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Good morning. It's Monday, September 17, 2012, and this is your first early morning briefing.
Syndication Premieres: Trisha Goddard; Are We There Yet?; Let's Ask America; Rachael Ray; The Steve Wilkos Show; Justice For All with Judge Cristina Perez; Jeopardy!; Wheel of Fortune; Syndication premieres starting this week: Unsealed: Alien Files; Unsealed: Conspiracy Files; Now Eat This with Rocco Dispirito
FOX: Bones at 8p; The Mob Doctor at 9p
ENCORE: Shogun at 8p
DIY Network: House Crashers at 9p
Logo: Be Good Johnny Weir at 10p
NBC: Revolution at 10p
TNT: Perception at 10p
Investigation Discovery: Stolen Voices, Buried Secrets at 10p
Making it official, FOX has completed its judges panel for American Idol, when the show debuts its 12th season next January. Previously named judge Mariah Carey and returning judge Randy Jackson will be joined by two new judges: singer, songwriter, rapper and fashionista, Nicki Minaj and four-time Grammy Award winner and country superstar Keith Urban. Minaj and Urban along with Carey, Jackson and host Ryan Seacrest participated in the auditions that kicked off this past weekend in New York City. Other upcoming audition cities include Los Angeles, Chicago, Charlotte, San Antonio, Baton Rouge and Oklahoma City. American Idol is produced b 19 Entertainment, a division of Core Media Group and FremantleMedia North America, Inc.
On Saturday, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences awarded the 2011-2012 Creative Arts Primetime Emmy® Awards for programs and individual achievements at the 64th Emmy® Awards presentation at the NOKIA Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles. HBO led with the most wins at 17 total followed by CBS with 13, PBS tallying 11 wins, Discovery with 6 wins and NBC receiving 5 awards. For a full list of Creative Arts Primetime Emmy Awards winners, please visit our website at www.cynopsis.com. Emmys in 26 other categories will be presented at the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards telecast this Sunday at 8p on ABC at the NOKIA Theatre L.A. Live.
National Geographic Channel airs a new four-part series over two nights focused on destructive weather. Forecast: Disaster premieres October 4 and October 5 with one-hour episodes at 9p and 10p both nights. The series recreates what happens when Deadly tornadoes, Deadly Floods, Deadly Avalanches and Deadly Quakes strike, hosted by adventurer and NBC News special correspondent Ben Fogle. Forecast: Disaster is produced by Pioneer Productions for the National Geographic Channel.
Later in October, Richard Hammond helms the second season of BBC America's original series Richard Hammond's Crash Course starting October 22 at 10p. The series, produced by BBC Worldwide Productions, has Hammond taking on a new occupation most of which are unfamiliar to him and sometimes involves danger. In the new season, Hammond will peddle around San Francisco as a bike messenger and be a Hollywood stuntman among other jobs.
A third season of Food Network's competition series Sweet Genius debuts October 18 at 10p. Each episode watches as four American pastry chefs battle through three rounds of challenges judge by world-famous cake decorator, Chef Ron Ben-Israel. The final winner takes on the title of Sweet Genius as well as a $10,000 cash prize.
The 23rd installment of MTV's The Challenge: Battle of the Seasons bows this Wednesday at 10p with a 90-minute episode. The new season features 28 past housemates from the Real World seasons Austin, Brooklyn, both Las Vegas seasons (combined into one team), Cancun, New Orleans, San Diego and St. Thomas who'll battle it out for the crown and the largest prize in the series' history at $350,000. TJ Lavin hosts the series and the new season takes place in Bodrum, Turkey. The Challenge: Battle of the Seasons was created for MTV by Bunim/Murray Productions.
This week, a new online comedy series, Suit Up premieres exclusively on Yahoo!. The scripted comedy series is about a crisis expert (Marc Evan Jackson) as he manages a college athletic department steeped in scandal. The eight episodes are available live now via Yahoo! Screen http://screen.yahoo.com/suit-up/. Fox Digital Studio (FDS) produced the series in association with DIRECTV.
