Fox News’ DeSantis-Newsom Debate Draws 5.46M Viewers

Fox News‘ Ron DeSantis–Gavin Newsom debate drew 5.46 million million viewers — 4.75 million in its live telecast and 706,000 for a rebroadcast — giving a ratings bump to Sean Hannity in the time slot. The Thursday 90-minute debate — billed as a Red State vs. Blue State showdown — easily beat the competition on MSNBC and CNN.

Fox News’s New Fight Club: The DeSantis Vs. Newsom Debate

The event moderated by Sean Hannity on Thursday will feature two governors who aren’t rivals for office but have long sparred.

Ron DeSantis Accepts Gavin Newsom’s Challenge To Debate On Fox News

The California governor had taunted his Florida counterpart for months. Now, with his presidential campaign struggling, DeSantis agreed to a debate hosted by Sean Hannity.

Sean Hannity To Tape Presidential Town Hall With Democratic Presidential Candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

Fox News Unveils Primetime Lineup With Jesse Watters In Tucker Carlson’s Former Time Slot

Jesse Watters Primetime will begin at 8 p.m. ET on July 17 as part of a revamped weekly nighttime lineup on Fox News. Laura Ingraham’s show will air at 7 p.m., with Sean Hannity’s popular program remaining at 9 p.m. Greg Gutfeld’s latenight show will move up to the 10 p.m. hour that was previously Ingraham’s time slot.

Tim Scott To Join Sean Hannity For Fox News Town Hall


Do You Believe in Miracles? Sean Hannity And Gavin Newsom Teamed Up To Give The Best Hour Of Cable News In Ages

Travel across the partisan spectrum, and nearly every talking head will tell you in great detail that the country is splintered by fierce partisan loyalties and competing sets of “facts” while blaming their political foes for the current state of enmity. Which is why something of a miracle happened last week, during the 9 p.m. hour of Fox News of all places.

Calif. Gov. Newsom Spars With Fox News Host Hannity Over Biden, Immigration, Economy

Fox News said Monday was Newsom’s first interview on the network since 2010, back when Newsom was the mayor of San Francisco. Since then, Newsom has often joined the chorus of criticism against the conservative news outlet from Democrats who object to its coverage of guns and how some of the network’s hosts have embraced former President Donald Trump.

Gavin Newsom To Sit With Fox News’s Hannity For Interview

California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D-Calif.) will sit with Fox News host Sean Hannity for an interview that will air next week, the network said Thursday. The interview, which will mark the Democrat’s first on the conservative cable news channel in more than a decade, will take place at the governor’s mansion in Sacramento on June 12, and “encompass topics such as immigration, current issues in California, the economy, the 2024 presidential election,” Fox News said.

Fox News Sets Trump Town Hall Moderated By Sean Hannity

Trump To Join Sean Hannity For Town Hall

Former President Trump is set to join Sean Hannity for a town hall event on Fox News next month, the network announced on Thursday. The event is set to be taped in Iowa on June 1 and air at 9 p.m. ET the same day, according to a release. Hannity will reportedly take questions from the audience.

Carlson, Hannity Among Potential Witnesses At Fox News Trial

They are among the names submitted this week as potential witnesses by Fox and Dominion Voting Systems, although it doesn’t guarantee that they will appear in court. It still isn’t certain there will be a trial. Delaware Superior Court Judge Eric Davis is expected to make a summary judgment ruling in favor of either side or to go forward with a trial.

Hannity, Carlson Among Fox Stars Being Deposed In Dominion Lawsuit

A number of top Fox News hosts and staffers are among the individuals who are slated to be deposed as part of Dominion Voting Systems’ ongoing defamation lawsuit against the cable giant.

Sean Hannity Just Broke This Record Keld By Larry King

After Jan. 6, Sean Hannity Advised Trump: ‘No More Stolen Election Talk’

The Fox News host discussed with the White House press secretary how to dissuade the president from pursuing claims of voter fraud, newly disclosed documents show.

Hannity, Fox Face Ethical Issues Over Trump Text Revelations

The Jan. 6 select committee has revealed a series of texts where Sean Hannity privately advised former President Donald Trump before, during and after the assault, and is seeking his insight about what happened in those days. The popular Fox News Channel primetime host hasn’t said what he will do, but he’s slammed the congressional probe as a partisan witch hunt. His lawyer has raised First Amendment concerns about the request.

Jan. 6 Panel Seeks Interview With Sean Hannity

In a letter to the Fox News personality, Mississippi Rep. Bennie Thompson, Democratic chairman of the House panel investigating the Capitol insurrection, said the panel wants to question him regarding his communications with former President Donald Trump, former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows and others in Trump’s orbit in the days surrounding the evemt.

Fox News Hosts Take The Offensive About Texts To Meadows

Stars of the most-watched cable channel continued to downplay the Jan. 6 attack and back Donald J. Trump while criticizing the investigation of the Capitol siege.

Sean Hannity: “Plenty Of People At Fox” Don’t Agree With My Political Opinions

The anchor, who says he reads basically every New York print newspaper but the ‘Times,’ adds: “I don’t hide my conservatism, I don’t hide the politicians I like.”

Hannity’s Trump Interview Tops All of Cable News in Tuesday Ratings

Sean Hannity’s Trump Town Hall Is Most-Watched Show Of The Week

Hannity Is The Face Of Fox’s Identity Crisis

Fox News host Sean Hannity’s on-air mood has reflected the rising tumult at Fox as the network has lost its ratings dominance since the election. The end of a presidential campaign is often a time for news organizations to take stock and recalibrate their strategies. But never before had a network been so closely affiliated with a commander in chief.

