The longtime anchor of the popular Fox News daytime show "America Live" will get an evening show when she returns from maternity leave, the network said.
What Fox News didn't say is what Kelly's show will be and where it will air. Fox News has long-term deals in place with its other prime-time stars, including Bill O'Reilly and Sean Hannity.
There has been speculation that Kelly may take the 10 p.m. ET slot on Fox News that is currently held by Greta Van Susteren. However, on Tuesday Van Susteren said on her blog she has a long-term contract "and it is for a show in 'prime time.'"
Kelly's presence on Fox News has moved beyond daytime over the last few years. She frequently appears on O'Reilly's show and co-anchored the network's 2012 election coverage, where she famously took Karl Rove to task for criticizing the network's decision to call Ohio for President Obama.
A Fox News spokeswoman declined to comment on the specific plans for Kelly, who has yet to take her maternity leave. Kelly announced in February she was expecting.
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