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During her 10-year tenure as the resident conservative voice on ABC's daytime talk show "The View," Elisabeth Hasselbeck went from being a former shoe industry industrial designer and "Survivor" contestant to a confident TV professional who learned how to stand up for herself in the occasional pointed debates that broke out among the all-female panelists.
But on Monday, Sept. 16, Hasselbeck was still perched on a couch on a weekday, but instead of the one-hour chat fest of "The View," she was tackling three hours a day as a co-host of Fox News Channel's morning show, "Fox and Friends," with show veterans Steve Doocy and Brian Kilmeade.
Things are different when you trade in estrogen for testosterone.
"'They're like siblings," Hasselbeck says to Zap2it of her companions on the show's curvy white couch. "I keep calling them my brothers, because they feel like that. Certainly, they're unique."
It's not an entirely new situation for Hasselbeck, »
Just two weeks ago, Fox News' Geraldo Rivera expressed shock that news reports failed to identify the race of three black suspects in the beating of a white teenager, although he failed to explain why their race was important, or why he didn't just look up two inches to see the photograph featured in the report that he read. Imagine how shocked Geraldo will be when he learns that Fox And Friends similarly failed to identify the race of Michael Brandon Hill, the white male who opened fire in a predominantly black elementary school in Decatur, Georgia on Tuesday. »
- Tommy Christopher
How did we make it a whole thirty-four hours without hearing what Donald Trump thinks about the George Zimmerman verdict? Trump called in to Fox And Friends Monday morning, telling the trio of hosts that he thought Zimmerman was "no angel" and that he should high-tail it out of Florida, but that he also agreed with the verdict and questioned whether the case ever should have been brought given Florida's tough self-defense statutes. »
- Evan McMurry
On Fox And Friends Wednesday morning, host Brian Kilmeade prepared the way for Elizabeth Hasselbeck's arrival by taking a shot at her current show The View: "And can you imagine she's going to be on a show where they actually let her talk!" Hasselbeck announced yesterday that she was leaving the network show to co-anchor Fox And Friends, replacing Gretchen Carlson, who will anchor her own daytime show on Fox. »
- Evan McMurry
Exclusive: Tucker Carlson is about to get up a lot earlier on Saturdays and Sundays. Fox News Channel is expected to announce, I have learned, that Carlson will be joining morning show Fox And Friends Weekend as the new co-host. A Fox News contributor since 2009, the former CNN Crossfire co-host is expected to make his full-time 6 Am debut with co-hosts Alisyn Camerota and Clayton Morris early next month. Carlson will replace Dave Biggs, who left Fox And Friends late last year. This is the third cable news network where Carlson has found a home. Besides his CNN stint, the pundit had a show called Tucker on MSNBC from 2005-2008. Besides taking on the early-morning shift, The Daily Caller founder will continue to appear on the cable news network’s daytime and primetime shows. Related: Fox News Hires Herman Cain »
- DOMINIC PATTEN
5 items from 2013
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