Wednesday, December 12th, 2012


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Our Christmas programming has captured
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Our original movie premieres shined this past weekend
Help for the Holidays: 3.0 HH rating
Come Dance with Me: 2.7 HH rating

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Good morning. It’s Wednesday, December 12, 2012, and this is your first early morning briefing.

Tonight’s Premiere:
Investigation Discovery: Stalked: Someone’s Watching at 10p

Tonight’s Finale:
DIY Network: Sweat Equity at 10p


Univision released a statement following the death of Jenni Rivera over this past weekend: “All of us at Univision would like to extend our most heartfelt condolences to the Rivera Family and the families of the passengers aboard the plane that ended the lives of Jenni Rivera and her team. To our viewers who were also her fans we will be dedicating most of our programming to celebrate her memory.”

On Sunday night, Univision dedicated its primetime programming with news of Ms. Rivera’s fatal plane crash as well as video footage of her life.  According to the network, Sunday night’s performance was the best in 2012 with close to 1.8 million A18-49 viewers.
A new six-part docu-series starring Pete Rose and his fiancee former Playboy model Kiana Kim debuts on TLC next month.  Pete Rose: Hits & Mrs. will premiere January 14 at 10p and follows Pete and Kiana as they prepare for a new life together and blend their respective families.  The series is produced for TLC by Creature Films. 

National Geographic Channel in the US acquired the new original docu-series Yukon Gold produced by New York City-based Paperny Entertainment.  The ten-episode, one-hour series will debut on NGC in 2013.  The docu-series follows the journey of four gold mining crews who have four months in Canada’s Yukon to strike gold.  The series was originally developed for HISTORY in Canada will also premiere there in early 2013. 

Beginning tomorrow night the ten-episode original series Further with Jeremy Jones debuts exclusively on Outside Television at 930p.  The series is from Teton Gravity Research (TGR) and takes an up-close look at the personalities, adventure, drama and the excitement surrounding snowboarding.  Outside Television will air double encore episodes every weekend.  Further is the second installment in the Jeremy Jones trilogy that launched with Outside Television’s series Jeremy Jones Deeper last year. 

Comedy Central unveiled its midseason series premiere dates: The Burn With Jeff Ross debuts January 8 at 1030p; Workaholics and Kroll Show both premiere on January 16 at 10p and 1030p respectively; a fifth season of Tosh.0 opens February 5 at 10p; The Jeselnik Offensive bows February 19 at 1030p; The Ben Show and Nathan for You both debut on February 28 at 10p and 1030p respectively; and Inside Amy Schumer premieres April 30 at 1030p.

Prior to IFC debuting a new season of Portlandia on January 4 at 10p, is launching the new web series, Kumail Tours Portlandia.  Comedian and Portlandia guest star, Kumail Nanjiani (Franklin & Bash) serves as tour guide to some of the real-life Portland locations and residents that influence the show.  Kumail Tours Portlandia premiered yesterday exclusively on and new webisodes will be posted weekly throughout this month and January:

Programming Note:  The special 12-12-12 The Concert for Sandy Relief to benefit the Robin Hood Relief Fund presented by Chase will broadcast live tonight from Madison Square Garden in the New York metro area starting at 8p on all three public media outlets of WNET: THIRTEEN, WLIW21 and NJTV.  The concert will be accessible to 2 billion people worldwide and will also air on many other US networks and television feeds: AMC, AXS TV, BIO, Bloomberg, Cooking Channel, Destination America, Discovery Fit & Health, ENCORE, EPIX, FX Movie Channel, FEARnet, Fuse, G4, HBO, HBO Latino, IFC, ION Television, Lifetime Real Women, Live Well Network, Military History, MSG Plus, MUNDOFOX, Palladia, PlumTV, SHOWTIME 2, Smithsonian Channel, Sundance Channel, VH1 Classic, WE tv, WLNY, WPSG/The CW Philly and Wealth TV.  The concert will additionally be broadcast on Clear Channel Media and Entertainment’s radio stations across the country as all well as a slew of live streams.  For more information on the 12-12-12 concert and to check where to watch or listen to the concert, visit:


Verizon FiOS announced yesterday it has reached a renewal carriage deal with AMC Networks before the previous contract expires on December 31.  Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.


