August 8, 2008


Several FOX News Brands to Provide Comprehensive Convention Coverage Across Various Platforms

FOX News will feature ‘The FOX Experience’ at both the Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Denver (August 25-28) and the Republican National Convention (RNC) in St. Paul (September 1-4), announced Marty Ryan, the network’s executive producer of political programming. The Fox Experience will provide comprehensive coverage of the events across several FOX News platforms — including FOX News Channel, FOX Business Network, FOX News Radio, and FOX News Mobile.
In making the announcement, Ryan said, “The appetite for coverage of this historic Presidential election cycle has been unprecedented, and the multi-platform resources we plan to deploy with The FOX Experience in both Denver and St. Paul will be unmatched by any other news organization.”
During the DNC, The FOX Experience will be headquartered at Brauns Bar & Grill, across the street from the Pepsi Center in Denver.  In St. Paul at the RNC, all FOX News coverage will emanate from a large custom built tent across from the Xcel Energy Center.
Several FNC programs are scheduled to air live from The FOX Experience at both conventions, including FOX & Friends (6:00am – 9:00am ET), America’s Newsroom (9:00am – 11:00am ET), Studio B w/ Shepard Smith (3:00pm – 4:00pm ET), Your World w/ Neil Cavuto (4:00pm – 5:00pm ET), America’s Election HQ (5:00pm – 6:00pm ET), Special Report w/ Brit Hume (6:00pm – 7:00pm ET), FOX Report w/ Shepard Smith (7:00pm – 8:00pm ET), The O’Reilly Factor (8:00pm – 9:00pm ET), Hannity & Colmes (9:00pm – 9:45pm ET), America’s Election HQ hosted by Brit Hume (9:45pm – 11:15pm ET) and On the Record w/ Greta Van Susteren (11:15pm – 1:00am ET).  Neil Cavuto is also scheduled to host his FOX Business Network program, Cavuto (6:00pm – 7:00pm ET) live on location at both conventions. will also provide extensive coverage of both conventions through several live streaming channels.  The centerpiece of’s coverage will be The Strategy Room, featuring a rotating lineup of FOX News anchors/contributors and prominent political guests throughout each day.  Additional streaming channels will feature non-traditional behind-the-scenes coverage of both conventions, and interactive user/viewer driven content.  
FOX News Channel (FNC) is a 24-hour general news service covering breaking news as well as political, entertainment and business news.  For more than six years, FNC has been the most watched cable news channel in the nation. Owned by News Corp., FNC is available in more than 90 million homes.
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Richard White