Thursday, January 24th, 2008


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01/24/08

Good Morning.  It’s Thursday, January 24, 2008, and this is your first early morning briefing.  

A little good news for striking WGA writers – NBC and Universal Media Studios will not pull the plug on its script orders for the 2008-09 season, scripts the writers didn’t have a chance to deliver before the strike was called.  This is contrary to the announcements from other broadcast networks who pulled back on dozens of early script orders.

Tonight’s Premieres:
PBS: This Old House at 8p
BBC America: Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares at 8p
MOJO: Bobby G: Adventure Capitalist at 930p and Start-Up Junkies at 10p

~ MORE GOOD STUFF ~

Bravo’s culinary series Top Chef returns for season four March 12 at 10p, this time in Chicago. During this new season, 16 aspiring chefs will compete in the Windy City for the grand prize and the chance to be called “Top Chef.” Host Padma Lakshmi will be back for Top Chef: Chicago along with judges Tom Colicchio, Gail Simmons and Ted Allen.

Broadcast Evening News Ratings Wrap-Up: Week of January 14, 2008:
NBC: 9.57 million total viewers and 2.3/8 A25-54
ABC: 9.23 million total viewers and 2.3/8 A25-54
CBS: 7.24 million total viewers and 1.9/7 A25-54

GAC opens a new series Introducing … on February 24 at 930p, giving country music fans an inside look at their favorite performers and their road to becoming famous. Episode one will be about new star Luke Bryan.

A handful of CBS scheduling notes:

  • CBS will debut the pilot of Dexter, the Showtime drama about a forensics expert who happens to be a serial killer, on February 17 at 10p.
  • Power of 10 comes off the CBS schedule effective immediately, and will replace the time period with a variety of sitcoms (all repeats), reports Variety. Look for Power of 10 to return this summer.
  • Price is Right returns to primetime with Drew Carey, starting Friday, February 22 at 8p.  That scheduling move will push Ghost Whisperer back to 9p, and Moonlight goes on hiatus.

TBS will introduce its new BITCOMS this month to compliment its line-up of comedies. A BITCOM is a :30 commercial adjacency within sitcoms on TBS, each including an original stand-up routine that also integrates an advertiser, followed by a :30 commercial from the sponsor. I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter! will begin its BITCOMS this week during Everybody Loves Raymond. 

Starz Entertainment signed deals with five major studios for new film content including exclusive first-run output agreements with Disney-ABC Domestic Television and Sony Pictures Television until 2012 and 2013 respectively. Other deals comprised of movie library acquisitions from Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution, MGM Worldwide Television Group and Universal Pictures which will provide nearly 1,200 films and TV series. The agreements also give Starz Entertainment the ability to offer content on multiple distribution outlets including its 16 linear channels, HD, Starz On Demand, Starz Play and Vongo.

On January 27, Discovery Times Channel will transition into Investigation Discovery (ID), focused on investigative and current affairs content. Kicking off the revamped network will be the premiere of Fugitive Strike Force January 29 at 10p and Dateline on ID January 30 at 10p.

A handful of pre-NATPE announcements –

  • Meredith Corporation sold its daily one-hour lifestyle program, Better to LIN TV Corp., Northwest Broadcasting and Fisher Communications stations, adding 12 new markets across the US. Fisher stations will add the show in March, and LIN and Northwest stations will launch it this fall. Presently, Better airs on ten Meredith stations and three Journal stations.
  • Twentieth Television, Inc. reupped The Morning Show with Mike and Juliet for the 2008-2009 season. The live daily talk show has now cleared in the top 15 markets including New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and Philadelphia. 
  • Mighty Oak Entertainment has cleared its weekly comedy clip series, Whacked Out Sports in 85% of the U.S. for a third season. Mighty Oak Entertainment also fully owns and executive produces the series.
  • Litton Entertainment will launch Better Living this March, a series of daily one-minute news segments exclusive to one station in each market. Presented by TV news reporter/host Jill Cordes, each of the 260 Better Living reports will focus on environmentally-friendly tips to help viewers live healthier, save money and reduce their environmental footprints.
  • Nationally syndicated series, The Martha Stewart Show was renewed for a fourth season in 85% of the country by NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution. The daily how-to series was sold to the NBC Local Media stations in multiple markets as well as to stations from Fox, Belo, Fisher, Scripps, Hearst, Allbritton, LIN, Young, Raycom and Clear Channel among others.

~ PRODUCTION & DEVELOPMENT ~

TNT has ordered up ten episodes of a new project from Steven Bochco called Raising the Bar, produced by ABC Studios and Bochco Media.  The legal drama stars Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Gloria Ruben and Jane Kaczmarek, about a public defender looking to help the down trodden.

