WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will appear on Megyn Kelly's "The Kelly File" on Fox News on Wednesday night as part of a two-part interview.
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Fox News says Kelly will also tackle WikiLeaks’s publishing of Democratic National Committee emails that led to the resignation of party chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz.
Assange will appear via satellite from the Ecuadoran embassy in London. He has been living there for five years in an effort to shield himself from Swedish authorities who want him extradited over sexual assault allegations.
Kelly returned from a two-week vacation this week.
Ratings from Monday and Tuesday night show “The Kelly File” matching MSNBC's and CNN's total viewers combined and winning in the key 25-54 demographic by comfortable margins.