Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

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Cynopsis
02.29.12

Good morning. It’s Wednesday, February 29, 2012, and this is your first early morning briefing.

Tonight’s Premieres:
Discovery Channel: Sons of Guns at 9p
TLC: Undercover Princesses at 10p
USA Network: Psych at 10p

Tonight’s Finale:
Bravo: Top Chef at 10p

 

~ MORE GOOD STUFF ~

The 14th season of ABC’s Dancing with the Stars unveiled a celebrity cast of twelve including former Melrose Place star, Jack Wagner; Melissa Gilbert, best known for her role in the TV series Little House on the Prairie; Sherri Shepherd, current co-host on ABC’s The View; Jaleel White, best remembered playing Steve Urkel on the sitcom Family Matters; tennis star Martina Navratilova; TV host Maria Menounos; Motown Grammy Award-winner Gladys Knight; opera singer Katherine Jenkins; Disney star Roshon Fegan; NFL Super Bowl champ Donald Driver; singer/songwriter Gavin DeGraw; and telenovela actor William Levy.  Dancing with the Stars premieres its 14th season March 19 at 8p on ABC. 

FOX has re-tooled its spring schedule by now premiering  the new Kiefer Sutherland drama Touch on March 22 at 9p following the American Idol results show at 8p.  An encore of the Touch preview episode will air March 15 at 9p.  Starting April 2, Bones will move to a new night and time at 8p followed by House at 9p with all-new episodes.  A retrospective special of House looking back at the series’ eight seasons is scheduled for May 21 at 8p and the series finale will follow at 9p.  FOX’s 25th Anniversary Special, celebrating the shows and stars of the network’s 25-year history, will air April 22 at 8p over two hours.  Additionally, The Finder will air its spring finale on March 8 at 9p and will be back later in the season with all-new episodes.   A two-hour season finale of Alcatraz will air March 26 at 8p.   

Unscripted series Bomb Patrol: Afghanistan is back on G4′s schedule this spring with seven new episodes starting March 27 at 10p.  Josh Duhamel narrates the series that is embedded with the US Navy’s EOD Platoon 3-4-2 during their five-month tour.  The series is produced by Big Fish Entertainment.

FX premieres four comedy series, two new series and a pair of returning series all airing back-to-back on June 28: 

  • The series debut of acquired comedy Anger Management starring Charlie Sheen opens with stacked episodes at 9p and 930p.   Subsequent weeks will have original episodes air at 930p on Thursdays preceded by the previous week’s episode repeated at 9p.  FX has ordered 10 episodes from producers Debmar-Mercury and Lionsgate.
  • A second season of Wilfred starring Elijah Wood and Jason Gann debuts at 10p.  FX has ordered 13 episodes for the new season produced by FX Productions.
  • Season three of Louie starring actor/comedian Louis C.K. launches at 1030p.  FX has ordered 13 episodes for the third season produced by FX Productions.
  • The series premiere of late-night comedy Strangely Uplifting starring actor/comedian Russell Brand will bow at 11p.  Shot in front of a live audience, FX has ordered 6 half-hour episodes of the series produced by FX Productions in association with Branded Films and Dakota Films. 

National music TV network Fuse, part of The Madison Square Garden Company, has ordered 12 additional episodes of the game show/comedy series Funny or Die’s Billy On The Street.  Starring comedian Billy Eichner, the series hits the streets of New York as Eichner tests people on their knowledge of music and pop culture trivia. 

The premiere date for Discovery Channel’s new series Unchained Reaction is set for March 18 at 10p.  Series Mythbusters will move to a new night starting March 25 at 9p.  Unchained Reaction is a six-part series executive produced by Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman of Mythbusters where two teams compete to build an elaborate chain reaction contraption. 

On March 25, TLC brings back its series Long Island Medium for a second season featuring Long Island mom-turned-medium Theresa Caputo.  TLC ordered 14 30m episodes for the second season.  Long Island Medium is produced by Magilla Entertainment for TLC. 

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~ DISTRIBUTION, CARRIAGE & CLEARANCE ~

The Television Syndication Company (TVS) acquired the North American and Caribbean rights to the adventure reality series Dangerous Waters with ten one-hour episodes in hi-def.  The series follows five adventurers as they travel via personal watercraft 4,500 miles from Seattle through the Aleutian Islands, cross the Bering Strait to reach Russia.  The first season is the first in a planned seven seasons to circumnavigate the earth on personal watercraft.


