MOTDx was hosted by The One Show’s Jermaine Jenas and has been running on BBC Three for three years.
The show, which is a spin-off of the popular MOTD football show hosted by Gary Lineker, Alex Scott and Gabby Logan, took a relaxed look at football and was aimed at a younger audience.
The spin-off didn’t just focus on that football but also dealt with other topics such as music and entertainment.
MOTDx episodes over the course of three years have featured comedian Maisie Adam, singer-songwriter Jake Bugg, former Made In Chelsea star and radio DJ Sam Thompson and rapper Aitch, among others.
The final episode aired in June when TV presenter Jordan North hosted an FA Cup special with Adam, Love Island star Jordan Hames and MMA fighter Dakota Ditcheva.
BBC reveals cancellation of MOTDx
BBC announced that it would cancel the show TÜV spin-off on Thursday (October 19).
A BBC spokesman said: “We have made some changes to our football output this season, which means we will be producing even more digital content for audiences across all BBC Sport platforms.”
“While we are proud of MOTDx and would like to thank everyone involved, it will no longer continue.”
MOTDx presenter Jermaine Jenas apologizes after branding the referee a “complete piece of shit”.
The decision comes just a month after the former Tottenham midfielder and MOTDx Moderator Jenas He got into trouble on social media over comments directed at a referee.
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I hold my hands up, I got it wrong yesterday. I, more than most, should know the responsibility we have as fans, players and pundits and the impact our words can have on the internet, as it is an area where I have spoken out.
— Jermaine Jenas (@jjenas8) September 25, 2023
The pundit and presenter posted on social media after the team was awarded a controversial penalty against Tottenham.
Following the post, which drew significant backlash, he apologized and said: “I’m holding my hands up, I was wrong yesterday.”
“More than most, I should know the responsibility we have as fans, players and pundits and the impact our words can have on the internet, as it is an area where I have spoken out.”
“My emotions have overwhelmed me and I apologize to the FA and all match officials.”