- Former Fox News and NBC News anchor Megyn Kelly has signed a deal with SiriusXM.
- “The Megyn Kelly Show” starts September 7 and will air on the Triumph channel.
- The talk show will mark Kelly’s first full-time journalism job since she exited NBC News in 2019.
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Former Fox News TV anchor Megyn Kelly has signed a deal with satellite radio company SiriusXM, which will house her new weekday afternoon talk show, the pair said Tuesday.
“The Megyn Kelly Show” starts September 7 and will air on the Triumph channel alongside content from former Fox News host Glenn Beck, legal commentator Nancy Grace, and the Dr. Laura Program. Kelly will be sharing her opinions on news topics, conducting interviews, and taking calls from listeners.
The deal will mark the veteran TV news anchor’s first full-time journalism job since she exited NBC News in 2019.
Kelly was reprimanded by NBC after describing her recollections of how blackface was acceptable as a Halloween costume when she was growing up. Her tearful onscreen apology for the remarks was her last appearance on NBC News; the “Megyn Kelly Today” show was canceled a few days after. Kelly left NBC News months later, halfway through her three-year deal – and with the remainder of her $69 million contract intact.
Last year, Kelly launched an independent audio production company and her own podcast, “The Megyn Kelly Show.” At the time she told The Wall Street Journal her intention was to control her own editorial output without “the pressure of corporate overlords.” Over the past few weeks, Kelly has interviewed former New York Times columnist Bari Weiss and discussed tech censorship.
As part of her new deal, the “The Megyn Kelly Show” will be available on several audio platforms as a podcast after the show first airs on SiriusXM. A video version of the show will also be available to SiriusXM subscribers.
The agreement adds to the SiriusXM’s stable of conservative voices just months after the death of radio host Rush Limbaugh, who was with iHeartRadio. Kelly’s former Fox News colleague Sean Hannity also has a show with iHeartRadio.