Tuesday, June 27th, 2006

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DA VINCI’S INQUEST SEASON BEST W25-54

#1    CSI                                      3.8
#2    DA VINCI’S INQUEST        1.5
#3t   “24”                                    1.2
#3t   ALIAS                                 1.2
#5    E.R.                                     1.0
#6    SMALLVILLE                       0.9

Source: NSS Galaxy Explorer Live US AA%/GAA% W 25-54, A and GD type codes, weekly series only, week of 6/5/06.


CYNTHIA TURNER’S

Cynopsis


06/27/06

Good Morning. It’s Tuesday, June 27, 2006, and this is your first early morning briefing.

Univision’s board approved the sale of Univision Communications for a final bid of $13.4 billion from a group led by Haim Saban, a number which includes the assumption of $1.1 billion in debt. The deal works out to $36.25 per share, up from Saban’s original bid of $35.25/share, and up from Televisa’s last minute bid late Friday of $35.50/share.  The sales includes Univision, Telefutura and 73 radio stations.  The consortium is comprised of Haim Saban, Madison Dearborn Partners; Providence Equity Partners Inc.; Texas Pacific Group Inc.; and Thomas H. Lee Partners.

* MORE GOOD STUFF *

Reports are NBC has completed its upfront selling and will bring in a total of $1.9 billion, on par with last season, with CPMs down 5% vs. last year.  That $1.9 billion tally also includes the networks’ Sunday night NFL Football offerings in the upcoming season. Making up for the CPM drop year to year, the network sold more inventory – slightly more than 70%, and up from last year’s 67%. Heavily pushing its digital platforms, NBC pulled in approx $200 million earmarked for that arena. Also coming from NBC today – an announcement the network will make clips of its new fall series available on YouTube starting this week, says Hollywood Reporter.

Film studio Warner Bros. has pacted with Guba.com to sell and rent its films and some older TV series, to online users. Guba.com runs a variety of videos made available by its users – and has in the past run pirated videos.  Having worked for some time with the MPAA and having moved away from the pirated video business, Guba.com and Warner Bros. has signed a deal to make movies including Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire and TV shows including Babylon 5, available for sale to Guba.com’s more than half million unique monthly visitors.  The newer films will run users $19.99 per title, while the older titles will go for just shy of ten bucks per title. Alternatively, users can rent films for a mere $2.99.

OLN will add professional boxing to its sports line-up starting July 27, in a new deal with boxing promoters, Top Rank. Fight Night will feature live bouts from Bob Arum’s Top Rank group and classic fights from their extensive library each Thursday night at 9p. Fight Night will give OLN twelve live boxing events per year, hosted by veteran boxing writer, Wally Matthews and current NBC boxing announcer, Bob Papa. Michael Buffer, the tuxedo-clad ring announcer who shouts “Let’s get ready to rumble!” will also be a part of the live spectacles. In addition, Buffer will host Fight Night: Top Rank’s Legends of the Ring on alternate nights when a live event is not scheduled. Legendary fighters such as Sugar Ray Leonard and Muhammad Ali will be showcased inside and outside the ring.
 
On Friday Court TV will launch its first broadband channel, The Red Channel, with content from the network’s RED programming strip, arranged thematically in categories like Cars Attack! or Worst Chase Scenario. Shows such as Beach Patrol, Hot Pursuit and Texas SWAT will be featured and clips will be updated daily at Courttv.com. This is the first of a series of ad-supported broadband channels to be released for Court TV, with more reportedly coming in fourth quarter 2006. 
 
Anheuser-Busch has locked up alcohol category exclusivity for NBC’s broadcasts of Super Bowl XLIII in 2009 and Super Bowl XLVI in 2012, as part of a new six-year comprehensive sports agreement hammered out recently. The deal gives Anheuser-Busch a major presence in all NFL broadcasts on NBC through 2012 as well as alcohol category exclusivity for two golf tournaments – the Ryder Cup and Presidents’ Cup for 2007 through 2011. The brewer will also sponsor the NBC broadcast of the Kentucky Derby and The Preakness through 2010. Anheuser-Busch has had alcohol exclusivity for the Super Bowl since 1989, and 2007 will mark the company’s 19th consecutive year to dominate this particular category.
 
Great American Country (GAC) owned by the Scripps Networks since 2004, has added more than one million new households in the last year through recent distribution deals. The new growth is attributed to DIRECTV adding GAC to an extra programming package and Comcast in New Jersey and Cable One adding it to their customer offerings. Furthermore, Cox Cable in Baton Rouge re-positioned GAC from its digital tier to an expanded basic tier which will result in new subscribers.
 
