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Temporary EP For FNC’s DaySide

> Update: 4:33pm: Once again, because FNC doesn’t communicate with TVNewser, a network spokesperson has used ICN to respond. Brown is just a temporary EP for DaySide, according to the spokesperson, who said he’s stepping in until a replacement is named…

Fox News is shaking up DaySide. Earlier today, a source said senior producer Peter Zorich was fired on Friday. Because the Fox News PR department currently chooses not to speak to TVNewser, a spokesperson confirmed the firing to ICN this afternoon.

But that’s not the only change on DaySide, according to a tipster, who says Dave Brown is the new executive producer of the program. “Formerly the EP of weekend primetime, FNC has moved him to DaySide,” the tipster says. “Brown is a longtime FNCer.”

The 1pm show, hosted by Mike Jerrick and Juliet Huddy, was the second lowest rated weekday program on the network in the second quarter (but it still ranks ahead of almost every CNN and MSNBC show)…

> Update: 4:57pm: “Dave Brown has been with Ailes since the days of Americas Talking. Crier, Susteren, O’Reilly radio, etc.,” an e-mailer says, calling him a “friendly, unimaginative foot soldier…”

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