FNC Readies for ‘The FOX Experience’

By SteveK 

Fox News Channel has announced Convention plans, which will focus on ‘The FOX Experience.’

The headquarters for the majority of the FNC coverage, the Experience will be located at Braun’s Bar & Grill in Denver and in a custom tent in St. Paul. Some notes from the release:

• Live from the ‘Experience’ will be programming from 6-11amET (Fox & Friends and America’s Newsroom) and 3pmET-1amET.


• The schedule remains largely the same, with Brit Hume anchoring America’s Election HQ from 9:45-11pmET each night and Greta Van Susteren anchoring On the Record from 11pmET-1amET.

• Neil Cavuto anchors both Your World at 4pmET and “Cavuto” on FBN at 6pmET.

• Chris Wallace anchors FOX News Sunday from the convention sites, live at 9amET.

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FOX News will feature ‘The FOX Experience’ at both the Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Denver (August 25-28) and the Republican National Convention (RNC) in St. Paul (September 1-4), announced Marty Ryan, the network’s executive producer of political programming. The Fox Experience will provide comprehensive coverage of the events across several FOX News platforms — including FOX News Channel, FOX Business Network, FOX News Radio, FOXNews.com and FOX News Mobile.

In making the announcement, Ryan said, “The appetite for coverage of this historic Presidential election cycle has been unprecedented, and the multi-platform resources we plan to deploy with The FOX Experience in both Denver and St. Paul will cover every angle of these pivotal events.”

During the DNC, The FOX Experience will be headquartered at Braun’s Bar & Grill, across the street from the Pepsi Center in Denver. In St. Paul at the RNC, all FOX News coverage will emanate from a large custom built tent across from the Xcel Energy Center.

Several FNC programs are scheduled to be presented live from The FOX Experience at both conventions, including: FOX & Friends (6:00am – 9:00am ET), America’s Newsroom (9:00am – 11:00am ET), Studio B w/ Shepard Smith (3:00pm – 4:00pm ET), Your World w/ Neil Cavuto (4:00pm – 5:00pm ET), America’s Election HQ (5:00pm – 6:00pm ET), Special Report w/ Brit Hume (6:00pm – 7:00pm ET), FOX Report w/ Shepard Smith (7:00pm – 8:00pm ET), The O’Reilly Factor (8:00pm – 9:00pm ET), Hannity & Colmes (9:00pm – 9:45pm ET), America’s Election HQ hosted by Brit Hume (9:45pm – 11:00pm ET) and On the Record w/ Greta Van Susteren (11:00pm – 1:00am ET). Neil Cavuto is also scheduled to host his FOX Business Network program, Cavuto (6:00pm – 7:00pm ET) live on location at both conventions.

FOX News Sunday w/ Chris Wallace with also air live at 9:00am ET on August 24th from Denver, and August 31st from St. Paul. Wallace will also play a significant role in FNC’s nightly coverage of convention speeches and events.

Democratic contributors/strategists scheduled to appear at the conventions include: Bob Beckel, Lanny Davis, Susan Estrich, Martin Frost, Kristin Powers and Howard Wolfson. Republican contributors/strategists scheduled to appear include: Karl Rove, Newt Gingrich, Mike Huckabee, Laura Ingraham, John Kaisich and Michael Steele. Also scheduled to appear are contributors Nina Easton, Bill Kristol, Mara Liasson, Dick Morris and Juan Williams.

FOXNews.com will also provide extensive coverage of both conventions through several live streaming channels. The centerpiece of FOXNews.com’s coverage will be The Strategy Room, featuring a rotating lineup of FOX News anchors/contributors and prominent political guests throughout each day. Additional streaming channels will feature non-traditional behind-the-scenes coverage of both conventions, and interactive user/viewer driven content.

FOX News Channel (FNC) is a 24-hour general news service covering breaking news as well as political, entertainment and business news. For more than six years, FNC has been the most watched cable news channel in the nation. Owned by News Corp., FNC is available in more than 90 million homes.