05/27/15: Charter/Time Warner Cable deal could be just the beginning; Supergirl among series flying high after Critics’ Choice announcement; Dunkin’ Donuts sweet on America’s Got Talent



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05.27.15

Good morning. It’s Wednesday May 27, 2015, and this is your first early morning briefing.

Tonight’s Premieres:
CBS: The Briefcase at 8p
FOX: Bullseye at 9p

Tonight’s Finales:
ABC Family: Freak Out at 10:30p
Comedy: Big Time in Hollywood, FL at 10:30p
HGTV: Property Brothers at 9p
ID: Mansions and Murders at 9p
Lifetime: Little Women: NY at 10p
Pop: Impress Me at 10:30p

Charter Communications announced plans to purchase Time Warner Cable, as well as proceed with its acquisition of Bright House Networks. The agreements create a cable company, “New Charter,” that will serve 23.9 million customers in 41 states. Subject to regulatory approval, the deal will lead to “real benefits and great long-term value for the customers, shareholders and employees of all three companies, ” said Charter president and CEO Tom Rutledge. Offered Brian Roberts, chairman and CEO of Comcast, whose own pact with TWC ended when federal regulators indicated they would not approve the transaction, “This deal makes all the sense in the world. I would like to congratulate all the parties.”

The Charter/TWC announcement was “a not-surprising reaction to the rejection of the Comcast-TWC deal,” Howard Homonoff, president, Homonoff Media Group (whose clients have included Comcast, Time Warner Cable, Verizon, FOX Networks and 4A’s), tells Cynopsis.“What will be most interesting are the next shoes to drop, because they are definitely coming; they may include Cablevision, MediaCom, CableOne, Atlantic Broadband (now owned by Cogeco), as well as moves for more broadcaster consolidation and counters from Dish.”

That’s because consolidation right now is crucial, according to Thomas J. Connolly, global media & entertainment leader, transaction advisory services at EY. “The U.S. is not even in the top ten of countries globally when it comes to average bandwith speed,” Connolly tells Cynopsis. “Scale is critical to align investment with return, and the improved scale of a broadband providers with a larger national footprint is the right move at the right time.”

IN THE NEWS

 
Fox News has friends in surprising places in its copyright dispute with media monitoring company TVEyes, which lets its subscribers download and share clips of news shows. Fox News rivals CNN, NBCUniversal and CBS Studios were among the companies asking permission to file a “friend of the court” brief supporting Fox News’ motion for summary judgment motion against TV Eyes. A judge sided with TVEyes in September, saying that by indexing news articles, it “provides a service that no content provider provides.”

The Critics’ Choice Television Awards named the Most Exciting New Series, based on pilots, early episodes and trailers premiering after May 1. Honorees include FX’s American Crime Story, NBC’s Aquarius and Blind Spot, Fox’s Minority Report and Scream Queens, ABC’s The Muppets, CBS’s Supergirl and Lifetime’s Unreal. The CCTAs air live on A&E Sunday, May 31 at 8p, hosted by Cat Deeley (So You Think You Can Dance) and preceded by a red carpet show at 7p.

Discovery Family Channel is launching its own YouTube portal for Kids Kuts’ Classic Film Series, featuring families’ depictions of classic movie scenes (think toddlers fiddle-dee-deeing about Tara). “This is a great way to engage our audience – with kids and parents working together – to get them involved in Discovery Family fun,” said Tom Cosgrove, network GM.

Empire’s Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard are burning up Spike TV. Not only will they face off on the finale of Lip Sync Battle, they’re set to host the net’s Guys Choice Awards, taking place June 6 and airing Thursday, June 18 at 9p. “Gird your loins, boys, Cookie is coming to town,” warned exec producer Casey Patterson.

The NBCUniversal Foundation has partnered with the NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations for the launch of the fourth annual 21st Century Solutions competitive grant challenge. The program will award 30 grants totaling $1.2 million to local non-profit organizations that are embracing innovation to advance community-based programs in the areas of civic engagement, education, environment, jobs and economic empowerment, media arts and technology.

PRODUCTION & DEVELOPMENT

Loud TV (Tiny House Nation), part of Leftfield Entertainment, announced an exclusive partnership with UK-based Plum Pictures to co-create formats and original series for the U.S. market.

