TLC pulls ’19 Kids and Counting’ from schedule after Josh Duggar molestation confession

Posted: 2:42 PM, May 22, 2015
Updated: 2015-05-22 14:42:35-04
(Syndicated from Zap2it)

(Syndicated from Zap2it)

(Zap2it) – TLC, the home of “19 Kids and Counting,” has remained silent in the wake of sex-abuse allegations against Josh Duggar . While no-stranger-to-controversy-herself Mama June has called for the show to be canceled , the network hasn’t commented directly and has only linked to statements from the Duggar family  on its social media accounts.

TLC also aired a “19 Kids and Counting” marathon Thursday night (May 21), just hours after Josh Duggar said he “acted inexcusably” as a teenager. According to police reports, he inappropriately touched several young girls, some while they slept. For a variety of reasons, including the statute of limitations expiring, he was never prosecuted.

The Internet noticed the marathon and was not happy.

A second marathon was planned for Friday night leading into the Memorial Day weekend; that’s not happening now, as TLC’s listings for the evening are a mix of “Say Yes to the Dress” and “Curvy Brides.” A two-hour block of “19 Kids” episodes was still showing up in listings for noon ET but appeared to have been replaced by “The Little Couple.”