Piers Morgan removes his show from Sky News

Piers Morgan is removing his popular Uncensored show off News Corp’s TalkTV and Sky News Australia in favour of broadcasting solely on YouTube.

Morgan called traditional broadcast schedules an “unnecessary straitjacket”, noting that his YouTube channel has 2.35 million subscribers, and more people viewed on the platform than on broadcast TV.

Rupert Murdoch, executive chairman of News Corp, and Piers Morgan .

“You can’t defy audiences or tell them how they should be consuming,” Morgan told the UK Times.

“It’s clear there’s a huge global demand for the content we’re making, but the commitment to a daily show at a fixed schedule, with all the editing and time sensitivities that involves, has been an increasingly unnecessary straitjacket,.”

He pointed to an interview with the PM he put on the Uncensored YouTube channel on Monday afternoon.

“Had we waited until 8pm to air it first on TalkTV, it would have been overtaken by the huge breaking news of King Charles’s cancer diagnosis.”

Morgan co-owns Uncensored with News Corp, so the company isn’t exactly losing out if Morgan build it into a global brand, as he tells the Times he plans to do.

The final episode of Uncensored to air on Sky News will do so tonight. We have reached out the network for comment.


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