Wednesday, June 10th, 2009


Bridezillas and Amazing Wedding Cakes
Had their most-watched and highest-rated premieres ever!
Sunday night is Wedding Night on WE tv
New episodes Sundays: Bridezillas 9PM/8C and Amazing Wedding Cakes 10PM/9C

WE tv. Simply Fascinating. or
Source: Nielsen Media Research, Live+SD. Bridezillas S6 prem (6/7/09,9p-10p) vs all Bridezillas season prems; Amazing Wedding Cakes S2 prem (6/7/09,10p-11p) vs S1 prem (9/7/08,10p-11p): HH Cov Rtg & P2+(000) reach (6 min qual & 75% unif). Subj to quals upon req’t.



Good morning. It’s Wednesday, June 10, 2009, and this is your first early morning briefing.  And as always, if you prefer to watch this morning’s news instead of reading it, click here.  

Tonight’s Premiere:
Bravo: Top Chef Masters at 10p


USA Network Presents

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Mary McCormack

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USA Network – Awards Welcome.


ABC revealed its fall premiere lineup starting September 21 with a three-night run of Dancing with the Stars. The network also noted the premiere dates of Brothers & Sisters, Private Practice and the new Eastwick are all yet to be determined.

September 21: Dancing with the Stars at 8p; Castle at 10p
September 22: Dancing with the Stars (special two-hour show) at 8p; The Forgotten at 10p
September 23: Dancing with the Stars The Results Show at 8p; Modern Family at 9p, Cougar Town at 930p
September 24: Flash Forward at 8p; Grey’s Anatomy at 9p
September 27: Extreme Makeover: Home Edition at 7p; Desperate Housewives at 9p
September 29: Shark Tank at 8p
September 30: Hank at 8p; The Middle at 830p
October 4: America’s Funniest Home Videos at 7p
October 9: Ugly Betty at 8p
October 16: Supernanny at 8p

TV Land tweaked its summer schedule, moving up the premiere date of its new series How’d You Get So Rich? starring Joan Rivers to begin August 6 at 9p; followed the same night by the new hidden camera series Make My Day at 930p. Both were originally scheduled to open August 12 in the 10p hour.

A plethora of cable series premiere results over the last several days:

  • Animal Planet’s second season debut of Whale Wars last Friday at 9p splashed on the scene with 638,000 A25-54, 625,000 A18-49, 399,000 M25-54 and almost 1.2 million total viewers.
  • Food Network’s debut of The Next Food Network Star Sunday at 9p earned 1.1 million A18-49, 1.1 million A25-54 and 2.2 million total viewers.
  • The sixth season debut of Bridezillas on WE tv Sunday at 9p brought in 377,000 W18-49 and 335,000 W25-54 and more than 1.2 million total viewers. WE tv had further sweet success as the second season of Amazing Wedding Cakes at 10p delivered 316,000 W18-49, 291,000 W25-54 and 1.1 million total viewers.
  • Bravo’s fifth season opener of Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List Monday at 10p tallied 652,000 A18-49 and nearly one million total viewers at 945,000.
  • Immediately after its first season opener on Monday, Showtime ordered a second season of Nurse Jackie. The series, headlined by Edie Falco, debuted at 1030p with 1.0 million viewers following the season five premiere of Weeds at 10p which brought in 1.2 million viewers.
  • TNT ushered in a fifth season of The Closer Monday night at 9p which drew in nearly 2.25 million A18-49, 2.94 million A25-54 and 7.14 million total viewers. Following at 10p, TNT’s second season of Raising the Bar topped with 1.13 million A18-49, 1.41 million A25-54 and almost 3.57 million total viewers.