The Gospel Music Channel will join Comcast Digital Cable in the Detroit area today, which adds more than one million new subscribers to the network in this second quarter 2006. Soon, the Gospel Music Channel will launch in other major Comcast markets such as Atlanta, Augusta and Savannah, Nashville and Chattanooga as well as in Tallahassee. In less than two years since its start-up, the independent network now has affiliate agreements with Comcast, Charter, Cox, Verizon and 25 other independents.

Echostar’s DISH Network will expand The NFL Network to its basic service to its 12.2 million DISH subscribers next month. The network had been on DISH’s America Top 120 service where it initially launched last year.  NFL Network is available to a total of nearly 40 million subscribers, including 15.4 million on DirecTV.  The network’s first regular season game will kick off in November with Bryant Gumbel and Cris Collinsworth calling the shots.
 

* PRODUCTION / CASTING / DEVELOPMENT *

USA has a new project in the hopper, to which it has given a cast-contingent go for a pilot.  The project is called To Love and Die in LA, from Lorne Michael’s Broadway Video and NBC Universal TV Studio.  The story is about a young woman who sets out to find the father who abandoned her years before.  When she finds him in LA, she also learns he is a paid assassin … and then decides this may just be the career for her too!  No casting notes yet on who will play the young woman or her father.

Lest you think the announcements of fall and mid-season series by the broadcast networks in May marks the end of the line for the pilots in development, think again.  According to Hollywood Reporter, actor option deals for five pilots not listed last May, have been extended – indicating there’s life in the old girls yet.  The pilots names are Secrets of a Small Town, October Road and A House Divided, all three from Touchstone Pictures for ABC; and drama projects Damages and Beyond from 20th Century Fox TV for Fox.

* EXECUTIVE MOVES *

Martin Coven has been hired at Jupiter Entertainment as Creative Director/Graphics. He comes to Jupiter from Industrial Light + Magic where he worked on movie animation for such films as Pirates of the Caribbean 2, The Chronicles of Narnia and Star Wars Episode III.
 
Crossroads Television had added two new Directors/Business Development: Dana Loy will manage the East Coast and Murwarid Abdiani will handle the West Coast.
 
Brian Keys has been named General Counsel/SVP of Business Development at Screenvision. He will supervise the company’s business development policies and growth opportunities, as well as manage all corporate legal matters, including mergers and acquisitions, contract negotiations and business proposals. Brian will be based at the company’s New York office.
 
ION Media Networks, Inc. has appointed Lucille S. Salhany and William A. Roskin to its Board of Directors, effective June 23. Currently, Lucille is a managing partner of Echo Bridge Entertainment and William is a senior advisor to Viacom, Inc.
 
David Gale has moved into the newly created position of EVP/New Media and Specialty Film Content for MTV Networks. He will report to Van Toffler, President/MTV Networks Music/Logo/Films Group, where he will develop, acquire and produce long-form narrative content and branded films across all platforms including online, wireless, theatrical, DVD and VOD.
 
Tina Elmo has been promoted to VP/Branded Entertainment at Scout Productions. She will now manage strategic product integration relationships for the company’s formats and interface with the network’s ad sales/branded entertainment groups. Tina will also develop partnerships with brands to create original content with multi-platform capabilities. In addition, the company has hired Joel K. Savitt as SVP/Production, where he will supervise the company’s daily operations in film and television and manage human resources, business and financial matters for individual productions. Joel will also determine the financial viability and strategic planning for the company’s new projects and those in development. Both will report to Eric Korsh, COO.
 
Zack Hernandez has joined Sony Pictures Television as Division Manager/Western Region. He will head the sales of SPT content to television stations in the western states, including Salt Lake City and Las Vegas, reporting to Eric Smith, VP/Western Region.
 
Crossing back and forth, Gina Girolamo will return to NBC Universal Television Studio as VP/Comedy Programming coming from NBC Entertainment as a Comedy Development Executive. And, Renate Radford rejoins NBC Entertainment as VP/Comedy Development coming from NBC Universal Television Studio.
 
The International Fight League (IFL), the world’s first team-based mixed martial arts organization, has tapped youth marketer Joel Ehrlich to serve on its Board of Directors.
 
Scripps Emerging Networks Group has added three new directors to DIY and Fine Living Networks. Mark Freeman joins as Director/Programming at Fine Living, where he will head all aspects of original commissioned productions and acquisitions, reporting to Kent Takano, VP/Programming; Greg Stroud as the Creative Director for Fine Living, will develop and execute video programming, network identity, branding and marketing initiatives as well as show promotions and image campaigns, reporting to Chad Youngblood, General Manager; and Michael Winter is the new Director/Programming at DIY, responsible for all areas of original and commissioned productions and acquisitions, reporting to Freddy James, VP/Programming.
 
