Megyn Kelly's Today Debut

Megyn Kelly defines what she wants for her new talk show

NBC, no doubt wanting to justify its reported $17 million investment, moved Kelly to the mornings - where she could tackle more lighthearted stories and somewhat reinvent her image after a rocky start with the network.

Megyn Kelly's "Today" debut was as live as it gets on Monday, but her first morning out got mixed reviews, nearly immediately from the early responder news sites and on social media. "We will not be doing that", Kelly joked at the beginning of her hourlong program. "The truth is, I am kind of done with politics for now".

She talked vaguely about her incredible journey from one network (which she assiduously avoided naming) to NBC and how the spirit of her father, who died when she was a teenager, was somehow involved in this miraculous intervention of contracts.

The Today anchors toasted Kelly's opening episode with mimosas, a drink that Kelly, in a recent interview with the New York Times, said would be the cocktail that best describes her new program. "It's everywhere, and it's gotten so dark, and I'm just like, over [it]".

"If my producers and I do our jobs, you'll find out what you need to know today to get yourself through the day to have a laugh with us, a smile, sometimes a tear and maybe a little hope".

Personally, I liked Megyn Kelly at Fox News.

Then she took questions from the audience - the first from a gushing fan: "What's been your greatest joy?" while moving from hosting a nighttime show to hosting a morning show, he wanted to know.

"We have the entire cast of "Will and Grace" here live, along with the show creators".

She made a lot of enemies in her Fox News days; and her news program over the summer proved she was manipulative behind the scenes - and not very good at handling serious reporting.

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