Sean Hannity’s show, back in its original Fox News time slot at 9 p.m. ET, was the most watched cable new program in the month of October.
Ronan Farrow’s investigative reporting on sexual harassment allegations against Harvey Weinstein was released Tuesday in a bombshell New Yorker piece, but NBC had the opportunity to first report his findings and slept on them, according to multiple sources inside and outside the network.
In Sean Hannity’s first week battling Rachel Maddow in the 9 p.m. time slot, Fox News’ Hannity beat MSNBC’s Maddow in both overall viewers and in the key 25-54 age demographic.
Fox News host Sean Hannity attracted more viewers than any of his competitors in his 9 p.m. debut Monday night, beating out MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow in the first head-to-head matchup between the two cable news heavyweights.
MSNBC finished No. 1 in all of cable for the entire day on Wednesday for the first time in its history.
MSNBC finished No. 1 across all cable networks in the weekday primetime hours last week, a first for the network whose numbers have been climbing in recent months.
MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow reported Thursday that she received a “carefully forged” document from someone who likely had prior access to top secret material, but the Intercept’s Glenn Greenwald provided evidence the following day that Maddow’s document was an altered version of publicly available material.