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~ MORE GOOD STUFF ~
Univision scored record ratings with its opening game coverage of the 2010 FIFA World Cup on Friday as the Spanish-language rights holder to the tournament drew in an average of 5.4 million total viewers in the opening game between Mexico and South Africa, and 3.2 million in the key A18-49 demo. For the entire opening day World Cup coverage, Univision averaged 4.0 million viewers.
In other 2010 FIFA World Cup ratings news, ABC’s telecast of the Group C match on Saturday where the US took on England delivered nearly 13 million viewers, the most ever for a FIFA World Cup opening-round game in the US and the best ratings for a US men’s national team competition since 1994. Through five matches ESPN and ABC are averaging 4.9 million viewers, up 108% vs. the first five games of 2006 World Cup. ESPN’s most watched game to date is Saturday’s Argentina-Nigeria matchup, scoring 3.7 million viewers.
MSG Network is opening a new weekly show during the New York Knicks’ off season titled Knicks Night Live. The show, hosted by Al Trautwig and featuring many of the network’s NBA experts, will premiere with a special 30m live presentation on July 1 at 12a, coinciding with the first minute of the NBA’s free-agency period. Knicks Night Live will air live again at 8p on July 1 for a full hour; thereafter, the hour-long show will air on Thursdays at 8p during the summer as the anchor program for Knicks Thursdays, part of the network’s nightly Summer Block Party. MSG Network also provides NBA fans live breaking news reports throughout the summer with coverage on free-agent signings, team press conferences and interviews with players, coaches and executives.
Bravo’s debut of new series Bethenny Getting Married? on Thursday night has become the highest-rated series premiere in the network’s history. The spin-off series tallied 2.10 million total viewers and 1.35 million A18-49 viewers.
Last Wednesday’s telecast of the 2010 CMT Music Awards delivered 3.0 million total viewers for CMT, a network viewership record for an awards show. The event also averaged 1.42 million A18-49 viewers for CMT, a +19% increase over the previous year’s event.
According to Nielsen’s quarterly Three Screen Report for first quarter 2010, the amount of time Americans spend watching television continues to rise. TV viewers are spending on average two more hours per month in 1Q 2010 compared to 1Q 2009 for a total average of 158 hours and 25 minutes. A few other nuggets from the report include:
Top 10 Weekend Box Office Estimates: June 11-13, 2010
On Friday at the 50th Monte Carlo TV Festival, CBS’ CSI: Crime Scene Investigation received the annual International TV Audience Award, signifying the program ranks as the most-watched TV show in the world. CSI has won this prize three times in the last five years, with 73.8 million total viewers currently worldwide. Last year’s winner was FOX’s House.
~ PRODUCTION & DEVELOPMENT ~
Veteran actor Edward Asner joins CMT’s comedy pilot Regular Joe playing Joe’s (Tom Arnold) dad who has a gruff demeanor and is back in the dating pool after separating from his wife of many years, reports THR. Additionally, the network cast Liza Snyder (Yes, Dear) in a leading role on the same pilot playing Marine, Joe’s smart and funny wife.
Maura Tierney is returning to TV in ABC’s new legal drama The Whole Truth, cites EW. The former ER actress is replacing Joely Richardson who bowed out of the show recently to spend more time with her family. In The Whole Truth, Tierney will play Kathryn Peale, a deputy bureau chief in the Manhattan District Attorney’s office. She’ll star opposite Rob Morrow who plays Kathryn’s nemesis, a rising criminal attorney Jimmy Brogan.
Showtime tapped Joanne Whalley as the female lead in The Borgias, starring opposite Jeremy Irons as Vanossa, mother of the Borgia children whose father is Rodrigo Borgia (Irons) before he became pope. The Borgias is set to debut next year.
Also at Showtime, Brian Cox will play Laura Linney’s father in the upcoming comedy The Big C set to premiere August 16 following the sixth season debut of Weeds, per THR.
After initially appearing in the pilot, Stephen Collins (7th Heaven) has signed on as a regular on ABC’s new dramedy No Ordinary Family headlined by Michael Chiklis and Julie Benz. Stephen will play Benz’s boss. No word from Stephen if he will have any super powers. Good to have you back on TV Stephen!
Casting Call: A major cable TV network seeks energetic and environmentally-aware families living in the suburban Chicago, Washington, D.C. and Nashville areas, who have outdated kitchen and/or laundry appliances. Selected families, who must own their homes, will appear on television and receive updated, environmentally-friendly appliances. Interested applicants should submit a photo of their kitchen or laundry room, a brief family bio along with a family photo to [email protected].
