DRUDGE=> DONE DEAL: Laura Ingraham Signs Contract With Fox News – 10 PM Show Could Start Next Week

As TGP previously reported, conservative radio host and best-selling author Laura Ingraham was set to have her own show on Fox News this fall.

Matt Drudge tweeted Monday that Ingraham signed a contract and is set to take over the 10 PM time slot; she may start as early as next week.

Update: Fox News confirmed Ingraham is starting October 30th.

Laura Ingraham will host a new weeknight primetime show on FOX News Channel from Washington D.C. starting on Oct. 30 at 10 p.m. ET, with “Hannity” and “The Five” shifting timeslots in the process.

Matt Drudge of the Drudge Report tweeted out Monday morning, “DONE DEAL: LAURA INGRAHAM SIGNS CONTRACT WITH FOXNEWS… 10 PM SHOW COULD START NEXT WEEK… DEVELOPING…”

Matt Drudge has been closely following this story. He even hinted at Laura Ingraham’s new prime time show back in August when he tweeted, “FALL PREVIEW:  Laura Ingraham’s prime time to shine! After years in the trenches, much deserved”

Matt Drudge also tweeted out, “NEWS BATTLE ROYALE! HANNITY TO TAKE ON MADDOW AT 9 PM”

Via Fox News:

“We are delighted to unveil this new primetime schedule for both our current and future generation of loyal FNC fans. Over the last decade, Laura’s extraordinary insight, expertise and strong voice have connected with our viewers across the network’s programming,” FOX News programming President Suzanne Scott said. “We look forward to her providing the audience with her exceptional commentary, engaging insight and spirited debate.”

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