Jeremy Kyle Show cancelled by ITV


ITV has announced that it has ended production of the Jeremy Kyle Show permanently.

The broadcaster had been urged to cancel the show after the sudden death of a man who failed a lie-detector test on the controversial programme.

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The confrontational talk show was pulled off the air indefinitely following the death of 63-year-old Steve Dymond, a week after the programme was filmed.

In a statement, ITV chief executive Carolyn McCall said: “Given the gravity of recent events we have decided to end production of The Jeremy Kyle Show.”

-Noah Harte