02/26/16: Fox renews Bones for farewell season; Scripps acquires full ownership of Travel Channel; Madeline Stowe heading to Syfy’s 12 Monkeys


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Good morning. It’s Friday February 26, 2016, and this is your first early morning briefing.

Tonight’s Premieres:
Animal Planet: Insane Pools: Off the Deep End at 9p
Netflix: Fuller House
Pivot: Resilient Cities at 10:30p

Tonight’s Finales:
DA: Paranormal Survivor at 10p
TLC: Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta at 9p

Saturday’s Premieres:
Fuse: The Lineup at 6p
Copy Cat Killer at 10p

Saturday’s Finales:
DIY: Income Property at 3:30p
FYI: Tiny House Hunting at 9:30p
HGTV: Log Cabin Living at 11p
Nick: 100 Things to Do Before High School at 9p

Sunday’s Premieres:
DIY: Salvage Dawgs at 9p
Ovation: Rough Draft with Reza Aslan at 8:30p

Sunday’s Finales:
ID: Evil Lives Here at 10p


Fox has renewed long-running comedic procedural Bones for a 12-episode, farewell season. David Boreanaz and Emily Deschanel have closed deals to return as the series’ leading duo, Booth and Brennan. Showrunners Jonathan Collier and Michael Peterson are also set to return. “In times like these, it’s comforting to know the world can count on at least one beacon of stability. Apparently, that beacon is Bones,” said creator and EP Hart Hanson. “It shows what you can do with an amalgam of genius cast, amazing crew, cunning writers, stalwart studio, sweat, a tough economy, a mercurial network, determination, luck, magic, miracles and the most loyal audience in the world.”

Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc. has acquired the remaining 35 percent interest in Travel ChannelMedia from Cox Communications Inc., for $99 million in cash, which includes the value of certain tax benefits. The transaction gives Scripps full ownership of the cable net in which it initially acquired a controlling interest in 2009. “Full ownership of Travel Channel enables us to take maximum advantage of its continued growth as we build value for our shareholders,” said Kenneth W. Lowe, Scripps’ president, chairman and chief executive officer.

CNN is launching The Eighties on Thursday, March 31, at 9p. The seven-part series follows the network’s The Sixties and The Seventies, which aired in 2014 and 2015, respectively. Produced by Tom Hanks, Gary Goetzman and Mark Herzog, the series will feature archival footage and interviews with historians, musicians, journalists and television artists and examine everything from Ronald Reagan’s presidency and the AIDS crisis to the end of the Cold War.

Pop and Entertainment Tonight are teaming up to bring fans closer to their favorite movie stars at The Oscars. Hosted by ET’s Nancy O’Dell and Kevin Frazier with correspondent Nischelle Turner and fashion expert Jeannie Mai, Entertainment Tonight at The Oscars Live on Pop will provide live television coverage from the red carpet on Sunday, February 28 at 5p ET.

Music superstars Cam, Kenny Chesney, Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban and Florida Georgia Line are the first performers announced for the 51st Academy of Country Music Awards. The show, co-hosted by Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley, will be broadcast live from MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 3 at 8p on CBS.

Ariana Grande is doing double duty on the March 12 episode of Saturday Night Live. The former Scream Queens star and singer is making her hosting debut on the NBC series as well as serving as the musical guest. Grande last appeared as a musical guest in 2014.
NBC and Litton Entertainment are partnering to expand NBC’s public service awareness brand “The More You Know” into a new programming block. It will air for three hours on Saturday mornings and include six half-hour educational and informational series targeted to 13- to 16-year-olds with family-friendly topics. "NBC has a 30-year investment in ‘The More You Know.’ Litton is honored to be entrusted to build [on] it. It is our partnership strategy to launch six new television series this fall, with the advantage of NBC’s assets and talent," said Dave Morgan, Litton founder and CEO.