ReelzChannel, the new network about movies set to launch September 27, has appointed three for key positions in its programming department: Ian Valentine as SVP will manage the daily operations of the programming department based in Los Angeles; Michelle Holt as VP/Production will oversee daily production of all shows on the network; and Paul Haddad as Director/Development and Acquisitions will develop original programming and purchase programming for the network.
 
Julie Ballard-Lebe, SVP/Director of Sales at CBS Television Stations in Los Angeles announced her departure after nearly 20 years to establish her own executive search consulting firm. Her last day at CBS will be July 14.
 

* RATINGS *

Friday – A18-49 Analysis:  NBC slipped into the #1 position Friday night with 2.0/7 A18-49, according to fast affiliate ratings from Nielsen Media Research. ABC was a close second at 1.9/7, then CBS 1.7/6, UNIV 1.5/5, UPN 1.3/5, FOX 0.8/3, WB 0.7/3 and TELE 0.3/1. It was a night filled with all-American shows that won. At 8p, a repeat of the family favorite on ABC, America’s Funniest Videos, got the top slot with 1.9/8. Then at 9p, NBC’s rebroadcast of America’s Got Talent was the leader with 2.1/8, and the same is true at 10p when the talent show won again for its second hour with 2.6/9.
 
Live + Same Day Ratings:
Friday, June 23, 2006 – time period averages. Source: Nielsen Media Research


CBS      4.9/10   Ghost Whisperer [r] 3.9/8, Close to Home [r] 5.1/10, Numb3rs [r] 5.7/11


ABC      3.9/8    America’s Funniest Videos [r] 4.3/9, Hope & Faith [r] 2.9/5, Hope & Faith [r] 2.8/5, 20/20 4.7/9


NBC      3.3/6   Treasure Hunters [r] 2.2/5, America’s Got Talent [r] 3.9/7


UPN     2.6/5   Friday Night Smackdown 2.6/5


UNIV    1.9/4    La Fea Mas Bella 2.0/4, Barrera de Amor 1.8/3, Historias para Contar Especial 1.8/3 


FOX     1.6/3   24 [r] 1.6/3, 24 [r] 1.7/3


WB       1.4/3    What I Like About You [r] 1.3/3, Twins [r] 1.2/2, Reba [r] 1.7/3, Living with Fran [r] 1.6/3


TELE   0.5/1   Tierra de Pasiones 0.6/1, Amores De Mercado 0.5/1, Decisiones 0.5/1


A18-49:  NBC 2.0/7, ABC 1.9/7, CBS 1.7/6, UNIV 1.5/5, UPN 1.3/5, FOX 0.8/3, WB 0.7/3, TELE 0.3/1


Saturday – A18-49 Analysis: FOX and its bevy of “bad boys” won Saturday night with 1.9/7 A18-49, according to fast affiliate ratings from Nielsen Media Research. ABC was next this time with 1.4/5, followed by CBS 1.1/4, NBC 1.0/4, UNIV 0.9/4 and TELE 0.3/1. It was the usual line-up for FOX with double Cops episodes, this time both encores, winning at 8p with an average of 1.7/7. America’s Most Wanted on FOX also claimed first prize at 9p with 2.1/8. The night of crime and mystery victories continued at 10p with CBS’ 48 Hours Mystery taking the last hour by delivering a 1.5/5.
 
Live + Same Day Ratings: Saturday, June 24, 2006 – time period averages. Source: Nielsen Media Research


FOX      3.4/7       Cops [r] 2.8/6, Cops [r] 3.4/7, America’s Most Wanted 3.7/7


CBS       3.2/7        Cold Case [r] 1.5/3, CSI: Miami [r] 3.9/8, 48 Hours Mystery 4.3/8


ABC     2.7/5        Wonderful World of Disney: A Bug’s Life [r] 2.6/5, The Evidence 2.7/5


NBC      2.7/5       Dateline 3.5/7, Treasure Hunters [r] 1.6/3, Law & Order: Criminal Intent [r] 2.9/6


UNIV   1.3/3        Sábado Gigante 1.3/3


TELE   0.4/1        Corriendo y Grabando 0.2/1, Just for Laughs 0.3/1, Cantinfleando (2 hours) 0.5/1


