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Tuesday August 24, 2021

Today’s Premieres
discovery+: Cold Blooded Alaska
ID: Body Cam: On the Scene at 9p
Netflix: Oggy Oggy
Telemundo: La Casa de los Famosos at 7p

Today’s Finale
Freeform: Motherland: Fort Salem at 10p

IN THE NEWS

Mayim Bialik will step in as temporarily host of “Jeopardy!” following the sudden exit of Mike Richards after one day of taping. Bialik, already set as host of primetime and spin-off “Jeopardy!” series, is currently slated to man the mothership for three weeks, followed by additional guest hosts to be announced as the search to replaced the late, great Alex Trebek forges on. The episodes taped by Richards, who left after revelations of past offensive comments, are expected to air.

Stand Up To Cancer announced more than $143.18 million has been pledged in connection with its seventh biennial televised fundraising special that aired Saturday, August 21 in the US and Canada on more than 65 media platforms. Funding raised from the show supports research and new treatments for cancer and public awareness campaigns.

A letter signed by SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris, WGA East President Beau Willimon, NewsGuild President Jon Schleuss, National Writers Union President Larry Goldbetter and National Association of Broadcast Employees and Technicians President Charlie Braico urged President Biden to support news crews and their families who are struggling to leave Afghnistan. Said the letter in part: ”We call on your administration to facilitate the safe transit of all journalists, interpreters, translators, camera crews, support staff and their families to protected areas of the US-controlled airport in Kabul and to facilitate the movement of those journalists and their families out of Afghanistan.”

Fox News Media reports it evacuated three Afghan nationals, as well as their families, who have worked alongside FNC correspondents over the years. A total of 24 people were rescued. “We are extremely proud to have assisted in their critical mission,” said network president Suzanne Scott.

“Advertising measurement is outdated,” wrote Kelly Abcarian, EVP, Measurement & Impact, NBCUniversal, Advertising and Partnerships, in a call to the industry. “We can construct a better, more transparent future. And we need all our industry’s builders–including Nielsen–to architect an entirely new blueprint. It’s time for us to declare measurement independence, and build solutions that will serve all consumers, advertisers, publishers, and platforms for the next century.” NBC has sent out a “request for proposal” to more than 50 of its measurement partners, including Nielsen, Comscore, Data Plus Math and iSpot, regarding future “measurement yardsticks.”

Rachel Maddow’s new contract with MSNBC includes the network star not only continuing as host of her primetime show, but developing new projects with NBCUniversal. Maddow, who has been with MSNBC for 13 years, was reportedly courted by other suitors, including CNN.

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Fixer Upper” star Chip Gaines, who shaved his head four years ago to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, is raising more money for St. Jude with a challenge on Instagram. Gaines, who recently launched Magnolia Network on discovery+ with his wife Joanna, will cut inches off his lengthy pandemic locks for every fundraising milestone hit now through August 27.

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PRODUCTION & DEVELOPMENT

BET+ ordered to series “Kingdom Business,” a gospel music drama produced by DeVon Franklin (“Miracles From Heaven”), Holly Carter (“The Clark Sisters: The First Ladies of Gospel,”) Kirk Franklin and Michael Vann Dyck.

Simon Cowell (“America’s Got Talent”) inked an expanded deal with NBCUniversal that includes unscripted series for Peacock he’ll both produce and appear in.

Showtime gave a pilot order for drama series “Coercion,” written and directed by Susannah Grant (“Unbelievable”) and starring Sydney Chandler (“Don’t Worry Darling”). The series, produced by wiip, is inspired by the life of Rebecca Bender, a national leader on and survivor of sex trafficking.

Roku ordered a second season of “Most Dangerous Game,” a series passed down from shuttered Quibi. Liam Hemsworth, who starred in season one, is being replaced by David Castaneda (“The Umbrella Academy”) as the lead.

