I'm not sure "hit back" is the right phrase. More like gave a straightforward assessment of the horse's patoots employed by Fox News. Rupert Murdoch's influence is no less pernicious in Great Britain so the assembled reporters all had a hearty laugh.
Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy hit back at Fox News during a UK press conference following the London Premiere of their new film. Fox had publically criticized the film for supposedly pushing a 'dangerous liberal agenda' at kids.
Kermit mocks their blatant and pointless fear mongering before Miss Piggy offers her own opinion on Fox News.
Here is part of what was said when business anchor Eric Bolling asked "Are 'The Muppets' brainwashing our kids?"