British talk show canceled after guest's death
BIANCA NOBILO: The controversial tabloid talk show
focuses mainly on difficult personal relationships--
family feuds, paternity questions, and addictions.
It's been referred to as one judge in Britain
as a human form of bear-baiting.
It remains popular, though, averaging about
1 million viewers per day.
A spokesperson for the show said that the team was shocked
and saddened, and that filming and broadcasting of "The Jeremy
Kyle Show" would be suspended with immediate effect
because of the seriousness of the event no cause of death
has been confirmed
This news comes as the reality TV genre in Britain
is under increasing scrutiny a former contestant of "Love
Island" took his own life earlier this year, raising
new questions about the level of psychological evaluation
and support that former contestants receive.
Bianca Nobilo, CNN, London.