10/17/18: Animal Planet rebrands; ABC finds Friends in Low Places; Fox is on the Move

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Animal Planet trotted out a new logo, brand identity and mission that will launch initially in the US and UK with the global debut of Crikey! It’s the Irwins and Amanda to the Rescue on Sunday, October 28.The following night, Big Cat Tales, a natural history miniseries, will debut. The network is in active development and production on more than 25 new series that will inspire the brand’s audiences around the world around its new mission, which Animal Planet says is centered around “keeping the childhood joy and wonder of animals alive by bringing people up close in every way.” The new logo, which incorporates an image of a blue leaping elephant, will be adapted across all network platforms.
Ashleigh Banfield, Carol Costello and Michaela Pereira– and their shows – are all out at HLN, as the network makes another shift, this time away from live and toward long-form programming. Ken Jautz, CNN EVP and HLN chief, broke the news to staffers yesterday. Among the live news survivors is Robin Meade’s Morning Express, which will expand to run from 6a-noon. On the Story will also expand, by an hour, and be anchored by a rotating stable of hosts.
Comcast NBCUniversal announced the company’s latest public hackathon, to be held in NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises’ new HQ in Miami on November 3-4. Hackathon participants will be challenged with leveraging technologies such as AI, machine learning and mobile augmented reality to develop new ways to tell stories and foster deeper fan and community engagement with participating NBCU brands.
On-location filming in LA was up 3 percent in Q3 2018 compared to the same period last year, according to data from FilmLA, the city’s film permit office.  TV pilots and TV dramas were high points of the data, up 30 percent and 21.6 percent, respectively.
The Advertising Research Foundation is hosting OTTxScience at the Universal Studios Lot in Universal City, Calif., tomorrow (Thursday, October 18). What can attendees expect? “With increasing user growth and control over content in the OTT space, OTTxScience will examine the quickly changing landscape and help those in the industry stay ahead of the curve,” Paul Donato, chief research officer, The ARF, tells Cynopsis. “We’ll explore topics such as insights for better measurement, approaches to reaching cord-cutters, new ways to monetize content, and what happens when OTT and location data team up.”
Help Cynopsis celebrate the media industry’s emerging talent! The deadline to nominate your friend or colleague in our 2018 Rising Star Awards is tonight at midnight.
Presenters for the SAG-AFTRA Foundation’s third annual Patron of the Artists Awards on November 8, will include Henry Winkler, BlacKkKlansman duo John David Washington & Adam Driver, Chrissy Metz (This Is Us), and Geoffrey Owens, star of upcoming thriller Fatale. The benefit, which will include musical performances by Arlissa, Adam Lambert and Leona Lewis, will honor Harrison FordLady GagaJeffrey Katzenberg and Spike Lee.
LA real estate investment firm Hackman Capital Partners scored the winning bid for CBS’ iconic Television City facility in LA. The transaction isn’t final, but sources said it’s valued upward of $700 million.
Tom Hicks Jr., the chairman of Trump-aligned super PAC America First, is expected to make a buyout bid for Tribune Media, reports the New York Post. Hicks Equity Partners, which is teaming with Cerberus Capital for the bid, would be among other potential buyers making first-round nonbinding offers. The FCC blocked Sinclair Group’s $3.9 billion acquisition of Tribune in July.

Friends In Low Places, a comedy from Jeremy Bronson, creator of The Mayor and All About the Washingtons, Todd Holland (The Real O’Neals) and ABC Studios, got a put pilot commitment at ABC. The relationship comedy about a group of thirtysomethings trying to overcome the mess they made as twentysomethings, is written by Bronson, who also exec-produces.
Fox gave a script commitment plus penalty to one-hour music-saturated dance drama Move, from Ugly Betty creator Silvio Horta, Mary J. Blige and The Jackal Group. Written by Horta, series draws inspiration from the life of choreographer Laurieann Gibson. Horta exec-produces with Blige, Gibson, and Jackal Group’s Gail Berman and Joe Earley. The Jackal Group is producing.
