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IN THE NEWS

Amazon Fire TV says it now counts 50 million monthly active users on its global devices, a 25 percent increase in since January. The service also updated its user interface to improve personalization, content discovery and voice navigation, with changes including the addition of icons of a user’s favorite streaming apps to the Fire TV navigation bar. The updates will roll out across all Fire TV Stick 3rd generation and Fire TV Stick Lite devices in the coming weeks.

“The Office” is becoming a Peacock exclusive January 1, with the first two seasons of the sitcom available for free on the NBCU streamer, and the last seven seasons available for subscribers to the $5/month Peacock Premium streaming platform. NBCU shelled out $500 million to secure exclusive rights to the show for five years. Up to now, the 2005-2013 has been a Netflix staple.

Veteran newsman Mark Shields will step down from his role as a regular on “The PBS NewsHour” on Friday, December 18. Shields, a syndicated columnist, has been doing a regular segment on the show for more than 33 years. He and New York Times columnist David Brooks have been teaming for the Friday “NewsHour” segments since 2001, with news anchor judy Woodruff serving as moderator. No successor has been named. Shields will remain at the NewsHour as senior contributor. “For 33 years, thanks to a large risk taken by Jim Lehrer and Robert MacNeil in 1987, I’ve had the best job in Washington journalism,” Shields said in a statement.

Hulu made it official, canceling its live-action Marvel series “Helstrom” just days after parent Disney announced plans for 10 new Marvel series for its streaming service Disney+. Hulu still has two Marvel animated series in the works.

The cast and creators of HBO’s “The Sopranos are reuniting for an event to raise money for nonprofit Friends of Firefighters. The two-hour event, to air live Friday, December 18 at 7 p on fundraising platform Tiltify, will feature Steve Buscemi, Lorraine Bracco, creator David Chase, Edie Falco, Michael Imperioli, Robert Iler, Drea de Matteo, Tim Van Patten, Steve Schirripa, Jamie-Lynn Sigler, Maureen Van Zandt, Steven Van Zandt and writer Terence Winter. The livestream will live on Tiltify’s Twitch page.

Filming on Disney+’s upcoming John Stamos-starring series “Big Shot” has halted for the rest of the year, due to a member of the team testing positive for Covid-19.

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PRODUCTION & DEVELOPMENT

CBS Ordered “Secret Celebrity Renovation,”
a reality series hosted by Nischelle Turner of “Entertainment Tonight.” Talent across sports, music and entertainment return to their hometowns to make heartfelt home renovation gifts. Musician/host Eve, comedian Wayne Brady, NBA star Chris Paul and Football Hall of Famer Emmitt Smith are among the first batch of celebs giving back. The series is produced by Robert Horowitz’s Juma Entertainment. “We’ve been working on this format for quite some time. Three years ago we tested the concept in the CBS weekend afternoon sports block using athletes and a renovation for their hometown hero or mentor,” Robert Horowitz, president of JUMA Entertainment, tells Cynopsis. “The success with two specials showed us that by combining a feel-good renovation give-back format with a heavy dose of celebrity hometown storytelling, we had the making of a compelling prime time concept. And when we pitched the CBS’ entertainment execs the following year, it was the hometown beat and true connection between celebrity and recipient that seemed to resonate most in the room.”

Fox acquired CTV unscripted series “Holmes Family Effect,” which stars home renovation contractor and TV personality Mike Holmes for a midseason 2020-21 premiere. From Bell Media, the four-part series is slated to premiere in Canada on CTV in early 2021.

“Sinister” writer/directors Scott Derrickson and C. Robert Cargill signed a first-look television deal with Blumhouse, via their new Crooked Highway shingle. Under the two-year pact, they’ll develop projects for Blumhouse TV. Additionally, Sherryl Clark has been named president of production for Crooked Highway.

Amazon ordered to series dark comedy “I’m a Virgo,” from “Sorry to Bother You” scribe/director Boots Riley. Jharrel Jerome (“When They See Us”) stars in the series, the coming of age tale of 13-foot-tall Black man who lives in Oakland, CA, which is a co-production between “The Morning Show” producer Media Res and Amazon Studios.

