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Good morning. It’s Wednesday, March 4, 2009, and this is your first early morning briefing. 

Tonight’s Premieres:
The CW: America’s Next Top Model at 8p
Bravo: Make Me A Supermodel at 10p
Science Channel: Mantracker at 10p
Tonight’s Finales:
NBC: Knight Rider at 8p
SCI FI Channel: Ghost Hunter International at 9p

Yesterday, President Obama confirmed his intent to nominate Julius Genachowski as Chairman of the FCC. Genachowski, who has served as tech policy advisor to the President and was a former Harvard Law School classmate of Obama’s, was tagged for this position several weeks ago. However, his appointment must still be approved by Congress. President Obama said, “I can think of no one better than Julius Genachowski to serve as Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission. He will bring to the job diverse and unparalleled experience in communications and technology, with two decades of accomplishment in the private sector and public service. I know him as the son of immigrants who carries a deep appreciation for this country and the American dream; and as the proud father of three children working with his wife Rachel to be responsible parents in this digital age.”


ABC officially cancelled the drama series Life on Mars and will allow it to gracefully conclude with a definitive ending to the storyline. The network informed show producers it will not order additional episodes beyond the 17 in the works for this season and confirmed it won’t renew the series for next year. Production will continue through this month and the finale will likely be scheduled for early April. The series is produced by 20th Century Fox TV and ABC Studios in association with Kudos.

NBC’s Late Night with Jimmy Fallon is off to a stellar start as the show debuted Monday night precisely at 1237a with a 2.3/8 in metered-market households, the highest-rated Monday for NBC with metered markets in more than three years.

NFL Network delivered 5.0 million viewers, according to Nielsen, for its exclusive four-day live coverage of the 2009 NFL Scouting Combine Presented by Under Armour from February 21-24. The television coverage gained in viewers by +26% over last year and visits to jumped by +27%. Additionally, the network increased in ratings among A18-49 by +81% and with M18-49 by +68%. The NFL Scouting Combine watches as players engage in workouts such as the 40-yard dash and the bench press plus offers news coverage and more.

Sunday night’s season five finale of E!’s The Girls Next Door at 10p tallied a 3.18 rating among W18-34, a 1.8 HH rating and an average of more than 2.2 million total viewers.

Travel Channel will air a new 60m docu-reality show this Thursday as the pilot episode of Throwdown Fishing debuts at 11p. Shot in HD, the program takes viewers to Bimini, Bahamas to witness host, Captain Matty Tambor and his crew dubbed “Team 305” battle against team “Scatterbrain” in a fishing contest for bragging rights that reels in dolphin, kingfish, giant grouper and snapper to the daunting bull shark. The show is from Televersemedia.

VH1 does a little wooing with its new matchmaker series Tough Love opening March 15 at 10p. During eight one-hour episodes, Steven Ward will instruct eight luckless women on how to break their bad dating habits. Following Ward’s “tough love boot camp” the women will go on dates with men he has selected personally for each from his stable of eligible bachelors.

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NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution will sell national advertising on behalf of several syndicated programs from Litton Entertainment for the 2009-2010 television season. The shows include weekly series The Brian McKnight Show, court series Street Court, off-net repeats of Storm Stories as well as Jack Hanna’s Animal Adventures and Animal Exploration with Jarod Miller.

Univision Communications Inc. formed a multi-year carriage deal with DIRECTV, involving Univision’s O&O broadcast stations and the distribution of cable channel Galavision as well as network feeds for Univision and TeleFutura. Additionally, the agreement includes the carriage of affiliated stations in specific markets that are owned and operated by Entravision Communications Corporation, Equity Media Holdings Corporation and Fisher Communications, Inc. Terms of the overall agreement were not revealed.

Television Syndication Company (TVS) adds two weekly E/I teen programs to its syndication lineup for fall 2009 from the producers of Go for Gold TV is about amateur athletes vying for gold medals; and Green Generation TV showcases video journalists reporting on those who are focused on a clean, green planet. Both shows join TVS’ other E/I shows including, Real Life 101, What’s Up! and Que Pasa.

Fireworks International, in a new deal with UK entertainment and communications company Virgin Media, will make available more than 275 hours of programming for Virgin Media’s TV Choice on-demand service. Throughout the next year, Fireworks International will provide such sci-fi series titles as Gene Roddenberry’s Andromeda, Mutant X and Relic Hunter, the supernatural crime drama Blood Ties, the mystery drama The Collector, anime series Robotech and the live action children’s series Black Hole High. Fireworks International is the television distribution unit of ContentFilm plc.

