09/10/14: Kelsey Grammer gets in the reality game with E!; Obama takes over primetime for ISIS address; HBO sets one premiere date for three shows


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Good morning. It’s Wednesday, September 10, 2014, and this is your first early morning briefing.

Tonight’s Premieres:
FOX: Hell’s Kitchen at 8p
Great American Country: Flippin’ RVs at 8p
tru TV: South Beach Tow at 9:30p

Tonight’s Finales:
AHC: Hardcore Heroes at 10p
DIY: Leave it to Bryan at 7:30p
Food: Restaurant Stakeout at 8p
Fyi: Roadhouse Showdown at 8p
NBC: Taxi Brooklyn at 10p
USA: Graceland at 10p
Velocity: Wheeler Dealers: Trading Up at 9p

E! ordered a reality show following the life of singer/Dancing with the Stars contestant Christina Milian, with Kelsey Grammer (Frasier) onboard as an exec producer. Christina Millan Turned Up (wt), from Banca Studio and G3 Productions in association with Lionsgate Television, is slated for a 2015 premiere.


The Big Four networks plan to carry President Obama’s address tonight, as the Commander-in-Chief lays out his plans to confront terrorist group ISIS. The President will speak at 9p from the State Floor of the White House, said press secretary Josh Earnest.

Cable providers had better not skimp on Shark Week, according to a new study from Beta Research that had 18 percent of respondents saying they would “definitely” switch providers if they couldn’t access their favorite networks. Percentage of adults rating the top nine “important”: Discovery (57 percent), History (56 percent), TNT (55 percent), A&E (53 percent), USA (53 percent), Weather Cannel (52 percent), TBS (52 percent), AMC (50 percent) and Food Network (50 percent). Study was conducted in June 2014, with a national sample of 2202 cable subscribers, measuring 46 basic cable nets.

The Television Critics Association named its choices for the most promising shows for Fall 2014. Winners of its members poll are: Most Promising New Show: Fox’s Gotham; Most Promising New Comedy: ABC’s Black-ish; Most Promising New Drama on TV: Gotham again, and Potential New Breakout Star: Jane the Virgin’s Gina Rodriguez in a landslide.

The ABC Owned Television Stations expanded its agreement with Rentrak for the measurement company’s Advance Demographics ratings. Rentrak also has deals with CBS, NBC and Fox owned stations.


ABC has put in development Nuclear Family, from writers/exec producers Pete Huyck and Alex Gregory (King of the Hill). The Dark Toy Entertainment and ABC Studios comedy focuses on a couple ill-equipped to deal with the eight children they adopted.

The Curse of the Fuentes Women has received a script commitment with penalty from NBC. The hour-long project about a man who washes up on a Miami beach claiming to be the long-lost member of a family comes from Silvio Horta’s (Ugly Betty) Silent H. Productions and Warner Bros. TV.

Independence Day director Roland Emmerich and actor Keanu Reeves will co-exec produce Matrix-y sci-fi series New Angeles, about a man who escapes into a virtual reality world. Emmerich will direct the pilot; his Centropolis and Reeves’ Company Films will produce, and Gregg Hurwitz will write and exec produce.

OWN placed an eight-ep order for 2 Fat 2 Fly, following best friends running a food truck business. Docu-series from Paperny Entertainment is set for a Saturday night debut in early 2015.

History has started production of Gangland Undercover. Slated to air in 2015, series is based on Charles Falco’s 2013 memoir, Vagos, Mongols, and Outlaws: My Infiltration of America’s Deadliest Biker Gangs. The six-episode first season will be produced by Cineflix; A+E Networks has worldwide distribution rights.


Ron Perlman (Sons of Anarchy) returns to host the SAG Foundation’s 2nd annual New York Golf Classic on Monday, September 29 at the Trump National Golf Club in Westchester. The fundraiser assists the foundation’s Catastrophic Health Fund and Assistance Programs.

Two men who returned from near death “with a sudden sensitivity to the spirit world” investigate the afterlife in new Destination America docu-series, Ghost Stalkers. Groff Entertainment and Bray Entertainment production premieres Sunday, October 19 at 10p as part of the net’s week-long Ghostober stunt.

Choirs in crisis get a hand from gospel superstar Deitrick Haddon and Grammy winner Michelle Williams in Oxygen’s Fix My Choir, premiering Wednesday, November 5 at 10p. The uplifting music series is part of the net’s “very real” rebrand, launching Tuesday, October 7 across all platforms.

