07/15/15: Madeline Albright guests on Madam Secretary; NBC demotes two dramas to Saturday; Parenthood’s Peter Krause steps into Shonda Rhimes series


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Good morning. It’s Wednesday July 15, 2015, and this is your first early morning briefing.

Tonight’s Premieres:
A&E: Wahlburgers at 9:30p, Donnie Loves Jenny at 10p, Lachey’s Bar at 10:30p
CNBC: Blue Collar Millionaires at 10p
Spike TV: Egyptian Vice at 9p
TLC: Leah Remini: It’s All Relative at 9p, I Am Jazz at 10p
TV Land: The Jim Gaffigan Show at 10p, Impastor at 10:30p, The Exes at 11p
TV One: Hollywood Divas at 9p

Tonight’s Finales:
FOX: Bullseye at 9p
PBS: Operation Wild at 8p


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"…one of summer TV’s bright spots." -People
"…heaven sent." -TV Guide

TONIGHT starting at 10/9c

Madeleine Albright is heading to prime time. The former Secretary of State has been tapped to appear in an upcoming episode of CBSMadam Secretary playing herself, advising Elizabeth (Tea Leoni) how to handle a situation with the national security adviser that threatens to ruin her relationship with the president.


NBC’s Dateline Thursday Mysteries is taking over the Thursday slots held by Aquarius and Hannibal; the low-rated dramas move to Saturday. Aquarius, renewed for season two, will air at 9p. Hannibal, searching for a new home, wraps its run at 10p.

Spike is expanding its scripted projects slate with five new series. World War III, from exec producer Bryan Singer, focuses on America’s Heartland becoming Occupied Territory; horror series Bad Medicine centers on a man in pain who is miraculously cured by an unconventional doctor; Hummel & Howe showcases the wild cases of two criminals desperate to escape their past; Mr. In Between focuses on a high-stakes courier, and Secret America, set in the near future, explores a society where the threat of terrorism has turned the US government into an autocratic state.

To celebrate National Nude Day (July 14, you missed it!) and kick off the second season of Dating Naked: Playing for Keeps, VH1 teamed with creative agency Mistress to create a new video featuring couples in the buff. A follow-up to last year’s Internet sensation Dancing Naked, the "Love is in the Air" video showcases pairs of all shapes and sizes, demonstrating that love comes in many forms. Dating Naked launches Wednesday, July 22 at 9p.

A+E Networks has partnered with the New York Television Festival to launch a program that will identify outstanding new writers and producers for potential development opportunities with A&E, History, Lifetime, FYI and H2. Dubbed Create360, the program builds on the longtime unscripted partnership between the NYTVF and A+E Networks.

AXS TV acquired popular web series Exploring Kaman. All six episodes of the reality/adventure show starring NBA all-star Chris Kaman and his entourage as they embark on an epic fishing trip begin airing Wednesday, August 5 at 11p.

KSE Media Ventures reeled in a 100 percent interest in World Fishing Network LLC. It joins Outdoor Sportsman Group Networks, whose portfolio includes Outdoor Channel and Sportsman Channel.


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Bravo renewed Real Housewives of Beverly Hills spin-off Vanderpump Rules for a season four. The restaurant-set reality show, which wrapped its season three with reunion episodes in March, is produced by Evolution Media.

Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Making the Team returns for season ten on Thursday, August 6 at 11p. CMT will run a marathon of the reality show’s season 9 Sunday, August 2 from 12p-8p.

Sony Pictures and Nelvana are teaming for an animated TV series version of the big screen’s Hotel Transylvania, set to launch in 2017. Rick Mischel of Sony Pictures Animation will exec produce with Nelvana’s Colin Bohm and Irene Weibel. Sony Pictures Television will handle U.S. distribution while Nelvana distributes globally.

