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Fox Business to Replace ‘The Independents’ With ‘Kennedy’

15 January 2015 1:03 PM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Lisa “Kennedy” Montgomery, the onetime MTV host who has recently been seen on Fox Business program “The Independents,” is getting a series built around her.

Montgomery will be the host of “Kennedy,” which will launch January 26 at 10 p.m., after the conclusion of an episode of the network’s new “Strange Inheritance” reality series that night.

“Kennedy” will feature an opening monologue from the host, followed by interviews and discussion segments. Fox Business is billing the program as focused on “big water-cooler discussion topics.”

The network is ending “The Independents,” which also featured Fox Business Network contributors Matt Welch and Kmele Foster.


- Brian Steinberg

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Fox Business Canceling ‘The Independents’ Hosted by ‘Kennedy’ (Exclusive)

15 January 2015 12:09 PM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Fox Business has canceled the libertarian-oriented program “The Independents,” an insider familiar with the situation told TheWrap.

Fox Business confirmed the cancellation to TheWrap. The last episode of the show aired Jan. 9.

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The program featured a panel of hosts including former MTV VJ Lisa “Kennedy” Montgomery alongside contributors Matt Welch and Kmele Foster.

But Kennedy will not be leaving the network: On Jan. 26, she’ll debut her own program, self-titled “Kennedy” at 10 p.m. Et on Fox Business. The show will concentrate on water-cooler topics, »

- Jordan Chariton

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