12/04/14: Opponents of Comcast-Time Warner merger join forces; American Idol lands new mentor; HBO and Max Mutchnik team for new series



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12.04.14

Good morning. It’s Thursday, December 4, 2014, and this is your first early morning briefing.

Tonight’s Premieres:
ABC: The Taste at 8p
A&E: Beyond Scared Straight at 10p
CMT: Redneck Island at 10p       


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Opponents of the $45.2 billion Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger have joined forces. The Stop Mega Comcast Coalition calls for federal regulators to reject the merger outright, noting that “no set of conditions can address the substantial harms that will be caused” by it. The group consists of 15 separate entities, including unions, public interest groups like Washington watchdog group Public Knowledge, and Dish Network and Hargray Communications.

IN THE NEWS

Fox and Andy Samberg‘s The Lonely Island have agreed on the first three projects for their multi-platform collaboration: The Tyler Zone (about a man who moves to a new town and is surrounded by supernatural occurrences), Home for the Weekend (a mockumentary-style comedy following a celebrity’s return trip to his/her hometown) and Topics With Andre Hyland (an interaction between the unsuspecting public and Hyland’s band of characters).

Fox’s American Idol has landed a powerful new mentor for its upcoming 14th season: Scott Borchetta, president and CEO of Big Machine Label Group and the man who discovered Taylor Swift. “There’s only one reason I’m doing this: American Idol has proven again and again that it can launch superstars,” said Borchetta.  Show returns Wednesday, January 7.

Syfy has set its cast for The Magicians. Jason Ralph (Aquarius) and Sosie Bacon (The Closer) have been tapped to star in the new series, based on Lev Grossman‘s bestsellers, following two 20-somethings studying magic in New York.

Stage and screen legend Julie Andrews returns for the sixth time to host the annual New Year’s celebration with the Vienna Philharmonic, under the direction of Zubin Mehta, from Vienna’s Musikverein. From Vienna: The New Year’s Celebration 2015, featuring the melodies of the Strauss Family and their contemporaries, airs on Great Performances, Thursday, January 1 at 2:30p on PBS (check local listings) with an encore performance at 8p.

PRODUCTION & DEVELOPMENT

Will & Grace creator Max Mutchnick and HBO are teaming up to develop Laura Knightlinger‘s book, Quick Shots of False Hope: A Rejection Collection. The comedy centers on a single mom and her mission to find a husband. Mutchnick and Knightlinger, close friends since they met at Emerson College, will write and executive produce the series via Warner Brothers.

UP has greenlit its first original scripted series, Ties That Bind [working title], a hybrid police procedural and family drama created and executive produced by Sheryl J. Anderson (Charmed, UP’s The Town that Came A-Courtin’) and Stan Spry (UP’s The Town that Came A-Courtin’, A Place in the Sun). Production on the 10-episode series begins in February, for a summer 2015 premiere.
        

COMING UP

The eighth annual CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute airs Sunday, December 7 at 8p on CNN. The star-studded event, hosted by Anderson Cooper from New York’s American Museum of Natural History, honors individuals making extraordinary contributions to improve the lives of others. Benedict Cumberbatch, Christina Hendricks,Nick Jonas,Kathy Griffin, Kelly Ripa, Questlove, Taye Diggs, Quvenzhané Wallis, Uzo Aduba, Rosie Perez, John Leguizamo and Tyler James Williams are among the stars gathering to celebrate 10 heroes and three young people already changing the world.

In an all-new holiday-themed episode of Oprah: Where Are They Now?, Kris Jenner gives an exclusive look at the planning that goes into her epic, annual Kardashian holiday party. The ep also offers a behind-the-scenes glimpse into Oprah’s Favorite Things list and more updates with Kristin Cavallari, Kristi Yamaguchi and Kenny G, on Sunday, December 7 at 9p on OWN.

Spike TV’s new original series Framework is setting out to find the next great furniture designer and builder. Contestants  compete for a $100,000 cash prize and the opportunity for their work to be sold by a major manufacturer. Hip-hop artist, actor, and author, Common hosts the show, debuting Tuesday, January 6 at 10p.

