Friday, September 9th, 2011


Good morning. It’s Friday, September 9, 2011, and this is your first early morning briefing.  As always, if you prefer to watch this morning’s news instead of reading it, click here .

Tonight’s Premieres:
National Geographic Channel: 4Real at 9p
Sundance Channel: Unleashed By Garo at 9p

Saturday’s Premieres:
A&E Network: Fix This Kitchen at 930a; Disaster Guy at 12p
FUEL TV: The Moto: Inside The Outdoors at 6p
FOX: Cops at 8p
HGTV: Dina’s Party at 10p; Donna Decorates Dallas at 1030p

Sunday’s Premieres:
Food Network: Sandra’s Money Saving Meals at 930a
NBC: Football Night in America at 7p
Univision: Mira Quien Baila! at 8p

Sunday’s Finales:
HBO: True Blood at 9p; Curb Your Enthusiasm at 10p; Entourage (series finale) at 1030p


Next Tuesday, Bloomberg Television debuts a half-hour non-scripted reality series TechStars highlighting a New York-based boot camp for start ups profiling six up-and-coming companies.  The series opens at 9p on September 13 and will conclude with a live, hour-long finale on October 18. 

HISTORY premieres a new season of IRT Deadliest Roads on September 25 at 10p.  The series features the fearless, experienced drivers who brave the perilous routes of Bolivia and Peru.  IRT Deadliest Roads is produced by Original Productions, a FremantleMedia Company for HISTORY.

The series finale of FX’s Rescue Me ended Wednesday at 10p with 2.3 million total viewers and 1.3 million with A18-49.  During its seventh and final season, Rescue Me averaged nearly 1.5 million total viewers which is +10% better than the previous sixth season. 

New reality series Paranormal Witness on Syfy debuted Wednesday at 10p with 1.26 million total viewers; 716,000 with A18-49; and 726,000 among A25-54. 

On Tuesday, Bravo aired the season finale of Flipping Out which delivered its best-rated episode in the series’ history and also the season premiere of The Rachel Zoe Project which scored its highest-rated season debut ever among all key demos, based on Nielsen’s ratings data.  The season five conclusion of Flipping Out attracted 1.76 million total viewers and 1.14 million among A18-49.  The Rachel Zoe Project opened a fourth season with 1.26 million total viewers and 801,000 with A18-49. 

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CBS handed a script commitment to a drama project from Rina Mimoun and Scott Foley.  The 60m project is titled The Escape Artist about a brother and sister who help people disappear.  Mimoun and Foley will serve as executive producers as well as writers. Warner Bros. Television will produce. 

ABC has plans to adapt Candace Bushnell’s 2008 book One Fifth Avenue and Josh Safran will write the adaptation and Mark Gordon is on board to produce.  The project is called One Fifth and described as Sex and the City meets The Good Wife about columnist Cassie Bingham who moves back to her downtown apartment located at One Fifth Avenue after her husband asks for a separation.  Bushnell will also be involved as producer.

HBO ordered to series the untitled Aaron Sorkin project helmed by Jeff Daniels, Emily Mortimer and Sam Waterston about a cable news organization.  Daniels plays the news anchor; Mortimer as his new executive producer; and Waterston plays their boss.  Other cast members include Alison Pill, Olivia Munn, Dev Patel, John Gallagher, Jr. and Thomas Sadoski in roles as the cable network’s staff members.  Sorkin penned the pilot and is executive producing with Scott Rudin and Alan Poul with Greg Mottola directing. 

Adult Swim approved a new live-action series called Loiter Squad, a 15-minute show featuring sketches, man on the street segments, pranks and music from Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All.  The cast consists of Los Angeles rappers, artists and skateboarders and their creative talent in this show described as a Jackass-style program.  Set to premiere in 2012, Loiter Squad is produced by Dickhouse Entertainment based in Hollywood and a production partnership made up of Johnny Knoxville, Jeff Tremaine and Spike Jonze who were behind several series including Jackass, Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory, Nitro Circus among others.  Jeff Tremaine and Nick Weidenfeld of Adult Swim will serve as executive producers.