Broadcast Evening News Ratings Results (week of June 1, 2009)
NBC: A25-54 – 1.9/8 and 2.38 million viewers; 7.96 total viewers
ABC: A25-54 – 1.6/7 and 2.03 million viewers; 7.15 total viewers
CBS: A25-54 – 1.3/5 and 1.59 million viewers; 5.18 total viewers


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ITV Global Entertainment Ltd. signed a deal with public television distributor American Public Television (APT) involving 50 hours of original and independently-produced dramas from the UK and Canada. The agreement includes Murdoch Mysteries (13 x 60m) produced by Shaftesbury Productions; season eight of the British medical drama The Royal; season two of the mystery series Agatha Christie’s Poirot; and the modern-day crime drama Rosemary and Thyme.


Comedy Central is breathing new life into the animated series Futurama, ordering 26 new episodes from 20th Century Fox TV. Comedy Central will re-launch the series the middle of next year, confirming the three lead actors have all signed on to return: Billy West as Philip Fry; Katey Sagal as Leela; and John DiMaggio as Bender. FOX originally aired the series created by Matt Groening and David X. Cohen from 1999 to 2003.

Casting Call: High Noon Entertainment is casting for a new television show designed to help people with debilitating phobias. If you suffer from a phobia, anxiety or fear about a specific situation and are interested in receiving help from a world-famous phobia expert via this show, send your name, age, photo, contact info and a description of your phobia and how it affects your life to


CYNOPSIS DIGITAL – TODAY’S TOP STORY:  The Boston Globe‘s largest union narrowly rejected a $10 million concession package from its owner the New York Times Co. that the company insists would have insured that the paper stays in business. Guild members voted 277 to 265 to reject the company’s contract offer, which included pay cuts, health and retirement benefits cutbacks and the elimination of lifetime job guarantees for more than 150 Globe veterans. The Times imposed a 23% pay cut on union members an hour after the vote was held – a move that could spur legal battle involving the National Labor Relations Board, according the New York Times Co. said the paycut will achieve the savings it needs to keep the paper running.  Full edition: CYN DIGITAL.

CYNOPSIS KIDS – TODAY’S TOP STORY:   Twilight fans continue their devotion as the trailer for Summit Entertainment‘s second movie in the series, The Twilight Saga: New Moon, sets online viewing records.  In its first week, since debuting during the 2009 MTV Movie Awards, The Twilight Saga: New Moon trailer had 10.6 million video streams across its domestic launch partners, MySpace and  The trailer views on MySpace set a new record for the site with a total of 4.2 million online views within the first 24-hours and a total of 7.8 million within the first seven days.  The trailer also received a total of 2.8 million online views on within the first week.  Additionally, 5.3 million viewers watched the 2009 MTV Movie Awards.  In case you have been vacationing for a while on an anti-vampire planet, The Twilight Saga: New Moon will be released nationwide November 20, 2009.  Full edition: CYN KIDS


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*Harris Interactive® EquiTrend®, 2009 Study  tied for #1 in Quality and Trust   


Top Ten Basic Cable Ad Supported Network Rankings among A18-49 for the week of: 6/1-6/7/09
Primetime    (000)        Total Pgm Day      (000)
USA                1358         USA                        660
TBSC              1011         ADSM*                    614
DISC               815          NAN*                      596
FX                   755          TNT                        585
TNT                 717          NICK                       562
VS                   690         TBSC                       533
TLC                  679         ESPN                       407
AEN                  673         FX                           405
HIST                 563         DISC                       399
FAM                  548         AEN                         362
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: 6/1-6/7/09        
Primetime    (000)      Total Pgm Day            (000)
USA                3218        NICK                           2273
FOXN              2163        USA                            1518
TBSC              1708        NAN*                          1440
TNT                1615        TNT                             1203
NAN               1596        FOXN                           1151
DISC              1475        ADSM*                        1132
FX                  1388        TOON                           949
TLC                1335        TBSC                            882
HGTV             1270        DISC                            744
HIST              1263        TRU                              716
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: 6/1-6/7/09
TLC       Jon & Kate Plus 8 930P                                    3500
TLC       Jon & Kate Plus 8 9P                                        3187
DISC     Man vs. Wild                                                   2854
USA      Burn Notice                                                     2528
USA      WWE Entertainment 10p                                  2482
TNT      NASCAR Post Race Show                                  2415
TNT      Sprint Cup Racing/Pocono                                 2350
DISC     Deadliest Catch                                               2322
USA      Royal Pains                                                     2301
USA      WWE Entertainment 9p                                    2229
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 6/1-6/7/09
ABC    NBA Finals on ABC Game 2 6/7                      5.8/17      7,701
ABC    NBA Finals on ABC Game 1 6/4                      5.4/16      7,101
NBC    Law & Order: SVU                                      3.5/10      4,609
FOX    So You Think You Can Dance  WED               3.4/10      4,459
CBS    Two and a Half Men                                    3.1/9        4,104
FOX    So You Think You Can Dance – THU               3.1/9        4,077
ABC    Wipeout                                                    3.0/10      3,915
CBS    Rules of Engagement                                   2.8/7        3,677
NBC    NBC News: Inside Obama White House Part 1   2.6/7        3,438
NBC    I’m A Celebrity . . . Get Me Out of Here!          2.6/8         3,470
Source: Nielsen Media Research, Galaxy Explorer, Live + SD Data

