WATCH: Greg Gutfeld Gives Hilarious Explanation For Why Fox News Dominates It's Cable News Rivals

WATCH: Greg Gutfeld Gives Hilarious Explanation For Why Fox News Dominates It's Cable News Rivals

Greg Gutfeld, co-host of Fox News’ “The Five” and host of his own extremely successful late-night show on the network, gave some hilarious insight this week as to why his network is superior to rivals CNN and MSNBC.

His Thursday comments on his “Gutfeld!” show come as Fox News continues its lengthy streak of total dominance over the competition Wednesday, beating CNN and MSNBC combined in the key 25-54 age demographic and in overall viewers.

“Fox averaged 282,000 demo viewers for the day, while CNN averaged 121,000 and MSNBC averaged 112,000. In prime time, Fox News brought in 430,000 viewers while CNN averaged 149,000 and MSNBC had a 168,000 average,” Patriots for America noted.

Gutfeld reflected on those numbers while explaining why Fox keeps crushing the competiton: “Axios claims cable viewership is down 19 percent in primetime in the first half of the year for CNN, MSNBC and Fox News. I told Fox that Jesse would have that effect, but they didn’t listen.

“It sucks until you actually read further and I quote, ‘Those losses skew heavily towards CNN and MSNBC.’ Wait, wait. I’m not done – Which are down 47 and 33 percent, respectively. Fox ratings are up 12 percent,” he continued.

“What the hell? Why did you group them together and say they all went down on average when only two did? That’s like lumping Michael Jordan in with the Buffalo Bills and the French army,” Gutfeld joked.

“They also claimed that cable news saw a drop compared to pre-pandemic levels. With again three networks down 15 percent in primetime until they then say MSNBC and CNN are down 16 and 35 percent, respectively,” he said.

“And Fox is up. So again, why? Don’t lump us in with Andrea Mitchell unless I also get to sleep with Alan Greenspan. I hear he’s an animal,” he continued before adding the zinger: “Yeah, but it’s no surprise they pull this crap. And it’s also no surprise to see CNN and MSNBC go down as we rise. They suck and we don’t.”


Meanwhile, “The Five” co-hosts had cause this past week for a unique celebration, as they observed the program’s 11-year anniversary on Monday and reveled in how successful it has been.

“The Five became the first non-primetime program to finish as the most-watched cable news show for three consecutive quarters last month, as hosts Dana Perino, Greg Gutfeld, Jesse Watters, Jeanine Pirro, and rotating hosts Geraldo Rivera, Jessica Tarlov, and Harold Ford, Jr. pulled in an average audience of 3.3 million viewers despite airing at 5 p.m. ET.,” Fox News noted in a press release.

“The show first premiered in July 2011 and was only supposed to have a five-week temporary run. Since then, The Five has emerged as one of Fox News’ highest-rated programs, finishing No. 1 with an average audience of over 3 million viewers, as the channel crushes CNN and MSNBC viewership. Fox News finished as the most-watched cable news channel for the 72nd straight week, in large part due to The Five’s massive audience,” the statement added.

“I can’t imagine, those first shows must’ve been terrible looking back,” Perino observed, thanking viewers for making her 11 years as a co-host an “awesome” experience.

“One of the things I’ve always been amazed by is that they remember some of the things that happened 11 years ago, and they can tell you exactly what it was and who said it and why it made them laugh,” Pirro added.


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