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Chuck Lorre, behind the comedies The Big Bang Theory, Two and a Half Men and Mike & Molly has sold another half-hour multi-camera comedy to CBS.  The project titled Mom is about a single mother which is co-written by Lorre and Two and a Half Men EP Eddie Gorodetsky and story editor Gemma Baker.  The plot is about a recently sober single mother as she attempts to get her life in order in Napa Valley.  Lorre and Gorodetsky will serve as EPs with Baker on board to produce.  Chuck Lorre Productions and Warner Bros. Television are producing.

Discovery Channel ordered production on the network’s first-ever, scripted mini-series titled Klondike (wt).  The mini-series is based on Charlotte Gray’s novel Gold Diggers: Striking It Rich in the Klondike and tells the story about six strangers and their fight for survival and wealth in a small frontier town in the remote Klondike region.  The project is a co-production between Discovery, Entertainment One Television (eOne) and Nomadic Pictures in association with Scott Free Television.  Paul Scheuring is the main writer and will serve as EP in addition to Ridley Scott and David W. Zucker; as well as John Morayniss and Michael Rosenberg for eOne; Mike Frislev and Chad Oakes will serve as co-producers for Nomadic.  Josh Goldin and Rachel Abramowitz are also writing episodes as Consulting Producers.  Eileen O’Neill and Dolores Gavin will serve as EPs for Discovery.

Six new original unscripted series have been approved by Travel Channel:

  • All Forked Up joins together Las Vegas food critics, Al Mancini and John Curtas as they participate in food duels while exploring a city’s unique culinary flavors.  Six half-hour episodes produced by O’Malley Productions.
  • Burger Land features host George Motz author of the book, Hamburger America as he takes viewers on a road trip to meet America’s oldest and most famous hamburger creators and their restaurants.  Motz uncovers the history, people and secrets behind America’s iconic sandwich.  11 half-hour episodes produced by Magilla Entertainment. 
  • Digfellas follows relic hunters Bill Ladd and Howard Hewitt as they search and preserve our past.  Each episode has the pair investigate and excavate a history-rich location in search of treasured relics and antiques.  Six half-hour episodes from Kinetic Content.
  • Fortune Diggers (wt) follows three teams of top American relic hunters in a head-to-head race as they try to discover the most valuable artifacts in a given historic location.  Six half-hour episodes produced by Sharp Entertainment. 
  • Gem Hunt goes inside the world’s gem trade by following gem dealer Ron LeBlanc, geologist Bernie Gaboury and jewelry enthusiast Diane Robinson as they travel to remote regions in search of gems they can turn into a small fortune.  Seven one-hour episodes from NHNZ.
  • Monumental Mysteries goes cross-country in search of extraordinary monuments and the mysteries they conceal.  From New York’s Chrysler Building to a huge clock on the island of Hawaii where the hands are frozen in time, Don Wildman hosts the series and visits the sites.  13 one-hour episodes from Optomen Productions. 

Bravo has a new scripted drama in its pipeline titled Moguls that is described as similar to Aaron Sorkin’s The West Wing, reports THR.  Charles Randolph screenwriter on Love and Other Drugs and playwright Sharyn Rothstein are developing the project centering on a media mogul and his family.  Randolph and Rothstein are writing together and Randolph will additionally serve as a supervising producer as well as EP alongside former Channel Four CEO and Universal Television chairman Michael Jackson.  


Canada’s Slice network will debut the new series Mother of The Bride with double episodes on January 4 at 9p and 930p.  The series, produced by RTR Media Inc. and Citizen Skull Inc., focuses on the second most important dress purchase of a wedding: that of the mother of the bride at Houston’s T. Carolyn Fashions.



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Top Ten Ad-Supported Basic Cable Network Performance among A18-49 for the week of: 12/3-12/9/12
Primetime    (000)        Total Pgm Day     (000)
ESPN              1533         ADSM*               729
FAM               1350         ESPN                  631                    
TBSC              1042         FAM                   579                    
AEN                990          NICK                   565
USA                915          USA                    536
FX                  834          NAN*                  524
ADSM              725          AEN                    475
DISC               702          TBSC                  444
HIST               688           FX                     422
TNT                667          TNT                    399
Source: Turner Research from The Nielsen Company data.
All ratings based on Total US Television Universe of 114,600,000 homes.
* = Network broadcasts less than 51% of minutes in a 24 hour day.
Notes: Data based on most currently available Nielsen data stream; Preliminary: Live+SD. Primetime is Mon-Sat 8P-11P and Sun 7P-11P. Total day is Mon-Sun 6A-6A for household and demographic performance.

