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Good morning. It’s Wednesday, November 19, 2008, and this is your first early morning briefing. 

Tonight’s Finales:
The CW: America’s Next Top Model at 8p
Comedy Central: South Park at 10p
TV Land: TV Land Myths & Legends at 10p


ESPN and the Bowl Championship Series (BCS) announced a firm four-year agreement was settled between the two, allowing ESPN to have exclusive TV, radio, digital, international and marketing rights for 15 BCS bowl games beginning January 2011. The deal covers the Fiesta, Orange and Sugar Bowl games each season and the BCS National Championship Game for three years starting 2011. This deal, at a reported $125 million per year, marks the first time these major bowl games will air on a cable network versus a broadcast network. FOX most recently aired the bowl games and earlier this week declined to match ESPN’s offer. ABC currently holds the rights to the Rose Bowl through 2010 and sister network, ESPN has not verified if it will take over the Rose in 2011. Specifics of the new ESPN/BCS deal include:

  • ESPN will televise the BSC bowl games in primetime each January beginning 2011; schedule will be forthcoming.
  • ESPN Radio has broadcast all BCS games since 2000 and will now have exclusive national radio rights for the four-year term of the deal, and ESPN Deportes Radio will have exclusive Spanish-language rights.
  • Under Digital Media, will have content rights and manage the official BCS website. Bowl games may also be simulcast via ESPN’s broadband network, and on ESPN Mobile TV.
  • ESPN International will distribute and televise BCS games globally on networks and via syndication including ESPN America and ESPN Desportes.
  • ESPN gained marketing rights to the BCS games and the BCS National Championship Game including the right to sell sponsorships.
  • Additional coverage with encore game airings will happen on ESPNU, ESPN Classic and ESPN’s VOD service.

Syndication Brief(ly): During the week of 11/3-11/9/08: The Oprah Winfrey Show, from CTD, pegged its best week in nine months climbing to a 5.9 HH AA%. Oprah’s good week included a Post Election Special on Wednesday giving the talker the highest single day rating in half a year at 6.9 HH … CSI: New York, also from CTD, is the top weekly hour off-net show with a 3.6 HH AA% and increasing among M18-34 by +17% … weekly strip House of Payne from 2/T, is doing the best among all new strip shows in households posting a 2.1 compared to 2.0 from its debut the week of 9/22, as well as holding steady at 1.5 with W1849 and a 1.2 with A1849 compared to the opening week … and the new Legend of the Seeker produced by ABC Studios and distributed by Disney-ABC Domestic Television, is tied with CSI: New York as the #1 weekly scripted hour as the series premiered the weekend of November 1-2 with an average of 4.1 GAA HH national rating and taking in an estimated 5.8 million viewers.

Final numbers for Sunday’s 60 Minutes on CBS featuring an interview with President-Elect Barack Obama and upcoming first lady Michelle Obama drew in 25.1 million viewers and posted an 8.1/18 with A25-54 and 6.3/16 with A18-49.

Cablevision Systems Corp. is teaming with nonprofit organization Partnership for a Drug-Free America on a new VOD PSA “The Teen Brain & The World of Drugs & Alcohol.” The goal is to help parents talk to their teens about the dangers of drug and alcohol abuse and offer treatment support resources for families. The PSA is available now, free of charge, to Cablevision’s digital video subscribers with a digital set-top box in the New York metro area.

Broadcast Evening News Ratings Wrap-Up: The final results for the week of November 10, 2008:
NBC: 9.30 million total viewers and 2.4/9 A25-54
ABC: 8.90 million total viewers and 2.3/8 A25-54
CBS: 6.66 million total viewers and 1.6/6 A25-54

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NBC is riding President-Elect Obama’s coattails as the network is developing a buddy comedy adaptation on the book Making Friends With Black People by Nick Adams, reports Variety. The project highlights U.S. race relations by centering on one white guy and one black guy who become friends but don’t always have the same perspective on situations. Mara Brock Akil and Salim Akil, executive producers on The Game will write and executive produce the new project while Universal Media Studios will produce with Industry Entertainment.

