Wednesday, September 15th, 2010


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Good morning. It’s Wednesday, September 15, 2010, 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:
CBS: Survivor: Nicaragua at 8p
NBC: Outlaw at 10p
truTV: Ma’s Roadhouse at 9p and 930p
DIY Network: Disaster House at 1030p
Bravo: Top Chef Just Desserts at 11p

Tonight’s Finales:
FOX: Masterchef at 8p
NBC: America’s Got Talent at 8p
CBS:  Big Brother at 9p
TNT: Dark Blue (season two finale) at 9p and 10p
Bravo: Top Chef (part II) at 10p
HISTORY: Chasing Mummies at 10p
MTV: The Real World: New Orleans at 10p


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Here we go again … According to numerous reports, Jennifer Lopez has inked a one-year deal with FOX to join American Idol for its tenth season as a new judge, tho nothing official from Fox, Nigel Lythgoe, FremantleMedia N.A., or 19 Television as yet. The deal is reportedly worth around $12 million and a more formal announcement is expected in the next several days. The rumors suggest Lopez would join the show right away and be present at auditions happening next week.  But then again, we’ve heard this all before.

Spike TV is bringing back its original scripted sports/comedy series Blue Mountain State for a second season beginning October 20 at 11p. In the second season former NFL player Ed Marinaro returns as Coach Marty Daniels and Denise Richards joins the cast as Daniels’ meddling ex-wife. Blue Mountain State is produced for Spike by Varsity Pictures’ Brian Robbins, Sharla Sumpter Bridgett and Lionsgate. Season one of Blue Mountain State will be released on DVD and Blu-ray Disc on October 5 from Lionsgate.

A&E Network opens a third season of real-life series Billy The Exterminator on September 28 with back-to-back half-hour episodes at 10p and 1030p. In all, twenty new episodes will follow Billy Bretherton and his family-owned pest control business as they tackle creepy, crawly things (including lots of snakes). September Films, a unit of DCD Media produces the series for A&E.

Matchmaking expert Patti Stanger joins Bravo’s lineup in a fourth season of the docu-series The Millionaire Matchmaker starting October 19 at 9p. In the new season, Stanger relocates from L.A. where she attempts to help wealthy, though dating impaired, clients in New York City. Intuitive Entertainment and Bayonne Entertainment, Inc. produce the series for Bravo.

HBO attracted 5.4 million total viewers for the season finale of True Blood Sunday night at 9p with an additional 1.1 million viewers tuning in to the finale episode encore airing at 1130p. Furthermore on Sunday, the season finale of Hung tallied 2.3 million total viewers while the season ender of Entourage netted 2.7 million total viewers.

TNT’s summer season finale of The Closer on Monday at 9p pulled in 7.2 million total viewers followed by the frosh season conclusion of Rizzoli & Isles at 10p with 6.6 million total viewers.

The news wasn’t quite as good for TBS’ original comedy series My Boys.  The network has decided not to renew for a fifth season, and the series finale last Sunday. The sitcom has seen weakened ratings this season despite having a loyal fan base.

Also on Monday, ESPN’s fifth season debut of Monday Night Football gave the network its highest-rated and most-watched opening night. Monday’s performance also helped ESPN win that night’s primetime among all networks (broadcast or cable) in households, viewers and all key male and adult demos. The first game of the doubleheader between the Baltimore Ravens vs. the New York Jets at 7p delivered nearly 15.0 million total viewers. Then at 1015p when the Kansas City Chiefs took on the San Diego Chargers, almost 12.0 million total viewers tuned in.

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Entertainment Studios, Inc. is launching The Gossip Queens, the company’s 26th television program beginning September 20. The Gossip Queens, shot in hi-def, will premiere September 20 as a daily half-hour strip airing five days a week in syndication, airing on Entertainment Studios’ cable network Comedy.TV as well as on Viacom’s MTV Network, Logo. Entertainment Studios secured The Gossip Queens in syndication on such stations as WCIU/Chicago, KNTV/San Francisco, WTSP/Tampa, WRDQ/Orlando and WBFF/Baltimore. The Gossip Queens highlights four American comedians who are joined by various celebrity gossip bloggers and magazine editors who then all dish on the latest celebrity news and gossip. Entertainment Studios is producing and distributing the series.


Film director James Cameron is adapting his 1994 action/comedy spy movie True Lies into a television series. In the film version, Arnold Schwarzenegger stars as a secret agent who leads a double life as a government spy and teams with his wife played by Jamie Lee Curtis.

Comedy Central ordered the pilot Time Trumpet, based on a UK series that aired on BBC2 in 2006, cites THR. Comedy Central picked up the rights to the format with plans to adapt it for US audiences. The original creator, Armando Iannucci will be involved with writing the script and production. The show is described as a historical documentary taking a look at today’s news from a future perspective.  If the Time Trumpet pilot gets a series order, Comedy Central may slate it to premiere in late 2011 or even 2012.


