Tucker Carlson to host FOX News Channel primetime show

Over Twitter, Brit Hume called Tucker Carlson a 'terrific choice' to be the new host of Fox News' 7 pm hour - and viewers responded


Tucker Carlson is taking over as host of the 7:00 pm ET hour on FOX News Channel.

Carlson's primetime show will begin after the presidential election.

Brit Hume announced the news on "On the Record" Thursday night. 


Many of Carlson's on-air friends at FOX News were quick to chime in with their congratulations.