Megyn Kelly, the Fox News anchor who famously feuded and then made up with Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, is set to produce a scripted series about how funny it is to cover a presidential campaign.
The show entitled “Embeds,” named for the reporters embedding with the campaign, will zoom in on the young journalists themselves as opposed to the headlines, according to Variety. So like “Scrubs” for wonks. But the series, an insider said, is meant to appeal to folks who don’t follow politics like football. Yet the first episode is slated to premiere on Go90, a Verizon-owned streaming platform, on Election Day.
Two 2008 campaign vets, former CNN reporter Peter Hamby and former CBS news correspondent Scott Conroy, co-created the show and wrote the pilot.
Kelly, whose national profile has risen exponentially during the circus of the 2016 campaign, is also producing the TV adaption of “The Residence” for FX. “House of Cards” star Kevin Spacey is also involved in the project. Add to that the book she has coming out in November, and “The Kelly File” host has a lot going on outside Fox News headquarters.