Sean Hannity lost half his TV audience after the election - Salon.com Conservative mouthpiece Sean Hannity lost about half of his TV audience in the weeks after the election while his colleague Bill OReillys viewership only dropped by about a third, the Daily News reported: The Daily News: Hannity performed even worse in the money-demo of viewers aged 25-54. More than half of them deserted his show. Alex Halperin is news editor at Salon. You can follow him on Twitter @alexhalperin. More Alex Halperin.