All live ITV shows – This Morning and Loose Women – have been halted broadcast today due to a bomb threat near the Television Centre, in White City, west London, where the show is located. filmed
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There was chaos today when ITV stopped broadcasting This Morning and Loose Women due to bomb threats.
The Metropolitan Police responded to a nearby incident, when they closed Wood Lane and White City subway stations while dealing with a security incident. It has been resolved and investigations are still ongoing.
The nearby area was evacuated as police handled the incident, with This Morning hosts Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby appearing on a pre-recorded show where they tried hugging trees and talking to Britain’s dullest men.
Loose Women also aired a pre-recorded episode, which featured some of the show’s biggest stars including Denise Welch, Nadia Sawalha, Linda Robson and Stacey Solomon discussing their lives before when they’re on ITV shows.
The Metropolitan Police released a statement after the security incident was resolved.
A police spokesman said in a statement: “At 11:14pm, Thursday, March 10, police were called to a report of a security alert at Wood Lane, White City.” was evacuated as a precaution and the White City and Wood Lane subway stations were temporarily closed.
“The incident was extinguished shortly before 12:49. An investigation is underway.”
This Morning and Loose Women both made a brief announcement on social media when the pre-recorded shows were broadcast.
“We apologize for the interruption in today’s live show. We are currently running pre-recorded content and hope to get back to you soon,” identical tweets were posted on both accounts. social media accounts show.
Transport For London confirmed the two stations were closed in a statement on Twitter.
“White City and Wood Lane stations closed: While police responded to a security alert outside the station,” it read.
Fans of the two ITV shows were baffled when the show aired without explanation.
” @this morning Erm… what happened? Watching and expecting a gadget game and the show suddenly switches to a pre-recorded set. Not even a single comment in the ad break to explain,” one person wrote online.
The second added: “@itvstudios, please tell me what’s going on, why are you showing the pre-recorded Loose Women and what happened at the end of This Morning.”
“Wait what happened? #ThisMorning,” a third Twitter user shared with the fourth post: “What happened to the #This morning. ”
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