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Good morning. It’s Wednesday May 20, 2015, and this is your first early morning briefing.

Tonight’s Premieres:
ABC: 500 Questions at 8p, Celebrity Wife Swap at 10p
Discovery: Air Pressure at 10p
FOX: Masterchef at 8p

Tonight’s Finales:
ABC: Modern Family at 9p, black-ish at 9:30p
CBS: Survivor at 8p
CW: Supernatural at 9p
ID: Dangerous Persuasions at 10p
Lifetime: Little Women: LA at 9:30p
NBC: The Mysteries of Laura at 8p, Law & Order: SVU at 9p, Chicago PD at 10p



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AMC’s Mad Men ended after seven seasons on Sunday with finale highs of 3.3 million viewers and 1.4 million among A18-49, scoring a best-ever 1.7 million A25-54. The episode was the third most-watched episode ever, after the premieres for seasons five and six.


Former NFL player Jesse Palmer has joined Good Morning America as a special contributor across ABC News platforms, continuing as college football analyst on ESPN and SEC Network. For those who don’t follow sports, Palmer hosted three shows on Food Network, and is known as the Bachelor who gave the final rose hopeful standing a plane ticket instead of a ring.

The first round of performers were announced for the CMT Awards, airing live from Nashville Wednesday, June 10 at 8p. Taking the stage: Carrie Underwood, Florida Georgia Line, Jason Aldean, Keith Urban, Kenny Chesney, Lady Antebellum and Luke Bryan.

Music Choice is expanding its new artist initiative Primed across its footprint, including its digital properties, with its recently launched streaming video channels on Musicchoice.com. The initiative gives artists exposure on the VOD network, on TV with Music Channels and interactively with Music Choice Play, kicking off nationally with hip hop/pop duo Kalin and Myles on Thursday, May 21 at 8p.


T Group Productions has signed an overall co-production deal with former head of Disney-ABC’s unscripted studio and SVP of daytime and syndication programming Ann Lewis Roberts and Roberts Media. Under the deal, Roberts will create, develop and produce unscripted programming with a focus on formats and talent-driven projects.

MTV ordered an animated pilot presentation for comedy Fancy Bastards (wt) from exec producers Jason Micallef and Kristen Schaal; studio is Titmouse. Cast includes Brittany Snow (Pitch Perfect), Sharon Osbourne, Kelly Osbourne and SNL’s Nasim Pedrad.

Hallmark Movies & Mysteries announced the start of production on Hello, It’s Me, starring Kellie Martin (ER). Original movie is slated for a fall premiere.


The season two premiere of ID’s How (Not) to Kill Your Husband launches Saturday, May 23 at 10p – but the net has a few season finales on deck this month, too. Dangerous Persuasions finishes up tonight at 10p, the season five closer of True Crime With Aphrodite Jones airs Monday, May 25 at 9p, House of Horrors: Kidnapped wraps Tuesday, May 26 at 10p and Mansions & Murders closes its doors for the season Wednesday, May 27 at 9p.

Season two of FX’s The Strain debuts Sunday, July 12 at 10p. Its freshman year, the Carlton Cuse drama was 2014’s most-watched new scripted series among basic and cable nets in A18-49 (2.4 million). In Live+7, the show drew 6.28 million total viewers and 3.49 million A18-49.

SundanceTV non-fiction series Close Up With the Hollywood Reporter premieres Sunday, August 2 at 11a. First seven eps lead up to the 2015 Emmy Awards on Sunday, September 20; second seven take a look at Oscar nominees.

TV One’s Unsung returns during Black Music Month on June 3, continuing on Wednesdays at 8p.The season opener features Ike Turner. The net’s slate also includes The Gospel Tradition: In Performance at the White House on Friday, June 26 at 9p, a joint premiere with PBS.

Nat Geo digs deep for T. rex Autopsy on Sunday, June 7 at 9p. Two-hour special uses cutting-edge techniques to slice and dice the dino, in a search for answers about how the creature lived, ate and procreated.