“It began on January 1 1970 when Family Affair’s teenaged Cissy stayed out all night after high-school graduation, and it ended on December 31, 1979, with burnt-out drug-using Johnny Fever talking to God on WKRP in Cincinnati,” writes former network exec Jim McKairnes in his new book, All In the Decade: 70 Things About 70s TV That Turned Ten Years Into a Revolution. You can check out an excerpt in the new Cynsiders.
Things are looking Grimm again at NBC. The net is developing an untitled spinoff from the supernatural series, which wrapped last year, that like its precursor also hails from Universal TV and Sean Hayes and Todd Milliner’s Hazy Mills Productions. Series is written by Melissa Glenn (Marvel’s Iron Fist), and will focus on a female Grimm while bringing in new as well as returning fan faves.
Fear The Walking Dead star Colman Domingo said at MIPCOM he’s developing a pilot of his adaptation of stage play Dot for AMC. The dark comedy project, which features a West Philly family forced to face old secrets, premiered on stage in 2016 in NY under the title In The Middle of the Street.Domingo will exec produce alongside Alisa Tager for Collider Entertainment… Also at Mipcom, AMC chief Josh Sapan introduced new series Lodge 49, exec produced by Paul Giamatti.
A musical adaption of Fuji Television’s Train Man, a phenom in Japan, is headed to the US, from Emmy winners Phil Rosenthal and Tucker Cawley, both writers/showrunners on Everyody Loves Raymond. The project, based on the true story of an introverted young man who, with encouragement from his comic book group chat group, overcomes his shyness in order to start a relationship with a woman, will be exec-produced and directed by Adam Shankman (Hairspray, Step Up).
British production house Synchronicity Films optioned Australia Day from author Helen FitzGerald. The new TV adaptation is in the works as Jenna Coleman-fronted drama series The Cry, based on another FitzGerald tome, is still airing in the UK on BBC One. Australia Day, which FitzGerald is still writing, is set to be released in 2020 and centers a small town attempting to rise up after a devastating bush fire.
Ovation is having a busy MIPCOM. The arts networkacquired US broadcast and digital rights for seven Sky Vision titles, totaling 75 hours. The series will air on Ovation’s linear arts network Ovation TV, its digital platform Ovation Now, and/or on the company’s cultural-travel streaming service Journy. The deal includes docuseries The Pacific: In The Wake of Captain Cook with Sam Neill; season 16 of Antiques Road Trip; season 7 of Celebrity Antiques Road Trip; docuseries Illusions of Grandeur; seasons 1 and 2 of Making Marvels; and the debut seasons of Tate Britain’s Great British Walks; and Flintoff’s Great British Road Trip. In addition, Ovation snagged US broadcast and digital rights for five series from All3Media: Travel ManStealing Van Gogh, The KAWS Effect, Fake or Fortune and Antiques to the Rescue.
E! is expanding its pop culture empire to late night with new series Nightly Pop, premiering Monday, October 29 at 10:30p. Show will deliver “quick-witted, unexpected and relatable commentary” centered around the week’s biggest pop culture stories, hosted by E! personalities Morgan Stewart and Nina Parker, along with social influencer Hunter March.
Murder in the Family with Geraldo Rivera premieres Saturday, November 3 at 9p on Reelz. Rivera dives deep into some of the darkest hours in a celebrity’s life when they lose a family member to murder or had a family member commit murder.
Nat Geo flagship series Explorer returns November 12 with new host Phil Keoghan.
On Saturday, November 17, SundanceTV will premiere docuseries Jonestown: Terror in the Jungle, coinciding with the 40th anniversary of the Jonestown massacre that claimed the lives of more than 900 people.
Country music artist Martina McBride steps into the kitchen for new Food Network series Martina’s Table, premiering Sunday, November 18 at noon. She’ll share entertaining and cooking tips.
HDNet Movies presents Thanksgiving Movie Feast on Thursday, November 22. The visual feast, hosted by TV personality Marc Summers, is a marathon of food-and-drink-themed films including Chocolat and Sideways.
Revolt turns 5 this weekend, and the network is celebrating the milestone with two days of nonstop programming from the past half-decade beginning Saturday, October 20 at 7a with current series State of the Culture and working their way back to early programs including Chicago Love and Wale: I Am from Here.
