Some may wonder why
At any rate, "Up Late with Alec Baldwin" premiered at 10 p.m. Friday with about 654,000 total viewers, according to Nielsen. (Yes, evidently 10 p.m. qualifies as "up late" for
That performance wasn't too bad for a Friday night, but it was nowhere near the 1.5 million that showed up for Sean Hannity's program on
The critics weren't in a forgiving mood. The premiere featured the former
Baldwin's conservative detractors were predictably even less gracious. Twitter aggregator Twitchy called the show "soporific" and accumulated an array of unflattering tweets, many describing the show as "boring."
Did you catch "Up Late"? What did you think of Baldwin's performance?