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~ PRODUCTION & DEVELOPMENT ~

BBC America is teaming with UK-based independent studio Clerkenwell Films on two new series: Wired is a sci-fi series from writer Steven Volk (Afterlife) that explores man’s evolving relationship with technology and the second series is The Dead Beat, a paranormal crime series from John Jackson (Being Human) centering on two cops, one dead and one alive.  Both series will be distributed by BBC Worldwide.  These projects are the first from the non-exclusive development deal between BBC America and Clerkenwell Films announced in September 2011.

Alan Ball, creator of HBO’s True Blood is stepping down in his role as the series’ daily showrunner.  According to a statement released by HBO yesterday, Ball intended to take a more supervisory role on True Blood if HBO extended the series to a sixth season.  Ball is still busy as his crime drama Banshee received a series order of 10 episodes from Cinemax.  In addition, Ball has the one-hour medical drama Wichita in development at HBO. 

In other HBO news, Michael Mann, the EP/director of the network’s series Luck will continue working with the network for a limited docu-series titled Witness chronicling war photographers.  The four-episode series will follow combat photographers documenting conflict in Mexico, Brazil, Uganda and Libya.  Mann will partner with documentary director David Frankham. 

For the first time the role of Sherlock Holmes’ sidekick Dr. Watson will be portrayed by a woman.  Lucy Liu landed the role on CBS’ pilot Elementary playing opposite Jonny Lee Miller as the famous detective Holmes in a modern-day take set in New York City.  Liu is currently appearing on TNT’s Southland.  CBS TV Studios is producing Elementary.

Former Charlie’s Angels co-star Rachael Taylor landed a co-starring role on ABC’s drama pilot 666 Park Avenue.  Taylor will play Jane married to Henry (Dave Annabele), the couple who is hired to manage an historic apartment building in New York City filled with supernatural occurrences.  Lost’s Terry O’Quinn will play the owner of the building.  Warner Bros. Television is producing.

Academy Award-winner Cuba Gooding Jr. was tapped for the lead role in FOX’s Greg Berlanti legal drama pilot Guilty.  The drama is about William “Billy” Remz (Gooding), an ethically questionable defense attorney who has been stripped of his license to practice law after being falsely convicted of fraud.  Remz uses his untraditional ways to solve cases he’s been banned from handling.  If this pilot is ordered to series, this project marks Gooding’s first foray into regular series television.  Gooding joins previously-announced Eva Amurri Martino who will play Lily, another attorney who works closely with Billy. 

Correction:  Eva Amurri Martino joins FOX’s pilot Guilty after having a role on the Showtime series Californication.  In Tuesday’s edition, we incorrectly identified Californication’s network and we apologize for the error.

Marin Ireland will play the potentially recurring role of the sister of homicide detective Holder’s (Joel Kinnaman) sister in AMC’s The Killing second season, per TVLine

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~RATINGS~

Top Ten Basic Cable Ad Supported Network Rankings among A18-49 for the week of: 2/20-2/26/12
Primetime    (000)        Total Pgm Day     (000)
TNT              1946         ADSM*                699
USA              1033         TNT                    650                    
TBSC            1013         USA                     519
HIST              989         TBSC                   513
FAM               753         NICK                    506
FX                 739          NAN*                  477
MTV               691          FX                      457
AEN                661          ESPN                  445
ADSM             629          HIST                   439
DISC              618          DSNY                   391
Source: Turner Research from The Nielsen Company data.
All ratings based on Total US Television Universe of 114,700,000 homes.
* = Network broadcasts less than 51% of minutes in a 24 hour day.
Notes: Program-based, strict daypart averages. Primetime is Mon-Sat 8P-11P and Sun 7P-11P. Total day is Mon-Sun 6A-6A for household and demographic performance.

Top Ten Basic Cable Ad Supported Network Rankings among Total Viewers for the week of: 2/20-2/26/12      
Primetime    (000)      Total Pgm Day            (000)
TNT               3477        NICK                      1944
USA               3129        DSNY                     1683
DSNY             2325        USA                       1410
HIST              2205        ADSM*                   1302
TBSC             1825        TNT                        1286
FOXN             1707        TOON                      1229
FAM               1598        FOXN                      1030
ADSM            1401        HIST                         965
AEN              1365         NAN*                        953
SYFY             1365        TBSC                        893
Source: Turner Research from The Nielsen Company data.
All ratings based on Total US Television Universe of 114,700,000 homes.
* = Network broadcasts less than 51% of minutes in a 24 hour day.
Notes: Program-based, strict daypart averages. Primetime is Mon-Sat 8P-11P and Sun 7P-11P. Total day is Mon-Sun 6A-6A for household and demographic performance.

