Thursday, January 19th, 2012




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Good morning. It’s Thursday, January 19, 2012, and this is your first early morning briefing.

Tonight’s Premieres:
FOX: American Idol Part Two at 8p
Veria Living: The Incurables at 9p
Cooking Channel: Symon’s Suppers at 930p
FX: Archer at 10p; Unsupervised at 1030p

Tonight’s Finale:
A&E Network: Beyond Scared Straight at 10p





HDNet, owned by Mark Cuban, will be rebranded as AXS TV (pronounced “access”) as part of a new joint venture between AEG, Ryan Seacrest Media and Creative Artists Agency.  Ryan Seacrest Media will also have an ownership stake in AXS TV.  The rebranded network will launch this June and the partners involved have a deal with DISH to expand the distribution.  HDNet is presently on DISH’s HD tier and as part of the new deal a standard-def version of the network will launch and be included in DISH’s America’s Top 120 channel package.  To date, HDNet reaches 27 million homes and the expanded DISH deal will take AXS TV’s distribution to more than 35 million.  Content on AXS TV will include lifestyle programming, as well as concerts, music festivals, red carpet premieres, award shows, parties, pop culture events and in-depth interviews.  Select HDNet programming including HDNet Fights, Inside MMA, Dan Rather Reports, Sunday concert series and more will continue to air on AXS TV. 

A double batch of royal romance series will premiere on TLC when Undercover Princes opens at January 31 at 10p followed a month later by Undercover Princesses on February 28 at 10p.  The two series follow six royal heirs from countries including Germany, South Africa, Uganda and India as they look for love without revealing their regal heritage.  The royals will also learn to cook for themselves, clean and get regular jobs without help from their servants.  TLC will air four episodes of Undercover Princes as well as four episodes of Undercover Princesses. A one-hour special is also scheduled to air March 27.  Both series originally aired in the UK on BBC Three and are produced by Objective Productions, an ALL3MEDIA Company.

SCIENCE debuts a new season of An Idiot Abroad 2: The Bucket List this Saturday at 10p.  The series stars Ricky Gervais and his friends Stephen Merchant and Karl Pilkington as Gervais and Merchant send Pilkington on another around the world trip to fulfill his “Bucket List.”

A fourth season of Top Shot opens on HISTORY February 14 at 10p.  In the new season, 18 competitors will battle for the Top Shot title.  Pilgrim Studios produces the series for HISTORY.

2012 Upfront Update:  Discovery U.S. Hispanic, encompassing Discovery en Espanol and Discovery Familia, will host its Upfront presentation at The Times Center in New York on May 15 at 330p.  The presentation will include programming details for both networks.  

Submission Call: Tomorrow is your last chance! The Cynopsis: Kids !magination Awards late submission deadline is tomorrow – January 20, 2012.* Find out more about the Cynopsis: Kids !magination Awards ( and learn how to enter your preschool, kid and tween targeted TV series, TV movies, and websites, apps and games, and the marketing, public relations and advertising campaigns, which support that content, for our first annual awards program. To enter, your kidtargeted content or support campaign must have taken place (in part or in full) between October 1, 2010 and December 31, 2011. *Entries sent in after 1/11/12 will incur a late fee.


Worldwide independent distribution company Echo Bridge Entertainment acquired the international distribution rights for the drama series, The L.A. Complex from Epitome Pictures.  The new, original scripted series was just picked up recently by The CW and will premiere this summer.

Trifecta Entertainment & Media made a two-year deal to bring TNT’s drama Leverage to the CBS-owned stations in 13 markets beginning fall 2012.  The drama from Electric Entertainment was recently renewed for a fifth season on TNT and will air on weekends on WCBS/New York; KCAL-KCBS/Los Angeles; WBBM/Chicago; KYW-WPSG/Philadelphia; KTVT-KTXA/Dallas; KPIX-KBCW/San Francisco; WBZ-WSBK/Boston; WUPA/Atlanta; WWJ-WKBD/Detroit; KSTW/Seattle; WCCO/Minneapolis; WPCW/Pittsburgh; and WJZ/Baltimore.

Outdoor Channel said its hi-def channel Outdoor Channel HD is now available in the top 25 markets in the US after launching on Cox Communications Arizona which covers Phoenix and Tucson. 


FOX okayed a spy drama pilot from Josh Friedman titled The Asset.  20th Century Fox is producing the project about a female agent set in the New York office of the CIA. 

A two-hour action/thriller pilot titled Rewind from BermanBraun and Universal Cable Productions was approved by Syfy.  The project is about a team of military field operatives and civilian scientists who must use untested technology to travel back in time to change past events to prevent a horrible terrorist attack.  Justin Marks wrote the pilot and will be executive producer along with Tom Spezialy, Gail Berman, Lloyd Braun and Gene Stein.  Production on Rewind commences this April. 

