Fox News jogs its blogs

'It's Out There' gets test run

Fox News Channel is testing another pilot on Sunday that will air following its experiment in news satire, “The ½ Hour News Hour.”

“It’s Out There,” a half-hour of stories derived from blogs, will get a half-hour test run following Joel Surnow’s satirical take on news.

Show, fronted by conservative blogger-columnist Michele Malkin and former Clinton administration operative Kirsten Powers, will take on political and cultural issues enflaming the blogosphere.

The first episode will look at John Edwards’ virtual campaign HQ and other candidates using social networking sites like Facebook and MySpace to reach young voters.

The pilot airs in a timeslot that’s sported a grab-bag of specials and repeats of shows. Both pilots are part of FNC’s bid to develop a more permanent lineup for the night with young-skewing skeins that can attract and maintain an aud.

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