‘Today’ Ratings Climb After Megyn Kelly Departs
The departure of Megyn Kelly from NBC’s 9 a.m. “Today” timeslot marked a setback for the anchor as well as the network paying her millions of dollars to host. But the split appears to be helping the morning franchise overall. Since Kelly’s exit from the third hour of “Today,” viewership in the key demographic favored by advertisers in that time period is up around 10%, according to Nielsen. And in each of the last three weeks, overall audience for the flagship first two hours of the NBC A.M.
Megyn Kelly 's settlement talks with NBC are yet to be resolved but the sticking point is not money — it's her silence . Sources close to the discussions tell We're told Kelly could walk away with about million in salary and bonuses once all is said and done. But the negotiations to sign the deal have
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‘s settlement talks with NBC are yet to be resolved but the sticking point is not money — it’s her silence.
Sources close to the discussions tell The Blast that is expected to get paid everything that is coming to her, per the terms of her original contract. We’re told Kelly could walk away with about $37 million in salary and bonuses once all is said and done.
But the negotiations to sign the deal have stalled, our sources say, because NBC wants her exit agreement to include specific language which bars her from saying anything at all after the documents are signed.
No Megyn Kelly & NBC Exit Deal, Despite Hopes For A Thanksgiving Resolution
Almost a month after Megyn Kelly’s show was dropped by NBC News and coming up on the one-year anniversary of Matt Lauer’s pink slipping from the same organization over sexual harassment claims, talks over an exit agreement for the former Fox News Channel host still have a ways to go. Despite a flurry of speculation in the last few hours from certain outlets connected corporately to Kelly’s old cable news home that this is all but over, Deadline has learned that hopes for a tidy and buried Thanksgiving resolution are not quite fair and balanced, to put it mildly.
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Megyn Kelly is trading upfront money in her settlement talks with NBC for the freedom to get back to work ASAP. According to our sources, NBC wants to structure the deal so she receives the money remaining on her Megyn Kelly Settlement Deal Stalled Over Securing Her Silence , Not Money .
Specifically, we’re told execs are worried Kelly could speak up once again about NBC’s handling of the Harvey Weinstein scandal and Ronan Farrow’s reporting of it. She previously spoke out on her show and directly contradicted comments made by NBC News chairman Andy Lack.
In addition, our sources say Megyn Kelly is also aware of internal information aboutand the way the network handled the sexual harassment claims against him and others.
We’re told NBC is keen on making sure she doesn’t speak out on any of these issues.
from her gig hosting the last hour of “TODAY” after she defended the idea of dressing in blackface for Halloween. During a segment on “Megyn Kelly Today,” she said, “But what is racist? Because you do get in trouble if you are a white person who puts on blackface on Halloween, or a black person who puts on whiteface for Halloween. Back when I was a kid that was OK, as long as you were dressing up as, like, a character.” of dressing in blackface for Halloween.
Megyn Kelly remembers dad's tragic death in first interview since NBC firing
Megyn Kelly is looking forward to spending the holidays surrounded by family following her departure from NBC's "Megyn Kelly Today" last month.
Megyn Kelly and NBC News are said to be close to a million settlement deal that will pay out the full value of the time remaining on her three-year contract. News that the formal parting of Kelly and NBC is getting closer was previously reported Tuesday by the New York Post. A person familiar […].
If you thought Megyn Kelly would make a partisan jump back to Fox News after her show gets canceled at NBC, think again, because the House That Roger Ailes Built is apparently good with their current lineup. Megyn Kelly Settlement Deal Stalled Over Securing Her Silence , Not Money .
During a segment on “Megyn Kelly Today,” she said, “But what is racist? Because you do get in trouble if you are a white person who puts on blackface on Halloween, or a black person who puts on whiteface for Halloween. Back when I was a kid that was OK, as long as you were dressing up as, like, a character.”
Our sources point out that if the network was so upset over her comments, it would have fired her immediately and would not consider paying her out what she is owed in the contract.
In fact, our sources say, they don’t believe NBC is really as outraged over the comments as they have said publicly. Considering what information could come from Megyn speaking her mind on the other subject, the focus for NBC purely is to end this with Megyn, with as much assurance of her silence as possible.
Megyn Kelly roasted by Kathy Griffin over 'Santa just is white' comment.
Kathy Griffin took a swipe at Megyn Kelly Wednesday on Twitter, recalling her famous "Santa just is white" argument. "@megynkelly, I have some news for you..." Griffin tweeted. . @megynkelly, I have some news for you... pic.twitter.com/7AOeqMl3jt— Kathy Griffin (@kathygriffin) December 19, 2018 In 2013, Kelly balked at a Slate piece with the headline, "Santa Claus Should Not Be a White Man Anymore." "When I saw this headline I kind of laughed, and I said, 'This is so ridiculous. Yet another person claiming it's racist to have a white Santa,' " Kelly, then a Fox News personality, said at the time.