12/30/19: Democratic candidate Andrew Yang ends MSNBC boycott


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All’s well between Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang and MSNBC. Yang steered clear of the news net after claims he was excluded from election coverage graphics and not given enough speaking time during debates, but he agreed to a remote interview with Chris Hayes on Friday. “Chris, and other MSNBC journalists, have reached out to me and the team in the past days,” explained Yang. “I decided that I’d prefer to speak to as many Americans as possible – our message is too important.” During his interview on All In with Chris Hayes, Yang said, “I would certainly never do anything to increase the chances of Donald Trump becoming president again or staying president. And I’m thrilled that I’m bringing Independents, Libertarians and disaffected Trump voters into the fold. That’s how we’re going to grow the Democratic party and that’s how we’re going to beat Donald Trump in 2020.”
TEGNA posted a notice to its Suddenlink customers on Saturday , warning them they could lose their TEGNA station programming unless an agreement between the companies is reached by 11:59p on Tuesday, December 31. While TEGNA said it is “working hard to reach a fair, market-based agreement,” it also noted its stations are available free over-the-air, and on streaming services.
Spotify is putting a pause on political advertising , reports AdAge. “At this point in time, we do not yet have the necessary level of robustness in our process, systems and tools to responsibly validate and review this content,” the streamer said in a statement. “We will reassess this decision as we continue to evolve our capabilities.” Twitter started banning political ads last month.
Bill Griffeth is stepping down from day-to-day anchoring after 28 years at CNBC. “ My current deal is up this month, and after more soul searching I had resolved to stay two more years because of Nightly Business Report, which has been a privilege to be a part of. And then that would be it. Promise,” said Griffeth. “But the decision to cease production of NBR has made my decision for me.” Griffeth will transition to anchor-at-large which means, he said, “I will stand ready with my pithy observations for Rapid Fire.”
Comcast and Starz struck a new carriage deal , days before the year-end expiration date of their last contract. The new agreement calls for programming from Starz parent Lionsgate going to NBCUniversal’s upcoming streaming service, Peacock, and NBCU content streaming on Starzplay. The deal will provide “a path to an orderly transition to an a la carte business,” said the announcement.
In more Comcast news, the Wall Street Journal reports the company – set to launch streaming service Peacock – is in talks to acquire OTT content services provider Xumo. The possible deal would follow Viacom’s acquisition of Pluto TV in January.
A legal dispute that started in 2016 , when Netflix recruited two Fox executives who were under contract, took a twist that could streamline proceedings. With a trial set to start on January 27, Fox agreed to drop two of its three interference claims, despite winning a summary judgement from an LA judge. That move should make a trial unnecessary and allow the companies to take their arguments to California’s Second Appellate District.
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A limited series remake of Stephen King’s Carrie is in early development at FX. Movie versions of the horror novel were released in 1976 and 2013; a TV movie came out in 2002.
A comedy from Laurence Fishburne and his Cinema Gypsy Productions is in development at ABC, reports Deadline. The series, starring Eddie B as a middle school football coach, is inspired by the teacher-turned-comedian’s stand-up.
The A List didn’t make the grade for BBC streaming service iPlayer , but Netflix, which picked up the teen drama to stream outside the UK in July, is developing a second season, reports Deadline. Series comes from Kindle Entertainment.
Top 10 Weekend Domestic Box Office Estimates: December 27-29
Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker (Walt Disney) $26.2 million (week 2), cume revenue $316.0 million
Jumanji: The Next Level (Sony Pictures) $11.7 million (week 3), cume revenue $151.9 million
Frozen II (Walt Disney) $6.0 million (week 6), cume revenue $410.8 million
Little Women (Sony Pictures) $5.7 million, opening weekend
Spies in Disguise (Twentieth Century Fox) $4.6 million
Knives Out (Lionsgate) $3.3 million (week 5), cume revenue $103.9 million
Uncut Gems (A24) $3.3 million (week 3), cume revenue $13.7 million
Cats (Universal) $1.7 million (week 2), cume revenue $14.7 million
Bombshell (Lionsgate) $1.6 million (week 3), cume revenue $12.5 million
Richard Jewell (Warner Bros.) $1.1 million (week 3), cume revenue $14.1 million
Source: Comscore
