09/30/16: Jay Z inks first look deal with The Weinstein Company; Sir Ben Kingsley and John Cho face off on Lip Sync Battle premiere; Animal Planet Renews Dr. Jeff: Rocky Mountain Vet


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Good morning. It’s Friday September 30, 2016, and this is your first early morning briefing.

Tonight’s Premieres:
Cartoon: Mighty Magiswords at 6:30p
Destination America: Ghost Mine at 9p
PBS: This Old House Hour at 8p

Tonight’s Finales:
Animal Planet: Rugged Justice at 10p
CNBC: American Greed at 10p

Saturday’s Premieres:
Animal Planet: Life at Vet U at 10p
CBS: Hidden Heroes at 11a, The Open Road with Dr. Chris at 11:30a
Cooking: Uprooted at 9a
The CW: Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family at 9a, Save Our Shelter at 10a, Vacation Creation at 10:30a, Dinner Spinner at 11a
ID: True Nightmares at 10p
NatGeoWild: Dr. Oakley: Yukon Vet at 9p
NBC: Saturday Night Live at 11:30p
Ovation: Versailles at 10p
Austin City Limits at 8p

Sunday’s Premieres:
ABC: America’s Funniest Home Videos at 7p
CBS: Madam Secretary at 9p, Elementary at 10p
E!: WAGS Miami at 10p
Food: Halloween Wars at 9p, Worst Bakers in America at 10p   Bakers vs. Fakers at 11p
HBO: Westworld at 9p
Showtime: Shameless at 9p
Starz: Ash vs Evil Dead at 8p, Blunt Talk at 8:35p
Weather: Storm Wranglers at 9p

Sunday’s Finales:
AMC: Fear the Walking Dead at 10p, Talking Dead at 11p, Geeking Out at 12a
Comedy: Kevin Hart Presents: Hart of the City at 11:30p
History: Ozzy and Jack’s World Detour at 10p



Shawn “Jay Z” Carter inked a two-year, exclusive first-look deal with The Weinstein Company to generate movies as well as scripted and unscripted TV. Jay Z, who has his own multimedia company Roc Nation, was a producer on the Jamie Foxx remake of Annie, co-producer on Top Five and EP on Baz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby. “I’m excited to tell stories from real-life prophets, whom through their struggles have changed the world for the better, and others whose stories are filled with fantasy and delight,” Jay Z said in a statement.

Terence Winter, who has written and executive produced The Sopranos, Boardwalk Empire and Vinyl, is collaborating with HBO, again. He’s been tapped to write and EP the upcoming HBO film about Griselda Blanco, the drug lord known as “The Cocaine Godmother” who revolutionized the U.S. drug trade during the 1970s and 1980s. The film, now in development, will star Jennifer Lopez.

Speechless and Designated Survivor have been given full-season pickups by ABC. Channing Dungey, President, ABC Entertainment, announced the news in a statement, noting that both “are two of the most critically acclaimed new shows of the fall season.”

ABC cut its episode order for midseason comedy Imaginary Mary from 13 episodes to 9. Series stars Jenna Elfman as a single career woman whose furry make-believe friend from childhood, voiced by Rachel Dratch, pops back into her life. No premiere date has been scheduled.

CBS Daytime is commemorating 30 years at #1 with a variety of celebrations throughout the year. Talent from its five award-winning series, Let’s Make A Deal, The Price Is Right, The Young and the Restless, The Bold and the Beautiful and The Talk, will begin appearing on each other’s shows. Things kick off on Monday, October 10 at 11a, when The Price Is Right features The Talk’s Julie Chen and Sharon Osbourne, Peter Bergman, Joshua Morrow and Jason Thompson from The Young and the Restless; Pierson Fode, Katherine Kelly Lang and Heather Tom from The Bold and the Beautiful; and Tiffany Coyne and Jonathan Mangum from Let’s Make A Deal.

Nielsen is rolling out digital content ratings starting today. It makes available the daily measurement of audience across digital sites, including text and video ratings.  This information isn’t explicitly being released to the media and will only be available in full syndication for clients. However, some of it will likely come out. The new ratings are based on Nielsen’s census data platform, SDKs and Cloud API and will measure all connected devices from game consoles to Rokus to mobile devices like smartphones and tablets. Client participants include Mashable, Vice, Buzzfeed and Discovery.


