Wednesday, March 24th, 2010


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Good morning.  It’s Wednesday, March 24, 2010, and this is your first early morning briefing. And a reminder, coming out this morning is the first installment of the Cynopsis Media Presents Upfront series – this one concentrating on the Kids Upfront 2010.  That should show up in your inbox around 930 ET this morning, as well as on our website.

Tonight’s Premieres:
The CW: Fly Girls at 9p
Discovery Channel: Mythbusters at 9p; Is It Possible? at 10p


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TLC is expanding its series franchise Say Yes to the Dress with a second series set in the South as Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta launches in July. TLC ordered 12 30m episodes of the new series located at the bustling bridal salon Bridals by Lori in Atlanta. TLC’s original Say Yes to the Dress returns April 23 at 10p taped inside the Kleinfeld bridal salon in New York produced by Half Yard Productions. North South Productions produces Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta.

Spike TV is bringing back a second season of its original series Deadliest Warrior, starting April 20 at 10p. The new season, with 13 one-hour episodes, will pit more of history’s greatest warriors against each other to find out which one rules. A few of the match-ups include Attila the Hun vs. Alexander the Great, Jesse James Gang vs. Al Capone Gang to Comanche vs. Mongol and Navy Seal vs. Israeli Commando. Prior to the debut episode of Deadliest Warrior, Spike TV will air the 90-minute special Deadliest Warrior Season 1: Back for Blood at 830p also on April 20. The series is produced for Spike TV by Morningstar Entertainment.

CBS’ Two and a Half Men creator Chuck Lorre said yesterday the comedy will produce a total of 22 episodes this season instead of the originally ordered 24 episodes, cites NYT. Lorre said 22 eps is still considered a full order and the network had asked for two additional eps that will not be produced. Charlie Sheen’s time in the rehab facility has necessitated in the episode cut-back for the comedy series.

Broadcast Evening News Weekly Average Ratings (week of March 15, 2010)
NBC: 8.13 million total viewers; 1.9/8 and 2.36 million A25-54
ABC: 7.21 million total viewers; 1.6/7 and 1.95 million A25-54
CBS: 5.23 million total viewers; 1.3/5 and 1.60 million A25-54
Source: Nielsen, NTI


IFC introduced its new programming slate in addition to a fresh look and branding strategy, culminating in the new tagline, “Always On. Slightly Off.” The network unveils its rebrand this month along with the programming direction of taking the network from being a home for independent films to one offering original and acquired content. IFC showcases two original comedies as part of this focus:

  • The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret – Headlined by David Cross, this series with six 30m episodes, follows Todd Margaret (Cross), a pathological liar who suddenly finds himself running his corporation’s office in London. Co-produced by IFC and RDF Television, the series will premiere during fourth quarter 2010.
  • Onion News Network – Scripted comedy series inspired by the weekly newspaper and web series of the same name. The series will be a weekly report of zany news and hilarious headlines with wacky debates between the show’s news anchors and guests. Produced by Area Man Productions LLC, the 10-episode half-hour series will debut in first quarter 2011.

IFC acquired series:

  • The Kids in the Hall: Death Comes to Town – Dave Foley, Bruce McCulloch, Kevin McDonald, Mark McKinney and Scott Thompson reunite in this eight-episode half-hour comedy/mystery series offering a fresh narrative format. Produced by Susan Cavan of Accent Entertainment and premieres August 2010.
  • Dead Set – Zombie/horror series that takes place on the set of UK’s Big Brother will make its debut in the US over five nights, October 25-29 at 12 midnight. Produced by Endemol Entertainment with Zeppotron.

IFC also has a number of original series in development:

  • I Love the A.D.’s (wt) – Animated series set during biblical times with dinosaurs added in. Developed by Ed Productions (Crossroads Television).
  • Variety Shac – Comedy series about the four-member female sketch comedy troupe called Variety Shac.
  • Dieter Horn in Night Port – Satirical series spoofs other TV action/comedy series from the 1980s such as Miami Vice and Knight Rider and centers on a German criminal who fights crime in Port City or faces a lifetime in jail. Developed by Just For Laughs Muse Comedy.
  • Jobbed – Scripted workplace comedy set in the East Village unit of the Manhattan Dept. of Labor’s Unemployment Office.
  • There Might Be Cake – Comedian Greg Behrendt hosts a weekly discussion with other famous comedians about their careers and their big breaks. Developed by Avalon Television.
  • Young, Broke & Beautiful – Host/travel book author Broke-Ass Stuart journeys to cities around the US and takes viewers underground to discover cool and fascinating experiences and lifestyles for the young, broke and beautiful.