Florida Georgia Line, MAGIC! and Idina Menzel have been added to the talent  lineup performing live in Times Square at ABC‘s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2015. Special launches at 8p on Wednesday, December 31.

Singer/songwriter Sam Smith and hip-hop artist Big Sean are the latest artists announced for A Very GRAMMY Christmas. LL COOL J is hosting the special, which will include performances of holiday songs and current pop hits, as well as artists sharing their favorite holiday and GRAMMY memories. A Very GRAMMY Christmas will be broadcast Friday, December 5 at pm on CBS.

CMT’s weekly Hot 20 Countdown airs its 100th episode on Saturday, December 6 at 11a with Carrie Underwood serving as a special guest co-host. In addition, the number one artist on CMT’s All-Time Top 40: Artist’s Choice list, which began its countdown this past March, will be revealed in this special episode

Oxygen Media expands the network’s popular franchise and heads to Motown for the season premiere of Preachers Detroit on Wednesday, February 18 at 10p.  The series focuses on themes of faith, family, and friendship as seven men and women of the cloth share their lives, transformations and triumphs in and out of the pulpit in Detroit, Michigan.

RETURNING SERIES

Spike TV has ordered a 10-episode third season of Catch A Contractor. The series will be filmed in Los Angeles, as well travel to Las Vegas to confront fraudulent contractors in Sin City. The new season debuts next summer. 

HBO renewed Doll & Em for a six-episode second season. An original production from British Sky Broadcasting, the series will premiere on Sky Living in the U.K. before its HBO launch. Slated to guest star on the new season: Evan Rachel Wood, Olivia Wilde, Ewan McGregor and Mikhail Baryshnikov.

CASTING

Will Friedle is set to reprise the role of Cory’s older brother Eric in the second season of Disney Channel‘s Girl Meets World.

Michael Colyar will headline a one-hour special in season three of Bounce TV series Off The Chain, premiering Wednesday, December 10 at 10p.

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INTERNATIONAL HAPPENINGS

 
Talk about wedded bliss. Sony Pictures Television has licensed the new NBC sitcom Marry Me to 74 territories over six continents. Included are Canal Sony, which picked up the show for all of Latin America, a pan-African deal with pay TV firm OSN, and an agreement with RTL CBS Entertainment, which will carry the show in the Asia Pacific region. Meanwhile, video streaming platform iQiyi.com has nabbed the series in China.

Air Farce New Year’s Eve returns to Canada’s CBC Television Wednesday, December 31 at 8p. Last year’s show attracted 1.8 million viewers, and was the net’s highest-rated entertainment program of the season.


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RATINGS

CBS60 Minutes had its best numbers in two years on Sunday. The newsmagazine drew 18.4 million viewers, the most since December 2012, to finish third for the week and make Nielsen’s Top 10 for a sixth straight week  its longest in-season streak on the list since December 2011.

Food Network’s Sunday delivered holiday cheer, posting a 0.7 rating A25-54 (640,000 imp), up 25 percent versus year-ago. Guy’s Grocery Games, Holiday Baking Championship and Cutthroat Kitchen pulled in over 7 million total viewers. Saturday also had a strong post-Thanksgiving showing, up 30 percent vs. year-ago with over 5.5 million viewers.

On Saturday, a record average 1.6 million P2+ viewers watched Animal Planet’s Giving Thanks Thanksgiving special, generating $50,000 in donations towards Villalobos Rescue Center in New Orleans through the “You Watch. We Give.” initiative. Giving Thanks ranked as the series’ most-watched episode ever among multiple demos, including P2+ viewers (1.6 million), P18-49 (830,000), P25-54 (777,000), W18-49 (527,000), and W25-54 (492,000).

Tuesday’s Moonshiners delivered season-high numbers for Discovery across all key demos and was the number one unscripted program in cable among M25-54 (1.63 rating) and M18-49 (1.36), and delivered2.05 million P2+ viewers.

