Talkers.com ranked “The Rush Limbaugh Show” and “The Sean Hannity Show” as some of the highest rated radio talk shows as of 2015. The website features a monthly report listing the top talk radio audiences. “The Rush Limbaugh Show” averaged 13.25 million weekly listeners, while “The Sean Hannity Show” averaged 12.50 million as of October 2015. Other hosts featured in the list are Dave Ramsey and Michael Savage.
“The Rush Limbaugh Show” is a nationally syndicated conservative talk radio show distributed by Premiere Networks. In 1988, the show debuted and has remained somewhat the same during its history. The show airs live on weekdays and features Limbaugh’s monologues based on recent news stories and listener calls. Limbaugh also hosts his own online audio and video broadcasts through Streamlink, known as “Rush 24/7.” The service is only available for subscribing members for a yearly fee of $49.95 as of 2015.
“The Sean Hannity Show” is produced in the New York City studios of radio station WOR or via ISDN from Hannity’s home. The show primarily focuses on political news with regular interviews with commentators. As of 2015, the show is distributed on both satellite radio and terrestrial radio affiliates across the United States.