Animal Planet renewed Dr. Jeff: Rocky Mountain Vet for a third season. The show is the network’s top-performing series to date, averaging 1.3 million total viewers per episode.

The CW teamed with producer Greg Berlanti on Casa, a drama from Warner Bros TV and Berlanti’s own Berlanti Productions that touches on a front-and-center topic: immigration. The project focuses on six siblings in a Hispanic family who must band together when their parents are unjustly deported.

ABC nabbed a political family comedy from black-ish creator Kenya Barris and co-EP Vijal Patel. Felicity Huffman will headline the potential series, which explores how today’s “politics of division” plays out between a husband and wife who are opposing pundits. Should the project go to series, it is not expected to impact Huffman’s ability to star in another season of American Crime.

ABC made a put pilot commitment to The Escape, a family comedy about three generations of men. The project centers on a stressed-out urban professional who uproots himself and his troubled 19-year-old son to move to Idaho to live with his father, a retired surgeon with the ruggedness of Indiana Jones.

MGM Television secured the television rights to Margaret Atwood’s The Heart Goes Last. It’s the second collaboration between the studio and the author, following their partnership on The Handmaid’s Tale. The Heart Goes Last tells the story of a young urban couple hit by job loss and bankruptcy, who are forced to live in their third-hand Honda. “To partner again with such an astounding author and amazing icon is a testament to MGM Television’s goal to producing high quality and bold entertainment programming,” said Steve Stark, MGM’s President, Television Development and Production.


Sir Ben Kingsley and John Cho face off when Lip Sync Battle kicks off Season 3 on Wednesday, October 12 at 9p (new day and timeslot). Additional stars scheduled to appear on the Spike series this season include Lupita Nyong’o, Don Cheadle, Wanda Sykes, Uzo Aduba, and Craig Ferguson.

Ayesha Curry brings family and friends together to celebrate as she cooks up her favorite recipes in Ayesha’s Homemade. New series bows Saturday, October 22 at 12p on Food Network.

The Royals returns Sunday, December 4 at 10p on E! New season picks up two weeks after the execution of King Simon’s murderer, Ted Pryce, the former head of the Royal Family’s security.

Velvet debuts on UniMas on Tuesday, October 4 at 9p. Series is set in the fashion world of Spain in the 1960s.

Fuse is set to debut new series Clash of the Corps live on EP Dwayne Johnson’s official Facebook page on Tuesday, October 4 at 10p. The two-episode season premiere bows on Fuse on Wednesday, October 5 at 11p. The 8-part half-hour docu-series explores the competitive world of Drum Corps International  “Marching Music’s Major League.”


Destination America airs Paranormal Lockdown: The Black Monk House on Monday, October 31 at 9p. The two-hour special is part of the network’s month long Halloween celebration.

Dr. Phil reveals new details in the case surrounding Netflix documentary Making A Murderer, when Steven Avery’s fiancee, Lynn Hartman, grants her first sit-down interview and describes how she found love with the convicted killer in an exclusive television interview. Avery was convicted in 2007 for the murder of photographer Teresa Halbach and is currently serving life in prison at the Waupun Correctional Institute in Wisconsin. Episodes air Monday, October 3 and Tuesday, October 4 (Check local listings.)

Discovery Life is launching a week-long Untold Stories of the ER marathon starting Monday, October 3 at 6a, leading up to the premiere of Season 11 on Friday October 7 at 10p. It features 100 episodes from the series’ 10-year history.


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Grey’s Anatomy alum Sandra Oh is headed back ABC. She’ll recur in Season 3 of American Crime as Abby, a social worker dedicated to helping domestic abuse victims.

Jared Harris (Mad Men) boarded AMC’s scripted anthology, The Terror, an adaption of the bestselling novel by Dan Simmons. He’ll play Francis Crozier, Captain of the HMS Terror and second in command of the expedition.

FOX’s 24: Legacy added two recurring players. Tiffany Hines (Bones) joins as Aisha, Isaac’s (Ashley Thomas) smart ambitious girlfriend. Bailey Chase (Longmire) plays Locke, seasoned CTU field agent.

