TLC can't quit the Duggars; specials planned on daughters | Arkansas Blog

Thursday, September 24, 2015

TLC can't quit the Duggars; specials planned on daughters

Posted By on Thu, Sep 24, 2015 at 11:40 AM

TLC, the cable channel, has come up with a new way to continue to profit off the Duggar family despite the r
click to enlarge HEADING BACK TO TLC: Jill Dillard and Jessa Sewald. - INSTAGRAM/JILL DILLARD
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ecent scandals.

The outfit has cooked up specials featuring two Duggar daughters, Jill Dillard and Jessa Sewald.

Something had to fill the void.

Discovery Communications, which includes TLC, had to take a $24 million charge against earnings because of the cancellation of the Duggar show "19 Kids and Counting."

No word on financial arrangements or episodes that could grow out of the new specials. Some of it might depend on how well viewers receive Duggars shorn of Josh (he definitely won't be included) and perhaps Jim Bob, Michelle and the rest of the brood as well.

More from the Hollywood Reporter.

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