Wednesday, March 9th, 2011



Disney Channel – Disney XD – Disney Junior

2010 is most watched year ever and 2011 keeps breaking records….
Disney Channel had its most watched February
Disney XD continues its longest consecutive audience growth streak in kids’ cable
Disney Junior posted its best weekly ratings among Kids 2-5

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Good morning. It’s Wednesday, March 9, 2011, and this is your first early morning briefing. As always, if you prefer to watch this morning’s news instead of reading it, click here

Tonight’s Premieres:
Big Ten Network: Path to the Pros at 9p
Investigation Discovery: Nothing Personal at 10p
MTV: The Real World at 10p


NBC schedules season finales for many of its primetime series:

  • For its comedies, 30 Rock will air a 60m episode commemorating its 100th episode on April 21 and the season finale airs May 5. Perfect Couples also ends its season on May 5 while Community and Outsourced conclude May 12. The Office and Parks and Recreation end their seasons May 19 with hour-long episodes.
  • Season conclusion dates for NBC’s dramas include: Harry’s Law on April 4; Parenthood April 19; Chuck May 16; Law & Order: SVU May 19; and The Event on May 23.
  • Reality show America’s Next Great Restaurant ends May 1 while Saturday Night Live airs its season finale on May 21 followed by Celebrity Apprentice May 22 and The Biggest Loser May 24.

A third season of Web Soup opens on March 30 at 8p on G4.  The series, hosted by comedian Chris Hardwick, pulls together crazy and ridiculous viral videos along with a variety of blunders, slip-ups and comedy sketches.  Web Soup is produced by Comcast Entertainment Studios, a unit of NBCUniversal.

Survival experts Cody Lundin and Dave Canterbury present ways to stay alive in a myriad of situations as a new season of Dual Survival on Discovery Channel premieres April 22 at 9p.  The 12-episode series follows the pair as they creatively use ordinary objects to survive in the Rocky Mountains to the jungles of Thailand.  Dual Survival is produced by Original Media for Discovery Channel.

Discovery Channel’s series Sons of Guns moves to a new time slot of 930p on Wednesdays beginning tonight.  Four episodes remain in the current season with the season finale airing March 30 at 930p.

Kate Gosselin and her children will return on TLC when all-new episodes of Kate Plus 8 premiere April 4 at 10p.  The new run opens with an hour-long episode showing Kate and her brood taking a 21-hour trek across the world to Australia.  Kate Plus 8 is produced for TLC by Figure 8 Films.

On Sunday at 8p, VH1 aired the season two finale of Basketball Wives which posted a 1.5 rating among A18-49 and tallied 2.3 million total viewers.  This season conclusion was the highest-rated episode for the series to date and also the highest-rated telecast for VH1 since the VH1 Hip Hop Honors in October, 2009.  Directly after Basketball Wives, VH1 aired the sneak preview of new series, Love and Hip Hop which delivered a 1.3 A18-49 rating and 1.9 million total viewers.  Love and Hip Hop officially premieres March 14 at 1030p.

Food Network says the premiere of Chopped All-Stars last Sunday at 9p has become the highest-rated and most-watched episode in the series’ history.  The opening episode chalked up a 1.7 rating and 3.2 million viewers with A25-54 as well as 5.6 million total viewers.

Docu-series Too Fat for 15: Fighting Back debuted a sophomore season on The Style Network Monday at 8p attracting 353,000 total viewers and 115,000 among W18-49.

Oxygen Media launched new docu-series All About Aubrey Monday night which marks the network’s most-watched docu-series premiere in its history.  The premiere episode drew in 724,000 total viewers; 557,000 A18-49; and 423,000 with W18-49. 

MIPTV 2011:

London-based Target Entertainment acquired the international distribution rights to the drama series, Crownies with 22 60m episodes.  The series, currently in production in Sydney is set inside the Department of Public Prosecution with its young, enthusiastic lawyers.  Produced by Screentime Australia for ABC TV Australia, the series will be available at MIPTV.

