FNC announced that it had committed to thirteen episodes of “The 1/2 Hour News Hour”…
FOX News Channel (FNC) entered into an agreement to order 13 additional episodes of The ½ Hour News Hour. The show will remain in its Sunday primetime slot (10-10:30 PM/ET) with airdates to be announced in the coming weeks.
Both episodes averaged nearly 1.4 million viewers, a 72% increase over the first quarter of 2007, and 443,000 Adults 25-54, a 108% increase over the same period. In each weekend The Half Hour News Hour was presented on FNC, it was the highest-rated show on cable news.
Developed by 24 Executive Producer Joel Surnow, the 30-minute show is a satirical reflection of news issues and current events, delivered by actors Kurt Long and Jenn Robertson. Surnow serves as the show’s executive producer along with Manny Coto.