01/11/17: ABC picks up Marc Cherry drama; Nashville breaks CMT records; Jenna Dewan Tatum to host NBC dance show


Good morning. It’s Wednesday January 11, 2017 and this is your first early morning briefing.

Tonight’s Premieres:
Bravo: Girlfriends Guide to Divorce at 10p
CNN: The Messy Truth at 9p
Comedy: Jeff & Some Aliens at 10:30p
MTV: Are You the One? at 9p
DIY: Restored at 10p
POP: Schitt’s Creek at 8p
Science: Street Science at 10p

Tonight’s Finales:
A&E: Wahlburgers at 9:30p
POP: Night Cap at 8:30p


Marc Cherry is headed home to ABC. The network issued a pilot pickup to a drama from the Desperate Housewives creator to be toplined by Reba McEntire. Written by Cherry, the untitled project centers on Ruby Adair (McEntire), the sheriff of colorful small town Oxblood, KY, who finds her red state outlook challenged when an FBI agent of Middle Eastern descent is sent to help her solve a horrific crime. Together they form an uneasy alliance.

ABC released midseason premiere dates for its TGIT lineup and more. Grey’s Anatomy returns Thursday, January 26 at 8p, followed by Scandal at 9p and How to Get Away with Murder at 10p. On Monday, February 27 limited series When We Rise, exploring the history of LGBT rights in the U.S., bows at 9p. Once Upon a Time and the two-hour premiere of Time After Time follow on Sunday, March 5 at 8p and 9p, respectively. Designated Survivor is back Wednesday, March 8 at 10p. The Catch makes its sophomore season debut on Thursday, March 9 at 10p, and American Crime returns Season 3 on Sunday, March 12 at 10p. The network also announced a debut date for ita Dirty Dancing remake, starring Abigail Breslin: Wednesday, May 24 at 8p.

Tom Ascheim, president of Freeform, announced the second season renewal of supernatural drama Beyond during the show’s TCA winter press tour panel on Tuesday. “Our goal for launching Beyond was to give the audience outstanding content in the way they want to watch it,” Ascheim said. “The response has far exceeded our greatest expectations, both quantitatively and qualitatively, and we can’t wait to bring more Beyond to its growing fan base.”

Freeform also ordered a fifth season of The Fosters, which will bring the series to the 100-episode mark. The family drama was the number one scripted cable series in its time period in total viewers (1.6 million) and across key Adult and Female demos.

Drama pilot Issues, inspired by the life of Joanna Coles, Hearst Magazines CCO, received a series order from Freeform. The project, from Universal TV, has been renamed to The Bold Type and provides a glimpse into the lives and loves of those responsible for women’s magazine Scarlet. “The Bold Type is our love letter to modern feminism and aims to be a destination for authentic female friendship and empowerment,” said Karey Burke, the net’s EVP, Programming and Development. Series is slated to bow in summer 2017.

The Bachelor spin-off “Happily Ever After?” franchise will continue with new unscripted series, The Twins: Happily Ever After? The show follows twins Emily and Haley Ferguson from Season 20 of The Bachelor and Season 3 of Bachelor in Paradise, as they say goodbye to the comfort and luxuries of living under their mom’s roof and begin the journey of figuring out life on their own. Bows Monday, March 20, at 9p on Freeform.

Return dates for Freeform’s Young & Hungry and Baby Daddy were also announced. Young & Hungry premieres Monday, March 13 at 8p, while Baby Daddy bows Monday, March 13 at 8:30p.

Fox News Channel has reportedly quietly settled the sexual harassment allegations against Bill O’Reilly and Jack Abernethy. Former Fox News host Juliet Huddy, who left the network in September, claimed Reilly tried to derail her career after she rebuffed his sexual advances and that Abernethy also retaliated against her professionally when he tried to woo her and she made clear she was not interested.  According to Lawnewz.com, the settlement was in the “high six figures.”