Saturday A18-49 Analysis: ABC had the most A18-49 viewers Saturday with 0.9/3, according to final primetime national ratings from Nielsen. At 8p ABC’s Saturday Night Football was #1 with 1.0/4, followed by 0.8/3 for Univision’s  America Chespirito. ABC remained in the top spot at 9p as Saturday Night Football rose to 1.1/4. Univision’s America Chespirito placed second with 0.9/3. At 10p ABC’s Saturday Night Football, CBS’ 48 Hours and NBC’s SNL Prime tied for the top spot with 0.8/3. Univision’s America Chespirito followed at 0.8/2.

A18-49: ABC 0.9/3, UNI 0.8/3, CBS 0.7/2, NBC 0.7/2, FOX 0.3/1,  ION 0.3/1, TELE  0.3/1

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Saturday, November 29, 2014 time period averages. Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated. Live+SD.
CBS: 2.1/4
Flight Before Christmas [r]  1.6/3, The Story of Santa Claus [r] 1.6/3, 48 Hours 3.0/6
NBC: 2.0/4
National Dog Show [r] 2.1/4, SNL Prime [r] 1.8/3
ABC: 1.9/4
Saturday Night Football 1.9/4
UNIVISION: 1.1/2
America Chespirito 1.1/2
FOX 1.0/2
Bones [r] 1.1/2, Sleepy Hollow [r] 0.8/1
ION: 0.8/1
Law & Order: CI 0.7/1, Law & Order: CI 0.8/1, Law & Order: CI 0.8/2
TELE: 0.4/1
Yo Soy El Artista 0.3/1, Cine Millonario 0.4/1

Sunday A18-49 Analysis: NBC won the most A18-49 viewers Sunday with 5.0/13, according to final primetime national ratings from Nielsen. CBS won 7:00p with 4.3/12 for 60 Minutes, versus a 3.7/11 average for NBC’s Football Nt America parts 2 and 3. An average 5.9/16 for NBC’s Football Nt America Pt 3 and Sunday Night Football topped 8p, opposite an average 2.6/ 7for CBS’ 60 Minutes and Madam Secretary. At 9p NBC’s  Sunday Night Football was #1 with 7.4/19 followed by a 1.7/4 average for CBS’  Madam Secretary and The Mentalist. With 7.4/20 NBC’s game won 10p, versus an average 1.5/4 for CBS’ The Mentalist and CSI.

A18-49: NBC 5.0/13, CBS 2.2/6, ABC 1.3/3, UNI 1.1/3, FOX 1.0/3, TELE 0.4/1, ION 0.2/1

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Sunday, November 30 time period averages. Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated. Live+SD.
NBC: 8.2/13
Football Night America Pt 2 4.9/8, Football Nt America Pt 3 7.1/11, NBC Sunday Night Football 12.5/20
CBS: 7.8/13
60 Minutes 11.0/17, Madam Secretary 8.1/12, The Mentalist 6.8/11, CSI 5.4/10
ABC: 3.1/5
America’s Funniest Home Videos 3.5/6, Once Upon A Time 3.7/6, Resurrection 2.4/4, Revenge 2.8/5
FOX: 1.5/2
Mulaney 1.0/2, The Simpsons [r] 1.6/2, Brooklyn Nine-Nine 1.8/3, Family Guy [r] 1.5/2, Bob’s Burgers 1.4/2
Univision: 1.4/2
Aqui Ahora Sun 1.1/2, Va Por Ti Sun 1.6/2, Sal y Pimienta 1.4/2
ION: 0.9/1
All I Want for Christmas 0.9/1, A Christmas Mystery 0.9/1
TELE: 0.5/1
Yo Soy El Artista 0.5/1, Up 0.5/1

Monday A18-49 Analysis: NBC won the most A18-49 viewers Monday with 2.2/7, according to final primetime national ratings from Nielsen. NBC led the pack at 8p with 2.7/8 for The Voice, while Univision’s Mi Corazon es Tuyo and ABC’s CMA Country Christmas tied for second with 1.6/5. At 9p NBC’s The Voice held onto the lead with 2.9/8. Trailing were the second hour of CMA Country Christmas followed with 1.6/4 and FOX’s Sleepy Hollow with 1.5/4. NBC closed out the night at the top with 1.6/5 for State of Affairs. ABC’s Castle followed with 1.5/5.

