07/22/15: FYI orders nighttime talker for Khloe Kardashian; CNBC extending season three of hit The Profit; HGTV and DYI launching five new house renovation series



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Good morning. It’s Wednesday July 22, 2015, and this is your first early morning briefing.

Tonight’s Premieres:
DISNEY XD: Gamer’s Guide to Pretty Much Everything at 9p
FOX: Home Free at 9p
NBC: Last Comic Standing at 9p
PBS: Life on the Reef at 8p
TV One: Unsung Hollywood at 8p
VH1: Dating Naked at 9p, Twinning at 10p


The 2015 MTV Video Music Awards nominations were released and Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran, Beyonce, Kendrick Lamar and Mark Ronson led the pack in Moonman nods. Miley Cyrus will host the festivities, airing live from Microsoft Theater in LA Sunday, August 30 at 9p.

CNBC is extending season three of its hit series The Profit. Additional original episodes begin airing Tuesday, November 3 at 10p. Produced for CNBC by Machete Productions, the show is the most watched original series in network history.  

AT&T’s U-verse has forged a pact with Sean “Diddy” Combs’ cable net Revolt that will make the TV outlet available on the company’s video-distribution systems as early as July 27. The deal includes rights to content on demand and on mobile devices. “With a major player like AT&T, more people will be able to access the hottest music and original content on every screen and device,” said Combs.

Dance Network, a subscription-based streaming-video service devoted to dance programming, is set to launch this fall. Subscribers will have access to original programming including Traveling Dancer, showcasing local dance styles from around the globe; To the Stage, which follows the competitive efforts of high school show choirs, and Steady Mobbin’, a flash mob series. The net will also feature acquired content from programming libraries.

The Paley Center for Media celebrates Lifetime satirical drama Unreal, the first scripted series from A+E Studios, on Thursday, July 30. Members of the series’ cast and creative team will be on hand for a panel discussion that will stream live at 7p on Yahoo Screen at paley.me/unreal, and a preview screening of its season-one finale.

History‘s Power & Ice premieres Thursday, August 27 at 10p. The series introduces viewers to the men who maintain and build the remote and rugged Alaskan power grid.



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We’ll be keeping up with another Kardashian series soon: FYI ordered Kocktails with Khloe from Pilgrim Studios. Khloe Kardashian will host and exec produce the primetime hybrid talk series, which begins production immediately for eight one-hour episodes slated to premiere in late 2015. 

TNT’s adaptation of The Alienist has a new consulting producer, reports Variety: Caleb Carr, who penned the best-selling novel. “After twenty years of tough struggle and countless failed attempts, I’m delighted that Paramount Television, Anonymous Content and TNT have decided to join forces and bring ‘The Alienist’ to life in what, based on the material I’ve read, has the potential to be a faithful and exciting TV series,” said Carr.

HGTV is expanding its programming roster with orders for three family-centric series.Five Day Flip features renovator Cherie Barber gutting and remodeling fixer uppers;Vintage Flip follows real estate expert and contractor Jessie Rodriguez and his wife Tina as they purchase dated homes and restore them and Nashville Flipped centers on Troy Dean Shafer, who, along with his designer Alex and team of contractors, renovates historic homes in the heart of Nashville.

DIY is also in the family way with orders for American Rehab: Utah, Andy and Candis Meredith, focusing on a family restoration business, and Amish Dream Homes (wt), featuring a clan working to balance traditional cultural values as they operate a construction business.

Endemol Shine North America signed an exclusive multi-platform deal with exec producer Justin Hochberg and his Just Entertainment Studio to develop global TV formats and digital branded content. “The new Endemol Shine is more than a TV juggernaut,” said Hochberg. “Having access to its digital platforms, talent, consumer products and global reach has already begun paying dividends. I’ve never gotten bigger and better ideas sold faster. What producer wouldn’t dream to have that?”

Comcast Wholesale has teamed with Rovi to deliver interactive program guides to analog TV homes. The Rovi DTA Guide was created specifically for digital terminal adapters for both standard definition and HD signals. “DTAs allow operators to save bandwidth by eliminating the majority of their analog feeds,”  said Leslie Russell, Vice President for Comcast Wholesale. “The Rovi guide will further enhance the viewer experience and offer new content discovery opportunities to customers using DTAs.”


