Satire sinks at Fox News

Learmonth, Michael
August 2007
Daily Variety;8/15/2007, Vol. 296 Issue 32, p24
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The article reports that Fox News Channel (FNC) has canceled its news parody "The Half Hour News Hour" after 15 episodes. The show, which was co-created by "24" producers Joel Surnow and Manny Coto, attempted to offer a right-wing take on the news with guest appearances by Rush Limbaugh and Laura Ingraham. According to FNC programming chief Bill Shine, the show could return in a different form.


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