Bret Baier and Megyn Kelly to Co-Anchor “America’s Election Headquarters” Throughout the Week

FOX News Channel (FNC) will present extensive live coverage of the Republican National Convention (RNC) from Cleveland, OH beginning Thursday, July 14th, 2016. Marking a year since FNC kicked off the 2016 election with its record-breaking GOP presidential debate, the channel will return to the Quicken Loans Arena with special programming throughout the convention and nominating process.

Special Report’s Bret Baier and The Kelly File’s Megyn Kelly will co-anchor primetime editions of America’s Elections Headquarters live from “The Q” starting Monday, July 18th continuing through Thursday, July 21st. Coverage will be available on the network’s additional platforms, including FOX News Radio, FOX News Mobile and

Baier and Kelly will be joined by a rotating team of commentators and hosts including FOX News Sunday host Chris Wallace, senior political analyst Brit Hume, political analyst Juan Williams and former White House press secretary Dana Perino in breaking down the latest developments. Analysis will also be provided by former White House senior adviser and FNC contributor Karl Rove, Democratic strategist and FNC contributor Joe Trippi, and FNC contributor Stephen Hayes. Additionally, America’s Newsroom co-anchors Bill Hemmer and Martha MacCallum along with chief political correspondent Carl Cameron will lead coverage from the convention floor providing the latest updates and interviews with state delegates as events unfold.

FNC’s signature primetime line-up will telecast live from the Quicken Loans Arena all week starting with On the Record with Greta Van Susteren (7PM/ET) from the arena floor while The Kelly File (9PM/ET) and a special two-hour Hannity (11PM-1AM/ET) will be presented from the arena sky box. Additionally, Bill O’Reilly will host The O’Reilly Factor (8PM/ET) live from Cleveland on Wednesday and Thursday.

The network will also provide special daytime and primetime coverage from the convention with senior national correspondent John Roberts, chief congressional correspondent Mike Emanuel and chief Washington correspondent James Rosen. FNC correspondents Steve Harrigan and Mike Tobin will report on the latest security and protest situations in and around Cleveland with additional convention and delegate reporting provided by FNC correspondents Rich Edson, Shannon Bream and Peter Doocy.

Chief News Anchor Shepard Smith will anchor FOX Broadcasting Company’s live convention coverage from Monday, July 18th through Thursday July 21st beginning at 10PM/ET.

FNC’s special live programming from Cleveland will include:


Thursday, July 14th – Friday, July, 15th

9-11AM/ET America’s Newsroom with Bill Hemmer and Martha MacCallum

6PM/ET Special Report with Bret Baier



Saturday, July 16th

5-7PM/ETAmerica’s Newsroom with Bill Hemmer and Martha MacCallum

8PM/ETFox News Reporting – Takeover – The Trump Convention anchored by Bret Baier

9PM/ET Justice with Judge Jeanine


Sunday, July 17th

6-10AM/ETFOX & Friends Sunday with Steve Doocy, Ainsley Earhardt and Brian Kilmeade

10AM/ETSunday Morning Futures with Maria Bartiromo

11AM/ETMediabuzz with Howard Kurtz

12PM/ETAmerica’s Election Headquarters with Harris Faulkner

1PM/ET America’s Election Headquarters with Shannon Bream

2PM/ETFOX News Sunday with Chris Wallace

3-5PM/ETAmerica’s Newsroom with Bill Hemmer and Martha MacCallum 

5PM/ETThe Five

6PM/ETSpecial Report with Bret Baier

7PM/ETOn the Record with Greta Van Susteren



Monday, July 18th – Thursday, July 21st

6-9AM/ETFOX & Friends

9-11AM/ETAmerica’s Newsroom with Bill Hemmer and Martha MacCallum 

12PM/ET – Outnumbered

2PM/ET – The Real Story with Martha MacCallum

3PM/ET – Shepard Smith Reporting

5PM/ETThe Five

6PM/ETSpecial Report with Bret Baier

7PM/ETOn the Record with Greta Van Susteren

8PM/ETThe O’Reilly Factor [Live from NY Monday and Tuesday; Live from Cleveland Wednesday and Thursday]

9PM/ETThe Kelly File

10PM/ETAmerica’s Election Headquarters with Bret Baier and Megyn Kelly

11PM – 1AM/ETHannity


Friday, July 22nd

6-9AM/ETFOX & Friends

9-11AM/ETAmerica’s Newsroom with Bill Hemmer and Martha MacCallum 

FOX News Digital and Social Media

In addition to on-air programming, FNC will present special digital coverage of the RNC. Key programs, including Outnumbered (4PM/ET) and Shepard Smith Reporting, (5PM/ET) will provide up to the minute details through special online editions available on or any FOX News App. Late night show Red Eye (3AM/ET)will also feature special programming for the conventions online.

Through FOX News social media channels, audiences will be able to get the latest news and a behind the scenes look at the convention and FOX News programs. Viewers can follow FOX News on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat throughout the week. Additionally, FOX News will broadcast via Facebook Live each day from 2-3PM/ET from the official Facebook Live lounge in Cleveland and The Five will debut Instagram’s Oval Office on Sunday July 17th. FNC correspondent Kristin Fisher will provide updates as the convention’s social media correspondent.


FOX News Radio (FNR) 

FOX News Radio will broadcast live from Cleveland leading up to and during the RNC with Jared Halpern and analyst Tony Sayegh anchoring primetime coverage throughout the week. Fox News Headlines 24/7, on SiriusXM Channel 115, will have live hourly updates, as well as interviews and special feature reports.

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