The Fox News network is a cable news channel. Located in the United States (New York), Fox News is owned by Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation media conglomerate. Fox News began airing news programming in 1996. The network is headed by Roger Ailes, a former political media consultant.

With up to 15 hours of live programming per day, Fox News has climbed steadily in the ratings and is now the top-rated cable news channel, ahead of its older competitor, CNN. Among the most popular programs on Fox news are The O'Reilly Factor (featuring Bill O'Reilly) and Hannity & Colmes, which are the two highest rated cable shows. The channel's overall viewship has had some ups and downs over the past few years, but Fox continues to draw ...

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