Jeremy Kyle
English radio and television presenter
Jeremy Kyle
Jeremy Kyle is an English radio and television presenter, best known for his British daytime television chat show on ITV, The Jeremy Kyle Show. Kyle is also the host of an American talk show of the same name which premiered on 19 September 2011.
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Terror With a Twist
Huffington Post - over 1 year
The Ancient Greeks had a winning formula. During performances of their tragedies, acts of excessive violence and gore had to take place offstage and out of the audience's sight. Later, the actors would describe events too horrible to imagine. How does one describe a gruesome cyclops or monsters devouring helpless sailors? One might start with the words "Oh horror, horror, horror!" After all, when push comes to shove it's all about telling a story, spinning a yarn, capturing an audience's attention and keeping them hooked on a narrative. As new technologies have helped filmmakers concoct ever more ingenious special effects, audiences have progressed way beyond the kludgy kind of stop-motion animation used in 1925's The Lost World, 1953's The Beast From 20,000 Fathoms and 1955's It Came From Beneath The Sea. No more can filmmakers rely on the man-in-a-rubber-suit device (1954's Godzilla and Creature from the Black Lagoon). Steady advances in CGI technology allow ...
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Jeremy Kyle audience slammed for laughing at male domestic abuse victim
Daily Mail (UK) - almost 2 years
Father-of-two Geoff was on the show, filmed at Media City studios in Salford Quays near Manchester, to confront his ex-girlfriend Danni over claims she had been cheating and abusive.
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Ukip fails to drain Labour's byelection cup despite push for votes
Guardian (UK) - about 3 years
Nigel Farage's push north for votes stalls in the face of south Manchester loyalties They'll protect benefits, move civil service jobs to Manchester and stand up for ordinary people against millionaire politicians in Westminster. "We're the party of the working class," the flyers boast. This is not the message from Labour, but the UK Independence party (Ukip) in Wythenshawe and Sale East, as Nigel Farage's populist band of activists bid to shake up politics in the north of England. Their candidate is John Bickley, a 60-year-old businessman who grew up in Wythenshawe when it was still the biggest council estate in Europe. He believes the south Manchester area is full of "the best people, honest, god-fearing people". But he also wants politicians to give more help to an "underclass" being denied opportunities and those "sitting there watching Jeremy Kyle and drinking their life away". Bickley says many young people "just have a sense of hopelessness" and what he's hearing on the gro ...
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COLIN CHANNON: Switching on the TV used to be such a simple affair...
Bognor Regis Observer - over 3 years
This week’s column is written by Paul Sitkowski. I have to disagree with the story I read in the Observer. There is absolutely nothing wrong with new gadgets quickly replacing those that are still in their boxes. I have to disagree because my 14-year-old, who controls all my access to anything technical, told me I had to. Life doesn’t get much tougher nowadays than trying to turn on the telly from a cold, standing start. Firstly, is it actually switched on, or is it on standby? Get that wrong and instead of turning on BBC 1 (boring!) you’re setting things up for a 12-month daily recording of Family Guy or The Big Bang Theory. Assuming you’ve got it right, and it’s then the question of which remote control to use. That is a real tester. Apparently, you use the one that controls the TV first, by hitting the green button top left and then choosing ‘live TV’. On screen there will then appear a number of purple boxes which respond to the other gadget – possibly Sky or BT Vision b ...
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Jeremy Kyle reveals how he broke down before having treatment for testicular cancer
Daily Mail (UK) - almost 4 years
Kyle, who recently got the all-clear after treatment for testicular cancer, said his illness was a 'defining' moment for him and his wife Carla.
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Jeremy Kyle show staff 'goaded man into punching guest by winding him up backstage and told victim not to call police'
Daily Mail (UK) - almost 4 years
Jason McPartland, 41, hit his victim on the set of the ITV show at the Granada studios in Manchester in an episode considered so violent it was never broadcast.
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WATCH: Amy Winehouse's Ex Appears On 'Jeremy Kyle'
Huffington Post - almost 4 years
Amy Winehouse's ex-husband has told of his regret at introducing her to hard drugs - but has claimed her addiction worsened when they were apart. Blake Fielder-Civil said the pair spent only four months in which they were taking drugs together as "addicts", due to his spells in jail. He spoke in an emotional interview on ITV's Jeremy Kyle Show today, telling of his tears and disbelief when prison staff told him Amy had died. Blake - who was married to the singer for two years - said of their heroin and crack use: "Out of maybe a six or seven-year relationship that me and Amy had on and off, there was drug use for about four months together." He continued: "We used heroin together as addicts for like four months, then I went to jail. Then it got a lot worse while I was in jail and then when I came out of jail I was told that if I loved her I'd divorce her and set her free and I did." The 34-year-old said he had used heroin "three or four times" before she w ...
