A CYNOPSIS MESSAGE FROM WE tv
Good morning. It's Thursday, April 19, 2012, and this is your first early morning briefing.
National Geographic Channel: The Great American Manhunt at 9p
Bravo: Kathy at 10p
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Present California Lieutenant Governor, Gavin Newsom is set to host a new weekly program for Current TV titled The Gavin Newsom Show. Launching in May, the one-hour talk show will have a California skew as Newsom interviews headline-making people from Silicon Valley, Hollywood and more. Former CNN Worldwide producer Mia Haugen will serve as executive producer.
The fifth and final season of Damages will premiere July 11 on DirecTV's Audience Network. Glenn Close and Rose Byrne return for the concluding season and a slew of actors including Ryan Phillippe, Janet McTeer, John Hannah, Judd Hirsch, M. Emmett Walsh and Jenna Elfman will make recurring appearances.
A second season of My Crazy Obsession was ordered by TLC, reports THR. The series is based on a 2011 special that spawned the eight-episode first season. The new season will premiere in early 2013 produced by Sharp Entertainment for TLC.
A&E Network will now debut the real-life series Flipped Off on April 28 at 10p. The series stars Survivor's Russell Hantz as he steps into the real estate house flipping market of Houston.
Jamie Oliver joins BBC America's daytime schedule with his food series, Jamie's 30-Minute Meals starting May 1 at 1p. In each episode, Oliver services up main dishes to sides and salads and desserts adding in his own unique twist. The show will premiere with back-to-back episodes and the series is produced by Fresh One for Channel 4.
Tuesday's season finale of Doomsday Preppers airing at 9p on National Geographic Channel (NGC) drew in 861,000 total viewers and 541,000 with A25-54 along with a 0.6 rating among A25-54. The series completed its run as NGC's highest rated series ever. NGC will air a "best of" compilation episode on April 24 at 9p and a second season has been ordered debuting later this fall. In addition, NGC bowed Amish: Out of Order on Tuesday at 10p delivering 940,000 total viewers and 492,000 with A25-54 and averaging a 0.5 rating in the demo.
UPFRONT 2012: BET Networks: BET & Centric
BET Networks held its annual Upfront yesterday and new programming on BET includes:
BET is returning several shows to its schedule including 106 & Park, Bobby Jones Gospel, Let's Stay Together, Reed Between the Lines, Sunday Best and The Game.
New programs on BET's sister network, Centric include:
UPFRONT 2012: The Style Network
At its upfront presentation yesterday in New York, The Style Network emphasized a 25% increase in original programming with the addition of five new original series, six series in development and two returning series. With its new slate, Style is "staying true to its brand" by offering quality programming that is "innovative, stylish, classic and enduring." Also this summer, Style launches its "Summer of Style" where the network gets a makeover in the form of a new logo, look and tagline. Style Network further revealed it is up +22% among W18-49 and its median age decreased by 4 years to a current median age of 39.
Style Network new series are:
Two series are returning on Style Network: Tia & Tamera produced by Good Clean Fun and Glam Fairy from Endemol USA.
Music industry legend and TV host, Dick Clark died yesterday at the age of 82. Mr. Clark's agent said the longtime host of American Bandstand died following a "massive heart attack." Considered a trailblazer in the pop music genre, Mr. Clark's career began in radio, first as a disc jockey at the student-run station at Syracuse University, then for his family's radio station. In 1952, he landed a job as DJ at WFIL in Philadelphia where he hosted a show called Dick Clark's Caravan of Music. Soon after, he launched the first Bandstand as an afternoon dance show for teenagers. Within a few years, ABC took the show national and called it American Bandstand with the weekly format showing clean-cut boys and girls dancing to the latest hits and newest singles. Many of the music greats appeared on American Bandstand from Elvis Presley to Jerry Lee Lewis, Chuck Berry and Chubby Checker. In 1963, Mr. Clark moved to Hollywood and founded Dick Clark Productions which was behind many popular TV shows such as $25,000 Pyramid, TV's Bloopers & Practical Jokes and American Music Awards. Then in 1972, New Year's Eve was forever changed on television when Mr. Clark launched New Year's Rockin' Eve and Mr. Clark hosted the show that became a New Year's Eve tradition for three decades. The Museum of Broadcast Communications estimates Dick Clark Productions has produced more than 7,500 hours of television programming, including more than 30 series and 250 specials in addition to 20+ movies for theatre and television. Throughout his career, Mr. Clark earned numerous awards from Emmys to Grammys, an induction in the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame and a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame. Considered forever young, people marveled at Mr. Clark's youthful appearance through the years which earned him the nickname "America's Oldest Teenager." Mr. Clark is survived by his third wife, Keri Wigton who he married in 1977 and his three children.
