Wednesday, March 28th, 2007

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Source:  Nielsen Galaxy Explorer (1/29-2/25/07), Live+SD HH coverage area Prime time rating (M-Su 8-11p), ranked among all measured ad-supported cable networks.  Aug’01-Feb’07 Total Day HH delivery.  Further qualifications available upon request.


Cynopsis

3/28/07

Good morning, it’s Wednesday, March 28, 2007 and this is your first early morning briefing. 

It is anticipated Tribune will accept the offer of Sam Zell to purchase the entire Tribune kit and caboodle for $8 billion.  If Tribune does accept the offer, which several reports predict it will do by week’s end, Zell will take the company private.

~ MORE GOOD STUFF ~

The debut of Discovery Channel’s Planet Earth last Sunday (8-11p) delivered a 3.6 HH rating and 12 million total viewers over the three hours. Additionally, according to TNS Media Research’s set top box information taken from a major market, the Discovery HD Theater premiere of Planet Earth increased the program’s overall HH rating by 15% and an estimated 500,000 more homes watched all three hours in HD. Plant Earth continues the next four Sunday nights starting at 8p. 

Fox had planned on the return of Standoff to the primetime schedule next Friday at 8p, but its return has been delayed until some time in June.  House will step in with repeats on Fridays at 8p in the interim. No word yet on the fate of Standoff – Fox isn’t making any noise about it one way or another until the upfront announcements in May.

The action sports lifestyle network, FUEL TV, will return three series this Sunday night as part of its Stacked Sundays programming block:

  • Drive  at 8p, the series which showcases Mike Vallely’s skateboarding trek around the world. Produced by Build Worldwide.
  • M80 – at 830p, the freestyle motocross show produced by Long Gut Productions.
  • Props  at 9p, BMX series featuring interviews with BMX legends such as Mat Hoffman and road trips. Produced by Props Visual.

And, on May 20 FUEL TV will bring back two series for mid-season launches:

  • The Captain & Casey Show – at 8p, six new episodes of this skateboard series with interviews with pros and new footage.
  • Drive Thru: Caribbean – at 830p, pro surfers in search of the best waves across the islands of the Caribbean.


The Style Network
has renewed the series Instant Beauty Pageant for a second season starting April 6 at 10p. Each one-hour episode follows the two co-hosts Debbie Matenopoulos of E!’s The Daily 10 along with new co-host Cameron Mathison of ABC’s All My Children, as they ambush five women at shopping malls in six cities convincing them to participate in an impromptu beauty pageant. So watch out if you live in Virginia Beach, Houston, Atlanta, Los Angeles, Las Vegas or San Diego!

NBC Sports and the National Hockey League have extended their revenue sharing partnership agreement through the 2007-2008 season. The new agreement includes a “Game of the Week” flexible scheduling component as well as an NBC option for 2008-2009. All of the NBC regular season games will be broadcast on Sundays next season in high definition. Postseason games will air on Saturdays and Sundays and Games 3-7 of the Stanley Cup Final will be broadcast in primetime.

Banks Broadcasting has signed a contract and filed an application with the FCC to sell KSCW/Wichita Falls, The CW affiliate, to Sunflower Broadcasting, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Schurz Communications, Inc. Bank Broadcasting still owns KNIN-TV/Boise, while Schurz Communications, based in South Bend, IN, owns several newspapers, radio, television and cable television stations across the U.S.

Calling all college students!  Cyn opsis Weekender College Edition sponsored by Greek, A New ABC Family Original Series, coming in July, is coming back on April 26, 2007, and if your TV essay is one of the four published, you’ll be paid $350! We’re looking for 350 word editorials about television from current college students all around the country and the world.  The four most insightful, original, humorous and/or well-written pieces will be included in this special College Edition of Weekender .  College Professors, moms and dads – encourage your students to participate!  All entries should be emailed no later than midnight on Friday, April 20th to me at [email protected], SUBJECT: Weekender College Edition. Students – be sure to include your name, age, college, college year, and major (if you know it), and how you can be contacted.   Good luck!

UPFRONT UPDATE: HALLMARK CHANNEL

Hallmark Channel will introduce a number of original movies throughout the remainder of this year and 2008:

  • Love’s Unending Legacy – April 7 at 9p; the fifth movie installment of the “Love Comes Softly” series based on the best-selling novels by Janette Oke.
  • A Stranger’s Heart – May 5 at 9p; Samantha Mathis stars in this story about a workaholic who has heart transplant surgery and finds her life is redefined for the better afterwards.
  • Pandemic – May 26 at 9p; Tiffani Thiessen, French Stewart and Faye Dunaway star in this quick-paced action three-hour thriller about a killer pandemic disease spreading across Los Angeles.
  • Marco Polo – June 2 at 9p; Brian Dennehy and Ian Somerhalder star in this three-hour story of the explorer Marco Polo who discovers the court of Kublai Khan in China.
  • You’ve Got a Friend – June 9 at 9p; centers on a 12-year old boy who goes to live with his aunt and uncle in a small town after his parents are killed in an auto accident. In the new town, the boy befriends a former Vietnam vet and loner played by John Schneider who helps him build his soapbox derby racer car.
  • Avenging Angel – July 7 at 9p; stars Kevin Sorbo as a young preacher who turns from God after a vicious incident and becomes a bounty hunter. He later returns to his former town to avenge the evil people who have taken control.
  • Claire – August 4 at 9p; a murder mystery starring Valerie Bertinelli as Claire, a woman who uses her ESP powers to solve the brutal slayings of her neighbors.
  • Murder 101: If Wishes Were Horses – August 11 at 9p; Dick Van Dyke is back in the third version of the Murder 101 movie series. Barry Van Dyke also stars.
  • Son of the Dragon – September 1 at 8p; a young thief poses as a prince to steal the royal jewels but falls in love with the Princess Li Wei instead.
  • Love’s Unfolding Dream – November 24 at 9p; holiday movie about a young woman who dreams of being a doctor during a time when female doctors were not common.
  • A Grandpa for Christmas – December 1 at 9p; holiday movie starring Ernest Borgnine, Jamie Farr, Katherine Helmond, Tracey Nelson and Juliette Golgia about a grandfather who must care for his granddaughter when his estranged daughter becomes ill.
  • A Reason to Believe – premieres in December; story about a family facing difficulties who come together to find the magic of Christmas.
  • In addition, Hallmark Channel will debut the theatrical film Phantom of the Opera on June 30 from 8-11p.

 

~ PRODUCTION & DEVELOPMENT ~

GSN has ordered up 40 episodes of a new game show Camouflage, a series of word games, clues and hidden answers. Production is set to begin in May with a GSN premiere scheduled for July, per Hollywood Reporter.  No news yet on a host.  The show is produced by Disney.

It’s official – Variety reports Rob Lowe will become a permanent player on ABC’s Brothers & Sisters when it returns for its second season in the fall.  Lowe plays the love interest to Calista Flockhart’s characters. 

The History Channel currently has five new weekly series in production for the 2007-2008 season. Premiere dates are TBA.

  • Ice Road Truckers – eight episodes reveal how miners in the northern part of the U.S. rely on a small group of “top-drivers” who race against time to drive their heavy rigs filled with raw materials over thin sheets of ice.
  • The Universe – 13 episodes look at the total universe through robotic rovers and deep-space telescopes.
  • Tougher in Alaska – 13 episodes chronicle how historically and currently Alaskans have adapted to the land and environment.
  • Human Weapon – each of the 13 episodes examine a different culture and the unique form of martial arts associated with the region. Hosted by martial artist/professional fighter Jason Chambers and former football player and wrestler Bill Duff.
  • Jurassic Fight Club – during the course of 10 episodes, archeologists will uncover the battlefield locations of prehistoric beasts which offer new insights into their species.

Casting Call: KHCW in Houston is hosting an open casting call for The CW’s America’s Next Top Model Cycle 9 at Drink Houston (7620 Katy Freeway) on April 3 from 3-7p. Young females age 18-27, of diverse backgrounds, shapes and sizes with a minimum height of 5’7″ tall are encouraged to apply. To download the application visit: http://www.cwtv.com/thecw/ANTM-Cycle9-Casting-Call.

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~ EXECUTIVE MOVES ~

Stephen (Steve) Cohen has been made President of Hometeam.com, Inc., the production company behind the nationally syndicated television program HomeTeam. Previously, Steve was a consultant with the program as well as other new media companies in the U.S. and globally.
 
Catherine Dunleavy has been elevated to EVP/CFO of NBCU Cable, where she was previously SVP/CFO of USA Network and SCI FI Channel since May 2004. She will now supervise financial planning and operations for the cable division and her oversight will encompass the entertainment channels and the network distribution area, in addition to involvement with the company’s strategic business efforts. Catherine will report to Jeff Gaspin, President/NBC Universal Cable and Digital Content. 
 
The Los Angeles office of Blueprint Entertainment has hired Marla Ginsburg as SVP to develop, package and manage programming content for traditional television outlets as well as new media platforms. She will focus on both domestic and international markets and strive to increase the company’s slate of co-production projects. Marla will report jointly to John Morayniss and Noreen Halpern. Ellie Hannibal has also been added as SVP/Creative Affairs primarily to develop and produce one-hour and half-hour series for U.S. cable and broadcast networks. She will report to Noreen Halpern.
 
Universal Pictures has put the last person in place in its senior tier of production executives by promoting Dylan Clark to EVP/Production. Dylan is currently managing the films The Kingdom, The Golden Age, and Charlie Wilson’s War among other titles. He reports to Donna Langley, President/Production.
 