A+E Networks has a new approach for this year’s Upfront. According to Peter Olsen, EVP of A+E Networks Ad Sales, “The Upfront has become a 24/7; 52-week proposition and with that in mind, we will go to market with a series of small strategic meetings, brand-focused events and screenings with our valued partners.” Some of A+E’s bigger projects include Roots on History, season two of UnREAL on Lifetime, and Bates Motel on A&E.

Torrey DeVitto (Chicago Med) has been added to the March 19th PaleyFest panel “An Evening with Dick Wolf.” DeVitto joins Jason Beghe, Sophia Bush, Colin Donnell, Ice-T, Taylor Kinney, S. Epatha Merkerson, Oliver Platt, and Jesse Spencer.


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Spike has ordered a production pilot from Dimension Television based on the Stephen King novella “The Mist.” The original scripted series is the story of a seemingly innocuous fog that seeps into a small town and creates havoc. This is the first production pilot for a Spike scripted dramatic series since the network’s shift toward general entertainment.

Netflix has picked up Ozark, the drama starring and executive produced and directed by Jason Bateman, reports Deadline. The series investigates the dark and dangerous world of drug-money laundering.


GetTV kicks off all-new block “Get Lost In TV” every Wednesday in March at 8p, spotlighting a different television classic each week, airing five episodes back-to-back. The block bows on March 2 with a tribute to the 1957 crime comedy series The Thin Man. Also to be featured: Gene Roddenberry’s 1963 military drama The Lieutenant, starring Robert Vaughn, the 1971 family comedy The Jimmy Stewart Show, and others.

Logo hosts a 10-episode marathon of 227, the sitcom that ran on NBC from 1985-1990 and depicted black family life in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, February 27 at 2:27p. Series star and Emmy winner Jackee Harry picked her 10 favorite episodes and will introduce each throughout the day.

Concluding its celebration of Black History Month, TV One is partnering with PBS to simulcast a special Ray Charles Tribute: In Performance at the White House on Friday, February 26 at 9p. The 90-minute concert salutes the legacy of the legendary singer/songwriter and will be hosted by President and Mrs. Obama. Encores will air Friday, February 26 at 10:30p and Sunday, February 28 at 5p.

Phil Collins sits down with Dan Rather in a new episode of The Big Interview, airing Tuesday, March 1 at 8p on AXS TV. The singer-songwriter opens up about his career.

An Honest Liar premieres on Independent Lens on Monday, March 28 at 10p on PBS. The film examines James “The Amazing” Randi, the magician who dedicated his life to exposing hucksters and frauds.

Saturday Morning Fever wraps up with auditions for next year, Casey and Brittany celebrating their one-year anniversary, and Rogelio finally asking Tina out on a date. The show’s season finale airs Wednesday, March 2 at 11p on Fuse.

Feature film Ice Girls bows on Family Channel on Friday, March 11 at 8 p. Starring three-time World Champion and two-time Olympic Silver medalist Elvis Stojko alongside Natasha Henstridge (The Whole Nine Yards, Would Be Kings) and Canadian figure skating champions Michaela Du Toit and Taylor Hunsley, the movie follows skater Mattie Dane as she struggles to regain her confidence and determination after having her dreams shattered.

Host Jason Silva visits New Orleans to explore the brain and bad behavior on National Geographic‘s Brain Games: Brains Behaving Badly on Sunday, February 28 at 9p. A series of games and experiments demonstrate how the brain has an evolutionary predilection toward doing the wrong thing.


Fox has announced a premiere date for Houdini & Doyle. The adventure drama focuses on the real-life friendship between illusionist Harry Houdini (Michael Weston) and Sherlock Holmes creator Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (Stephen Mangan) as they join forces with New Scotland Yard to investigate unsolved crimes with a supernatural slant. Show bows Monday, May 2 at 9p.

Look for new OWN docu-series For Peete’s Sake to launch Saturday, March 19 at 9p.

Principal photography has wrapped on Bounce TV’s Saints & Sinners. The net’s first original drama series was shot on location in Atlanta and centers on power, corruption and murder against the backdrop of a large southern church. Bows Sunday, March 6 at 9p.

