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Good morning! It’s Wednesday, March 10, 2010, 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 Premieres:
The CW: America’s Next Top Model at 8p; High Society at 930p
DIY Network: Turf War at 10p
TV Land: First Love, Second Chance at 10p
A&E Network: Billy the Exterminator at 1030p

Tonight’s Finale:
USA Network: Psych at 10p


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CBS handed a second season renewal to reality series Undercover Boss for the 2010-2011 broadcast season. Undercover Boss made its debut after the Super Bowl with 38.7 million viewers, the most ever for a new series launch following the Super Bowl. This premiere also has the distinction of being the largest series opener since 1987 and the most-watched premiere episode of any reality series. Additionally this season, Undercover Boss averages 18.7 million viewers along with an average rating/share of 7.1/17 among A18-49 and an 8.0/17 with A25-54.

Charlie Sheen, star of CBS’ Two and a Half Men will resume taping the sitcom on March 19, confirmed his rep yesterday. On February 22, Sheen checked into a rehab facility “as a preventative measure.”  To date, 18 episodes of Two and a Half Men have been produced out of a 24-episode order from Warner Bros. Television.

FOX announced upcoming dates for new and returning series premieres and finales:
May 19: The Good Guys (series preview) at 8p
May 27: So You Think You Can Dance (season premiere) at 8p
May 28: Past Life (summer premiere) at 8p
June 7: Lie To Me (summer premiere) at 8p; The Good Guys (series premiere) at 9p
June 8: Glee (season finale) at 9p
June 10: Hell’s Kitchen (season premiere) at 8p

ABC opted to move its drama Castle back on Monday nights after a one-week experimental move to Sundays in the Brothers & Sisters time period. ABC decided the show is better off following Dancing with the Stars on Mondays. Castle will air a two-part episode then on March 22 and March 29.

Andy Whitfield, star of the freshman drama Spartacus: Blood and Sand on Starz was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, halting series production. Whitfield’s condition is described as “very treatable” since the cancer was caught in the early stages and he is expected to begin treatment immediately. Season two production for Spartacus was scheduled to start filming in New Zealand.

A&E Network opens the new original real-life series Runaway Squad on April 5 at 10p with a special one-hour episode. The seven-episode series follows former NYPD detective Joe Mazzilli and his team of private investigators as they locate, rescue and reunite runaway teens with their families. Following the premiere episode, A&E will air back-to back 30m episodes each week. ITV Studios produces for A&E.

Syfy set the date for the second season US television premiere of Merlin for April 2 at 10p directly after the spring season premiere of Stargate Universe at 9p. Prior to its launch, Syfy will air all 13 episodes from the first season of Merlin in a day-long marathon on March 28 at 10a-11p.

RTV premiered the new original series Tail Fins and Chrome last Sunday, a show targeting car enthusiasts and collectors. Tail Fins and Chrome is a 30m weekly series showcasing classic cars and stories about their appreciative owners. The series is produced by Tail Fins and Chrome Entertainment, LLC and distributed by Tampa-based Riverbank Studios.

Telemundo’s Monday premiere of novela Donde Esta Elisa attracted 826,000 A18-49 viewers and 1.3 million total viewers.

Also on Monday, ABC Family’s spring season finale of Make It or Break It at 9p pulled in 1.5 million and a 1.6 rating with P12-34 as well as 2.5 million total viewers.

MTV’s frosh season finale of My Life as Liz posted a 1.4 rating with P12-34 and a 2.6 rating with F18-24 in addition to 1.3 million total viewers.

NCC Media reupped its partnership with online advertising and promotion company Premium Network, Inc. NCC Media will now represent, serving up 45 unique category channels from entertainment to business and women to tweens and more. 

