Friday, October 2nd, 2009


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10.02.09

Good morning. It’s Friday, October 2, 2009, and this is your first early morning briefing.  And as always, if you prefer to watch this morning’s news instead of reading it, click here.  

Tonight’s Premieres:
Cartoon Network: Star Wars: The Clone Wars at 8p
FOX: ‘Til Death at 830p
Lifetime: DietTribe at 9p
SyFy: Stargate Universe at 9p
BET: Pay It Off at 10p
TLC: Wedded to Perfection at 10p

Tonight’s Finale:
Animal Planet: Jockeys at 9p

Saturday’s Premieres:
In syndication: Bones (check local listings)
Animal Planet: Superfetch at 8p; Dogs 101 at 9p
truTV: Top 20 Most Shocking at 8p
BIO Channel: Celebrity Ghost Stories at 10p
VH1: That Metal Show at 11p

Sunday’s Premieres:
ABC: America’s Funniest Home Videos at 7p
The Style Network: Dallas Divas & Daughters at 8p
CBS: Three Rivers at 9p
Food Network: The Next Iron Chef at 9p


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~ MORE GOOD STUFF  ~

As a follow up to yesterday’s lead story, Comcast, despite early denials, is indeed in discussions about establishing a new joint venture company in partnership with General Electric, owner of NBC Universal. Comcast would lead the new entity, owning a 51% stake in NBC Universal with GE holding 49%. Comcast would likely put up $4 to $6 billion with GE supplying $12 billion in debt to the venture. The deal would allow Comcast to unite its own cable assets (E!, Style, Golf Channel and a cluster of regional sports networks) into the new company. This deal also requires Vivendi losing its 20% stake in NBCU which is majority owned by NBCU.

After receiving a cease-and-desist order from Jon Gosselin, TLC has stopped filming the Gosselin children involved in the reality series Jon & Kate Plus 8, reports the AP. TLC further stated production on the series involving the young twins and sextuplets of Kate and Jon Gosselin would be suspended until more talks can happen between the parents, though other filming on the series continues. TLC released a statement in conjunction with this news saying in part, the network is “deeply disappointed at [Jon’s] continued erratic behavior. He and the family were shooting as recently as last Friday, without incident … Despite Jon Gosselin’s repeated self-destructive and unprofessional actions, he remains under an exclusive contract with TLC.” This past Monday, TLC announced the reality series would become Kate Plus Eight and Jon Gosselin’s involvement would be diminished. The cease-and-desist order was issued by Gosselin’s lawyer the same day.
 
Univision Network debuts a new primetime novela titled Sortilegio (Love Spell) starting next Tuesday at 9p. This love story is about a beautiful innocent country girl Maria Jose (played by Jacqueline Bracamontes) who falls in love and marries Alejandro Lombardo (William Levy). Here’s the twist = in reality she marries Alejandro’s dastardly step-brother Bruno (David Zepeda) who is conniving to murder Alejandro so Maria Jose can inherit his fortune as his widow. Sortilegio is produced by Carla Estrada, creator of other novelas such as Amor Real (True Love) and Pasion (Passion).
 
HISTORY announces a handful of upcoming new series:

  • Madhouse – 13-episode series, previously announced in development, features the quarter-mile racetrack, Bowman Gray Stadium located in Winston-Salem, NC known to locals as the “Madhouse” and the family rivalries surrounding the history of the track. Madhouse produced by Triage Entertainment for HISTORY, is set to premiere in 1Q 2010.
  • American Pickers (wt) – The network has begun production on this 10-episode series which is meant to be a companion series for Pawn Stars under the new programming genre National Treasures. This new series is about people who hunt for antiques and rare treasures in the small towns and along back roads of America and in particular will follow two expert “pickers” Mike Wolfe, owner of Antique Archaeology and his partner Frank Fritz. American Pickers is produced by Cineflix Productions and is slated to premiere in 2010.
  • Sliced – This series cuts objects in half to reveal how they work and their inner workings details. Each episode will be themed corresponding to the object being examined. Sliced is produced for HISTORY by Powderhouse Productions.
  • Extreme Trucking – Producer Thom Beers of Original Productions (Ice Road Truckers) takes viewers to places around the globe where American drivers try to navigate dangerous roads and learn the history about them.

