Tamron Hall leaving NBC as network makes room for Megyn Kelly

Tamron Hall leaving NBC as network makes room for Megyn Kelly
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Tamron Hall is leaving NBC as the network makes way for Megyn Kelly at the 9 a.m. hour.

The company confirmed Hall's abrupt departure from both NBC, where she anchored the third hour of "Today" and MSNBC, where she served as a late-morning anchor.

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NBC is believed to be making room for Kelly's new show during the four-hour "Today" time slot, and Hall and Al Roker's program will likely be cut.  

The former Fox News star is expected to make her debut with NBC in the fall. She's under contract with Fox News until July, but signed off from the network in early January after announcing her decision to jump to NBC.

Kelly is reportedly making anywhere from $12 million to $15 million with NBC. The 46-year-old former corporate attorney turned down a reported $25 million yearly salary with Fox, citing a desire to not work nights hosting a prime-time program — she hosted a 9 p.m. show called "The Kelly File" — and a need to spend more time with her three young children in afternoon and evening hours instead.

Hall, 46, had been with MSNBC since 2007. She became co-anchor of the third hour of "Today" in 2014.