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Good morning. It’s Wednesday December 9, 2015, and this is your first early morning briefing.

Tonight’s Premieres:
Food: Celebrity Food Fight at 10p
Oxygen: Finding My Father at 9p, Rich in Faith at 10p

Tonight’s Finales:
Bravo: Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles at 9p
Comedy Central: South Park at 10p
FXX: The League at 10p, You’re the Worst at 10:45p


NBC renewed The Blacklist for season four. The crime drama, returning from winter break on Thursday, January 7, joins freshman Blindspot and Dick Wolf’s Chicago Fire and Chicago P.D. on the net’s renewal list.

Fox Business Network will host the sixth Republican presidential candidate debate, on Thursday, January 14 in North Charleston, SC. FBN drew its biggest ratings ever with its first GOP debate back in November.

Walt Disney Co. upped its ownership of Vice Media to about 10 percent, in a deal that values the company at (gulp) $4 billion, according to the Financial Times. Vice is prepping a cable net under the umbrella of Disney co-owned A+E Networks, as well as a newscast for HBO.

AT&T is grabbing content rights for mobile entertainment services following its DirectTV acquisition, with plans to offer both big and skinny bundle packages, said CEO Randall Stephenson at a UBS media gathering this week. “You go down the premium content channels, we got the stacking rights and mobile rights,” said Stephenson, pointing to Showtime, Starz, Viacom and A&E. AT&T would deliver content via its wireless network. More to come in January….

Viewers will soon be able to get a double dose of Bloomberg Media’s With All Due Respect. Starting in January, the daily political show will air on MSNBC at 6p, one hour after its Bloomberg Television telecast. It’s not exactly a matter of new faces – Respect is hosted by long-time MSNBC contributors Mark Halperin and John Heilemann.



Technology, globalization and the recession changed the way Gen Y and Gen Z view work – and as a result, recruiting the best candidates, and keeping them, requires a shift in management style.

Industry experts will reveal new approaches for boosting productivity and reducing turnover in our jobs webinar tomorrow, Thursday December 10.



ABC Studios inked a three-year overall television deal with Pete Nowalk. Under the agreement, ABC Studios will have exclusive rights to produce and distribute programming developed by the How to Get Away With Murder showrunner for broadcast, cable and online audiences.


MSG Network will telecast The Main Event: A Century of Sinatra on Saturday, December 12 at 9p. Special covering the singer’s 1974 concert at Madison Square Garden (Robert Redford, Carol Channing and Walter Cronkite were in the sold-out crowd) airs on what would have been the Chairman of the Board’s 100th birthday.

FremantleMedia North America’s digital multicast network, BUZZR, will count down the 12 days leading to Christmas with holiday programming featuring game show regular Betty White. Starting Monday, December 14, BUZZR will air game show episodes featuring the beloved Golden Girl at 8p, ending with 24-hour marathon “A Betty White Christmas” on Friday, December 25.

OWN’s Tyler Perry series The Haves and the Have Nots and Love Thy Neighbor return Tuesday, January 5 at 9p and Friday, January 8 at 9p. The season finale of The Haves and the Have Nots in September delivered 3.7 million viewers, while Love Thy Neighbor ranked among Friday night’s top 3 original cable series for African-American women.

Pitbull and Wisin will perform on the live season finale of Univision’s La Banda on Sunday, December 13 at 8p. The new band that emerges from the music competition will be managed by judge Ricky Martin.

A pop culture phenomenon gets the doc treatment in Showtime’s Daft Punk Unchained, premiering Thursday, December 10 at 9p. Kanye West, Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers are among those interviewed about the electronic music duo.

TLC two-hour special Bible Bowl returns Monday, December 28 at 8p with biblical enthusiasts competing for millions of dollars in scholarships.


Two years after combining its linear and digital sales divisions, Turner announced a redesigned, simplified “client first” ad sales unit. Client Strategy & Ad Innovation will be made up of two teams: Ad Innovation and Programmatic Solutions will be charged with developing next generation capabilities, while Client Strategy & Development centers on individual clients and overall category strategy. “Turner has led with ad innovation, branded content and platform-agnostic sales for some time, so this is the next pivotal step in that evolution,” said Donna Speciale, president of Turner Ad Sales. “We want to re-imagine advertising across all screens and formats to better the experience for consumers and deliver stronger results for brands.”