Also from Variety Laura Linney follows Gillian Anderson as host of PBS’ weekly series Masterpiece Classic. Linney will speak during the opening sequences each week beginning January 4 for a presentation of Tess of the d’Urbervilles and continuing through May 2009. Masterpiece Classic will include other costume dramas during the new season such as Wuthering Heights and The Incomplete Charles Dickens.


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Jerry Yang is stepping aside as CEO of Yahoo, the company announced Monday evening and a search for a successor is already underway. Mr. Yang, one of the company’s founders, took over as CEO of Yahoo back in June of 2007 and his tenure has been defined by his handling of Microsoft’s takeover bid. Microsoft offered $44.6 billion or $31/share for the company back in February – then a 62% premium over its price. But Yang held out for more money, a move that has continued to anger and frustrate shareholders. With a different chief executive at the helm, investors’ hopes of an eventual deal with Microsoft have been rekindled. Although Redmond has denied it is still interested in Yahoo, analysts say a search partnership combining the #2 and #3 players in the market could make sense.   Full edition: CYN DIGITAL.

CYNOPSIS KIDS – TODAY’S TOP STORY: National Geographic launches National Geographic Games (NGG), a new division that will publish and develop video games.  Additionally, NGG has also partnered with Namco Bandai and Sony Computer Entertainment to publishing family-targeted games across major gaming consoles, handheld and online and mobile platforms.  Paul Levine, SVP/Extended Platforms Group, NGV, and SVP/Corporate Strategy and Development, NGGM, will lead the new division as well as NGV’s Maps and Mobile businesses. Chris Mate, former Take2 Interactive and Bethesda Softworks executive, has joined as VP and GM, NGG and will oversee and manage the group’s daily global operations.  NGG’s first games, set for release this month, include Herod’s Lost Tomb (self-published by National Geographic), National Geographic: Panda (Namco Bandai), and National Geographic: Africa (Sony). Full edition: CYN KIDS.

CYNOPSIS INTERNATIONAL – TODAY’S TOP STORY:  AETN International has Germany on its mind of late with the A&E Television Networks unit selling content to more than several broadcasters.  RTL brought in Ice Road Truckers (season 1 and 2) while RTL 2 has Dog the Bounty Hunter’s (98×30-minutes) season 4 and Crime 360 (11×60-minutes).  Crude (2×45-minutes), 4 hours of Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire, Journey to 10,000 BC (2×60-minutes) and The Egyptian Book of the Dead (2×60-minutes) head off to ZDF ARTE for Germany and France.  A package of Biography episodes was also acquired by Tele 5.  Full edition: CYN INTERNATIONAL.


Top Ten Basic Cable Ad Supported Network Rankings among A18-49 for the week of: 11/10-11/16/08
Primetime    (000)        Total Pgm Day      (000)
ESPN             1745         ESPN                        794
USA               1364         TBSC                        650
TBSC             1130         USA                          649
CMDY              923         NAN*                        642
TNT                 801         NICK                        600
FX                   675         TNT                          562
LIF                  665         ADSM*                      552
DISC               653         LIF                            472
TLC                 638         CMDY                        420
AEN                603          FX                             411
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: 11/10-11/16/08    
Primetime    (000)      Total Pgm Day            (000)
ESPN             3425         NICK                           2359
USA               2612         NAN*                          1450
FOXN             2488         USA                            1384
TBSC              2060         ESPN                          1358
TNT                1760         FOXN                          1220
CMDY             1646         TNT                             1118
NAN               1642         TBSC                           1100
LIF                 1575         TOON                          1091
TOON             1412         ADSM*                         1046
CNN               1376          LIF                               974
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: 11/10-11/16/08
ESPN      49ers vs. Cardinals                                             6110
CMDY     Jeff Dunham’s Very Special Christmas Special 9p   3672
USA       WWE Entertainment 10p                                      2438
ESPN      College Football-Saturday Prime                           2419
NFLN      2008  Jets vs. Patriots                                       2404
MTV       The Hills                                                             2367
USA       WWE Entertainment 9p                                        2282
CMDY     Jeff Dunham’s Very Special Christmas Special 10p 2219
ESPN     Sportscenter 11/10 1209a                                    2161
NFLN     Postgun                                                              2012
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 11/10-11/16/08
NBC    NBC Sunday Night Football                         7.4/17      9,780
CBS    60 Minutes                                                6.3/16      8,320
ABC    Desperate Housewives                               6.2/14      8,220
ABC    Grey’s Anatomy-THU 9PM                           5.7/13      7,550
FOX    House                                                       5.5/14      7,320
CBS    CSI                                                           5.1/12      6,780
ABC    CMA Awards                                              5.0/13      6,580
CBS    Two and a Half Men                                   4.9/11       6,500
NBC    Sunday Night NFL Pre-Kick                         4.6/12      6,040
ABC    Dancing with the Stars                               4.2/10      5,550
FOX    Family Guy                                                4.2/9        5,530
CBS    How I Met Your Mother                               4.2/10      5,500               
Source: Nielsen Media Research, Galaxy Explorer, Live + SD Data

