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Good morning. It’s Friday June 24, 2016, and this is your first early morning briefing.


Tonight’s Premieres:
Disney Channel: Bizaardvark at 9:30p
Public television: Small Company Value at 7:30p (check local listings)


Tonight’s Finales:
Syfy: Wynonna Earp at 10p
TLC: Say Yes To the Dress at 9p


Saturday’s Premieres:
A&E: The First 48: Overkill at 9p
American Heroes Channel: Apocalypse: Stalin at 10p


Saturday’s Finale:
OWN: Livin’ Lozada at 9p


Sunday’s Premieres:
ABC: Celebrity Family Feud at 8p, The $100,000 Pyramid at 9p, Match Game at 10p
E!: WAGS at 10p
Ovation: Hanksy Presents: Surplus Candy
PBS: Dancing on the Edge at 8p
Showtime: Ray Donovan at 9p, Roadies at 10p
TNT: Murder in the First at 9p
Travel: Xtreme Water Parks at 9p
World: The Greeks at 9p


Sunday’s Finales:
Canal 22 Internacional: Isabel at 8p
Food: Guy’s Grocery Games at 8p
HBO: Game of Thrones at 9p, Silicon Valley at 10p, Veep at 10:30p
HGTV: Lakefront Bargain Hunt at 8p and 8:30p
USA: Motive at 10p



Bravo Media is getting into the award business. The network will air the inaugural The Bravos on Wednesday, July 20 at 10p. Hosted by Andy Cohen and sponsored by Chevrolet, the pop-culture infused awards show will honor stand-out stars of the cultural zeitgeist in a variety of categories. Mariah Carey will receive the pinnacle Giving Me Life Achievement Award, a non-voting category.

USA Network added two episodes to the season 2 order for Mr. Robot, upping the Universal Cable Productions series from 10 episodes to 12. Sam Esmail, the creator and exec producer, will direct all 12 episodes this season, which kicks off Wednesday, July 13 at 10p with two back-to-back episodes, presented with limited commercial breaks. Live after show Hacking Robot will provide a behind-the-scenes look at the drama.

Maya Rudolph will co-star in a music-centric episode of IFC’s Documentary Now! season 2. In the episode “Test Pattern,” Rudolph joins series regulars Fred Armisen and Bill Hader as they perform one of the greatest concerts that never really happened. The ep is inspired by groundbreaking 1984 Talking Heads concert documentary, Stop Making Sense. Airdate is to come.

The Kennedy Center Honors announced its honorees for 2016: Argentine pianist Martha Argerich, rock band the Eagles, actor Al Pacino, singer Mavis Staples and musician James Taylor. They will be recognized during The 39th annual Kennedy Center Honors, to be broadcast Tuesday, December 27, at 9p on CBS.

George Lopez, Reba McEntire, Ne-Yo and Louis Tomlinson of One Direction fame join the America’s Got Talent panel for The Judge Cuts, slated to begin Tuesday, July 12 at 8p on NBC, at which point the show starts airing on Tuesdays and Wednesdays for the remainder of the season.

Discovery Communications and indie production company LMNO are involved in heated litigation related to their reality TV partnership. Late Wednesday night LMNO filed a $7 million breach-of-contract and copyright infringement lawsuit against Discovery that accuses the media company of conspiring to squeeze LMNO out of six of its shows: TLC’s The Little Couple and 7 Little Johnstons; plus Unusual Suspects, Killer Confessions, Hollywood & Crime and The Coroner: I Speak for the Dead. The lawsuit was filed in U.S. District Court in LA five days after Discovery informed LMNO it had temporarily halted production on six of its shows following an audit of the production company; in its suit, LMNO claims it has been the victim of an accountant who’d been embezzling from the company and falsifying records. Discovery launched an audit of LMNO’s books and on June 17 sent notices of termination to LMNO on the six series.

Nielsen completed its acquisition of Repucom, a global adviser in sports measurement, evaluation and entertainment intelligence. Globally, spend on sports sponsorship has almost doubled since 2010, growing from $35 billion to $60 billion today, while global media rights spend has increased by more than 50 percent in the same period, rising from $27.4 billion to $42.9 billion, according to Nielsen.

Food Network star and author Sandra Lee is joining ABC’s Good Morning America as a contributor. Robin Roberts announced the news on the morning show as Lee fired up the grill for a barbecue segment.


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Tucker Tooley, formerly president of Relativity Entertainment, is launching into television at his own indie Tooley Productions. The company optioned nonfiction book Emergency!: This Book Will Save Your Life and will develop it as a dramedy series.

