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WGN America Kicks Off New ‘Prime Crime’ Lineup Tonight With BELLEVUE!
This gripping mystery stars Oscar and Golden Globe Winner, Anna Paquin as detective Annie Ryder, a small-town detective investigating the disappearance of a transgender teen, and all signs point to foul play. Annie must unravel all the pieces before her own life falls apart. Shawn Doyle and Allen Leech also star in this thrilling new series.
Everyone Has Something to Hide
TONIGHT 10/9c on WGN America
State Of The Broadcast Industry 2018
Ooyala’s State of the Broadcast Industry report shows why the age of OTT 2.0 has arrived, and that means:
*Viewers who expect to watch anytime, anywhere and ‘anyscreen’
*Original content spend across all platforms is skyrocketing
*Artificial intelligence will take personalization to incredible levels
See the present and the future.
Following Facebook’s publisher update aimed at curtailing the spread of fake news stories, Rupert Murdoch stepped in with a suggestion of his own. In a statement, the News Corp. executive chairman said there is still a serious lack of transparency – and If Facebook wants to recognize “trusted” publishers it should pay those publishers a carriage fee similar to the model adopted by cable companies. “The publishers are obviously enhancing the value and integrity of Facebook through their news and content but are not being adequately rewarded for those services,” said Murdoch. “Carriage payments would have a minor impact on Facebook’s profits but a major impact on the prospects for publishers and journalists.”
Looking to create strong family-friendly viewing on Sundays beginning March 11, NBC is airing its annual 3-hour special, American Ninja Warrior: USA Vs. the World at 7p, followed by the season 2 premiere of Timeless. The next week brings the sophomore season debut of Little Big Shots, followed by the premiere of Neil Patrick Harris-hosted game show Genius Junior.
Epix is reviving The Contender, set to start production in 2018 with an anticipated debut later this year. MGM Television is producing with Paramount Television. “Boxing belongs on premium pay television and there is no better home for The Contender than Epix,” said producer Mark Burnett, president of MGM Television and Digital. The elimination-style competition aired on NBC from 2005-2009.
Natalie Portman will make her second trip to Saturday Night Live as host on February 3. Portman will be joined by first-time musical guest Dua Lipa.
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“We’re moving into an attention economy in which brands need to move beyond conventional, interruptive advertising.”- Matt Waghorn | Webinar panelist and VP, Connection Strategy. Huge
SundanceTV turns to true crime with greenlights for 3 new docuseries: The Road to Jonestown (wt) from Appian Way and Stephen David Entertainment; Ministry of Evil: The Twisted Cult of Tony Alamo from Fenton Bailey, Randy Barbato and Peacock Productions, and The Preppie Murder (wt) with Bungalow Media + Entertainment and the original prosecutor on the case, Linda Fairstein. “Continuing to leverage our success with this kind of content makes sense and is organic to the brand,” said Jan Diedrichsen, GM, SundanceTV and Sundance Now.
FX gave a pilot order for a vampire comedy based on the 2014 film What We Do in the Shadows, to be written and exec produced by, and directed and exec produced by, the movie’s Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi.
Disney Junior ordered a second season of animated Vampirina, starring Lauren Graham, James Van Der Beek and Isabella Crovetti as friendly vampires. The October 1 premiere, simulcast on Disney Channel and Disney Junior, ranked as the preschooler platform’s highest-rated new series debut in close to a year among Kids 2-5, 2-8 and A18-49.
Josh Friedman, showrunner for TNT’s upcoming Snowpiercer, is exiting the show due to creative differences, reports Variety. Ordered to series this month, the drama is based on the 2013 film.
ABC is developing a legal drama based on a book by Jerome F. Buting. Illusion of Justice, from Primary Wave Entertainment and Sony Television, focuses on a husband and wife who run a criminal defense firm specializing in underdog clients.
Tomorrow Studios grabbed The Oracle Year, an upcoming novel about a New Yorker who monetizes his visions of the future and becomes the most famous person in the world, to develop as a series. The book by comic book franchise writer Charles Soule is set for an April 3 release.
Indie prodco Strong Island Films has signed on to produce a 6-part docuseries following the “Prison Reform Project” class at Georgetown University. Series follows 16 students fighting to prove the innocence of 5 people convicted of crimes they claim they did not commit.
Private Eyes, starring Jason Priestley (Beverly Hills, 90210) as a former pro hockey player-turned-private investigator, premieres on Ion Sunday, February 11 at 9p. It’s the latest series to jump to Ion from eOne, following Saving Hope and The Listener.
Reality show Honky Tonk Ranch, chronicling the misadventures of country music icons the Bellamy Brothers, launches on The Cowboy Channel Sunday, April 8 at 8:30p. David and Howard Bellamy will also perform on Hallmark Channel’s Home & Family on Thursday, February 1.
