Wednesday, April 15th, 2009


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Good morning. It’s Wednesday, April 15, 2009, and this is your first early morning briefing. 

Tonight’s Premieres:
Discovery Channel: Pitchmen at 10p
TV Land: The Cougar at 10p


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WE tv opens a new original intervention series titled I Want To Save Your Life April 25 at 10p. Featuring nutrition and public health advocate Charles Stuart Platkin, also known as the Diet Detective, the series premieres with two back-to-back 30m episodes and new episodes air each Saturday at 10p. During the eight-part series, Platkin will help women and men face their unhealthy lifestyle choices with the help the participant’s friends, family and possibly co-workers and he even goes undercover watching them in their everyday routines to uncover negative habits, all with the goal to change and save their lives. 

NBC has given Wolf Films the green light for an 11th season of Law & Order: SVU.  With that said, however, the series two major stars – Mariska Hargitay and Christopher Meloni do not have deals in place yet for another season. These two stars are currently paid $350,000 per episode.

ReelzChannel, the TV network dedicated to movies offers a glimpse into the movie-making process with its new weekly series Hollywood’s Best Film Directors. Debuting this month, Hollywood’s Best Film Directors offers 52 half-hour episodes peering into the minds of such famed directors as Chris Columbus, Francis Ford Coppola, Oliver Stone, Ron Howard and many more.

VH1’s season finale of Rock of Love Bus with Bret Michaels last Sunday at 9p posted a season high rating of 2.2 among A18-49 as well as 3.2 million total viewers.

Earth Day Tie-ins:

  • NBC Universal opens its second annual Earth Week promotion this Sunday as part of the company’s ongoing environmental effort called Green is Universal. NBCU also introduces a new tagline “Green Lives Here” that will be adapted across all company platforms and brands such as CNBC: “Green Invest Here.” Throughout the week, NBCU’s green initiative will encompass more than 40 different brands and include more than 100 hours of green-themed content.
  • Discovery en Espanol will premiere An Inconvenient Truth for the first time on a Spanish network in the US on April 19 at 9p. The Oscar and Grammy-winning documentary film will re-air on April 25 at 9p.


On the heels of its best first quarter ever, Bravo reveals its biggest roster of series pick-ups, development projects and returning series. Bravo held its upfront presentation for press yesterday in New York, announcing it will expand its development slate into scripted fare and increasing the number of original programming hours by double. New series pick-ups include:

  • American Artist (wt) – From Sarah Jessica Parker and her production company, Pretty Matches and Magical Elves (Top Chef, Project Runway) as well as producer Eli Holzman, this 60m creative competition series follows 12 artists as they vie for a gallery show, a cash prize and a sponsored national tour.
  • Design Sixx (wt) – Cortney and Robert Novogratz, a husband and wife design team and proprietors of Sixx Design, renovate abandoned buildings in Manhattan, transforming them into unique living spaces. In each abode, the Novogratz’s live along with their six children with a seventh on the way. Produced by Left/Right for Bravo.
  • Kell On Earth (wt) – Tastemaker Kelly Cutrone balances running her successful fashion PR business People’s Revolution while being a single mother and a New York jet-setter. Produced by Magical Elves.
  • Launch My Line (formerly titled Celebrity Sew-Off) – Bravo’s latest fashion competition series features ten established fashion designers who have yet to launch their own line. Each will work with notables in various fields such as stylists, music producers and event planners to CEOs with one team declared a winner. Dean and Dan Caten of DSquared2 will host the series and fashionistas Stephanie Greenfield and Lisa Klein will be judges. Produced by Lake Paradise Entertainment.

Scripted Series in Development:

  • Blueprint from Alloy Entertainment is a dramedy about 2 guys – best friends, work partners, and one is gay and one is straight, who own New York’s hottest architecture and interior design firm.
  • 30 Under 30, a series about 30 young and influential up and comers who have been listed as the 30 Under 30 in an annual major NYC event.  The series follows these 30 and their social and personal lives, both glamorous and scandalous.  The series is from Jonathan Prince and Alana Sanko.

