Thursday, August 25th, 2011


Good morning. It’s Thursday, August 25, 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 Finale:
ABC: Expedition Impossible at 9p

At the base of today’s edition are several 9/11 Anniversary specials scheduled between today and September 1.  In a future edition, we will include all of the listings we’ve received that are scheduled to air between September 2 and 11.


Trinity Ratings Soar to gmc ‘s Highest Ever

The gmc World Premiere Movie, Trinity Goodheart starring Eric Benet & Erica Gluck grossed 555,000 P2+ viewers across its 3-peat debut.
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*Source: *Nielsen Live Coverage Program Gross P2+(000) 8/20/11 9p & 11p, 8/21/11 9p. **Nielsen Live Coverage prog. rtg 8/20/11 9p vs. all movie tc M-SU 7a-3a 9/27/10-8/21/11.



Thought to be defunct sitcom, Breaking In starring Christian Slater may get a reprieve from FOX.  The network is working on a 13-episode second season order for Breaking In which would be part of a bigger deal involving the show’s co-creator Adam F. Goldberg.  Sony Pictures Television, the production studio behind Breaking In and another comedy project from Goldberg is tying the two sitcoms together in a package deal for FOX. 

Long-time series Inside the NFL received a three-year extension from Showtime and NFL Films just as the series begins its fourth season on Showtime, reports Variety.  The series first aired on HBO in 1977 and moved to Showtime in 2008.  Featuring anchor James Brown along with ex pro NFLers Cris Collinsworth, Phil Simms and Warren Sapp as commentators, the series is produced by CBS Sports and NFL Films.

As ABC’s final broadcast date of daytime soap All My Children approaches (September 23), SOAPnet revealed plans to honor the multi-decade drama.  On September 17 at 7p, SOAPnet will air a mini marathon of AMC episodes under the banner: I Love Lucci with five back-to-back episodes featuring Susan Lucci as Erica Kane.  Following on September 18 at 5p, SOAPnet will air All My Children: Last Chance for Romance highlighting seven episodes featuring the show’s most celebrated lovers: Cliff and Nina; Jenny and Greg; Tad and Dixie; Ryan and Gillian; Leo and Greenlee; Zach and Kendall; and Angie and Jesse.

Thursday nights will gain the reality series The Millionaire Matchmaker as the Bravo series moves off of Mondays beginning September 8 at 9p.  The series will continue to air a new episode next Monday at 9p.

Upcoming new over-the-air broadcast television network Bounce TV, targeting African-American audiences launches on September 26 at 12 noon. The network unveiled its inaugural week programming lineup:

  • Monday: the network will air a special presentation of the 1978 musical The Wiz starring Diana Ross, Michael Jackson and Richard Pryor.  Following, Bounce TV has scheduled the classic drama film A Raisin in the Sun starring Sidney Poitier at 3p and later in the evening the network will air part one of its tribute to filmmaker Spike Lee with a broadcast of Do the Right Thing at 8p and 10p. 
  • Tuesday: Bounce TV will air Spike Lee’s School Daze at 8p and 10p.
  • Wednesday: The network will air its first collegiate game from the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) as the Bulldogs of Bowie St. go up against Virginia Union. 
  • Thursday: The action thriller film The Siege starring Denzel Washington and Bruce Willis airs at 8p and 1030p.
  • Friday: Action comedy film The Rundown starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Seann William Scott is scheduled at 8p and 1030p. 
  • Saturday: Oscar-nominated film Far From Heaven helmed by Dennis Haysbert, Julianne Moore and Dennis Quaid at 10p.
  • Sunday: Civil War epic film Glory starring Denzel Washington at 8p.  

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Late-night show Last Call with Carson Daly, currently airing on NBC at 135a, will also air on Fuse, the national music television network of The Madison Square Garden Company.  Fuse made a deal with NBCUniversal Domestic Distribution involving the rights to rebroadcast Last Call’s new episodes beginning with the premiere of the 2011 season.  Last Call episodes on NBC will air the following day on Fuse.  In addition, extra Last Call content will be available via including extended interviews and performances.  Last Call with Carson Daly is produced by Universal Media Studios.

Daily lifestyle television show, Better from Meredith Corporation will launch September 12 on WNYW/New York, the FOX affiliate in the #1 market.  The CW Network PLUS will also add Better to its schedule this fall, taking the show’s reach to more than 140 markets nationwide.  Going into its fifth season, Better will now reach close to 80% of US TV households and is available in nine of the Top 10 markets.  Also new for the fifth season, JD Roberto is joining Audra Lowe as co-host, and Better boasts a new state-of-the-art studio in midtown Manhattan.

Picture Box Distribution, based in Canada, picked up the new reality series Brides of Beverly Hills produced by Planetworks Pictures from Planetworks Inc. of Toronto.  The original series will air on Slice Canada and follows bridal store owner Renee Strauss and her team of stylists as they work with Beverly Hills brides. 


