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Good morning. It’s Friday May 13, 2016, and this is your first early morning briefing.

Tonight’s Premieres:
EPIX: Michael Ian Black: Noted Expert at 10p
HGTV: Minnesota Salvage at 11a
ID: I Almost Got Away With It at 10p

Tonight’s Finales:
CBS: The Amazing Race at 8p, Hawaii Five-0 at 10p
CW: The Vampire Diaries at 8p

Saturday’s Premieres:
A&E: The First 48: Bad Company
FYI: My Floating Home
Great American Country: Texas Flip & Move at 9p
HITN-TV: La Italia de Lidia en America at 4p
OWN: Livin’ Lozada at 10p
Oxygen: She Made Me Do It at 9p

Saturday’s Finales:
FYI: He Shed, She Shed at 10p
OWN: For Pete’s Sake at 9p

Sunday’s Premiere:
Food: The Kitchen Sink at 12p

Sunday’s Finales:
ABC: Once Upon A Time at 8p, The Family at 9p, Quantico at 10p
Cooking: Dinner at Tiffani’s at 8p
Food: Spring Baking Championship at 9p
FOX: The Last Man on Earth at 9:30p
GAC: Flea Market Flip at 9p
Showtime: Dice at 9:30p


Done deal: The California Public Utilities Commission yesterday approved Charter’s acquisition of Time Warner Cable and Bright House, paving the way for Charter to become the second largest cable operator in the US starting next week. “We are pleased to have now obtained all approvals,” Charter CEO Tom Rutledge said. “We look forward to closing these transactions next week and to begin delivering the many benefits of these transactions to consumers.”

A+E Networks is launching 45th & Dean, a multiplatform video and audio storytelling hub. Paul Greenberg adds responsibility of EVP of the new studio to his current role as EVP/GM of FYI Network. 45th & Dean will focus on content creation, distribution, measurement and audience development for A+E Networks as well as branded content partners; it will be a full-service agency supporting brands, shows, advertising and distribution partners, and will serve as an engine for new ideas and talent. As part of 45th & Dean, the company is opening a new studio located at 1000 Dean Street in Brooklyn. The studio will also be used for experiential marketing initiatives and customized client events. In addition, 45th & Dean will have dedicated staff based at the company’s LA and Manhattan offices.

CBS has canceled CSI: Cyber, the spinoff from long-running forensic drama CSI. Patricia Arquette-starring CSI: Cyber launched midseason in 2015 and has run for two abbreviated seasons. Cyber was the last one standing in the franchise – the original ended its 15-season run in 2015, CSI: NY wound up after nine seasons in 2013 and CSI: Miami wrapped after 10 seasons in 2012.

George Clooney had some stern words for cable news networks playing the Trump card during his press conference at the Cannes Film Festival yesterday. After proclaiming, “There is not going to be a President Donald Trump. It’s not going to happen,” Clooney noted, “Trump is actually a result in many ways of the fact that much of the news programs didn’t follow up and ask tough questions. That’s the truth. It’s really easy because your numbers go up… All these cable news numbers. 24-hour news doesn’t mean you get more news, it just means you get the same news more.”

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ITV Studios America and One-Two Punch Productions optioned rights to Alan Glynn‘s upcoming novel Paradime to adapt into a scripted television series. Glenn Gordon Caron is attached to write and direct, and also will executive produce with One-Two Punch’s Deborah Spera and Maria Grasso.

The Africa Channel greenlit one new series and three pilots, and renewed four series. New series Minjiba Entertains is a a cooking/lifestyle show hosted by Nigerian food blogger Minjiba Cookey and produced by Kenyan production house Toolbox Media. Pilot orders are: Shanty Chic, a design and home improvement show from South Africa’s Forefront Media; Shadows Unexplained, which explores paranormal phenomena, from TAC productions; and docu-series Elements, featuring Kenyan host Ruby Kang’ethe, from Amsterdam based Loman Productions. Renewed are Africa on a Plate, Africa Everywhere, Muziki Ni and 30-Minute Tour.