Fox News Makes History In 2020 Cable News Ratings

Different View Of Dems On Fox News Primetime

Fox News is providing an hour of convention news coverage each night, the same as broadcast networks ABC, CBS and NBC. But as cable rivals CNN and MSNBC devote three hours in primetime to the convention — including showing the Democrats’ feed virtually uninterrupted — Fox will not dislodge its biggest opinion stars: Tucker Carlson and Sean Hannity.

Fox’s Hannity, Carlson And Fired Henry In Lawsuit

Fox News Channel stars Sean Hannity, Tucker Carlson and Howard Kurtz were accused of sexual harassment by a frequent on-air guest in a lawsuit filed Monday that the network called frivolous and untrue. In the same case, a former Fox employee said she was harassed and raped by news anchor Ed Henry, who was fired July 1 shortly after the network became aware of the accusations.

Fox’s Sean Hannity Emerges As Critic Of Minneapolis Police

NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News Channel’s Sean Hannity has emerged as an unexpected critic of the Minneapolis police for their actions in the Memorial Day death of George Floyd. […]

Sean Hannity Threatens To Sue NY Times

Sean Hannity has threatened to sue The New York Times and some of its columnists unless the paper retracts and apologizes for pieces that his lawyers claim mischaracterized Hannity’s coverage of the coronavirus pandemic. In a statement, a New York Times spokesperson rejected the demand: “We’ve reported fairly and accurately on Mr. Hannity and there is no basis for a retraction or an apology.”

View: A Hiatus For Hannity?

Eric Wemple argues that Fox News’ reportorial deployment on the coronavirus pandemic has shifted into high gear with the professionalism and thoroughness one expects of a news network, but its opinion hosts continue to mislead and confuse viewers. Fox and Friends, newly-sidelined Trish Regan and Sean Hannity are among the worst offenders, he says. “It’s a wonder that Fox News doesn’t erupt in a journalistic civil war, such is the discrepancy between its sane and insane programming.”

Sean Hannity Attracts His Largest Audience For An Interview

Trump’s Firewall Holds On Fox News Primetime

Tuesday night in primetime, Tucker Carlson referenced “impeachment insanity.” Sean Hannity said the president’s opponents are involved in “insane, obsessive, compulsive, psychotic witch hunts.” A guest on Laura Ingraham’s show called the whistleblower who reported on Trump’s conversation with the Ukrainian leader a suicide bomber. Those three hosts reach an estimated 3 million to 4 million people each weeknight — the most-watched lineup on cable television — with a full-throated defense of the president as Democrats in the House pursue an impeachment inquiry.

Sean Hannity To Interview Trump On Wed.

Fasten your seatbelt — Fox News Channel’s Sean Hannity is going to interview President Donald Trump on Wednesday. Though we hardly need to be told, Fox noted Trump will “react” to Attorney General William Barr’s summary of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report and discuss the latest in regarding his Southern border wall-building progress.

Hannity, Other Fox News Hosts Rage At Democrats, Media Over Mueller Report

Sean Hannity was in no mood to celebrate the news that the special counsel did not find coordination between Donald Trump’s campaign and Russia during the 2016 presidential election. Instead, he was infuriated. There was no collusion, no obstruction, no conspiracy, he said, just as he had been telling his audience all along.

Will Sean Hannity Leave Fox?

Inside Fox News Channel, staffers believe that CEO Lachlan Murdoch is likely to nudge the network in a less pro-Trump direction. Is this the first step in a larger strategy to sell the newly spun-off company?

Cable Viewers Digest Mueller News

The diametrically opposed opinion hosts — Sean Hannity of Fox News and Rachael Madow of MSNBC — who vie for the distinction of the most popular in cable news, were the windows through which many Americans digested Friday’s news that special counsel Robert Mueller had concluded a nearly two-year investigation into Russian involvement in the 2016 election. While his report, or even a summary, has not been released, television news still had hours to fill talking about it.

Hannity Back In First For Cable News

Hannity Reveals His Plans For Fox Nation

Fox News will next week bring Hannity to the world of video-streaming, launching “Hannity on Air” on its new Fox Nation subscription broadband service. The program will give viewers a look at the opening monologue of his daily radio show, a segment that’s typically 15 minutes to 17 minutes in length. The program will debut on Wednesday, Jan. 30, and is expected to post most weekdays in the afternoon.

Sean Hannity To Interview Trump Tonight

President Donald Trump will sit for an exclusive interview by Fox News host Sean Hannity on Thursday. The cable news outlet said Wednesday that the two old pals will be on Hannity to discuss Trump’s ongoing battle with Democrats on the government shutdown along with his plans for border security.

Bad Headlines For Trump Also Mean Rough Stretch For Hannity

While Fox News Channel’s Sean Hannity will end 2018 as cable news’ most popular personality for the second year in a row, he’s been slumping in the ratings since the midterm elections and ominous stories related to Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation of the president.

Fox News: Hannity Appearance ‘Unfortunate’

Fox News is not happy with hosts Sean Hannity and Jeanine Pirro for appearing onstage at a Trump campaign rally last night. “Fox News does not condone any talent participating in campaign events,” the network said in a statement Tuesday. “We have an extraordinary team of journalists helming our coverage tonight and we are extremely proud of their work. This was an unfortunate distraction and has been addressed.”

Hannity Joins Trump After Saying He Wouldn’t

Popular Fox News Channel personality Sean Hannity appeared on the podium in a Missouri arena Monday night after being called to the stage by Trump. Another Fox News host, Jeanine Pirro, also appeared onstage with the president. “By the way, all those people in the back are fake news,” Hannity told the audience.