17:33 25 January 2010
The TV host is set to break America with a US version of his popular talk show.
'The Jeremy Kyle Show', which launched in 2005, has been the subject of controversy in the past due to its confrontational style.
Kyle is hoping it will be as popular in the US as it has proven for British TV lovers, who've helped make the show one of the most-viewed daytime TV programmes.
Following in the footsteps of the likes of Jerry Springer, who spawned this type of 'confrontational TV', Kyle's show will be screened in 2011.
Of the news, Kyle said : "I am particularly looking forward to meeting ordinary American people and hearing about their extraordinary lives.
"This show isn't about me; it is about their issues and problems and how we can face them together - with complete honesty and openness - in front of US audiences."
The ITV1 hit, which famously offers its guests paternity tests, could be a major sucess for tough talking Kyle.
Gordon Ramsay took his 'Kitchen Nightmares' over there, and Simon Cowell and Anne Robinson have already proven popular with Americans, and now Kyle is hoping for the same welcoming.
ITV Studios, who makes the show is teaming up with US company Debmar-Mercury to create a test run later this year.
Debmar-Mercury co-president, Mort Marcus, said: "ITV Studios' creative vision convinced us that Jeremy Kyle can conquer another continent.
"We believe American viewers, stations and advertisers will wholeheartedly embrace Jeremy Kyle, who is such a great talent and brings his unique sensibility to a proven format."
However, 'The Jeremy Kyle Show' has received much criticism for its controversial content on numerous occasions.
Last year, media regulator Ofcom slammed producers for broadcasting one of the "most offensive" swear words.
And in 2008, a judge branded it as "a form of human bear-baiting" at a court case in Manchester which saw one of the guests prosecuted for head butting a love rival while filming took place.
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