TV host Chris Harrison (current host of The Bachelor, The Bachelorette and Bachelor Pad) is about to get busier as ABC tapped him to emcee its new game show You Deserve It where contestants compete to win up to $500,000 for someone else, sometimes a family member, who is in need.  The show’s six episodes begin taping next month though no premiere date has been announced. 

Principal photography has begun on a third season of original series Rookie Blue from Entertainment One (eOne) and Thump Inc.  Rookie Blue airs on ABC in the US and on Global Television in Canada as well as via Universal Networks International’s pay-TV channels worldwide.  Furthermore, Peter Mooney is joining the cast for the third season as new rookie and ex-soldier Nick Collins.  The first episode of the third season will also feature William Shatner in a guest starring role as Henry McLeod, an angry drunk driver carrying a major secret and a series grudge against the police. 

Upcoming competition reality series Best Ink on Oxygen Media is set in the world of tattoo artists and has selected TV host/recording artist Kimberly Caldwell as host, a tattoo enthusiast herself.  Best Ink is produced by Bunim/Murray Productions and is slated to premiere this winter.

A half-hour comedy is being developed at ABC Studios based on the book The Geeks Shall Inherit the Earth by Jennifer Garner’s company Vandalia Films, cites Variety.  The book, written by Alexandra Robbins is about seven different students with distinct quirks and how their personalities will prove valuable in adulthood.  Bert Royal will write the pilot and Donna Roth and Susan Arnold will produce.

Former star of ER, Laura Innes was cast in a major recurring role on NBC’s midseason drama Awake.  Innes will also direct one or two episodes of the series.  In the cop drama, Innes will play Captain Tricia Harper, Michael Britten’s (Jason Isaacs) boss at the police department.



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Top 10 M-F Syndicated Strip Series for the week of 8/22-8/26/11 ranked in order by HH Rtg
Judge Judy (CTD)                                           6.1 AA / 6.1 GAA
Wheel of Fortune (CTD)                                   6.1 AA
Two and a Half Men (WB)                                5.9 AA / 5.9 GAA
Jeopardy (CTD)                                              5.1 AA
Family Guy (2/T)                                            4.3 AA / 4.3 GAA
My Wife and Kids (DAD)                                  4.0 AA / 4.0 GAA
Entertainment Tonight (CTD)                           3.5 AA / 3.5 GAA
Inside Edition (CTD)                                        2.9 AA / 2.9 GAA
How I Met Your Mother (2/T)                           2.8 AA / 2.8 GAA
Seinfeld (SPT)                                                2.7 AA / 2.7 GAA
Source: NSS Galaxy Explorer, Live+SD

Top 10 M-F Syndicated Strip Series for the week of 8/22-8/26/11 ranked in order by A18-49 Rtg
Two and a Half Men (WB)                                3.0 AA / 3.0 GAA
Family Guy (2/T)                                            2.8 AA / 2.8 GAA
The Office (NBU)                                            2.0 AA / 2.0 GAA
How I Met Your Mother (2/T)                           1.9 AA / 1.9 GAA
My Wife and Kids (DAD)                                  1.7 AA / 1.7 GAA
Judge Judy (CTD)                                           1.6 AA / 1.6 GAA
Seinfeld (SPT)                                                1.5 AA / 1.5 GAA
Wheel of Fortune (CTD)                                   1.3 AA
King of the Hill (2/T)                                       1.3 AA / 1.3 GAA
That 70s Show (2/T)                                       1.3 AA / 1.3 GAA
Source: NSS Galaxy Explorer, Live+SD

Tuesday A18-49 Analysis:   NBC captured the most viewers Tuesday among A18-49 at 2.4/7, according to final national ratings from Nielsen.  ABC had a narrow win at 8p with a Wipeout repeat at 2.0/6 followed by Univision’s Teresa a mere step behind at 1.9/6.  At 9p, NBC cornered the market with America’s Got Talent at 3.0/8 and Univision stayed in second place with La Fuerza del Destino at 2.1/6.  NBC finished the night in #1 with more America’s Got Talent at 3.2/9 and CBS moved into #2 with a second NCIS: Los Angeles encore of the night at 1.5/4.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Tuesday, September 6, 2011  time period averages.  Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated. Live+SD.

