slammed daytime TV for being 'infested by a pack of savages' after received a quick 35-second send off to commemorate his 21-year career on 's This Morning.
The TalkTV host told Times Radio that there is 'nothing more ruthless' than the way broadcasters are treated when 'the plug gets pulled'.
'Showbiz is a shallow pool of shark infested waters, one day you're c**k of the walk, the next you're a feather duster,' Piers said yesterday.
The broadcaster, who left ITV's in 2021 amid controversy over remarks he made about the , added that he has 'some sympathy' for Phil and believed he was 'entitled to a better send-off'.
Phil, who announced his resignation on Saturday,from stand-in This Morning presenters Dermot O'Leary and Alison Hammond at the start of yesterday's show.
ITV bosses said Phil will be presenting the Soap Awards early next month, as well as an unnamed 'brand new peak time series', but industry insiders believe his future with the network is uncertain.
Piers Morgan (pictured in January) said daytime TV was 'infested by a pack of savages' after Philip Schofield's quick 35-second send off and added that he has 'some sympathy' for the axed ITV host who he believes was 'entitled to a better send-off'
Phil sensationally quit ITV's This Morning on Saturday after 21 years following a 'feud' with his former best friend and co-presenter Holly Willoughby.
The pair are pictured together during the show last week
Phil This Morning on Saturday after 21 years following a 'feud' with his former best friend and co-presenter Holly.
After days of reports that Phil faced the axe at the channel, he took to Instagram on Saturday to reveal he had 'agreed to step down from This Morning with immediate effect.'
Kevin Lygo, ITV's managing director of media and entertainment, announced Phil's departure and confirmed the 61-year-old would still present the Soap Awards in Manchester next month.
He also said networked bosses 'look forward to continuing our relationship with Phillip,' who would be hosting a new series.
said that Phil would still present the Soap Awards in Manchester next month and a new series, adding
However, industry insiders told they would be 'extremely surprised' if Phil is seen on ITV after the awards show.
'The heat is not going away,' one source said.
Another claimed the network may make a pilot episode of the unnamed show to 'honour their agreement' but will eventually 'ease' Phil out, adding: 'He will end up on a rival channel making documentaries about railways.'
The insiders also noted how ITV committed to 'continue working with Jeremy Kyle on other projects' after the cancellation of The Jeremy Kyle Show in 2019 but 'nothing ever emerged'.
ITV bosses said Phil will be presenting the Soap Awards early next month, as well as an unnamed 'brand new peak time series', but industry insiders believe his future with the network is uncertain. Phil is pictured during the Soap Awards last year
Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield have been co-presenters on This Morning for 14 years.
Pictured: The co-stars hugging after Phil came out as gay live on This Morning in 2020
Phil's exit follows a, which is said to have begun three years ago and deteriorated when his brother Timothy Schofield stood trial for sexual offences against a teenage boy.
Phil left the show after his co-host Holly gave ITV bosses an 'it's him or me' ultimatum, leading to Dermot and Alison temporarily step in yesterday.
The pair were all smiles as they took control of the show and and used just 98 words and 35 seconds to honour Phil's 21-year stint with the show.
Opening This Morning, Alison told viewers: ‘Now we can't start today's show without paying tribute to the man who's spent the last two decades sitting on This Morning's sofa, Phillip Schofield. In the event you loved this information and you wish to receive more info about mom night teen xxx porn HD FREE (www.rockethomes.com) i implore you to visit our own site. '
Dermot added: ‘As a show, everyone on and off the screen at ITV and This Morning want to say a huge thank you to Phil for what he has done to make the show such a success over the last 21 years.'
Alison continued: ‘Quite simply we all know he is one of the best live television broadcasters this country has ever had and we and all the team wish him all the best for the future.'
The two announced they would be returning to the show today at the end of yesterday's show by saying: 'See you tomorrow.'
Meanwhile, Holly is taking an early half-term holiday and will return in a fortnight on June 5, ITV has said.
Dermot O'Leary and Alison Hammond stood in for Phil and Holly yesterday. The pair were all smiles as they took control of the show and and used just 98 words and 35 seconds to honour Phil's 21-year stint with the show.
Dermot and Alison are pictured on This Morning yesterday
In the months leading up to his departure from This Morning, Phil faced a number of controversies.
The 61-year-old was at the centre of numerous headlines recently due to reports of a rift with Holly, his brother's sex abuse trial and furore over his visit to the late Queen's lying in state.
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