Banijay International secured international distribution rights to reality format Sing It On, inspired by the hit film Pitch Perfect. Series will be launched to the international market following its initial run in the U.S. on Pop.

9 Story Media Group licensed animated children’s comedies Get Ace and Nerds and Monsters to Brazilian kids’ channel Gloob. Series will air in Brazilian Portuguese starting in January 2016.


Leading up to the end of David Letterman’s historic 33-year run as a late night host, tonight on CBS’s Late Show, friends and colleagues have been paying tribute.

“He was, for me, and I think many comics of my generation, an incredible epiphany of how a talk show or how entertainment or how television could… for God’s sake, the man put a camera on a monkey.”  Jon Stewart

“Not one single writer/performer in the last 35 years has had Dave’s seismic impact on comedy.”  Conan O’Brien to EW

“I remember after 9/11, we needed somebody. The city was in shock….He said, ‘There is only one requirement for any of us and that is to be courageous, because courage, as you know, defines all other human behavior.’ We needed that.” Jimmy Fallon

“David Letterman, growing up, was my Jesus to the point where it’s embarrassing.”  Jimmy Kimmel

“While I can still be freshly awestruck by his intelligence and his creative genius, I like his humanity even more.”  Keith Olbermann

Which late night host will best stand the test of time? Let us know in the new Cynopsis poll.


Via “WE Suite,”select advertisers will have the opportunity to partner with WE tv and “own” David Tutera’s Celebrations, on every platform and across every major consumer touch point, with access to the show’s star, celebrity event planner David Tutera, says the net. Partners will be aligned with all-new episodes of Celebrations beginning November 2015.

Lifetime launched an ad campaign on Monday for four-hour event The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe – premiering Saturday, May 30 and Sunday, May 31 – that makes waiting for an NYC subway a little more interesting. The digital out-of-home initiative features audio-activated installations in select New York stations, with 15-second spots of Kelli Garner (Monroe) wearing a skirt that flies up when a train pulls in the station, or flirting with passersby. “We believe this unique experience will get people talking and sharing photos and videos across their social platforms, and, ultimately, excite viewers,” Tracy Lenhart, VP consumer marketing for Lifetime, told AdWeek.


Actor/singer/activist Ruben Blades joins the cast of AMC’s The Walking Dead companion drama Fear the Walking Dead as a series regular. Blades will play the father of Mercedes Mason’s character.

Frank Whaley (Gotham) landed a recurring role on CBS summer series Under the Dome. Season three launches Thursday, June 25 at 9p.

Roberto Urbina (Che) will recur on ABC Family addiction drama Recovery Road, arriving in 2016.

Reg Rogers (The Knick) and Tzi Ma (24) are onboard the fifth and final season of AMC’s Hell on Wheels.

Good sport award: Betheny Joy Lenz posted the news that her part was being recast on upcoming Shonda Rhimes drama The Catch. “Looks like they’ll need a different type for Zoe, so I’ll be replaced,” wrote Lenz, “but please still watch! It really is such a good show.”

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Turner Broadcasting and Sesame Workshop launched Chamki ki Duniya in India. Preschool educational series airs on Turner’s kids’ channel POGO weekdays at 8:30a.


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NBC topped the ratings for the second year in a row for the 2014-2015 primetime season with a 2.4/8 rating/share in A18-49, ahead of CBS (2.3/7), ABC (2.2/7), FOX (1.9/6) and the CW (.8/3). CBS was first in total viewers with 11.3 million, followed by NBC (8.6 million), ABC (8 million), FOX (5.8 million) and the CW (2.1 million). Bragging rights for ABC: it’s the only major network to grow its young adult audience this season.

ABC’s The Bachelorette had its strongest season premiere since 2012, with 7.2 million viewers and 2.1/7 among A18-49, and was the top show of the night in A18-34, W18-34 and W18-49.

