Wednesday, August 4th, 2010




Good morning. It’s Wednesday, August 4, 2010, and this is your first early morning briefing.  As always, if you prefer to watch this morning’s news instead of reading it, click here

Tonight’s Premieres:
TNT: Dark Blue at 9p
A&E Network: Criss Angel Mindfreak at 10p

Tonight’s Finale:
Investigation Discovery: The Shift at 10p


FX ordered a second season of its comedy series Louie, headlined by actor/comedian Louis C.K. giving the new season 13 total episodes. Currently, seven new episodes remain in season one of Louie which airs on Tuesdays at 11p. The concluding two episodes will air back-to-back on September 7 beginning at 11p following the third season premiere of Sons of Anarchy at 10p.

NBC is set to premiere its 30m show highlighting previews of its new and returning fall series as The NBC Primetime Show kicks off August 7. The half-hour show will air an estimated 500 times across NBC Universal’s broadcast, digital and cable network platforms. The show will continue airing through September 26. 

ESPN Inc. made a deal in principle to sell BASS, LLC to a group of investors headed by Don Logan, Jerry McKinnis and Jim Copeland. BASS is a membership organization comprised of bass anglers in the US, boasting more than 500,000 members. ESPN bought BASS in 2001 which includes multiple media platforms such as three magazines and a website. The agreement allows BASS’ top television assets, the Bassmaster Elite Series and Bassmaster Classic to remain on ESPN networks. Until the deal is complete, BASS will continue to operate under ESPN’s ownership.

South Asian entertainment network, Zee TV made an agreement with Nielsen to measure the network’s TV ratings and trends in top US markets. This marks the first time Nielsen will measure US TV ratings for a South Asian network.

Our third Emmy® special edition coming out LATER THIS MORNING is Primetime Emmy® Awards: Outstanding Non-Fiction/Special.   On Monday, our next edition – Primetime Emmy® Awards: Outstanding Reality / Reality Host will be sent out, and on Thursday August 12 is our Outstanding Actor/Actress edition.  If you’re nominated … Many congratulations!  And if you’re nominated and would like to provide us with a 150-word description of the nominated project or person for our special editions, send it directly to me ([email protected]) and we’ll include it in the edition.


FX approved a half-hour comedy pilot titled Alabama, co-created by and starring Robert Ben Garant and Thomas Lennon (both creators and stars of Reno 911!). Alabama is set a thousand years in the future on the United Nations peacekeeping spaceship called The USS Alabama. The plot begins six years into the crew’s seven-year mission of fostering peace and enforcing treaties in their outer space territory. Production on the pilot, produced by FX Productions will take place in the Los Angeles area this September. Garant and Lennon will executive produce along with Peter Principato and Paul Young.

Actor Jeff Goldblum announced yesterday he is departing USA Network’s Law & Order: Criminal Intent series after starring on the drama two years, reports Variety. Goldblum’s option with the show and producers Wolf Films had expired and the actor made the decision to leave the show now citing the show’s instability together with a ratings decline during this last season. The ninth season finale of Law & Order: Criminal Intent aired July 6 and to date, USA has not said if it will continue the series for a tenth season. Goldblum joins other show alums who recently left the show including Vincent D’Onofrio, Kathryn Erbe and Eric Bogosian though Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio and Saffron Burrows were added. Goldblum contends he is leaving the show on amicable terms with the network and Dick Wolf’s Wolf Films.

Toronto-based Breakthrough Films & Television announced actress Kim Cattrall will reprise her voice role as “Dee” for the sophomore season of Producing Parker. The animated sitcom is a satire of a daytime TV show titled The Dee Show where during the first season the host, Dee lands the show in jail, goes to rehab while the show becomes #1 in the ratings. The show also features the celebrity voices of Jason Priestley, Catherine O’Hara and Mark McKinney. Production for the second season is underway and a January 2011 premiere is set for Canada’s TVtropolis. Producing Parker is co-produced by Breakthrough Films & Television and Philippine Animation Studio in association with Canwest Media.

