Megyn Kelly’s head outgrew her position at Fox News, which led to her grossly overestimating her actual support from the masses, and ratings for her new Sunday evening show are proof of it.
So far, her best-rated interview was with Russian President Vladimir Putin, and since then they’ve been abysmal, at best. While at Fox, she enjoyed the holdovers from the most popular news show to ever air on cable television – the O’Reilly Factor – but at NBC she has no such show to pull viewers in, and it’s turning out to be a ratings nightmare.
In fact, despite the massive controversy surrounding her choice to interview Jones, Kelly’s show last night was beat out by a rerun of “60 Minutes.” Yes, a rerun, but that’s not even the worst part.
According to Breitbart News, her show, “Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly,” was actually beaten in ratings by a rerun of “America’s Funniest Home Videos” as well.
The third episode of Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly drew a 0.7 rating in the key news demo (25-54) and an average of 3.53 million viewers, according to the Hollywood Reporter.
Those numbers were practically even with last week’s episode, in which Kelly interviewed Fox sideline reporter Erin Andrews, and down sharply from her June 4 debut episode, which featured an interview with Russian president Vladimir Puttin and drew 6.1 million viewers.
Meanwhile, Sunday’s episode of 60 Minutes drew an average of 5.31 million viewers and a 0.7 rating in the news demo, marking the third straight week the veteran news program has bested Kelly’s show in total viewers. Kelly also lost the time slot to a rerun of America’s Funniest Home Videos (0.7 rating, 3.7 million viewers) on ABC, while Fox led all networks with its coverage of the U.S. Open Golf Championship, which drew an average of 6.09 million viewers and a 1.4 in the 18-49 demo.
Again, Megyn seriously overestimated her popularity among the masses and all but committed career suicide when she turned on President Trump. Now, she’s paying the price for it as nobody, save for the far-left, Trump-hating crowd, wants to watch her new show, so it looks like NBC wasted gobs of money on their newest “talent.”
Don’t you just love the free market?