Jenna Dewan Tatum will serve as host and advocate for the competitors on NBC’s new dance competition series World of Dance. She joins judges Derek Hough, NE-YO and Jennifer Lopez, who also serves as EP. “World of Dance is a show by dancers for dancers,” said Lopez. “Jenna is the perfect addition to join NE-YO, Derek and me in our World of Dance family. We are thrilled to have her.”

Veteran TV writer Dan Wilcox was named 2017’s recipient of the WGA West’s Morgan Cox Award, given in recognition of "exemplary service to the guild." The award will be presented at the Writers Guild Awards L.A. ceremony on Sunday, February 19.


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American Crime’s Regina King inked a two-year deal with ABC Studios for her production company Royal Ties. The actress’ sister, Reina King, will serve as development executive as the siblings develop and produce new projects.

Deadline reports that Glass Entertainment Group (Tanked, The Vet Life) acquired the rights to Maximum Harm, the book written by Boston-based ABC News producer Michele McPhee. Project is being developed as a documentary series. The book chronicles McPhee’s three-year investigation of the Boston Marathon bombing and the accused brothers, which uncovered evidence of one of the brothers’ pre-existing relationship to the FBI.

BBC and Atlantic Productions are teaming on Mission Galapagos. The series follows a team of international scientists as they embark on a journey across the Galapagos islands and explore the deepest depths of the ocean, journey inside volcanic craters, and visit the Scalesia forests. Commissioned by BBC One, it will be distributed globally by BBC Worldwide and air on BBC One in the first quarter of 2017.

Shout! Factory acquired worldwide television format and ancillary rights to classic game show Starcade from JM Production Company and show creators James Caruso and Mavis E. Arthur. The agreement provides Shout! Factory the rights to develop and produce a reboot of the show for TV, as well as production of additional projects for a global audience.

HBO secured a deal for U.S. TV rights to Cries From Syria, the follow-up documentary from Evgeny Afineevsky, who helmed last year’s Winter On Fire. The doc provides an account of the ongoing Syrian civil war from the inside out. Project premieres at Sundance on Sunday, January 22 and on HBO on Monday, March 13.

Westwood One signed a new multi-year agreement with Jim Bohannon to continue hosting his namesake program. A mix of topical issues, newsmakers and pop culture, The Jim Bohannon Show is in its 33rd year and airs on more than 250 stations nationwide. As part of his renewal, Westwood One is launching a new Jim Bohannon podcast and Best of Bohannon program, which will air on affiliates including WLS-AM/Chicago, WBAP-AM/Dallas, KXL-FM/Portland, WTMJ-AM, Milwaukee, and more.


AMC released the official synopsis from the second half of The Walking Dead, Season 7, which returns on Sunday, February 12 at 9p. The first half of the season saw Rick (Andrew Lincoln) and the group broken by Negan (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) forced to fall under his will and live under his rules. The second half focuses on preparing for war and gathering the supplies and numbers to take Negan down.

History’s new unscripted series Detroit Steel celebrates Motor City’s automotive legacy by creating rare, custom rides. Premieres Saturday, January 28 at 10p.

Vanity Fair Confidential bows its third season on Investigation Discovery on Monday, January 23 at 9p. Series takes viewers deep inside the vaults of Vanity Fair to review some of the most sensational true crimes of the century.

Saturday Night Live returns on January 14. Felicity Jones (Rogue One) will debut as host with musical guest Sturgill Simpson. On January 21 Master of None star Aziz Ansari tackles the hosting duties with musical guest Big Sean.

Bad Girls Club: East Meets West debuts Tuesday, February 14 at 8p on Oxygen Media. A BGC casting special airs the week prior, Tuesday, February 7 at 8p, to meet the feisty females moving into the bad girls club loft. Also, bowing on Tuesday, February 14 is The Battle of the Ex-Besties at 9p.

Cheech & Chong open Season 6 of AXS TV’s Gotham Comedy Live with high class laughs on Thursday, January 19 at 10p.

