She has also presented a number of television shows for the BBC including The Great Pottery Throw Down (2015–2017), Too Much TV (2016) and Back in Time for... (2018–present). Cox hosted her final breakfast show on 19 December 2003.  Upon Chris Evans's announcement that he was leaving the station, Cox was heavily linked to being his replacement until Zoe Ball was announced. From February 2005, Cox took over the afternoon show (13:00 – 16:00) on Saturdays and Sundays.  In December 2005 the couple announced their divorce..  Her parents lived in the village of Little Lever near Bolton, Greater Manchester where she grew up on her father's farm. The bureaux’s client must also be a RAJAR subscriber. Listening Figures. How we recruit respondents, sampling points and fieldwork in depth. Cox joined BBC Radio 2 for her first regular show each Saturday night from 22:00 to midnight, presenting a 1980s show to complement the weekend 1960s and 1970s decade shows. Cox was unsatisfied, and sued the newspaper in the High Court for a breach of her right to privacy under the Human Rights Act. Duration: 1:55:00. In January 2003, Cox denied rumours that she was preparing to leave the BBC for a rival show and signed a three-year contract with the public service broadcaster, tying her to the breakfast show and with the BBC for two years after that. along with Rufus Hound and Joe Swash on the Watch channel. Cox received £30,000 and her husband £20,000, The People also agreed to pay the couple's legal costs, reported to be in excess of £100,000. Documents to detail all the latest market trends. ", On 23 June 2013, Cox tweeted a picture to announce she had just married long-term boyfriend and fiancé Ben Cyzer.  She revealed, when taking part in a one-off celebrity special of The Crystal Maze, that she voted against Brexit in 2016.. , On 29 October 2018 it was announced that Cox would succeed Simon Mayo as drivetime presenter on 14 January 2019. Cox went on maternity leave for the third time, after her show on 7 March 2010. Examine trends with care: numbers are not always comparable. This page has the latest official audience figures. In June 2011, Cox began hosting the fourth series of the comedy programme Hot Gossip on BBC Radio 2, covering for Claudia Winkleman, who chose not to present the series as she was heavily pregnant at the time. This is useful to work out whether the audience likes what they hear: or the consistency of the station sound. The first series began in November 2015 and the second in February 2017. Annie Mac presented the show during her absence. She hosted the Drivetime show for six months with features such as "For Your Ears Only", "Me, Myself and I", and "Chap's Eye Pub Quiz" (referring to her then sidekick Mark Chapman). The show began on Saturday 5 October 2013. She appeared in the music video for Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark's 1993 single "Everyday", and on a controversial promotional poster for the 1995 video game Wipeout. He subsequently pleaded guilty to harassment and was sentenced to 16 months in prison. In December 1999, it was announced that Cox would again step into Zoe Ball's shoes as presenter of The Radio 1 Breakfast Show, as Ball had decided to leave the organisation to bring up a family and to start a new chapter. RAJAR stands for Radio Joint Audience Research and is the official body in charge of measuring radio audiences in the UK. Mapping. Her second child, a boy, was born on 10 March 2008. A ‘listener’ is counted as an adult aged 15+ who listens for at least five minutes. ‘Measurement of Internet Delivered Audio Service’, better known as MIDAS, brought to you by RAJAR. All Request Friday. Less than a week later, on 12 March, she announced that she had given birth to a girl. In August 2012, it was announced that Cox, Gemma Cairney, Huw Stephens, Jameela Jamil, and Annie Mac have all covered Fearne Cotton's show on BBC Radio 1 weekdays from 10:00 to 12:45 whilst Cotton was on maternity leave until Cotton's return in September 2013. .  