NBC: 5.8/9         It’s Worth What? 3.1/5, America’s Got Talent 7.1/11


CBS: 5.5/9           NCIS [r] 6.2/10, NCIS: Los Angeles [r] 5.8/9, NCIS: Los Angeles [r] 4.5/8

ABC: 2.7/4           Wipeout [r] 3.6/6, Take the Money and Run 2.4/4, Combat Hospital 2.2/4

UNIV: 2.1/3         Teresa 2.4/4, La Fuerza del Destino 2.5/4, Aqui y Ahora 1.5/3

FOX: 1.5/2           Glee [r] 1.7/3, Raising Hope [r] 1.4/2, Raising Hope [r] 1.3/2

ION: 0.9/1           Without a Trace 0.7/1, Criminal Minds 0.9/1, Criminal Minds 1.0/2

TELE: 0.7/1         Mi Corazon Insiste 0.5/1, Flor Salvaje 0.6/1, La Casa de Al Lado 0.8/1

CW: 0.5/1           90210 [r] 0.6/1, Shedding for the Wedding [r] 0.4/1

TF: 0.2/0            Dona Bella 0.2/0, Ultimo Matrimonio 0.2/0, Reto de Mujer 0.2/0

A18-49:  NBC 2.4/7, UNIV 1.7/5, CBS 1.6/4, ABC 1.5/4, FOX 0.8/2, TELE 0.5/1, ION 0.4/1, CW 0.3/1, TF 0.1/0 

Wednesday A18-49 Analysis:  NBC held a slim lead Wednesday at 1.9/6 among A18-49, according to final national ratings from Nielsen.  CBS opened the night at 8p a winner with Big Brother at 2.9/9 and Univision was positioned in the second spot with Teresa at 1.8/5.  NBC took over at 9p with America’s Got Talent at 3.0/8 and Univision remained in second place with La Fuerza del Destino at 2.0/5.  NBC’s encore of Law & Order: SVU tallied a win during 10p with a 1.6/4 and ABC’s Primetime Nightline: My (Extra) Ordinary Family moved into #2 at 1.4/4.   

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Wednesday, September 7, 2011  time period averages.  Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated. Live+SD.

NBC: 4.8/8        Minute to Win It 3.2/5, America’s Got Talent 7.2/11, Law & Order: SVU [r] 4.1/7


CBS: 4.2/7          Big Brother 4.8/8, Criminal Minds [r] 4.1/6, CSI [r] 3.6/6

ABC: 2.9/5         The Middle [r] 2.6/4, The Middle [r] 2.9/5, Modern Family [r] 3.1/5, Modern Family [r] 2.9/4, Primetime Nightline: My (Extra) Ordinary Family 2.9/5

FOX: 2.5/4         Buried Treasure 2.6/4, Buried Treasure [r] 2.3/4

UNIV: 2.2/4        Teresa 2.4/4, La Fuerza del Destino 2.5/4, La Rosa de Guadalupe 1.7/3

CW: 0.9/1           America’s Next Top Model [r] 0.8/1, America’s Next Top Model [r] 0.9/1

ION: 0.9/1          Without a Trace 0.8/1, Without a Trace 0.7/1, Criminal Minds 1.1/2

TELE: 0.6/1        Mi Corazon Insiste 0.5/1, Flor Salvaje 0.6/1, La Casa de al Lado 0.8/1

TF: 0.2/0           Dona Bella 0.2/0, Ultimo Matrimonio 0.2/0, Reto de Mujer 0.2/0