Nia Long nabbed a role on Dear White People, Netflix’s upcoming comedy based on the 2014 film. She’ll recur as Neika, an African-American studies professor.

HBO drama pilot Mogadishu, Minnesota added Elvis Nolasco (American Crime), K.C. Colling (Robocop) Rif Hutton (Hotel Transylvania), Ezana Alem (Oasis), Hanad Abdirahman Abdi, Selam Tadese, Prince Abdi, Yusra Warsama and Liya Kebede (The Best Offer) to its cast. All will be regulars if the project is picked up to series.

Shea Whigham (Boardwalk Empire) and Dawnn Lewis (Major Crimes) landed co-starring roles in Amazon pilot The Legend of Master Legend. Whigham will play Master Legend’s (John Hawkes) thug brother, Peanut Head.  Lewis will portray Tana, the ex-wife and oldest friend of Master Legend.


A+E Networks Brand Licensing and lifestyle and entertainment retailer Spencer’s are teaming up to develop an exclusive line of products inspired by History series Ancient Aliens. A range of apparel, accessories and novelty items will available in select Spencer’s stores across the US and Canada and online, starting Q4 2016.  The direct-to-retail agreement was brokered by Retail Monster, who represents A+E Networks’ retail and merchandising program.


ABC is bringing back two of its original reality series: The Bachelor, featuring Alex Michel, and The Bachelorette, featuring Trista Rehn (now Trista Sutter). The full seasons of both shows, as well as Trista and Ryan’s wedding special, are now available on the ABC app for desktop, mobile and connected TV devices. The network is also introducing two new ABCd original short-form comedies, Broken and Serious Music, as well as a new episode of On the Record, featuring recording artist Fancy Hagood, and additional episodes of A Little of Your Time with Quinn Marcus, featuring interviews with comedian Maria Bamford, former Rams NFL player Terry Crews, recording artist Moby and actress Casey Wilson (Happy Endings, Gone Girl). 

New Form announced the cast of upcoming young-adult thriller Cold. Annalise Basso (Ouija 2, New Girl, True Blood) plays the lead and is joined by Todd Lowe (Gilmore Girls, True Blood) and Jim True-Frost (The Wire, Boardwalk Empire). Other cast members include Canadian actress Devery Jacobs and Vine star Marcus Johns. The 10-episode series premieres Thursday, October 13 on go90.

As reported by The Drum, Snapchat is critical to Nat Geo’s identity – and bottom line. The brand’s Director of International Magazine Publishing Ariel DeiacoLohr says, “Snapchat is now one of our key revenue drivers on social media,” pointing to its focus on social issues and purpose. Want to learn more about how to develop a unique selling proposition using Snapchat? Then join the Cynopsis Snapchat Boot Camp on October 27. Prices increase in exactly one week, so register your team here.


Jennifer Hudson and Gavin Rossdale have joined the UK version of The Voice. Both board the singing competition show as coaches.

MTV International announced three new shows. Show Us Ur Phone, which bowed on Thursday, is a short-form gameshow series hosted by Charlotte Crosby (Geordie Shore). MTV Sex Squad, debuting Monday, October 3, features vlogger Grace Victory chatting with special guests to answer audience questions about sex. MTV Threads, premiering Friday, October 14, is a digital series about the world of wardrobes. Each series will debut 8 to 10 episodes varying from 3 to 5 minutes long on the net’s Snapchat Discover channel.

A+E Networks has closed deals in multiple territories. FYI’s Seven Year Switch was commissioned in the UK and Germany. History’s adventure reality competition Alone received series orders in Denmark and Norway and options in the UK, Sweden and France.  

Former Sky channel head John Cassy and BAFTA winning director Daniel Smith formed immersive content production studio Factory 42; its first commission will be a bespoke virtual reality experience for Sky. The company, which will be based in London, is one of the first firms commissioned by Sky to create virtual reality content.


Cartoon Network’s Adventure Time will end after Season 9. The series about a boy and his dog has been a staple on the net since its April 2010 debut and will continue to air through 2018. “Adventure Time was a passion project for the people on the crew who poured their heart into the art and stories,” said creator Pendleton Ward in a statement. “We tried to put into every episode something genuine and telling from our lives, and make a show that was personal to us, and that had jokes too! I’m really happy that it connected with an audience for so long.”