Top Ten Ad-Supported Basic Cable Network Performance among Total Viewers for the week of: 12/3-12/9/12  
Primetime    (000)      Total Pgm Day          (000)
ESPN             3238          NICK                      1958
FAM              2939           USA                       1373
USA              2604           ADSM*                   1294
AEN              2010           FAM                       1218
TBSC            1942           ESPN                      1163
HALL             1925           NAN*                     1142
HIST             1874           FOXN                      1069
TNT              1774           TOON                      1031
FOXN            1674           TNT                         969
DISC             1442           AEN                         954
Source: Turner Research from The Nielsen Company data.
All ratings based on Total US Television Universe of 114,600,000 homes.
* = Network broadcasts less than 51% of minutes in a 24 hour day.
Notes: Data based on most currently available Nielsen data stream; Preliminary: Live+SD. Primetime is Mon-Sat 8P-11P and Sun 7P-11P. Total day is Mon-Sun 6A-6A for household and demographic performance.

Top 10 Cable Programs among A18-49 (000) for the week of: 12/3-12/9/12
ESPN     NY Giants/Washington                  7621
AEN       Duck Dynasty 10p                        3853
NFLN     2012  Broncos vs. Raiders             3122
FX         Sons of Anarchy                          2989
ESPN     Sportscenter 12/3 1145p              2814
DISC     Gold Rush                                   2348
AEN       Duck Dynasty 1101p                   2165
AEN       Storage Wars                             2076
TBSC     The Big Bang Theory 930p           1999
ESPN     Heisman Trophy                          1970
Source: Turner Research from Nielsen Media Research Data.
All ratings based on Total US Television
Universe of 114,600,000 home; Ranked by Delivery (000); Preliminary: Live+SD

Top 10 Broadcast Programs among A18-49 rating/share and (000) for the week of 12/3-12/9/12
NBC    Sunday Night Football                                 7.8/19               9896
CBS    The Big Bang Theory                                   5.2/16              6578
FOX    The OT                                                      4.4/12               5518
CBS    Two and a Half Men                                     4.0/11               5029
NBC    Football Night in America Part 3                    4.0/11               5117
NBC    The Voice 12/3                                           3.9/10               4986
CBS    Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show                     3.6/10               4583
NBC    The Voice 12/4                                           3.5/10               4386        
CBS    2 Broke Girls                                              3.5/9                 4431
FOX    The Simpsons                                             3.4/9                4299                                         
Source: Nielsen Media Research, Galaxy Explorer, Live + SD Data

Broadcast Evening News Weekly Average Ratings (week of December 3, 2012)
NBC:       8.90 million total viewers; 1.9/7 and 2.29 million A25-54
ABC:       7.93 million total viewers; 1.7/7 and 2.05 million A25-54
CBS:       6.53 million total viewers; 1.6/6 and 1.84 million A25-54
Source: Nielsen, NTI Total Viewers and A25-54 Live+SD

Saturday A18-49 Analysis:  FOX won Saturday night by delivering a 2.1/7 among A18-49, according to final primetime national ratings from Nielsen.  At 8p, UFC on FOX scored a 1.7/7 well ahead of next in line CBS with back-to-back Frosty specials that averaged a 1.1/4.  FOX held court at #1 through 9p with more of the UFC game at 2.2/7 and CBS’ special Flight Before Christmas came in second at 1.0/3.  FOX ended the night a winner with the UFC game at 2.4/8 while CBS remained in second place during 10p with 48 Hours at 1.2/4.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Saturday, December 8, 2012  time period averages.  Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated. Live+SD.

CBS: 2.7/5            Frosty the Snowman [r] 2.2/4, Frosty Returns [r] 2.1/4, Flight Before Christmas [r] 2.2/4, 48 Hours 3.6/7

FOX: 2.5/4              UFC on FOX 2.5/4

ABC: 1.7/3              ABC Saturday Movie of the Week: The Borrowers 1.6/3, Castle [r] 2.0/4

NBC: 1.4/3              American Giving Awards 1.1/2, Law & Order: SVU [r] 2.0/4

UNIV: 1.3/2            Sabado Gigante 1.3/2

ION: 0.7/1              Numb3rs 0.7/1, Law & Order: CI 0.8/1, Law & Order: CI 0.7/1