A18-49:  NBC 1.9/6, CBS 1.9/5, UNIV 1.7/5, ABC 1.5/4, FOX 1.2/4, CW 0.5/1, ION 0.4/1, TELE 0.4/1, TF 0.2/0



Out-of-home television network Akoo has expanded its sales footprint by opening new offices in New York and Los Angeles and by hiring a number of executives around the country: Annie Gordon as VP/Sales in New York; Wayne Aaronson and Linda Villani as VPs/Sales in Los Angeles; and Karen Koonce and Laurie Hartnett as Sales Directors in Chicago.

Miramax is increasing its global sales team and opening its first international office in London.  Joe Patrick was elevated to Lead Worldwide Sales reporting to Mike Lang, CEO and will work closely with Beth Minehart, SVP/Global Digital.  Additionally, the company added Danny Goldman to be part of Joe Patrick’s team as SVP/Head of Sales, Europe.  Danny will report to Joe Patrick and based at the new London office located in Covent Garden which opens later this month.  

Discovery Channel promoted Matt Kelly and named Mike Sorensen to Senior Directors/Development.  Matt and Mike will take charge of creating series, specials, stunts, franchises and other programming initiatives.  Both will be based at the network’s Silver Spring headquarters and report to Dolores Gavin, SVP/Development and Production, Discovery Channel.

As of October 1, former NBCUniversal executive Henry Ahn begins a new position as EVP/Content Distribution and Marketing with Scripps Networks Interactive.  Henry will head the distribution strategy for the company’s television brands and associated video content across all platforms.  Based at company headquarters in Knoxville, he will report to John Lansing, President, Scripps Networks. 

Henry Schleiff, President/GM of Investigation Discovery (ID), Military Channel and Planet Green announced several key appointments:

  • Marc Etkind becomes SVP/Content Strategy with Planet Green joining from Animal Planet.
  • Ed Hersh takes on new role as SVP/Content Strategy with Military Channel. Ed will continue to offer content advice for ID.
  • Sara Kozak upped to SVP/Production with all three networks, ID, Military Channel and Planet Green. 
  • Doug Seybert advances to SVP/Marketing for ID, Military Channel and Planet Green. 

Effective immediately, Cristina Mancini was moved up to SVP/Worldwide Marketing with Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution.  Cristina will now supervise all worldwide marketing efforts for Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution.  Cristina will further oversee international marketing, publicity, creative services and corporate communications under the umbrella of the newly-established Worldwide Marketing unit.  Cristina’s scope will additionally manage Television Distribution’s marketing and publicity efforts for Twentieth Century Fox Television, Fox 21, FtvS, Fx Productions and Fox Filmed Entertainment’s four feature film units.  Cristina is based at the company’s Los Angeles headquarters and reports to Mark Kaner, President, Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution. 

WCBS-TV, New York’s CBS 2, appointed Don Dahler as Anchor of the station’s weekend morning and evening newscasts starting this Saturday. 

Nan Byrne joined New Dominion Pictures as Director/Development where she will work in tandem with VP/Development, Peter Rees creator of the series Mythbusters.  Previously, Nan was Head Writer at M2 Pictures.

AdLarge Media, LLC hired Jennifer Barnes in the newly-minted role as VP/Research and Client Services.  Jennifer will head the development of operational systems and offer reliable metrics to AdLarge clients and partners.  

Alexandra Taylor selected as EVP of Carsey-Werner International Television Distribution.  In her new role, Alexandra will continue to spearhead the company’s London office which manages Carsey-Werner’s business efforts in the UK, Europe, the Middle East and Africa.  Alexandra has been with Carsey-Werner International since 1998. 

Full-service marketing communications agency Wing tagged Renata Florio as CCO.  Renata relocates to New York from Sao Paulo, Brazil and she will head the agency’s creative direction for such clients as Procter & Gamble, Goya Foods, Eli Lilly and the Ad Council. 

