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Glenn Beck Smashes Ratings Record
NewsMax ^ | 8/28/09

Posted on 08/29/2009 4:00:59 PM PDT by Sammy67

Although Glenn Beck's hit Fox News show doesn't even air during prime time, he is generating huge prime-time-like numbers at 5 p.m.

TVbytheNumbers.com reports that, despite a liberal group's "boycott" of "The Glenn Beck Program," Beck is striking "pure ratings gold."

(Excerpt) Read more at newsmax.com ...


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1 posted on 08/29/2009 4:00:59 PM PDT by Sammy67
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To: Sammy67

Most encouraging! :)


2 posted on 08/29/2009 4:02:20 PM PDT by 668 - Neighbor of the Beast (Rebellion is not brewing. Frog is brewing.)
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To: Sammy67

LOL I love it.


3 posted on 08/29/2009 4:02:50 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Seniors, the new shovel ready project under socialized medicine.)
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To: Sammy67

Beck is the only show that I never miss. If I can’t be there to watch it, I tape it.


4 posted on 08/29/2009 4:03:20 PM PDT by mojitojoe (Socialism is just the last “feel good” step on the path to Communism and its slavery. Lenin)
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To: Sammy67

Beck is a kick. He cracks me up.


5 posted on 08/29/2009 4:07:52 PM PDT by nhwingut (The media's love affair with Obama reminds me of a dog humping a telephone pole.)
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To: mojitojoe

I hope Beck’s station Mgr refuses to run adds of those companies that boycotted him. Kick those sponsors to the curb, tell them to go to Chris Mathews and Olberman, let them draw their customers.


6 posted on 08/29/2009 4:09:30 PM PDT by Bringbackthedraft (DON'T BLAME ME I VOTED FOR PALIN!)
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To: mojitojoe

When Democrats tell me I shouldn’t watch something I know it will be good for me to do the opposite.


7 posted on 08/29/2009 4:09:45 PM PDT by kempster
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To: Sammy67

His ratings are through the roof because he’s doing an outstanding job of exposing the facists and commies that are populating the zero’s administration.


8 posted on 08/29/2009 4:11:23 PM PDT by taillightchaser (When a democrat says "The American people" you know the next words out of his mouth will be lies.)
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To: Sammy67

I wish they would move him a little later. It’s hard to get home and settle in to watch TV by 5. Have him trounce the network “news” at 6 or 7.


9 posted on 08/29/2009 4:12:26 PM PDT by mikey_hates_everything
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To: mojitojoe
Interesting that Beck is the only one who is giving us the low down on this. Limbaugh and Hannity are not focused on the big picture apparently. My one question is can we stop this insanity politically? The arrogance of these people is simply incredible. If the Congress is so gutless now would sending new unproven members in to the mess solve the problem? Have they put something into the drinking water that is affecting them?
10 posted on 08/29/2009 4:12:58 PM PDT by dvan (Send Them Home!)
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To: Sammy67

What is most interesting is the this is 5p.m. ET only. That’s 4,3, and 2 for the other time zones. So he is competing with the soaps, whose viewership is tanking, and in our market, Oprah. I would love to see his numbers versus these shows in some of the bigger markets.


11 posted on 08/29/2009 4:13:09 PM PDT by PrincessB (The comments written under this section shall not be treated as comments)
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To: Sammy67

I first discovered Glenn Beck when he hosted our local afternoon talk radio show, back in 2000. Been a huge fan ever since. People may not like his style, or “get” his show, but he is an honest and sincere guy who does his homework and isn’t afraid to speak the truth. I’m glad to see success is the result of his hard work.


12 posted on 08/29/2009 4:13:45 PM PDT by dawn53
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To: Sammy67

The anti-Beck buzz/whimper is only making his show better, his resolve stronger. He did a phenomenal job this week!


13 posted on 08/29/2009 4:15:49 PM PDT by Laura Earl
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To: mikey_hates_everything

To: Sammy67

“I wish they would move him a little later. It’s hard to get home and settle in to watch TV by 5”

Yes, Fox should replace the BOR replay at 11 with Beck.

