Wednesday, August 11th, 2010




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Tonight’s Premieres:
CNBC: CNBC Bizography at 9p
Discovery Channel: Man vs. Wild at 9p
TLC: LA Ink at 10p

Tonight’s Finale:
Bravo: Work of Art: The Next Great Artist at 10p


ABC ordered eight more episodes of its reality series Shark Tank which begins production this fall and premieres in 2011. Shark Tank follows aspiring entrepreneurs as they pitch their business ideas in front of a panel consisting of five tough-minded multi-millionaires. In order to launch their new enterprise, the contestants must first try to persuade the panelists to invest their own money into the venture. During the upcoming season, comedian Jeff Foxworthy joins as a panelist for three episodes. The other five “sharks” are real estate guru Barbara Corcoran, “infomercial” industry leader Kevin Harrington, technology innovator Robert Herjavec, fashion legend Daymond John and financial expert Kevin O’Leary. Sony Pictures Television produces the series that is based on the Japanese series, Dragons’ Den with the format created by Nippon Television Network Corporation. Mark Burnett, Clay Newbill and Phil Gurin serve as executive producers.

Fox Soccer Channel and Fox Soccer Plus will jointly air the first three seasons of the Australian reality series, Football Superstar. The series premieres August 16 at 8p with new episodes airing each week on Mondays at 8p following Soccer Talk Live on Fox Soccer Channel. Each eight-episode season endeavors to find the next soccer star in an elimination-style competition. Fox Soccer Plus will additionally repeat episodes on Mondays at 10p and Fox Soccer Channel will air encore episodes at midnight on Mondays.
Petry Television, reported the national spot television advertising sales market is trending up by +48% and +54% for third quarter 2010. This third quarter is expected to finish at a higher level of growth than the previous first two quarters of this year. Petry Television’s projection of the local TV marketplace reflects advertising sales through the week ended August 6, 2010, comparing sales activity to the same date as last year. The Television Bureau of Advertising (TVB) said total spot TV ad sales (including national and local) for third quarter 2009 ended on a downturn at -28.1%, a figure including the top 100 TV markets.

Former Showtime network executive, Jay Larkin, 59, died after suffering a second bout of brain cancer. Mr. Larkin was with Showtime from 1984 through 2005 and was heavily involved in the launch of Showtime Championship Boxing in 1986 and was affectionately referred to as the “Boxing Czar” by the sports media. In his position at Showtime, Mr. Larkin led the network’s boxing coverage as both programmer and producer of live events encompassing sports, comedy, music and more for 20 years. He is survived by his wife, Lisa and two sons, Ryan and Gabriel. There is a graveside funeral today at Beth David Cemetery in Elmont, NY at 1130a. Instead of sending flowers, the family has asked that donations be sent in Mr. Larkin’s name to: The Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center at Duke University, Duke University Medical Center, DUMC Box 3624, Durham, NC 27710 or online at

Our fifth and final Emmy® special edition coming out this Thursday is Primetime Emmy® Awards: Actor/Actress highlighting the nominees for Actor/Actress in a Drama or Comedy, as well as Supporting Actor/Actress. Congratulations to all the nominees! If you are nominated or represent the nominee and would like to provide us with a 150-word description of the nominated person for this special edition, send it directly to me ([email protected]) and we’ll include it in the edition. As always, each of our Emmy® Special Editions can be found on our website here, and feel free to chime in on the ongoing Discussion on our website here.



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Debmar-Mercury is partnering with ITV STUDIOS and has acquired the domestic distribution rights to the series Hell’s Kitchen which airs on FOX and is scheduled to make its eighth season premiere September 22 at 8p.  No dates have been announced yet as to when Debmar-Mercury will be taking the show out.  This is the third deal cut between Debmar-Mercury and ITV STUDIOS as the two companies are developing a syndicated talk panel show, The Chefs and a new US first-run version of the UK daytime talk show, The Jeremy Kyle Show.