Broadcast Evening News Weekly Average Ratings (week of March 1, 2010)
NBC: 9.32 million total viewers; 2.2/8 and 2.74 million A25-54
ABC: 7.91 million total viewers; 1.9/7 and 2.31 million A25-54
CBS: 6.15 million total viewers; 1.6/6 and 1.93 million A25-54
Source: Nielsen, NTI

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New daily entertainment news talk show Access Hollywood Live, making its debut this September, was picked up by the Fox Television Stations group in six markets. The one-hour show will air on KDFW/Dallas-Fort Worth, KRIV/Houston, WJBK/Detroit, WTVT/Tampa, KMSP/Minneapolis-St. Paul and WHBQ/Memphis. In an earlier announcement, Access Hollywood Live was sold to several of the NBC Local Media stations.


Recent Academy Award-nominated actress Gabourey Sidibe will next appear on the Showtime series The Big C starring Laura Linney as a mother, wife and teach diagnosed with terminal cancer. Sidibe will have a recurring role, playing an obnoxious student in Linney’s class. Production begins in May for The Big C with a planned summer roll-out. The series is produced by Original Film and Sony Pictures Television.

Sendhil Ramamurthy (NBC’s Heroes) is jumping to USA Network’s new drama series Covert Affairs in a regular role playing a CIA agent. Covert Affairs is a spy drama starring Piper Perabo.

HBO cast Kevin Dunn, Kerry Condon and Tom Payne for its horse racing and gambling drama pilot Luck headlined by Dustin Hoffman. The premium network is also in talks with Nick Nolte to join the pilot. This move for Nolte would mark his first TV project since the 1976 miniseries Rich Man, Poor Man.

In more casting news, per THR, Dania Ramirez (NBC’s Heroes) was tapped for a recurring role on HBO’s seventh season of Entourage, playing Alex a new love interest for Turtle (Jerry Ferrara); Lennie James landed a recurring role on HBO’s Hung as a potential love interest to Tanya (Jane Adams); and Kenny Johnson (Saving Grace) joins FX’s Sons of Anarchy, reprising the character Kozik in a recurring role.

BET announced broadcast journalist Ed Gordon will return to BET Networks’ news division, appearing on several news programs and specials.

Casting Call: HGTV is hosting an All-American Handyman (or Woman) Contest and is looking for charismatic, energetic, non-professional handymen and women to participate in this competition series. Applicants must have strong carpentry skills, experience with tools, creativity and top-notch problem-solving skills. The winner will receive a major prize package. To enter, visit .


Top Ten Basic Cable Ad Supported Network Rankings among A18-49 for the week of: 3/1-3/7/10
Primetime    (000)        Total Pgm Day      (000)
USA               1148         ADSM*                     698
TBSC              1107        NAN*                        627
TNT                 876         TBSC                        621
HIST               818          TNT                          608
ESPN               678         NICK                         581
AEN                 669         USA                          554
FX                   660         HIST                         446
FAM                 643         ESPN                        425
CMDY              559         AEN                           419
DISC               548         FX                             404
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: 3/1-3/7/10        
Primetime    (000)      Total Pgm Day            (000)
USA               2936       NICK                             2220
FOXN             2236       NAN*                            1579
TNT               1823       USA                              1372
TBSC             1745       FOXN                            1262
HIST              1736      TNT                               1247
NAN               1667      ADSM*                          1168
FAM               1506       TOON                            1025
ESPN             1473       TBSC                              954
AEN               1469       HIST                               886
HGTV             1247       AEN                                876
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: 3/1-3/7/10
HIST    Pawn Stars 3/1 1030p                                          3075
USA     WWE Entertainment 10p                                       2702
HIST    Pawn Stars 3/1 10p                                              2680
USA     WWE Entertainment 9p                                         2470
USA     Burn Notice                                                          2164
HIST    American Pickers                                                  1990
TBSC   Family Guy 3/1 930p                                            1939
TBSC   Family Guy 3/1 10p                                              1912
EN       Live from the Red Carpet: 2010 Academy Awards   1873
TBSC   Family Guy 3/1 1030p                                          1865
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 3/1-3/7/10
ABC    Academy Awards                                        13.3/33   17475
FOX    American Idol  Tuesday                              8.6/22    11310
FOX    American Idol  Wednesday                          8.5/23   11196
ABC    Oscars Red Carpet 2010                               6.9/19     9050
FOX    American Idol  Thursday                             6.5/19     8551
CBS    The Big Bang Theory                                    5.9/14     7827
CBS    Two and a Half Men                                      5.7/14    7507
ABC    The Bachelor                                                5.3/14    6967
ABC    The Bachelor: After the Final Rose                 5.3/14     6939
NBC    The Office                                                   4.7/12     6133
Source: Nielsen Media Research, Galaxy Explorer, Live + SD Data

