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Posts Tagged ‘Megyn Kelly’

The Scoreboard: Tuesday, April 29

25-54 demographic (Live +SD)

  • Total day: FNC: 210 | MSNBC: 125 | CNN: 154 | HLN: 91
  • Primetime: FNC: 281 | MSNBC: 229 | CNN: 187 | HLN: 118

4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a:
FNC
Cavuto:

165

TheFive:

281

Baier:

247

Greta:

226

O’Reilly:

340

Megyn:

292

Hannity:

212

O’Reilly:

234

Megyn:

156

MSNBC
Wagner:

118

EdShow:

146

Sharpton:

125

Matthews:

211

Hayes:

190

Maddow:

294

O’Donnell:

198

Hayes:

83

Maddow:

121

CNN
Tapper:

134

Blitzer:

185

Blitzer:

229

Burnett:

181

Cooper:

196

Smerconish:

193

Spc.Rpt:

173

Cooper:

193

Smerconish:

128

HLN
News:

39

Detective:

44

Detective:

63

Jane:

100

Grace:

130

DrDrew:

134

Files:

89

Files:

146

Files:

163

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TVNewsers Honored at TIME 100 Gala

TIME 100 Gala, TIME's 100 Most Influential People In The World - Cocktails

Barbara Walters and Charlie Rose at the TIME 100 Gala. (Getty Images)

TVNewsers turned up last night to celebrate TIME’s 100 most-influential people. This year, CBS’s Charlie Rose and FNC’s Megyn Kelly made this list. Former honorees Rupert Murdoch, Matt Lauer, Katie Couric, Mehmet Oz and Barbara Walters made an appearance at last night’s event to mingle with the eclectic crowd of politicians, activists, scientists and entrepreneurs.

“Feels great, [I'm] honored, I love it,” Rose told us about his appearance as an Icon in this year’s TIME 100. However, he wasn’t quite sure if “Icon” was the appropriate designation: “It sounds like a lifetime achievement thing, and I think I’m in mid-career,” he quipped. Read more

April 2014 Ratings: Fox News Marks 148 Straight Months At No. 1

Fox News finished its 148th consecutive month as the top-rated cable news network. FNC’s hold on total viewers remains particularly strong, with the network beating CNN and MSNBC combined in every hour.

The ratings for April 2014 (Nielsen Live + Same Day data):

  • Primetime (Mon-Sun): 1,614,000 total viewers / 296,000 A25-54
  • Total Day Mon-Sun): 960,000 total viewers / 201,000 A25-54

Compared to the same month last year, Fox News was down -22% in total viewers and -27% in the A25-54 demographic in total day. In primetime, the network was down -20% and -24%, respectively. The cable news networks — including Fox News, which placed second among all ad-supported cable networks in April 2013 — saw elevated ratings last year due to the Boston Marathon bombings.

Like the rest of programming, the primetime shows were down across the board compared to the same month last year: “The O’Reilly Factor” was down -19% in total viewers and -25% in A25-54 viewers, “The Kelly File” was down -13% in total viewers and -27% in the demo (compared to the 9pmET timeslot last year) and “Hannity” was down -19% and -24%, respectively (compared to the 10pmET timeslot last year).

On the upside, it was a milestone month for “Fox & Friends,” which marks 150 consecutive months as the top-rated cable news morning show.

Howard Kurtz: Fox News ‘Fell Seriously Short’ on Cliven Bundy Coverage

On “MediaBuzz” yesterday, Howard Kurtz criticized his network’s coverage of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy‘s “blatantly racist comments” last week.

“In my view, Fox News fell seriously short on this story on Thursday,” Kurtz said, noting that throughout that day, there was virtually no mention of Bundy’s comments until “Special Report with Bret Baier” at 6pmET.

Kurtz added that ignoring a major story on the front page of the New York Times, one that Fox itself had spent a lot of time covering, gives ammunition to Fox News detractors.

He did point out that as programming moved into primetime, Greta Van Susteren, Bill O’Reilly, Megyn Kelly, and Sean Hannity all denounced Bundy’s comments.


TVNewsers on Gotham, Variety Power Lists

Gotham and Variety were both out this week with power lists featuring female television personalities and executives.

In Variety‘s “Power of Women” issue, the “New York Impact” list featured Fox Business Network anchor Maria Bartiromo, NBC Universal News Group chairman Pat Fili-Krushel, Fox News’ Megyn Kelly, MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow, Al Jazeera America president Kate O’Brian, ABC’s Robin Roberts and CAA television agent Olivia Metzger.

Bartiromo and Roberts are also on Gotham’s “50 Most Powerful Women in New York” list, along with NBC’s Deborah Turness and Savannah Guthrie, CBS’ Gayle King and Norah O’Donnell and ABC’s Diane Sawyer.

