Here’s Fox News’ plans for Midterm Elections coverage
By Matt Collins Article may include affiliate links
Fox News Channel will present special live coverage of the 2018 midterm elections on Tuesday, Nov. 6, beginning at 6 p.m. eastern.
Co-anchored by chief political anchor and Special Report’s Bret Baier and The Story’s Martha MacCallum, “America’s Election HQ: 2018 Midterms” will provide viewers with the latest race calls on individual Senate and House races, as well as projections on the balance of power in both the Senate and the House via the FOX News Decision Desk.
Throughout the evening, “America’s Newsroom” host Bill Hemmer will break down the results on the electronic “Bill-board” and “Outnumbered Overtime” host Harris Faulkner will feature the Key Race Tracker, a data driven graphic showcasing where the key races stand.
Additionally, “Fox News @ Night” host Shannon Bream will debut Fox News Voter Analysis Data, a system put in place in conjunction with the University of Chicago, that combines data from online and telephone polling, along with voters at the polls.
Fox will also hold an interactive viewing party on “Fox Square,” the plaza directly outside of the network headquarters on New York City’s Avenue of the Americas.
There, fans will be able to watch and interact with the latest coverage alongside FOX News Headlines 24/7’s Carley Shimkus, who will provide live updates and reactions from the crowd.
Additionally, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Fox will host “The Fox Nation Election Experience” where FNC enthusiasts can get a sneak peek of Fox Nation, the new on demand subscription-based streaming service and meet their favorite stars, along with live music, book signings, food and premium giveaways.
Contributions alongside Baier and MacCallum will be made by “Fox News Sunday” host Chris Wallace; senior political analyst Brit Hume; “The Daily Briefing” host Dana Perino; “The Five” constributor Juan Williams; Fox News Radio’s Guy Benson and Marie Harf; “The Next Revolution” host Steve Hilton; and Fox News contributor Mollie Hemingway. Primetime hosts Sean Hannity, Tucker Carlson and Laura Ingraham will also provide commentary and insight on the latest developments throughout the evening.
Chief White House correspondent John Roberts and White House correspondent Kevin Corke will report from Washington, D.C. on the reaction from the White House while Capitol Hill senior producer Chad Pergram and chief congressional correspondent Mike Emanuel will update viewers on the balance of power between Republicans and Democrats in the House and the Senate. Additionally, chief intelligence correspondent Catherine Herridge will be live from the Department of Homeland Security Headquarters to cover election night security.
Throughout the weekend and leading up to Election Day, FNC will present special live coverage.
On Sunday, Nov. 4, a special edition of “The Five” will be broadcast live on Fox Square at 5 p.m., in addition to Baier and MacCallum co-anchoring an election special at 8p.m. FNC’s daytime schedule on Monday and Tuesday will also feature prominent guests and analysis leading up to election night, with programs including, “Outnumbered” at noon “Outnumbered Overtime with Harris Faulkner” at 1 p.m., “The Five” at 5 p.m. and “Hannity” at 9 p.m., all broadcasting live from the Fox Square.
Additionally, live overnight coverage following the election will begin at 1 a.m. co-anchored by Ed Henry and Julie Banderas.