Mark Gordon, executive producer of ABC’s dramas Grey’s Anatomy and Private Practice sold a duo of comedies to ABC through his deal with ABC Studios: 

  • Stuck in Reverse is about a father who has a near-death experience and then desires to reconnect with his adult kids.  Gordon and the Mark Gordon Co.’s Andrea Shay will executive produce along with writer Scott King. 
  • Generation Ex focuses on second marriages and co-parenting with writer Moe Jelline on board. 
  • Previously, Gordon sold a family soap project titled Americana set in the world of fashion also to ABC.

CBS approved a pair of projects from NCIS and NCIS: Los Angeles executive producer Shane Brennan.  One project, tentatively titled King & Maxwell is an adaptation of the novel series King and Maxwell by David Baldacci about two former Secret Service agents who become private investigators.  Brennan will write the pilot.  The second project is a medical drama titled Cure from writer Jonathan Hawley about a traveling team of doctors who tackle strange medical cases around the country in hopes of finding a cure for a reclusive billionaire’s terminally ill child. 

Comic series The Damned from writer Cullen Bunn and published by Oni Press is being adapted for the small screen by Showtime, cites THR.  The comic series is set in Chicago during the prohibition period about Eddie, a damned man who rises from the dead.  Showtime’s adaptation will take the storyline to modern times.  Showtime also is developing a half-hour comedy titled Chew based on the comic series by John Layman and Bob Gillory about a cop who is able to solve crimes by taking a bite out of victims.

HBO’s Game of Thrones tapped British actor Patrick Malahide (The World is Not Enough, Billy Elliot) for the second season to play Balon Greyjoy.  The character is Theon’s strict father, the ruler of the Iron Islands.

Veteran sci fi actress Kate Mulgrew joins Syfy’s Warehouse 13 for a four-episode run in the third season beginning next Monday at 9p.  Mulgrew plays “Jane” a Regent of Warehouse 13 who becomes integral in the survival of the Warehouse while at the same time revealing a complicated past with one of the agents.

Casting Call: Authentic Entertainment is casting for unique, diverse families from around the country for a new documentary-style reality show on a major cable network.  The producers are looking for high school students who hesitate to invite friends over because they are embarrassed by their crazy family and parents who have a hobby, job or obsession that many would consider unusual.  If your family is bizarre, exciting and different, the producers want to meet you.  Interested applicants should send name, contact info, city along with a brief description of what makes your family so bizarre to: [email protected].


Top 10 M-F Syndicated Strip Series for the week of 8/8-8/12/11 ranked in order by HH Rtg
Judge Judy (CTD)                                           6.4 AA / 6.4 GAA
Wheel of Fortune (CTD)                                   6.1 AA
Two and a Half Men (WB)                                6.0 AA / 6.0 GAA
Jeopardy (CTD)                                              5.0 AA
Family Guy (2/T)                                            4.3 AA / 4.3 GAA
Entertainment Tonight (CTD)                           3.3 AA / 3.3 GAA
My Wife and Kids (DAD)                                  3.1 AA / 3.1 GAA
How I Met Your Mother (2/T)                           2.7 AA / 2.7 GAA
Seinfeld (SPT)                                                2.7 AA / 2.7 GAA
Inside Edition (CTD)                                        2.6 AA / 2.6 GAA
Judge Joe Brown (CTD)                                   2.6 AA / 2.6 GAA
Everybody Loves Raymond (CTD)                    2.6 AA / 2.6 GAA
Source: NSS Galaxy Explorer, Live+SD

Top 10 M-F Syndicated Strip Series for the week of 8/8-8/12/11 ranked in order by A18-49 Rtg
Two and a Half Men (WB)                                3.1 AA / 3.1 GAA
Family Guy (2/T)                                            2.8 AA / 2.8 GAA
How I Met Your Mother (2/T)                           1.9 AA / 1.9 GAA
The Office (NBU)                                            1.7 AA / 1.7 GAA
Judge Judy (CTD)                                           1.6 AA / 1.6 GAA
Seinfeld (SPT)                                                1.5 AA / 1.5 GAA
My Wife and Kids (DAD)                                  1.4 AA / 1.4 GAA
Wheel of Fortune (CTD)                                  1.3 AA
Everybody Loves Raymond (CTD)                    1.3 AA / 1.3 GAA
King of the Hill (2/T)                                       1.2 AA / 1.2 GAA
Maury (NBU)                                                  1.2 AA / 1.2 GAA
Friends (WB)                                                  1.2 AA / 1.2 GAA
Source: NSS Galaxy Explorer, Live+SD

Tuesday A18-49 Analysis:   NBC stepped out Tuesday taking #1 in stride among A18-49 viewers at 2.5/7, according to final national ratings from Nielsen.  ABC took out the competition during 8p with a Wipeout rerun at 2.0/6 with Univision’s Teresa following in second place at 1.8/6.  NBC captured the 9p hour with America’s Got Talent at 3.1/8 and Univision remained at #2 with La Fuerza del Destino at 2.1/6.  NBC got a slight bump in the ratings with a second hour of America’s Got Talent at 3.5/10 followed this time by CBS and a encore of NCIS at 1.4/4. 

