Ben Shephard announces departure from GMTV
Friday, April 23, 2010
ITV in the United Kingdom, having been a presenter on the programme for ten years. His current contract ends in April 2010, but he is expected to leave by the end of the Summer of 2010, according to the .has announced his departure from , the current television breakfast programme on
Initially, Shephard only presented an entertainment section of the television programme before being given a promotion to the sofa in 2005. He is the third presenter to leave GMTV within the last year, after the departures ofand .
According to a statement released from Ben Shephard's agent: "Ben's two-year contract with GMTV is up at the end of April. Earlier this year, his management made it clear that he would not be renewing it, but would be happy to stay on temporarily during this transitional period. Ben is excited about moving on after 10 incredible years and will be focusing on a number of new projects with ITV and other channels."
BBC after modifications were made to — a show that he presented with — was recently reported to be appearing as a presenter on GMTV in the future., who recently announced his departure from the
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