CMT approved its first scripted comedy, Working Class, giving the half-hour, family-themed project a 12-episode order. Starring Melissa Peterman, Working Class is about the life of a single blue-collar mom who moves her family to a wealthy suburban neighborhood all the while proudly clinging to her “working class” origins. Peterman is familiar to CMT viewers as the host of its series The Singing Bee and the recent special Melissa Peterman: Am I the Only One. The comedy is written and executive produced by Jill Cargerman (Spin City, Gary Unmarried) and will be produced internally.

A new reality project is being developed around Levi Johnston and his bid to become mayor of his hometown, Wasilla, Alaska. Stone and Co. is behind the project titled Loving Levi: The Road to the Mayor’s Office and the company is currently in production on the pilot and has started pitching the concept to networks.

NBC picked up a 30m comedy script called Brave New World from executive producer Peter Tolan (FX’s Rescue Me). The comedy is produced by Sony TV and is about a re-creation of the pilgrims at a living museum.

Casting Call: Syfy is seeking a male host for a new television series titled Artifact Search Show. The ideal male candidate is 25-40 years old and is a real-life archaeologist, explorer, symbologist, world traveler, adventurer or world historian. Experts and enthusiasts are welcome to apply. Personality-wise the candidate should be funny, quirky, smart and likeable. The selected candidate must be able to travel internationally. Those interested should email a photo and bio to [email protected] .


Top Ten Basic Cable Ad Supported Network Rankings among A18-49 for the week of: 8/2-8/8/10
Primetime    (000)        Total Pgm Day      (000)
USA               1265         ADSM*                     684
TNT                 924         NICK                        601
DISC               909         NAN*                        592
TBSC               869         TNT                          584
AEN                 729         USA                          562
MTV                 725         TBSC                        510
HIST                678         DISC                        504
CMDY               656         ESPN                       452
FOOD               600         HIST                        396
FX                    589         AEN                         388
Source: Turner Research from Nielsen Media Research Data. All ratings based on Total U.S. Television Universe of 114,900,000 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: 8/2-8/8/10        
Primetime    (000)      Total Pgm Day            (000)
USA                3392       NICK                            2559
TNT                2454       NAN*                            1532
FOXN              1922       USA                              1379
DISC               1630       TNT                              1324
HIST               1529       ADSM*                          1243
TBSC              1524       TOON                            1176
AEN                1480       FOXN                            1058
NAN               1454        DISC                              899
TOON             1369       TBSC                               849
HGTV             1316        HIST                               831
Source: Turner Research from Nielsen Media Research Data.
All ratings based on Total U.S. Television Universe of 114,900,000 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: 8/2-8/8/10
MTV     Jersey Shore 2                                                    3336                           
USA     WWE Entertainment 10p                                      2372
USA     Covert Affairs                                                      2291
USA     Royal Pains                                                         2223
USA     WWE Entertainment 9p                                        2214
MTV     Teen Mom 2                                                        2210
USA     Burn Notice                                                         2120
EN       Kourtney & Khloe Take Miami                               2099
ESPN    NASCAR Sprint Cup                                             2006
HIST    American Pickers                                                 1921
Source: Turner Research from Nielsen Media Research Data.
All ratings based on Total U.S. Television
Universe of 114,900,000 homes

Top 10 Broadcast Programs among A18-49 rating/share and (000) for the week of 8/2-8/8/10
CBS    Big Brother 12  SUN                                    2.5/8       3303
CBS    Big Brother 12  THU                                    2.4/9       3191
CBS    Big Brother 12  WED                                   2.4/8       3165
CBS    Two and a Half Men                                      2.3/7       3053
NBC    Minute to Win It                                           2.1/7       2749
FOX    So You Think You Can Dance  WED              2.1/7        2764
FOX    Family Guy                                                  2.1/6        2727
ABC    Wipeout  THU                                            1.9/7        2454
FOX    Lie To Me                                                    1.9/6        2454
ABC    Rookie Blue                                                1.8/6         2405
Source: Nielsen Media Research, Galaxy Explorer, Live + SD Data

