WERNERSVILLE, Pa. (AP)—Jon, Kate and their eight children have attracted a huge TV audience, screaming tabloid headlines and, now,a state labor investigation.
The Pennsylvania Department of Labor says it's looking into whether the hit reality show "Jon & Kate Plus 8" is complying with child labor laws.
The TLC series follows Jon and Kate Gosselin as they raise their eight young children, including 8-year-old twins and sextuplets who just turned 5. The show drew nearly 10 million viewers for its fifth-season premiere Monday following reports of trouble in the Gosselins' marriage.
Labor Department spokesman Justin Fleming tells The AssociatedPress that the department is looking into a complaint against the show.
TLC says it "fully complies" with state laws and regulations.
--- AP Television Writer Frazier Moore contributed to this storyfrom New York.
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