In related news, Amazon Studios acquired Field Trip Productions-produced film “Uncle Wick,” which follows a chronically unpopular 16-year-old who gets entangled in an international assassination plot while his uncle, a retired undercover assassin is looking after him one weekend. The script is to be penned by Gabe Delahaye, and will be directed by Will Graham.

Television creator Matt Miller renewed his exclusive overall deal with Warner Bros. TV, and as part of the deal will exec-produce, write and direct “Peacemaker,” HBO Max’s spinoff of James Gunn’s upcoming “The Suicide Squad” movie. The eight-ep series, starring John Cena, hails from Gunn, producer Peter Safran and Warner Bros. TV.

In his first lead role on British TV, Christopher Walken will star in “The Offenders” (working title), a six-part series for BBC and Amazon Prime Video. From Stephen Merchant and Elgin James, the “crime thriller-meets-state-of-the-nation commentary” plot hails from Mum producer ITV Studios’ Big Talk and Merchant’s Four Eyes. Walken is one of seven leads in the project.

Hulu acquired US rights to dramatic feature “False Positive,” co-written, produced and starring Ilana Glazer. Film, which also stars Justin Theroux and Pierce Brosnan, follows a woman who uncovers a sinister underside to the fertility doctor who’d been ostensibly helping her to achieve her dream of becoming a mother. John Lee directs.

“Irma Vep”, a limited series starring and exec-produced by Alicia Vikander, got the green light at HBO. Written and directed by Olivier Assayas, the project is loosely based on the 1996 film and follows an American movie star who moves to Paris after being disillusioned by her career and a recent breakup. The series continues the partnership between HBO and A24, whose recent collaborations include the “Euphoria.”

BlackBox Multimedia and Mediapro Studio are teaming up for frontline medical drama “58 Seconds.” From Oscar-nominated writing team Jeremy Brock (“The Last King of Scotland”) and Paul Unwin (“Breathless”), creators of the world’s longest-running med drama “Casualty,” the series follows the private and professional lives of a group of humanitarian relief workers.

MGM and Israel’s Tadmor Entertainment are at work on new a docuseries about Adolf Eichmann, a chief architect of the Holocaust. “Eichmann – The Devil Speaks” is in production for Israeli public broadcaster KAN.

NEW + RETURNING SERIES

As long-running series “Shameless” begins its final season, Showtime is revving up complementary series “Shameless Hall of Shame.” Bowing Sunday, December 27 at 9p, the six-part series features new, original “Shameless” scenes juxtaposed with a retrospective look at each character’s journey. New eps will be interspersed throughout the final “Shameless” season.

The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection is center stage in Discovery Channel’s new “Cal Fire,” premiering Sunday, January 3 at 10p. The series features content from camera crews embedded among frontline firefighters across the state during one the state’s most catastrophic years, with more than than 4.1 million acres burned.

“Hamilton’s Pharmacopeia” returns to Vice TV for a third season on Monday, January 4 at 10p. Host Hamilton Morris’ fascination with mind-altering substances continues as he probes the international toad-venom-smoking phenom, checks out a meth lab, and travels to South America for the world’s oldest psychedelic Bufotenine, among other treks.

TLC has a spate of new season premieres set for this winter: “Unexpected” on Sunday, December 20 at 10p, “Dr. Pimple Popper” on Monday, December 21 at 9p, “7 Little Johnstons” on Tuesday, December 29 at 8p, “My 600-lb Life” on Wednesday, December 30 at 8p, “1,000-lb Sisters” on Monday, January 4 and “Unpolished” on Tuesday, January 12 at 10p.

TLC also has three new “90 Day Fiance” franchise spinoffs set for the launch of Discovery+. “90 Day Bares All,” “90 Day Diaries” and “90 Day Journey” will debut when the streaming service bows Monday, January 4, as will “The Other Way Strikes Back!,” “Dr. Pimple Popper: This is Zit” and “Say Yes to the Dress: In Sickness and In Health.” “Toddler’s & Tiaras: Where Are They Now?” drops on the new service January 21, followed by “Long Island Medium: There In Spirit” on February 1.

