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Benny Johnson is an American political columnist and host of the Newsmax topical news opinion program, The Benny Report. “Benny is known for his intellectual, edgy approach to the world of politics holding the Left accountable.” Benny Johnson’s show has been a stunning success since its debut in September 2020.
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The Benny Report has been aired on Newsmax TV since September of 2020. The Benny Report is watched by 89,000 people as of August 21, 2022.
He’s been called the “Godfather of the Conservative Internet.” He has millions of followers across his social media accounts, and he creates viral political videos that have billions of views of online.
Benny Johnson currently serves as the Chief Creative Officer at Turning Point, USA. He also hosts his own eponymous show on Newsmax TV called, The Benny Report. Whether in front of or behind the camera, Benny’s signature sense of humor and trademark wit have earned him recognition all over the political world.
Benny Johnson has worked previously as Viral Politics Editor at Buzzfeed, Viral Politics Editor at TheBlaze, Digital Director of National Review, and Creative Director at International Journal Review. Benny has taken his flair for the peculiar culture of the web with him to each stop and remained ahead of the curve in using the burgeoning medium to reach a growing audience for a decade.
Despite his sizable online presence, Benny also loves engaging in person. He has a fondness for expressive clothing and has become an onstage fixture at Turning Point’s youth outreaches—often participating in larger than life sketches to the delight of younger audiences.
Benny Johnson has over 1 million followers on his social media accounts and his original content viral political videos have racked up over 2 billion views on broadcast and online mediums.
According to estimates, there are 122.4 million TV homes in the United States for the 2021-2022 TV season. These days, TVs can be found in just about every room of the house. 31% of American households own four sets or more. Get a piece of the action! Advertise on Newsmax TV. Call for ad rates and media kits now. 888-449-2526.
The Benny Report’s tagline is “America’s worth fighting for.” In a time of rampant media disinformation, it is critical to follow truth tellers. Benny Johnson says that “the mainstream media needs to start holding elected officials accountable and fight for the American public.” In everything he does, Benny truly believes that “America’s worth fighting for.”
“Benny Johnson is wickedly funny – and unafraid to shower the liberal establishment with the best laugh lines ever.”
Benny Johnson is a “conservative intellectual who delivers razor-sharp humor, and he’s also a bare-knuckle fighter for truth and justice in the D.C. swamp.” He’s also been a frequent contributor on Newsmax TV.
As of May 2, 2023, Newsmax posted a +77% gain in total primetime viewers (177,000 in April vs. 113,000 in March), with those gains driven by Carlson’s departure from Fox News.
Newsmax, America’s fastest-growing cable news channel in more than 70 million homes, gives you the latest breaking news from Washington, New York, Hollywood and from capitals around the world – with top-rated shows featuring Rob Schmitt, Greg Kelly, Greta Van Susteren, Eric Bolling, Chris Salcedo, Benny Johnson and many more.
Launched digitally two decades ago, Newsmax moved into OTT—providing content over the internet without requiring viewers to have a pay TV subscription—and most recently on cable, where the network reaches more than 50 million homes. “We were told that nobody would take us,” CEO Chris Ruddy said. “But we got on every major cable system…we got Comcast, we got DirecTV, we got Cox, we got Charter—everybody.”
Ruddy says Newsmax’s ratings performance—and its viewership across OTT and other platforms—proves that while many see the network as indistinguishable from One America News, viewers know better. “We get attacked as extremists…(but) I think the public, at the end of the day, they’re making decisions” and turning to Newsmax. “I think if we had the full (cable) penetration like CNN or Fox, people would be saying ‘wow, Newsmax is going to probably overtake CNN pretty soon.’”
For the week ending April 10, 2022, Newsmax delivered an average prime time audience of 179,000 viewers, outperforming networks like CNBC (176,000 viewers) and The Weather Channel (171,000 viewers). By comparison, Fox News Channel delivered an average audience for the week of 2.362 million viewers, followed by MSNBC with an average audience of 1.005 million viewers and CNN with 692,000.
“Our Nielsen numbers have been excellent for a new emerging cable channel,” Ruddy told me. “We’re entrenched as the fourth largest cable news channel for the past year, and if you take CNBC and Fox Business in prime time, typically we’re matching or beating their combined number in terms of total viewership per minute, which is pretty impressive considering we’re only in about 54 million cable homes, and they’re in over 70 million each.”
But Ruddy argues that the Nielsen ratings don’t tell the whole story. “We actually think our audience is close to parity with CNN, because we add the OTT households, where we’re streaming free. We believe that in any daypart it increases our audience by 50 to 100%. But Nielsen doesn’t read it yet…but overall it’s been great, the company’s profitable in every division and everything it does. We’re excited about the future.”
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