Saturday – A18-49 Analysis:  FOX resumed its first place status Saturday night with 2.1/6 A18-49, according to final national ratings from Nielsen Media Research. FOX dealt a one-two punch to win the first two hours: at 8p, the double Cops episodes averaged a 2.0/6 followed at 9p by America’s Most Wanted with 2.1/6. The reality genre remained in the lead as CBS’ 48 Hours Mystery won the 10p hour with 1.5/5.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Saturday, November 15, 2008 (November Sweep Day 17)  time period averages. Source: NTI Galaxy, as dated. Live+SD.

FOX: 3.8/7          Cops 3.5/6, Cops 2 [r] 3.9/7, AMW: America Fights Back 3.9/7

CBS: 3.4/6          CBS Saturday Movie: Wedding Crashers 3.1/5, 48 Hours Mystery 4.2/8

ABC: 2.9/5           Saturday Night Football: Boston College at Florida State/Oklahoma State at Colorado 2.9/5

NBC: 2.0/3          Knight Rider [r] 1.9/3, The Office [r] 1.5/3, SNL Prime 2.2/4

UNIV: 1.4/3         Sabado Gigante 1.4/3

MNT: 0.6/1          My Saturday Night Movie: Great White Hype [r] 0.6/1

TELE: 0.2/0         Futbol Estelar: Chivas vs. Indios 0.5/1, Accion Extrema 0.2/0

A18-49: FOX 2.1/6, CBS 1.5/4, ABC 1.2/4, NBC 1.0/3, UNIV 0.9/3, MNT 0.3/1, TELE 0.2/1

Sunday – A18-49 Analysis:  NBC’s night of football soared in the ratings Sunday with 6.3/15 A18-49, according to final national ratings from Nielsen Media Research. During the 7p hour, CBS dominated first with its NFL overrun at 6.0/17 then the first half of 60 Minutes at 730p with 6.4/17. NBC was a force to be reckoned with the rest of the night as Sunday Night Football did a 7.3/18 through 8p; followed at 9p by a 7.2/16 topping second place ABC’s Desperate Housewives at 6.2/14; and finishing with a 7.7/18 at 10p besting ABC’s Brothers & Sisters at 3.6/9.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Sunday, November 16, 2008 (November Sweep Day 18) time period averages. Source: NTI Galaxy, as dated. Live+SD.