On March 16, KIAH/Houston introduces 24-hour sports network, The Universal Sports Television Network via its digital broadcast tier. A co-venture between NBC Sports and Intermedia Partners, The Universal Sports Television Network showcases more than 2,000 live events and 5,000+ hours of yearly original event programming covering more than 40 sports.


Following a four-day impasse between Comedy Central and the executive producers of The Sarah Silverman Program over a budget cut dispute, the live-action series will be back for a third season. Comedy Central ordered 10 episodes and the series will now be co-financed with sister cable network Logo. All four executive producers will also return including the show’s star Sarah Silverman, Dan Sterling, Ron Schrab and Heidi Herzon. Utilizing cross-promotions on Comedy Central and Logo, The Sarah Silverman Program will debut season #3 during first quarter 2010.

Food Network started production this week on a new daytime series Sandra’s Money Saving Meals hosted by Sandra Lee. The series, debuting May 10 at 12p, will focus on everyday recipes that fit in Lee’s “triple A factor” cooking philosophy by being “accessible, aspirational and affordable.” Lee will also share shopping and pantry stocking tips to save money as well as leftover dishes from the main recipe, demonstrating one during the show and one via

As a franchise, High School Musical has become a cultural phenomenon and the fourth movie installment, High School Musical 4 will return to television premiering on Disney Channel in 2010. Featuring an all-new cast of characters involved in a cross-town school battle between the East High Wildcats and the West High Knights, production on the Disney Channel Original Movie begins later this year. Peter Barscocchini, who wrote the first three movies, will be the screenwriter for #4 and Bill Borden and Barry Rosenbush will continue as executive producers.

Rapper legend, Darryl “DMC” McDaniels was tapped to host a new reality series The Kings of Rap from IME Entertainment. Currently in development, the series will spotlight a hip hop competition between young musicians who create positive, non-offensive music with the winner receiving a record deal. Production on the show will take place at various locales around New York City including the well-known Chung King Studios. Show creator credits go to Martyn Eaden, Eddie Lemons, Ike Solomon and Matthew Earl Jones. Diverse Talent Group’s Christopher Nassif and Mickey Freiberg represent the show.


CYNOPSIS DIGITAL – TODAY’S TOP STORY:   Shiver me timbers. The highly publicized Pirate Bay copyright infringement trial concluded yesterday in Stockholm with the site’s young defendants claiming that the P2P portal is simply an innocuous piece of internet infrastructure – a tool used to search for content uploaded by others. In closing statements on Monday, prosecutors asked the judge to issue one-year prison sentences to each defendant for enabling illegal copyright infringement. Industry lawyers weren’t that generous, pushing for the maximum penalty of 2 years. The final verdict is scheduled to be handed down on April 17.  Full edition: CYN DIGITAL.

CYNOPSIS KIDS – TODAY’S TOP STORY:  The East High Wildcats return in Disney Channel‘s High School Musical 4 (HSM4).  With production on HSM4 set for later this year, the movie is scheduled to premiere on the network in 2010.  This time around the story features a love triangle while a cross-town school rivalry wages with the West High Knights.  Peter Barsocchini, who wrote the previous three movies in the HSM franchise, two for Disney Channel and the third a feature film, is writing HSM4.  Now word on casting for the new TV movie, but based on every interview everywhere the stars of the original cast gave over the last year, who appeared in HSM 1-3, it will be a pretty much all new cast of kids.  Full edition: CYN KIDS.