Sara Rue (Less Than Perfect, Eastwick) signed as host for The CW’s midseason reality series Shedding for the Wedding. Rue will host the weight-loss reality show where 10 overweight couples live together and compete over three months for their dream wedding. In the elimination process, the couple losing the least amount each week will go home. A premiere date has not been announced by The CW.


Top Ten Basic Cable Ad Supported Network Rankings among A18-49 for the week of: 7/26-8/1/10
Primetime    (000)        Total Pgm Day      (000)
USA               1194         ADSM*                     686
DISC               901         NICK                         631
TBSC               847         NAN*                        598
TNT                 804         USA                          548
MTV                710         TNT                           543
FX                  672         TBSC                         491
AEN                655         ESPN                         467
CMDY              655         DISC                         457
HIST               654         FX                             377
FOOD              644         HIST                         365
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: 7/26-8/1/10       
Primetime    (000)      Total Pgm Day            (000)
USA                3054       NICK                            2677
TNT                2350       NAN*                            1593
FOXN              1731       TNT                              1326
NAN               1609       USA                              1288
DISC              1585       ADSM*                          1220
TBSC              1503       TOON                            1219
TOON             1482       FOXN                             1016
HIST              1456        ESPN                              859
AEN               1418        TBSC                               830
FOOD             1302        DISC                               801
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: 7/26-8/1/10
MTV     Jersey Shore 2                                                    3434                           
DISC    Deadliest Catch                                                   3017
EN       Kourtney & Khloe Take Miami                               2555
ESPN    NASCAR Sprint Cup                                             2504
USA     WWE Entertainment 10p                                      2499
USA     WWE Entertainment 9p                                        2347
USA     Burn Notice                                                         2199
FOOD   Next Food Network Star 6                                    2082
DISC    Ultimate Air Jaws                                                 2072
MTV     Teen Mom 2                                                        1974
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 7/26-8/1/10
ABC    The Bachelorette                                          2.9/9        3764
FOX    Hell’s Kitchen                                               2.9/10      3858
FOX    Masterchef                                                   2.7/8        3582
CBS    The Big Bang Theory                                     2.6/7        3410  
NBC    America’s Got Talent  WED                          2.6/8        3474
NBC    America’s Got Talent – TUES                          2.6/8        3365
CBS    Big Brother 12  SUN                                    2.5/8        3270
ABC    Wipeout  TUES                                            2.3/7       3015
CBS    Two and a Half Men                                       2.3/7       3054
CBS    Big Brother 12  WED                                    2.3/8       3045
Source: Nielsen Media Research, Galaxy Explorer, Live + SD Data

Broadcast Evening News Weekly Average Ratings (week of July 26, 2010)
NBC: 7.44 million total viewers; 1.8/8 and 2.18 million A25-54
ABC: 6.74 million total viewers; 1.5/7 and 1.87 million A25-54
CBS: 4.98 million total viewers; 1.2/5 and 1.53 million A25-54
Source: Nielsen, NTI

Broadcast Evening News Weekly Average Ratings (July 2010 Sweep)
NBC: 7.54 million total viewers; 1.8/8 and 2.23 million A25-54
ABC: 6.84 million total viewers; 1.5/6 and 1.87 million A25-54
CBS: 5.05 million total viewers; 1.3/5 and 1.56 million A25-54
Source: Nielsen, NTI

