Fox News Channel today announced a change to its programming lineup, with the expansion of its signature morning show “Fox & Friends.”
The cable channel is adding the extension “Fox & Friends First,” which will run from 4-6 a.m. ET, with “Fox & Friends” remaining in the 6-9 a.m. ET slot.
The 4 a.m. hour of “Fox & Friends First” will be hosted by Heather Childers, with co-anchors Jillian Mele and Rob Schmitt handling the 5 a.m. hour.
“With the expansion of the franchise, FNC now has more women anchoring and hosting programs than any other cable news network on weekdays from 4AM-12AM/ET,” FNC noted in today’s announcement. “Additionally, upon the debut of ‘Fox News @ Night’ on October 30th, FNC will have live weekday programming for 20 hours a day.”
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