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Elisabeth Hasselbeck's Fox & Friends Debut Date Revealed

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Elisabeth Hasselbeck will be making her Fox News Channel debut Sept. 16 as the new cohost for the popular morning show Fox & Friends, the network announced Thursday. 

The blond beauty—who bid a tearful goodbye to The View in July after 10 years on the talk show—will join regular Fox & Friends presenters Steve Doocy and Brian Kilmeade on a redesigned set which will be unveiled that morning.

Hasselbeck will replace longtime Fox & Friends cohost Gretchen Carlson, who has inked a deal for her own daytime talk show on the network, which will also air in early fall.

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In her new role, the former View cohost will interview key newsmakers, celebrities and politicians alongside Doocy and Kilmeade, who have both been with the show since its debut in 1998.

"Elisabeth's warm and engaging personality made her a star on The View," Fox News Channel president Roger Ailes said in a statement at the time of her hire. "She has proven to be an excellent conversationalist and I am certain she will make a great addition to our already successful morning franchise."

"I have been a long-time fan of Fox & Friends and am excited to be joining their team in September as it is an honor to call the Fox News Channel my new television home," Hasselbeck added.

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Elisabeth Hasselbeck, The View ABC/Heidi Gutman

Shortly after Fox announced Hasselbeck would be joining the network, Jenny McCarthy was named the new cohost of The View.

"We are delighted that Jenny will be joining us as a permanent cohost on The View starting in September," Barbara Walters said in a statement in July. "Jenny brings us intelligence as well as warmth and humor. She can be serious and outrageous. She has connected with our audience and offers a fresh point of view. Jenny will be a great addition to the show as we usher in an exciting new chapter for The View."

Hasselbeck isn't the only familiar face exiting the hit ABC daytime show. Walters will be retiring and leaving the program next year, while Joy Behar celebrated her final day on the show after 16 seasons earlier this month. 

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