New projects in development:

  • Eric B. (wt) – Eric Buterbaugh is the florist of choice for many celebrities from Demi Moore to Courtney Cox for their special events. Viewers will watch as Eric’s creative process flows and blooms throughout his daily life. Produced by Katalyst Media. Demi Moore, Ashton Kutcher, Jason Goldberg, Rod Aissa and Karey Burke serve as executive producers.
  • Jackie’s Gym Takeover – Fitness expert/gym owner/entrepreneur Jackie Werner works with struggling gyms turning failing businesses into thriving ones. Produced by Shed Media U.S.
  • Laura Bennett (wt) – Docu-series about Bennett as she juggles her fashion design career, a passel of children and a husband. Produced by Goodbye Pictures.
  • Secret Life of Supermodels – Docu-series about the world’s most beautiful supermodels including Carol Alt, Maggie Rizer, Frederique Van Der Wal, Mariel Hemingway, Irina Pantaeva and Patricia Velasquez who are all close friends as they deal with work and relationships outside the modeling world. Produced by Stick Figure Productions and Bayonne Entertainment.
  • Social Heights – Series follows a close-knit group of Manhattan friends as they do their best to climb New York’s social ladder to become part of the socially elite. Produced by ABC Media Productions and Stick Figure Productions.

Recently announced new series pick-ups consist of:

  • Chef Academy – Series chronicles Chef Jean-Christophe Novelli’s move to Los Angeles as he opens a cooking school. Produced by Mentorn USA.
  • Double Exposure (wt) – Viewers get a peek inside the world of celebrity and fashion photographers Markus Klinko and Indrani along with stylist GK Reid as they photograph and style for album covers to magazine covers. Produced by Juma Entertainment.
  • The Fashion Show – Follows 15 professional designers as they compete to see who America will chose to have their designs available to the retail market and a $125,000 prize. Produced by 3 Ball Productions.
  • Miami Social – In this series, Bravo will follow a set of friends who are some of the most well-connected young professionals in the South Beach area. Produced by Pink Sneakers.
  • NYC Prep – Series looks inside the lives of six privileged and rich teenagers living in Manhattan. Produced by Stone & Company Entertainment. Premieres June 16 at 11p
  • The Real Housewives of New Jersey – The popular franchise continues with this look inside the lifestyles of five Jersey Girls. Produced by Sirens Media. Premieres May 12 at 11p and moves to its regular time slot of Tuesdays at 10p on May 19.
  • Top Chef Masters – Spin-off series of Top Chef where 24 world-famous chefs compete to win the Top Chef Masters crown while battling for a cash prize going to their favorite charity. Produced by Magical Elves. Premieres June 10 at 10p.

Bravo returning series include:

  • Flipping Out – season 3
  • Inside the Actors Studio – season 15
  • Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List – season 5
  • Million Dollar Listing – season 3
  • The Rachel Zoe Project – season 2
  • The Real Housewives of Atlanta – season 2
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County – season 5
  • Shear Genius – season 3 with new host model/designer Camila Alves.
  • Tabatha’s Salon Makeover – season 2
  • Top Chef – season 6


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World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE)’s SmackDown is now available in the country of Turkey, represented by Sinerji Reklam Ltd. SmackDown premiered on Fox Turkey March 2 attracting 5 million viewers.

TV5MONDE USA, the only 24/7 French-language channel in the US, launched on Bright House Networks’ Tampa Bay system.


Signet International Holdings, headed by Tom Donaldson and boxing promoter Ernie Letiziano is acquiring AMG TV, a syndication network with approximately 200 affiliates and then teaming with Kerner Broadcast Corp. to establish AMG as the first 3-D broadcast network, reports Variety. Kerner will deploy its 3-D TV technology and also take an equity position with Signet. The programming lineup will consist of existing 3-D content and AMG will offer up its library of 3-D content to other networks. The timeframe is to have AMG broadcasting 3-D over several hours daily by late November or the end of 2009. Kerner also has plans to launch a add-on, that will turn any HD TV into a 3-D TV for around $50 which includes the glasses.

Casting Call: Producers at Discovery Studios and TLC are in the midst of casting for a series called Home Made Simple in the NC Triangle area. The show is looking for deserving families who need help with home projects. In its sixth season, the show utilizes a chef, carpenter and designer who come to the home to find simple solutions to ordinary problems. Interested homeowners who are between the ages of 25-40 and who own a single family home may send an email to
. No apartments or condos will be considered.


CYNOPSIS DIGITAL – TODAY’S TOP STORY:  After shopping the fast growing unit, eBay announced Tuesday it would spin off its Skype internet-based calling service via an initial public offering during the first half of next year. eBay purchased Skype back in 2005 for $2.6 billion, but never delivered on its promise to integrate the calling software with its international auction sites. Yet the calling service has continued to grow in leaps and bounds in terms of its user base, with over 400 million registered users to date. Skype added nearly a half a million new users since launching its controversial iPhone app, downloaded by 2 million users in its first week of release.  Full edition: CYN DIGITAL.

