TVSpy LostRemote AgencySpy PRNewser FishbowlNY FishbowlDC SocialTimes AllFacebook GalleyCat UnBeige MediaJobsDaily

‘The Five’ Celebrates One Year with Big Gains

“The Five” is celebrating its first birthday today with ratings gains. “The Five” is starting to out-perform the show it replaced: Glenn Beck.

For the month of June, “The Five” is up +14% in Total Viewers and +5% in A25-54 viewers vs. June 2011, Beck’s final month on Fox News. So far, for July “The Five” is averaging 1.83 million Total Viewers and 405,000 A25-54 viewers. That’s up +43% and +46% over the same time period last year. (There was a week between Beck’s finale on June 30 and the launch of The Five on July 11.)

Two weeks ago the Roger Ailes-created show had its best week ever; on June 28 it hit an all-time high with 2.1 million viewers and on July 2 had a demo high with 515,000, making it the #1 show on cable news.

This afternoon, we pose 5 questions for “The Five” hosts. The story goes up around 1:30pmET.

Mediabistro Course

Mediabistro Job Fair

Mediabistro Job FairLand your next big gig! Join us on January 27 at the Altman Building in New York City for an incredible opportunity to meet with hiring managers from the top New York media companies, network with other professionals and industry leaders, and land your next job. Register now!