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Thursday October 14, 2021

Today’s Premieres
ALLBLK: Covenant
BET+: Carl Weber’s the Family Business
Bravo: Project Runway at 9p
CBS: B Positive at 9:30p
CW: Legacies at 9p
HBO Max: Aquaman: King of Atlantis, What Happened, Brittany Murphy?
Motortrend.com: Garage Squad
Netflix: Another Life
Paramount+: Guilty Party
Peacock: The Kids Tonight Show
USA: America’s Big Deal at 9p
WOW Presents Plus: Canada’s Drag Rage at 9p

Today’s Finale
Sundance: It Couldn’t Happen Here at 10p

IN THE NEWS

“Black-ish” co-showrunner Kenny Smith is moving from Disney to NBCUniversal. Smith, who was previously under a three-year deal at ABC Studios, has inked an overall deal with Universal Television to develop and produce projects across multiple platforms. Smith recently joined Universal Television and NBC’s comedy series “Kenan” as co-showrunner alongside David Capse.

Primetime TV is back, according to a study of TV ad trends from iSpot.tv. A 3Q21 wrap-up showed broadcast TV ad impressions increased 39.5% compared to 2020 and were up 16% compared to 2019. Theatrical releases began bouncing back in Q3 with ad impressions up 5x and spend up 7x (though both impressions and spend are still down 10% compared to the same time in 2019).

The Walt Disney Company secured a five-year rights agreement for ESPN to present a new Monday night Wild Card game, continuing through 2025. The inaugural NFL Wild Card game will be played on January 17, 2022 at 8:15p, marking the grand finale of the NFL’s Super Wild Card Weekend

The Grammy Museum and the National Museum of African Music present the 1st Annual Rosedale Summit: Country’s Reclamation & Promising Future on Monday, November 8, honoring Dr. Cleve Francis and featuring Frankie Staton, Rissi Palmer and more. The event will be comprised of a series of performances and conversations that celebrate and recognize the art of BIPOC country musicians.

Rally has forged a deeper partnership with Wheelhouse, with Wheelhouse helping Rally grow its brand through a larger content and talent-facing collaboration that includes production of a podcast on collectibles and passion investing, and exposure to television audiences via History Channel series “Pawn Stars.” The show’s next season will feature items sourced from Rally, including a 1776 broadside of the Declaration of Independence worth $2 million available for just $25 a share on Rally.

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PRODUCTION & DEVELOPMENT

Netflix has renewed “You” for a fourth season. The news comes just ahead of the drama’s third season premiere on Friday. Casting for the show’s next installment will be announced at a later date.

Jason Segel is set to headline “Shrinking,” a 10-episode comedy series ordered by Apple TV+. Segel will serve as writer and executive producer alongside “Ted Lasso” co-creator Bill Lawrence and writer/co-star Brett Goldstein. “Shrinking” follows a grieving therapist who starts to break the rules and tell clients exactly what he thinks.

Also getting a greenlight for a second season is “The Challenge: All Stars” from Paramount+. The show is set to drop on Thursday, November 11 and will welcome back 24 cast members from the show’s past – including players how haven’t competed in over 20 years. TJ Lavin is on board to host.

Fox has greenlit “Dirt Girls.” The animated comedy series hails from Victoria Vincent (“We the People,” “A Dog That Smokes Weed”) and Fox Entertainment’s Bento Box Entertainment. Witten and executive produced by Vincent, it tells the story of two unsupervised kid sisters who find depraved ways to keep themselves entertained.

Upcoming gaming entertainment streaming platform Binge has added a live-action series adaptation of Nightdive Studios’ “System Shock” to its slate of original programming. Nightdive’s Stephen Kick and Larry Kuperman will serve as executive producers, while Binge’s Chief Content Officer Allan Ungar will produce.

Pantaya inked a deal with Fremantle and Fabula to develop eight new series, as it ramps up production of original content, according to Deadline. The companies previously collaborated on the Spanish language series “Senorita 89” and “El Refugio.”

