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Graham Norton is leaving his Saturday morning gig with BBC Radio 2, the network has announced.
The Irish presenter, who has fronted the 10am to 1pm for the last 10 years having taken over from Jonathan Ross, is set to host the broadcast for the last time next month with his final programme set for December 19.
"Obviously I'm sad to be stepping away from my Radio 2 show," Norton said in a statement. "I'll miss being a part of the Wogan House family, as well as the listeners and their lives.
"I'd like to thank my producer Malcolm Prince and all the teams I've worked with for a great decade of radio," he continued. "Happily with the chat show, Eurovision and Drag Race, the BBC continues to be my perfect tv home."
During his time on the airwaves, Norton has interviewed a number of music legends from Kylie Minogue to Tina Turner. Other features of the show include Agony Aunt slot Grill Graham with co-presenter Maria McErlane, and his pick of a cheesy song of the week, I Can't Believe It's Not Better.
"Graham Norton will be hugely missed on Saturday mornings on Radio 2," Charlotte Moore, Chief Content Officer, said. "He is a first class broadcaster but I'm thrilled he's committed to continuing to be a regular fixture on the BBC."
"For the past decade, Graham has made Saturday mornings his own on Radio 2. His sparkling interviews, as well as his brilliant shows from the Eurovision host city each May, have kept millions of listeners entertained each week," added Helen Thomas, Head of Radio 2.
"For the past decade, Graham has made Saturday mornings his own on Radio 2. His sparkling interviews, as well as his brilliant shows from the Eurovision host city each May, have kept millions of listeners entertained each week.
"On behalf of the Radio 2 listeners, and everyone in Wogan House, we'd like to thank him and wish him the very best of luck for the future."
The Graham Norton Show continues this Friday (November 13) on BBC One.
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