Every BOR show is about him doing mirror mirror on the wall. Beck is doing the heavy lifting.


14 posted on 08/29/2009 4:15:58 PM PDT by y6162 (uish..)
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To: mikey_hates_everything
I wish they would move him a little later. It’s hard to get home and settle in to watch TV by 5. Have him trounce the network “news” at 6 or 7.

Same here. Most people get off of work at 4:30 - 5 PM.

15 posted on 08/29/2009 4:18:03 PM PDT by madison10
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To: taillightchaser

He’s getting the ratings the networks used to consistently get back when they actually reported news.


16 posted on 08/29/2009 4:18:26 PM PDT by VanDeKoik (Iran doesnt have a 2nd admendment. Ya see how that turned out?)
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To: mikey_hates_everything

would moving Hannity up to 8pm Eastern and putting Glenn on at 9pm suit you? It would me....


17 posted on 08/29/2009 4:19:00 PM PDT by Vn_survivor_67-68 (CALL CONGRESSCRITTERS TOLL-FREE @ 1-800-965-4701)
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To: Sammy67

Let the sponsors who have bailed eat their hearts out.


18 posted on 08/29/2009 4:19:10 PM PDT by SC DOC
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To: mikey_hates_everything

Can u imagine ratings at dinner time?


19 posted on 08/29/2009 4:19:20 PM PDT by mel
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To: mikey_hates_everything

Can u imagine ratings at dinner time?


20 posted on 08/29/2009 4:19:21 PM PDT by mel
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To: mikey_hates_everything

Can u imagine ratings at dinner time?


21 posted on 08/29/2009 4:20:03 PM PDT by mel
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To: Sammy67

“Living well is the best revenge.”


22 posted on 08/29/2009 4:20:15 PM PDT by GVnana (Sarah for America)
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To: taillightchaser

He is the ONLY one I can see doing true investigative reporting and analysis. He is not merely repeating news from other sources or commenting upon those stories.

Plus, he is a very brave man.


23 posted on 08/29/2009 4:24:51 PM PDT by keats5 (Not all of us are hypnotized.)
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To: Sammy67

Whatever happened to the guy who used to cover the 5pm slot at Fox News?


24 posted on 08/29/2009 4:25:40 PM PDT by MinorityRepublican
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To: mel

An hour of Beck is way better than the 1/2 hour of Charlie, Katie, or Brian and their drug commercials. 9 pm would work too.


25 posted on 08/29/2009 4:26:06 PM PDT by mikey_hates_everything
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To: keats5

For those of you who missed his phenomenal 5 part series last week, you can view it all here:

http://patriotsnetwork.com/


26 posted on 08/29/2009 4:27:25 PM PDT by keats5 (Not all of us are hypnotized.)
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To: Bringbackthedraft

We at Corporation X refuse to advertise in the hottest daily show on cable television. We would much rather be viewed as nice than make a profit. As such we will continue to underwrite “Watching Grass Grow” on PBS which our Harvard and Yale educated MBA’s claim is just as effective in reaching our target demographic of people with jobs and a stake in America’s future.

Signed PR Department Corporation X


27 posted on 08/29/2009 4:31:00 PM PDT by PittsburghAfterDark
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To: Sammy67

I wonder how those ‘hopey - changey’ people are enjoying their baby boycott?


28 posted on 08/29/2009 4:32:47 PM PDT by Dacula (Evil succeeds when good men do nothing. Lets do something.)
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To: Sammy67

He should switch time slots with O’whats his name.


29 posted on 08/29/2009 4:32:57 PM PDT by Fresh Wind (Rest in peace, Mary Jo.)
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To: mikey_hates_everything
I wish they would move him a little later. It's hard to get home and settle in to watch TV by 5. Have him trounce the network “news” at 6 or 7.