David Fincher and Netflix are reteaming on a new project: the noir docuseries “Voir.” The announcement was made on the @NetflixFilm Twitter account, noting that Fincher will executive produce the docuseries of visual essays celebrating cinemas. “Voir” is set to premiere at AFI Fest, which begins on November 10.

NBA champ Serge Ibaka’s story is being developed into an animated kids’ series. Ibaka, the first player from the Republic of Congo to enter the NBA draft, struck a deal with Studio71 through his production company Ouenze Entertainment. “Overcoming” (wt) will showcase some the worlds greatest athletes and the biggest challenges of their lives outside of sports.

Octavio Pisano will be getting more airtime on “Law & Order: SVU.” The actor, who portrays Detective Joe Velasco, has been upped to series regular.

NEW & RETURNING SERIES

“Born Mucky” premieres on Animal Planet on Saturday, October 16 at 10p.The series captures the reality of life for modern-day farmers.

“The Beatles: Get Back” rolls out on Disney+ over three days beginning Thursday, November 25. The three-part original docuseries was made from never-before-seen, restored footage of John, Paul, George and Ringo.

Peacock’s “Saved by the Bell” revival returns with its second season on Wednesday, November 24. The premiere episode will reunite original cast members Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Tiffani Thiessen, Elizabeth Berkley-Lauren, Mario Lopez and Lark Voorhies.

Apple TV+ introduces “Harriet the Spy” on Friday, November 19. Beanie Feldstein and Jane Lynch will lead the voice cast in the first animated adaptation of the children’s novel.

Season 2 of Netflix’s “Gentefied” premieres Wednesday, November 10. The Morales cousins will be back fighting to keep their grandfather from being deported back to Mexico.

COMING UP

MSNBC Films presents Peacock Original film “Civil War” on Sunday, October 24 at 10p on MSNBC. The feature doc takes a look at how Americans portray the story of their Civil War.

Food Network’s first scripted feature, “Candy Coated Christmas,” bows Friday November 19 on Discovery+. The movie stars Molly McCook (“Last Man Standing”) as a Beverly Hills marketing executive whose life takes an unexpected turn when she takes a business trip to the town of Peppermint Hallow.

That Big TV Virtual Event last month covered everything from hiring for diversity to how to survive the cookieopalypse. Media and television experts dropped profound knowledge on what the future holds for the industry—feeling the FOMO? Don’t worry. For just $99 you can access all the content here.

“Dear Rider: The Jake Ryder Story,” a documentary about the snowboarding pioneer from Red Bull Media, premieres November 9 on HBO. Woody Harrelson, a close friend of the late Burton, will narrate the film.

Daymond John’s Black Entrepreneurs Day presented by Chase for Business returns for a second year, streaming exclusively on Facebook from the Apollo Theater in Harlem today, October 14 at 7p. The broadcast includes conversations with Kevin Hart, Shaquille O’Neal, Tyra Banks, Michael Strahan, Rev Run and more, as well as a musical performance from KHALID.

Rewind TV will air an all-day marathon of “Sabrina, The Teenage Witch” on Sunday, October 31 beginning at 5a. All six of the series’ Halloween episodes will play between 8p and 11p.

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TECH TALK

Facebook will begin removing “severe sexualizing content” targeted at public figures on Facebook and Instagram an update to its bullying and harassment policies. Facebook already removes attacks on public figures that encompass a range of harms, but will now specifically remove content, profiles, pages, groups or events dedicated to sexualizing a public figure; derogatory, sexualized photoshopped images and drawings; and attacks through “negative Physical descriptions” that are tagged to, mention or are posted on a public figure’s account.

Viacom CBS struck a partnership with NFT startup Recur to create a fan-focused platform that will feature the company’s IP and franchises. It’s set to debut in spring 2022 and will allow consumers to buy, trade and collect NFTs as digital products and collectibles.