FreeWheel launched its Q3 Video Marketplace Report , looking at the changing dynamics of the ad supported premium video market, as new streaming services continue to debut. The report found that streaming services and virtual MVPDs were of increasing importance. “Complexity continues to increase in IP-delivered premium video as the number of streaming services available expands,” said Hasan Iqbal, a senior manager in FreeWheel’s Advisory Services Team and lead author of the report. “Given the desire of advertisers to engage with younger audiences, we see a bright future for ad supported streaming models. Data from our Video Marketplace Report supports this view as ad views on IP-delivered distributor platforms grew 113% year-over-year. Furthermore, premium video remains the most engaging environment for advertisers with mid-roll ad completion rates above 90%.”
Price hike at Sling TV: The price of the Dish Network streamer’s Orange and Blue tiers will each rise $5/month, to $30 and $45, respectively. The move comes along with the news that Sling has added Fox News Channel, Fox Business Network and the Big Ten Network. Sling customers have been clear: they want more live news and sports, and they want a cloud DVR included at purchase – and we listened,” said Sling EVP and Group President Warren Schlichting.
MTV is expanding its True Life franchise with True Life Crime , launching on MTV and VH1 commercial-free on Wednesday, January 8 at 9p. Eight-episode docuseries follows MTV News host Dometi Pongo as he investigates shocking crimes committed against young people.
Season two of anthology comedy Miracle Workers: Dark Ages launches Tuesday, January 28 on TBS. Daniel Radcliffe and Steve Buscemi star.
New docu-series How to Survive a Murder launches on Reelz on Friday, January 10 at 9p. Four-parter follows the search for truth amid cover-ups after a brutal murder. Also coming up on Reelz: Aaron Hernandez’s Killing Fields, examining the story of the NFL star convicted of murder, premieres Saturday, January 18 at 8p, while Inside the Mind of a Serial Killer, delving into the chilling behavior of murderers, debuts on the net Thursday, January 23 at 8p.
Man V. Food is back for a new season on Cooking Channel on Tuesday, February 25 at 10p. Casey Webb hits to road in search of America’s most delicious dishes and ultimate eating challenges.
Verizon’s 5G Ultra Wideband Service is now available in 31 cities , besting the company’s promise of 30 by year-end. Latest to launch are Cleveland and Hampton Roads, VA.
Presenting sponsor Honda has a treat for Rose Parade viewers . The auto company’s Rose Parade Snapchat Marker Tech experience and World Lens, launching tomorrow, December 31, will use AR technology to create a unique experience for viewers of its “Our Hope for the Future” float. The 2020 Honda CR-V will be the Parade’s official pace car.
Digital agency Jellyfish acquired social media creative agency Social Life . “Social Life is a business that understands the digital system natively,” said Jellyfish CEO Rob Pierre. “Like Jellyfish, it’s been built from the ground up, through a deep understanding of the changes in how we consume media.” It’s the company’s first acquisition since a November investment from Fimalac.
DraftKings Inc. entered into a definitive business combination agreement with Diamond Eagle Acquisition Corp. and SBTech , in a move to become the “only vertically-integrated pure-play sports betting and online gaming company based in the United States.” The transaction is expected to close in the first half of 2020. In connection with the closing of the transaction, Diamond Eagle intends to change its name to DraftKings Inc., reincorporate in Nevada and remain Nasdaq-listed under a new ticker symbol, led by co-founder and CEO Jason Robins.
FOX Sports rolled out its 2020 MLS schedule courtesy of custom videos from broadcasters Alexi Lalas, Stu Holden, John Strong, Rob Stone, Katie Witham and Maurice Edu that highlight key matchups for the season. The network kicks off its coverage of on February 29 with Nashville making its MLS debut vs. 2018 MLS Cup winner Atlanta Unite on FOX. FOX Sports’ 2020 slate serves up 34 regular-season matches across FOX and FS1, along with postseason matches as well as the MLS Cup. Meanwhile, FOX Deportes carries 33 regular-season matches next year.
Meanwhile, FOX Sports and the National Hot Rod Association released of the 2020 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series television schedule , highlighted by live FOX broadcast network coverage of four consecutive summer events, including the “Western Swing” (Denver, Sonoma and Seattle), as well as the US Nationals from Indianapolis on Labor Day Weekend. The 24-event 2020 FOX NHRA season opens Sunday, February 9, with the 60th Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals at 5p on FS1. Fifteen of the season’s final 16 events are scheduled to air live, including the season finale Auto Club NHRA Finals from Pomona.