Top Ten Basic Cable Ad Supported Network Rankings among A18-49 for the week of: 2/23-3/1/09
Primetime    (000)        Total Pgm Day      (000)
USA                1390         USA                        716
TBSC              1213         TBSC                       671
TNT                1079          NAN*                      657
ESPN                732          TNT                        624
AEN                  662         ADSM*                     572
FX                    646          NICK                       563
CMDY               627          ESPN                       440
DISC                609          LIF                          411
FAM                 603           FX                          394
VH1                  601         AEN                         391
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: 2/23-3/1/09       
Primetime    (000)      Total Pgm Day            (000)
USA                3263        NICK                           2206
FOXN              2583        USA                            1635
TNT                2294        NAN*                          1514
TBSC              1900        FOXN                          1280
NAN               1684        TNT                             1230
ESPN             1568         TOON                          1075
AMC               1511        ADSM*                        1035
AEN               1419         TBSC                           1029
LIF                1407         LIF                                883
TOON            1379         AEN                               810
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: 2/23-3/1/09
USA       WWE Entertainment 10p                                  3258
BRAV     Top Chef                                                         2769
USA       WWE Entertainment 9p                                    2725
USA       Burn Notice                                                     2080
TBSC     Family Guy 930p 2/23                                      1993
EN        The Girls Next Door                                          1925
TBSC     Family Guy 9p 2/23                                          1842
TLC       Jon & Kate Plus 8                                             1801
TNT       Lord of the Rings: Return of the King                 1784
TBSC     Family Guy 930p 2/24                                      1783
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 2/23-3/1/09
FOX    American Idol WED                                     9.1/23     11,970
FOX    American Idol THU SP-2/26                         7.1/19       9,330
FOX    House                                                        5.5/15       7,250
ABC    Lost                                                           4.4/11       5,830
FOX    Hell’s Kitchen                                              4.3/11       5,740
CBS    CSI                                                            4.3/11       5,740
ABC    Brothers & Sisters                                       4.1/10       5,450
CBS    NCIS                                                          3.9/11       5,080
CBS    Survivor: Tocantins                                     3.9/11       5,160
NBC    Apprentice 8                                               3.9/9        5,090
Source: Nielsen Media Research, Galaxy Explorer, Live + SD Data

Saturday – A18-49 Analysis:  FOX closed out the month Saturday night holding steady at 1.8/6 A18-49, according to final national ratings from Nielsen Media Research. FOX led a double whammy at 8p as the two Cops episodes averaged a winning 1.9/7 while the repeat of ABC’s America’s Funniest Home Videos came next with 1.4/5. FOX stayed on top through 9p with AMW: America Fights Back at 1.8/6 followed by an encore of 48 Hours Mystery on CBS at 1.3/4. CBS secured a win at 10p with a new episode of 48 Hours Mystery at 1.6/5 with NBC’s Law & Order rerun trailing closely in second at 1.5/5.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Saturday, February 28, 2009  time period averages. Source: NTI Galaxy, as dated. Live+SD.

CBS: 3.8/7          Crimetime Saturday [r] 3.2/6, 48 Hours Mystery [r] 4.0/7, 48 Hours Mystery 4.1/8

NBC: 3.3/6          Law & Order: CI [r] 2.3/4, Law & Order: SVU [r] 3.4/6, Law & Order [r] 4.1/8

FOX: 3.2/6           Cops 2.9/6, Cops 2 [r] 3.4/6, AMW: America Fights Back 3.3/6

ABC: 2.6/5          America’s Funniest Home Videos [r] 3.1/6, ABC Saturday Movie of the Week: Bewitched [r] 2.4/4

UNIV: 1.5/3         Sabado Gigante 1.5/3

MNT: 0.5/1          My Saturday Night Movie: Girl 6 0.5/1

TELE: 0.5/1         Futbol Estelar: Chivas vs. Pachuca 0.6/1, Accion Extrema 0.3/1

A18-49: FOX 1.8/6, ABC 1.2/4, CBS 1.2/4, NBC 1.1/4, UNIV 0.9/3, TELE 0.5/2, MNT 0.2/1

Sunday – A18-49 Analysis: ABC and FOX shared the spotlight Sunday night at 3.6/9 each A18-49, according to final national ratings from Nielsen Media Research. FOX’s NASCAR Sprint Cup race zoomed to #1 during 7p at 4.2/13 with ABC’s America’s Funniest Home Videos taking second place with 2.7/8. FOX remained in the lead during 8p with a combo of the NASCAR race final half-hour and The Simpsons at 4.0/10 with ABC again in second with Extreme Makeover: Home Edition at 3.5/9. ABC took over the top slot the remainder of the night with a two-hour Brothers & Sisters posting a 4.0/10 at 9p then a 4.3/11 through 10p. During the same two-hour period the season opener of NBC’s Apprentice was #2 by delivering a 3.7/9 at 9p and a 4.0/10 at 10p.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Sunday, March 1, 2009  time period averages. Source: NTI Galaxy, as dated. Live+SD.