Hallmark Channel is the exclusive new home of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, library series/specials as well as new original series and specials.  Hallmark Channel launches this upfront with an overall new Lifestyle theme and on Monday, March 29, will air the first of its MSLO series, repackaged episodes of The Martha Stewart Show. In the fall, Hallmark will premiere new episodes of The Martha Stewart Show, as well as an original Martha talk show and cooking series from MSLO.  Hallmark Channels will also usher in 24 original movies in 2011 as part of its Hallmark Movie Original Movies banner, premiering on Saturday nights at 9p.

A sampling of the upcoming Hallmark Channel Original Movies:

  • The Wild Girl – Starring Brian Austin Green and Graham Greene, a story about an unlikely team that goes on a rescue mission in the Sierra Madre Badlands and discovers an orphaned Apache girl in the wilderness. Premieres April 24 at 9p on Hallmark Movie Channel.
  • Growing the Big One – Stars Shannen Doherty about a young woman who inherits her family’s farm that is in debt and decides to try her hand at growing prize-winning pumpkins. She ends up falling in love with her contest partner and her grandfather’s small town. Produced by GBO Films.
  • The Night Before the Night Before Christmas – Stars Jennifer Beals and Rick Roberts as parents of a family that is too busy to get ready for Christmas. Muse Entertainment Productions produces.
  • Call Me Mrs. Miracle – Movie in development stars Doris Roberts in the next installment of Debbie Macomber’s Mrs. Miracle, which premiered on the Hallmark Channel in December 2009.

Hallmark Channel will be in 90+ million homes by year’s end, and Hallmark Movie Channel in 40 million homes.

Program Call: Cynopsis Media will be producing our annual MIPTV Shopping Guide sent to all Cynopsis subscribers on Thursday, April 8, the week before MIPTV 2010 in Cannes. If your company is exhibiting and you’d like to have your programming included, please send us only the following info for your top 5 shows: title, availability date, number of episodes, length, type (i.e., movie, series, special, etc.), genre and your terms (barter, cash, etc.) as well as your company’s stand/booth location. To be included in this free and highly-viewed special edition, please send details to [email protected] no later than Thursday, April 1, 2010. A confirmation email will be sent following each submission (if you don’t get the confirmation, please resubmit).


If he’s the head of the household,
then why is “she” making the financial decisions?

For more information on how women are taking charge of finances, you’ll want to see WE tv’s Resetter study this Upfront season.  

WE tv. Simply Fascinating.

Source:  2010 WE tv Resetter Study.


Ovation began teaming with content distributor Digital Rights Groups (DRG) last fall, making Ovation’s original television content available to the global marketplace under the umbrella of Ovation International. Recent licensing agreement sales include those with Knowledge Network, Canada; ABC in Australia; TV Ontario, Canada, DR in Denmark; Pramer of Latin America; TV3, Catalonia, Spain; Living Channel, New Zealand; Globosat, Brazil; and Qantas Airways.


Jerry Springer will host GSN’s new dating game show, Baggage about people with baggage looking for love. GSN will air Baggage as a daily strip, Monday through Friday at 630p beginning April 19. The network will air 40 total half-hour episodes through June 11.

Kevin Kline is venturing into series television with a new project in development at HBO, per THR. The 60m project will star Kline playing a prominent doctor who must reinvent his life after a 15-year prison sentence for murdering his mistress. Kline also executive produces with Gavin Polone and Judy Hofflund, Kline’s manager.

Casting Call: A cable network is casting for a new show about the growing problem of shopping and spending addiction in America. The show is looking for women and men age 25-45 that are drowning in debt and have a spending addiction affecting their family and friends. Those selected to appear on the show will receive free help from experienced professionals. To apply for the show, send an email to both the following emails: [email protected] and [email protected], put “Shopping” in the subject title and include your name, where you live, age, occupation, contact info, a description of your spending problems (when it began, how it affects your life) and why you think you would be good on the show. Also include your marital status, if you have children and if you live in a house or an apartment.