Around the dial, NBC Sports and Feld Motor Sports locked in the 2020 Monster Energy AMA Supercross broadcast schedule . NBC Sports carries more than 120 hours of Supercross in 2020, highlighted by live coverage of all Supercross Heats, Last Chance Qualifiers and Main Events. NBC Sports Gold will also offer subscribers “Supercross Pass.” NBC Sports’ 2020 Supercross programming begins Saturday at 10p on NBCSN with live coverage from Angel Stadium of Anaheim, kicking off the first of 14 consecutive weeks of Supercross on its platforms.
NBC Sports heats up for the 12th installment of the NHL Winter Classic on New Year’s Day from  Cotton Bowl Stadium in Dallas at 1p on the broadcast network. Mike Tirico will host the network’s Winter Classic pre-game coverage alongside the NHL Live studio team of host Kathryn Tappen, and analysts Mike Milbury, Keith Jones and Patrick Sharp. Mike “Doc” Emrick, Eddie Olczyk, and Brian Boucher and Pierre McGuire will have the call from Cotton Bowl Stadium. The event will include a salute to the venue with appearances by Cotton Bowl Hall of Famers Troy Aikman and Ricky Williams; a special celebration of the State Fair of Texas; and musical performances by Dan + Shay, Midland and “The Voice” winner Jake Hoot.
On the ratings front, ESPN is laying claim to its most-watched Monday Night Football season since 2015, wrapping up the 17-game NFL schedule with 12,569,000 viewers – up 8% year-over-year. The Spanish-language presentation of MNF on ESPN Deportes recorded its most-watched MNF season ever in 2019, averaging 102,000 viewers, a 21% rise over 2018
Seven months after WBC titleholder Deontay Wilder first tweeted that his rematch with lineal champion and fellow unbeaten Tyson Fury had been signed, the duo announced that Wilder-Fury II will take place Feb. 22 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas as a joint pay-per-view bringing together FOX Sports and ESPN.
NBA superstar Luka Doncic inked a deal with Nike’s Jordan Brand . “It is exciting to join such a talented roster and being given the privilege of defining the next generation of the Jordan Brand,” he said. “Michael Jordan was a hero of mine growing up, so being able to represent this iconic brand, especially as a kid from Slovenia, is an honor.”
The Call of Duty League is shifting gears and banking on tournament play for its first season. The league announced plans to include “tournament-based play” in its inaugural season, starting in week two in London, running February 8-9. There, teams will grind it out in a tournament format that echoes “the legacy of Call of Duty esports and fresh amidst the backdrop of our city-based franchise structure.” Information on the new points system will be revealed later, although the top-eight ranked teams at the end of the regular season will move to the playoffs and the last six playoff teams at the Call of Duty League Championship Weekend will compete in a double-elimination bracket to determine a champion. The change means that Call of Duty League franchises will now host “home series weekends” that offer tournament-based gameplay in lieu of individual matches after the season launches in Minnesota.
Andbox, the ownership group backing the New York Excelsior and New York Subliners, received a high-profile investment from actor Michael B. Jordan , who told Adweek that the company “cared about the New York culture, they wanted to make sure they got it right. I’m from Newark, New Jersey, but I grew up in Manhattan. With Andbox, I felt like they really cared about New Yorkers and being authentic to the city.”
Amazon is offering post-holiday tips to advertisers to maximize their campaigns. “For the best chance of engaging shoppers who discovered your brand during the holidays, we recommend setting a daily budget that’s high enough to keep your ads showing throughout the day,” wrote Nina Brentlinger, senior product marketing manager. “If you underestimate the size of your addressable audience, your campaign might run out of budget before the end of the day. If this happens, your ads will pause until midnight, when the daily budget resets, and you might miss out on valuable impressions.” Brentlinger also recommends testing and optimizing to find the right creative messaging, and changing one variable at a time to compare two versions.
Billionaire presidential candidates Tom Steyer and Michael Bloomberg are boosting political TV ad spend. From November 26-December 25, Steyer spent $17.3 million on national/regional TV ads, according to iSpot.tv, while Bloomberg spent $13.8 million over the period.
AXS TV premieres two new concert specials , from the CMA Fest and the The 53rd Annual CMA Awards, as part of a New Year’s Day marathon. The CMA Fest offers country collaborations hosted by Kelsea Ballerini and Thomas Rhett, and the CMA Awards features host Carrie Underwood with special guest hosts Reba McEntire and Dolly Parton.
Zoe Colletti (Scary Stories, A Boy Called Christmas) has joined the cast of Fear The Walking Dead as a series regular in the upcoming sixth season.
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With an assist from Thursday Night Football, Fox is pacing to rank as #1