Part one of the Keeping Up With the Kardashians two-night event on E! focused on Bruce Jenner was up 40 percent versus the week prior, to 2.9 million viewers. Among A18-49, the ep had a 33 percent bump, to 1.77 million.

Syndicated Dr. Phil held steady at 3.3 to lead talkers for the 17th straight week (including ties). Live With Kelly & Michael, down 3 percent, was a solid second with 2.8.

TBS’s new comedy Your Family or Mine drew a combined audience of 2.7 million viewers in Live+7 for its April 28 episode and encores, including 1.3 million A18-49. Across TBS’s linear, on-demand, digital and mobile platforms, the series is reaching an average of 2.8 million viewers per episode.

The truTV special Impractical Jokers: Funny ‘Cause It Hurts episode scored 1.4 million viewers to rank 6th in its timeslot among A18-49 and M18-49, and a top 10 finish among total viewers. 
Broadcast Evening News Shows Weekly Average Ratings (week of May 11, 2015)
World News Tonight 7.757 million total viewers; 1.5/7 and 1.819 million A25-54
NBC: Nightly News 7.669 million total viewers; 1.5/7 and 1.814 million A25-54
CBS: Evening News 6.660 million total viewers; 1.2/6 and 1.491 million A25-54
Source: Nielsen, NTI Total Viewers and A25-54 Live+SD

Top 12 Broadcast Programs among A18-49 rating/share for the week of May 11, 2015
Billboard Music Awards 3.8/12
ABC: Modern Family 2.7/9
NBC: The Voice (Mon.) 2.4/8
CBS: Survivor 2.3/8
ABC: Scandal 2.3/8
ABC: Dancing With the Stars 2.2/7
ABC: Grey’s Anatomy 2.2/8
NBC: The Voice (Tues.) 2.2/8
CBS: NCIS: 2.0/7
CBS: The Big Bang Theory 2.0/8
ABC: The Goldbergs 2.0/7
ABC: black-ish: 2.0/6
Source: Nielsen Media Research, Galaxy Explorer, Live + SD Data

Top 10 M-F Syndicate Strip Series for the week of May 4 ranked in order of HH Rtg
Judge Judy (CTD) 6.5AA
Wheel of Fortune (CTD) 6.4AA
Jeopardy (CTD) 6.1AA
Family Feud (2/T) 5.9AA
Big Bang Theory (WB) 5.4AA
Modern Family (2/T) 3.5 AA
Dr. Phil (CTD) 3.3AA
Entertainment Tonight (CTD) 3.1AA
Inside Edition (CTD) 3.0AA
Live With Kelly & Michael (DAD) 2.8AA
Source: Nielsen Media Research

Top 11 M-F Syndicate Strip Series for the week of May 4 ranked in order of A18-49 Rtg
Big Bang Theory (WB) 2.3AA
Modern Family (2/T) 2.1AA
Family Guy (2/T) 1.8AA
Family Feud (2/T) 1.8AA
Judge Judy (CTD) 1.6AA
How I Met Your Mother (2/T) 1.2AA
Wheel of Fortune (CTD) 1.2AA
Two and a Half Men (WB) 1.1AA
Jeopardy (CTD) 1.1AA
TMZ (WB) 1.1AA
Cleveland Show (2/T) 1.1AA
Source: Nielsen Media Research

Top Ten Basic Cable Networks Live + 7 Performance among A18-49 for the week of: 4/27/15
Primetime (000)/Total Prog. Day (000)
TNT 1286
/ADSM* 663
ESPN 981/TNT 538
TBSC 796/ESPN 467
FX 727/USA 363
ADSM 639/NAN* 354
DISC 630/FX 323
USA 625/TBSC 317
LIF 601/TOON 308
BRAV 529/NICK 306
A&E 461/DISC 264
Source: Turner Research from The Nielsen Company data. All ratings based on Total US Television Universe of 116,400,000 homes. * + Network broadcasts less than 51% of minutes in a 24 hour day. Notes: Data based on most currently available Nielsen Data stream; Final: Live+7. Primetime is Mon-Sat 8p-11p and Sun 7p-11p. Total day is Mon-Sun 6a-6a for household and demographic performances.

