FOX Business Network (FBN) will debut The Independents, a new primetime program hosted by Lisa Kennedy Montgomery (Kennedy), on Monday, December 9th, announced Kevin Magee, Executive Vice President of the network.
The program, which will appear Monday through Wednesday and Friday nights at 9PM/ET, will feature a roundtable discussion on the news of the day with a special emphasis on the protection of economic and civil liberties. Each evening, Kennedy will be joined by her co-hosts, Reason magazine’s Matt Welch and America’s Future Foundation’s Kmele Foster, as well as a rotating panel of experts. FBN’s Stossel, hosted by John Stossel, will continue to appear at 9PM/ET on Thursdays.
Kennedy joined FBN as a contributor and special correspondent to Stossel in 2012. She is the author of two books; The Kennedy Chronicles: The Golden Age of MTV Through Rose-Colored Glasses and Hey Ladies! Tales and Tips for Curious Girls. She is also the host of Music in the Morning w/ Kennedy on 98.7FM Los Angeles Alternative radio and serves as a contributor to Reason.com.
A graduate of University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Kennedy holds a bachelor’s degree in Philosophy. She got her start in television as an MTV video jockey (VJ) in 1992.
FOX Business Network (FBN) is a financial news channel delivering real-time information across all platforms that impact both Main Street and Wall Street. Headquartered in New York—the business capital of the world—FBN launched in October 2007 and is available in more than 70 million homes in major markets across the United States. Owned by 21st Century Fox, the network has bureaus in Chicago, Los Angeles, Washington, DC and London. On the web at www.foxbusiness.com.
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