Was ITV right to cancel Jeremy Kyle?

MPs are launching an inquiry into the reality TV industry after the death of a guest, who was publicly humiliated for lying on The Jeremy Kyle Show. Former producers of the long-running daytime show have condemned it as “a theatre of cruelty”, which exploits the vulnerable. But defenders argue that the shows are heavily scripted and, when guests are cared for responsibly, audiences should be free to enjoy trashy TV. Was ITV right to cancel Jeremy Kyle? What do you think? Discuss this week’s “You Decide” with the rest of your class and make your vote!

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