XYZ Films and London-based Wigwam Films are partnering on a new creative alliance following their recent pairing on horror flick Under the Shadow. The two entities aim to produce two to three films per year. XYZ has acquired worldwide rights to several Wigwam projects, which XYZ will exec produce and sell.

Katz Broadcasting, which owns and operates broadcast networks Grit and Escape, is stepping up its production cycle. Escape will launch into original programming production with five new true-crime series  Lady Killers, Murderous Affairs, It Takes A Killer, Deep Under Cover and They Kill for It – in partnership with Bellum Entertainment. Escape also acquired rights to CNBC white-collar crime series American Greed, and Grit and Escape have reached an agreement with Nielsen Media Services to be C3 rated nationally.


Cable movie network HDNet Movies will celebrate Western icon John Wayne’s birthday Thursday, May 26, with a six-film marathon titled Salute the Duke starting at 3:40p. Wayne movies included in the promo are Jet Pilot, Rio Bravo, Chisum, The Conqueror, The Searchers and Donovan’s Reef.

TV One will air the first 17 episodes of the second season of Empire on Saturday, May 14 starting at 9a, leading up to Fox‘s premiere of the drama’s season two finale on May 18.


Telemundo’s formula for success is its laser-life focus on U.S. Hispanics, said Peter E. Blacker, EVP of digital media and emerging businesses for NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises, announcing digital initiatives and original content designed to reach Generation M  mobile, multicultural millennials – at a press breakfast Thursday. “Our audiences crave immersive experiences across all screens that speak to their unique multicultural identity,” said Blacker. “We’ve teamed up with the biggest names in digital media to introduce original opportunities for our clients to connect with the demographic that is driving the U.S. consumer market, spending more than anybody else across major categories.”

In addition to two feature films from its Fluency Productions, comedy Fat Camp and a co-production with Wise Entertainment (East Los High), Telemundo is partnering with Tastemade for food-centric digital and social experience DELI, featuring recipes and series in English and Spanish that should appeal to advertisers’ increasing hunger for branded and native content.

NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises is also expanding its tech chatter-focused El Pulso vertical, introduced in 2014, with Mashable to include a weekly Facebook Live show. And it was announced at Vox’s NewFront that NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises and the Vox-owned sports property SB Nation will be launching a new partnership aimed at millennial Hispanic lovers of soccer, mixed martial arts, boxing, and more; yesterday Telemendo revealed that the early editorial content will focus on Russia 2018, FIFA World Cup Qualifiers, upcoming Liga MX and NFL seasons, UFC Fight night and more.

Also on deck: Buzzfeed collaboration Much Ado About Nada, a short-form series that combines Telemundo’s telenovela storytelling background and Buzzfeed’s expertise in insights-based publishing and distribution. The English-language series will focus on reaching Hispanic millennials who consume media on mobile devices and within social platforms.

Last but not least – especially for Telemundo content consumers interested in rubbing elbows with social media celebs – the third annual Hispanic Influencer Summit from Miami, FL will be open to the public for the first time. The event, a partnership with LatinWE that will lead up to the 2016 iHeartRadio Fiesta Latina festival in November, will connect social media stars with brands to generate ideas for how to authentically reach U.S. Hispanics.

Adult Swim announced new slates of programming for both its cable network and online ahead of the Turner Upfront presentation next Wednesday. The network’s linear slate includes 10 new original series and specials and three pilots, including Robot Chicken: The Walking Dead, an animated zombie apocalypse special from Robot Chicken’s Seth Green and Matthew Senreich and the duo’s Stoopid Buddy Stoodios partners John Harvatine IV and Eric Towner.

New original series include workplace comedy Dream Corp, LLC, from John Krasinski (The Office) and Stephen Merchant, and quarter-hour live-action comedy series Million Dollar Extreme Presents: World Peace, featuring comedy troupe Million Dollar Extreme. There’s also, Harg Nallin’ Sclopio Peepio, a quarter-hour animated sketch show from Brad Neely.

Pilot-wise, the network ordered half-hour live-actioner Live Prison, where talented convicts vie for one last shot at success; Lazor Wulf; and animated Chuck Deuce.


