Chief Political Anchor and “Special Report’s” Bret Baier and “The Story” Anchor Martha MacCallum to Helm Coverage from Washington
Bill Hemmer to Offer Programming from D.C. at the Start of the Trial for FOX Affiliates
FOX News Channel (FNC) will present live wall-to-wall coverage surrounding the United States Senate’s impeachment trial of President Donald Trump beginning in earnest on Tuesday, January 21st. FNC’s special programming will cover the Senate trial gavel to gavel each day.
Leading coverage from Washington, D.C. will be FNC’s chief political anchor and anchor of Special Report (weekdays 6PM/ET) Bret Baier, alongside Martha MacCallum, anchor of The Story (weekdays 7PM/ET). Contributions to the live coverage will also be provided by FOX News Sunday’s Chris Wallace in the nation’s capital, with The Daily Briefing’s Dana Perino and political analyst Juan Williams joining from New York. FNC contributor Andrew McCarthy (former Assistant United States Attorney) will offer constitutional expertise and legal analysis.
Additionally, at the start of the Senate trial in earnest on Tuesday and through Wednesday, FNC will offer all FOX affiliates coverage from Washington by FNC’s Bill Hemmer, anchor of the new afternoon news program Bill Hemmer Reports (weekdays 3PM/ET). Stations can also livestream Hemmer’s coverage on digital and social platforms without interrupting their regularly scheduled programming.
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 more than 17 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.
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