Jeanine Pirro Bumped by Fox News for Second Week — Was She Suspended?

TVLine | 3/21/2019 | Ryan Schwartz
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Jeanine Pirro’s return to Fox News remains in question, following the cabler’s decision to bump her primetime program for a second consecutive week.

Pirro’s Justice w/ Judge Jeanine, which airs Saturdays at 9/8c, was first preempted by Fox News on March 16 and quietly replaced by a rerun of the docuseries Scandalous. The scheduling change was not formally announced ahead of time but was reflected on the network’s online schedule, as well as select on-screen cable guides. Another repeat of Scandalous is set to air in Pirro’s time slot this coming Saturday, March 23.

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According to CNN’s Brian Stelter, Pirro was in fact suspended for her Islamophobic remarks, though Fox News has not confirmed. When reached for comment following the first preemption, a network spokesperson would only tell TVLine, “We’re not commenting on internal scheduling matters.”

Meanwhile, President Donald Trump leapt to Pirro’s defense in a series of tweets posted March 17:

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Bring back @JudgeJeanine Pirro....
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