Bart Schols will from January as the host of ‘The event’ on tv-channel Canvas reinforcement of Phara de Aguirre, the press service of the VRT today announced. Canvas wants, “the weight of the sleutelprogramma” no longer “throughout the year on the shoulders of one presenter, how strong Bart is also”, says network manager Olivier Goris in the communication.
Bart Schols and Phara de Aguirre will be the program alternately present in longer blocks. So will Phara ‘The appointment’ in good jobs lead up to the spring mid-term break. Then take the Bart over. So are they both the opportunity to other projects for the VRT to work.
According to Steven Samyn, editor of tv current affairs, remains ‘The event’ for some years, viewers win, and the program has become a fixed value for VRT NWS. This fall (september to end of november), there were according to the communication medium 295.000 viewers (live+7, nachtlus and VRT are Now included).
Schols is delighted that after three and a half years “just to unwind in the knowledge that an icon like Phara” – for him “is still the absolute topinterviewster in this house” – on his chair and is sitting. The Aguirre believes it is “a great honour” that they are on Barts chair may sit “until the time to the next election programmes”.