A18-49:NBC 2.2/7, ABC 1.6/5, FOX 1.3/4, UNI 1.3/4, CBS 1.1/3, TELE 0.5/1, CW 0.3/1, ION 0.3/1

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Monday, December 1, 2014  time period averages. Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated. Live+SD.
NBC: 5.8/10
The Voice 7.0/11, State of Affairs 4.6/9
ABC: 5.6/10
CMA Country Christmas 5.6/9, Castle 5.6/10
CBS: 3.6/6
Mike & Molly [r] 3.9/6, Mike & Molly [r] 3.7/6, Mike & Molly [r] 3.4/5, Mike & Molly [r] 3.4/5,
Scorpion [r] 3.4/6
FOX 2.3/4
Gotham [r] 1.9/3, Sleepy Hollow 2.7/4
Univision: 1.7/3
Mi Corazon es Tuyo 2.0/3, Hasta Fin del Mundo 1.8/3, Malquerida 1.4/2
Telemundo: 0.8/1
Reina Corazones 0.7/1, Los Miserables 0.7/1, Senora Acaro 1.0/2
CW: 0.8/1
Grandma Got Run Over by A Reindeer 0.8/1, Greatest Holiday Commercials 0.7/1
ION: 0.8/1
Criminal Minds 0.7/1, Criminal Minds 0.9/1, Blue Bloods 0.8/1

Tuesday A18-49 Analysis: ABC had the most A18-49 viewers Saturday with 1.8/5, according to final primetime national ratings from Nielsen. At 8p NBC’s The Voice was on top with 2.6/8, followed by ABC’s Toy Story Time Forgot and Charlie Brown Christmas, which averaged 2.0/6. ABC took over the lead at 9p with Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D at 1.8/5, followed by Univision’s Hasta Fin del Mundo with 1.6/5. NBC reclaimed the lead at 10p with Chicago Fire at 1.7/5. ABC’s Forever was second with 1.2/4.

A18-49: ABC 1.8/5, NBC 1.7/5,  FOX 1.4/4, UNI 1.4/4, CBS 1.3/4, CW 1.3/4, TELE  0.6/2, ION 0.5/1

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Tuesday, December 2, 2014 time period averages. Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated. Live+SD.
CBS: 6.3/10
NCIS [r]  7.5/12, NCIS: New Orleans [r] 6.7/11, Person of Interest 4.7/8
NBC: 4.4/7
The Voice 7.0/11, Marry Me 3.1/5, About A Boy 2.8/4, Chicago Fire 4.7/8
ABC: 3.5/6
Toy Story Time Forgot 3.8/6, Charlie Brown Christmas 3.6/6, Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D 3.2/5,
Forever 3.4/6
FOX 2.1/3
MasterChef Junior 2.8/4, New Girl 1.8/3, The Mindy Project 1.6/3
CW 2.0/3
Flash 2.5/4, Supernatural 1.5/2
UNIVISION: 1.7/3
Mi Corazon Es Tuyo 1.9/3, Hasta Fin del Mundo 1.9/3,  Malquerida 1.3/2
ION: 1.2/2
Criminal Minds 1.1/2, Criminal Minds 1.3/2, Criminal Minds 1.2/2
TELE: 0.9/1
Miserables 0.7/1, Tierra de Reyes 0.7/1, Senora Acero 1.1/2

Top 10 Broadcast Programs among A18-49 rating/share for the week of 11/24/14
NBC:
NFL Thursday Special 7.4/26
NBC: Sunday Night Football 7.4/19
NBC: Football Nt America Pt 3 4.3/12
CBS: 60 Minutes 3.7/10
NBC: Football Nt America Pt 2 3.1/9
ABC: Dancing With the Stars Special 3.0/9
NBC: The Voice (11/24) 2.6/7
CBS: NCIS 2.5/8
ABC: Dancing With the Stars (11/24) 2.5/7
CBS: NCIS: New Orleans 2.3/7
NBC: The Voice (11/25) 2.3/7
FOX: Gotham 2.3/7
Source: Nielsen Media Research, Galaxy Explorer, Live + SD Data