The Scoreboard: Thursday, April 24

25-54 demographic (Live +SD)

  • Total day: FNC: 212 | MSNBC: 104 | CNN: 97 | HLN: 80
  • Primetime: FNC: 340 | MSNBC: 192 | CNN: 150 | HLN: 93

4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a:
FNC
Cavuto:

195

TheFive:

290

Baier:

222

Greta:

240

O’Reilly:

395

Megyn:

373

Hannity:

244

O’Reilly:

233

Megyn:

224

MSNBC
Wagner:

103

EdShow:

139

Sharpton:

125

Matthews:

152

Hayes:

135

Maddow:

239

O’Donnell:

202

Hayes:

101

Maddow:

100

CNN
Tapper:

68

Blitzer:

123

Blitzer:

134

Burnett:

168

Cooper:

186

Tonight:

131

Chicago:

132

SpcRpt:

116

Cooper:

102

HLN
News:

30

Files:

20

Files:

32

Jane:

60

Grace:

98

DrDrew:

94

Files:

87

Files:

162

Files:

207

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Megyn Kelly: ‘I Try Not to Get Drunk on My Own Wine, ‘Cause I Would Be the Only One’

Megyn Kelly phoned in to “Fox & Friends” this morning to talk about making the TIME 100. Kelly says her work ethic is simple: “I keep my head down, my mouth shut and work hard.” Kelly says there was no money in the budget, or even an open position when Fox News hired her away from WJLA in Washington, DC. That was after she left a career in law. “It was a major cut in pay from my law job, but it wasn’t about pay at that point it was about finding happiness and professional fulfillment,” she says.

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Megyn Kelly, Charlie Rose on TIME 100

Screen Shot 2014-04-24 at 7.53.04 AMTIME magazine is out with its annual TIME 100 list of the most influential people in the world.

Megyn Kelly, the anchor of Fox News Channel’s 9pm hour, is a Pioneer on the list while Charlie Rose, the co-host of “CBS This Morning,” is listed as an Icon. The list runs the gamut: from Pres. Obama to Edward Snowden; from Pope Francis to Miley Cyrus. Seth Myers, Jeff Bezos and both Koch brothers are also on it.

Brit Hume, who gets some of the credit for Kelly’s success, writes in TIME, “Ten years ago, my wife Kim, then Fox News’ Washington bureau chief, walked into my office carrying a videocassette. ‘You have got to see this,’ Kim said. It was the audition tape of a local TV reporter then named Megyn Kendall.

About Rose, Michael Bloomberg writes, “Over the years, political commentary on television — from both the left and the right — has grown more and more shrill. Both sides talk past each other in an endless repetition of poll-tested sound bites. And that’s why Charlie Rose matters more than ever.”

Who did TIME overlook? Let us know in the comments…

The Scoreboard: Monday, April 21

25-54 demographic (Live +SD)

  • Total day: FNC: 239 | MSNBC: 116 | CNN: 125 | HLN: 80
  • Primetime: FNC: 415 | MSNBC: 197 | CNN: 141 | HLN: 94

4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a:
FNC
Cavuto:

166

TheFive:

282

Baier:

246

Greta:

230

O’Reilly:

499

Megyn:

410

Hannity:

335

O’Reilly:

294

Megyn:

238

MSNBC
Wagner:

121

EdShow:

159

Sharpton:

197

Matthews:

149

Hayes:

158

Maddow:

276

O’Donnell:

158

Hayes:

121

Maddow:

142

CNN
Tapper:

90

Blitzer:

101

Blitzer:

181

Burnett:

173

Cooper:

179

Tonight:

137

Spc.Rpt:

108

Spc.Rpt:

137

Cooper:

154

HLN
News:

12

Detective:

14

Detective:

65

Jane:

62

Grace:

103

DrDrew:

82

Files:

98

Files:

88

Files:

137

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Megyn Kelly Bets David Gregory Isn’t The Only One Being Analyzed

KellyOn last night’s “The Kelly File,” Megyn Kelly took on NBC News reportedly hiring a psychologist for “Meet the Press” moderator David Gregory, suggesting Gregory isn’t the only one being analyzed.

“I’m going to bet there are psychiatrists analyzing us on their couches right now, but I’m going to tell you right now, they weren’t hired by Roger Ailes,” Kelly joked, adding that they’re actually Fox watchers concluding “it was all her mother’s fault.”

NBC News told Fox News the same thing they told us yesterday; they hired a brand consultant, not a psychologist, to speak with Gregory, his family, and friends.

And Sean Hannity “has had enough with NBC News,” offering harsher criticism last night for MSNBC’s “left-wing loudmouth” Ed Schultz.

Hannity aired clips of Schultz criticizing Hannity’s coverage of the Bundy-ranch standoff with federal rangers, which Schultz said he should be ashamed of. “Are they going to send 200 armed agents to everybody’s house?” Hannity asked about the federal government’s actions.

He concluded the segment airing a montage of the “buffoon” Schultz, airing some of Schultz’s more over-the-top statements about Vice President Dick Cheney and Laura Ingraham (which Schultz was suspended for). He also took on “mob rat” Al Sharpton.

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