BBC One commits to nightly pan-UK show
Peter Fincham, Controller, BBC One, today announced that The One Show will
return to BBC One next year.
The live nightly show, an engaging mix of interviews, factual features and
topical stories from across the UK, made its debut on BBC One last August and
proved a hit with BBC One viewers.
When The One Show returns presenters Adrian Chiles and Nadia Sawalha will
introduce items from around the UK including features from Birmingham and
Bristol, current affairs items from Manchester and consumer stories from
Over the course of a year the show will also be going on the road
around the UK.
Nations and regions continue to play the central role in The
One Show and current affairs will also be an essential part of the mix, with
reports and investigations every week.
Peter Fincham said: "The One Show brings something special and distinctive to
the audience throughout the UK - a programme which truly reflects their
"I'm delighted to make it a regular fixture in the schedule next year."
Peter Salmon, Chief Creative Officer, BBC Vision Studios, said: "Long running
dramas aside, this is the biggest ever BBC Production commission and is
testimony to the skill and dedication of those who worked on the first run of
The One Show.
"This is an opportunity to show how the new BBC Vision Studios
can link across the UK on massive projects."
Notes to Editors
The One Show launched on Monday 14 August 2006 on BBC One
Over the series 16.3 million viewers tuned into at least one episode
The series had an average audience of 3.34 million, 19% share
The audience peaked at 4.1 million, 21% share
The One Show will feature content made by BBC and independent
production teams from across the UK.