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Kate Gosselin's Show 'Kate Plus 8' Cancelled

Kate's trim bod Kate Gosselin shows off her trim figure as she leaves the NBC Today Show. (Bauer Griffin)more pics » Kate Gosselin (Bauer Griffin) Kate Gosselin became TV's most (in)famous mom when Jon & Kate Plus 8 aired in April of 2007 and quickly grew into one of TLC's highest-rated programs. When the parents of eight split, the series was revamped to Kate Plus 8, and now Gosselin's single-mom series is over, the network confirmed to People.

"TLC has decided not to renew another season of Kate Plus 8," a network rep told the magazine. "By the end of this season Kate Plus 8 will have hit the 150 episode mark; an exceptional milestone. TLC hopes to check in with Kate and the family periodically with specials in the future."

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Just last week, Gosselin denied rumors the show had run its course. "Nobody has told me [about being cancelled]. We’re happy to continue on and will do so as long as people are watching," she told Ann Curry on the Today show.

While Jon & Kate Plus 8 averaged 3.3 million viewers per episode, Kate Plus 8 didn't garner such impressive numbers. Ratings dipped to about 1 million nightly viewers this season. Last year, TLC announced Gosselin would star in a new series, Twist of Kate, where she'd visit mothers around the world. The show, originally scheduled to premiere in 2010, does not appear in TLC's fall 2011 line-up. Perhaps the multi-tasking mom is facing an unfortunate twist of fate.

More Kate Gosselin photos:
  • Kate Gosselin in Kate Gosselin at the NBC Today Show
  • Kate Gosselin in Kate Gosselin at the NBC Today Show
  • Kate Gosselin in Kate Gosselin at the NBC Today Show
  • Kate Gosselin in Kate Gosselin at the NBC Today Show
  • Kate Gosselin in Kate Gosselin at the NBC Today Show
  • Kate Gosselin in Kate Gosselin at the NBC Today Show
  • Kate Gosselin in Kate Gosselin at the NBC Today Show
  • Kate Gosselin in Kate Gosselin at the NBC Today Show


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