among A18-49 for the fall season, its first top finish in the demo for the season in 10 years. NBC is set to be the most-watched network in 4Q19 for the first time in 20 years, a slot held by CBS since 2000.

ESPN’s MegaCast presentation of the College Football Playoff reached new heights saw a back-and-forth Ohio State/Clemson battle in primetime in the PlayStation Fiesta Bowl deliver 21.2 million viewers, to the company, to rank as the most-watched CFP Semifinal not played on New Year’s Day and up 9% from last year’s similarly scheduled CFP game, according to Nielsen. Meanwhile, LSU and Oklahoma drew more than 17.2 million viewers in the CFP Semifinal at the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl, also an increase from last year’s similarly scheduled CFP Semifinal. Combined, the College Football Playoff Semifinals averaged 19.3 million viewers, generating 6% growth year-over-year, and are set to be the most-watched pair of CFP Semifinals for the four seasons the games were played outside of New Year’s Day. 

Fox News was the #1 basic cable network among total viewers for the year, averaging 2.57 million viewers in Live+7 Nielsens, followed by MSNBC (1.8 million). ESPN topped the A18-49 demo with 730,000 viewers; USA placed second (510,000).

Eddie Murphy’s return to Saturday Night Live – his first time hosting since 1984 delivered a 2.5 rating among A18-49 and 9.92 million Live+SD viewers, the NBC  show’s highest numbers in two-and-a-half years.
The season two finale of Fox’s The Masked Singer on Wednesday, December 18 earned a 3.0/14 rating in Live+3 Nielsens, to rank as the #1 program of the night.
Judge Jerry  (1.1, up 22%) clocked its highest rating since its September 9 premiere week the week of December 9, and saw a 25% lift in the W25-54 demo. Fellow frosh The Kelly Clarkson Show (1.3) held steady despite impeachment hearing preemptions and remained syndication’s biggest new show. Tamron Hall, recently renewed for a second season, held onto its 0.9 rating for the week.
For the week of December 16, Univision delivered year-over-year audience growth during primetime among Total Viewers 2+ (+5% to 1.2 million), A18-49 (+10% to 505,000) and A18-34 (+24% to 224,000). The net also increased its primetime audience week-over-week among Total Viewers 2+ (+10%), A18-49 (+11%) and A18-34 (+19%). Meanwhile, sib UniMás delivered double-to-triple digit year-over-year audience growth during primetime among Total Viewers 2+ (+123% to 529,000), A18-49 (+116% to 235,000) and A18-34 (+40% to 87,000), marking the ninth consecutive week of audience growth.