Saturday – A18-49 Analysis: Hockey hit the mark Saturday night as NBC won the A18-49 demo at 1.7/6, according to final national ratings from Nielsen Media Research. Also notable was TELE’s #2 ranking overall at 1.5/5 A18-49 with its soccer match telecast. At 8p, NBC was first with the NHL Stanley Cup Pre-Game and the beginning of the #5 game final at 1.5/6 followed by ABC’s Wipeout repeat at 1.2/5. During 9p, NBC’s NHL Stanley Cup match continued to dominate with a 1.9/7 while TELE’s Rumbo Al Mundial came next with 1.7/6. Then at 10p, TELE kicked in the winning goal with the Salvador vs. Mexico game at 2.1/7 with the NHL Stanley Cup Final on NBC next at 1.8/6.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Saturday, June 6, 2009 time period averages. Source: NTI Galaxy, as dated. Live+SD.

CBS: 2.9/6          Old Christine [r] 1.5/3, Worst Week 1.3/3, Crimetime Saturday 2.4/5, 48 Hours Mystery [r] 4.8/9

NBC: 2.4/5          NHL Stanley Cup Pre-Game 1.9/4, NHL Stanley Cup Final #5: Pittsburgh at Detroit 2.4/5

FOX: 2.3/5           Cops [r] 1.0/2, Cops 2 2.5/5, AMW: America Fights Back 2.9/6

ABC: 1.7/3             Wipeout [r] 2.2/5, Here Come the Newlyweds [r] 1.5/3, Pushing Daisies 1.5/3

TELE: 1.3/3          Rumbo Pre-Game 0.7/2, Rumbo Al Mundial: Salvador vs. Mexico 1.5/3

UNIV: 1.1/2          Sabado Gigante 1.1/2

MNT: 0.8/2           My Saturday Night Movie: Prelude to a Kiss 0.8/2

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

A18-49: NBC 1.7/6, TELE 1.5/5, FOX 1.2/4, CBS 1.0/3, ABC 0.9/3, UNIV 0.6/2, MNT 0.3/1, ION 0.2/1

Sunday – A18-49 Analysis: ABC ruled with basketball Sunday night capturing the A18-49 viewers at 4.6/14, according to final national ratings from Nielsen Media Research. Starting out at 7p, Jimmy Kimmel’s Game Night special and the NBA Countdown won the hour for ABC averaging a 1.2/5 just a point in front of CBS’ 60 Minutes encore at 1.2/4. ABC was #1 with the NBA Final Game 2 at 8p with a 4.3/14 followed by FOX’s sitcom reruns, The Simpsons/King of the Hill averaging a 1.9/6. ABC’s NBA ratings continued to surge through 9p to a 5.5/16 followed again by FOX’s animated comedies; this time Family Guy/American Dad reruns averaged a 2.2/6. ABC’s NBA Final Game 2 ratings peaked during 10p to a 7.4/21 while CBS’ Tony Awards presentation placed a distant second with 1.3/3.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Sunday, June 7, 2009 time period averages. Source: NTI Galaxy, as dated. Live+SD.

