, at one point, was seen grooming the pets. New episodes of "Jon & Kate Plus 8" will be aired on TLC starting from Monday, August 3.

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No Jon's Girlfriend on 'Jon and Kate Plus 8'

June 25, 2009 09:06:09

The subject matter of Jon and Kate Gosselin's separation led to a rumor that TLC will present the cause of their marriage breakdown, Jon's alleged affair. However in a released statement to ET, the channel said that there hasn't be such plan for "".

Deanna Hummel, a 23-year-old woman who was photographed leaving a bar with Jon at wee hour, reportedly would join the show because TLC didn't want to show more about the children. Deanna was expected to start appearing on the show when it returns on August 3. "Deanna's role isn't expected to be big, but because she's part of Jon's life, she'll be filmed," an insider told NY Daily News.

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'Jon and Kate Plus 8' Production Halted Mid Family Turmoil

June 24, 2009 09:06:34

Like the marriage, "" is taking a break. Immediately after Jon and Kate Gosselin announced their separation on the June 22 episode, TLC released a statement that it will halt the production of the reality series and that the decision came from the network, not the couple.

"TLC continues to support the Gosselin family and will work closely with them to determine the best way to continue to tell their story as they navigate through this difficult time," the channel said in a statement. The measures are taken in order to give the family "time off to regroup" during the hiatus. Then "a modified schedule will be in place to support the family's transition."

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Kate Plus 8 Minus Jon: Divorce Officially Announced

June 23, 2009 09:06:06

The smoke has been cleared, Jon and Kate Gosselin announced their separation on the Monday, June 22 episode of "". The couple is getting divorce which they thought would be best for both of them and the kids. "I don't hate Kate," Jon said during the episode, "but ... you know, I have to do what's best for me and my kids."

While Jon was seemingly more firm about the decision, Kate was still weighing on the matter. "We haven't really known where we were going, but we've been dealing with this for... a long time," she stated. Later on she admitted, "I'm not very fond of the idea personally, but I know it's necessary because my goal is peace for the kids."

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Promo Video: Special Announcement on 'Jon and Kate Plus 8'

June 19, 2009 01:06:50

There is one big question looming on what kind of announcement that Jon and Kate Gosselin will make on their reality show "" on Monday, June 22. A preview of the special one-hour episode has been released, still toying with viewers' mind on the status of the couple's relationship.

Kate, narrating the promo, said "Recently, we've made some life-changing decisions. Decisions that will affect every member of our family, ones that we hope will bring each of us some peace." The video meanwhile, puts the lines "A family in turmoil", "A relationship at a crossroads" and "Where do they go from there?"

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'Jon and Kate Plus 8' Recap: Jon's Away on Kate's Birthday

June 02, 2009 02:06:10

In the second episode of "" this season, things were more visibly sad between the kids' parents. While the twins and the sixtuplets were getting help from professional baker Duff Goldman to bake a cake as a surprise for Kate's birthday, Jon was away snow-boarding in Park City, Utah.

Jon was actually there to do some volunteer work with Utah's disabled children on the ski slopes. However, later on Jon said he was glad to be totally alone and away from the reality and TV world. Meanwhile, back at home, Kate expressed her sadness of Jon's absence, saying "It was a little depressing, I guess. Jon's away, so it's kind of sad."

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'Jon and Kate Plus 8' Under Investigation for Possible Child Labor Laws Violation

May 30, 2009 09:05:57

A new scandal is hitting "" as legal complaint has been filed against the hit reality TV series, alleging it may violate child labor laws. A statement of confirmation was issued by the Pennsylvania Department of Labor on Friday, May 29 that an investigation is underway to determine if the TLC show is proven violating the law or not.

"We're not saying that they are not complying with child labor laws. We're investigating a complaint," Troy Thompson of the Pennsylvania Department of Labor explained. "We're not saying that there was or was not a violation, just that we're conducting an investigation."

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Jon and Kate Gosselin Release Statement After Season Premiere

May 27, 2009 10:05:16

The tension that was apparent on the season premiere of "" translates to an off-air statement from the couple, Jon and Kate Gosselin. After dropping the "divorce" hint, the mother of sixtuplets and twin girls said in a joint statement with Jon that they are indeed "navigating a very difficult time".

"Our current situation brings us together around the children and some times sets us apart," the statement goes on. "We keep our faith that we will make the right decisions for our family." Both Jon and Kate have been criticized for continuing the show and valuing money and fame more than their family.

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