Palm Beach County is used to being at the center of politically-centered stories — 2000 elections, anyone? — but here’s a new, unexpected distinction. Apparently, the county, which has leaned Democratic in every presidential election since 1992, has the second-highest viewership in the country for … a FOX News show?
Maybe that’s because “The Five,” which in 2011 replaced “The Glenn Beck Show” and features a rotating cast of five opinionated hosts, doesn’t have the pointed hard edge of Beck, “The O’Reilly Factor” or “The Sean Hannity Show.”
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TOP FIVE FOR ‘FIVE’
The top 5 local markets of FOX’s “The Five” for 2013 to date:
1. Ft. Myers-Naples
2. West Palm Beach-Ft. Pierce
3. Knoxville, Tenn.
5. Austin, Texas