Following the demise of 63-year-old Steve Dymond shortly after he appeared on the ITV daytime staple, the choice was made by bosses to cancel The Jeremy Kyle Present.
Now, it has been revealed that for the meantime, the slot the present occupied shall be stuffed by Dickinson’s Actual Deal.
A supply advised The Solar: “ITV want a while to work out what will be in the slot long-term.
“Placing a dependable present like Dickinson’s Actual Deal in the slot for now means it provides them some respiratory area and a little bit of time to suppose.”
Nonetheless, many followers of The Jeremy Kyle Present aren’t pleased with the replacement programme and have aired their views on Twitter.
One wrote: “The fact they cut #jeremykyleshow and replaced it with dickinsons real deal is outrageous.”
“@ITV now you have axed @JeremyKyleITV1 please do not put on Dickinsons Real Deal!” a second exclaimed.
A 3rd stated: “I can’t be dealing with Dickinsons Real Deal taking over the Jeremy Kyle slot. Ugh will not be watching that.”
“I’ll miss Jeremy Kyle but now that it’s been axed can @ITV at least put something other than Dickinson’s Real Deal on during this time slot?” questioned a fourth.
Whereas a fifth opined: “Dickinson’s Real Deal is not what I want to be seeing on my weekday mornings.”
Jeremy Kyle has issued a press release in regards to the state of affairs in gentle of his present’s cancellation the place he stated he was “utterly devastated”.
He advised The Solar: “Myself and the manufacturing staff I labored with for the final 14 years are all totally devastated by the latest occasions.
“Our ideas and sympathies are with Steve’s household at this extremely unhappy time.”
The information that the programme wouldn’t be returning to screens after being taken off the air on Monday was unveiled yesterday.
ITV’s CEO Carolyn McCall, introduced in a press release: “Given the gravity of latest occasions we now have determined to finish manufacturing of The Jeremy Kyle Present.
“The Jeremy Kyle Present has had a loyal viewers and has been made by a devoted manufacturing staff for 14 years, however now could be the suitable time for the present to finish.
“Everybody at ITV’s ideas and sympathies are with the household and buddies of Steve Dymond.”
She added: “The beforehand introduced overview of the episode of the present is underneath means and can proceed.
“ITV will proceed to work with Jeremy Kyle on different tasks.”
Dickinson’s Actual Deal continues as we speak at 9.25am on ITV.