Broadcast Evening News Weekly Average Ratings (week of August 2, 2010)
NBC: 7.17 million total viewers; 1.7/8 and 2.16 million A25-54
ABC: 6.85 million total viewers; 1.5/7 and 1.90 million A25-54
CBS: 5.01 million total viewers; 1.2/5 and 1.51 million A25-54
Source: Nielsen, NTI

Saturday A18-49 Analysis:  FOX topped Saturday night with a 1.2/5 among A18-49, according to final national ratings from Nielsen. At 8p, FOX’s back-to-back Cops episodes averaged a winning 1.2/5 followed by a three-way tie between ABC’s movie, CBS’ Crimetime Saturday repeat and UNIV’s Sabado Gigante at 0.6/3 apiece. FOX posted the same ratings during 9p at 1.2/5 for AMW: America Fights Back and CBS’ two-hour 48 Hours Mystery encore placed second at 0.9/3. Then at 10p, CBS’ continued 48 Hours Mystery rebroadcast won at 1.2/4 with UNIV’s weekly Sabado Gigante next at 1.0/4.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Saturday, August 7, 2010 time period averages. Source: NTI Galaxy, as dated. Live+SD

CBS: 3.0/6           Crimetime Saturday 2.1/5, 48 Hours Mystery [r] 3.4/7


FOX: 2.6/5            Cops 2.2/5, Cops 2 [r] 2.6/6, AMW: America Fights Back 2.7/6      

ABC: 1.9/4            ABC Movie of the Week: Red Eye [r] 1.9/4, Rookie Blue [r] 1.8/4

NBC: 1.3/3            Persons Unknown 0.9/2, WWE Special: Wrestlemania XXVI 1.1/2, Law & Order: CI [r] 1.9/4

UNIV: 1.2/3           Sabado Gigante 1.2/3

ION: 0.4/1            Saturday 7PM Movie: Paycheck [r] 0.4/1, Saturday 9PM Movie: Paycheck [r] 0.4/1

TELE: 0.3/1           Futbol Estelar: Tigres vs. America 0.3/1, Futbol Estelar II: Atlante vs. Monterrey 0.1/0

A18-49: FOX 1.2/5, CBS 0.9/3, UNIV 0.8/3, ABC 0.6/3, NBC 0.6/2, ION 0.2/1,TELE 0.2/1

Sunday  A18-49 Analysis: NBC was the frontrunner Sunday night at 3.4/11 A18-49, according to final national ratings from Nielsen. ABC began the night a winner with America’s Funniest Home Videos rerun at 1.6/6 and CBS’ 60 Minutes repeat and NBC’s sports special with John Madden tied for #2 at 1.3/5 each. NBC scored #1 the remainder of the night with the NFL Pre-Season Hall of Fame game between Cincinnati and Dallas with a 4.5/15 at 8p followed by CBS’ Big Brother at 2.5/8; at 9p NBC’s football game posted a 4.2/13 with FOX’s one-hour Family Guy rerun next at 2.1/6; and NBC finished the night with the last hour of the NFL Hall of Fame match at 3.9/12 while a tie occurred for second place between ABC’s The Gates and CBS’ encore of The Good Wife at 0.7/2 apiece.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Sunday, August 8, 2010 time period averages. Source: NTI Galaxy, as dated. Live+SD.

NBC: 5.6/10       NBC Sports Special: John Madden 2.2/5, NBC NFL Pre-Season – Hall of Fame: Cincinnati vs. Dallas 6.8/12


CBS: 4.3/8          60 Minutes [r] 6.3/12, Big Brother 12 4.5/8, Undercover Boss [r] 3.8/6, The Good Wife [r] 2.6/5

ABC: 2.6/5         America’s Funniest Home Videos [r] 3.5/7, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition [r] 3.1/5, Scoundrels 2.1/3, The Gates 1.8/3   


FOX: 2.0/4         American Dad [r] 1.2/2, The Simpsons [r] 1.5/3, The Simpsons [r] 2.2/4, The Cleveland Show [r] 2.0/4, Family Guy [r] 2.5/4