NBC: 9.9/15       Football Night in America [730p start] 3.7/6, NBC Sunday Night Football: Dallas at Washington 11.6/18

CBS: 9.3/14        60 Minutes 15.1/23, The Amazing Race 7.3/11, Cold Case 7.8/12, The Unit 6.5/12

ABC: 7.8/12        Extreme Makeover: Home Edition 6.3/9, Desperate Housewives 10.3/15, Brothers & Sisters 6.7/11

FOX: 3.8/6         The Simpsons [r] 3.1/5, The Simpsons 4.7/7, King of the Hill 4.0/6, Family Guy 4.9/7, American Dad 4.0/6

UNIV: 1.5/2        Show Suenos: Amigos Al 1.5/2, Hora Pico 1.1/2

CW: 0.4/1           In Harm’s Way [r] 0.5/1, Valentine [r] 0.4/1, Easy Money [r] 0.4/1

TELE: 0.4/1        Cine Millonario 0.4/1

A18-49: NBC 6.3/15, ABC 4.5/10, CBS 3.9/9, FOX 3.1/7, UNIV 1.1/3, TELE 0.4/1, CW 0.2/0

Monday – A18-49 Analysis:  CBS overcame the competition to win Monday night with 4.4/10 A18-49, according to final national ratings from Nielsen Media Research. ABC jitterbugged into first place at 8p with a 4.2/10 just a step ahead of the CBS comedies Big Bang Theory/How I Met Your Mother averaging a 4.1/10. During 9p, CBS was #1 with its sitcoms Two and a Half Men/Worst Week averaging a 4.2/9 while ABC’s combo of Dancing/Stars and Samantha Who? and NBC’s Heroes tied for second at 3.6/8 each. CBS held fast through 10p as CSI: Miami hit the top spot with 4.2/11 with ABC’s Boston Legal at 2.1/5 and the now-cancelled My Own Worst Enemy on NBC in third at 1.8/5.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Monday, November 17, 2008 (November Sweep Day 19) time period averages. Source: NTI Galaxy, as dated. Live+SD.

ABC: 9.2/14         Dancing with the Stars 12.5/18, Samantha Who? 6.8/10, Boston Legal 5.3/9

CBS: 8.0/12          The Big Bang Theory 6.1/9, How I Met Your Mother 6.1/9, Two and a Half Men 9.3/13, Worst Week 6.5/10, CSI: Miami 10.1/17

NBC: 3.7/6           Chuck 4.0/6, Heroes 4.5/7, My Own Worst Enemy 2.6/4

FOX: 3.3/5           Terminator: Sarah Connor Chronicles 3.2/5, Prison Break 3.4/5

UNIV: 2.3/4          Cuidado con El Angel 2.3/3, Fuego en la Sangre 2.6/4, Cristina 2.1/3

CW: 2.0/3            Gossip Girl 2.1/3, One Tree Hill 1.9/3

MNT: 0.9/1           Twilight Zone [r] 0.8/1, Twilight Zone 2 [r] 0.7/1, Magic’s Biggest Secrets Revealed 1.1/2

TELE: 0.8/1          Dona Barbara 0.6/1, El Rostro de Analia 0.7/1, Sin Senos No Hay Paraiso 1.0/2

A18-49: CBS 4.2/10, ABC 3.3/8, NBC 2.7/7, FOX 2.1/5, UNIV 1.8/4, CW 1.4/3, TELE 0.6/2, MNT 0.5/1


Hearst Magazines upped three executives in its Digital Media unit: Chuck Cordray to SVP; Chris Wilkes to VP; and Debra Robinson to SVP/CIO. In addition, Cameron Connors was tagged as Director of Marketing Services for Hearst Magazines Digital Media.

Eddie Dalva was appointed SVP/Content with MTV Networks Entertainment Group. In his new role, Eddie will focus on Spike TV as well as TV Land and Comedy Central in specific areas. His main duties will be varied in the area of programming by targeting international content opportunities, collaborations and digital content partnerships among other activities. Eddie will jointly report to John Cucci, EVP/COO, Entertainment Group and Kevin Kay, President/Spike TV.

Warner Bros. Television (WBTV) advanced Jody Zucker to SVP/General Counsel, Warner Bros. Television where he will lead the legal affairs department and a staff of attorneys. Jody will report to Brett A. Paul, EVP.


