Bret Baier and Megyn Kelly to Co-Anchor Special Weekend Primetime Coverage 

Debate Livestream will be Available Without Authentication on Digital Platforms 

FOX News Channel (FNC) will present special live programming leading up to the second presidential debate on Sunday, October 9th between nominees Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton from Washington University in St. Louis. Beginning this weekend, coverage will be available on FNC, as well as on additional platforms, including FOX News Radio, FOX News Mobile and, where the debate will livestream for free without authentication.

FNC’s signature programs and primetime line-up will have special Sunday telecasts live from the debate site throughout the day. Special Report’s Bret Baier and The Kelly File’s Megyn Kelly will headline primetime debate coverage live from inside the debate hall beginning at 9PM/ET through 11PM/ET. Baier and Kelly will be joined by a team of commentators for post-debate analysis, including The Five’s Dana Perino and political contributors Laura Ingraham, Juan Williams and Tucker Carlson.

FOX & Friends will kick off Sunday’s schedule followed by on-location editions of MediaBuzz, America’s Election Headquarters with Bill Hemmer and Martha MacCallum, Shepard Smith Reporting, Your World with Neil Cavuto and The Five.

Additionally, Bret Baier will anchor Special Report (6PM/ET) live from St. Louis on both Saturday and Sunday while On the Record (7PM/ET), The Kelly File (11PM/ET) and Hannity (12AM/ET) will all have special Sunday programs from Washington University. The O’Reilly Factor will telecast live from New York at 8PM/ET.

FNC’s special programming originating from Washington University will include: 

Sunday, October 9th  

6-9AM/ET – FOX & Friends 

11AM/ET Mediabuzz

12-2PM/ET – America’s Election Headquarters with Bill Hemmer and Martha MacCallum

3PM/ET – Shepard Smith Reporting

4PM/ET Your World with Neil Cavuto

5PM/ET – The Five

6PM/ET – Special Report with Bret Baier

7PM/ET – On the Record with Brit Hume

8PM/ET – The O’Reilly Factor [to originate from NY]

9-11PM/ET – Presidential Candidates Debate, co-anchored by Bret Baier and Megyn Kelly

11PM/ET – The Kelly File

12/ET – Hannity 

FOX News Radio will also feature special coverage of the presidential debate from 8PM-12AM/ET with host Jared Halpern and political analyst Tony Sayegh. Fox News Headlines 24/7, on SiriusXM Channel 115, will have live reports as well as “instant highlights” – the best moments from each debate, even as they are still underway.

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.


FOX News Media Contacts:

Carly Shanahan/212.301.3851

Jamie Rokus/212.301.3294