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Good morning, it’s Thursday, March 15, 2007 and this is your first early morning briefing.

Fox has ordered up 13 more episodes of Are You Smarter than a 5th Grader? with host Jeff Foxworthy, from Mark Burnett Productions. So far, whether following American Idol or on its own, 5th Grader has averaged a 9.3/22 in the all important A18-49 demo, per Variety.

Tonight’s Premieres:
Fox Reality:  American Idol Extra at 630p
ABC:  October Road at 10p
NBC:  Andy Barker, P.I. at 931p and Raines at 10p

(Source details and qualifications below)


Oxygen will premiere Tori & Dean: Inn Love, a new half-hour reality series on March 20 at 1030p with six total episodes. The series is an intimate look for viewers of Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott’s newly married life together as they own and operate a bed and breakfast inn located in the Southern California wine country, and at the same time prepare for the birth of their first child. Produced by World of Wonder Productions.

The second season finale of Bravo’s The Real Housewives of Orange County that aired Tuesday night (10-11p) drew in 1.2 million A18-49 viewers and 1.5 million total viewers. The finale became the series’ highest rated episode to date. Additionally, the finale also had 723,000 A18-34 viewers and was the #1 cable program in 8-11p primetime with this demo.

Food Network has a new star chef – Ingrid Hoffmann will debut this summer on Simply Delicioso (working title), scheduled for a daytime slot.  Born in Colombia, Ingrid has a decide Latin flair to her cooking, which she also got from her mom, a trained Cordon Bleu chef.  She has also hosted her own cooking and lifestyle show, Delicioso, currently in its second season on Galavision/Univision (

HGTV will bring back Design Star this summer for a second season, scheduled to debut on July 29 at 9p.  Also return is Design judge Vern Yip, along with Cynthia Rowley and Martha McCully, and the show’s host Clive Pearse.

FX has picked up the cable rights to the 20th Century Fox film Night at the Museum starring Ben Stiller. The package also included three other films – Deck the Halls, Date Movie and The Marine.  According to Variety, the total package will cost the cable net approx $30 million in licensing fees.  The films go to FX immediately after the HBO pay TV window, which puts it in 2nd qtr 2009. Other theatrical films picked up by FX thru previous deals include X-Men: The Last Stand, The Departed, The Devil Wears Prada and Ice Age: The Meltdown, among others.

VH1 will launch the user-generated, interactive comedy series Acceptable.TV on March 23 at 10p, which is executive produced by Jack Black as well as Dan Harmon and Rob Schrab, co-creators of Channel 101, along with Benjamin Cooley. During each episode, 3-5 minute “pilots” will air, and then afterwards they will be housed at for three days to give viewers a chance to vote on their favorites. The two receiving the most votes will return with new segments the following week, along with other new pilots. Independent producers are encouraged to submit their own videos at the show’s web site and the ones receiving the most votes will be shown on air. Acceptable.TV is produced by Electric Dynamite Productions.

BrainBox, the creative media firm headquartered in Silver Spring, MD, has formed an internal reorganization setting up BrainBox Enterprises, Inc. as the parent company to four wholly-owned subsidiaries: BrainBox Productions, Inc., BrainBox Entertainment, LLC, BrainBox Talent, LLC, and Factory 515, LLC. BrainBox began in 1998 as a full-service media and production company that serves a variety of broadcast, corporate and government clients. Due to the company’s fast growth in the last few years, with revenues of more than $10 million and doubling its full-time staff, the five divisions will operate separately to allow productivity to expand further.

Rainbow Media’s Sportskool, the free on demand television network that offers instruction on a variety of sports, will debut a new original series Inside Coaching on March 20. Featuring double NCAA National Championship college basketball coach Jim Calhoun, the new series will give viewers a unique inside look at what it’s like to coach players through a practice and a real game. Future Inside Coaching episodes will feature other college coaches from other sporting disciplines.