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Answer to Yesterday’s Trivia Question:   What was the segment on The Daily Show called where Stephen Colbert debated with Steve Carell regarding various topics?  Hint: Spelling Counts!   EVEN STEVPHEN (Combo of the spelling of their first names) Kudos to: Ashleigh Banfield-truTV/NY; James Tiedemann-The Nielsen Company/FL; Will Moeller-WGN America/NY; Hilary Siegel-Connected Ventures/NY; John Kukla-KDFW/KDFI/Dallas; Candice O’Connor-The Richards Group/Dallas; Donna James-KDAF/Dallas; Kyle Higman-Sleep Country, USA/Kent, WA; Tim Monson-BNC/LA
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SITUATION WANTED: VETERAN WRITER/EDITOR (WEB/PRINT/BCAST) AND MUSIC BIZ 2.0 GURU offers you his expertise behind or on the scene. Rez @ , see me @ (11/22)

SITUATION WANTED: HISPANIC MKT CONSULTANT AND CREATIVE WRITER/TRANSLATOR w/18 yrs exp. I’ll translate your copy from English – Spanish in 24 hrs or it’s free. Contact:
or visit: (11/22)

SITUATION WANTED: NEXT GENERATION BRAND CREATIVE SF Former CD w/ 13 yrs exp & current focus on multi-platform branded ent seeks leadership role w/ forward thinking media company, agency, marketer, or

SITUATION WANTED: Seeking ASSISTANT to Writer/Producer: Prefer full-time. 3 yrs. Set PA experience, top credits in film & TV. 2 yrs. agency experience. Currently working freelance. Contact Jennifer at

SITUATION WANTED: Seasoned PRINT AND DIGITAL MANAGING EDITOR/JOURNALIST with nine years of professional publishing experience. Writing samples and references are available.

SITUATION WANTED: CREATIVE EVENT PLANNER/PRODUCER w/over 13 yrs. exp. seeking fulltime position. Has worked for top companies such as Bravo, IFC, BMW, NBC, Hallmark Channel and more. Email:

SITUATION WANTED: SENIOR MARKETING EXECUTIVE (NY): 14+ years experience seeking VP/SVP position in entertainment/media. Expertise in branding, product development, strategy, partnerships, digital. Contact:

SITUATION WANTED: Creative, hard-working ASSOC. PRODUCER with 6 yrs prod experience at HBO, ESPN, CBS is looking for work on news magazine show or long-format documentaries. References available.E-mail Amy at

SITUATION WANTED: Exp’d MEDIA BUYER (Temp or Full Time) w/ 10+ yrs exp. negotiating r/TV/cable/sponsorships for a variety of clients nationally.

SITUATION WANTED: HISPANIC MKT CONSULTANT AND CREATIVE WRITER/TRANSLATOR w/18 yrs exp. I’ll translate your copy from English – Spanish in 24 hrs or it’s free. Contact:
or visit: (11/21)

SITUATION WANTED: WRITER/SUPERVISING PRODUCER Spanish & English on-air, web, print, ppt; crisp copy, development to final, vast US/Int’l experience, seeking project-based opp.

SITUATION WANTED: POST/ANIMATION/VFX PRODUCER/COORD w/ 4yrs exp. in advertising, mo-graph, broadcast, new media/web and writing. Seeking NYC-area work pref. in kids/education content. Contact

SITUATION WANTED: PRODUCER/SHOOTER w/ exp. in casting, field & post production seeks employment as an associate, field or segment producer. Past credits include MTV, ESPN, CBS& ABC. Email:

SITUATION WANTED: Seeking EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT Position — over 20 yrs exp in media/advertising/broadcasting/entertainment industries. Greater Los Angeles area. Can provide excellent references. Contact:


SITUATION WANTED: Results oriented ACCT MGR Dist/Synd (19 yrs) seeks opp. w/ agency/network/studio/prod. co. Worked@ Disney, Ascent & Visual Data- Resume & client references avail. LA Based

SITUATION WANTED: PRODUCER, LINE PROD, PROD MGR: Extensive experience in animation/VFX. Most recently produced live-action comedy series for Cartoon Netwrk. Looking for staff job with established company in NYC area.

