Fox News Gives Laura Ingraham 10pm Slot



Radio host and political commentator Laura Ingraham is reportedly getting a prime time slot on Fox News, taking over the 10 p.m. hour.

Ingraham has been telling friends the deal is essentially done though some details remain to be hammered out, CNN Money reported. A Fox News spokeswoman denied there was a deal.

The new show — for which there was no announced start date — will be part of a broader change to the network’s top-rated prime time lineup, according to CNN Money.

Sean Hannity’s show, currently at 10 p.m., will move one hour earlier to 9 p.m., where “The Five,” a talk show originally slotted and named for the 5 p.m. slot, will return to it, CNN Money reported.

The changes come on the heels of Eric Bolling’s exit from Fox and the cancellation of his 5 p.m. show “Fox News Specialists.”

Ingraham, a former Ronald Reagan speechwriter, hosts her own radio show and is the founder and editor-in-chief of Lifezette.com.

Matt Drudge teased the announcement of Ingraham’s new show in a tweet in August, writing it’s her “time to shine,” the Daily Caller reported.


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