Top Ten Basic Cable Network Performance among Total Viewers for the week of: 11/24/2014
Primetime(000)/Total Prog. Day (000)
ESPN
4512/ESPN 1560
HALL 2056/NICK 1500
FOXN 1953/DSNY 1378
AMC 1924/FOXN 1244
DSNY 1811/TOON 1240
USA 1757/HALL 1122
TBSC 1576/ADSM* 1106
FAM 1334/USA 1003
CNN 1258/NAN* 876
ADSM 1245/CNN 768
Source: Turner Research from The Nielsen Company data. All ratings based on Total US Television Universe of
116,400,000 homes. * + Network broadcasts less than 51% of minutes in a 24 hour day. Notes: Data based on most currently available Nielsen Data stream; Preliminary: Live+SD. Primetime is Mon-Sat 8p-11p and Sun 7p-11p. Total day is Mon-Sun 6a-6a for household and demographic performances.

Top Ten Basic Cable Network Performance among A18-49 for the week of: 11/24/2014
Primetime (000), Total Prog. Day (000)
ESPN
1841/ESPN 715
AMC 1038/ADSM* 639
TBSC 785/USA 425
USA 759/NAN* 381
ADSM 642/NICK 373
FAM 627/TOON 367
FX 588/TBSC 362
CNN 527/AMC 353
DISC 472/FX 345
HALL 467/DSNY 315
Source: Turner Research from The Nielsen Company data. All ratings based on Total US Television Universe
116,400,000 homes. * + Network broadcasts less than 51% of minutes in a 24 hour day. Notes: Data based on most currently available Nielsen Data stream; Preliminary: Live+SD. Primetime is Mon-Sat 8p-11p and Sun 7p-11p. Total day is Mon-Sun 6a-6a for household and demographic performance.

Top 10 Basic Cable Programs among A18-49 (000) for the week of: 11/24/2014
Walking Dead
(AMC) 9619
Auburn/Alabama (ESPN) 5478
Baltimore/New Orleans (ESPN) 4822
Talking Dead (AMC) 4225
CNN Tonight (CNN) 3369
Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN) 3026
CNN Tonight (CNN) 2940
Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN) 2918
Sportscenter (ESPN) 2527
Florida/Florida State (ESPN) 2365
Source: Turner Research from Nielsen Media Research Data. All ratings based on Total US Television Universe
of 116,400,000 homes; Ranked by Delivery (000); Preliminary: Live+SD

EXECUTIVE MOVES

Tanya Juhasz has been promoted to Vice President, International Business Development for Premiere Networks. Juhasz had been Executive Director,   International Business Development.

Martin Ringqvist has joined 72andSunny as a Group Creative Director. He was a copywriter and senior partner at Forsman & Bodenfor.

Duchess Street Productions has appointed Jo Roderick as Development Producer. She was previously Script Executive at Sky Drama.

Chris Dee, former HBO Vice President of Production Engineering responsible for digital transformation, has signed on with MSG Entertainment as Director Entertainment Technologies.

Alterna’TV has named Roberto Perez as Senior Director, Marketing and Distribution for the United States, Canada and Mexico. Perez last served as a Retention Consultant for DirecTV in El Segundo, CA.

Marlynda Salas Lecate has joined the sales team at Bellum Entertainment. Lecate previously worked for independent distributors, including Warner Bros. Television and Viacom International.


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This Day in History: 1981 – Falcon Crest premiered on CBS.

Answer to Our Last Trivia Question:  What was the Skipper’s real name on Gilligan’s Island (1964-1967)? Skipper Jonas Grumby. Kudos to: Smiti Kumar-Bank of America/NYC, Anthony Fields-Science/Discovery Communications/Silver Spring, MD, David Woolfson-Methods, Metrics & Monetization/Westhampton Beach, NY, Tom Winiarski/Briarcliff Manor, NY, John Kukla-KDFW/ Dallas,TX, Barry Wooley-Telepictures/Chicago, IL, Bob Ramsey-Weigel Broadcasting/Chicago, IL, Pat Brady-CESD/Los Angeles, Richard Quan-BSSP/San Francisco, CA, Sandra Mueller-KTLA/Los Angeles, Jim Katz-Radcliffe Road Pictures/Los Angeles, Stephen Kelley-9 Story Media Group/Toronto, Canada.
 