A18-49:  FOX 1.9/7, ABC 1.4/5, CBS 1.1/4, NBC 1.0/4, UNIV 0.9/4, TELE 0.3/1


Sunday – A18-49 Analysis: FOX won the race Sunday night with 2.7/8 A18-49, according to fast affiliate ratings from Nielsen Media Research. CBS came next with 2.0/6, then ABC 1.8/5, NBC 1.6/5, UNIV 1.2/4, WB 0.7/2 and TELE 0.3/1. FOX won the race the first three hours of primetime with its smorgasbord of comedies (most of which were encore broadcasts): at 7p FOX averaged a 2.6/9; at 8p a 2.9/9; and at 9p the network delivered a 2.6/7. Finally at 10p, CBS scored a win for the last hour of its movie with 2.6/7; ABC was second with a repeat of Grey’s Anatomy at 2.3/6.
 
Live + Same Day Ratings: Sunday, June 25, 2006 – time period averages. Source: Nielsen Media Research


CBS      5.5/10    60 Minutes 6.1/12, Cold Case [r] 5.6/10, CBS Sunday Movie: Enough 5.1/8


NBC      4.5/8   Dateline (2 hours) 4.2/8, Law & Order: CI [r] 5.0/8, Crossing Jordan [r] 4.7/8


FOX    3.6/6    Malcolm in the Middle [r] 5.1/10, King of the Hill [r] 2.7/5, The Simpsons [r] 3.6/6, Family Guy [r] 3.7/6, Family Guy [r] 3.9/6, It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia 2.6/4


ABC     3.5/6    Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Part 1 [r] 2.5/5, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Part 2 [r] 3.9/7, Desperate Housewives [r] 3.3/5, Grey’s Anatomy [r] 4.6/8


UNIV   1.4/2   La Hora Pico 1.0/2, Cantando por un Sueño 1.5/3


WB      1.2/2   Reba [r] 1.2/2, Reba [r] 1.5/3, Charmed [r] 1.2/2, Charmed [r] 1.1/2


TELE   0.4/1   Sin Fronteras 0.3/1, Acción Extrema 0.4/1, Cinemundo Premier Estrenos Espectaculares Presentado por Yaris 0.4/1


A18-49:  FOX 2.7/8, CBS 2.0/6, ABC 1.8/5, NBC 1.6/5, UNIV 1.2/4, WB 0.7/2, TELE 0.3/1


The History Channel presents This Day in History:
1880 – The American author Helen Keller was born.  Keller had been left blind and deaf at the age of nineteen months after contracting scarlet fever. Despite these obstacles, she authored many books and inspired people throughout the world as she learned to read and write with the help of her remarkable teacher Anne Sullivan.

Answer to Yesterday’s trivia question: Who had a pet with eight legs named Aristotle?  THE ADDAMS FAMILY   Kudos to:  Mary Moonen-WFSB & WSHM/CT; Ron Salcedo-Zimmerman/NY; Neil Wilensky- Disney-ABC Kids Networks/NY; Barry Schiffer-WJZ-TV/Baltimore MD; Katie Copps-Star Farm Productions/Chicago; Melinda MunizShowtime Networks/Addison, TX ; Lorrie Shilling/Centenniel CO; Judy Margolis-The Ad Place/Dallas; Lou Fazio-GSN/Santa Monica; Mike Heflin-Cannella Response / LA; Dennis Treleven-Fox Cable Networks/LA; Dan Matson-DJM/Glendale CA
 
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WHAT’S ON TONIGHT: Tuesday, June 27, 2006


ABC              According to Jim [r], According to Jim [r], According to Jim [r], According to Jim [r], Boston Legal
CBS              NCIS [r], The Unit [r], 48 Hours  [r]
FOX              House [r], House [r]
NBC              Fear Factor, Last Comic Standing, Law & Order: SVU [r]
i                   Sue Thomas F. B. Eye, Doc, Diagnosis Murder
UPN              America’s Next Top Model [r], Veronica Mars [r]
WB               Gilmore Girls [r], Pepper Dennis
TELE             Tierra de Pasiones, Amores De Mercado, Decisiones
UNIV             La Fea  Mas Bella, Barrera de Amor, i Que Madre tan Padre


A CYNOPSIS MESSAGE FROM CTAM


Celebrate marketing at its finest.
 
Come to the 23rd Annual Mark Awards
Walk the Red Carpet with your host, Kelly Deadmon of The Biography Channel.  See the prestigious Presentation of Awards, hosted by John Salley of FSN. Then attend the Gallery Opening & Reception to toast your colleagues and see their work.  It all takes place at The CTAM Summit, on July 17 in Boston.   www.markawards.com
 


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