The One Show is a topical magazine-style daily television programme broadcast live on BBC One and BBC One HD. The programme is normally hosted by Alex Jones and Matt Baker, although there may occasionally be different presenters when one of these two presenters is unable to make an appearance on the programme, as on March 7 and March 8, 2012, when Louise Minchin stood in for Alex Jones as a host of the programme. Chris Evans joins Jones to present the programme on Friday. Baker took over as Monday-Thursday co-host of The One Show on 14 February 2011.
It runs every week of the year, excluding a two-week break for Christmas and a four-week break in a FIFA World Cup or UEFA European Championship year, such as for the 2010 World Cup and 2012 European Championships. The One Show is broadcast from BBC Media Village in White City, London. It is the biggest single commission outside returning drama the BBC has ever handed out.
The show generally lasts 30 minutes, and is occasionally extended to 60 minutes in a particularly reportive day or special event.
The One Show was initially commissioned for a four-week trial run. It broadcast on weeknights at 6:55 pm between 14 August and 8...