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CBS: SEAL Team at 9p, S.W.A.T. at 10p
DIY: Holmes & Holmes at 9p
E!: Total Divas at 10p
FOX: Almost Family at 9p
Fuse: Complex x Fuse at 11p
Journy: Chasing the Sun
PBS: Nature at 8p, Wild Metropolis at 10p
NBC has leveled the field, breaking CBS’ decade-long hold on the largest audience for the fall season premiere week with its record-breaking Sunday Night Football viewership of 24.1 million who tuned in September 29 to watch the New Orleans Saints end the Cowboys’ unbeaten run this season. NBC averaged 7.5 million viewers during the opening days of the new season, while CBS drew 6.9 million viewers.
ABC is checking out of Grand Hotel, with a decision not to renew the Eva Longoria-exec produced drama for a second season. Based on a Spanish format, series is set around a picture-perfect Miami Beach hotel and centers on the family who owns the business, the staff and all the secrets hiding beneath the exterior.
The DC Circuit Court of Appeals delivered a mixed ruling in the latest net neutrality tango, saying the FCC can roll back net neutrality regs but cannot block states from their own regulations. The court upheld one aspect of the Republican-controlled FCC’s efforts in 2017 to roll back Obama-era regulations -the classification of an internet service as an “information service” vs. a “telecommunications service,” but struck down the FCC’s action that would prevent state and local governments from adopting their own set of net neutrality regulations.
In its latest acquisition, indie producer and distributor Entertainment Studios is snapping up 11 broadcast TV stations from USA TV for $290 million. Byron Allen’s Allen Media Broadcasting division is acquiring the stations, which serve small to mid-sized cities and have network affiliations with ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox.
The Black List and Women In Film Los Angeles (WIF LA) selected six participants for their episodic lab, now its fourth year. The program provides mentorship and career opportunities to rising women television writers. Beginning yesterday (October 1), the Lab is running twice weekly script development sessions, peer workshopping and Master Classes with established writers and industry execs including Monica Beletsky (Parenthood), Sono Patel (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend) and Carly Wray (Westworld).
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AMC greenlit two new series, thriller drama 61st Street, and comedy Kevin Can F**k Himself. Both series are produced by AMC Studios. 61st Street, which has been ordered as a two-season series with eight eps per season, is a courtroom drama that follows a promising black high school athlete who’s swept up into the infamously corrupt Chicago criminal justice system. Kevin Can F**k Himself probes the secret life of the sitcom wife, aiming to break TV convention and ask what the world looks like through her eyes.
Ava DuVernay will launch her second project based on a DC Comics property, DMZ, with HBO Max. The upcoming streaming service ordered a pilot adapted from the Vertigo imprint comic about a second American Civil War in the near future. DuVernay will direct, and her Array Filmworks will produce in association with Warner Bros. Television, with showrunner and exec producer Roberto Patino onboard to write the script.
Trevor Noah is developing an as-yet untitled comedy series for Quibi. Produced by Noah’s Day Zero Productions and Comedy Central Productions, series aims to give viewers an “unprecedented peek” at the comedian’s interactions with people he meets and places he visits while touring the globe.
Building off its global “Shore” franchise, MTV greenlit docuseries DJ Pauly D and Vinny’s Vegas Pool Party (working title). Slated to launch in 2020, series follows the dynamic duo as they take over Las Vegas and give their friends a shot at the Vegas life. 
Universal TV is adapting Chelsea Handler’s memoir Life Will Be The Death Of Me as a series. Deal comes as Handler prepares to step back into stand-up in November as part of a continuation of her book tour. Her latest Netflix project, It’s Me Chelsea, was released on Netflix on September 13.
TNT renewed Claws for a fourth and final season. Since its launch in 2017, the Niecy Nash-starring series has amassed critical praise and a loyal fan following.
HLN acquired rights from Medstar Television to produce a new season of crime docuseries Forensic Files, slated for a premiere of February 2020. Featuring 16 new half-hour eps and produced in-house by CNN Program Development, Forensic Files II will showcase fresh cases, and feature the same format, title music and story type as the original. In light of the passing of the original series narrator Peter Thomas in 2016, a new narrator will be announced.
