02/14/17: Josh Elliott exits CBS; Cable news host launches Twitter attack; ABC and People team for Princess Di doc

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02.14.17

Good morning. It’s Tuesday February 14, 2017 and this is your first early morning briefing.

Tonight’s Premieres:
Audience: You Me Her at 8:30p
AXS TV: The Big Interview at 8p
Oxygen: Bad Girls Club: East Meets West at 8p, The Battle of the Ex Besties at 9p
Science: Secrets of the Underground at 10p
UniMas: Mujeres de Negro at 9p

Tonight’s Finales:
Cooking: Vinny & Ma Eat America at 10:30p
CW: Tough Mudder at 9p
History: Forged in Fire at 10p

IN THE NEWS

 
Josh Elliott is out at CBS News. Elliott announced on CBSN Friday that it was his last day in the streaming service’s anchor chair, but that he would be working on field assignments for CBS News. Not so, it turns out. “CBS News and Josh Elliott are parting ways,” said a net spokesperson on Monday. “Josh will no longer be reporting for CBS News. We are grateful for his contributions over the last year.” On Friday, the New York Post reported Elliott’s on-air farewell announcement came as a surprise to network brass. Elliott joined CBS in 2016 from NBC Sports; his contract runs until April 2018.

Nick Cannon announced via social media that he is quitting as host of NBC’s America’s Got Talent. “I have loved hosting America’s Got Talent for the last 8 seasons,” posted Cannon, “…but my soul won’t allow me to be in business with corporations that attempt to frown on freedom of speech, censor artists, and question cultural choices.” Cannon said he’d been told by his “team” that the network had considered firing him (though he was not let go) because of jokes he’d told in Showtime special, Stand Up, Don’t Shoot. “I wish AGT and NBC the best in the upcoming season,” said Cannon, “but I cannot see myself returning.”

It’s not just a White House war on the media – now the media is firing at each other. Fox NewsSean Hannity wasn’t happy with MSNBC Morning Joe host Joe Scarborough’s criticism of Donald Trump advisor Stephen Miller (“horrendous,” “an embarrassment”), who drew negative reviews after making the rounds defending his boss on Sunday. In a flurry of tweets, Hannity called Morning Joe’s ratings “horrific,” and the host a “pompous arrogant jackass.” The White House director of social media, Dan Scavino, jumped into the fray, linking to Hannity’s ratings mock and tweeting, “Hannity owns Jealous Joe.” Responding to a tweet about the apparent Twitter war, Scarborough said, “A ‘war between’ suggests that I have found it worth my time to respond. I haven’t.”

In related Stephen Miller news, Zach Braff (Scrubs) tweeted to Saturday Night Live exec producer Lorne Michaels, “I will shave my head to play this guy.”

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Amazon is reportedly considering launching a pay cable channel. The project is in the early planning stages, according to the New York Post, and there are no plans yet for distribution or carriage.

Sesame Workshop yesterday launched the “Sesame Street Writers’ Room,” a 6-week fellowship program aimed at discovering and nurturing writers with diverse voices in children’s media. “Studies show that kids engage and learn more fully when they see themselves reflected onscreen,” noted Brown Johnson, EVP and creative director, Sesame Workshop. “Having a diverse writing team is an important part of the process.”

Dr. Richard Besser is leaving his post as ABC News’ Chief Health and Medical Editor to join the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation as president and CEO. Besser, who joined ABC News in 2009, “has been there for everybody in this News Division at our most vulnerable moments, the painful and scary moments, and at those moments when we need a shoulder to cry on,” wrote ABC News president James Goldston in a memo to staff. “I, and I know all of you, will be forever grateful to him.” Besser’s last day is April 3.

Freeform is serving up Monday night “Happy Hours” starting with the returns of comedies Young & Hungry and Baby Daddy on March 13 at 8p and 8:31p, followed on March 20 by the series launch of Bachelor spin-off The Twins: Happily Ever After? At 9:02p.

Branded content is the name of the game these days – and some networks are playing it exceptionally well. Discovery, Scripps and ESPN, ranked 3 of the best by advertising execs in a Beta Research study for providing creative/innovative multi-platform opportunities, and The Weather Channel, which took home a Cynopsis TV Award last week for Best Branded Integration, will be on hand for the February 28 webinar, Winning Strategies for Branded Content. For insights and case studies on creating the kinds of experiences that appeal to audiences and brands, register here.