MTV Networks’ Entertainment Group made a talent and development pact with videogame journalist Geoff Keighley, host of Spike TV’s Game Head which returns on Spike TV this Friday renamed as GameTrailers TV with Geoff Keighley. Geoff will serve as executive producer on the revamped show and will also begin a development deal with Spike to create new programming for the network, be a consultant on the annual Video Game Awards show on Spike and host several specials. Geoff will continue hosting and producing Bonus Round, GameTrailers online talk show focused on the videogame industry.

Fox‘s sci fi drama project Fringe has cast two of its three lead roles with John Noble and Lance Reddick, reports THR.  The Warner Bros. TV and Bad Robot project is about scientist, an agent from Homeland Security and FBI agent all working on the paranormal.  Noble plays the scientist; Reddick the agent from Homeland security.  The female FBI agent has not yet been cast.

Casting Call: Casting for NBC’s America’s Got Talent begins immediately in 13 cities: Orlando, Nashville, Charlotte, Houston, Las Vegas, Miami, New Orleans, Brandon, Atlanta, Dallas, Los Angeles, New York and Chicago. Producers are looking for specialty acts such as dance groups, opera singers, acrobats, impersonators, kids groups and more. Send an email with your city and talent in the subject line (ex. New York-acrobats) to
and include the following must-have information: name, phone numbers, description of talent, interesting facts about yourself, a photo, city you will audition in (one of the 13 above) and time slot you would like (between 9a and 6p) and you must include a video link or mp3 of you performing. Applicants without a video link will not be considered. All other talent who would like to audition should visit the website to register: www.NBC.com/AGT .

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CYNOPSIS DIGITAL – TODAY’S TOP STORY:
CBS Interactive
acquisition Last.fm launched a free ad supported on demand music streaming platform, signing deals with all 4 major labels and another 150,000 indie outfits to offer social listeners some 3.5 million different tracks to choose from. Last.fm’s software prohibits its 15 million users from listening to tracks more than 3 times before purchasing them from partners including iTunes or Amazon. (But then again log-ins aren’t initially required, so anyone who knows how to delete cookies can get around this.) The site also provides unsigned artists with a way to reach listeners through viral recommendations, and just like their label partners, earn royalties on per-download basis. Advertisers will be able to reach listeners based on years of user data. It will be interesting to see if video becomes the next frontier for Last.fm. CBS has said it hopes to use the site to build new communities around Viacom as well as non-Viacom video content.   Full edition: CYN DIGITAL. (Or to listen to the Cynopsis Digital Podcast click here or subscribe to it at iTunes here .)


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CYNOPSIS KIDS – TODAY’S TOP STORY: ReelTime Rentals, inc., the broadband video rental service, has entered into a deal with Sony Pictures Television under which Sony will provide a range of feature films to ReelTime.  The list of movies that will join ReelTime’s roster is comprised of titles across genres and new releases, including youth oriented Surf’s Up and Spider-Man 3.  Full edition: CYN KIDS.

CYNOPSIS INTERNATIONAL – TODAY’S TOP STORYMySpace inked its first international deal with a major broadcaster, BBC Worldwide (BBCW), to import short video clips from BBCW programs.  MySpaceTV users globally will be able to subscribe to a BBCW channel to see and share clips from shows such as Doctor Who, Torchwood, and Top Gear with more than 1,500 current and archived clips available.  Full edition: CYN INTERNATIONALAnd an extra note – the Cynopsis International NATPE 2008 Shopping Guide will be going out to Int’l edition subscribers later on this morning. At that time, you’ll also find it online in the Cynopsis Archives at www.cynopsis.com (click on the Archive tab at the top of the home page).

~ RATINGS ~

Top Ten Basic Cable Ad Supported Network Rankings among A18-49 for the week of: 1/14-1/20/08
Primetime      (000)           Total Pgm Day         (000)
USA                1231          TNT                        644
TBSC              1020          NAN*                      607
TNT                 944           TBSC                      590
FX                   785           USA                        584
CMDY              740           NICK                      541
AEN                 669          ADSM*                    467
LIF                   665          FX                          461
FAM                 654          ESPN                      460
SPK                 632          LIF                          451
ESPN               617          CMDY                      446
Source Turner Research from Nielsen Media Research Data.
All ratings based on Total U.S. Television Universe of 112,800,000 homes
* = Network broadcasts less than 51% of minutes in a 24 hour day. Primetime listing only includes those networks broadcasting more than 51% of the primetime hours (M-Su 8p-11p)