CYNOPSIS KIDS – TODAY’S TOP STORY:  KidsCo teams with Inspidea, a Malaysia-based digital animation company, to co-produce a new green-themed animated short-form series titled Boo and Me (13×2).  Targeted to K6-10, the series revolves around Bo the Orangutan, who lives in a sanctuary after being rescued from poachers, and his two human pals Aiman and Yasmin as they learn about the environment and conservation.  Produced by Inspidea in Kuala Lumpur, Boo and Me is set to launch from September 2009 across KidsCo’s channels in Europe, Russia, Middle East, Africa and Asia. Full edition: CYN KIDS.



Off-net procedurals dominate weekend syndication, led by CBS dramas…
and “The Unit” beats them all, delivering the most balanced audience
as well as the highest concentration of male viewers.

Available in syndication, weekends Fall 2010. Contact your Twentieth Television rep.

Source: NTI, Galaxy Explorer, Live +SD, STD 9/22/08  3 /20/09. Rank based on M18-49.


Top Ten Basic Cable Ad Supported Network Rankings among A18-49 for the week of: 4/6-4/12/09
Primetime       (000)         Total Pgm Day         (000)
USA                1366         NAN*                      781
TBSC              1070          USA                        679
FX                   748          ADSM*                    597
ESPN               710          TBSC                       587
TNT                 700          NICK                       564
VH1                 684          TNT                        546
DISC               651          ESPN                       487
MTV                651          FX                           411
NAN                651          DISC                       384
CMDY              636          LIF                          374
Source: Turner Research from Nielsen Media Research Data.
All ratings based on Total U.S. Television Universe of 114,500,000 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: 4/6-4/12/09       
Primetime      (000)         Total Pgm Day               (000)
USA               3076         NICK                           2141
FOXN             2289         NAN*                          1767
NAN              1817         USA                             1563
TBSC             1762         FOXN                           1273
ESPN             1563         ADSM*                         1122
TNT               1512         TNT                              1074
AEN               1345         TOON                           1044
FX                  1300        TBSC                              943
LIF                 1295         ESPN                             924
TOON             1233         LIF                                783
Source: Turner Research from Nielsen Media Research Data.
All ratings based on Total U.S. Television Universe of 114,500,000 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: 4/6-4/12/09
USA       WWE Entertainment 10p                                  3059
USA       WWE Entertainment 9p                                    2828
MTV       The Hills 4/6 1030p                                         2525
VH1       Rock Of Love 3                                                2448
MTV       The Hills 4/6 10p                                             2311
VH1       For the Love of Ray J                                       2148
CMDY     South Park                                                     2141
VH1       Tough Love                                                    1925
TBSC     Family Guy 4/7 930p                                       1788
TBSC     Family Guy 4/6 930p                                       1779
Source: Turner Research from Nielsen Media Research Data.
All ratings based on Total U.S. Television
Universe of 114,500,000 homes

Top 10 Broadcast Programs among A18-49 rating/share and (000) for the week of 4/6-4/12/09
FOX    American Idol – Tuesday                              8.1/22      10,750
FOX    American Idol – Wednesday                          8.0/20      10,600
CBS    CBS NCAA Basketball Championships               6.3/16        8,320
FOX    House                                                       5.1/13        6,670
ABC    Dancing with the Stars                                 4.6/12        6,050
FOX    Fringe                                                       4.0/10        5,240
NBC    The Office                                                  3.9/11        5,190
CBS    Prelude to a Championship                             3.9/10        5,190
ABC    Lost                                                          3.8/10        5,050
CBS    CSI                                                           3.8/10        4,970
FOX    24                                                            3.8/9         4,950
Source: Nielsen Media Research, Galaxy Explorer, Live + SD Data

Saturday – A18-49 Analysis: ABC held command over all Saturday night with a 1.8/6 A18-49, according to final national ratings from Nielsen Media Research. At 8p, FOX with its double Cops episodes at 1.4/6 just barely edged out ABC and its annual four-hour movie presentation of The Ten Commandments at 1.4/5. With fire and brimstone, ABC led the way at 9p with 1.8/6 and FOX’s AMW: America Fights Back followed at 1.6/5. ABC continued in its solitary lead through 10p at 2.2/7 while second place was shared by CBS’ 48 Hours Mystery and NBC’s Law & Order encore at 1.2/4 each.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Saturday, April 11, 2009 time period averages. Source: NTI Galaxy, as dated. Live+SD.