CBS: 8.5/13        60 Minutes 9.1/15, The Amazing Race 6.2/10, CBS Sunday Movie: Jesse Stone: Thin Ice 9.3/14

ABC: 6.9/11         America’s Funniest Home Videos 5.2/9, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition 6.6/10, Brothers & Sisters 7.8/12

FOX: 5.2/8          NASCAR Sprint Cup: Live from Las Vegas [7p to approx. 830p] 7.1/12, The Simpsons 3.7/6, King of the Hill 3.3/5, American Dad 3.4/5

NBC: 4.1/6         SNL [r] 1.9/3, SNL [r] 3.7/6, Apprentice [p] 5.5/8

UNIV: 1.7/3        Hora Pico 1.2/2, Nuestra Belleza 2.0/3, Tras La Verdad 1.4/2

CW: 1.0/2          The CW Sunday Movie: Rain Man 1.1/2

TELE: 0.5/1        [no ratings data for 7p hour] Cine Millonario 0.5/1

A18-49: ABC 3.6/9, FOX 3.6/9, NBC 2.7/7, CBS 2.4/6, UNIV 1.5/4, CW 0.4/1, TELE 0.4/1

Monday – A18-49 Analysis:  There were no thorns for ABC Monday night as the network was #1 at 5.8/14 A18-49, according to final national ratings from Nielsen Media Research. The finale of ABC’s The Bachelor ushered in the best performance for the series among A18-49 in nearly three years and at 8p it posted a 4.9/12, cancelling out CBS’ comedies Big Bang Theory/How I Met Your Mother with an average of 4.1/10. During 9p, ABC’s The Bachelor propelled to 6.0/14, topping CBS’ sitcoms Two and a Half Men and the season debut of Rules of Engagement averaging a second-place at 4.4/10 (Rules posted a stand-alone 3.9/9 at 930p). ABC continued to smell sweet through 10p as Bachelor: After the Final Rose special topped with 6.7/16 over a new episode of CBS’ CSI: Miami at 3.8/9.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Monday, March 2, 2009 time period averages. Source: NTI Galaxy, as dated. Live+SD.

ABC: 10.4/16       The Bachelor [f] 10.0/15, Bachelor: After the Final Rose 11.4/18

CBS: 7.8/12          The Big Bang Theory 6.6/10, How I Met Your Mother 6.6/10, Two and a Half Men 9.2/13, Rules of Engagement [p] 7.2/10, CSI: Miami 8.6/14

FOX: 6.5/9              24   6.5/9

NBC: 4.4/7             Chuck 4.0/6, Heroes 4.5/6, Medium 4.6/7

UNIV: 2.1/3          Cuidado con el Angel 2.4/4, Manana para Siempre 2.4/4, Cristina 1.5/2

MNT: 1.0/2           Masters of Illusion 1.0/2, Magic’s Biggest Secrets Revealed 1.0/2

CW: 0.8/1            Gossip Girl [r] 0.9/1, One Tree Hill [r] 0.7/1

TELE: 0.7/1          Dona Barbara 0.7/1, El Rostro de Analia 0.7/1, Sin Senos No Hay Paraiso 0.8/1, Cartel M 0.7/1

A18-49: ABC 5.8/14, CBS 4.1/10, FOX 3.3/8, NBC 2.7/6, UNIV 1.8/4, TELE 0.7/2, MNT 0.6/1, CW 0.5/1


BBC Worldwide America gave an exclusive contract to Julie Gardner to become Executive Producer. Previously, Julie was Head/Drama, BBC Wales and was in charge of production for such successful dramas as Doctor Who, Torchwood, Life on Mars, Ashes to Ashes among others. In her new role, Julie will head scripted projects working with US writers and UK creative talent. Julie will join the Los Angeles studio this June and one of her first assignments will be working on the US pilot of Absolutely Fabulous. Julie’s appointment marks the first by Jane Tranter who was recently named EVP/Programming and Production, BBC Worldwide America.

Strategic media agency Media Storm LLC established a new management structure promoting five senior directors – Jenine Kelly, Chad Urice, Jamie Melecio, Marc Klatzko and Gregg Rothberg to the position of Managing Director, effective immediately. Jenine, Chad and Jamie are based at the company’s South Norwalk office while Marc as Managing Director/Creative and Marketing and Gregg as Managing Director/Marketing and Integration are located at the agency’s New York office. All five will continue to report to Co-Founders/Managing Partners, Craig Woerz and Tim Williams.

Brian Philips advanced to President of CMT where he will oversee the network’s complete portfolio including CMT, CMT Films,, CMT Pure Country and all added extensions. Brian previously served as EVP/GM of CMT and in his new capacity will continue overseeing the daily operations of the network’s on-air and digital products encompassing all programming, production, talent relations, marketing and promotions. Brian will remain in Nashville, reporting to Van Toffler, MTV Networks Music and Logo Group President.

