“Special Report” Anchor Bret Baier and “The Story’s” Martha MacCallum to Co-Anchor Network’s Live Coverage

Bill Hemmer to Anchor FOX Entertainment’s Coverage

NEW YORK – January 29, 2020 – FOX News Channel (FNC) will present special live coverage of President Donald Trump’s State of the Union (SOTU) address to a joint session of Congress and the Democratic response from Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, February 4th, beginning at 9PM/ET.

Co-anchored by Special Report’s Bret Baier and The Story’s Martha MacCallum, the network’s coverage will also include contributions from FOX News Sunday’s Chris Wallace, The Daily Briefing’s Dana Perino and political analyst Juan Williams from the nation’s capital. Additionally, chief White House correspondent John Roberts, chief Congressional correspondent Mike Emanuel and Congressional correspondent Chad Pergram and will offer live reports from the White House and Statuary Hall.

Throughout the day, many of FNC’s New York-based programs will originate from Washington, including FOX & Friends, The Daily Briefing, Bill Hemmer Reports, The Five, The Story and Hannity. The network will also feature its regularly scheduled programming from D.C. (Special Report, Tucker Carlson Tonight, The Ingraham Angle and FOX News @ Night). America’s Newsroom co-anchor Ed Henry will also host FNC’s three-hour daytime news offering live from Washington.

On FOX Entertainment, FNC’s Bill Hemmer will anchor separate live coverage beginning at 9PM/ET. FNC correspondent Kristin Fisher will provide reports from outside the Capitol and FNC contributors Ari Fleischer and Marie Harf will provide analysis.

FNC’s special programming live from Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, February 4th will include:

6-9AM/ET – FOX & Friends

9AM-12PM/ET – America’s Newsroom (co-anchor Ed Henry)

2-3PM/ET – The Daily Briefing

3-4PM ET – Bill Hemmer Reports

5-6PM/ET – The Five

6-7PM/ET – Special Report with Bret Baier

7-8PM/ET – The Story

8-9PM/ET – Tucker Carlson Tonight

9-11PM/ET – State of the Union Address and the Democratic response (special coverage co-anchored by Bret Baier and Martha MacCallum)

11PM-12AM/ET – Hannity

12-1AM/ET – The Ingraham Angle

1-2AM/ET – FOX News @ Night will also feature wall-to-wall coverage of President Trump’s State of the Union address. In the days and hours leading up to the event, the site will have a dedicated landing page devoted exclusively to the latest reporting, where readers can view a selection of curated stories and video clips from FNC. The homepage will feature a live blog that will be continuously updated throughout the speech as well as the official Democratic response, including breakout coverage, photos and real-time reaction from around the nation. Once the event begins at 9PM/ET, will carry a livestream from inside the House of Representatives’ chamber, providing viewers with coverage followed by reaction from experts, lawmakers and more.

Additionally, FOX News Radio (FNR) will offer live national network coverage beginning at 8PM/ET anchored by FNR’s National Correspondent Jared Halpern and White House correspondent Jon Decker from Capitol Hill. FNR will also offer hourly Democracy 2020 updates on Amazon’s smart speaker. FOX News Podcasts will present special editions of their daily morning podcast, the FOX News Rundown, and will provide a full recap of the address the following morning. FOX News Headlines 24/7 will provide live updates every 15 minutes during and after the address on SiriusXM channel 115. In addition, the nationally-syndicated Brian Kilmeade Show (9-12PM/ET) will be broadcasting live from Washington, D.C.

FOX News Channel (FNC) is a 24-hour all-encompassing news service delivering breaking news as well as political and business news. The number one network in cable, FNC is a unit of FOX News Media and has been the most watched television news channel for 18 consecutive years. According to a 2019 Suffolk University poll, FOX News is the most trusted source for television news or commentary in the country, while a 2019 Brand Keys Emotion Engagement Brand Analysis survey found that FOX News was the most trusted cable news brand. A 2019 Morning Consult poll reported FOX News as the most-watched cable channel among independents in the county. Owned by FOX Corporation, FNC is available in nearly 90 million homes and dominates the cable news landscape, routinely notching the top ten programs in the genre.


FOX News Media Contact:

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