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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...

News industry leaders fighting back against claims by Trump

Apr. 2, 2019 5:02 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — News industry leaders are fighting back against the charge by President Donald Trump and his supporters that the administration's summation of special counsel Robert Mueller's report proved that journalists were "so wrong for so long" in their coverage of the Russia investigation. The...

Today in History

Apr. 1, 2019 12:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Monday, April 1, the 91st day of 2019. There are 274 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 1, 2003, American troops entered a hospital in Nasiriyah (nah-sih-REE'-uh), Iraq, and rescued Army Pfc. Jessica Lynch, who had been held prisoner since her unit was ambushed...

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...