Nick Grimshaw's new show
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Random songs too. Unless he really likes the usual R1 playlist.

I'm not a fan of the Entertainment News, but I realise that there are people that enjoy them, so that's on me. Also his theme is terrible - again, not for me. The biggest issue for me is that his show sounds basically the same as his Breakfast Show. It's quite annoying, because his old show wasn't great to start with. And then the overall mood of an afternoon show should be different than a morning one. 

I do really think that he sounds much better. Maybe that's because he had more sleep or he's just well rested after his holidays, but he seems more engaged in the show. So I'm willing to give him a chance, but for now it's still quite mediocre (I know it's been only an hour).

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I think every presenter is allowed ‘their thing’

Greg - geeky stuff

Dev - his unique self deprecating sense of humour

And for Grimmy - it’s showbiz - that’s his thing

it got him the breakfast gig and he was friends with the stars that had a lot of influence in the show

bringing entertainment news and almost co host seems right it’s the right ingredients for him to thrive. I genuinely think Nick has a lot more energy in this show from what we’ve heard so far,  it sounds like he actually wants to be here which is more than the last year of breakfast. He’s involving callers and their stories and looking for input with a format. Personally I wasn’t thinking it would be much but actually really enjoying Grimmy in this new slot, an excellent swap for him and Greg - both in their right places 

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Nothing groundbreaking so far. But then again, what did we expect from Grimmy? I was hoping he might actually be an improvement on the music heavy Dev and Alice show, but now I want them back :(

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Worst moment: Kardashian "news"

Best moment: Annie Mac!

In overall I was expecting a little bit more, but far from a letdown. I'll give it a few weeks to improve.

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I listened for a bit 

For me it was very much like his old show just at a different time 

Probably because he has the same producer and the entertainment presenter as his old show, so they've just ported the old R1 Breakfast show to drivetime 

Missed the Annie bit 

It'll never be anything like Mills on drivetime - i maintain they should have put him back there with this change and maybe Grimmy on 1-4 

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2 hours ago, vorti said:

I was expecting a little bit more

Just a quick example: The "Nick picks the best Beyonce song" part. I thought it was gonna be some kind of guessing/voting game, but instead he just played the song at read a few reactions. Why didn't they expand this a little? What's the worst than can happen? One less playlist song to play in the hour? :) 

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This week is the only week I’ve properly listened to Grimmy’s new show. Within an hour I was bored of him. Same old Grimmy, same voice, without any other people in the studio.

Greg has triumphed. Grimmy has flopped. It’s the truth. Grimmy is only in this slot because the producers are keeping an eye on his performance. I give it 2 years, and that’s being lucky.

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34 minutes ago, Ryan Pannell said:

This week is the only week I’ve properly listened to Grimmy’s new show. Within an hour I was bored of him. Same old Grimmy, same voice, without any other people in the studio.

Greg has triumphed. Grimmy has flopped. It’s the truth. Grimmy is only in this slot because the producers are keeping an eye on his performance. I give it 2 years, and that’s being lucky.

I think this is subjective really. I'm really enjoying Grimmy on 4-7 at the moment (even if it seems im the only one :D) Grim suits this time slot nicely I think, and I like the warmth that the show has. Maybe a little too much music, but I love the Annie Mac chats and the Honesty Game. Nick works best when he's on air with another presenter, a bit like Alice Levine does.

You could say its an 'Unpopular Opinion' (i'll leave) but I'm not warming to Greg on breakfast yet. I liked the Pass the Pasty and first week stuff but since then its seemed a bit empty, and the features it does have doesn't live up to his drivetime stuff like Rage and What's My Age Again (unpopular opinions is a bit basic and the updated shouldn't be news falls flat with Roisin, Game of Phones is only really interesting for those taking part). Plus, all of the 'this is what's been happening overnight' was literally what Grimmy was doing when he presented the show, just presented in a different way to suit a wider audience, making the show feel less personal.

I really want to warm to it, as I was so excited on the first day because it sounded like a jam-packed breakfast show like in the CM days what made it a must-listen,  and I really like the imaging, but unlike the Chris Moyles Show or Grimmy's show,  I'm not too fussed when I have to turn off at 9 for work  :confused:

If there is literally anyone else who agrees with me let me know lol

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1 hour ago, OohErr said:

Grimmy is currently doing a feature that sounds quite similar to Oh! What's Occurring/Stupid Street with Blake Lively and Anna Kendrick. 

Almost too similar I feel...

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I'm surprised at how rubbish the trails for the show are - literally just the jingle and Grimmy saying the days and time it's on. It doesn't provide much of an incentive to listen - surely it should contain highlights clips. It's not like there aren't any, the shows been on for over two months. It's the same for Greg's show actually, unless there's something specific the next day they're promoting. I remember the days of a daily breakfast and drivetime trail. Surely they're not that hard to make, especially as Greg has a highlights montage every day at 9:10 anyway.

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I have a feeling that it's deliberately a different strategy – a quick 5-10 second thing to keep it in your mind rather than an all-out trailer.

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