The series has been plagued by injuries, but it seems viewers are also deserting the Channel 4 show.
As ‘The Jump’ prepares to crown its series' winner, it’s been reported that the show may not make it back onto our screens again. According to The Sun, the series is facing the axe by Channel 4, after ratings have ‘fallen off a massive cliff’.
Former ‘The Jump’ contestant Sarah Harding.
A show source told the newspaper: “The feeling among the show team is that this has been the worst series yet. After so many injuries, the celebrities are terrified of everything — and then the viewer ratings have fallen off a massive cliff.”
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With five contestants forced to withdraw so far, ‘The Jump’ may go down in history are the most cursed reality show of all time.
Channel 4 reality contest ‘The Jump’ has gone through a number of line-up changes since beginning on January 31st, thanks to the high number of injuries suffered by the celebrity contestants. The latest celeb to fall victim to injury is former ‘Eastenders’ actor Joe Swash, who has broken a bone in his shoulder ahead of tonight’s episode (February 14th).
Joe Swash is the latest contestant to face injury on ‘The Jump’.
Tweeting a picture of himself in bandages the actor wrote, “I broke a bone in my shoulder that’s a good start!!!#2016.” However Swash is still expected to compete tonight, with a spokesperson saying: “He was checked over by medics and has been cleared to take part.”
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