Back in 2015 we were the first to tell you that XFM was going to become Radio X: a lads-and-bants station, playing all the Kasabian you can handle.
It was a big multi-million pound gamble (the TV launch ads alone cost a couple of million) – so how is it all playing out?
No-one seems to know. Rumours are flying around the Capital building left, right and centre because management is still to give DJs their full schedule for March, saying that they don’t know what they are yet. (Those of you with calendars to hand will note that we are already well into March).
Ricky Wilson’s recent “holiday” appears to have gone on longer than expected, leading people to wonder if he’s being quietly dropped. Vernon Kay’s contract is thought to be up soon too, and word is that renegotiation talks will be short and swift.
So good news all round, really. The only kicker is that Johnny Vaughan and Chris Moyles seem to be signed on slightly longer contracts – but, at the rate things are going, who’s to say?