Bill O'Reilly Announces Return of Podcast on Monday

Roger Ailes attends a special screening of

Fellow cable news host Don Lemon, who has been covering the story, was also in attendance. While the terms of the contract were not made public, sources claimed that the multi-year contract ran till the end of 2020.

Following Bill O'Reilly's monumental flameout at Fox News this week, the notorious right-wing cable network was faced with the hard decision of selecting which of its personalities will replace O'Reilly.

Former Fox anchor Bill O'Reilly will receive an exit payout of as much as $25 million after being ousted over sexual harassment allegations, according to American media reports. It is reported that company has been forced to pay some $13 million in sexual harassment lawsuit settlements.

Described by Whoopi Goldberg as the "final nail in the coffin" of O'Reilly's career, Burgess, who was accompanied by her attorney, spoke on being approached by O'Reilly "almost immediately" after she began working as a temp at Fox News. Perquita Burgess, who worked as a temporary employee at Fox News, sat down with the ladies of The View and compared her time there as "street harassment in the office".

O'Reilly said in a statement at the time that he had settled only to spare his children from controversy.

The worst part of my job is being a target for those who would harm me and my employer, the Fox News Channel. Fox News host Eric Bolling was given his own weekly show at 5 p.m., while company executives moved Tucker Carlson's show to 8 p.m. and "The Five" to 9 p.m.

O'Reilly's show, "The O'Reilly Factor", has been the most watched program on Fox News and was coming off the highest-rated first quarter in its history, averaging four million viewers.

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