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2010 UPFRONT UPDATE: Late last week, both FOX and The CW said they concluded their upfront sales. FOX, the first network making deals starting on Tuesday, is said to have averaged a +9% rate increase over last year and sold around 80% of its ad inventory totaling $1.8 billion to $1.9 billion. Reportedly, The CW has sold $350 to $370 million with a price bump of +7.5%. This year, The CW was focused on selling TV spots along with ads placed within its top shows when they air online. The volume for FOX was approximately 10% more than it booked last year and The CW is thought to have booked 75% more or higher than the previous year. ABC, CBS and NBC are also in the process of making deals.
HBO canceled the comedy The Life and Times of Tim from MRC and created by Steve Dildarian. MRC owns the show and is pitching it to other cable networks.
All this week, Hallmark Channel honors the late actress Rue McClanahan with A Tribute to Rue McClanahan consisting of twenty The Golden Girls episodes airing today through Friday at 9a-11a and 11p-1a.
USA Network premiered a duo of original shows with new seasons last Thursday to record-breaking results. Burn Notice, debuting its fourth season at 9p, delivered nearly 2.6 million A18-49 viewers, a +2% increase above the first quarter 2010 season opener and a +2% bump over the summer 2009 premiere. Burn Notice also pulled in 6.6 million total viewers, a +24% increase over the first quarter 2010 season opener. Then at 10p, the second season premiere of Royal Pains attracted nearly 2.4 million A18-49 viewers, a +3% increase over the series premiere as well as 5.8 million total viewers, a +5% rise versus the series premiere.
Also on Thursday, Bravo aired the third season finale of The Real Housewives of New York City which became the highest rated finale in the series’ history. The finale episode amassed 1.76 million A18-49 viewers and a record 2.64 million total viewers, a +16% and a +30% increase respectively compared to the season two finale. This week and next, Bravo will reunite cast mates of The Real Housewives of New York City with a two-part special this Thursday at 9p and on June 17 at 9p.
Comedy Central’s second season premiere of Tosh.0 last Wednesday at 1030p, clocked its most-watched episode in the series’ history with 1.9 million total viewers as well as series high ratings among A18-49 at 1.23 and M18-34 at 2.42.
Spanish-language network, TeleFutura aired the last episode of El Capo last Wednesday at 7p, which has become the highest-rated series finale in the network’s history. On Wednesday night, the Monday-Friday one-hour stripped novela delivered 2.0 million total viewers as well as nearly 1.3 million A18-49 viewers and 731,000 A18-34 viewers.
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Additionally, at midseason Global will add the new series Ride-Along on Mondays at 9p; NCIS will move to Tuesdays at 8p; Glee will come after Survivor on Wednesdays at 9p; and a new season of The Celebrity Apprentice will start Sundays at 9p.
Top 10 Weekend Box Office Estimates: June 4-6, 2010
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Discovery Communications and Canada’s CTV renewed their partnership and announced the launch of three new channels this year in Canada: Discovery World HD, Investigation Discovery (ID) and Discovery Science. Discovery World HD will begin August 2, a rebranding of Discovery HD, will also offer viewers a free preview from August 2 to September 1. Investigation Discovery, replacing Court TV, will launch August 30 and a month later Discovery Science, replacing Discovery Civilization, will begin on September 27.
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~ RATINGS ~
Morning News Weekly Average Ratings (week of May 24, 2010)
Morning News Average Ratings (May 2010 Sweep: April 29-May 26, 2010)
Daytime Average Ratings (May 2010 Sweep: April 29-May 26, 2010)
Top 5 Daytime Programs among W18-49 (Rtg/000s) May 2010
Thursday A18-49 Analysis: ABC dribbled past the competition Thursday night winning with a 4.1/14 A18-49, according to final national ratings from Nielsen. FOX won at 8p with So You Think You Can Dance at 2.9/11 and UNIV’s Hasta que el Dinero Nos Separe was next with 2.0/7. ABC was in control the remainder of the evening as the NBA Finals posted a 5.1/16 at 9p followed by FOX’s So You Think You Can Dance at 3.6/11. ABC jumped up to a 6.0/18 during 10p for another hour of NBA Finals; The Mentalist repeat on CBS was second with 1.8/5.
Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Thursday, June 3, 2010 time period averages. Source: NTI Galaxy, as dated. Live+SD.
ABC: 6.6/12 Jimmy Kimmel Live Game Night 1 2.7/5, GMC Sierra NBA Countdown Game 1 3.6/7, NBA Finals on ABC Game 1: Boston at LA Lakers 8.6/16
FOX: 5.3/9 So You Think You Can Dance 5.3/9
CBS: 4.7/8 How I Met Your Mother [r] 2.6/5, Rules of Engagement [r] 2.9/5, CSI [r] 5.1/9, The Mentalist [r] 6.2/11
NBC: 1.8/3 Community [r] 1.9/4, 100 Questions 1.5/3, The Office [r] 1.9/3, 30 Rock [r] 2.0/3, The Office [r] 1.9/3, Parks and Recreation [r] 1.7/3
UNIV: 1.8/3 Hasta que el Dinero Nos Separe 2.2/4, Soy Tu Duena 2.2/4, Tiempo Final 0.9/2
ION: 1.3/2 Criminal Minds 1.6/3, NCIS 1.3/2, NCIS 1.1/2
CW: 0.9/2 Vampire Diaries [r] 0.8/1, Moonlight 0.9/2
TELE: 0.7/1 El Clon 0.6/1, Perro Amor 0.6/1, Donde Esta Elisa? 1.0/2
A18-49: ABC 4.1/14, FOX 3.3/11, CBS 1.5/5, UNIV 1.5/5, NBC 1.2/4, TELE 0.6/2, CW 0.5/2, ION 0.5/1
~ EXECUTIVE MOVES ~
Herb Daniel joins Paramount Home Entertainment (PHE) as SVP/Domestic Operations. Herb will oversee the supply chain operations with emphasis on manufacturing and distribution. He will further manage the unit’s working relationship with Technicolor, spur productivity and cost savings efforts and represent PHE on the DEG operations committee and with other industry organizations. Herb, who previously worked for EMI Music as SVP/North America Supply Chain, will report to Steve Bertram, President/Business Operations.
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