Netflix is entering the docu-series game with Chef’s Table, visiting the kitchens of renowned culinary artists. Six-parter is slated for a 2015 premiere.

The creator of the Bananas Foster Corndog stars in upcoming Cooking Channel series Offbeat Eats with Jim Stacy, premiering Friday, October 17 at 9:30p. Stacy tours eccentric spots across the country in “a roadmap to restaurants that are a little hard to find but always worth the journey.”

Unimas series El Chivo (The Goat) blends fact and fiction to tell the story of Latin American dictator Rafael Trujillo. Premiering Tuesday, September 23 at 10p, the drama based, on the novel La Fiesta del Chivo by Mario Vargas Llosa, is a co-production of RTI Colombia and Televisa.

America by the Numbers with Maria Hinojosa, premiering on World Channel Thursday, October 2 and PBS Saturday, October 4, explores how dramatic changes in demographics are changing mainstream America. Produced by Futuro Media Group and presented by WGBH Boston.


Among the formats FremantleMedia will launch are “devilishly different” game show Heaven or Hell; reality competition Master Athletes; culinary game show My Mom Cooks Better Than Yours and panel show format Virtually Famous.


Talk Stoop with Cat Greenleaf is back on NBC Saturday, September 27. Celebs sitting on steps will include Meredith Vieira, Tony Goldwyn (Scandal) and Tim Gunn (Project Runway).

HBO set Sunday, November 9 as the premiere date for three returning shows: The Newsroom’s third and final season three at 9p; The Comeback, returning for a sophomore run after a nine-year hiatus at 10p and season three of Getting On at 10:30p.

Instant Mom was renewed for season three, ahead of its season two premiere on Thursday, October 2 at 8p. “Instant Mom has proven to be the perfect breakout series for families to enjoy together on Nick at Nite,” said Nickelodeon president of content development and production Russell Hicks.



Comcast will carry Univision Deportes Network starting in October. Xfinity customers who subscribe to Digital Preferred or XFinity Latino will have access. The sports channel “will be a great addition to our growing lineup of networks for Hispanic customers,” said Marcien Jenckes, EVP consumer services at Comcast.

Call for Submissions: Cynopsis is producing a Halloween Programming Guide which comes out on October 13 and will be sent to all Cynopsis and Cynopsis Kids subscribers. If your network has a Halloween-themed programming airing from October 13-31, 2014, please send your listings to Lynn Leahey, at [email protected] no later than Friday Oct 3. Please include the following information: type of program (i.e. series, special, documentary, movie or holiday-themed episode), title, dates and times of all airings (please indicate when the show first premieres and when subsequent encores will air). A confirmation email will be sent following each submission from Lynn (if you don’t receive a confirmation email, please resubmit).


Fox has another cook in Hell’s Kitchen. In addition to returning brand partners Southwest Airlines, Caesars Entertainment, Vitamix, Zwilling, J.A. Henckels, Treasury Wine Estates and Chef Revival will be Omaha Steaks, sponsoring a contestant challenge and a sweepstakes to find the “Best Steak Recipe in America.” "Each season we strive to align with the best partners that can enhance the value of Hell’s Kitchen and the experience for our contestants," said Orly Adelson, president ITV Studios America. Season 13 premiere airs tonight at 8p.

Antiques Roadshow is in the market for a new automotive sponsor, after Toyota and Subaru sat in the driver’s seat for eight years. “Sponsors love Antiques Roadshow not only for its large audience, but because it is the only sponsorship on PBS that brings brands face-to-face with thousands of passionate fans,” said Suzanne Zellner, vice president of WGBH Boston’s Sponsorship Group for Public Television, the corporate sponsorship sales organization for Antiques Roadshow. “The ability to engage with prospects at the summer taping events, which draw thousands of avid fans, is a unique opportunity for automotive brands to display their cars and generate leads for local dealerships.” PBS series enters season 19 in January.


Alexa Davalos (Mob City) will star in Amazon pilot The Man in the High Castle. Project is based on Philip K. Dick’s novel set in 1962. 

Rami Malek (24) landed the lead in USA drama pilot Mr. Robot, about a vigilante computer hacker, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Project comes from Universal Cable Productions.

