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#1 in NEW YORK WNYW
#1 in SAN FRANCISCO KTVU
#1 in ORLANDO WFTV
Source: NSI, L+SD W25-54 rtg, 9/12/2012; #1=rank in TP (4-5PM; includes tie in NY)
Good morning. It's Friday, September 14, 2012, and this is your first early morning briefing.
Style Network: 2012 Style Awards at 8p
ABC: Shark Tank at 8p; What Would You Do? at 9p; 20/20 at 10p
FX: The Ultimate Fighter at 9p
Travel Channel: Ghost Adventures at 9p
Fuse: Off Beat at 10p
Syfy: Lost Girl at 10p
TLC: I Found the Gown at 10p & 1030p
Syndication Premiere: Private Practice
CMT: Bayou Billionaires at 9p; Redneck Rehab at 10p
OWN: Welcome to Sweetie Pie's at 9p; Iyanla, Fix My Life at 10p
NBC: Saturday Night Live at 1129p
VH1: Rehab with Dr. Drew at 8p; Behind the Music at 9p
HBO: Boardwalk Empire at 9p
Galavision: Los Heroes del Norte (Heroes of the North) at 10p
E!: Keeping Up with the Kardashians at 9p
TNT: Leverage at 9p & 10p
Showtime: Weeds (series finale) at 10p
Following the season premiere of Saturday Night Live on NBC this Saturday, a new season of lifestyle program 1st Look, hosted by Ali Fedotowsky (The Bachelor, The Bachelorette) will debut. 1st Look is produced by LX.TV, the lifestyle production unit of the NBC Owned Television Stations division of NBCUniversal. The program airs on more than 200 NBC affiliates nationwide as well as the 10 NBC-owned television stations.
Original CBS 60 Minutes segments will, for the first time, appear on a cable network as part of a new deal forged between 60 Minutes and Showtime Sports. The new monthly sports news magazine show, 60 Minutes of Sports, will premiere in November on premium network Showtime, which is also owned by CBS. Each month, 60 Minutes of Sports will feature two original segments and one updated 60 Minutes classic sports story from the show's archive. The broadcasts will also contain a topical, studio-based interview with a sports newsmaker.
A new series on Lifetime plays off the theme of its original movie franchise when My Life is a Lifetime Movie debuts October 17 at 10p. The new unscripted series, described as a hybrid, will combine cinematic recreations and first-person interviews with women in danger who relate their true-life stories. Episodes will focus on stories involving sexual misconduct to a real-life fatal attraction situations as told by women from around the US. Lifetime has ordered seven one-hour episodes which will be executive produced by DiGa Partners Liz Gateley and Tony DiSanto in addition to DiGa's Jordan Roberts and Jessica Antonini. A+E Networks will be involved with global sales for the series.
National Geographic Channel's new 12-episode series Bid & Destroy follows a demolition company, Danley Demolition as they go treasure hunting in buildings before tearing them down. The series, produced by Leftfield Pictures (creators of Pawn Stars), opens October 10 with double premiere episodes at 9p and 930p.
Comedy series Episodes starring Matt LeBlanc was renewed for a third season by Showtime. The co-production between Showtime and the BBC will begin production in both Los Angeles and London in 2013 on nine half-hour episodes. Episodes is created and executive produced by writing partners David Crane and Jeffrey Klarik and is also executive produced by Jimmy Mulville through his Hat Trick production company.
Bridal series Randy to the Rescue was renewed by TLC for a second season slated to premiere in May 2013 with 10 one-hour episodes. The first season averaged 1.4 million total viewers. Randy to the Rescue is produced for TLC by Half Yard Productions.
Animal Planet granted a fourth season renewal for My Cat From Hell with 17 one-hour episodes targeting 2013. The series, produced for the network by 3 Ball Productions/Eyeworks USA features cat behaviorist Jackson Galaxy as he helps cat owners find solutions for their misbehaving felines.
Country superstar Trisha Yearwood welcomes viewers back into her kitchen as she stars in a second season of Trisha's Southern Kitchen premiering October 20 at 11a on Food Network. Shot in Oklahoma, the new season feature recipes for a Southern Brunch and a Sunday Supper as well as holidays such as Halloween and Thanksgiving. Guests joining Yearwood include her family and friends and her husband, Garth Brooks. The 13-episode series is produced by Ellen Rakieten Entertainment and RelativityREAL.