A handful of new projects are underway at Yap Films, the Toronto-based indie factual content producer. A key supplier of LGBTQ programming, Yap is producing for Canada’s OUTtv new series My Trans Journey, one-hour special Translating Beauty, and true-crime series Murder on the Fringe. Also upcoming are Construction Fails, featuring jaw-dropping mishaps from the world of construction, and Gangster Gold, about gangster Dutch Schultz, who buried a $50 million fortune somewhere in the US, but died before he could retrieve it.
Public television series Playing by the Rules: Ethics at Work is back for a new season beginning this week on select public TV stations, including Thirteen in NY. New season presents investigations into the business practices of ride-sharing app Uber and sneaker giant Adidas.
Nat Geo WILD debuts its newest vet series, Dr. T, Lone Star Vet, on October 13 at 9p. Series follows Dr. Lauren Thielen as she leaves the Sunshine State and Dr. K’s Exotic Animal ER to pursue Texas-sized dreams to lead her own exotic animal clinic.
The Life of Earth, which combines visuals, pioneering research and expedition footage to take viewers on a 4.5 billion-year journey, debuts on Smithsonian Channel on Sunday, November 3 at 9p. Revealing fresh evidence to age-old questions and offering a blueprint to future survival, series examines the earth’s past to help plan for its future.
Disney+ dropped a trailer for upcoming series Marvel’s Hero Project, which spotlights extraordinary and inspiring young people. The series is earmarked for a November 12 debut on the new streaming platform.
Lifetime this month is celebrating the 25th anniversary of its annual public affairs initiative Stop Breast Cancer for Life across the A+E networks portfolio. The campaign stretches across Lifetime, A&E and History, with a PSA featuring journalist and breast cancer survivor Robin Roberts, and stars of upcoming Lifetime film Patsy & Loretta – Megan Hilty and Jessie Mueller. Live PD’s Sargent Sean “Sticks” Larkin will be featured in a PSA airing on A&E and on the live show on October 18, the Live PD crew will discuss the importance of breast cancer awareness. American Pickers star Mike Wolfe, whose mother is a breast cancer survivor, is also featured in a new PSA that will air on History. In addition, every Sunday morning in October at 10a, Lifetime will air original movies centering on real-life stories of survivors and everyday heroes working to end breast cancer.
Ghosts of Sugar Land, a documentary short that follows a group of Muslim Americans in the suburbs of Houston as they trace the disappearance of a friend suspected of joining ISIS, debuts on Netflix October 16. Film premiered at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival and was awarded the short film jury award, non-fiction.
Agatha Raisin & the Haunted House, a humor- and fright-packed holiday special and the latest in Acorn TV’s original series of movies based on the comedic mysteries by M.C. Beaton, debuts exclusively on Acorn TV on Monday, October 28.
Showtime Documentary Films announced its film The Kingmaker will open in theaters in NY and LA Friday, November 8. The company dropped a trailer for the project, from Emmy-winning director Lauren Greenfield and Greenwich Entertainment (Free Solo), which follows the indomitable character of Imelda Marcos.
A&E Network is looking in Low Places for its latest Biography subject – Garth Brooks, the best-selling solo artist of all time. Garth Brooks: The Road I’m On will premiere over two consecutive nights Sunday, November 24 and Monday, November 25 at 9p. Doc offers an intimate look at Brooks’ life and the moments that defined his career, and features interviews with Trisha Yearwood, Keith Urban and George Strait, among others.
Four-part documentary College Behind Bars premieres on PBS over two nights, November 25 and 26. Directed by Alfred I. Dupont and Lynn Novick (co-director of The Vietnam War) and exec-produced by Ken Burns, project is the result of filmmakers spending four years in maximum and medium security prisons in NY state and capturing the voices of a dozen incarcerated men and women struggling to earn degrees through the Bard Prison Initiative (BPI).
Ryan Reynolds-starring feature 6 Underground will debut on Netflix December 13. The Michael Bay-directed feature follows a team of six individuals from around the world, brought together by an enigmatic leader whose sole mission is to ensure that the actions of he and his fellow operatives will go down in history.
Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg assured employees the company would prevail against breakup attempts by Democratic Presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren in a leaked audio transcript from July posted by The Verge, but noted it would “still suck for us” if Warren were to be elected and FB would have to mount a legal challenge. Warren fired back yesterday on Twitter, noting “What would really ‘suck’ is if we don’t fix a corrupt system that lets giant companies like Facebook engage in illegal anticompetitive practices, stomp on consumer privacy rights, and repeatedly fumble their responsibility to protect our democracy.”
