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Huntsman Named 'Fox & Friends Weekend' Co-host

Fox News Channel has named Abby Huntsman as the co-host of Fox & Friends Weekend. Her first day is Saturday, Dec. 17.

Huntsman, the daughter of former Republican Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman, has been a correspondent since joining the network in 2015.

Before that she was co-host of MSNBC's The Cycle and a producer for HuffPost Live. She is co-hosting with Clayton Morris plus a rotating co-host.

Huntsman is a natural fit. She has been substitute co-host for both Fox & Friends weekdays and morning show America's Newsroom.

“Abby’s energetic reporting and ability to connect with our viewers make her a great addition on the curvy couch. We are pleased to welcome her to the FOX & Friends Weekend team," said Suzanne Scott, executive VP of programming, who made the announcement.

She replaces Anna Kooiman, who exited the show in September.

Contributing editor John Eggerton has been an editor and/or writer on media regulation, legislation and policy for over four decades, including covering the FCC, FTC, Congress, the major media trade associations, and the federal courts. In addition to Multichannel News and Broadcasting + Cable, his work has appeared in Radio World, TV Technology, TV Fax, This Week in Consumer Electronics, Variety and the Encyclopedia Britannica.