ABC: 6.5/12       Jimmy Kimmel Live Game Night 2.0/4, GMC NBA Countdown Game 2 2.1/4, NBA Finals on ABC Game 2: Orlando at LA Lakers 8.2/14

CBS: 5.1/9          60 Minutes [r] 5.9/12, 63rdrd Annual Tony Awards 4.8/8

NBC: 3.2/6         Dateline 3.7/7, NBC Movie of the Week: Last Templar Part 2 [r] 2.7/5

FOX: 2.2/4         King of the Hill [r] 1.2/2, American Dad [r] 1.5/3, The Simpsons [r] 2.5/5, King of the Hill [r] 2.3/4, Family Guy [r] 3.1/5, American Dad [r] 2.7/4

UNIV: 0.9/2       Hora Pico 0.8/2, Hazme Reir Millonario 0.9/2

CW: 0.6/1         Jericho 0.4/1, The CW Sunday Movie: Kiss the Bride 0.7/1

ION: 0.5/1         MASH [r] 0.4/1, MASH [r] 0.4/1, MASH [r] 0.6/1, MASH [r] 0.6/1, MASH [r] 0.5/1, MASH [r] 0.6/1, MASH [r] 0.5/1, MASH [r] 0.5/1,

TELE: 0.4/1       Una Noche con Lucero 0.3/1, Cine Nuestro 0.6/1

A18-49: ABC 4.6/14, FOX 1.7/5, CBS 1.3/4, NBC 1.0/3, UNIV 0.7/2, CW 0.3/1, TELE 0.3/1, ION 0.2/1

Monday – A18-49 Analysis: ABC and CBS claimed the #1 spot Monday night among A18-49 with 2.3/7 each, according to final national ratings from Nielsen Media Research. There were no prickly thorns for ABC’s The Bachelorette during 8p as the reality series won with 2.4/8 followed by CBS’ repeat comedies Big Bang Theory/How I Met Your Mother averaging a 2.1/7. Positions reversed during 9p as CBS’ sitcom encores of Two and a Half Men/Big Bang Theory did best with a 2.8/8 while ABC’s The Bachelorette played second fiddle at 2.6/7. At 10p, a tie happened between CBS’ CSI: Miami rerun and NBC’s Dateline at 2.1/6 each while ABC’s Here Come the Newlyweds followed down the aisle with a 1.9/5.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Monday, June 8, 2009 time period averages. Source: NTI Galaxy, as dated. Live+SD.

CBS: 5.0/9          The Big Bang Theory [r] 4.3/8, How I Met Your Mother [r] 3.9/7, Two and a Half Men [r] 6.1/10, The Big Bang Theory [r] 4.9/8, CSI: Miami [r] 5.6/10

ABC: 4.3/7           The Bachelorette 4.9/8, Here Come the Newlyweds 3.1/5

FOX: 3.8/6           House [r] 3.9/7, Bones [r] 3.7/6

NBC: 3.8/6           I’m A Celebrity . . . Get Me Out Of Here! 3.4/6, Dateline 4.7/8

UNIV: 2.2/4          Cuidado con el Angel 2.2/4, Manana para Siempre 2.6/4, Cristina 1.8/3

MNT: 1.0/2          Masters of Illusion [r] 1.0/2, Magic’s Biggest Secrets Revealed [r] 1.1/2

ION: 0.8/1           Ghost Whisperer 0.5/1, NCIS [r] 0.8/1, NCIS [r] 1.2/2      

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

TELE: 0.6/1          Mas Sabe el Diablo 0.5/1, El Rostro de Analia 0.7/1, Sin Senos No Hay Paraiso 0.7/1