Footprint Media Holdings LTD is debuting HIGHTV 3D, the 24/7 family entertainment channel on April 4 at the MIPTV opening cocktail.  The channel makes available a combination of entertainment, lifestyle and original reality programs in full hi-def 3D.  HIGHTV 3D is headquartered in Los Angeles with offices in Hong Kong, Paris, London and Singapore and houses more than 450 hours of native 3D programs, travel destinations, cooking series, animation, drama series, reality shows and Hollywood celebrities.

Program Call:  Cynopsis Media will be producing our annual MIPTV Shopping Guide sent to all Cynopsis and Cynopsis Kids subscribers on Thursday, March 31, the week before MIPTV 2011 in Cannes. If you’re exhibiting at MIPTV this year and would 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 your submission to [email protected] no later than Friday, March 25, 2011. A confirmation email will be sent following each submission from Lisa (if you don’t receive a confirmation email, please resubmit).


Clarification: Discovery Communications’ new content licensing business, Discovery Access is part of the company’s recently launched MyDiscovery unit. 


A drama series, Hobgoblin about con men and magicians battling Hitler and the Nazis during WWII is in early development stages for HBO.  Michael Chabon (Wonder Boys) is behind the project along with his wife, writer Ayelet Waldman. 

ABC has a new summer competition reality series in the works about the world of competitive karaoke competitions tentatively titled America’s Karaoke Challenge.  Premiering in July, the series follows the annual Karaoke World Championships where American Idol stars such as Kelly Clarkson and Carrie Underwood have performed.  The series will start with regional competitions in four states with 8 to 12 finalists emerging who will work with coaches to perfect their performance.  The show will tag three industry professionals as judges along with a host.  The one male and one female winner will be crowned during the finals in Las Vegas. ABC’s Lincoln Square Productions will produce the series and six one-hour episodes have been ordered. 

Emily VanCamp (Brothers & Sisters) was cast in ABC’s drama pilot Revenge.  The plot is described as a modern-date retelling of The Count of Monte Cristo from a female point of view.  VanCamp will play Emily, a mysterious woman who arrives in the Hamptons seeking revenge on those who destroyed her family.  Mike Kelley is writing the script. 

Former Twin Peaks cast member, Madchen Amick will headline NBC’s drama pilot S.I.L.A. from Stephen Gaghan (writer on Traffic).  The project focuses on crime, law enforcement and politics in Los Angeles.  Previously, Amick has had recurring roles on Damages, Gossip Girl and Californication.

British actress Natalie Dormer (The Tudors) will next appear in ABC’s pilot Poe, per THR. Warner Bros. Television and Lin Pictures are producing the pilot featuring Edgar Allan Poe (Christopher Egan), the world’s first detective. 

Casting Call: Casting is happening immediately for a kitchen makeover television show.  Do you have a friend or loved one who is passionate about cooking but has an outdated, nonfunctional or an ugly kitchen?  This is your chance to nominate him/her to receive a kitchen makeover fit for a gourmet chef.  The producers are looking for the Accomplice and the Nominee and both should live in the same area or within an hour from the following cities: Los Angeles, Costa Mesa, San Diego, San Francisco/Oakland, Sacramento, Seattle, Miami/Ft. Lauderdale and Atlanta.  Please send an email to: [email protected] and put the name of your city in the subject line and where you saw this casting call. Also include your name, address, phone number, occupation, age and relationship to nominee; your nominee’s name, address, occupation and age; two photos of you, two photos of your nominee and up to three photos of the nominee’s kitchen; and explain why you are nominating this person by describing his/her love of cooking, favorite foods to cook, favorite restaurants and chefs and what she/he doesn’t like about their present kitchen.


