Megyn Kelly Fox News Anchor of 'America Live' Not Going to CNN, Renews Contract with Fox and May Move to Primetime

Megyn Kelly, afternoon news anchor for Fox News, renewed her contract with the network.

Kelly, who anchors America Live between 1 and 3 p.m., was reportedly in talks with other stations before deciding to continue on at Fox. According to The New York Times, the long time employee was courted by CNN and angled for a spot on ABC's Good Morning America.

However, her ultimate decision appears to involve staying put for the time being. Network officials did not comment on the validity of the contract renewal, according to the Examiner.

"We'd love her to stay here and be even a bigger star," said Roger Ailes, chief executive of Fox News, according to The New York Times. "I'd be stunned if she wanted to go to any other cable channel. That's a real dive off a high cliff. If somebody wanted her to host the 'Today' show or something, she'd have to look at that, I suppose."

According to the Huffington Post, there is much speculation about whether or not Kelly will actually be staying in her afternoon slot. Greta Van Susteren, who anchors the 10 p.m. slot, also renewed a contract, but falling ratings may push her to an earlier time.

"I'd like to spend some quality time with my wife, at least before 11 p.m.," said John Coale, Van Susteren's husband, according to The New York Times. This, in conjunction with the lower ratings, leads many to believe Kelly may find herself in a primetime spot.

The Examiner reports that this would be the first big shakeup the Fox schedule has had in nearly a decade.  

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