UNIV: 0.8/1       Vidas Paralelas 0.8/2, Desafio Gran Batalla 0.8/1, Mujeres Asesinas 0.7/1

ION: 0.4/1          Sunday 7PM Movie: Running Scared [r] 0.3/1, Sunday Night Movie: Cocktail [r] 0.5/1

TELE: 0.4/1        Marav Mundo de Disney: Parent Trap 0.4/1, Cine Millonario: Arachnophobia 0.4/1

A18-49: NBC 3.4/11, CBS 1.6/5, FOX 1.6/5, ABC 1.1/3, UNIV 0.6/2, TELE 0.3/1, ION 0.2/1

Monday  A18-49 Analysis: ABC kindled interest among A18-49 placing #1 Monday night at 2.1/6, according to final national ratings from Nielsen. The opening hour of ABC’s new series Bachelor Pad won at 8p with a 2.2/7 over next in line UNIV’s Hasta que el Dinero Nos Separe at 1.8/6. During 9p, CBS’ repeat comedies Two and a Half Men and The Big Bang Theory sparked a #1 at 2.7/8 followed by Soy Tu Duena at 2.3/7 and in a close third spot was the second half of ABC’s new Bachelor Pad at 2.3/6. Then at 10p, ABC came back a winner as a new season of Dating in the Dark launched with a 1.8/5 followed by a tie between CBS’ CSI: Miami repeat and NBC’s season finale of Last Comic Standing at 1.5/4 each.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Monday, August 9, 2010 time period averages. Source: NTI Galaxy, as dated. Live+SD.

CBS: 4.3/7         How I Met Your Mother [r] 3.4/6, Rules of Engagement [r] 3.5/6, Two and a Half Men [r] 5.5/9, The Big Bang Theory [r] 5.3/9, CSI: Miami [r] 4.1/7


ABC: 3.7/6          Bachelorette Pad [p] 4.2/7, Dating in the Dark [p] 2.9/5

NBC: 2.7/5          America’s Got Talent [r] 3.1/5, Last Comic Standing [f] 2.5/4

FOX: 2.2/4           2010 Teen Choice Awards 2.2/4

UNIV: 2.2/4         Hasta que el Dinero Nos Separe 2.1/4, Soy Tu Duena 2.6/4, Cristina 1.8/3

ION: 1.1/2           Without a Trace 0.9/2, Criminal Minds 1.3/2, Criminal Minds 1.3/2

TELE: 0.6/1          El Clon 0.5/1, El Fantasma de Elena 0.5/1, Donde Esta Elisa? 0.9/2, Diosa Coronada 0.6/1

CW: 0.5/1            90210 [r] 0.6/1, Gossip Girl [r] 0.4/1

A18-49: ABC 2.1/6, CBS 2.0/6, UNIV 1.8/5, FOX 1.5/5, NBC 1.4/4, TELE 0.5/1, ION 0.4/1, CW 0.3/1



McCann Midwest tapped Joe Garcia as President beginning August 16. Joe succeeds Garry Neel, who served a dual position heading McCann Midwest and supervising the General Motors business. Garry will now take on a dedicated role for General Motors overseeing the business worldwide and in the US as EVP/Global Account Director, McCann Worldgroup. Joe previously was in charge of BBDO’s Detroit operations and headed that agency’s Chrysler business.

David Friend was appointed SVP/News for the CBS Television Stations group. Since June 2006, David has been the VP/News Director at WCBS-TV in New York and will continue to manage the station’s news department. His new role, though, will give him added responsibility to work with the local management teams at CBS O&Os to oversee all news production and news operations. David’s new role will have him involved with communication and team building, creating newsgathering resources and sharing best practices with his team members across the group. David will additionally work with CBS Radio executives with the goal to develop and strengthen local news partnerships, and he will also be a liaison with members of the CBS News management team.