Saturday A18-49 Analysis: FOX resumed its usual top berth place Saturday night at 1.9/7 A18-49, according to final national ratings from Nielsen. FOX won at 8p with a double dose of Cops averaging a 2.0/7 followed by CBS’ Crimetime Saturday repeat at 1.0/4. FOX had a second round of good luck during 9p with AMW: America Fights Back at #1 with 1.8/6 while CBS’ second Crimetime Saturday was #2 with 1.1/4. Then at 10p, CBS’ 48 Hours Mystery and NBC’s Law & Order: SVU encore tied for first place at 1.4/5 each with UNIV’s Sabado Gigante was next at 0.9/3.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Saturday, March 6, 2010 time period averages. Source: NTI Galaxy, as dated. Live+SD

CBS: 4.1/8             Crimetime Saturday [r] 3.9/7, Crimetime Saturday [r] 3.6/7, 48 Hours Mystery 4.8/9

FOX: 3.4/6              Cops 3.3/6, Cops 2 [r] 3.7/7, AMW: America Fights Back 3.4/6

NBC: 3.0/6             Parenthood [r] 2.2/4, Law and Order [r] 3.2/6, Law & Order: SVU [r] 3.5/7

ABC: 2.6/5              20/20 Special Edition [r] 2.9/5, Oprah Winfrey Special [r] 2.4/4, Castle [r] 2.6/5

UNIV: 1.5/3            Sabado Gigante 1.5/3

ION: 0.5/1              Saturday 7PM Movie: Top Gun 0.5/1, Saturday 9PM Movie: Deep Blue Sea 0.5/1

TELE: 0.4/1            Cine de Impacto: Rescue Dawn 0.4/1, Futbol Estelar II: Atlas vs. Toluca 0.3/1

A18-49: FOX 1.9/7, CBS 1.2/4, NBC 1.1/4, UNIV 0.9/3, ABC 0.7/2, ION 0.3/1, TELE 0.3/1

Sunday  A18-49 Analysis: ABC basked in the limelight Sunday night winning the A18-49 demo with 10.1/26, according to final national ratings from Nielsen. The final Barbara Walters Special on ABC at 7p won with a 3.6/10 followed by NBC’s Dateline rerun at 1.2/4. ABC was #1 during 8p with a combo of the Oscar’s Red Carpet special and the opening of the 82nd Annual Academy Awards at 9.3/24 followed by CBS’ The Amazing Race at 2.6/6. ABC’s telecast of the Oscars ruled at 9p with 13.8/32 while the duo of Family Guy repeats on FOX came next at 2.7/6. ABC was rock solid through 10p with the Oscars coverage at 13.7/34 with UNIV’s En Nombre del Amor and Imagenes de Impacto averaging a second place at 1.8/4.