Broadway vet Kelli O’Hara (South Pacific) will play Mrs. Darling in NBC’s live production of Peter Pan. Allison Williams plays Peter, with Christopher Walken taking on Captain Hook.

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Syndicated Meredith Vieira premiered Monday with a preliminary 1.7/5 share metered market primary run average, up 41 percent versus its time slots last year. Among W25-54, the new talk show averaged .6/4.

Sunday’s Ray Donovan delivered the crime drama’s highest ratings ever, with 1.63 million viewers, up 10 percent versus last week, besting its season two premiere by 33 percent.

Season five of HBO’s Boardwalk Empire launched Sunday with 2.4 million viewers, even with its season four bow last year and up 9 percent versus the season four finale. The same night, the season one finale of HBO’s The Leftovers matched its season average 1.5 million viewers.

Food Network ranked third among ad-supported cable nets on Sunday, with an average .7 rating and 638,000 impressions among A25-54 from 8p-12a. Rachael vs. Guy: Kids Cook-Off posted .7 and was the number two program at 8p. The Great Food Truck Race matched that rating to land in the number three slot at 9p, while Cutthroat Kitchen posted a .8 rating to come in third at 10p.
For the second consecutive week, TBS ranked as basic cable’s number network in primetime delivery of A18-49. Sullivan & Son averaged 1.9 million viewers in Live+3 delivery, up 2 percent versus the prior week, 1.0 million A18-49 and 522,000 A18-34 (up 9 percent).

Broadcast Evening News Shows  Weekly Average Ratings (week of September 1, 2014)
NBC: Nightly News 8.47 million total viewers; 1.6/7 and 1.97 million A25-54
ABC: World NewsTonight 8.27 million total viewers; 1.7/7 and 2.04 million A25-54
CBS: Evening News 6.50 million total viewers; 1.3/6 and 1.61 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 9/10/14
NBC NFL Special , 10.2/32
NBC: NBC Sunday Night Football 9.0/26
FOX: The OT 4.9/16
NBC: Football Night America Pt. 3 4.7/15
NBC: NFL Opening Kick-off 3.9/16
NBC: Football Night America Pt. 2 2.5/8
CBS: Big Brother (Sun.) 2.4/7
CBS: Big Brother (Wed.) 2.3/8
CBS: Big Brother (Thurs.) 2.2/7
NBC: America’s Got Talent (Wed.) 2.0/6
Source: Nielsen Media Research, Galaxy Explorer, Live + SD Data

Top Ten Basic Cable Network Performance among A18-49 for the week of: 9/1/2014
Primetime(000)/Total Prog. Day (000)
784/ADSM* 660
ESPN 782/USA 444
USA 722/NAN* 422
ADSM 702/ESPN 418
HIST 592/NICK 386
LIF 560/TBSC 352
DSNY 559/DSNY 325
FX 522/TOON 321
DISC 498/ HIST290
A&E 439/A&E, CMDY 273
Source: Turner Research from The Nielsen Company data. All ratings based on Total US Television Universe of 115,800 homes. * + Network broadcasts less than 51% of minutes in a 24 hour day. Notes: Data based on most currently available Nielsen Data stream; Preliminary: Live+SD. 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 Network Performance among Total Viewers for the week of: 9/1/2014
Primetime (000), Total Prog. Day (000)
2133/NICK 1354
ESPN 2120/DSNY 1311
HIST 1971/ADSM* 1135
USA 1713/USA 1098
FOXN 1665/FOXN 1057
TBSC 1518/TOON 1057
HGTV 1475/ESON 910
TNT 1406/NAN* 897
ADSM1325/HIST 850
NAN 1173/TNT 797
Source: Turner Research from The Nielsen Company data. All ratings based on Total US Television Universe of 115,800 homes. * + Network broadcasts less than 51% of minutes in a 24 hour day. Notes: Data based on most currently available Nielsen Data stream; Preliminary: Live+SD. Primetime is Mon-Sat 8p-11p and Sun 7p-11p. Total day is Mon-Sun 6a-6a for household and demographic performance.

