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Greg Gutfeld Thanks Colleagues for Getting His Mother-in-Law Out of Ukraine

“These guys over there, I won’t name them, but you probably know who they are, and you’ve seen them, are absolute heroes helping out a little old lady they just met,” Gutfeld said.

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The Russian invasion of Ukraine is hitting close to home for Fox News’ Greg Gutfeld, who acknowledged on “The Five” that his mother-in-law was stuck in Lviv, a major city in the western part of Ukraine.

Gutfeld added that she’s been trying to get out as Russia’s invasion of the country intensifies.

He also recognized his Fox News colleagues that are helping to get her out, despite his history of being “somebody who has been obnoxious to them before and will probably be obnoxious after.”

“These guys over there, I won’t name them, but you probably know who they are, and you’ve seen them, are absolute heroes helping out a little old lady they just met,” Gutfeld said.

“And maybe by tomorrow or the next day, she will be with her daughter, and it’s because of those guys who work for Fox News.”

Gutfeld’s co-host on “The Five,” Jesse Watters, decided to bring some light humor saying, “are you saying that after all of these things that people have done for you, you’re still going to be kind of a jerk?”

“I was a jerk yesterday to [Fox News VP field and production operations] Scott Wilder, who has been helping me,” Gutfeld responded.

“I apologized to Scott like 20 times. I was yelling at him in a store. But [Fox News foreign correspondent] Trey [Yingst], and [Fox News correspondent] Steve Harrigan, and [Scott [Wilder], they’re all just frickin’ heroes. Anyway.”

On Thursday, Gutfeld let his colleagues and the viewers know that his mother-in-law is out of Ukraine and has made it to Poland.

“You are doing a great job to echo Geraldo. All of you out there are doing great work. Just to let everyone know my mother-in-law crossed into Poland about half an hour ago, so she’s in a car on her way to Warsaw to see her daughter, Elena,” Gutfeld said.

“Again, I just want to thank the people at FOX. Steve Harrigan who was with my mother-in-law the whole time, Scott Wilder who helped marshal this, Trey Yingst who was amazing, everybody there was incredible. I’m over 6 o’clock, but I don’t really care because those guys are awesome, they rule, they saved my mother-in-law’s life.”

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Jay Weber: ‘Younger and Younger’ People Listening to Conservative Radio

“But, for some reason, we’re having even those younger and younger listeners tuning in. It’s not just dad or grandpa’s radio station, anymore.”

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Newstalk 1130 WISN’s Jay Weber noted during his show Wednesday morning the Milwaukee station is seeing an influx of younger listeners, according to the latest Nielsen numbers.

While discussing Gutfeld on Fox News being the highest rated “late night” television show, beating the likes of Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Kimmel, and Jimmy Fallon, Weber described an uptick in younger, less-traditional talk radio demographics.

“We, here on WISN, have been doing better with younger and younger listeners, recently, and during this last book WISN was the top radio station among all demographics,” Weber said. “The so-called six-plus demo, that signifies six-year-old and older — which is an idiotic measurement — but it captures the 18-to-25 demo that, historically, talk radio and stations like WISN didn’t do so well with. But, for some reason, we’re having even those younger and younger listeners tuning in. It’s not just dad or grandpa’s radio station, anymore.

“And I don’t know if this is a larger talk radio trend, or whether this is a lasting trend, but it would stand to reason that if a larger chunk of today’s young people is coming right out of the box as more fiscally and socially conservative people than previous generations, it would stand to reason that we would see it reflected in the ratings and consumer profiles of stations like Fox News and WISN.”

Gutfeld won the ratings battle in the 25-54 demographic, averaging 397,000 viewers to Stephen Colbert’s 373,000.

“Folks, Gutfeld leading Kimmel, Colbert, etc… with young people? That’s an interesting trend,” Weber said. “Their shows are a nightly dose of liberalism. Gutfeld’s show is a nightly dose of conservatism. And look which one is winning out. Even with the younger demographics.”

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Eric Bolling Questions Laura Ingraham After Trump Comments

“Solid, solid Trump supporter. Even spoke at the (Republican) National Convention for Trump. What do you mean, ‘no Trump;? What’s wrong with you?”

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Fox News host Laura Ingraham has made comments recently suggesting it might be time for America to move past Donald Trump. Newsmax’s Eric Bolling strongly disagrees.

“Donald Trump’s been a friend of mine for 25 years, and I’m always very open about this on my show,” Ingraham said on The Truth with Lisa Boothe podcast. “But, you know, we’ll see whether that’s what the country wants. The country I think is so exhausted, they’re exhausted by the battle, the constant battle, that they may believe that, well, maybe it’s time to turn the page if we can get someone who has all Trump’s policies, who’s not Trump.”

Bolling, during a segment discussing the FBI’s raid on former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate, called Ingraham a friend before saying “Much like the organization she works for, Fox News’ Laura Ingraham seems to have thrown in the proverbial Trump towel.”

After airing the clip of Ingraham’s statement, Bolling said “Respectfully, I beg to differ, Laura. A friend of mine. Solid, solid Trump supporter. Even spoke at the (Republican) National Convention for Trump. What do you mean, ‘no Trump;? What’s wrong with you?”

It’s not the first time Bolling has accused Fox News of dumping Trump, claiming the network “turned their back” on the former President earlier this month. MSNBC’s Morning Joe host Joe Scarborough also insinuated the network had left Trump behind to push Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R) in July.

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Trevor Noah: ESPN Should Let NBA Broadcasters Cover Elections

The NBA hopes teams use that night as an opportunity to encourage fans to vote and amplify the need for civic engagement. 

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The NBA announced it is taking Election Day off as the league will have all 30 teams playing the night before Americans head to the voting polls. 

Furthermore, the NBA hopes teams use that night as an opportunity to encourage fans to vote and amplify the need for civic engagement. 

During his monologue for Tuesday’s edition of “The Daily Show,” host Trevor Noah spotlighted the decision and made a crazy suggestion to NBA television partners like ESPN. 

With no games to call, Noah joked that ESPN commentators should look head to the polls and do play-by-play of Americans voting as if it were an NBA game. 

“I think since there’s no games on that night, the ESPN commentators should cover voting if they cover the NBA, just make it super interesting,” Noah said. 

“Jeremy Wilkins is coming up to the voting booth now. It’s his first season voting. He’s really, oh no, he called outside the bubble. That’s not going to scan; the refs are not going to like it at all.”

Along with encouraging their fans to vote on Nov. 8, teams will share election information such as registration deadlines. 

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