Bill O’Reilly Done At Fox News, Network Planning Exit Strategy And Final ‘O’Reilly Factor’ Broadcast [Report]


by The Inquisitr

The 21-year career of Bill O’Reilly at the Fox News Channel is apparently coming to an end.

The program he anchored, The O’Reilly Factor, is the longtime highest-rated show in cable news.

CEO Rupert Murdoch’s sons James and Lachlan have reportedly decided, however, that Bill has to go amid sexual harassment allegations.

O’Reilly, 67 is currently vacationing in Italy and is due to return to the anchor desk on April 24, but he may not even get a chance to preside over a farewell broadcast in...

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@TheAVClub reports:

Newswire: Fox News is hunting for its Bill O’Reilly exit strategy

CNN reports that Fox News is working to devise a “graceful” exit strategy to disconnect from host Bill O’Reilly, a man whose inability to take polite disinterest (or forceful rejection) as an answer has caused the network a number of problems of late. 21st Century Fox’s board of directors is scheduled to meet on Thursday, with O’Reilly’s fate on the agenda, according to multiple anonymous sources connected to the network.

O’Reilly is currently on “vacation” from The O’Reilly Factor, after...

The Inquisitr reports:

One Tweet Refers To Bill O’Reilly’s TV Career In Past Tense, Future Of ‘O’Reilly Factor’ Host After Fox News

One tweet on Tuesday afternoon referred to Billy O’Reilly’s career as host of The O’Reilly Factor in past tense, suggesting that O’Reilly may already be done at Fox News.

The San Diego Union-Tribune reported on Tuesday that Matt Drudge, creator and editor of the Drudge Report, tweeted that “O’Reilly has had a tremendous run,” referring to Bill O’Reilly’s long tenure with Fox News as host of The O’Reilly Factor.

Bill O’Reilly has been on vacation from The O’Reilly Factor for over a week now,...

Time reports:

Fox News Will Survive Without Bill O’Reilly, Thanks to Bill O’Reilly

Fox News host Bill O'Reilly's sexual harassment scandal has brought to an end—for now—one of cable news's most successful careers.