ACTIVATIONS

HBO Max’s “Love Life,” in partnership with dating app BLK and events platform Black Restaurant Week, is hosting Love Life Date Night. The series of activations in four major cities celebrates the Season 2 premiere of the series. Fans will have the opportunity to treat their date to a romantic evening in eight Black-owned restaurants in New York, Los Angeles, Detroit and Atlanta.

NBCUniversal Television and Streaming rolled out an extensive marketing campaign to engage fans of the Child’s Play franchise, as it prepared for the October 12 launch of “Chucky” on USA and SYFY. From early buzz to mass awareness, Ellen Stone, EVP, Marketing, Cable Consumer Engagement and Brand Strategy, explains how her team created one of the biggest horror events of the season, in Cynsiders.

GOING GLOBAL

Studiocanal closed a deal with RTI Mediaset for “Dos Vidas.” The agreement includes 255 episodes of the daily Spanish drama series. In addition, Studiocanal has
regained distribution rights to more than 200 of its premium feature film titles, previously distributed by NBCUniversal, beginning January 2022.

Banjay Factory is developing a new dating show in sign language for SVT1. Produced by Delta Studios, “Sexy Hands” focuses on deaf singletons and their hearing allies.

All3Media International added another new format adaptation to its “Snackmasters” lineup. Belgian broadcaster RTL TVI has launched its own local version of the Optomen Television series. “Snackmasters, la recette secrete” features top chefs battling it out to recreate the nation’s favorite snacks.

Jukin Media is expanding its presence in the Asia Pacific region by hiring Manu Sanghi as Senior Commercial Director, APAC to establish its base of operations in Singapore. Sanghi will be responsible for fueling growth in the region across multiple lines of business including Jukin’s presence on CTV.

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RATINGS

Broadcast Nielsen Top 10 M-F Syndicated Strip Series for the week of September 27 ranked in order by HH Rtg
Jeopardy (CMV) 5.5 AA
Family Feud (CMV) 5.3 AA
Wheel of Fortune (CMV) 5.0 AA
Judge Judy (CMV) 4.7 AA
Inside Edition (CMV) 2.3 AA
The Big Bang Theory (WB) 2.2 AA
Entertainment Tonight (CMV) 2.1 AA
Dr. Phil (CMV) 1.8 AA
Live With Kelly and Ryan (DAD) 1.7 AA
Hot Bench (CMV) 1.5 AA
Last Man Standing (DAD) 1.3 AA

Basic Cable Top 5 Nielsen Ratings for the week of October 4
Network, P2+ AA (000)
Prime Time
ESPN 3049
Fox News 2293
TBS 2279
MSNBC 1211
Fox Sports 1 1162
Total Day
Fox News 1222
ESPN 697
TBS 546
MSNBC 589
HGTV 436

Top Ten SVOD Series for the week of September 27
Squid Game (Netflix)
Ted Lasso (Apple TV+)
What If…? (Disney+)
Only Murders in the Building (Hulu)
Midnight Mass (Netflix) (2021 version)
Lucifer (Netflix)
Sex Education (Netflix)
Titans (HBO Max) (2018 version)
Doom Patrol (HBO Max)
1The Circle (Netflix) (U.S. version)
Methodology: SVOD rankings are determined by streaming original TV series with the greatest share of views in the given week, among a balanced panel of U.S. users of the TV Time app. Included shows are those that originated on Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV+, discovery+, Disney+, HBO Max, Hulu, Netflix, Paramount+ and Peacock.

