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Fox draws nearly 2.6 million viewers for Sanders town hall

Apr. 16, 2019 9:14 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Sen. Bernie Sanders took heat from some Democrats for holding a town hall on Fox News Channel but there's one result hard to argue with: it was the most-watched candidate event in the election campaign so far. An estimated 2.55 million people saw Sanders' town hall Monday in Bethlehem,...

Study: Fox News is obsessed with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Apr. 13, 2019 6:31 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's name is on the lips of nearly everyone at Fox News. A study found that the New York City Democrat was mentioned 3,181 times on Fox News Channel and its sister Fox Business Network during the six-week period of Feb. 25 to April 7, or just under 76...

Conservatives push Kris Kobach for Homeland Security head

Apr. 9, 2019 11:54 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Outside allies of President Donald Trump have launched a public campaign urging him to nominate former Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach as his next secretary of Homeland Security. That's despite the uphill battle Kobach would certainly face getting confirmed by the Senate....

Bernie Sanders to appear in Fox News town hall meeting

Apr. 3, 2019 5:57 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News Channel says that Sen. Bernie Sanders will appear on a televised town hall on April 15, making him the first Democratic candidate to venture onto Fox for this type of event in the current presidential cycle. It's an important booking for Fox, after the Democratic National Committee...

Big week for Trump leads to big week for Hannity in ratings

Apr. 2, 2019 5:48 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — When there's a blowout in the normally tight race for cable news supremacy between Sean Hannity and Rachel Maddow, it's best to check the political headlines to learn why. Hannity crushed MSNBC's Maddow last week, with the Fox News Channel personality averaging 3.78 million viewers, the...

Smollett saga shook public trust, heightened racial tensions

Mar. 28, 2019 7:19 AM EDT

In the two months since Jussie Smollett reported a late-night attack by assailants shouting racial and anti-gay slurs, the "Empire" actor and activist went from victim to defendant. Police and many in the black community rallied to his defense before condemning his account as a hoax. On Tuesday, Smollett was a...

Michael Avenatti goes from media darling to criminal suspect

Mar. 27, 2019 8:51 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael Avenatti seemingly came out of nowhere, a sharply dressed lawyer with a penetrating gaze who said he would prove President Donald Trump had sex with a porn star and paid her off to keep quiet ahead of the 2016 election. Suddenly, Avenatti was everywhere — on Twitter,...

Maddow, other MSNBC hosts see ratings drop, Fox up

Mar. 27, 2019 7:01 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Rachel Maddow isn't backing away from her coverage of President Donald Trump and any connection to Russia's involvement in trying to influence the 2016 presidential campaign. The question is how much her fans want to listen. Maddow's audience has dipped on her two days back on the air since...

Strong opening week for CBS, Turner with NCAA hoops tourney

Mar. 26, 2019 5:45 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — One week into March Madness, CBS is feeling good. Based on ratings from the nation's largest media markets, the Nielsen company said CBS and the Turner Networks had the second best performance over the last 29 years for the first four games of the NCAA men's basketball tournament. The only...

Cable viewers digest Mueller news through Hannity, Maddow

Mar. 23, 2019 11:32 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — For Sean Hannity, the "witch hunt" was finally over. Rachel Maddow considered it the start of something. The diametrically opposed opinion hosts, 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...