Top Ten Basic Cable Networks Live + 7 Performance among Total Viewers for the week of: 4/27/15
Primetime (000)/Total Prog. Day (000)
TNT 2502/
FOXN 1153
FOXN 2028/NICK 1133
ESPN 1964/ ADSM* 1119
TBSC 1692/ TNT 1099
USA 1576/ DSNY 1061
DSNY 1458/ TOON 970
FX 1390/USA 966
DISC 1340/ESPN 829
LIF 1324/NAN* 763
HGTV 1321/HGTV 755
Source: Turner Research from The Nielsen Company data. All ratings based on Total US Television Universe
116,400,000 homes. * + Network broadcasts less than 51% of minutes in a 24 hour day. Notes: Data based on most currently available Nielsen Data stream; Final: Live+7. Primetime is Mon-Sat 8p-11p and Sun 7p-11p. Total day is Mon-Sun 6a-6a for household and demographic performance.

Top Ten Basic Cable Programs Live + 7 Performance among A18-49 for the week of: 4/27/15
NFL Draft  Round 1 (ESPN) 3886
Love & Hip Hop Atlanta (VH1) 2559
Teen Mom (MTV) 2458
San Antonio/L.A. Clippers (TNT) 2450
San Antonio/L.A. Clippers (TNT) 2412
The Real Housewives of Atlanta (BRAV) 2226
Keeping Up With the Kardashians (E!) 2170
L.A. Clippers/San Antonio (TNT) 2127
19 Kids and Counting (TLC) 2111
Deadliest Catch (DISC) 2018
Source: Turner Research from The Nielsen Company data. All ratings based on Total US Television Universe
116,400,000 homes. Notes: Data based on most currently available Nielsen Data stream; Final: Live+7.

Monday A18-49 Analysis: ABC won the most A18-49 viewers Monday with 2.2/7, according to final primetime ratings from Nielsen. NBC’s The Voice led at 8p with 2.6/9, followed by 2.3/8 for ABC’s Dancing With the Stars. NBC’s Voice kept the lead at 9p with 2.7/8, versus 2.2/7 for ABC’s The Bachelorette. ABC’s Bachelorette grabbed 10p with 2.1/7, followed by 1.4/5 for CBS’s NCIS: Los Angeles. 

A18-49: ABC 2.2/7, NBC 2.1/7, CBS 1.5/5, UNI 1.1/4, FOX .9/3, TELE .7/2, ION .3/1, CW .1/0

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Monday, May 18, 2015 time period averages. Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated.
ABC: 6.2/10
Dancing With the Stars 9.1/15, The Bachelorette 4.7/8
NBC: 5.7/10
The Voice 6.8/11, Night Shift 3.5/6
CBS: 4.9/8
2 Broke Girls 4.7/8, Mike & Molly 4.7/8, Stalker 4.2/7, NCIS: Los Angeles 5.9/10
FOX: 1.9/3
The Following 2.0/3, The Following 1.9/3
Amores con Trampa 1.3/2, Imperdonable 1.5/2, Que te Perdone Dios…Yo No 1.3/2
Avenida Brasil .6/1, Tierra de Reyes 0.8/1, Senor de los Cielos 1.3/2
ION: .7/1
Criminal Minds 0.7/1, Criminal Minds .7/1, Criminal Minds .7/1
CW: 0.3/1
Celeste and Jesse Forever .3/1

Sunday A18-49 Analysis: ABC won the most A18-49 viewers Sunday with 3.2/11, according to final primetime ratings from Nielsen. ABC’s America’s Funniest Home Videos topped 7p with 1.4/6, versus 1.0/4 for CBS’s 60 Minutes. ABC maintained the lead at 8p with 3.3/12 for the Billboard Music Awards, followed by a 1.2/5 average for Fox’s The Simpsons and Brooklyn Nine-Nine. ABC’s music awards jumped to 4.1/12 to win 9p, versus a 1.2/4 average for Fox’s Family Guy and Bob’s Burgers. ABC remained in the lead at 10p with 4.0/13 opposite .7/2 for Univision’s Sal y Pimienta.