Peter Block joins the VOD service and website, FEARnet as President/GM as announced by its partners Sony Pictures Television, Lionsgate and Comcast. Diane Robina, the former President of FEARnet since its inception, will continue with the multi-platform horror, thriller and suspense destination into the fall until she departs to TV Guide Network as EVP/Programming, Production and Marketing.

JUMA Entertainment promoted Melissa Calheno to VP/Operations where she will head all in-house operations including new business development and growth goals for the company. Melissa will further manage integrated event development and media consulting. She continues to report to Robert Horowitz, President. Additionally, JUMA Entertainment hired Alaina Killoch as Manager/Development to offer series development and network programming analysis. Alaina joins from the Alternative Series and Specials Department at ABC. JUMA also added Dionne Clifton as Development Associate where she will work with the strategy and development of new series. Both Alaina and Dionne report jointly to Robert Horowitz and Lewis Fenton, Executive Producer and Head/Production. 

Nat Fuchs takes on the new position as SVP/Group Director, Talent and Human Resources at SMG, effective immediately. Nat will be in charge of talent and human resources activities for MediaVest. He will further concentrate on Starcom MediaVest Group talent efforts in various worldwide markets. Based in New York, Nat reports to Bill Tucker, CEO, MediaVest for his MediaVest duties and to Bernard Bedon, EVP/Global Director of Human Resources and Talent Management in his encompassing SMG position.

This day in History:
   1984 – U.S. President Ronald Reagan was preparing for his weekly radio broadcast when, during testing of the microphone, the President said:  “My fellow Americans, I am pleased to tell you that I just signed legislation that would outlaw Russia forever. We begin bombing in five minutes.”

Answer to Yesterday’s Trivia Question:  Why would Mr. Ed only talk to Wilbur?  MR. ED FELT WILBUR WAS THE ONLY HUMAN WORTH SPEAKING TO  Kudos to: Carl Schellenberger-VCA/NY; Gabe Alfaya-XL New York/NY; Gina Handy-Tribune Media Services/Queensbury; Larry Glazer-WTTW/Chicago; Les Stipp-GSD&M/Chicago; Lilian Lerner-MyMac Prods/Venice; Alan Perris-The Television Academy/North Hollywood; Susan Nessanbaum Goldberg-RoCart Prods/Hollywood

And a correction in yesterday’s answer — Sister Jacqueline on the Flying Nun was not the same as Sister Betrille.  But you knew that. 

Today’s Trivia Question:  This dolphin lived aboard a submarine and could speak in a squeaky human voice via electronic device.  What was his name?  (Email [email protected] 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.)

Later  — Cyn

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FALL INTERNSHIP CREDITS ONLY:  FEARnet WEB PRODUCTION INTERN wanted to prepare text, images & video for publication online. Experience w/ Photoshop & blogging software. Passion for horror genre a must. Email resumes to [email protected]  (8/18)

FALL INTERNSHIP CREDITS ONLY:  FEARnet WEB VIDEO INTERN: Experience w/ on-set equipment, Final Cut Pro, digitizing & encoding media. Passion for the horror genre a must. Email link to your demo reel & resume to [email protected]  (8/18)

FALL INTERNSHIP CREDITS ONLY:  FEARnet GRAPHIC DESIGN INTERN wanted to help Mktg Team in designing online graphics. Experience w/ Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash. Passion for the horror genre a must. Email portfolio & resume to [email protected]  (8/18)

FALL INTERNSHIP CREDITS ONLY:  A/V MARKETING INTERN wanted to help prepare LIONSGATE trailer & TV spot submissions. Familiarity w/ A/V formats, Quicktime, Handbrake, Final Cut & DVD Studio Pro a plus. Email resume to [email protected]  (8/18)

FALL INTERNSHIP CREDITS ONLY: PROGRAMMING RESEARCH/Oxygen Media/NYC: Learn about tv from the inside out. Intern will increase analytical skills and learn Nielsen tools. Skills: Excel, PowerPoint, Passion for tv. Contact [email protected] (8/17)

