fbpx

Jeremy Vine forced off air after ITN power fails

Staff camped in the foyer of the ITN building waiting for power.

04 April 2022

Jeremy Vine has been forced off air on Channel 5 after a “significant” power shortage at ITN Productions.

The daily talk show was replaced with re-runs of Million Pound Home after power and the back-up generator reportedly failed early on Monday.

Staff at ITN Productions received an email at 8.30am which said there had been “significant power outage” at the building on Gray’s Inn Road in central London.

An update at 9am said that if they were working from home they “won’t be able to access certain things”.

Staff camped in the building’s foyer as they waited for the issue to be resolved.

On Twitter, a hopeful Vine posted an early morning picture of the scene adding: “Power cut @ITNProductions so we are all in reception.

“Here’s hoping @JeremyVineOn5 is with you at 0915.”

It is understood that power tests were continuing in the hope that it will be re-instated at 11am.

It is not known whether the power cut will affect the ITV lunchtime news bulletin.

More from Perspective

Get a free copy of our print edition

News

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Fill out this field
Fill out this field
Please enter a valid email address.
You need to agree with the terms to proceed

Your email address will not be published. The views expressed in the comments below are not those of Perspective. We encourage healthy debate, but racist, misogynistic, homophobic and other types of hateful comments will not be published.