It’s been an utter disaster for Megyn Kelly since kicking things off at NBC. The New York Post reports Kelly’s Sunday show has been pulled two episodes sooner than scheduled due to poor ratings. Ouch. Breitbart News reports: Last week, Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly set another viewership low with just 2.71 million total viewers. In the last three weeks, her show has failed to beat the years-old Dateline rerun the network ran in her show’s time slot when Kelly took a week off during the Fourth of July holiday weekend. According to the New York Post, “Kelly’s ratings-challenged Sunday show was
I have never understood why the execs at MSNBC thought hiring Megyn Kelly was a good idea: her viewers on Fox were never going to watch MSNBC, and those who watch MSNBC were never going to watch a former Fox host. Exactly who did they think was going to watch her show?
It´s too bad, she had the ability to do good work but she fell to the "Hollywood" disease. She also failed to recognize that a person who asks any rational questions is NOT welcome in liberal media and once you have been branded not one of them you will NEVER be accepted.
It also doesn´t help that she betrayed the people who gave her the opportunities she had.
So, 90s videos of drunk grammaw splitting her pants at the wedding, fido getting his head stuck in a bucket, and baby bubba Jr peeing in daddy´s face as he changes his pampers for the first time beat out MeAgain?
She and NBC made a major mistake. They all thought people tuned in to watch Kelly. Nope, we tuned in to FOX news which we trusted to tell us the truth about what was going on. She was the mouthpiece. I watched a small bit of her show last night to see how she handled herself. She looked pretty silly trying to be cutesy by winking and pointing her finger and twisting her mouth in a weird way. Couldn´t take it so went on searching for something interesting and good. She is toast, burnt toast!
Real concern is that Kelly, after receiving an enormous severance package, is rehired by FNC to help stem the decline in viewer ratings to MSNBC. Murdoch´s two liberal sons would put Megyn on at 90 pm in place of dismal panel discussion show. Or, Tucker Carlson moves back to 90 pm while Kelly gets BOR´s time slot at 80pm.
I don´t think Fox will take her back. Why should they? I agree that The Five @ 90 is a dismal show, but Kelly isn´t the antidote to that. Kelly would do well in seeking employment at a law firm. That´s where her training is. Her once upon a time afternoon show wasn´t too bad. I didn´t watch it but for a few times. Once she entered prime time, her head grew beyond her shoulders´ capability to hold it. I think she is a smart woman, she isn´t ugly by a long shot. Her choice of attire was so unprofessional along with her being just on the cusp of being hateful. I don´t believe she belongs on TV. Fox has great talent they could utilize. For one, there is Harris Faulkner; very professional, knowledgeable and polite to her guests. Then you have Judge Jeannine (sp?) Trish Reagan from Fox business, and the list goes on. Someone high up in the Fox organization should re-examine their personnel and reorganize their shows and the people they put in front of the camera.
Kelly on her journey to the top got off at the wrong stop. I don´t believe she will find her way back.
I thought about watching her show last night but after reading about what she was going to be talking about in each segment, I thought, no, they don´t even spark a little interest. I wonder who she´s supposed to be attracting to watch this show and also, who is coming up with that stuff. I think getting subjects from middle schoolers would be more interesting.
Megyn is now hated by the conservatives and hasn´t won over the liberals. They still associate her with Fox News. She had a good thing going at Fox until she decided to go after Trump at at that debate. She could have asked the question in a more neutral way and that would have been the end of it. Megyn made the mistake of believing her own publicity.
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