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PRODUCTION & DEVELOPMENT

ABC and People are teaming for a four-hour documentary on the life of Princess Diana, to air over 2 nights in August 2017. The TV event, marking the 20th anniversary of the Princess of Wales’ death at age 36 on August 31, 1997, will include conversations with those who knew her, as well as Diana experts and archival footage. Diana appeared on the cover of People a record 57 times.

Modern Family co-creator Steve Levitan will direct and exec produce Fox pilot LA->Vegas, an ensemble comedy from writer Lon Zimmet (Superstore) and Gary Sanchez Prods. about underdogs hoping to strike it rich.

Factual production specialist MY Entertainment announced a slate of crime-driven projects, including a co-production with Zak Bagans Entertainment telling the story of killer/cult leader Charles Manson through the eyes of his grandson. A development deal with retired police lieutenant Randy Sutton for Behind the Badge will explore the police’s involvement in cultural moments and criminal investigations.

For those keeping count: Keshet Studios announced it is set to produce pilots For God & Country (for NBC, with Universal Television), Salamander (for ABC, with ABC Studios and Beta Films), Wisdom of the Crowd (for CBS, with CBS Television Studios and Universal Studios) and Stray Weeds (for HBO, with HBO).

Bill Simmons Media Group, WWE and HBO are producing a feature-length doc about Andre “the Giant” Roussimoff, the 7-foot-4 pro wrestler. “We always hear about unicorns these days,” said Bill Simmons. “Andre was the ultimate unicorn. He’s a true legend.” Non-wrestling fans will remember Roussimoff, who died in 1993, for his role in The Princes Bride (“Anybody want a peanut?”).

In the midst of a major audience measurement evolution, El Rey is targeting viewers they call Strivers. “These are people who share common values and live by a code to provide for their family, leave their mark, achieve independence, excel at their craft and want to be respected for who they are,” explains net president and GM Daniel Tibbets. For more on Tibbets’ analysis of this surging group, check the latest Cynsiders.

NEW & RETURNING SERIES

 
No surprise here: Disney Channel renewed Elena of Avalor for a third season, ahead of its season 2 launch. In its first run, the animated series became TV’s top series for Girls 2-11, and is number one in its timeslot among kids in the UK, Spain and Portugal.

Fox ordered a 22-episode season 3 of drama Lucifer, returning from its season 2 hiatus on May 1. “Lucifer is one of those rare shows that starts strong out of the gate, and just keeps getting better,” said Fox entertainment president David Madden.

Season 2 of TLC’s Ghost Brothers premieres Friday, March 10 at 9p. First stop is New Castle, Indiana, to investigate a house with negative energy that targets men.

Canal Once series Teatro Estudio features dramatized readings by Mexican theater, film and TV stars. The first of 13 one-hour episodes airs tomorrow, Wednesday, February 15 at 9p.

Origins: The Journey of Humankind premieres on Nat Geo Monday, March 6 at 9p. Hosted by Jason Silva (Brain Games), the part-scripted, part doc 8-parter explores the pivotal moments that fueled man’s evolutionary ascension. First up: Fire.

Season 3 of Netflix’s Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt arrives Friday, May 19. Ellie Kemper, Tituss Burgess, Jane Krakowski and Carol Kane star in the Emmy-nominated comedy.

Season 5 of Spike TV’s Bar Rescue picks up on Sunday, February 19 at 10p, with Jon Taffer’s attempt to save a college bar outside Denver with a debt-ridden owner who scares away customers while drinking on the job.

Start your ovens! Food Network’s Spring Baking Championship returns Sunday, March 12 at 9p. After 7 episodes, one chef will take home the grand prize of $50,000.

Myx TV renewed reality dating show Mom vs. Matchmaker for season 2, bowing Tuesday, March 14.

Univision Friday night family-friendly game show Dale Replay (Hit Replay) premieres February 17 at 8p. Two teams – consisting of a celebrity captain and a TV super fan  will be challenged on their pop culture knowledge.

COMING UP

 
Next week is “Celebrity Charity Week” on CBS game show The Price Is Right. Playing for their favorite causes starting Monday, February 20 will be Jack Black, Wilmer Valderrama, Jane Lynch, Julie Bowen and Chris O’Donnell.
  
A 50th anniversary screening of In the Heat of the Night will open the 2017 TCM Classic Film Festival on Thursday, April 6. Producer Walter Mirisch and Director Norman Jewison along with actress Lee Grant and composer Quincy Jones – will be on hand to discuss the landmark film.

Revolt is celebrating Valentine’s Day with a block of programming that begins with Love, Revolt 2017 at 9p, featuring music videos from celebrity couples, followed at 9:30p by Revolt Sessions Presents: Jhene Aiko Valentine’s Day Special and the premiere at 10p of The Casey Crew.

