Megyn Kelly’s NBC show will follow ‘Today’ this fall
NBC News is firming up plans for its biggest new hire, Megyn Kelly.
Kelly, who exited Fox News earlier this month, will join NBC in May. And her new morning show will premiere this fall, according to an NBC executive familiar with the network’s plans.
Undecided, as yet: Whether Kelly will air at 9 a.m. ET/PT — bridging the gap between the first two hours of Today and the lighter fourth hour featuring Hoda Kotb and Kathie Lee Gifford — or at 10 a.m., in which case Kotb and Gifford’s giggle-fest would move an hour earlier. The current 9 a.m. hour, fronted by Al Roker and Tamron Hall, will disappear by fall in either event, though both are expected to remain at the network.
NBC declined comment.
Kelly’s contract at Fox was due to expire this year, and she implicated former Fox News chief Roger Ailes in a…