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Fox Business Network scrubs low-rated primetime lineup

Neil Cavuto (shown on "Cavuto") will air twice, at 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. (Seth Wenig/AP)

Gone are “Freedom Watch” with Andrew Napolitano,” “Power & Money” with David Asman,” and “Follow the Money” with Eric Bolling.” In 2011, FBN averaged a primetime 54,000 viewers.

Starting Feb. 20, “The Willis Report,” anchored by Gerri Willis, will run at 5 p.m. and again at 8 p.m. “Cavuto,” starring Neil Cavuto, will be seen at 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. And you can catch “Lou Dobbs Tonight,” with Lou Dobbs, at 7 p.m. and at 10 p.m. In the second quarter, when FBN’s launches the new 5 p.m. show its developing for Melissa Francis, who joined the network from CNBC earlier this year, “The Willis Report” will run only at 8 p.m.

And “Stossel,” hosted by John Stossel, will continue to be telecast Thursdays at 10 p.m., the network said.

Napolitano, Asman, and Bolling will continue as contributors to both Fox Business Network and Fox News Channel. Bolling also will continue to co-host “The Five” at 5 p.m. on FNC. Asman will maintain his role as co-anchor of “After the Bell” at 4 p.m. on FBN.


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