The pro-Trump crowd is about get a good warrior on cable news.
Fox News Channel has now confirmed what many had already anticipated, as conservative radio show host Laura Ingraham now joins the lineup of evening news shows.
Starting next week, Sean Hannity is moving to the 9 p.m. ET slot and will be competing directly with MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow.
Laura Ingraham’s new show, The Ingraham Angle, will be launched on October 30, the day before Halloween. Until Ingraham’s show starts, the 10 p.m. slot will be filled by several different contributors and Fox hosts.
Tucker Carlson’s show will remain at 8 p.m. ET, and The Five will move back to its original 5 p.m. slot.
Suzanne Scott, president of programming for Fox News Channel, said in an exclusive statement to Deadline Monday, “We are delighted to unveil this new primetime schedule for both our current and future generations 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. We look forward to her providing the audience with her exceptional commentary, engaging insight and spirited debate.”
“After a decade working at Fox News with a team of television pros, I am thrilled to be joining the primetime lineup as a host of the 10 o’clock hour,” Ingraham said Monday. “Martha, Tucker and Sean have proven that they understand the pulse of America across the political and the cultural spectrum. I look forward to informing and entertaining the audience and introducing new voices to the conversation.”
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