BBC One Christmas special Gavin & Stacey drew 11.5 million viewers , the UK’s largest overnight TV audience on Christmas in 11 years. The comedy revival, courtesy of James Corden and writing partner Ruth Jones, did draw complaints for including The Pogues’ 32-year-old Christmas song “Fairytale of New York,” which uses a homophobic slur.
SHAREABLEE TOP 10 TV Shows for the week of December 16
Program, Network, Total Actions, Total Content, Actions per Content, Fans & Followers 
E! News (E!) 10.5M, 664, 15,824, 36.6M
The Ellen DeGeneres Show (WB/syndicated) 9.8M, 112, 87,746, 192.7M
The Daily Show (Comedy Central) 3.7M, 147, 25,350, 21.2M
Entertainment Tonight (WB/syndicated) 1.9M, 582, 3,197, 8.6M
Today Show (NBC) 1.6M, 738, 2,208, 13.4M
Saturday Night Live (NBC) 1.5M, 71, 20,578, 12.9M
The Voice (NBC) 1.4M, 200, 6,823, 24.5M
The Late Late Show with James Corden (CBS) 1.2M, 109, 10,907, 6.8M
Good Morning America (ABC) 950K, 901, 1,055, 13.5M
The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC) 871K, 64, 13,611, 12.4M
Top 10 M-F Syndicated strip Series for the week of December 9, ranked in order by HH Rtg
Judge Judy (CTD) 6.7 AA
Jeopardy (CTD) 6.4 AA
Wheel of Fortune (CTD) 6.3 AA
Family Feud (2/T) 5.8 AA
The Big Bang Theory (WB) 3.0 AA
Inside Edition (CTD) 2.8 AA
Entertainment Tonight (CTD) 2.6 AA
Dr. Phil (CTD) 2.4 AA
Ellen DeGeneres Show (WB) 2.2AA
Live With Kelly and Ryan (DADT) 2.1 AA
Top 10 M-F Syndicated strip Series for the week of December 9, ranked in order by A18-49 Rtg
Family Feud (2/T) 1.3 AA
Judge Judy (CTD) 1.2 AA
Wheel of Fortune (CTD) 1.1 AA
Jeopardy (CTD) 1.0 AA
The Big Bang Theory (WB) 0.9 AA
Family Guy (2/T) 0.7 AA
Modern Family (2/T) 0.6 AA
Entertainment Tonight (AT) 0.6 AA
Last Man Standing 0.6 AA
Ellen DeGeneres Show (WB) 0.5AA
These are individual program ratings and do not include umbrellas.
Late Night Shows Weekly Average Ratings Week of December 16
CBS: The Late Show With Stephen Colbert 3.18 million total viewers; 0.38/3 A18-49
NBC: The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon 2.09 million total viewers; 0.41/3 A18-49
ABC: Jimmy Kimmel Live 1.61 million total viewers; 0.29/2 A18-49
Live + Same Day Viewers AA (millions) Wednesday, December 25 time period averages
Source: Nielsen Live+SD
ABC: 5.12 million
NBA Basketball 6.98, black-ish 3.26
CBS: 2.73 million
The Neighborhood 2.44, Bob Hearts Abishola 2.96, Mom 3.04, Carol’s Second Act 2.48, All Rise 1.95
NBC: 2.42 million
Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas 2.44, How the Grinch Stole Christmas 2.49
UNIVISION: 1.10 million
Ringo 1.10, La Rosa de Guadelupe 1.17, El Dragon 0.97
FOX: 0.83 million
The Moodys 0.87, The Moodys 0.80
TELEMUNDO: 0.73 million
Deciones Unos 0,78, La Dona 0.60, El Senor de los Cielos 0.82
CW: 0.69 million
iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 0.82, Whose Line Is It Anyway? 0.56

