Roger Ailes: Why Fox News Will Never Hire Jon Stewart

Roger Ailes Horizontal - H 2015
Wesley Mann

Roger Ailes Horizontal - H 2015

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.