I usually end up listening to his show on satellite radio. I had a lot of driving to do Friday afternoon and heard the entire show that way. The audio alone was very, very powerful...the barbarians are not only through the gates of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, but they are redecorating and inviting their friends to come over and play.
30 posted on 08/29/2009 4:33:15 PM PDT by LostInBayport (Shiny, pre-printed, mass-produced signs in the Obama font at town halls do not scream 'grass roots')
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To: mikey_hates_everything
"I wish they would move him a little later. It’s hard to get home and settle in to watch TV by 5. Have him trounce the network “news” at 6 or 7. "

Hey, if you're watching beck, you're watching cable...and most cable/satellite providers offer DVR tuners these days, and they are great. I'm on DISH and I have one of there DVR boxes and it means pure, TV, freedom. You can set it to record "all" or "new only" of any program.

I can routinely tape any show I like, at any time of the day, and watch it when I want to watch it, and fast forward through the commercials. I never have to worry about being home in time to catch a program, DVR does it for me.

DVR (or TIVO) gives you true "TV-ON-DEMAND". In fact, I hear that DISH has a larger capacity one out now, so I might upgrade again.

Another great feature is, should you be in the middle of watching real time TV, and get a phone call...you just pause it, and when you hang up the phone, pick up right where you left off...it's great.

I wish someone would adapt the same principle to my car radio so I could tape Rush and listen on the way home in the afternoon....
31 posted on 08/29/2009 4:33:55 PM PDT by FrankR (We are only enslaved to the extent of charity we receive....INCUMBENTS OUT!!!)
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To: nhwingut

RE: “Beck is a kick. He cracks me up”

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Agree, I love watching/listening to Glenn Beck == Glenn is right on the money re the issues and this administration and the left can’t stand it!


32 posted on 08/29/2009 4:34:40 PM PDT by CaliforniaCon
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To: Sammy67

Eric Bishoff says “Controversy Creates Cash.” That’s an oversimplification, but basically right.


33 posted on 08/29/2009 4:34:41 PM PDT by Ted Grant
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To: Sammy67
Being in California I am at work when Glenn Beck airs at 2:00pm. Fortunately Fox reruns him at 11:00 pm, so he is the last thing I watch before bedtime. Still I hold out hope thax Fox will one day switch O'Reilly and becks timeslots. The Factor is old and stale and you know what's coming every night (i.e. Culture Warriors on Monday, Dennis Miller on Wednesday, etc.). Plus O'Reilly often defends and sucks up to 0bama. GB is fresh, innovative and totally unafraid of exposing every crook, scum and human piece of garbage in Washington. The Glenn Beck Program is the best thing on televison these days. Glenn Beck Pictures, Images and Photos
34 posted on 08/29/2009 4:36:24 PM PDT by AmericanSphinx71 (You can stick a fork in America, it's done.)
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To: keats5
I recently reviewed the entire week's broadcast.

Impressive investigative journalism. He's shaming the MSM.

When Beck, Sean, Levin and Rush are silenced...the balloon has gone up. They are THE tripwire. They and "the internet" (read Free Republic and like sites) will be silenced before they come for our guns and the rest of our property.

"Right wing" media have the lefties on the ropes as the BLUE DOGS (and not just the formal Blue dogs, but all dims from districts/states that voted for McCain) separate.

It's entirely possible to see dims defect en masse.

35 posted on 08/29/2009 4:37:47 PM PDT by Mariner
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To: MinorityRepublican
Whatever happened to the guy who used to cover the 5pm slot at Fox News?

John Gibson hosts a radio show for Fox News Talk (satellite radio but maybe syndicated too).
36 posted on 08/29/2009 4:38:17 PM PDT by LostInBayport (Shiny, pre-printed, mass-produced signs in the Obama font at town halls do not scream 'grass roots')
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To: dvan
Have they put something into the drinking water that is affecting them?

Don't know about the drinking water, but the anti-depressants being taken by about half the adult population does turn them into zombies, strongly succeptable to suggestion.

