Tucker Carlson has parted ways with Fox News, the network revealed today.
Carlson’s show anchored the Fox lineup and was always at the top of the ratings in almost every important category.
“FOX News Media and Tucker Carlson have agreed to part ways,” the network said in a statement.
“We thank him for his service to the network as a host and prior to that as a contributor.”
Carlson’s last show was Friday, the network said.
Fox News said it will air a new program called “Fox News Tonight” at 8 pm, starting Monday evening.
This will be an interim show hosted by a rotating cast of Fox News personalities until a new host is named.
Carlson was Fox’s top-rated prime-time host.
He averaged more than 3 million viewers per night.
BREAKING: Tucker Carlson is out at Fox News. The network announced it has agreed to part ways with the popular prime-time host and conservative commentator. https://t.co/njBuZbMF24 pic.twitter.com/lEplJTltk8
— The Associated Press (@AP) April 24, 2023
Breaking news: In a shocking announcement on Monday morning, the Fox News Channel announced that primetime host Tucker Carlson is leaving the network. https://t.co/c8d0mKFhGU pic.twitter.com/ZPbnoPpNJe
— The Washington Post (@washingtonpost) April 24, 2023
Paul Ryan and the Murdochs have ruined Fox News!
They turned on Trump and now they’ve turned on Tucker.
I stand with Trump and @TuckerCarlson!
— Alex Bruesewitz 🇺🇸 (@alexbruesewitz) April 24, 2023
According to The USA Today:
The release said the two parties “have agreed to part ways.”
A rotating panel of people will host Fox News Tonight, the release said.
The news of Carlson’s departure comes the week after Fox News settled a defamation lawsuit with Dominion Voting Systems.