Friday Fun Fact:  Before Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th President, came to office, the White House wasn’t even called the White House.  People called the building the President’s Palace, President’s House, and the Executive Mansion. Roosevelt officially named it the White House in 1901

This day in History:  1956 – Elvis Presley appears on The Ed Sullivan Show for the first time.

Answer to Yesterday’s Trivia Question:   What actor portrayed the same character on NBC in 1957, ABC in 1979, and on CBS in 1981?  James Garner as Brett Maverick. Kudos to: Dan Whitford-MMC/Group Chicago; Lee Hurtado-PrimaDonna Productions, Inc./San Antonio; Aaron Paquette-Nielsen Entertainment TV/Hollywood and several other people who have already been mentioned this week.

Today’s Trivia Question:  Who said, “I’ll carry your books, I’ll carry a torch, I’ll carry a tune, I’ll carry on, carry over, carry forward, Cary Grant, cash and carry, carry me back to Old Virginia, I’ll even hari-kari if you show me how, but I will not carry a gun!”  (Email [email protected] 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.)

Later — Cyn

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ABC: Shark Tank [r], Karaoke Battle USA, 20/20
AZTECA: Cosas de la Vida, Raza de Traficantes
CBS: 48 Hours Mystery [r], CSI: NY [r], Blue Bloods [r]
CW: Nikita [r], Supernatural [r]
FOX: Kitchen Nightmares [r], Fringe [r]
ION: Without a Trace, Without a Trace, Criminal Minds
NBC: Friends with Benefits, Friends with Benefits, Dateline NBC
PBS: Washington Week, Need to Know, Nova, PBS Previews: Prohibition
TELE: Mi Corazon Insiste, Flor Salvaje, La Casa de la Lado
UNIV: Teresa, La Fuerza del Destino, Rosa de Guadalupe

SPECIAL PROGRAM LISTINGS FOR 9/11 ANNIVERSARY — Specials Listed Below Will Air through September 11. 


September 9:
CBSThe Early Show broadcasting live from Ground Zero at 7a; Scott Pelley will anchor CBS Evening News from Ground Zero at 630p

NBCToday‘s Matt Lauer will be live from Ground Zero in a split show with Ann Curry live in Studio 1A; Brian Williams will anchor NBC Nightly News from Ground Zero at 630p; Dateline two-hour special with Tom Brokaw at 9p

Univision – Live coverage from Ground Zero; Despierta America with co-anchor Raul Gonzalez will host live; Noticiero Univision at 630p

REELZCHANNEL9/11 – Ten Years Later at 4p

PBSPBS NewsHour presents How has Egypt changed since 9/11? (check local listings)

HISTORY9/11: The Days After (commercial free) at 9p

FOX News ChannelFOX News Reporting: 9/11: Timeline of Terror at 10p

CNNBeyond 9/11: Portraits of Resilience at 11p

September 10:
CBSThe Early Show on Saturday broadcasting live from Ground Zero (check local listings); CBS Evening News broadcasting live from Ground Zero at 630p

UnivisionNoticiero Univision weekend edition with anchor Edna Schmidt live from Ground Zero

REELZCHANNEL9/11 – Ten Years Later (encores) at 930a, 7p, 10p & 1a

MSNBCOn Native Soil at 3p

NBC – Lester Holt will anchor a special edition of NBC Nightly News from Ground Zero at 630p

CNNBeyond 9/11: Portraits of Resilience at 8p & 11p; Dr. Sanjay Gupta Reports: Terror in the Dust at 9p

TLCFlight 175: As the World Watched at 8p & 11p; 9/11: Heroes of the 88th floor at 9p

