It’s been a bumpy couple of weeks for Megyn Kelly in her newest role as a morning TV host on NBC’s Today. During her first episode, she asked a homosexual fan of Will and Grace if he became gay because of the show, and during a discussion about gun violence, she awkwardly cut off Tom Brokawwhile he was speaking out against the National Rifle Association. There have been many other head-scratching moments in the show’s short run, and it appears they are all adding up to one thing: low ratings.
According to Page Six, Megyn Kelly’s portion of Today is dragging the rest of the show down because of low ratings:
“Not only are ratings plummeting since Megyn Kelly joined the ‘Today’ franchise, but the numbers show Kelly’s lead-in has also affected Kathie Lee [Gifford] and Hoda Kotb’s show, which follows straight afterwards,” a source said.
“They’ve taken a huge hit with Megyn as their lead-in,” the insider added.
Kelly’s hour of “Today” is down 32 percent compared to a year ago. And “Kathie Lee & Hoda” is down 26 percent.
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