Sherri Shepherd discovers divine dining on Cooking Channel‘s Holy & Hungry, premiering Sunday, August 23 at 10p. "Holy & Hungry celebrates something that people of all religions enjoy – delicious food," said Michael Smith, general manager and SVP, Cooking Channel. "The unique lens of faith to explore food is unlike any other series on Cooking Channel.”

Destination America’s Project Afterlife explores tales of people who have come back from the dead. Six-parter premieres Sunday, August 9 at 10p.

ABC’s World of X Games presents the first-ever Real Wake Driven by MasterCraft video competition on Sunday, July 26 at 4p. The one-hour show, produced by Alliance Multimedia, showcases some of the biggest names in wakeboarding, reconnecting the sport with X Games for the first time since 2005.

Smithsonian Channel is re-airing 2014 special Amy Winehouse: One Shining Night on Thursday, July 23 at 8p. The one-hour program captures a 2006 performance from the late singer. Film doc Amy was released July 10.


The seventh and final season of The League premieres Wednesday, September 9 at 10p on FXX. The second season of You’re the Worst immediately follows at 10:30p.

Texas Trocas, Discovery en Espanol’s most watched original series in 2014, is back for a second season on Monday, August 3 at 10p. The docu-series follows the Mendez, a Mexican-American family who began their trucking business 40 years ago.

The saga of America’s last true frontier town, McCarthy, and its struggle with new settlers trying to bring it into the 21st century continues. Edge of Alaska returns to Discovery Channel on Friday, August 14 at 9p.

Season nine of Ice Road Truckers returns to History on Sunday, August 2 at 9p with a fierce battle for supremacy on the winter roads.


Joey Pollari (The Inbetweeners) joins the season two cast of ABC‘s American Crime. He’ll play a teen whose life is publicly torn apart following accusations made after a school party.

Megan Hilty (Smash) landed a recurring role on Bravo‘s Girlfriends Guide to Divorce. She’ll play a southern belle married to Jo’s ex.

FOX‘s The X-Files revival has added two new cast members: The Flash‘s Robbie Amell, as smart and smooth Agent Miller, and Lauren Ambrose, as confident Agent Einstein.


Beyond Distribution announced a package deal of 100 hours of property programming to TV2 Norway. The collection includes an additional 26 episodes of Love It or List It, which the channel currently airs. TV2 also secured both seasons of Love It or List It Vancouver, the new Love It or List It UK and Game of Homes, a new Canadian property format series.


After its successful UK launch, Hopster, the app that helps kids learn through the shows they love, has expanded its Apple TV reach into over 100 new countries and is already live in Australia, the Middle East, South East Asia, and India. In the UK, The Gruffalo and The Gruffalo’s Child are returning, with Room on the Broom following in August.


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On the heels of Science Channel delivering its most watched second quarter ever, Direct From Pluto: The First Encounter (Wednesday, July 15 at 10p) broke into the network’s top 15 telecasts of all time in Total Viewers P2+ in Live +3. The special garnered 815,000 Total Viewers P2+, landing at #13 in the ranking of all telecasts in network history.

ABC’s Rookie Blue scored its biggest-ever Live + 3 playback increase among A18-49, spiking +71% over its L+SD rating. The ABC drama increased its playback growth for the 2nd consecutive week (+43% to +57% to +71%).

Maury, the oldest talk host in syndication, was tops among W18-34 (1.1 demo rating) and W18-49 (1.1 demo rating) the week of July 6. In addition, Maury tied for #1 among W25-54 with Live with Kelly & Michael (1.3 demo rating).

Food Network Star posted a season high 1.1 rating (1.05M imp) among A25-54, ranking #5 among cable for the night, a gain of +38% vs. same episode YAGO, with this season tracking +13% over last season and averaging 2.1 million P2+ viewers. Overall, Food Network ranked #4 among cable for Sunday night.

CBS’ 48 HOURS: “The Girl Next Door” was Saturday’s #1 program with A25-54 and viewers, according to Nielsen Live+SD ratings for July 18. The broadcast delivered 5.02 million viewers and a 1.2/04 with adults 25-54. Compared to the same night last year, 48 Hours was up +50% in adults 25-54 and +64% in viewers. 

