Sean Hannity has claimed the title of longest-running primetime cable data host in television historic previous, surpassing the late Larry King.
The Fox Info host, who has been on the channel since its founding in 1996, has been a key cog within the community’s primetime programming for 25 years, six months, and 15 days, breaking the file held by King.
“Sean’s authenticity and insightful commentary have created one of many essential enduring connections with our viewers and it’s been an honor to watch him via the years,” Fox Info Media CEO Suzanne Scott acknowledged.
“A Fox Info genuine, he has helped innovate the enterprise, and we’re extraordinarily completely satisfied along with his extraordinary success.”
Hannity thanked the company, whose firm dad or mum may be the proprietor of the New York Publish, along with viewers.
“I’m terribly grateful to Fox Info Media and to our loyal, devoted viewers whom I’m proud to serve every night,” he acknowledged.
Hannity has continually dominated the rankings race, beating out rivals at rival networks MSNBC and CNN.
The latest figures from Wednesday night level out that 2.67 million viewers tuned in to “Hannity” — correctly ahead of second place Rachel Maddow, whose MSNBC current was watched by 1.78 million people.
Coming in at a distant third is CNN, which has however to fill the 9pm time slot vacated by the fired Chris Cuomo.
Hannity may be most likely probably the most watched 9 p.m. cable data program by the coveted 25-54 demographic, based mostly on the latest Nielsen figures.
Hannity, who generally is a syndicated radio converse current host, began his Fox Info career co-hosting “Hannity & Colmes” alongside the late Alan Colmes. Colmes, who spent 13 years alongside Hannity until leaving the neighborhood in 2009, died in 2017 on the age of 66.
King, the longtime host of CNN’s “Larry King Keep,” died final 12 months. He was 87 years outdated.