Bret Baier and Martha MacCallum to Co-Anchor ‘America’s Election HQ’
FNC to Host an Interactive Viewing Party on “FOX Square”
Special Coverage Begins Sunday
NEW YORK – October 29, 2018 — FOX News Channel (FNC) will present special live coverage of the 2018 midterm elections on Tuesday, November 6th beginning at 6PM/ET. Co-anchored by chief political anchor and Special Report’s Bret Baier and The Story’s Martha MacCallum, America’s Election HQ: 2018 Midterms will provide viewers with the latest race calls on individual Senate and House races, as well as projections on the balance of power in both the Senate and the House via the FOX News Decision Desk.
Throughout the evening, America’s Newsroom’s Bill Hemmer will break down the results on the electronic “Bill-board” and Outnumbered Overtime’s Harris Faulkner will feature the Key Race Tracker, a data driven graphic showcasing where the key races stand. Additionally, FOX News @ Night’s Shannon Bream will debut the FOX News Voter Analysis, a survey of early and Election Day voters conducted in all 50 states by NORC at the University of Chicago for Fox News and the Associated Press.
FNC will also hold an interactive viewing party on “FOX Square,” the plaza directly outside of the network headquarters on New York City’s Avenue of the Americas. There, fans will be able to watch and interact with the latest coverage alongside FOX News Headlines 24/7’s Carley Shimkus, who will provide live updates and reactions from the crowd. Additionally, from 9AM/ET to 9PM/ET on FOX Square, FNC will host “The FOX Nation Election Experience” where FNC enthusiasts can get a sneak peek of FOX Nation, the new on demand subscription-based streaming service and meet their favorite stars, along with live music, book signings, food and premium give-a-ways.
Contributions alongside Baier and MacCallum will be made by: FOX News Sunday’s Chris Wallace; senior political analyst Brit Hume; The Daily Briefing’s Dana Perino; The Five’s Juan Williams; FOX News Radio’s Guy Benson and Marie Harf; The Next Revolution’s Steve Hilton; and FOX News contributor Mollie Hemingway. Primetime hosts Sean Hannity, Tucker Carlson and Laura Ingraham will also provide commentary and insight on the latest developments throughout the evening.
Chief White House correspondent John Roberts and White House correspondent Kevin Corke will report from Washington, D.C. on the reaction from the White House while Capitol Hill senior producer Chad Pergram and chief congressional correspondent Mike Emanuel will update viewers on the balance of power between Republicans and Democrats in the House and the Senate. Additionally, chief intelligence correspondent Catherine Herridge will be live from the Department of Homeland Security Headquarters to cover election night security.
Throughout the weekend and leading up to Election Day, FNC will present special live coverage. On Sunday, Nov. 4th, a special edition of The Five (5PM/ET) will be broadcast live on Fox Square, in addition to Baier and MacCallum co-anchoring an election special at 8PM/ET. FNC’s daytime schedule on Monday and Tuesday will also feature prominent guests and analysis leading up to election night, with programs including, Outnumbered (12PM/ET), Outnumbered Overtime with Harris Faulkner (1PM/ET), The Five (5PM/ET) and Hannity (9PM/ET), broadcasting live from the FOX Square. Additionally, live overnight coverage following the election will begin at 1AM/ET, co-anchored by Ed Henry and Julie Banderas.
Additionally, FNC correspondents will report throughout states across the country where key Senate, House and Gubernatorial races are taking place. Correspondents and locations include: Peter Doocy (Florida), Phil Keating (Florida), Griff Jenkins (Florida), Kristin Fisher (Missouri), Mike Tobin (Indiana), Steve Harrigan (Tennessee), Alicia Acuna (Arizona), Casey Stegall (Texas), Dan Springer (Nevada), Ellison Barber (Montana), Brian Llenas (Colorado), Jonathan Serrie (Georgia), Matt Finn (Wisconsin), Molly Line (Kansas), Douglas Kennedy (New York), Jonathan Hunt (California), Jacqui Heinrich (Maine), David Lee Miller (New Jersey) and Garrett Tenney (Washington, D.C.).
FOX News Radio (FNR) will also feature special election night coverage for affiliates beginning at 6PM/ET anchored by Jared Halpern, along with expert analysis and the latest on key races. On FNR, co-hosts of Benson & Harf (6-9PM/ET), Guy Benson and Marie Harf, will host a three hour live midterm election special, in addition to participating in FNC’s AEHQ: 2018 Midterms. Additionally, Fox News Headlines 24/7 will provide updates every 15 minutes on SiriusXM Channel 115, with correspondents reporting live from around the country.
In addition, FOXNews.com will feature up-to-the-minute Senate and House race results and probability meters, alongside reports from multiple campaign headquarters across the country. FOXNews.com will also be live streaming portions of the channel’s special coverage, including race results, election trends and in-depth political analysis.
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