‘Fox News schedule shakeup': Drudge reports major change ahead for FNC; Update: Roger Ailes: ‘All of our stars will be back’

Earlier this summer, Fox News announced that Megyn Kelly would be moving to primetime when she returned from maternity leave. Many speculated as to where she’d fall into the schedule.

This morning, Matt Drudge reports that Kelly will take over the network’s plum 9 p.m. slot:

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Wow.

Many people are now wondering what how this will affect Sean Hannity, whose show currently airs at 9 p.m.

It’ll certainly be interesting to see how this develops.

Editor’s note: This post has been updated with additional tweets.

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Update:

Piers Morgan is taking the news as we’d expect him to:

‘Bring it on, Megyn Kelly’: Piers Morgan readies for ratings battle

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Update:

Via Deadline Hollywood:

FNC CEO Roger Ailes, being interviewed by Fox Business News anchor Neil Cavuto at a 21st Century Fox investors confab this afternoon, said, when asked about the report Megyn Kelly was getting Sean Hannity’s 9 PM timeslot:  “All of our stars will be back.” Ailes gave Hannity a ringing endorsement, calling him a brand loved by viewers.

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