Michelle Ackerley and Angela Scanlon will host The One Show with Matt Baker, whilst Alex Jones is on maternity leave.

Matt Baker and Alex Jones - One Show

“Angela and Michelle have already made a big impact with the audience and The One Show team both will bring something fresh until Alex returns.” – The One Show Editor Sandy SmithI’m absolutely thrilled to be joining The One Show team. It’s one of the few programmes that really offers something for everyone and I can’t wait to be involved. Matt and Alex are such fantastic hosts and it’s a real privilege to be keeping Alex’s seat warm for her whilst she’s off on maternity leave.” – Michelle Ackerley

Michelle and Angela will jointly cover Alex’s role with Michelle filling in on Mondays and Tuesdays and Angela covering the latter two days of the week, they will alternate on Wednesdays.

Matt Baker will continue to be covered by guest presenters on Fridays, the beeb note.

“I’m absolutely thrilled to be joining The One Show team. It’s one of the few programmes that really offers something for everyone and I can’t wait to be involved. Matt and Alex are such fantastic hosts and it’s a real privilege to be keeping Alex’s seat warm for her whilst she’s off on maternity leave.” – Michelle Ackerley

Both Michelle and Angela have presented and made films for The One Show in the past. They are expected to start in January.

Dame Babs The One Show

Matt and Alex with Barbara Windsor for The One Show

Angela is co-host of BBC Two’s Robot Wars and hosts a show on Virgin Radio. She has made documentaries for Ireland’s RTE, hosted holiday programme Getaways for BBC NI and presented live coverage of music festivals and BAFTA’s for BBC Three.

Michelle is part of BBC One’s Watchdog team, and presents Crimewatch Roadshow and Council House Crackdown for BBC One Daytime .

“I’m over the moon to get the chance to present one of my favourite shows on TV and I’m thrilled to be looking after Alex’s spot on the green sofa while she is away. I have always been a massive fan of The One Show and love being part of that wonderful family so I really can’t wait to get started.” – Angela Scanlon

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Matt and Alex on a live outside broadcast for The One Show

Jason Manford and Alex Jones - The One Show

Step back in time, before Matt joined Alex presented the show with comedian Jason Manford

Adrian Chiles and Christine Bleakley - The One Show

Almost at the beginning; Adrian Chiles and Christine Bleakley. Chiles originally co-hosted the show with Nadia Sawalha and later Myleene Klass

The One Show airs at 7pm, Monday to Friday, on BBC One

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