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Bow tie-free Tucker Carlson steps into prime time on Fox News Channel

Bow tie-free Tucker Carlson steps into prime time on Fox News Channel

Conservative commentator Tucker Carlson has been a cable news talking head for 20 years. But he’s never been more popular than he is right now as his 2-month-old Fox News show “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” which on Monday moves into the 9 p.m. Eastern time period to replace NBC-bound Megyn Kelly.  After being chosen by Rupert Murdoch, executive chairman of Fox News parent 21st Century Fox, to take over the 7 p.m. slot on Nov. 14, Carlson boosted the ratings 23% year-to-year in December. Carlson, 47, talks about his recent promotion and why it’s been years since he’s worn a bow tie.

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