I don’t watch much news programming at night, but this switched-around Fox News prime-time lineup - plus the addition of Megyn Kelly – just might have me tuning in more often:
The Fox News Channel’s new evening programming schedule will premiere on Oct. 7, with another show joining what is already cable news’ top-rated lineup.
“On the Record” with Greta Van Sustren will air at 7 p.m. ET, followed by “The O’Reilly Factor,” continuing in its 8 p.m. slot. Megyn Kelly then debuts her new show, “The Kelly File,” at 9 p.m., followed immediately by “Hannity” at 10 p.m. Chief News Anchor and Managing Editor Shepard Smith will be available throughout to insert the latest breaking news via the FOX News Deck.
The evening’s new entrant, “The Kelly File” will focus on late-breaking news stories and in-depth investigative reporting. The show will air in a live format, embrace a stronger social media presence, and will capitalize on Kelly’s skills as a former litigator. The spot is a new venture for Kelly, who previously hosted “America Live” during the day.
“In 2003, I was an unhappy lawyer, and made a decision to change my life,” Kelly said in a statement. “Ten years later, I’ve been able to do that thanks in large part to Roger Ailes, a boss who always gives me the same directive: ‘Be yourself and have fun.’”
Awesome. Good luck, Megyn!