Dobbs, who has been with the network for 10 years, did not appear on his show on Friday. Monday’s new show, “Fox Business Tonight”, will feature Jackie DeAngeles and David Assmann.
Los Angeles Times I mentioned it first Cancel Dobbs Show.
Like many news organizations, Fox News and Fox Business both reassessed programs during the presidential transition. Fox News removed one of the news hosts, Martha McCallum, from its place at 7 pm last month and replaced it with an opinion program with a temporary crew of hosts.
The network announced in October that it would launch new formats as needed after the presidential elections.
“As we said in October, FOX News Media is regularly looking at programming changes and plans have been in place to launch new formats as appropriate after the election, including FOX Business – that’s part of those planned changes.” A Fox spokesperson said in a statement to Politico: ” A new program will be announced at 5:00 PM in the near future. “
Dobbs’ departure comes after a software company vote on Thursday File a defamation lawsuit A lawsuit against Fox that named Dobbs as a defendant. Smartmatic claimed that the network spread false information about election security amid Trump’s false claims that the 2020 election was stolen from him.
Fox Corporation also denounced the lawsuit’s allegations, saying in a statement on Thursday that it is “committed to providing the full context for each story with in-depth reporting and clear opinion. We are proud of our coverage of the 2020 elections and will strongly defend against this merit. A lawsuit in court.”