Top 10 Weekend Box Office Estimates: September 14-16, 2012
Resident Evil: Retribution (Sony) $21.1 million opening weekend
Finding Nemo (Disney) $17.5 million opening weekend
Possession, The (Lionsgate) $5.8 million 3 wk total $41.2m
Lawless (The Weinstein Co.) $4.2 million 3 wk total $30.1m
ParaNorman (Focus Features) $3.0 million 5 wk total $49.3m
Expendables 2, The (Lionsgate) $3.0 million 5 wk total $80.3m
Words, The (CBS Films) $2.9 million 2 wk total $9.2m
Bourne Legacy, The (Universal) $2.9 million 6 wk total $107.8m
Odd Life of Timothy Green, The (Disney) $2.5 million 5 wk total $46.3m
Campaign, The (Warner Bros.) $2.4 million 6 wk total $82.9m
The nomination deadline for Cynopsis' Most Intriguing People Awards will be here before you know it! Nominate those you feel are making significant (and sometime head-turning) contributions to the business!
A single-camera workplace comedy titled Assistance was picked up by NBC. The network gave the project script orders on the project based on a play written and directed by Leslye Headland that was based loosely on her time working as an assistant to the Harvey Weinstein of The Weinstein Co. Headland will write the script and serve as EP along with Gary Sanchez Productions' Jessica Elbaum, Owen Burke, Will Ferrell and Adam McKay. Universal Television is producing.
USA Network ordered to pilot an adaptation of Elmore Leonard's short story from the anthology When the Women Come Out to Dance from Cheryl Heuton and Nicolas Falacci, co-creators of the series Numb3rs. The plot is about a Miami businessman who is contemplating a run for political office and tries to increase his chances of being elected by marrying a Columbian woman is on the run from her troubled past. The project from Hypnotic was sold by Universal Cable Productions to NBC last year.
Production is commencing today on E!'s fourth series in the Kardashian franchise, Kourtney and Kim Take Miami, per EW. The series will debut in January.
Trisha Rae Stahl is joining the cast of FOX's Glee in the recurring role as mother to Marley Rose (Melissa Benoist). Stahl's character was introduced on the show's fourth season premiere last week.
NBC's Smash tapped Broadcast star of Rent Jesse L. Martin for six-episode run during season two. Martin will play Scott Welker, an artistic director at a theater company and a potential love interest to Debra Messing's character Julia.
Jonathan Banks booked a multi-episode run on CBS' new period drama Vegas, per TVLine. Banks will play Angelo, a Chicago gangster leader who travels to Vegas and Michael Chiklis' Savino wants him to expand there.
A&E Network's upcoming series Bates Motel has cast Freddie Highmore as the young Norman and Max Thieriot as his older brother. The series is from Carlton Cuse and Kerry Ehrin and will focus on the backstory of Norman Bates that made him into a serial killer. Vera Farmiga was previously cast as Norman's mother, Norma.
Toronto-based Breakthrough Entertainment is set to roll out the company's slate of documentary series this fall. The lineup includes: The Other Side with four half-hour episodes produced by Re:Source Media Inc.; Sea Nation with 10 half-hour eps produced by Sea Nation LLC; the one-hour My Really Cool Legs! is produced by Aspire Productions, Inc.; Edge of war with six one-hour eps is from Partners In Motion; Supernatural Investigator has two one-hour eps produced by David Brady Productions (Nostradamus) and Partners In Motion (Flatliners); and the one-hour Super Volcano is from David Brady Productions in association with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
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Thursday A18-49 Analysis: FOX had the winning lineup Thursday among the A18-49 at 3.1/9, according to final primetime national ratings from Nielsen. FOX was #1 at 8p with The X Factor at 3.1/10 and the season finale of America's Got Talent on NBC was next at 2.0/6. FOX leveled a one-two punch this night winning with the season launch of Glee during the 9p hour at 3.1/8 while NBC's America's Got Talent finale finished in second place at 2.8/7. At 10p, Univision moved into the top spot with Amor Bravio at 1.5/4 and NBC's Rock Center with Brian Williams was a close #2 at 1.4/4.
Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Thursday, September 13, 2012 time period averages. Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated. Live+SD.
