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Fox News Channel host Bill O'Reilly will drop his daily radio show sometime early next year, Fox News Radio said Thursday. He will remain as the host of Fox News Channel's "The O'Reilly Factor," cable news' longtime ratings leader; he recently re-upped at Fox News in a multiyear deal.
Wallace suits up
"NBC Nightly News" executive producer Alexandra Wallace will return to an expanded position as second-in-command to NBC News president Steve Capus, while longtime senior producer Bob Epstein will take over the newscast. She had been vp in the news division, overseeing "Nightly News" as well as special reports, before she took the day-to-day role.
NBC adds 'Security'
ABC has filled another spot in its midseason schedule, deciding on a premiere date for the reality series "Homeland Security USA." The one-hour program documenting the efforts of security agents around the country will premiere at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 6.
MTV Networks and partner Sky Television announced plans Thursday to launch Comedy Central in New Zealand next year, giving Kiwi TV viewers their first 24-hour channel for laughs and taking the popular brand outside North America and Europe for the first time.