03/10/20: Pete Buttigieg’s next act includes sitting in for Jimmy Kimmel

 

 

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Tuesday March 10, 2020

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IN THE NEWS

The next act for Pete Buttigieg includes guest hosting ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live on Thursday, March 12. “We’re lining up a great slate of guests,” said the former Democratic candidate on NBC’s Today. “Hopefully some funnier minds than mine will be doing some writing for that.” The news broke two days after another former Dem candidate, Elizabeth Warren, made a surprise appearance on SNL.

Two more down: PBS canceled PBS TechCon, slated for April 15-17 in Las Vegas, and its Annual Meeting, which had been scheduled for May 11-13 in Seattle. “In light of the growing concerns around coronavirus / COVID-19, PBS is limiting non-essential business travel. As a result, we have decided to cancel our upcoming conferences,” PBS said. “Health and safety are our highest priorities, and we made this decision in the best interest of our colleagues and partners.”

The Summer Olympics is still on track, but the traditional lighting ceremony in Greece that opens the season will be held with no spectators due to coronavirus worries. Communities are being encouraged by the Hellenic Olympic Committee to follow the instructions of the Ministry of Health and the National Public Health Organization as the torch wends its way through Greek and Japanese towns headed to Tokyo. Games are scheduled for July 24-August 9.

If the coronavirus continues to spread into 4Q20, the outbreak could reduce 2020 US ad spend by $3.1 billion, according to an analysis by The Myers Report – from a projected $227.8 billion to $224.9 billion. The media would account for just 28% of total marketing cost reductions, with the biggest budget cuts affecting trade promotions, direct mail, experiential marketing, mobile and apps advertising, and cinema.

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The PGA TOUR inked a new nine-year domestic media rights deal giving CBS and NBC TV rights, and ESPN digital rights. From 2022-2030, CBS will average 19 events and NBC eight events each season. PGA Tour Live+ will air on ESPN. “We were extremely pleased with the interest we received from the market – both with incumbents and other media companies – and are excited that our current partners shared our vision for the future, and we are equally excited to be back in business with Disney and ESPN+,” said PGA TOUR Commissioner Jay Monahan.

Entertainment Studios announced national clearances in 95% of US television markets for two original, weekly hour-long series for The Weather Channel: Storm of Suspicion and Weather Gone Viral. Group-owned television stations include FOX, Scripps, Nexstar, Allen Media Broadcasting, Meredith, Gray, CBS, Hearst, COX Media Group, Sunbeam Television, Hubbard Broadcasting, TEGNA, Scripps Media, Graham Media, Weigel, Nexstar Broadcasting, Quincy Broadcasting, Morgan Murphy Media, Marshall Broadcasting, Mission Broadcasting, Lockwood Broadcasting, Block Communication, Waypoint Media, Sarkes Tarzian, Manship Broadcasting, Vision Alaska, McKinnon Broadcasting, and Morris Multimedia.

NBCUniversal sold its stake in Snap Inc. last year, according to the Hollywood Reporter, the latest instance of a media company selling an investment as it focuses on units more aligned with its core strategy. ViacomCBS is exploring selling its Simon & Schuster publishing division, and AT&T sold its stake in Game Show Network last year.

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PRODUCTION & DEVELOPMENT

Showtime and CBS Television Studios signed writer and executive producer Clyde Phillips (Dexter, Nurse Jackie) to an overall deal through which he will develop projects that can air on platforms within or outside the ViacomCBS family. “Securing the talents of a gifted writer/producer/showrunner like Clyde is a huge bonus for the Studio,” said David Stapf, President, CBS Television Studios. “There are few creators out there that have successfully crossed so many genres, and we’re fortunate to have him join our team. I’m looking forward to discovering where his fertile imagination goes next.”

Netflix renewed Lost in Space for a third and final season, but is holding on to series EP/showrunner Zack Estrin with a multi-year overall deal to produce new series. “While this chapter of Lost In Space is coming to a rousing conclusion, I’m excited about continuing to explore new stories with my friends at Netflix, and for all of the incredible possibilities that lie ahead,” said Estrin.

