It marks a stunning end to a near-perfect marriage between a pugnacious personality and network.
In the letter, Murdoch praised O'Reilly as "one of the most accomplished TV personalities in the history of cable news" before saying "we want to underscore our consistent commitment to fostering a work environment built on the values of trust and respect".
This particular show consistently got Fox News its best ratings, drawing nearly 4 million viewers a night and generating more than $446 million in advertising revenue between 2014 and 2016, according to Kantar Media.
"It is tremendously disheartening that we part ways due to completely unfounded claims", O'Reilly said in a statement.
Bloom announced Wednesday that she was representing a third O'Reilly accuser, Occidental College politics professor and occasional Fox News guest Caroline Heldman, writing on Twitter that "we just called in her report" to the Fox News sexual harassment hotline. O'Reilly has denied wrongdoing.
Even though at least one of the harassment cases against O'Reilly dated back more than a decade and was widely reported then, the accumulation of cases outlined in the Times damaged him much more extensively.
The Times reported on April 1 that about $13 million has been paid out to a total of fivewomen who have accused O'Reilly of sexual harassment.
Bill O'Reilly forced out at Fox News
O'Reilly was a ratings magnet at Fox - but it's hard to know how much of his audience would follow him to another network. Shares of Twenty-First Century Fox were down less than 1 percent at $30.50 in Wednesday afternoon trading.
Gorsuch has busy first day at Supreme Court
Gorsuch, however, was quiet for the first half of arguments in that case, while Neal Katyal argued on behalf of the petitioner. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit when his former law firm had a case there or a controversy involved someone he knew.
Media mogul Rupert Murdoch and his son Lachlan are co-executive chairmen of the company and son James is chief executive officer.
Fox News announced Wednesday in a statement that the now-former "O'Reilly Factor" host would not be returning from vacation in the wake of numerous sexual harassment allegations coming to light. His attorney claims the host has been the target of a "brutal campaign of character assassination" and has evidence, which he didn't immediately release, that a smear campaign is being orchestrated by "far-left organizations".
For what it's worth, I appeared on "The O'Reilly Factor" three times over the years, most recently in 2015 about manufactured leftist anarchy in Ferguson, Missouri. "The Five" will move into the 9 p.m. ET timeslot starting Monday.
Bill O'Reilly better start looking for a new gig!
What do you think should happen next for Fox News? "He's been the linchpin" of the lineup, said Jane Hall, an American University professor and former Fox contributor, who noted that it will take a while to see whether his loyal audience sticks with O'Reilly's replacement.
"I think a lot of numbers are being overreported in terms of what the ad revenue is from O'Reilly's show", DiClemente told CNBC.
Walsh does not have a legal claim against O'Reilly due to the statute of limitations on harassment cases in NY and California, but she did report the matter to the human resources hotline of the company earlier this month.
The order accords with Trump's campaign promise to review visa programs so as to prioritize American workers. Trump made it clear that this order declares that American projects should be made with American goods.
The Blue Jackets were lucky to get out of the last few minutes of the period without another score from the swarming Penguins. What will decide Tuesday night's game? Quite the contrary, actually. "I said to him, 'I'm proud to be your teammate".
The worrying propaganda video was released as tensions continued to rise between Kim Jong-un's secretive country and the US. The official was adamant that the United States is now not anticipating pre-emptive military action against North Korea.
Recent data on the number of active U.S oil rigs revealed a 13th weekly climb in a row, implying future production growth. Since May 2015, Saudi exports were below 7 million bpd only in August 2015 and in February this year, data by JODI show.
He also augmented Golden State's perimeter defense, stepping up when needed to contain Portland's 3-point attack. The series now moves to Portland for Game Three, which is scheduled for Saturday night at the Moda Center.
President Donald Trump's order to bomb the airbase used to launch a suspected chemical attack but Britain was not involved in it. The Syrian government has been locked in a six-year civil war against an array of opposition forces.
Le 10 avril, une deuxième enquête similaire avait été ouverte contre Clément B., né en juillet 1993 à Ermont (Val-d'Oise). Les autorités françaises pensent que les deux hommes visaient des meetings de candidats aux élections présidentielles.
Aaron Hernandez died by suicide Wednesday, less than a week after a jury cleared him of committing a double murder in 2012. Kennedy says the families of Furtado and de Abreu "understand what kind of loss" Hernandez's family is dealing with now.
But despite the result, Shakespeare insisted the club should be proud of its efforts, but must now aim for more European nights. However, Leicester themselves threatened on the break, with Shinji Okazaki firing over from a Riyad Mahrez pass.
Peggy Whitson, 57 ans, effectue quant à elle sa troisième mission de longue durée à bord de la station internationale. Elle a commencé son séjour actuel le 19 novembre et sa mission de six mois à l'origine a été prolongée de trois mois.
Calls for Zuma's resignation have since grown and reached a fever pitch with protest marches all over South Africa on Friday. Sipho Pityana leader of SaveSA said South Africa is not a junk country with a junk president and called on Zuma to resign.
Venezuelans gear up for opposition march
Mr Maduro accused demonstrators of attacking police and looting shops and claimed more than 30 arrests were made to restore order. The Venezuelan National Guard members launched tear gas in an effort to disperse demonstrators, giving rise to some clashes.
Fresno shooting rampage: 3 victims identified
The two were waiting for the bus when authorities say Kori Ali Muhammad , who is black, targeted the white men at random. Here's how police say a fatal argument at a motel led to the deaths of three more men, allegedly victims of hate crimes.
$3B fertilizer plant opens in southeast Iowa
After four years and $3 billion, the massive new Iowa Fertilizer Company facility in Wever, Iowa is officially open for business. Kim Reynolds joined other officials at an opening ceremony Wednesday in the Lee County community of Wever.
NHL: Blues top Wild 3-1, grab 3-0 series lead
Guys are working, guys are caring, everybody's working as hard as they possibly can and we've just got to start with one-on-ones. Sure, the Blues drew first blood and swiped home-ice advantage thanks to 51 saves by superhero goaltender Jake Allen .