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20th Baby a Ridiculously Foolish Choice for Duggar

...medically speaking. OB/GYNs cite risks of preeclampsia, yet another cesarean

(Newser) - Michelle Duggar's joy is an OB/GYN's "worst nightmare"—at least, according to three OB/GYNs. Writing for the Daily Beast , Yvonne Bohn, Allison Hill, and Alane Park react to the news that the reality TV star is expecting her 20th child with a mixture of trepidation and...

Jim Bob, Michelle Duggar Expecting Baby No. 20
 Duggars Expecting Baby No. 20 

Duggars Expecting Baby No. 20

Come on, you knew they wouldn't stop at 19

(Newser) - Why stop at 19 kids when you’re biologically capable of going for 20? Yep, it’s time once again to offer up a Mazel tov! to Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar. The 19 Kids and Counting stars will welcome their 20th child in April, People reports, despite the fact...

Sarah Palin's Hair Salon Gets Reality TV Show

'Big Hair Alaska' premieres this fall on TLC

(Newser) - If you loved TLC's Sarah Palin's Alaska, you're in luck. The channel is getting up close and personal with another side of Palin—her girly one. The Alaska hair salon where Palin gets her up-do style will be the subject of a reality show on the network...

Sister Wives Hubby to Sue Utah Over Polygamy Law

Suit: States shouldn't be able to punish polygamists over 'intimate conduct'

(Newser) - One of America's most famous polygamists and his four wives are taking their lifestyle from the television set to the courtroom. Sister Wives' Kody Brown and the rest of his 21-person family will file a suit tomorrow, but its goal isn't to get polygamy on the books as...

Sarah Palin's Alaska Ratings Plummet

And demographic skews older

(Newser) - It seems mostly old people are watching Sarah Palin’s Alaska. Ratings for the show’s second installment fell 40%, CBS News reports. While the premiere set a record for TLC with 5 million viewers, only 3 million came back for more. Of those, only 885,000 were in the...

Sarah Palin's Alaska: Good Branding, Bad TV

At least haters can fantasize she'll get eaten by a bear

(Newser) - Sarah Palin seems to be out for a fresh start with her new reality show, Sarah Palin’s Alaska. “In this well-staged reboot, the less you know about her—or, in some cases, shuddered to think about her—then the better the show gets, writes Hank Stuever of the...

Sister Wives Stars Investigated for Felony Bigamy

Utah salesman Kody Brown has 3 wives too many

(Newser) - The stars of a new reality TV program about a fundamentalist Mormon and his four wives are being investigated for felony bigamy. Utah advertising salesman Kody Brown is legally married to only one woman, but the adults talk openly about the four wives, 13 children, and 3 stepchildren that make...

Sarah Palin Reality Show Premieres Nov. 14
Sarah Palin Reality Show Premieres Nov. 14 
set the dvr!

Sarah Palin Reality Show Premieres Nov. 14

One 'Sarah Palin's Alaska' guest star: Kate Gosselin

(Newser) - The fall TV season really starts on Sunday, Nov., 14, when the first episode of Sarah Palin's Alaska airs. "It takes a special individual to thrive in Alaska," says the head of TLC, the network best know for inflicting the Gosselin family on America. Not coincidentally, Kate Gosselin...

Polygamy Reality Show Hits TLC
 Polygamy Reality Show Hits TLC
real-life 'big love'?

Polygamy Reality Show Hits TLC

13 kids (and 3 wives) and counting...

(Newser) - It was only a matter of time before TLC, home to the Duggars and their 19 kids and, of course, Jon and Kate and their eight , got itself a polygamist family. Sister Wives, premiering next month, follows Utah polygamist Kody, his three wives, their 13 children…and the fourth wife...

Jon and Kate May Return to TV&mdash;Together
 Jon and Kate May 
 Return to TV—Together 
be very afraid

Jon and Kate May Return to TV—Together

Gosselin saga takes weird, speculative turn

(Newser) - Jon Gosselin wouldn't say no to returning to TV with ex-wife Kate and their eight kids "under the right circumstances," his lawyer tells TMZ . Jon & Kate Plus 8 2.0 may be a tough sell, however, given that he and TLC have sued each other , and he's...

