Stepehen Collins, 7th Heaven

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After making the decision to pull all reruns of the classic hit TV show 7th Heaven from its schedule, UP TV is debating whether or not the network will ever air it again in light of star Stephen Collins allegedly confessing to molesting young girls.

The network made the announcement yesterday amid reports that Collins, best known for his role as Reverend Eric Camden on the WB's religious family drama, is being investigated by police for child molestation, and now the UP TV President and CEO Charley Humbard is weighing in on whether or not the decision will become permanent.

"Too early to say," Humbard exclusively tells E! News. "We are getting a lot of fan mail. It was a very popular show, but the longer this goes, the trend [from fans] has really trended towards, ‘We understand this is a mess, but are you going to bringing our show back?'"

While Humbard says UP TV did not have and have never had contact with Collins, when the time comes to make a decision about re-airing episodes of 7th Heaven, the network will "weigh in on three things: what are the allegations of the case, what do viewers want, and what do they think?"

The network made the decision to pull already-scheduled episodes from the lineup as soon as they found out about the allegations, which they had no knowledge of before the news broke.

"No, we were not aware of anything," Humbard says. "Last night, it was actually supposed to appear in primetime. We organized a meeting at 9 a.m. and made decisions to best support our family brand."

In a statement released on Tuesday, Humbard explained why the network yanked all 7th Heaven reruns immediately.

"As a top family-friendly network, we are deeply concerned for the families that are potentially affected by these disturbing allegations surrounding actor Stephen Collins," Humbard said. "7th Heaven has been a beloved family show and a fan-favorite on our network. We have made the decision to remove the series from our schedule effective at 5 p.m. ET today. Replacing 7th Heaven tonight will be Supernanny, a series dedicated to bringing families together."

—Reporting by Lindsey Caldwell

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