ABC Family has ordered a second season of Stitchers, the network’s first procedural. “Fans are enjoying the camaraderie of the Stitchers team and a lead character that is unapologetically smart, focused and a great role model to young women,” said Karey Burke, EVP, programming and development. Summer finale airs Tuesday, August 4 at 9p.

Esquire Network greenlit a fourth season of raucous cooking competition Knife Fight. Production begins mid-July at series judge Ilan Hall’s Brooklyn-based restaurant, The Gorbals.

Barbecue kingpin Aaron Frankln‘s new series BBQ with Franklin has been picked up by Create TV. The show, which premiered on PBS this summer, will air its entire 10-episode run air as a two-week programming block beginning Monday, August 3 at 6:30p.  


Three billion miles after takeoff, PBS’s NOVA will air the New Horizons spacecraft’s historic Pluto flyby tonight at 9p. One hour special NOVA: Chasing Pluto will be on site to capture first-ever close-up images as they’re beamed to Earth.

Leah Remini and her loud, loving family return to TLC for a new season of Leah Remini: It’s All Relative on Wednesday, July 15 at 9p. The premiere episode opens with the clan supporting Sophia’s nanny Trish, who has been battling breast cancer.

A reboot of word association game show Chain Reaction premieres Thursday, July 16 at 9p on GSN. The half-hour show, which originally debuted in the 1980s, features two teams to complete a chain of seven words.

Univision’s “Premios Juventud” Youth Awards 2015 airs Thursday, July 16 at 8p. Presenters include Cristian de la Fuente, Paulina Goto, Adriana Louvier, Fanny Lu, Michael Pena and Marjorie de Sousa, as well as Univision TV and radio hosts Enrique Santos and Rodolfo “El Chamo” Soules. 


Parenthood alum Peter Krause is set to star in the new Shonda Rhimes series The Catch. He replaces Damon Dayoub, who played the male lead in the pilot.

Isaac Hempstead-Wright is returning to Game of Thrones when the series’ sixth season debuts on HBO. “I can’t say a lot, but I am back this season, and it’s going to get particularly interesting with Bran … he has some interesting visions,” the actor told the Irish Examiner.

Richard Jenkins has joined the cast of EPIX‘s Berlin Station, a 10-part contemporary spy series produced by Paramount TV and Anonymous Content..

Fred Willard is set to guest star on an upcoming episode of ABC Family‘s Kevin from Work. Willard will portray a veteran actor who befriends Roxie (Jordan Hinson).


Amazon.com may top BrandIndex’s survey of the country’s best-perceived brands for the second year running, but half of the top ten are old school. Joining Amazon in the winners circle:
2. Netflix
3. YouTube
4. Cancer Treatment Centers of America
5. Apple
6. Subway
7. Google
8. Samsung
9. Ford
10. Lowe’s


The BBC director-general Tony Hall defended the corporation’s programming against claims it relies too heavily on entertainment, versus public service. “I believe the BBC should continue to make programmes for everyone,” said Hall, pointing to the success of dramas like Wolf Hall, The Missing and Poldark. “A BBC that doesn’t inform, educate and entertain is not the BBC the public know and love.”


9 Story Media Group has licensed three kids’ programs to Hulu. Get Ace, Nerds and Monsters and Joe and Jack will be available to stream in the U.S. within the Hulu Kids environment.

A new speaker has been added to the Cynopsis Kids App webinar taking place next Tuesday, July 21. Corus Entertainment’s  Vice President of Digital (Kids Division)  Caitlin O’Donovan will join a panel consisting of speakers from BabyFirst, PlayWell and Moms with Apps to steer you toward optimal app development, discovery and post-purchase success. Register here.


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Bravo’s Real Housewives of Orange County hit a season 10 high on Monday, July 6 with 2.8 million total viewers and 1.7 million among P18-49, according to Nielsen Live+3 data. Odd Mom Out posted week-over-week gains of 24 percent in total viewers, to 1.1 million, and 32 percent among P25-54, to 749,000 versus the week prior.