Kate Gets New Series ...and Specials

Yep, she's back on TLC, and you'll be seeing a lot of her

(Newser) - Kate Gosselin may never appear in Playboy , but she will be back on TV…in more ways than one. TLC is planning to air several Kate Plus 8 specials focusing on her family life, and the network is also giving her her own series. Twist of Kate will feature Gosselin...

Discovery Closes In on Sarah Palin's Alaska Show

Series reportedly titled 'Sarah Palin's Alaska'

(Newser) - Sarah Palin's Alaska is looking more and more like a sure thing: Discovery Communications has edged out rival A&E in bidding for the show, the Hollywood Reporter notes. Palin doesn't come cheap: If Discovery pays anything close to her $1.2 million per episode asking price, the former governor's...

Duggar Critics See Fringe Cult
 Duggar Critics See Fringe Cult 
19 kids & counting

Duggar Critics See Fringe Cult

Enquirer notes link with group that wants to overthrow government

(Newser) - If the National Enquirer is to be believed, the Duggars don’t have 19 children simply because they love kids: No, it’s because they belong to a cult that plans to take over the US government. Jim Bob and Michelle, stars of TLC’s 19 Kids & Counting, are...

8 Comebacks to Watch in 2010
 8 Comebacks to Watch in 2010 

8 Comebacks to Watch in 2010

Blossom, Urkel, Kelly Kapowski, and more—they're all back

(Newser) - Sure, Britney Spears staged an amazing comeback last year—but that's nothing compared with the sure-to-be-epic return of Tiffany, coming to (country) music charts this year. The Frisky singles out eight former household names returning in 2010:
  • Mayim Bialik: Better known as “Blossom” from the eponymous TV show, she

Kate Gosselin Loses Talk Show Gig

After divorce from Jon, reality show star deemed too controversial

(Newser) - Looks like Kate Gosselin will have to come up with another way to stay in the spotlight: Sources say the reality show mom has been booted from an upcoming talk show for being too controversial. Gosselin shot the pilot, a show geared toward working moms, with Paula Deen and two...

Duggar No. 19 Born in Emergency C-Section

Michelle, daughter Josie Brooklyn stable

(Newser) - Reality show star Michelle Duggar gave birth to her 19th baby last night in an emergency c-section. Duggar, who stars with husband Jim Bob in TLC’s 18 Kids and Counting, had been in the hospital recovering from a gallstone when she was taken to the OR, a rep tells...

Jon: Kids Were Marketed to 'Pedophiles'

 Jon: Kids Were 
 Marketed to 

Jon: Kids Were Marketed to 'Pedophiles'

Gosselin phone call with Michael Lohan reveals more gems

(Newser) - Jon Gosselin’s popularity is sure to skyrocket now that Radar has released a recording of him talking about the pedophiles who love his kids. In a phone call with—who else?—Michael Lohan, the octodad gripes about deals he believes TLC made with two magazines that only lined its...

Jon and Kate Finalize Details of Split
Jon and Kate Finalize
Details of Split
plus hate

Jon and Kate Finalize Details of Split

She gets primary custody; he doesn't object

(Newser) - On the eve of the Jon and Kate Plus 8 series finale—good timing!—the battling Gosselins have worked out the details of their divorce. Kate was awarded primary custody at a mediation hearing yesterday, and Jon didn't object, a source tells People . "Kate is just relieved that...

Jon Returns Cash, But Kate Doesn't: Lawyer
Jon Returns Cash, But Kate Doesn't: Lawyer
parents of the year

Jon Returns Cash, But Kate Doesn't: Lawyer

Kate will faces contempt for declining to account for $55,000

(Newser) - Jon Gosselin has returned enough of the $180,000 he withdrew from a family bank account to avoid being held in contempt of court, his lawyer says. Instead, his estranged wife may end up in contempt: The court also ordered Kate Gosselin to account for $55,000 she took from...

Kate Answers Your Burning Questions

 Kate Answers 
 Your Burning 

Kate Answers Your Burning Questions

Meanwhile, Jon wants $12K per hour. Oh, those wacky Gosselins!

(Newser) - Move over, Meredith Vieira: TLC is giving its viewers the chance to ask Kate Gosselin whatever burning question they have about the reality TV mom and her brood, and they've submitted nearly 9,000 inquiries for Monday’s one-hour special, People reports. Sadly, the questions seem to be more “...

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