11/22/16: Colbert heads back to Kennedy Center; A Legendary deal for Dune; BBC America doubles down on Dirk

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11.22.16

Good morning. It’s Tuesday November 22, 2016, and this is your first early morning briefing.

Tonight’s Premieres:
CNBC: Billion Dollar Buyer at 10p
Esquire: Team Ninja Warrior: College Madness at 8p
History: The Curse of Oak Island: Digging Deeper at 8p
TLC: Little People, Big World at 8p, Kate Plus 8 at 10p

Tonight’s Finales:
ABC: Dancing With the Stars at 9p
Lifetime: Dance Moms at 9p

IN THE NEWS

The original David Lynch cult ABC series Twin Peaks will be available for binge-viewing on Showtime beginning December 26, ahead of the premiere of Lynch’s new follow-up series on Showtime in 2017. Every ep of the original series will be available to subscribers on the Showtime On Demand and Showtime Anytime streaming services.

Stephen Colbert will return to host the 39th annual Kennedy Center Honors, to be broadcast Tuesday, December 27 at 9p on CBS. This will be Colbert’s third year hosting the special, which this year honors pianist Martha Argerich, the Eagles, Al Pacino, Mavis Staples and James Taylor.

AT&T stood by its plan to let its wireless customers access its DirecTV Now streaming service without incurring data charges in a letter to the FCC. The company said the business model will make wireless broadband more competitive with cable, providing wireless customers with the kind of “mobile video experience they increasingly demand in the most consumer-friendly manner possible,” wrote Robert Quinn Jr., AT&T’s senior EV, external & legislative affairs.

AT&T also reached a deal with Fox Networks Group to extend the Fox nets across AT&T DirecTV products, including its upcoming streaming service. CBS is the last big holdout for the $35/month service.

NBCUniversal Talent Infusion Programs named comedy writers Mnelik Belilgne, Melanie Boysaw and Jeremy Hsu as well as drama writers Lorelei Ignas, Allyssa Lee, Rayna McClendon, Mellori Velasquez and Jeane Wong as its 2016-17 Writers on the Verge. Now in its 11th year, Writers on the Verge is an annual program for aspiring writers of diverse backgrounds who are “on the verge” of breaking out, but need a final polish of their writing and pitch presentation skills to equip them for a career in television. The program has produced successful television execs, among them staffers on The Blacklist, Superstore, American Crime, Suits, Shades of Blue and NBC midseason series The Blacklist Redemption and Midnight, Texas.

PRODUCTION & DEVELOPMENT

Legendary and the Frank Herbert estate reached an agreement granting the production house film and TV motion picture rights to revered sci-fi novel Dune. The agreement calls for the development and production of possible film and television projects for a global audience. The projects would be produced by Thomas Tull, Mary Parent and Cale Boyter, with Brian Herbert, Byron Merritt and Kim Herbert serving as executive producers. 

TNT ordered a pilot for Snowpiercer, a futuristic thriller based on the film by Bong Joon Ho. A co-production of Tomorrow Studios and Turner’s Studio T, the hour-long drama pilot is exec-produced by writer/showrunner Josh Friedman (Avatar 4, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles) and Tomorrow Studios’ Marty Adelstein (Aquarius, Prison Break, Teen Wolf) and Becky Clements (Good Behavior, Aquarius, Last Man Standing), and the original film’s Ho, Park Chan-wook, Lee Tae-hun and Dooho Choi, along with CJ Entertainment.

Fox has put in development comedy series Catalina, from Max Winkler and Jake Johnson’s the Walcott Company and 20th Century Fox TV, where Walcott is under an overall deal. Series, written by Winkler, Johnson and Dr. Ken exec producer Mary Fitzgerald, centers on a carefree party-girl bartender who‘s forced to face adulthood after the death of her mother.

CNBC greenlit new original primetime series The Deed, and scheduled its debut for Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at 10p. The series features two savvy multimillionaire real estate moguls – New Orleans-based Sidney Torres and Chicago-based Sean Conlon - who between them have done more than half a billion dollars in property deals. Series will explore a side of real estate that other property shows ignore. 

