Lisa Kennedy Montgomery will debut as host of the new Fox Business Network primetime show “The Independents” at 9pmET on Monday, December 9.
The show will air Monday through Wednesday and Friday at 9pmET, with “Stossel” remaining on Thursday at 9pmET. Expect a roundtable discussion about protecting economic and civil liberties hosted by the libertarian-leaning Montgomery and co-hosts Matt Welch of Reason magazine and America’s Future Foundation’s Kmele Foster.
Montgomery joined FBN in 2012 as a contributor to “Stossel” and also hosts “Music in the Morning w/ Kennedy” on 98.7FM Los Angeles Alternative radio. She’s a former MTV VJ who went by the mononym Kennedy in the 1990s.
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FOX BUSINESS NETWORK ANNOUNCES NEW PRIMETIME PROGRAM HOSTED BY LISA KENNEDY MONTGOMERY
FOX Business Network (FBN) will debut The Independents, a new primetime program hosted by Lisa Kennedy Montgomery (Kennedy), on Monday, December 9th announced Kevin Magee, Executive Vice President of the network.
The program, which will appear Monday through Wednesday and Friday nights at 9PM/ET, will feature a roundtable discussion on the news of the day with a special emphasis on the protection of economic and civil liberties. Each evening, Kennedy will be joined by her co-hosts, Reason magazine’s Matt Welch and America’s Future Foundation’s Kmele Foster, as well as a rotating panel of experts. FBN’s Stossel, hosted by John Stossel, will continue to appear at 9PM/ET on Thursdays.
Kennedy joined FBN as a contributor and special correspondent to Stossel in 2012. She is the author of two books; The Kennedy Chronicles: The Golden Age of MTV Through Rose-Colored Glasses and Hey Ladies! Tales and Tips for Curious Girls. She is also the host of Music in the Morning w/ Kennedy on 98.7FM Los Angeles Alternative radio and serves as a contributor to Reason.com.
A graduate of University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Kennedy holds a bachelor’s degree in Philosophy. She got her start in television as an MTV video jockey (VJ) in 1992.