Top Ten Basic Cable Ad Supported Network Rankings among A18-49 for the week of: 3/15-3/21/10
Primetime    (000)        Total Pgm Day      (000)
USA               1068         NAN*                      687
TBSC               956         ADSM*                    669
TNT                 891         TNT                        594
DISC               847          NICK                      571
FAM                 784         TBSC                      557
HIST                748         USA                        531
AEN                 650         HIST                       403
CMDY              621         DISC                       395
FX                   612         FAM                        395
FOOD              572         AEN                         390
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: 3/15-3/21/10      
Primetime    (000)      Total Pgm Day            (000)
USA               2960       NICK                             2180
FOXN             2653       NAN*                            1857
TNT               2019       FOXN                            1416
NAN              1782        USA                              1348
TBSC             1671       TNT                               1271
FAM               1638       ADSM*                          1212
HIST              1629       TOON                            1060
DISC              1620       TBSC                              905
AEN               1432       HIST                               815
TOON             1341       AEN                                797
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: 3/15-3/21/10
DISC   Life 8p                                                               2841
DISC   Life 9p                                                               2763
USA    WWE Entertainment 9p                                        2703
CMDY  South Park                                                         2641
USA    WWE Entertainment 10p                                      2635
HIST   American Pickers                                                 2414
FX       Justified                                                             2041
FAM    Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix             1871
ADSM  Family Guy 3/15 1130p                                       1842
ADSM  Family Guy 3/16 1130p                                       1806
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 3/15-3/21/10
FOX    American Idol – Tuesday                              8.1/22    10626
FOX    American Idol – Wednesday                          6.8/20     8933
CBS    Undercover Boss                                          4.4/11     5822
FOX    House                                                         4.0/12     5276
CBS    Two and a Half Men                                      3.9/11    5092
CBS    The Big Bang Theory                                    3.9/10     5096
ABC    Lost                                                            3.9/10     5091
CBS   The Amazing Race                                         3.8/9      4990
CBS   NCAA Basketball Eve 3/18                             3.7/11     4914
CBS   NCAA Basketball Championship 3/20                3.6/13     4772
NBC   The Office                                                    3.6/11     4781
Source: Nielsen Media Research, Galaxy Explorer, Live + SD Data

Saturday A18-49 Analysis: CBS unseated the competition Saturday night, winning with a 3.6/13 A18-49, according to final national ratings from Nielsen. During the 8p hour, CBS led with its NCAA Basketball Championship coverage at 3.7/14 while FOX’s two Cops episodes averaged a 1.6/6 in second place. At 9p, CBS held firmly in first place with more college basketball at 3.7/13 with FOX once again at #2 with AMW: America Fights Back at 1.7/6. Then at 10p, CBS made its final sweep of the night with the NCAA Basketball Championships and the start of 48 Hours Mystery at 3.4/11, while NBC’s Law & Order: SVU repeat came next at 1.1/4.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Saturday, March 20, 2010 time period averages. Source: NTI Galaxy, as dated. Live+SD

CBS: 6.1/12             NCAA Basketball Championships 6.1/12, 48 Hours Mystery 4.1/9

FOX: 3.2/6            Cops 2.9/6 Cops 2 [r] 3.5/7, AMW: America Fights Back 3.3/6

NBC: 2.7/5             Parenthood [r] 1.5/3, Law and Order [r] 2.9/5, Law & Order: SVU [r] 3.6/7

ABC: 1.5/3             Flash Forward [r] 1.2/2, Castle [r] 2.3/4

UNIV: 1.2/2           Sabado Gigante 1.2/2

ION: 0.4/1              Saturday 7PM Movie: Lethal Weapon [r] 0.5/1, The Guard 0.4/1, The Guard 0.3/1

TELE: 0.4/1            Futbol Estelar: Monterrey vs. Guadalajara 0.5/1, Cine de Impacto II: Wrong Turn 0.4/1, Futbol Estelar II 0.2/1

A18-49: CBS 3.6/13, FOX 1.7/6, NBC 0.8/3, UNIV 0.7/2, ABC 0.5/2, TELE 0.4/1, ION 0.1/0

Sunday  A18-49 Analysis: CBS polished off another win Sunday night posting a 3.8/10 among A18-49, according to final national ratings from Nielsen. In the 7p hour, FOX’s double ‘Til Death episodes averaged a winning 1.0/3 with ABC’s Thin Ice special next at 0.7/2. CBS was first at 8p with 60 Minutes at 2.9/8 and FOX’s comedies The Simpsons and The Cleveland Show averaged a 2.6/7 in second place. CBS was up for another win at 9p with The Amazing Race at 3.8/9 with ABC’s Desperate Housewives not too far behind at 3.5/8. CBS’ Undercover Boss ruled the 10p hour with 4.4/11 with NBC’s Celebrity Apprentice in #2 with 2.8/7.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Sunday, March 21, 2010 time period averages. Source: NTI Galaxy, as dated. Live+SD.

