FoxNews gave her the platform and FoxNews is the reason why Megan Kelly morphed into what she possibly is now. The unfortunate thing is that FoxNews viewers will not follow Megan Kelly to NBC and neither will the viewing audience of NBC triple because another blonde bimbo's face has suddenly appeared on the screen. Nope, it will not; as viewers are particularly attracted to a network because of the type of broadcast it carries and the viewpoint it expresses and not necessarily because of the face on television spouting what is on the teleprompter.
Icheoku never heard of Megan Kelly until that debate of blood flowing from everywhere comment and the subsequent brouhaha that followed in its wake; and has periodically since then tuned in to see what beef she was having and who she was going up against, including her brief spat with Newt Gingrich. She is okay reading her teleprompter and she gets girlie sometimes with her facial expressions and funny girlie jokes; but short of that there is no originality about her which glues viewer to her that will make them want to follow her about to see what next she will say or do. She does not have the gravitas of someone like Rush Limbaugh whose followers and listeners will follow to the deepest sinkhole were he to migrate his broadcast there. Also she does not have the presence of someone like Bill O'Reilly whose audience would tag along assuming he decides to leave FoxNews to somewhere else.
Megan Kelly is more or less ordinary, a feminine face on television and will not draw any FoxNews viewer over to NBC just because she went over there. She will probably bomb out like Greta Van Susteren whom nobody really knew her whereabout or whatever it was that she did afterwards following her departure from CNN a while ago. That she had a stint at FoxNews and is now rumored to be at MSNBC, notwithstanding, she lost her CNN audience and has never recovered nor grew another audience ever since that her plastic surgery. Whatever happens, FoxNews will survive and thrive and provided they retain their hard charging format and allow presenters to be themselves without much of minders, viewers will always tune in and whoever replaces Megan Kelly will still attract the audience which usually tunes in for her time slot. There is also rumor whirling around that she was fired for her drug addiction and that FoxNews was not going to renew her contract. But who would after her allegation of sexual harassment on the former executive of the Network, Roger Ailes.
But whatever the true story, fans of the network will remain loyal to the Network and will tune in as always to watch whoever is filling the slot. Icheoku for instance stopped watching MSNBC when crazy Keith Olbermann left the station for Al Gore's Channel Television which later morphed into Al-Jazera which has also now gone defunct. Many FoxNews viewers will not follow Megan Kelly to NBC as she does not have the magnetic star-power to pull them over to her new gig at NBC. FoxNews viewers are loyal to FoxNews and the kind of broadcast it carries as well as viewpoint. NBC is not a like-item station and will have no boost whatsoever with the poaching of Megan Kelly over to their station. Possibly the networks took a gamble by offering Megan Kelly more than FoxNews or CNN was ready to pay her and being who she is she took the bait. Hopefully she will not later down the road claim another sexual harassment or forced attempt to kiss her by the NBC Network boss. Anyway, Icheoku wishes her all the best in her latest endeavor and says only time will tell whether NBC's gamble was worth it afterall.