SoftBank and Sequoia China are shoveling a $50 million investment into Asian app Snow. With selfie features like filters, stickers and AR, the updated app produces media that can be exported to social networks and chat groups. Snow intends to use the windfall to develop its AR and facial recognition technologies.
While neither Hulu nor YouTube has shared subscriber data, CNBC has jumped in to estimate Hulu’s MVPD service has about 450,000 subs, versus 300,000 for YouTube. That’s compared to over 2 million for the 3-year-old granddaddy in the field, DISH’s Sling TV.
Netflix reported ending 4Q17 with 110.6 million paid subscribers globally, up a record-breaking 8.3 million for the quarter. Profit for the quarter was $186 million or 41 cents a share, up from $67 million, or 15 cents a share a year ago. Shares jumped over 8% after hours, boosting the market capitalization of the company over $100 billion for the first time. In addition to giving a tip of the hat to hits like The Crown, the streaming service said its original film, Bright, was “a major success and drove a notable lift” in subscribers.
What should we expect from OTT in 2018? Srinivasan KA, co-founder of TV tech business Amagi, offers 3 predictions in the new Cynsiders.
Data management platform Lotame announced it has extended its strategic partnership with automated content recognition data company Inscape. Lotame’s asTV product suite (launched in January 2017) is powered by Inscape’s data.  It’s not enough to target audiences more effectively on TV, according to Doug Pollack, GM of aiTV products and innovation. “Brands need to keep the conversation going with customers wherever they are, building relationships regardless of the channel or device,” said Pollack.
Food Network will go live Saturday, February 3 with a cross-platform “Game Day Eats” experience, with game day recipes, tips and more across the brand’s linear and digital properties. Content includes Facebook Live, digital series Food Network Finds and Spoon University, as well as a full day of game-themed content on Super Bowl Sunday, February 4. “Food Network regularly earns over a billion social video views per month,” says Vikki Neil, GM of Scripps Lifestyle Studios. “When we join these social efforts with live TV events through campaigns like Game Day Eats, we can reach even more viewers in the most impactful way – unlike any other food brand.”
Sports-first fuboTV has upgraded its tvOS app. On Apple TV, subscribers will now have an electronic programming guide with a new design and the ability to look 7 days ahead, and the ability to pause live streams and resume at any point, among other benefits. Something’s working – since launching out of Beta on Apple TV with an upgrade in 2017, usage of fuboTV has more than doubled.
New special Puppy Bowl Presents: The Dog Bowl will air during Animal Planet’s Road to the Puppy Bowl on Saturday, February 3 at 8p. The focus will be on adult dogs living in shelters which are often passed over for too-cute pups. Also leading into Puppy Bowl XIV (Sunday, February 4) are specials Cute as Fluff, retrospective Countdown to Puppy Bowl and Puppy Bowl: Training Camp Confidential, airing Thursday, February 1 starting at 8p.
Nat Geo WILD is kicking off a weeklong Safari Live event post-Super Bowl on Sunday, February 4 at 10p. Throughout the week, viewers will have a chance to enter to win an African safari trip by playing along with the interactive game Safari Live Bingo; following the final broadcast, the winner will be awarded a trip to an African destination of his or her choosing.
This Is Home: A Refugee Story will makes it TV debut on Epix later this year. The documentary, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, portrays 4 Syrian refugee families arriving in America and finding their footing.
PBS’s Independent Lens announced its March-May lineup, which “delves deeply and compassionately into the issues that divide us and those that bring us together,” said exec producer Lois Vossen. First up: Dolores, focused on Dolores Huerta, an activist and mother of 11 who co-founded the first farmworkers union with Cesar Chavez.
Fox Business Network’s Maria Bartiromo will host Mornings with Maria (6-9a) live from Davos, Switzerland today through Friday, January 26, during the World Economic Forum. Bartiromo will also moderate the conference’s opening session, “Global Markets in a Fractured World.”
Tonight’s episode of HGTV’s Fixer Upper has a special guest: Laura Bush. The former First Lady helps Joanna with a heartfelt finishing touch to a tiny house in Crawford, TX. Episode airs at 9p.
Sundance Film Festival deal: Starz acquired docuseries America to Me, created by Steve James (Hoop Dreams) and produced by Participant Media and Kartemquin Films. 10-parter follows students, teachers and administrators at one of the country’s most exemplary and diverse public schools as they deal with decades-long racial and educational inequalities.
Who needs chocolate? Antenna TV is offering a “Valentine’s Day Romantic Retreat” on Wednesday, February 14, a 23-hour marathon of themed episodes of Growing Pains, Murphy Brown, Soap and more from 5a-4a.