Based on a robust scatter market, CBS CEO Les Moonves anticipates an “extraordinarily strong” upfront in 2016. At the UBS media conference this week, Moonves said that while CBS sold 4-5% less inventory than it wanted to at the 2015 upfront, “Because the scatter market in the third and fourth quarter is so good, advertisers have got to say to themselves, ‘Had I bought this spot in July rather than September, I would have paid 20% less for it’.

Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes, also speaking at the UBS conference, was similarly bullish about the upfront season. Pointing to scatter market prices up by double digits, Bewkes said the trend “bodes well” for Turner nets next year.


Nominees for the 47th Annual NAACP Image Awards were announced Tuesday. Comedy series nods went to black-ish, House of Lies, Key & Peele, Orange Is the New Black and Survivor’s Remorse. Up for best drama: Being Mary Jane, Empire, How to Get Away with Murder, Power and Scandal. Trophies will be handed out Friday, February 5 on TV One at 9p. For more, go here.

One of these shows is not like the others: The Producers Guild of America named Better Call Saul, Game of Thrones, Homeland, House of Cards and Mad Man as nominees for its top drama award, while comedy nods went to Inside Amy Schumer, Modern Family, Silicon Valley, Transparent and Veep. (Modern Family is the only broadcast show to make the cut in the categories.) Ceremony takes place January 24.


Tricked-out trucks (and stunts and pranks) are the focus of Discovery’s Diesel Brothers, joining the net’s Motor Mondays lineup on January 4 at 10p.

Multi-generational comedy Here We Go Again debuts on TV One Tuesday, December 15 at 9:30p. LeToya Luckett (Single Ladies), Wendy Raquel Robinson (The Game) and Kyndall Ferguson star.

A four-week culinary journey starts Sunday, December 20 at 10:30p in San Diego, with En Tuta-T. Canal 22 Internacional docu-series tells stories of Mexicans who immerse Americans in the culture and cuisine of Mexico.


What would Marcia say? Eve Plumb (The Brady Bunch) landed the role of shop teacher Mrs. Murdock in Fox’s Grease: Live, airing Sunday, January 31. Alice Ghostley played the role in the 1978 film.

Abigail Breslin (Scream Queens) has been cast as Baby in ABC event Dirty Dancing, produced by Lionsgate TV.


Amazon’s new Streaming Partners Program offers Prime member a simple way to sign up for premium services like Showtime and Starz. Amazon handles subscriber acquisition, customer service, billing and streaming; customers get free trials, special pricing and the ability to watch episodes simultaneous with broadcast. It’s a “terrific product for customers to conveniently navigate their entertainment options quickly, easily and anywhere,” said Starz CEO Chris Albrecht. Among other offerings are Lifetime Movie Club, Urban Movie Channel and Ring TV Boxing.

Lifetime Movie Club, A+E Networks’ first direct-to-consumer subscription service, is also now available on Roku. Holidays kick off with a “Very Merry Christmas” playlist, with a new movie added in the app every day.

Discovery CommunicationsEurosport gives viewers a taste of what it’s like to zip down the famed “Birds of Prey” ski slope in Colorado via a virtual reality experience with Olympic gold medal skier Bode Miller. Who else is along for the ride? Along with Eurosport and Discovery, the United States Ski and Snowboarding Association, the International Ski Federation and the Vail Valley Foundation also teamed up for the project. In its first 48 hours, the 360° video hosted on Facebook recorded more than 350,000 views and was shared over 7,000 times.

Oznoz launched its Amazon Fire TV app this week. A library of cartoons and kids’ shows, including Sesame Street and Barney, will be available in over ten languages.


Holiday event Mariah Carey’s Merriest Christmas premieres on Hallmark Channel Saturday, December 19 at 10p. Highlights include a duet with Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds, a reading of “The Night Before Christmas” by Kelsey Grammer and Billy Gardell (Mike & Molly) ho-ho-ho-ing as Santa Claus. One-hour special follows the premiere of A Christmas Melody, directed by and starring the singer.

FremantleMedia North America’s digital multicast network, BUZZR, will count down the 12 days leading to Christmas with holiday programming featuring game show regular Betty White. Starting Monday, December 14, BUZZR will air game show episodes featuring White at 8p, ending with 24-hour marathon “A Betty White Christmas” on Friday, December 25.

