FOX News Channel (FNC) will present special programming to commemorate the 10th anniversary of 9/11, including two documentaries and extensive programming on Sunday, September 11th. The network will lead with the two-hour special, FOX News Reporting: Freedom Rising with Shepard Smith on Friday, September 2nd and will commence with 9/11 Remembered on Sunday, September 11th.
Documentaries/Special Coverage leading up to the Anniversary of 9/11:
· On Friday, September 2nd, FNC will present FOX News Reporting: Freedom Rising with Shepard Smith from 9:00-11:00 PM/ET. This two-hour documentary tracks the rebuilding of the new World Trade Center and the 9/11 Memorial & Museum through rare historical film and time-lapse footage, as well as exclusive stories told by the construction workers themselves. Additionally, Smith profiles developer Larry Silverstein as well architects, cement and steel workers and museum curators. The special will run in encore editions throughout the week including: Sunday, September 4th at 9:00PM/ET and Sunday, September 11th also at 9:00 PM/ET.
· Throughout the week leading up to 9/11, FOX Report with Shepard Smith (7:00 PM/ET) will present all new Rise of Freedom segments beginning on Monday, September 5th which will document the rebuilding of the new World Trade Center.
· On Friday, September 9th, FNC will present FOX News Reporting: 9/11: Timeline of Terror from 10:00-11:00 PM/ET. The special will reflect on 9/11 and how the tragic events unfolded ten years ago. It will replay throughout the weekend including Saturday, September 10th at 9:00 PM/ET and Sunday, September 11th from 8:00 PM/ET.
Coverage on Sunday, September 11th:
On Sunday, September 11th, FNC’s weekday anchor team will present 9/11 Remembered, which will include live coverage of the ceremonies and memorial events. Additional reporting will be provided by New York correspondents Eric Shawn, David Lee Miller, and Rick Leventhal as well as Senior White House Correspondent Ed Henry, National Security Correspondent Jennifer Griffin, and National Correspondent Catherine Herridge.
The hour-by-hour schedule is as follows:
· 6:00-9:00 AM/ET – FOX and Friends with co-hosts Steve Doocy, Gretchen Carlson, and Brian Kilmeade live from Ground Zero
· 9:00-11:00 AM/ET – America’s Newsroom with co-anchors Bill Hemmer and Martha MacCallum
· 11:00AM-1:00 PM/ET – Happening Now with co-anchors Jon Scott and Jenna Lee
· 1:00-3:00 PM/ET – America Live with Megyn Kelly
· 3:00-4:00 PM/ET – FOX News Reporting: 9/11: Timeline of Terror
· 4:00-5:00 PM/ET – Your World with Neil Cavuto live from Ground Zero
· 5:00-6:00 PM/ET – The Five
· 6:00-7:00 PM/ET – Special Report with Bret Baier
· 7:00-8:00 PM/ET – FOX Report with Shepard Smith live from Ground Zero
· 8:00-9:00 PM/ET – FOX News Reporting: 9/11: Timeline of Terror
· 9:00-11:00 PM/ET – FOX News Reporting: Freedom Rising with Shepard Smith
Foxnews.com will host an interactive live event page covering all aspects of the 10th anniversary of 9/11, including videos and live streaming of memorial services in New York City and around the country. Viewers will also have the opportunity to submit their own stories and memorable moments of 9/11, in addition to following blogs and tweets from the commemorations across the nation.
Fox News Radio
FOX News Radio (FNR) will present a special radio version of 9/11 – Day of Terror on Sunday, September 11th at 7:00AM/ET followed by three hours of live coverage of the memorial anchored by Dave Anthony and Lisa Brady.
FOX News Channel (FNC) is a 24-hour all-encompassing news service dedicated to delivering breaking news as well as political and business news. A top five cable network, FNC has been the most watched news channel in the country for nearly ten years and according to Public Policy Polling, is the most trusted television news source in the country. Owned by News Corp., FNC is available in more than 90 million homes and dominates the cable news landscape, routinely notching the top ten programs in the genre.
FOX News Media Contacts:
Irena Briganti, (212) 301-3608
Carly Shanahan, (212) 301-3851