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BBC Breakfast's New Host Dan Walker Receives Viewers' Verdict After Replacing Bill Turnbull

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Dan Walker has not yet slept through the three alarms he sets for his hosting duties on BBC Breakfast, so what is the verdict on Bill Turnbull’s replacement on the red sofa?

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It was a busy morning for Dan’s debut yesterday morning, with live links from Hollywood to chew on the Oscar results. Tuesday was relatively normal, with discussions of St David’s Day and what Super Tuesday in the US actually means.

Dan Walker was beside regular presenter Louise Minchin for his debut

So far, viewers appear divided into FOUR camps.

The business-as-usual brigade...

Dan Walker looks at home on the red sofa on his first BBC Breakfast show https://t.co/lU4bWnOIGi

— denise allman (@rydalhurst) March 1, 2016

@mrdanwalker@BBCBreakfast@louiseminchin looking at home Dan #goodteam

— valleys girl (@ElaineTonypjay) March 1, 2016

The swooners - Dan’s army in waiting…

@mrdanwalker @ brilliant job! Great to have a younger, lighter and brighter feel to my morning. No more dreary droning on! Keep it up

— Barbara Jones (@babsberllan) March 1, 2016

@BBCMOTD@mrdanwalker waking up in the morning just got a little easier!

— harinder sahota (@MsHKS) March 1, 2016

The ones who can’t reconcile themselves to his devout and open Christian beliefs…

I can't see Dan Walker the same, knowing he's a creationist

— Matthew Cole (@MattC_64) March 1, 2016

.@BBCBreakfast pretty unpalatable now that it's hosted by a fundamentalist extremist @mrdanwalker

— Penbedw (@Penbedw) March 1, 2016

#DanWalker#BBCBreakfast not doing it for me. Fluff, no heft and can't help thinking about his wanky religious beliefs.

— Kevin Turner (@turner_kevin) March 1, 2016

And the ones pointing out they're wrong...

@ChristianToday@billtu@RuthieGledhill Hope the tweeps read this who say they won't believe #danwalker because of his faith. #faith

— Andrew Cashmore (@arcashmore) February 16, 2016

Dan will be on the sofa every week on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, and continuing with his 'Football Focus' duties.

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