Sprout is airing “Merry Movies” every Friday, Saturday and Sunday this month. Among the offerings: Marley and Me: The Puppy Years, Caillou Holiday Movie and The Snowman.


9 Story Media Group struck deals in Asia Pacific for kids and family content. DaVinci Media grabbed pay TV and SVOD rights to live action series Artzooka and Look Kool for multiple territories across Asia, and Hong Kong’s TVB landed preschool series Peg + Cat and Wild Kratts. GoodTV (Taiwan) acquired Daniel Tiger’s Neighbourhood, and TVNZ (New Zealand) licensed multiple programs.



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The prime time premiere of Discovery doc Racing Extinction was the most-watched cable documentary film in over three years, with a reach of 11.6 million total viewers in Live+3. The U.S. simulcast averaged 2.55 million total viewers P2+ and 1.18 million P25-54.

Univision ranked as the No. 5 broadcast network among total viewers P2+, A18-49 and A18-34 the week of November 30, out-delivering one or more of the English-language broadcast networks on three nights among A 18-34.

Versus year-ago, for the week of November 30 UniMas reported a 40 percent gain in total viewers P2+ (to 837,000), a 29 percent lift among A18-49 (432,000) and a 21 percent boost in A18-34 (204,000).

President Obama’s Sunday night speech on terrorism drew 46 million viewers. (In January, 32 million Americans watched the President’s State of the Union address.) Among cable news nets, Fox News accounted for 3.32 million viewers, followed by CNN with 1.72 million and 861,000 for MSNBC.

The season four premiere of HGTV’s Flip or Flop on Thursday was the number one cable program in its timeslot among upscale W25-54 and attracted more than 2.9 million total viewers.

Winning the week of November 30-December 6, NBC stakes claim to 10 of 11 weeks so far this season among A18-49, delivering its most-watched season in nine years.
Hallmark Channel’s Just in Time for Christmas on Saturday earned a 3.1 HH rating and 3.5 million total viewers, while on Sunday Karen Kingsbury’s The Bridge averaged a 2.8 HH rating and 3.2 million total viewers. Those numbers made Hallmark the most-watched and highest-rated cable network among households for the entire weekend.

NBC’s special preview of Eva Longoria comedy Telenovela on Monday delivered 1.4/4 and .9/3 for back-to-back, post-The Voice episodes. Last week in the timeslot, previews of Superstore rang up 2.0/6 and 1.6/5.

VH1 special VH1 Big in 2015 With Entertainment Weekly was the number one non-sports cable program in its 9p time period among W18-34 and W18-49, drawing 2.3 million total viewers.

Bounce TV announced it wrapped November Sweeps up double digits in Prime and Total Day delivery versus year-ago, including a 47 percent P18-49 boost (to 112,000) and 39 percent P25-54 lift (125,000) in Prime, and 81 percent P25-54 jump (93,000) and 50 percent P18-49 leap (87,000) in Total Day.

The November 27 premiere airing of Weather Channel historical film Dead of Winter: The Donner Party reached 2.06 million P2+ viewers and 582,000 viewers P25-54. In five airings over the holiday weekend the film reached 6.67 million viewers.

Broadcast Evening News ShowsWeekly Average Ratings (week of November 30, 2015)
Nightly News 9.821 million total viewers; 2.0/8 and 2.413 million A25-54
ABC: World News Tonight 8.966 million total viewers; 1.8/7 and 2.114 million A25-54
CBS: Evening News 7.902 million total viewers; 1.6/6 and 1.871 million A25-54
Source: Nielsen, NTI Total Viewers and A25-54 Live+SD

Top 11 Broadcast Programs among A18-49 rating/share for the week of November 30, 2015
NBC Sunday Night Football (12/6) 6.7/20
FOX: The OT (12/6) 5.8/18
CBS: Thursday Night Football (12/3) 5.3/18
FOX: Empire (12/2) 4.5/4
NBC: The Wiz Live! (12/3) 3.4/11
FOX: Big Ten Football (12/5) 3.0/11
NBC: Football Nt America Pt. 3 (12/6) 3.0/9
NBC: The Voice (11/30) 2.8/9
NBC: The Voice (12/1) 2.6/9
CBS: Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (12/1) 2.4/8
ABC: Modern Family (12/2) 2.4/7
Source: Nielsen Media Research, Galaxy Explorer, Live + SD Data

