Veteran broadcaster Piers Morgan will be part of Information Corp and FOX Information Media in a worldwide deal that features content material throughout a wide range of platforms, together with FOX Nation and the New York Post.
“Piers is the broadcaster each channel needs however is just too afraid to rent,” Information Corp chief govt Rupert Murdoch mentioned.
“Piers is an excellent presenter, a gifted journalist and says what persons are considering and feeling,” Murdoch added. “He has many passionate followers world wide and we stay up for increasing his viewers within the UK, at FOX Nation, Sky Information Australia, The Solar and the New York Submit.”
Morgan will launch a brand new tv program in early 2022 that can air on weeknights in the USA, United Kingdom and Australia. He will even publish two weekly columns for the New York Submit and The Solar and pen a follow-up to his bestselling e-book, “Wake Up,” for HarperCollins.
Morgan’s new present will air on talkTV within the UK, FOX Nation for U.S. audiences, and on Sky Information Australia. It is going to be produced and filmed at Information UK’s studios in London Bridge. Morgan will even current a sequence of true crime documentaries.
Fox Information Media CEO Suzanne Scott is raring for Morgan to affix the FOX Nation roster.
“Piers is an distinctive expertise,” Scott mentioned. “We stay up for him making an impression and exploring alternatives with him on all of our platforms, particularly FOX Nation, the place our subscribers will love his new present tackling the themes everyone seems to be speaking about.”
Morgan is “thrilled” to return to Information Corp. the place he started his media profession greater than 30 years in the past.
“Rupert Murdoch has been a continuing and fearless champion of free speech and we’re going to be constructing one thing new and really thrilling collectively,” Morgan mentioned in a press release.
“I need my world present to be a fearless discussion board for energetic debate and agenda-setting interviews, and a spot that celebrates the best of everybody to have an opinion, and for these opinions to be vigorously examined and challenged,” Morgan continued. “I’m additionally delighted to develop into a columnist for The Solar and the New York Submit, two brilliantly profitable and widespread newspaper manufacturers. I’m going house and we’re going to have some enjoyable.”
Winnie Dunbar Nelson, who labored with Piers Morgan at CNN and “Good Morning Britain,” will function govt producer of his forthcoming program.