Broadcast Nielsen Ratings for Tuesday, October 12
Show, P2+ 000s, (A18-49)
ABC: Dancing With the Stars 4.11 (0.6), A Night in the Academy Museum 2.18 (0.3)
CBS: FBI 6.44 (0.7), FBI: International 5.42 (0.5), FBI: Most Wanted 5.36 (0.6)
CW: DC’s Star Girl 0.57 (0.1), Supergirl 0.38 (0.1)
FOX: The Resident 2.85 (0.4), One Kind of People 1.33 (0.3)
ION: Chicago Fire 0.85 (0.1), Chicago Fire 0.95 (0.1), Chicago Fire 1.09 (0.2)
NBC: The Voice 6.30 (0.8), La Brea 4.98 (0.6), New Amsterdam 3.32 (0.4)
Telemundo: La Casa del los Famosos 1.32 (0.4), Hercal: Amor e Venganza 1.42 (0.4), Malverde: El Santo Patron 0.97 (0.3)
Univision: Disenando Tu Amor 1.54 (0.4), Vencer El Pasado 1.54 (0.5), La Desalmada 1.52 (0.4)
Source: Nielsen, live + same day time period averages

EXECUTIVE MOVES

Hilary Smith is leaving her post as Executive Vice President Corporate Communications and Social Impact at NBC Universal to focus on the social impact part of her responsibilities full-time. She will continue to run Corporate Communication until a successor is appointed.

AccuWeather Network promoted Johanna Fessler to Senior Director, Television and Integrated Marketing. She was previously Director.

IN MEMORIAM

Actor Ravil Isyanov (“NCIS: Los Angeles,” “Defiance”) died at his home in Los Angeles home on September 29, after a long illness. He was 59.

This Day in History
2007 – “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” debuted on E!

Answer to Our Last Trivia Question
In short-lived sitcom “Molloy” (1990), who played the stepsister of Mayim Bialik’s character? Answer: Jennifer Aniston. Kudos to: Louis Lewow-FITE/Atlanta, GA;
Heather Allen-WWE Corporation/Stamford, CT; Gerry Bixenspan-TV Marketing, Inc./NYC; Susan Nessanbaum Goldberg-M and S Entertainment/NYC; Sandy Spiegel-WTTW/Chicago, IL; Randall Bosley-Studio Talent Group/Santa Monica, CA; Sally J. Maisel-Wienermania/Van Nuys, CA; Tom Moore-Kalt Productions/Los Angeles, CA; David Westberg-SAG AFTRA Credit Union/Burbank, CA.

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What did the T-shirt say that JD gave to Cox, when he returned to work after killing three patients on “Scrubs” (2000-2010)? (Email trivia@cynopsis.com with your answer and be sure to include your name, company, city and time zone. Unofficial rules: a limit of four per time zone.)

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TV ONE
SILVER SPRING MD

Primary operational point of contact for all departments as it pertains to STB VOD, App and OTT initiatives. Process monthly VOD, OTT, and App schedules/schedule changes. Manages metadata entry of digital content, ads and promotions to be pitched to TV One and CLEO TV STB universe of Affiliates. 5+ years of exp in Cable Broadcast and Digital Media. Full info HERE (10/14)

MANAGER, PRODUCTION FACILITY OPERATIONS & CONTENT MANAGEMENT
TV ONE
SILVER SPRING MD

Create and track edit schedules for the production facility editors. Review technical QC Reports and approve programs for air; or coordinate replacement or editing. Spot check content to determine a pass or fail status. Ensure timely and accurate delivery of all original program. 7 years of prior experience working in operations and/or production. Full info HERE (10/14)

THURSDAY OCTOBER 14
ABC: Station 19, Grey’s Anatomy, Big Sky
CBS: Young Sheldon, United States of Al, Ghosts, B Positive [p], Bull
CW: Coroner, Legacies [p]
FOX: NFL Football
NBC: Law & Order: SVU, Law & Order: SVU, Law & Order: Organized Crime
PBS: This Old House, Ask This Old House, Call the Midwife, Grantchester on Masterpiece
Telemundo: La Casa de los Famosos, Hercal: Amor y Venganza, Malverde: El Santo Patron
Univision: Disenando Tu Amor, Vencer el Pasado, La Desalmada

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