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Jeremy Kyle: episode was axed due to lie detector unreliability

ITV gives evidence in House of Commons to select committee inquiry into reality TV

An episode of The Jeremy Kyle Show was withdrawn after broadcast because of concerns the programme’s lie detector test was unreliable, amid continued scrutiny of the tactics used by the now-cancelled reality TV show.

ITV’s chief executive, Carolyn McCall, said the show employed trained providers to carry out polygraph tests on individuals who were attempting to settle family disputes in front of a live audience, with an expected accuracy rate of more than 90%.

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