FALL INTERNSHIP CREDITS ONLY:  Oxygen Media/NBCU/NY/ SOCIAL MEDIA INTERN: Must be eligible to earn college credit, able towork2-3 full days during fall semester, passionate about TV & social media. Resume to [email protected] (8/13)

FALL INTERNSHIP CREDITS ONLY:  TV PROD INTERN/NY: handle fast-paced position for a min of 10 hrs per wk. Addt’l hours may be banked. Must have basic knwldg of Excel & Word. Prior office exp is a +. Please contact [email protected] (8/13)

SITUATION WANTED ADS, POSTED BY THOSE LOOKING TO BE HIRED …  There is no charge for placing your Situation Wanted ad … for more information contact Trish Pihonak at [email protected]

SITUATION WANTED: MEDIA, TV & FILM SALES. 6+ years of Domestic and International experience in Film & TV sales with strong knowledge of contracts and strong Rolodex of clients, email [email protected] (8/18)

SITUATION WANTED:  ASSOCIATE PRODUCER/RESEARCH & LICENSING:looking for short-term freelance projects. 7+ yrs. experience in television/film/online. Good rates. Great with deadlines. Contact: [email protected] (8/18)

SITUATION WANTED: ACCOUNTING/FINANCE – 20+ yrs. experience in TV Broadcasting & Cable.  Seeking FT/PT or Temp-to-Perm position: [email protected] (8/17)

SITUATION WANTED: PRIME TIME EMMY DOCUMENTARY. PRODUCER, DIRECTOR, WRITER in L.A. Credits: National Geo, PBS, Discovery, History CH, TLC and MSNBC. Contact email: [email protected] (8/17)

SITUATION WANTED: Dedicated & Experienced ADV. SALES PLANNER (NY) Sales proposals, resolving client discrepancies, quarterly post analysis, special sales service projects, expert computer skills. Contact- [email protected] (8/17)

SITUATION WANTED: ASSOCIATE PRODUCER/RESEARCH & LICENSING: looking for short-term freelance projects. 7+ yrs. experience in television/film/online. Good rates. Great with deadlines. Contact: [email protected] (8/17)

SITUATION WANTED: Executive Assistant position film/TV (NY) 10 years experience: Interned for a President, Executive Assistant to SVP/VP/film director/celebrity [email protected] (8/14)

SITUATION WANTED: Hard working, self-starter PRODUCTION MANAGER(NY)with Field Producing and Post Supervisor experience seeks challenging new position. Past companies include HBO, MTV, A&E, Thirteen & Nat Geo. [email protected]   (8/13)
SITUATION WANTED: STORY/POST PRODUCER (LA): Creative thinker/hard worker, 10+ years experience, all reality genres, many network & cable credits. Great at paper cuts, solid in edit bay, detail-oriented, fun. [email protected] (8/12)

SITUATION WANTED: ONLINE ACCOUNT EXEC/NY: 5yrs digital Media exp/goal oriented, customer service driven/top agency list/exp. with display,video,sponsorships,newsletter,integrated custom content. Contact: [email protected]  (8/12)

E-mail [email protected]  or call Trish Pihonak at 203.381.9096 for rates and specs for Job Openings.

Are you looking for a job? Post your Situation Wanted Ad here — Email [email protected]  for specs.


ABC:  The Middle [r], The Middle [r], Modern Family [r], Cougar Town [r], Castle [r]
AZTECA: Laura de Todos, Al Extremo, La Loba
CBS:  Big Brother, Criminal Minds [r], CSI: NY [r]
CW:   America’s Next Top Model [r], Plain Jane
FOX:  So You Think You Can Dance
ION:  Without A Trace, Without A Trace, Criminal Minds
NBC:  Minute to Win It, America’s Got Talent, Law & Order: SVU [r]
PBS:   The Human Spark [r], The Human Spark [r], The Human Spark [r]
TELE: El Clon, El Fantasma de Elena, La Diosa Coronada
UNIV: Hasta que el Dinero Nos Separe, Soy Tu Duena, Don Francisco Presenta

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