Bravo will introduce a new “hair splitting” series produced by Reveille as it premieres Shear Genius on April 11 at 11p, immediately following the finale of Top Design. Starting April 18, Shear Genius will move to its regular time period on Wednesdays at 10p. Jaclyn Smith will host this one-hour, eight-part reality competition series where twelve high-end hair stylists will compete with two challenges per episode that will test their hair styling skills, in addition to coping with the management of a salon and staff. Hollywood hairdresser to the stars, Sally Hershberger will be the lead judge, along with Michael Carl, fashion director of Allure, and other guest celebrity judges. Rene Fris, expert stylist will be the salon manager to all the competing stylists.

DirecTV has selected the small New York-based Euro RSCG Latino to become its new U.S. Hispanic agency. DirecTV put its $14.1 million account in review due to internal management changes. Euro RSCG, which re-launched this past January, is headed by Chief Executive Gustavo Razzetti who recently moved from the company’s San Juan office to New York. According to Advertising Age, Euro RSCG ranked #36 among U.S. Hispanic agencies, before the re-launch, with $4.2 million in estimated revenue in 2006.


CBS has ordered up another pilot called I’m in Hell from CBS Paramount Network TV, a comedy starring Jason Biggs who you know from the American Pie films.  The premise begins with his character dying and going straight to hell.  And it seems hell is pretty full at the moment, so the powers that be reassigned him to Hell on Earth.  Coming back here, he begins with nothing – no car, no place to live, no job.

Showtime has ordered 12 episodes of a new series starring David Duchovny, so far untitled.  The project is about a writer who is supporting his ex-wife and teenage daughter, while maintaining his career and his love of beautiful women.  The show is expected to make its premium cable debut late this summer.

ABC‘s comedy pilot The Middle from Warner Bros. TV about an extended lower-middle class family living in the midwest, has cast Ricki Lake as the mom.

Correction :  The host of ABC’s National Bingo Night is Ed Sanders, not Ed Flanders as posted here yesterday.


Coming Monday, March 19, 2007, Cynopsis will launch a new daily edition – Cyn opsis: Digital .  The edition will focus on the business of digital and broadband as it relates to the television industry and beyond.  Not only will it be a daily email that arrives in your inbox by around 4am each morning, it will also be presented as a daily podcast, featuring the dulcet tones of our own David Lawrence (also the voice behind the CynKids daily podcast).  This new daily will be written by Wayne Karrfalt, Editor of Cyn opsis: Digital , who can be reached at [email protected].  In the meantime, here’s a small bit of the Broadband & Digital news for today taken from the pages of Cyn: Digital ….

The rumors appear to be true. Fox Interactive Media is launching MySpace News, a news/social networking hybrid site that aggregates real-time news and blogs from around the web. It allows users to create their own news portal they can engage and interact with throughout the day. Readers can rate, comment on and upload stories they find interesting or even stories they have authored. FIM figures it improves stickiness, as MySpace users won’t have to leave the site to check out the latest gossip from elsewhere. obtained a PowerPoint of the project Fox is showing to advertisers, highlighting four price-points under 22 different news categories. 

Entertainment tabloid site is branching out from Hollywood to Washington D.C. to launch the spin-off site TMZDC, according to The Washington Post. The company, a joint venture between AOL and the Telepictures division of Warner Bros., has been combing the D.C. area in search of a bureau chief to help build a network of freelancers to supply the site with juicy content. has been a runaway success since launching 16 months ago, spawning a syndicated magazine show and drawing over 8 million visitors last month.  TMZ, the daily series from Telepictures, is scheduled to launch on stations across the US this fall.

NBC Universal expanded a deal with mobile video provider MobiTV to stream full-length shows such as Heroes, The Office and Battlestar Galactica to the service. NBCU has provided short form clips to MobiTV from 2003 as part of a subscription add-on for carriers such as Sprint. The new deal will be for a la carte episodes on demand, for the going rate of $1.99 for a 24-hour period. NBC will also produce five ad-supported channels for MoviTV with clips from Bravo, Sci Fi, USA, Telemundo and mun2, in addition to the existing CNBC and MSNBC channels already in place.




