THE POLITICAL commentator has left the station after seven years on the air.
Tucker Carlson hosted his final Fox News show on April 21, 2023.
Who will replace Tucker Carlson at Fox?
Page Six reported that Fox News’ Lawrence Jones, 30, will temporarily replace Carlson, 53, after the former TV host left the network following his last appearance on April 21, 2023.
On Monday, May 1st, Jones will take over hosting duties for the 8pm slot previously reserved for Carlson, who has hosted Tucker Carlson Tonight since 2016.
A “media insider” told Page Six: “Fox News is trying out a rotating roster of presenters in Tucker’s place – this week it was Fox & Friends’ Brian Kilmeade – but it’s telling they picked Jones to do so soon up after Tucker’s departure.”
It’s currently unclear who will replace Carlson permanently.
Who is Lawrence Jones?
Jones is a Fox News contributor and political commentator, as well as a talk radio host and author.
He works for several shows on the network including Fox & Friends and Fox News Primetime.
On January 29, 2022, he earned the title of youngest black solo host on cable news with the premiere of his show Lawrence Jones Cross Country.
The hit program airs Saturdays at 10 p.m. EST.
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Viewers can also tune in through Fox’s website.
According to Page Six, the show attracts 1 million viewers and 108,000 in the demo.
The outlet also reported that Jones lives in Dallas, Texas but travels to New York on Fridays and Saturdays to film Lawrence Jones Cross Country.
When was Tucker Carlson Tonight premiered?
Tucker Carlson Tonight debuted on Fox News on November 14, 2016.
The popular television show aired weekdays at 8:00 p.m. EST.
Viewers were also able to tune in to the show through the Fox News website.
As reported by the New York Post, Fox News announced that Carlson’s final show with the network aired on April 21, 2023.