Hallmark Channel’s newest original primetime series Chesapeake Shores will premiere Sunday, August 14 at 9p. Based on the novels of the same name by New York Times bestselling author Sherryl Woods, the multigenerational drama stars Jesse Metcalfe (Dallas), Meghan Ory (Once Upon A Time), Treat Williams (Everwood) and Diane Ladd (Wild At Heart).

Nickelodeon will debut a new, updated version of the iconic Teletubbies series on the Nick Jr. channel on Monday, May 30 at 8a, with daily premieres every weekday in June. Noggin, Nick’s video subscription service for preschoolers, will also add the classic Teletubbies library to its content slate beginning Thursday, May 26. 

The series premiere of Guilt is slated for Monday June 13 at 9p on Freeform. Story centers on what happens when a young woman is brutally murdered in her London flat, and the search for her killer leads to scandal and intrigue stretching all the way from underground sex clubs to the highest levels of the Royal Family. Guilt is a co-production of Sea to Sky Entertainment and BV Family Productions, in association with Freeform.

This Is Mike Stud, a new eight-episode docu-series premiering Tuesday, June 21 at 10p on Esquire Network, will go behind the scenes of the entertaining life of Mike Stud, a Duke educated, former All-American baseball player who unexpectedly turned to music after an injury robbed him of his lifelong dream to play pro ball.


The second season of Participant Media docu-series Secret Lives of Americans will premiere Friday, May 20 at 10p on Pivot. New episodes look at the reasons why ordinary Americans go to great lengths to disguise their closest kept secrets. The 20-ep season is the largest order for any original series in Pivot’s history.

The 12th edition of ABC’s romance reality series The Bachelorette premieres on Monday, May 23 at 9p, then will return to its regular time slot on Monday, May 30 at 8p. New season features JoJo Fletcher doling out roses (or not) to a group of suitors including a firefighter, former pro quarterback, Afghan war vet and a single dad.

Cake Wars returns to Food Network on Monday, June 6 at 9p with new Jonathan Bennett-hosted eps featuring four bakers vying for the opportunity to display their cake creations at a big event, and a grand prize of $10,000.

Patricia Heaton Parties returns to Food Network for its sophomore season on Saturday, June 11 at 12: 30p with 10 new episodes. Every week, Heaton shares easy-to-make recipes, creative cocktails and decor tips for creating get-togethers for every occasion. 

TV One announced the June 6 premieres of season five of Fatal Attraction at 9p and the second season of For My Man at 10p, as well as a second season renewal of Justice By Any Means, slated to premiere in October 2016. The net’s True Crime Mondays are delivering its best Monday primetime performance ever so far this broadcast season-to-date among W25-54 and total viewers. In 4Q15, the series posted a combined reach of 8.5 million unique viewers 2+.


After much speculation, the UK government published its white paper of reforms for the BBC, with a goal of the BBC focusing on “distinctive content.” The new charter, which will run for 11 years, keeps in place current license fee and lifts the seven-year freeze on the fee amount. Among other announcements, the BBC Trust, the self-regulatory body previously charged with overseeing the BBC, will cease to exist.

Discovery Communications is partnering with India’s culinary celebrity Sanjeev Kapoor by acquiring a majority share in Turmeric Vision Private Ltd., which owns and operates pay TV network FoodFood and its digital products. Discovery’s investment in FoodFood underscores its strategy to expand its presence in India.

A+E Networks Asia began production on new adrenaline-filled series, Celebrity Car Wars, which will feature Bobby Tonelli as host, and celebs such as actor/host Allan Wu (Singapore) and former Miss Malaysia Universe Andrea Fonseka.


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The Tuesday, May 10 episode of FYI’s Arranged delivered double-digit growth versus season 1. The season 2 premiere saw an 18 percent jump in total viewers, 25 percent rise with A18-49 and 15 percent leap with A25-54, and now ranks as the best premiere on record in terms of digital video views on the FYI website.

