Because this is what you need to stay awake just to watch it, perhaps?
Ever since the fateful day when the great Tim Russert left this mortal coil, NBC has been praying to the stellar reporter roundtable in heaven for some supernatural ratings help. David Gregory just hasn’t been getting the job done. In fact, ratings for the Sunday broadcast is at historic lows.
Many people at NBC have been trying to figure out how to get the ratings back up, which have included conversations about replacing Gregory as host. The show is even losing top people, like its EP for 12 years who recently got the same gig with George Stephanopoulos on ABC’s ‘This Week.’
So, for a quick ratings grab, the show deviated from its [insert another talking head senator here] format to that whimsical political hack named … Will.i.am. Wait, what?!