Top 10 Basic Cable Programs among A18-49 (000) for the week of: 9/1/20014
Love & Hip Hop Atlanta
(VH1) 2645
Virginia Tech/Ohio State (ESPN) 1804
19 Kids and Counting (TLC) 1772
WWE Entertainment (USA) 1724
WWE Entertainment (USA) 1696
WWE Entertainment (USA) 1676
Miami/Louisville (ESPN) 1572
Family Guy (ADSM) 1526
Family Guy (ADSM) 1471
Family Guy (ADSM) 1452
Source: Turner Research from Nielsen Media Research Data.?All ratings based on Total US Television Universe of 115,800,000 home; Ranked by Delivery (000); Preliminary: Live+SD

NIELSEN TWITTER TV TOP TEN for the week of 8/11/14
Program, Date, Unique Audience (000), Tweets (000)
Stand Up To Cancer
(TV Event), 9/5, 3,175, 121
Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta (VH1), 9/1,
2,232, 999
The Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story (Lifetime), 9/1,
1,890, 81
Keeping Up with the Kardashians (E!), 9/1,
1,554, 44
WWE Monday Night Raw (USA), 9/1,
1,468, 167
Teen Wolf (MTV), 9/1,
1,274, 149
Big Brother (CBS), 9/4,
1,234, 128
America’s Got Talent (NBC) 9/3,
1,224, 38
Finding Carter (MTV) 9/3,
1,213, 119
So You Think You Can Dance (FOX) 9/2,
1,150, 58
Source: Nielsen. Nielsen Social captures relevant tweets from three hours before, during and three hours after an episode’s initial broadcast, local time. Unique Audience measures the audience of relevant Tweets ascribed to an episode from when the Tweets are sent until the end of the broadcast day at 5a. The data includes new/live primetime and late fringe episodes only and excludes sports events.

Monday A18-49 Analysis: FOX won the most A18-49 viewers Monday with 1.8/5, according to final primetime national ratings from Nielsen. Fox’s MasterChef was first at 8p with 1.8/5, followed by 1.6/5 for Univision’s Mi Corazon Es Tuyo. Fox stayed in first with 1.9/5 for another MasterChef at 9p, versus 1.5/4 for NBC’s American Ninja Warrior. Warrior grabbed the top spot at 10p with 2.0/6; CBS’s Under the Dome landed in second with 1.4/4.

A18-49:FOX 1.8/5, NBC 1.3/5, UNI 1.3/4, ABD 1.3/4, CBS 1.2/3, TELE .6/2, CW .4/1, ION .3/1

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Monday, September 8, 2014  time period averages. Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated. Live+SD.
CBS: 3.7/6
Big Bang Theory [r] 39/7, Mom 3.5/6, Two and a Half Men [r] 3.2/5, Two and a Half Men [r] 3.0/5, Under the Dome 4.2/7
FOX 3.3/5
MasterChef 3.3/5, MasterChef 3.4/5
ABC: 3.2/5
Bachelor in Paradise 3.7/8, Shark Tank [r] 2.2/4
NBC: 2.8/5
Running Wild: Bear Grylls 2.3/4, American Ninja Warrior 3.1/5
Univision: 1.6/3
Mi Corazon es Tuyo 1.9/3, Hasta Fin del Mundo 1.7/3, Malquerida 1.2/2
ION: 1.0/2
Criminal Minds .8/1, Criminal Minds 1.0/2, Criminal Minds 1.1/2
Telemundo: .9/1
Reina Corazones .6/1, En Otra Piel .9/1, Senor de los Cielos 1.2/2
CW: .7/1
Whose Line Is it Anyway [r] .8/1, Whose Line Is it Anyway [r] .8/1, America’s Next Top Model .7/1

Sunday A18-49 Analysis: NBC won the most A18-49 viewers Sunday with 7.6/23, according to final primetime national ratings from Nielsen. Fox football was ending at 7p to earn 6.0/20, while NBC Football Night in America was just getting warmed up with 3.7/12. NBC scored 6.7/20 at 8p, followed by 2.4/7 for CBS’s Big Brother. NBC’s game earned 9.7/27 at 9p, versus 1.7/5 for Fox’s Utopia. Football still dominated at 10p with 8.9/26 for NBC; Univision’s Va Por Ti was second with 1.4/4.

