Fox News’ ‘The Five’ Hits Ratings High

Fox News’ ‘The Five’ Hits Ratings High

The Five had the best viewership numbers in its 15-month history last night. Talking about the second presidential debate, Fox News Channel’s multi-host show pulled in 2.5 million total viewers Wednesday, with 576,000 in the adults 25-54 demographic. That’s an all-time high for a full hour of the show. Fox News finished No. 1 in the cable rankings in the 5 PM ET hour (Nickelodeon was second with just more than 2.1 million total viewers; MSNBC, which aired Hardball With Chris Matthews, was fifth with 1.3 million total viewers and 353,000 adults 25-54). The Five’s previous record came September 14, when the show drew 2.48 million viewers and 538,000 in the demo. The Five is hosted by Andrea Tantaros, Bob Beckel, Eric Bolling, former White House Press Secretary Dana Perino and Greg Gutfeld. Kimberly Guilfoyle, and Juan Williams appear as hosts as well.

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