Autumnwatch – New England, airing Wednesday-Friday, October 17-19, at 8p on PBS, will explore the food, culture and wildlife that embody fall in the region.Each night, contributors including Vivian Howard, author, chef and host of PBS’ A Chef’s Life, and marine biologist Dr. Greg Skomal will join co-hosts Samantha Brown and Chris Packham alongside a campfire on Squam Lake in New Hampshire, while Bob Poole will use night-tech to witness the routines of wildlife including bobcats, porcupines and black bears.“PBS is very excited to continue our commitment to live nature content with Autumnwatch – New England,” Bill Gardner, VP, programming & development, tells Cynopsis. “As leaders in natural history content in the United States, we have the unique ability to engage and mobilize viewers across platforms and in their communities thanks to our network of local stations and partners. Building on our success with 2015’s Big Blue Live and last year’s Wild Alaska Live, AutumnWatch – New England promises to be a deeply engaging program that will light up screens all over the country.” Autumn watch is a co-production with BBC Studios Natural History Unit and PBS, exec-produced by Rosemary Edwards.
Pierce Brosnan will host the seventh annual Breakthrough Prize ceremony, celebrating science and the achievements of the 2019 Breakthrough Prize laureates and broadcast live on Sunday, November 4 at 10p on National Geographic. The event, which will include a tribute to late physicist Stephen Hawking, also will be streamed live on the Facebook and YouTube platforms of National Geographic.The show will be directed and produced, for the sixth time, by Don Mischer, alongside executive producers Charlie Haykel and Juliane Hare of Don Mischer Productions.
That Q2 Netflix slip? That’s so yesterday. The streaming service reported it added 7 million subscribers in September, contributing to record subscriber growth in the third quarter. The number bested Wall Street’s more conservative prediction of 5 million, and sent the company’s stock soaring. Specifically, Netflix added 1.09 million subs in the US and 5.87 million internationally. The company now has 137 million total subscribers.
There’s buzz Facebook is developing a TV set-top box equipped with a camera. According to  report from Cheddar TV, the device – code-named Ripley – would enable video calling and streaming, and give the house of Zuckerberg a seat on the family room couch alongside media competitors.
In more Facebook news, the social media giant has added updates to address new types of behavior it is detecting aimed at voter suppression. Facebook is banning misinformation about how to vote, along with a new feature that lets users report voting information they believe is false.
Hulu is considering cutting fat from bundles, creating less expensive options that include sports, news and on-demand programming, but no pricey linear entertainment nets, CEO Randy Freer told The Information. The skinny bundle would cost less than Hulu’s $40/month plan that includes over 50 cable nets and local TV stations.
Parrot Analytics announced at MIPCOM the launch of the Global TV DemandAwards.The winners of the data-driven TV content awards will be presented at the NATPE international content market in Miami on January 22, 2019.
El Recluso (The Inmate), Telemundo’s first short-format scripted series, ranked as the No. 1 regularly scheduled program in Spanish-language television during its 13-ep run in weekday prime averaging 669,000 and 269,000 among A18-49 and A18-34 respectively, according to Nielsen.
DHX Media and Mattel’s new animated series Polly Pocket has been picked up by 16 broadcasters internationally. Based on the celebrated Mattel toy brand, new series follows Polly and her friends as they embrace big adventures in a shrunken size, thanks to Polly’s magic locket. The show premiered in Canada in July on DHX Media’s Family Channel and Family Jr, and will roll-out globally throughout late 2018 and into 2019 on nets including Sony Pictures Television’s POP channel (UK) and RTL Telekids (Netherlands).
YouTube Kids is cooking up Halloween content including an exclusive animated series featuring global brand the Oddbods, as well as the Zombie Hotel Halloween special. This month YT Kids users will also be treated to Halloween themed playlists from Nickelodeon and introduced by Jace Norman, as well as ABC Kids’ Giggle and Hoot, and Art for Kids Hub. Holiday-themed content is available through November 1st.
