Laura Ingraham gets late-night Fox News show: report

Laura Ingraham gets late-night Fox News show: report
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Conservative radio host Laura Ingraham is jumping from being a Fox News commentator to hosting a prime-time show on the network, CNN reported Monday.

While the negotiations appear to be nearing the final stages, Ingraham told friends the "deal is essentially done," CNN reported, citing anonymous sources.

The new show comes as part of a shake-up of shows at the network, in which her show will take over the 10 p.m. slot, while Sean Hannity's popular hourlong program will be moved back to 9 p.m. 

The start date for the new series is not yet known. A Fox News spokesperson told CNN that there is as yet "no deal in place" with Ingraham.

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The news comes three days after Fox News announced host Eric Bolling would not be returning to the network following allegations that he sent female co-workers lewd messages. Bolling was at least the third major name to depart Fox News under accusations of sexual harassment in the past two years, following founder and CEO Roger Ailes and prime-time star Bill O'Reilly.

With the cancellation of Bolling's "The Specialists," the network is due for some schedule shuffling. 

"The Five" will reportedly take over the 5 p.m. slot eventually, freeing the 9 p.m. hour for Hannity.

"The Sean Hannity Show" will now compete directly with MSNBC's hit "The Rachel Maddow Show."