Wednesday A18-49 Ratings
ABC 1.6/8, NBC 0.6/3, CBS 0.3/2, UNI 0.3/2, FOX 0.,2/1, CW 0.2/1, TELE 0.2/1
Patty Suh has joined Food Network as VP, Programming Development. Previously, Suh was VP of Development at Steve Harvey’s 112th Street Productions.
Sports reporter Carley McCord, 30, was among those killed in a plane crash on December 28 en route to the Peach Bowl playoff game in Atlanta. McCord, who worked at New Orleans NBC affiliate WDSU-TV, was the daughter-in-law of LSU offensive coordinator Steve Ensminger.
Producer Lee Mendelson died December 25 of congestive heart failure. He was 86. Mendelson produced documentaries and network specials, including dozens of “Peanuts” specials, most notably A Charlie Brown Christmas.
RIP to Edward Aschoff, college football reporter for ESPN who died on December 24, his 34th birthday. After antibiotics for pneumonia failed, Aschoff was treated for a presumed diagnosis of HLH, a rare disease that affects the immune system. “We are very sorry to have to share the devastating news of the tragic passing of friend and ESPN colleague Edward Aschoff,” ESPN said in a statement. “Our thoughts are with his loved ones, including his fiancée Katy.”
Joe Sitrick , one of the first five recipients of the NAB’s Distinguished Service Award, died at age 98. In addition to representing station groups, networks and local owners in negotiations for the sale of TV and radio stations during his tenure at Blackburn & Co., Sitrick also worked for NBC News, Voice of America and the FCC.
Songwriter Allee Willis died December 24. She was 72. Willis’ TV work included the theme song for Friends.
Legal affairs reporter/anchor Fred P. Graham died December 28 of complications from Parkinson’s Disease. He was 88. Graham’s television credits include CBS News and Court TV.
Andrew Dunbar , a body double and background actor on Game of Thrones, died suddenly at his home in Ireland on December 24. He was in his 30s.
Retired “Imus in the Morning” radio host Don Imus died December 27. He was 79. Imus’ show had been simulcast by MSNBC and Fox Business.

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1967 – Frank Sinatra first recorded “My Way.”
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ABC: Spider-Man: Homecoming
CBS: The Neighborhood, Bob Hearts Abishola, All Rise, Bull
CW: iHeartRadio Music Festival Night 1
FOX: 9-1-1, Prodigal Son
NBC: Ellen’s Greatest Night of Giveaways, Manifest, Manifest
PBS: Antiques Roadshow, Antiques Roadshow, POV
Telemundo: Decisiones: Unos Ganan, Otros Pierden, La Dona, El Senor de los Cielos  
Univision: Ringo, El Dragon  

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MARKETING ASSOCIATE MANAGER GSTV NEW YORK, NY – HYBRID REMOTE Touch various teams within our group such as Marketing Solutions, Marketing Communications and Design. Our group develops thoughtful marketing and promotional programs alongside our business development team. We collaborate with teams across the organization to develop concepts that meet client needs and then bring the […]

Cynopsis 05/17/24: Streaming sports joint venture gets a name

Streaming sports joint venture gets a name

Friday May 17, 2024 Today’s Premieres Apple TV+: The Big Cigar CBS: S.W.A.T. at 8p; Fire Country at 9p Netflix: The 8 Show Paramount+: RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars Prime Video: 99 Today’s Finales Apple TV+: Franklin Starz: Mary and George Saturday’s Premiere Oxygen: Accident, Suicide or Murder at 8p Saturday’s Finale CBS: 48 Hours […]