Izzy G, aka Izzy Gaspersz, will star opposite RuPaul Charles in upcoming Netflix comedy series AJ and the Queen… Bruce Dern (Big Love), Melissa Rauch (The Big Bang Theory) and Horatio Sanz (Saturday Night Live, Glow) are on board for new Showtime comedy series Black Monday, along with Julie Hagerty (Airplane, Instant Family), Vanessa Bell Calloway (Shameless, Saints & Sinners), Tim Russ (iCarly) and Jason Michael Snow (Book of Mormon).
Ryan Fletcher and Hainsley Lloyd Bennett are in as series regulars in upcoming Epix drama series Pennyworth, based on the characters from DC… Paul Walter Hauser (Kingdom) landed a key recurring role on upcoming season 2 of YouTube Red’s Karate Kid sequel Cobra Kai… Netflix augmented the cast of its limited series revival Armistead Maupin’s Tales of the City, with Paul Gross (Due South, Alias Grace) returning to reprise his role as Brian Hawkins from the original miniseries. Additionally, Murray Bartlett (Looking), Charlie Barnett (Chicago Fire), Josiah Victoria Garcia and May Hong (High Maintenance) are also on board the series, slated for a 2019 premiere.
MIPCOM Mania: Studiocanal announced HBO Europe’s acquisition of new drama series ZeroZeroZero for CEE and Nordics… GoQuest Formats, a division of GoQuest Media Ventures, struck a deal with Spanish company Mandarina Productions for the street game show format The Indiscreet CallBlue Ant Media licensed World’s Scariest Hauntings, Woodcut Media’s new paranormal docu-series that originally was greenlit by UK channel Pick. Series will air on Blue Ant Media’s Canadian English-language specialty channel T+E… ITV Studios Global Entertainment (ITVS GE) notched several global deals for new and returning dramas, including Vanity Fair, Cleaning Up and Harlots. The company also scored returning scripted deals for shows including Poldark, Vera, and Victoria.
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It was another syndication surprise for the week ended October 7, with the game show race ending in a triple dead heat. Following the previous week’s upset, this week featured a tie at the top of the category among the usually unstoppable Family Feud (5.9 Live+SD national Nielsen rating, up 2% from the week before); the surprise winner of the prior round, Wheel of Fortune (5.9, unchanged); and Jeopardy (5.9, up 2%). That said, the three continued to trail syndication’s No. 1 program Judge Judy (6.7), which grew 3% from last year and was the highest-rated show on the Nielsen chart for the 10th week in a row.
Among the chat-fests Dr Phil (2.8, down 3%) rolled to its 109th consecutive first place finish. Live with Kelly and Ryan (new season high 2.2, up 5%) held the No. 2 spot in the genre and increased its household rating advantage over third place Ellen DeGeneres (2.0, unchanged). Another strip moving up was Steve Harvey’s Steve (1.3, up 8%), which broke into the big four in talk for the first time this season, tying veteran Maury (1.3, down 7%).
