'FOX & Friends' Names Ainsley Earhardt As New Co-Host

'FOX & Friends' Names Ainsley Earhardt As New Co-Host

Ainsley Earhardt is coming to “FOX & Friends”!

Earhardt will join Steve Doocy and Brian Kilmeade on the panel, replacing previous co-host Elisabeth Hasselbeck.

She said in a statement, “I am grateful for this opportunity and am thrilled to join Steve and Brian on the curvy couch to deliver Americans their morning news.”

FOX News Chairman & CEO Roger Ailes added, “Ainsley’s relentless work ethic, congeniality and enthusiasm for connecting with our viewers and staff are extremely refreshing. She’s a superb team player and an excellent on-air host – we look forward to her joining the show during such a pivotal news year.” 

Earhardt launched her career with FOX in 2007 as a correspondent, most recently serving as a “FOX & Friends FIRST” co-host.