Independent media communications agency, Carat released updated forecasts for global advertising spending in 2009 and 2010. Since its first prediction from this past March, Carat now expects global ad spending to decrease by -9.8% overall (vs. -5.8% last March). Despite a gloomy overall calculation for this year, Carat is predicting a slight uptick in ad spending for 2010 by +1% worldwide, spurred on by more stable economic conditions in the West and recovery in such developing markets as China. For the US specifically, Carat expects an ad spend reduction for 2009 at -16.3% (vs. -9.8% from the March forecast). For 2010, Carat forecasts the US market as a whole will still be in the negative but by a single digit at -2.6%. Revised predictions by advertising sector worldwide include: Television ad spending is expected to be down this year by -6.3%, though up in 2010 by +2.2%; Newspapers and Magazine are predicted to take the biggest hits this year at -16.7% and -17.1% respectively and both are expected to be down next year at -2.7% and -3.3% respectively; Radio is also down significantly in 2009 at a calculated -12.4% and just a bit below for 2010 at -0.2%; Cinema down this year by -3.2% and up next year to +1.7%; Outdoor in decline this year by -6.7% and expected to rise in 2010 to +2.4%; and Online, being the only positive category, is expected to gain in ad spending this year by +1.0% and jump to +8.3% in 2010.

Story House Productions, Inc. will take the following projects to MIPCOM next week:

  • Crime Town, USA, true-crime series with 26 30m episodes available in 1Q 2010; terms: cash.
  • Chimp Dynasty, nature series with 5 60m episodes available 1Q 2010; terms: cash.
  • 2012: The Final Prophecy, science special with 1 60m episode available Q3 2009; terms: cash.
  • Qatna:Egypt’s Lost Rival, history special with 1 60m episode available 1Q 2010; terms: cash.
  • Un-Natural, science/supernatural miniseries with 3 60m episodes available 1Q 2010; terms: cash.


Advantage Media Group showcases the following series next week at MIPCOM:

  • Swiss Railway Journeys, travel/lifestyle with 24 55m episodes.
  • Four Wheel Drive, lifestyle/sport with 26 30m episodes.
  • Cookin with Cutty, kids/family with 45 26m episodes.
  • Men and Machines of the Luftwaffe, history series with 6 50m episodes.
  • On Safari, hi-def travel/lifestyle with 6 60m episodes.

~ DISTRIBUTION, CLEARANCE & CARRIAGE ~

FOX acquired the rights to the popular UK game show The Cube from All3Media, cites THR. FOX has yet to approve the series where contestants have to complete simple physical challenges within a short amount of time.

Retirement Living TV (RLTV) is now available via Comcast in major cities in the West Coast in Arizona, California, Colorado, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah and Washington.

~ PRODUCTION AND DEVELOPMENT ~

FX ordered two more new original dramas:

  • Terriers – This comedic drama is from creator/executive producer Ted Griffin (Ocean’s Eleven) and executive producer Shawn Ryan (The Shield) and stars Donal Logue as an ex-cop who partners with his best friend to run an unlicensed private eye business. 13 episodes are produced by Fox 21, and will likely premiere next summer.
  • Lights Out – A drama from executive producer/showrunner Warren Leight (In Treatment) and creator/executive producer Justin Zackham (The Bucket List) centers on an ageing former heavyweight boxing champ, played by Holt McCallany who struggles to find his identity and to support his family outside the ring. 13 episodes are produced by Fox Television Studios and FX Productions with a scheduled launch in late 2010.