SallyAnn Salsano is leaving her perch as showrunner for daytime talker The Real to focus on her production company, 495 Productions, reports Deadline. Salsano will continue with the show as consultant.

COMING UP

 
Ryan Seacrest will fill his free time hosting Fox reality show Knock Knock Live, offering people a chance to make their fondest wishes come true. Series from Seacrest, Dick Clark Productions and XIX Entertainment premieres Tuesday, July 21 at 9p.

Nat Geo explores the horrors of World War II concentration camps in Anne Frank’s Holocaust, told through eyewitness testimony. The two-hour special includes an interview with a childhood friend of the diarist, who was reunited with Frank in the Bergen-Bergen camp. Show premieres Sunday, June 21 at 9p.

The Jim Gaffigan Show and Impastor debut on TV Land Wednesday, July 15 at 10p and 10:30p, respectively. “Younger has been a huge step in TV Land’s reinvention as a network exploring riskier and more challenging content,” said Keith Cox, EVP of development and original programming. “We are adding to our line-up of contemporary comedies.” The Exes returns the same night, at 11p.

Yankee hero Derek Jeter will be honored with the Legend Award at Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Sports Awards on Thursday, July 16 at 8p. “Inspiring kids to follow their dreams and live a healthy lifestyle is so important to me,” said the Captain.

Season two of GSN’s Skin Wars launches Wednesday, June 10 at 9p. Winner of the body paining competition takes home a $100,000 cash prize, a trip to the World Body Painting Festival in Austria and a custom brush collection.

Patti LaBelle will tour Philly on Ovation travel series On the Record with Mick Rock, premiering Sunday, August 2; the “Lady Marmalade” singer’s segment airs August 23.

CNBC follows high-octane adventures in The New High: Extreme Sports, premiering Thursday, June 18 at 10p. Correspondent Carl Quintanilla delves into the worlds of wingsuit jumpers, kiteboarders and obstacle course racers.

BRANDS AND ADVERTISING

Are Howard Stern and Heidi Klum looking extra-caffeinated? Dunkin’ Donuts has signed on as a sponsor of NBC’s American’s Got Talent with a deal that includes placement in every episode, from judges’ coffee cups to a branded lounge, social media effort and behind the scenes segments. Season 10 of the summer competition launched last night.

General Mills was the first to pull its ads from TLC reality show 19 Kids and Counting in the wake of oldest son Josh Duggar’s admission that he molested five girls 12 years ago. Payless Shoes and Choice Hotels followed suit on Tuesday, followed by Walgreens. TLC, which yanked episodes from the air after the news broke, said, “We are deeply saddened and troubled by this heartbreaking situation, and our thoughts and prayers are with the family and victims at this difficult time.”

CASTING

Max Greenfield (New Girl) is joining FX’s American Horror Story: Hotel, premiering in October. But his stay might not be long. “Max Greenfield (like you’ve never seen him) is checking into the hotel…but not checking out,” tweeted producer Ryan Murphy.

Michael Gambon (The Singing Detective) stars as Sir Winston Churchill and Lindsay Duncan (Private Lives) as Clementime Churchill in Churchill’s Secret, an ITV and PBS project about controversy during the U.K. prime minister’s post-war years. Filming begins in June in London. Two-hour movie will air on PBS in 2016, after its ITV run.

Charlene McKenna (Ripper Street) has hopped aboard Lifetime prehistoric pilot The Clan of the Cave Bear, starring Millie Brady and Johnny Ward.

Dylan Bruce (Orphan Black) landed a recurring role on NBC’s upcoming event series Heroes Reborn.

CASTING CALL: Have you ever thought that you or someone you know could have their own series? Send us your reality show ideas to compete in a new reality show. All unscripted TV genres are acceptable. Complete details HERE: http://goo.gl/PnUhef (5/28)

INTERNATIONAL HAPPENINGS

Keshet International comedy The Baker and the Beauty will be adapted for Greek audiences to air on Ant1 TV. The local version of the show, set for an October launch, will be produced in house.


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RATINGS

The new summer season of NBC’s American Ninja Warrior got off to a solid start Monday, up two tenths from last year’s premiere to 1.8 among A18-49. Week two of ABC’s The Bachelorette earned 1.6 in the demo, down a half point.

