Time flies when you're making politicians squirm with tough questions. This Sunday, Fox News Channel's Chris Wallace celebrates 10 years in the anchor chair on the Washington roundtable show Fox News Sunday (check local listings). Wallace is the only news anchor to helm Sunday shows on two different networks — he was moderator of NBC's Meet the Press in the late 1980s. He recently took some time to reflect on his run and his days as a gofer for Walter Cronkite.
TV Guide Magazine: You were really the big first name to come to Fox News from one of the traditional big 3 networks. How do you think the channel has changed since you first arrived?
Chris Wallace: Not...
Anderson Cooper, Dr. Mehmet Oz
Jeopardy! has assembled Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Anderson Cooper and Dr. Oz, among others, for the game show's upcoming Power Players Week.
This year's 15 contestants have collectively accumulated 21 Emmys, eight Peabodys, four Pulitzer Prizes and a Grammy Award, in addition to...
Delaware's Republican senatorial candidate, Christine O'Donnell, canceled two TV appearances over the weekend after clips of her discussing a past brush with witchcraft on Politically Incorrect turned up on YouTube — and on Bill Maher's new show.
The atheist-libertarian kicked off the new season of his HBO political talk/comedy show Real Time by noting ...
Brit Hume courtesy Fox News Channel
Brit Hume, top political anchor for the Fox News Channel, is expected to go part-time by the end of the year, says the AP, leaving his daily newscast but continuing as a panelist on Fox News Sunday. In addition, he'll likely still cover special events for the channel.Hume is in negotiations with the network, but no details have yet been confirmed as to the specifics of his plans. While the news signals the first major shake-up for FNC, it wasn't a surprise to the net: He'd previously told press that he has been planning on scaling back when his contract expires at the end of the year.Hume reportedly told the New York Observer, "I've been doing this a long time, and it's just not as fascinating to me as it used to be," adding, "Look, journalism is a lot about enthusiasm. You have to have it. I find I am no longer as interested in politics as I was." Anna DimondUse our Online Video Guide to check out some Hume's political reports.
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Just when you thought Fox couldn't put more super in their Super Bowl pre-game, they've gone and injected it with Fox News Channel coverage of the lead-up to the Super Tuesday primaries. What does this mean? Well, after a special edition of Fox News Sunday at 9am/ET, the network will officially begin Super Sunday programming that not only touches on the big game and its cultural significance but will also include live reports from the campaign trail. Fox News stalwart Shepard Smith will broadcast live from the game site in Arizona, while cohosts Bill Hemmer and Megyn Kelly hold down the fort at FNC's New York studio. TVGuide.com caught up with Hemmer right after he returned from Tuesday's primary in Florida to find out about this year's super pre-game coverage.
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Chris Wallace, Fox News Sunday
Before there was Fox News Channel, there was Fox News Sunday. The Beltway-based Sunday discussion program celebrates its 11th anniversary on Fox stations this month. While it's still just knee-high to NBC's Meet the Press (60 years) and CBS' Face the Nation (52 years), it is part of the opinion-leading sphere of Sunday-morning programs — a tradition that survives in the age of 24-hour cable news and the Internet. Despite those other formats, Sunday-morning shows will provide defining moments for the candidates in the 2008 presidential campaign. The Biz talked with Fox News Sunday moderator Chris Wallace about his news organization's role in the long road to the White House.
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CBS, fueled by a trio of wins for 60 Minutes, and PBS led the pack at Monday night's News & Documentary Emmy Awards, taking home five statues each. Also of note: ABC's Iraq: Where Things Stand series, hosted by Peter Jennings just 71 days before he revealed that he had lung cancer, was honored with a pair of Emmys.... This weekend, Fox News Sunday enjoyed its highest ratings since the December 2003 capture of Saddam Hussein, thanks to the tense face-off between Chris Wallace and former president Clinton.... NBC Nightly News reclaimed its No. 1 title last week, ending Katie Couric's two-week streak.