“Nature” returns to PBSon Wednesday, January 13 at 8p. The season kicks off with two-parter “The Alps,” about the mountain range that connect eight countries and spans 750 miles.

“Summer House” is back on Bravo for season 5 beginning Thursday, February 4 at 9p featuring returning quaranteam roommates and one newbie facing new social situations and ensuing drama in the Hamptons.

Epix dropped a trailer and key art for dramedy series “Bridge and Tunnel,” which premieres Sunday, January 24 at 9p. Written, directed and produced by Edward Burns “(Saving Private Ryan,” “Public Morals”), the series is set in 1980 and follows a group of recent college grads setting out to pursue their dreams in Manhattan while still clinging to the familiarity of their working-class Long Island home town.

A trailer for upcoming Syfy series “Resident Alien,” starring Alan Tudyk (“Rogue One”), released yesterday. Series, is based on the Dark Horse comic and is about a small-town doctor who’s actually an alien who crash-landed on Earth and is on a mission to kill all humans while posing as one of them. It debuts Wednesday, January 27 at 10p.

COMING UP

Trevor Noah welcomes back President Barack Obama to “The Daily Show” on Comedy Central tonight (December 15) at 11p.

Disney and Pixar’s “Burrow” premieres Friday, December 25 on Disney+. The film features a young rabbit who digs herself into a hole and learns to ask for help after she attempts to dig the burrow of her dreams despite not having a clue what she’s doing.

New comedy special “Yearly Departed” bows on Amazon Prime Video on December 30. Features include a lineup of all-female comedians including Tiffany Haddish, Natasha Rothwell, Rachel Brosnahan, Patti Harrison, Natasha Leggero, Ziwe and Sarah Silverman delivering a series of eulogies for the year 2020.

Carson Daly will host “NBC’s New Year’s Eve 2021.” Airing live from Times Square, the broadcast, which kicks off Thursday, December 31 at 10p, will feature performances from across the country by AJR, Busta Rhymes featuring Anderson .Paak, Chloe x Halle, CNCO, Jason Derulo, Goo Goo Dolls, Kylie Minogue, Pentatonix, Bebe Rexha featuring Doja Cat, Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani and Sting featuring Shirazee.

TECH TALK

Reddit bought Dubsmash, a short-form creator-driven social video app that competes with TikTok, for an undisclosed sum. Dubsmash previously raised $20.2 million from firms including Lowercase Capital, Index Ventures, Eniac Ventures and Heartcore Capital.

Video ad tech company Beachfront and SeaChange International, which provides video delivery platforms, are launching a linear programmatic advertising solution for cable operators. The real-time mechanism enables Beachfront’s demand partners to automate cable TV ad buying through SeaChange’s value-based Framework video delivery platform.

STREAMING SNIPPETS

Allen Media Group’s Local Now appis now available via Comcast’s Xfinity X1 and Xfinity Flex plans. The free streaming service features Weather Channel reporting along with real-time, hyperlocal news and content from partners including Associated Press, Cheddar, Reuters, Thrillist and Vox.

Insight TV is launching across India streaming platform MX Player’s OTT-service in India, as well as on its international platforms in the US, UK, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Bangladesh and Nepal. The AVOD platform caters to 200 mlllion-plus monthly active users in India.

HGTV Obsessed, a podcast all about the network that draws nearly 42 million monthly viewers, is launching Thursday, December 17. Each week influencers and HGTV superfans Mike and Kat Stickler will feature exclusive interviews with the net’s home renovation talent, episode recaps, lifestyle and design tips, games and more.

Fox Entertainment’s free streaming service Tubi launched on the Roku platform in Mexico, bringing thousands of movies and TV to the market.