Source:  Nielsen Galaxy Explorer (1/29-2/25/07), Live+SD HH coverage area Prime time rating (M-Su 8-11p), ranked among all measured ad-supported cable networks.  Aug’01-Feb’07 Total Day HH delivery.  Further qualifications available upon request.


Julie Rothman has advanced to VP/Publicity, East Coast at NBC Entertainment.

Davida M. Shear returns to BlueHighways TV in the position of SVP/Affiliate Relations, Eastern Division. Most recently, she was VP/Affiliate Relations at Mid Atlantic Sports Network.

VOOM HD Networks has named Glenn Oakley as SVP/Global Operations and Business Development. In this new capacity, Glenn will manage operations for the 15 VOOM channels, grow the global distribution for the company’s businesses and identify new business opportunities pertaining to digital media and multi-platform businesses. He will report to Greg Moyer, GM.

History Channel has named David McKillop as its new SVP/Development and Programming, who will be looking to pick up more original series for the network.  David hails from Discovery Networks where he was VP/Factual Programming.

NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution has expanded the role of David Blair Epstein as he becomes VP/Digital Strategy. David will continue to manage the online site for Access Hollywood and now will work to extend the digital components for the company’s other online properties.

Fox Television Studios had added Andrew Simonian as VP/Alternative Development and Rachel Loren, who had an overall producing agreement with FtvS, will join the company as Director/Alternative Development. Both will report to Holly Jacobs, EVP/Alternative Development.


Today in Cynopsis Kids, listen to the audio version here , or subscribe to iTunes CynKids podcast

  • BBC dealing with two problems – one contest related, the other related to complains about BBC jam
  • Teletoon adds a new series to its weekend lineup

Today in Cynopsis International, listen to the audio version here or subscribe to iTunes Cyn Int’l podcast

  • E! Networks’ Starveillance heading to Australia, Norway, Italy, and Korea
  • Buena Vista International Television inks multi-year VOD deal with T-Com in Germany
  • CNN to sponsor two of four presidential debates given by Congressional Black Caucus

Top 10 M-F Syndicated Strip Series for the week of 2/26-3/4/07 ranked by HH Rtg
Wheel of Fortune (CTD)                                 8.8 AA
Jeopardy (CTD)                                             7.1 AA
Oprah Winfrey Show (CTD)                            7.0 AA / 7.2 GAA
Entertainment Tonight (CTD)                         6.4 AA / 6.6 GAA
Everybody Loves Raymond (CTD)                   5.6 AA / 7.5 GAA
Seinfeld (Sony)                                            5.3 AA / 6.0 GAA
Dr. Phil Show (CTD)                                      5.0 AA / 5.1 GAA
Judge Judy (CTD)                                         4.9 AA / 7.5 GAA
Inside Edition (CTD)                                     3.9 AA / 3.9 GAA
Friends (Warner Bros.)                                 3.7 AA / 4.4 GAA
Source Nielsen Media Research – Live + SD Data

Top 10 M-F Syndicated Strip Series for the week of 2/26-3/4/07 ranked by A18-49
Seinfeld (Sony)                                              3.3 AA / 3.8 GAA
Everybody Loves Raymond (CTD)                    3.1 AA / 4.1 GAA
Oprah Winfrey Show (CTD)                             2.8 AA / 2.9 GAA
Entertainment Tonight (CTD)                          2.6 AA / 2.6 GAA
Friends (Warner Bros.)                                   2.5 AA / 3.0 GAA
Wheel of Fortune (CTD)                                  2.4 AA
That ’70s Show (Carsey Werner)                     2.3 AA / 3.0 GAA
King of Queens (Sony)                                   2.3 AA / 3.2 GAA
Jeopardy (CTD)                                             1.9 AA
King of the Hill (Twentieth Television)              1.9 AA / 2.5 GAA
Source Nielsen Media Research – Live + SD Data