SITUATION WANTED: Creative COPYWRITER w/extensive exp writing broad array of print promotion for national cable nets. Expertise in clear, concise, compelling messaging. Seeks freelance or FT. Contact:

SITUATION WANTED: Emmy Winning PRODUCER seeking FT position in CT or NYC, experience with PBS, A&E, pre and post, script writing, web design, graphic design, final cut.

SITUATION WANTED: 360° INTEGRATED MARKETER Strategic/creative ideas + Get-it-done work ethic.  Multi-pltfrm mktg prgrms for linear TV/VOD/Web. Adv./Promo./Digtl/Social/ Affil./ Ad Sales Mktg. Freelance/Perm. Contact:

SITUATION WANTED: FREELANCE MARKETING HELP(Advertising, Promotion, Publicity): Call NY-based former MTV Network VP Mktg for ANY projects, like writing, PR pitching, radio, ad sales, events, maternity fill
914-409-5230 (11/20)

SITUATION WANTED: SPONSORSHIP MARKETING/NY: Experience in evaluating and negotiating sponsorships and promotions. All media types- broadcast, outdoor, print, digital, mobile, hospitality, etc. Contact:

SITUATION WANTED: Media/Cable/ INTERNET ATTORNEY Broad in-house experience in content production& distribution, operations, affiliate & ad sales. Available for project/consultant/full-time. Contact

SITUATION WANTED: EXPERIENCED FIELD AND POST PRODUCER looking for work. Has worked in all aspects of Non-Fiction and live programming. Please e-mail at
for my resume (11/20)

SITUATION WANTED: Seasoned MARKET RESEARCHER available for short-term or contract assignments. Integration of quant and qual for account planning in CPG, fin. svcs. and food/bev. a specialty. E-mail:

SITUATION WANTED: CREATIVE DIRECTOR, CONSULTANT/NY: Seeking project based or P/T work. 15+Yrs exp in Consumer Products/Off-air Mktg/3rd Party Promotions for TV entertainment brands. Email:

SITUATION WANTED: ADMIN OR ASST POSITION WANTED/NYC: 3+ yrs admin exp at well-known companies in exec assistance, licensing, prod development, marketing, with specialization in children’s TV. Creative & professional.


SITUATION WANTED: Exp’d MEDIA BUYER (Temp or Full-time) w/10+ yrs exp. negotiating local R/TV/Cable/Sponsorships/ some online

SITUATION WANTED: Talented WRITER AND PRODUCER (10 yrs exp) for freelance and staffing. Credits: WB., Nick, Disney, CN & European production companies. Contact:

SITUATION WANTED: TV PRODUCER (LA) professional w/ exp. field producing, casting, booking, writing and creating online content for HGTV, Fine Living, VegasHD, Fuse. Resume and reel at (11/20)

SITUATION WANTED: NEXT GENERATION BRAND CREATIVE SF Former CD w/ 13 yrs exp & current focus on multi-platform branded exp seeks leadership role w/ forward thinking media company, agency, marketer, or

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WHAT’S ON TONIGHT –  Wednesday, November 19, 2008

ABC: Pushing Daisies, Private Practice, Dirty Sexy Money
AZTECA: Maraton Vidas al Limite, Especial el Show de Niurka
CBS: The New Adventures of Old Christine, Gary Unmarried, Criminal Minds, CSI: NY
CW: America’s Next Top Model [f ], Stylista
FOX: Bones, House [r]
ION: Boston Legal, Boston Legal, Boston Legal
MNT: World’s Funniest Moments, Shaken Not Stirred
NBC: Knight Rider, Life, Law & Order
PBS: Monarchy: The Royal Family at Work
TELE: Futbol: Honduras vs. Mexico, El Rostro de Analia
UNIV: Cuidado con el Angel, Fuego en la Sangre, Don Francisco Presenta

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