Saturday A18-49 Analysis:  FOX with its “bad boys” ruled Saturday night at 1.4/6 A18-49, according to final national ratings from Nielsen. FOX won at 8p with double Cops episodes averaging a 1.4/6 while ABC’s movie and UNIV’s Sabado Gigante tied for #2 at 0.6/3 apiece. FOX posted the same ratings through 9p as AMW: America Fights Back held steady at 1.4/6 over a three-way tie between ABC’s movie, CBS’ Crimetime Saturday repeat and UNIV’s Sabado Gigante at 0.7/3 each. Then at 10p, CBS’ 48 Hours Mystery encore was tops with 1.1/4 and a third tie occurred this time between NBC’s Law & Order: CI rerun and UNIV’s Sabado Gigante at 0.8/3 respectively.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Saturday, July 31, 2010 time period averages. Source: NTI Galaxy, as dated. Live+SD

CBS: 2.8/6           Crimetime Saturday 2.0/4, Crimetime Saturday [r] 2.6/5, 48 Hours Mystery [r] 3.8/8

FOX: 2.8/6           Cops 2.5/6, Cops 2 [r] 3.0/6, AMW: America Fights Back 2.9/6      

ABC: 1.7/4            ABC Movie of the Week: Flightplan [r] 1.7/4, Rookie Blue [r] 1.7/3

NBC: 1.7/4            Persons Unknown 1.0/2, Law & Order: CI [r] 1.7/3, Law & Order: CI [r] 2.5/5

UNIV: 1.2/3           Sabado Gigante 1.2/3

ION: 0.5/1            Saturday 9PM Movie: Disclosure [r] 0.4/1

TELE: 0.4/1           Cine de Impacto: Jackie Chan’s Project A 0.3/1, Cine de Impacto II: Fantastic Four 0.4/1

A18-49: FOX 1.4/6, CBS 0.8/3, ABC 0.7/3, UNIV 0.7/3, NBC 0.6/2, TELE 0.3/1, ION 0.1/1

Sunday  A18-49 Analysis: CBS and FOX ushered in a new month with both sharing #1 Sunday night at 1.6/5 among A18-49, according to final national ratings from Nielsen. ABC opened the night a winner at 7p with America’s Funniest Home Videos repeat at 1.5/5 and CBS’ 60 Minutes encore was next at 1.1/4. CBS’ Big Brother held sway during 8p at 2.5/8 while reruns of FOX’s The Simpsons and The Cleveland Show averaged a second place at 1.7/5. During 9p, double Family Guy repeats on FOX averaged #1 at 2.2/6 followed by CBS’ Undercover Boss encore at 1.8/5. At 10p, NBC’s America’s Got Talent re-do came in first at 1.1/3 and ABC’s The Gates was #2 at 0.9/3.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Sunday, August 1, 2010 time period averages. Source: NTI Galaxy, as dated. Live+SD.

CBS: 4.0/7        60 Minutes [r] 5.2/10, Big Brother 12 4.2/8, Undercover Boss [r] 3.8/6, The Good Wife [r] 2.7/5


ABC: 2.6/5         America’s Funniest Home Videos [r] 3.5/7, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition [r] 3.0/5, Scoundrels 2.0/3, The Gates 1.9/3   


NBC: 2.5/5         Dateline 2.1/4, Law & Order: CI 2.8/5, America’s Got Talent [r] 2.6/4

FOX: 2.0/4         Sons of Tucson 1.1/2, American Dad [r] 1.2/2, The Simpsons [r] 2.3/4, The Cleveland Show [r] 2.1/4, Family Guy [r] 2.7/5, Family Guy [r] 2.7/5

ION: 0.6/1          Sunday 7PM Movie: Paycheck 0.6/1, Sunday Night Movie: The Fifth Element 0.5/1

UNIV: 0.6/1        Desafio Gran Batalla 0.7/1, Mujeres Asesinas 0.6/1

TELE: 0.5/1        Cine en Casa: Just My Luck 0.4/1, Cine Millonario: Selena 0.6/1

