Megyn Kelly Leaves FOX for Daytime NBC Slot

FOX News anchor Megyn Kelly announced Tuesday that she is leaving the network for a new role at NBC News.

"I have decided to end my time at FNC, incredibly enriched for the experiences I've had," Kelly said in a Facebook post.

While she launches a daily daytime show along with a Sunday newsmagazine program — both of which she said better aligns with her current parenting schedule — her previous FOX nighttime program will reportedly be filled with one of network's own rising stars.

FOX has chosen Tucker Carlson to take over Kelly's 9pm slot, according to AOL.com.

Since Kelly's announcement, there have been speculations of several women that could potentially replace her, but an insider mentioned that "Tucker has already proven to be an audience powerhouse at 7pm, now [the] sky is the limit!"

The transition from 12 years at FOX News to the network's rival will be an interesting one, but as someone known to defend working moms, and who prioritizes work-life balance, Kelly says she's delighted. Check out her full Facebook post below for more.

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