New comedy game show Funny You Should Ask, which bows in fall 2017 in broadcast strip syndication and cable, announced its lineup for premiere week. Comedians to appear in the episodes include: Howie Mandel, Anthony Anderson, Tom Arnold, Louie Anderson, Sheryl Underwood, Cedric the Entertainer, Jon Lovitz, Sherri Shepherd, Natasha Leggero, Bill Bellamy, Harland Williams, Jackee, Gary Owen, Maria Bamford, Dave Coulier, Pauly Shore, and Caroline Rhea.


EPIX premieres Election Day: Lens Across America on Tuesday, January 17 at 8p. The documentary follows seven photographers on the ground in Iowa, Virginia, Georgia, Pennsylvania and New York as they look at the emotional shift that took place on Election Day.

Univision Network and UniMas present back-to-back simulcast premieres devoted to beloved idols on Sunday, January 15. The event begins with Su nombre era Dolores, la Jenn que yo conock, about  the late Jenni Rivera, at 8p. Immediately following is the first bio-series about a lucha libre idol, Blue Demon at 10p.

The NHL 100 airs live from Microsoft Theater on Friday, January 27 at 9:30p on NBCSN in the U.S. and Sportsnet and TVAS in Canada. The primetime special, hosted by Jon Hamm, celebrates the 100 greatest National Hockey League players and features appearances by 2017 NHL All-Star players and famous hockey fans from the worlds of movies and television.


US entertainment trade body DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group released its year-end 2016 Home Entertainment Report. Compiled by DEG members, it tracks sources and retail input. Early figures suggest consumer home entertainment spending saw another annual increase in sales. Among the highlights: Total US home entertainment spending topped $18 billion. Overall electronic sell-through spending rose 5 percent for the year, with theatrical content showing growth of 17 percent year-over-year. VOD was up 6 percent to $2.1 billion in 2016, after falling nearly 3 percent in 2015. SVOD was up about 22 per cent year-over-year.


A new report from Videology, "2017 TV & Video Outlook," offers interviews with experts from media companies, ad agencies and tech providers. Joe Kyriakoza, VP and GM, automotive and Oracle, offers, "Where addressable advertising is available, automotive clients are aggressively testing it. The more progressive ones are going even further, to where it’s a regular part of their planning engagement. Because it’s smarter, tighter and it’s driven by data. These brands don’t have reservations, they have a test and learn attitude." For more of the report, go here.

A Beta Research survey of ad execs indicated 54 percent planned to increase ad spend on ESPN, the top among basic cable nets, followed by 47 percent for HGTV, 41 percent for Food Network, and 40 percent each for Discovery and TNT. "The percent and rank for HGTV were significantly higher than in 2015," Andrew Klein, president, cable TV division for Beta Research, notes to Cynopsis. For broadcast, the numbers were 46 percent surveyed planning an increase in ad spend for NBC, 45 percent for ABC, 43 percent for CBS and 34 percent for Fox

As for providing creative/innovative multi-platform opportunities, Beta Research found ad execs ranked ESPN/ABC Sports on top, with 73 percent, followed by 61 percent for Viacom Marketing and Partner Solutions, 54 percent for Scripps Networks, and 53 percent each for Discovery Networks and E! Entertainment. NBC led broadcast with 57 percent, followed by 54 percent for ABC, 52 percent for Fox and 41 percent for CBS.

Viamedia has expanded its long-term agreement with Windstream to represent local cable TV advertising sales throughout four new markets – Houston, TX; Charlotte, NC; Lexington, KY, and Lincoln, NE. The new agreement adds to Viamedia’s national footprint across 75 DMAs.


Raymond J. Barry booked a recurring role on FOX’s Gotham. He’ll play the mysterious temple Shaman.

Tembi Locke is headed to TNT’s Animal Kingdom. She’ll recur as Monica, a smart, low-key woman who’s the technical brains of a fencing operation.