A third season of Haven will bow on Syfy starting September 21 at 10p. The premiere episode picks up where the season two finale left off and the next season will spotlight several guest stars including Iain Glen, Bree Williamson, Laura Vandervoort, Dorian Missick, Kate Kelton, Nolan North and Claudia Black. Haven is produced by Entertainment One and Big Motion Pictures in association with Piller/Segan/Shepherd and airs on Syfy in the U.S., Showcase in Canada and internationally on Universal Networks International's channels. Entertainment One handles the worldwide distribution.
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Fashion designer, Betsey Johnson will star in her own reality series along with her daughter, Lulu for Style Network. Betsey + Lulu will debut on Style in spring 2013 and production has begun with filming at Johnson's 70th birthday party this week following her spring 2013 runway show. The series will follow the mother-daughter duo and the upcoming launch of their new dress collection. Magical Elves (Top Chef, Fashion Star) is producing with Jane Lipsitz and Dan Cutforth of Magical Elves serving as EPs.
Tom Hanks was tapped as the on-camera host, historical commentator and narrator of National Geographic Channel's two-hour TV event Killing Lincoln set to air in early 2013. The project is based on the book Killing Lincoln: The Shocking Assassination that Changed America Forever by Bill O'Reilly with co-author Martin Dugard. Scott Free Productions and Herzog & Co. are producing for National Geographic Channel.
Toby Stephens has been cast as the lead in STARZ' original series Black Sails produced by Michael Bay. Stephens will play Captain Flint, one of the most feared pirate captains of the Golden Age of pirates. STARZ will debut the eight-episode pirate adventure series in 2014 which takes place 20 years before Robert Louis Stevenson's classic novel Treasure Island. Bay serves as EP on the production along with his Platinum Dunes partners Brad Fuller and Andrew Form. Jon Steinberg created the series and is the showrunner; Robert Levine is co-EP. Production will take place at Cape Town Studios in Cape Town, South Africa later this year.
Casting Call: A major cable network and Pink Sneakers Productions are searching nationwide for a country family-owned and operated family business. Does your family work together? Do some family members meddle in the busines' affairs? Whatever the business the producers want to hear from you. Send an email to: Casting@pinksneakers.net and include your contact information and recent photos of your family.
Nordic-based independent production alliance, nice group announced Limelight Film & TV has relaunched as Rakett. The newly-rebranded production company is based in Oslo and is led by Andreas Hjerto who joined nice group in May from Rubico TV.
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Broadcast Morning News Shows Weekly Average Ratings (week of September 3, 2012)
ABC: GMA 5.20 million total viewers; 1.6/12 and 1.93 million A25-54
NBC: Today 4.40 million total viewers; 1.6/12 and 1.84 million A25-54
CBS: This Morning 2.19 million total viewers; 0.7/5 and 808,000 A25-54
Source: Nielsen, NTI
Broadcast Sunday Morning News Shows Weekly Average Ratings (September 9, 2012)
NBC: Meet the Press 3.18 million total viewers; 0.8 rtg. and 977,000 A25-54
ABC: This Week 2.69 million total viewers; 0.6 rtg. and 720,000 A25-54
CBS: Face the Nation 2.49 million total viewers; 0.5 rtg. and 652,000 A25-54
FOX: Fox News Sunday 1.33 million total viewers; 0.5 rtg. and 569,000 A25-54
CBS: Face the Nation-2 1.11 million total viewers; 0.3 rtg. and 326,000 A25-54
Source: Nielsen, NTI
Wednesday A18-49 Analysis: FOX was in the spotlight Wednesday winning the A18-49 demo at 3.4/10, according to final primetime national ratings from Nielsen. At 8p, NBC's The Voice topped with a 3.4/11 followed by FOX's season premiere of The X Factor at 2.9/9. During 9p, The X Factor season opener on FOX gained in the ratings to a 3.9/11 and NBC slid down into second place with America's Got Talent at 2.9/8. NBC was back on top at 10p with the debut of new sitcom Guys with Kids and a repeat of new comedy The New Normal at an average of 1.8/5 (Guys with Kids posted a 2.2/6 at 10p) followed by Univision's Amor Bravio at 1.6/5.
Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Wednesday, September 12, 2012 time period averages. Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated. Live+SD.
NBC: 5.6/9 The Voice 6.8/11, America's Got Talent 6.7/11, Guys with Kids [p], The New Normal [r] 2.7/5
FOX: 5.3/9 The X Factor [p] 5.3/9
CBS: 4.0/7 Big Brother 14 3.8/6, Criminal Minds [r] 3.8/6, CSI [r] 4.5/8
UNIV: 2.2/4 Por Ella Soy Eva 2.1/4, Abismo de Pasion 2.4/4, Amor Bravio 2.1/4
ABC: 2.1/3 The Middle [r] 2.6/4, Suburgatory [r] 2.1/3, Modern Family [r] 2.5/4, Suburgatory [r] 1.9/3, Revenge [r] 1.8/3
TELE: 0.7/1 Rosa Diamante 0.6/1, Corazon Valiente 0.8/1, Pablo Escobar: El Patron del Mal 1.0/2, El Rostro de la Venganza 0.5/1
ION: 0.6/1 Leverage 0.7/1, Leverage 0.6/1, Leverage 0.6/1
CW: 0.5/1 Oh Sit! 0.5/1, Supernatural [r] 0.5/1
TF: 0.3/0 Cineplex WED [7p start r] 0.2/0, Cineplex 2 WED [r] 0.3/0
A18-49: FOX 3.4/10, NBC 2.7/8, UNIV 1.7/5, CBS 1.5/5, ABC 0.9/3, TELE 0.5/1, CW 0.3/1, ION 0.3/1, TF 0.2/1
Effective immediately, Nancy Dubuc advances to the newly-minted role as President/Entertainment and Media at A+E Networks. Nancy will now oversee A&E Network in addition to the networks HISTORY and Lifetime that she already manages. Nancy will further oversee A+E Networks' International and Digital divisions. She will continue to report to A+E Networks President/CEO Abbe Raven. A&E Network President Bob DeBitetto and EVPs Dan Suratt and Steve Ronson will now report to Nancy.
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Friday's Fun Fact: As of 2010, Joseph Stalin's daughter Svetlana was living in Richland Center, Wisconsin.
This day in History: 1964 - Walt Disney awarded Medal of Freedom at White House.
Answer to Our Last Trivia Question: What was the name of the helicopter on Riptide? The Screaming Mimi. Kudos to: Mike Schwartz-WJBF/WAGT/Augusta; Rory Rosegarten-The Conversation Company, Ltd./Roslyn, NY; Steven Piluso-PHD/NY; James Taguchi-WTVR/Richmond; Linda Grillo -Viacom/NYC; Adam Leston-WDJT/Milwaukee; Cristina Benavente-High Noon entertainment/Denver; Travis Ballenger-True Media/Bozeman, MT; Dan Harrison Fox Broadcasting/LA; Tom Moore-Kalt Productions/LA.
Today's Trivia Question: What actors portrayed Detective Goren's biological parents on Law & Order: Criminal Intent? (Email John@cynopsis.com with your answer and be sure to include your name, company, city and time zone. Unofficial rules: Only the second four correct answers from each time zone will be mentioned; and once you've been mentioned in any of the Cynopsis editions, you can't be mentioned again that calendar week.).
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WHAT'S ON TONIGHT - FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2012
ABC: Shark Tank [p], Primetime: What Would You Do? [p], 20/20 [p]
AZTECA: Especial, Futbol Mexicano Primero Division
CBS: Undercover Boss [r], CSI:NY [r], Blue Bloods [r]
CW: America's Next Top Model [r], Nikita [r]
FOX: Touch, Bones [r]
ION: Cold Case, Cold Case, Cold Case
NBC: Guys with Kids [r], Go On [r], Grimm [r], Dateline NBC
PBS: Washington Week, Need to Know, Great Performances at the Met
TELE: Caso Cerrado: Edicion Esteler Rosa Diamante, Corazon Valiente, Pablo Escobar: El Patron del Mal, El Rostro de la Venganza, Futbol Mexicano Primero Division
UNIV: Por Ella Soy Eva; Abismo de Pasion, Amor Bravio
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