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Kate Plus Eight dropped Jon from its title, but TLC did not drop Jon Gosselin, his rep says.

"He was not fired," Mike Heller told Us Weekly.

News: TLC introduces Kate Plus Eight

The newly christened Kate Plus Eight — with an added focus on Kate as a single mother — will still feature Jon, only in a downsized role, TLC said. The cable channel also said it will continue its "exclusive relationship" with the father of eight.TLC has announced another project for Kate slated for 2010 but not for Jon.

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Calls to Jon Gosselin's reps were not immediately returned.The revamped Kate Plus Eight will premiere Nov. 2.