CBS This Morning posted the largest year-to-year audience gains among the network morning news broadcasts, up 8 percent in viewers (3.82 million from 3.54 million), according to Nielsen Live + same day ratings for the week ended May 6.

CBS’ two new late-night franchises delivered their largest weekly audiences in several months, according to Nielsen Live+SD ratings for the week ended May 6. The Late Show with Stephen Colbert averaged 2.573 million viewers, its largest audience since the week ended Feb. 19. The Late Late Show with James Corden averaged 1.27 million viewers, its biggest weekly audience since the week ended March 18.

Late Night Shows Weekly Ratings week of My 6 2016
NBC: Late Night, 1.39 million total viewers and 0.41/3 A18-49
ABC: Nightline, 1.43 million total viewers and 0.30/2 A18-49
CBS: Late Late Show, 1.27 million total viewers and 0.32/2 A18-49
Source: Nielsen NTI

Broadcast Morning News Shows Weekly Average Ratings week of April 25, 2016
ABC: GMA 4.93 million total viewers; 1.4/11 and 1.64 million A25-54
NBC: Today 4.74 million total viewers; 1.5/12 and 1.78 million A25-54
CBS: This Morning 3.82 million total viewers; 0.9/8 and 1.12 million A25-54
Source: Nielsen NTI

Sunday Morning News Shows May 8, 2016
NBC: Meet the Press 3.68 million total viewers; 0.9 and 1,101,000 A25-54
ABC: This Week 3.52 million total viewers; 0.8 and 966,000 A25-54
CBS: Face the Nation 3.48 million total viewers; 0.8 and 925,000 A25-54
CBS: Face the Nation-2 2.33 million total viewers; 0.5 and 547,000 A25-54
FOX: News Sunday 1.45 million total viewers; 0.4 and 419,000 A25-54
Source: Nielsen NTI

Wednesday A18-49 Analysis: FOX had the most A18-49 viewers Monday with 2.4/9, according to final primetime national ratings from Nielsen. At 8p, CBS’ Survivor topped with 2.1/8, followed by ABC’s The Middle and The Goldbergs, which averaged 1.7/7. FOX’s Empire took over the lead at 9p with 3.7/12; ABC’s Modern Family and black-ish took second with an average 1.8/6. At 10p, NBC’s Chicago P.D. was tops with 1.4/5; CBS’ Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders took second place with 1.1/4.

A18-49: FOX 2.4/9, CBS 1.4/5, ABC 1.5/5, NBC 1.2/4, CW 0.7/3, UNI 0.6/2, TELE 0.5/2, ION 0.2/1

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Wednesday, May 11, 2016 time period averages. Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated. Live+SD.
CBS: 4.4/8
Survivor 5.6/10, Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders 3.8/6, Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders 3.9/7
FOX: 4.4/8
Rosewood 2.9/5, Empire 6.0/10
ABC: 3.6/6
The Middle 4.3/8, The Goldbergs 3.9/7, Modern Family 4.5/8, blackish 3.4/6, Nashville 2.8/5
NBC: 3.8/7
Heartbeat 2.9/5, Law & Order: SVU 4.1/7, Chicago P.D. 4.4/8
CW: 1.3/2
Arrow 1.4/2, Supernatural 1.1/2
Un Camino Hacia el Destino 1.0/2, Yago 0.9/1, Hotel de los Secretos 1.1/2
ION: 0.7/1
Law & Order 0.8/1, Law & Order 0.7/1, Law & Order 0.7/1
TELE: 0.7/1
Eva La Trailera 0.7/1 La Esclava Blanca 0.7/1, El Senor del los Cielos 1.0/2


Jodi Scheer joined Scripps Networks Interactive as a director of programming for HGTV, DIY Network and Great American Country. Scheer previously served as director of programming at Food Network and Cooking Channel.

Production and development house Propagate announced three senior level appointments. Ivan Garel-Jones, most recently at ITV America, has been named COO. Isabel San Vargas, former SVP of production for Pilgrim Studios, was appointed head of production, and Linh Le joins the business development team. Le previously held roles with FOX Sports and National Geographic Channel.

