Longtime talk show presenter Larry King has been dethroned as Sean Hannity of Fox News Channel becomes the longest-running primetime cable news host in television history.
Having been with Fox News from its 1996 inception, Hannity has presented a primetime program for the network for 25 years, 6 months, and 15 days straight.
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Former talk show presenter Larry King has been dethroned as Sean Hannity becomes television history’s longest-running primetime cable news host.
Previously held by legendary talk show host Larry King, Sean Hannity has surpassed King’s record for the longest primetime cable news hosting run in television history.
“It has been a pleasure to witness the genuine and intelligent connection Sean has fostered with our viewers over the years. As a founding member of Fox News, he has been instrumental in shaping the future of the media company, and his outstanding achievements are cause for great celebration “According to Suzanne Scott, CEO of FOX News Media.
Hannity’s show consistently ranks among the top cable news shows in viewership.
Since debuting as a standalone hour in January 2009, “Hannity” has finished No. 1 in its timeslot for 13 consecutive years both both total viewers and the advertiser-coveted demographic of adults age 25-54.
Hannity has expressed his appreciation for FOX News Media and his pride in serving his “committed and dedicated audience” each night.
Hannity was half of the dynamic duo “Hannity & Colmes” with the late Alan Colmes before he got his own show.
Since debuting as a standalone hour in January 2009, “Hannity” has finished No. 1 in its timeslot for a total of 13 years. The show has also finished No. 1 among advertisers’ target demographic of adults 25-54.
Since debuting as a standalone hour in January 2009, “Hannity” has finished as the most watched program in its time slot for a total of 13 consecutive years.
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Hannity appeared on “FOX & Friends” to celebrate the network’s silver anniversary last year.
“Everyone scoffed at the daring new idea since they didn’t believe it would work. We didn’t only swiftly rise to the top, but we’ve kept that spot for a very long time “Quote from Sean Hannity.
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Former President Trump, former Vice President Mike Pence, former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, former President George W. Bush, former Vice President Dick Cheney, former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, George Zimmerman, former New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, Reverend Jesse Jackson, Sylvester Stallone, Roseanne Barr, Kim Kardashian, Mel Gibson, Michael Moore, Michael Phelps, Richard Pryor, and many more have all been interviewed by Hannity over the last 25 years.
Four of Hannity’s books have debuted at #1 on The New York Times Best Sellers list.