NBC: 5.6/9 America's Got Talent [f] 6.5/10, Rock Center with Brian Williams 4.0/7
FOX: 4.8/8 The X Factor 5.1/8, Glee [p] 4.6/7
CBS: 3.8/6 The Big Bang Theory [r] 4.6/8, Two and a Half Men [r] 3.6/6, Big Brother 14 3.5/6, Person of Interest [r] 3.9/7
UNIV: 2.2/4 Por Ella Soy Eva 2.2/4, Abismo de Pasion 2.5/4, Amor Bravio 2.1/4
ABC: 1.9/3 Wipeout 2.2/4, Grey's Anatomy [r] 1.9/3, Scandal [r] 1.8/3
ION: 0.8/1 Cold Case 0.7/1, Cold Case 0.9/1, Criminal Minds 0.8/1
TELE: 0.7/1 Rosa Diamante 0.7/1, Corazon Valiente 0.8/1, Pablo Escobar: El Patron del Mal 1.0/2, El Rostro de la Venganza 0.5/1
CW: 0.5/1 Vampire Diaries [r] 0.6/1, The Next 0.4/1
TF: 0.3/1 Cineplex THR [7p start r] 0.3/1, Fiesta de Pelicula THR 0.3/1
A18-49: FOX 3.1/9, NBC 2.0/6, CBS 1.6/5, UNIV 1.6/5, ABC 0.8/2, TELE 0.5/2, ION 0.4/1, CW 0.3/1, TF 0.3/1
Digital media business, GoLocal24, specializing in the delivery of local news and information to mid-sized markets announced Merrill Brown, founding Editor in Chief of MSNBC.com and a member of the founding team of Court TV joined the Board of Directors.
Paul Quinn, President/GM of WGAL-TV, the Hearst Television-owned NBC affiliate in the Lancaster-Harrisburg, PA market will retire from his position later this year. Paul has been head of the station since 1993 and his career in local television has spanned more than four decades. The station will announce his successor at a future date.
Beginning October 1, Marty Wilke takes on the new role as President/GM of WBBM-TV in Chicago, owned by CBS Television Stations. The announcement was made by Peter Dunn, President, CBS Television Stations. Before joining WBBM-TV, Marty was VP/GM of WGN-TV in Chicago, serving in this capacity since July 2008. In her new position, Marty will succeed Bruno Cohen who has been President/GM of WBBM-TV since October 2008 and was appointed as President/GM of the CBS-owned stations in San Francisco, KPIX-TV and KBCW-TV as well as Seattle's station, KSTW-TV.
Thrillist Media Group (TMG) named Gene Newman as Thrillist.com's first GM and Keith Blanchard as the company's first Chief Content Officer. Gene will head the Thrillist web experience that features men's lifestyle content. He joins from Maxim where he served as Digital Editorial Director. In his new position, Keith will manage TMG's creative services, branded content and events teams. Both Gene and Keith are based at the company's New York office. Prior to this appointment, Keith was with Story Worldwide as their Chief Content Officer.
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This day in History: 1957 - 2 male attorneys "stand in" as actress Sophia Loren & producer Carlo Ponti wed by proxy in Juarez, Mexico.
Answer to Our Last Trivia Question: What actors portrayed Detective Goren's biological parents in Law & Order: Criminal Intent? Rita Moreno and Roy Scheider. Kudos to: Shari Lampert-CNBC/Englewood Cliffs, NJ; Marc Mondry-MSG Networks/NYC; John Carlo-NBCUniversal/NYC; Shannon Malone-Wag TV/Washington DC; Lisa Raby-LittleBigDog Productions/Lake Village, AR; John Amato-"Good Day L.A."/KTTV/LA; Tina Cannizzaro DeBone-Double T productions/Burbank; Susan Nessanbaum - Goldberg-M and s entertainment. Inc/LA; Alan Perris-The Television Academy/North Hollywood.
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WHAT'S ON TONIGHT - MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2012
ABC: CMA Music Festival: Country's Night to Rock
AZTECA: La Isla, Extra Normal, Al Extremo, Buenas Noches America
CBS: How I Met Your Mother [r], How I Met Your Mother [r], 2 Broke Girls [r], 2 Broke Girls [r], Hawaii Five-0 [r]
CW: The LA Complex, The LA Complex
FOX: Bones [p], Mob Doctor [p]
ION: Criminal Minds, Criminal Minds, Criminal Minds
NBC: The Voice, Revolution [p]
PBS: Antiques Roadshow, Market Warriors, Antiques Roadshow
TELE: Rosa Diamante, Corazon Valiente, Pablo Escobar: El Patron del Mal, El Rostro de la Venganza
UNIV: Por Ella Soy Eva; Abismo de Pasion, Amor Bravio
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