DIY Network‘s premiere of Salvage Dawgs on Sunday, July 12 ranked as the highest-rated and most-watched episode of the series. In addition, it was a Top 5 rated telecast of the year on DIY among P25-54 ratings. More than 1.2 million viewers tuned in to DIY on Sunday night, helping the network grow 50 percent versus year ago levels.

Miss USA 2015 was the most viewed telecast ever on REELZ for W18-34 and ranks as the second highest premiere night in network history behind The Kennedys miniseries. The pageant garnered 2.5 million total viewers on premiere night, which included a live telecast and an encore presentation immediately following. The Miss USA 2015 premiere night telecasts received a 1.26 gross household coverage area rating.

The ladies of the VH1‘s Basketball Wives: LA kicked off a fourth season on Sunday, July 12, ranking as the top cable telecast of the day among women, averaging a 1.9 in the W18-49 demo.

Broadcast Evening News Shows Weekly Average Ratings (week of July 6, 2015)?
Nightly News 8.136 million total viewers; 1.6/7 and 1.959 million A25-54
ABC: World News Tonight 7.497 million total viewers; 1.5/7 and 1.781 million A25-54?
CBS: Evening News 6.683 million total viewers; 1.3/6 and 1.508 million A25-54?
Source: Nielsen, NTI Total Viewers and A25-54 Live+SD

Top 10 Broadcast Programs among A18-49 rating/share for the week of July 6, 2015
America’s Got Talent (7/7) 2.3/8
ABC: Celebrity Family Feud (7/12) 2.1/8
ABC: The Bachelorette (7/6) 2.0/3
CBS: Big Brother (7/8) 2.0/3
CBS: Big Brother (7/12) 2.0/3
NBC: American Ninja Warrior (7/6) 1.9/6
CBS: Big Brother (7/9) 1.9/7
FOX: MasterChef (7/8) 1.7/7
NBC: Hollywood Game Night (7/7) 1.5/4
CBS: Big Bang Theory (7/9) 1.4/6
Source: Nielsen Media Research, Galaxy Explorer, Live + SD Data

Top Ten Basic Cable Networks Live + 7 Performance among Total Viewers for the week of: 7/15/15
Primetime (000)/Total Prog. Day (000)
DSNY 2011
/DSNY 1390
TNT 1929/NICK 1280
USA 1918/TOON 1226
HGTV 1696/ADSM* 1182
DISC 1589/FOXN 963
HIST 1589/USA 930
FOXN 1564/TNT 912
TBSC 1488/HGTV 902
ADSM 1284/NAN* 841
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 A18-49 for the week of: 7/15/15
Primetime (000)/Total Prog. Day (000)
USA 787
/ADSM* 679
DISC 702/NAN* 388
TBSC 676/USA 373
ADSM 668/TOON 362
TNT 577/ NICK 360
HGTV 531/ DSNY 319
FAM 500/TNT 316
FOOD 475/TBSC 302
FX 471/HGTV 297
DSNY 456/DISC 286
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: 7/15/15
2015 BET Awards (BET) 3702
Deadliest Catch (DISC) 2405
Love & Hip Hop Atlanta (VH1) 2404
Love & Hip Hop Atlanta (VH1) 2380
Love & Hip Hop Atlanta (VH1) 2357
2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup (FS1) 2303
Love & Hip Hop Atlanta (VH1) 2151
Duck Dynasty (AEN) 2134
Pretty Little Liars (FAM) 2047
Deadliest Catch (DISC) 2033
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: NBC won the most A18-49 viewers Monday with 1.5/5, according to final primetime ratings from Nielsen. ABC’s Bachelorette won 8p with 1.8/7; NBC’s American Ninja Warrior took second with 1.7/6. At 9p, Bachelorette and American Ninja Warrior tied for the top spot with 2.0/7, followed by FOX’s So You Think You Can Dance? and Univision’s Imperdonable, which tied with 0.9/3. NBC’s Running Wild with Bear Grylls finished the night in the lead with 1.2/4. Telemundo’s Senor de los Cielos followed with 1.1/4.

