That's the fewest viewers that Kelly's weekly news magazine telecast, "Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly", has drawn since its debut three weeks ago. The fringe element that Jones represents needs to be understood, which isn't the same as needing to be condoned.
Sunday Night, and all Sunday originals, was again overwhelmed by sports this week.
Kelly's first episode came out high, averaging 6.2 million viewers, while her second episode dipped down to 3.6 million viewers and was dwarfed by competitor 60 Minutes.
Many were outraged that Kelly and NBC chose to give air time to Jones, who infamously called the horrific 2012 Sandy Hook elementary school shooting a hoax. The controversy escalated after Jones leaked a portion of a phone conversation with Kelly to his InfoWars website ahead of Sunday's broadest.
Kelly, now with NBC, told A.P. she respected Sandy Hook Promise's decision to drop her from a Wednesday event in Washington, but was disappointed. The two frequently interrupted each other as Kelly kept asking if he would admit to his wrongdoing and a visibly tense Jones kept deflecting her questions, blaming the media for distorting his remarks or veering between acknowledging and disputing the tragedy.
The sitdown created a firestorm in the week leading up to its broadcast, as many criticized Kelly and her new employer for giving the Infowars host a platform to peddle his conspiracy theories, claims Kelly wasted no time at the top of the show in calling them "baseless allegations [that] aren't just offensive, they're unsafe". Those stories eventually elicited forced apologies from Jones - part of a pattern, the NBC anchor said, of "reckless accusation, followed by equivocation and excuses". And yet, NBC's pre-show publicity was so inept last week that most people formed the impression that Kelly was poised to produce a puff piece about this kook.
Even Tom Brokaw was brought on at the end to add a gravitas to the proceedings, just in case you hadn't made up your mind about Jones to that point.
" Republicans must solve the immediate crisis in the individual markets and take time to write a responsible health care bill". Majority Leader Mitch McConnell needs to be as close to 50 votes as possible before he unveils his legislation.
Sanders says he's anxious the legislation, which also includes sanctions against Iran, could hurt the Iranian nuclear deal. Lindsey Graham's resolution passed 100-0 after Trump waffled on his commitment to Article 5.
Gloria Allred , an attorney representing more than 30 Cosby accusers, welcomed the prosecutors' decision to seek a retrial. Constand's attorneys released a statement following the mistrial, thanking both the jury and the prosecutors in the case.
Hall also slashed.349/.439/.674 with 11 doubles, a triple, five home runs and 33 RBIs as Valdosta's No. 3 hitter. Romero posted a 3.51 ERA, 20 walks, 85 Ks, and a.256 BAA in 10 games (seven starts) and 48 2⁄3 IP this season.
Likewise, the US Ambassador to Turkey was summoned before Turkish officials who objected to the way the situation was handled. Video footage showed men in suits charging past police to kick and punch protesters.
Earlier this year, Trump accepted a challenge to create 5 million new apprenticeships, according to the news outlet. Trump also took a tour of the school that included a stop at a classroom filled with tool and die machines.
With President Trump's instructions, Vice President Mike Pence has hired Richard Cullen, his own lawyer to represent the U.S. A day earlier, Trump had questioned why his general election rival Hillary Clinton was not being investigated.
In 2016, one of the NBA's unprotesting players received a ton of flack from fans and commentators for a game-changing move. So he and a friend headed to Oakland and snagged a prime spot along the Warriors parade route by 3 a.m.
The football team had tried to convince the Supreme Court to hear their case instead of The Slants but they were denied. The Supreme Court says Muslim men detained after the September 11 attacks can't sue top US law enforcement officials.
Almost two-thirds of Americans say they disapprove President Trump's job performance , a new poll released Friday shows. Altogether, 80 percent of Republicans approve of the job Trump is doing, and 90 percent of Democrats disapprove .
After " Joe ", Avildsen directed " Save the Tiger " (1973) starring Jack Lemmon as a burned-out dress manufacturer. The film was a remake of and a self-conscious tribute to Japanese filmmaker Akira Kurosawa's film "Yojimbo".
Two areas to watch for tropical development
A low-pressure system in the Gulf of Mexico could be the first storm to threaten Florida during the 2017 hurricane season. It is forecast to move into the Gulf of Mexico this week and will have a high chance to develop as well.
Amazon.com to acquire Whole Foods at US$42 per share
Acquiring Whole Foods will provide Amazon more physical locations to experiment with, and eventually expand its retail business. PCC has also partnered with its competitor, offering delivery through Amazon Prime Now since April previous year .
Alex Jones interview draws 3.5 million viewers
But even a masterclass in dress-down interviews wouldn't undo the damage already done by NBC News and Kelly. SUNDAY NIGHT WITH MEGYN KELLY (0.5/3 in 18-49, 0.7 in 25-54, 3.5 million viewers overall from 7-8 p.m.
Henderson on course for Meijer win
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Trump Cheerleaders Turn on Special Counsel Mueller
Spicer had said that Ruddy was at the White House Monday to meet with White House aides, but did not speak with the president. Mueller, "he has no intention to do so", the White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters late Tuesday.
UAE calls for western monitoring of Qatar
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Habs send D Beaulieu to Sabres for pick
He opened the season as Shea Weber's partner on the top defense pairing, but quickly found himself lower on the depth chart. Beaulieu immediately improves the Sabres' blue line under new coach Phil Housley, a Hall of Fame defenseman.
Lead Detected In 20 Percent Of Baby Food
Baby food versions of apple and grape juices and carrots had more samples with detectable lead than the regular versions. This spurred the organization to examine data from the FDA's Total Diet Study for specific sources of exposure for kids.
Was gunman ready to head home before congressman's shooting?
All three members of the House whose names were reported by The Daily Caller are members of the conservative House Freedom Caucus. Sue Hodgkinson said she felt "horrible", saying, "I had no idea this was going to happen and I don't know what to say about it".
This Spider-Man does whatever a spider-companion can do
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OR becomes first state to allow third gender option
OR became the first state in the union to allow a third gender option for non-binary people who don't identify as a man or woman. The third option - a non-binary gender - will be reflected with an X starting July 3, 2017.
Alleged Alexandria Gunman Has Ties To Quad Cities
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