Can you imagine TLC without the Duggar family? That prospect nearly became reality with Josh Duggar's molestation scandal in 2015, but the ensuing demise of 19 Kids and Counting gave rise to spin-off Counting On, which has been going strong ever since. Although there were once rumors it had been canceled, a recent report reveals the show will go on — in July!
Counting On's seventh season concluded on March 26 with Joe and Kendra's wedding planning and a baby announcement from Joy-Anna and Austin Forsyth. Of course, we now know that both of them have given birth, so a lot has happened since then! In the months that followed, TLC made no mention of Season 8, but they had been dropping hints that it wasn't over. Like, oh, IDK, a trailer.
On April 13, TLC released what fans can expect to see in a one minute clip — from Joe and Kendra's honeymoon to Jinger's baby announcement — and we. Can't. Wait.
Previously, The Hollywood Gossip speculated that TLC would be calling it a day due to the show’s "plummeting ratings." Then again, this is the same site that predicted the show’s cancellation way back in Season 4. So it looks like they were a little off this time, too!
Our take? We'd be surprised if TLC parted ways with the Duggars, well, ever — especially if they didn't after the Josh Duggar bombshell two years ago.
Counting On airs Monday, July 30 at 9 p.m. EST on TLC.
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