PRESS RELEASE from FOX News Channel
latter part of Oct. 2008



Brit Hume to Anchor Primetime Coverage 

FOX News Channel (FNC) will provide live continuous coverage of Election Night beginning at 6:00PM ET on November 4th.

Brit Hume will kick off the evening’s coverage joined by Chris Wallace and panelists Fred Barnes and Bill Kristol from The Weekly Standard, Juan Williams of National Public Radio, and Nina Easton of Fortune magazine.  Coverage will emanate from FNC’s all new High Definition studio which will be debuted that evening, and analysis will be provided by both the former Co-chief Strategist and Communications Director for Senator Hillary Clinton Howard Wolfson and former Senior White House Advisor to President Bush Karl Rove 

In addition, Sean Hannity, Alan Colmes, Bill O’Reilly and Greta Van Susteren will contribute their perspectives throughout the evening with Megyn Kelly analyzing exit poll information and Bill Hemmer tracking results on his electronic ‘Bill-board’. 

Also, Carl Cameron will be live from the McCain Campaign Headquarters in Phoenix and Major Garrett will be reporting live from the Obama Headquarters in Chicago. FNC correspondents Caroline Shively, Wendell Goler, Eric Shawn and Mike Emanuel will additionally be reporting  from battleground states across the country.

Another feature of FNC’s election coverage is “The Strategy Room” which will be live via webcast on from outside of FNC’s NY Headquarters beginning at 5:00PM ET on Election night and will be anchored by Brian Wilson and Martha MacCallum. FNC’s election coverage will also be broadcast live from two locations in New York City- the Times Square News AstroVision by Panasonic screen and a jumbo 18x14 screen in front of the FNC’s NY headquarters beginning at 6:00PM ET.

Additionally, FOX News Radio (FNR) will provide coverage beginning at 6:00PM ET anchored by Mike Majchrowitz along with Jeff Birnbaum of The Washington Times.  Reporter Rich Johnson will be live in Phoenix from the McCain Campaign Headquarters and Todd Starnes will report live from the Obama Campaign Headquarters in Chicago.  Also, FNR reporters will be stationed at key battleground states including Florida, Ohio and Virginia.

FOX News Channel (FNC) is a 24-hour general news service covering breaking news as well as political, entertainment and business news.  For more than six years, FNC has been the most watched cable news channel in the nation. Owned by News Corp., FNC is available in more than 90 million homes.