Also renewed is Freeform’s “Motherland,” for a third and final season. “I know this last chapter will continue to deliver,” said network President Tara Duncan.

Boat Rocker (“American Rust”) inked a development deal with Dr. Ibram X. Kendi (How To Be An Antiracist) that includes teaming on the launch of Kendi’s new production company, Maroon Visions. “The partnership between Boat Rocker and Dr. Kendi’s Maroon Visions was born out of a mutual desire to create content across genres that’s culturally relevant and engaging,” said Katie O’Connell Marsh, Vice-Chair, Boat Rocker Studios. “We can’t wait to see where it takes us.”

British comedian Michael McIntyre will be crossing the pond to host the US version of BBC game show “The Wheel” for NBC. McIntyre will also EP the new adaptation, slated to launch in 2022.

DeMane Davis (“Queen Sugar”) has struck an overall deal with Warner Bros. Television Group. The pact reunites director/producer Davis with Ava DuVernay, as Davis joins superhero DC drama “Naomi” as co-executive producer.

MRC Television thriller drama “Steel,” starring and exec produced by Cynthia Erivo (“Genius: Aretha”), will be directed by Francis Lawrence (“The Hunger Games”) and executive produced by Matt Charman.

Facebook Watch has renewed “Peace of Mind with Taraji.” The talk show focuses on mental health issues, particularly in the Black community.

Casting notes: Jenifer Lewis (“black-ish”) will star with Vanessa Bayer and Molly Shannon in Bayer’s upcoming Showtime comedy, “I Love This for You,” based on Bayer’s story of overcoming childhood leukemia. Lewis will play the CEO of a home shopping network, a role filled by Cybill Shepherd in the pilot…Rachel Bay Jones (“Dear Evan Hansen”) landed a major recurring role in season five of ABC’s “The Good Doctor.”… Jessica Matten (“Tribal”) has joined the cast of AMC noir thriller series “Dark Winds” as a series regular.

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NEW & RETURNING SERIES

Season 11 of “Curb Your Enthusiasm” will debut in October (no date specified), tweeted HBO on Monday. Also making an October return on HBO is “Succession,” for season three.

The first series set to premiere as a part of SundanceTV’s all-new true crime franchise, “True Crime Story: It Couldn’t Happen Here,” will bow Thursday, September 9 at 10p on SundanceTV and AMC+.

Kanal D Drama is bringing family drama “Amor y Travesuras to the US Hispanic market. The Turkish production premieres Wednesday, September 1, with a preview on Facebook on August 29.

Daytime’s “The Kelly Clarkson Show” is back for season three on Monday, September 13. Premiere week will be filmed at NYC’s Jazz at Lincoln Center, then production heads back to Hollywood.

COMING UP

Disney’s “Cruella” will be available to Disney+ subscribers starting Friday, August 27. The live-action feature film was released in theaters on May 28.

Netflix is releasing 43 films in the final quarter of 2021. One of the first to launch is “Worth,” starring Michael Keaton as the man tasked with creating a formula to compensate the victims of 9/11, on Friday, September 3.

BritBox is the exclusive home to the BBC’s coverage of The RHS Chelsea Flower Show. The gardening displays will air live at 3p ET daily from September 21-25.

Lauren Ash (“Superstore”) will serve as spokesperson for NBCUniversal Local’s 2021 Clear The Shelters pet adoption and donation campaign, running now through September 19. Ash is set to host the special recapping the seventh annual initiative and share adoption stories. More information on the special, which will be presented on NBC stations and COZI TV, and its Spanish-language counterpart will be announced in September.

TECH TALK

EDO Inc., the mid-funnel measurement platform for Convergent TV, and Xandr have partnered to make EDO’s search engagement data available on Xandr’s sell-side and buy-side advanced TV platforms, Monetize TV and Invest TV. Invest TV buyers can configure RFPs with EDO data and Monetize TV sellers can generate data-driven linear TV proposals that are optimized to drive search outcomes for brands.

