On October 7, 1996, the "on" switch was thrown at the Fox News Channel — and the TV news universe hasn't been the same since. A one-hour special, Fox News Channel — 15 Years — Fair and Balanced (Friday, 10pm/ET; Saturday, 10pm/ET; and Sunday, 3pm/ET), will reflect on the rise of the cable news ratings leader. Among the Fox News veterans looking back is Special Report anchor Bret Baier, who opened the channel's Atlanta bureau in his apartment with just a fax machine and a cell phone in FNC's early days. The Biz recently talked with Baier, who became anchor of Special Report in 2009, about the anniversary, the channel's critics and his emergence as the face of Fox News in the Beltway.
Glenn Beck bid adieu to Fox News on Thursday, as the controversial host prepares to launch his own network. However, there were no tears from Beck, who instead promised his fans he would help fix the country and even poked fun at his own persona, according to The Associated Press.
"I'm the only host who is supposedly the most dangerous person in America because of my influence and the least influential person in America because my ratings...
The last episode of Glenn Beck's Fox News show will air June 30, according to The Hollywood Reporter...
Master parodist Jon Stewart delivered a tour de force, extended Glenn Beck impression on Thursday's Daily Show in response to the news that Beck is ending his Fox News show...
Glenn Beck will end his Fox News program, but will continue to develop new TV projects for the network and other platforms.
In a joint statement Wednesday, Beck, whose contract is up in December, and the network said he will "transition off" his daily show later this year.
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