In other portions of the audio, Zuckerberg said FB can do a better job than Twitter of keeping a social platform free of hate speech. “Twitter can’t do as good of a job as we can,” he said. “I mean, they face, qualitatively, the same types of issues. But they can’t put in the investment. Our investment on safety is bigger than the whole revenue of their company.”
CBS Digital is rebranding to CBS VFX. The division, whose effects work has appeared in Netflix’s G.L.O.W. and Orange in the New Black, NBC’s This is Us and CBS’ Hawaii 5-0 among others, also is expanding capabilities and will move to new digs at the CBS Studios facility. In addition to virtual production, CBS VFX recently created visual effects for Showtime’s Black Monday and ABC’s Modern Family and produced an Emmy-nominated Stranger Things VR experience.
The Bachelorette season 13, featuring Rachel Lindsay, sashayed onto Tubi yesterday (October 1). Season joins Tubi’s current offering of the franchise that includes the first seasons of The Bachelor and The Bachelorette, as well as the fifth season of Bachelor in Paradise.
Frndly TV, a live and on-demand TV streaming service tailored specifically to the family viewing audience, launches this week. At $5.99 per month, the service comprises content from 12 networks including BabyFirst TV, Game Show Network, Hallmark Channel, Outdoor Channel and The Weather Channel, with plans to expand to 20 channels during the next year.
New animated series Hero Elementary is set to premiere on PBS Kids in summer 2020. Centered on a team of super students called Sparks’ Crew and created for K4-7, series aims to provide kids with tools to solve problems by thinking and acting like scientists and igniting their natural curiosity and empathy. Along with the TV series, the Hero Elementary universe will include supplemental interactive digital components.
Season 2 of animated series Big City Greens premieres Saturday, November 16 at 9:30a on Disney Channel. Mischievous and optimistic 10-year-old Cricket Green who moves from the country to the big city with his wildly out of place family is the center of the comedic action.
Are You Afraid of the Dark?, Nickelodeon’s upcoming three-part limited series reboot of the ‘90s show that created horror stores from kids’ points of view, will world-premiere at Beyond Fest in LA ahead of its October 11 debut on the network.
Splash Entertainment is licensing six of its children’s series to streaming service Kidoodle.TV, beginning next month with Chloe’s Closet, Dive Olly Dive, I Got A Rocket, Hero 108, Pet Alien and ToddWorld.
Discovery launched My Town Discovery, an edutaining app for kids developed in partnership with game series My Town. App, which falls under Discovery’s extension #Mindblown, is designed for K4-12 and enables players to develop their own comprehensive and interactive community.
Tenderfoot TV is producing its first semi-scripted audio series, Radio Rental, which chronicles real-life Halloween stories set against the backdrop of a fictional world. Podcast, produced with Cadence13, will feature a known actor as a video store clerk who holds a secret VHS collection of horror stories and will be hosted by Tenderfoot TV co-founder and host Payne Lindsey.
Cornelius Smith Jr. (Scandal), Keeya King (Van Helsing) and J. Alphonse Nicholson (P-Valley) will recur opposite Octavia Spencer and Tiffany Haddish in upcoming Netflix limited series Madam C.J. Walker Mary Kay Place and Elizabeth Rodriguez (Orange Is the New Black) landed guest roles in multiple eps of Showtime’s Shameless, which returns for Season 10 on November 10… Winston Duke (Black Panther) will topline Swagger, Apple’s new basketball-themed drama series… Starz cast Julia Goldani Telles (The Affair) as the lead in the third installment of The Girlfriend Experience Nat Wolff (Stella’s Last Weekend) scored a role opposite Alexander Skarsgard in The Stand, CBS All Access’ adaptation of the Stephen King novel… Leah Gibson (Marvel’s Jessica Jones) and Carl Lundstedt (Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger) secured recurring roles opposite Josh Dallas on upcoming season 2 of NBC drama series Manifest.