Top Ten Basic Cable Ad Supported Network Rankings among A18-49 for the week of: 2/28-3/6/11
Primetime    (000)        Total Pgm Day      (000)
USA               1179         ADSM*                     700
TBSC               881         USA                          600
CMDY              826          NICK                        559
MTV                823          NAN*                       516
HIST               806          TNT                         505
ESPN              788           TBSC                       498
TNT                747           ESPN                       465
FX                  728           FX                           418
AEN                699          HIST                        410
FOOD             606          AEN                          408
Source: Turner Research from Nielsen Media Research Data. All ratings based on Total U.S. Television Universe of 115,900,000 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: 2/28-3/6/11       
Primetime    (000)      Total Pgm Day            (000)
USA                2983        NICK                           2143
DSNY              2444        DSNY                          1662
FOXN              1964        NAN*                          1389
TNT                1803        USA                            1385
HIST               1790       ADSM*                        1290
ESPN              1673        TNT                            1229
TBSC              1574        FOXN                          1144
NAN               1469        TOON                            930
AEN               1435        HIST                             856
FX                 1425        TBSC                             856
Source: Turner Research from Nielsen Media Research Data.
All ratings based on Total U.S. Television Universe of 115,900,000 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: 2/28-3/6/11
MTV     Jersey Shore 2                                              5343
USA     WWE Entertainment 10p                                2873
USA     WWE Entertainment 9p                                  2779
MTV     Jersey Shore After Hours                               2705
CMDY   Daniel Tosh: Happy Thoughts                        2513
MTV     Teen Mom II                                                 2511
BET      The Game                                                    2354
CMDY   Tosh.O                                                         1999
ADSM   Family Guy 1130p                                         1910
HIST    Pawn Stars                                                    1893
Source: Turner Research from Nielsen Media Research Data.
All ratings based on Total U.S. Television
Universe of 115,900,000 homes

Top 10 Broadcast Programs among A18-49 rating/share and (000) for the week of 2/28-3/6/11
FOX    American Idol  Thursday                            8.2/24        10798
FOX    American Idol  Wednesday                         7.8/22        10253
FOX    American Idol  Tuesday                              7.6/21        9946
ABC    Modern Family                                             4.1/11        5442
CBS    NCIS                                                           3.8/11        4967
FOX    House                                                         3.8/11        5059
CBS    Criminal Minds                                             3.6/10        4792
ABC    The Bachelor                                                3.5/9         4560
ABC    Secret Millionaire                                          3.4/9         4433
ABC    Desperate Housewives                                  3.4/8         4488
CBS    Mike & Molly                                                 3.4/9         4419
CBS    How I Met Your Mother                                  3.4/10       4474
Source: Nielsen Media Research, Galaxy Explorer, Live + SD Data

Broadcast Evening News Weekly Average Ratings (week of February 28, 2011)
NBC:   9.32 million total viewers; 2.2/9 and 2.71 million A25-54
ABC:   8.47 million total viewers; 1.9/7 and 2.36 million A25-54
CBS:   6.02 million total viewers; 1.5/6 and 1.82 million A25-54
Source: Nielsen, NTI

Broadcast Evening News Weekly Average Ratings (February Sweep 2011)
NBC:   9.71 million total viewers; 2.3/9 and 2.85 million A25-54
ABC:   8.55 million total viewers; 1.9/7 and 2.37 million A25-54
CBS:   6.29 million total viewers; 1.6/6 and 1.95 million A25-54
Source: Nielsen, NTI

Saturday A18-49 Analysis:   Week to week, FOX held the same top ratings among A18-49 Saturday night at 1.8/6, according to final national ratings from Nielsen.  At 8p, FOX was #1 with two Cops episodes averaging a 1.8/6 followed by CBS’ NCAA Basketball match at 1.2/5. FOX attracted more viewers during 9p with AMW: America Fights Back at 1.9/6 and the second half of the NCAA Basketball game on CBS was next at 1.6/6.  NBC’s Law & Order: SVU repeat topped at 10p with 1.3/4 while ABC’s movie and CBS’ 48 Hours Mystery encore tied for #2 at 1.0/3 each.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Saturday, March 5, 2011  time period averages.  Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated. Live+SD.