Komixx Media Group, located in LA and the UK, secured worldwide rights to children’s author and illustrator William Bee’s series Stanley. Komixx will create an animation series that will follow the adventures of Stanley, the hard-working hamster, and his furry friends in concert with the author. Series is due to go into production in 2017 at Komixx’s animation studio M&S Digital Studios Manchester.


The third annual Trailblazer Honors will premiere on VH1 and Logo on Saturday, June 25 at 8p. The annual LGBT Pride event will this year be a tribute to Orlando and be the culmination of Logo’s daylong “We Are Orlando: A Day of Remembrance.” The Honors feature video messages from Vice President Joe Biden, Christina Aguilera, Glenn Close, Boy George, Rita Ora and more paying tribute to the victims of the tragic shooting. Presenters include Emma Stone, Macklemore, Lance Bass, and Chloe Grace Moretz.

El Rey Network is hosting a “School’s Out” marathon, featuring a good old-fashioned mutant takeover in the form of Class of Nuke ‘Em High episodes and continuing with Class of 1999 from Saturday, June 25 at 6a through Sunday, June 26 at 3a.

The BET Awards will air live Sunday, June 26, at 8p. Show is hosted by Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross (black-ish), and features performances by Alicia Keys, Bryson Tiller, Future, Maxwell, Usher  plus a tribute to Prince.

Decades Network, the multicast TV network from Weigel Broadcasting Co. and CBS Television Stations, is marking the 50th anniversary of the premiere of gothic soap opera Dark Shadows on Monday, June 27, by featuring 12 of the series’ most well-known shows, including the debut episodes of vampire Barnabas Collins. In addition to the selected episodes, the Decades original one-hour daily series Through the Decades will present an exclusive interview with Steven August Papa, the self-proclaimed No. 1 lifetime fan of Dark Shadows.

The US Marine Corps will confirm the identity of the previously unknown flag raiser on Iwo Jima New in new one-hour Smithsonian Channel special The Unknown Flag Raiser of Iwo Jima. The special, which airs Sunday, July 3 at 9p, will feature never-seen forensic evidence provided by Smithsonian Channel and production company Lucky 8 TV that delve into the iconic image taken on February 23, 1945.

Sony Movie Channel will air a special Independence Day Military Marathon of 16 films including The Last Detail, starring Jack Nicholson; Sean Penn and Michael J. Fox starrer Casualties of War; and Gene Hackman-starring Bat 21, among others on Monday, July 4 beginning at 3:15a.

Pay TV network HITN-TV, which delivers content relevant to Spanish-speaking audiences in the US and Puerto Rico, will premiere for the first time in US cable history, the documentary La Gran Falacia (The Great Fallacy) on Sunday, June 26 at 9p.


Z Living is adding six new series to its summer slate. Premiering July 5 are Class FitSugar at 5p, the first show to emerge from Z Living and PopSugar’s new strategic partnership, and Change The Day You Die at 9p. Family Food Challenge debuts on Monday, July 11 at 9p; Kim’s Rude Awakenings launches Tuesday, July 12 at 8p,The Healthy Gourmet premieres Monday, August 8 at 8p and Now Eat This With Rocco DiSpirito debuts Monday, August 22 at 9p.

Investigation Discovery will premiere The Coroner: I Speak For the Dead on Monday, July 18 at 10p. Every body has a story, as seasoned coroner Graham Hetrick reveals provides an inside look at murder cases and complex forensic investigations while detectives search for clues among the living.

New TLC series Love at First Kiss, premiering Wednesday, August 3 at 10p, takes singles out of their comfort zones when they kiss a total stranger, without introduction, to find out if one kiss can lead to everlasting love.

Rainbow and Nickelodeon are launching a new animated series, Regal Academy on Saturday, August 13 on Nick. The series, announced at Licensing Expo, brings classic fairy tale characters into the modern world following the adventures of Rose Cinderella, a normal girl who suddenly discovers she’s the granddaughter of Cinderella. Series was created and produced by Rainbow with Rai Fiction.

Politics, arts, drama and political history mark the just-unveiled PBS 2016 primetime schedule. Frontline’s series The Choice 2016 returns on September 27 with an in-depth look at this year’s presidential candidates, while The Contenders – 16 For ’16, debuting September 13, looks back at previous elections through the stories of former candidates. Hamilton’s America, from Great Performances, will provide an intimate look at the making of the wildly successful Broadway show, which kicks off the sixth season of the PBS Arts Festival on October 21. Additionally, Poldark returns on Masterpiece (date TBA), with season 2. In the docu department, on September 6, PBS presents 9/11 Inside the Pentagon, while Ken Burns’s Defying the Nazis: The Sharps’ War debuts on September 20.

