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Robin Red

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Robin Red last won the day on September 16 2016

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  1. Megyn needs to rebrand herself and spilling right wing talking points and saying Jesus is white, is not going to win her any viewers or crossing over. The way she talks is bad if she wants to cross over cause you are trying to appeal to more then just white right leaning men, you want viewership from white liberals, African Americans, Hispanic Americans, Asians etc. The thing about Megyn Kelly is that she has put herself in a corner cause most of her success came from being female eye candy to right wing leaning viewers. I know she is more than that, she was a former litigator at a big time law firm but how she presented herself at Fox News was a blonde barbie doll host and majority of Fox News female hosts present themselves like barbie dolls. It is hard to escape that typecasting, she tried when she made the big jump at NBC but it is like sticking a Zebra in the North Pole. She does not have that kind of warm fuzzy connection to people to be a morning show host and she got full of herself thinking she can be like an Oprah. Megyn's best bet is to stick to what she is and that is law and politics. There is always going to be a niche for those two areas, don't pretend to be something you are not and going back to Fox News won't change that. She needs to go a place where there is support for women in journalism, she got enough money know it is all about doing what she loves.
  2. Weekend Today has been non existent since Lester's promotion. The magic is gone, there was a time were weekend Today was a superior product to weekday version. I miss the team of Lester and Campbell. I think it should be cancelled and maybe let the weekend crew do the 4th hour of the Today show.
  3. I think he is in the bubble but since they are in the middle of hot political news right now I guess NBC does not think it would be wise to change management right now,
  4. I guess so but in my opinion she is much better being a correspondent or contributor. She really does not need that gig like other on air hosts do. I think Sheinelle should get it and let her do a test run with Hoda.
  5. I heard that they have Kelly Clarkson's show in the running, maybe her show should take over. I don't dig Jenna Bush Hager nor should she get it cause she robs the space of others cause who she is related to. She will be a turn off to a lot of viewers especially in the hyperpolitcal environment. They should get Sheinelle Jones, she was a big deal in Philly, did very real doing the same format. Sheinelle deserves it, she has been there for a while and she is professional. Sheinelle can help bring in more diverse viewership and make up for it in NBC letting Tamron Hall go. I think Sheinelle Jones should get it.
  6. Congrats to Lester Holt for being the most trusted news anchor in America. I think most viewers already knew he was trustworthy but in the age of ideological hyperpolitics, cat fighting, verbal fights and disillusionment. Lester Holt showed who he is, he is the only anchor who kept his dignity in tact and never resorted to losing who he is as a journalist. I have been saying on this forum for the last year, that Lester is by far NBC's greatest stability force and gem. He is more valuable then most of the hosts on the network. Majority of viewers know this. https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/who-are-americas-trusted-tv-news-anchors-poll-1160597
  7. I think Megyn has no country cause Fox News viewers stopped liking her and that was she decided to do the big jump. Fox News is doing well without her I am glad Harris Faulker got the biggest boost in her career after Megyn Kelly. I think Harris Faulker should move to primetime. around 7 PM.
  8. I think Al Roker should retire and possibly focus on getting a cooking show on Food Network or something. I agree that Al Roker is part of the culture problem at NBC News, he worked with Matt Lauer for many years. He probably knew his personal life better then anyone and he let him get away with his nonsense. Now Al Roker should not be responsible for his actions but as "leader" of the Today show, when a anchor preys or harms backstage staffers, the job of the leader is the report it. To me Megyn had no chance with her show cause she had enemies the very minute she walked through the door at 30 Rock. She probably brought it on herself but she was an outsider. Also she was too fool of herself and NBC News is a very political place. She wanted to be everything the next Oprah, next Wendy Williams, next Ellen and it never worked. She made a career in politics and making her do fluff news and talk show is like forcing a Dalmatian to get rid of their black spots. NBC misused her and set her up to fail everything from her Sunday show. The disaster with Putin and her wearing a cocktail dress.
  9. Lester is the most stable force at NBC right now. Lester is respected not just for his work ethic but because he is not fool of himself and he is very professional. A majority of viewers in this country don't like a lot of news talent but Lester is still respected by a lot of people which is saying a lot. To me I think Lester would benefit on a versatile platform. I think evening news is very limiting and in my opinion what is killing evening news is commericals and watered down content. PBS Evening News is way superior news product and with no commericals they can inform the audience more in 30 minutes then commerical evening news. Cause news right now is not dependent on talent anymore. Mainstream news is in the gutter, and just a repeat of same old stories which insults your intelligence. Unless you are a partisan commentator, people don't care about news anchors anymore. Nobody cares about larger then life news anchors or hosts anymore. Lester is not the problem. To me he is only doing what he is told. An insider told me that after Brian Williams scandal, Andrew Lack is putting a tight leash on the evening news. NBC News is a bad news organzation and ran by immature management people. They seriously do need to overhaul the evening news content, same old news and people you see on MSNBC with their bias and they are on "netural" evening news is bad optics. I see Hallie Jackson with her Trump bashing on MSNBC and she shows up on evening news trying to act like a netural reporter. It is an insult and really a joke. The content is poor and the same old consumer stories of coffee being bad for you. How many times can you insult your viewers.
  10. Network news in general has been on the decline for the last seven years.Cable news has been on decline the last five years, they are enjoying a slight high right now but it is a fraction of viewers in a mass population of millions of people. It is no pinpointed on talent anymore, it is a trend and it will continue cause not many people don't watch television as watch. As a Nightly News viewer I don't often watch it live but I will watch it on demand or on my mobile device. Also mainstream news is on the decline in general people are scattering to get their news they don't rely on just one source anymore.
  11. The Lester Across America series is such a hit! I think it is great. I love seeing Lester outside of NYC and among different cities to reflect the country. It makes the broadcast more refreshing and less uptight. Anytime I watch programs that come from NYC and DC, it comes across more uptight. I think Lester feels more lifted being around the people and outside the studio.
  12. I think it is more format then it is personality driven.
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    ABC Foul?