Broadcast Evening News Shows Weekly Average Ratings (week of July 13, 2015)
Nightly News 7.81 million total viewers; 1.6/7  1.88 million A25-54
ABC: World News Tonight 7.51 million total viewers; 1.5/7 and 1.80 million A25-54
CBS: Evening News 6.49 million total viewers; 1.2/5 and 1.44 million A25-54
Source: Nielsen, NTI Total Viewers and A25-54 Live+SD

Top 10 Broadcast Programs among A18-49 rating/share for the week of July 13, 2015
FOX MLB All-Star Game (7/14) 3.1/11
NBC: America’s Got Talent (7/14) 2.5/9
ABC: ESPY Awards (7/15) 2.2/8
ABC: Celebrity Family Feud (7/19) 2.0/7
CBS: Big Brother (7/16) 2.0/8
CBS: Big Brother (7/15) 2.0/8
ABC: The Bachelorette (7/13) 1.9/7
NBC: American Ninja Warrior (7/13) 1.8/6
CBS: Big Brother (7/19) 1.8/7
CBS: Big Bang Theory (7/16) 1.5/6
Source: Nielsen Media Research, Galaxy Explorer, Live + SD Data

Top Ten Basic Cable Network Performance among Total Viewers for the week of: 6/29/2015
Primetime(000)/Total Prog. Day (000)
2137/TOON 1445
USA 2060/DSNY 1316
DISC 1838/NICK 1194
HGTV 1562/ ADSM* 1124
DSNY 1526/FOXN 954
FOXN 1494/TNT 919
TBSC 1413/HGTV 907
HIST 1325/USA 903
ADSM 1185/NAN* 810
FX 1151/DISC 791
Source: Turner Research from The Nielsen Company data. All ratings based on Total US Television Universe of
116,400,000 homes. * + Network broadcasts less than 51% of minutes in a 24 hour day. Notes: Data based on most currently available Nielsen Data stream; Preliminary: Live+SD. Primetime is Mon-Sat 8p-11p and Sun 7p-11p. Total day is Mon-Sun 6a-6a for household and demographic performances.

Top Ten Basic Cable Network Performance among A18-49 for the week of: 6/29/2015
Primetime (000), Total Prog. Day (000)
856/ ADSM* 628
USA 757/NAN* 396
TBSC 665/TOON 381
TNT 608/DISC 362
ADSM 603/NICK 339
FX 496/USA 336
FOOD 481/TBSC 318
HGTV 472/TNT 305
FAM 461/DSNY 295
HIST 427/HGTV 292
Source: Turner Research from The Nielsen Company data. All ratings based on Total US Television Universe
116,400,000 homes. * + Network broadcasts less than 51% of minutes in a 24 hour day. Notes: Data based on most currently available Nielsen Data stream; Preliminary: Live+SD. Primetime is Mon-Sat 8p-11p and Sun 7p-11p. Total day is Mon-Sun 6a-6a for household and demographic performance.

Top 10 Basic Cable Programs among A18-49 (000) for the week of: 6/29/2015
Love & Hip Hop Hollywood
(VH1) 2532
Deadliest Catch (DISC) 2063
Monster Mako (DISC) 2036
Duck Dynasty (AEN) 2019
Island of the Mega Shark (DISC) 1922
Street Outlaws (DISC) 1876
Alaskan Bush People (DISC) 1815
Pretty Little Liars (FAM)  1709
The Real Housewives of Orange County (BRAV) 1664
The Last Ship (TNT) 1631
Source: Turner Research from Nielsen Media Research Data.?All ratings based on Total US Television Universe
of 116,400,000 homes; Ranked by Delivery (000); Preliminary: Live+SD

Top 10 M-F Syndicated Strip Series for the week of 7/6/15 ranked in order by HH Rtg
Judge Judy (CTD) 6.6AA
Family Feud (2/T) 6.5AA
Jeopardy (CTD) 6.1AA
Wheel of Fortune (CTD) 6.0AA
Big Bang Theory (WB) 5.1AA
Modern Family (2/T) 3.1AA
Entertainment Tonight (CTD) 2.9AA
Inside Edition (CTD) 2.9AA
Two and A Half Men (WB) 2.7AA
Live with Kelly & Michael (DAD) 2.6AA
Source: Nielsen Media Research