Netflix is lining up a series of 15-minute stand-up comedy specials, to be taped in February in Atlanta with up-and-coming talent. Last year, the streamer’s The Standups series featured half-hour episodes.
Walmart will advertise in the Oscars on ABC for the second year, with 60-second films from female directors Melissa McCarthy, Nancy Meyers and Dee Rees focused on the company’s blue shipping box. Last year’s films featured (male) directors’ takes on a Walmart receipt. Oscars air Sunday, March 4.
Sony is merging True Crime Channel and Sony Channel to launch free-to-air Sony Crime Channel on February 6 in the UK. Programming will include Orange Is the New Black, Person of Interest and Unforgettable, as well as repeats of British crime shows.
Keshet International and producer Woodcut Media have renewed their first-look distribution and development deal for another year, giving KI exclusive access to Woodcut’s new non-scripted factual crime slate for worldwide distribution. The agreement follows a deal struck in January 2016.
Week-long intensive writing workshop Series Mania Writers Campus, for 20 emerging TV drama writers throughout Europe, will take place April 27-May 4. The workshop, done in partnership with Paris College of Art (France) and Emerson College (USA), is part of the Series Mania Festival.
NBCUniversal will be honored as the Company of Distinction at this year’s Banff World Media Festival, scheduled for June 10-13 in Banff, Canada. The program was introduced in 2013 to recognize a company demonstrating leadership in the world of screen-based entertainment.
Sportsman Channel has launched on DirecTV Now’s “Go Big” streaming platform package. “Distributors understand our programming has a distinct appeal and are not only adding our networks in high-definition but also including them in their emerging technology platforms,” said Jim Liberatore, Outdoor Sportsman Group president and CEO.
CBS Corporation reached a new agreement with Sony Interactive Entertainment’s PlayStation Vue for continued carriage of CBS-owned stations and CBS affiliates across the country. The deal also includes continued carriage of Showtime, CBS Sports Network, CBSN and Pop on Sony’s OTT television streaming service.
Viceland needs a new home in Canada, now that Vice and cable distributor Rogers have ended their 3-year joint venture. “This was purely a content business decision,” said Rogers in a statement.
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Announcing Special Guest Presenter: Don Wildman
Impassioned history enthusiast and host of Travel Channel’s highly rated “Mysteries at the Museum” series will be joining in on the fun for next month’s TV Awards. It’s not too late to register your team for the ultimate gathering of the industry’s best and brightest. The anticipation is escalating as winners of the Cynopsis TV Awards will be announced and our Buyers & Planners honorees will be celebrated.
The premiere of BBC America’s Planet Earth: Blue Planet II delivered 2.95 million viewers and 1.14 million A25-54 in Live+SD ratings in a simulcast across BBCA, AMC, SundanceTV, IFC and WE tv. Saturday’s premiere was the #1 cable show for the night in social and the #2 across all of television, after Saturday Night Live.
Top 12 Live+7 Playback Rankers by actual gain for the week of January 1, 2018
Live+SD/Live+7/+7 Actual Gain
Big Bang Theory (CBS) 3.1/5.0/+1.9
Modern Family (ABC) 1.7/3.1/+1.4
Will & Grace (NBC) 1.4/2.7/+1.4
911 (Fox) 1.8/3.0/+1.2
Criminal Minds (CBS) .9/2.0/+1.1
Young Sheldon (CBS) 2.6/3.7/+1.1
Chicago Fire (NBC) 1.1/2.2/+1.0
S.W.A.T. (CBS) 1.1/2.0/+.9
The Gifted (Fox) .7/1.6/+.9
The Good Place (NBC) 1.0/1.9/+.9
Chicago PD (NBC) 1.4/2.3/+.9
Law & Order: C+SVU (NBC) 1.4/2.3/+.9
Chicago Med (NBC) 1.5/2.4/+.9
Based on the difference between Nielsen’s first-reported Live + Same Day and the final Live + 7 Day ratings (for regular, original programs only).
