You are using an outdated browser. Please upgrade now to a modern browser in order to benefit of all our site's features: Chrome, FireFox, Opera, Safari or Internet Explorer. [Close]

The Official Blog of Fox News Channel

Bill O'Reilly

Bill O'Reilly currently serves as the host of FOX News Channel's (FNC) The O'Reilly Factor (weekdays 8PM/ET), the most watched cable news show for the past 14 years. He joined the network in 1996 and is based in New York.

The Factor, as most people call it, remains an unequaled blend of news analysis and hard-hitting investigative reporting dropped into what O'Reilly reminds us nightly is "The No Spin Zone."

After five best-selling non-fiction books and his memoir, O'Reilly has been focusing on writing about history. "Killing Lincoln" was his first book, followed by "Killing Kennedy;" both which sold millions and topped the New York Times best seller list. The History Channel adapted "Killing Lincoln" into a movie (and DVD). It was such a big hit that the same was done for "Killing Kennedy," starring Rob Lowe in the title role, with a major, high profile release (November 2013) to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the assassination.

Meanwhile, after extensive research O'Reilly also completed, and released, "Killing Jesus," which reveals new details about Jesus' life, and chronicling the events leading to his death.

Additionally, O'Reilly writes a syndicated weekly newspaper column, along with personal television appearances and "Keep It Pithy," which is based on his love of language, and his frequent plea to those of you who write to him.

Bill started his broadcasting career in Scranton, Pennsylvania, before moving on to report and anchor in other places such as Dallas, Boston and New York. His national exposure began with CBS and ABC News, and as host of the first version of Inside Edition.

O'Reilly graduated with a B.A. in history from Marist College and went on to earn his master's in broadcast journalism from Boston University and another master's degree in public administration from Harvard's Kennedy School of Government.

More Stories from Bill O'Reilly

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 20:33

In tonight’s Talking Points Memo, Bill O’Reilly said that California Gov. Jerry Brown has created a sanctuary state which will not cooperate with the federal government by enforcing immigration...

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 21:29

Dr. Ben Carson was on “The O’Reilly Factor” tonight, where Bill O’Reilly asked him about a possible 2016 presidential run. Carson won a straw poll in Iowa this week, with 62 percent of the...

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 21:05

In tonight’s Talking Points Memo, Bill O’Reilly said that there is no question that African Americans have a harder time succeeding in our society, but he said the primary reason is not skin color...

Monday, August 25, 2014 - 21:50

Every year in South Dakota, up to a half-million bikers get together for the annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. Jesse Watters went out to greet them, with questions like, “Can I join your bike...

Monday, August 25, 2014 - 21:09

In tonight’s Talking Points Memo, Bill O’Reilly remarked that the world is becoming more dangerous under the Obama administration. Russian tanks have moved into southeastern Ukraine,...

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 21:19

Charles Krauthammer was on “The O’Reilly Factor” tonight to discuss the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. “Here’s the central fact of this event: we do not know what happened...

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 20:36

“I came back from vacation because I am furious, furious about how the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown is being reported and how various people are reacting to it,” Bill O’Reilly said...

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 11:50

Attorney General Eric Holder will be on the ground soon in Ferguson, Missouri, after being directed by President Obama to personally oversee the federal investigation of the killing of Michael...

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 10:10

U.S. officials have confirmed the authenticity of a gruesome video in which an ISIS terrorist beheaded American journalist James Foley. U.S. officials tell AP they believe that it was Foley on the...

Monday, August 18, 2014 - 20:44

Bill O’Reilly called into “The Factor” tonight to weigh in on the latest in Ferguson, Mo. O’Reilly noted that there has never been a police shooting in Ferguson before the death of Michael...

Pages

Don't want to keep checking back here for the latest from Fox News? That's cool. We'll come to you ...

Connect with Fox News

Subscribe

Stay connected with the most-trusted name in cable news through exclusive videos, blogs, polls, contests and behind-the-scene details.

Get More Fox!

Greta Is Wired!

GretaWire.com is the official blog of Greta Van Susteren. Get Greta’s breaking news alerts, pictures, videos, polls, and behind-the-scenes exclusives. Plus, speak out on open threads, as well as the live chat page. Connect to the GretaWire community ... and to Greta herself!

Fox News Presents: 'My America with Elisabeth Hasselbeck'

Fox News Channel presents an exciting new feature series, My America with Elisabeth Hasselbeck. From the quirky to the inspirational, "My America" reveals who we are as a nation – driven, passionate and uniquely American. Watch the latest installment, an up-close look at the beloved Oscar Mayer Wienermobile!