TVNewser: Stossel Leaving ABC News, Joining Fox Business Network

<p>TVNewser <a href="http://www.mediabistro.com/tvnewser/fnc/john_stossel_leaving_abc_for_fox... target="_blank">is reporting </a>that &quot;20/20&quot; co-anchor John Stossel is leaving ABC News to join the Fox Business Network:</p><blockquote><p>TVNewser has learned Stossel will host a weekly, one-hour program for the 2-year-old business channel. He's expected to signed a multi-year deal with Fox which will include regular appearances on Fox News Channel during daytime and primetime. He'll also host four, hour-long specials on Fox News, much like the business/consumer specials he'd hosted for years on ABC. </p><p>Stossel, a libertarian, has been appearing on Fox News for years as a guest on shows including &quot;The O'Reilly Factor,&quot; &quot;Hannity &amp; Colmes&quot; and &quot;The Big Story.&quot;</p><!--break--><p>Stossel joined &quot;20/20&quot; in 1981 and was upped to co-anchor in 2003. TVNewser has learned there was a window in Stossel's ABC contract which allowed him to jump to Fox.</p></blockquote>

Ken Shepherd
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