Conservative comedian Greg Gutfeld brings his late-night schedule to Fox News Channel, Gutfeld!in town for a week of concerts at Gilley’s Dallas.
Gutfeld! will be presented on the central stage of Gilley from February 21 to 25. Gutfeld, who brings a satirical voice to daily news, will have his usual lineup of guests and possibly regulars Kat Timpf and pro wrestler George “Tyrus” Murdoch.
Gutfeld announced the Dallas stoppage on his show last Thursday – “We’re heading to Texas. Yes, we are leaving the country.
Free tickets went quickly after its announcement, but names may be added to a waiting list, according to a Fox News spokeswoman.
Gutfeld! is typically taped in New York, but Gutfeld is considering live broadcasts in other markets. In late September, he taped two shows in Nashville, Tennessee.
“We knew we wanted to do the show where the live audience would have so much energy that they would be part of the program, almost like a sixth guest,” Gutfeld! executive producer Tom O’Connor said All Nash Last year.
According to Nielsen Media Research, Gutfeld! finished January at No. 1 in its timeslot with 1.9 million total average viewers, which topped ABC Jimmy Kimmel Live! and NBC’s The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon in the total number of viewers. In the Dallas market, Gutfeld! ranked in the top 10 among adults 25-54. From December to January, the show saw a 15% increase in total viewership in Dallas. From the show’s debut on April 5 through January, Gutfeld! is up 47% of total viewers in Dallas.
Gutfeld, who identifies as a libertarian, has been a frequent panelist on Fox News’ The five for 11 years. He hosted Red eyes and The Greg Gutfeld Show on the network before switching to late at night.
This is not the first time that Gilley’s has hosted a political event. In the For God & Country Patriot Roundup in May, Gilley named Michael Flynn, Sidney Powell and George Papadopoulos as speakers.
Ticket holders for the Gilley show must have proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test taken within 48 hours of the show date. According to a post from Eventbrite, the site will offer same-day testing from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. for unvaccinated ticket holders on a first-come, first-served basis.
Gutfeld has a connection to Dallas. He was a fan of Dallas thrash metal band Power Trip and Riley Gale, the band’s late 2020 frontman. Dallas ObserverGutfeld met Gale and her father in Dallas ahead of an August 2018 signing at a bookstore.