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Jeremy Kyle Recovering From Testicular Cancer
The Huffington Post - about 4 years
TV host Jeremy Kyle is recovering after treatment for testicular cancer. The presenter, 47, has taken a break from recording his ITV daytime show as he recuperates abroad. More...
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Debbie Leigh: Is being a parent the toughest job there is?
Yorkshire Evening Post - over 4 years
This week I have spent many a minute pondering the answer to a burning question. No, not whether K-Stew and R-Patz really are back together or not. Whether being a mother (or parent) truly is “the hardest job in the world”. Set out in black and white, it looks like a pretty OTT statement. But it’s a view held by millions – all parents, obvs. And it definitely feels like it at times. So do we mums seriously think that raising our offspring is tougher than being a brain surgeon? That changing nappies is harder than running the country, or working for Anna Wintour? Maybe not. But I think we’re often so keen to emphasise the more difficult aspects of the job because we feel our efforts are undervalued by the rest of society. It’s regularly written off as a mind-numbing conveyor belt of feeding, nappy changing and nose wiping. Clearly, many of us would disagree with this job description. And if you want to do it well, there’s infinitely more to it than this. Of course, motherh ...
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Celebration for centenerians
Doncaster Free Press - almost 5 years
THERE was a double celebration at Swinton Lodge Care Home as two centenarians celebrated their birthdays. The party hats were out in force  as Gertrude Shaw reached the milestone age of 100, followed by birthday celebrations days later for Annice Kenning, who turned 105. Mrs Shaw toasted her long life at a celebration attended by the Mayor and Mayoress of Rotherham, Shaun and Lisa Wright, last Thursday. But the champagne was left in the cabinet, as he new centenarian is adamant her longevity is down to a largely teetotal lifestyle. She said: “I’ve always tried to stay off the drink as much as I can. “It doesn’t do you any good. Staying off it has definitely worked for me.” Mrs Shaw, who married but did not have children, added that she has always maintained a keep fit regime. “I have always enjoyed going running and even playing football on occasion. “I ran for a club a few times, but I also used to go running as a hobby with my dad. “I’ve always enjoyed it I’d even like to do it now. ...
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10 Much-Mocked Artists It's Time We Forgave
NME - almost 5 years
Kurt Cobain famously said “I’d rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I’m not”. Fortunately his pre-Twitter existence meant that he was never around to witness angry hashtags being hurled at him. We’ve all bad-mouthed musicians, but maybe we should rein in our rage, so that we can all avoid years of anger management classes sat next to Jeremy Kyle. Read more...
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Before The Dark Knight Rises: 5 Essential Bane Story Arcs
Obsessed with Film - What Cultur - almost 5 years
It’s nearly time… In just two short months the third and final chapter of the Christopher Nolan/Christian Bale Batman trilogy, The Dark Knight Rises, will descend upon us from the metaphorical rooftop and then we’ll all finally know. Will it have been worth the wait? Will we be able to actually understand Bane’s dialogue? Will it trouble Joss Whedon’s ridiculously awesome The Avengers? In fact at this point, the only thing we can be sure of is that we’re most definitely due for some cowl-crunching, Bat-breaking Bane mayhem. And I say bring it on… Those of you with a less aggressive interest in Batman and his family of friends and enemies may have had limited exposure to this mysterious, complex individual. As is, you may even consider him to be an unworthy candidate for a Nolan Batman villain – especially with the bar being set so dizzyingly high from  Heath Ledger’s swansong take on the Joker. Perhaps you remember Bane’s erroneous appearance in Joel Schumacher’s even more er ...
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As sickness benefit cuts take effect, thousands face hard times
Guardian (UK) - almost 5 years
Fears those too ill to work will be unable to meet basic living costs as government limits contributory allowance to 365 days It all began with a telephone call. Earlier this month, Malcolm Parker, who has not worked since his spine collapsed three years ago, was rung out of the blue by an official from the Department of Work and Pensions. There was only one question: did his wife work more than 24 hours a week? Yes, said Parker, reasoning honesty was the best policy. A fortnight later a letter dropped on the Parkers' doormat. The department wrote bluntly to say his contributory employment and support allowance (ESA) would disappear on Monday. Parker was taken aback. Having worked for 44 years in the construction trade and diligently paid his national insurance, he had expected to be protected should the worst happen. His wife Ruth was at first perplexed and then increasingly angry. Although her husband can visit the toilet by himself, with some difficulty, she comes home every lun ...