A18-49: ABC 3.2/11, FOX 1.1/4, CBS .8/3, NBC .8/3, UNI .6/2, TELE .6/2,  ION .2/1

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Sunday, May 17, 2015 time period averages. Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated.
ABC: 5.8/10
America’s Funniest Home Videos 3.6/7, Billboard Music Awards 6.5/11
CBS: 4.1/7
60 Minutes 5.7/11, I Love Lucy Superstar 3.9/7, Battle Creek 3.2/5, Battle Creek 3.5/6
NBC: 3.1/6
Dateline 3.9/7, A.D.: The Bible Continues 3.0/5, American Odyssey 1.6/3
FOX: 1.4/2
The Simpsons [r] .9/2, Bob’s Burgers 1.1/2, The Simpsons 1.6/3, Brooklyn Nine-Nine 1.4/2, Family Guy 1.7/3, Bob’s Burgers 1.5/2
Aqui y Ahora .8/2, Me Pongo de Pie .9/1, Sal y Pimienta 1.0/2
Voz Kids .9/2, Suelta la Sopa Extra .5/1
ION: 0.5/1
Men of Honor .5/1

Saturday A18-49 Analysis: CBS won the most A18-49 viewers Saturday with .6/3, according to final primetime ratings from Nielsen. ABC and CBS tied at 8p with .5/2 for Dancing With the Stars: Road to the Finals and Crimetime Saturday. CBS’s Crimetime and Univision’s Sabada Gigante tied for first at 9p with .5/2. CBS’s 48 Hours topped 10p with .9/3; ABC’s Shark Tank and NBC’s SNL Prime shared second with .6/2.

A18-49: CBS .6/3, ABC .5/2, NBC .5/2, UNI .5/2, TELE .4/2,  FOX .3/1, ION .3/1

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Saturday, May 16, 2015 time period averages. Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated.
CBS: 3.0/6
Crimetime Saturday [r] 2.6/5, Crimetime Saturday [r] 2.5/5, 48 Hours 4.8/8
ABC: 1.9/4
Dancing With the Stars: Road to the Finals 2.5/5, Countdown Billboard Music Awards 1.5/3, Shark Tank [r] 1.7/3
NBC: 1.3/3
The Voice [r] 1.3/2, SNL Prime [r] 1.4/3
Sabado Gigante .92
FOX: .7/1
Hell’s Kitchen [r] .6/1, Bones [r] .8/2
ION: 0.8/2
Criminal Minds .9/2, Criminal Minds 0.8/2, Criminal Minds 0.8/2
Cine Millonario .4/1


truTV keeps rolling out the funny.

IMPRACTICAL JOKERS: Fans rejoice! Three all new specials are coming soon! (Aug/Sept 2015)

ADAM RUINS EVERYTHING: Investigative, hard-hitting, comedy. (Fall 2015)

DRIVER’S SEAT: Hit the road to eavesdrop on real people, hot topics and candid opinions. (Fall 2015)

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A hat hanging on the wall, a collection on event passes or a Stress Ball in the shape of a head so that when you squeeze it the eyes bulge out…A couple of weeks ago we asked our readers "What are three fun things you have in your office or bring with you on set?” Here is what a few of you had to say…

