Bret Baier and Megyn Kelly are set to co-anchor the 2010 midterm election coverage on Fox News Channel. Coverage begins at 6pmET Tuesday with “Special Report with Bret Baier.” Then, at 7pm, “The FOX Report with Shepard Smith,” followed by Baier and Kelly’s “America’s Election HQ.” Baier and Kelly will be joined by senior political analyst Brit Hume and a panel of FNC contributors including Juan Williams, Democratic consultant Joe Trippi and former senior adviser to President George W. Bush, Karl Rove.
Fox News anchors Martha MacCallum and Bill Hemmer, who brings back the “Bill Board,” will be covering exit polls and tracking live data on the giant touchscreen. Chief political correspondent Carl Cameron provides minute-by-minute reporting on election results.
Bair and Kelly will be moderating panels with FNC contributors: former vice presidential candidate and Congresswoman Geraldine Ferraro, former Alaska Governor and vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin, and former Arkansas Governor and presidential candidate Mike Huckabee.
What about Bill, Sean and Greta?
Meantime, over on FOX broadcasting, the same panelists and commentators will join Shepard Smith who anchors FOX coverage with Chris Wallace contributing. In addition to network cut-ins throughout the night, Smith will anchor two live hours of election programming from 9-10pmET and Midnight-1amET.
BRET BAIER AND MEGYN KELLY TO ANCHOR FOX NEWS CHANNEL’S 2010 MIDTERM ELECTION NIGHT COVERAGE
FOX News Channel (FNC) will present continuous live coverage of the 2010 midterm elections led by co-anchors Bret Baier and Megyn Kelly on Tuesday, November 2nd, beginning at 6:00 PM/ET, announced Michael Clemente, Senior Vice President of News, FOX News. Additionally, FNC’s team of seasoned political correspondents, anchors and analysts will provide developments on the race and election results throughout the evening.
The coverage will kick off with a one-hour Special Report with Bret Baier at 6:00 PM ET followed by The FOX Report with Shepard Smith at 7:00 PM ET. Baier and Kelly will then lead the network’s coverage, America’s Election HQ from New York beginning at 8:00 PM ET, joined by senior political analyst Brit Hume and a panel of FNC contributors, including: Juan Williams, Democratic consultant Joe Trippi and former senior White House advisor to President George W. Bush, Karl Rove. FOX News anchors Martha MacCallum and Bill Hemmer will also cover exit polls and track historical live data on the giant Touch Screen, respectively, as chief political correspondent Carl Cameron provides minute-by-minute reporting on election results.
Additionally, Baier and Kelly will moderate a rotating panel of FNC contributors that include former vice presidential candidate and Congresswoman Geraldine Ferraro, former Alaska Governor and vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin, former Arkansas Governor and presidential candidate Mike Huckabee, Democratic strategist Bob Beckel, Democratic pollster Pat Caddell, Democratic strategist Kirsten Powers, Washington Examiner senior political analyst Michael Barone, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich and political analyst and columnist Charles Krauthammer. Commentators Bill O’Reilly, Sean Hannity and Greta Van Susteren will also weigh in with their perspectives and analysis during their respective primetime hours.
Other FNC reporters appearing throughout the evening include White House correspondent Wendell Goler and congressional correspondent James Rosen, along with Eric Shawn reporting on voter irregularities in New York and Mike Tobin reporting on the Tea Party influence from Kentucky. Reporting from battleground and significant states across the country will be: Anita Vogel (Nevada), Molly Line (Ohio), Alicia Alcuna (Colorado), Steve Brown (Illinois), Adam Housley (California), David Lee Miller (Pennsylvania), Shannon Bream (West Virginia), Dan Springer (Alaska), William Lajeunesse (Washington) and Phil Keating (Florida).
Viewers can also log on to Foxnews.com for in-depth coverage of the 2010 midterm elections. Features on the website will include live streaming of campaigns from across the country, live election results and real time analysis on the political blog. Additionally, there will be live analysis of the election throughout the night on “The Strategy Room,” a live webcast available on Foxnews.com.
FOX News Radio (FNR) will also provide coverage beginning at 7:00 PM ET anchored by Jeff Monosso along with FNC’s Rick Folbaum. FNR correspondents will provide live updates throughout the evening and the latest on the exit polls and race results.
FOX News Channel (FNC) is a 24-hour general news service covering breaking news as well as political, business and entertainment news. For over 100 consecutive months, FNC has been the most-watched cable news channel in the country. Owned by News Corp., FNC is available in more than 90 million homes.
SHEPARD SMITH TO ANCHOR FOX BROADCASTING’S 2010 MID-TERM ELECTION NIGHT COVERAGE
FOX News Channel’ s (FNC) Shepard Smith will anchor FOX Broadcasting Company’ s mid-
term election night coverage on November 2nd. In addition to providing the network cut-ins
throughout the night, Smith will anchor two straight live hours of election programming from
9:00-10:00 PM ET and 12:00-1:00 AM ET.
Joining Smith on a panel will be FOX News Sunday anchor Chris Wallace along with FNC
contributors: Nina Easton of Fortune and Stephen Hayes of The Weekly Standard. Further
commentary and analysis will be provided by FNC contributors, including: former Alaska
Governor Sarah Palin; Democratic consultant Joe Trippi; former senior White House advisor to
President George W. Bush, Karl Rove; and Democratic strategist Bob Beckel.
Additionally, FNC’ s Bill Hemmer and Martha MacCallum will report on the issues impacting
particular races and exit polls respectively. Several FNC reporters will also contribute to the
network’ s coverage, including chief political correspondent Carl Cameron who will provide a
breakdown of the minute by minute results of races throughout the country.
Owned by News Corp, FOX News, headed by Chairman and CEO, Roger Ailes, operates the
FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX News Radio, FOXNews.com, FOX News Latino, FOX News
Mobile and FOX Business Network, while producing FOX News Sunday with Chris Wallace
and FOX News Edge. FNC has been the number one cable news channel for more than 100
consecutive months and is available in more than 90 million homes in the United States and 110
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