Varney & Co.

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Varney & Co.
Varney & Co.jpg
Also known as Varney & Company
Genre Talk show
Presented by Stuart Varney
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
Production
Running time 180 minutes
Release
Original network Fox Business Network
Original release 2012 – present
External links
Website
Stuart Varney (right) with Crawford Ker on the set of Varney & Co.

Varney & Co., sometimes styled Varney & Company, is an American cable television news and talk show on the Fox Business Network hosted by British-American economic and political commentator Stuart Varney. The show includes market coverage, current events coverage, and interviews and commentary with Wall Street experts.[1][2]

Format[edit]

Varney & Co. airs weekdays from 9–12AM Eastern Time.[3] Charles Payne is the current regular guest host,[4] and Ashley Webster and Liz MacDonald are on company.[5]

Segments[edit]

Audience[edit]

In February 2015, Varney & Co. reached its highest-rated month since moving to the 11AM time slot, averaging 103,000 total viewers, 18,000 of whom were adults ages 25–54. Overall since the time change, the show was up 91% in total viewers and 31% among adults 25–54.[6] On 24 August 2015, the show, which had switched to a three-hour slot from 9AM–12PM, set the record for Fox Business Network for that block with 230,000 total viewers and 54,000 in the 25–54-year-old demographic.[7] In February 2016, Varney & Co., still in the 9AM–12PM slot, averaged 159,000 total viewers, up 65% from the same month one year prior.[8]

Guests[edit]

Over the years, many other well-known political figures and celebrities have appeared regularly on the show. Guests have included:

In popular culture[edit]

In 8 May 2014, Stephen Colbert on The Colbert Report satirized Stuart Varney, showing clips from his show and mocking him for being out of touch.[9]

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Varney & Co. | Fox Business". Retrieved 2016-07-05.
  2. ^ Varney & Company (TV Series 2012– ), retrieved 2016-07-05
  3. ^ "Varney & Co. | Fox Business". Retrieved 2016-07-06.
  4. ^ "Varney & Co". Retrieved 2016-07-06.
  5. ^ "Varney & Co". www.facebook.com. Retrieved 2016-07-06.
  6. ^ "'Varney and Company' Hits Highs in February". TV By The Numbers by zap2it.com. 2015-02-26. Retrieved 2016-07-06.
  7. ^ ""Varney & Co." on Fox Business has highest ratings ever - Talking Biz News". talkingbiznews.com. Retrieved 2016-07-06.
  8. ^ "FOX BUSINESS NETWORK SCORES HIGHEST RATED MONTH EVER – Fox Business Network Press". press.foxbusiness.com. Retrieved 2016-07-06.
  9. ^ "Stephen Colbert mocks Fox's Stuart Varney for being so out of touch". Retrieved 2016-07-06.