BBC Radio 1 Shuffles Night Lineup
August 14, 2008 at 5:35 AM (PT)
Top 40 BBC RADIO 1 evening hosts DAVE PEARCE and EDDIE HALLIWELL are exiting the station, effective in OCTOBER, as part of a lineup shuffle that adds new weekly slots for club DJs KISSY SELL OUT (THURSDAYS midnight-2a) and KUTSKI (FRIDAYs 1-3a).
Sister digital 1XTRA host MISTAJAM also gets added to the RADIO 1 weekend rotation for SATURDAY nights 3-5a and will continue his 1XTRA show. The "IN NEW MUSIC WE TRUST" THURSDAY overnight show adds techno DJ HEIDI VAN DEN AMSTEL and mixers JAYMO and ANDY GEORGE to its rotating lineup. JUDGE JULES moves to 11p-1a FRIDAYS, and TIM WESTWOOD's SATURDAY night show adds an hour as well as reggae dancehall DJ GOLDFINGER.