Also among PBS highlights: Spotlight Education, a week of primetime programming focused on the challenges facing America’s education system, launches September 12. On October 25 Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You debuts on American Masters, and Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise airs in two parts November 15 and November 22. New Martin Sheen-starring feature film Anne of Green Gables will air on Thanksgiving night, November 24.

The fourth season of Comedy Central’s Drunk History is slated to return on Tuesday, September 27 at 10:30p.

Outdoor Sportsman Group, which includes Outdoor Channel, Sportsman Channel and World Fishing Network, announced its summer programming lineup. Outdoor Channel will see the return of GunnyTime With R. Lee Ermey on Wednesday, June 29 at 7:30p, featuring the 11-year US Marine Corps. veteran, actor and weapons enthusiast. Additionally, on Friday nights the net will air new episodes of Craig Morgan All Access Outdoors; new series Nick’s Wild Ride, featuring country musician Nick Hoffman; Jim Shockey’s Uncharted. Shockey also returns with his daughter, Eva Shockey, on new episodes of Jim Shockey’s Hunting Adventures; and Buck Commander Protected by Under Armour featuring Willie Robertson, Luke Bryan, Jason Aldean, Adam LaRoche and the Buck Commander crew

Sportsman Channel is returning Cabela’s Instinct, The Lindsey Way and #Hunter, and World Fishing Network will feature World Fishing Journal and Will Billz, which follows three elite fishing teams as they compete in the “Quest for the Crest” and a cash purse in excess of $2 million.


Sony Pictures Television announced Vanna White’s first-ever mobile game, Wheel of Fortune Puzzle Pop!, is now available globally on iOS and Google Play for $2.99.


truTV cast Tom Everett Scott (Southland) in its scripted pilot I’m Sorry (wt), which follows a seemingly confident, together comedy writer, wife and mom, played by creator/writer Andrea Savage. Scott will play Andrea’s more straitlaced husband. Newcomer Olive Petrucci also been cast as a series regular as the couple’s inquisitive daughter Amelia. Jason Mantzoukas (The League) and June Squibb (Nebraska) will appear in guest-starring roles in the pilot.

Comedian Rell Battle has been promoted to regular on the new pilot for Superior Donuts, CBS multi-camera comedy starring Jermaine Fowler, reports Deadline. Battle guested in the original pilot for the show.

Aimee Garcia (Dexter) joined the cast of Fox drama Lucifer as a new series regular for season 2. She will portray the department’s new forensic scientist.

Taylor Lautner (Twilight) will be among the new male leads in the second season of Fox‘s Scream Queens. Season 2 is set in a hospital, where bizarre medical cases are under observation; Lautner will play a doctor at the hospital who suffers from a strange medical condition.

Kristen Gutoskie and Christina Moses are joining the casts of The Vampire Diaries and The Originals, respectively, in recurring roles. The moves keep the Containment alums in the CW family.

Frances Conroy (Six Feet Under) is onboard to star in Spike’s new scripted series The Mist. Based on the Stephen King novella, series tells a harrowing story about a seemingly innocuous mist that seeps into a small town and creates immense havoc. Conroy has been cast in the role of Nathalie, a modern day ecological martyr.

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Sky Deutschland and Bavaria Film are adapting the books Das Boot and Die Festung for a television series behind which they’re reportedly putting $28.5 million. The books were the basis of Wolfgang Petersen’s 1982 film. The eight-part TV series will pick up on events of the film. It’s slated to air in 2018 across Sky’s territories in the Austria, Germany, Ireland, Italy and the U.K. Tony Saint (Margaret Thatcher: The Long Walk to Finchley) and Johannes W. Betz (The Tunnel) are the head writers; Oliver Vogel and Moritz Polter are exec-producing.

Distributor Zodiak Rights licensed to Friday TV (Russia) Wife Swap and reality makeover show Ladette to Lady. Prima (Czech Republic) licensed game show Fort Boyard for production later in 2016, and singing challenge Killer Karaoke is heading to TV2 (Hungary). Psychic Challenge will shortly launch on TV3 (Estonia), and Zodiak Rights also closed a deal with Ceska Televize for dramas Occupied and Wallander.


