Saturday, January 31, 2009

Perpetual Wingnut Welfare

Why this insipid business model doesn't die out is beyond me, but once again, just because you are a shameless moron with a mouth that doesn't stop, doesn't mean you'll make good TV.

Jane Velez-Mitchell, the HLN host who replaced Glenn Beck when he jumped ship for Fox News, is already topping Beck’s ratings from when he held the time slot.

In its third full month on the air, “Issues with Jane Velez-Mitchell” posted HLN’s largest 7PM audience since it launched its primetime block in February 2005. For January 2009, “Issues” averaged 531,000 total viewers and 221,000 Adults 25-54, a 50% increase in total viewers and a 46% increase in the demo over Beck’s January 2008 ratings.

God forbid the "liberals", let alone a few moderates, have more than a couple shows on four different cable news networks.

God forbid we'd have someone on a Business News Channel that wasn't a supply-sided Reaganite.

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