Rainbow Media elevated Theano Apostolou to SVP/Publicity, Talent Relations and Promotional Events for AMC. Theano will retain management of all consumer communications involving programming, talent relations, award campaigns and industry events. She reports to Ellen Kroner, EVP/Communications, Rainbow Media.

After more than 20 years, John Condon, Chief Creative Officer with Leo Burnett North America announced he will depart the agency. Leo Burnett Chicago has begun an immediate search for his replacement.

National Geographic Television (NGT) recruited Mark Wild as Director/International Development to supervise development of specials and series, working with independent producers outside North America and international broadcast partnerships. Based in London, Mark will report to Maryanne Culpepper, EVP/Editorial and New Business Development.

Adam Cohen was brought on as Production Executive/Original Programming at the recently launched Metan Development Group LLC. Adam will head the venture’s original programming and development roster, working within the Hollywood creative community and entertainment industry. Prior to this appointment, Adam was Account Director at Mulholland Drive Entertainment.

This day in History:  1933 – U.S. President Roosevelt gave his inauguration speech in which he said “We have nothing to fear, but fear itself.”

Answer to Yesterday’s Trivia Question:   Burt Bacharach and Angie Dickenson did commercials for what alcoholic beverage?  MARTINI & ROSSI … on the rocks!  Kudos to:  Synda Kollman-Charter Marketing Group/Boca Raton; Amanda Kaplowitz-Hallmark Channel/New York; Ron Yurman-Short Hills Media Group/Short Hills; Eric Adler-Eric Adler Research/Clearwater; Dory Melman Petsrillo-Petry Media Corp./Dallas; John Heiser-o2 ideas/Birmingham; Dale Warshaw-KMSB/KTTU/Tucson; Squirrel Rippley-Dark Horse Media/Tucson; Kathleen; Paul Blutter-General American Group, Inc./Northridge; Robin Schmelling-BCMI/Rancho Mirage; Cammie Buerry-Marshall Fenn Communications/Las Vegas

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AZTECA: Lo Que Callamos Las Mujeres Edicion Especial, Vidas al Limite, Al Extremo
CBS: The New Adventures of Old Christine [r], Gary Unmarried [r], Criminal Minds [r], CSI: NY [r]
CW:  America’s Next Top Model [p ]
FOX: American Idol, Lie to Me
ION: Boston Legal, Boston Legal, Boston Legal
MNT: World’s Funniest Moments [r], Tony Rock Project, Tony Rock Project [r]
NBC: Knight Rider [f ], Life [r], Law & Order [r]
PBS: Monarchy: The Royal Family at Work, Pledge Programming
TELE: Dona Barbara, El Rostro de Analia, Sin Senos No Hay Paraiso
UNIV: Cuidado con el Angel, Manana es para Siempre, Don Francisco Presenta

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A CYNOPSIS MESSAGE FROM WARNER BROS. DISCOVERY Our Primetime Winning Streak Continues… Claiming the majority of P18-49 cable viewing on back-to-back Sunday nights (May 12: 57% | May 19: 66%) – WBD delivered massive primetime reach across iconic sports and entertainment brands, including: NBA Playoffs (TNT, truTV) | NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs (TBS) 90 Day […]

Cynopsis Esports 5/23/24: Larian Studios expands; MSI breaks records; Chipotle keeps fighting

Thursday May 23, 2024 Good morning! It’s Thursday, and this is your monthly Esports and Gaming Brief. Larian Studios is doing something few people expect of any game studio in 2024: expanding. Following the commercial and critical acclaim Baldur’s Gate 3 received throughout the past year, Larian has become an example of how talented right-sized […]

05/22/24: Cynopsis Jobs


MARKETING ASSOCIATE MANAGER GSTV NEW YORK, NY – HYBRID REMOTE Touch various teams within our group such as Marketing Solutions, Marketing Communications and Design. Our group develops thoughtful marketing and promotional programs alongside our business development team. We collaborate with teams across the organization to develop concepts that meet client needs and then bring the […]

Cynopsis 05/22/24: Comcast offers details on StreamSaver

Comcast offers details on StreamSaver

Wednesday May 22, 2024 Today’s Premieres Apple TV+: Trying BET: Sistas at 9p Fox: Gordon Ramsay’s Food Stars at 9p Hulu: Chief Detective Magnolia: Happy to Be Home at 8p Netflix: Toughest Forces on Earth; Buying London Today’s Finales ABC: Jeopardy! Masters at 8p; Abbott Elementary at 9p; The Conners at 9:30p CBS: Survivor at […]