The show moved to Friday nights from April 2016. Page of show shows points of each episode and who won each episode. Fax +44 (0)20 7395 0631. September 2019 to December 2019. She said, "My dad is a beef farmer so he wouldn't be best pleased. Sara Joanne Cyzer (née Cox; born 13 December 1974), is an English broadcaster and model. In 1997 Cox presented on the UK feed of MTV, hosting MTV Hot, a late-night music show. Cox then presented the afternoon "drivetime" slot, effectively swapping shows with Chris Moyles. Also between 2012 to 2018, she was the stand-in of The Radio 2 Breakfast Show covering for Chris Evans. Reporting has been frozen at Q1 2020 until fieldwork can recommence. All figures quoted include listening across all platforms, including online. Cox was not the first person to sue after involving the PCC but the case was considered significant at the time because of the high profile of the case and size of the settlement. More info: to find out more, including station addresses, people who work there, audience figures and how to listen, see BBC Radio 2’s directory listing. The book will be auctioned with the profits going to the NSPCC. After Cotton's return, Cox did various cover shows; her final show for Radio 1 was on 17 February 2014. By August …  She returned to Radio 1 in September 2008. Market Trends. Overview for BBC Radio 2. , Cox has also been an ambassador for Centrepoint—the UK's charity for homeless young people—since 2000, making her its longest serving celebrity supporter. A brief insight into the structure of RAJAR, the decision making process and RAJAR’s contractors. Since 1999, there have been many more radio stations launched, so total share will have decreased for most stations. Initially, her listening figures were very good, growing from 6.9 million to 7.8 million listeners during her first fifteen months in the job—earning Radio 1 its largest breakfast audience ever—higher than that of her predecessor and ex-BBC Radio 1 DJ Chris Evans. This page has the latest official audience figures. Who RAJAR is owned by and what we do. , Cox is also committed to protecting the environment. While not directly related to the radio output, the survey area population shows how many people live in the survey area that the above figures are based on. Her final track was "(I've Had) The Time of My Life". , Cox won her first television show role in 1996, presenting the early "Girl Power" show The Girlie Show on Channel 4. Cox was replaced by Ana Matronic starting from the 2013 Contest. He had sent the letters to her home address, which he reportedly obtained after purchasing the address for £17. This market overview is based on the first three waves of the Tracking Panel, comparing listening through April, May and June with pre-lockdown. She explained that, as she was brought up on a farm, she has no problem wearing extra layers instead of turning up the thermostat. Hours per listener shows how long people who tune in to this radio station stay listening.  Cox's last weekend show was on Sunday 17 February 2008 before she left for six months' maternity leave. The reaction to the news that Zoe Ball's BBC Radio 2 breakfast show has lost 700,000 listeners reveals a tide of sexism against female radio DJs. The Joint Industry Currencies (JICs) are owned by the industry – advertisers, agencies and media owners – to provide transparent and objective audience measurement for each medium. I like listening to her, but on Radio 1 it really was a case of her stand-in slots and weekend shows better than her weekday slots. Includes Audio Types such as Podcasts, Live and Catch Up Radio, On Demand Music Services. Cox, who was photographed with a telephoto lens while on a private island, initially complained to the Press Complaints Commission, who found in her favour. In August 2003, the BBC again denied rumours, reported in the Daily Mail, that she had been given 10 weeks to increase ratings, or to face replacement. During her time on the programme, she interviewed stars such as Robbie Williams, Sting and Leonardo DiCaprio. How the radio audience is measured in the UK today and what RAJAR’s role is. In May 2018, Cox began a new show on Radio 2 from Monday to Thursday between 22:00 and midnight. Survey period. In 2017, Cox appeared on Dara O Briain's Go 8 Bit and was on Steve's team in the show. London WC1A 1BS, Tel +44 (0)20 7395 0630 In June 2003, Cox and her ex-husband Jon received £50,000 in an out-of-court settlement from the British newspaper The People after it printed photographs of her sunbathing in the nude on her honeymoon in 2001. A licenced and registered bureaux that wishes to supply bureaux services using RAJAR data is permitted to do so. In November 2007, when a guest on news quiz Have I Got News for You, Cox revealed that she had been born with a dislocated hip. Sudden changes to this figure normally represent a change in the survey area, which is requested by stations themselves, reflecting a change in transmission or programming, and will affect the above figures. 55 New Oxford Street  She was replaced by Matt Edmondson on Sunday mornings. Find out more information on completing the Radio Diary. In June 2004, Cox began her maternity leave to give birth to a baby girl, Lola Anne. 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