Today’s Trivia: What was Mulder’s nickname on The X Files? (Email trivia@cynopsis.com with your answer and be sure to include your name, company, city and time zone. Unofficial rules: Only the second four correct answers from each time zone will be mentioned; and once you’ve been mentioned in any of the Cynopsis editions, you can’t be mentioned again that calendar week.).
 
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JOB OPENING: DIRECTOR, AUDIENCE DEVELOPMENT/NBCU/NY: Role Purpose Reporting to Vice President, Consumer Marketing at TV Everywhere (TVE), and this position will be responsible for the development and conversion of audiences. Full info/apply HERE (12/7)

JOB OPENING: LOCAL SALES MGR/FOX SPORTS/SOUTHWEST: Oversee ad sales team/meeting local sales revenue goals/develop/implement strategic sales plans for the sale of advertising/sponsorships-new bus develop. Full info/apply HERE (12/7)

JOB OPENING: SR RESEARCH ANALYST/A+E Networks/NY: To assist in the development of strategies, presentations and pertinent data in positioning the marketplace. FullInfo/Apply HERE (12/7)

JOB OPENING: GRAPHICS PRODUCER PM SHIFT/A+E Networks/NY: Supv PM Shift designers srvcng in house edit sessions. Proficient animation 2D, AfterEffect, Illutrator, 3D Element C4D. 5 +yrs Exp Post Prod or Broadcasr Design/Motion Graphics. Info/Apply HERE (12/7)

JOB OPENING: MGR, SCHEDULING/CNN/NY: Mng daily sched’g processes to ensure accurate comm of prgrmng plans internally/externally. Mng systems for prgrm scheduling, asset mngmnt & on-air talent schedules. 3-5 yrs TV prod &/or prgrm plan’g/sched’g. Full info HERE (12/7)
 
JOB OPENING: MGR, MULTIPLATFORM SCHEDULING/CMT/Nashville: Strategize the prgrmng rollout for variety of platforms including VOD. BA Degree. 5+ yrs  escalating exp in TV prgrmng. Some exp with scheduling linear & nonlinear platforms a + Full info/apply HERE (12/7)

CASTING CALL: Companies can showcase their casting notices/casting calls here. For information on rates and specs for posting a casting notice, please email Trish at [email protected]

EXPERT SERVICES ADS: These ads are for companies or people who offer an expertise in the field of media by way of production, voice over artistry, writing, set development, etc. For information on rates and specs for posting an Expertise Service ad email Trish at [email protected]

EXPERTISE SERVICE: Twin Win Games provides full game development and art production services for kids, casual, midcore, casino and slots games for iOS, Android, PC and Web. High quality work at competitive rates. Email: [email protected] for more information. (12/12)

INTERNSHIPS – These positions are for credit only – nobody gets paid here. These ads are always posted for free, and students work for school credit only. For more information on the specs for posting an Internship ad, email Trish at [email protected].

SITUATION WANTED ADS, POSTED BY THOSE LOOKING TO BE HIRED… There is no charge for placing your Situation Wanted ad… for more information contact Trish Pihonak at [email protected]

E-mail [email protected] or call Trish Pihonak at 203-899-8459 for rates and specs for Job Openings.

Are you looking for a job? Post your Situation Wanted Ad here — Email [email protected] for specs.


WHAT’S ON TONIGHT – THURSDAY DECEMBER 4, 2014


ABC:  The Taste [p], How to Get Away with Murder [r]
CBS: The Big Bang Theory [r], Mom, Two and a Half Men, The McCarthy’s, Elementary
CW: The Vampire Diaries, Reign
Fox:
Bones, Gracepoint
NBC: Peter Pan Live!
PBS: The This Old House Hour [r], Renee Fleming: Christmas in New York, Antiques Road Show [r]
Telemundo: Los Miserables, Tierra de Reyes, Senora de Acero
Univision: Mi Corazon Es Tuyo, Hasta el Fin del Mundo, La Malquerida

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