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Tuesday, August 23, 2011  time period averages.  Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated. Live+SD.

CBS: 5.6/9          NCIS [r] 6.3/10, NCIS: Los Angeles [r] 5.6/9, NCIS [r] 5.0/8

NBC: 5.6/9         It’s Worth What? 2.8/5, America’s Got Talent 7.0/11


ABC: 2.8/4           Wipeout [r] 3.5/6, Take the Money and Run 2.4/4, Combat Hospital 2.3/4

UNIV: 2.2/4         Teresa 2.3/4, La Fuerza del Destino 2.6/4, Aqui y Ahora 1.7/3

FOX: 1.5/2           Glee [r] 1.6/3, Raising Hope [r] 1.2/2

ION: 0.8/1           Without a Trace 0.8/1, Criminal Minds 0.8/1, Criminal Minds 0.8/1

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

CW: 0.4/1           90210 [r] 0.5/1, Shedding for the Wedding [r] 0.3/1

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

A18-49:  NBC 2.5/7, UNIV 1.7/5, ABC 1.5/4, CBS 1.5/4, FOX 0.8/2, TELE 0.5/2, ION 0.4/1, CW 0.3/1, TF 0.1/0 



Laura Ackermann advanced to VP at Much and House Public Relations up from Senior Publicist.  Laura oversees the Breakout Talent Division where she specializes in public relations on behalf of kid, teen and tween actors and musicians to help launch their careers as well as the youth product lines from Wall Flower Jeans and toy company Monster Factory.

Revision3 ups Ryan Daume to East Coast Director/Sales.  Ryan will supervise the company’s New York City office and the East Coast sales team. 

FishBowl Worldwide Media hired Shaleen Desai in the newly-minted role as SVP/Comedy Development. Shaleen will be in charge for comedy development across all platforms including scripted franchises for television and digital distribution.  At FishBowl, Shaleen reports to Susan Levison, EVP/Creative Affairs.  Previously, Shaleen was with BBC Worldwide Productions as VP/Programming where he developed unscripted programs for the US broadcast and cable market. 

Theresa A. Gamba takes on the new job as SVP/Marketing for the NBC Owned Television Stations.  Theresa’s scope involves being an in-house consultant to the company’s ten stations helping them hone their individual brand strategies.  She will also manage NBCUniversal’s broader promotional campaigns and marketing efforts for the division.  Theresa will report to Valari Staab, President, NBC Owned Stations.

Fox Sports Media Group’s FUEL TV added Melissa Forman as SVP/Programming, Development and Current effective immediately.  Melissa will manage the development and production of shows for the network by independent production companies.  She will report to George Greenberg, GM/EVT, FUEL TV.



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ABC: Wipeout, Expedition Impossible [f ], Rookie Blue
AZTECA: Cosas de la Vida, Al Extremo, Extra Normal
CBS: Big Bang Theory [r], Rules of Engagement [r], Big Brother, The Mentalist [r]
CW: Vampire Diaries [r], Plain Jane [r]
FOX: Bones [r], Bones [r]
ION: Criminal Minds, Criminal Minds, Criminal Minds
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PBS: Antiques Roadshow [r], Eden at the End of the World [r], This Old House Hour [r]
TELE: Mi Corazon Insiste, Flor Salvaje, La Casa de la Lado
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SPECIAL PROGRAM LISTINGS FOR 9/11 ANNIVERSARY — Specials Listed Below Will Air Between August 25 – September 1.  Listings for 9/2 thru 9/11 to Follow in a later edition of Cynopsis.

August 25:  Rising: Rebuilding Ground Zero at 8p on Discovery Channel

August 28:  Inside 9, /11: Zero Hour at 7p; Inside 9/11: The War Continues at 9p; George W. Bush: The 9/11 Interview at 10p on National Geographic Channel

August 28:  Rising: Rebuilding Ground Zero encore airing at 8p on SCIENCE

August 29 – September 9: CNBC will air segments throughout its Business Day programming focused on the financial impact of 9/11 on Wall Street and the airline industry among other topics.

August 29: Giuliani’s 9/11 at 8p and 11p; George W. Bush: The 9/11 Interview at 9p; CIA Confidential: 9/11 Mastermind at 10p on National Geographic Channel

August 30: How It Was: Voices of 9/11 at 8p and 11p; Witness: DC 9/11 at 9p; 9/11: Where Were You?  at 10p on National Geographic Channel

August 30: Frontline: The Man Who Knew (documentary rebroadcast) at 9p on PBS (check local listings)

August 31:  9/11: War on America at 8p and 11p on National Geographic Channel

September 1: Second half of Rising: Rebuilding Ground Zero at 8p on Discovery Channel

September 1: Inside 9/11: Zero Hour at 8p and 11p; Inside 9/11: The War Continues at 10p on National Geographic Channel

September 1: Nick News: What Happened? The Story of September 11, 2001 at 9p on Nickelodeon

September 1: Day of Destruction  Decade of War at 9p on MSNBC

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

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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 *** […]