05/16/18: Les Moonves gets a standing O at CBS’s Upfront; Lachlan Murdoch headed to New Fox; Think Different, says Turner

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Minutes before its Upfront presentation yesterday, CBS Corp. was granted a restraining order against National AmusementsShari Redstone, preventing NAI from blocking a board meeting that could have diluted its voting shares in CBS from 80% to 17%. National Amusements, which is the controlling shareholder in CBS and Viacom, is pushing for a merger between the two companies that CBS opposes.
 
Which was why something was missing from CBS’s annual “Lox with Les” Upfront morning press breakfast, and it wasn’t the salmon. CBS chairman Les Moonves skipped the occasion for the first time. “Les sends his regards,” CBS Entertainment president Kelly Kahl told journalists. “But when the number of questions he couldn’t answer outweigh the number of questions he could, he thought it might be a good year to sit this one out.”
 
Moonves didn’t sit out the Upfront, though, striding onstage at Carnegie Hall to a standing ovation. “So, how’s your week been?” he asked the crowd. “For years, I have told you that I will only be out here for a short time. This year, for the first time, I might mean it.” Late Show host Stephen Colbert couldn’t resist a zinger, noting during his monologue that CBS has the most exciting legal dramas, and “they also have great TV shows.” (More on CBS’s Upfront below.)
 
TNT’s The Last Ship is docking – permanently. The drama series will end following its upcoming fifth season.
 
Lachlan Murdoch is set to serve as chairman and chief executive New Fox, which will be formed after the proposed sale of most of 21st Century Fox’s film and TV assets to DisneyRupert Murdoch will be co-chairman of the new company alongside his son. John Nallen, Fox’s current chief financial officer, will take on a broader role as chief operating officer.
 
Tribeca Enterprises announced that the Tribeca TV Festival will return this fall to showcase episodic storytelling on the big screen with an expanded programming running September 20 to 23 in NYC. New to the festival this year, will be Indie Pilots, a showcase of independent voices in episodic television.
 
Athletes who spoke out about the extensive abuse suffered at the hands of the former USA Gymnastics and Michigan State team doctor will receive the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at The 2018 Espys. Ceremony airs Wednesday, July 18 at 8p on ABC.
 
Latin American TV host and actress Jacqueline Bracamontes signed a multi-project long-term deal with Telemundo. Her first assignment with the network will be hosting new primetime sports and entertainment show Viva el Mundial y Mas, premiering Thursday, June 14. 
 
John Michael Higgins (Great News, Pitch Perfect) was named host of Game Show Network’s America Says. The series, premiering Monday, June 18 at 5p and airing Monday through Friday, challenges contestants to match survey answers for a chance to win $15,000.
 
 
AT THE UPFRONTS

 

CBS unveiled its 2018-2019 primetime lineup including the return of Murphy Brown, which reunites Candice Bergen and original cast members Faith Ford, Joe Regalbuto and Grant Shaud with series creator Diane English. The rebooted series sees Murphy returning to the airwaves with her FYI team and determined to draw the line between good television and honest reporting.

CBS’ new shows for fall include two comedies: The Neighborhood, starring Cedric the Entertainer, and Happy Together, starring Damon Wayans Jr. and Amber Stevens West. Among the net’s new dramas is Magnum P.I., a modern take on the classic series starring Jay Hernandez and Perdita Weeks. Meanwhile, FBI, from Dick Wolf and the team behind the Law & Order franchise, is a fast-paced drama about the inner workings of the New York office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. And God Friended Me stars Brandan Micheal Hall as an atheist whose life is turned upside down when he receives a friend request on social media from God.”

Kelly Kahl addressed the cancelation of Kevin Can Wait after two seasons. “It was heading in the wrong direction,” she said. “The numbers were going down as the year went on and looking forward, it didn’t look like a show that was going to be strong enough to anchor a night for us going forward.”

Turner’s Upfront message to advertisers at The Theater at Madison Square Garden: Think different, and take advantage of the omnichannel experiences driven by fans.

The time is now for advertisers for invest in audience targeting, said David Levy, president of Turner; the company is expanding its AudienceNow solution to include cross-targeting across Turner’s digital properties. And 100% of Turner’s TV audience-targeted deals now run through industry consortium OpenAp. “I’m excited about it,” Donna Speciale, president of ad sales, told Cynopsis of Turner’s modernized approach. “The key to it is it’s one unified plan. We’ll be able to make it simple for advertisers.”
 
