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21st Nov 2023

Katja Mia and Brian Dowling have been announced as the new co-hosts of ‘The Six O’Clock Show’

Jody Coffey

Katja Mia / Brian Dowling

These two are incredible choices!

Virgin Media Television has announced the exciting news that Katja Mia and Brian Dowling are the new, permanent presenters of ‘The Six O’Clock Show’.

Last week, both Karen Koster and Greg O’Shea confirmed they would stepping down from their presenting roles on the show.

Both Katja and Brian take over at the helm of ‘The Six O’Clock Show’ and have each previously worked on Virgin Media Television.

Katja, who is a popular social media personality and model, joined and became an integral member of the ‘Ireland AM’ weekend team last year.

Meanwhile, TV presenter, podcaster and radio host Brian has guest presented on Virgin Media on a number of occasions, as well as fronting it’s brand-new sustainable makeover series ‘The Salvage Squad’.

The pair have also co-presented on ‘Ireland AM’ together before, proving to be a successful on-screen duo.

Speaking about his new role as co-host, Brian expressed his excitement about his newest career move.

“I‘m absolutely delighted to be joining The Six O’Clock Show team permanently.

“I’m such a big fan of the show and have had a blast guest presenting on the Six Sofa, so I can’t wait to get stuck into presenting each weeknight, and with such a pro Katja joining me.”

Katja also shared the same enthusiasm as her new co-host and expressed her gratitude to her ‘Ireland AM’ colleagues.

“I’m delighted to become the new co-host on ‘The Six O’Clock Show’ and join such a fantastic on-air team.

“I’ll miss the ‘Ireland AM’ team and my co-hosts Elaine and Martin, but I’ll be bringing everything I’ve learnt with me to my new presenting gig.”

Congrats, guys! We cannot wait to see these two on the Six Sofa!

The Six O’Clock Show airs weeknights at 6pm on Virgin Media One and Virgin Media Player.