BBC America gave a season 2 greenlight to original scripted series Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency. Starring Elijah Wood and Samuel Barnett, the series is penned by Max Landis (American Ultra, Chronicle) and exec-produced by Robert Cooper (Stargate Atlantis, Stargate Universe). Season 2 will return with 10 episodes and premiere in 2017; season 1 will finish on December 10 at 9p.

Wilshire Studios, the unscripted production arm of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, inked a first look deal with producer, TV personality and media entrepreneur Amy Palmer to develop and produce original programming for the studio. Palmer’s first project is Making Madison, a docu-series following pop singer, actress and social media personality Madison Beer and her family. Palmer is the founder/CEO of PowerwomenTV.com, a woman’s lifestyle and career digital network and founder/CEO of Gracie Grey Entertainment Group, a social media and branding agency.

Martha & Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Party is smokin’ hot. VH1 renewed the series, which features Martha Stewart and Snoop Dogg as they host weekly dinner parties with celeb friends putting their personal spin on the dishes, for a second season. The series debuted as cable’s top new unscripted franchise of 2016, scoring 3 million Total Viewers and a 1.5 A18-49 rating in Live+3.

Global production company GRB Entertainment optioned film, television and digital/OTT rights for New York Times best-selling book, Archaeology of the Bible, by Jean-Pierre Isbouts. The National Geographic book examines hundreds of significant archaeological discoveries linked to the biblical narrative in a historical context and from an objective, nondenominational perspective, in addition to discussing what has yet to be located. It’s the second title by Isbouts to be optioned by GRB; his The Story of Christianity was optioned last year.


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NEW & RETURNING SERIES

The lioness doesn’t sleep tonight with the premiere of Savage Kingdom: Clash of Queens on Friday, November 25 at 9p on Nat Geo Wild. Determined lioness Matsumi has ascended the throne to become Queen of the Marsh Pride, but her power is threatened by another alpha female in the series.

NBC Universo will premiere season 5 of celeb-reality series Larrymania on Sunday, November 27 at 9p. Starring regional Mexican singer Larry Hernandez, the new season will shed light on Kenia’s entrepreneurial side, and an adventure-gone-competitive when Hernandez takes a day off with his buddies.

Food Network celebrates the first day of 2017 with Anne Burrell, Rachael Ray and a new roster of hapless cooks in the return of primetime series Worst Cooks in America on Sunday, January 1 at 9p. 

Sixteen celebrities will compete for their favorite charities on The New Celebrity Apprentice as it shifts to LA, where twice-elected California governor, businessman and actor Arnold Schwarzenegger reigns over the boardroom. The new season debuts Monday, January 2 at 8p on NBC.

COMING UP

MTV and MTV Classic have a bounty of programming slated for the Thanksgiving holiday, including never-before-seen content from The Hills stars on Wednesday, November 23 at 9p, ’90s music video blocks Wednesday through Sunday, November 27, and Teen Mom OG stars dishing on the series in 100 Things about Teem Mom OG on Monday, November 28 starting at 6p.
 
Sixty years ago, on November 22, 1956, at noon, CBS Sports broadcast its first Thanksgiving Day football game when the Detroit Lions hosted the Green Bay Packers. This year, The NFL marks its 57th broadcast of the Thanksgiving Day game on Thursday, November 24 at 12:30p as the Minnesota Vikings travel to Detroit to play the Lions in a pivotal NFC North matchup.

Spanish-language movie channel Cinelatino is dishing up a Spanish-language movie marathon over Thanksgiving weekend. Thursday, November 24 through Sunday, November 27, viewers can cozy up with their loved ones and enjoy films including Rudo y Cursi, Casese Quien Pueda, Me Late Chocolate and No Se Aceptan Devoluciones.

