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13th May 2019

The Jeremy Kyle Show taken off air following the death of a guest

Rebecca O'Keeffe

Breaking news

The Jeremy Kyle show has been cancelled indefinitely after a guest died after filming, with ITV launching an investigation into the episode that was filmed.

An ITV spokesperson said: “Everyone at ITV and The Jeremy Kyle Show is shocked and saddened at the news of the death of a participant in the show a week after the recording of the episode they featured in and our thoughts are with their family and friends.

“ITV will not screen the episode in which they featured.

“Given the seriousness of this event, ITV has also decided to suspend both filming and broadcasting of The Jeremy Kyle Show with immediate effect in order to give it time to conduct a review of this episode of the show.”

This morning’s episode, that was due to be aired at 9.30am today,¬†was¬†replaced at short notice with an episode of Dickinson’s Real Deal.

The show has run on ITV since 2005.