Thursday, July 24th, 2008


A CYNOPSIS MESSAGE FROM ABC FAMILY


ABC FAMILY’S HOTTEST NEW ORIGINAL SERIES
THE SECRET LIFE OF THE AMERICAN TEENAGER

#1 ORIGINAL SERIES
on cable and broadcast with young adults

HIGHEST RATED ORIGINAL SERIES
in ABC Family’s history averaging 2.4 million viewers

Source: Nielsen Company; Live Program Data. Rank among ad supported cable and broadcast series for P12-17 & F12-17, Prime M-Su 8-11p (6/30 -7/13/08). Highest original series telecast ever among Persons & Females 12-17, 12-34 & 18-34 (1/1/01-7/13/08); average P2+ (000s), Tues July 1 & July 8 (8-9p).


Cynopsis


07/24/08

Good morning. It’s Thursday, July 24, 2008, and this is your first early morning briefing … sort of.  It’s really a reminder that we’re off this week and will be back on Monday with all of the Cynopsis daily editions.

With that said, here are a couple of things you should be aware of:

Premieres and Finales:

July 24 Finale:
FOX: Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? at 8p
 
July 25 Finale:
ABC: Duel at 9p
 
July 26 Premieres:
Fine Living Network: I Want That! Baths at 9a; Work That Room with Christopher Lowell at 6p
 
July 27 Premiere:
AMC: Mad Men at 10p
 
July 27 Finale:
Food Network: The Next Food Network Star at 10p
 

Cookie Jar Entertainment has officially closed on its merger transaction with DIC Entertainment Holdings, Inc.  Effective immediately, DIC will operate as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cookie Jar.  Andy Heyward has entered into a long-term employment agreement with Cookie Jar.

Disney-ABC Domestic Television’s At The Movies will be getting two new critics/co-hosts when it debuts this fall on September 6, 2008 – Ben Lyons and Ben Mankiewicz, replacing film critic Roger Ebert and his co-host Richard Roeper who have both now bid farewell to the series.  Ben Lyon’s is E! Entertainment’s resident film expert, and has also appeared on The Daily Ten, and with his own blog series The Lyons Den on E! Online.  Ben Mankiewicz has been hosting for Turner Classic Movies for five years, as well as hosting The Young Turks on Sirius Satellite Radio.
 
Tuesday’s season finale of Deadliest Catch delivered a 2.2 P25-54 rating, with 3.56 million total viewers, the season’s largest viewing audience.  In the key male demo, the finale delivered a 2.5 M18-49 for the finale episode.  

Casting Note: Discovery Channel, the network that brought you “The Alaska Experiment,” is currently casting its next Alaskan adventure. If you think you have what it takes to live and thrive in one of nature’s most brutal environments, then we want to hear from you! Our newest series raises the bar for our adventurers by sending them on an epic journey through the wild. The Challenge is to join a band of fellow explorers and journey through the Alaskan wilderness. Sound exhilarating? Send a recent phone, your name, number, city/state and a short explanation of why you feel you are up to the challenge, to
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See you back here on July 28!

Later — Cyn
07.24.08

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JOB OPENING: SALES PLANNER/Hallmark Channel/NY: 2 yrs exp in Sales planning or buying; or 3 yrs Sales Asst exp. See full posting and apply at www.hallmarkchannel.com (7/31)

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JOB OPENING: NAT. AD SALES ACCT MGR/NYC: Develop new & grow existing business for satellite radio selling multiple formats @client & agency levels, prior exp in national media sales needed – apply @ www.siriusradio.com/careers (7/19)

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