Netflix also ordered animated comedy Mulligan, from Tina Fey and Robert Carlock (30 Rock) and their Little Stranger and Bevel Bears production companies, writer Sam Means (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt), 3 Art Entertainment, Bento Box Entertainment and Universal Television. Series focuses on earth after an alien attack.

ABC ordered a pilot for comedy Kids Matter Now, from Shana Goldberg-Meehan, CBS Television Studios and 20th Century Fox TV. Series follows a diva boss with no patience for working parents, until she adopts a baby.

Former MGM exec Andrew Mittman signed an exclusive MGM/UA TV production and first-look MGM film deal, as head of his new production company, 1.21. “I’ve admired Andrew’s thoughtful, intelligent grasp of story and structure since the day we met,” said Steve Stark, President of MGM/UA Television. “We recruited him to join our executive team and then were quick to extend his deal when it came up for renewal this year. When Andrew told us that he wanted to segue back into producing, we were thrilled to find a way to make that happen for him right here at MGM.”

Insight TV Studios US has partnered with VICE Studios to co-produce a three-part docu-series focused on the participants of the upcoming 2020 Invictus Games, a multi-sport event for veterans. I am Invincible is slated to premiere April 18.

UPFRONTS UPDATES

Responding the COVID-19 outbreak, A+E Networks is replacing its live Upfront event, originally scheduled for March 25 in NYC, with a virtual upfront starting the week of March 23. “Our sales force looks forward to bringing the A+E Networks’ Virtual Upfront Presentation directly to our clients in a new way,” said Paul Buccieri, A+E Networks’ Group President. “It’s important for us to note that the Upfront is just one part of A+E Networks’ 52-week strategy. Whether in person or in the form of a virtual presentation, the Upfront is part of a comprehensive, year-long communications effort between our dedicated sales force and our ad sales customers.”

AMC Networks also canceled an Upfront event, a splashy affair that was to take place in NYC. Instead, it’s getting personal. “In light of current events, we have decided to cancel our live upfront presentation scheduled for March 18 in favor of individual conversations with our advertising clients,” said the company.

Game Show Network announced its new programming, with more hours of original programming than ever in network history and a continued commitment to strip programming. Two new strip series, People Puzzler, based on the Puzzler crossword in PEOPLE, and all-star trivia show Master Minds, hosted by Brooke Burns and featuring Jeopardy champ Ken Jennings, were greenlit. Returning series include America Says for its fourth season; the reboot of Catch 21, following its fall 2019 debut; and Common Knowledge. Newly premiered Get a Clue will remain on the schedule with new episodes.

For more Upfront programming news, Upfront dates and more, check Cynopsis’ Upfronts Navigator.

NEW & RETURNING SERIES

HBO’s The Undoing will premiere Sunday, May 10. Six-parter from David E.Kelley stars Nicole Kidman and Hugh Grant.

Season two of The Split debuts on SundanceTV on Wednesday, May 21 at midnight. Series offers “a witty examination of modern marriage.”

Acorn TV’s Blood returned Monday, March 9 for season two. Star Adrian Dunbar shares his take on the crime thriller’s twists and turns, and why “extraordinary things start to happen,” in Cynsiders.

World of Fire on Masterpiece premieres Sunday, April 5 at 9p on PBS. WWII drama follows the fates of ordinary people in four countries as they grapple with the war.

TECH NEWS

Twitter entered into a cooperation agreement with activist investment firm Elliott Management, owner of about 4% of Twitter’s stock, which has been pushing for changes, including the possible exit of CEO Jack Dorsey. Investment firm Silver Lake will make a $1 billion investment in Twitter that will help fund a $2 billion share repurchase program, and Dorsey will keep his job. Co-CEO and Managing Partner of Silver Lake Egon Durban and Elliott partner Jesse Cohn will be appointed the social media platform’s Board of Directors. “As a Board, we regularly review and evaluate how Twitter is run, and while our CEO structure is unique, so is Jack and so is this Company,” said Patrick Pichette, lead independent director of the Twitter Board. “To continue to ensure strong governance, we are pleased to create a temporary Board committee that will build on our regular evaluation of Twitter’s leadership structure.”