KIDS NEWS

CBS and Litton have fine-tuned their Saturday morning “CBS Dream Team” programming block. The eighth season of “Lucky Dog” will launch with new hosts Eridc and Rashi Wiese in new episodes premiering January 2. The three-hour block will also debut new eps of “The Henry Ford’s Innovation Nation” and Emmy-nominated “Mission Unstoppable.” Exec-produced by Geena Davis and Miranda Cosgrove, season 2 spotlights women on the cutting edge of science, tech, engineering and math and will feature new correspondent, NASA Datanaut and Miss Universe Ireland Fig O’Reilly and DIY Segments With Jackie “The STEM Queen” Means.

Season 2 of sci-fi series “Endlings” heads to Hulu on Friday, January 15 with 12 new episodes. Set 20 years in the future, the live-action/CG series for K9-12 from Sinking Ship Entertainment tells the story of four teenagers in foster care together who discover they’re not alone in the universe.

New Apple Original “The Snoopy Show,” an animated series hailing from Apple’s partnership with Peanuts and WildBrain, will premiere February 5 on Apple TV+. The series stars the beloved beagle and his feathered friend Woodstock as they tackle new adventures.

Preschool platform Hopster launched Curious World in the UK and Ireland via the Apple app store. The app will roll out in Australia, New Zealand later this month.

Moonbug Entertainment’s CoComelon property surpassed 100 million YouTube subscribers and 100 billion views on the platform. The edutainment property, also a series on Netflix, has launched a toy line and two holiday albums.

CASTING

Leon (“The Temptations”) scored a recurring role opposite Kevin Bacon and Aldis Hodge on season 2 of Showtime’s “City On A Hill”… Michelle Mitchenor (“Lethal Weapon”) is in as a series regular in season 2 of BET+’s “The First Wives Club.” Additionally, Gary Dourdan (“CSI: Crime Scene Investigation”), Jordan Carlos (“The Drew Barrymore Show”), Essence Atkins (“Ambitions”) and Mikhail Keize (“She Had To Ask”) join the series in recurring roles.

“Days of Our Lives” veteran Bryan Dattilo has been promoted to a series regular on the NBC daytime drama… Erica Hernandez (“Hollywood Fringe”) joined the ensemble cast of Epix’s “Bridge and Tunnel” in a recurring role… Apple TV+ drama “Slow Horses” rounded out its cast, with Olivia Cooke (“Ready Plyer One”) and Jonathan Pryce (“Ready Player One”) joining the lineup.

GLOBAL GOINGS-ON

Abacus Media Rights scored international distribution rights for the finished tape version of “The Masked Singer UK.” The series is a format originally imported from South Korea with local versions airing in 30 territories. Season 2 of the UK incarnation launches December 26 on ITV.

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RATINGS

 

Last Monday, December 7, Food Network ranked as the top nonsports cable network in Prime among W25-54 (No. 3 non-sports cable network among A25-54). Contributing to the ranking was “Holiday Baking Championship,” which posted the network’s highest-rated telecast since December 2018 with a 1.3 A25-54, 1.8 W25-54 L3 rating, and “Christmas Cookie Challenge,” which notched the series’ highest-rated outing since 2018 with 0.7 PA5-54 and 1.0 W25-54 L3.

Shareablee Top 10 Shows for the week of December 7
Program, Network, Total Actions, Total Content, Actions per Content, Fans & Followers

Grey’s Anatomy (ABC), 5.6M, 292, 19,336, 36M
Ellen Degeneres (Warner Bros, Syndicated), 5.2M, 49, 107,093, 204M
Hannity (Fox News), 2.6M, 316, 8,143, 10.4M
The Daily Show (Comedy Central), 2.4M, 129, 18,662, 27M
Today Show (NBC), 1.9M, 981, 1,927, 13.8M
Good Morning America (ABC), 1.6M, 991, 1,586, 14.2M
Entertainment Tonight (CBS), 1.5M, 591, 2,587, 9.2M
Saturday Night Live (NBC), 1.2M, 44, 27,697, 14M
The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC), 885K, 72, 12,305, 13.1M
Shameless (Showtime), 717K, 50, 14,348, 5.5M

Shareablee Top 10 TV Streaming Shows for the week of November 30
Program, Platform, Total Actions, Total Content, Actions per Content, Fans & Followers

