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NEW YORK– Longtime host Tucker Carlson and Fox News are parting ways. In a statement, the network said Carlson’s last program was on Friday (April 21).

Fox thanked him for his service as a host and contributor.

“Fox News Media and Tucker Carlson have agreed to part ways,” the company said in a statement Monday. “We thank him for his service to the network as a host and prior to that as a contributor.”

He hosted the nightly political talk show Tucker Carlson Tonight on Fox News from 2016 until 2023.

From 2005 to 2008, he hosted the nightly program Tucker on MSNBC. In 2009, he became a political analyst for Fox News, appearing on various programs before starting his own show.

Tucker was Fox’s top-rated prime-time host with an audience of over three-million viewers per night.

This decision comes after the network agreed to pay $787.5 million in a defamation lawsuit in which Carlson’s show, figured prominently for its role in spreading misinformation after the 2020 election.


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