Wednesday, 29 January, 2020

Britain’s Got More Talent has been axed after 12 years by ITV

After 12 years on the air, Britain’s Got More Talent is being cancelled by ITV as they start to focus on online content.

ITV bosses have reportedly axed the ITV2 spin-off show Britain’s Got More Talent to focus on improving the main show, and to create new social media content instead.

Britain’s Got More Talent is fronted by presenter Stephen Mulhern – has been on the air since 2007.

According to an insider, they said: “Stephen is a much-loved member of the BGT family and everyone loved him on the show,

“Behind the scenes, executives decided it was the right time to move on,” they told The Sun.

Another insider told The Mirror: “The decision was nothing to do with Stephen, he is the heart and soul of BGMT and a much-loved member of the BGT family – and everyone loved him on the show. And he is, of course, still incredibly busy with lots of exciting projects for ITV.”

Stephen Mulhern
Stephen Mulhern

A BGT spokesperson for the show said: “As our 18-34 audience share continues to grow and viewing habits are changing, naturally we are listening to our viewers and focusing more on digital platforms in support of the main show.”

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