ABC: 4.4/8           ABC Special Presentation: The Ten Commandments [7p start r] 4.2/8

CBS: 3.3/6          Crimetime Saturday [r] 2.7/5, Crimetime Saturday [r] 3.5/7, 48 Hours Mystery 3.6/7

FOX: 3.0/6           Cops [r] 2.7/5, Cops 2 [r] 3.2/6, AMW: America Fights Back 3.1/6

NBC: 2.5/5           Law & Order: CI [r] 1.9/4, Southland [r] 2.2/4, Law & Order [r] 3.4/6

UNIV: 1.3/3          Sabado Gigante 1.3/3

MNT: 0.6/1           My Saturday Night Movie: Hot Shots 0.6/1

ION: 0.4/1            MASH 0.4/1, MASH 0.3/1, MASH 0.3/1, MASH 0.4/1, MASH 0.5/1, MASH 0.5/1

TELE: 0.3/1          Futbol Estelar [approx. 745p start] 0.2/0, Futbol Estelar II 0.5/1

A18-49: ABC 1.8/6, FOX 1.5/5, CBS 0.9/3, NBC 0.9/3, UNIV 0.9/3, MNT 0.3/1, TELE 0.3/1, ION 0.1/0

Sunday – A18-49 Analysis: CBS hopped into first place Sunday night taking the coveted A18-49 demo with a 3.0/9, according to final national ratings from Nielsen Media Research. CBS began the evening posting a 3.5/13 with a combo of the Masters Golf Tournament conclusion and 60 Minutes, followed by ABC’s America’s Funniest Home Videos repeat at 1.8/6. CBS took the 8p hour with the average of 60 Minutes/Amazing Race at 2.9/9 with ABC in second again, this time with Extreme Makeover: Home Edition at 2.6/8. Networks switched places through 9p as the second half of ABC’s Extreme Makeover won with 3.4/9 ahead of CBS and the average of Amazing Race/Cold Case at 2.8/7. At 10p, NBC scooped up a win with Apprentice 8 and a 3.4/9 over CBS’ combo of Cold Case/The Unit at 2.6/7.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Sunday, April 12, 2009 time period averages. Source: NTI Galaxy, as dated. Live+SD.

CBS: 7.0/12      Masters Golf Tournament 10.0/21, 60 Minutes 7.6/14, Amazing Race 14 6.0/10, Cold Case 6.4/10, The Unit 5.6/11

NBC: 4.7/8        Dateline 4.3/8, Apprentice 8 5.1/8

ABC: 4.5/8         America’s Funniest Home Videos [r] 3.6/7, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition 5.7/9, Desperate Housewives [r] 2.9/5

FOX: 2.3/4         American Dad [r] 1.3/3, King of the Hill [r] 1.7/3, The Simpsons [r] 2.6/5, King of the Hill [r] 2.4/4, Family Guy [r] 3.1/5, American Dad [r] 2.7/4

UNIV: 1.3/2       Nuestra Belleza [8p start] 1.6/3, Quien Tiene Razon? 1.2/2

CW: 0.7/1          Jericho 0.4/1, The CW Sunday Movie: Cutthroat Island 0.9/1

ION: 0.5/1         Sunday 7PM Movie: In the Beginning [r] 0.5/1

TELE: 0.4/1       Cine Especial: Holy Family 0.4/1

A18-49: CBS 3.0/9, ABC 2.3/7, NBC 2.3/7, FOX 1.9/5, UNIV 1.1/3, CW 0.3/1, TELE 0.3/1, ION 0.1/0

Monday – A18-49 Analysis: A tie occurred between CBS and FOX Monday night with both vying for the A18-49 demo at 4.1/11, according to final national ratings from Nielsen Media Research. FOX brought down the house at 8p with House at 4.5/12 with ABC’s Dancing with the Stars doing the rumba in second place at 4.3/12. CBS’ comedies Two and a Half Men and Rules of Engagement averaged a winning 4.7/12 during 9p while the average of ABC’s Dancing/Stars and Surviving Suburbia was next at 3.9/9. CBS was the network that shined at 10p as CSI: Miami delivered a 3.7/10 and trailing several paces behind was NBC’s Medium at 2.7/7 and ABC’s Castle at 1.9/5.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Monday, April 13, 2009 time period averages. Source: NTI Galaxy, as dated. Live+SD.

