New York Magazine’s Gabriel Sherman is reporting that Fox News host Bill O’Reilly is out at the network after a 21 year run.
The Murdochs have decided Bill O’Reilly’s 21-year run at Fox News will come to an end. According to sources briefed on the discussions, network executives are preparing to announce O’Reilly’s departure before he returns from an Italian vacation on April 24. Now the big questions are how the exit will look and who will replace him.
We’ve reached out to Fox News for comment. More to come…
*UPDATE: CNN’s senior reporter for Media & Politics Dylan Byers just sent out the following tweet at 2:30 p.m. ET, which appears to be a statement from 21st Century Fox:
BREAKING: Bill O’Reilly OUT pic.twitter.com/oJ9QPeRo27
— Dylan Byers (@DylanByers) April 19, 2017