Top Ten Basic Cable Ad Supported Network Rankings among Total Viewers for the week of: 1/14-1/20/08      
Primetime       (000)          Total Pgm Day            (000)
USA                2793         NICK                         2071
TNT                1971         NAN*                         1431
TBSC              1765         TNT                           1277
FOXN              1714         USA                          1237
NAN                1649         TOON                        1040
AMC                1645         TBSC                           999
FAM                1619         LIF                              963
HALL               1509         FOXN                           951
LIF                  1477        ADSM*                         894
AEN                 1352         FAM                             839
Source Turner Research from Nielsen Media Research Data.
All ratings based on Total U.S. Television Universe of 112,800,000 homes
* = Network broadcasts less than 51% of minutes in a 24 hour day. Primetime listing only includes those networks
broadcasting more than 51% of the primetime hours (M-Su 8p-11p)

Top 10 Cable Programs among A18-49 (000) for the week of: 1/14-1/20/08
USA     WWE Entertainment 10p                           2618
BRAV   Project Runway                                        2432
USA     WWE Entertainment 9p                             2411
USA     Monk                                                     1927
USA     Psych                                                    1888
TBSC   Family Guy 1/14 10p                                1886
ADSM   Family Guy 1/20 11p                                1850
ESPN   NFL Countdown                                       1843
TBSC   Family Guy 1/14 1030p                             1826
VH1     Rock of Love 2                                        1715
Source Turner Research from Nielsen Media Research Data.
All ratings based on Total U.S. Television
Universe of 112,800,000 homes

Top 10 Broadcast Programs among A18-49 rating/share and (000) for the week of 1/14-1/20/08
FOX    FOX NFC Championship                         20.6/46    27,020
FOX    FOX NFC Championship  Gun                  16.7/36    21,850
FOX    American Idol  Tuesday                        13.8/32    18,130
FOX    American Idol  Wednesday                    12.6/30    16,520
FOX    FOX NFC Championship – Post                 9.4/22    12,300
NBC    Deal or No Deal  Monday                         5.0/12      6,570
NBC    American Gladiators                                4.6/11      5,990
NBC    Law & Order: SVU                                  4.6/12      6,080
CBS    CSI: Miami                                            4.3/11      5,580
FOX    Terminator: Sarah Connor Chronicles         4.2/10      5,540
Source Nielsen Media Research, Galaxy Explorer, Live + SD Data

Tuesday – A18-49 Analysis:  FOX notched another Tuesday night win at 8.4/20 A18-49, according to fast affiliate ratings from Nielsen Media Research. FOX commanded the 8p hour with American Idol at 11.7/29 and again at 9p with a House repeat with less than half the ratings at 5.1/12.  NBC then took the reins at 10p as Law & Order: SVU won with 4.6/12.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Tuesday, January 22, 2008 time period averages. Source: Nielsen Media Research


FOX: 12.3/19         American Idol 16.2/24, House [r] 8.5/13


NBC: 6.5/10            The Biggest Loser 5 5.6/8, Law & Order: SVU 8.5/14


CBS: 5.9/9             NCIS [r] 7.9/12, The Unit [r] 5.0/8, 48 Hours Mystery 4.8/8


ABC: 4.1/6               Just For Laughs 3.3/5, Just For Laughs [r] 3.0/4, According to Jim 3.9/6, Carpoolers 3.2/5, Boston Legal 5.5/9


UNIV: 2.0/3           Al Diablo con los Guapos 2.4/4, Pasion 2.0/3, Aqui y Ahora 1.6/3


CW: 1.6/2              Reaper [r] 1.2/2, One Tree Hill 2.0/3


TELE: 0.8/1            Madre Luna 0.8/1, Victoria 1.0/2, Pecados Ajenos 0.6/1


A18-49: FOX 8.4/20, NBC 4.0/10, CBS 2.0/5, ABC 1.8/5, UNIV 1.8/4, CW 1.0/2, TELE 0.5/1


 

~ EXECUTIVE MOVES ~

Adina Pitt moved into the position of VP/Content Acquisitions and Co-Productions for Cartoon Network and Boomerang. Adina is charged with identifying, negotiating and acquiring pre-produced series, specials, movies and short-form programming for the two networks to fit all platforms, then overseeing all programs once they have been purchased and positioned at the networks. She will also be the liaison with the international Cartoon Network and Boomerang networks to handle global acquisition deals, in addition to representing the U.S. networks at all major conferences such as MIPTV, MIPCOM, Kidscreen and NATPE. Based in New York, she will report direct to Robert Sorcher, Chief Content Officer, Cartoon Network. ooooo … well done, Ms. Pitt!

Linda Carrasquillo is the new VP/Entertainment at management agency RLR Associates. In her new role, Linda will spearhead the development and pitching of programs in all genres to cable, broadcast and network television. In addition, Linda will serve as Executive Producer and Executive in Charge of Development on several shows. Her duties will also encompass the development and management of the agency’s talent roster and directors and all current programming projects.

