Fox Business enterprise cancels ‘Lou Dobbs Tonight’

Lou Dobbs of Fox Information speaks at the Conservative Political Action Convention in Oxon Hill, Md., in this Feb. 24, 2017, file image.
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Alex Brandon

LOS ANGELES — Fox Enterprise Network’s “Lou Dobbs Tonight,” hosted by an anchor who has asserted voter fraud in the 2020 election, has been canceled.

In a statement Friday, Fox News reported the move was element of plan programming alterations that it experienced foreshadowed in an announcement past slide.

Fox News “regularly considers programming alterations and programs have been in area to launch new formats as ideal submit-election, like on Fox Enterprise — this is element of those prepared modifications,” the company said.

No matter whether the cancellation ends Dobbs’ job with Fox Information was not addressed, and the firm had no more comment. The former CNN host started out his exhibit at Fox in March 2011.

The assertion appeared to distance the show’s conclude from a multibillion-greenback defamation match filed from Fox and a few of its hosts, like Dobbs, by the election technological innovation business Smartmatic. In a past assertion, Fox Information explained it would “vigorously defend from this meritless lawsuit in court.”

The substitute for “Lou Dobbs Tonight” will be introduced quickly, Fox Information reported. The Monday-by-Friday demonstrate past aired on Friday, with a visitor host sitting in for Dobbs, who had no fast statement.

An interim present, “Fox Business Tonight,” will air starting 4 p.m. Central Monday with rotating hosts Jackie DeAngelis and David Asman and repeat at 6 p.m. CST.

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