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June 27, 2017

Colbert's Ratings Slip Back Behind Fallon's

CNN's, MSNBC's, and Colbert's ratings all rely on the idea that there is a Great Impeachment a-coming, just around the bend.

But what happens when the Rubes start to suspect they're being taken for a ride?

According to The Wrap, "The Tonight Show's" Jimmy Fallon beat Colbert in ratings for the first time since Trump's inauguration in January. In total viewers, Fallon had 2.66 million to Colbert's 2.62 million. He also crushed Colbert in the coveted 18-49 demo, with a .68 rating to Colbert's .42. In total, Fallon had a 62 percent demo lead over Colbert.

Last week, Fallon saw his highest ratings in the 18-49 demo since the week of April 3-7. One explanation for Fallon's newfound success is that CBS didn't include Thursday and Friday's ratings for Colbert because the network aired reruns on those days.

Speaking of ratings: CNN decided to rebut the Project Veritas sting video in which a producer said CNN runs "mostly bullshit" Russia stories all day "for the ratings" by... citing their ratings.


Note the The Most Trusted Name in News also included a typo there ("it's" instead of "its"). They also cited a single fact -- not plural facts -- and then said "Those are the facts" instead of "That's the fact."

And speaking even more of ratings (this is the Age of Trump, after all), Megyn Kelly's ratings have fallen for the fourth straight week.

Megyn Kelly's Sunday night newsmagazine show's ratings dropped for a fourth consecutive week since debuting earlier this month on NBC, according to Nielsen Media Research.

The latest episode of "Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly" averaged 3.4 million viewers and an 0.4 rating in the key 18- to 49-year-old demographic that advertisers covet most.

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Overall, Kelly's week 4 came third behind a repeat of CBS's "60 Minutes," which delivered 7.1 million viewers and an 0.7 demographic rating, and a repeat of ABC's "America's Funniest Home Videos," which brought in 3.9 million viewers and a 0.7 demographic rating.

Why? Well, she lost her old Fox audience, and the liberal audience that pretended to like her only liked her because she was making the liberal case against Trump on Fox.

She has no particular cache as yet another NBC flake making the liberal case against Trump on NBC, and liberals no longer feel the need to support this Victim of Trump.


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