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Susan Morrison: I’m pouring my energy into backing green power plans
Scotsman - almost 5 years
Off-shore wind farms look like a Good Thing on paper. They generate power from the wind, something we have a lot of in Scotland, and so therefore it would seem that it makes sense to have farms harnessing this abundant natural resource. The offshore bit seems a good idea. Every time I’ve gone near a Scottish beach there’s a gale howling in from the sea blasting sand into your face. Don’t knock it. We could market that as a treatment for tired complexions. Naturally, there are objections. Bird watchers say the big whooshing turbines do terrible damage to our feathered friends. Perhaps they do, although it hasn’t stopped the RSPB plonking a couple at their headquarters, but until the lesser spotted black backed sheerwing gull starts looking where it’s going, we’ll just have to live with it for now. On the up side, conger eels love them. The objectors wail that the turbines are terribly inefficient. They probably are, but technology has a habit of taking a few decades to get into ...
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Jeremy Kyle
My Fox- New York - almost 5 years
TV host Jeremy Kyle can handle just about anything. From rowdy guests (including one who threw a chair at him) to a new audience in a foreign country, Kyle takes it all in stride. The host of The Jeremy Kyle Show on My9 chats with Good Day New York on Monday.
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A Political Trial at the ICC? Why, of Course!
Huffpost Celebrity - almost 5 years
Imagine Nick Clegg is to stand trial at the International Criminal Court (ICC) for crimes against humanity. I appreciate some Huffington Post readers might see such a case as perfectly reasonable, but also imagine for a moment that the witnesses on which the case rests have been sourced and then coached by members of the Conservative Party. Imagine also the Chief Prosecutor of the case is Jeremy Kyle, a TV judge famous for dishing out on-air justice to the amusement of the masses. Does this all seem reasonable? More...
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Jeremy Kyle
  • 2016
    Age 50
    In March and April 2016, Kyle was a guest presenter on ITV's breakfast programme Good Morning Britain.
    More Details Hide Details Kyle writes a column for Pick Me Up, a women's weekly magazine published by IPC. In his column, titled Jeremy Kyle Says, Kyle adopts a frank style in responding to readers' problems that closely resembles the approach he takes on The Jeremy Kyle Show. In 2009, Kyle wrote his first book, I'm Only Being Honest, about Britain's social problems and his views on how to solve them including recounts of his past and personal life. Kyle met his first wife, Kirsty Rowley, in 1988, when he was a recruitment consultant in an agency in Bristol.
    On 11 February 2016, a decree nisi was granted after Germaine filed for divorce citing Kyle's unreasonable behaviour.
    More Details Hide Details Kyle is a supporter of West Ham United. Kyle suffers from obsessive–compulsive disorder and has stated that he "licks his mobile phone to make sure it's clean" in his book I'm Only Being Honest. Kyle has described his opinion on Broken Britain: "I think it starts with the breakdown of the family unit. Society should invest more in our kids. There should be community centres and youth clubs. And our benefits system – it's the greatest in the modern world. But there are loopholes and people taking advantage." In October 2010, Kyle appeared at the Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham. He chaired "Getting Britain Back To Work" alongside George Osborne. In late 2012, Kyle was diagnosed with testicular cancer. He received chemotherapy and underwent surgery to remove the affected testicle. He was given the all-clear following surgery and returned to presenting The Jeremy Kyle Show; the recording of the show had been put on hold while Kyle underwent treatment.
  • 2015
    Age 49
    In September 2015 it was announced that Kyle and Germaine had separated.
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    In 2015, he fronted a ten-part daytime series called Jeremy Kyle's Emergency Room.
    More Details Hide Details The show returned for a second series in March 2016.
  • 2011
    Age 45
    In 2011, he was the presenter of the ITV game show High Stakes.
    More Details Hide Details Billed as a game of "knowledge, risk, and tension", the show involves participants answering questions and stepping on the correct six squares on a grid in order to avoid trap numbers. Since 2015, Kyle has presented two series of The Kyle Files, a primetime show on ITV.
