Kilmeade and Friends replacing Brian and the Judge on FNR


FOX News Radio will debut a new nationally syndicated talk show, Kilmeade and Friends, on Tuesday, 6/1, replacing Brian and the Judge, announced Kevin Magee, EVP/FOX News Radio.  Anchored by FOX News Channel’s Brian Kilmeade, co-host of the network’s morning show, FOX & Friends, the program will air live from 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon ET.

Kilmeade and Friends will serve as a news-driven, interview and commentary show focusing on the latest national and international news, politics, sports, movies, music and pop culture. Key newsmakers as well as a wide array of well-known movers and shakers in the worlds of news and entertainment will be featured on the show. The new program will also feature a variety of FNC correspondents on an occasional basis including Kilmeade’s co-hosts on FOX & Friends, Gretchen Carlson and Steve Doocy. 

In making the announcement, Magee said, “Brian is an exceptionally talented host in both the television and radio industry. We are thrilled to be working with him on this endeavor that will showcase his unique style and ability to engage listeners on a wide-range of topics and issues.”

Kilmeade added, “I’m really excited to be starting my own show after four sensational years co-hosting with the Judge. I’m honored that FOX News thought enough of me to let me pilot alone. The new show Kilmeade and Friends will be a great chance for the listeners to hear more from their favorite FOX personalities.”

Since 2006, Brian Kilmeade was co-host of Brian and the Judge alongside FOX News Judicial Analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano. Throughout his four years on radio, Kilmeade welcomed several guests from the political, judicial and entertainment world, including: Country music singer Trace Adkins, Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-NY), Sen. Lindsay Graham and Cal Ripken Jr.