Maroon 5, led by frontman and coach Adam Levine, will perform their newly released single Don’t Wanna Know on the Monday, November 28 live telecast of NBC’s The Voice.

getTV celebrates the season with its second annual event “The Most Wonderful Month of the Year.” The channel turns over its daily schedule during primetime November 27-December 25 to bring a mix of classic Christmas-themed variety specials, series eps and films, culminating in a weeklong 24-hour-a-day yuletide marathon kicking off at noon on Sunday, December 18 and running through Christmas day.

Animal Planet chronicles two remarkable journeys via documentaries under the network’s Animal Planet Presents banner. Killer Whales: The Mega Hunt, premiering Sunday, December 4 at 7p, explores the never-before-documented hunt of 5,000 dolphins by their close-relatives off the coast of South Africa. I Bought A Rainforest, chronicling one man’s ambitious mission to rescue the Amazon rainforest, premieres Tuesday, December 6 at 9p.

Cozi TV will be decking the halls and ringing in the season with two weeks of holiday-themed programming on the national multicast network beginning Monday, December 12. For the third consecutive year and running through Christmas Day, the network’s Holidozi marathon will feature holiday-themed episodes of iconic shows including Frasier, Hart to Hart, Murder, She Wrote, Starsky & Hutch and Little House on the Prairie.

DIGITAL DOINGS

NBCUniversal made an additional $200 million investment in BuzzFeed to expand the strategic partnership between the two companies and fund the growth of BuzzFeed’s news and entertainment network. With this investment, NBCU and BuzzFeed will extend their advertising sales relationship, with BuzzFeed collaborating with NBCU on production and social distribution for NBCU’s Content Studio, which delivers platform-specific, shortform digital video content to advertisers. NBCU will also represent BuzzFeed’s inventory to advertisers, and the companies will work together to create new digital consumer experiences for NBCU premium content.

According to finalized figures from social media measurement company ListenFirst, Freeform amassed more than 415 million Total Engagements across key social media platforms during the 2015-16 TV season, ranking as the No. 1 most social entertainment cable TV network in engagements per Show (15.4 million) and across Twitter (57.4 million), beating the No. 2 network MTV by 6.2 million engagements and nearly 10 million Tweets (vs. 9.2 million and 48.8 million, respectively). Viewers continued their social media love affair with Pretty Little Liars, which ranked as the season’s No. 1 most social scripted TV series with 270 million-plus total engagements across Facebook, Instagram, Tumblr and Twitter.


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RATINGS

TOP TEN NIELSEN SOCIAL CONTENT RATINGS: Weekly Top Ten Series and Specials the week of November 14
Program, Network, Total Interactions (000), Facebook Interactions (000), Twitter Interactions (000)
2016 American Music Awards (ABC) 3426, 1698, 1728
Latin Grammys 2016 (Univision) 892, 823, 69
Empire (Fox) 731, 576, 156
The Walking Dead (AMC) 565, 429, 126
The Voice (NBC) 532, 135, 388
How To Get Away With Murder (ABC) 442, 233, 209
BET Presents Love & Happiness: An Obama Celebration 372, 270, 302
WWE Monday Night RAW (USA) 337, 239, 98
The Voice (NBC) 300, 247. 53
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (NBC) 266, 261, 5
Source: Nielsen. Uniques and Interactions are a measure of total relevant U.S. social media activity grossed across Facebook and Twitter from three hours before through three hours after broadcast, local time. Includes primetime and late fringe programming with metrics available across social platforms on Broadcast and National Cable and excludes sports events. Due to earlier start times of election night coverage, Early Fringe programming has been included in the consideration set for the series and specials lists for Tuesday, November 8, 2016.

SHAREABLEE TV RATINGS: Top U.S. Shows Overall by Engagement for the week of November 14, 2016
Program, Network, Total Actions (000), Total Content, Actions per Content (000), Fans/Followers (000)
The Ellen DeGeneres Show (Warner Bros./synd.) 7852, 118, 66, 125606
Teen Wolf (MTV) 4783, 158, 30, 11064
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (NBC) 4499, 209, 21, 18072
The Walking Dead (AMC) 3471, 88, 39, 46640
E! News (E!) 2830, 801, 4, 26974
Good Morning America (ABC) 1762, 747, 2, 10725
Today (NBC) 1689, 460, 3, 10687
Grey’s Anatomy (ABC) 1546, 55, 28, 27727
ABC World News Tonight With David Muir (ABC) 1419, 504, 3, 3874
American Music Awards (ABC) 1314, 443, 3, 2539
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 number of actions garnered by each TV property. Total fans/followers includes Facebook and Twitter and Instagram followers.