    On 19 April 2011, Kyle began presenting a documentary series called Military Driving School, where he visited the Defence School of Transport in Yorkshire, following a group of new recruits as they undergo training as front line military drivers.
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  • 2009
    Age 43
    In December 2009, he played himself in ITV's comedy-drama The Fattest Man in Britain.
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  • 2007
    Age 41
    Kyle also began broadcasting a new programme, on Essex FM, in November 2007.
    More Details Hide Details Kyle joined Talksport on 21 September 2008 to present a lunchtime sports show every Sunday called The Jeremy Kyle Sunday Sports Show. As a result of Talksport's Premiership coverage on a Sunday, Kyle's show was cancelled, and he left the station.
    In late 2007, Kyle began a new show (The Jeremy Kyle Show), broadcasting across Gcap Media's One Network, of which Orchard FM, Invicta FM and BRMB, his previous employers, are a part.
    More Details Hide Details The programme differed from his previous shows in that he interviewed celebrities.
    Other shows Kyle is involved with include Kyle's Academy, a ten-part series for ITV daytime which first aired on 18 June 2007.
    More Details Hide Details A team of experts (life coaches and psychotherapists), headed by Kyle, takes five people and works with them over an intensive fortnight to help them on the road to a happier more fulfilled life. Kyle has also presented Half Ton Hospital, a show about morbidly obese people in the United States.
    In September 2007, Manchester judge Alan Berg described The Jeremy Kyle Show as trash which existed to "titillate bored members of the public with nothing better to do".
    More Details Hide Details He went on to say: "It seems to me that the purpose of this show is to effect a morbid and depressing display of dysfunctional people whose lives are in turmoil. It is human bear-baiting." The judge characterised it as such "after a husband was provoked into headbutting his wife's lover in front of Kyle's studio audience". In February 2008, The Jeremy Kyle Show was again criticised in court after a man who found out during the recording of a show that he was not the father of his wife's child later pointed an air rifle at her.
  • 2005
    Age 39
    Capital Confessions came to an end on 22 December 2005 to make way for The Jeremy Kyle Show, a similar show which ran from January 2006 to December 2006.
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  • 2004
    Age 38
    From 5 September 2004, Kyle presented the Confessions show on London's Capital FM.
    More Details Hide Details The new programme aired Sunday to Thursday from 10pm to 1am with live calls on relationship issues of all kinds.
    He left Virgin Radio in June 2004.
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  • 2003
    Age 37
    In mid-2003, he broadcast the show from 9pm to 1am every weekday, and in January 2004 the show went out from 10pm to 1am, Sunday to Thursday.
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  • 2002
    Age 36
    Their marriage lasted only three months, after claims that Greg had an affair just days after their honeymoon, and she subsequently married Kyle in 2002.
    More Details Hide Details They have two daughters and a son together.
    On 1 July 2002, he made his first broadcast on Virgin Radio, presenting Jezza's Virgin Confessions every weekday from 8pm to midnight.
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  • 2001
    Age 35
    He won a Sony Award for Late & Live in 2001.
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  • 2000
    Age 34
    In 2000, Kyle moved to the Century FM network, taking this format with him.
    More Details Hide Details The show was called Jezza's Confessions. It was broadcast between 9:00 pm and 1:00 am.
  • 1999
    Age 33
    Kyle met former model Carla Germaine in 1999, while he was presenting on a 96.4 BRMB radio show, and Germaine entered the controversial Two Strangers and a Wedding contest hosted by the station.
    More Details Hide Details As the winner of the bride part of the contest, her prize was to marry the selected groom, Greg Cordell.
  • 1997
    Age 31
    In 1997, he joined BRMB in Birmingham, presenting the shows Late & Live and Jezza's Jukebox.
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  • 1996
    Age 30
    He then became a radio presenter and after a brief stint at Orchard FM in Taunton, Somerset and Leicester Sound in Leicester, he was signed by Kent's Invicta FM in 1996.
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  • 1989
    Age 23
    They became a couple within a fortnight, and were engaged within two months. They married in Almondsbury, South Gloucestershire, seven months later in July 1989. Their daughter, Harriet, was born in June 1990. The marriage ended just five months after the birth, in November 1990.
    More Details Hide Details His ex-wife has claimed that Kyle had carefully concealed a destructive and expensive gambling habit from her over the course of their marriage.
  • 1986
    Age 20
    From 1986 to 1995, Kyle worked as a life insurance salesman, recruitment consultant, and radio advertising salesman.
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  • 1965
    Born on July 7, 1965.
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