Chris Evans suggests he’s ‘quitting TV’ when he makes surprise revelation

Chris Evans has hinted he may not be returning to television after telling fans he’d reached his “limit” on his breakfast radio show.

56-year-old broadcaster who co-presented channel 4The Big Breakfast from 1992-1994, TFI Friday from 1996-2000 and again in 2015. top gear 2016 – She told her fans that she wanted to focus on spending time with her family. mirror.

When asked if he plans to appear on TV again in the near future, he told his followers: Family time is everything to me. Radio in the morning is my limit.

MailOnline has reached out to Chris’ rep for comment.

He first came to prominence as a presenter of “Don’t Forget Your Toothbrush”, where he fronted Channel 4 for a year starting in 1994.

Radiowaves only: Chris Evans, 56, hinted he may not return to TV after telling fans he hit his 'limit' on breakfast radio show

Radiowaves only: Chris Evans, 56, hinted he may not return to TV after telling fans he hit his ‘limit’ on breakfast radio show

The game show was produced by his own production company, Ginger Media Group.

Chris currently hosts a weekday breakfast show on Virgin Radio. After returning to the station in January 2019.

In 1995, Chris landed one of the industry’s most sought-after jobs, the BBC Radio 1 breakfast show.

However, he was sidetracked from the station in 1997 due to heavy drinking and resigned from live broadcasting when Radio 1 refused to meet his demands of a four-day work week.

He returned to broadcasting as a breakfast show host for Virgin Radio and his production company, Ginger Media Group, also bought the station for £85m.

DJ hosted the show from 1997 to 2001 and was fired for “breach of contract.”

He joined BBC Radio 2 a few years later in 2005, adding over a million listeners to Radio 2’s breakfast program when he took over from Sir Terry Wogan.

Sir Terry was averaging just under eight million viewers each week until he left the show in December 2009.

Screen Stars: The station co-hosted Channel 4’s The Big Breakfast from 1992 to 1994, appeared on TFI Friday from 1996 to 2000, appeared on TFI Friday again in 2015, and was Top in 2016. Introduced Gear (with Sir Anthony Peter McCoy at TFI Friday 2015). )

When Chris took over in January 2010, viewership quickly jumped to 9.5 million.

He returned to broadcasting as a breakfast show host for Virgin Radio and his production company, Ginger Media Group, also bought the station for £85m.

DJ hosted the show from 1997 to 2001 and was fired for “breach of contract.”

Take it easy: When asked if he plans to appear on television again in the near future, he told his followers, Family time is everything to me. Radio in the morning is my limit.” (Chris is seen on his TFI Friday with Noel Fielding in 2015.)

Joke: Chris was a regular on Channel 4 in the morning and co-presented The Big Breakfast (LR: Paula Yates, Chris, Gaby Roslin, Bob Geldof, Joanna Lumley, 1992).

The star, who was drinking with his teenage girlfriend and later wife Billie Piper, was unable to appear on the weeklong breakfast show.

“I was an idiot – there’s no point in coating it with sugar,” he later said.

He continued to stand before TFI on Friday, But by 2000, the once pioneering and cutting-edge show had lost its way and had been abandoned by its audience.

Playup: He first came to prominence as a presenter of “Don’t Forget Your Toothbrush”, fronting Channel 4 for a year starting in 1994.

Chris From 2010 to 2015, he was co-presenter of Friday on BBC One’s The One Show.

In July 2016, he quit Top Gear after one series. The show failed to take off after Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May left for the Amazon.

Viewership dropped to just 2.4 million from 4.3 million for previous presenters.

Radio Star: Chris currently hosts a weekly breakfast show on Virgin Radio after returning to the station in January 2019 (Chris was filmed on The Big Breakfast in 1992).

Love it: Chris married his wife Natasha Shishmanian in 2007 and has four children (pictured in 2019).

Chris defended the show’s performance, calling the new Top Gear a “hit”.

He added:

Chris married his wife Natasha Shishmanian in 2007 and has four children.

He was previously married to singer and actress Billie Piper from 2001 to 2007 and to Ruth Woman star Carol McGiffin from 1991 to 1998.

Memorable moments from Chris Evans’ career

1983: Chris Evans begins his professional career at Piccadilly Radio

1990: He became the host of the BBC London radio station GLR on Saturday afternoon shows.

1992: Replacing Philip Scofield for Sunday afternoon programming on BBC Radio 1.

1993: Evans left GLR to join the new Virgin Radio. Six weeks later he left

1995: Began introducing BBC Radio 1’s signature breakfast programme.

1997: Leaving the BBC Breakfast Show

1997: Acquires Virgin Radio and rejoins as breakfast show host

2000: He sold the station to Scottish Media Group

2001: Evans was fired for not showing up for work in six days

2005: Joined Radio 2

2010 DJ replaces Sir Terry Wogan at the breakfast table

2015: Takes over the helm of Top Gear, but leaves after 1 Series

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