“Opening Bell With Maria Bartiromo” will debut Feb. 24
Maria Bartiromo will premiere on Fox Business Network with her new show, “Opening Bell With Maria Bartiromo,” on Feb. 24. The new show will air weekdays from 9 to 11 a.m.
The new series comes amid a shakeup to the network's business-day programming slate. The Stuart Varney-hosted “Varney & Co.” will shift to 11 a.m, with “Markets Now” continuing to air at 1 p.m., until the network introduces a new show on alternative investing that will be anchored by Bloomberg News alum Deirdre Bolton is introduced sometime during the first quarter of this year.
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Prior to Bartiromo's premiere, on Feb. 10, “Money” with Melissa Francis will shift to 2 p.m., with “The Willis Report” will move to 6 p.m. “Cavuto,” meanwhile, will begin running at 6 p.m., with encore airings at 8 p.m.
Fox Business Network executive vice president Kevin Magee said that the new schedule “will enhance our ability to deliver timely key business news and we are thrilled to debut fresh programming with an all-star team.”
Bartiromo announced in November that she would be leaving CNBC after 20 years. In addition to the morning show, Bartiromo will anchor a business-oriented sho on Fox News Channel on Sundays.