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"Megyn Kelly Today" is not off to such a wonderful start

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by LongTimeListener, Sep 28, 2017.

  1. DanOregon

    DanOregon Well-Known Member

    You would think TV execs might have learned something by now.

    Fox News hasn't skipped a beat without O'Reilly.
    Today hasn't missed Lauer at all.
    NBC Nightly News is still no. 1 in the demo with Lester Holt instead of Brian Williams.
    CBS Evening News is no closer - and no farther off the pace - with the much cheaper Jeff Glor instead of Scott Pelley.
  2. Vombatus

    Vombatus Well-Known Member

    I've always thought it was due to Katie Couric’s colon.
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  3. exmediahack

    exmediahack Well-Known Member

    True but Today benefits by being the default choice of morning television. GMA tries but it’s not news.

    CBS’ ratings are more prone to instability because they’re so far back.
  4. Hermes

    Hermes Well-Known Member

    I largely agree, but in the Nightly News instance NBC was lucky it had Lester Holt just sitting there in the bullpen ready to take over. I think Holt is just better than Williams, scandal or no scandal.
  5. DanOregon

    DanOregon Well-Known Member

    I've always thought Holt was a total pro - Williams always seemed like he wanted to be more of a personality than an anchor. That Holt plays bass in a band totally fits.
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  6. exmediahack

    exmediahack Well-Known Member

    Anchors are like quarterbacks.

    A really good one, like Aaron Rodgers, can hide weakness from reporters, producers, management.

    However, a news operation is rarely going to be in first place with a bad one. You can get by with “average” if the rest of the product is good.
  7. BTExpress

    BTExpress Well-Known Member

    So you are . . . somewhere between Brady and Peterman?
  8. Hermes

    Hermes Well-Known Member

    Peterman is Boom Goes the Dynamite kid, right?
  9. exmediahack

    exmediahack Well-Known Member

    In my mind, I’m Aaron Rodgers but really I’m Randy Ray. CFL Legend.
  10. JC

    JC Well-Known Member

    Who is Randy Ray?
  11. cjericho

    cjericho Well-Known Member

    Ricky. Wen to a hs named after a soda.
  12. exmediahack

    exmediahack Well-Known Member

    I can’t even get that right.


    I’m Andy Dalton of TV news anchors. Good enough to keep a job. ​
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