The Mandalorian (Disney+), 1.5M, 24, 61,052, 1.9M
Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (Netflix), 996K, 9, 110,634, 2.5M
Julie and the Phantoms (Netflix), 905K, 43, 20,486, 739K
Cobra Kai (Netflix), 881K, 43, 20,486, 1.7M
Lucifer (Netflix), 583K, 7, 83,299, 7M
The Grand Tour (Amazon Prime), 387K, 11, 35,223, 5.7M
Boruto (Crunchyroll), 363K, 14, 25,906, 1.7M
Red Table Talk (Facebook Watch), 343K, 10, 34,300, 5.7M
Big Mouth (Netflix), 296K, 23, 12,848, 926K
Nanatsu No Taizai (Netflix), 295K, 44, 6,711, 648K

Broadcast Nielsen Ratings for Friday, December 11
Show, P2+ 0000s, (A18-49)
ABC: Shark Tank 3.83 (0.5), 20/20 2.47 (0.4), 20/20 2.29 (0.3)
CBS: MacGuyer 4.64 (0.5), Magnum PI 5.59 (0.5), Blue Bloods 6.16 (0.5)
CW: Christmas Caroler Challenge 0.54 (0.1), Christmas Caroler Challenge 0.49 (0.1)
FOX: WWE Friday Night Smackdown 2.14 (0.6), WWE Friday Night Smackdown 2.07 (0.5)
NBC: Weakest Link 2.61 (0.4), Dateline NBC 2.84 (0.4), Dateline NBC 3.15 (0.5)
Univision: Vencer al Desamor 1.62 (0.4), Imperio de Mentiras 1.26 (0.4), Dulce Ambicion 1.26 (0.4)
Source: Nielsen live + same day time period averages

EXECUTIVE MOVES

Banijay elevated Peter Langenberg to group COO, completing its central leadership team structure. Langenberg joined Banijay as COO in 2016. He previously was VP of business management at Warner Bros International TV Production.

FreeWheel named Mark McKee as US chief revenue officer. McKee has been the acting chief revenue officer since January 2020 and prior to that served as VP of marketing at FreeWheel since 2018.

Robert L. Johnson is joining the Discovery Inc. board of directors, effective January 1. Johnson was founder and chairman of Black Entertainment Television (BET) and is also the founder and chairman of The RLJ Companies.

Gary Davey, CEO of Comcast-owned Sky Studios, announced his decision to retire in summer 2021 after more than a decade with the company.

This Day in History
1877 – Thomas Edison patented the phonograph.

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TUESDAY DECEMBER 15
ABC: The Bachelorette, Big Sky
CBS: Play On: Celebrating the Power of Music To Make Change, NCIS, FBI
CW: Swamp Thing, Tell Me a Story
FOX: Cosmos: Possible Words, Next
NBC: The Voice, The Voice
PBS: Ella Wishes You A Swinging Christmas, Christmas at Belmont, Frontline
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01/15/21: OWN renews “Queen Sugar” for season 6, ahead of season 5 debut

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    Friday January 15, 2021 Today’s Premieres Disney: “Bunk’d” at 7:30p, “Secrets of Sulphur Springs” at 8p Disney+: “WandaVision” HBO: “Real Time with Bill Maher” at 10p Hulu: “Endings” ID: “Onision: In Real Life” at 10p Netflix: “Bling Empire,” “Carmen Sandiego,” “Disenchantment” OWN: “Belle Collective” at 10p Oxygen: “An Unexpected Killer” at 8p, “Framed […]

01/14/21: “Insecure” to end with season five

HBO's "Insecure" to end with season five

    Thursday January 14, 2021 Today’s Premieres ALLBLK: “Double Cross” BET+: “American Gangster: Trap Queens” discovery+: “UFO Witness” HBO Max: “Search Party,” “The Event” Peacock: “Cleopatra in Space” Today’s Finales CW: “World’s Funniest Animals” at 8:30p truTV: “Top Secret Videos” at 10:30p IN THE NEWS Tom Hanks will host “Celebrating America,” an inauguration special […]

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