Evolution Media, producer of Bravo reality show The Real Housewives of Orange County, and filmmaker R.J. Cutler’s Actual Reality Pictures are teaming under the terms of a new agreement. Cutler’s unscripted television projects under his company moniker will merge into Evolution’s slate whereby Evolution will produce all and have an exclusive first-look arrangement with the producer for future unscripted projects. Cutler’s current documentary, The September Issue, about Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour and her team, has received much critical acclaim and has already earned nearly $2 million after 4 weeks in the US.

James Franco, seen in such hit films as Pineapple Express and Spider-Man, will take a turn on ABC’s daytime soap General Hospital. Franco will guest star as a mystery person who comes to Port Charles starting November 20. The recurring stint will continue for about two months.

Reiko Aylesworth (24) was tagged for a recurring role on FX’s Damages, per EW. Details on Aylesworth’s character have not, as yet, been revealed. Production on season three of Damages began last week and 13 new episodes are scheduled to debut in January.

MSG Network hired Mike Keenan, coach of the 1994 Stanley Cup winning New York Rangers to be a regular guest analyst for pregame, intermission and postgame reports for the network. He joins MSG’s broadcast team of Sam Rosen, Joe Micheletti, Al Trautwig, John Giannone, Dave Maloney and Ron Duguay. Keenan begins his new post this weekend during Opening Night when the Rangers go up against the defending Stanley Cup champs the Pittsburgh Penguins.

USA Network gave a cast-contingent pilot order to a legal drama project titled Facing Kate, per THR. Produced by Universal Cable Productions, the show is about a divorced female lawyer who leaves her job to take on the position as a moderator. Michael Sardo created the project and will executive produce along with Steve Stark and Russ Buchholz.

Bravo has three new projects in development featuring reality stars from some of its other hit shows. Bethenny Frankel of The Real Housewives of New York City; Christian Siriano season four winner of Project Runway; and Fabio Viviani a Top Chef finalist from season five will all receive their own docu-series based on their lives and careers. Magical Elves will produce the series Fabio: A Catered Affair in addition to the yet-to-be-titled Siriano project; Shed Media U.S. which also produces The Real Housewives of New York City will produce the untitled Frankel series.

Casting Call: HGTV’s real estate-themed show, House Hunters International is seeking outgoing and fun homebuyers who want to buy a new home (primary, second or holiday home) in the next six months. The show is also seeking energetic and charismatic agents who sell homes outside the US and are fluent in English. Those interested in appearing on the show can contact Holly Schwartz for more information at

~ ELSEWHERE IN CYNOPSIS ~

CYNOPSIS DIGITAL – TODAY’S TOP STORY:  Comcast‘s stock took a hit on Thursday after the company denied reports that it had inked a deal to acquire 51% of NBC Universal for $35 billion. New details unearthed by CNBC suggests that GE would spin off NBCU into a new company that would be merged with the content-related assets of Comcast including E!, the Golf Channel and its regional sports networks. The pact, originally reported Wednesday evening on industry news site The Wrap, hinges upon Vivendi selling its 20% stake in NBCU. One thing’s for sure – a deal of this magnitude would be tough to pull off during the current financial climate.    Full edition: CYN DIGITAL.    

CYNOPSIS KIDS – TODAY’S TOP STORY: Little Airplane Productions (The Wonder Pets, 3rd & Bird) and Hit Entertainment (Bob the Builder, Thomas & Friends among many others) ink a new partnership to develop original preschool-targeted programming for the worldwide market.  No specifics about potential preschool projects were outlined in the announcement. Full edition: CYN KIDS.    


