24 August 2020 20:40

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Get all the very latest news in Ireland straight to your email every single day Sign up! Thank you for subscribing See our privacy notice Invalid Email The One Show has paid tribute to a member of the family who sadly died on the weekend. Host Alex Jones revealed that she and the team were left "devastated" over the loss. Charlie Mott worked as a Senior Researcher on the BBC show, and as an Assistant Producer with the channel. Alex announced his death on the show, giving her love and thoughts to his family and loved ones.

'Devastated' Alex Jones' emotional tribute to One Show researcher who died suddenly

She said at the end of Monday night's show: "Now before we go, we just want to pay tribute to one of our colleagues Charlie Mott who sadly died at the weekend. "Everyone on the team is absolutely devastated, he was a huge talent and such good company. "We miss him so much. Our thoughts are with his family and we are sending lots of love from all of us here. Goodnight." The show then ended without the usual credit music, instead in silence. (Image: BBC) Viewers took to Twitter following the news to pay tribute, as those who knew him did the same. A colleague said: "There are no words. We love you so much Charlie." Another added: "Will miss you buddy x." A third wrote after sharing the video: "One of the good ones with a hugely infectious smile and the best flat mate I ever had. What awful, awful news. Rest easy Charlie x." The comments kept flooding in too, with another pal writing: "It was a pleasure to have known you Charlie. I'll miss you very, very much. Take care up there. Devastated. The One Show airs weeknights at 7pm on BBC One.