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NBC expects to launch Megyn Kelly show in a 'Today' hour this fall

NBC's plans for Megyn Kelly are starting to coalesce.

The network intends to launch a new daytime show featuring Kelly, the former Fox News primetime anchor who rose to fame by using her experience as an attorney to grill her guests, by fall, according to a person familiar with the matter. Kelly is expected to join NBC News formally in May, this person said. She left Fox News Channel after wrapping a January 6 broadcast of her program there,"The Kelly File."

NBC News declined to make executives available for comment. A spokeswoman for Kelly declined to comment.