Eli and the Shane Gang return to Family CHRGD for a fourth season of Slugterra on Tuesday, October 4 at 5p. The animated adventure joins the network’s Turbo Charged Tuesday lineup, airing alongside Turbo FAST, The Deep and Thunderbirds Are Go.


Dr. Dee: Alaska Vet had more than 1.1.million viewers (1.179 million) on Saturday, September 24 at 8p in L+3, helping to drive Animal Planet into cable’s Top 10 during its time period in both Total Viewers P2+ (#9) and Women 25-54 (#10). The episode was up double digits (26 percent) vs. the network’s premiere averages among Women 25-54.

The series premiere of Bull increased to 20.5 million viewers, scoring premiere Tuesday’s biggest 7-day viewer lift, according to Nielsen live plus 7-day ratings for September 20.  Bull (P) added 4.93 million, (20.50 million from 15.57 million, up 32 percent), 1.3 in A25-54 (4.7 from 3.4, up 38 percent) and 0.9 in A18-49 (3.1 from 2.2, up 41 percent) in live plus 7-day ratings from live plus same day.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Wednesday, September 28, 2016 time period averages.
Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated. Live+SD
FOX: 5.2/9
Lethan Weapon 4.5/8, Empire 5.8/10
CBS: 5.1/9
Survivor 5.5/10, Criminal Minds 5.6/9, Code Black 4.2/8
ABC: 4.2/7
The Goldbergs 3.9/7, Speechless 3.9/7, Modern Family 4.5/8, blackish 3.5/6, Designated Survivor 5.0/9
NBC: 3.8/7
Blindspot 3.6/6, Law & Order: SVU 4.0/7, Chicago PD 3.9/7
Univision: 1.0/2
Despertar Contigo 0.9/2,
Tres Veces Ana 1.2/2, El Color de la Pasion 1.0/2
CW: 0.7/1
Penn & Teller: Fool Us 0.8/1, Whose Line Is It Anyway? 0.7/1, Whose Line Is It Anyway? 0.6/1

Monday A19-49 Analysis: FOX 2.9/8, ABC 1.9/7, CBS 1.7/6, NBC 1.5/5, UNI 0.6/2, CW 0.4/1


David Brewer was upped to Senior Vice President of Program Strategy and Acquisitions, Bravo & Oxygen Media. He was previously Vice President, Strategic Program Planning.

Scott Thomas was named Vice President and General Manager for KFVS12 and WQWQ-TV.

Raycom Media’s CBS and CW affiliates in Cape Girardeau, MO. He last served as the Director of Sales for KFVS12/WQWQ.

Dale Julian joined the WJCL 22 News weeknight anchor team. He had been with the network’s sister station, KSBW-TV, in Monterey-Salinas, CA, where he co-anchored the morning newscast.

Friday Fun Fact: It takes 12 bees their entire lifetime to make one tablespoon of honey.

This Day in History: 2002 – The ill-fated All News Channel stopped broadcasting.

Answer to Our Last Trivia Question: What was the name of Punky’s dog on Punky Brewster (1984-1988)? Brandon. Kudos to: Amy Kleinman-JL Media/Union, NJ; Dan Quiterio-Understood Org./New York, NY; Rob Casalaina-ITN/New York, NY; Gerry Bixenspan-TV Marketing Inc./New York, NY; Dan Whitford-WTTW/Chicago, IL; Adam Leston- Weigel Broadcasting/ Milwaukee, WI; Robert Ramirez-Disney Television Animation/Burbank, CA; Ed Horwitz-CBS Television Studios/Studio City/CA; Bill Shea-It’s a Laugh Prod./Hollywood, CA.

Today’s Trivia Question: What song did Dave have an obsession with on NewsRadio (1995-1999)? (Email [email protected] with your answer and be sure to include your name, company, city and time zone.)

Classic TV anagram: Time Halt Sent (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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CW: Masters of Illusion, Penn & Teller: Fool Us
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NBC: This Is Us, Dateline NBC
PBS: Washington Week with Gwen Ifill, Frontline, Great Performances
Telemundo: Silvana Sin Lana,  Sin Senos Si Hai Paraiso, Senora Acero 3: La Coyote
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