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.
Great news! @TuckerCarlson will take over On the Record after the election as the new host. Congratulations to him. Terrific choice!— Brit Hume (@brithume) November 3, 2016
Many of Carlson's on-air friends at FOX News were quick to chime in with their congratulations.
Congrats to my friend @TuckerCarlson on getting the 7p show at FNC after the election. Excited for him and for Fox News!— Megyn Kelly (@megynkelly) November 3, 2016