NBC: 3.8/7       Harry’s Law [r] 3.3/6, Law & Order: LA [r] 3.8/7, Law & Order: SVU [r] 4.3/8

FOX: 3.2/6        Cops 3.0/6, Cops 2 [r] 3.2/6, AMW: America Fights Back 3.3/6

CBS: 2.8/5        NCAA Basketball: Duke at North Carolina 2.7/5, 48 Hours Mystery [r] 3.1/6

ABC: 1.9/4        ABC Saturday Movie of the Week: King Kong [r] 1.9/4

UNIV: 1.4/3      Sabado Gigante 1.4/3

ION: 0.5/1        Saturday 8PM Movie: Chuck and Larry [r] 0.6/1, Saturday 11PM Movie: Chuck and Larry [r] 0.4/1

TF: 0.4/1          Futbol Liga Mexicana Sat: Santos vs. America [r] 0.4/1, Futbol Liga Mexicana Sat: Atlante vs. Unam 0.3/1

TELE: 0.2/0      Futbol Estelar II: Chivas vs. Tigres 0.3/1, Persiguiendo Injusticias 0.2/0

A18-49:  FOX 1.8/6, CBS 1.3/4, NBC 1.0/3, UNIV 0.9/3, ABC 0.8/3, ION 0.3/1, TF 0.3/1, TELE 0.2/1

Sunday A18-49 Analysis:  ABC had a successful Sunday night delivering a 2.7/7 with the A18-49 demo, according to final national ratings from Nielsen.  ABC’s Sunday night favorite, America’s Funniest Home Videos won at 7p with 1.8/6 though in a close #2 was CBS’ 60 Minutes and the average of FOX’s reruns The Simpsons and American Dad tying at 1.7/5 apiece.  At 8p, ABC beat all with the series premiere of Secret Millionaire at 3.4/9 and CBS’ The Amazing Race sped into second place at 2.7/7.  Also this hour, NBC debuted new series America’s Next Great Restaurant at 1.6/4, ranking fourth overall and Univision opened a fifth season of Nuestra Belleza at 1.6/3, ranking fifth overall.  ABC continued in the top spot through 9p with Desperate Housewives at 3.4/8 with CBS’ Undercover Boss and the average of FOX’s repeat sitcoms Family Guy and The Cleveland Show tied for second place at 2.7/7 each and the season launch of Celebrity Apprentice on NBC was a close third at 2.6/7.  Then at 10p, Celebrity Apprentice scored the #1 position at 3.0/9 and CBS’ CSI: Miami trailed next with 2.3/6. 

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Sunday, March 6, 2011 time period averages.  Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated. Live+SD.

CBS: 6.5/11          60 Minutes 7.8/13, Amazing Race 5.5/9, Undercover Boss 6.3/10, CSI: Miami 6.5/11

ABC: 6.0/10        America’s Funniest Home Videos 4.3/7, Secret Millionaire [p] 7.4/12, Desperate Housewives 7.2/11, Brothers & Sisters 5.0/9

NBC: 4.0/7          Dateline 3.3/6, America’s Next Great Restaurant [p] 2.8/4, Celebrity Apprentice 11 [p] 4.9/8

FOX: 2.8/5          The Simpsons [r] 2.2/4, American Dad [r] 2.2/4, The Simpsons 3.4/5, Bob’s Burgers 2.7/4, Family Guy 3.6/6, The Cleveland Show 2.8/4

UNIV: 1.5/3        Hora Pico 1.0/2, Nuestra Belleza [p] 1.8/3, Sal y Pimienta 1.6/3

ION: 0.6/1        Sunday 8PM Movie: The Nutty Professor 0.6/1, Sunday 11PM Movie: Goodfellas [r] 0.5/1

