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O’Reilly Pounds Olbermann in Ratings

TV Newser:

When comparing the ratings, O’Reilly’s far surpassed Olbermann’s. O’Reilly’s four-day average of 1,254,000 viewers in the A25-54 demo was more than double Olbermann’s (581,000). And in Total Viewers, the FNC interview almost tripled MSNBC’s (4,937,000 to 1,763,000). The Obama-defending O’Reilly’s best night, Thursday, was the 2nd highest rated Factor of all time.

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