A18-49: CBS 1.6/5, FOX 1.6/5, ABC 1.1/3, NBC 0.9/3, UNIV 0.5/1, ION 0.4/1, TELE 0.4/1

Monday  A18-49 Analysis: ABC romanced the A18-49 viewers Monday night with a 3.8/11, according to final national ratings from Nielsen. The finale of ABC’s The Bachelorette was #1 during 8p and 9p, posting a 3.3/11 and a 4.1/11, respectively. During those hours, UNIV’s Hasta que el Dinero Nos Separe placed second at 8p with a 2.0/6 and at 9p, CBS’ repeat comedies Two and a Half Men and The Big Bang Theory averaged a #2 at 2.5/7. Looking at The Bachelorette’s finale numbers more closely, ABC attracted 11.7 million total viewers over the two hours which jumped to an average of 13.2 million total viewers during the last half hour. Monday’s The Bachelorette delivered its best finale numbers since 2004. ABC finished its clean sweep of the night at 10p with The Bachelorette: After the Final Rose special by posting a 3.8/11 while UNIV’s Cristina trailed in second with a 1.6/5.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Monday, Aug 2, 2010 time period averages. Source: NTI Galaxy, as dated. Live+SD.

ABC: 7.5/13         The Bachelorette [f] 7.5/13, The Bachelorette: After the Final Rose 7.4/13

CBS: 4.1/7          How I Met Your Mother [r] 3.1/5, Rules of Engagement [r] 3.3/6, Two and a Half Men [r] 5.2/8, The Big Bang Theory [r] 5.4/9, CSI: Miami [r] 3.8/7

FOX: 2.9/5           Lie To Me 3.5/6, The Good Guys 2.3/4

NBC: 2.9/5          America’s Got Talent [r] 2.9/5, Last Comic Standing 2.6/4, Dateline 3.3/6

UNIV: 2.2/4         Hasta que el Dinero Nos Separe 2.1/4, Soy Tu Duena 2.6/4, Cristina 2.0/3

ION: 1.0/2           Without a Trace 0.8/1, Criminal Minds 1.1/2, Criminal Minds 1.2/2

TELE: 0.6/1          El Clon 0.6/1, El Fantasma de Elena 0.4/1, Donde Esta Elisa? 1.0/2, Diosa Coronada 0.6/1

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

A18-49: ABC 3.8/11, UNIV 2.0/6, CBS 1.8/5, FOX 1.5/4, NBC 1.4/4, ION 0.5/1, TELE 0.5/1, CW 0.3/1



Effective immediately, Ian McDonough was named SVP/GM, EMEA with BBC Worldwide Channels, succeeding Dean Possenniskie who is departing the company. Ian will manage the daily operations of the current roster of localized channels in the EMEA region including BBC Entertainment, BBC Knowledge, BBC Lifestyle, CBeebies and BBC HD in addition to managing new channel launches. Ian reports to Darren Childs, Managing Director, BBC Worldwide Channels.

Telemundo elevated Susan Solano Vila to EVP/Marketing for Telemundo Communications Group. Susan will be in charge of all marketing efforts for the Telemundo network as well as mun2, working closely with the senior management team at Telemundo. Susan will additionally be the primary liaison to all marketing units within NBC Universal. Susan reports to Jacqueline Hernandez, COO.

Doron Wesly was tapped for the newly-created position of Leader/Business Science and Planning with Mindshare North America. Doron’s new position takes effect immediately where he will supervise custom market research and analytics efforts generated for Mindshare clients, overseeing a team of 25 research experts. Doron will also be the top liaison with the agency’s client teams for research pertaining to media plans and programs. Most recently, Doron was the Global Media Director at Cheil Worldwide, Samsung’s in-house advertising agency based in Seoul, South Korea.

Kent Takano takes on the new role as Executive Producer/Branded Entertainment for DIY Network. Kent will work in tandem with the network’s programming team to implement ad sales partnerships and integration. Kent will also focus on developing sponsor-integrated series and specials. In his new role, Kent reports to Ross Babbit, VP/Programming Partnerships and Special Projects. Kent has been with Scripps Networks since 2001.

