Megyn Kelly, host of Fox News Channel’s “The Kelly Files,” rehearses for the debut of her new show, in New York, Friday, Oct. 4, 2013. Her program is the linchpin to the first overhaul of Fox’s prime-time lineup since 2002, or about a century in television time. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
NEW YORK (AP) — Ask Fox News Channel’s Megyn Kelly how her new prime-time program will differ from the edgy news show she had been hosting in the afternoon and she says that “it’s going to be dark out.”
The joke has a serious point. Don’t expect Kelly to turn into a fire-breathing partisan because she has more exclusive real estate.
“If you watch O’Reilly, you hear a lot about what Bill O’Reilly thinks,” she said. “Sean Hannity, same thing. But you’re not going to hear what I think.”
“The Kelly File” is the linchpin to the first overhaul of Fox’s prime-time lineup since 2002, a century in television time. Starting Monday, Hannity moves back an hour to 10 p.m. to make room for Kelly at 9, Greta Van Susteren shifts to 7 p.m. and Shepard Smith becomes a roving news anchor making appearances throughout the evening.
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