Bill O’Reilly: 200 Weeks & Counting

By Brian 

FNC’s The O’Reilly Factor has marked its 200th consecutive week as the number one program on cable news, according to Nielsen Media Research.

“Since November 2001, Bill O’Reilly has regularly trounced his cable news competition each night across the board in ratings, viewership, households and all demographic categories, and in August 2005, The O’Reilly Factor averaged 2,474,000 viewers,” a Fox News press release says. “Bill O’Reilly surpassed CNN’s Larry King in the ratings in 2000.”

> Update: 8:18pm: This post was clarified to say that the press release came from Fox News.