The Out of Home Advertising Association of America announced a collaboration between the OAAA Programmatic and Automation Committee and IAB Tech Lab to integrate digital out of home into OpenRTB (Real-Time Bidding) specifications. “Standardized specifications are crucial for automated workflows and these OpenRTB specs will advance digital OOH’s inclusion in the digital omnichannel mix,” said Anna Bager, President and CEO, OAAA. “Once these standards are in place and adopted, DOOH will be able to easily be bought alongside other programmatically sold formats, allowing the medium to tap into new budgets. We are excited to join forces with IAB Tech Lab to make this a reality.”

Fan platform Fandom has launched a “For the Love of Fans” campaign in partnership with entertainment and gaming studios, as part of its recent brand launch. The two-month-long celebration highlights franchises and fan communities including Star Trek, Star Wars, The Last of Us, The Elder Scrolls, and Resident Evil. In weekly fan giveaway contests, fans will get the chance to win pieces of art tied to their favorite franchises, created in partnership with fan artists.

Audience demand measurement company Parrot Analytics has expanded its analytics suite DEMAND360 with the launch of Talent Demand, offering daily updated audience demand analytics. “It’s now time we turn our focus to the next slice of the entertainment industry sorely in need of an upgrade when it comes to the question of audience preferences. This time, instead of focusing on the ‘what’, we focus on ‘who’,” said Wared Seger, CEO, Parrot Analytics. “It’s always been our purpose to connect creators with consumers and Talent Demand will accelerate this mission by helping creators, talent and executive decision makers evaluate the right talent mix to bring their stories to life.”

STREAMING

Peacock is diving deeper into global co-productions, announced Susan Rovner, Chairman, Entertainment Content, NBCU Television and Streaming, at the Edinburgh TV Festival. “Co-productions work great because you can get great content for a reduced price….Because we cover most of the budget, we get a lot of rights, but for the most part we’re concentrating on domestic rights. There is more flexibility,” she said. Rovner also noted the success of “Dr. Death,” saying of true crime content, “We’re doubling down and trying to find more.”

Curiosity Inc. and fuboTV Inc. have struck a multi-year distribution partnership. Through the agreement, the linear channel, Curiosity Channel, will launch today for fuboTV viewers in the US, and the Curiosity Stream VOD service will roll out for viewers in the US and Canada in the coming weeks.

Kinema, the cinematic experience platform, has expanded its film library to a total of more than 60+ new titles. New partners include Magnolia Pictures, Greenwich Entertainment, Abramorama, Cargo Releasing, Frameline, Film Movement and Well Go USA. New titles represent a mix of international language, horror, comedy, sci-fi, kung fu, cult classics, documentary and drama.

Gusto TV’s content and channel are now available in the US on VIZIO’s WatchFree+ free streaming service for VIZIO SmartCast TVs. There’s been an appetite for Gusto TV’s food programming – minutes viewed on Gusto TV have increased 75 percent since the first quarter of 2021, with monthly viewing time up 206 percent year over year.

GOING GLOBAL

Anti-vaccine protesters in London targeted ITV News, prompting the company to advise employees to “either stay in the building or stay away” as the situation was dealt with. “The abuse of journalists because of their reporting on coronavirus is a worrying development which ITN has been closely monitoring and actively ensuring staff are aware of precautions to avoid coming to any harm,” said a spokesperson for the company. “This action resulted in journalists being prevented from being able to go about their newsgathering activities, something that ITN strongly condemns.”

UK’s Channel 5 is committing an annual seven-figure sum towards a dedicated training fund in order to boost industry learning and development. Production companies can submit applications to the fund for their employees and freelancers working on Channel 5 programming, at any stage during a contracted production. Channel 5 has also committed to reevaluating its hourly programme tariffs for peak-time commissions, in order to release individual productions from the constraints of a per-hour budget model.

