Kavanaugh interview scores biggest audience for Fox's MacCallum

Kavanaugh interview scores biggest audience for Fox's MacCallum
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Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's interview with Fox News delivered 3.6 million viewers for anchor Martha MacCallum's show "The Story," the largest audience in the program's history, according to Nielsen Media Research.

The interview with Kavanaugh and his wife, Ashley, was the top-rated program in cable news last night in total viewers, while registering 610,000 viewers in the key 25-54 demographic that advertisers covet most. 

During the Monday interview that aired during the 7:00 p.m. ET hour, Kavanaugh vigorously denied the two sexual misconduct allegations made against him.

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He also revealed he was a virgin through high school and college. Neither of the two accusations regarding Kavanaugh involve sexual intercourse.

"I’ve never sexually assaulted anyone," Kavanaugh said Monday. "I did not have sexual intercourse or anything close to sexual intercourse in high school or for many years thereafter ... The girls from the schools I went to, and I, were friends."

"Through all these years that were in question, you were a virgin?" MacCallum asked.

"That’s correct," Kavanaugh replied, noting that he did not have intercourse until "many years after" college.

Kavanaugh and Ford are both scheduled to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday. 

 
The Senate Judiciary Committee announced late Tuesday that it plans to go ahead with a vote on Kavanaugh Friday morning
 
MacCallum's "The Story" premiered in the spring of 2017.