Austereo’s 2DAYFM has announced that the Kyle and Jackie O Show will be returning to the air on Tuesday 18 August.

The station released a statement that said that it had reviewed its procedures in relation to segments and will make use of a time delay “to avoid a repetition of the occurrence on 29 July 2009”.

“2DAYFM has identified certain procedures that allowed this segment to go to air. Following this review, 2DAYFM stands behind Kyle and Jackie O. The station has implemented new structures and systems in relation to the use of time delay, pre-recording and procedures dealing with interviews,” asserted the statement.

It also indicated that the station and Kyle and Jackie O understand the gravity of this matter.

“(We) sincerely regret the segment and apologise to the participants and audiences who were offended.”