Nickelodeon is expanding its preschool programming slate with the addition of two new animated series. Digby Dragon premieres Monday, January 23 at 7p on Nick Jr. Trucktown bows Thursday, January 12 on NOGGIN, Nickelodeon’s video subscription service for preschoolers. In addition, Nick Jr. will air second seasons of Teletubbies, Miffy’s Adventures Big and Small and Hey Duggee.


Nancy Grace has launched Crime Online. The former HLN host’s digital venture is billed as an intersection of crime-reporting and crime-fighting and includes a podcast and will allow readers to engage by providing their own input and theories.

Amy Schumer is headed to Netflix. The global launch of a new Schumer stand-up special, which was taped at in Denver on November 5, has been set for Tuesday, March 7. “Very happy to be a part of the Netflix family for this special," said Schumer. "Maybe now they will look at my ‘Stranger Things’ audition tape to play the demogorgon for Season 2.”

Amazon Prime Video releases Ronja, the Robber’s Daughter on Friday, January 27. The original kids series, narrated by Gillian Anderson (The X-Files) and directed by Goro Miyazaki (Up on Poppy Hill), will premiere in the U.S. and UK.

Agency personnel – buyers, planners, analysts and directors – are bogged down by outdated tools and tech, says Scott Neslund, EVP of client services at Centro, taking time and focus from strategic and creative aspects of accounts. "Our data found that employees in the digital media space are relying heavily on too many disparate, unconnected systems to get from one step in the campaign process to the next. If you were to ask about the day-to-day lives of digital media operations professionals, they’ll probably tell you that they’re slowed down by complicated, time-consuming, and chaotic workflow." Hear more from Neslund about the problem, and a possible solution, in the new Cynsiders.


Channel 4 recommissioned My Kitchen Rules UK. The competitive cooking series, produced by 7 Wonder, launched as a 30-part series last summer.

Entertainment One unveiled plans for the retail launch of its global entertainment preschool property Peppa Pig in India, as the show begins to attract a new international audience. Viacom18 Consumer Products was signed as its licensing agent.

Keshet International and Telefe Argentina are set to promote new prime time musical reality competition show, Heart Beats, to the global market at NATPE 2017. From the partners that adapted interactive talent show Rising Star and game show Boom!, Heart Beats seeks to pair aspiring singers into music’s next power couple.


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Nashville’s season premiere on CMT was the most watched original cable program of the night and ranks as the most-watched original telecast in CMT history. It delivered more than 3.1 million fans across two networks on CMT and Nick at Nite (more than 2 million to CMT alone) in Live +3 numbers, for a 1.34 rating with A18-49 and 1.76 rating with W18-49.

The New Year’s Day premiere of FOX’s The Mick posted a 3.7/12 in Live+7 day ratings, making it the season’s #1 new comedy and highest-rated comedy debut in more than 15 months. The Mick delivered 11.6 million 7-day Total Multi-Platform Viewers, tying Lethal Weapon as FOX’s highest rated series premiere of the season.

Scripps Networks Interactive’s flagship nets started the new year off with a bang. For the week ending January 8, HGTV posted a primetime rating of .66, Food Network posted a .53, and Travel Channel posted a .26 among A25-54. These weekly ratings were the best for Travel in almost three years, the best for Food in two-and-a-half years, and the best for HGTV in nearly a year. 

Telemundo’s Sunday night family show, Siempre Ninos, ranked as the #1 Spanish-language prime program among Total Viewers (1.9 million), A18-49 (854,000) and A18-34 (375,000) on premiere night, according to Nielsen. The show also reached a cumulative audience of 3,250,000 total viewers and 1,476,000 A18-49.

