Nearly 50 Advertisers Have Left The O’Reilly Factor After Latest Harassment Scandal

Brands like BMW, Advil and Esurance have all pulled out

The O'Reilly Factor is losing advertisers thanks to its host. Getty Images

Nearly 50 advertisers have either pulled their ads from cable news’s No. 1 program, The O’Reilly Factor in response to a New York Times investigation detailing five harassment cases against Fox News host Bill O’Reilly. According to the report, O’Reilly and the company he works for paid out $13 million to settle the cases.

@ajkatztv A.J. Katz is the senior editor of Adweek's TVNewser.