Glenn Beck Leaving His Fox Show

Entertainment Apr. 6, 2011 AT 2:45PM
Glenn Beck Leaving His Fox Show Credit: Michael Caulfield/WireImage.com

Glenn Beck is ready to bounce.

The controversial host will wrap up his eponymous program on Fox News Channel later this year, Entertainment Weekly confirms.

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The conservative pundit, 47, plans to "develop and produce a variety of television projects for air on the FOX News Channel (FNC) as well as content for other platforms," according to a joint statement from the network and his production company.

In the interim, the political lightning rod will "transition off his daily program."

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Beck certainly isn't cutting all times with Fox News. "Glenn Beck is a powerful communicator, a creative entrepreneur and a true success by anybody’s standards," Roger Ailes, Fox News' CEO said.

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"America owes a lot to Roger Ailes and Fox News," Beck said. "I look forward to starting this new phase of our partnership."

 

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