Top 10 Live+7 Playback Rankers by percentage for the week of October 31
Live+SD/Live+7/+7 percent gain
Quantico (ABC) .6/1.4/133%
Secrets and Lies (ABC) .6/1.3/117%
Code Black (CBS) .7/1.5/114%
Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (ABC) .8/1.7/113%
How to Get Away With Murder (ABC) 1.2/2.4/100%
Elementary (CBS) .6/1.2/100%
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (CW) .2/.4/100%
Jane the Virgin (CW) .4/.8/100%
Supergirl (CW) .6/1.2/100%
The Exorcist (CBS) .6/1.2/100%
Lucifer (Fox) .9/1.8/100%
The Blacklist (NBC) 1.1/2.2/100%
Timeless (NBC) 1.1/2.2/100%
This Is Us (NBC) 2.3/4.4/91%
The Flash (CW) 1.0/1.9/90%
Arrow (CW) .6/1/1/83%
Scorpion (CBS) 1.1/2.0/82%
Gotham (Fox) 1.0/1.6/80%
Based on the difference between Nielsen’s first-reported Live + Same Day and the final Live + 7 Day ratings (for regular, original programs only).

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Friday, November 18, 2016 time period averages
Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated. Live+SD

CBS: 5.9/11
MacGyver 5.1/9, Hawaii Five-0 6.2/11, Blue Bloods 6.5/13
ABC: 3.6/6
Last Man Standing 4.1/8, Dr. Ken 3.0/6, Shark Tank 3.3/6, 20/20 2.8/5
NBC: 2.9/5
Caught on Camera 1.9/4, Dateline 3.4/6
FOX: 1.5/3
Hell’s Kitchen 2.0/4, Exorcist 1.0/2
UNIVISION: 1.0/3
Desperator Contigo .8/2, Vino El Amor 1.2/2, Color de la Pasion 1.1/2
TELE: 1.0/2
Silvana Sin Lana .8/1, Sin Senos Si Hay Paraiso 1.1/2, Senora Acero 3: La Coyote 1.2/2

CW: .5/1
Vampire Diaries .6/1, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend .3/1

Friday A18-49: CBS 1.2/5, ABC 1.0/5, UNI .7/3, NBC .9/4, FOX .8/3, TELE .8/3, CW .3/1
Source: Nielsen

EXECUTIVE MOVES

Jennifer Lopez’s Nuyorican Productions hired its first dedicated unscripted executive – veteran reality exec Andrew Strauser. Strauser, who most recently oversaw talent development initiatives at TLC, joins as head of unscripted programming.

Media and digital business conglomerate Tegna named Richard J. Dyer president/GM of WUSA in Washington, DC. Dyer most recently was president/GM of WLWT, the NBC affiliate in Cincinnati.

Producer Lawrence Cumbo joined Bethesda, MD-based digital animation and broadcast production studio Pixeldust Studios as SVP, development & content. Cumbo brings a decade of experience as an executive producer and show runner to Pixeldust.



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WHAT’S ON TONIGHT – TUESDAY NOVEMBER 22, 2016


ABC: The Middle, American Housewife, Dancing With The Stars
CBS: NICS, Bull, NCIS: New Orleans
CW: The Flash, No Tomorrow
FOX: Brooklyn Nine-Nine, New Girl, Scream Queens
NBC: The Voice, This Is Us, Chicago Fire
PBS: Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise, Soundbreaking
Telemundo: Silvana Sin Lana, Si Hay Paraiso, Senora Acero 3: La Coyote
Univision: Departar Contigo, Vino el Amor, El color de la pasion

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