Megyn Kelly’s Controversial Interview Was a Ratings Bomb

4th place

This week’s episode of “Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly,” which featured a controversial interview with InfoWars founder Alex Jones, came in last place among the four major broadcast networks, Variety reports. “With 3.5 million total viewers, Kelly’s program not only came in behind Fox’s U.S. Golf Open Championship coverage (6.1 million) but also reruns of CBS’ 60 Minutes (5.3 million) and ABC’s America’s Funniest Home Videos (3.7 million).”

Political Turmoil Is Good for SNL


Political turmoil has been very, very good to “Saturday Night Live,” Variety reports. “Overall, SNL viewership for the season to date is up 19% in adults 18-49 (3.5 vs. 2.9 rating) and up 22% in total viewers (10.6 million vs. 8.7 million) over the comparable period in the 2015-16 season. This marks the show’s strongest ratings performance in 22 years, since the 1994-95 season, according to NBC.

NBC Staffers Dreading Network’s Clinton Mini-Series Fallout

We know there’s this giant firewall, we know that we have nothing to do with it, and we’re going to only own the negative, whether its negative because, you know, the Clinton people are upset that it’s too tough on them or negative because the Republicans think it’s this glorification of her.

— NBC News’ White House correspondent Chuck Todd, on Morning Joe Thursday, calling NBC’s planned miniseries about Hillary Clinton a “total nightmare for NBC News.”