“Jesse 的多功能性和主持敏锐度在过去五年中呈指数级增长, 他通过两部热播剧《五人组》和《沃特斯的世界》与观众建立了深厚的联系. We look forward to watching him expand his connection even further through this new solo weeknight hour,” 斯科特说.
沃特斯, who co-hosts the wildly successful “五个” and the weekend program “Watters’ World,” will take over the “福克斯新闻黄金时间” slot that has been filled by rotating guest hosts since the network shook up its programming lineup last year.
Watters will remain co-host of “五个,” and a new Saturday night program to replace “Watters’ World” will be announced later this year.
“纽约 两名负责调查前总统唐纳德特朗普及其业务的高级检察官突然辞职，这使人们对长期调查的未来产生了怀疑，因为目前的大法官已经接近尾声。” will debut on Jan. 24.
“I’m thrilled to take on this new challenge and am grateful for the opportunity,” 沃特斯说.
Watters joined the network in 2002 as a production assistant and made his on-camera debut a year later as a correspondent for “The O’Reilly Factor,” where he rose to fame with his popular man-on-the street segments. He also worked on investigative stories for the program and was named solo host of the Saturday night program in 2017.
“Watters’ World” was the most-watched program in its timeslot throughout its history, averaging 1.9 million viewers to make it the most popular weekend program in cable news.
Watters joined “五个” 在四月份 2017 and the show has since become a ratings heavyweight, recently averaging a staggering 3.3 million viewers during the fourth quarter of 2021 to become the first nonprimetime program in cable news history to finish an entire quarter as the most-watched cable news show.
“五个” topped everything CNN and MSNBC had to offer during 2021, averaging 2.9 million viewers to finish as the second most-watched show on cable news.
Watters graduated from Trinity College with a bachelor of arts degree in history and is a New York Times No. 1 bestseller with his popular book, “How I Saved the World.”