Megyn Kelly continues to have a tough time over on NBC. Ever since Kelly left Fox News for NBC, the anchor has failed to amass huge numbers in her time slot on The Immediately Present. Most of the time she attracts extra adverse consideration than she does viewers, an element that’s hurting her present this month. It is no secret that Kelly has been struggling within the scores, however the newest Nielsen information proves that issues have not gotten any higher. At the moment, Kelly is on observe to ship traditionally low sweeps numbers for The Immediately Present.
The information is in and November could possibly be a foul month for Megyn Kelly and her 9 a.m. phase of The Immediately Present. Despite the fact that the month is not over but, in line with The Wrap, Kelly is on observe to ship traditionally low numbers for the November sweeps interval. Her present has solely acquired 699,000 views within the coveted 25-54 yr outdated demographic. Within the 18-49 demographic, that quantity decreases to 548,000 each day viewers. Total, the present logged 2.296 million viewers on common. Which means if issues keep the place they’re, not solely will Kelly have traditionally low sweeps numbers, however she’ll have the bottom sweeps numbers of any interval because the Immediately franchise first claimed the 9 a.m. hour in 2000.
It is very important notice that the 7 and eight a.m. slots have additionally seen a dip in scores, however to not the identical scale as Megyn Kelly’s. These poor scores are additionally affecting the remainder of the NBC lineup, resembling Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb’s present at 10 a.m. Reportedly, the 9 a.m. hour has seen a 29 % drop in comparison with the identical time interval in 2016. Nevertheless, Kelly’s November just isn’t as unhealthy as her October, although, that is a really small victory proper now. She additionally acquired a lift in scores after she started speaking about sexual harassment points, such because the latest firing of Charlie Rose.
Megyn Kelly, formally recognized for a more durable model whereas at Fox Information, has tried to indicate her softer aspect for a daytime viewers. Nevertheless, a collection of missteps and unhealthy interviews have plagued her program. Kelly acquired unhealthy press after she opened an interview with Jane Fonda questioning her about her cosmetic surgery, and Debra Messing acknowledged she regretted occurring the present to advertise Will and Grace after Kelly made an insensitive joke. Her interviews with Vladimir Putin and Infowars’ Alex Jones throughout her Sunday present additionally did not do her any favors.