Republican National Convention: Day Three

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Laura Ingraham, a conservative radio host and Fox News contributor, is reportedly slated to take over network host Sean Hannity's 10 p.m. ET hour.

Unnamed sources told CNN that Hannity's show will be moved up to the 9 p.m. ET slot. In addition, “The Five” will move back from 9 p.m. to its original 5 p.m. slot.

The reshuffling comes after Fox News cut ties with Eric Bolling following claims he sent inappropriate text messages to female colleagues. The news channel also canceled “The Specialists,” the 5 p.m. roundtable show he hosted.

Ingraham, who often goes to bat for President Donald Trump on her radio program and during her appearances on Hannity's show, is a big fan of the commander in chief and will likely fit in well with Fox News's Trump-friendly prime-time lineup.

The co-hosts of “The Specialists” — Kat Timpf and Ebony Williams — will stay on as network contributors. In the coming weeks, though, the show will be replaced with a news hour until “The Five” transitions back to its namesake time slot.

It's worth noting the change also comes as Fox News's 9 p.m. hour often loses to MSNBC's Rachel Maddow, who hosts her own eponymous program at the same time.

CNN reported that Ingraham has been telling friends and family it's a “done deal” with Fox News, though a network spokeswoman said there's “no deal in place” yet with the conservative radio host.

No launch date has been announced, but a statement is expected in the coming weeks.

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