On Wednesday, cable news viewers wondered who would take over the 9 p.m. slot on Fox News after Megyn Kelly announced she’d be leaving the network for NBC News. A day later, the mystery was solved. Tucker Carlson will be hosting the coveted hour.
Matt Drudge at The Drudge Report is reporting:
2017 starts off with a BANG! as FOX NEWS executives will announce Tucker Carlson replaces the vacating Megyn Kelly at 9 PM ET, the DRUDGE REPORT has learned.
The dramatic move caps Carlson’s rapid rise at the nation’s top-rated cable channel.
“Tucker has already proven to be an audience powerhouse at 7 PM, now sky is the limit!” an insider explains.
“FOX NEWS will not be tamed.”
The broadcast wunderkind previously anchored shows on CNN, MSNBC and PBS.
TUCKER CARLSON NEW CABLE KING…
GETS 9 PM FOXNEWS https://t.co/pt0ayt53uD
— MATT DRUDGE (@DRUDGE) January 5, 2017
“Me-Again” Kelly will air her last show at Fox on Friday.
Tucker Carlson was a faithful Trump supporter during the election. This promotion couldn’t happen to a better person. What do you think?
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