Univision’s prime novela lineup reported double-digit percentage gains in every hour over the previous week with total viewers, A18-49 and A18-34. Despertar Contigo grew its week-to-week audience, attracting 1.9 million total viewers (up 18 percent), 834,000 A18-49 (up 21 percent) and 404,000 A18-34 (up 19 percent). Vino el Amor garnered 2.3 million total viewers 2+ (up 14 percent), 1.0 million A18-49 (up 16 percent) and 469,000 A18-34 (up 11 percent). El Color de la Pasion delivered 2.4 million total viewers 2+ (up 17 percent), 1.1 million A18-49 (up 22 percent) and 476,000 A18-34 (up 22 percent) increasing its audience week-to-week.

Bounce posted its best year ever in 2016, as the network racked up gains in households and targeted sales demos, led by increases of up 9 percent among HHs (201,000), up 23 percent among Persons 18-49 (121,000), up 18 percent in P25-54 (129,000) and up 7 percent in P2+ (275,00).  The average audience age of Bounce viewers in Prime fell to an all-time network low of 43 years old, a drop of four years versus last year.

As our nation saw an increase in billion-dollar weather events in 2016, audiences turned to The Weather Channel. Live programming for the network gained 13 percent among P25-54 vs prior year. 

Top Ten Basic Cable Network Live+7 Performance among Total Viewers for the week of: 12/19/2016 Primetime (000)/Total Prog. Day (000)
ESPN 3032/FOXN 1470
HALL 2349/NICK 1346
NFLN 2181/HALL 1313
FOXN 2063/ESPN 1121
FRFM 1973/DSNY 1038
USA 1800/FRFM 966
TBSC 1734/ ADSM* 964
HIST 1532/TOON 910
DSNY 1310/ NAN* 894
HGTV 1273/USA 862
Source: Turner Research from The Nielsen Company data. All ratings based on Total US Television Universe of
116,400,000 homes. * + Network broadcasts less than 51% of minutes in a 24 hour day. Notes: Data based on most currently available Nielsen Data stream; Preliminary: Live+7. Primetime is Mon-Sat 8p-11p and Sun 7p-11p. Total day is Mon-Sun 6a-6a for household and demographic performances.

Top Ten Basic Cable Network Live+7 Performance among A18-49 for the week of 12/19/2016
Primetime (000), Total Prog. Day (000)
ESPN 1135/ADSM* 587
FRFM 993/ESPN 486
NFLN 908/FRFM 467
TBSC 831/NAN* 439
USA 716/TBSC 410
ADSM 608/NICK 406
HALL 537/HALL 356
HIST 486/USA 320
FX 470/NFLN 305
BRAV 448/ID, TNT, TOON 297
Source: Turner Research from The Nielsen Company data. All ratings based on Total US Television Universe
116,400,000 homes. * + Network broadcasts less than 51% of minutes in a 24 hour day. Notes: Data based on most currently available Nielsen Data stream; Preliminary: Live+7. Primetime is Mon-Sat 8p-11p and Sun 7p-11p. Total day is Mon-Sun 6a-6a for household and demographic performance.

Top-Rated Cable Shows among A18-49 for the week of 12/19/2016 (000)
Baltimore/Pittsburgh (NFLN) 5810
Carolina/Washington (ESPN) 4590
Thursday Night Football Post-Game (NFLN) 3843
Cincinnati/Houston (NFLN) 2488
Thursday Night Football Pre-Kick (NFLN) 1867
Street Outlaws (DISC) 1841
The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills (BRAV) 1780
Boston/New York (ESPN) 1752
The Curse of Oak Island (HIST) 1719
N.Y. Giants/Philadelphia (NFLN) 1656
Source: Turner Research from The Nielsen Company data. All ratings based on Total US Television Universe 116,400,000 homes. * + Network broadcasts less than 51% of minutes in a 24 hour day. Notes: Data based on most currently available Nielsen Data stream; Preliminary: Live+7. Primetime is Mon-Sat
8p-11p and Sun 7p-11p. Total day is Mon-Sun 6a-6a for household and demographic performance

