This past week was a big one in the Republican primaries and both Bill O'Reilly and Megyn Kelly took advantage of it. Both of their weekly ratings averages, which were computed by averaging nightly ratings at ShowBuzz Daily, were incredible.
Bill O'Reilly averaged 3.4 million viewers a night. His biggest night was Tuesday with 4.2 million viewers and his lowest (which is still high) was Thursday evening with 2.6 million viewers. One of his biggest segments occurred on Wednesday night as he tried to explain why Trump won.
"In the beginning, there were 17 contenders for the GOP nomination. Now, Donald Trump has emerged victorious. It's a given that all the Republican candidates oppose the progressive policies of President Obama. But what separated Donald Trump from the pack was his disdain for the Republican establishment, a contempt that reflected the feelings of many GOP voters," O'Reilly said at the very beginning of his show.
Bill then played a video of himself talking to Stephen Colbert about the issue.
"So, I say we need Kate's law, which means that if an aggravated felon defies deportation, that person gets mandatory five years first offense, 10 second offense just for being in the country," O'Reilly said to Colbert.
Both agreed that nobody should be "anti-illegal alien," but people should be anti-criminal.
One of Kelly's most talked about segments was with Michael Moore, who told Kelly that Democrats should no longer consider Donald Trump a joke.
"Well, I've taken him seriously. I mean, I felt last fall that he would be the Republican nominee. I think that a lot of people just treated it as a joke. And yes, it's funny and I laugh at all the jokes," Moore said, before admitting that he is doing things that are forcing a certain portion of the population to take him seriously.
Then, Michael Moore told Megyn Kelly what many other left-wing commenters have been saying about Donald for moths.
"I also think that Donald Trump is a big believer in capitalism and free enterprise and the sort of thing that's driven us into the ground, this belief that you can just do whatever you want and it doesn't matter who gets hurt by it. And I don't really see him changing, but I think he knows -- he's been on TV, you know?"Even though Donald Trump is getting the most votes, his future is certainly anything but secure, especially given that many important Republicans refuse to back him. However, the fact that Bill O'Reilly and Megyn Kelly will continue to rule the cable news ratings in the near future is pretty much a given.
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