Top 10 Cable Programs among A18-49 (000) for the week of: 2/20-2/26/12
AMC    The Walking Dead                         4877
TNT     West/East                                   4246
TNT     NBA All-Star Saturday Night            3764
MTV     Jersey Shore Season 5                  3745
TNT     New York/Miami                            2806
HIST    Pawn Stars 1030p                         2636
DISC    Gold Rush                                    2543
HIST    Pawn Stars 10p                            2456
USA     WWE Entertainment 10p                 2258
HIST    Swamp People                              2237
Source: Turner Research from Nielsen Media Research Data.
All ratings based on Total US Television
Universe of 114,700,000 homes

Top 10 Broadcast Programs among A18-49 rating/share and (000) for the week of 2/20-2/26/12
ABC    84th Academy Awards                           11.7/27           14965
ABC    Oscar’s Red Carpet Live 3                        6.2/16             7907
NBC    The Voice                                             6.0/15             7615
CBS    The Big Bang Theory                               5.3/16             6721
FOX    American Idol  WED                                5.1/14             6579
ABC    Modern Family                                        4.8/12              6144
FOX    American Idol  THURS                              4.5/13             5817
CBS    Two and a Half Men                                4.2/10             5307
ABC    Oscar’s Red Carpet Live 2                         4.0/11              5170
CBS    2 Broke Girls                                           4.0/10             5167
Source: Nielsen Media Research, Galaxy Explorer, Live + SD Data

Broadcast Evening News Weekly Average Ratings (week of February 20, 2012)
NBC:     9.14 million total viewers; 2.1/7 and 2.54 million A25-54
ABC:     7.66 million total viewers; 1.8/6 and 2.12 million A25-54
CBS:     6.50 million total viewers; 1.6/6 and 1.93 million A25-54
Source: Nielsen, NTI Total Viewers and A25-54 Live + SD

Saturday A18-49 Analysis:  With its usual Saturday lineup, FOX was #1 at 1.0/3 among A18-49, according to final primetime national ratings from Nielsen.  At 8p, FOX’s double Cops episodes won at an average of 1.4/4 and ABC’s Wipeout repeat was next at 0.8/3.  ABC moved into first place at 9p with its Movie of the Week at 1.0/3 followed closely by Univision’s Sabado Gigante at 0.9/3.  ABC held the top position through 10p with its Movie of the Week at 1.2/3 and CBS’ 48 Hours Mystery was a step behind at 1.1/3. 

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Saturday, February 25, 2012  time period averages.  Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated. Live+SD.


CBS: 2.7/5           Comedytime Saturday [r] 1.7/3, Comedytime Saturday [r] 2.1/4, Crimetime Saturday [r] 2.9/5, 48 Hours Mystery 3.5/6

ABC: 2.1/4            Wipeout [r] 1.5/3, ABC Saturday Movie of the Week: The Devil Wears Prada 2.4/4

FOX: 2.0/3            Cops 2.3/4, Cops 2 2.5/4, The Finder [r] 1.5/3

NBC: 1.8/3             Smash [r] 1.3/2, The Firm 1.5/3, Law & Order: SVU [r] 2.4/4

UNIV: 1.5/3           Sabado Gigante 1.5/3

ION: 0.6/1             Psych Sat 8P 0.6/1, Psych Sat 9P 0.6/1, Psych Sat 10P 0.7/1

TF: 0.4/1               Liga Mexicana de Futbol: Pachuca vs. Tigres 0.3/1, Liga Mexicana de Futbol: Atlante vs. America [r] 0.4/1

TELE: 0.4/1            Cine de Impacto: 2 Fast 2 Furious [7p start] 0.4/1, Cine de Impacto II: Four Brothers 0.4/1

A18-49:  FOX 1.0/3, ABC 0.9/3, UNIV 0.8/3, CBS 0.8/2, NBC 0.5/1, TELE 0.4/1, ION 0.3/1, TF 0.3/1


Sunday A18-49 Analysis:  ABC had a “golden” evening Sunday winning the A18-49 viewers at 9.2/23, according to final primetime national ratings from Nielsen.  ABC opened the night at 7p on top with back-to-back Oscar’s Red Carpet Live 1 and 2 at an average of 3.4/10 followed by an encore of 60 Minutes on CBS at 1.3/4.  ABC’s ratings during 8p rose to an 8.6/22 for a combination of Oscar’s Red Carpet Live 3 and the opening of the Academy Awards presentation and CBS’ The Amazing Race trailed in second at 2.2/5.  ABC’s Academy Awards coverage surged to an 11.8/26 during 9p with NBC’s Celebrity Apprentice a distant #2 at 1.7/4.  ABC closed the night at 10p with a bump in the ratings to a 12.1/28 for more from the 84th Annual Academy Awards live telecast and NBC’s Celebrity Apprentice stayed in second place at 2.0/5.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Sunday, February 26, 2012 time period averages.  Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated. Live+SD.