TELE: 0.6/1            Ratatouille 0.6/1

TF: 0.1/0                Family Guy 0.1/0, Family Guy 0.1/0, Family Guy 0.1/0

A18-49:  FOX 2.1/7, CBS 1.1/4, UNIV 0.8/3, TELE 0.6/2, ABC 0.5/2, NBC 0.4/1, ION 0.2/1, TF 0.1/0

Sunday A18-49 Analysis:  NBC remained in a dominant stance Sunday night with the A18-49 viewers at 6.6/17, according to final primetime national ratings from Nielsen.  Starting out, CBS won at 7p with 60 Minutes at 1.9/5 followed closely by NBC’s Football Night in America Part 2 at 1.8/5.  NBC then took over at 8p winning with a combination of Football Night in America Part 3 and the start of the Sunday Night Football match at an average of 5.8/15 and FOX came next at 2.8/7 for the average of The Simpsons and Bob’s Burger’s.  NBC’s Sunday Night Football ruled during 9p at 7.7/19 and the season finale of CBS’ The Amazing Race slipped into second place at 2.7/6.  NBC ended the night at 10p with a surge for its Sunday Night Football at 8.3/21 and ABC’s Hallmark Hall of Fame movie was #2 at 2.0/5.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Sunday, December 9, 2012 time period averages.  Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated. Live+SD.

NBC: 11.0/17         Football Night in America Part 2 3.4/5, Football Night in America Part 3 7.4/11, NBC Sunday Night Football: Detroit at Green Bay 12.8/19

CBS: 6.1/9              60 Minutes 7.7/12, The Amazing Race [f] 5.7/8, The Mentalist 5.2/8

ABC: 4.1/6              America’s Funniest Home Videos 3.6/6, Disney Prep & Landing [r] 2.6/4, Disney Prep & Landing 2 [r] 2.5/4, Hallmark Hall of Fame: Christmas with Holly 5.1/8

FOX: 4.0/6             The Simpsons 4.4/7, Bob’s Burgers 2.8/4, Family Guy 3.4/5, American Dad 2.8/4

UNIV: 1.8/3           Aqui y Ahora 1.4/2, Cobertura es Jenni Rivera 1.7/2, Sal y Pimienta 2.0/3

TELE: 1.1/2            Not Tel Ed ESP 1.1/2

ION: 0.8/1             Sunday 7PM Movie: Anything But Christmas 0.9/1, Sunday 9PM Movie: Christmas Mail [r] 0.7/1

TF: 0.4/1               Cine de Las Estrel Sun 0.5/1, Cine de Las Estrel Sun 2 0.4/1

A18-49:  NBC 6.6/17, FOX 3.0/7, CBS 2.2/5, ABC 1.6/4, UNIV 1.4/3, TELE 0.9/2, ION 0.3/1, TF 0.3/1

Monday A18-49 Analysis:
  CBS overtook the competition Monday winning the A18-49 demo at 3.1/8, according to final primetime national ratings from Nielsen.  At 8p, though, NBC triumphed with The Voice at 3.8/10 and CBS’ comedies How I Met Your Mother and a repeat of The Big Bang Theory came next at an average of 3.1/9.  A double batch of 2 Broke Girls’ episodes on CBS won at 9p with an average of 3.8/9 followed by NBC’s Take It All at 2.2/5.  CBS continued to hold the lead through 10p with Hawaii Five-O at 2.5/6 while NBC’s Michael Buble Christmas special and Univision’s Amor Bravio tied for #2 at 1.4/4 each.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Monday, December 10, 2012  time period averages.  Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated. Live+SD.

CBS: 6.3/10              How I Met Your Mother 5.5/8, The Big Bang Theory [r] 6.1/9, 2 Broke Girls 6.8/10, 2 Broke Girls 6.7/10, Hawaii Five-O 6.4/10

NBC: 5.2/8                The Voice 7.4/11, Take It All 4.3/6, Michael Buble Christmas 3.7/6

FOX: 3.2/5                American Country Awards 3.2/5

ABC: 3.1/5               Extreme Makeover Home Edition 2.9/4, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition 3.0/4, Castle [r] 3.4/5

UNIV: 2.1/3              Por Ella Soy Eva 2.1/3, Amores Verdaderos 2.2/3, Amor Bravio 1.9/3

ION: 1.2/2                Criminal Minds 1.2/2, Criminal Minds 1.2/2, Criminal Minds 1.1/2

CW: 0.8/1                 90210 0.8/1, Gossip Girl 0.7/1

TELE: 0.8/1               Rosa Diamante 0.8/1, Corazon Valiente 0.7/1, Pablo Escobar: El Patron del Mal 1.0/2, El Rostro de la Venganza 0.6/1

TF: 0.4/1                  Cineplex Mon [7p star r] 0.4/1, Cineplex 2 Mon [r] 0.4/1

