Sean Hannity ratings plummet after Obama election victory

Sean Hannity's ratings suffer after Obama's re-election

Conservative talk show host Sean Hannity has seen a dramatic drop in ratings in the two months following President Obama's re-election.

The host of cable news show Hannity saw his audience fall by about 50 percent after the election ended, according to

The drop in ratings was sharper than other conservative pundits. Bill O'Reilly's ratings dropping by only about one-third.

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The latest figures from Nielsen – the company that gathers and releases data regarding television-viewers’ viewing habits - shows Hannity lost more than half of the “money-demo” of viewers aged 25-54.

The Daily News reports: “The going wisdom is that viewers who basked in his preelection anti-Obama rhetoric tuned him out when they were stunned to wake up on Nov. 7 and discover that the President had won a second term — a scenario that Hannity had all but promised could never happen.”