TLC has opted to cancel "19 Kids and Counting" and will team up with two child-protection organizations in wake of the sexual abuse scandal involving multiple members of the Duggar family.
"After thoughtful consideration, TLC and the Duggar family have decided to not move forward with '19 Kids and Counting.' The show will no longer appear on the air," the network told FOX411.
In May, it was revealed that 27-year-old Josh Duggar had molested four of his sisters and the family babysitter when he was younger. Josh admitted that he has "acted inexcusably," but it sparked a broad discussion on sexual abuse, and a narrower discussion on what to do with the show.
The show had followed the Arkansas family for 10 seasons.
The network also announced it had began working with RAINN and Darkness to Light to spread awareness on youth sexual abuse. The team will create a one-hour, commercial-free documentary featuring the Duggar family, including Jill Dillard, one of the sisters, and Jessa Seewald, another victim, FOX411 reported.
"We look forward to working with TLC on this upcoming special documentary and hope that it is an encouragement to many," the Duggars stated on their website.
TLC also said it was concerned for the victims and the Duggar family and said, "it is our hope that this effort will help those in need learn where to turn for information and help."
RAINN said in a statement that the organization was happy to be working with TLC, according to FOX411.
"As this multi-platform campaign moves ahead, we look forward to working closely with TLC and our partners at Darkness to Light, which does great work to train adults to recognize, prevent and react responsibly to child sexual abuse," RAINN said in its statement. "Together, we believe we can help families that have been affected by this terrible crime and make sure that parents and others have the knowledge and tools they need to help keep kids safe."
However, Seewald said the media was making Josh Duggar's actions seem much worse than they were.
"He made some bad choices, but really the extent of it was mild, inappropriate touching, on fully clothed victims, most of it while girls were sleeping," Seewald said.
Following the show's cancellation, the Duggar family thanked the film crew and fans in their statement.
"We appreciate the love, support, prayers and kindness extended to us by many of you. You have deeply touched our hearts and encouraged us, during this time," the family stated, according to FOX411. "We know Who holds the future and are confident that He will work all things together for good."