Portent.IO’s TV Appetite Score: Top 10 for the January 14-20, 2018
Black Mirror (Netflix) 99.4 -0.2
Black Lightning (The CW) 98.32 +19.07
Stranger Things (Netflix) 97.66 -1.33
Peaky Blinders (BBC 2) 97.66 +1.83
The Good Doctor (ABC) 97.57 +0.04
The Crown (Netflix) 97.54 +8.89
Criminal Minds (CBS) 97.52 -0.06
Star Trek: Discovery (CBS) 97.31 +4.91
The Gifted (Fox) 97.23 +8.49
Vikings (History) 97 +0.11
Portent.IO tracks search and Wikipedia volume, social media, torrent peers/downloads to see the digital buzz for every major TV show across 13
Top 10 Primetime Shows based on Shareablee’s Video Power Index for the week of January 15-21, 2018
Show: VIPI, Video Actions, Video Views, Total Actions
Riverdale (CW): 1216, 1.9M, 794K, 5.8M
Grey’s Anatomy (ABC): 967, 1.6M, 14.7M, 3.5M
The Flash (The CW): 577, 620K, 1.6M, 1.2M
Vikings (History): 451, 243K, 2.3M, 461K
Supernatural (The CW): 430, 257K, 1.7M, 1.7M
Real Time with Bill Maher (HBO): 406, 267K, 6M, 399K
How to Get Away With Murder (ABC): 176, 263K, 2.7M, 525K
Bring It! (Lifetime):169, 60K, 949K, 74K
Arrow (The CW): 150, 162K, 824K, 296K
The Fosters (Freeform): 150, 60K, 767K, 525K
Shareablee’s VPI combines viewing, consumer interactions and audience scale across all active platforms and includes video performance of primetime TV shows.
Shareablee Social TV Ratings: Top US Shows Overall by Engagement for the week of January 15, 2018
Program, Total Actions (000), Total Content, Actions per Content (000), Fans/Followers (000)
Ellen DeGeneres (Warner Bros./synd.) 14768, 141, 105, 156500
E! News (E!) 6333, 680, 9, 32035
Riverdale (The CS) 5786, 62, 93, 5486
Grey’s Anatomy (ABC) 3470, 61, 57, 31347
Supernatural (The CW) 1691, 51, 33, 22030
TMZ (Warner Bros./synd.) 1352, 1188, 1, 13988
Good Morning America (ABC) 1342, 632, 2, 12392
Fox & Friends (Fox News) 1314, 418, 3, 3783
The Tonight Show (NBC) 1279, 129, 10, 21400
Today Show (NBC) 1257, 562, 2, 12534
Includes the total volume of post-level likes, shares, favorites, retweets and comments. Total content includes all posts, tweets and media posted by each TV property across all platforms. Actions per post metric notes the average number of actions garnered by each TV property. Total fans/followers include Facebook and Twitter and Instagram followers.
Live + Same Day Viewers AA (millions) Friday, January 19, 2018 time period averages
Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated Live+SD
CBS: 8.76 million
MacGyver 7.68, Hawaii Five-0 9.14, Blue Bloods 9.45
ABC: 3.67 million
Child Support 3.75, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 2.41, 20/20 4.84
NBC: 3.39 million
Blindspot 3.55, Taken 2.98, Dateline 3.64
FOX: 2.70 million
Hell’s Kitchen 3.17, 9-1-1 2.23
UNIVISION: 1.06 million
Rico y Lazaro 1.05, Papa a Toda Madre 1.16, Caer en Tentacion .97
CW: 1.02 million
Black Lightning 1.04, Penn & Teller: Fool Us 1.01
TELEMUNDO: 0.83 million
Jose Jose: Principe .82, Sangre de mi Tierra .79, Senora Acero 4: La Coyote .87
Friday A18-49 Analysis: CBS 1.0/4, FOX .8/3, ABC .7/3, NBC .6/3, UNI .5/2, TELE .4/2, CW .3/1
Endemol Shine Group appointed James Ward to the newly-created position of Deputy General Counsel. Previously, Ward was Deputy General Counsel across corporate development, legal affairs and M&A in European, Middle East and Asian media sectors for 21st Century Fox.
The Weather Channel co-founder John Coleman passed away January 20. He was 83. Coleman, the original Good Morning America meteorologist, served as president and CEO of TWC in the year that followed the company’s 1981 launch, eventually landing at KUSI-TV in San Diego, where he spent 20 years as weatherman before retiring in 2014.
Actress Connie Sawyer, known as Hollywood’s oldest working actress, has died. She was 105. Sawyer’s TV credits include The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Dynasty, Seinfeld and Ray Donovan, among others.

On This Day: Former Tonight Show host Johnny Carson died at age 79.
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ABC: The Middle, Fresh Off the Boat, black-ish, Modern Family, Match Game
CBS: NCIS, Bull, NCIS: New Orleans
CW: The Flash, Black Lightning
FOX: Lethal Weapon, LA to Vegas, The Mick  
NBC: Ellen’s Game of Games, This Is Us, Chicago Med
PBS: We’ll Meet Again [p], Frontline
Telemundo: Jose Jose, el Principe de la Cancion, Sangre de mi Tierre, Senora Acero 4: La Coyote
Univision: El Rico y Lazaro, Oaoa a Toda Madre, Caer en Tentacion

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