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BET IS ON TOP AND RISING
#1 In Year-Over-Year Growth
On Cable Among P18-49 & P18-34 (2017-2018 Season)
Top 20 Ad -Supported Cable Net Among P18-49
#1 Cable Network Among AA for 13 Seasons Straight
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BET ORIGINALS WIN BIG
THE BOBBY BROWN STORY
Reached 13.4MM Total Premiere Week Viewers
#1 Cable Program Among Adult Women 18-49 On Both Nights
#1 Cable Program of FY18 Season Among AA 18-49
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IN THE NEWS
The Big Bang Theory’s Jim Parsons sold a comedy inspired by his Texas upbringing, family and friends to ABC. The net gave a put pilot commitment to Bless Her Heart, from former Modern Family EP Chuck Tatham, Parsons and Todd Spiewak’s That’s Wonderful Productions and Warner Bros. TV. Written by Tatham, series centers on two very different Texas matriarchs who wreak havoc on their children’s lives when they all end up living together.
NBC ordered reality competition Songland, a series aimed at discovering the next generation of songwriters, with The Voice coach Adam Levine onboard as an executive producer. Episodes will feature five up-and-coming songwriters, who are mentored by a trio of established music producers. The winner’s song will be recorded by a famous musician.
The CW announced its 2019 summer programming lineup, featuring six original series – one new and five returning. The network acquired British action drama Bulletproof from Sky Vision, and ordered sophomore seasons of legal drama Burden of Truth and fantasy adventure The Outpost. Magic series Penn & Teller: Fool Us and Masters Of Illusion were also renewed, along with improv favorite Whose Line Is It Anyway? All are set to bow in the summer of 2019.
Tyler Perry will keynote the first “Living the Dream: A Career in Content” event at NATPE on January 21, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, in Miami Beach. Both the NAACP and the NHFA joined forces with NATPE to bring the event to life, including a panel with Esai Morales, Gloria Calderon Kellett and Benjamin Lobato.
Music Choice named Island Records’ Dean Lewis as the next new artist to star in their newly launched Emerging Artist Showcase Series. Lewis will deliver a performance on Thursday, October 11 for industry insiders and will also be featured in upcoming exclusive content, including his own hosted playlist for the network.
Turner Classic Movies announced that Tucson was named the winner of the second Bring TCM to Your Hometown contest, which received 162 entries from 118 cities across the U.S. TCM will host a free screening of Rio Bravo at the historic Fox Tucson Theatre on December 2 in celebration of the 60th anniversary of its filming in Tucson.
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BET TENTPOLES REIGN SUPREME
3 Out Of Top 5 Cable Award Shows FY18 Among ALL Adults 18-49
BET AWARDS ‘18 Reached 14MM Total Viewers
#1 Cable Award Show Among P18-49 for 4th Year Straight
BLACK GIRLS ROCK! 2018 Premiere Up 59% in Total Viewers
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PRODUCTION & DEVELOPMENT
Mr InBetween, the Australian drama series created by and starring Scott Ryan, was renewed by FX Networks and FOXTEL. The show’s second season is slated to bow in 2019, broadcasting day and date on FX in the U.S. and FOXTEL in Australia.
Turner ordered 10 episodes of M.D. Live (wt) from Lionsgate Television, the first live, non-fiction series that taps into the worldwide phenomenon of medical crowdsourcing. The two-hour weekly event, set to premiere in 2019, will feature patients battling various ailments that are undiagnosed, misdiagnosed or uncured. A recurring panel of doctors will discuss potential diagnoses before throwing live to the crowd for additional feedback, solutions and support.
Bruna Papandrea’s Made Up Stories secured the rights to Signe Pike’s The Lost Queen and will develop it into a series through its partnership with Endeavor Content. Based in medieval Scotland, show follows the plight of Languoreth, a woman born between the ways of the old ancestors and the burgeoning forces of Christianity and the Anglo-Saxons, who is catapulted into a world of violence and political intrigue.
History expanded its nonfiction programming slate, renewing six series and moving forward with five new originals. The network committed to new seasons of The Curse of Oak Island, The Curse of Civil War Gold, Alone, Swamp People, Mountain Men and Truck Night in America. In addition, History is developing Yamashita’s Gold, Ax Men Reborn, Knight Fights, Brothers in Arms and competition series American Butcher (wt).