Casting Call:  The producers behind such shows as Dirty Jobs, Top Shot and Ghost Hunters are casting for a new scavenger hunt competition show.  The show is looking for teams of two, three and four people from the Los Angeles area to participate in a four-day, filmed scavenger hunt in L.A. to win a cash prize.  All kinds of team are welcome to apply from co-workers, business partners, families, sports teammates, best friends and siblings.  Producers are auditioning teams this week so send an email right away to: [email protected] and include the following information: names and ages of everyone in the team; phone numbers; city/state in which you all reside (all team members must live within the L.A. area); explain how the team members know each other and why you make a good team; and include a few photos of you and your team.

Casting Call:  A major cable network and a well-known production company seeks homeowners who are victims of shoddy work from a terrible contractor.  If you are a private homeowner in the NYC area who has commissioned a contractor that did shoddy craftsmanship and you want the job done right and for free,  send an email ASAP to: [email protected] and include your name, contact info, a description about you and your family, what when wrong during your renovation and what needs to be done to correct the mistakes as well as photos of yourself and the area(s) of your home that needs repair. 

Casting Call:  A new relationship docu-series from the producers of ABC’s Supernanny and Bravo’s The Real Housewives of New York City seeks married couples in the Greater Los Angeles area with dynamic personalities who are desperate to spice up their love life.  Interested couples should send an email to: [email protected] and include your name, age, city, email, phone number, two recent photos and a paragraph about yourself and your marriage. 

Casting Call:  VH1 and Ellen Rakieten Entertainment seeks mothers and daughters that are pregnant at the same time to appear on a new docu-series.  The docu-series will follow the exciting and dramatic journey of mothers and daughters who are experiencing pregnancy at the same time.  The show wants to share your amazing, challenging and funny stories.  If both you and your daughter are outgoing and open to sharing your stories, please send an email ASAP to [email protected] and include your phone number, email addresses and city/state.  Applicants should be 18 years or older.


Top Ten Basic Cable Ad Supported Network Rankings among Total Viewers for the week of: 1/9-1/15/12       
Primetime    (000)      Total Pgm Day            (000)
ESPN              4303        NICK                     1760
USA                2743        DSNY                    1631
DSNY              2502        ESPN                     1481
HIST               2250        ADSM*                  1351
TBSC               2013        USA                      1288
FOXN              1814        NAN*                     1092
AEN                1799        TOON                     1090
TNT                1541        FOXN                     1079
ADSM              1441        TNT                       1066
SYFY               1381        HIST                      1034
Source: Turner Research from The Nielsen Company data.
All ratings based on Total US Television Universe of 114,700,000 homes.
* = Network broadcasts less than 51% of minutes in a 24 hour day.
Notes: Program-based, strict daypart averages. Primetime is Mon-Sat 8P-11P and Sun 7P-11P. Total day is Mon-Sun 6A-6A for household and demographic performance.

Top 10 Cable Programs among A18-49 (000) for the week of: 1/9-1/15/12
ESPN    LSU/Alabama                                         11143
ESPN    2012 LSU/Alabama                                  10798
ESPN    BCS Bowl Studio 1136p                            6468
ESPN    BCS Bowl Studio 816p                              6206
MTV     Jersey Shore Season 5                             4821
ESPN    BCS Bowl Studio 750p                              3790
BET      The Game                                              3563
MTV     Jersey Shore Season 5 Aftershow               3148
HIST    Pawn Stars 1030p                                    3009
HIST    Pawn Stars 10p                                        2918
Source: Turner Research from Nielsen Media Research Data.
All ratings based on Total US Television
Universe of 114,700,000 homes

Top 10 Broadcast Programs among A18-49 rating/share and (000) for the week of 1/9-1/15/12
CBS    AFC Divisional Playoff                                 12.5/33          15957
FOX    The Simpsons                                             5.4/13           6936
CBS    The Big Bang Theory                                    5.3/15           6796
ABC    Modern Family                                             5.1/13           6524
NBC    Golden Globe Awards                                   5.0/12           6438
FOX    Napoleon Dynamite                                      4.4/10           5572
FOX    Family Guy                                                 4.4/10           5596
CBS    NCIS                                                         4.1/11           5287
CBS    Rob!                                                           4.1/11           5237
ABC    Grey’s Anatomy                                            3.8/10           4899
Source: Nielsen Media Research, Galaxy Explorer, Live + SD Data

Broadcast Evening News Weekly Average Ratings (week of January 9, 2012)
NBC:   9.26 million total viewers; 2.1/7 and 2.53 million A25-54
ABC:   8.29 million total viewers; 1.8/6 and 2.18 million A25-54
CBS:   7.01 million total viewers; 1.8/6 and 2.12 million A25-54
Source: Nielsen, NTI Total Viewers and A25-54 Live + SD