WarnerMedia has greenlit more episodes and specials of the comedy animation “Titoo – Har Jawaab Ka Sawaal Hu” for POGO, its kids entertainment channel in India. The original series premiered in July 2020.

Broadcaster, distributor and content creator Insight TV has entered into a programming agreement with Huawei Video in China. Huawei Video has made 90 hours of Insight TV’s original series available to its subscribers.

Go Button Media announced that Canadian broadcaster Hollywood Suite has acquired its documentary ”No Roses on a Sailor’s Grave.” The broadcast, slated for November 11 at 9p, will represent the worldwide TV premiere for the feature-length documentary.

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RATINGS

 

Shareablee Top 10 Streaming Shows for the week of August 9
Program, Platform, Total Actions, Total Content, Actions per Content, Fans & Followers
Lucifer (Netflix), 1.8m, 10, 180,605, 7.8m
Sex Education (Netflix), 1.1m, 2, 543,478, 4m
Never Have I Ever (Netflix), 761k, 13, 58,573, 887k
Gossip Girl (HBO Max), 555k, 24, 23,106, 16.2m
Nanatsu No Naizai (Netflix), 395k, 88, 4,490, 921k
Trailer Park Boys (Netflix), 391k, 73, 5,352, 3m
The Crown (Netflix), 324k, 5, 64,833, 1.9m
Get Organized With The Home Edit (Netflix), 285k, 32, 8,910, 5.8m
The Grand Tour (Amazon Prime), 221k, 10, 22,077, 5.9m
Netflix is a Joke (YouTube), 204k, 37, 5,503, 2.4m

Broadcast Nielsen Ratings for Friday, August 20
Show, P2+ 000s, (A18-49)
ABC: Shark Tank 2.24 (0.6), 20/20 2.54 (0.3)
CBS: Secret Celebrity Renovation 2.45 (0.3), Greatest #AtHome Videos 2.09 (0.3), Blue Bloods 2.39 (0.2)
CW: Burden of Truth 0.47 (0.1), Dynasty 0.33 (0.0)
FOX: WWE Friday Night Smackdown 2.24 (0.6)
ION: Hawaii Five-0 1.05 (0.1), Hawaii Five-0 1.16 (0.1), Hawaii Five-0 1.10 (0.1)
NBC: American Ninja Warrior 1.83 (0.3), Dateline NBC 2.07 (0.3)
Telemundo: Exatlon Estados Unidos 0.94 (0.3), Hercal: Armor y Venganza 1.32 (0.4), Cafe Aroma du Mujer 0.99 (0.4)
Univision: Disenando Tu Amor 1.37 (0.4), Si Nos Dejan 1.30 (0.4), Hija del Embajador 1.51 (0.5)
Source: Nielsen live + same day time period averages

EXECUTIVE MOVES

BBC Studios – Americas has promoted Suzy Raia to Senior Vice President, Consumer Products and Business Development. Raia will continue to oversee and provide strategic licensing planning for the “Bluey” franchise in the Americas, as well as other key BBC brands.

Fox Weather, launching this fall, has signed three reporters and five multimedia journalists. Correspondents Nicole Valdes, Steve Bender and Max Gorden will provide live news coverage on developing weather events alongside multimedia journalists Will Nunley, Robert Ray, Katie Byrne, Mitti Hicks and Hunter Davis.

Wild Card Creative Group has hired Nathan Carver as creative director of its creative content studio, 3AM. Carver previously served as one of the lead content creators for Netflix brand social at global creative agency Sid Lee.

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CBS: NCIS, FBI, FBI: Most Wanted
CW: DC’s Stargirl, Supergirl
FOX: Lego Masters, Fantasy Island
NBC: America’s Got Talent, College Bowl
PBS: Native America, The Big Burn: American Experience, Frontline
Telemundo: La Casa de los Famosos, Hercai: Amor y Venganza, Cafe con Aroma de Mujer
Univision: Disenando Tu Amor, Si Nos Dejan, Le Desalmada

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