Viewpoint is a police drama that has been airing on ITV for the past week, and it is made up of five episodes. The nailbiting series follows detective Martin King (played by Noel Clarke), who sets up a surveillance team inside a woman’s flat. He is investigating the disappearance of a primary school teacher who went missing, and her boyfriend is the main suspect.
The mystery was just starting to wrap up when ITV made the decision to pull the season finale from its evening schedule.
The episode was due to air at 9pm tonight, but the network decided to pull the finale following allegations against Clarke.
A total of 20 women whom Clarke had worked with have made claims against him for sexual harassment.
The actor strongly denies the claims, having released a statement on April 29.
While the finale will not air during its regular time slot on ITV, the episode will be made available on the ITV Hub.
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An ITV spokesperson said: “We are mindful that some of our viewers have already invested four hours of their time over the past four nights in following this thriller which was due to conclude this evening, and they have yet to see the final episode.
“As such we plan to make it available on ITV Hub tonight for a limited time for any viewers who wish to seek it out, and watch its conclusion.”
This means fans will need to have access to the online streaming service in order to watch the finale.
The ITV Hub is available on most smart TVs and viewers can log in to their accounts on most electronic devices.
The series faced backlash from viewers following the announcement of the allegations, with some choosing to boycott the series.
ITV said it had a zero-tolerance policy against bullying and harassment and felt it was appropriate to take the final episode off air.
They said: “In light of the very serious nature of the allegations against Noel Clarke raised by 20 women in the Guardian’s report, ITV has decided it is no longer appropriate to broadcast the final episode of the drama Viewpoint on ITV main channel this evening.
Viewpoint is available to watch on the ITV hub