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Two days after the announcement that Megyn Kelly was leaving Fox News Channel for NBC ; they have announced their replacement for the 9PMET slot. Current 7PMET host, Tucker Carlson, host of "Tucker Carlson Tonight" which started in November of 2016, after Greta Van Susteren left will take the 9PMET slot starting January 9th. Megyn Kelly's final "Kelly File" is January 6th.
Meanwhile, this leaves 7PMET open, Martha MacCallum -current co-anchor of their morning news show ,"America's Newsroom"- will host a show called "The First 100 Days". The program is to focus on the early days of the Trump administration. Starting January 16th. She will also co-anchor the network's Inauguration coverage on January 20th. While Shannon Bream , their Washington reporter , will be co-anchoring "America's Newsroom"
via Fox News Insider :
Tucker Carlson Tonight is moving to 9:00pm ET beginning on Monday on Fox News Channel's top-rated primetime lineup.
"Tucker Carlson Tonight" - which currently airs at 7:00pm ET - had a record-breaking launch in November, fast becoming one of the most buzzed-about cable news programs on television.
"In less than two months, Tucker has taken cable news by storm with his spirited interviews and consistently strong performance. Viewers have overwhelmingly responded to the show and we look forward to him being a part of Fox News’ powerful primetime line-up," said Rupert Murdoch, Executive Chairman of 21st Century Fox and Executive Chairman of FOX News.
Martha MacCallum will anchor a new 7:00pm ET show called "The First 100 Days," beginning on Monday, January 16.
"Martha is a versatile and skilled anchor who has proven to be an essential component of our news programming. For the last 12 years, our viewers have trusted her reporting and we are pleased she will be part of our primetime line-up for the first 100 days of the new presidency," said Murdoch.
MacCallum, who recently signed a multi-year deal with Fox News Channel, will also anchor the Inauguration Day coverage on Friday, January 20th alongside Bret Baier.
MacCallum has anchored "America’s Newsroom" alongside Bill Hemmer since 2010 and has played a pivotal role during the network’s presidential election coverage since 2004.
and tweet from Shannon Bream
STOP! HEMMER TIME! Cannot wait to spend the 1st 100 days of the new administration with my buddy @BillHemmer #wegotthis— Shannon Bream (@ShannonBream) January 5, 2017