Hannity is a television show on the Fox News network, a replacement to the long-running show Hannity & Colmes. It is hosted by conservative political pundit Sean Hannity. Following the announcement on November 25, 2008 that Alan Colmes would leave the show, it was decided that the show would simply be entitled Hannity. On the rationale for the new program, Fox News Senior Vice President Bill Shine has stated: The show's format consists of Hannity interviewing guests and providing his own commentary. Among notable segments is The Great American Panel, running near the end of the show, featuring Hannity and three guests (two of which are notable political or news commentators, one liberal and the other conservative, with the third member being a special guest who is notable outside the political or journalistic community but usually holding conservative political views) in a panel discussion on important topics of the day.