Among the programming highlights, Kevin Reilly, president of TNTand TBS, touted TNT franchise Ridley Scott Presents and introduced the network’s other new branding franchise, Suspense Collection. Samantha Bee revealed her new This Is Not A Game: The Game gaming/voting app for the 2018 midterm elections, described as a “heart-pounding, prize-stuffed turducken of a trivia game in which average citizens play to the death or win kick-ass prizes, not sure which. We’re waiting to hear back from our lawyers.”
 
TBS celebrated Conan O’Brien’s 25 years as a late night host with a clip reel, and announced an expanded partnership spanning TV, digital, social and live events. O’Brien said that in all his years in the business, he has never had as much support for his work as he does from Turner, adding, “I look forward to seeing in this room next year when I walk most of this s**t back.”
 
Upfronts are almost over. Did you miss something? The Cynopsis Upfronts portal offers a handy refresher for media buyers and planners during decision time: http://www.cynopsis.com/upfronts2018/.

 

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HBO and Sky teamed on The Case Against Adnan Syed. The four-part documentary explores the disappearance of Hae Min Lee and subsequent conviction of her ex-boyfriend, Adnan Syed.
 
Production has begun on Holly Hobbie from Aircraft Pictures in association with American Greetings Entertainment. The tween drama is based on the American Greetings character introduced in 1967. Series debuts with 10 episodes in the U.S. exclusively on Hulu this fall, followed by its Canadian premiere on Family Channel. Universal Kids (US) has linear rights to the series following its first window run on Hulu.
 
DIY Network renewed Bargain Mansions for a second season. During its first season run, the home renovation series helped boost the network’s ratings by an average of 29% during its Wednesday night 10p and 10:30p timeslots. A new 14-episode season is slated to premiere in November.
 
EPIX gave a straight-to-series order to DC origin story Pennyworth from Warner Horizon Scripted Television, EP/writer Bruno Heller (Gotham, The Mentalist, Rome) and EP/director Danny Cannon (Gotham, CSI series). Series follows Bruce Wayne’s butler, Alfred Pennyworth, a former British SAS soldier who forms a security company and goes to work with Thomas Wayne, Bruce’s millionaire father, in 1960s London. Premiere is slated for 2019.
 
Cinemax greenlit a sophomore season of Mike Judge Presents: Tales from the Tour Bus, moving the genre focus from country to funk. Cartoon series explores the raucous exploits of legendary music artists as told by those who knew them best.

 

NEW & RETURNING SERIES
 
TLC’s Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta is back Saturday, June 9 at 8p, followed by brand new series I Want That Wedding at 9p. The latter invites viewers inside the wedding planning process.
 
In other nuptial news, Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings premieres Monday, June 11 at 8p on Freeform. Series showcases a variety of stories and settings from Disney destinations around the globe.
 
Heroes & Survivors bows Sunday, May 20 at 8p on The Weather Channel, centered on people who have been victims of the elements and lived to tell their tales.
 
TV One’s We’re the Campbells premieres Tuesday, June 19 at 8p. Docuseries peeks into the lives of Gospel entertainment power couple Warryn and Erica Campbell and their three children.

 
COMING UP

 

Auction experts scour homes to help families uncover the true value of their belongings in HGTV’s Everything but the House. Special premieres Sunday, May 20 at 10a.
 
Prosecutor Linda Fairstein brings real stories of the Manhattan Special Victims Unit to television in new Lifetime special The Real SVU, bowing Monday, May 21 at 10p.
 
It’s Criminal airs on Saturday, June 9 at 9p on Fuse. The documentary goes inside the Sullivan County Department of Correction in New Hampshire to explore the privilege, poverty and injustice within the prison system among women.
 
AXS TV celebrates Stevie Nicks with a special birthday block on Saturday, May 26 at 1p. The career-spanning lineup includes performances with Fleetwood Mac and Lindsey Buckingham, a pair of solo sets and in-depth profiles.

 

SOCIAL GOOD
 
National Geographic announced multi-year initiative Planet or Plastic, aimed at raising awareness and reducing the amount of plastic entering the world’s oceans. The organization-wide effort includes a major research and scientific initiative; a consumer education and engagement campaign; updated internal corporate sustainability commitments; and partnerships with like-minded corporations and non-governmental organizations from all over the world.
 