NBC greenlit comedy Woman Scouts from former Late Night With Seth Meyers writer Allison Hord, Champions co-creator Charlie Grandy, Seth Meyers and Sethmaker Shoemayers Productions and UniversalTV. Project is written and co-executive produced by Hord and centers on a feminist who, after dropping out of grad school, pledges to kickstart the lives of a group of women by forming an adult Girl Scout troop.
YouTube ordered a new series from Vox Entertainment, the studio division of VoxMedia, that will offer answers to big questions in the news today. The format has a team of correspondents asking Vox’s YouTube audience what makes them curious or confused, and find the answers and debunk misconceptions. To premiere on Vox’s YouTube channel in 2019.
Shout! Studios acquired North American rights to Then Came You, also known as Departures. The coming-of-age story celebrating the love of friendship, romance and life hails from BCDF Pictures and Voltage Pictures.
NEW & RETURNING SERIES
A&E Network’s The Devil Next Door provides a voice to ex-members of the North Carolina-based Word of Faith Fellowship Church, as they open up about their alleged shocking abuse at the hands of the church. Premieres Tuesday, November 27 at 10p.
MTV debuts Too Stupid To Die on Friday, November 2 at 9:30p. Developed by Zach Holmes, the online daredevil who was banned by YouTube, the series features bizarre pranks antics and stunts.
Axios, a four-part limited documentary of news-oriented specials from HBO Documentary Films and the new media company of the same name, debuts on Sunday, November 4 at 6:30p, available on HBO NOW, HBO GO, HBO On Demand and partners’ streaming platforms.
Native America premieres Tuesday, October 23 at 9p on PBS. Four-part series combines modern science and scholarship with traditions and oral history to bring to life the world created by America’s First People.
Brenda Nibley and Alisha Nuttall transform clients’ wildest requests into edible masterpieces in Holiday Cookie Builds, starting Friday, November 9 at 10p on Cooking Channel.
TLC’s Mama Medium debuts Monday, November 5 at 9p, featuring Jennie Marie, a doting wife and mom with a larger-than-life personality who is gifted with the extraordinary ability to talk to the dead.
The Panama Papers premieres on Epix on Monday, November 26 at 9p. Original doc details the unprecedented coordination of journalists around the world working in secret to expose the largest data leak in history.
Manipulation leads to murder in documentary Gypsy’s Revenge, airing Tuesday, November 6 at 9p on Investigation Discovery.
Oxygen Media searches for answers in two-night special The Disappearance of Phoenix Coldon, on Saturday, November 3 and Sunday, November 4 at 7p.
Boris Kodjoe was upped to series regular on ABC drama Station 19…David Fumero (Power) and Jordan Rodrigues (Lady Bird) will recur in Spectrum series L.A.’s Finest… Tiffany Dupont (Brian Banks) and Catherine Lidstone (Weeds) landed recurring roles on new FOX legal drama Proven Innocent… Danielle Panabaker (The Flash) and Matt Long (Timeless) are set to star in Hallmark Channel Original World Movie Premiere, Christmas Joy, bowing Saturday, November 3 at 8p.
Guru Studio signed Ferly to represent publishing rights in all markets, excluding Italy and Iberia, and appointed Atlantyca Entertainment to be the exclusive licensing agent in Italy for Justin Time. While Ferly will look to secure publishing partners around the world for the hit animated series, Atlantyca will pursue consumer product categories for the brand in Italy as well as expand into publishing, interactive and special live stage events.
Discovery Inc. formed Digital Studios Group a newly expanded hub for digital and social video content creation to support the company’s global websites, social, TVE and direct-to-consumer business and brands. Vikki Neil has been upped to Executive Vice President and General Manager to lead the group.
Instagram is combatting bullying with new machine learning technology that proactively detects bullying in photos and captions. “Online bullying is complex, and we know we have more work to do to further limit bullying and spread kindness on Instagram,” said Adam Mosseri, the new head of Instagram, in a blog post. Instagram is also launching a “Kindness Camera Effect” in partnership with dancer Maddie Ziegler; in selfie mode, hearts will appear on the screen and in rear mode, kind comments in different languages appear.
The Interactive Advertising Bureau released the “Ad Receptivity and the Ad-Supported OTT Video Viewer” study, which showed that the largest audience segment of ASV OTT viewers is 18-34-year-old adults, and they are likely to be higher income ($75+K). Nearly three-quarters (73%) of those that regularly stream video say that they have watched ad-supported OTT and 45 percent of streamers report that they watch ad-supported OTT the most. A higher percentage of the ASV OTT segment also enjoy interacting with ads in comparison to SVOD viewers. “Advertisers have a real opportunity to make connections with younger consumers, who are likely to have higher-income, through ad-supported video delivered over-the-top,” said Anna Bager, Executive Vice President, Industry Initiatives, IAB.
