BBC Breakfast: Sally Nugent’s show in studio alone is a major format change


BBC Breakfast star Sally Nugent was forced by the studio to present the latest edition alone.

Jon Kay, the presenter, welcomed viewers to Tuesday’s program (June 7), standing outside Number 10 Downing Street after news that Prime Minister Boris Johnson survived a confidence vote.

He explained that Sally was present in the studio while he was on-location presenting segments of his programme.

This is just days after Sally (50) was replaced on the show with Nina Warhurst.

Sally began presenting the program earlier in the year with Dan Walker.

The show is hosted by a journalist from Monday through Wednesday.

Sally Nugent
BBC Breakfast star Sally Nugent was forced by BBC to present the morning show in studio

Jon has joined her on the red couch since Dan’s departure last week.

On May 30, however, Nina replaced her.

Nina, 41, presents on BBC Breakfast as a consumer and business presenter.

Sally began hosting the breakfast show back in 2011 as a freelancer.

After Louise Minchin was fired, Sally took over as main host and began presenting the show on a permanent basis in February.

Jon Kay
Jon Kay presented segments from the show live at 10 Downing Street

After six years of hosting the show, Dan, Sally’s former co-host, has departed.

The former Strictly Come Dancing star of 44 years left the BBC to accept a new position at Channel 5.

He joined BBC Breakfast for his first time in 2016.

Last month’s final episode of the series, Dan shared his thoughts with viewers. “a real privilege”He bowed out after six years of hosting the morning show.

Sally Nugent Dan Walker
Dan Walker, Sally’s former cohost, left the show last month

He said: “It’s always been my dream to do a job like this. It feels a bit surreal I won’t be sitting on the sofa anymore,”He spoke on Tuesday’s broadcast.

Louise, former co-host of the show, surprised him by returning to wave him away.

She said to him: “It’s very emotional to be here. You have touched the hearts of the nation. I loved working with you and we had such fun times.”

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Also recorded were the farewells of Olympic champions Jessica Ennis Hill and Adam Peaty, and Rob Burrows (ex-ravel league star), whose journey to navigate motor neurone diseases was followed by BBC Breakfast.

Dan said: “I’ve had so many incredible memories. Thank you for tuning in.

“Things are always changing. Although change can sometimes be hard, it is also good. Keep watching, and I’m grateful for your support.

“I love doing this job and I always find it amazing that other people enjoy watching you do something that you love.”

BBC Breakfast is broadcast daily on BBC One starting at 6 a.m.

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