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Fox News To Launch Late Night Show Starring Greg Gutfeld

“The network has been planning the launch of Gutfeld’s show for quite a while. He said he was first approached by Fox News CEO Suzanne Scott who promised him that the show was going to happen.”

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Fox News launched a new show Monday hosted by Greg Gutfeld. The network is hoping that Gutfeld will bring a different twist to a late-night scene bogged down by agenda driven left-leaning hosts who seemingly feed off one another. 

The host sat down with Outkick to discuss his new opportunity, the cancel culture, and what viewers should expect from his new show.

“I’m excited about the one-on-ones,” Gutfeld said. “We are going to get people that are focused on a central, specific topic. There are so many interesting people in the podcast world that I’d like to bring on. I’d love to, actually. What I’m not interested in is bringing in some actor to talk about his new movie – that bores me.”

Gutfeld said that he wants to have “real” conversations with guests that spark intrigue and that people can relate to.

“I want to bring on people who are not on other shows,” he said. “Not the ones making the rounds. I’m going to bring on guests who take risks. We have more slots to take risks now. And we will.” 

The network has been planning the launch of Gutfeld’s show for quite a while. He said he was first approached by Fox News CEO Suzanne Scott who promised him that the show was going to happen. 

“That was the first stage,” said Gutfeld. “I heard about it, talked about it, then waited,” he said. “I had no idea when or if it actually would happen. In reality, I wasn’t sure it was going to happen, but Suzanne said she was pushing for it.” 

Gutfeld said he will use his platform to push back against the cancel culture and not run from it.

“I will say this, everyone has the potential of being canceled,” he said. “I do, you do, we all do. Cancel culture is not about the person getting cancelled – it’s about the type of person doing the canceling. It’s a very small, mobile group of people. You could probably count them, in the United States, 1,000 total, I’d say. But to corporations, they feel much bigger, have much more impact.” 

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Norah O’Donnell to Host CBS Evening News From Republican National Convention

CBS Evening News with Norah O’Donnell will originate from the Wisconsin city on Wednesday, July 17th, and Thursday, July 18th.

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As the Republican National Convention is scheduled to begin, CBS Evening News will be on location with Norah O’Donnell anchoring from Milwaukee.

CBS Evening News with Norah O’Donnell will originate from the Wisconsin city on Wednesday, July 17th, and Thursday, July 18th. On the first two days of the convention, the program will offer extensive coverage of the event with in-depth analysis and also the latest developments of the campaign of President Joe Biden.

O’Donnell will also anchor primetime coverage from 8-11 PM ET as former President Donald Trump is expected to accept the party’s nomination for President. Joining O’Donnell in primetime are chief political analyst John Dickerson, Face the Nation moderator Margaret Brennan, and chief White House correspondent Nancy Cordes.

CBS News will feature extension coverage of the event. Tony Dokoupil will be on location for the network’s morning show. Other personnel covering the convention for the network include Weijia Jiang, Major Garrett, Robert Costa, Ed O’Keefe, Caitlin Huey-Burns, Jake Rosen, and Olivia Rinaldi.

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Greg Gutfeld Executive Producer: We Won’t Be Wall-to-Wall Republican National Convention Just Because We’re in Milwaukee

“If there’s the kind of pop culture stuff that we do in the back half, we’ll still do that.”

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Fox News is taking its entire primetime lineup to Milwaukee for the upcoming Republican National Convention. And while Greg Gutfeld will be on location, that doesn’t mean the convention will be the only topic of conversation.

Gutfeld! will air at 11 PM ET — an hour later than its usual time — during the convention to make way for a special news program hosted by Bret Baier and Martha MacCallum.

But the late-night show will be in the Wisconsin city speaking with a panel of usual guests. And with that usual cast of characters means that the content of the program isn’t likely to change from its usual format.

“It’s people who Greg loves and has good chemistry with,” Executive Producer Tom O’Connor told TVNewser. “I don’t think it’ll be wall-to-wall RNC coverage for the whole hour, either. If there’s the kind of pop culture stuff that we do in the back half, we’ll still do that. That’s stuff that Greg always wants to talk about.”

O’Connor added that “It was an easy decision” to move Gutfeld! to Milwaukee for the Republican National Convention. He continued by noting that Greg Gutfeld being more comfortable as the host of the show allows for more on-location programs.

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Tucker Carlson Network App Coming to Smart TVs

“Our team has spent months developing the new TCN TV app, and it’s about to go live.”

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Tucker Carlson has been off TV since his April 2023 ouster from Fox News. That’s about to change with the launch of an app for his Tucker Carlson Network.

In an email to subscribers, the Tucker Carlson Network revealed “Our team has spent months developing the new TCN TV app, and it’s about to go live. When this app is released, you’ll be able to watch Tucker on your TV at any time.

The Tucker Carlson Network app will join a growing field of smart TV apps in recent months. Nearly every network news outlet has a free, ad-supported TV streaming app with products like NBC News Now, ABC Live, and the recently rebranded CBS News 24/7.

It is unclear if the new app will require a subscription to the network to watch the various video programs being produced by the former cable news host.

Currently, subscriptions to the platform cost $9 monthly or $72 for the entire year.

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