More Lineup Changes At BBC Radio 1
August 20, 2008 at 5:31 AM (PT)
A second lineup shakeup in a week for Top 40 BBC RADIO 1 includes the exit of SUNDAY late-morning hosts DICK AND DOM and the return of SARA COX and EDITH BOWMAN from maternity leave.
COX returns to the 10a-1p slot weekdays to fill in for JO WHILEY as WHILEY goes out on maternity leave; COX will take the SUNDAY late-morning slot in 2009. BOWMAN will handle the SUNDAY show in SEPTEMBER and OCTOBER and will return to her old 1-4p weekday slot in NOVEMBER. NICK GRIMSHAW will take over SATURDAY and SUNDAY mornings, with NIHAL moving from weekend mornings to weekend afternoons. DICK AND DOM -- RICHARD MCCOURT and DOMINIC WOOD -- are moving on in SEPTEMBER to "pursue other projects," according to the station.