Maria Bartiromo joins Fox Business Network's lineup this morning.
Beginning February 24, Opening Bell with Maria Bartiromo will run from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. (ET), following Imus in the Morning from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. Varney & Co., anchored by Stuart Varney, is now on the schedule from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Markets Now remains in the 1 p.m. hour until an alternative investing show, anchored by FBN’s latest hire, Deirdre Bolton, launches sometime later in the first quarter.
As part of the network’s new business day, Money with Melissa Francis moves to 2 p.m. and The Willis Report, hosted by Gerri Willis, shifts to 5 p.m. Moreover, Cavuto, anchored by FBN managing editor Neil Cavuto, now appears in the 6 p.m. hour and encores at 8 p.m.
Liz Claman continues as host of Countdown to the Closing Bell at 3 p.m. before co-anchoring After the Bell with David Asman at 4 p.m. Lou Dobbs Tonight remains at 7 p.m. preceding the Cavuto re-air at 8 p.m. At 9 p.m., FBN will air The Independents Monday through Wednesday and on Friday, with Stossel on Thursday.
Check out a clip of Bartiromo's new business show here.
FBN’s New Schedule: Feb 24
6-9AM Imus in the Morning
9-11AM-Opening Bell with Maria Bartiromo
11-1PM-Varney & Co.
1-2PM Markets Now*
2-3PM-Money with Melissa Francis
3-4PM-Countdown to the Closing Bell
4-5PM-After the Bell
5-6PM- The Willis Report
7-8PM-Lou Dobbs Tonight
8-9PM- Cavuto (repeat)
9-10PM- The Independents Monday-Wednesday, Friday; Stossel on Thursday