Sarah Silverman will have a stand-up special on Netflix, slated to premiere Tuesday, May 30. JASH will produce alongside Thruline’s Amy Zvi.

CASTING

Nestor Serrano (The Last Ship) has boarded CBS drama pilot Mission Control, focused on NASA astronauts.

CBS All Access’ upcoming Star Trek: Discovery has cast Terry Serpico (Army Wives), Maulik Pancholy (Weeds) and Sam Vartholomeos.

Edward James Olmos (Miami Vice) has been cast in FX drama pilot Mayans MC (wt), a spin-off of Sons of Anarchy.
 

ADVERTISING

 
Y&R has formed a new practice focused on technology and business brands. Y&R’s Joe Rivas will lead the new venture as president, Y&R Technology and Business while continuing his responsibilities as WPP Global Client Leader of Dell. Like the agency’s Healthcare practice, established in the fall of 2016, the new practice will serve clients who share common challenges.

DIGITAL DATA

 
Hulu acquired exclusive VOD rights to season one of Camp Lakebottom from 9 Story Media Group. The streamer also picked up seasons 6, 7 and 8 of Garfield and Friends.

Amazon greenlit two kids series, Pete the Cat, from Jeff Marsh (Phineas and Ferb) and based on the book series, and Costume Quest, based on the video game series, to premiere in 2018.

IFC added two new digital series to its hub for original short-form comedy, Comedy Crib. Menage a Trois features real-life couple Murf Meyer (Broad City) and Diana Kolsky (Nerve) talking with guests about “sexy stuff,” while cooking show The Filling Is Mutual stars Jenny Zigrino (Bad Santa 2) and Jen Saunderson (America’s Got Talent) creating joke-inspired dishes.

Univision Communications is bringing the live stream for select matches from Univision Deportes‘ portfolio of Liga MX matches to fans in English via Facebook Live this season. Action kicks off Saturday, February 18. Meanwhile Univision Digital and DishLatino have launched a campaign featuring inspiring stories of Latinos who have come to the United States and made their dreams a reality. 

GOING GLOBAL

 
Singapore-based Bomanbridge Media announced kids’ title sales with Celestial South East Asia, Indosiar Indonesia, PCCW Hong Kong, and Yoyo Taiwan. Celestial South East Asia acquired the Mandarin version of South Korean animation Woorooroo on Miao Mi channel, Indosiar grabbed Woorooroo, Oddbods and Insectibles and both PCCW Hong Kong and Yoyo Taiwan acquired Oddbods.

UHD producer Insight TV has launched adventure show Access All Areas, in partnership with Sky Vision Productions, available on platforms including Vodafone Portugal, Vodafone Spain, Swisscom and Tricolor.

Warner Bros. is restructuring in the UK, with the CEOs of Wall to Wall, Twenty Twenty, Ricochet, Yalli and Renegade all now reporting to Ronald Goes, EVP of Warner Bros. Worldwide Television Distribution. “With this restructure, we can better empower the experienced and talented executives of our production companies here in the U.K. to do what they do best  develop and produce great programming and franchises,” said president of WBWTD Jeffrey R. Schlesinger.

CBS Studios International struck a multi-title content licensing agreement with Japanese premium pay TV provider Wowow that includes the first-window broadcast rights to upcoming Twin Peaks, Bull and American Gothic.

Canada’s Portfolio Entertainment announced production of a third season of PBS Kids preschool series The Cat in the Hat Knows A lot About That!. Martin Short will return as the voice of the Cat.


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RATINGS

Opposite the return of AMC’s The Walking Dead, Sunday’s Grammy Awards telecast on CBS delivered 26.05 million viewers, the largest audience since 2014 (up +4% from last year), and up +1% among A18-49, to 7.8. Versus the last Sunday telecast, the Grammys were up in viewers but 8 percent lower in the demo.

E!’s Live from the Red Carpet Grammys special delivered 1.7 million total viewers and 792,000 A18-49, up +22% and +12% versus last year.

NBC’s This Is Us had its biggest Live+3 growth spurt yet, jumping by over 5 million viewers, to 14.6 million for the February 7 telecast. Among A18-49, the show grew a second-biggest 77 percent, for a 4.52 rating.

FX’s Legion premiered to 3.27 million total viewers and 1.8 million among A18-49 in Live+3 numbers. Including two encore telecasts the total audience for the night was 4.37 million viewers and 2.39 million A18-49.