Ken Burns’ acclaimed Country Music will be seen and heard outside the US. The multi-ep documentary sold to BBC (UK), SBS (Australia), Telefonica (Spain), DR (Denmark), NRK (Norway), RTE (Ireland), SVT (Sweden) and Emirates (Inflight), with more buyers on tap following its success on PBS in the US.
A week ahead of the season 2 premiere, BBC Two gave a greenlight to a third run for Sharon Horgan’s Motherland. In true Horgan style, the series, which stars Anna Maxwell Martin, Diane Morgan and Lucy Punch, dives straight into the unromantic aspects of parenthood.
Endemol Shine Group struck its first international deals for makeover series Your Home Made Perfect. Simpel Media, part of Endemol Shine Netherlands, and Endemol Shine France both been commissioned by to produce the series, which uses VR tech and visual effects to transform the homes of contributors.
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For the fourth consecutive year, Titulares y Mas, Telemundo Deportes’ nightly show, is the highest-rated sports studio show in Spanish-language television among A18-49, according to Nielsen. Throughout the 2018-19 season, TYM averaged 194,000 A18-49 Monday-Friday, The show airs daily on Telemundo after the local news.
Univision’s premiere of original series El Dragon on Monday, September 30 reached 2.5 million Total Viewers 2+, who tuned in to all or part of the one-hour telecast. El Dragon averaged 1.4 million Total Viewers 2+, 638,000 A18-49 and 211,000 A18-34 from 10-11p on.
In syndication, Judge Judy (6.5 live plus same day national Nielsen rating, down 3% from the week before) scored 1,200 straight weeks of first place finishes among all syndicated court shows in the session ended September 22. The “Judy” juggernaut, which dominated syndication’s Nielsen chart for an eighth straight week, has more than triple the rating of the next highest court program.  That show is Hot Bench (2.1, up 11%), which was created by Judge Judy Sheindlin.
Turning to the newcomers, The Kelly Clarkson Show (1.4, down 13%) didn’t duplicate its blockbuster debut but was still the top-rated rookie, ranking right behind Ellen among all talkers. Second week ratings for Tamron Hall (0.9, down 10%) backed off slightly from its strong first frame but still beat veteran Dr Oz (0.8, down 11%) and more than doubled the numbers for fellow freshman The Mel Robbins Show (0.4, premiere week). Among the new court shows, Judge Jerry (1.0, down 9%) had a slight dip in week two after opening with the best debut for a gaveler in five years. Also joining the nationally rated courtroom competition this week were Personal Injury Court (0.4, premiere week) and Protection Court (0.3, premiere week).
Top 10 Broadcast Programs
P2+, Live + SD for the week of September 23
NBC: NBC Sunday Night Football (9/29)  24.1 million
FOX: Fox + NFLN Thursday Night Football (9/26) 17.5 million
NBC: Sunday Night NFL Pre-Kick (9/29) 16.5 million
CBS: NCIS (9/24) 12.6 million
NBC: Football Night America Night 3 (9/29) 12.26 million
CBS: 60 Minutes (9/29) 11.8 million
FOX: Fox + NLFN Thursday Night (Pre-Kick (9/26) 10.1 million
NBC: The Voice (9/23) 8.9 million
CBS: FBI (9/24) 8.8 million
NBC: Voice – Tuesday (9/24) 8.3 million
Top 10 M-F Syndicated strip Series for the week of September 16  ranked in order by HH Rtg
Judge Judy (CTD) 6.5 AA
Family Feud (2/T) 5.7 AA
Jeopardy (CTD) 5.6 AA
Wheel of Fortune (CTD) 5.4 AA
The Big Bang Theory (WB) 2.8 AA
Entertainment Tonight (CTD) 2.6 AA
Inside Edition (CTD) 2.6 AA
Dr. Phil (CTD) 2.3 AA
Hot Bench (AT) 2.1 AA
Last Man Standing (2/T) 2.0 AA
Live With Kelly and Ryan (DADT) 2.0 AA
Top 10 M-F Syndicated strip Series for the week of September 16  ranked in order by A18-49 Rtg
Judge Judy (CTD) 1.3 AA
Family Feud (2/T) 1.2 AA
Jeopardy (CTD) 0.9 AA
Wheel of Fortune (CTD) 0.9 AA
The Big Bang Theory (WB) 0.7 AA
Modern Family (2/T) 0.7 AA