Top 13 Broadcast Programs Among A18-49 ratings/share for the week of October 8, 2018
NBC: NBC Sunday Night Football 7.0/26
FOX: Fox + NFLN Thursday Night Football 4.8/20
NBC: Football Night America Part 3 3.1/13
FOX: Fox + NFLN Thurs Nt Football Pre-Kick 2.7/14
CBS: The Big Bang Theory 2.3/10
NBC: This Is Us 2.3/9
NBC: Football Night America Part 2 2.0/9
CBS: 60 Minutes 1.9/7
NBC: Voice 1.9/7
CBS: Young Sheldon 1.8/8
Top 10 M-F Syndicated Strip Series for the week of October 1, 2018 ranked in order by HH Rtg
Judge Judy (CTD) 6.7 AA
Family Feud (2/T) 5.9 AA
Jeopardy (CTD) 5.9 AA
Wheel of Fortune (CTD) 5.9 AA
The Big Bang Theory (WB) 4.1 AA
Inside Edition (CTD) 2.9 AA
Dr. Phil (CTD) 2.8 AA
Entertainment Tonight (CTD) 2.8 AA
Hot Bench (AT) 2.2 AA
Live With Kelly and Ryan (DAD) 2.2 AA
Last Man Standing (2/T) 2.0 AA
Ellen Degeneres Show (AB) 2.0 AA
Modern Family (AT)  1.9 AA
Top 10 M-F Syndicated Strip Series for the week of October 1, 1018 ranked in order by A18-49 Rtg
The Big Bang Theory (WB) 1.5 AA
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) 0.9 AA
Entertainment Tonight (AT) 0.6 AA
Dr Phil (AT) 0.6 AA
Inside Edition (AT) 0.3 AA
TV Time’s Binge Report Week of October 8, 2018
  1. Elite (Netflix) – 7.34%
  2. Big Mouth (Netflix) – 3.50%
  3. Friends (NBC) – 2.15%
  4. Grey’s Anatomy (ABC) – 1.84%
  5. Brooklyn Nine-Nine (FOX) – 1.74%
  6. Riverdale (The CW) – 1.61%
  7. The Haunting of Hill House (Netflix) – 1.27%
  8. American Horror Story (FX) – 1.14%
  9. Atypical (Netflix) – 1.13%
  10. The Big Bang Theory (CBS) – 1.05%
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.
Broadcast Morning News Shows Weekly Average Ratings week of October 8, 2018
ABC: Good Morning America 4.16 million total viewers; 1.0/10 and 1.20 million A25-54
NBC: Today 4.01 million total viewers; 1.1/12 and 1.42 million A25-54
CBS: This Morning 3.07 million total viewers; 0.7/7 and 792,000 A25-54
Broadcast Evening News Shows Weekly Average Ratings week of October 8, 2018
ABC: World News Tonight 8.62 million total viewers; 1.4/7 and 1.75 million A25-54
NBC: Nightly News 8.05 million total viewers; 1.5/7 and 1.81 million A25-54
CBS: Evening News 6.18 million total viewers; 1.1/5 and 1.28 A25-54
Late Night Shows Weekly Average Ratings week of October 8, 2018
NBC: The Tonight Show 2.34 million total viewers; 647.000 A18-49
CBS: The Late Show 2.24 million total viewers; 471,000 A18-49
ABC: Jimmy Kimmel Live 2.23 million total viewers; 534,000 A18-49
Tunity Analytics Weekly National Out-of-Home Viewer Ratings for the week of October 8
Program/Network/OOH Viewers (000)
Saturday Night Live (NBC) 276
God Friended Me (CBS) 192
The American Music Awards (ABC) 185
911 (Fox) 181
NCIS: Los Angeles (CBS) 173
NCIS (CBS) 167
FBI (CBS) 161
This Is Us (NBC) 157
Steve! (NBC) 152
The Voice (NBC) 145
Viewing estimates are derived from the Tunity mobile app usage on the week beginning October 8, excluding sports and news. OOH Viewer impressions are calculated using Tunity Analytics’ proprietary estimation model.
Live + Same Day Viewers AA (millions): Monday, October 15, 2018 time period averages
Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated Live+SD
NBC: 9.08 million
The Voice 9.85, Manifest 7.53
ABC: 5.73 million
Dancing With the Stars 7.12, The Good Doctor 6.97
CBS: 5.95 million
The Neighborhood 6.41, Happy Together 4.76, Magnum PI 5.42, Bull 6.34
FOX: 5.48 million
The Resident 4.79, 9-1-1 6.16
Exatlon 0.97, Falsa Identidad 1.00, El Recluso 0.92
Rosa de Guadelupe 0.90, Mi Marido Tie Ma Familia 0.87, La Mon Piloto 2 0.84
CW: 1.02 million
Arrow 1.42, Constantine: The Legend Continues 0.61
Monday A18-49 Rating: ABC 1.1/5, FOX 1.3/5, NBC 1.8/8, CBS 0.9/5, UNI .5/2, TELE .6/2, CW 0.3/1
Dawn Olmstead is upped to president of Universal Cable Productions and Wilshire Studios. Additionally at NBCU, Andra Shapiro has been elevated to EVP & general counsel, legal and business affairs. Olmstead most recently served as co-president, UCP and Wilshire Studios, alongside George Cheeks, who recently was named co-chair of NBC Entertainment.
