Now it’s official: Westwood One announced a new agreement has been reached to continue distributing Fox News’ The Radio Factor with Bill O’Reilly nationally. The show launched on May 8, 2002. "We continue to be very committed to Bill and his program," said Peter Kosann, Westwood One CEO. "As the recent announcement of new major market affiliates indicates, The Radio Factor remains a major force in radio and media." O’Reilly currently has some 400 affiliates.