A18-49: NBC 1.5/5, ABC 1.4/5, FOX 1.0/3, CBS 0.9/3, UNI 0.8/3, TELE 0.7/2, CW 0.4/2, ION 0.4/1,

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Monday, July 13, 2015 time period averages. Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated.
ABC: 3.6/6
The Bachelorette 4.7/8, The Whispers 2.4/4
CBS: 3.3/6
2 Broke Girls [r] 3.0/5, Mike & Molly [r] 3.0/5, Scorpion [r] 3.3/6, NCIS: Los Angeles [r] 3.9/7
NBC: 2.9/5
American Ninja Warrior 3.5/6, Running Wild with Bear Grylls 2.2/4
FOX: 2.0/4
So You Think You Can Dance? 2.0/4
Amores con Trampa 1.2/2, Imperdonable 1.2/2, Yo No Creo En Hombres 1.0/2
CW: 0.9/2
Penn & Teller: Fool Us 1.2/2, Who’s Line Is It Anyway? 0.9/2, Barber Battel 0.6/1
ION: 0.9/2
Criminal Minds 0.9/2, Criminal Minds 0.8/1, Criminal Minds 0.9/2
Avenida Brasil 0.6/1, Tierra de Reyes 0.8/1, Senor de los Cielos 1.2/2

Sunday A18-49 Analysis: ABC won the most A18-49 viewers Sunday with 1.2/5, according to final primetime ratings from Nielsen. Univision’s Aqui Ahora Sun 1.3/3 led at 7p with 1.0/4, while ABC’s America’s Funniest Home Videos and CBS’ 60 Minutes tied for second with 0.9/4. ABC’s Celebrity Family Feud was the show to beat at 8p with 2.1/8, versus 2.0/7 for CBS’ Big Brother. At 9p Univision’s Copa Oro 2015 led with 1.6/6, followed by ABC’s BattleBots with 1.2/4. Univision’s Copa Oro 2015 finished the night at #1 with 2.0/7. NBC’s America Ninja Warrior trailed with 1.4/5.

A18-49: ABC 1.2/5, CBS 1.0/4, UNI 1.0/4,  NBC 0.8/3, FOX 0.5/2, TELE 0.4/2, ION 0.2/1

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Sunday, July 12, 2015 time period averages. Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated.
CBS: 3.3/6
60 Minutes [r] 4.9/10, Big Brother 3.3/6, Madam Secretary [r] 2.5/4, CSI [r] 2.6/5
ABC: 3.1/6
America’s Funniest Home Videos [r] 3.0/6, Celebrity Family Feud 5.2/10, BattleBots 2.2/4, Castle [r] 2.0/4
NBC: 1.9/4
Hollywood Game Night 1.5/3, America Ninja Warrior 2.3/4
Aqui Ahora Sun 1.3/3, Sal y Pimienta 0.7/1, Futbol Central 1.0/2, Copa Oro 2015 1.8/3
FOX: 0.8/1
Bob’s Burgers [r] 0.6/1, Bob’s Burgers [r] 0.6/1, The Simpsons [r] 0.9/2, Brooklyn Nine Nine [r] 0.7/1, Family Guy [r] 1.0/2, Golan 0.7/1
ION: 0.5/1
Demolition Man 0.5/1
The Avengers 0.5/1

Saturday A18-49 Analysis: ABC won the most A18-49 viewers Saturday with
0.9/4, according to final primetime ratings from Nielsen. At 8p, ABC’s Celebrity Family Feud and FOX Saturday Baseball tied for first with 0.7/4, followed by ION’s
Criminal Minds with 0.5/2. ABC’s Celebrity Family Feud held onto the top spot at 9p with 0.9/4. NBC’s Dateline Mystery trailed with 0.7/4. ABC’s Celebrity Family Feud closed out that night at #1 at 10p with 1.0/4. NBC’s Dateline Mystery ranked #2     with 0.9/4.