A18-49: ABC 2.3/7, CBS 2.3/7, NBC 2.1/6, UNIV 1.8/5, FOX 1.7/5, TELE 0.6/2, MNT 0.5/2, CW 0.4/1, ION 0.3/1


Henry Schleiff joins Discovery Communications starting August 1 as the new President/GM of Investigation Discovery. Most recently, Henry was President/CEO of Crown Media Holdings, owner and operator of Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movie Channel. In his new position, Henry will lead development, production, scheduling, research, marketing, communications and online activities for Investigation Discovery. Based in New York, Henry will report to Clark Bunting, President/GM, Discovery Emerging Networks.   Well done Henry!  Well done!

Mindshare established a new business unit in London with SocialMeida8, a social media marketing company owned by Mindshare’s holding company WPP and newly dubbed Mindshare SocialMedia8. Ciaran Norris was recruited as Head/Social Marketing to lead the new unit, joining from Altogether Digital where he served as Head/Search and Social Marketing. In his new position, Ciaran will report to Norm Johnston, Global Digital Leader also based in London.

Cookie Jar Entertainment added Gwen McCauley as VP/Distribution and Sales Operations for Canada. Gwen will be in charge of developing and distributing programming that reflects Cookie Jar’s brand in addition to leading all sales initiatives throughout Canada. Based in Toronto, Gwen will report to Tom Mazza, EVP/Head of Worldwide TV.

Julio Marenghi was named EVP/Sales and Distribution for WGN America where he will manage the network’s top line sales, work to increase distribution and supervise the cable channel’s daily operations. Prior to this appointment, Julio was with CBS Television Stations as President/Advertising Sales.


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AZTECA: Lo Que Callamos Las Mujeres Edicion Especial, Vidas al Limite, Al Extremo
CBS: New Adventures of Old Christine [r], Gary Unmarried [r], Criminal Minds [r], CSI: NY [r]
CW:  America’s Next Top Model [r], Hitched or Ditched [r]
FOX: So You Think You Can Dance
ION:  Movie: Just Cause (7-9p) Movie: Just Cause
MNT: World Funniest Moments [r], Twilight Zone [r], Twilight Zone [r]
NBC: I’m a Celebrity … Get Me Out of Here, Law & Order [r], Law & Order [r]
PBS:  Natural History of the Chicken, American Masters, Ferrets: The Pursuit of Excellence
TELE: Mas Sabe el Diablo, Previo Futbol, Futbol: Copa Mundial: Mexico vs. Trinidad y Tobago
UNIV: Cuidado con el Angel, Manana es para Siempre, Don Francisco Presenta

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A CYNOPSIS MESSAGE FROM WARNER BROS. DISCOVERY TNT Sports Scores Big During March Madness With the 2024 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament averaging 9.9M viewers across 67 games on TNT, TBS, truTV, CBS + Max, including double-digit growth with younger viewers P18-34 (+14% YoY) And there’s more to come… MLB Regular Season (TBS, Max, Bleacher Report) […]

04/10/24: Cynopsis Jobs

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DIRECT RESPONSE ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE TV One NEW YORK, NY – HYBRID REMOTE Carry out the entire sales process from initial contact to deal close as well as build and maintain exceptional relationships with advertisers and agencies by communicating TV One Network’s values and brand strength. Full info HERE *** […]

Cynopsis 04/10/24: NBCUniversal surpasses 2020 numbers, with more than $1.25 billion in Olympics ad rev

Wednesday April 10, 2024 Today’s Premieres Peacock: Hapless ESPN+: Tryouts Hulu: Sandland: The Series Crunchyroll: The Many Sides of Voice Actor Radio, Viral Hit IN THE NEWS CBS has renewed Dick Wolf’s trio of FBI dramas – “FBI,” “FBI: Most Wanted” and “FBI: International.” Flagship show “FBI” received a three- season renewal, encompassing seasons seven […]