Saturday A18-49 Analysis:  CBS commanded a huge lead Saturday night at 11.7/31 among A18-49, according to final national ratings from Nielsen.  At 8p, CBS was in charge with a combo of the NFL Today and the start of the AFC Divisional Playoff game at 7.8/22 and FOX’s Post-Game NFC Playoff coverage was next at 3.6/10.  CBS led big at 9p with the AFC Divisional Playoff game at 14.1/37 while ABC’s Miss America special was a distant #2 at 1.6/4.  CBS’ AFC Divisional Playoff game ratings tapered off some though were still way out in front during 10p at 11.7/31 and ABC’s Miss America pageant continued in second place at 2.1/6.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Saturday, January 14, 2012  time period averages.  Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated. Live+SD.

CBS: 17.5/28         CBS NFL Today/AFC Divisional Playoffs 2.6/4, AFC Divisional Playoff: Denver at New England 18.5/30

FOX: 6.4/10           FOX NFC Playoff Post Game: New Orleans at San Francisco 6.0/10, Terra Nova [r] 1.4/2

ABC: 3.3/5               Wipeout [r] 1.7/3, Miss America 4.1/7

NBC: 1.9/3              The Firm [r] 1.6/3, Law & Order: SVU [r] 2.4/4

UNIV: 1.5/2           Sabado Gigante 1.5/2

ION: 0.5/1             Psych Sat 8P 0.4/1, Psych Sat 9P 0.5/1, Psych Sat 10P 0.6/1

TELE: 0.5/1            Cine de Impacto: Pearl Harbor 0.5/1

TF: 0.2/0               Liga Mexicana de Futbol: Tigres vs. Queretaro 0.2/0, Liga Mexicana de Futbol: Atlante vs. Santos 0.2/0

A18-49:  CBS 11.7/31, FOX 3.9/10, ABC 1.5/4, UNIV 0.9/2, NBC 0.5/1, TELE 0.5/1, ION 0.2/0, TF 0.2/0

Sunday A18-49 Analysis:  FOX secured a win Sunday with the A18-49 viewers at 8.9/21, according to final national ratings from Nielsen.  FOX overwhelmed the competition at 7p with its NFC Playoff Post-Game coverage at 17.4/45 with CBS’ 60 Minutes next at 1.5/4.  At 8p, FOX with a combination of The Simpsons and the premiere of Napoleon Dynamite at an average of 4.9/12 (Napoleon Dynamite posted a 4.4/10 at 830p) tied for #1 with NBC’s Golden Globe Awards also delivering a 4.9/12 while ABC’s Once Upon a Time was third at 3.3/8 and the season opener of Undercover Boss on CBS was fourth at 3.0/7.  NBC eclipsed the other networks to win the 9p hour with the Golden Globe Awards at 5.1/12 and FOX’s animated sitcoms Family Guy and Napoleon Dynamite averaged a 3.9/9 in second place and ABC’s Desperate Housewives ranked third at 2.7/6.  Then at 10p, the Golden Globes on NBC did best at 5.2/13 and CBS’ CSI: Miami repeat was next at 1.5/4 trailed by ABC’s Pan Am in third at 1.2/3. 

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Sunday, January 15, 2012 time period averages.  Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated. Live+SD.

FOX: 12.5/19      NFC Playoff Post-Game 26.7/42, The Simpsons 6.4/10, Napoleon Dynamite [p] 4.8/7, Family Guy 4.7/7, Napoleon Dynamite 3.9/6

NBC: 8.4/13         Golden Globe Arrivals 2.9/5, Golden Globe Awards 10.2/16

CBS: 5.8/9           60 Minutes 5.7/9, Undercover Boss [p] 7.0/10, The Good Wife 6.0/9, CSI: Miami [r] 4.6/8

ABC: 4.0/6          America’s Funniest Home Videos 2.9/5, Once Upon a Time 5.5/8, Desperate Housewives 4.9/7, Pam Am 2.5/4

UNIV: 1.4/2         Vida Mejor Cantando 1.0/2, Gran Show Los Peques 1.7/3, Sal y Pimienta 1.3/2

ION: 0.5/1          Sunday 9PM Movie: Ray [r] 0.5/1

TELE: 0.5/1         Pa’Lante con Cristina 0.6/1, Cine Exclusivo 0.4/1

TF: 0.4/1            Cine de Las Estrel Sun 0.5/1, Cine de Las Estrel Sun 2 0.4/1

