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'Jon & Kate Plus 8' Returns

The newly separated stars of TLC's Jon & Kate Plus 8 might not have had much time out of the limelight to process their recent life changes, but they'll be returning to prime-time this week all the same. Episodes going forward will be more about single parenting, the network says. "We will continue to capture this family's journey in a sincere and sensitive way," TLC President Eileen O'Neill told television critics this week. A few changes to look out for: The couple's signature couch is gone—instead, the single parents will sit on separate chairs "reflective of their own styles" and film their sequences on separate days. Also, Jon and Kate may introduce new romantic partners, though this will be handled on a "case-by-case basis." The name of the show will stay the same, by the way, despite the parents' split.