Former BBC director of Television Danny Cohen has taken a new post as president of Access Entertainment, a newly formed division of Access Industries. The company says it will invest several hundred million dollars in high-quality TV, films, and theatrical productions. Cohen left the BBC in November.

Digital media company NowThis Media hired former MTV CMO Tina Exarhos as its CMO. Exarhos also will join technology investment fund Lerer Hippeau Ventures as a marketing adviser.
Production company Derby signed commercial director and filmmaker Andrew Hardaway to its roster. Hardaway has delivered award-winning work for brands including HP, Lexus, Nissan, and Volkswagen, for which his “Moving Cities” work was honored with a Gold Medal in Execution from the Art Directors Club.

Miles Pritchard has been promoted to head of marketer & agency solutions at Lotame, based in the company’s London office. He most recently served as Lotame’s director of market solutions; prior to joining Lotame he was a brand relations manager at VivaKi.

Groupe Media TFO appointed Sandrine Pechels de Saint Sardos as head of the newly minted disruption and multiplatform distribution direction. De Saint Sardos most recently was with Bejuba Entertainment, where she served as EVP of sales & acquisitions.


TV and radio personality Tonita Castro died May 8 of cancer. She was 63. Castro was a series regular role on Fox series Dads and had a recurring role on NBC series Go On. She most recently had a recurring guest role on CBS comedy Life in Pieces and guested in the pilot for Fox’s The Grinder.

Friday Fun Fact:
The model M, produced by IBM and Lexmark in 1984, introduced separated numeric section, separated arrow keys, and the separate row of function keys. It is considered the most universal computer keyboard design and is still in use today.

This Day in History: 1607 – An expedition led by Captain Christopher Newport arrived at Jamestown, VA, which became the first permanent settlement English colony in America.

Answer to Our Last Trivia Question: Which Harvard-educated TV lawyer traded big-city life to practice in a small Arizona town, where he and his wife lived in a trailer? Tony Petrocelli on Petrocelli (1974-1976). Kudos to: Gerry Bixenspan,TV Marketing Inc., NY: Dick Daggett, Fox Television Stations, Fort Myers, FL; Ed Goode, Connelly Partners, Boston; T J Healy, Black Sheep Production Company; Montchanin, DE; James Ryan, A+E Networks, NY; Dan Woo, DJW Associates, NY; Steve Feld, Imagine That Entertainment, LA; Mike Petrocelli, Friend MTS (US), LA; Tom Moore, Kalt Productions, LA; Susan Nessanbaum- Goldberg, Generate, Beverly Hills; Tom Profit, Babcock Knolls Entertainment, Studio City, CA; Bob Telford, SAG/AFTRA, Valley Village, CA

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ABC: Beyond the Tank, Shark Tank, 20/20
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CW: The Vampire Diaries [
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FOX: Jumping the Broom
NBC: Caught on Camera with Nick Cannon, Grimm, Dateline
PBS: Washington Week with Gwen Ifill, Charlie Rose: The Week, Jazz [r]
Telemundo: Eva la Trailera, La Esclava Blanca, El Senor de los Cielos
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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 05/17/24: Streaming sports joint venture gets a name

Streaming sports joint venture gets a name

Friday May 17, 2024 Today’s Premieres Apple TV+: The Big Cigar CBS: S.W.A.T. at 8p; Fire Country at 9p Netflix: The 8 Show Paramount+: RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars Prime Video: 99 Today’s Finales Apple TV+: Franklin Starz: Mary and George Saturday’s Premiere Oxygen: Accident, Suicide or Murder at 8p Saturday’s Finale CBS: 48 Hours […]

Cynopsis 05/16/24: WBD thinks FAST

WBD thinks FAST

Thursday May 16, 2024 Today’s Premieres Hulu: The Beauty Queen Killer: 9 Days of Terror Peacock: Bronx Zoo ’90: Crime, Chaos and Baseball Max: Home Sweet Rome! Today’s Finales CBS: Young Sheldon at 8p; So Help Me Todd at 9p NBC: Law & Order at 8p; Law & Order: Special Victims Unit at 9p; Law […]