ABC: 18.6/29     Oscar’s Red Carpet Live 1 7.8/14, Oscar’s Red Carpet Live 2 10.2/17, Oscar’s Red Carpet Live 3 14.3/22, 84th Annual Academy Awards 22.6/34

CBS: 3.8/6          60 Minutes [r] 4.5/7, The Amazing Race 4.3/6, The Mentalist [r] 3.0/4, CSI: Miami 3.3/5

NBC: 2.8/4          Dateline Classic [r] 3.1/5, Celebrity Apprentice [r] 1.6/2, Celebrity Apprentice 3.2/5

FOX: 1.8/3         Bob’s Burgers [r] 1.2/2, The Cleveland Show [r] 1.5/2, The Simpsons [r] 2.1/3, Napoleon Dynamite [r] 1.9/3, Family Guy [r] 2.1/3, American Dad [r] 1.9/3

UNIV: 1.3/2        Dale con Ganas 0.7/1, Parodiando 1.7/2, Sal y Pimienta 1.2/2

TF: 0.6/1            Cine de Las Estrel Sun [r] 2 0.7/1, Cine de Las Estrel Sun 2 0.5/1

ION: 0.5/1          Sunday 8PM Movie: The Terminator 0.5/1, Sunday 10PM Movie: Fast & Furious [r] 0.5/1

TELE: 0.5/1         Pa’Lante con Cristina 0.4/1, Cine Millonario 0.6/1

A18-49:  ABC 9.2/23, CBS 1.4/3, FOX 1.4/3, NBC 1.4/3, UNIV 1.0/2, TF 0.6/1, TELE 0.5/1, ION 0.3/1

Monday A18-49 Analysis:  FOX won by a skosh Monday among A18-49 viewers with a 4.4/13, according to final primetime national ratings from Nielsen.  NBC’s The Voice hit the right note at 8p with a 5.0/13 and FOX’s NASCAR Daytona 500 coverage was next at 4.4/13.  During 9p, NBC’s The Voice held firm in first place at 5.9/14 and FOX’s NASCAR Daytona 500 race was solid in second place at 4.5/11.  FOX had a rare win in the 10p hour with the final of the Daytona 500 race and the Daytona 500 Red Flag coverage at an average of 4.8/13 and CBS’ Hawaii Five-O moved to #2 at 2.5/6 and NBC’s Smash was third at 2.3/6.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Monday, February 27, 2012  time period averages.  Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated. Live+SD.


FOX: 7.5/13              FOX NASCAR Daytona 500 [7p to approx. 1030p] 8.0/14, FOX Daytona 500 Red Flag 7.5/13


 

NBC: 7.3/11             The Voice 8.7/13, Smash 4.4/7


CBS: 6.4/10              How I Met Your Mother 5.7/9, 2 Broke Girls 6.3/9, Two and a Half Men 7.5/11, Mike & Molly 6.3/9, Hawaii Five-O 6.2/10


ABC: 5.7/9                The Bachelor 5.5/8, Castle 6.1/10


UNIV: 2.0/3             Una Familia con Suerte 2.0/3, El Talisman 1.8/3, La Que No Podia Amar 2.2/4


CW: 0.9/1               Gossip Girl 0.8/1, Hart of Dixie 1.0/1


ION: 0.8/1              Cold Case 0.8/1, Cold Case 0.9/1, Criminal Minds 0.6/1


TELE: 0.7/1            Maid en Manhattan 0.9/1, Flor Salvaje 0.7/1, Relaciones Peligrosas 0.5/1


TF: 0.4/1               Cine de Las Estrellas Mon [r] 0.4/1, El Capo 0.3/1


A18-49:  FOX 4.4/13, NBC 4.4/11, CBS 3.2/8, ABC 2.5/6, UNIV 1.7/4, TELE 0.6/1, CW 0.5/1, ION 0.3/1, TF 0.3/1


 

~ EXECUTIVE MOVES ~

David Polinchock takes on the new role as Director of the AT&T AdWorks Lab in New York.  David will supervise the daily operations of the Lab while reporting to Maria Mandel Dunsche, VP/Marketing and Media Innovation at AdWorks.

