Fox News finished out 2017 as the most-watched basic cable channel for the second year in a row — and as the most influential purveyor of fake news.
Because of remarks in her new memoir, “Hacks,” that are critical of Hillary Clinton, Brazile is suddenly being lionized as a fearless truth-teller on Fox News.
With its episode about sexual harassment, 'Great News' provides a glowing example of the way art can triumph over life, says Ken Tucker.
After mussing Donald Trump's hair back in 2016, Jimmy Fallon still hasn't figured out how to approach politics on the 'Tonight Show,' says Ken Tucker.
You think Fox News isn’t worried about recent nights in which MSNBC has beaten Fox’s Tucker Carlson in the ratings? Take a look at what’s been going on at Tucker Carlson Tonight. Fox News is trying to signal to its audience, “See?
Tucker Carlson interviewed President Trump on Fox News on Wednesday night. Carlson got some fresh reaction from the president about Tuesday night’s Rachel Maddow tax-return scoop: Trump has “no idea where they got it, but it’s illegal. … They’re not supposed to have it and it’s not supposed to be leaked, and it’s certainly not an embarrassing tax return at all. … It’s an illegal thing they’ve been doing. … I think it’s a disgrace. ...
Washington, U.S. – 28/02/17 – U.S. President Donald Trump pumps his fist as he arrives at the podium. On this night, in Biden’s place behind the President, we had to watch Mike Pense’s pursed-lipped “I thought I told you to be home by 10 p.m., young lady” sternness, and Paul Ryan’s serene, unblinking gaze at the back of Trump’s head.
Megyn Kelly announced her departure from Fox News on Monday night, saying on The Kelly File that she’s pleased to join “the journalists at NBC … who I greatly admire.” (Hey, how do Fox News fans feel about that ringing endorsement for the corporate home of Rachel Maddow and Matt Lauer — a place Fox spends so much time deriding?) And on Thursday morning, the channel announced her replacement: Tucker Carlson, the Prince of Preppiness, whose 7 p.m. ambush-o-rama, Tucker Carlson Tonight, has been an immediate attention-grabber since it started in November. Common consensus was that Fox was looking for an in-house woman to occupy Kelly’s spot in primetime.
Bill O’Reilly did his final O’Reilly Factor for 2016 on Tuesday night, and it was a doozy. It led off with a patented “Talking Points Memo” about those who want to abolish the Electoral College. Fox News viewers long ago got used to Bill using the phrase “Talking Points” as a substitute for the first-person singular.