In Other News: Elisabeth Hasselbeck of ‘The View’ Joining Fox

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  • NEW YORK (AP) — Elisabeth Hasselbeck is leaving the desk at “The View” for the couch on Fox News Channel’s “Fox & Friends.”

    The news network said Tuesday that Hasselbeck will join co-anchors Steve Doocy and Brian Kilmeade on the three-hour morning show “Fox & Friends” in September. Wednesday will be her last day after a decade on “The View.”

    Hasselbeck parlayed her popularity as a contestant on “Survivor” into a job on Barbara Walters’ ABC daytime show in 2003. During her decade on the show, she authored two cookbooks. She’s politically more conservative than her co-hosts on “The View,” which often led to some contentious moments.

    Fox News Chairman and CEO Roger Ailes said that Hasselbeck’s “warm and engaging personality made her a star” and an “excellent conversationalist.” She replaces Gretchen Carlson, who will be given her own daytime show on Fox, Ailes said.

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