By Jack Man, Stephanie Halasz and Rob Picheta, CNN

Jeremy Kyle in an undated publicity photograph. 

(CNN) — A British TV firm has canceled a daytime discuss present recognized for its tabloid type and rowdy confrontations after a visitor died shortly after taping an episode.

Broadcaster ITV mentioned it has completely canceled manufacturing of the Jeremy Kyle Present, which had been working for 14 years and was the community’s hottest daytime present.

Broadly seen because the UK’s reply to the Jerry Springer Present, the Jeremy Kyle Present typically featured feuding {couples} or buddies accused of betrayal, with individuals typically agreeing to lie detector assessments with a purpose to settle disputes. Outcomes could be revealed in entrance of a baying studio viewers, with often violent penalties.

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The deceased participant, who has been recognized as Steve Dymond, died Thursday, every week after the present was recorded, ITV mentioned. No explanation for dying was confirmed.

Dymond had taken a lie detector check for an episode about infidelity. An viewers member advised BBC Information that Dymond was advised he had failed the check after which “collapsed to the bottom … sobbing.”

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Emma Binning, on the ITV press workplace, advised CNN Wednesday that the present could be canceled “for good,” and ITV CEO Carolyn McCall launched a press release as a assessment of the long-running program continues.

“Given the gravity of current occasions we’ve got determined to finish manufacturing of The Jeremy Kyle Present,” mentioned McCall.

“The Jeremy Kyle Present has had a loyal viewers and has been made by a devoted manufacturing crew for 14 years, however now could be the best time for the present to finish.”

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“Everybody at ITV’s ideas and sympathies are with the household and buddies of Steve Dymond,” continued the assertion.

ITV beforehand introduced it will not broadcast the episode wherein Dymond appeared.

The broadcaster mentioned it’ll proceed to work with Jeremy Kyle on different tasks.

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