Obama’s First Interview on ‘FOX News Sunday’ Since Being Elected President
FOX News Sunday’s Chris Wallace will conduct an exclusive sit-down interview with President Barack Obama to air this Sunday April 10th, 2016. The interview will be presented on FOX Broadcasting (check local listings) and on FOX News Channel (FNC) at 2PM/ET and 6PM/ET. This marks President Obama’s first interview on FNC since 2014 and his first appearance on FOX News Sunday since being elected President.
Taking place at the University of Chicago, the interview will cover an array of topics, including the pending Supreme Court nomination, the 2016 election and Obama’s presidential legacy. Chris Wallace previously interviewed Obama in 2009 and 2013 for FOX News Channel and in 2008 for FOX News Sunday as then-Senator Obama.
The interview with the president this month coincides with the 20-year anniversary of FOX News Sunday, which debuted with the late host Tony Snow on FOX Broadcasting on April 28th, 1996. With more than 50 years of broadcast experience, current host Chris Wallace, has anchored the show for 12 years and most recently co-moderated the three FNC debates, alongside Bret Baier and Megyn Kelly. The August 6th debate, with 24 million viewers, was the most-watched non-sports cable telecast of all time. According to Nielsen Media Research, FOX News Sunday is delivering its highest-rated year ever in total viewers in the history of the show, and is up the most out of all Sunday public affair programs with total viewers (up 28%).
FOX News Sunday with Chris Wallace (FNS) is a one-hour live broadcast airing Sunday mornings across the nation on FOX Broadcasting Company. During his tenure as host of FOX News Sunday, Wallace has interviewed numerous political heavyweights and newsmakers, including former presidents George W. Bush, Bill Clinton and George H.W. Bush, former Vice President Dick Cheney, then Vice President-elect Joe Biden, former U.S. Secretary of States Hillary Clinton, Condoleezza Rice and Colin Powell, and the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. FNS is re-aired every Sunday at 2:00PM and 6:00PM/ET on FOX News Channel.
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 14 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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