04/18/23: Another round for “Cooper’s Bar”

Cynopsis Medias First Morning Read
Tuesday April 18, 2023

Today’s Premieres
Discovery: Deadliest Catch at 8p
History: The Secret of Skinwalker Ranch at 10p
Netflix: How to Get Rich
TLC: 7 Little Johnstons at 9p

Today’s Finales
Food Network: Superchef Grudge Match at 9p
NBC: American Auto at 8:30p


Members of the WGA voted to authorize a strike if the guild can’t reach a deal for a new film and TV contract with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers by May 1. The vote was 97.85% in favor of a walk-out. “Our membership has spoken,” said the WGA Negotiating Committee after the landslide. “You have expressed your collective strength, solidarity, and the demand for meaningful change in overwhelming numbers. Armed with this demonstration of unity and resolve, we will continue to work at the negotiating table to achieve a fair contract for all writers.”

The Media Rating Council has reinstated the accreditation of Nielsen’s National Television Audience Measurement service. Accreditation had been suspended in September 2021. “Nielsen has undertaken strong efforts to correct the issues that led to its loss of MRC accreditation 19 months ago and to restore key aspects of its panel performance,” said George W. Ivie, Executive Director and CEO of the MRC. “That said, there is still more work to be done both in the near and long term to ensure Nielsen’s National TAM measurements continue to meet our standards and the requirements of the industry.”

The reinstatement excludes the Digital in TV Ratings (dTVR) component of the TAM service, and also does not include Nielsen’s Local Market Television Service (which remains in an accreditation suspension status), Nielsen’s Digital Ad Ratings, the forthcoming integration of certain Return Path and ACR Data into the TAM service, or the Nielsen One measurement service.

Three-quarters of advertising execs expect to spend as much as last year or more during the 2023 TV Upfront, according to a survey from iSpot to determine how ad-buying plans will change this year, while also revealing more about the growing role of streaming and other key trends. Highlights of the report include:
· 61% of respondents expect 2023 upfront commitments to be similar or less flexible than previous years.
· 30% indicated at least one-fifth of upfront budget will be allocated toward digital streaming platforms.
· 74% of those intending to spend on streaming will do so with Hulu (vs. 48% with YouTube, 46% Peacock and 45% Roku).
· 69% responded they were very interested or somewhat interested in alternative currencies at this year’s upfronts.

Hulu Original drama “Reasonable Doubt,” from executive producers Raamla Mohamed, Kerry Washington and Larry Wilmore, has won a season two renewal. Morris Chestnut (“The Best Man”) is joining the drama’s sophomore season, alongside series regulars Emayatzy Corinealdi, McKinley Freeman, Tim Jo, Angela Grovey, Aderinsola Olabode and Thaddeus J. Mixson.

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The slate of originals at AMC Networks’ Content Room, the production arm for digital programming, is expanding, including a season two order for “Cooper’s Bar,” which will premiere 30-minute episodes on IFC. Aftershow “Show Me More” is also returning. In addition, short-form series “Night Island” will focus on a pair of undercover art thieves; Colman Domingo (“Fear the Walking Dead”) is set to host a travel/memoir show, “You Are Here”; spinoff series “Jim Chee: Private Eye” expands the “Dark Winds” universe; “More Tales from the TWDU” (w/t) brings more “The Walking Dead” stories; Harry Hamlin stars in “In the Kitchen with Harry” (w/t); and “Night Market” connects to the e-commerce experience. “This year’s Content Room Originals boast alignment with some of AMCN’s biggest franchises and fan-favorite talent.” said Kim Granito, Head of Marketing for AMC Networks. “By listening to what our fans want, and developing with an eye towards partner collaboration, the opportunities for success are unlimited.”

ViX has signed an exclusive creative deal with screenwriters Esther Feldman (“El Dragón,” “Lalola”) and Francisco Franco Alba (“Locas de Amor,” “El Hotel de los Secretos”). Under the multiyear agreement, Feldman and Franco Alba will develop original ideas and adaptations for projects premiering on ViX.

Canada’s Apartment 11 Productions got the green light from TVOkids for its new original unscripted, live-action series “Green Squad, hosted by environmentally-savvy hosts who challenge other kids to make eco-friendly lifestyle changes. The series is set to premiere on the TVOkids broadcast channel, TVOkids.com, YouTube, and smart TV services in fall 2023.


AMC Networks’ Upfront event takes place tonight, but some news just couldn’t wait – including the launch of an ad-supported version of its AMC+ streaming service planned for later this year. “This is a big moment for AMC Networks and for our advertising partners, because it not only creates a fully-ad supported distribution ecosystem, it also allows advertisers to buy our shows, genres and franchises in a much more comprehensive and impactful way,” said Kim Kelleher, Chief Commercial Officer of AMC Networks. “With our new series content, library titles and other targeted streaming platforms that are all bundled into AMC+, partners can move beyond individual shows and even series and choose to ‘own’ whole genres and franchises, and drive messaging to target audiences no matter what they are watching or where. We’ve never been able to offer this level of sweeping yet highly focused reach before in such an effective and comprehensive way.”

The company also unveiled Audience+, to ensure addressable ads are reaching desired audiences. “Never before have we been able to pull all of our viewership across all platforms, into one unduplicated view and see who is watching, what they are watching and when across linear, VOD, and all CTV streaming, to map a path to viewers across all of our shows and platforms,” said Evan Adlman, EVP of Commercial Sales and Revenue Operations. “Audience+ is also the culmination of all the development of our true cross platform addressable capabilities, allowing an advertiser to take one targeted data segment and singularly deliver it across all our linear networks and CTV streaming channels, inclusive of AMC+, to deliver unduplicated reach within all of our programming.”


Freeform has set its summer lineup. Season two of “Cruel Summer” kicks off Monday, June 5 at 9p, while “grown-ish” returns for season six on Wednesday, June 28 at 10p. The net’s first animated series, “Praise Petey,” makes its debut Friday, July 21 at 10p, as part of “Family Guy” Friday.

Competition series “The Cube” is back for season two on TBS starting Sunday, May 14 at 9p, hosted by NBA champ Dwayne Wade.

HBO’s “The Idol” premieres Sunday, June 4 at 9p. The drama series follows a young woman (Lily-Rose Depp) determined to regain her pop star status after suffering a nervous breakdown.

“Secretos de Sangre” has its Telemundo launch on Tuesday, May 23. The Turkish drama revolves around a fearless lawyer and a respected prosecutor whose paths cross during a crime investigation.


Pluto TV will offer full previous seasons of series that are about to launch new seasons on Paramount Global networks, starting April 20 with “Mike Judge’s Beavis & Butt-Head.” Other shows getting the catch-up treatment include “RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars,” “iCarly,” “Queen of the Universe,” “Joe Pickett” and “Star Trek: Strange New Worlds.”

Spectrum News announced the launch of Spectrum News+, a streaming news network that provides localized reporting and stories from Spectrum News’ local news networks, as well as coverage of weather and broader topics and headlines. Spectrum News+ is available to Spectrum residential customers nationwide, including those who do not live in an existing Spectrum News market, via the Spectrum News mobile app and Roku and Apple TV streaming devices. “By combining the power of our deeply-rooted local newsrooms with objective coverage of the day’s headlines, we are helping our audiences connect with their communities while also providing them with a comprehensive view of the world around them,” said Alison Hellman, SVP, Spectrum News.

An obsession and oversaturation of big-budget content is unsustainable for streaming platforms and unrealistic for smaller productions to compete with, says documentary producer Paul Epstein (“Inside the Wild Frontier,” “We Are New York”). In Cynsiders, he offers a few words of advice.

Imagicomm Entertainment’s Cowboy Way FAST channel is now available on Vidgo. “We’re delighted to lasso in the Cowboy Way FAST Channel to Vidgo’s streaming lineup,” said Derek Mattsson, CEO at Vidgo. “The channel embodies the American West’s spirit, and our viewers will enjoy the authentic cowboy lifestyle, thrilling live events, and classic Western films and series they offer.”

The risk of livestreaming events was apparent Sunday night, when Netflix’s widely promoted “Love Is Blind” season four reunion special was delayed, apparently due to technical difficulties – and most viewers couldn’t access it until the next afternoon. “To everyone who stayed up late, woke up early, gave up their Sunday afternoon … we are incredibly sorry that the Love is Blind Live Reunion did not turn out as we had planned,” tweeted the streamer. “We’re filming it now and we’ll have it on Netflix as soon as humanly possible.”


Magnite, the sell-side ad company, announced the launch of ClearLine, a direct buying solution that gives agencies access to video inventory within Magnite’s ecosystem. “While DSPs will remain the primary method for agencies to access premium video on our platforms, we’ve heard agencies’ requests for a more direct connection in certain scenarios,” said Sean Buckley, CRO at Magnite. “Clearline delivers agencies that additional path into our ecosystem while also benefitting media owners.”

Brightcove has entered into a partnership with Frequency, a cloud-based video platform powering linear channel creation for content providers. Frequency’s integration into Brightcove’s video platform is aimed at enabling customers to seamlessly create, launch and manage FAST channels to expand their reach and increase their revenue. “Empowering media companies to reach, engage and monetize new audiences is at the core of Brightcove’s Media Studio solution,” said Marc DeBevoise, CEO of Brightcove. “With this partnership, we are expanding the way our customers can grow via launching their own FAST channels directly from our powerful video platform. Our integration with Frequency will also help our customers centralize their video content, programming, distribution and ad monetization via an integrated workflow.”


Religion of Sports, the sports media company founded by director and producer Gotham Chopra, Michael Strahan, and Tom Brady, has acquired Jiva Maya, a UK-based production company. The the combined company plans to significantly expand its work in global football, cricket, and motorsport.

ESPN’s tradition of presenting the NFL Draft continues as The Walt Disney Company will present the event from Kansas City across ESPN, ABC, ESPN Radio, ESPN Deportes and ESPN’s social media platforms over the course of the Draft’s three days (April 27-29). Combined with ESPN’s studio show offerings, more than 30 hours of live programming will originate from the home city of the reigning Super Bowl Champions throughout the NFL Draft. For the fifth year, ESPN and ABC will have two distinct telecasts, both in primetime, with Thursday, April 27 starting at 8p and Friday, April 28 beginning at 7p. ESPN’s traditional presentation will focus on the NFL teams, the prospects and how the selections will impact the play on the field. ABC, while still providing key analysis, will focus more on storytelling. On day three of the Draft, Saturday, April 29 starting at noon, ESPN’s presentation will be simulcast on ABC.

Warner Bros. Discovery Sports starts its coverage of the Stanley Cup Playoffs starting today, April 18 with Game 1 of the “The Hudson River Rivalry.” The New York Rangers and Artemi Panarin will travel to take on Jack Hughes and the New Jersey Devils at 7p on TBS.

Charly Arnolt has left ESPN after five years and will be co-hosting a new OutKick show currently in development, which will be announced ahead of football season. In addition to the show, Arnolt will be featured across OutKick platforms to discuss trending topics.

Rivals USA and Mexico face off on Wednesday, April 19 live on Telemundo, Universo, Peacock and the Telemundo app. The match is the first edition of the Continental Clásico, an annual competition where the US. Men’s National Team will host a top-tier opponent from North, Central or South America. Historically, Mexico has been one of the strongest teams in the region, qualifying for the past eight FIFA World Cups and 17 overall. The USMNT is aiming for its fifth-straight victory against El Tri on American soil dating back to the 2021 Concacaf Nations League final with a 3-2 extra time win.


Guests on the final broadcast of CBS’ “The Late Late Show with James Corden” will be Harry Styles and Will Ferrell. The show wraps Thursday, April 27 after eight years.


FOX Alternative Entertainment unveiled two new series created by the company under its International Unscripted Format Fund: celebrity competition “Beat My Mini-Mes” (w/t) for TF1 in France and the dating program “Marriage Market” (w/t) for Germany’s ProSieben. “We specifically designed this Format Fund to partner with international buyers to identify, develop and introduce new programs that expand FAE’s slate of owned content and, in success, serve as a platform for future success on FOX in the US,” said Allison Wallach, President, Unscripted Programming, FOX Entertainment.

Vision Films, a sales and VOD distributor specializing in licensing, marketing, and distribution of independent films and documentaries, has acquired the 85+ feature film library from CineTel Films. The purchase of the CineTel inventory is Vision’s first foray into proprietary titles for global sales.

Cake has partnered with Polish-based producers Animoon and Letko on pre-school animated series “Toru Superfox,” focused on an adventurous fox on a quest to understand his emotions.

All3Media International has agreed new sales in Canada for the UK, US and Australian finished versions of “The Traitors,” the psychological reality series. Bell Media has taken rights in Canada to Studio Lambert’s US and UK versions and Endemol Shine’s Australian version, for premium streaming service Crave. In Greece, ANT1 channel has commissioned “The Traitors,” with Silverline Media Productions set to produce. Hungarian broadcaster RTL has commissioned a local version and in Israel has been commissioned by Keshet. A Swedish version has been commissioned and a new version has been commissioned by an unannounced territory.

Abacus Media Rights has pre-sold a documentary feature which explores the rollercoaster life and career of Kanye West AKA ‘Ye’, produced by Forest. Takers for “We Need to Talk about Kanye” (w/t) include Foxtel Australia, NPO The Netherlands, TV4 Sweden & Finland, NRK Norway, TV2 Denmark and VRT Flemish Belgium.

Hasbro’s global entertainment studio, eOne, has signed new broadcast deals with global partners for the original animated series “Transformers: EarthSpark,” including Gulli in France, Clan in Spain, Super! In Italy, NRK in Norway, DR in Denmark, TV3 and TV8 in the Baltics, TV Azteca in Mexico, TV Cultura in Brazil, Viu TV in Hong Kong, Channel 5 in Singapore, RTV in Indonesia and TV9 in Malaysia.

Orange Smarty announced three new format representation deals. Zinc Media’s Belfast-based Tern TV has delivered a new consumer-health format, “Dr Xand’s Con or Cure,” originally commissioned by BBC One Daytime; BBC Three’s youth-skewing format Squad Dates”; and “The Flower Barn” from Wildflame Productions.

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CBS reports its programming generated more than 281 billion minutes of viewing across dayparts in 1Q23, with more than 30% dedicated to primetime content. Sports clocked 77 billion viewing minutes, and news accounted for 57 billion. CBS was surpassed only by Netflix in the metric.

UPtv’s Easter programming reached 4.3 million viewers between Palm Sunday and Easter Sunday as part of the network’s “Bring the Spring” offering with +82% increase in W25-54 compared to 2022. Premiere programming included the television debut of “Southern Gospel” and an all-day marathon of “The Chosen” season two.

The latest season of HGTV’s “Rock the Block” attracted more than 12.7 million total viewers since it premiered on March 6, averaging a .82 Live+3 rating among A25-54 and a 1.13 rating among W25-54, a respective lift of 95 percent and 98 percent from the prior six weeks.

Top 10 Streaming Shows for the week of April 10
Program, Platform, Total Actions, Total Content, Actions per Content, Fans & Followers
The Mandalorian (Disney+), 1.5m, 40, 37,403, 2.9m
Shadow and Bone (Netflix), 918k, 18, 50,988, 999k
Love is Blind (Netflix), 743k, 31, 23,966, 1.1m
The Chosen (Prime Video), 534k, 16, 33,346, 1.3m
House of the Dragon (HBO Max), 516k, 8, 64,544, 3.1m
The Boys (Prime Video), 513k, 7, 73,275, 3.4m
Succession (HBO Max), 505k, 33, 15,288, 516k
Game of Thrones (HBO Max), 484k, 6, 80,724, 39.4m
Power Book II: Ghost (Starz), 387k, 45, 8,611, 944k
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Prime Video),354k, 51, 6,934, 772kSource: Comscore Social Powered by Shareablee

Broadcast Nielsen Ratings for April 14
Show, P2+ 000s, (A18-49)
ABC: Shark Tank 3.24 (0.33), 20/20 2.77 (0.27)
CBS: S.W.A.T. 3.21 (0.24), Fire Country2.95 (0.19), Blue Bloods 3.42 (0.16)
CW: Penn & Teller: Fool Us 0.62 (0.06), Whose Line Is It Anyway? 0.55(0.08), The Great American Joke Off 0.40 (0.06)
FOX: WWE Friday Night SmackDown 2.27 (0.58)
ION: Hawaii Five-0 0.99 (0.1), Hawaii Five-0 1.04 (0.1), Hawaii Five-0 0.91 (0.1)
NBC: Lopez vs Lopez 1.43 (0.18), Grand Crew 1.05 (0.19), Dateline NBC 2.51 (0.29)
Telemundo: La Casa de los Famosos 1.14(0.20), El Senor de los Cielos 0.98 (0..33), Juego de Mentiras 0.75 (0.22)
Univision: Perdona Nuestros Pecados 1.52 (0.45), El Amor Invencible 1.68 (0.5), Cabo 1.71 (0.51)
Source: Nielsen live + same day time period averages


Princell Hair has joined Allen Media Group as President of Allen Media Broadcasting. Hair joins from Black News Channel, where he was President. Black News Channel was purchased by Byron Allen in 2022 and rebranded TheGrio Television Network.

Jeffrey Glaser is stepping down from his role as EVP of Current Programming at Sony Pictures Television in June. Marie Jacobson, who has been co-leading the department with Glaser since November, will become sole head following his June departure.

Cox Media Group has promoted Owen Jennings to VP of Product and Innovation. Jennings joined CMG in 2014.

BritBox International has appointed Diana Pessin as SVP Marketing, North America and Group Marketing Services. Pessin joins BritBox after a short time as a consultant; before that she was at HBO/HBO Max/Warner Media for nearly 20 years.

rEvolution, the integrated sports marketing agency, has hired Justine Fedak as its Chief Client Officer. Fedak was previously CMO of BMO Harris and Global Head of Marketing for BMO Financial Group.


This Day in History
1906 – The San Francisco earthquake and fire destroyed 75% of the city.

Answer to Our Last Trivia Question
How did Tobias Fünke lose his medical license on “Arrested Development” (2003-2019)? He injured a man while administering unnecessary CPR. Kudos to: Heather Allen-WWE Corporation/Stamford, CT; Gerry Bixenspan-TV Marketing Inc./NYC; Lous Lewow-FITE/Atlanta; Susan Nessanbaum-Goldberg-M and S Entertainment/LA; Adam Hacker-Tashmoo Productions/LA; Maggie Takei-Direct Donor TV/Paducah, KS; Tom Moore-Kalt Productions/LA: David Westberg-SAG-AFTRA Credit Union/Burbank

Today’s Trivia Question
Shirley Jones reprised her “The Partridge Family” (1970-74) role of Shirley Partridge in a cameo on which sitcom? (Email [email protected] with your answer and be sure to include your name, company, city and time zone. Unofficial rules: a limit of four answers per time zone.)

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ABC: The Rookie, The Rookie: Feds, Will Trent
CBS: FBI, FBI: International, FBI: Most Wanted
CW: Superman & Lois, Gotham Knights
FOX: 9-1-1: Lone Star, Accused
NBC: Night Court, American Auto [f], The Wall, Weakest Link
PBS: Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, My Grandparents’ War, How Saba Kept Singing
Telemundo: La Casa de los Famosos, El Señor de los Cielos, Juego de Mentiras
Univision: Perdona Nuestros Pecados, El Amor Invencible, Cabo


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06/16/24: Cynopsis Jobs

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ASSOCIATE, GLOBAL LICENSING & DISTRIBUTION HEARST MEDIA PRODUCTION GROUP CHARLOTTE, NC Coordinate and execute asset delivery to content distribution partners and assist with ideation and execution of marketing campaigns with channel partners as well as capture, analyze, and report viewership data. You will also follow and report on industry trends and create weekly programming schedules […]