B. Smith Enterprises, the restaurateur, media and lifestyle brand, tapped Russell Brown as President/Development and Merchandising to increase the company’s licensing business and expand its retail presence. Russell will report to Robert Petisi, CEO.

Prime Visibility Media Group purchased two online companies, AdOn Network and Prime Visibility and has formed a new division, PV Media Group as a result. Leading this new division and its senior management team as CEO will be Steve Rosenberg, who previously was President at Universal Domestic Television and Co-President of Universal Television Distribution.  Congrats Steve!  PVMG also named Seth Page as COO and Richard O’Connnor as CFO.

Turner Entertainment Promotions and Marketing division promoted two executives, Patty Gillette to VP/Promotions Management and Michelle Spinale to VP/Promotions Development. Patty will supervise all promotions management on TBS, TNT, truTV and each network’s digital properties. Michelle will manage a staff which is focused on creating new client opportunities and strategic partnerships for increased revenue on behalf of the same networks. Both are located in New York and report to Katherine Johnson, SVP/Turner Entertainment Promotions and Marketing.

Former Weather Channel VOD Director, Brad Grant will now be the Director/VOD for Turner Network Sales (TNS). Brad will support the team that distributes Turner’s VOD offerings and will manage the operations of Turner’s VOD platform. Based in Atlanta, he will report to Heather Baldino, SVP/Network Marketing and Operations, TNS.


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This day in History:  1922 – Christian K. Nelson patented the Eskimo Pie.  Hmmm, so why isn’t today a federal holiday?

Answer to Yesterday’s Trivia Question:  Who was Perry Mason’s district attorney rival?   HAMILTON BURGER   Kudos to:  Bob Brewer-Opus 3 Artists/NY; Tom Calato-Firehouse Subs/Orlando; Darren J. Pieh-WWJ/MI; Christine Ferrara-WSBK/Boston; Bob Sieber-Sieber Media Research/Birmingham, AL; Robert Teinowitz-Live Action Media/Chicago; Dan Loving-KOCB/KOKH/Oklahoma City; Mike Dye-Charter Communications/St. Louis; Rob Maron-I’m Serious Prod/LA; Jim Dunn-Fox Television Studios/LA; Ron Vartanyan-EchoStar Satellite/Englewood, CO; John Selig-KSWB/San Diego; Sheldon Wiebe-clipseMagazine.com/Calgary

Today’s Trivia Question:  On the 1950’s TV series Topper, what was the name of the brandy drinking St. Bernard?  (
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SPRING INTERNSHIP CREDITS ONLY: TV One has internship opportunities for undergraduate school credit – locations in NY, MD, LA and IL. Please visit us at www.tvoneonline.com for details (1/26)

SPRING INTERNSHIP CREDITS ONLY: Immediate opening!/NYC (NO HO):  Boutique Entertainment & Lifestyle PR firm seeks motivated, bright intern. College Credit Only. Hands-On experience. Fun environment.  Apply to: 
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SPRING INTERNSHIP CREDITS ONLY: Rowdy Television & Film/ATL: TV & Film Production company looking for a fast paced assistant to work with the exec. assistant in production and administrative activities.  Email Brittany:
  (1/25)

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SITUATION WANTED: MARKET RESEARCH SPECIALIST: Strong analytical background and mastery of research techniques, oriented to Brand, Programming and Strategic Planning in US multi-national companies. Contact:
  (1/30)

SITUATION WANTED:  CELEBRITY BOOKER & REALITY CASTING DIRECTOR: Thousands of contacts to celebrities, experts, authors, real people, etc. Extensive exp. w/TV Talk Shows & Reality Shows. Contact:
(1/29)

SITUATION WANTED: TALK SHOW PRODUCER specializing in producing segments and one-hour episodes for Nat Synd shows. Expertise: celebrity, lifestyle, and human interest segments. Contact:
  (1/29)

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WHAT’S ON TONIGHT – Thursday, January 24, 2008


ABC: Ugly Betty, Grey’s Anatomy [r], Big Shots
CBS: CSI: NY [r], CSI [r], Without a Trace [r]
CW: Smallville [r], Supernatural [r]
FOX: Are You Smarter than a 5th Grader?
ION: Mama’s Family, Mama’s Family, Drew Carey Show, Drew Carey Show, Who’s the Boss?, Who’s the Boss?
MNT: My Thursday Night Movie: Hoodlum
NBC: Chuck, Celebrity Apprentice, Chuck
PBS: This Old House Hour, Antiques Roadshow, Soundstage
TELE: Madre Luna, Victoria, Pecados Ajenos
UNIV: Al diablo con los Guapos, Pasion, Amas de Casa Desesperadas

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