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Fox News’ Duggars Interview Draws 3 Million Viewers

Fox News’ exclusive interview Wednesday with the parents of controversial reality series star Josh Duggar garnered 3 million viewers, according to Nielsen.

The one-hour interview, which aired during the Fox News Channel telecast of The Kelly File, hosted by Megyn Kelly, averaged 3.09 million total viewers, making it the most-watched show of the evening, according to Nielsen. The show also generated 756,000 adults 18-49.

During the interview the parents of 19 Kids and Counting's Josh Duggar broke their silence on their son’s child molestation scandal, saying that their son groped five girls as a child, including his sisters.

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R. Thomas Umstead serves as senior content producer, programming for Multichannel News, Broadcasting + Cable and Next TV. During his more than 30-year career as a print and online journalist, Umstead has written articles on a variety of subjects ranging from TV technology, marketing and sports production to content distribution and development. He has provided expert commentary on television issues and trends for such TV, print, radio and streaming outlets as Fox News, CNBC, the Today show, USA Today, The New York Times and National Public Radio. Umstead has also filmed, produced and edited more than 100 original video interviews, profiles and news reports featuring key cable television executives as well as entertainers and celebrity personalities.