Top Ten Basic Cable Network Live+7 Performance among Total Viewers for the week of: 11/16/2015
Primetime(000)/Total Prog. Day (000)
ESPN 2891
/FOXN 1416
FOXN 2299/NICK 1314
HALL 2015/ ESPN 1094
AMC 1914/ADSM* 1050
DISC 1774/DSNY 1045
USA 1736/HALL 962
TBSC 1652/TOON 888
FX 1578/TNT 846
DSNY 1430/USA 833
HGTV 1369/NAN* 816
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+7. 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 Live+7 Performance among A18-49 for the week of 11/16/2015
Primetime (000), Total Prog. Day (000)
ESPN 1297
/ ADSM* 631
AMC 1056/ESPN 560
FX 812/NICK 391
TBSC 807/NAN* 390
ADSM 698/TBSC 362
DISC 688/USA 330
USA 635/TNT 321
BRAV 520/AMC 318
FOOD 502/FX 305
HALL 469/TOON 293
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+7. Primetime is Mon-Sat 8p-11p and Sun 7p-11p. Total day is Mon-Sun 6a-6a for household and demographic performance.

Top-Rated Cable Shows Live+7 Performance among A18-49 for the week of 11/16/2015
The Walking Dead
(AMC) 12286
Houston/Cincinnati (ESPN) 5403
Into the Badlands (AMC) 4208
American Horror Story (FX) 4002
Tennessee/Jacksonville (NFLN) 2818
Talking Dead (AMC) 2766
Gold Rush (DISC) 2299
South Park (CMDY) 2209
The Real Housewives of Atlanta (BRAV) 2189
Love & Hip Hop Hollywood (VH!) 21714
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+7. Primetime is Mon-Sat 8p-11p and Sun 7p-11p. Total day is Mon-Sun 6a-6a for household and
demographic performance.

Monday A18-49 Analysis: NBC had the most A18-49 viewers Monday with 2.2/7, according to final primetime national ratings from Nielsen. NBC’s The Voice topped 8p with 2.7/8, followed by 1.5/5 for CBS’s Supergirl. At 9p, NBC’s The Voice rose to 2.9/9; CBS held onto second with 1.7/5 for Scorpion. CBS took the lead at 10p with 1.4/5 for NCIS: Los Angeles, while NBC scored 1.4/4 at 10p and .9/3 at 10:30p for a Telenovela preview.

A18-49: NBC 2.2/7, CBS 1.6/5, ABC 1.1/4, UNI .8/2, TELE .7/2, FOX .6/2, CW .3/1, ION .3/1

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Monday, December 7, 2015 time period averages. Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated. Live+SD.
NBC: 6.0/10
The Voice 7.5/12, Telenovela 3.4/6, Telenovela 2.3/4
CBS: 5.6/9
Supergirl 4.8/8, Scorpion 4.8/8, Scorpion 5.8/9, NCIS: Los Angeles 6.1/11
ABC: 2.8/5
Great Christmas Light Fight 3.1/5, Great Holiday Baking Show 2.4/4
FOX: 1.1/2
TV’s Funniest Animated Stars 1.1/2
Antes Muerta Lichita 1.0/2, Pasion y Poder 1.2/2, Yo No Creo En Hombres [r] 1.3/2
Celia 1.0/2, Bajo el Mismo Cielo 1.0/2, Senora Acero 1.1/2
ION: 0.8/1
Law & Order .8/1, Law & Order .7/1, Law & Order .8/1
CW: 0.7/1
The Flash [r] .7/1, Arrow [r] .6/1

Sunday A18-49 Analysis: NBC had the most A18-49 viewers Sunday with 9.6/16, according to final primetime national ratings from Nielsen. CBS’s 60 Minutes landed in first at 7p with 1.1/3, followed by .7/2 for ABC’s America’s Funniest Home Videos and NBC’s Football Nt. America Pt. 2. NBC’s Sunday Night Football grabbed the lead at 8p with 6.5/19, versus a 2.0/6 average for Fox’s The Simpsons and Brooklyn Nine-Nine. NBC’s game rose to 7.4/21 at 9p; there was a three-way tie for second between ABC’s Blood & Oil, CBS’s Sinatra 100 Grammy Concert and Univision’s La Banda, all with .9/3. NBC football cleaned up at 10p with 6.5/20, followed by 1.2/4 for ABC’s Quantico.