STREAMING SNIPPETS

The best way to reach audiences is to combine all forms of TV, according to a new report from Effectv. “Advertisers should look to OTT as a powerful complement to linear TV and STB VOD to take full advantage of a multi-screen strategy of reaching audiences where they are,” said Dave Pajeau, Executive Director, Advanced Platform Solutions at Effectv. Some takeaways from the whitepaper:
· OTT is growing rapidly but its relative scale is still small compared to linear TV, especially taking into account non-ad supported SVOD consumption.
OTT, along with STB VOD, is an effective complement to linear TV as a way to optimize reach and frequency.When taking an audience-first approach, advertisers should be device-agnostic: OTT will deliver its relative share of audience as part of a well-rounded total TV media plan.

Short-form service Quibi, set to launch April 6, is facing a claim that one of its key technology features infringes on the intellectual property of Eko, a company that creates interactive videos. Eko says it invented the technology used in Quibi’s “Turnstyle,” which plays different videos depending on how viewers are holding their phones. “Over 10 years, Eko has contributed a multitude of patented inventions to the interactive video space,” an Eko spokeswoman said in a statement. “It appears that others have found significant value in incorporating our technology into their endeavors without our permission. We are hopeful for an amicable solution that rightfully recognizes our work.” Quibi responded that the “Turnstyle” technology was developed internally, and they have received a patent, adding, “These claims have absolutely no merit and we will vigorously defend ourselves against them in court.”

Smart music and TV platform Rockbot has partnered with salon chain Sola Salons to roll out its Rockbot TV system to Sola locations across the country. Rockbot TV, the first multi-channel streaming TV platform designed specifically for the OOH video market, features cable stations and OTT channels in a variety of genres. For more, go here.

fuboTV is expanding its sports coverage with the additions of NHL Network, MLB Network and MLB Network Strike Zone. “Increasing our sports programming – alongside our industry leading news and entertainment lineup – underscores fuboTV’s leading position as a cable TV replacement for the entire family,” said Ben Grad, Head of Content and Acquisition Strategy.

COMING UP

Documentary The Definition of Insanity, exploring the work of The Miami-Dade Criminal Mental Health Project, premieres Tuesday, April 14 at 10p on PBS (check local listings). With inside access to the Miami-Dade court system and the police, filmmakers follow the ins and outs of CMHP “client” cases over 18 months, from the courtroom through community reintegration.

Descendants Remix Dance Party: A Disney Channel Music Event premieres Friday, March 20 at 7:30p on Disney Channel. Hosted by Cheyenne Jackson as Hades from Descendants 3, the half-hour show will feature musical performances of reimagined hits from the Descendants movies by Disney Channel stars.

CASTING

Goram Visnjic (Timeless) will star as Count Dracula in ABC drama pilot The Brides…Nicole Byer (Nailed It!) and Aaron Jennings (Pure Genius) landed series regular roles in an untitled NBC comedy pilot from Phil Augusta Jackson and Dan Goor (Brooklyn Nine-Nine) centered on a group of black friends.

GOING GLOBAL

UK-based Raindog Films is veering into TV territory with the hire of TV writer/producer Trish D Chetty. Chetty will oversee the company’s expansion into high-end series, music programming and docs.

Big Brother is headed back to Portugal after 14 years. Endemol Shine Group announced TVI, the original Big Brother broadcaster, has commissioned a new version of the reality show, which will be produced by Endemol Portugal.

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RATINGS

The Wednesday night launch of Food Network’s Tournament of Champions reached nearly 2 million viewers, posting double-digit growth (up 45% versus prior six-weeks and up 26% versus year-ago) with a .6 P25-54 and a .7 W25-54 rating.

ABC’s The Rookie hit a viewership high of 5.13 million on Sunday, while NBC’s Good Girls scored a season high 0.5 among A18-49.

NBC’s Little Big Shots topped Tunity’s OOH ratings, while E! News was #1 on Shareablee’s social media chart. For full top ten rankings lists, go here.

Broadcast Nielsen Ratings for Friday, March 6
Show, P2+ 000s, (A18-49)
ABC: Shark Tank 4.34 (0.8), 20/20 4.28 (0.7)
CBS: MacGyver 5.65 (0.6), Hawaii Five-0 6.98 (0.6), Blue Bloods 7.31 (0.6)
CW: Penn & Teller: Fool Us 0.81 (0.1), Whose Line Is It Anyway? 0.53 (0.1), Whose Line Is It Anyway? 0.60 (0.1)
FOX: WWE Friday Night Smackdown 2.46 (0.7)
NBC: Lincoln Rhyme 3.70 (0.5), Dateline 3.77 (0.6)
UNIVISION: Futbol Central 0.91 (0.3), LIGA Max 1.48 (0.6)
TELEMUNDO: Exatlon Estas Unidos 1.33 (0.3), La Dona 1.01 (0.3), Operacion Pacifico 0.93 (0.2)
Source: Nielsen, live + same day time period averages

EXECUTIVE MOVES

Discovery, Inc. named Neil Chugani as Chief Financial Officer and Head of Strategy and Operations, Direct-to-Consumer. Chugani will will work with all of Discovery’s DTC business units, both in the U.S. and International markets to create consistent strategic, financial, and operational practices. Most recently, he served as CFO for the Business and Operations of Google and YouTube in Europe, Middle East and Africa.

Ed Wilson has been named Executive Chairman of Cox Media Group ad platform businesses CoxReps and Gamut. “He is a business builder and a natural networker in both traditional and emerging media,” said CMG President-CEO Kim Guthrie. “His experience and industry relationships will serve him well in this role.”

Lyle Schwartz is exiting GroupM. He has served as Chief Integration Officer since last year. “After more than 20 years of exemplary leadership and service at GroupM and in the industry, Lyle Schwartz will be leaving the company,” said GroupM. “We wish him the very best in his future endeavors and thank him for his many contributions to our company, our culture, our people, and our clients.”

BET tapped James Cuthbert to serve as Senior Vice President, Brand Strategy & Marketing. Cuthbert was previously the Head of Marketing for Red Bull North America

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Creative communications agency Praytell has promoted longtime partner Beth Cleveland to Global President. Cleveland’s new focus will be on expanding the agency’s international and operational efforts.

Entertainment Tonight promoted Whitney Wallace and Leslie Kawaguchi to co-executive producers reporting to Executive Producer Erin Johnson. Wallace has been with ET 14 years; Kawaguchi has been onboard 26 years.

FETV (Family Entertainment Television) announced Maria Kennedy has been named SVP of National Direct Response Sales. Kennedy was responsible for running a DR ad sales team that included 13 US cable networks, VOD/TVE platforms, and Branded Content across various Discovery properties.

Global agency collective Stadiumred Group announced the appointment of Debbie Kaplan as Chief Strategy Officer and George Bennett as Chief Growth Officer. Kaplan previously served as head of experiential marketing at WPP’s Geometry; Bennett will continue to serve as interim CEO of MagicBullet Media, a content agency within the Stadiumred Group network that he founded in 2008.

Extreme Reach announced that company veteran, Kevin Crummy, and long-time ad tech sales leader, Erik Schear, will lead the org’s national sales team, both as Vice President of Sales. In addition, Allen Nelson has joined the team from Comcast AdDelivery as a Los Angeles-based sales director.

IN MEMORIAM

Writer Earl Pomerantz died March 7. He was 75. Among Pomerantz’s numerous TV credits were The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Cheers, The Cosby Show, Taxi, Major Dad and The Larry Sanders Show.

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1997 – Buffy the Vampire Slayer premiered on The WB.

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Which short-lived sitcom included two cast members who played the same character, one in The Godfather and the other in The Godfather Part II? 1972 sitcom The Super stars included Richard Castellano and Bruno Kirby, who played Pete Clemenza in the films. Kudos to: Dave Sikula-San Francisco State University/San Francisco, Charles Lore/NYC, Lorrie Shilling/El Segundo, CA, Andrew Goldman-Fathom Events/NYC, Tom Moore-Kalt Productions/LA

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