A18-49:  FOX 8.9/21, NBC 4.0/10, ABC 2.1/5, CBS 2.0/5, UNIV 1.1/3, TF 0.4/1, TELE 0.4/1, ION 0.2/1

Monday A18-49 Analysis:  CBS had the winning lineup Monday night at 3.8/9 A18-49, according to final national ratings from Nielsen.  CBS’ comedies How I Met Your Mother and 2 Broke Girls won at 8p with an average of 4.5/11 and the two-hour series premiere of Alcatraz on FOX was #2 at 3.3/8 and the Betty White 90th Birthday special on NBC ranked third at 2.7/7.  More of CBS’ sitcoms, Two and a Half Men and Mike & Molly averaged a first place showing at 9p with a 4.2/10 and Alcatraz on FOX continued in second place at 3.4/8 and the combo of Betty White’s birthday special and the preview of Off Their Rockers averaged a third place at 2.8/7 for NBC.  CBS topped the 10p hour with Hawaii Five-O at 2.8/7 followed by ABC’s Castle at 2.2/6.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Monday, January 16, 2012  time period averages.  Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated. Live+SD.

CBS: 6.8/10           How I Met Your Mother 6.1/9, 2 Broke Girls 6.8/10, Two and a Half Men 7.8/11, Mike & Molly 6.8/10, Hawaii Five-O 6.6/11


NBC: 6.7/10           Betty White 90th Birthday 8.5/12, Off Their Rockers 7.4/11, Rock Center with Brian Williams 3.6/6

FOX: 5.9/9             Alcatraz [p] 5.9/9

ABC: 5.4/8           The Bachelor 5.0/7, Castle 6.1/10


UNIV: 1.9/3          Una Familia con Suerte [7p start] 1.8/3, La Que No Podia Amar 2.3/3, Don Francisco Presenta 1.3/2

ION: 0.9/1           Cold Case 0.7/1, Cold Case 0.9/1, Criminal Minds 1.1/2

TELE: 0.9/1          Maid en Manhattan 0.9/1, Flor Salvaje 0.7/1, La Casa de Al Lado 0.9/2

CW: 0.7/1            Gossip Girl 0.9/1, Hart of Dixie [r] 0.6/1

TF: 0.3/0             Cine de Las Estrellas Mon [r] 0.3/0, El Capo 0.3/1

A18-49:  CBS 3.8/9, FOX 3.3/8, ABC 2.4/6, NBC 2.2/5, UNIV 1.7/4, TELE 0.7/2, CW 0.5/1, ION 0.4/1, TF 0.2/1





Roger Eman was named COO at REELZCHANNEL.  Roger has been part of the network’s executive management team since joining in 2007. 

Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. (MSLO) hired Peter Medwid as SVP/Publisher for Martha Stewart Living.  Peter joins MSLO from Time Inc.  The move to hire Peter is part of MSLO’s strategic plans to align its sales and marketing team around its magazine brands including Everyday Food, Whole Living and Martha Stewart Weddings.

CBS Television Stations group tapped Joel Goldberg as SVP/Operations.  Joel has served as SVP/Operations at WCBS-TV, the company’s flagship station since March 2006.  In his new capacity, Joel will take on more duties working with the local management teams at the 27 other CBS-owned stations nationwide.  Joel will also become the station group’s programming contact with the management teams at the CBS Television Network, CBS Entertainment and CBS Sports.



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This day in History: 1978 – The last Volkswagen Beetle made in Germany leaves VW’s plant in Emden. Beetle production in Latin America would continue until 2003.

Answer to Yesterday’s Trivia Question: What word is conspicuously never used in season one of The Walking Dead? Zombies. They are referred to as walkers, geeks or test subjects. Kudos to: Gloria L. Price-CBS News/NYC; Alex Bruskin-Sprocket Films, LLC/NYC; Pete Gautieri-AETN/Stamford; Tracy Pruzan-Roy-Sony Pictures Television/NYC; Liz Murray-Turner Broadcasting/Chicago; John Kukla-KDFW FOX 4| KDFI MY 27/Dallas; Tom Chapman-WKRG-TV 5/Mobile, AL; Randy Baumgartner-KFYR TV/Bismarck ND; Kat Garcia-Davis Public Relations/LA; John Wood-Knox on Wood Productions/LA; Anthony Dente-Dream Pictures/Studio City; William Taylor-SmithGeiger/Westlake Village, CA; Hila Sharif-Astral Media/Toronto.

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ABC: Wipeout, Grey’s Anatomy, Private Practice

AZTECA: Cosas de la Vida, Al Extremo, Extra Normal
CBS: Big Bang Theory, Rob, Person of Interest, The Mentalist
CW: Vampire Diaries, The Secret Circle
FOX: American Idol [p], The Finder
ION: Cold Case, Cold Case, Criminal Minds
NBC: 30 Rock, Parks and Recreation, The Office, Up All Night, The Firm
PBS: This Old House Hour, Independent Lens, Independent Lens
TELE: Una Maid en Manhattan, Flor Salvaje, La Casa de la Lado
UNIV: Una Familia con Suerte, La Que No Podia Amar, La Rosa de Guadalupe


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