The Apocalypse Approaches

Maybe this explains Fox News’ obsession with Paris Hilton and other “soft news” (actually, “non-news”) stories:

Larry King’s interview with Paris Hilton averaged 3,079,000 viewers last night, according to live viewer data (not including same-day DVR viewership) from Nielsen Media Research.

In the 25-54 demo, King averaged 1,336,000 viewers.

King almost doubled Hannity & Colmes in total viewers (1,621,000) and tripled the show in the demo (382,000). MSNBC had 502,000 viewers, including 205,000 in the demo, for the hour.

I could get all preachy, but really, what’s the point anymore?

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