A18-49: ABC 0.9/4, FOX 0.7/3, NBC 0.6/3, UNI 0.4/2, TELE 0.4/2, ION 0.4/1, CBS 0.3/2

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Saturday, July 11, 2015 time period averages. Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated.
ABC: 2.4/5
Celebrity Family Feud 2.3/5, Celebrity Family Feud 2.3/5, Celebrity Family Feud 2.6/5
NBC: 1.9/4
Running Wild with Bear Grylls 1.0/2, Dateline Mystery 2.8/6
FOX: 1.9/4
FOX Saturday Baseball 1.9/4
CBS: 1.3/3
The Millers 1.2/3, The Millers 1.2/3, The McCarthys 1.2/3, The McCarthys 1.2/2, 48 Hours [r] 1.7/3
Sabado Gigante 0.8/2
ION: 0.8/2
Criminal Minds 1.0 /2, Criminal Minds 0.8/2, Criminal Minds 0.7/2
Cine Millonario 0.5/1


Music Choice promoted Damon Williams to the newly created role of Senior Vice President, Programming Strategy and Partnerships. Williams was previously Vice President Programming.

PwC named Deborah K. Bothun as leader of its Global Entertainment and Media practice. Bothun will maintain her current position as leader of PwC’s US Entertainment, Media and Communications practice.

Iris Xia has been appointed Deputy General Manager of Star China Media Ltd. Xia has been with Star TV Group and Star China Media for over 11 years.

This Day in History:
1996 – All-news net MSNBC debuted.

Answer to Our Last Trivia Question: Which TV western was a spin-off of a summer series, Decision? The Virginian (1962-1971). Kudos to: Linda Grillo-Viacom/NYC, Will Allmendinger-Clear Channel Outdoor/Chicago, IL, Cynthia New-Spectrum Reach/Cape Girardeau, MO, David Westberg-SAG AFTRA Federal Credit Union/LA, Lindsay Garber-Splash Entertainment/Woodland Hills, CA.

Today’s Trivia Question: Which Welcome Back Kotter (1975-1979) Sweathog dated Julie’s sister?  (Email trivia@cynopsis.com with your answer and be sure to include your name, company, city and time zone.).
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ABC: The 2015 Espys
CBS: Big Brother, Criminal Minds [r], Extant
CW: Arrow [r],
Supernatural [r]
FOX: MasterChef, Bullseye [f]
NBC: America’s Got Talent, American Ninja Warrior [r]
PBS: Operation Wild [
f], NOVA, To Catch a Comet [r]
Telemundo: Avenida Brasil, Tierra de Reyes, El Senor de los Cielos
Univision: Amores con Trampa, Lo Imperdonable, Yo No Creo en los Hombres

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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 […]

The WBD Effect

A CYNOPSIS MESSAGE FROM WARNER BROS. DISCOVERY Wednesday May 15, 2024 Converging Data, IP, and Cultural Moments: A Conversation with WBD’s Jon Steinlauf By E.B. Moss When Warner Media and Discovery joined forces, “WBD” became a multimedia behemoth made up of movie studio and television studios, iconic brands including CNN, TLC, HBO and […]

05/15/24: Cynopsis Jobs

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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 Digital Out of Home 05/15/24: DOOH ranks as medium most likely to drive consumers to action; Geopath adds to Board

Wednesday May 15, 2024 Lamar Advertising Company selected Vistar’s content management software, Cortex, to power its network of DOOH billboards across the U.S. Lamar offers advertisers nearly 5,000 displays serving over 5 billion weekly impressions. “Lamar’s nationwide footprint, paired with the sheer size of its digital billboards, allows advertisers to reach consumers with unparalleled creative […]