Fox stars Hannity, Carlson and fired anchor Henry in lawsuit
NEW YORK Fox News Channel stars Sean Hannity, Tucker Carlson and Howard Kurtz were accused of sexual harassment by a frequent on-air guest in a lawsuit filed Monday that the network called frivolous and untrue. Hannity and Carlson represent two-thirds of Fox's lucrative prime-time lineup, while Kurtz hosts the weekend Media Buzz show. In the cases of Carlson and Kurtz, Areu believed the men were making sexual advances, the lawsuit said. Being targeted again by Douglas Wigdor's law firm, well known for its pursuit of sexual misconduct cases, is an uncomfortable rerun for Fox. Fox News would have the public believe that it is a different place from the Fox News that was run by ... Ailes, the lawsuit said.
Fox News Ed Henry fired after sexual misconduct allegation
NEW YORK Fox News on Wednesday fired daytime news anchor Ed Henry after an investigation of sexual misconduct in the workplace. An outside investigator was hired and, based on the results of that probe, Fox fired Henry. Henry, who co-anchored America's Newsroom between the hours of 9 a.m. and noon on weekdays, had slowly rehabilitated his career on Fox following a four-month leave of absence that ended in 2017. The alleged victim is represented by noted sexual harassment attorney Douglas Wigdor. Foxs late former chairman, Roger Ailes, was fired in 2016 following harassment allegations made by former anchor Gretchen Carlson.
Some New York news shows back, but many hosts work remotely
Monday represented a key phase in New York City's reopening, with many offices bringing employees back for the first time. Despite the CBS and Fox moves, most news employees continue to work remotely, and the television programs that originate here have a patchwork of approaches that have quickly become familiar. A majority of the show hosts on MSNBC including Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski and Willie Geist of Morning Joe work remotely. Other morning shows have varied approaches. Hoda Kotb of NBC's Today show has worked out of that show's Rockefeller Center studio, but most of her colleagues are at home.
Fox's Ed Henry returns after donating part of his liver to his sister
Ed Henry, seen here at a gala in New York, praised those who save people they don't even know. (John Lamparski/Getty Images)(CNN) - Ed Henry returned to Fox News after successfully donating part of his liver to his sister. An emotional Henry appeared on "Fox & Friends" on Friday morning and thanked colleagues and viewers for their support. Henry tweeted a link to the segment, saying, "For those who missed emotional return to 'Fox & Friends' after donating part of liver to sister." Fox said Henry can return to co-hosting "Fox & Friends" on weekends.