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12/15/15: Mark Burnett named President of MGM Television and Digital; Margaret Cho series in the works at Amazon; ABC, FX Nets and HBO top Critics’ Choice nods

Mark Burnett, Roma Downey strike sweet deal with MGM

CYNOPSIS 12.15.15 Good morning. It’s Tuesday December 15, 2015, and this is your first early morning briefing. Tonight’s Premiere: Bounce TV: Off the Chain at 9p Tonight’s Finales: Esquire: Uncorked at 10p MTV: Finding Carter at 10p NBC: The Voice at 9p Nick: Nick News with Linda Ellerbee at 8p USA: Chrisley Knows Best at […]

12/15/15: Facebook launches API to help developers embed video; HarperCollins teams with Insurrection Media on digital book adaptations; BBC iPlayer launches for Apple TV

Facebook launches messaging app for kids

CYNOPSISDIGITAL 12.15.15 Good morning. It’s Tuesday December 15, 2015, and this is your first early morning digital briefing. TOP NEWS When book publishing gets stale, you can always go digital. HarperCollins struck a deal with digital studio Insurrection Media to option and develop books into TV shows and digital series. The first book being considered […]

12/15/15: NBCU, Tivo prepare for Olympic data drill; Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series gets another run; NBA’s break’s Vine’s billion barrior

Olympic Channel begins championship run

CYNOPSISSPORTS 12.15.15 Good morning. It’s Tuesday December 15, 2015, and this is your first early morning Sports briefing.  With an eye toward the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, TiVo Research and RealityMine locked in a partnership with NBCUniversal to mine "comprehensive single-sourced cross-platform measurement" throughout the Summer Games, spanning Aug. 5-21. The alliance will create an […]

12/14/15: Willard Scott leaving Today; Charlie Ergen relinquishes Dish title; Fox orders timely event series Shots Fired

Today's Willard Scott retires

A CYNOPSIS MESSAGE FROM SYFY TONIGHT "Syfy Raises Its Game" – TV Guide "…a worthy binge watch…" – Forbes Special 3 Night Event | CHILDHOOD’S END |8/7c "…Game of Thrones in space" – CNET Two Night Series Premiere | THE EXPANSE |10/9c Syfy Syfy is part of the NBCUniversal Entertainment Group CYNOPSIS 12.14.15 Good morning. […]

12/14/15: T-Mobile offers Verizon deserters free year of Hulu; Disney inks content deal with LeTV; Fandango and InStyle partner for I Love Movies edition

Disney to acquire 21st Century Fox assets, including Hulu stake

CYNOPSISDIGITAL 12.14.15 Good morning. It’s Monday December 14, 2015, and this is your first early morning digital briefing. Watcheroo Premieres and Tune-in Alerts for December 14-December 20: – People Now at People.com, Monday-Friday at 8:30a ET and 11:30a ET: Guests include actress Bella Thorne (Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip), actress Patricia Heaton […]

12/14/15: ESL’s Craig Levine talks eSports’ biggest challenges; Fantasy Sports get mixed messages; Zimmerman’s Brave move

ESL’s Craig Levine talks eSports’ biggest challenges

CYNOPSISSPORTS 12.14.15 Good morning. It’s Monday December 14, 2015, and this is your first early morning Sports briefing.  With recent news that Activision Blizzard, EA and Turner Sports were all making big moves into the eSports game, eyeballing an estimated 335 million eSports fans around the world by 2017, industry leader ESL has been making […]

09/30/15: ComScore/Rentrak merger adds up; Starz gets its 50 Cent’s worth; Nicki Minaj lands at ABC Family

Stars gets its money's worth from 50 Cent

A CYNOPSIS MESSAGE FROM FUSE FUSE IS ALL NEW NEW LOOK. NEW SHOWS. NEW ATTITUDE. NEW EVERYTHING. New Season BIG FREEDIA: QUEEN OF BOUNCE Tonight 11P|10c New Series TRANSCENDENT Tonight 11:30P|10:30c New Series FLUFFY BREAKS EVEN Tomorrow 10P|9c New Season SKEE TV Friday 10P|9c New Series REVEALED Saturday, October 24 7P|6c See for yourself at […]

09/30/15: Google launches new Chromecast and smartphones; AOL and Verizon announce content and partnership deals; Comcast launches streaming service

Chromecast sold more than any other streaming device in Q3.

CYNOPSISDIGITAL 09.30.15 Good morning. It’s Wednesday September 30, 2015, and this is your first early morning digital briefing. TODAY’S TOP NEWS Apple has hogged the tech spotlight lately, but Google is simply not to be outdone. The company has unveiled two new Android phones, the Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X. In addition to other new […]

09/30/15: Facebook goes live for King James; Yahoo tries on Blazers; DraftKings picks up NFL Players

Facebook goes live for King James

CYNOPSIS SPORTS 09.30.15 Good morning. It’s Wednesday September 30, 2015, and this is your first early morning Sports briefing.  Facebook is lining up its first-ever simulcast of a live sports program, partnering with NBA Digital for NBA Real Training Camp with LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers to run on Thursday from 11a-1p. The special […]

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