Conservative talk-show host Hugh Hewitt announces end of his MSNBC show

Conservative talk-show host Hugh Hewitt announced the end of his MSNBC show on Saturday.

Hewitt, who hosted the Saturday morning program on MSNBC since June 2017, said he would remain on the network as a commentator and appear as a guest on MSNBC shows as well as NBC's "Meet The Press."

"It's been great fun to host this show and I will see you on MSNBC again soon, thank you for watching," Hewitt said to end Saturday's program.

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The nationally syndicated talk show host worked as a conservative commentator for MSNBC during the 2016 election cycle before ultimately being offered a weekly show with the cable news network.

Despite earning high-profile interviews with figures such as Secretary of State Mike PompeoMike PompeoNoem to travel to South Carolina for early voting event Poll: Trump leads 2024 GOP primary trailed by Pence, DeSantis Pence v. Biden on China: Competing but consistent visions MORE to Attorney General Jeff SessionsJefferson (Jeff) Beauregard SessionsWant to evaluate Donald Trump's judgment? Listen to Donald Trump Democrat stalls Biden's border nominee Garland strikes down Trump-era immigration court rule, empowering judges to pause cases MORE, his show struggled with ratings for months, according to Mediate.

Hewitt also ran into controversy while he helmed the show after news emerged that he had brokered a meeting with EPA chief Scott PruittEdward (Scott) Scott PruittWant to evaluate Donald Trump's judgment? Listen to Donald Trump Saluting FOIA on its birthday Watchdog found EPA employees kept on payroll by Trump appointees after they were fired: report MORE to clean up a polluted area near his house. Hewitt had staunchly defended Pruitt amid a laundry list of ethics controversies about his high-cost travel and a discounted condo he rented from a lobbyist.

MSNBC scolded the commentator in May over his advocacy on behalf of Pruitt.