America's Newsroom

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America's Newsroom
America's Newsroom Title Card.jpg
Also known as America's Newsroom
Genre News/Talk program
Presented by Bill Hemmer
Sandra Smith
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
Production location(s) New York City
Camera setup Multi-camera
Running time 180 minutes
Original network Fox News Channel
Picture format 480i (16:9 letterbox SDTV)
720p (16:9 HDTV)
Original release February 12, 2007 (2007-02-12) – present
Preceded by Fox News Live
Happening Now
External links

America's Newsroom, is an American television news/talk program on Fox News Channel currently hosted by Bill Hemmer & Sandra Smith. Episodes air live from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m on Monday through Friday. The show focuses on the development of the day's events with interviews, current event updates, and political analysis. The show has been a part of the Fox News program lineup since February 12, 2007, and is the number one cable news broadcast in its time slot. [1][2]


Derived from one of the network's slogans, the show features general news coverage, which is divided between two general categories, either originating from the National Desk or World Desk. The program also features a number of discussions on issues currently in the news, commonly forming a panel of two to three to come onto the program to give separate viewpoints, pulled together by questions asked by the hosts to help inform the viewers on the points of views on the issue at hand.

Recurring Segments/Elements[edit]

  • The A-Team - Three diverse Fox News Contributors offer political analysis the day's events and topics.
  • The Headliner - A high profile official (usually in government) is interviewed by both hosts about the day's current events.
  • 24/7 Crew - Featuring host from Fox News Headlines 24/7 to discuss the day's current events.

Programming Announcements/Changes[edit]

On March 23, 2009, America's Newsroom launched in high definition and moved to the Studio J, the Election Night 2008 set used by the Fox News Channel.

March 20, 2018, the show debuted Studio N, overlooking the Newsroom. It was stated that the move was temporary, it was announced that Studio J was under construction.[3]

On June 1, 2018, it was announced that the program would be extended to the 11 am hour, replacing the long-time show Happening Now. It was also told that the show was moving back to Studio J with a graphics makeover.[4]


America's Newsroom is broadcast from Studio J at 1211 Avenue of the Americas (also known as the News Corp. Building), New York City. On March 19, 2018, America's Newsroom temporarily relocated to Studio N from its original location in Studio J for construction.

Former Co-Hosts[edit]

  • Megyn Kelly - Moved to America Live, which debuted on the same day in 1 ET times-lot that was previously occupied by The Live Desk (which was cancelled three days earlier). MacCallum filled in for Kelly.
  • Martha MacCallum - Left America's Newsroom on January 16, 2017 to host a new show on Fox News Channel, "The First 100 Days", which became The Story with Martha MacCallum on Monday, May 1. Bream filled in for MacCallum on America's Newsroom during the 100 day period.[5]'
  • Shannon Bream - Went on to host a new prime-time show named Fox News @ Night that started on October 30, 2017.[6] Sandra Smith replaced Bream on October 2, 2017.[7]


External links[edit]

Preceded by
Fox & Friends
America's Newsroom
9:00 AM – 12:00 AM
Succeeded by