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

ABC: 18.9/30       Barbara Walters Special 9.4/16, Oscar’s Red Carpet 2010 15.2/24, 82nd Annual Academy Awards 23.3/37

CBS: 3.9/6           60 Minutes Presents 3.5/6, The Amazing Race 4.5/7, Undercover Boss [r] 4.0/6, Cold Case [r] 3.5/6

NBC: 2.7/4          Dateline [r] 3.9/6, NBC Movie of the Week: Bad Boys II 2.0/3

FOX: 2.6/4           ‘Til Death 1.5/3, ‘Til Death 1.7/3, The Simpsons [r] 2.7/4, The Simpsons [r] 2.9/4, Family Guy [r] 3.3/5, Family Guy [r] 3.4/5

UNIV: 2.1/3         En Nombre del Amor 1.7/3, En Nombre del Amor 2.7/4, Imagenes de Impacto 1.6/3

ION: 0.6/1           Shark 7PM 0.6/1, Shark 8PM 0.6/1, Shark 9PM 0.6/1, Shark 10PM 0.4/1

TELE: 0.4/1         Marav Mundo de Disney: Eight Below 0.3/1, Cine Millonario: The Scorpion King 0.5/1

A18-49: ABC 10.1/26, FOX 2.0/5, CBS 1.7/4, UNIV 1.6/4, NBC 1.2/3, TELE 0.4/1, ION 0.2/0

Monday  A18-49 Analysis: CBS was the top-rated network Monday night among A18-49 at 4.3/12, according to final national ratings from Nielsen. FOX’s House raised the roof at 8p with a 4.8/13 with CBS’ comedies How I Met Your Mother and Rules of Engagement averaging a second place with 3.7/10. CBS then captured #1 with its other Monday sitcoms Two and a Half Men and The Big Bang Theory averaging a 5.8/15 with Jason and Molly’s Wedding special on ABC next at 2.9/7. CBS had the final win at 10p with CSI: Miami at 3.3/10 and ABC’s Castle was #2 with 2.4/7. Also in the 10p hour, TELE premiered new novela Donde Esta Elisa at 0.6/2.

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

CBS: 7.9/13          How I Met Your Mother 6.2/10, Rules of Engagement 6.1/9, Two and a Half Men 10.5/16, The Big Bang Theory 9.7/15, CSI: Miami 7.6/13

FOX: 6.4/10           House 7.5/12, 24 5.3/8

ABC: 6.0/10          Jason and Molly’s Wedding 6.1/10, Castle 5.8/10

NBC: 3.4/6           Chuck 3.8/6, Trauma 3.0/5, Law and Order 3.5/6

UNIV: 2.0/3         Hasta que el Dinero Nos Separe 2.2/3, Corazon Salvaje 1.9/3, Cristina 2.0/3

CW: 1.2/2            Life Unexpected 1.2/2, Gossip Girl 1.1/2

ION: 0.8/1           Ghost Whisperer 0.6/1, Criminal Minds 1.1/2, Criminal Minds 0.9/2

TELE: 0.7/1          El Con 0.7/1, Perro Amor 0.6/1, Donde Esta Elisa [p] 0.7/1

A18-49: CBS 4.3/12, FOX 3.8/10, ABC 2.6/7, NBC 1.7/5, UNIV 1.5/4, CW 0.9/2, TELE 0.6/2, ION 0.4/1


Kim Norris advanced to EVP/Advanced Advertising Strategy and Operations with Rainbow Advertising Sales Corp. In this new position, Kim will be involved with developing and implementing business and operational strategies for advanced advertising products created through Cablevision’s advanced technology and platforms. Kim will work closely with the company’s product development teams and other third party technology partners.

MTV tapped Randy Sosin as SVP/Talent Development and Programming where he will develop new and existing relationships with talent across multi-genres including music, comedy, celebrity, film and television to benefit the MTV brand. Based at MTV’s Santa Monica office, Randy will report to Tony DiSanto, President/Programming, MTV.

Everwell TV, airing in doctors’ waiting rooms nationwide, hired Sean Kelley as Online Content Manager for the network’s consumer website Previously, Sean was with Time Inc. where he served as Senior Editor and helped re-launch

Meg Lavigne was named VP/Sales and Strategy with Litton News Source. Meg will supervise and sell current news product in addition to developing new business for the News Source unit. Litton News Source’s current produce list includes Consumer Reports and Good Housekeeping Reports among other titles. Most recently, Meg was VP/GM at WUPA/Atlanta, the CBS O&O television station.