CBS: 7.9/13       60 Minutes 8.3/13, The Amazing Race 6.9/11, Undercover Boss 8.6/14, Cold Case 6.0/12

ABC: 4.6/7          Thin Ice 2.9/5, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition 4.6/7, Desperate Housewives 6.9/11, Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution 4.0/7

NBC: 3.5/6          Minute To Win It 2.9/5, The Celebrity Apprentice 4.2/7

FOX: 2.7/4           ‘Til Death 1.7/3, ‘Til Death 2.1/4, The Simpsons 3.3/5, The Simpsons 3.0/5, Family Guy 3.9/6, Sons of Tucson 2.4/4

UNIV: 1.3/2         Nuestra Belleza 1.6/2, Imagenes de Impacto 1.6/3

TELE: 0.5/1         Cine en Casa: Stuart Little 0.5/1, Cine Millonario: Independence Day 0.5/1

ION: 0.4/1           Sunday 7PM Movie: Top Gun [r] 0.3/1, Shark 9PM 0.5/1, Shark 10PM 0.6/1

A18-49: CBS 3.8/10, ABC 2.1/6, FOX 2.1/6, NBC 2.0/5, UNIV 1.0/3, TELE 0.4/1, ION 0.2/0

Monday – A18-49 Analysis: Waltzing into first place Monday, ABC delivered a 5.4/15 among A18-49, according to final national ratings from Nielsen. ABC opened a tenth season of Dancing with the Stars at 8p with a 5.8/16 while CBS’ sitcoms How I Met Your Mother and Rules of Engagement averaged a 3.4/9 at #2. ABC continued to pick up steam through 9p with more of the season premiere of Dancing with the Stars at 6.9/17 and CBS claimed #2 again with its comedies Two and a Half Men and The Big Bang Theory averaging a 5.1/13. At 10p, ABC was #1 with Castle at 3.3/9, edging out usual winner CBS’ CSI: Miami by a tenth of a rating point at 3.2/9.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Monday, March 22, 2010 – time period averages. Source: NTI Galaxy, as dated. Live+SD.

ABC: 12.7/20       Dancing with the Stars [p] 15.0/23, Castle 7.9/14

CBS: 6.8/11          How I Met Your Mother 5.3/8, Rules of Engagement 5.2/8, Two and a Half Men 8.6/13, The Big Bang Theory 8.0/12, CSI: Miami 6.9/12

FOX: 4.3/7           House [r] 3.4/5, 24 5.2/8

NBC: 3.3/5           Chuck 3.3/5, Trauma 2.7/4, Law and Order 3.9/7

UNIV: 1.8/3         Hasta que el Dinero Nos Separe 2.4/4, Corazon Salvaje 1.8/3, Cristina 1.3/2

CW: 1.2/2            Life Unexpected 1.3/2, Gossip Girl 1.2/2

TELE: 0.7/1          El Con 0.6/1, Perro Amor 0.6/1, Donde Esta Elisa 0.8/1

ION: 0.6/1           Ghost Whisperer 0.4/1, Criminal Minds 0.7/1, Criminal Minds 0.8/1

A18-49: ABC 5.4/15, CBS 3.9/11, FOX 2.2/6, NBC 1.7/5, UNIV 1.5/4, CW 0.9/2, TELE 0.6/2, ION 0.3/1


Chris Philip, formerly President/Worldwide Sales and Distribution at London-based Power, has established a new production and distribution company, Engine Entertainment. The new company has offices in Los Angeles, New York, Miami and London and will make its debut at this year’s MIPTV with a slate of programming. 

Hyde Park Imagenation added Jason Mirch and Yee Yeo Chang. Jason is based at the Abu Dhabi office where he heads the content unit for the joint venture with Hyde Park Entertainment and Imagenation Abu Dhabi. Yee Yeo will be located in Singapore and in charge of operations for Hyde Park Imagenation Singapore in addition to identifying and developing projects in Asia.

Apex Media/CrossMedia Works tapped Steve Ference as VP/Broadcast Sales. Based in Phoenix, Steve will be involved with developing and overseeing affiliate account relationships with local broadcast stations, station groups, affiliate networks in addition to expanding the company’s local broadcast trade and barter business. Additionally, Dave Ware was named VP/Sales to replace Steve. Dave has previous experience with various media sales positions including LSM, NSM and GSM at Sinclair, Emmis and Paramount stations.

The Weather Channel Companies (TWCC) appointed Bob Walker as EVP/Marketing and Cross Platform Development. In his new position, Bob will provide oversight for the company’s overall marketing strategy as well as other marketing-related activities such as research, consumer marketing and distribution marketing. Based in Atlanta, Bob reports to Michael J. Kelly, CEO, TWCC.

This day in History:  1981 – “Nightline” with Ted Koppel premiered.