 
ADVERTISING
 
Vineyard Vines, the lifestyle brand known for its smiling whale logo, announced an exclusive partnership with Discovery Channel’s annual TV event, Shark Week. They’ll team up to create a line of exclusive summer products including clothing, performance gear and accessories. A portion of the proceeds from the camouflage print women’s bikini and men’s board shorts will be donated to Oceana, an organization dedicated to protecting the world’s oceans. 
 
 
KID STUFF

 

Noggin, Nickelodeon’s preschool subscription service, expanded its educational offerings with the addition of Spanish-language content to its curriculum-based programming slate. An “En Espanol” hub houses full-length library episodes of the net’s preschool series PAW Patrol, Blue’s CluesBubble Guppies and The Wonder Pets! in Spanish, and popular nursery rhymes in English and Spanish from bilingual baby property Canticos.
 
 
DIGITAL DATA
 
NowThis is currently ranked as the #1 “News & Politics” brand globally on Facebook by Tubular Labs. NowThis Politics is also in the top 5, and together NowThis has more than twice the views as the next highest-ranking publisher. Consumers watched 1 billion minutes of NowThis news content on Facebook in April 2018, marking an all-time monthly high.   
 
TLC is expanding its coverage of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s royal wedding with four-part Snapchat series Inside the Royal Wedding. The special dishes on everything from fashion and history to the guest list, location and everything in between, exclusively on Snapchat. Episode one premiered on Wednesday, with subsequent episodes launching Thursday, May 17, Friday, May 18 and Sunday, May 20.
 
New research from The Diffusion Group finds that Amazon Prime Channels account for more than half of all direct-to-consumer subscriptions. Its dominance is especially prominent among premium DTC apps including HBO, Showtime and Starz. More than half of HBO DTC subscribers used Amazon Prime Channels to purchase their service. Rates are even higher for Showtime and Starz with seven in ten DTC subscribers using Prime Channels and only three in ten using the TV network’s website or app. “While Amazon Prime Video continues to receive the lion’s share of attention from industry media, Amazon has quietly built a stronghold in the burgeoning direct-to-consumer market,” said Michael Greeson, President of TDG. “Even with Apple’s pending entry into this space, we expect this dominance to expand further in the next five years.”
 
Food Network kicks off Summer Squad Live, a cross-platform event, on Wednesday, May 23 at 4:15p. A follow-up to February’s #GameDayEats, which drove over 11 million video views and reached nearly 2 million fans on average post, #SummerSquadLive will offer real-time entertainment and engagement featuring a menu of seasonal recipes, tips and inspiration from Food Network experts across the brand’s platforms.

 


GOING GLOBAL

 

Benedict Cumberatch is set to star in British drama Brexit (wt) for Channel 4. Project hails from Tessa Ross and Juliette Howell’s House Productions and is described as a political thriller.

 

Channel 4 also has two comedies in the works from Catastrophe creator Sharon Horgan. Horgan will star and EP Happy AF (wt), a series about finding happiness, and will also produce Next Week’s News, a pilot based in a studio that is overseen by a female led production team.

 

Armoza Formats’ hit game show, Who’s Asking? was commissioned in Hungary, to launch later this year on Sony Pictures Television Network’s VIASAT3.

 

Production is underway for Discovery’s new original Canadian series, Vintage Tech Hunters. Co-commissioned by Discovery and Boat Rocker Studios, show follows a journey across North America in search of amazing pop culture and tech memorabilia that can be resold for a healthy profit.

 

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RATINGS

 
WE tv’s Hustle & Soul wrapped its second season with season-over-season growth, increasing its audience by 10% among A25-54, 9% among W25-54 and 7% in Total Viewers. The show’s Season 2 finale episode also delivered series highs among W25-54 and A25-54, garnering 728,000 Total Viewers in Nielsen Live+3 ratings.
 
Bravo’s Vanderpump Rules Reunion Pt 1 delivered 1.4mm P18-49 (up 3% versus the prior week’s episode) and 2.3MM total viewers (up 1%). Meanwhile, The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Reunion Pt 3 delivered 1.4MM P18-49 (up 17% versus the prior week’s episode), 1.6MM P25-54 (up 8%) and 2.6 million Total Viewers (up 8%).
 