Top 10 M-F Syndicated Strip Series for the week of 7/6/15 ranked in order by A18-49 Rtg
The Big Bang Theory (WB) 2.4AA
Family Feud (2/T) 2.2AA
Modern Family (2/T) 1.9AA
Judge Judy (CTD) 1.5AA
Family Guy (2/T) 1.5AA
Jeopardy (CTD) 1.2AA
How I Met Your Mother (2/T) 1.2AA
Two and a Half Men (WB) 1.1AA
Wheel of Fortune (CTD) 1.1AA
Mike and Molly (WB) 0.9AA
Maury (NBU) 0.9AA
Seinfeld (SPT) 0.9AA
TMZ (WB) 0.9AA
Cleveland Show (2/T) 0.9AA
King of the Hill (2/T) 0.9AA
Source: Nielsen Media Research

Monday A18-49 Analysis: NBC won the most A18-49 viewers Monday with 1.6/6, according to final primetime national ratings from Nielsen. ABC topped 8p with 2.0/8 for The Bachelorette: The Men Tell All, followed by NBC’s American Ninja Warrior with 1.9/7. NBC’s  American Ninja Warrior took over the lead at 9p with 2.3/8. ABC’s The Bachelorette: The Men Tell All trailed with 1.9/6. Telemundo’s Senor De Los Cielos snagged #1 at 10p with 1.2/4, followed by NBC’S Running Wild With Bear Grylls with 1.1/4.

A18-49: NBC 1.6/6, ABC 1.4/5, FOX 1.0/4, CBS 0.8/3, UNI 0.8/3, TELE 0.7/2, ION 0.4/1, CW 0.4/1

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Monday, July 20, 2015 time period averages. Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated. Live+SD.
ABC: 3.5/6
The Bachelorette: The Men Tell All 4.7/8, The Whispers 2.2/4
Two Broke Girls [r] 3.0/6, Mike & Molly [r] 3.1/6, Scorpion [r] 2.9/5, NCIS: Los Angeles [r] 3.9/7
NBC: 2.9/6
American Ninja Warrior 3.7/7, Running Wild With Bear Grylls 2.0/4
FOX 2.0/4
So You Think You Can Dance 2.0/4
Amores Con Trampa 1.2/2, Imperdonable 1.2/2, Yo No Creo En Hombres 1.0/2
Telemundo: 1.0/1
Avenida Brasil 0.6/1, Tierra de Reyes 0.9/1, Senor De Los Cielos 1.4/2
ION: 0.9/2
Criminal Minds 0.9/2, Criminal Minds 0.9/2, Criminal Minds 1.0/2
CW: 0.7/1
Penn & Teller: Fool Us 1.0/2, Whose Line Is It Anyway 0.8/1, Barber Battle 0.4/1

Sunday A18-49 Analysis: Univision had the most A18-49 viewers Sunday with 1.4/5, according to final primetime national ratings from Nielsen. ABC’s America’s Funniest Home Videos led at 7p with 0.9/4, followed by CBS’ 60 Minutes with 0.8/3. At 7:30 Univision’s Copa Ora 2015 took over the top spot with 1.6/7. At 8p, Univision’s Copa Ora 2015 and ABC’s Celebrity Family Feud tied for #1 with 2.0/7, followed by CBS’ Big Brother with 1.8/7. Univision’s Copa Ora 2015 gained ground at 9p with 2.4/8. ABC’s Battlebot trailed with 1.3/4. Univision closed out the night on top with Copa Ora 2015, Aqui y Ahora and Sal y Pimienta combining for 1.5/5. NBC’s American Ninja Warrior was second with 1.0/3.

A18-49: UNI 1.4/5, ABC 1.3/5, CBS 0.9/4, FOX 0.5/2, NBC 0.5/2, TELE 0.5/2, ION 0.2/1

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Sunday, July 19, 2015 time period averages. Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated. Live+SD.
CBS: 3.5/7
60 Minutes [r] 5.2/10, Big Brother 3.5/7, Madam Secretary [r] 2.6/5, CSI [r] 2.8.5
ABC: 3.3/6
America’s Funniest Home Videos [r] 2.8/6, Celebrity Family Feud 5.4/10, Battlebots 2.6/5, Save My Life 2.3/4
Copa Ora 2015 2.1/4, Aqui y Ahora 1.4/3, Sal y Pimienta 0.8/2
NBC: 1.2/2
Hollywood Game Night [r] 1.3/3, Welcome to Sweden 0.9/2, Welcome to Sweden 0.7/1, American Ninja Warrior [r] 1.7/3
FOX: 0.8/2
Bob’s Burgers [r] 0.8/2, Bob’s Burgers [r] 0.8/2, The Simpsons [r] 1.0/2, Brooklyn Nine-Nine [r] 0.8/1, Family Guy [r] 0.9/2, Golan 0.7/1
TELE: 0.6/1
Ratatouille 0.6/1
ION: 0.5/1
Meet the Fockers 0.5/1, Rudy 0.4/1

