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Left-wing continues to celebrate fictional victory over Glen Beck.


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Photo Right: Donnie Deutsch is the real muscle behind the Glen Beck Advertising boycott. He used to have a left-wing talk show on CNBC but no one watched it and it got canceled. He is now advertising executive of MSNBC and CNBC and occasionally appears on MSNBC. He has been urging MSNBC watchers to call Fox News advertisers and complain.

Across the internet, left-wing blogs and some major newspapers, are celebrating that “20 advertisers have pulled ads from the Glen Beck show.” There is an “advertising boycott” underway by the extreme left-wing against the show. A previously unknown group of small time race hustlers called “Color of Change” is being given credit for leading the boycott.

In reality, leftist MSNBC advertising executive Donny Deutsch is one of the people leading the boycott.

The reality is that of the 20 companies listed, not a single one has pulled ads from Fox News. Some have only moved ads to different programing. Some of the companies listed did not even advertise during the Glen Beck show to begin with. One company listed, Radio Shack, does not even advertise on Fox News during any show to begin with.

From New York Times…

“We have TV today that’s very polarizing and controversial,” said Donny Deutsch, the advertising executive and occasional host on CNBC and MSNBC, a rival to Fox News.

Last month, Mr. Deutsch listed some of the “Glenn Beck” advertisers and told MSNBC viewers that people who objected to Mr. Beck’s remark should write to the chief executives of the companies. In an interview, he said corporate decisions about where to allot ad dollars were the “ultimate check and balance.”

Fox said the campaign had no financial effect.

“The advertisers referenced have all moved their spots from Beck to other day parts on the network, so there has been no revenue lost,” said a spokeswoman for the channel, a unit of the News Corporation.

Now lets look at the ratings.

TvByTheNumbers.com had this to say about the Glen Beck advertising boycott. “While advertisers abandon Glenn Beck, the audience clearly isn’t. It is still beating all the 5pm cable news network competition…combined. Last night, in viewers, and adults 25-54 and 35-64.”

August 17th, 2009 (Note: P2+ means all viewers over the age of 2.)

If you combine all the viewers of CNN, MSNBC, CNBC, and CNN Headline Prime, Glen Beck still had 529,000 more viewers than all four of those networks put together!

5PM – P2+ (25-54) (35-64)
Glenn Beck– 2,325,000 viewers (583,000) (1,068,000)
Situation Room—651,000 viewers (158,000) (250,000)
Hardball w/ Chris Matthews—629,000 viewers (160,000) (239,000)
Fast Money—212,000 viewers (a scratch w/ 51,000) (81,000)
Prime News–237,000 viewers (123,000) (142,000)

August 19th, 2009 Glen Beck on Vacation

Even on vacation, Glen Beck’s show drew 410,000 more viewers than all four of the other cable news networks put together!

5PM – P2+ (25-54) (35-64)
Glenn Beck– 2,044,000 viewers (492,000) (1,005,000)
Situation Room—684,000 viewers (129,000) (262,000)
Hardball w/ Chris Matthews—486,000 viewers (168,000) (241,000)
Fast Money—239,000 viewers (66,000) (107,000)
Prime News–225,000 viewers (94,000) (121,000)