8 Jan 2014, 8:33 AM PDT
Fox News’ subscription revenue continues to climb, rising to 94 cents a month per customer in 2013 for an estimated $1.1 billion — making FNC No. 6 among cable networks, according to SNL Kagan. Competitors CNN and MSNBC have been forced to duke it out for a distant second place for the past 13 years, something Ailes credits to his openness to change. But change isn’t what FNC is known for — at least not until October, when Ailes raised eyebrows by overhauling his primetime lineup for the first time in a decade. The pairing of conservative-leaning Bill O’Reilly and Sean Hannity was split up by the addition of Megyn Kelly in an effort to stem the challenges of an aging TV audience.