ITV is set to reveal the future of The Jeremy Kyle Show later today, a channel executive has told Sky News.

The daytime TV show was taken off air indefinitely on Monday after it emerged a guest had reportedly taken his own life.

When asked by Sky News this morning about the future of the programme, head of studios Kevin Lygo said: “We’ll be making a statement on this later in the day.”

He would not make any further comment.

It comes after guest Steve Dymond apparently took his own life after appearing on the confrontational talk show. The 63-year-old had taken a lie-detector test to convince fiancee Jane Callaghan he had not been unfaithful, but was told he had failed.

The episode in which Mr Dymond appeared has not been aired. He died a week after it had been recorded.

His death has prompted an outcry and ITV has been urged to end the confrontational programme for good.

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courtesy of Sky News