UK’s ITV cancels ‘Jeremy Kyle Show’ after death of a participant

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A company sign is displayed outside an ITV studio in London, Britain July 27, 2016. REUTERS/Neil Hall/File Photo

LONDON (Reuters) – British broadcaster ITV has canceled “The Jeremy Kyle Show”, a tabloid talkshow that features confrontations between guests over issues like sex and addiction, after a participant was found dead a week after recording the program.

“Given the gravity of recent events we have decided to end production of The Jeremy Kyle Show,” chief executive Carolyn McCall said on Wednesday.

Reporting by Paul Sandle; editing by Michael Holden

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