Former Snap exec Tricia Biggio joins MGM’s unscripted television team as the SVP. Biggio started at 3 Ball Entertainment and also held posts at Lighthearted Entertainment and 51 Minds.
Netflix tapped Lucy Leveugle to join its nonscripted department in London. Leveugle most recently was at Channel 4, where recent commissions include series The Undateables and Child Genius.
Social intelligence firm Influential named Andrew Pelosi chief business officer. Pelosi previously was VP, business development with World Surf League.
Stun, a content studio and commercial production company, promoted Matt LeBoeuf to the newly created position of VP, consumer brands. LeBoeuf previously was senior account director.
Entertainment PR and brand marketing company Metro Public Relations hired Dana Block as SVP of digital entertainment and consumer technology. Among other roles, Block previously was VP at Allison + Partners.
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This Day in History: 1995 – The Million Man March took place in Washington, DC.
Answer to our last trivia question: Which reality show’s elimination catchphrase was, “You must leave the chateau”? Joe Millionaire (2003). Kudos to: Rick Dascher-Turner Studios/Atlanta; Synda Kollman-Charter Marketing Group/Boca Raton, FL; Anthony Salerno-Horizon Media/NY; Eric Wright-DS Simon Media/NY; Lori Ingram-Discovery Inc./Knoxville; Ed Horwitz-The Talk/Studio City, CA; CBS Television StudiosJim Katz-The Carney Awards/LA; Coleen Raymann-Disney/Burbank


Today’s Trivia Question: What does Monica make Chandler dress up as for Halloween when the couple hosts a costume party on Friends? (Email [email protected] with your answer and be sure to include your name, company, city and time zone. Unofficial rules: a limit of four correct answers from each time zone will be selected.)

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MANAGER, TRADE MARKETING/NBCUniversal International Television Networks/LA: Handle trade marketing for E! across international territories, including developing sales collateral for ad sales, executing sponsorship campaigns, managing trade events, etc. 3-5 yr exp. Full info/apply HERE (10/18)


JOB OPENING: MARKETING MANAGER – TEMPORARY/truTV/NYC: Asst in plan’g/execution of mktg campaigns, incl paid media, social/digital activation, industry/consumer events; mng project timelines; ideation on events, premiums, trade initiatives. 3-5yrs exp mktg/TV. Detail oriented; strong sense of urgency. Apply HERE (10/18)

JOB OPENING:PRODUCTION TEAM LEAD/StudioNow/Palo Alto, CA: Lead a video & event prod team creating smart, innovative corp video & mktg solutions. Exp managing teams & leading event & video productions on both the client & agency side.  Min 5yrs exp working in events & video prod &/or post prod. Full info/apply HERE (10/18)

JOB OPENING: EVENT PRODUCER/StudioNow/Palo Alto CA: Develop/manage/execute first rate corporate event experiences for large tech client in SF Bay area & other cities. Track record of producing exceptional large & small scale events for a range of clients, streaming & live a must. Exp managing teams & leading event prods on client &agency side. Full info/apply HERE (10/18)

JOB OPENING: SUPERVISING PRODUCER/StudioNow/Detroit MI: Candidate w/ creative & analytical skills, as well as a proven history of att to detail, organization & management exp. 5+ years of exp in video prodn and/or post-prod, w/a demonstrated ability to thrive in a customer facing environment daily. Full info/apply HERE (10/18)

ABC: The Goldbergs, American Housewife, Modern Family, Single Parents, A Million Little Things
CBS: Survivor, SEAL Team, Criminal Minds
CW: Riverdale, All American
FOX: Empire, Star
NBC: Chicago Med, Chicago Fire, Chicago P.D.
PBS: Autumnwatch New England, NOVA, Neanderthal
Telemundo: Exation Estados Unidos, Falsa Identidad, El Recluso
Univision: La Rosa de Guadalupe, Mi Marido Tiene Mas Familia, La Piloto

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