TLC Cancels Kate Plus 8

... Humanity took a step in the right direction today, as TLC announced that it will not renew Kate Plus 8 for another season. The show began as Jon & Kate Plus 8 and initially followed Jon and Kate Gosselin, their eight demon-spawn children, and Kate's cavernous uterus as they sought fame and tabloid cover stories. After Jon and Kate's SHOCKING break up in 2009, the show was renamed Kate Plus 8, which still rhymed, thank god. The show is currently in its eighth season. And though it won't see a ninth season, TLC may still order the occasional special to keep us updated on how crazy Kate is and how doomed those poor kids are. [Vulture]

... Julianne Moore is developing a new series over at HBO based on the novel Dope. The drama would star Moore as a former heroin addict who becomes a sleuth in 1950s Manhattan, so of course everyone is already comparing it to Mad Men, which is incorrect. [TV Line]

... Daniel Tosh is working with Comedy Central, home of his hit web-video show Tosh.0, on a new animated project. Brickleberry centers on a group of "dysfunctional forest rangers at a national park." This is not to be confused with the recently announced Demetri Martin+Fox project that's described as "a family workplace comedy set in the California Redwoods," but it will be. Look for Brickleberry in early 2012. [Comedy Central, via press release]

... Rumor has it CBS' daytime chatterbox The Talk has picked up the options on co-hosts Sara Gilbert, Sharon Osbourne, and Julie Chen, but has not picked up the options on Leah Remini and Holly Robinson-Peete. Oh no you didn't, CBS! [Deadline Hollywood]

... ABC's Once Upon a Time, a fairytale drama from the minds of a few Lost writers, has added Jessy Schram to its cast to play the lovely Cinderella. You may remember Schram as Karen from Falling Skies. Or, considering how the series forgot about her for most of the first season, you probably don't. [Zap2It]

... The creators of ABC's failed Detroit 1-8-7 have a new project in the works at ABC. Two Roads is basically Sliding Doors as a television series, featuring a woman who gets cold feet on her wedding day. The series will split off into two "roads," let's call them, with one showing what would happen if she went through with the marriage and one showing what would happen if she didn't. Spoiler alert: She'll be miserable in both! [Deadline Hollywood]

... The rumors are B.S.! Queen Latifah is NOT competing on Dancing With the Stars. You heard it hear fourteenth! [US Magazine]

... Bravo is staging a "The Real Housewives Live Tour," a three-city whirligig featuring the stars of the network's Real Housewives reality shows (which in turn feature horrible women doing horrible things). The tour will stop in Atlantic City, Indiana, and Atlanta and tickets range from $50 to $170. This is so stupid. Really, really stupid. There honestly hasn't been a stupider thing ever. [The Wrap]

... Twitter lost one of its most entertaining members today, as Sons of Anarchy creator Kurt Sutter decided to delete his account after recently posting several controversial and awesome tweets. Sutter had a reputation for speaking his mind, which meant a lot of swear words. Last week, he blamed Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner for stealing some of the budget of Walking Dead and Breaking Bad; earlier this year he had quite a bit to say when his own show wasn't nominated for an Emmy. [Kurt Sutter's blog]


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YAY, Thank-God!!!! Kate got WAY to huge for her britches... such a B*TCH!!! Really feel for those kids.
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YES!!!!! The show got cancelled for bad ratings. At one point it got 9 million viewers, then it goes under one million recently. I guess they didn't like Kate either.
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Didn't even know that show was still on.
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Two Roads...



What do you get when you multiply a soap-opera by two? You get awesome television. Duh.
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Not that Tim is a bit biased...This was not my kind of show, but I saw nothing wrong with it. The kids accepted the cameras as part of life. Normal is what you are used to. That some of those commenting, couldn't handle it does not make it wrong, nor does it make it stressful for the kids. It has also likely provided for them in a fashion they could not have had otherwise. They appear as normal to me as any other kids...maybe better than most. How they handle it later in life? Who knows, but contrary to most I'd view it as positive with a lot of jealous comments on the side.
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It's about time.
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... and picked up the option for Julie Chen. For heaven's sake you'd think she's married to the boss or something they way she keeps landing on her feet.
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And now maybe 8 adorable and innocent children can have a childhood - or maybe mom will find some other way to ruin their little lives.
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Good Lord it's about time that the stupid show ended. The "Jon & Kate Plus8/Kate Plus 8" show was always just plain ridiculous. After the split Kate still had to go on. Btw, I didn't watch this show willingly and a great deal I saw only because of the over-blown media coverage. Kate was always an attention w****. Jon was just an idiot. Kate just craved the attention and I honestly question what is more important to her... the fame or the kids.
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There is a God!!!
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Thank god we don't have to deal with Kate Plus 8 anymore.
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Dimitri and Tosh should duke it out. Winner gets to walk away from these clearly unremarkable show ideas.



