Bill O’Reilly will be staying with the Fox News Channel for a few more years. The host of The O’Reilly Factor has just re-signed a multi-year deal with Fox.
Roger Ailes, Chairman and CEO of FOX News, said:
“Bill’s immense talent, intellect and raw convictions are an extremely rare combination in television and exemplify why The O’Reilly Factor has been the number one program in cable news for more than a decade. He is a tremendous force in the business and has helped to make FOX News the success story it is today.”
O’Reilly has been doing The O’Reilly Factor for 14 years now. O’Reilly join the Fox News Network in 1996 as the host of The O’Reilly Report. The show moved to primetime in 1998 and was renamed The O’Reilly Factor. The Fox show brings in about 4.5 million viewers daily.
“It’s been great fun in challenging the establishment and exposing the corruption across the nation. The Factor takes pride in holding people accountable and I especially look forward to the exciting news cycle ahead. FOX News has become the primary force in television news under Roger’s leadership and I’m delighted to continue there for years to come.”
According to Nielsen Media Research, The O’Reilly Factor has been the number one show in its 8PM/ET timeslot for 136 consecutive months. It has also been the most-watched program in all of cable news for 125 consecutive months.
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