That is approximately a 22% increase in total viewers and approximately a 25% boost in the demo compared to Tuesday's episode (2.7 million, 499,000).
His nightly program, "The O'Reilly Factor, " generated high ratings and pulled in hundreds of millions in advertising revenues.
Bill O'Reilly's forced exit from Fox News is netting him a payout of up to $25 million, two sources with knowledge confirmed to NBC News.
Protestors rallied to get Bill O'Reilly fired and advertisers jumped ship after a New York Times reported that Fox News paid $13 million in settlements to women accusing O'Reilly of harassment.
The network's parent company, entertainment giant 21st Century Fox, insisted that Fox News will weather the current storm just fine, noting in a statement the "strength of its talent bench" and expressing "full confidence that the network will continue to be a powerhouse in cable news".
In the email, O'Reilly himself had apparently also run out of patience with Fox News Channel, the network he had called home for 20 years: "You all should know that I will not put up with much more from FNC", he wrote.
Before Whoopi Goldberg introduced Burgess and her lawyer Lisa Bloom to the show, she remarked how "years before Fox broke with Bill, we broke with Bill", referring to O'Reilly's 2010 appearance on The View when she and co-host Joy Behar stormed off the stage. She said she felt "triumphant" upon hearing that O'Reilly would not return to the airwaves.
While O'Reilly likely would have preferred to keep his job on the popular news network, he won't be walking away empty-handed.
Allegations against the veteran political commentator date back to 2002, when he settled a lawsuit with a junior producer at FOX News.
As to why she came out now, it's because she got exhausted of hearing the stories from women and reliving the trauma. "But that is the unfortunate reality many of us in the public eye must live with today", O'Reilly complained on Wednesday. It was the latest chapter in a story that began with the ouster of Fox News CEO Roger Ailes last summer over similar allegations of rampant sexual harassment problems at Fox News.
"I was exhausted of reliving the trauma every time I saw a woman speak out", Burgess said of why she came forward recently.
Security has been high in France since Tuesday, when police apprehended two men suspected of plotting an imminent terror attack. The attacker was targeting police near the Franklin Roosevelt subway station, a police spokeswoman told the Associated Press .
Would I get this again? The first sips were sweet and airy, like a combination of cotton candy and watered-down fruit. With the release, Starbucks has become the latest brand to capitalise on the social media-famous unicorn food trend.
According to Twitter , the account has only been critical of Trump, and that there's no evidence it had committed any crimes. The account also posted a screengrab of the First Amendment and later joked, "This is one way to get verified".
At a club like United, when you start the Europa League , you don't have the motivation high, but that's September. It's like me putting him in our Under-23s to win, let's say, a derby against Man City.
Pompeo won the state's 4th District seat in 2010, when Tiahrt gave it up to run unsuccessfully for the U.S. GOP-sponsored robocalls featured urgent get-out-the-vote messages by Trump and Vice President Mike Pence.
That girl's parents were interviewed by Federal Bureau of Investigation agents and described the procedure as a "cleansing". Some of the girls allegedly traveled to the clinic, which is midway between Detroit and Ann Arbor, from out of state.
Firefighters said on Twitter that they received more than 100 calls, 20 of them related to people trapped in elevators. Pacific Gas & Electric says about 90,000 customers have been affected by a power outage in San Francisco .
Through the first two games of this series, the Trail Blazers have seen polar opposite performances from their two best players. Meyers Leonard gets caught in no-mans land halfway between shutting off a driving lane and staying attached to the roll man.
President Trump's recent actions in the Middle East are "a welcome change", Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told U.S. The Syrian government has been locked in a six-year civil war against an array of opposition forces.
On the issue of tolling bridges, Clark repeated her party's promise to cap tolls at $500 a year per person. "Mr. Horgan announced an expanded apprenticeship and trades training program under a New Democrat government.
Klopp faces centre-back dilemma ahead of Crystal Palace visit
The German said: "It would make sense if we signed a centre-back this summer - we have had injury issues in defence this season". It has felt like a lifetime since we were competing in big European games and playing in finals and winning trophies.
Prince fans to mark anniversary of music superstar's death
She wore a pendant of Prince's symbol, which she had also spray-painted in black along the legs of her white trousers . When Prince died past year , fans around the world were shocked and photos of him rocked the social media world.
Ivanka Trump explains why she's skipping book tour
Radford is part of the expanding team that will work with the first daughter in her role as an unpaid senior adviser to Trump. It will be the first official worldwide trip for Trump, who has joined her father's administration as an unpaid adviser.
Oil Amid Longest Gain Since 2012
United States production, however, continued to increase with a 0.4% gain on the week to 9.24 million bpd. Nevertheless, OPEC revised up its forecast for supplies from non-member countries in 2017.
McCluskey wins Unite leadership re-election
An email was sent to Unite members and staff in the West Midlands informing them that Mr Coyne had been suspended from his job. It is understood the move is linked to statements he made regardingMr McCluskey's purchase of a flat using union funds.
USA pushes UN Security Council to focus on Iran not Israel
Haley's guidelines to the Council included the plea to nations to not lose sight of the cross border influx of terrorist fighters. That's the way the Security Council has operated for years. "The same is true for the United Nations Security Council".
Netanyahu criticizes Barghouti's New York Times op-ed
Hunger-striking Palestinians being held under administrative detention and Israeli authorities have negotiated deals in the past. In 2011, Israel swapped more than 1,000 Palestinian prisoners for an Israeli soldier who had been held by Hamas for five years.
US FCC ends price caps on many business data lines
The decision ends most regulatory requirements in almost all areas, but retains some price caps in areas with little competition. In his comments, Pai argued that while "price regulation is seductive", it poses a threat to competition and innovation.