Come on guys, you could both do better.
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The Dope thing looks good. Too bad she's a former addict though. It'd be more fun with her on drugs. Like House used to be. And Eminem. Everything's better on drugs.
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Oooh Sliding Doors, I loved that movie! :)
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Those children should have been taken away from these people. They are monsters (the "parents").
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Glad to see Jesse Schram getting a shot at a show where she (hopefully) won't be forgotten. It makes you wonder if the idots behind the incredibly average Falling Skies just saw Sarah Carter and thought "oh, there's the blond girl". Idiots. Both are good actresses and deserve better than the cr*p that show has to offer. I always got annoyed with Heroes and Lost when they randomly forgot about people and story lines, I can see Falling Skies annoying me in season two. Don't expect to see Noah Wyle again folks!
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Ding dong the witch is dead
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i may watch Tosh.0 for the viral aspect, but I don't like Daniel Tosh, i won't be watching that show especially because it'll be a cartoon. although Jessy Schram was a "main" cast member on Falling Skies, i still think of her as the girl from Veronica Mars that her dad framed Logan for killing Felix lol also glad they canceled Kate Plus 8. Two Roads sounds a lot like that new show on CBS(?) called Awake where it's two realities, one where his son dies in a car crash and another where his wife died. doesn't interest me really, but i might change my mind when there's a cast.
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lol this is probably the best day ever now that kate is gone forever. or at least for the time being (hush i know)
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Yay! No more Kate plus 8. Wonder what she will do now for cash.
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Kate plus 0, now that she's sold her kids for their organs.
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Sutter is awesome and so is Sons of Anarchy, but s3 wasn't worthy of any nominations.
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Finally. I cannot tell you how glad I am to see this drama queen going going gone!!! I lost all interest in this show when they put on the fake vow renewal for the ratings only. They were already separated when they did this. She is a fake and a phoney and I do not watch anything she has involvement with.

Thank you TLC for putting out the trash.

I only feel sorry for the children. I can't believe they aren't being damaged by her and her fake 'reality.'
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Kate Gosselin Kate Plus 8 Next Season Canceled, What Kate Next Plan, Read Kate Gosselin Official Statement





http://tinyurl.com/Kate-Plus-8-Cancelled
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I would probably watch Sliding Doors...I mean Two Roads lol. I think I liked the movie? I don't remember it very well.
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I love Jessy Schram from Veronica Mars, I'll look for her in her new role!
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I am sorry they are cancelling the show. The kids are so sweet, and I really admire Kate's strength. The people who hate them are really strange people whose only purpose is passing judgment on others. They worship at the altar of celebrity, but let them show a "real" person on tv, wow, the viciousness really comes out. I am one of those who has seen the bad and the good on this show, but will continue to show my support of Kate Gosselin and her children.
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good for you - show her a bit of support by sending her a check cause they way she burns through money she's going to be needing it soon or she'll be selling off more of her kid's childhood for some more "celebrity" ... and there is nothing REAL about Kate "wannabe a celebrity" Goslin ...
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Maybe those who don't like the show see what the show for what it really is and you are judging people without understanding why they watch certain shows and not others. If anything Kate is very manipulative towards her kids and her ex-husband and others in her life and is gradually shutting her kids of having any sort of a normal life. I hope that at some point Kate realizes the damage she has done not only to her kids, but also to those that she cast aside for her own personal gain.
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Glad to see that TLC has come to their senses and cancelled the show.
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Here's hoping TLC is paying for the therapy those kids will need for life.
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