Fox News regularly claims the throne for viewership ratings; they almost always fill up the majority of the top five spots against their competitors. While their conservative hosts have received backlash for their comments, they somehow keep viewers coming back for more.
Whether they’ve left the network due to controversy or their careers are still going strong, these are the most popular Fox hosts of all time, in no particular order. One controversial figure was named the most popular Fox News host in history (page 9).
1. Shepard Smith
Many fans of Fox News have voiced their distaste for Shepard Smith’s support of same-sex marriage, belief in climate change, and defense of CNN.
Despite the backlash for his more liberal-leaning opinions, Shepard Smith Reporting is gaining viewers on the leading conservative news network. Typically averaging about 1.43 million total viewers, the third quarter of 2017 saw his viewership rise 19%.
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