Fox News Channel has re-signed Bill Hemmer to a multi-year contract. He will continue hosting America’s Newsroom with Martha MacCallum and the network’s 1 PM ET hour until a new show debuts in that time slot. America’s Newsroom has been No. 1 for 86 consecutive months, with both total viewers and in the news demo — from February of ’07 to March of ’14. “Bill Hemmer is a fantastic all-around newsman and a tremendous talent,” Fox News Chairman and CEO Roger Ailes said in the announcement. “One of his great gifts is his ability to work so well with everyone — there isn’t an hour in our news lineup that Bill couldn’t anchor. He’s the consummate team player.” Hemmer was one of the earlier CNN defectors, joining FNC in August 2005 after a decade at CNN, where his credits include co-anchoring American Morning and anchoring CNN Live Today and CNN Tonight.
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