Saturday A18-49 Analysis: CBS had the most A18-49 viewers Saturday with 0.6/3, according to final primetime national ratings from Nielsen. At 8p, ABC’s Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, CBS’ The Millers and NBC’s Running Wild With Bear Grylls tied for the top spot with 0.4/2. CBS’ 48 Hours held onto #1 at 9p with 0.7/3, followed by Univision’s Sabado Gigante 0.6/3. CBS’ 48 Hours gained ground at 10p with 0.8/3. ABC’s Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets trailed with 0.6/3.

A18-49: CBS 0.6/3, ABC 0.5/2, UNI 0.5/2, FOX 0.3/2, NBC 0.3/1, ION 0.3/1, TELE 0.3/1

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Saturday, July 18, 2015 time period averages. Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated. Live+SD.
CBS: 2.2/5
The Millers 1.3/3, The Millers 1.3/3, 48 Hours [r] 2.6/5, 48 Hours [r] 3.4/7
ABC: 1.3/3
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets 1.3/3
Sabado Gigante 0.9/2
ION: 0.9/2
Criminal Minds 1.1/2, Criminal Minds 0.8/2, Criminal Minds 0.8/2
NBC: 0.8/2
Running Wild With Bear Grylls [r] 1.0/2, Aquarius 0.8/2, Hannibal 0.7/1
FOX 0.7/2
Bullseye [r] 0.7/2, Boom [r] 0.7/2
TELE: 0.4/1
Cine Millonario [7p start] 0.4/1


Turner Broadcasting‘s TNT and TBS have set their creative development and production teams, with Joey Chavez, formerly Vice President of Drama Development for NBC, joining the company as Senior Vice President of Original Programming for TNT and Thom Hinkle promoted to Senior Vice President of Original Programming for TBS. In addition, Robin Pelleck has been elevated to Vice President of Digital Content for TNT and TBS original programming, and Meredith Zamsky, previously a producer on Castle and The Office, has been hired as Vice President of Production for TNT.

Donyell Kennedy McCullough has joined TV One‘s Original Programming and Production Department as Senior Director of Casting and Talent Relations. McCullough has had over 15 years experience booking over 1,000 guests ranging from celebrities to real people, including stints at Telepictures Productions and BET.

Saban Brands has named Janet Hsu as its first-ever Chief Executive Officer. Hsu last served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Sanrio Inc.

This Day in History:
1963 – Paul, John, Ringo and George released their American debut album, Introducing The Beatles.

Answer to Our Last Trivia: On Beverly Hills 90210, where did the Walshes live before moving to Beverly Hills? Minnesota. Kudos to: Ed Russo-A+E Networks/NYC, Keith Marder-Halstead Property, NYC, Phyllis McQuillan-MSG Media, NYC, David Woolfson-Screenvision/NYC, Lisa Nordstrom-Compass Point Media/Minneapolis, MN, Ryan Ward-Southwest Media Group/Dallas, TX, Kristen Simony-Harpo Studios/Chicago, IL, Adam Leston, Weigel Broadcasting/Milwaukee, WI, Adam Deverell-CoxReps/LA, Paul Gygli-NBCUniversal Television Distribution/Universal City, CA.

Today’s Trivia: On Dawson’s Creek (1998-2003), who said, “Turn over another rock and find another guy. The world’s crawling with them”?  (Email trivia@cynopsis.com with your answer and be sure to include your name, company, city and time zone.).
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FALL INTERNSHIP CREDITS ONLY: TV PRODUCTION INTERNSHIP: Raw Travel TV – National TV show has opening for 1 serious intern interested in learning hands on TV production 4 college credit only. Please submit to: RawTravel@aimtvgroup.com (7/28)

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CW: Arrow [r], Supernatural [r]
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Telemundo: Avenida Brasil [r], Tierra de Reyes, El Senor de los Cielos [r]
Univision: Amores con Trampa, Lo Imperdonable [r], Yo No Creo en los Hombres [r]

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