Answer to Yesterday’s Trivia Question:  What comedian is also known as Mr. Warmth?  DON RICKLES  Kudos to: Mitch Burg-SNTA/NY; Tony Caravello-ABC/NY; Lou Zaccheo-Video from Video Inc./NY; Rusty Wolfe-The M Network/Miami; Kyle Brawner-KDAF/Dallas; Ran Salcedo-Zimmerman/Nashville; Ryan Lynch-Charter Media/St. Louis; Greg Moloznik-GLM Media Dynamics/Chicago; Art Davie-Davie Comm/Boulder City; Gary Moglovkin-NBC Studios/Studio City; Evan Weinstein-The Amazing Race/LA; Cathy Korda-ABC Entertainment/Burbank; Bob Einstein-SCTV/Toronto; Keith MacKechnie-The Actors’ Network/Vancouver

Today’s Trivia Question:  The town of Llanview, PA, is featured on what series? (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:  SR LEVEL/DIR of TALENT ACQ: Entertainment exp, recruit all levels including execs. Will relocate, 15 yrs exp, contract or permanent.Hunter mentality and expert sourcer. Available immediately.Contact:  [email protected] (3/31)

SITUATION WANTED: EIC/LINE PRODUCER Available now.10+ yrs exp. Variety, Docu-Reality, Game Show, Scripted, Competition/Elimination- Mngd Productions for major TV & cable nets. Looking for next project. [email protected] (3/31)

SITUATION WANTED: SALES/RESEARCH DIR/STRATEGIST: 20+ yrs media, Nielsen, Hisp, research, sales, and presentation experience. How can I help you? Email: [email protected] (3/30)

SITUATION WANTED: BROADCAST TALENT MANAGER.Very experienced in all facets of talent including payments, celebrity negotiations and music licensing.Freelance or Staff. [email protected] (3/30)

SITUATION WANTED: MARKETING CONSULTANT available to develop marketing plans on a fee project basis. Advertising, direct marketing and sales promotion experience for the last 23 years. Contact: [email protected] (3/30)

SITUATION WANTED: 5 PRIME TIME EMMYS/ DOC. PROD, DIR., WRITER in L.A. Credits: National Geo, PBS, Discovery, History CH, TLC and MSNBC. Contact email: [email protected] (3/30)

SITUATION WANTED: Creative COPYWRITER. Award-winning, all media, affordable. [email protected]. For FREE samples, visit (3/30)

SITUATION WANTED:  2D MOTION GRAPHICS DESIGNER (NY/CT): 20+ years exp. in TV & post-production. Freelance, pt. time or full time. ,, email [email protected] (3/27)

SITUATION WANTED: Need a Video or Spot? See my Reel DIRECTOR /FILM-MAKER seeks Production Company Representation or gig. Major Credits. Effectiveness/Awards. [email protected]   (3/27)

SITUATION WANTED: DIRECTOR of OPERATIONS / PROD. MANAGEMENT/NYC: Skilled at budget & contract negotiation, cash flow forecasting, capital admin., staff mgmt., team-building. MBA, bilingual, perseverant, resourceful. [email protected] (3/26)

SITUATION WANTED:  Ivy PhD with production & qual/quant research expertise. Quick, smart, an eye for emerging fields & bottom line. Avail 6/1 for cross media/tv/film research, dist, devel or prog position in NYC. [email protected] (3/26)

SITUATION WANTED: WRITER/PRODUCER CREATIVE DIRECTOR 20 years experience in on-air promotion for Cable and Broadcast companies. [email protected] (3/25)

SITUATION WANTED: EXEC BIZ DEV/STRATEGY/ CONTENT PARTNERSHIPS/NY: Seaside Heights resident. 10 yrs TV exp dancing at Karma. Harvard MBA. 2009 40 Under 40. Your next right hand. [email protected] (3/25)

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:   Modern Family [r], The Middle, Modern Family, Cougar Town, Ugly Betty
AZTECA: Laura de Todos, Lo Que Callamos Las Mujeres Edicion Especial, Al Extremo
CBS:   Survivor, Criminal Minds [r], CSI:NY [r]
CW:   America’s Next Top Model, Fly Girls [p ], High Society
FOX:   Human Target, American Idol
ION:  Ghost Whisperer, Ghost Whisperer, Criminal Minds
NBC:  Mercy, Law & Order: SVU [r], Law & Order: SVU
PBS:   Great Performances, Great Performances at the Met
TELE: Futbol: Mexico vs. Islandia, Donde Esta Elisa?
UNIV: Hasta que el Dinero Nos Separe, Corazon Salvaje, Don Francisco Presenta

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