Glenn Beck Jumps to Fox News

By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 16, 2008 5:27 PM CDT
Glenn Beck, host of Headline News' Glenn Beck Show, is leaving for Fox News.   (Business Wire)

(Newser) – Conservative commentator Glenn Beck, who has gained a sizable following with his nightly show on CNN's Headline News channel, is leaving for Fox News. Beck signed a multi-year deal to host Fox's 5pm weekday program beginning in the spring, Broadcasting & Cable reports. He will also host a weekend show. Beck's CNN show has grown 200% since its launch in 2006, and he also has a popular radio show on Premiere Radio Networks.