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Stephen Hayes Joins NBC News as Analyst

Longtime Fox News commentator Stephen Hayes is joining NBC News as a contributor and political analyst. Hayes, CEO and editor of The Dispatch, will make his first appearance at NBC on Meet the Press with Chuck Todd on Jan. 30. Hayes and Jonah Goldberg resigned from Fox News in Nov. 2021 in the wake of […]

Fox News Taps Brian Kilmeade, Lawrence Jones for New Weekend Shows

Fox News has found its weekend replacements for Jesse Watters and Jeanine Pirro. The channel has tapped Fox & Friends co-host Brian Kilmeade and Fox & Friends enterprise reporter Lawrence Jones to host new weekend primetime shows for the channel. Jones and Kilmeade will also continue in their roles on the weekday morning show. Kilmeade […]

Fox News Names Jesse Watters Permanent Host of 7 p.m. Hour

After a year of rotating guest hosts, Fox News Channel has found its new 7 p.m. host. Fox News has tapped Jesse Watters as the permanent host of the hour, the company said Monday. Watters has been a co-host of The Five since 2017, and also hosts a weekend program called Watters’ World. Watters will […]

Sean Hannity, Fox News Face Ethical Issues Over Trump Text Revelations

For years, Sean Hannity has skirted ethical boundaries with his role on a television network with “news” in its name. Yet it’s never been as stark as now, with the committee investigating last year’s Capitol insurrection seeking his testimony. The Jan. 6 select committee has revealed a series of texts where Hannity privately advised former […]

Fox News’ Legal Jeopardy Is Real, but Not for the Most Cited Reasons

From QAnon to anti-vaxxers, we are living in a golden age of conspiratorial thinking. And now comes a big court ruling that should give any media entity that traffics in questionable nonsense some pause. On Thursday, a judge rejected Fox News’ motion to dismiss in a lawsuit claiming the Sean Hannity network defamed Dominion Voting […]

Chris Wallace Leaving Fox News for CNN+

Chris Wallace, one of Fox News Channel’s most high-profile journalists, is leaving the channel for CNN’s upcoming streaming service, CNN+. Wallace, the anchor of Fox News Sunday since 2003, announced his departure on the program this morning. “After 18 years — this is my final Fox News Sunday,” Wallace said. “It is the last time — […]

Man Charged With Arson for Setting Fire to Fox News Christmas Tree

A man was charged with arson and other crimes Wednesday for setting fire to a 50-foot Christmas tree in front of Fox News headquarters in midtown Manhattan, police said. The artificial tree outside of the News Corp. building that houses Fox News, The Wall Street Journal and the New York Post caught fire shortly after […]

Bret Baier: “There Were Concerns” About Tucker Carlson Doc That Led to Contributor Resignations

Concerns about a Fox Nation series that led to the resignations of two high-profile conservative contributors at Fox News Channel extended to the cable network’s news division. The controversial series “Patriot Purge,” which was produced as part of Tucker Carlson’s programming deal with the subscription streaming service, suggested that the Jan. 6 riot at the […]

Fox News Names Carley Shimkus Co-Host of ‘Fox & Friends First’

The early-morning cable news revolving door continues to turn. On Friday, Fox News said that Carley Shimkus would be the new co-host for the 4-6 a.m. program Fox & Friends First, alongside Todd Piro. Shimkus replaces Jillian Mele, who is leaving the company after four years to pursue an MBA at La Salle University in […]

Fox News Inks 6-Book Deal With HarperCollins

Fox News is expanding its publishing footprint. The cable news channel has signed a 6-book deal with News Corp.’s HarperCollins for its Fox News Books imprint. Fox News launched Fox News Books a year ago with a 3-book deal, also with HarperCollins. The first two books were from anchors Pete Hegseth and Shannon Bream, and […]

Sean Hannity: “Plenty of People at Fox” Don’t Agree With My Political Opinions

Fox News, now 25 years in, has never had more competition. There are the longtime cable news rivals, CNN and MSNBC, of course, but also newer competition from the right in the form of Newsmax and others. Despite that competition, Fox News has maintained its grip on the conservative news ecosystem. Sean Hannity, who has […]

Fox News Names Jacqui Heinrich White House Correspondent

Fox News Channel is making changes in its D.C. bureau, naming Jacqui Heinrich White House correspondent, and Aishah Hasnie congressional correspondent. Heinrich replaces Kristin Fisher, who left Fox for CNN in May. She will join fellow White House correspondent Peter Doocy in the Brady Briefing Room, starting this month. Heinrich had been Fox’s congressional correspondent. […]