Michelle Stuart was upped to VP/Marketing with Bright House Networks for the Tampa Bay Division. In her new role, Michelle will oversee all marketing efforts for the company’s operations in the Tampa Bay area. Michelle will report directly to Michael Robertson, Division President.


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Answer to Yesterday’s Trivia Question:   If you’re an Oven Mitt (voiced by Tom Arnold), for whom are you the spokesMitt? ARBY’S  Kudos to: John Hesano-Katz Group Sales/NY; Paul Sinclair-Atlantic Records/NY; Ellen Falb Newmark-Telemundo/NY; Fabe Alfaya-XL Worldwide/NY; Adam Leston-WDJT/Milwaukee; Heather Floore-KDAF/Dallas; Skip Engle-Editech/Omaha; Paul Gaulke/Minneapolis; Susan Nessanbaum Goldberg-M and S Ent/LA; Alec Pettersen-Edge Technology Services/Glendale;  Daniel Haberer-Creo Ent/Playa Del Rey; Josh Jones-Palisades MediaGroup/Santa Monica; Jon Rowlands-Renegade/London; Melody Harding-Media Group Int’l/Toronto

Today’s Trivia Question:  This classic TV poker aficionado had a few clever phrases including:  “You can fool all of the people some of the time and some of the people all of the time and those aren’t bad odds!” and “Never play in a rigged game unless you rig it yourself.”  Who was this?   (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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JOB OPENING:  ACCT EXEC/Disney Interactive Media Group/Chicago: 4  6 yrs media sales and/or marketing exp  MUST have online experience with a tier 1 or 2 brand. Apply online , JOB ID 228640 (3/11)

JOB OPENING:  COMEDY WRITER/NAT’L DAILY TV/LA: 4-6 yrs+ of TV writing exp. Applicants should be pop culture junkies who can apprec comedic sensibilities of current pop. talk show hosts. Cover let/resume: [email protected] (3/11)

JOB OPENING:  COUNSEL/Turner Broadcasting/Burbank: Exp. attorney to handle dvlpmnt & production legal affairs for scripted live action/ alternative/ reality programming. Drafting & nego. agreements. Resume: [email protected] (3/11)

JOB OPENING:  DIGITAL AD SALES/Edge Marketing: Freelancer to represent high-profile teen online property. Dvlp new bus selling proprietary ad serving & related technology. Ref req’d. Salary/Comm. Resume to: [email protected] (3/11)

JOB OPENING:  ABC RESEARCH CONSULTANT/ABC Burbank: min4 yrs exp TV research, apt at Nielsen, strong written & analytical skills, college degree req. Resumes: [email protected] (3/11)

JOB OPENING: SR AE/DISNEY/NYC: Responsible for sales prospecting, negotiating & closing of online advrtsng in specific East Coast territory agencies and clients. 5 yrs+ online exp. (3/10)

INTERNSHIPS – These positions are for credit only – nobody gets paid here. These ads are always posted for free , and students work for school credit only. For more information on the specs for posting an Internship ad, email Trish at [email protected] .

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: Dedicated & Experienced ADV. SALES PLANNER. Sales proposals, resolving client discrepancies, quarterly post analysis, special sales service projects, expert computer skills. Contact- [email protected] (3/17)

SITUATION WANTED: PRODUCER-WRITER, FIELD & STUDIO/PHL: 12 yrs exp, short & long form production. Skilled in reality, documentary, corporate and magazine-format, cable TV Including TLC, Discovery and E!, Email: [email protected]  (3/17)

SITUATION WANTED: Award-winning fiction + non-fiction WRITER/PRODUCER/DIRECTOR/VIDEOGRAPHER/EDITOR ; NYU Film grad with 3 years film and TV experience; NY based but will travel and freelance. Contact [email protected] (3/17)