JWT tapped Michael Byrne as CFO of JWT New York to head all financial operations for the agency’s lead office.  Michael will report to Nick Read, CFO, JWT North America.  Michael joins JWT from McCann Erickson New York where he served at CFO. 


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JOB OPENING: SR. BUYER LOCAL TV/Radio Active Int’l in Pearl River, NY (15 miles from NYC): Min 4 – 5 yrs exp. in negotiating and buying local TV/Radio req’d. On location req. Rgoodman@activeinternational.com call 845-732-8943 (3/1)

JOB OPENING: MGR, BRAND INSIGHTS/A+E Networks/NY: Focus on brand rsch, provide ratings analysis/support prog & mktg divisions. 3-5 yrs TV rsch. Nielsen/MRI/Simmons req’d. More info & apply: www.aetn.com/careers.html, #121084 (3/1)

JOB OPENING: PROMO SVC REP/Fox Ad Sales/NY: Mng sponsors’ off-air mktg activity, incl in-store POS materials & consmr promos. 2+ yrs promo/mtkg sppt exp in adv, entmt, or evt plnng. More info/apply: www.foxcareers.com FNG0000952 (3/1)

JOB OPENING:  EXEC ASST (FREELANCE)/NY: Support to the SVP, Dev & Prog (Unscripted), Lifetime Networks managing day-to-day admin responsibilities https://secure.sterlingdirect.com/jobboard/Default.aspx?JOBBOARDID=618&JobDetail=122825 (3/1)

INTERNSHIPS – These positions are for credit only – nobody gets paid here. These ads are always posted for free, and students work for school credit only. For more information on the specs for posting an Internship ad, email Trish at trish@cynopsis.com.

SUMMER INTERNSHIP CREDITS ONLY: PR INTERN/ILLUME PR/LA: Gain experience in digital media, gaming & tech PR by assisting agency on projects. Should be interested in tech & social media w/ strong writing skills. Send resume: illume@illumepr.com (3/2)

SITUATION WANTED ADS, POSTED BY THOSE LOOKING TO BE HIRED … There is no charge for placing your Situation Wanted ad … for more information contact Trish Pihonak at trish@cynopsis.com.

SITUATION WANTED: Jeanne Intile Burns, VOICE-OVER ARTIST/VOICE COACH, Cell: 845-721-9681, E-Mail: jintilevo@yahoo.com, Web Links: www.castingnetworks.com/jburns, http://jburns.voices.com, www.allegro-music.com (“American Biographies”) (3/7)

SITUATION WANTED: Multi Camera Remote/CAMERA OPERATOR: Experience with, Basketball, Football, Racing, Sports etc… I can Travel to VA, MD, DC, NC, DE, KY, NJ, NY, TN, WV, Contact wiseinwmbg@aol.com (3/7)

SITUATION WANTED: DEVELOPMENT PRODUCER/LA BASED: Reality/Ent/Docs. Specializes in talent, tape, paper and packaging, agency and network savvy, runs on Batteries. parkerrandal@gmail.com (3/6)

SITUATION WANTED: Dedicated & Ex, perienced ADV. SALES PLANNER/NYC: Sales proposals, resolving client discrepancies, quarterly post analysis, special sales service projects, expert computer skills. Contact- runelyon@aol.com (3/6)

SITUATION WANTED: EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT: position film/TV (NY) 10 years experience: Interned for a President, Executive Assistant to SVP/VP/film director/celebrity petermichael0809@hotmail.com (3/3)

SITUATION WANTED: SALES ASSISTANT/(CHI): Interned at Comcast SportsNet in Ad Sales, Works as Sales Assistant at NBCUniversal. Has B.A. from DePaul in PR/Advertising. Resume upon request. Contact kcopeland24@gmail.com (3/3)

E-mail Trish@cynopsis.com or call Trish Pihonak at 203.381.9096 for rates and specs for Job Openings.

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WHAT’S ON TONIGHT – WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 29, 2012

ABC: The Middle, Suburgatory, Modern Family, Happy Endings, Revenge
AZTECA: Vina del Mar 2012, Buenos Noches America, Al Extremo
CBS: Survivor: One World, Criminal Minds, CSI
CW: One Tree Hill, America’s Next Top Model: British Invasion
FOX: American Idol
ION: Cold Case, Cold Case, Criminal Minds
NBC: Whitney, Are You There Chelsea?, Rock Center with Brian Williams, Law & Order: SVU
PBS: Nature, Nova, Secrets of the Dead
TELE: Una Maid en Manhattan, Flor Salvaje, Relaciones Peligrosas
UNIV: Futbol: Mexico vs. Colombia, La Que No Podia Amar

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