NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News Channel says Tucker Carlson is claiming the weeknight host slot recently vacated by Greta Van Susteren.
He will take over the 7 p.m. Eastern hour on Nov. 14, the network said Thursday. The name of the new program was not announced.
Carlson, who joined Fox News as a contributor in 2009, is a co-host of “Fox & Friends Weekends” and regularly appears on the network’s other shows. Before joining Fox News, he was a host on both CNN and MSNBC.
Carlson, 47, also is the editor-in-chief and a founder of the conservative news site, “The Daily Caller.”
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“On The Record,” the show Van Susteren hosted, has been temporarily hosted by Brit Hume since her abrupt exit from the network in September after 14 years.