A18-49:NBC 7.6/23, Fox 2.6/8, CBS 1.3/4, UNI 1.0/3, ABC .9/3, TELE .3/1, ION .3/1

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: September 7, 2014  time period averages. Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated. Live+SD.
NBC: 12/20
Football Night America Pt 2 4.2/8, Football Nt America Pt 3 8.3/15, NBC Sunday Night Football 13.9/23
CBS: 4.3/7
60 Minutes [r] 5.3/9, Big Brother 4.1/7, Unforgettable 4.5/7, Reckless 3.2/5
FOX: 3.9/6
The OT 7.3/13, Utopia 3.0/5
ABC: 1.7/3
ABC’s of Schoolhouse Rock 1.5/3, Wipeout 1.7/3, Shark Tank [r] 2.1/4
Univision: 1.3/2
Aqui Ahora Sun .9/2, Va Por Ti Sun 1.5/2
ION: .7/1
Leverage .7/1, Leverage .7/1, Leverage .6/1, Leverage .6/1
TELE: .4/1
Esp Yo Soy El Artista .3/0, Cine Millonario .4/1

Saturday A18-49 Analysis: FOX had the most A18-49 viewers Saturday with 2.1/8, according to final primetime national ratings from Nielsen. Fox’s college football was first at 8p with 2.0/8, followed by 1.7/7 for NBC’s college game. Fox’s match-up continued to lead at 9p with 2.5/9, versus 1.6/6 for NBC. NBC’s game was still going strong in the 10p hour to win with 1.7/6; ABC’s NASCAR races pulled into second with 1.2/4.

A18-49:FOX 1.1/8, NBC 1.6/6, ABC 1.1/4, UNI .6/2, CBS .5/2, TELE .3/1, ION .2/1,

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Saturday, September 6, 2014  time period averages. Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated. Live+SD.
FOX: 3.4/7
Fox College Football 3.5/7
ABC: 3.0/6
NASCAR Series at Richmond
NBC: 2.7/7
College Football 2.7/5
CBS: 2.2/4
Crimetime Saturday [r] 1.6/3, 48 Hours [r] 2.3/4, 48 Hours [r] 2.8/5
Sabado Gigante 1.1 /2
ION: .8/1
Law & Order: CI .8/1, Law & Order: CI .8/1, Law & Order: CI .8/2
TELE: .4/1
Cine Millonario .4/1


9 Story Entertainment appointed Natalie Dumoulin to the newly created position of Vice President, Creative Affairs. Most recently, Dumoulin was Creative Producer for Shaftesbury and Director of International Youth Development for Pixcom.

Colin Drummond joined Deutsch LA as Partner and Chief Strategy Officer. Drummond, who will oversee the agency’s planning and strategy group, joins from Ogilvy & Mather West.

Discovery Networks international tapped Omar Garcia as Director, Eurosport U.S. Advertising Sales. Discovery Communications acquired a controlling interest in Eurosport Group in May.

Legendary Television named John McMahon to the position of Executive Vice President and Managing Director, EMEA, overseeing Europe, Middle East and Africa operations. McMahon, the cofounder of U.K.’s Digital Media Distribution Limited, had been working as a media consultant in Europe.

Doug Finberg has been appointed Senior Vice President of Marketing at Saban Brands. Most recently, Finberg was Executive Vice President of Marketing at MGM Studios.


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EXPERT SERVICES ADS: These ads are for companies or people who offer an expertise in the field of media by way of production, voice over artistry, writing, set development, etc. For information on rates and specs for posting an Expertise Service ad email Trish at [email protected]

INTERNSHIPS – These positions are for credit only – nobody gets paid here. These ads are always posted for free, and students work for school credit only. For more information on the specs for posting an Internship ad, email Trish at [email protected].

SITUATION WANTED ADS, POSTED BY THOSE LOOKING TO BE HIRED… There is no charge for placing your Situation Wanted ad… for more information contact Trish Pihonak at [email protected]

SITUATION WANTED: SENIOR MEDIA RESEARCHER: 15+ yrs exp. with a strong diverse agency/academic background. Excellent presentation and writing skills, active in industry. Contact [email protected]. (9/13)

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: The Middle [r], The Goldbergs [r], Modern Family [r], Modern Family [r], Shark Tank [r]
CBS: Big Brother, Under the Lights, Extant
CW: Penn & Teller: Fool Us, The 100 [r]
Fox: Hell’s Kitchen [
NBC: America’s Got Talent, America’s Got Talent, Taxi Brooklyn [f]
PBS: Earthflight, a Nature Special Presentation [r], Nova, Operation Maneater
Telemundo: Reina de Corazones, En Otra Piel, El Senor de los Cielos
Univision: Mi Corazon Es Tuyo, Hasta el Fin del Mundo, La Malquerida

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