Skip to comments.Fair and slightly inebriated: Inside Fox News’ 15th anniversary party
Posted on 09/26/2011 1:16:29 PM PDT by STARWISE
Rupert Murdoch wasn't in attendance at Fox News' 15th anniversary party at Chelsea Piers in New York on Wednesday night for Roger Ailes' speech.
"I begged him not to because I've seen you drink," Ailes joked. "And, frankly, it's a nightmare."
No matter. Ailes, the founder and chief executive of Fox News was this party's real star. Not Bill O'Reilly, who was also in attendance, but didn't speak.
Murdoch aside, the biggest star not in attendance was Fox News contributor Sarah Palin, who continues to tease the electorate, insisting she has not made up her mind on a 2012 presidential run. And if she does run? "She's out," Ailes told The Cutline after his speech. "Done, immediately."
He added: "We'd cover [her] like we would any other candidate--fair and balanced."
He called Fox News' current collection of talking heads "the strongest lineup in cable history" while dissing the revolving doors at his cable competitors. "They have collectively changed it 63 times," Ailes said of the lineup at CNN and MSNBC. "It's sad."
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I don’t care if Fox News isn’t 100% conservative. At least they give us a voice.
I was hoping to see pics of FNC foxes gone wild.
Thank God there IS FNC."
Thank God there is FreeRepublic also. I hadn't realized Fox News started the same year as FreeRepublic.
Happy 15 yrs to both.
They promised old and new FNC stars would lbe showcased on F & F. Where is E. D. Hill? No mention of her, as near as I could tell. She left regular brodcasts to do “special reports” and hasn’t been heard of since.
BJ Toon had that effect on conservatives — feeling like you need a voice.
I can’t imagine what I’d do without either.
Although I am a bigger fan of FR, to be honest.
E.D.Hill was working for CNN last I knew.
I like Greta and Cavuto’s show. Not wild about Ted Baxter any more. Comes over like a know it all blow hard. Red Eye is fun to watch also. I definitely have to turn it off when Shemp comes on.
bolo said: “I was hoping to see pics of FNC foxes gone wild.
September 20, 2011
Fox & Friends Celebrates 15 Years at ‘The Villages’ (and more videos)
Really. It is against my principles to watch CNN. Are you sure you are not talking about Kieran Chetry?
The last I heard about her is that she wanted to get up later in the morning (because of the 8 children) and she took a more flexible assignment. Then Poof! She was gone.
E. D. Hill
Hill is liberal, from what I hear so, if I don’t hear anything from her that’s a good thing - her and geraldo.
E.D. Hill, Fox Contract Not Renewed. Fired Over Obama Comment?
I’ve seen her in the last 6 mos or so on CNN and Headline News .. don’t know if she’s still there or not.
CNN Reformats Parker Spitzer Without Kathleen Parker
Effective Monday, the program will be renamed In The Arena. Several people will join Mr. Spitzer in the aforementioned arena, including E.D. Hill and Will Cain and others within and outside the CNN family, the executive in charge of CNN/U.S., Ken Jautz, said in a memorandum Friday afternoon.
C’mon guys, we all know that teasing makes a hot woman even hotter! Admit it.
I think it’s absolutely delicious.
I liked her but she was forced out after she talked about zero fist bumping
Greta's show is the only one worth watching.
i like to watch the wsj report sat night :)
did Gretchen Carlson get drunk and do the Funky Chicken just like Katie Couric did?
I’m sorry that E.D. is gone. I always liked her.
Was Shep wearing mascara?
FNC has a serious issue with truth. They only want on air arguments. Truth is never fair to the lie. FNC fails to expose the lies. It failed with DADT, FNC failed with marriage, it is failing with illegal aliens, it is failing with taxation, it is failing with our enemies, it is failing with the attacks on our world status.
FNC is still the only cable news worth watching.
Coincidence? You decide!
I’ve been watching Fox ‘n’ Friends since I retired in 1997. I’ve had it with them. They have become their competition. I really don’t care about the celebrities they go ga-ga over or their bands outside. I want three straight hours of liberal bashing.
I am sure when bunches of us freepers send lots of email to them we can create the fact that the message is news and then they respond because of it being news due to the great numbers emailing them about it.
I think it is time for cable news that openly says that it is Conservative. If it is constantly pointed out that the channel is Conservative they cannot accuse us of not being "fair and balanced" because that is not our purpose. The liberals have channels such as Link TV. Why don't we???
Thanks for the information. Somehow, I missed all that. FWIW, I never categorized ED as a liberal. She seemed very patriotic in her comments on the air. I think her father was in the military and she was raised in several military posts. After she left F & F, she did at least one historical segment for Fox. She was supposed to do more, but I never saw her again.
I liked her on Fox and friends and I’ve never really taken to Gretchen , well until recently when she became more feisty in in her interviews and she showed she is more traditional.