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Megyn Kelly Leaves NBC With $30 Million Payout

Four months after struggling "Today Show" Host Megyn Kelly shocked co-host Al Roker and their studio audience by suggesting on-air that wearing blackface in the context of a H.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 12th, 2019

Megyn Kelly to Leave NBC With $30 Million Payout: NBC News

The news comes after months of negotiations over parts of Kelly’s contract following her removal in October from NBC’s morning show “Today.” Megyn Kelly and NBC News have agreed to the high-profile TV ho.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 12th, 2019

Nissan CEO got higher stock-linked bonus after payout date changed, former director Kelly says

Nissan Motor Co Ltd Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa was granted an exception in 2013 to reschedule a stock-linked bonus that bumped up the payout by 47 million yen ($432,382), former Representative Director Greg Kelly told magazine Bungei Shunju......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 10th, 2019

How NBC"s $69 Million Bet On Megyn Kelly Completely Backfired

Once upon a time NBC snatche.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 26th, 2018

NBC"s $69 million bet on Megyn Kelly is turning into a disaster (CMCSA)

NBC Megyn Kelly has a three-year, $69 million contract with NBC, but her show's ratings are lagging. "Megyn Kelly Today" averages about 2.4 million viewers. "Live With Kelly and Ryan" reaches an audience of 3 millio.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 25th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: NBC’s $69 million bet on Megyn Kelly appears to be backfiring

Megyn Kelly was supposed to bring star power to NBC News and a bigger, broader audience of morning viewers to its “Today” show franchise......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 25th, 2018

NBC Bet $69 Million on Megyn Kelly---Then Viewers Vanished

The former Fox News star was supposed to bring a bigger audience for ‘Today.’ Instead, ratings declines and high production costs have been a drag on a critical franchise, an expensive reminder of how the heyday of the star network anchor has passed......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjApr 25th, 2018

Megyn Kelly Expected to Lose Show Over "Blackface" Remark

The NBC News chief told staff that ‘I condemn’ the comments by the star, who was given a $69 million contract just last year. A new host in the 9 a.m. slot could be on the air by Monday......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjOct 25th, 2018

Megyn Kelly Out At NBC; $69 Million Contract Will Be Paid "In Full"

Update: It appears Megyn Kelly will not be returning to "Today" - not tomorrow, not ever. That's according to a story in the Daily Mail, which confirmed on Thursday afternoon that the former Fox News star has agreed to leave the .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 25th, 2018

After Months of Struggle, NBC"s $69 Million Bet on Megyn Kelly Flames Out

An outcr.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjOct 27th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Megyn Kelly finalizing deal to leave NBC with $69 million contract intact

Megyn Kelly is nearing a deal with Comcast Corp.’s NBC News to walk away with the full value left on her three-year, $69 million contract with the network, according to people familiar with the matter......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 20th, 2018

Megyn Kelly close to exit deal with NBC News

Comcast Corp’s NBC News may be ready to pay Megyn Kelly the remainder her three-year, $69 million contract to go away. The deal could emerge as soon as next week, according to The Wall Street Journal, citing sources aware of the situation. Current s.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 20th, 2018

Megyn Kelly Nears Deal to Leave NBC News With Entirety of $69 Million Contract

Megyn Kelly is nearing a deal with Comcast Corp.’s NBC News to walk away with the full value left on her three-year, $69 million contract with the network, according to people familiar with the matter......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjNov 21st, 2018

It’s Final: Megyn Kelly and NBC Part Ways. And She Will Be Paid in Full.

The $69 million host had trouble at the network long before she wondered on-air why it was wrong for white people to dress up in blackface for Halloween......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytJan 11th, 2019

Ryan Murphy Heads to Netflix in Deal Said to Be Worth Up to $300 Million

A five-year agreement with the producer behind “Glee” and “American Horror Story,” whose Fox contract expires this summer, leaves Disney and Amazon in the lurch......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytMay 20th, 2019

Southwest Airlines to break ground on $100M maintenance hangar at DIA

Southwest Airlines will break ground on a new $100 million maintenance hangar at the Denver International Airport (DIA) in the next few months, Gary Kelly, the CEO and chairman of Southwest Airlines, announced Wednesday morning at the company’s a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 15th, 2019

The Margin: The guy who won $1.2 million on Tiger Woods winning the Masters is parlaying some of that on an even longer shot

James Adducci had a hunch about the Masters, so he placed his first-ever sports wager: $85,000 that Tiger Woods would win. The payout? $1.2 million, the biggest on a futures bet in William Hill’s history. But that’s not enough, apparently......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 9th, 2019

Alaska Air Group filing shows $1.8 million severance payout to ex-Horizon Air CEO

The severance payout in 2018 was disclosed in Alaska Air Group's 2018 proxy circular, which also revealed the compensation for Alaska's top three executives dropped......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 2nd, 2019

In bail reprise, Ghosn leaves Tokyo jail, agrees to limit contact with wife

Former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn walked out of a Japanese jail for a second time late on Thursday, freed on $4.5 million bail after agreeing to curbs on contacting his wife as he awaits trial on financial misconduct charges......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 25th, 2019

EXCLUSIVE: Renowned surgeon leaves millions to UC College of Medicine

A $2.2 million gift from the estate of Dr. Gerald Buckberg will create an endowed chair in cardiac surgery at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine from which the renowned surgeon graduated in 1961. Buckberg, who died at age 82 on Sept......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 9th, 2019

Retirement plan payout boosted Mount Sinai CEO"s pay above $12 million in 2017

Compensation for city hospital executives and doctors climbed in 2017 for the fourth straight year. Hospital employees had to earn more than $2.1 million to rank on Crain's lists. The most notable... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkApr 9th, 2019