~ ELSEWHERE AT CYNOPSIS … ~

Today in Cynopsis Kids, listen to the audio version here , or subscribe to the iTunes CynKids podcast

  • Gymboree will release its first Gymboree Play & Music DVDs this summer
  • Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment will release LEGO Batman: The Videogame
  • Robert Harper has been named Chairman/CEO, Regency Filmed Entertainment

Today in Cynopsis International, listen to the audio version here or subscribe to the iTunes Cyn Int’l podcast

  • FCC approves Broadcasting Media Partners Inc.‘s acquisition of Univision Communications Inc.
  • Pappas Telecasting Cos. may be looking into selling a Spanish-language station as part of a strategic review
  • ATAS taking NATAS to court over Spanish-Language Television and Broadband Producer awards

Today in Cynopsis Digital, listen to the audio version here or subscribe to the iTunes Cyn Digital podcast

  • NBCU’s Digital2Go initiative will bring a slew of live simulcast content to mobile phones
  • CBS Mobile Network unveiled its programming line-up for its V Cast Mobile TV service
  • Cable’s quadruple play has arrived with “Pivot” from Sprint

~ RATINGS ~

Top Ten Basic Cable Ad Supported Network Rankings among A18-49 for the week of 3/19-3/25/07
Primetime    (000)        Total Pgm Day      (000)
USA              1225            ADSM*                   609
TBSC             1001           USA                        590
DISC              985            TNT                        542
FX                  979            TBSC                      535
CMDY             764            NICK                       505
TNT                737            NAN*                      498
AEN                636            DISC                       494
MTV                600            FX                          460
FAM                598            CMDY                      404
CORT              558            AEN                        387
Source Turner Research from Nielsen Media Research Data.
All ratings based on Total U.S. Television Universe of 111,400,000 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 3/19-3/25/07
Primetime    (000)      Total Pgm Day            (000)
USA               2629           NICK                        1944
DISC              1880           NAN*                       1261
TNT                1784          USA                         1217
TBSC              1648          ADSM*                     1147
FX                  1645          TNT                          1114
FOXN             1558           TOON                       1074
FAM               1482            DISC                        884
AEN               1377            TBSC                        880
CORT             1335            LIF                           848
TOON            1327             FOXN                        813
Source Turner Research from Nielsen Media Research Data.
All ratings based on Total U.S. Television Universe of 111,400,000 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 3/19-3/25/07
DISC    Planet Earth  9p                                    2904
USA     WWE Entertainment  10p                        2837
DISC    Planet Earth  8p                                    2740
DISC    Planet Earth  10p                                  2641
VH1     I Love New York                                    2539
USA     WWE Entertainment  9p                          2278
MTV     The Hills                                               2077
CMDY   South Park                                            2036
USA     House  10p                                           1924
USA     House  11p                                           1917
Source Turner Research from Nielsen Media Research Data.
All ratings based on Total U.S. Television
Universe of 111,400,000 homes

Top 10 Broadcast Programs among A18-49 (000) for the week of 3/19-3/25/07
FOX    American Idol  Tuesday                         15,440
FOX    American Idol  Wednesday                     13,620
ABC    Grey’s Anatomy  THU 9PM                      11,690
ABC    Dancing with the Stars                          8,360
FOX    ‘Til Death                                            7,920
CBS    CSI: Miami                                          7,000
ABC    Lost                                                   6,940
ABC    October Road                                       6,010
FOX    24                                                      6,030
CBS    Criminal Minds                                       5,670
Source Nielsen Media Research, Galaxy Explorer, Live + SD Data

MONDAY – A18-49 AnalysisABC tangoed to the finish line Monday night winning with 4.9/13 A18-49, according to fast affiliate ratings from Nielsen Media Research. ABC’s Dancing with the Stars outshone the competition during 8p with 5.4/15 and again at 9p with 6.3/15. Despite being a repeat, CBS’ CSI: Miami slipped into first at 10p with a 3.7/10, while the finale of What About Brian? on ABC came in second at 3.0/8.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Monday, March 26, 2007 – time period averages. Source: Nielsen Media Research


ABC     10.4/17    Dancing with the Stars (2 hours) 13.0/20, What About Brian? – Finale 5.2/9


CBS      6.3/10      How I Met Your Mother [r] 4.0/7, Old Christine [r] 4.0/6, Two and a Half Men [r] 6.6/10, Rules of Engagement [r] 5.3/8, CSI: Miami [r] 8.8/15


FOX       6.2/9       Prison Break 5.1/8, 24 7.2/11


NBC      6.1/10      Deal or No Deal [r] 6.9/11, Deal or No Deal 7.6/11, The Black Donnellys 3.9/7


