TalkRadio host Jeremy Kyle’s return to television has been confirmed, with the former ITV host joining new channel TalkTV alongside the likes of Piers Morgan
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Jeremy Kyle is returning to television screens almost three years after ITV’s The Jeremy Kyle was canceled in 2019.
The confirmation comes weeks after the Channel 4 documentary Death on Daytime exploded, which saw ex-employees of The Jeremy Kyle Show anonymously allege malicious behind-the-scenes behavior.
NewsUK has now confirmed Jeremy, 56, will return to television as part of the launch of his new channel TalkTV.
Along with big names in broadcast, such as Piers Morgan and Tom Newton Dunn, the channel will also feature Jeremy Kyle, who currently presents Drivetime on TalkRadio.
A statement details the list of participating fellow TalkRadio presenters, including Julia Hartley-Brewer, Mike Graham and Ian Collins, who will join the new channel launching April 25.
The statement read: “The TalkTV primetime schedule will also be broadcast on TalkRadio. And TalkRadio’s daytime talent roster, which includes Julia Hartley-Brewer, Mike Graham, Ian Collins and Jeremy Kyle, will air on TalkTV.
“TalkRadio has seen rapid growth in recent years across all platforms, including digital radio and TalkRadio apps, on YouTube, and has been successfully broadcasting on TalkRadio TV since last year. .”
The announcement comes despite reports that a pilot for Jeremy’s evening show on TalkTV has been disqualified amid guests feeling “extremely uncomfortable” sharing a platform with him.
Jeremy’s return comes after Channel 4’s Death on Daytime documentary saw former The Jeremy Kyle Show staffers claim that the ITV show has given the presenter a “character”. complicated” and he was “extremely annoyed and condescending”.
From claims of delinquents to lies, some have even stated that they felt “brainwashed” while working on the show.
The show ran for 14 years until ITV canceled it following the death of guest Steve Dymond, who failed a lie detector test on the show.
Jeremy spoke on the radio of the two-part Channel 4 documentary, saying he will not speak about his guest’s death until all legal proceedings are complete.
He told listeners: “Deal with the elephant in the room immediately… I have maintained a consistent approach for the past three years.
“I have said that I will not comment on the tragic death of Steve Dymond until the legal proceedings are over and that is the position I will maintain.
“When – and believe me, there will be a time after the investigation, when I’m right and proper, because of course there are two sides to every story – I’ll do it here and I’ll do it for you. , and that’s the most important thing. “
He added: “With the greatest respect, I’d say it.”
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