Bravo Media‘s The Real Housewives of Dallas premieres Monday, April 11 at 10p. The newest Real Housewives franchise examines the lives of southern socialites Cary Deuber, Tiffany Hendra, Stephanie Hollman, LeeAnne Locken and Brandi Redmond, along with their friend Marie Reyes, as they climb their way to the top of the city’s most exclusive circle.


Tyler Perry‘s If Loving You is Wrong premieres with all-new episodes Tuesday, March 15 at 10p on OWN, following the season finale of The Haves and the Have Nots at 9p. The series moves to its regular time slot at 9p, beginning Tuesday, March 22.

Food Network‘s confectionery competition, Spring Baking Championship, returns on Sunday, April 10 at 9p. Bobby Deen is back to host the action as eight of the country’s best bakers compete to create the most impressive springtime treats and vie for approval from judges Nancy Fuller, Duff Goldman and Lorraine Pascale.

AT&T Audience Network brings back suspense drama Rogue on Wednesday, March 23 at 9p. The show is available exclusively to DirectTV and AT&T U-verse customers. Set in Chicago, the show’s focus on crime vs. authority continues in a new chapter on the Russian mafia and government espionage.


Game of Throne‘s Finn Jones has landed the title role in Marvel’s Iron Fist, Marvel’s latest Netflix collaboration.

Revenge alum Madeline Stowe, who originated the role of Dr. Railly in 1995 film 12 Monkeys, is set to appear in the Syfy adaptation as an entirely new character, reports EW. She first appears in the Season 2 finale as Lillian, a psychiatric ward patient.

Katey Sagal has nabbed the lead opposite John Carroll Lynch in the CBS comedy pilot based on Australian format Upper Middle Bogan.

Alvin “Xzibit” Joiner is guest starring on Empire as music mogul/gangster Leslie ‘Shyne’ Johnson. Series returns Wednesday, March 30 at 9p on Fox.

Marsha Thomason (White Collar) has nabbed the female lead in Fox medical procedural pilot Zoobiquity, Also cast is Antonia Bernath (Downton Abbey, The Astronaut Wives Club).

Felix Solis (The Following) has boarded the cast of CBS drama pilot Drew. The show is based on the Nancy Drew character from the classic mystery books.

Sarah Mezzanotte has landed a series regular role in Amazon drama pilot The Interestings.as a series regular. She’s playing the young Ash.

Vincent Kartheiser (Mad Men) is headed to Hulu. The actor has booked a recurring role on comedy Casual


Scooter Braun has signed on as Creative Executive Producer for the 2016 Radio Disney Music Awards. The event takes place Saturday April 30 at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. The special two-hour telecast, Disney Channel Presents the 2016 Radio Disney Music Awards, airs Sunday, May 1 at 7p on Disney Channel in the U.S. and thereafter, in 159 countries. Highlights will also be available on Radio Disney, the Radio Disney App, the Disney Channel app and RadioDisney.com.

Los Angeles quartet DNCE will take the stage at the 2016 Kids’ Choice Awards, performing their hit single “Cake by the Ocean.” Their performance will extend beyond the stage into the audience, culminating in a slime dousing. Hosted by Blake Shelton, the ceremony airs live from the Forum in Inglewood, CA on Saturday, March 12, at 8p on Nickelodeon.


Keshet International’s (KI) original variety game show format Who’s on Top has been licensed by RCTI Indonesia. The local version of the show will be produced in-house and broadcast in a two-hour, weekly primetime slot.

Canal Once premieres the second season of Paramedicos on Friday, March 4 at 9p. The medical drama salutes the heroic efforts of paramedics from the Mexican Red Cross.


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ABC ranked #1 on Wednesday for the 3rd week running in A18-49 (1.7/6  tied with CBS and Fox). In fact, the Net finished #1 on the first 3 Wednesdays of the February sweep for the first time in 20 years  since February 1996. ABC’s Wednesday lineup gained 6 percent week to week with young adults. Modern Family (2.5/8) once again out-delivered Fox’s American Idol (up 19 percent – 2.1/7) and CBSSurvivor (up 25 percent – 2.0/7) on the night to stand as Wednesday’s #1 TV show for its 4th consecutive original in A18-49.