TV PLAYBACK RANK, based on the difference between Nielsen’s first-reported Live + Same Day and the final Live + 7 Day rating for the week of 5/4/15
Program/Live+SD A18-49 US AA%/Live+7 US AA
Big Bang Theory
(CBS) 3.7, 5.8
Modern Family (ABC) 2.9, 4.7
Grey’s Anatomy (ABC) 2.1, 3.6
The Blacklist (NBC) 1.4, 2.9
Criminal Minds (CBS) 1.8, 3.1
Scandal (ABC) 2.2, 3.5
Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (ABC) 1.5, 2.6
Gotham (FOX) 1.7, 2.8
Law and Order: SVU (NBC) 1.2,2.3
Once Upon a Time (ABC) 1.8, 2.8
The Goldbergs (FOX) 2.0, 3.0
Black-ish (ABC) 2.2, 3.2
Elementary (CBS) 1.1, 2.1
NCIS (CBS) 2.0, 3.0
Survivor (CBS) 2.1, 3.1
Chicago Fire (NBC) 1.6, 2.6
Chicago PD (NBC) 1.4, 2.4
Source: The Nielsen Company DVR playback rankers, based on the difference between Nielsen’s first-reported Live + Same Day and the final Live + 7 Day ratings (for regular, original programs only).

SHAREABLEE SOCIAL TV RATINGS: Top U.S. Shows Overall by Engagement for the week of 5/18/15
Program, Date, Total Actions (000), Total Content, Actions per Post (000), Fans/Followers (000)
The Ellen DeGeneres Show
(Warner Bros./synd.) 8048, 83, 97, 74209
The Voice (NBC)
2369, 364, 7, 17339
The Tonight Show (NBC),
1757, 188, 9, 8937
Today Show (NBC)
1545, 442, 3, 8022
Dancing With the Stars (ABC)
1529, 186, 8, 7263
Good Morning America (ABC),
1426, 530, 3, 7312
Entertainment Tonight (CBS/synd.)
1209, 496, 2, 4194
Steve Harvey (NBCU/synd.)
972, 123, 8, 6813
Supernatural (CW)
783, 41, 19, 16562
RuPaul’s Drag Race (Logo)
668, 149, 4, 2086
Source: Shareablee Inc. The total actions metric 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 e number of actions garnered by each TV property. Total fans/followers includes Facebook and Twitter and Instagram followers.

NIELSEN TWITTER TV TOP TEN for the week of 5/18/15
Program, Date, Unique Audience (000), Tweets (000)
Late Show With David Letterman
(CBS), 5/20, 4836, 201
2015 NBA Draft Lottery (ESPN), 5/19,
4788, 279
Red Nose Day (NBC), 5/21,
4009, 149
The Bachelorette (ABC) 5/18,
3811, 179
The Bachelorette(ABC) 5/19,
2720,80
Dancing With the Stars (ABC) 5/18,
2682, 135
Dancing With the Stars (ABC) 5/19,
2676, 206
The Voice (NBC) 5/19,
2546, 198
Game of Thrones (HBO) 5/24,
1948, 69
Keeping Up With the Kardashians (E!) 5/18,
169343
Source: Nielsen. Nielsen Social captures relevant Tweets from three hours before through three hours after broadcast, local time. Unique Audience measures the audience of relevant Tweets ascribed to a program from when the Tweets are sent until the end of the broadcast day at 5am. Sports Events include those on Broadcast and National Cable Networks only across all day parts. For multicast events, networks are listed alphabetically and metrics reflect the highest Unique Audience across all airing networks.

Friday A18-49 Analysis: ABC had the most A18-49 viewers on Friday with 1.0/4, according to final primetime national ratings from Nielsen. Univision’s Amores con Trampa topped 8p with .9/4, followed by .8/4 for ABC’s 500 Questions. ABC surfaced at first with 1.2/5 for Shark Tank, versus .8/3 for NBC’s Dateline and Uni’s Lo Imperdonable. ABC’s 20/20 and Telemundo’s Senor de los Cielos shared the top spot at 10p with 1.0/4 each.