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Broadcast Morning News Shows Weekly Average Ratings week of June 6, 2016
ABC Good Morning America 4.74 million total viewers, 1.3/12 and 1.58 million A25-54
NBC Today 4.41 million total viewers, 1.4/12 and 1.68 million A25-54
CBS This Morning 3.54 million total viewers, .9/8 and 1.04 million A25-54

Late Night Broadcast Weekly Average Ratings week of June 13, 2016
NBC Tonight Show 3.243 million total viewers, .80/4 A18-49
ABC Jimmy Kimmel Live 2.673 million total viewers, .81/5 A18-49
CBS Late Show 2.265 million total viewers, .42/2 A18-49

Wednesday A18-49 Analysis: CBS had the most A18-49 viewers Wednesday with 1.1/4, according to final primetime national ratings from Nielsen. CBS’ Big Brother dominated at 8p with 2/9, followed by Univision’s Copa America coverage with 1.5/7. At 9p, Big Brother held strong with 1.7/7, again followed by Copa soccer on Univision with 1.4/5. Univision took the lead at 10p with 1.2/4, trailed by NBC’s Night Shift with .9/3.

A18-49: NBC 1/4, FOX .9/3, ABC .8/3, CBS 1.5/6, TELE .7/3, UNI 1.4/6, CW .2/1, ION .2/1

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Wednesday, June 22, 2016 time period averages. Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated. Live+SD.

CBS: 3.2/6
Big Brother 3.7/7, American Gothic 2.3/4
NBC: 2.4/4
American Ninja Warrior [r] 2.2/4, Night Shift 2.8/5
ABC: 2.1/4
The Middle [r] 2.6/5, The Goldbergs [r] 2.2/4, Modern Family [r] 2.3/4, black-ish [r] 2.1/4, Fresh Off the Boat [r] 1.8/3, Real O’Neals [r] 1.5/3
FOX: 2/4
MasterChef 2.4/5, Wayward Pines 1.6/3
Copa America 1.7/3
TELE: 1/1
Eva La Trailera .9/2, La Esclava Blanca .8/1, El Senor del los Cielos 1.1/2
ION: .9/2
Law & Order .8/2, Law & Order .9/2, Law & Order 1.0/2
CW: .6/1
Arrow [r] .5/1, Supernatural [r] .6/1



Marci Wiseman and Jeremy Gold are joining Blumhouse Productions as co-presidents of Blumhouse Television. Jessica Rhoades, who built Blumhouse Television (The Normal Heart, The Jinx), will serve as EVP/head of programming & development. Wiseman was formerly a longtime executive at AMC, where she launched AMC Studios; Gold most recently was EVP of Endemol Shine Studios.

Twentieth Century Fox Television tapped music industry veteran Jeremy Summers as EVP of music, where he’ll help identify music talent and negotiate deals to hire composers and music supervisors for pilots and series. Most recently, Summers served in dual roles as GM of The Firm and president of the company’s record label, Prospect Park Records.

CNN hired Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski as a commentator.

RLTV promoted Roy Ennis to GM. Ennis formerly was SVP of finance for the network.

International Television hired Cristina Sala in the newly created position of VP of sales, Italy, Italian Speaking Switzerland and Greece at Twentieth Century Fox Television for Pay TV, Subscription Video on Demand, Basic and Free TV. Sala most recently was at Entertainment One in London for six years.

Friday Fun Fact:
Marshmallows were originally made as early as 2000 BC, when Egyptians extracted sap from the mallow plant and mixed it with nuts and honey.

On this Day: 1509 – Henry VIII was crowned King of England.

Answer to Our Last Trivia Question: Which actor won an Emmy for playing a crusading U.S. Senator in a TV drama that aired nine episodes? Hal Holbrook. Kudos to: Andrew Goldman, TVtibi, NY; Greg West, WATC, Atlanta; Joseph Hahle, Stagg Manor Entertainment, International, North Hollywood, CA; Tom Moore, Kalt Productions, LA; Susan Nessanbaum- Goldberg, M and S Entertainment Inc., LA; David Westberg, SAG-AFTRA Federal Credit Union, Burbank.

Today’s Trivia Question:? What’s the name of the high school Richie, Potsie and Ralph attended in Happy Days? (Email [email protected] with your answer and be sure to include your name, company, city and time zone.).

TV Show Anagram: No Horse Money  (Email [email protected]; first three respondents with the correct answer who aren’t in trivia – will be posted along with the answer on www.Cynopsis.com.)

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ABC: Shark Tank [r], What Would You Do?, 20/20
CBS: NCIS: Los Angeles, Hawaii Five-0, Blue Bloods
CW: Masters of Illusion, Masters of Illusion [r], Penn & Teller: Fool Us
FOX: Rosewood, Master Chef
NBC: The Ranch: Home of an American Sports Dynasty, Gymnastics
PBS: Washington Week With Gwen Ifill, Charlie Rose: The Week, Jimi Hendrix: American Masters [r]
Telemundo: Eva, la Trailera, La Esclava Blanca, El Senor de los Cielos
Univision: Un Camino Hacia el Destino, Tres Veces Ana, Yago


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