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‘Gutfeld!’ On Fox News Beats Jimmy Fallon, Bill Maher, ‘The Daily Show’ In Debut Week

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Viewers who have grown tired of late-night comedy’s incessant left-wing bias made their feelings known last week by giving Fox News Channel’s Gutfeld! a strong debut, handily beating NBC’s Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon while nipping at the heels of ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live!

Gutfeld!, which stars long-time The Five co-host Greg Gutfeld, drew an average of 1.57 million viewers in its first five episodes last week. The show easily beat the Tonight Show, which averaged 1.38 million viewers and HBO’s Real Time with Bill Maher, with 1.08 million.

The show also outpaced Comedy Central’s The Daily Show with Trevor Noah and TBS’ Conan.

Gutfeld! came close to matching ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live‘s 1.58 million viewers. CBS’ Late Night with Stephen Colbert topped the ratings chart last week with an average of 1.93 million viewers.

Fox News said Gutfeld! has beat every CNN program in total viewers while also topping every MSNBC program in… (Read more)

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