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Megyn Kelly to Fix Nonexistent Problem at ‘Today’

Is NBC doing what’s best for its morning franchise, or just finding a place for its pricey new celebrity?  

From Campaign US: Do you ever get the feeling that you, the audience, know more about how to cast a program than the networks themselves? Maybe that’s because you understand the show more than they do.

I am referring, of course, to the abrupt exit of Tamron Hall from NBC’s “Today” show franchise to make room for Megyn Kelly.

Sure, the move was predictable given the price NBC is paying for Kelly, which is estimated to be around $15 to $20 million. But has the network really considered the price it could pay for making this particular change at this particular time? for more, click here

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Written by Marc Berman

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Marc Berman has been writing professionally since 1999 and is the author of weekly column “Mr. Television” for Campaign US (www.campaignlive.com). Most recently, Berman was the creator and Editor-in-Chief of website and newsletter TV Media Insights for Cross MediaWorks. From 1999-2011, he was the Senior Editor for Mediaweek and has also written for The New York Daily News, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and Emmy Magazine, among others. Berman has also appeared on “Entertainment Tonight,” “Extra,” “Access Hollywood,” “Inside Edition,” “The CBS Evening News,” E!, CNN, CNBC, Fox News and MSNBC.

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