TUESDAY – A18-49 Analysis: FOX left the competition far behind Tuesday night winning with 11.5/31 A18-49, according to fast affiliate ratings from Nielsen Media Research. CBS was #2 with 2.5/7, then NBC 2.1/6, UNIV 1.7/5, ABC 1.6/4, CW 0.9/3 and TELE 0.6/2. FOX’s American Idol was #1 at 8p with 10.5/30; the show did even better at 9p with 12.4/31. CBS won at 10p with its repeat of CSI delivering a 2.9/8, ahead of NBC’s Law & Order: SVU encore at 2.5/7.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Tuesday, March 13, 2007 – time period averages. Source: Nielsen Media Research

FOX       17.0/27      American Idol (2 hours) 17.0/27

CBS        6.2/10         NCIS [r] 7.5/12, The Unit [r] 5.0/8, CSI [r] 6.0/10

NBC        4.8/8          Dateline: NBC 3.9/6, Law & Order: CI [r] 4.7/7, Law & Order: SVU [r] 5.7/10

ABC        3.7/6          America’s Funniest Videos [r] 3.3/5, Primetime: The Outsiders 3.9/6, Boston Legal [r] 3.9/7

UNIV       2.1/3          La Fea Más Bella 2.4/4, Mundo de Fieras 2.2/3, Ver para Creer 1.7/3

CW         1.5/2          Gilmore Girls [r] 1.4/2, Pussycat Dolls Present: The Search For The Next Doll 1.7/3

TELE     0.6/1            Marina 0.6/1, Zorro 0.6/1, Decisiones 0.6/1

A18-49: FOX 11.5/31, CBS 2.5/7, NBC 2.1/6, UNIV 1.7/5, ABC 1.6/4, CW 0.9/3, TELE 0.6/2

This Day in History: 1954 – CBS television debuted its “Morning Show”, with host Walter Cronkite.

Answer to Yesterday’s Trivia:  What were the five opening words in the television series “Ben Casey”? MAN WOMAN BIRTH DEATH INFINITY    Kudos to: Michael Goodman-WJZZ-FM/Atlanta; Gary Stark- WEWS/Cleveland; Jane-Ellen Dawkins-NBC Universal TV Dist/Pittsburgh; Sheria McFadden- A&E Networks/Stamford;  Aldie Beard- KHCW–Tribune Broadcasting/ Houston; Skip Engle-Editech Inc/ Omaha; Steve McDonald-KDAF/ Dallas; Bruce Kalinowski- WOIO/Cleveland; Bill Evashwick-Traveling Light/Burbank; Arika Spector-Sky Networks/ West Hollywood; Linda Jofery-Sony Pictures Television Research/Culver City, CA; Jan Phillips-OneSixEight Design Group/San Francisco; Rob Esposito-Lively Media/Toronto

Today’s Trivia Question:  On what show, was the murdered Ms. Huber friends with the outcast of this group? ( click here with your answer and be sure to include your name, company, city and time zone. Unofficial rules: Only the second four correct answers from each time zone will be mentioned; and once you’ve been mentioned in any of the Cynopsis editions, you can’t be mentioned again that calendar week.)
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WHAT’S ON TONIGHT: Thursday, March 15, 2007

ABC:    Ugly Betty, Grey’s Anatomy, October Road [p ]
CBS:    NCAA Basketball Championship First Round
CW:     Smallville, Supernatural
FOX:   Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader?, Family Guy, Family Guy
ION:    Mama’s Family, Mama’s Family, Diagnosis Murder, Charlie’s Angels
MNT:   My Thursday Night Movie
NBC:   The Office [r], Scrubs, Andy Barker P.I. [p ], Raines [p ]
PBS:   Pledge Programming, Great Performances
TELE:  Marina, Zorro, Decisiones
UNIV:  La Fea Mas Bella, Mundo de Fiera, Cristina

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03/22/23: Cynopsis Jobs


AD SALES PLANNER SINCLAIR BROADCASTING GROUP NYC, Hybrid Responsible for creating, analyzing & communicating sales proposals to the Sales team for presentation to advertising agencies and/or clients. Collaborate w/all media platforms & departments to create proposals, execute campaigns, manage stewardship & pacing of linear & digital deals. Point of contact post sale & provide excellent […]