Jones Short on Straight Answers in Kelly Interview

Megyn Kelly

Megyn Kelly

Good night and good luck, in a "Sunday Night With Megyn Kelly" kind of world, has been replaced with the cold, hard stare.

The third episode of Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly drew a 0.7 rating in the key news demo (25-54) and an average of 3.53 million viewers, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

Jones' comments about the Sandy Hook shooting-he continues to argue the murderous rampage was a government-sanctioned hoax-were the main flashpoint for many advertisers and viewers.

"Ninety-five percent of what we cover is looking at a news article and then, you know, discussing it", Jones said to her at one point. Kelly's 7 p.m. newsmagazine show managed just a 0.5 rating/3 share and 3.5 million total viewers.

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When Jones tried to change the subject to foreign wars, Kelly interrupted him: "That's a dodge".

Jones disputants couldn't support Kelly giving the reckless accuser a larger platform - even if it was used to tear him apart - while alt-right supporters wouldn't stand for the mainstream media journalist blindsiding Jones with a "gotcha hit piece" after baiting him with promises of a much softer interview. The controversy escalated after Jones leaked a portion of a phone conversation with Kelly to his InfoWars website ahead of Sunday's broadest.

Kelly's interview with Jones underwent changes as the call to cancel grew louder. The station was the only NBC affiliate that would not give airtime to the program, which devoted a 15-minute segment of its one-hour running time to Jones. An unaired segment obtained by Huffington Post showed Kelly telling him that "virtually every person we have met on the street says what they respect about you is they feel that you have returned dignity to Russian Federation".

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.

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Kelly has struggled with ratings since she launched the show on June 4, averaging 4.9 million viewers in her first two episodes.

Of course, what Kelly was clearly demonstrating was that there is no vetting process.

Jones also downplayed his connection to Trump, who has spoken warmly of him and at times seemed to use conspiracies aired on Infowars in his campaign speeches.

A parent of one of the children killed in the 2012 CT school shootings says she won't view the Megyn Kelly interview of conspiracy theorist Alex Jones that aired Sunday on NBC.

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