Why did Chris Evans leave BBC 2?

Why did Chris Evans leave BBC 2?

Breakfast show host Chris Evans has announced he will leave Radio 2, and will present his last show in December. The Radio 2 presenter said he would be going to his “spiritual home” with a new show on Virgin radio. He hosted the Virgin breakfast show from 1997 to 2001.

When did Chris Evans leave bbc2?

He will present his final Radio 2 show in December, 13 years after presenting his first show for the station. Speculation over his replacement has focussed on Sara Cox, another former Radio 1 breakfast show host, who currently presents a late-night programme on Radio 2.

How much did the BBC pay Chris Evans?

Evans was revealed to be the BBC’s highest earner when the salaries of the corporation’s top stars were disclosed in 2017, earning up to £2.2m. That salary dropped to roughly £1.6m this year after Evans stepped down from hosting Top Gear.

How can I listen to Chris Evans?

Listen to The Chris Evans Breakfast Show from 6.30am on weekday mornings on Virgin Radio.

Who took over from Chris Evans on radio?

And on October 3, 2018, Zoe Ball was officially confirmed as the new host. In a statement, the star added: “I’m absolutely thrilled to be following in the giant footsteps of Chris Evans as the host of the Radio 2 Breakfast Show. “To be the first woman to present this very special show is both an honour and privilege.

What next for Chris Evans?

Evans will next be seen starring in the Russo brothers’ Netflix spy film “The Gray Man” and will voice Buzz Lightyear in Pixar’s “Lightyear.” Evans is in development on a biopic about Gene Kelly, in which he’ll star and produce, and he will next star in the Apple’s “Ghosted.”

What happened to Chris Evans BBC?

Broadcaster Chris Evans has been presenting Virgin Radio Breakfast for more than two years after moving on from almost a decade on BBC Radio 2. The popular host will be stepping down over Christmas though, and comedian and presenter Stephen Mulhern will temporarily be taking the helm in his place.

Who took over from Chris Evans Radio 2?

Who is the highest paid BBC radio presenter?

Zoe Ball voluntarily took a £380,000 pay cut during negotiations to remain as host of the Radio 2 breakfast show for a further two years, meaning she avoids becoming the first woman to top the BBC’s list of highest-paid stars.

Is Chris Evans still working?

Is Chris Evans radio presenter married?

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