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Top 10 M-F Syndicated Strip Series for the week of 4/2-4/6/12 ranked in order by HH Rtg
The Big Bang Theory (WB) 6.9 AA
Wheel of Fortune (CTD) 6.4 AA
Judge Judy (CTD) 6.3 AA
Two and a Half Men (WB) 5.5 AA
Jeopardy (CTD) 5.5 AA
Family Guy (2/T) 4.0 AA
Entertainment Tonight (CTD) 3.4 AA
Family Feud (2/T) 2.9 AA
How I Met Your Mother (2/T) 2.9 AA
Inside Edition (CTD) 2.9 AA
Source: NSS Galaxy Explorer, Live+SD
Top 10 M-F Syndicated Strip Series for the week of 4/2-4/6/12 ranked in order by A18-49 Rtg
The Big Bang Theory (WB) 4.2 AA
Family Guy (2/T) 2.7 AA
Two and a Half Men (WB) 2.6 AA
How I Met Your Mother (2/T) 1.8 AA
Judge Judy (CTD) 1.7 AA
Wheel of Fortune (CTD) 1.4 AA
Jeopardy (CTD) 1.2 AA
Seinfeld (SPT) 1.2 AA
King of the Hill (2/T) 1.2 AA
Friends (WB) 1.2 AA
Source: NSS Galaxy Explorer, Live+SD
Tuesday A18-49 Analysis: NBC won by a slim margin Tuesday at 2.4/7 among A18-49, according to final primetime national ratings from Nielsen. CBS opened the night at 8p a winner with NCIS at 3.1/10 and FOX's Glee had a second place showing at 2.4/8. NBC shined at 9p with The Voice: Results Show at 3.3/9 followed by ABC waltzing into the #2 spot with Dancing with the Stars Results Show at 2.5/7. During 10p, Univision captured the final win with La Que No Podia Amar at 1.8/5 and ABC's Private Practice was a mere tenth of a rating point behind at 1.7/5.
Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Tuesday, April 17, 2012 time period averages. Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated. Live+SD.
CBS: 7.9/13 NCIS 11.2/18, NCIS: Los Angeles [r] 7.1/11, Unforgettable [r] 5.4/9
ABC: 5.8/9 Last Man Standing 4.2/7, Cougar Town 2.9/5, Dancing with the Stars Results 9.1/14, Private Practice 4.6/8
NBC: 4.3/7 The Biggest Loser 4.4/7, The Voice Results Show 5.4/8, Fashion Star 3.0/5
FOX: 3.3/5 Glee 3.8/6, New Girl 3.2/5, Raising Hope 2.3/3
UNIV: 2.2/4 Una Familia con Suerte 2.0/3, Abismo de Pasion 2.2/3, La Que No Podia Amar 2.3/4
ION: 0.8/1 Criminal Minds 0.7/1, Criminal Minds 0.8/1, Flashpoint 0.7/1
TELE: 0.7/1 Maid en Manhattan 0.8/1, Corazon Valiente 0.7/1, Relaciones Peligrosas 0.5/1
CW: 0.6/1 90210 [r] 0.4/1, Ringer 0.9/1
TF: 0.4/1 Cine de Las Estrellas Tue [7p start r] 0.3/0, El Capo 0.4/1
A18-49: NBC 2.4/7, FOX 2.3/7, CBS 2.2/6, ABC 1.9/5, UNIV 1.8/5, TELE 0.5/1, TF 0.4/1, CW 0.4/1, ION 0.3/1
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WHAT'S ON TONIGHT - THURSDAY, APRIL 19, 2012
ABC: Missing, Grey's Anatomy, Scandal
AZTECA: Lo Que la Gente Cuenta, Al Extremo, Buenos Noches America,
CBS: Big Bang Theory [r], Rules of Engagement, Person of Interest [r], The Mentalist [r]
CW: Vampire Diaries, The Secret Circle
FOX: American Idol, Touch
ION: Cold Case, Cold Case, Criminal Minds
NBC: Community, 30 Rock, The Office, Parks and Recreation, Awake
PBS: This Old House Hour, Frontline, Independent Lens
TELE: Una Maid en Manhattan, Corazon Valiente, Relaciones Peligrosas
UNIV: Una Familia con Suerte; Abismo de Pasion, La Que No Podia Amar
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