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October 30, 2017

Matt Lauer, NBC Insiders Rip Megyn Kelly's Ratings

#MegynMoments are fewer and fewer these days.

When an industry insider remarked to Lauer last week that celebrities are being advised to avoid Kelly's "Megyn Kelly Today" -- amid ratings struggles and awkward snafus with famous guests-- a Page Six spy overheard Lauer reply that he "gets it," adding, "It's a big problem for them," meaning Kelly's show. Insiders were stunned that the veteran "Today" host didn't try to defend his new colleague.

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"This week was the lowest Kathie and Hoda have rated since 2010," said a source. "It keeps getting worse. Megyn is killing them. It is a real problem and no one wants to book Megyn's show," the insider said. Another source added, "They can keep telling you about all the lunches they’re taking her to, but it's not helping the ratings."

NBC is said to be considering a name change to de-emphasize Kelly's role on the show. They are considering calling it Ratings Poison Featuring Megyn Kelly.


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