TELE: 0.5/1       Cine en Casa: The Pacifier 0.6/1, Cine Millonario: Live Free or Die Hard 0.5/1

TF: 0.4/1          Cine de Las Estrel Sun: Stuart Little 3 [r] 0.3/1, Cine de Las Estrel Sun 2: Speed 0.5/1

A18-49:  ABC 2.7/7, CBS 2.4/6, FOX 2.3/6, NBC 2.1/6, UNIV 1.1/3, TELE 0.5/1, TF 0.4/1, ION 0.3/1

Monday A18-49 Analysis:  FOX topped the pack Monday night delivering a 2.9/8 with A18-49, according to final national ratings from Nielsen.  FOX had a super turn with House in first place during 8p at 3.8/11 with ABC’s The Bachelor taking second place at 3.0/8.  ABC’s The Bachelor won the 9p hour at 3.2/9 and CBS’ encore comedies Two and a Half Men and Mike & Molly averaged a 2.8/8 in #2.  CBS polished off the final win of the night with Hawaii Five-O at 2.0/6 and Harry’s Law on NBC trailed in #2 at 1.8/5.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Monday, March 7, 2011  time period averages.  Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated. Live+SD.

ABC: 5.7/9       The Bachelor 6.6/10, Castle [r] 3.8/7

FOX: 5.5/9          House 6.5/10, Chicago Code 4.5/7

CBS: 5.0/8          How I Met Your Mother [r] 4.0/6, Mad Love 4.5/7, Two and a Half Men [r] 6.3/10, Mike & Molly [r] 5.7/9, Hawaii Five-O [r] 4.8/8

NBC: 4.3/7         The Event 3.4/5, Harry’s Law 6.1/11


UNIV: 2.3/4        Eva Luna 2.6/4, Triunfo del Amor 2.1/4

ION: 1.1/2          Without a Trace 0.9/1, Criminal Minds 1.2/2, Criminal Minds 1.1/2

TELE: 0.8/1        Aurora 0.5/1, Los Herederos del Monte 0.5/1, La Reina del Sur 1.4/3

CW: 0.4/1          90210 [r] 0.5/1, Gossip Girl [r] 0.4/1

TF: 0.4/1           Cine de Las Estrellas 0.4/1, India 0.4/1

A18-49:  FOX 2.9/8, ABC 2.5/7, CBS 2.3/7, UNIV 1.7/5, NBC 1.5/4, TELE 0.7/2, ION 0.4/1, TF 0.3/1, CW 0.2/1




Later this month, Brianna Keilar will be a part of CNN’s White House team as a Correspondent.  Most recently, Brianna was a congressional correspondent, covering news from the US House and Senate.

Eastman Radio upped Catherine Clowers to VP in New York and Miranda Martin to SVP in Los Angeles.  Catherine has been with Eastman Radio since 2005 and Miranda since 2009.

Cory Stern hired by Los Angeles-based advertising agency/production company, Stun Creative in the position of VP/Development.  Cory joins from Conaco Productions where he served as Director/Development. 



Cyn opsis presents: Upfront 2011- The Kids! Market (Publishing March 22)

The Kids! Market, the 1st in the Upfront 2011 Special Edition Series, will provide an
in-depth look at the 2011 selling season from both the Buyer and Seller perspectives.

Upcoming Upfront 2011 Special Editions
Cable (4/6), Syndication (4/19), Spanish Language (5/3), Broadcast (5/16)

Ad Space is limited (Cable & Spanish Language Editions are Sold Out).
Contact Mike Farina to reserve today:  [email protected], 203.218.6480

This day in History:  1975 – Work began on the Alaskan oil pipeline.