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~ RATINGS ~

Wednesday  A18-49 Analysis: CBS and FOX both claimed #1 among A18-49 during Wednesday primetime at 3.0/9 each, according to final national ratings from Nielsen Media Research. At 8p, FOX’s So You Think You Can Dance glided into first place with a 2.7/8 followed by the average of ABC’s newest sitcoms, Hank and The Middle at 2.4/8 (Hank posted a 2.1/7 at 8p and The Middle delivered a 2.6/8 at 830p). A tie occurred through the 9p hour as ABC’s new comedies Modern Family and Cougar Town and CBS’ Criminal Minds both posted a 3.8/10 (note: both Modern Family and Cougar Town each delivered a 3.8/10), followed by FOX’s Glee at 3.3/9. Then at 10p, CBS topped with CSI: NY at 3.3/9 with ABC’s Eastwick next at 2.3/7 and NBC’s The Jay Leno Show in third at 1.9/5.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Wednesday, September 30, 2009 time period averages. Source: NTI Galaxy, as dated. Live+SD.


CBS: 7.2/12       Old Christine 4.3/7, Gary Unmarried 4.2/7, Criminal Minds 8.9/14, CSI: NY 8.6/15


ABC: 5.2/9          Hank [p] 5.3/9, The Middle [p] 5.4/9, Modern Family 6.0/10, Cougar Town 5.7/9, Eastwick 4.4/8


NBC: 4.8/8           Mercy 4.8/8, Law & Order: SVU 5.5/9, The Jay Leno Show 4.1/7


FOX: 4.3/7           So You Think You Can Dance 4.1/7, Glee 4.4/7


UNIV: 2.3/4         En Nombre Del Amor 2.0/3, Manana Es Para Siempre 3.0/5, Don Francisco Presenta 1.8/3


CW: 1.5/2           America’s Next Top Model 2.3/4, Melrose Place [r] 0.7/1


TELE: 0.9/2         Mas Sabe El Diablo 0.6/1, Rumbo Pre-game 0.6/1, Rumbo Al Mundial: Mexico vs. Colombia 1.3/2


ION: 0.5/1          Ghost Whisperer 0.5/1, Ghost Whisperer 0.4/1, Criminal Minds 0.5/1


A18-49: CBS 3.0/9, FOX 3.0/9, ABC 2.8/8, NBC 2.2/6, UNIV 1.8/5, CW 1.0/3, TELE 0.0/3, ION 0.2/1


~ EXECUTIVE MOVES ~

Ben Rubin was tapped as Creative Director/Marketing for Discovery Communications’ Planet Green. Ben is in charge of supervising creative involved with network branding, promotions and cross-promotional marketing efforts, in addition to heading a staff and freelance writers and producers. At Planet Green, Ben reports to Rob Jacobson, SVP/Marketing. Previously, Ben was VP/Marketing and Creative Services for the networks Rush HD and VOOM HD.

Rainbow Media Holdings LLC has buoyed its international team leading up to MIPCOM. Rainbow International is headed by Ed Carroll, COO, Rainbow Entertainment Services; and other team members include Harold Gronenthal, SVP/GM; Ed Palluth, SVP/International Distribution; and Dave Alworth, VP/Operations. Effective immediately, Rainbow International hired Elena SanGabino as Director/Programming and Scheduling where she will manage program planning and scheduling for all areas pertaining to the division’s distribution activities. Elena will report to Harold Gronenthal.

CBS Television Distribution elevated Phil Bishop to VP/Worldwide DVD Mastering where he will be responsible of all CBS DVD and Blu Ray releases globally among other duties. In addition, David Grant was promoted to VP/Digital Mastering where he will supervise all hi-def and standard def mastering on CBS Home Entertainment titles.

Randy Nellis was appointed as VP/Creative, Consumer Marketing with Sony Pictures Entertainment. Randy will manage creative development for worldwide licensing and promotional programs on behalf of the studio’s roster of properties.  

USA Network upped Jason Holzman to SVP/Brand Creative and he will continue to be in charge of developing advertising and promotional ideas to enhance the network’s roster of original and acquired programming, movies and special events. Based in New York, Jason reports to Chris McCumber, EVP/Marketing, Digital and Brand Strategy.


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Friday Fun Fact:  A person who collects beer labels is called a labologist. 

This day in History:  1959 – “The Twilight Zone” debuted on CBS-TV. The show ran for 5 years for a total of 154 episodes.  Thanks Dad!