SITUATION WANTED: Non-Fiction PROD/WRIT./DIR. 3 Emmy Noms; Network and Cable. Also shoots DV/HDV. NBC, VH1, CNN, TLC, CMT, E!, Disney; also development & sizzle reels. (LA) [email protected] (3/17)

SITUATION WANTED:  PRODUCTION MANAGER 10+ Yrs of industry experience. Worked for Bravo, Discovery, Animal Planet, TRU & Playboy.Travel exp, multiple crews, cool under fire, on-time & under budget. Please contact [email protected] (3/17)

SITUATION WANTED: DOC. PROD, DIR., WRITER in L.A. Credits: National Geo, PBS, Discovery, History CH, TLC and MSNBC. Contact email: [email protected] (3/16)

SITUATION WANTED: Management promo position wanted. Have been SVP at CBS for 10 years  [email protected] (3/16)

SITUATION WANTED: Creative COPYWRITER. Award-winning, all media, affordable. [email protected]. For FREE samples, visit m (3/16)

SITUATION WANTED: 20 years, exp.Director of Photography seeks long term situation specializing in broadcast documentary & magazine format programming. Strong lighting, hand-held & directing skills. Contact: Andrew Cifelli (609) 744-9675 (3/13)

SITUATION WANTED:  EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT position film/TV (NY) 7 years experience: Interned for a President, Executive Assistant to SVP/VP/film director/celebrity [email protected] (3/13)

SITUATION WANTED: Award-winning WRITER-DIRECTOR-PRODUCER of branded content for network TV and web is looking for projects. Promos, stunts, virals, trailers, sizzles, comedy and drama. Please write [email protected] for reel (3/13)

SITUATION WANTED: EXEC ASST DEV/PRODUCTION/PRLA and NY: TV experience in London, print, radio & advertising in NY. Highly organized, fast learner, & great connector. FT/PT/freelance. [email protected] (3/13)

SITUATION WANTED:  DESIGN & ILLUSTRATION (NYC)Highly experienced CD working concept through completion. Portfolio:  Email: [email protected] (3/12)

SITUATION WANTED:  DIGITAL MEDIA/CABLE/BUSINESS AFFAIRS ATTORNEY Broad in-house exp incontent prod& distribution, new media, operations, cable affiliate & ad sales. Avail for project/consultant/FT. Contact [email protected] (3/12)

SITUATION WANTED: PRODUCTION ASSISTANT/Entry-level pos./Anywhere: ’09 UVa grad, Past production intern and assoc. prod for Fox Sports/former radio personality/ Great writer, creative, self-starting. Email: [email protected] (3/11)

SITUATION WANTED:  20+ yrs. experience in TV Broadcasting & Cable  ACCOUNTING/FINANCE. Seeking FT/PT or Temp-to-Per position:  [email protected] (3/11)

SITUATION WANTED:  WRITER/PRODUCER/DV CAM OPERATOR for Documentary Television. Network experience including History, A&E, Oxygen. Relocated from LA to Nebraska, ideal for any Midwest field production. website: (3/11)

E-mail [email protected] or call Trish Pihonak at 203.926.9878 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:   Scrubs, The Middle, Modern Family, Cougar Town, Ugly Betty
AZTECA: Laura de Todos, Lo Que Callamos Las Mujeres Edicion Especial, Al Extremo
CBS:   New Adv of Old Christine, Gary Unmarried, Criminal Minds, CSI:NY
CW:   America’s Next Top Model [p ], High Society [p ]
FOX:   Human Target, American Idol
ION:  Ghost Whisperer, Ghost Whisperer, Criminal Minds
NBC:  Mercy, Law & Order: SVU [r], Law & Order: SVU
PBS:   At Close Range with National Geographic, Augustus Saint-Gaudens: Master of American Sculpture, Great Performances
TELE: El Clon; Perro Amor, Donde Esta Elisa?
UNIV: Hasta que el Dinero Nos Separe, Corazon Salvaje, Don Francisco Presenta

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