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ALL NEW Top of the Pops announces new presenter

MTV's Tim Kash has been named as the brand new presenter of ALL NEW Top of the Pops which launches with a live one-hour music extravaganza on Friday 28 November on BBC ONE.

Currently the presenter of the live daily news bulletins on MTV and its daily music and entertainment show Total Request Live, Tim Kash is an edgy, quick-witted and talented presenter who at only 22-years-old is one of music television's rising stars.

Tim will continue to present on MTV alongside his new role on ALL NEW Top of the Pops.

Tim says: "I'm very excited at the prospect of presenting ALL NEW Top of the Pops.

"Like most of us, I grew up watching the show, but more importantly it's an institution, having broken so many bands over the years.

"It's a fantastic opportunity to be involved in re-launching the programme and breathing new life into one of the one of the greatest music shows in television history.

"I'm honoured to be part of it. To work on both ALL NEW Top of the Pops and MTV - two of the biggest names in music - is a dream come true."

Andi Peters, BBC Executive Editor, Popular Music, and Executive Producer, ALL NEW Top of the Pops, added: "Tim's confident and charismatic presenting style made him an obvious choice to present ALL NEW Top of the Pops.

"He's very talented, and does an outstanding job on MTV so Tim really will be a great new face for the show as it launches live with its all new look."

ALL NEW Top of the Pops marks the start of a new era for the world's longest running music show as it goes live with a new theme tune, new set, new logo, the best new music and its fantastic new presenter, Tim Kash.

Notes to Editors

Tim Kash Biography -

As well as presenting MTV's live daily news, which goes out on MTV UK and globally on MTV World, Tim also presents the news on MTV's live request show Total Request Live.

Tim researches and writes scripts enabling him to employ his unique style, personality and enthusiasm.

He also hosts the MTV Web Forum which he launched in order to discuss music news issues with viewers online.

Tim gained experience working on the Trans World International lifestyle and gaming magazine show GamerTV.

He also worked on the live entertainment and music show The Pulse for the NOW broadband and satellite channel where he presented several shows on-location from the Homelands and Reading Festivals.

As well as presenting, Tim writes his own column for music magazine Touch.

All the BBC's digital services are now available on Freeview, the new free-to-view digital terrestrial television service, as well as on satellite and cable.

Freeview offers the BBC's eight television channels, interactive services from BBCi, as well as 11 national BBC radio networks.



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