Answer to Yesterday’s Trivia Question:  Opening narration of what series?: ” … doctors expanding the horizons of medicine. … [and] … Lawyers defending justice in the nation’s courtrooms. … Public servants enforcing the laws of a challenging society … ”   THE BOLD ONES  Kudos to: Andrew Goldman-HBO/New York; Janet Starkman/New York; Greg West-WATC/Atlanta; Paul Gluck-Live Update Multi Media/Ardmore; Kathy Alexander-SpotPlus/Dallas; John Kukla-KDFW/Dallas; Dale Warshaw-KMSB/KTTU/Tucson; Evan Weinstein-The Amazing Race/LA; Lee Toft-Mike Mathis Productions, Inc./Pasadena; Michael Keenberg-Pilgrim Films & Television, Inc./Los Angeles; Dennis Treleven-Fox Cable Networks/Los Angeles

Today’s Trivia Question:  If you’re watching Criminal Minds, what is an “unsub”?  (no fair looking this up!) (Email
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WHAT’S ON TONIGHT –  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2009


ABC:  FlashForward [r], The Forgotten [r], 20/20
AZTECA: Laura de Todos, Lo Que Callamos Las Mujeres Edicion Especial, Al Extremo
CBS: Ghost Whisperer, Medium, Numb3rs
CW:  Smallville, America’s Next Top Model [r]
FOX:  Brothers, ‘Til Death [p ], Dollhouse
ION: Movie: The Rainmaker (7-9p), Criminal Minds, Criminal Minds
NBC:  Law & Order, Dateline NBC, Jay Leno Show
PBS: The National Parks: America’s Best Idea, The National Parks: America’s Best Idea
TELE: Mas Sabe el Diablo, Ninos Ricos Padres Pobres, Victorinos
UNIV:  El Nombre del Amor, Manana es para Siempre, Rosa de Guadalupe

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DIRECT RESPONSE ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE TV One NEW YORK, NY – HYBRID REMOTE Carry out the entire sales process from initial contact to deal close as well as build and maintain exceptional relationships with advertisers and agencies by communicating TV One Network’s values and brand strength. Full info HERE *** […]

Cynopsis 04/12/24: ABC News/NatGeo’s “Eclipse Across America” Outshines Competition

A CYNOPSIS MESSAGE FROM NEXSTAR ADVERTISING NEXSTAR ADVERTISING We are the home of the next generation of athletes, entertainers, icons, influencers and thought leaders CW ENTERTAINMENT, CW SPORTS, NEWSNATION, THE HILL, ANTENNA TV, AMERICA’S #1 LOCAL BROADCASTER 100% U.S. linear + digital presence. 200+ Owned or Partner Stations in 117 markets. 220M Americans reached every […]

FETV: Special Delivery for Viewers and Advertisers

A CYNOPSIS MESSAGE FROM FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT TV Thursday April 11, 2024 At Family Entertainment Television (FETV), It’s All in the Family Cathy Applefeld Olson Family-operated with a passion for family-centric programming, Family Entertainment TV (FETV) continues to rise and shine amidst a sea of media conglomerates by overdelivering for viewers and brand partners […]

Cynopsis 04/11/24: Ad Engagement for Women’s Final Four up 97%

A CYNOPSIS MESSAGE FROM WARNER BROS. DISCOVERY TNT Sports Scores Big During March Madness With the 2024 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament averaging 9.9M viewers across 67 games on TNT, TBS, truTV, CBS + Max, including double-digit growth with younger viewers P18-34 (+14% YoY) And there’s more to come… MLB Regular Season (TBS, Max, Bleacher Report) […]

04/10/24: Cynopsis Jobs

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DIRECT RESPONSE ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE TV One NEW YORK, NY – HYBRID REMOTE Carry out the entire sales process from initial contact to deal close as well as build and maintain exceptional relationships with advertisers and agencies by communicating TV One Network’s values and brand strength. Full info HERE *** […]

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