Tribune Interactive upped Linda Schaible to SVP/Product Development and Operations and Shawn Gannon to VP/Product Development. Linda will now manage the company’s digital and mobile product categories in addition to possible partnerships designed to upgrade the company’s offerings. Shawn’s promotion offers him daily management of the product development group where he will be involved with the infrastructure and new product development.

Kendi Tolentino and Melissa Buffa assume new roles as Account Managers up from AEs at MWKS. Furthermore, Crystal Bryan was added as a Brand Ambassador and Publicist for the agency.



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This day in History:
  1957 – Florence Chadwick set a world record by swimming the English Channel in 6 hours and 7 minutes.

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JOB OPENING: PRODUCER EDITORS/HOUSTON: The new Tribune is recruiting anti-establishment preditors to collaborate on a groundbreaking morning news/infotainment format unlike anything ever tried on local TV. Job 15014 (8/11)

JOB OPENING: SR. AD SALES EXEC/Hearst Magazines/NY: Develop and implement sales strategy for media tablet “apps” Work across magazine platform,7-10yrs ad sales exp, be early adapter of changing media technology  [email protected] (8/11)

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JOB OPENING: PUBLICIST /Fuse/NY: Support consumer/trade publicity efforts to gen awareness of Fuse brand. Write, pitch, & execute public relations plans & events. Min 2-3 yrs media rel. exp. Rez to [email protected] “Pub” in subj (8/10)

JOB OPENING: SALES ASSISTANT/THE HOTEL NETWORKS/NYC: 1+ Y.R. Related Media Exp; Organized, Detail-Oriented, Media Math Skills, Word, Excel, PPT Proficient, College Degree Pref, Resumes to [email protected] (8/7)

JOB OPENING: SR. AE/DISNEY INTERACTIVE NY: MUST have 5+ yrs DIGITAL/ONLINE sales + exceed $5mm goals annually. Email: [email protected] (8/7)

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JOB OPENING: CNS-MANAGER, TRAFFIC/Orlando, FL: Overseas the daily operations of traffic dept/checks logs for errors & communicates w/ ntwrk control/5+ yrs cable traffic exp/detailed oriented (8/5)

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FALL INTERNSHIP CREDITS ONLY: Development Company in midtown Manhattan. Good writing skills, attention to detail, and enthusiasm a must! Knowledge of FCP a plus. Start right away, for credit only. Email resumes: [email protected] (8/11)

FALL INTERNSHIP CREDITS ONLY: Oxygen Media/NBCU(NY) DIGITAL EDITORIAL INTERN with an enthusiasm for marketing/online, strong writing/editing skills, social networking,& MS Office. work part time. Resumes to [email protected] (8/11)

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SITUATION WANTED: Assistant – Film/Television. 13 yrs. work experience (6+ as an asst.). Internship at Participant Media. Final Cut Pro. Hold MFA, MA, and BA degrees. [email protected] (8/11)

SITUATION WANTED: CHILDREN’S PRODUCER/CREATIVE DEVELOPER Animation and live action. BBC TV trained. 200 credits as producer and 100 credits as writer of children’s and family shows. Canada-based Canadian and UK citizen. [email protected] (8/11)

SITUATION WANTED: PA/ NYC: NYU Film & TV grad seeking entry-level work. Writer/Director/SFX Makeup/Art Department/Production. Can handle both Mac and PC systems with Microsoft Office, FCP, etc. Contact: [email protected] (8/11)


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] (8/7)

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SITUATION WANTED: PA /NY: Recent tufts grad w/ tv prod, admin. & publish. exper., strong writing skills, work ethic & enthusiasm seeks entry-level TV job; also makes delic. cookies & good at carrying heavy obj. [email protected] (8/5)

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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:   Great Performances at the Met
TELE: El Clon, El Fantasma de Elena, Donde Esta Elisa?, La Diosa Coronada
UNIV: Hasta que el Dinero Nos Separe, Soy Tu Duena, Don Francisco Presenta

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