Report: Megyn Kelly Dragging Down Ratings On Other NBC Shows

The Daily Caller | 1/22/2018 | Staff (Posted by) Level 3
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NBC’s Megyn Kelly is reportedly doing so poorly at the network that she is bringing down the ratings of other shows.

According to the Wall Street Journal, insiders at NBC are not thrilled with Kelly’s massive show budget, and local affiliate stations are even less happy with declining ratings. NBC poached Kelly from Fox News last year to the tune of a $69 million, three-year contract.

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Nielsen ratings data shows that “Megyn Kelly Today” is averaging 2.4 million viewers an episode, 18 percent below what her time slot was averaging last season.

The Wall Street Journal also argued that her ratings are damaging the following hour of “Today” with Hoda Kotb and Kathie Lee Gifford, noting that their average ratings have dropped 6 percent.

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Kelly’s poor ratings are quite the blight for NBC, which relies on...
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