With O’Reilly gone, all eyes on advertisers

It’s the spring of brand safety, and Fox News just gave advertisers some reassurance, cutting ties with its most prominent anchor Bill O’Reilly amid allegations of sexual harassment.

“After a thorough and careful review of the allegations,” the No. 1 cable news network said in a statement on Wednesday, “the company and Bill O’Reilly have agreed that Bill O’Reilly will not be returning to the Fox News Channel.”

“Tucker Carlson Tonight” will take over the 8 p.m. timeslot starting next week. “The Five” will move into the 9 p.m. timeslot Carlson previously occupied, having been brought in to fill the role vacated by Megyn Kelly in January.

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