Kudlow, who was the director of the Countrywide Economic Council underneath President Trump, is having above the channel’s 4 p.m. hour commencing February 16.

His unnamed present will re-air at 7 p.m., which means he is partially changing Lou Dobbs, whose 5 p.m. speak exhibit reaired at 7. Very last Friday Fox abruptly cancelled “Lou Dobbs Tonight” and named two interim anchors for the time slot.

Kudlow was a CNBC host and commentator prior to signing up for the Trump administration. His assignment is to enhance Fox Business Network’s general performance in opposition to CNBC and other channels.

But Kudlow will have his web hosting work cut out for him.

Fox Organization is the much reduced-rated sibling of Fox News. Dobbs was the most well-liked host, but he only averaged 300,000 viewers a day at 5 p.m.

The software that preceded his, “Right after the Bell,” is what Kudlow will now be replacing.

The scores for very last Thursday, which turned out to be Dobbs’ very last day on the air, illustrate the viewers challenge for Kudlow and Fox Organization.

“Soon after the Bell,” at the critical hour following U.S. markets shut, averaged 150,000 viewers, even though CNBC’s rival present “Closing Bell” averaged 326,000.

Fox Enterprise has been pinched by competitiveness from Newsmax too — that channel averaged 320,000 on Thursday afternoon.

The organization-oriented program on Fox Information, “Your Entire world with Neil Cavuto,” averaged 1.1 million. Both CNN and MSNBC had upwards of 2 million viewers for the hour.