Elisabeth Hasselbeck’s Debut Week Gives ‘Fox & Friends’ Ratings Boost

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The new host’s first five days earns a 10 percent increase in viewers in the demo week-over-week

Elisabeth Hasselbeck joined “Fox & Friends” last week, giving the show a ratings bump.

In the 25-54 news ratings demo, the cable show was up 10 percent week-over-week in viewers, with an average of 278,000, compared to 252,000 the previous week.

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In the same time frame, MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” is up 17 percent in the demo, from 124,000 viewers to 145,000. CNN’s “New Day” is down 12 percent week-over-week, from 107,000 viewers to 94,000.

Fox News boasts an 18 percent increase in the demo from Q3-to-date since Hasselbeck joined. During the same time period, “New Day” is down 15 percent while “Morning Joe” is up 12 percent in the demo.

Hasselbeck left “The View” in mid-July.

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