    I thought it was very funny to see how much WNT rose in the ratings all over a sudden. When Lester Holt got promoted he was crushing WNT and then around middle of 2017 WNT surpassed them in ratings. I really don't know where it was coming from unless the ABC affiliates were getting higher ratings in certain media markets and it carried over to WNT.
  14. I am not a fan of NBC News management. I don't deplore what Megyn Kelly said about Matt Lauer and her using the forum to discuss these issues. Part of building trust is being transparent and that includes reporting what goes on in your own home. It is scandal likes these is the ultimate reason why majority of people don't watch mainstream news anymore. Laurer has been a known pervert and sexual predator for years and yet NBC kept him only cause of ratings and not ethics or decency and goes against their so called "family friendly" image pushed on the Today show. I don't have a problem with Megyn Kelly as a host but NBC trying to make her warm and fuzzy and her thinking she can be the next Oprah is a turnoff. Megyn going rogue or expressing her opinion is classic Megyn Kelly, she is out for herself and her image not about being the perfect company woman. Andrew Lack needs to be fired cause his behavior only shows how complict he is. Yet they banned Ann Curry from television. They have the nerve to criticize regular people and play a moral game. Megyn Kelly is only out for herself she does not care about NBC management. The problem is that they are caught in a jam cause they can't just fire her, they may buy out her contract. Also there is some rumors that she using classic backstabbing politics to get what she wants. I am not surprised if they axe the weekend Today show. They have been wanting to do that for the last five years and replace it with more polilitcal news. There was talks back in 2013 of them having a weekend edition of Morning Joe. Weekend Today has been a nonexistent show since Lester Holt's promotion.
  15. Don't really care for Craig Melvin, his voice is like nails on a chalkboard. Considering the state of the Today show, his rise is not very surprising. A supporting person is better for him then being a leading anchor. I can't listen to his voice on a daily basis. I hope NBC news takes heed and limit his role to be a supporting cast as possible. I don't think a third anchor is necessary cause I think it is just another ego to deal with and we already have enough egos on that table with Dylan, Carson and Al. Savannah and Hoda have good chemistry, to me Today show should have rotating guest fill in anchors to make it more interesting when Savannah or Hoda are away. I am sorry but Craig's voice is just grating he should only fill in once when Savannah or Hoda or away then after you get a guest fill in.
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