ABC: 8.9/14         Dancing with the Stars 12.3/19, Surviving Suburbia 6.3/10, Castle 4.9/8

CBS: 7.4/12          The Big Bang Theory 6.0/9, How I Met Your Mother 5.6/9, Two and a Half Men 8.8/13, Rules of Engagement 7.0/11, CSI: Miami 8.5/14

FOX: 6.9/10           House 7.4/11, 24 6.4/10

NBC: 4.2/7             Chuck 3.7/6, Heroes 4.1/6, Medium 4.9/8

UNIV: 2.3/4          Cuidado con el Angel 2.4/4, Manana para Siempre 2.7/4, Cristina 1.9/3

MNT: 0.8/1           Masters of Illusion [r] 0.7/1, Magic’s Biggest Secrets Revealed [r] 1.0/2

CW: 0.6/1            Gossip Girl [r] 0.6/1, One Tree Hill [r] 0.7/1

ION: 0.6/1           ER 0.2/0, NCIS [r] 0.8/1, NCIS [r] 0.8/1      

TELE: 0.6/1          Dona Barbara 0.6/1, El Rostro de Analia 0.6/1, Sin Senos No Hay Paraiso 0.7/1, Cartel M 0.7/1

A18-49: CBS 4.1/11, FOX 4.1/11, ABC 3.4/9, NBC 2.8/7, UNIV 1.9/5, TELE 0.5/1, CW 0.4/1, MNT 0.4/1, ION 0.2/1



Zodiak Entertainment, a unit of DeAgostini Group, tapped Mitzi Berberi as Head/Legal and Business Affairs for Zodiak Entertainment Distribution. In her new capacity, Mitzi will oversee and execute all legal functions for the company’s scripted and unscripted sales and acquisitions division in addition to supporting negotiations for major deals and clients. Mitzi will be based in London and also in Paris.


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This day in History:  1955 – Ray Kroc opened his first McDonald’s restaurant, and on that day probably served “tens and tens.”

Answer to Yesterday’s Trivia Question:    On China Beach, if you were an FNG, what were you?  FAIRLY NEW GUY (come on now folks, this was on broadcast television in 1988 … there’s no language in broadcast TV – at least not in 1988)  Kudos to: Smiti Kumar-Merrill Lynch/New York City; Mike Seidel-CBS Television Stations/New York; Joseph R. Gallante-Reelz Channel/New York; Dave Bardua-WGHP/Greensboro, NC; Lisa Richards-harpo productions/Chicago

Today’s Trivia Question:  Who is “allergic to microwaves – they release space hamsters into my bloodstream”?  (Email
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 was important for me in making this story is that one person really can make a
difference…and to show a woman from my part of the world that wasn’t oppressed or
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–Mohammed Naqvi, accepting for Shame, 2008 Television Academy Honors

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SITUATION WANTED: Recent Harvard grad and FREELANCE WRITER will do pretty much anything involving words and writing them. Currently writing for a Gawker blog. Hard worker, strong writer, great bargain. (NYC)

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SITUATION WANTED: FREELANCE POST-PRODUCTION PRODUCER/NY. Years of experience with Broadcast Promos and Agency Commercials. Available for Editorial and Graphic Design projects. For resume & references email

SITUATION WANTED: PROJ/OPS MGR/NYC: Seeking the opp to work in on-air promos again, but open to other opps as well. Sev yrs cable on-air promo/new media & adops exp. Mang day-to-day ops of projs & campgs.

or call Trish Pihonak at 203.926.9878 for rates and specs for Job Openings.

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ABC: Scrubs, Better Off Ted, Lost, The Unusuals
AZTECA: Lo Que Callamos Las Mujeres Edicion Especial, Vidas al Limite, Al Extremo
CBS: New Adventures of Old Christine, Gary Unmarried, Criminal Minds, CSI: NY
CW:  America’s Next Top Model, 90210 [r]
FOX: Bones, American Idol
ION:  Movie: You’ve Got Mail (6p), Movie: You’ve Got Mail
MNT: World Funniest Moments, Comics Unleashed, Comics Unleashed
NBC: Law & Order [r], Law & Order: SVU [r], Law & Order [r]
PBS: Planet Forward, Great Performances
TELE: Dona Barbara, El Rostro de Analia, Sin Senos No Hay Paraiso, El Cartel
UNIV: Cuidado con el Angel, Manana es para Siempre, Don Francisco Presenta

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