CBS Sunday Morning with Charles Osgood delivered more than 6 million viewers for the eighth consecutive week, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for Sunday, February 21. The show posted 6.04 million viewers and a 1.4/07 in A25-54. Season-to-date, it is the #1 Sunday morning news program with viewers and A25-54, delivering 6.00 million viewers and a 1.3/07 with A 25-54.

NBC‘s The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon has scored victories for the late-night ratings week of February 15-19, prevailing in every key measure  adults, men and women 18-34, 18-49 and 25-54, plus total viewers  versus CBSThe Late Show with Stephen Colbert and ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live. For the week, Fallon beat Colbert in A18-49 rating by a 68 percent advantage (0.96 rating vs. a 0.57) and topped Kimmel by an 81 percent margin (with a 0.96 vs. 0.53). Fallon delivered four-week highs with a week of Tonight Show telecasts from Los Angeles, generating his top 18-49 and total-viewer numbers since January 18-22 (1.03 rating in 18-49, 3.705 million viewers overall for the week of high-rated Friday telecasts during winter storm Jonas). Week to week, Fallon was up 7 percent in 18-49 (0.96 vs. 0.90 for Feb. 8-12) and 3 percent in total viewers (3.509 million vs. 3.411 million).

Late Night Shows Weekly Average Ratings week of February 15, 2016
ABC: Nightline, 1.49 million total viewers and 0.36/2 A18-49
NBC: Late Night, 1.50 million total viewers and
0.44/3 A18-49
CBS: Late Late Show, 1.41 million total viewers and 0.35/3 A18-49
Source: Nielsen, NTI

Sunday Morning News Shows February 21, 2016
CBS: Face the Nation 3.91 million total viewers; 0.9 and 1,032,000 A25-54
NBC: Meet the Press 3.78 million total viewers; 0.9 and 1,083,000 A25-54
ABC: This Week 3.66 million total viewers; 0.9 and 1,120,000 A25-54
CBS: Face the Nation-2  2.45 million total viewers; 0.5 and 607,000 A25-54
FOX: Fox News Sunday: 1.69 million total viewers; 0.5 and 569,000 A25-54
Source: Nielsen, NTI

Broadcast Morning News Shows Weekly Average Ratings week of February 15, 2016
ABC: GMA 4.92 million total viewers; 1.4/11 and 1.67 million A25-54
NBC: Today 4.87 million total viewers; 1.6/13 and 1.91 million A25-54
CBS: This Morning 3.86 million total viewers; 1.0/8 and 1.15 million A25-54
Source: Nielsen, NTI

Wednesday A18-49 Analysis: ABC led for the most A18-49 viewers Wednesday with 1.8/6, according to final primetime national ratings from Nielsen. At 8p, CBS and FOX’s American Idol topped with 2.1/7, followed by CBS’ Survivor and ABC’s combination of The Middle and The Goldbergs, which tied for second with 1.9/7. ABC’s Modern Family and blackish combined for the lead at 9p with 2.2/7. CBS’ Criminal Minds trailed with 1.8/6. NBC’s Chicago PD took over the top spot at 10p with 1.6/6. CBS’ Code Black followed with 1.2/4.