Broadcast Morning News Shows Weekly Average Ratings week of January 2, 2017
ABC Good Morning America
4.71 million total viewers, 1.3/11 and 1.57 million A25-54
NBC Today 4.56 million total viewers, 1.5/12 and 1.76 million A25-54
CBS This Morning 3.72 million total viewers, 0.9/8 and 1.07 million A25-54

Broadcast Sunday Morning News Shows January 8, 2017
ABC This Week
4.31 million total viewers, 1.0 and 1,205,000 A25-54
NBC Meet the Press 4.07 million total viewers 1.0 and 1,177,000 A25-54
CBS Face the Nation 3.94 million total viewers, 0.8 and 934,000 A25-54
CBS Face the Nation-2 2.44 million total viewers, 0.5 and 603,000 A25-54
FOX News Sunday 1.69 million total viewers, 0.4 and 491,000 A25-54

Broadcast Evening News Shows Weekly Average Ratings week of January 2, 2017
NBC Nightly News
9.77 million total viewers, 2.1/8 and 2.48 million A25-54
ABC World News Tonight 9.96 million total viewers, 1.9/7 and 2.28 million A25-54
CBS Evening News 8.12 million total viewers, 1.5/6 and 1.79 million A25-54

Late Night Shows Weekly Average Ratings week of January 2, 2017     
CBS: The Late Show
2.96 million total viewers, 0.50/3 among A18-49
NBC: The Tonight Show 2.7 6million total viewers, 0.71/4 among A18-49
ABC: Jimmy Kimmel Live 2.38 million total viewers, 0.55/3 among A18-49


Univision Communications, Inc. promoted Rosemary Mercedes to Executive Vice President and Chief Communications Officer. She had been serving as interim head of Corporate Communications and Public Relations since August 2016.

Karina Kogan joined Turner‘s flagship entertainment brands TBS and TNT as Senior Vice President of Digital Media and Products. She last served as Executive Vice President of Digital for Participant Media.

This Day in History:
1999 – Jon Stewart debuted as host of The Daily Show.

Answer to Our Last Trivia Question: On which series did Brady Bunch stars Robert Reed and Florence Henderson guest on the same episode, as characters who didn’t know each other? The Love Boat (1977-1986). Kudos to: Randy Ingram-WBTW-TV/Myrtle Beach, SC; Kevin Noonan-NBCU Analytics Technology/NYC; Doug Hochstadt-ABC/NYC; Terry Danuser-National Geographic/NYC; John Kukla-KDFW FOX 4/Dallas, TX; Will Allmendinger-Clear Channel Outdoor/Chicago, IL; Lisa Nordstrom-Compass Point Media/Minneapolis, MN; Dale Warshaw-KMSB/KTTU/Tucson,AZ; Elizabeth Waller-NBC News/Los Angeles, CA; David Garber-Loyola Marymount University School of Film & Television/Playa Vista, CA; David Westberg-SAG AFTRA Federal Credit Union/Burbank, CA; Arthur Reinstein-Corus Entertainment Inc./ Toronto, ON, Canada.

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ABC: The Goldbergs, Speechless, Modern Family, blackish, Match Game
CBS: Undercover Boss, Criminal Minds, Code Black
CW: Arrow, Frequency
FOX: Lethal Weapon, Star
NBC: Blindspot, Law & Order: SVU, Chicago P.D.
PBS: Nature, NOVA, Uranium  Twisting the Dragon’s Tail
Telemundo: Silvana Sin Lana, La Dona, El Chema
Univision: Despertar Contigo, Vino el Amor, El Color de la Pasion

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Friday June 2, 2023 Today’s Premieres Amazon: Deadloch; Shiny Happy People: Duggar Family Secrets; With Love Food: Guy’s All-American Road Trip at 9p HBO: Painting with John at 11p Hulu: Searching for Soul Food Netflix: Scoop; Valeria; Vortex Paramount+: Love Allways; Queen of the Universe Saturday’s Premieres HGTV: Vacation House Rules at 9p Weather Channel: […]