Roger Ailes: Why Fox News Will Never Hire Jon Stewart

Wesley Mann

The chairman and CEO also sounds off on why he doesn't watch 'Empire' and the problem with Rachel Maddow and MSNBC.

This story first appeared in the May 1 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. To receive the magazine, click here to subscribe.

For THR's cover story, Fox News chairman and CEO Roger Ailes sounded off on a variety of topics:


11:09 a.m. Monday, April 20: An earlier version of this story erroneously indicated that Ailes opposed having Stewart appear on Fox News. He was instead asked and responded to a question about whether he'd hire Stewart.