FOX NEWS CHANNEL TO HOST FINAL REPUBLICAN PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY DEBATE BEFORE IOWA CAUCUS

Anchors Bret Baier, Megyn Kelly and Chris Wallace Return as Moderators 

FOX News Channel (FNC) announced today that the network will host its second Republican presidential primary debate on Thursday, January 28, 2016 from Des Moines, Iowa. The two-hour debate will be presented live from the Iowa Events Center at 9PM/ET on FNC, as well as the network’s additional platforms, including FOX News Radio, FOX News Mobile and FOXNews.com. FNC’s first Republican primary debate on August 6th delivered a record-breaking 24 million viewers and was the highest-rated non-sports cable broadcast of all time.

Special Report anchor Bret Baier, The Kelly File anchor Megyn Kelly and FOX News Sunday host Chris Wallace will return as moderators for the last contest among the candidates before the Iowa Caucus on February 1, 2016. The criteria for candidate entry to the debate will be announced closer to the date.

Following the debate, FNC will present special live daytime and primetime programming from the Hawkeye state in the days leading up to the Iowa Caucus as the first votes are cast in the 2016 election.

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 more than 13 years and according to a Suffolk University/USA Today poll, is the most trusted television news source in the country. Owned by 21st Century Fox, FNC is available in more than 90 million homes and dominates the cable news landscape, routinely notching the top ten programs in the genre.

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