Last Friday was the NPO announced that the 72-year-old Meurders after 24-year leave from the radio show. He would have to make way for a new presenter because the NPO to a younger audience wants to tap into. The NPO came Monday on that decision back.
Meurders got widely support, including from his co-presenter Dolf Jansen that his departure ’k*t and disappointing’ and called. “It is a piece of omroeppolitiek and (also, unfortunately) as things are going,” he said. Also on social media, it rained for the angry reactions. Twitter users called it a “ridiculous decision” and spoke of ageism
In a statement late BnnVara know that they are the last weekend, together with the NPO are looking to have a new radioslot for Felix. “Today, it has become clear that we are in the short term no concrete views. Hence our joint decision Felix that this program continues to be present until a new radioslot found. We award Felix with his big state of the service a beautiful spot on the Dutch public radio.”