CNBCThe Suze Orman Show discusses money lessons from 9/11 at 9p

FOX News ChannelFOX News Reporting: 9/11: Timeline of Terror at 9p

HISTORYVoices From Inside the Towers (commercial free) at 9p

SHOWTIMEThe Love We Make at 9p

A&E NetworkPortraits from Ground Zero at 10p

BIO ChannelBeyond: Messages from 9/11 at 10p

September 11:
FOX News ChannelFOX and Friends live from Ground Zero at 6a; America’s Newsroom at 9a; Happening Now at 11a; America Live with Megyn Kelly at 1p; FOX News Reporting: 9/11: Timeline of Terror at 3p & 8p; Your World with Neil Cavuto live from Ground Zero at 4p; The Five at 5p; Special Report with Bret Baier at 6p; FOX Report with Shepard Smith live from Ground Zero at 7p; FOX News Reporting: Freedom Rising with Shepard Smith at 9p

ABC9/11: America Remembers Ten Years Later – A Special Edition of Good Morning America at 8a (three hours of live special coverage); Special Edition of 20/20Remembrance and Renewal: 10 Years After the 9/11 Attacks at 10p

CBS – Scott Pelley anchors a CBS News Special9/11: America Remembers live from Ground Zero at 8a; Face the Nation broadcasting live from Ground Zero; 60 Minutes (special 9/11 coverage) at 7p; 9/11: 10 Years Later at 8p

NBC – NBC News’ America Remembers from 8a to 11a; will be simulcast on MSNBC; Brian Williams anchors a special edition of NBC Nightly News from Ground Zero at 630p

NPR – Live special coverage from Ground Zero, the Pentagon and Shanksville, PA with nine hours of coverage from 8a to 5p hosted by Weekend Edition host Audie Cornish and Talk of the Nation host Neal Conan; Remembering September 11: Live Concert Webcast (Live at NPR Music and WQXR’s Q2) at 330p

Telemundo – Jose Diaz Balart broadcasts live from Ground Zero at 8a to 1p

HBOBeyond 9/11: Portraits of Resilience at 846a (HBO2 will air the documentary special at 7p)

HISTORY102 Minutes That Changed America at 846a (special will be simulcast across all A+E Networks domestically and internationally in 150 countries on HISTORY); The Making the 9/11 Memorial at 8p

Univision – Live coast-to-coast coverag, e from New York City across all time zones; Local coverage from WXTV Univision 41 at 7a; 9/11 – Diez Anos Despues (9/11 – 10 Years Later) at 8a; Al Punto (special edition) hosted live by Jorge Ramos from Ground Zero at 10a; Noticiero Univision broadcasting from Ground Zero at 630p & 1130p

REELZCHANNEL9/11 – Ten Years Later (encores) at 9a, 5p & 2a

PBSObjects and Memory (encore) at 4p; Frontline presents Faith and Doubt at Ground Zero (encore) at 5p; NOVA presents Engineering Ground Zero at 7p; PBS NewsHour presents America Remembers – 9/11 at 8p; Great Performances presents The New York Philharmonic 10th Anniversary Concert for 9/11 at 9p; Frontline presents The Man Who Knew (encore) at 1030p; Frontline presents Top Secret America at 1130p (check local listings)

VH1The Concert for New York City: Ten Years Later (commercial free over six hours) from 4p to 10p

SCIENCE – Encores Discovery Channel’s Rising: Rebuilding Ground Zero at 5p

CNNFootnotes of 9/11 at 8p; Beyond Bravery: The Women of 9/11 at 9p

Military ChannelPentagon Under Fire at 8p; 9/11: After the Towers Fell at 9p; 9/11: The Towers and the Pentagon at 10p

MSNBC9/11: In Our Own Words at 8p; On Native Soil at 9p

Turner Classic Movies (TCM) – Four films selected by two 9/11 first-responders: Casablanca at 8p; Mister Roberts at 10p; All the Young Men at 1215a; Red River at 2a

OWN: Oprah Winfrey NetworkTwins of the Twin Towers at 9p; From the Ground Up at 1015p

SHOWTIMERebirth at 9p

USA NetworkThe Space Between at 9p; Twin Towers at 1021p

*Broadcast times are subject to change; please check current listings to verify air times.

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