Breaking: ITV has cancelled the Jeremy Kyle Show completely

It won’t be returning after a guest died

ITV has permanently cancelled The Jeremy Kyle Show after the death of a guest.

On Monday, the show was taken off air and filming was halted following the news that a participant had died a week after filming their episode.

Steve Dymond failed a lie detector test on the show and was found dead a week later.

His landlady said he had been "sobbing and distraught" after returning from filming.

ITV also removed all old episodes from ITV Hub, but will continue to work with Jeremy Kyle.

Carolyn McCall, ITV’s chief executive, said: “Given the gravity of recent events we have decided to end production of he Jeremy Kyle Show.

"The Jeremy Kyle Show has had a loyal audience and has been made by a dedicated production team for 14 years, but now is the right time for the show to end.

“Everyone at ITV’s thoughts and sympathies are with the family and friends of Steve Dymond.”

"The previously announced review of the episode of the show is underway and will continue.

"ITV will continue to work with Jeremy Kyle on other projects."

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