As reported earlier on BizAsia.co.uk Sunny and Shay Grewal have been confirmed as the new ‘Weekend Breakfast’ presenters on the BBC Asian Network.
Thehusband and wife team will take up the reins of ‘Weekend Breakfast’ (07:00-09:00) on Saturday 4th December. They follow in the footsteps of Tommy Sandhu and Noreen Khan who have moved on to present the ‘Breakfast’ and ‘Drivetime’ shows on the station.
The couple, who found fame as members of the Grewal family in the TV series, are newcomers to radio but the show promises to be a great two hours to wake-up to, with a lively mix of music and chat. As well as hearing the interesting and quirky stories from the morning papers, the show will see the couple airing their opinions in the feature He Said, She Said۪ showing how a married couple can have different views on every subject, from movies and marriage to food and TV. Audiences will also hear their favourite tracks and the interesting stories behind them.
Shay says, Sunny and I are very excited about Weekend Breakfast and bringing something unique to the BBC Asian Network a married desi couple.
Sunny adds, It۪s going to be the perfect start to the day, with the best music and chat and something for everyone! We۪re looking forward to giving listeners the chance to get involved and talk to us.
Husain Husaini, Head of Programmes, BBC Asian Network, says, “Since The Family, Sunny and Shay have been regular guests on the BBC Asian Network and have proven themselves to be engaging radio voices. They are well known to the audience from their amazing time on the TV programme and we now want them to take the next step and front this important weekend show. We hope the fans will enjoy it.