37 posted on 08/29/2009 4:39:38 PM PDT by meadsjn
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To: mikey_hates_everything

What is on fox at 5:30cst


38 posted on 08/29/2009 4:41:30 PM PDT by mel
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To: y6162

And even if they don’t replace O’R, they could easily give him Geraldo’s weekend shows. For the life of me, I don’t understand why Fox employs that slimeball Geraldo.


39 posted on 08/29/2009 4:42:20 PM PDT by MizSterious (Impeach Barak "let them eat cake" Obama, while there's still something of our Republic to save.)
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To: PrincessB

But he is airing at 11 pm on the west coast as well with his re-air. They really need to do this:

3 PM - Shep
4 PM - Cavuto
5 PM - On The Record - Greta
6 PM - Baier
7 PM - Hannity
8 PM - O’Reilly
9 PM - Beck
10 PM - Fox Report
11 PM - Dennis Miller
12 AM - Red Eye
1 AM - Beck
2 AM - O’Reilly
3 AM - Hannity
4 AM - Dennis Miller
5 AM - LIVE NEWS/Beck/O’Reilly on weekends.


40 posted on 08/29/2009 4:42:40 PM PDT by My Favorite Headache (An oath to a liar is no oath at all)
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To: Sammy67

I have Wed. Thur. and Fri. on DVR. It is very good. The Whitehouse is after him but he doesn’t care. The truth shall set you free. If your taking flak, you’re over the target. Go get’em Beck!


41 posted on 08/29/2009 4:46:34 PM PDT by eyedigress
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To: dvan

Beck is willing to call a Commie a Commie. The others are not.


42 posted on 08/29/2009 4:49:51 PM PDT by screaminsunshine (!!)
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To: Sammy67

GB is an entertainer like limball and savage...nothing more or less. Folks who get so caught up in this kinda stuff are fools.


43 posted on 08/29/2009 4:51:36 PM PDT by Snurple (VEGETARIAN, OLD INDIAN WORD FOR BAD HUNTER.)
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To: madison10

It’s on at 2 pm here on the left coast, what a pia. Wish they would re run it later. For now I have to catch it at the gym or on Sirius in the office.

That said, it is really phenomenal what Beck has been able to do with such a weak time slot. I imagine some shuffling will happen eventually.


44 posted on 08/29/2009 4:52:20 PM PDT by jazminerose
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To: keats5
"He is the ONLY one I can see doing true investigative reporting and analysis. He is not merely repeating news from other sources or commenting upon those stories.

Plus, he is a very brave man."

Huh? How is he "brave"? He's a showman. Glad he's got good ratings. I'd actually watch him if he reported the truth on how Joe Smith created his religion and how/when/why they began calling it "Christian". That's a story I really want to see!

45 posted on 08/29/2009 4:52:29 PM PDT by NoRedTape
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To: y6162

Best thing would be to swap Beck and Smith. Beck at 7pm would kick some serious backside.


46 posted on 08/29/2009 4:53:08 PM PDT by savedbygrace (You are only leading if someone follows. Otherwise, you just wandered off... [Smokin' Joe])
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To: Snurple

Who is limball?


47 posted on 08/29/2009 4:54:47 PM PDT by eyedigress
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To: Sammy67
I'm always half-afraid to watch Beck, thinking he could have a heart attack at any moment. I hope he eats right and has a bottle of cayenne tincture on him at all times [known to "reverse" a heart attack in some folks], but he certainly is a courageous, likable man.
48 posted on 08/29/2009 4:55:34 PM PDT by mlizzy
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To: eyedigress

lol, my bad ....limbaugh


49 posted on 08/29/2009 4:55:42 PM PDT by Snurple (VEGETARIAN, OLD INDIAN WORD FOR BAD HUNTER.)
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To: Snurple

Here we go...


50 posted on 08/29/2009 4:56:31 PM PDT by LaybackLenny (Charter member of "The Kodiak Wing of the GOP" (h/t Jeff Head))
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