A18-49: ABC 1.8/6,FOX 1.7/6, CBS 1.6/6, NBC 1.4/5, CW 0.9/3, UNI 0.8/3, TELE 0.6/2, ION 0.2/1

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Wednesday, February 24, 2016 time period averages. Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated. Live+SD.
CBS: 5.0/8
Survivor 5.1/8, Criminal Minds 5.5/9, Code Black 4.5/8
NBC: 4.5/8
Mysteries of Laura 4.4/7, Law & Order: SUV 4.4/7, Chicago  4.6/9
ABC: 4.0/7
The Middle 4.5/8, The Goldbergs 4.0/7, Modern Family 5.0/8, blackish 3.9/7, American Crime 2.4/4
FOX: 3.9/7
American Idol 5.2/9, Hell’s Kitchen 2.5/4
CW: 1.5/3
Arrow 1.7/3, Supernatural 1.2/2
Antes Muerta que Lichita 1.1/2, Pasion y Poder
1.3/2, Hotel de los Secretos 1.1/2
TELE: 0.8/1
Quien es Quien
0.7/1, Eva, La Trailera 0.8/1, Querida Centauro 0.9/2
ION: 0.6/1
Law & Order 0.7/1, Law & Order 0.6/1, Law & Order 0.6/1


Adam Stotsky has been named President, E! Entertainment, expanding his responsibilities to include all unscripted programming and development. Stotsky, who previously served as General Manager for E!, will continue overseeing all day-to-day operations. He will also continue his role as President, Esquire Network.

BET Networks has appointed Ken Gibbs as Vice President of Social Media Marketing Strategy. Before joining BET, Gibbs held digital strategy and content roles at Essence.com, Loop21.com, Time Warner, Interactive One and AOL Black Voices.

Following the merger of Banijay and Zodiak, a number of senior executive positions at Banijay Zodiak Nordic have been announced: Jacob Houlind has become Group CEO. Johannes Jensen takes on the roles of Vice President/Deputy Group CEO at Banijay Zodiak Nordic and CEO at Yellowbird. Mikael Royson has been named CFO of Banijay Zodiak Nordic Group.

Friday Fun Fact:
The object most choked on by Americans is the toothpick.   

This Day in History: 1998 – Oprah Winfrey beat Texas cattlemen in a defamation lawsuit.

Answer to Our Last Trivia Question: Which pals met at a resort where they were cigarette girls and met their future husbands? Wilma and Betty from The Flintstones (1960-1966). Kudos to: John Carlo-Up/NYC; Denise Takvorian-WBZ-TV, WSBK-TV, CBSBoston.com/Boston, MA; Jim Bono-Crown Media Family Networks/NYC; Michelle B. Berg-Epic/Westport, CT; Kathy Kraft-Abelson Taylor/Chicago, IL; Squirrel Rippley-Dark Horse Media/Tucson, AZ; Greg Stewart-Evolution Media/Burbank, CA; Amy Kessler, Oakland Symphony, Oakland, CA; Arthur Reinstein,-Shaw Media/Toronto.

Today’s Trivia Question: On Full House what was Uncle Jesse’s last name before it became Katsopolis (1987-1995)? (Email [email protected] with your answer and be sure to include your name, company, city and time zone.).

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ABC: Last Man Standing, Dr. Ken, Shark Tank, 20/20
CBS: The Amazing Race, Hawaii Five-0, Blue Bloods
CW: The Vampire Diaries, The Originals
FOX: Sleepy Hollow, Second Chance
NBC: Caught on Camera With Nick Cannon, Dateline NBC
PBS: Washington Week with Gwen Hill, Charlie Rose  The Week, In Performance at the White House, American Masters
Telemundo: Quien es quien, Eva la Trailera, La Querida del Centauro
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MARKETING ASSOCIATE MANAGER GSTV NEW YORK, NY – HYBRID REMOTE Touch various teams within our group such as Marketing Solutions, Marketing Communications and Design. Our group develops thoughtful marketing and promotional programs alongside our business development team. We collaborate with teams across the organization to develop concepts that meet client needs and then bring the […]

Cynopsis 05/22/24: Comcast offers details on StreamSaver

Comcast offers details on StreamSaver

Wednesday May 22, 2024 Today’s Premieres Apple TV+: Trying BET: Sistas at 9p Fox: Gordon Ramsay’s Food Stars at 9p Hulu: Chief Detective Magnolia: Happy to Be Home at 8p Netflix: Toughest Forces on Earth; Buying London Today’s Finales ABC: Jeopardy! Masters at 8p; Abbott Elementary at 9p; The Conners at 9:30p CBS: Survivor at […]