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~ RATINGS ~
Thursday A18-49 Analysis: ABC scored the highest ratings Thursday night at 4.4/15 among A18-49, according to final national ratings from Nielsen. At 8p, FOX’s Glee encore and UNIV’s Hasta que el Dinero Nos Separe tied for #1 at 1.7/6 each while ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live Game Night special and the NBA Countdown show averaged a 1.6/6 in second place. ABC captured the 9p hour with the NBA Finals Game 4 at 5.3/17 with FOX’s So You Think You Can Dance next at 2.6/8. Ratings for ABC’s NBA Finals Game 4 surged to a 6.5/20 through 10p as CBS’ The Mentalist rerun was a distant #2 at 1.6/5.
Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Thursday, June 10, 2010 time period averages. Source: NTI Galaxy, as dated. Live+SD.
ABC: 6.9/12 Jimmy Kimmel Live Game Night 4 2.8/6, GMC Sierra NBA Countdown Game 4 3.4/6, NBA Finals on ABC Game 4: LA Lakers at Boston 9.9/18
CBS: 5.5/10 CSI [r] 4.8/9, CSI [r] 5.7/10, The Mentalist [r] 6.1/11
FOX: 3.5/6 Glee [r] 2.9/5, So You Think You Can Dance 4.1/7
UNIV: 1.8/3 Hasta que el Dinero Nos Separe 2.2/4, Soy Tu Duena 2.2/4, Tiempo Final 1.0/2
NBC: 1.7/3 Community [r] 1.8/3, 100 Questions 1.6/3, The Office [r] 1.9/3, 30 Rock [r] 1.8/3, The Office [r] 1.8/3, Parks and Recreation [r] 1.6/3
CW: 0.9/2 Vampire Diaries [r] 0.9/2, Moonlight 0.8/1
ION: 0.9/2 Criminal Minds 0.8/2, NCIS 1.0/2, NCIS 0.9/2
TELE: 0.7/1 El Clon 0.5/1, Perro Amor 0.5/1, Donde Esta Elisa? 0.9/2
A18-49: ABC 4.4/15, FOX 2.1/7, CBS 1.5/5, UNIV 1.4/4, NBC 1.1/3, TELE 0.5/2, CW 0.5/1, ION 0.3/1
~ EXECUTIVE MOVES ~
Syfy appointed Sara Morgan Moscowitz as VP/Strategic Marketing to supervise all multi-platform advertising partnerships, trade marketing and other opportunities to spur sales. Since 2006, Sara worked for Premiere Radio Networks as SVP/Ad Sales Marketing and Client Solutions. In her new position at Syfy, Sara will be based at the network’s New York office and will report to Blake Callaway, SVP/Marketing, Brand, Strategic.
Tijuana Entertainment added David Gross as SVP/Development and Angela Solis as Executive in Charge of Production and has elevated Wally Parks to VP/Production. David will manage and direct all creative development for the reality entertainment production company while Angela will oversee daily production for the company’s roster of projects. Wally will continue in his role to supervise all programs produced by Tijuana Entertainment. David and Wally report to Troy Searer and John Foy, the company’s Co-Founders/Executive Producers and Angela reports to Wally Parks.
Michael Burgi joins Canoe Ventures as VP/Communications, coming from Mediaweek where he served as the publication’s Editor-in-Chief. Michael will head communications efforts at Canoe to further brand the company for its owners, consumers and influencers. He will work closely with Dana Runnells, VP/Marketing Communications and report to Vicki Lins, CMO.
Diane Boehme was hired by EBTV, the new entity under Brightlight Pictures Inc. and Essential Pictures, as EVP/Television. Based at EBTV’s newly-opened office in Toronto, Diane is charged with increasing the unit’s slate of projects and promoting the EBTV brand globally.
This day in History: 1775 – The Continental Army was founded by the Second Continental Congress for purposes of common defense. This event is considered to be the birth of the United States Army. On June 15, George Washington was appointed commander-in-chief. Two years later the Congress adopted the “Stars and Stripes” as the national flag of the United States.
Answer to Yesterday’s Trivia Question: If you’re the manager at Forman-Lydell Antiques, what show are you on? THE HOGAN FAMILY Kudos to: Noah Korn-Left Right Inc/NY; Marge Pistulka-Empower MediaMarketing/Coral Springs; Bill Timms-Peter Strain & Assoc/NYC; Linda Grillo-Hearst Corp/NY; Greg Moloznik-GLM Media Dynamics/Scottsdale; Roz Seibold-EDA/Tucson; Larry Glazer-WTTW/Chicago; Howard Rosenstein-Meredith Video Studios/Santa Monica; Heather Marcroft/Studio City; Steve Wishnoff/LA; Dave Hammargren-KCPQ KMYQ/Seattle
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