The debut of Megyn Kelly’s NBC news program, Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly, has lost its first battle in the ratings war.
Lost…to a re-run.
A replay of a back-dated episode of 60 Minutes on CBS earned a total of 6.6 million viewers, whole Kelly’s show generated only 6.1 million in audience.
The majority of millennials and older men were watching the NBA Finals on Sunday night, so political shows had to compete for approximately half of viewers turning on their TV sets.
NBC obviously felt that Kelly’s much-ballyhooed interview with Russian President Vladimir Putin would score a hit in the ratings.
But they were sorely disappointed, as it looks like most Americans aren’t as obsessed with Russia as bitter Clintonians.