As CNN’s ratings continue to plummet, Fox News’ program “Tucker Carlson Tonight” now draws three times the audience of CNN’s competing cable news program “Anderson Cooper 360”.
On Friday night, Adweek reported that Tucker Carlson received just over 2.5 million viewers, continuing a strong ratings performance that Big League Politics has tracked for months. Carlson’s show, “Tucker Carlson Tonight”, has steadily risen in the ratings and now competes head to head with Fox News’ “Hannity”, a program and host who have enjoyed the same time slot for a decade.
CNN, the far left network, is not faring nearly as well in the ratings competition.
Both broadcasting at at 8 p.m., CNN’s “Anderson Cooper 360” drew in only 839,000 viewers on Friday night, continuing a dismal trend of low ratings for the once respected cable news network.
In fact, with 2.5 million viewers, Carlson’s audience is now almost precisely three times as large as Cooper’s.
The rest of the night did not improve for CNN, either.
Both Sean Hannity and CNN had special events during the 9 p.m. hour on Friday, but Hannity received just over 2.6 million viewers, while CNN only garnered 896,000. Then, at 10 p.m., Fox News’ Laura Ingraham had just under 2 million viewers, while CNN’s ratings took another dip to 858,000 total viewers.
This total ratings collapse during prime time American television is likely why CNN is being forced to downsize.
The network previously allowed 100 employees to take voluntary buyouts and leave their jobs three weeks ago, and just days ago it fired most of its health department in another cost saving initiative.
Just today it was reported that the network will also fire all of its London-based correspondents, and allow them to reapply for their jobs.
DEVELOPING: As ratings plummet, CNN has been forced to fire essentially all of their London correspondents, shutting down London coverage/programs, asking them to re-apply for a job.
— BNL NEWS (@BreakingNLive) May 28, 2019
As ratings continue to collapse for CNN, there is no clear sense of where rock bottom may be for the previously well-watched network.
SHAMEFUL: Fox News Censors Newt Gingrich for Correctly Stating George Soros’ Role in Fomenting BLM Terror
Et tu, Fox News?
A Fox News panel lost their minds earlier today when former House Speaker Newt Gingrich mentioned George Soros’ role in supporting Black Lives Matter and ANTIFA terror displays.
Gingrich told Fox News host Harris Faulkner that it is district attorneys funded by George Soros who are responsible for the violence because they routinely allow violent rioters to be back on the streets. This is when the situation became extremely awkward and tense.
“I’m not sure we need to bring George Soros into this,” left-wing panelist Marie Harf interjected.
“He paid for it,” Gingrich responded.
“George Soros doesn’t need to be part of this conversation,” Harf commented.
“Okay,” Gingrich said confusedly. “So it’s verboten.”
“Alright, we’re good,” Faulkner said to cut Gingrich off. The clip ended with a bizarre period of silence before Faulkner tersely changed the subject.
Fox News panel melts down when Gingrich calls out Soros pic.twitter.com/fntofzyMh4
— Jewish Deplorable 🇺🇸 (@TrumpJew) September 16, 2020
While it may be expected that a liberal commentator might not want to discuss Soros, the fact that Faulkner – a supposedly non-biased straight news anchor – would carry water for the progressive oligarch is highly disconcerting.
Of course, Gingrich brought up a great point about Soros bankrolling far-left DAs who protect rioting terrorists at war with the Bill of Rights and Constitution.
Big League Politics reported on how a Soros front ponied up a large donation to St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner after she vowed to prosecute the McCloskey family for standing up for their rights against a left-wing mob coming to their doorstep:
A front funded by far-left billionaire George Soros has issued a $78,000 donation to the re-election campaign of St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner, who is currently investigating the McCloskey family for defending their property against a marauding mob outside of their home.
The Missouri Justice & Public Safety PAC made the donation. This is a Washington, D.C.-based entity that also papered over Gardner’s campaign in 2016. They have apparently re-branded from “Safety and Justice PAC” to “Missouri Justice & Public Safety PAC” in order to dupe voters that they are a state-wide organization. Soros’ minions admit the oligarch’s collaboration with the fronts.
“Yes, it’s no secret we contribute to Safety and Justice PACs,” Soros spokesman Michael Vachon, said to Just the News. “We are for criminal justice reform.”
Gardner is railroading the McCloskeys after they were forced to confront left-wing terrorists who had barged through a gate and were threatening their home. The McCloskeys have had their home raided, their firearms confiscated, and their lawyer expects Gardner to officially file charges against them in the days to come.
“I believe the charges are imminent based upon Gardner’s past administrative actions and I believe any charges filed are wholeheartedly unwarranted,” said St. Louis attorney Joel Schwartz, who is serving as legal counsel for the McCloskeys.
Mary Pat Carl, a lawyer who quit her job as a homicide prosecutor after Gardner won election, is attempting to unseat Gardner. She claims that nearly 40 percent of prosecutors have resigned under Gardner’s stewardship, showing how disastrous her tenure has been for the rule of law and public safety.
President Donald Trump has more frequently accused Fox News of being a tool for the globalists in recent months.
.@FoxNews just doesn’t get what’s happening! They are being fed Democrat talking points, and they play them without hesitation or research. They forgot that Fake News @CNN & MSDNC wouldn’t let @FoxNews participate, even a little bit, in the poor ratings Democrat Debates…..
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) April 26, 2020
….fraud @donnabrazile (and others who are even worse). Chris Wallace is nastier to Republicans than even Deface the Nation or Sleepy Eyes. The people who are watching @FoxNews, in record numbers (thank you President Trump), are angry. They want an alternative now. So do I!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) April 26, 2020
Based on their covering for Soros’ role in supporting ANTIFA/BLM terrorists, Trump seems to be correct in his assessment. Fox News has been subverted by globalists, and alternative “America First” cable outlets such as OAN and Newsmax need to be supported by Trump supporters.
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