Answer to Yesterday’s Trivia Question:   Okay sci-fi fans, this one’s for you:  This monolithic structure is quite powerful, in fact “All the power of the Time Lords devolves from it.”  It is the very center of a black hole, so powerful that was captured and sealed into the center of the planet to keep it out of the wrong hands.  What is this structure called, and what show was it on?  THE EYE OF HARMONY on DR. WHO  Kudos to: Barry Schiffer-WJZ/Baltimore; Don Klees-Acorn Media/Silver Spring; Billy Ward-The Dr. Oz Show/NY; Daniel Cohen-Curious Pictures/ETZ; Lee Hurtado-PrimaDonna Prods/San Antonio; Paul Daugherty-CU-SJMC/Boulder; Brion Neeley-KAZT/Phoenix; Tim Rank-Stealth Creative/St. Louis; Derek Bartholomaus-BrainSurge/LA; Tony Munoz-CBS Studio Center/Studio City; Susan Nessanbaum Golberg-RoCart Prods/Hollywood; Lorrie Shilling-DirecTV/El Segundo;

Today’s Trivia Question:  What was Colonel Klink’s nickname for LeBeau?    (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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World premiere of The Kennedys begins Sunday, April 3 at 8pm ET/PT.

Get a first glimpse of this highly-anticipated, 8-part movie event during the REELZCHANNEL special “The Kennedys – The Story Behind the Story” on March 12 at 11:30am ET/8:30am PT.  Join us as we go behind the scenes of the making of The Kennedys and meet the all-star cast.

To learn how you can be part of this epic movie event, contact Joe Gallagher, VP & General Manager, National Ad Sales, at (212) 697-2642.

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SITUATION WANTED: MANAGER/DIRECTOR FINANCIAL PLANNING AND ANALYSIS/LA. 10+ yrs exp in corporate entertainment finance. Extensive background in financial budgeting, planning, modeling and executive presentations. [email protected] (3/15)

SITUATION WANTED: WRITERS ASSISTANT/WRITERS P.A.: Aspiring TV & Feature Film Screenwriter with yrs of industry experience. Film Festival, & Writing Contest award winner. Excellent references available. Contact: [email protected] (3/15)

SITUATION WANTED: SALES CLOSER in MEDIA, TV & FILM – L.A. 8+ years of Domestic and International experience in Film & TV sales, a powerful sales closer w/ Rolodex of clients, very sharp professional – email [email protected] (3/15)

SITUATION WANTED: INTEG. MKTG MANAGER/LA: 3+ yrs exp building strong client relationships & successful brand campaigns.Great team player, very organized, branded entertainment enthusiast. [email protected] (3/15)

SITUATION WANTED: SHOOTER/DIR/PROD/CREATIVE EDITOR NY/BOS/LA:17+ yrs, worldwide exp: PBS Kids, CBS, BBC, Oxfam, MINI, History Channel, iPhone Apps. reel & website: iPhone +1 (617) 216-7554 [email protected] (3/12)

SITUATION WANTED:  CABLE DISTRIBUTION SALES: 5 years experience in Cable & Broadcast TV. Well organized, great at building relationships, looking for a challenge & opportunity to grown within your company. Contact: [email protected] (3/11)

SITUATION WANTED: ANALYTICAL AE FOR DIGITAL OR TV AD SALES/NY: I assure you that I am qualified, and will prove to be a valuable addition to your firm. 3yrs in Finance & 9 yrs in Ad Sales. Let’s grow together.  [email protected] (3/10)

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ABC:  The Middle [r], The Middle [r], Modern Family [r], Mr. Sunshine, Off the Map
AZTECA:  Cosas de la Vida, Al Extremo, Lo Que Callamos Las Mujeres
CBS:   Survivor: Redemption Island, Criminal Minds [r], Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior
CW:   America’s Next Top Model, Shedding for the Wedding
FOX:  American Idol
ION:  Without A Trace, Without A Trace, Criminal Minds
NBC:  Minute to Win It [r], Minute to Win It, L&O: SVU [r]
PBS:   Nature, Nova, Illicit The Dark Trade [r]
TELE: Aurora, Los Herederos del Monte, La Reina del Sur
UNIV: Eva Luna, Triunfo del Amor (9-11p)

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