NIELSEN SOCIAL CONTENT TOP TEN for the week of February 6, 2017
Program, Date, Total Interactions (000), Facebook Interactions (000), Twitter Interactions (000)
The 59th Annual Grammy Awards (CBS)
2/12, 27600, 20178, 7422
The Walking Dead (AMC) 2/12, 2561, 2339, 221
Saturday Night Live (NBC) 2/11, 883, 702, 180
Debate Night America (CNN) 2/7, 801, 429, 372
WWE Elimination Chamber (PPV) 2/12, 693, 421, 272
The Challenge: Invasion of the Champions (MTV) 2/7, 412, 373, 39
WWE Monday Night RAW (USA) 2/6, 368, 252, 115
The Bachelor (ABC) 2/6, 354, 201, 153
48th Annual NAACP Image Awards (TV One) 2/11, 251, 196, 54
This Is Us (NBC) 2/7, 250, 225, 25
Source: Nielsen. Uniques and interactions are a measure of total relevant U.S. social media activity grossed across Facebook and Twitter from three hours before through three hours after broadcast, local time. Includes primetime and late fringe programming with metrics available across social platforms on Broadcast and National Cable and excludes sports events. For multicast programs, networks are listed alphabetically
and metrics reflect the highest volume of interactions across all airing networks, denoted with an asterisk

SHAREABLE SOCIAL TV RATINGS: Top U.S. Shows Overall by Engagement for the week of February 6, 2017
Program, Date, Total Actions (000), Total Content, Actions per Post (000), Fans/Followers (000)
The Ellen DeGeneres Show (Warner Bros./synd.)
10738, 127, 85, 131904
The Walking Dead (AMC)
6604, 91, 73, 47822
E! News (E!)
3976, 787, 5, 28084
Today Show (NBC)
3080, 534, 6, 11223
Saturday Night Live (NBC)
2100, 126, 17, 9678
Shadowhunters (Freeform)
2092, 257, 8, 3053
The Vampire Diaries (CW)
1977, 43,46, 26457
Good Morning America (ABC)
1758, 701, 3, 11459
The Daily Show (Comedy Central)
1708, 102, 17, 12879
TMZ (Warner Bros./synd.)
1688, 909, 2, 12740
Source: Shareablee Inc. The total actions metric includes the total volume of post-level likes, shares, favorites, retweets and comments. Total content includes all posts, tweets and media posted by each TV property across all platforms. Actions per post metric notes the average e number of actions garnered by each TV property. Total fans/followers includes Facebook and Twitter and Instagram followers.

Top 14 Live+7 Playback Rankers by percentage for the week of January 23, 2017
Live+SD/Live+7/+7 Actual Gain
This Is Us (NBC)
2.8, 5.2, 2.4
Grey’s Anatomy (ABC) 2.6, 4.1, 1.5
How to Get Away With Murder (ABC) 1.5, 2.9, 1.4
Scandal (ABC) 2.0, 3.4, 1.4
Quantico (ABC) .8, 1.7, .9
The Bachelor (ABC) 2.4, 3.3, .9
Scorpion (CBS) 1.0, 1.9, .9
The Mick (Fox) 1.0, 1.9, .9
Timeless (NBC) .9, 1.8, .9
Chicago Fire (NBC) 1.8, 2.7, .9
Based on the difference between Nielsen’s first-reported Live + Same Day and the final Live + 7 Day ratings (for regular, original programs only).

Top Ten Basic Cable Network Live+7 Performance among Total Viewers for the week of: 1/16/2017 Primetime (000)/Total Prog. Day (000)
ESPN 3990/FOXN 1615
FOXN 2532/ESPN 1352
USA 1881/NICK 1341
HGTV 1767/HGTV 968
DISC 1633/DSNY 936
HIST 1443/ADSM* 922
TBSC 1434/ID 889
FX 1389/USA 866
ID 1329/NAN* 855
CNN 1327/CNN 780
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 1/16/2017
Primetime (000), Total Prog. Day (000)
ESPN 1661/ESPN 635
USA 734/ADSM* 554
TBSC 673/NAN* 417
FX 634/NICK 406
DISC 618/ID 330
BRAV 586/TBSC 308
ADSM 569/USA 304
HGTV 525/FX 303
HIST 490/HGTV 298
TLC 463/DSNY 272
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 1/16/2017 (000)
College Football Playoff Championship (ESPN) 10331
College Football Bowl Studio (ESPN) 5752
College Football Bowl Studio (ESPN) 4634
College Football Bowl Studio (ESPN) 2451
Gold Rush (Discovery) 2208
Love & Hip Hop (VH1) 2058
The Real Housewives of Atlanta (BRAVO) 1948
Teen Mom (MTV) 1870
SportsCenter (ESPN) 1858
Taboo (FX) 1852
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