A18-49: NBC 9.6/16, CBS 5.4/9, FOX 3.2/5, ABC 2.6/4, UNI .7/2, TELE .4/1, ION .2/1

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Sunday, December 6, 2015 time period averages. Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated. Live+SD.
NBC: 9.6/16
Football Night America Part 2 1.7/3, NBC Sunday Night Football 11.1/18
CBS: 5.4/9
60 Minutes 5.5/9, 60 Minutes Special [r] 5.9/9, Sinatra 100 Grammy Concert 5.6/9
FOX: 3.2/5
The Simpsons 3.3/5, Brooklyn Nine-Nine 2.4/4, Family Guy 2.2/4, Last Man On Earth 2.2/4
ABC: 2.6/4
America’s Funniest Home Videos 2.7/4, Once Upon a Time 2.7/4, Blood & Oil 2.2/4, Quantico 2.9/5
Aqui y Ahora Sun .9/2, La Sun Banda 1.3/2, Sal y Pimienta 1.1/2
ION: 0.9/1
Sunday 7PM Movie 0.8/1, Sun 9p Movie .7/1
Cine Millonario .5/1, Ya Ero Hora Sun .2/0

Saturday A18-49 Analysis: Fox drew the most A18-49 viewers Saturday with 3.0/11, according to final primetime national ratings from Nielsen. At 8p, Fox’s Big Ten Football topped with 2.5/10, versus 2.0/8 for for ABC’s Saturday Night Football. At 9p, ABC’s game took the lead with 2.9/11; Fox scored 2.4/9. At 10p, Fox was back in first with 2.8/10, followed by 2.4/3 for ABC.

A18-49: FOX 3.0/11, ABC 2.3/8, CBS .9/3, NBC .6/2, UNI .3/2, TELE .3/1, ION .2/1

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Saturday, December 6, 2015 time period averages. Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated. Live+SD.
FOX 5.6/10
Fox College Football 5.7/11
ABC: 4.0/8
Saturday Night Football 4.1/8
CBS: 3.1/6
Crimetime Saturday [r] 2.9/5, Crimetime Saturday [r] 3.1/6, 48 Hours 3.4/6
NBC: 2.2/4
Movie: It’s a Wonderful Life 2.2/4
ION: .9/2
Movie: Merry Kissmas .9/2
Teleton USA .5/1
Que Noche .6/1, Cine Nuestro .4/1


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This Day in History:
1907 – Christmas seals went on sale for the first time, to fight tuberculosis.

Answer to Our Last Trivia Question:  Who played The Fourth Wise Man on the holiday special, A Colbert Christmas: The Greatest Gift of All! (2008)? Willie Nelson. Kudos to: James Ryan, A+E Networks/NYC, TJ Healy II-Black Sheep Production Company/Montchanin, DE, Susan Nessanbaum-Goldberg-Generate/Beverly Hills, Cynthia New-Spectrum Reach/Cape Girardeau, MO, Synda Kollman-Charter Marketing Group/Boca Raton, FL, David Westberg-SAG-AFTRA Federal Credit Union/Burbank, Tom Moore-Kalt Productions/LA, John Burshtan-Orion Entertainment/Denver, Joe Norskov-Red Arrow Industries/Knoxville, TN, Linda Grillo-Viacom/NYC.

Today’s Trivia: Characters in which comedy celebrated “Ludachristmas”? (Email [email protected] with your answer and be sure to include your name, company, city and time zone.).

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ABC: The Middle, The Goldbergs, Modern Family, black-ish, Nashville
CBS: Survivor, Criminal Minds, Code Black
CW: Arrow, Supernatural
Fox: Empire, Taraji and Terence’s White Hot Holidays
NBC: Mat Franco’s Got Magix [r], The Illusionist
PBS: Nature [r], NOVA [r], Time Scanners
Telemundo: Celia, Bajo el Mismo Cielo, Senora Acero
Univision: Antes Muerta que Lichita, Pasion y Poder, Yo No Creo en los Hombres [r]

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