Friday, August 24, 2012

Fox News plans specials for DNC

Fox News Channel announced Friday its coverage plans for the Democratic National Convention, which will begin daily with "FOX and Friends" at 6 a.m. and end with "On The Record with Greta Van Susteren" at 11:30 p.m.

Most of Fox's coverage will originate from the network's sky box at Time Warner Cable Arena.

"Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace," which airs locally at 9 a.m. Sunday on WCCB (Fox Charlotte, Channel 18), will originate from Charlotte, followed by "America's Newsroom" on the Fox News cable channel.

A prime-time special is planned for Tuesday of convention week, "America's Election Headquarters" at 10 p.m. Tuesday with Bret Baier and Megyn Kelly. They will anchor prime-time coverage throughout the week.

DNC news will be the focus of the network's other key shows, including "Fox Report With Shepard Smith," "Your World With Neil Cavuto" and "America Live With Megyn Kelly."

Other key players in Fox's coverage include national correspondent John Roberts, White House correspondent Wendell Goler, congressional correspondent Mike Emanuel and Washington correspondent James Rosen. Offering analysis will be Brit Hume, Juan Williams, Bill Kristol, Charles Krauthammer, Kirsten Powers, Mara Liasson, Stephen Hayes, Karl Rove and Joe Trippi. Covering the convention floor will be Ed Henry, Bill Hemmer and Martha MacCallum.