Live + Same Day AA Homes: Friday, February 10, 2017 based on time period averages.
Source: Nielsen
CBS: 5.8/11
MacGyer 4.9/9, Hawaii Five-0 6.0/11, Blue Bloods 6.6/13
ABC 3.0/6
Be My Valentine Charlie Brown 2.4/4, Shark Tank 3.5/6, 20/20 3.1/6
NBC: 2.1/4
Grimm 2.5/5, Emerald City 1.5/3, Dateline 2.4/5
FOX: 1.6/3
Rosewood 1.9/4, Sleepy Hollow 1.4/3
UNIVISION: 1.1/2
Cita con Cupido 1.0/2, Vino El Amor 1.1/2, El Color de la Pasion 1.2/2
TELEMUNDO: .8/2
La Fan .6/1, La Dona .8/2, El Chema 1.0/2
CW: .6/1
Vampire Diaries .7/1, Reign .5/1

A18-49 Ratings: CBS 1.3/5, ABC 1.1/4, NBC .7/3, FOX .6/3, TELE .6/2, UNI .6/3, CW .3/1

EXECUTIVE MOVES

 
UK-based distribution and rights-management specialist Magnify Media appointed Sarah Diggins and Natalia Sterlikova to manage format and program sales to Asia, and CEE and the Middle East, respectively.

Jonathan South has been appointed Senior Vice President and Head of Europe, Electus International. Most recently, South served as Head of Worldwide Sales and Head of Non-Scripted and Alternative Programming for Televisa International.



This Day in History:
1918 – Frederick Douglass, born into slavery as Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey, chose February 14 to celebrate as his birthday.

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WHAT’S ON TONIGHT – TUESDAY FEBRUARY 14, 2017


ABC: The Middle, American Housewife, Fresh Off the Boat, The Real O’Neals, Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D
CBS: NCIS, Bull, NCIS: New Orleans
CW: Tough Mudder: The Challenge Within [
f], The Flash [r]
FOX: New Girl, The Mick, Bones
NBC: The Wall, This Is Us, Chicago Fire 
PBS: Finding Your Roots [r], American Experience, Independent Lens
Telemundo: La Fan,
La Dona, El Chema
Univision: Pequenos Gigatnes USA, Vino el Amore, El Color de la Pasion

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  Thursday August 18, 2022 Today’s Premieres A&E: 60 Days In at 9p; Inmate to Roommate at 10p BET+: Pulse discovery+: The Diana Investigations Disney+: She-Hulk: Attorney at Law HBO Max: Selena + Chef Hulu/Peacock: Dragons: The Nine Realms Netflix: Tekken: Bloodline Paramount+: When You Least Expect It Peacock: The Undeclared War Sundance Now: Blinded […]

08/17/22: Cynopsis Hot Topic: Politics

A CYNOPSIS MESSAGE FROM NEW YORK INTERCONNECT POLITICAL: JOIN THE NYI TICKET REACH VOTERS WITH THE FULL POWER OF TV. NYI CONNECTS TO OVER 22 MILLION PEOPLE ON 72+ MILLION SCREENS IN THE LARGEST TV MARKET. TV continues to rank #1 with A35+ active voters in the NY DMA. Over 70% of Democrats and Republicans […]

08/17/22: Cynopsis Jobs

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AD SALES RESEARCH MANAGER TENNIS CHANNEL/SINCLAIR SPORTS GROUP NYC Support linear and digital national ad sales efforts with PowerPoint presentations using Nielsen, comScore, YouGov, MRI & Ipsos. Oversee submission of linear line ups for Tennis Channel. Create and update tracking reports on sports landscape. 3+ years’ experience with Nielsen national applications. Full info

08/17/22: Mark Hoffman stepping down at CNBC

Mark Hoffman stepping down at CNBC

A CYNOPSIS MESSAGE FROM WARNER BROS. DISCOVERY THREE REASONS TO RUN YOUR AD ON DISCOVERY + AND HBO MAX VIEWERS AGREE ADS ARE MORE IMPACTFUL HERE LIGHTER AD LOAD AND HIGH-QUALITY CONTENT DELIVER THE BEST VIEWING EXPERIENCE AND MOST SATISFIED VIEWERS TARGETED ADS IN OUR ENVIRONMENT INSPIRE PURCHASE Source: HUB 2022 TV Advertising Study Wave […]

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