The Big Story (2000 TV series)

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For the NBC radio and television show of the same name, see The Big Story (radio/TV series).
The Big Story
Big Story Logo.jpg
the fourth and final title card for The Big Story
Genre Talk program
Presented by John Gibson and Heather Nauert (weekdays)
Julie Banderas (weekends)
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
Production
Location(s) New York City
Camera setup Multi-camera
Running time 60 minutes
Broadcast
Original channel Fox News Channel
Picture format 480i NTSC
Original run 2000 (2000) – February 22, 2008 (2008-02-22)
Chronology
Preceded by Fox News Live
Followed by America's Election Headquarters, America's News Headquarters, and Glenn Beck

The Big Story is an American news/talk television program that premiered in 2000 on the Fox News Channel, hosted by John Gibson and Heather Nauert weekdays. The series was canceled in March 2008, replaced with America's Election Headquarters, an hour of news related to the 2008 United States presidential election. Subsequently, Fox News lured Glenn Beck from Headline News (now HLN ) in the interim between The Big Story being put on hiatus and the election, and the Big Story timeslot was taken by his new self-titled program on January 19, 2009.[1]

One of the channel's afternoon shows, the program featured coverage of news stories of the day under general banners (ex. "Big Money", "Big Security") introduced after commercial breaks. The program also featured debate and analysis by pundits and panelists.

The Big Story Weekend[edit]

A weekend edition of the program, The Big Story Weekend, aired Saturdays and Sundays. Hosted initially by Rita Cosby and later by Julie Banderas, the weekend edition featured a segment called "Your Word Live" where viewers could call in and give comments on a topic discussed on the show. Later in the show's run, the call-in segment was replaced with e-mail. The last weekend edition aired on October 14, 2007.

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