A18-49:  CBS 3.1/8, NBC 2.5/6, UNIV 1.6/4, FOX 1.4/4, ABC 1.1/3, CW 0.6/1, TELE 0.6/1, ION 0.4/1, TF 0.3/1


NBCUniversal revealed more additions to its Ad Sales division effective immediately: Scott Schiller, EVP/Digital Ad Sales and Krishan Bhatia, EVP/Digital Strategy and Operations have taken on expanded roles.  Barry Fischer was named to the new position of EVP/Sales Analytics while Earl Marshall was appointed as EVP and CFO/Ad SalesMike Mayer was named SVP/Sales Solutions.  Each of the executives will report to Linda Yaccarino, President/Ad Sales, NBCUniversal.  Furthermore, John Shea, EVP and NBCU’s CMO/Integrated Media will join the Ad Sales division to spur strategy, innovation and creative for cross-portfolio ad deals.  John will jointly report to Linda Yaccarino and Lauren Zalaznick, NBCUniversal’s Chairman, Entertainment and Digital Networks and Integrated Media.

Telepictures elevated Jill Olsen to SVP/Finance and Administration.  Jill manages all facets of Telepictures’ finance and administration operations encompassing production financing and accounting in addition to human resources.  She will further play a key role in managing budgets, forecasts and operational financial reporting for Telepictures.  Jill reports directly to David Decker, EVP/Business and Legal Affairs. 

Hasbro, Inc. announced it has integrated all of its content initiatives covering television, film, commercial production and short-form content headed by Stephen Davis, President of Hasbro Studios in Los Angeles.  Stephen will additionally lead Hasbro’s Film Group in L.A. and the company’s Rhode Island-based studio.  Stephen will report to John Frascotti, CMO, Hasbro; Bennett Schneir, SVP Motion Pictures and Terry Scott, SVP of Cake Mix Studio in Rhode Island will now report to Stephen. 

Andrew Scher was promoted to Executive Producer on the daytime series, The Doctors up from Co-Executive Producer, a position he has held since 2008.   Andrew will oversee production management and show creative development under showrunners and EPs Carla Pennington and Jay McGraw.  The Doctors is produced by Stage 29 Productions and distributed by CBS Television Distribution.

This day in History: 1913 – Two years after it was stolen, Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece The Mona Lisa is recovered inside Italian waiter Vincenzo Peruggia’s hotel room in Florence.

Answer to Our Last Trivia Question: In the show Gilmore Girls, what was the name of Lorelai’s dog? Paul Anka.  Kudos to: Cristy Miller-HBO/NYC; Michael Hochman-MPH Creative Services/Willow Grove, PA; Sarah Ezon-DKC/NY; Marcy November-WNBC-TV/NYC; Claire Goldsmith-Compass Point Media/Minneapolis; Stacey  Schneider-Helen Thompson Media/San Antonio, TX; Ginger Sheehy-Warren Miller Entertainment/Boulder, CO; Brittney McDade-TCA|Jed Root/LA; Jennifer Kaplan-Warner Bros./LA; Kyle Higman-Sleep Train/Kent, WA; Katrina Veeh-Epic Junction/Burbank, CA.

Today’s Trivia Question is sponsored by Destination America, a network celebrating all things US: What is Fred Flintstones BBQ meat of choice? (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.)

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SITUATION WANTED: DEVELOPMENT PRO/LA BASED: Reality/Docs long/short formats A&E; Bravo; Dis; E!; Fox21; Hist; Logo; MTV; Spike; TLC; VH1; Travel; solid showrunner/prodco/agency/network relationships, runs on batteries! [email protected] (12/13)

E-mail [email protected] or call Trish Pihonak at 888.702.3858 for rates and specs for Job Openings.

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ABC: The Middle, The Neighbors, Modern Family, Barbara Walters Presents the 10 Most Fascinating People of 2012
CBS: Survivor: Philippines, Criminal Minds, CSI
CW: Arrow, The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show
FOX: The X Factor (Live)
ION: The Concert for Sandy Relief
MyTV: Numb3rs, Numb3rs
NBC: Whitney, Guys with Kids [r], Take It All, Chicago Fire
PBS: Nature, NOVA, Secrets of the Dead
TeleFutura: Despues del Impacto, Plan de Vuelo
Telemundo: Rosa Diamante, Corazon, Valiente, Pablo Escobar: El Patron del Mal, El Rostro de la Venganza
Univision: Por Ella Soy Eva, Amores Verdaderos, Amor Bravio

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