Amazon has some competition. Vudu, the streaming video service owned by Walmart, inked a deal with MGM to develop TV series based on the independent studio’s film and TV backlog catalog. The first slate of MGM programming is set to arrive at Vudu in 2019. Shows picked up by Vudu will be available exclusively in the company’s free, ad-supported “Movies On Us” service in North America. Vudu execs told Variety that the content would be family friendly and ad friendly.
Roku announced a measurement effort around 11 companies partnering with the service that would bolster its open ad platform. Partners include Acxiom, comScore, Experian, Factual, IHG Markit, Kantar, Nielsen, Nielsen Catalina Solutions, Oracle Data Cloud, Placed and ResearchNow SSI. The companies will measure audience, demographics, brand awareness, store visits, website visits and sales increases.
On the heels of the launch of free trivia game Who Wants to Be A Millionaire?, Sony Pictures Television announced that the app for the Android and iOS devices garnered one million downloads in its first week and ranked as the number one trivia game in both the iOS App Store and Google Play. Marking the 20th anniversary of the hit show, the mobile game was developed in partnership with Uken Games.
Carpool Karaoke is returning for another season of singalongs and will be available for free on the Apple TV app starting Friday, October 12 at 1p. Fans can watch a new episode every Friday on the app on iPhone, iPad and Apple TV at apple.co/Carpool-Karaoke. No subscription is required.
Cinedigm launched digital-first networks CONtv, Dove Channel and Docurama on the free XUMO streaming service. The agreement expands the company’s footprint to XUMO’s base of 30mm-plus households via its extensive multiscreen OTT distribution network.
Acorn TV continues exclusive premieres of international dramas in November. Its first commissioned series with Ashley Jensen’s return in Agatha Raisin and the Wizard of Evesham bows on Monday, November 19. The third season of Aussie hit dramedy The Heart Guy is back on Monday, November 12, while new Swedish crime drama The Simple Heist debuts on Monday, November 5.
Entertainment One presold The Rookie to over 160 territories worldwide ahead of MIPCOM. Included in the deal are M6 in France, Sky (UK), NBCUniversal International Networks (Latin America), RAI (Italy), TNT (Spain), Sony Pictures Television’s networks (Portugal, CE, Russia), M-Net (Africa), Three (New Zealand), COSMOTE TV (Greece) and more.
Bomanbridge Media sold LEVEL-5abby’s original productions across Sony’s Animax Asia, which acquired Yokai-Watch; Cartoon Network Asia, which secured Shadow Side; and TVB Jade Hong Kong, which nabbed Inazuma Eleven Acres.
ZooMoo and MNC Indonesia collaborated to take animated series Kiko global. The partnership will see ZooMoo expand its animation offer across its network EMEA, Australia, U.S. Hispanic and Latam/Brazil.
Endemol Shine Group partnered with China’s CCTC to globally distribute The Nation’s Greatest Treasures. The cultural studio show combines documentary and entertainment to tell stories about museum artifacts.
DHX Media and Dentsu Entertainment U.S.A. announced that the first season of animated series Mega Man: Fully Charged was picked up for linear broadcast and video-on-demand streaming by POP on their channels and services in the U.K., Republic of Ireland, the Isle of Man, Malta and Iceland.
Fremantle entered a distribution deal with FOX Italia for drama series Butterfly and Beck is Back.
Fox Network Groups Content Distribution is launching more than 953 hours of new programming. Their slate includes National Geographic’s Valley of the Boom, feature docs Free Solo and Science Fair, and entertainment show Talento Fox.
Drive secured sales to broadcast partners for a range of factual content. TVE in Spain, NRK in Norway, SVT in Sweden and TVB in Hong Kong all acquired Eight Days that Made Rome. RTI Mediaset Group in Italy also landed the series, while Sky Italia licensed a package of ARTE programs including Marilyn: The Auction of a Lifetime.
Globo’s original series Iron Island arrived at MIPCOM with its second season already confirmed. Explores the story of an oil worker torn between the dilemmas of family life on the mainland and the constant rush at sea.