SHAREABLEE SOCIAL TV RATINGS: Top US Primetime TV Shows Overall by Engagement for the week of May 7, 2018
Program, VPI, Video Actions (000), VP Views (000), Total Actions (000)
How to Get Away With Murder (ABC) 1814, 94, 416, 94
Grey’s Anatomy (ABC) 1801, 1025, 39534, 1347
Genius Junior (NBC) 1738, 405, 12818, 408

The Big Bang Theory (CBS) 1342, 625, 18885, 939
NCIS (CBS) 883, 274, 6340, 576
SpongeBob SquarePants (Nick) 875, 136, 3483, 218
Blue Bloods (CBS) 435, 68, 670, 220
American Idol (ABC) 382, 306, 10596, 528
Law & Order: SVU (CBS) 371, 96, 1407, 170
Riverdale (The CW) 367, 171, 1099, 395
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) Tuesday, May 15, 2018 time period averages
Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated Live+SD
CBS: 11.00
NCIS 12.53, NCIS: New Orleans 9.47
NBC: 5.92
The Voice 8.04, Rise 4.23, Chicago Med 5.49
ABC: 5.53
Roseanne 10.64, The Middle 6.33, Blackish 5.01, Splitting Up Together 3.65, For the People 2.00
FOX: 1.63
MasterChef 1.73, New Girl 1.53
CW: 1.51
The Flash1.91, The 100 1.10
UNIVISION: 1.08
El Rico y Lazaro 1.20, Papa a toda madre 0.97, Por amar sin ley 1.07
TELE: 0.83
Mi Familia Perfecta 0.65, Al otro lado del muro 0.75, El Senor de los Cielos 1.10
 
Tuesday A19-49 Analysis: ABC 1.2/5, CBS 1.0/4, NBC 1.0/4, FOX 0.6/2, CW 0.5/2, UNI 0.5/2, TELE 0.5/2
 
 

EXECUTIVE MOVES
 

Telecom and cable veteran George Kassas was named Strategic Advisor for Tepal Consortium.
 
Turner Asia Pacific appointed Jia Salindong-Du as Country Manager, Philippines. She joins from Procter & Gamble.
 
Insight TV hired Gavin Ho as Technical Director, based at the channel’s Dutch headquarters. He was previously Technology Manager at Maori Television in New Zealand.
 
UK-based Newsflare hired Monique Macias as Syndication Manager. She last served as Business Development Manager, Licensing for Los Angeles based Defy Media.

 


On This Day: 1998 – Longtime Jeopardy host Alex Trebek received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
 
Answer to Our Last Trivia Question: Who ran the free clinic on Providence (1999-2002), prior to Syd’s return to town? Syd’s friend, Dr. Helen Reynolds. Kudos to: Andy Pittman-TAMU/College Station, TX; Cynthia New-Spectrum Reach/Gape Girardeau, MO; David Westberg-SAG-AFTRA Federal Credit Union/Burbank, CA.
 
Today’s Trivia Question: How did Joan meet her fiance, Aaron, on Girlfriends(2000-2008)? (Email trivia@cynopsis.com with your answer and be sure to include your name, company, city and time zone. Unofficial rules: a limit of four.) 
Answer to Our Last Anagram: Cars Clashing Here = Charles in Charge. Kudos to: Synda Kollman-Charter Marketing Group/Boca Raton, FL; Tom Moore-Kalt Productions/Los Angeles, CA; Paul Blutter-Walk and Talk Production Rentals/Burbank, CA
 

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WHAT’S ON TONIGHT – THURSDAY MAY 17

ABC: Grey’s Anatomy [f], Station 19 [f], What Would You Do? [p]

CBS: The Big Bang Theory, Young Sheldon, Mom, Life in Pieces [f], S.W.A.T. [f]

CW: Supernatural [f], Arrow [f]

FOX: Gotham [f], Showtime at the Apollo

NBC: Ellen’s Game of Games, American Ninja Warrior

PBS: This Old House Hour, The Tunnel: Sabotage [r], Royal Wedding Watch

Telemundo: Mi Familia Perfecta, Al otro lado del muro, El Senor de los Cielos

 

 

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