From 19 Kids and Counting to 4 Adults and... well... Counting?
With it seeming more and more likely by the day that TLC will cancel 19 Kids and Counting, People Magazine reports that the network is actually considering a spinoff of this popular/controversial reality show.
It would turn attention away from the offspring of Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar and instead center on newlyweds Jill and Derick Dillard, along with Jessa and Ben Seewald.
"The show had begun to focus more and more on the next generation of Duggars, anyway – mainly Jill and Jessa and their marriages and babies," a source tells People. "That's when the show got its highest ratings."
The day after Josh Duggar admitted to molesting a handful of young girls in 2002, TLC pulled 19 Kids and Counting from its schedule.
Duggar has asked for forgiveness and said he received treatment from a facility many years ago in order to repent. But it remains unclear just what this entailed.
The cable network, meanwhile, is yet to make an official decision regarding the show's long-term future, despite endless sponsors ending their affiliation with the program.
Jessa and Ben, for their part, are awaiting the birth of their first child; while Jill and Derick welcomed baby Israel into the world a few weeks ago.
A proposed spinoff would not lack for material.
But would it really be a good idea?
The public remains consumed by the Josh Duggar scandal, with questions now arising over the identities of Duggar's victims and whether any of them remain minors.
It may be time for TLC to find another family entirely, do a solid background check on them and leave the Duggars alone to focus on their many household rules...