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Delve into the “heart” of today’s media planning and buying in a multi-platform digital media environment.
Moderator: Joan FitzGerald, SVP, Advanced TV Global Partnerships, PremiumMedia360; Speakers: Mark Gorman, CEO, Matrix Solutions; Allison Metcalfe, Manager, TV, LiveRamp; Stephanie Mitchko-Beale, CTO & COO, Cadent; Ben Tatta, President & Co-Founder, 605
In syndication, Family Feud (5.8 Live+SD national Nielsen rating, down 5%), which was been the dominant game show for years, was overtaken – albeit not by much – by Wheel of Fortune (5.9, up 7%). Jeopardy (5.8, up 4%) tied Feud for second place.
In overall Nielsen household rankings by ratings Judge Judy (6.8) routed all syndication shows for the ninth week in a row despite being preempted in many markets, like most other daytime shows, for coverage of the Kavanaugh/Ford Senate judiciary hearings.
Dr. Phil (2.9, down 3%) finished first among talk shows, leading the genre for the 108th consecutive week. Live with Kelly and Ryan (2.1, steady) was the only talker in the top three to avoid any ratings erosion, rising 11% among W25-54 demo and grabbing the #2 spot in the category over Ellen DeGeneres (2.0, down 5%).
As markets reacted to the USMCA trade deal and jobs report, Fox Business Network’s Business Day delivered 228,000 total viewers. During the Market Hours (9:30AM-4PM), nabbed 233,000 total viewers.
TV Time Binge Report: Most Binged TV Shows for the week of October 1, 2018
(Show/Share of Streams)
Elite (Netflix) 4.51%
Big Mouth (Netflix) 3.19%
Friends (NBC) 2.26%
Brooklyn Nine-Nine (FOX) 1.98%
Grey’s Anatomy (ABC) 1.72%
Atypical (Netflix) 1.57%
Maniac (Netflix) 1.35%
The Good Doctor (ABC) 1.17%
How to Get Away with Murder (ABC) 1.11%
The 100 (The CW) 1.08%
Methodology – The weekly Binge Report ranks shows with the most binge sessions. A binge session is when four or more episodes of a show are watched and tracked in our TV Time app within a given day.
Top 10 Broadcast Programs Among A18-49 ratings/share for the week of October 1, 2018
NBC: NBC Sunday Night Football 6.0/24
FOX: FOX + NFLN Thursday Night Football 4.4/19
FOX: The OT 3.6/15
NBC: Football Night America Part 3 2.8/12
NBC: This Is Us 2.4/10
FOX: FOX + NFLN Thursday Night Pre-Kick 2.4/12
CBS: The Big Bang Theory 2.2/10
NBC: The Voice 2.1/8
CBS: Young Sheldon 1.8/8
Top 10 M-F Syndicated Strip Series for the week of 9/24/18 ranked in order by HH Rtg
Judge Judy (CTD) 6.8 AA
Wheel of Fortune (CTD) 5.9 AA
Family Feud (2/T) 5.8 AA
Jeopardy (CTD) 5.8 AA
The Big Bang Theory (WB) 4.3 AA
Dr. Phil (CTD) 2.9 AA
Entertainment Tonight (CTD) 2.9 AA
Inside Edition (CTD) 2.8AA
Hot Bench 2.2 AA
Live with Kelly and Ryan (DAD) 2.1 AA
Top 11 M-F Syndicated Strip Series for the week of 9/24/18 ranked in order by A18-49 Rtg
The Big Bang Theory (WB) 1.6AA
Family Feud (2/T) 1.5 AA
Judge Judy (CTD) 1.5 AA
Jeopardy (CTD) 1.1 AA
Wheel of Fortune (CTD) 1.1 AA
Modern Family (2/T) 1.0 AA
Family Guy (2/T) 0.8AA
Entertainment Tonight (CTD) 0.7 AA
Last Man Standing 0.7 AA
Dr. Phil (CTD) 0.6 AA
The Goldbergs (SPT) 0.6 AA
Broadcast Evening News Shows Weekly Average Ratings week of October 1, 2018
ABC World News Tonight 8.15 million total viewers; 1.3/7 and 1.56 million A25-54
NBC Nightly News 7.58 million total viewers; 1.4/7 and 1.71 million A25-54
CBS Evening News 5.73 million total viewers; 1.0/5 and 1.17 million A25-54
Broadcast Morning News Shows Weekly Average Ratings week of October 1, 2018
ABC: Good Morning America 4.09 million total viewers; 1.0/10 and 1,208,000 A25-54
NBC: Today 3.86 million total viewers; 1.1/12 and 1,362,000 A25-54
CBS: This Morning 2.99 million total viewers; 0.6/6 and 756,000 A25-54
Late Night Shows Weekly Average Ratings week of October 1, 2018
CBS: The Late Show 3.18 million total viewers; 0.45/3 among A18-49