Family Guy (2/T) 0.7 AA
Last Man Standing 0.6
Entertainment Tonight (AT) 0.6 AA
Dateline Weekly (AT) 0.6 AA
Evening News Shows Weekly Average Ratings Week of September 23
ABC: World News Tonight 7.96 million total viewers; 1.3/7 A25-54
NBC: Nightly News 7.28 million total viewers 1.3/7 A25-54
CBS: Evening News 5.07 million total viewers; 0.7/4 A25-54
Basic Cable Top 5 – Primetime (P2+) ratings for the week of September 23
FNC: 2.71 million
ESPN: 2.20 million
MSNBC: 1.99 million
CNN: 1.13 million
USA: 992,000
*Corresponding Data from Nielsen Media Research
Basic Cable Top 5 – Total (P2+) ratings for the week of September 23
FNC: 1.54 million
MSNBC:  1.18 million
ESPN: 831,000
CNN: 793,000
Nickelodeon: 629,000
*Corresponding Data from Nielsen Media Research
Live + Same Day Viewers AA (millions): Monday, September 30 time period averages
Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated Live+SD
NBC: 7.41 million
The Voice 8.78, Bluff City Law 4.67
ABC: 6.75 million
Dancing With the Stars 6.90, the Good Doctor 6.45
CBS: 5.68 million
The Neighborhood 5.87, Bog Hearts Abishola 5.36, All Rise 5.61, Bull 5.82
FOX: 5.66 million
9-1-1 7.21, Prodigal Son 4.12
Univision: 1.51 million
Rosa de Guadelupe 1.41, La Usurpadora 1.69, El Dragon 1.43
Telemundo: 810,000
Exatlon 0.93, Final de Paraiso 0.83, No te Puedes Esconder 0.67
CW: 0.75 million
Penn & Teller: Fool Us 0.92, Whose Line Is it Anyway? 0.58, Whose Line Is it Anyway? 0.58

Monday A18-49 Rating
FOX 1.3/6, NBC 1.3/6, ABC 0.9/4, CBS 0.7/3, UNI .5/2, TELE .3/2, CW 0.2/1
Jupiter Entertainment appointed former Roc Nation exec Patrick Reardon as president. Reardon will replace current president Allison Wallach, who will step down.
Content demand analytics firm Parrot Analytics named Stephanie Allen to the newly created position of partnerships director, brands & media. Allen joins from Reddit, where she was strategy lead and a senior partnerships exec.
Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) appointed Maria Kyriacou to head its pan-regional operations managed out of the UK as president for VIMN UK, Northern and Eastern Europe. She most recently was president of International at ITV Studios.
Ed Marchetti, SVP, operations for Comcast, and Tom Monaghan, SVP, field operations for Charter Communications, will co-chair the program committee for SCTE•ISBE Cable-Tec Expo 2020.
The Royal Television Society appointed Jane Turton, CEO of All3Media, to chair of the Royal Television Society Board of Trustees. Also on the Board are Anne Mensah, VP of content at Netflix, and Jane Millichip, chief commercial officer at Sky Studios.
Disney promoted Jan Koeppen to president, The Walt Disney Co. EMEA, following Rebecca Campbell’s shift to Disneyland Resorts post.
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ABC: The Goldbergs, Schooled, Modern Family, Single Parents, Stumptown
CBS: Survivor, SEAL Team, S.W.A.T.
CW: iHeart Radio Music Festival Night 1
FOX: The Masked Singer, Almost Family
NBC: Chicago Med, Chicago Fire, Chicago P.D.
PBS: Nature, NOVA, Wild Metropolis
Telemundo: Exatlon Estados Unidos, El Final del Paraiso,  No Te Puedes Esconder
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06/17/24: Cynopsis Media Tech Update

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Cynopsis 06/17/24: Charles Barkley announces exit

Charles Barkley announces exit

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06/16/24: Cynopsis Jobs

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ASSOCIATE, GLOBAL LICENSING & DISTRIBUTION HEARST MEDIA PRODUCTION GROUP CHARLOTTE, NC Coordinate and execute asset delivery to content distribution partners and assist with ideation and execution of marketing campaigns with channel partners as well as capture, analyze, and report viewership data. You will also follow and report on industry trends and create weekly programming schedules […]