  • "I always bring pictures of my wife and kids – the seven-year-old twins and my 22-year-old – to the set." Dennis Quaid, Actor, The Art of More, on Crackle
  • "A framed T-Shirt from the first production I ever did, which was a concert For the Children of Chernobyl. Also, a pillow and a change of clothes in case it gets too late to go home during production. Finally, a jar for money, if anyone wants to augment the production budgets." Ian Stewart, President, Done + Dusted
  • "I have a Conan O’Brien face mask. It’s hilarious. It was a holiday gift from Team Coco and I treasure it!" Amber J. Lawson, CEO, Comedy Gives Back
  • "A ball of tungsten, one of the most dense metals you can get. It’s twice as heavy as iron and people are surprised when they try to pick it up. A Matryoshka Russian nesting doll, because they’re fun to play with. And magnetic Buckyballs, which are fun, too." Eric Grab, CTO, NeuLion
  • "3D glasses from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab, a Transformers lunch box, a juggling ball set…and about 20 pairs of shoes." Mary Bender, Director of Production Management & Operations, PBS
  • "When I was first starting out as an actor, I had a rubber chicken named Irving that I would hide somewhere on every set. I got away with it until I hid Irving in the well during a production of Shenandoah." Steven Wishnoff, VP Acquisitions and Development, Borgasmord Productions

Now that we know what you keep in your office, we want to know “What are the 3 must- haves in your purse or wallet?” Don’t miss out on all of the fun: send your responses to [email protected]

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Kelli Rafferty has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Communications, CBS Corporation, effective June 1, in the wake of Shannon Jacobs decision to exit the position. Jacobs will continue in her current role through the launch of the fall season, and remain as a senior consultant to the department.

Sony Pictures Television upped Rene Santaella to Senior Vice President, Global Ad Strategy & Operations. Santaella will lead the global ad sales strategy and operations for Crackle, as well as PlayStation in the U.S.

Holly Hines has joined Dynamic Television as Senior Vice President, Content. Previously, Hines served as Senior Vice President of Scripted Programming for Pivot TV.

Newsmax TV appointed Eric Pearce as Senior Vice President, Broadcast Operations and Strategy. Pearce had been Senior Vice President of Television at TheBlaze.

Breakthrough Entertainment named Martha Sepulveda as Director of Development and Production, Kids and Family Entertainment. Sepulveda joins Breakthrough from Sinking Ship Entertainment, where she was a Development Manager and Producer.

This Day in History: 1927 – Charles Lindbergh departed Long Island aboard the Spirit of St. Louis, headed for Paris on the first nonstop solo flight across the Atlantic Ocean.

Answer to Our Last Trivia Question: What reason did Valerie give for leaving the zip code in Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990-2000)? She was moving home to Buffalo. Kudos to: Lizzie Diller-Horizon Media/NYC, Cherie Rice-Moroch/Atlanta, Robin Barge-Ion Media Network/NYC, Joe Norskov-Red Arrow Industries/Knoxville, TN, Cynthia New-Spectrum Reach/Cape Girardeau, MO, David Westberg-SAG-AFTRA/LA, Tom Moore-Kalt Productions/LA

Today’s Trivia Question: Who played a character who had his Rolls Royce stolen on Mork & Mindy (1978-1982)? (Email trivia@cynopsis.com with your answer and be sure to include your name, company, city and time zone.).
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SITUATION WANTED: Human Resources & TV/Film Production Professional seeking PRODUCTION MANAGER or TALENT MANAGER position. MOBILE & eager to begin new career ASAP. Contact Endra Monee’ Young at (901) 481-4526 & [email protected] (5/22)

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: 500 Questions [p], Modern Family [f], black-ish [f], Celebrity Wife Swap [p]
CBS: Survivor [f], Survivor Reunion
CW: Supernatural [r], Supernatural [
FOX: MasterChef [p]
NBC: The Mysteries of Laura [f], Law & Order: SVU [f], Chicago PD [f]
PBS: Nature, NOVA [r], Super Skyscrapers [r]
Telemundo: Avenida Brasil, Tierra de Reyes, El Senor de los Cielos
Univision: Amores con Trampa, Lo Imperdonable, Que te Perdone Dios…Yo No

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