UNIV     2.3/4       La Fea Más Bella 2.5/4, Mundo de Fieras 2.4/4, Cristina 2.0/3


CW       1.8/3        Everybody Hates Chris 1.8/3, All of Us 1.8/3, Girlfriends 1.9/3, The Game 1.7/3


TELE     0.6/1        Marina 0.6/1, Zorro 0.7/1, Decisiones 0.5/1


A18-49: ABC 4.9/13, FOX 4.0/10, NBC 3.2/8, CBS 3.0/8, UNIV 1.8/5, CW 1.2/3, TELE 0.5/1


This Day in History:  1941 – For the first time, gossip columnist Louella Parsons hosted “Hollywood Premiere” on CBS Radio. She introduced famous guests who appeared in dramatized stories.

Answer to Yesterday’s Trivia:  Freddy Rodriguez from Six Feet Under played the brother of Carla on what show? SCRUBS.   Kudos to: Leopold Myrie-ITN Networks/NY; Luke Tarby-Lifetime Networks/NY; Kyle Lebet-Millennium Sales and Marketing/NY; Shara Levine-Fox Cable Networks/NY; Meagan Vaughn-Ivie & Associates, Inc./Flower Mound, TX; Mary C. Hulsebu-GSD&M/Chicago; Sandy Yates-ESPN/Chicago; Valerie Reid-MMT/Chicago; Julie Bank Dailey & Associates/LA; Brandi Wismann-FOX/LA; Tori Davis-New and Improved Media/Marina Del Rey, CA; Ian Kerner-LaserPacific/Hollywood

Today’s Trivia Question:   What was the name of Maya’s first book from the television series, Girlfriends?   ( click here 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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WHAT’S ON TONIGHT: Wednesday, March 28, 2007


ABC:    The Great American Dream Vote, According to Jim, In Case of Emergency, Lost
CBS:    Jericho, Criminal Minds [r], CSI: NY [r]
CW:     America’s Next Top Model, Pussycat Dolls Present: The Search for the Next Doll[r]
FOX:    Bones, American Idol Results Show, ’til Death
ION:    Mama’s family, Mama’s Family, Diagnosis Murder, Diagnosis Murder
MNT:   Saints & Sinners, Saints & Sinners
NBC:    Friday Night Lights, Crossing Jordan, Medium
PBS:    Journey to Planet Earth, Boomer Century: 1946-2046, Boomer Century: 1946-2046
TELE:   Marina, Zorro, Decisiones, Previo Fútbol
UNIV:   La Fea Más Bella, Destilando Amor, Don Francisco Presenta

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ACCOUNT REP: MPT NATIONAL CORPORATE SALES MARYLAND PUBLIC TELEVISION FOUNDATION REMOTE Call on current and prospective sponsors, providing high-quality customer service, in a manner consistent with standard industry practice, for the customer/client accounts for which they have cultivated or have been assigned as well as build sustainable, long-lasting relationships with existing clients. Full info

Cynopsis 03/01/24: Detective Olivia Benson gets a piece of NYC

Detective Olivia Benson gets a piece of NYC

Friday March 1, 2024 Today’s Premieres Apple TV+: The Completely Made-up Adventures of Dick Turpin BritBox: Murder Is Easy Food Network: Diners, Drive-ins and Dives at 9p Max: Selling the Hamptons Netflix: Anikulapo: Rise of the Spectre; Blood & Water; Furies; Maamia Legal Hai; My Name Is Loh Kiwan; Somebody Feed Phil Peacock: Megamind Rules […]

Cynopsis 02/29/24: Guest stars added for season three of “Hacks”

Thursday February 29, 2024 Today’s Premieres A+E: The First 48 Presents Critical Minutes at 8p BET+: Perimeter Hulu: Me, Hereafter Netflix: A Round of Applause; The Tourist; The Indrani Mukerjea Story: Buried Truth Peacock: Lil Stompers IN THE NEWS Just 2.5% of media dollars invested by the largest media holding companies went to diverse-owned companies […]

Kargo’s Winning Proposition for Multicultural Publishing

A CYNOPSIS MESSAGE FROM KARGO Wednesday February 28, 2024 Amplifying Diverse Voices: How Kargo’s MCA Program Funds Diverse-Owned Media By E.B. Moss Kargo has come a long way since it first disrupted the mobile industry with ringtones and wallpaper 20 years ago. It evolved to offer comprehensive, cross-channel advertising solutions and then within […]

02/28/24: Cynopsis Jobs

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ACCOUNT REP: MPT NATIONAL CORPORATE SALES MARYLAND PUBLIC TELEVISION FOUNDATION REMOTE Call on current and prospective sponsors, providing high-quality customer service, in a manner consistent with standard industry practice, for the customer/client accounts for which they have cultivated or have been assigned as well as build sustainable, long-lasting relationships with existing clients. Full info

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