TV Ratings: Bill O'Reilly to Finish Year With Top-Rated Cable News Show
Megyn Kelly's 'The Kelly File' is up the most in the critical 25-54 demographic, while Fox News has its best primetime since 2012.
Bill O’Reilly will once again finish the year with the most-watched and top-rated program on cable news.
The O’Reilly Factor, which anchors Fox News Channel’s primetime lineup at 8 p.m., is the No. 1 program in cable news for the 14th consecutive year, averaging 2.8 million viewers in 2015, up 5 percent year-over year. The show will finish the year as the top-rated among the critical news demographic for the 15th consecutive year, averaging 485,000 viewers among viewers 25-54, an increase of 14 percent year-over-year.
Megyn Kelly’s 9 p.m. program The Kelly File, is up the most among demo viewers, growing 16 percent to 434,000, compared the last year.
Launched two years ago, Kelly File, is the No. 2 program in cable news in the demo and among total viewers, averaging 2.3 million among the latter, a gain of 5 percent.
Meanwhile, Sean Hannity's Hannity is up 4 percent among total viewers (1.5 million) and 10 percent in the demo (342,000), while On the Record with Greta Van Susteren at 7 p.m., is up 5 percent in total viewers (1.8 million) and 8 percent in the demo (306,000).
All of which will give Fox News another easy win for the year among its cable news competition as the network has had its best year of tune-in (among total viewers and the demo) since 2012.