A18-49: ABC 1.0/4, UNI .8/3, CBS .7/3, NBC .7/3, TELE .6/3, FOX .4/2, CW .2/1, ION .2/1

Live+Same Day Household Ratings: Friday, May 22, 2015 time period averages. Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated.
CBS: 3.4/7
Undercover Boss 3.0/6, Hawaii Five-0 [r] 3.2/6, Blue Bloods [r] 4.0/8
ABC: 3.0/6
500 Questions 2.7/6, Shark Tank [r] 3.2/6, 20/20 3.1/6
NBC: 2.7/8
The Blacklist [r] 1.8/4, Dateline Classic [r] 3.2/6
UNIVISION: 1.2/2
Amores con Trampa 1.3/3, Lo Imperdobable 1.2/2, Que te Perdone Dios…Yo No 1.2/2
FOX: 1.1/2
Hell’s Kitchen [r] 1.1/2, Bones [r] 1.1/2
TELEMUNDO: .8/1
Avenida Brasil .6/1, Tierra de Reyes .7/1, Senor de lose Cielos 1.1/2
ION: .6/1
Cold Case .7/1, Cold Case .6/1, Cold Case .6/1
CW: .6/1
Whose Life Is It Anyway? [r] .7/1, Whose Line Is it Anyway? [r] .7/1, Messengers .6/1


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  • Binaca breath spray, lip gloss, and my driver’s license. Leeza Gibbons, Talk Show Host
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  • Corporate card: You never know when talent is going to order the lobster and Dom Perignon. Two business cards: Only two because you don’t want everyone in town to be able to reach you and a $2 bill: My dad had it in his wallet when he passed away. Jubba Seyyid, Sr. Director, Programming & Production at TV One
  • Mints, my husband’s contact info in case of emergency (I watch too many procedurals) and a picture of my beagle. Anna G. Alvord, Sales Manager, PBS International
  • Krazy Glue – I can fix anything at any moment — from manicures to toys! My Driver’s License – never be accused of being a vagabond and a Quarter – even in these days of cell phones, this advice from my mother has stuck with me. Felicia M. Barlow Clar, Chief Entertainment Officer, Barclar Entertainment, LLC.

Cynopsis wants to know… "What’s your best real life hack? OR what’s your cool solution for minor household annoyances?" From seltzer on stains, to preventing paint from dripping down the side of a paint can, tell us your secrets in solving these everyday life dilemma’s.  Don’t miss out on all the fun, send your response to FOYB.Cynopsis@gmail.com.

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EXECUTIVE MOVES

Poker Central, launching October 1, tapped Sid Eshleman to serve as Chief Distribution Officer and Dan Russell as Senior Vice President, Programming. Eshleman had been Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing at Turner Broadcasting, and Russell was Vice President of Programming at Velocity.

Reelz upped Andrea Jomides to Vice President of Distribution. Jomides had been Director of National Distribution.

Global public relations firm Edelman named Chris Allieri as its first Executive Vice President of Communications Marketing. Previously, Edelman had been Director, Digital & Corporate Communications at Univision.



This Day in History: 1935 – Happy 80th birthday, Lee Meriwether!

Answer to Our Last Trivia Question: Which sitcom character worked for General Insurance? Jim Anderson on Father Knows Best (1954-1960). Kudos to: Jim Ryan-A+E Networks/NYC, David Stern-BARD Entertainment/NYC, Anthony Salerno-Horizon Media/NYC, Synda Kolman-Charter Marketing Group/Boca Raton, FL, Matthew Sharp Fera-McGarry Bowen/Chicago, Steve Hirsen/Sherman Oaks, CA, Susan Nessanbaum-Goldberg-M and S Entertainment/LA, Jerry Jones/San Francisco, Alan Perris/Beverly Hills.

Today’s Trivia Question: How old was Martin in My Favorite Martian (1963-1966)? (Email trivia@cynopsis.com with your answer and be sure to include your name, company, city and time zone.).
 
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WHAT’S ON TONIGHT – WEDNESDAY MAY 27, 2015


ABC: 500 Questions, Modern Family [r], black-ish [r], Celebrity Wife Swap [r]
CBS: The Briefcase [p], Criminal Minds [r], CSI: Cyber [r]
CW: Arrow [r],
Supernatural [r]
FOX: MasterChef, Bullseye [p]
NBC: I Can Do That [r], iHeartRadio Country Festival
PBS: Nature [r], NOVA [r], Secrets of the Dead [r]
Telemundo: Avenida Brasil, Tierra de Reyes, El Senor de los Cielos
Univision: Amores con Trampa, Lo Imperdonable, Que te Perdone Dios…Yo No

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