It’s too bad Kanye can’t enrage the nation five nights a week, because sitting down to apologize on the Jay Leno Show that often might help restore it to the glory of its first week ratings. The prime time yakker, which bowed to 18.4 million viewers on its first night, is waaay down this week, Nikki Finke reports with glee:
Once again, just like last season, NBC ranked fourth in primetime Monday, dead last among all the broadcast networks…At 10 PM, The Jay Leno Show attracted only 5.7 million viewers, but most importantly fell to 1.8 (for 3rd position, since Fox doesn’t program at 10 PM). It had recorded a low of only 2.0 last week during its debut.
I can’t believe stuff like the following clip isn’t earning ER-in-the-90s ratings: