04/23/14: HGTV lands Ellen DeGeneres for design show; new study names Discovery a viewer favorite; Steve Burke looking to close NBCU’s “monetization gap” at Upfront


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Good morning. It’s Wednesday, April 23, 2014, and this is your first early morning briefing.

Tonight’s Premieres:
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Ellen DeGeneres is launching a furniture design competition series on HGTV. Six-episode Ellen’s Design Challenge, from the talk show host’s A Very Good Production and A. Smith & Co. in association with Telepictures, focuses on six people competing to complete design projects, a passion of DeGeneres’s. "There has been a lot of dancing in our halls since we shared that we will be collaborating with Ellen," said HGTV and DIY president Kathleen Finch.


A new study from Beta Research says Discovery Channel is the brand most often described as "one of my favorite channels" (56 percent of the network’s viewers) and points to DIY, Sprout and lNSP as the nets most likely to inspire purchases of advertised products (36 percent). The survey was conducted in January 2014 among 4461 cable subscribers. History (54 percent), HGTV (52 percent) and Nat Geo (50 percent) also made the favorite channels cut, while HGTV (35 percent), Cooking Channel (34 percent) and Destination America (34 percent) ranked on the advertising list.

Despite the loss of about 250,000 TV customers industry-wide last year, Comcast added subscribers for a second straight quarter, reporting revenue of $17.4 billion to beat analyst’s predictions. NBCUniversal‘s revenues increased 28.8 percent, to $6.88 billion, thanks to the Winter Olympics and a 15.8 percent increase in ad sales. In an earnings call Tuesday, NBCU CEO Steve Burke said, "I think we’re going into the Upfront with the best position we’ve had in over a decade… We’re looking at this Upfront as a chance to have a correction in that monetization gap."

Discovery, which canceled May 11 event Everest Jump Live after Friday’s deadly avalanche, will use footage NBC NewsPeacock Productions has collected at the site for a documentary focusing on the dangers of the area. Eileen O’Neill, group president of Discovery, Science and Velocity, told The Hollywood Reporter that as far as making another attempt at Joby Ogwyn’s wingsuit flight off the summit, the net will "see where we are in a year."

HBO Asia is battling piracy by bringing original content to its Asian feed sooner. Starting in July, new seasons of Boardwalk Empire, The Newsroom and new miniseries Olive Kitteridge will be available within 12 hours of their U.S. debuts. "Whilst this move is no silver bullet to combat piracy," said HBO Asia CEO Jonathan Spink, "it’s an ongoing effort on our part to protect intellectual property, industry, jobs and revenue."

Olympic figure skaters Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski, who made a splash when they bantered as part of the Winter Games broadcast team, then served as Access Hollywood fashion correspondents for the 2014 Oscars, are at it again. NBC has enlisted the duo to cover fashion for the Kentucky Oaks and Kentucky Derby (imagine the hats!) on Friday, May 2 and Saturday, May 3.

The date for the Daytime Emmy Awards has been set for June 22 at the Beverly Hilton, with the Creative Arts trophies presented June 20 and the Bonaventure Hotel. The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has been negotiating for a TV deal; HLN broadcast the show for the past two years.

UP and partner American Black Film Festival announced that Friday, April 25 is the final deadline for entries in the fourth annual "UP Faith & Family Screenplay Competition." The contest, promoting the development of faith-friendly, family entertainment screenplays with a focus on the American Black experience, is part of UP’s sponsorship of Film Life’s 18t annual ABFF film festival, June 19-22 in NYC.


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FX Productions struck a two-year overall production deal with David Manson (House of Cards) and his Sarabande Productions, reports Deadline. "It’s great to have him under the FXP umbrella, and we expect to announce some projects with him very soon," said FX Networks and FXP president Nick Grad.

VH1 laid off about a dozen staffers in its NYC office, says Deadline. The net issued a statement saying, "We felt it was the right time to examine our overall production and development structure in New York."


Special BBC World News report Our World: China’s New Model Army explores the nation’s military rise Friday, April 25 at 7:30p and Sunday, April 27 at 1:30p and 6:30p.

We TV released a trailer for its upcoming first original scripted drama, The Divide. The eight-ep series written by Richard LaGravenese (Behind the Candelabra) premieres in July.

Lifetime‘s Little Women: LA premieres Monday, June 2 at 10p. Docu-series from Kinetic Contect chronicles the ups and downs of a group of friends who are little people.


Oxygen‘s Tattoos After Dark comes back Tuesday, May 13 at 10p, nudging docu-series Chasing Maria Menounos to 10:30p for its final two eps. 


John Turturro is replacing Robert De Niro in HBO miniseries Criminal Justice, due to a scheduling conflict. The role in question was played by the late James Gandolfini the pilot.  


Food Network and Cooking Channel served up 35 new series and over 30 returning shows during the Scripps Upfront breakfast at Alice Tully Hall in NYC. "Food Network will be launching new shows we believe fans are hungry for while Cooking Channel offers an exciting complement of flavors and cuisines," said Brooke Johnson, president Food Network & Cooking Channel. "All in all, 2014 represents a year where we have something to offer for every taste."

Among the slew of new series on Food Network are hidden camera show Undercover Critics and ice cream competition Game of Cones (wt), premiering in July; The Big Tip, with Rachael Ray, coming in August; and competition shows Diner Death Match (wt), Food Truck Face Off, Great Holiday Bake Off and Burnt, arriving in the fall. Daytime’s The Valerie Bertinelli Project (wt), featuring the actress and her family, launches in September. Bobby’s Grilling Guide (wt), with Bobby Flay, and The Daphne Brogdon Project (wt) will also make daytime landings.

Series being whipped up by Cooking Channel include Real Girl’s Kitchen with Haylie Duff, Rev Run’s Sunday Suppers and bakery show Sweet Julia, debuting in June; culinary travel show Bite This with Nadia G, food challenge Compete to Eat, Lorraine’s Fast, Fresh and Easy and Simply Laura!, with online star Laura Vitale arriving in August.

There are hearty online offerings, too, with holiday recipes, grilling and party tips, a tailgating package and web series, including Food’s Star Salvation and Cooking’s Back to School: Best College Eats.

HGTV has plenty to hurry home to watch in addition to Ellen’s Design Challenge, as the network adds nine new series to its 2014 lineup. Among them are The Jennie Garth Project, which will premiere in September and will follow single mom and actress Jennie Garth, star of Beverly Hills, 90210, as she renovates a dated Hollywood Hills, Calif. house for herself and her three daughters. In July, comes Flipping the Block, starring HGTV and DIY experts including David Bromstad, Nicole Curtis (Rehab Addict) and Scott McGillivray (Income Property). In November, Jonathan Scott and Drew Scott, aka the stars of Property Brothers, Buying & Selling and Brother vs. Brother, will tackle their biggest renovation challenge ever in Property Brothers: Behind Our Build (wt)–a series that captures how they manage the highs and lows that come with updating their own family’s Las Vegas retreat. And FYI, there’s a third bro who’ll be joining the family business.

DIY will go where no man has gone before this October with The Shatner Project, a home reno show from William Shatner. Among the other six new series from DYI are July’s Daryl’s Restoration Over-Hall, focusing on musician Daryl Hall as he brings back the charm of an 18th century home. In addition, contractor Jason Cameron will help homeowners smash their way to new spaces by wrecking and remodeling their worst rooms in Sledgehammer.

Travel Channel announced eight pilot orders at the Scripps presentation. "We’ve discovered a treasure trove of compelling storytellers and inspirational talent," said Ross Babbit, SVP Programming & Development. "We’re excited to move ahead with our new development slate that not only spotlights a fresh group of authentic talent and experts in global locations, but also delivers an immersive travel entertainment experience."

The net’s development slate includes explorer series Breaking Borders (wt), Nigel’s Last Resort (wt) and Watt’s World (wt). Adventure and exploration of subcultures characterize Guiding Alaska (wt), Metropolis (wt) and Only In… (wt). Adventure Capitalists (wt) takes a look at travel from the business side, while Find My Past (wt) uncovers personal connections to historical events.

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ION has licensed off-network rights to Rookie Blue. The police drama, launching in syndication in fall 2014, averaged 2.4 million viewers A25-54 and nearly 7 million total viewers in its fourth season on ABC.


Programmatic platform Xaxis says it’s developed a way to combat TV viewers focused on their cell phones during commercials: "Sync," which serves ads on mobile devices while the spots air on TV, based on what households are likely to be watching. "It’s not just preventing the user from being distracted by the TV," CEO Brian Lesser told AdAge, "it’s actually reinforcing the television commercial."


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ABC World News with Diane Sawyer was the top evening newscast for the second straight week among A25-54 for the week of April 14, according to Nielsen, for its first back-to-back news demo win in over 6 years.

The week of April 14 was Destination America‘s best-ever week in Prime among HH (237,000), M25-54 (80,000), M18-49 (68,000) and P2+ (325,000) delivery, and DA’s best week ever in Total Day among HH (153,000), P25-54 (92,000, tied), M25-54 (52,000), M18-49 (46,000) and P2+ (197,000).

INSP claims the number one ranking in ratings growth among all networks measured by Nielsen. "The Nielsen data reaffirms the strength of the INSP brand," said David Cerullo, CEO and chairman. "INSP consistently ranks among the leaders in viewer loyalty, and the length of time viewers watch."

The week ending April 13 was soft for syndication, with NASCAR, news reports about the Pennsylvania school stabbings and coverage of the NCAA contest prompting preemptions. No talk show gained for the week, although Live with Michael & Kelly, down 3 percent with 2.8, saw a 12 percent lift from the same week last year. Among the top magazine shows, only Access Hollywood (1.6) avoided a dip.

Adult Swim programming, including Family Guy, American Dad, Robot Chicken, Rick and Morty and The Boondocks, accounted for 31 of the top 50 telecasts on basic cable for the week of April 14 with A18-34 and M18-34, boasts the net.

The Easter Sunday premiere of Apple Mortgage Cake was UP‘s strongest original movie premiere this year among W25-54, W18-49, A25-54 and A18-49. The movie delivered a household rating of 0.42 with an average audience of 397,000 P2+.

Hallmark Channel‘s Signed, Sealed, Delivered scored a 1.6 household rating with 1.4 million homes on Sunday, to reach over 2.1 million unduplicated viewers. The series debut ranked among the top 10 in key demo ratings for 8p hour, placing number three in households and total viewers (.8 rating).

Broadcast Evening News Shows  Weekly Average Ratings (week of April 14, 2014)
NBC: Nightly News 8.57 million total viewers; 1.7/7 and 2.01 million A25-54
ABC: World News 7.92 million total viewers; 1.7/7 and 2.09 million A25-54
CBS: Evening News 6.27 million total viewers; 1.3/5 and 1.45 million A25-54
Source: Nielsen, NTI Total Viewers and A25-54 Live+SD

Top 10 M-F Syndicated Strip Series for the week ending 4/13/14 ranked in order by HH Rtg
Judge Judy (CTD) 6.7AA
Wheel of Fortune (CTD) 6.3 AA
Jeopardy (CTD) 6.2AA
Big Bang Theory (WB) 5.8AA
Family Feud (2/T) 4.8AA
Modern Family (2/T) 4.0AA
Two and a Half Men (WB) 3.5AA
Entertainment Tonight (CTD) 3.4AA
Family Guy (2/T) 3.1AA
Dr. Phil Show (CTD) 3.0
Source: Nielsen Media Research

Top 11 M-F Syndicated Strip Series for the week ending 4/13/14 ranked in order by A18-49 Rtg
Big Bang Theory (WB) 2.9AA
Modern Family (2/T) 2.3AA
Family Guy (2/T) 2.1AA
Judge Judy (CTD) 1.6AA
Family Feud (2/T) 1.6AA
Two and a Half Men (WB) 1.5AA
Wheel of Fortune (CTD) 1.2AA
Jeopardy (CTD) 1.3AA
How I Met Your Mother (2/T) 1.1AA
Cleveland Show (2/T) 1.1AA
Entertainment Tonight (CTD) 1.0AA
Source: Nielsen Media Research

Top 10 Broadcast Programs among A18-49 rating/share for the week of 4/14/2014
The Voice (Mon.), 3.4/10
ABC: Scandal, 3.4/11
NBC: The Voice (Tues.), 3.0/10
CBS: The Big Bang Theory, 2.7/9
ABC: Grey’s Anatomy, 2.6/8
ABC: Dancing with the Stars 2.3/7
CBS: Survivor, 2.3/8
CBS: 2 Broke Girls, 2.3/7
CBS: NCIS, 2.2/7
CBS: The Big Bang Theory, 2.2/8
Source: Nielsen Media Research, Galaxy Explorer, Live + SD Data

Top Ten Ad-Supported Basic Cable Network Performance among Total Viewers for the week of: 4/14/2014
Primetime (000)/Total Prm Day (000)
1917/NICK 1730
DSNY 1884/ADSM* 1338
TNT 1821/DSNY 1318
HIST 1809/USA 1153
TBSC 1685/TNT 1071
ESPN 1529/NAN* 1013
FOXN 1526/TOON 1008
ADSM 1345/FOXN 951
NAN 1324/HIST 863
HGTV 1191/HGTV 727
Source: Turner Research from The Nielsen Company data. All ratings based on Total US Television Universe of 115,800,000 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+SD. Primetime is Mon-Sat 8P-11P and Sun 7P-11P. Total day is Mon-Sun 6A-6A for household and demographic performance.

Top Ten Ad-Supported Basic Cable Network Performance among A18-49 for the week of: 4/14/2014
Primetime (000), Total Prm Day (000)
853/ADSM* 713
TBSC 851/USA 471
TNT 783/NICK 465
ESPN 752/NAN* 443
ADSM 640/TNT 438
HIST 583/ESPN 402
FX 527/TBSC 335
BRAV 524/DSNY 301
DISC 520/FX 301
A&E 4787/A&E/HIST 298
Source: Turner Research from The Nielsen Company data. All ratings based on Total US Television Universe of 115,800,000 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+SD. Primetime is Mon-Sat 8P-11P and Sun 7P-11P. Total day is Mon-Sun 6A-6A for household and demographic performance

Top 10 Cable Programs among A18-49 (000) for the week of: 4/14/20014
(TNT) 2360
The Real Housewives of Atlanta (BRAV) 2325
WWE Entertainment (USA) (AMC) 2190
WWE Entertainment (USA) 2177
WWE Entertainment (USA) 2132
Memphis/Oklahoma City (ESPN) 2012
Washington/Chicago (TNT) 1989
Family Guy (ADSM) 1975
Dallas/San Antonio (TNT) 1808
Family Guy (ADSM) 1801
 Source: Turner Research from Nielsen Media Research Data.?All ratings based on Total US Television Universe of 115,800,000 home; Ranked by Delivery (000); Preliminary: Live+SD

Monday A18-49 Analysis: NBC won the most A18-49 viewers Monday with 2.9/9, according to final primetime national ratings from Nielsen. The first hour of NBC’s The Voice won at 8p with 2.8/9, versus 2.0/6 for ABC’s Dancing with the Stars. The Voice rose to 3.2/9 at 9p, followed by 2.4/7 for Dancing. NBC’s The Blacklist led at 10p with 2.8/8, with ABC’s Castle settling for second with 1.8/5.

A18-49:NBC 2.9/9, ABC 2.1/6, CBS 1.6/5, FOX 1.4/4, NI 1.2/3, TELE .5/1, ION .5/1, CW .3/1

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Monday, April 21, 2014  time period averages. Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated. Live+SD.
ABC: 8.2/13
Dancing with the Stars 9.1/14, Castle 6.4/11
NBC: 6.8/11
The Voice 6.7/11, The Blacklist 7.0/12
CBS: 3.8/6
2 Broke Girls 4.5/7, Friends with Better Lives 3.5/6, Mike & Molly 4.6/7, The Big Bang Theory [r] 4.4/7, NCIS: Los Angeles [r] 2.9/5
Fox: 3.3/5
Bones 3.7/6, The Following 2.8/4
Univision: 1.6/2
Por Siempre Mi Amor 1.4/2, Que Vida me Robo 1.9/3, Que Pobres Tan Ricos 1.5/2
ION: 1.0/2
Criminal Minds .9/2, Criminal Minds 1.1/2, Criminal Minds 1.0/2
Telemundo: .7/1
Impostora .7/1, En Otra Piel .7/1, Camelia La Texana .6/1
CW: .6/1
Star-Crossed .5/1, Tomorrow People .6/1

Sunday A18-49 Analysis: CBS won the most A18-49 viewers Sunday with 1.4/4, according to final primetime national ratings from Nielsen. CBS’s 60 Minutes topped 7p with 1.1/4, followed by ABC’s Easter Beagle/Charlie Brown All Star special with 1.0/4. ABC’s Once Upon a Time scored 1.7/6 at 8p, with CBS’s Amazing Race drawing 1.7/5. Fox’s Cosmos was first at 9p with 1.4/4, versus 1.3/4 for CBS’s The Good Wife. At 10p CBS took back the lead with 1.4/4 for The Mentalist; ABC landed in second with hour two of Hallmark Hall of Fame movie In My Dreams (1.1/3).

A18-49:CBS 1.4/4, ABC 1.2/4, FOX 1.0/3, NBC .8/3, UNI .8/3, TELE .7/1, ION .2/1

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Sunday, April 20, 2014  time period averages. Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated. Live+SD.
CBS: 5.4/9
60 Minutes 5.6/11, Amazing Race 4.6/8, The Good Wife 5.8/9, The Mentalist 5.4/9
ABC: 3.0/5
Easter Beagle/Charlie Brown All Star 2.1/4, Once Upon a Time 3.5/6, Hallmark Hall of Fame: In My Dreams 3.3/5
NBC: 2.3/4
American Dream Builders 1.4/3, Dateline: Sunday 2.3/4, Believe 2.9/5, Crisis 2.4/4
FOX: 1.5/3
Bob’s Burgers .9/2, American Dad .9/2, Simpsons Easter 1.3/4, Family Guy 1.5/3, Cosmos 2.2/4
Aqui Ahora Sun .8/2, Nuestra Belleza 1.2/2, Sal y Pimienta 1.2/2
TELE: .7/1
Voz Kids 1.0/2, Suelta La Sopa Extra .4/1
ION: .6/1
Monk .6/1, Monk .6/1, Monk .6/1, Monk .6/1

Saturday A18-49 Analysis: FOX had the most A18-49 viewers Saturday with 1.1/4, according to final primetime national ratings from Nielsen. There was a tie for the top spot at 8p, with ABC earning .9/4 for its annual telecast of The Ten Commandments and FOX grabbing the same score for UFC Saturday. Fox’s UFC edged ahead of ABC’s movie at 9p, 1.2/4 versus 1.1/4, then scored 1.4/5 from 10p to 10:30. ABC pulled a 1.3/5 for 10p hour; CBS’s 48 Hours and NBC’s SNL Prime tied with .9/3.

A18-49:FOX 1.1/4, ABC 1.0/4, NBC .9/3, CBS .7/2, UNI .6/2, ION .2/1, TELE .2/1

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Saturday, April 19, 2014  time period averages. Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated. Live+SD.
ABC: 3.6/7
The Ten Commandments 3.6/7
NBC: 2.6/5
Dateline Mystery 3.1/6, SNL Prime 1.8/3
CBS: 2.3/4
Comedytime 1.3/3, Comedytime 1.3/2, Crimetime Saturday 1.9/3, 48 Hours 3.7/7
FOX 1.6/3
UFC Saturday 1.6/3
Sabado Gigante 1.0/2
ION: .7/1
Law & Order: CI .8/2, Law & Order: CI 1.0/2, Law & Order: CI .7/1, Listener .5/1 .6/2
TELE: .3/0
Detras de la Fama .4/1, Futbol .2/0


Lauren Zalaznick has joined the board of directors of music identification service Shazam. A top exec at NBCUniversal, Zalaznick left in September after 12 years. "Lauren has devoted her career in media to transforming the cultural landscape. From her start as an independent feature film producer to her most recent role as Executive Vice President, NBCUniversal, Lauren’s expertise on the intersection of content, technology, and data will bring tremendous value to Shazam," said executive chairman Andrew Fisher.

TV net BabyFirst tapped Nancy Cohen to serve as Senior Vice President, Sales & Sponsorship. Cohen had been Senior Vice President, Ad Sales at UP TV.

Stefan Baron was appointed Head of International Co-Productions at Nice Entertainment Group. Most recently, Baron had been Co-Production Executive at SVT Drama.


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JOB OPENING: SR MGR DIGITAL SALES RSRCH/ABC/NYC: 5+ yrs Digital Rsrch exper req. Creates & mgs analysis, trends & data. Strg exp w/tools Freewheel, ComScore, Double Click, Omniture, etc. & digital vendors. SEND RESUME: [email protected] (4/24)

JOB OPENING: MGR. NEWS RSRCH/ABC/NYC: Creates & mgs analysis, trends & data for News. 4+ yrs TV media rsrch exper req, Strg exp w/resrch tools and software syst such as Galaxy, NPower, StarMedia SEND RESUME: [email protected] (4/24)

JOB OPENING: MGR SOCIAL MEDIA & DIGITAL MKTG/FYI/NY: Oversee SM strategy/implementation (Facebook/Twitter) & dvlp consumer engagement initiatives to drive tune-in for newly rebranded net. 5+ yrs SM exp in cable/brdcst. Apply: HERE (4/24)

JOB OPENING: EXEC PROD/H2/NY: Create, develop & oversee quality prgmng on H2. Strong development & show runner skills. 5+ yrs prgmng exp in a media environment.Passion for info-driven content. Apply: HERE (4/24)

JOB OPENING: SR. WRITER/PRODUCER/AMC/NYC: Experience producing outstanding launch campaigns and on-air promos for scripted dramas. Exceptional writing skills required. Submit CV and link to online reel APPLY HERE (4/24) 

JOB OPENING: PROMO PREDITOR/AMC/NYC: Seeking self-motivated Avid editor with proven experience crafting on-air promos for scripted dramas. Trailer experience is also a plus. Submit CV and link to online reel APPLY HERE (4/24)

JOB OPENING: DIGITAL AE/Turner ENT/NY: looking for seasoned Digital AE. 3-5 yrs sales exp req’d. Support ENT & Young Adults. Create, present proposals to secure business. Dvlp/maintain client & agency relationships. Resumes HERE (4/24)

JOB OPENING: SR SALES PLANNER/Outcast Media/NYC: Develop and execute media proposals, Monitor Campaigns, Coordinate btwn Client & Traffic Dept, Need BS + 3-5 years planning exp, Media math, Experience with CPM Negotiations, highly organized, strong excel. Apply HERE (4/24)

CASTING CALL: Companies can showcase their casting notices/casting calls here. For information on rates and specs for posting a casting notice, please email Trish at [email protected]

EXPERT SERVICES ADS: These ads are for companies or people who offer an expertise in the field of media by way of production, voice over artistry, writing, set development, etc. For information on rates and specs for posting an Expertise Service ad email Trish at [email protected]

INTERNSHIPS – These positions are for credit only – nobody gets paid here. These ads are always posted for free, and students work for school credit only. For more information on the specs for posting an Internship ad, email Trish at [email protected].

SITUATION WANTED ADS, POSTED BY THOSE LOOKING TO BE HIRED… There is no charge for placing your Situation Wanted ad… for more information contact Trish Pihonak at [email protected].

SITUATION WANTED: Development Pro (LA): over 10 yrs exp. Looking to be hired within company or net. Great track record with tape, can cast/shoot/edit. Able to leap tall buildings in a single bound! Contact: [email protected] (4/30)

E-mail [email protected] or call Trish Pihonak at 203-899-8459 for rates and specs for Job Openings.

Are you looking for a job? Post your Situation Wanted Ad here — Email [email protected] for specs.


ABC: The Middle, Suburgatory, Modern Family, Mixology, Nashville 
CBS: Survivor, Criminal Minds [r], CSI: Crime Scene Investigation [r]
CW: Arrow, The 100
FOX: American Idol
NBC: Law & Order: SVU [r], Law & Order: SVU [r], Chicago PD [r]
PBS: Nature, Nova, Your Inner Fish [
Telemundo: La Impostora, En Otra Piel, Camelia La Texana
Univision: Por Siempre Mi Amore, Lo Que la Vida Me Robo, Que Pobres Tan Ricos

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