We now have more insight into what happened to Melissa Francis at Fox News. As her viewers can attest, Francis co-hosted Outnumbered on Fox News and After the Bell on Fox Business until suddenly disappearing from both channels in October 2020. Article continues below advertisement. At the time, Fox News...
Melissa Francis was on Little House on the Prairie when she was just a young girl, but she now looks back on the show with fresh eyes. These days she mainly works as a journalist on television, but opens up about working on Little House from time to time. She admitted that she believes creator and star Michael Landon “stole” certain elements from Bonanza.
Michael Landon was not just the patriarch of the Ingalls family, Charles Ingalls; he was an executive producer for Little House on the Prairie. He had major creative input and dictated how some scenes would be presented. Melissa Francis, who played Cassandra Cooper Ingalls, was privy to a close look at the decisions Landon made to cut costs producing the Western historical drama.
The New York State Department of Labor launched a probe into Francis' claims of pay disparity and retaliation, her lawyer said.