NBC: The Tonight Show 2.13 million total viewers; 0.49/3 among A18-49
ABC: Jimmy Kimmel Live 1.87 million total viewers; 0.37/3 among A18-49
Live + Same Day Viewers AA (millions) Monday, October 8, 2018 time period averages
Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated Live+SD
NBC: 8.78 million
The Voice 9.72, Manifest 7.84
CBS: 5.95 million
The Neighborhood 6.43, Happy Together 4.96, Magnum P.I. 5.96, Bull 6.44
ABC: 7.53 million
Dancing with the Stars 7.63, The Good Doctor 7.43
FOX: 5.39 million
The Resident 4.85, 9-1-1 5.92
TELE: 0.89 million
Exation Estados Unidos 0.89, Falsa Identidad 0.90, El Senor de los Cielos 0.87
UNI: 1.03 million
El Rico y Lazaro 1.31, Mi Marido Tiene Mas Familia 0.99, La Piloto 0.78
CW: 0.61 million
iHeart Radio Music Festival 0.61
Monday A18-49: NBC 1.9/8, FOX 1.2/5, ABC 1.1/5, CBS 0.95, TELE 0.5/2, CW 0.2/1, UNI 0.5/2
A+E Networks elevated three execs to the post of Vice President, Ad Sales. Christine Olson will oversee the company’s Chicago-based team; Lisa Mallen the Eastern region from New Jersey to Florida; and Heath Pisarcik the Los Angeles-based team covering the Western region.
Kristin Robinson joined Shondaland as Vice President of Brand Marketing and Communications. Robinson was previously at OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network, where she led campaigns for the network’s drama series, specials and documentaries.
United Entertainment Group hired Michael Nuzzo as Senior Vice President, Executive Creative Director at the company’s NY headquarters. He joins from digital marketing agency 360i.
Kew Media Distribution appointed Graham Begg as Vice President, Business Development and Producer Relations. Begg previously established GB Media & Entertainment Consultants.
Woodcut Media named Koulla Anastasi, former Channel Director at A+E Networks UK, as Strategy and Development Consultant.
FOX Networks Group Content Distribution announced new hires: Enrique Juarez as Vice President Sales, Latin America and US Hispanic; Luis Gadea as Director Sales, Mexico, Costa Rica, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua and Panama; Joao Fonseca as Associate Director Sales, Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay; Greg Emson as Executive Director, Marketing; and Andrea Dunn as Vice President, Legal and Business Affairs. In addition, Tom Batemen was promoted to Vice President, Finance, managing global finance teams.
ITV Studios Global Entertainment appointed Louisa Forsyth as Vice President, Global Content, Scripted. She joined from the Corporate Affairs team at Sky.
Matt Mitchell was tapped to serve as Vice President, Sales at Simulmedia. Mithcell joins from 4 Insights, where he was Vice President of Sales.
Refinery 29 hired Ashley Miles as Chief Client Officer, Head of Advertising in North America. She last served as Executive Vice President of Sales and Brand Partnerships for the company.
BuzzFeed named Eric W. Muhlheim as Chief Financial Officer. He previously led the Corporate Strategic Planning and Consumer Products arms of The Walt Disney Company.
Celeste Yarnall, remembered by fans of the original Star Trek series for her guest spot as Yeoman Martha Landon, died at her home in Westlake Village, CA on October 7, after a battle with ovarian cancer. She was 74.
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WHAT’S ON TONIGHT – WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 10
ABC: The Goldbergs, American Housewife, Modern Family, Single Parents, A Million Little Things
CBS: Survivor, SEAL Team, Criminal Minds
CW: Riverdale [p], All American [p]
FOX: Empire, Star
NBC: Chicago Med, Chicago Fire, Chicago P.D.
PBS: Nature, NOVA, NOVA
Telemundo: Exation Estados Unidos, Falsa Identidad, El Recluso
Univision: El rico y Lazaro, Mi Marido Tiene Mas Familia, La Piloto