Top Ten Basic Cable Ad Supported Network Rankings among A18-49 for the week of: 9/6-9/12/10
Primetime    (000)        Total Pgm Day      (000)
ESPN             1804          ESPN                       830
MTV               1754          ADSM*                    647
USA               1047          MTV                        583
HIST              1016          NAN*                      565
TNT                 913          TNT                         550
TBSC               880          HIST                        530
FX                   753          NICK                        529
AEN                 709          USA                         515
ESP2                623         TBSC                        496
BRAV               586          FX                            415
Source: Turner Research from Nielsen Media Research Data. All ratings based on Total U.S. Television Universe of 114,900,000 homes
* = Network broadcasts less than 51% of minutes in a 24 hour day. Primetime listing only includes those networks broadcasting more than 51% of the primetime hours (M-Su 8p-11p)

Top Ten Basic Cable Ad Supported Network Rankings among Total Viewers for the week of: 9/6-9/12/10       
Primetime    (000)      Total Pgm Day            (000)
ESPN              3742       NICK                             2012
USA                2757       ESPN                            1487
MTV               2669        NAN*                           1442
TNT               2332        TNT                              1264
HIST              2250       USA                              1264
FOXN             1734       HIST                             1113
AEN               1733       TOON                            1112
ESP2              1646       ADSM*                          1099
NAN               1594       FOXN                             1032
TBSC              1444       MTV                                932
Source: Turner Research from Nielsen Media Research Data.
All ratings based on Total U.S. Television Universe of 114,900,000 homes
* = Network broadcasts less than 51% of minutes in a 24 hour day. Primetime listing only includes those networks
broadcasting more than 51% of the primetime hours (M-Su 8p-11p)

Top 10 Cable Programs among A18-49 (000) for the week of: 9/6-9/12/10
MTV     2010 Video Music Awards                                     7407
ESPN    Boise St/Virginia Tech                                          5139
MTV     Jersey Shore 2 9/9 10p                                        4391
MTV     2010 VMA Preshow                                              4082
MTV     Jersey Shore 2 9/12 7p                                        3834
ESPN    Penn State/Alabama                                            3473
MTV     World of Jenks                                                     3268
HIST    Pawn Stars 9/6 1030p                                          3171
ESPN    Miami/Ohio State                                                 3094
MTV     Teen Mom 2                                                        2977
HIST    Pawn Stars 9/6 10p                                              2866
Source: Turner Research from Nielsen Media Research Data.
All ratings based on Total U.S. Television
Universe of 114,900,000 homes

Top 10 Broadcast Programs among A18-49 rating/share and (000) for the week of 9/6-9/12/10
NBC    NBC NFL Thursday Special                           10.7/30     14108
NBC    NBC Sunday Night Football                            9.6/24     12685
FOX    The OT                                                         5.5/16      7260
NBC    Football Night in America Part 3                     5.4/15       7079
NBC    NFL Opening Kick-Off Show                           4.0/14       5278
NBC    America’s Got Talent  TUE                            3.3/9        4324
FOX    The Simpsons                                                2.9/8        3777
NBC    America’s Got Talent  WED                           2.8/8        3664
ABC    Wipeout  TUE                                               2.8/9       3654
CBS    Big Brother 12  WED                                    2.7/9        3590
Source: Nielsen Media Research, Galaxy Explorer, Live + SD Data

Broadcast Evening News Weekly Average Ratings (week of September 6, 2010)
NBC: 7.79 million total viewers; 1.8/8 and 2.29 million A25-54
ABC: 7.11 million total viewers; 1.5/6 and 1.89 million A25-54
CBS: 4.97 million total viewers; 1.2/5 and 1.53 million A25-54
Source: Nielsen, NTI

Saturday A18-49 Analysis:  ABC raced to the finish line first Saturday night with a 1.5/5 A18-49, according to final national ratings from Nielsen. ABC’s NASCAR Series at Richmond sped through primetime a winner each hour starting with a 1.6/6 during 8p followed by 0.9/3, the average of two season opener Cops episodes on FOX. ABC’s NASCAR race was #1 at 9p with 1.5/5 though the season premiere of FOX’s AMW: America Fights Back was a close second at 1.4/4. ABC’s winning NASCAR ratings dipped slightly at 10p to 1.4/5 while CBS’ 48 Hours Mystery and UNIV’s Sabado Gigante tied for #2 at 1.0/3 each.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Saturday, September 11, 2010 time period averages. Source: NTI Galaxy, as dated. Live+SD

ABC: 3.1/6           NASCAR Series at Richmond 3.1/6


FOX: 2.3/4            Cops [p] 1.0/2, Cops 2 [p] 2.6/5, AMW: America Fights Back [p] 2.8/5      

CBS: 2.1/4             US Open Tennis: Women’s Final 1.7/3, 48 Hours Mystery 2.9/5

NBC: 1.6/3            Parenthood [r] 1.4/3, Parenthood [r] 1.5/3, Parenthood [r] 1.8/3

UNIV: 1.3/2           Sabado Gigante 1.3/2

ION: 0.7/1            Saturday 7PM Movie: In Her Shoes 0.7/1, Saturday 9PM Movie: The Family Stone [r] 0.7/1

TF: 0.4/1              Futbol Liga Mex Sat: Pachuca vs. Guadalajara 0.4/1, Cine de Las Estrel Sat: Banshee: Musica Mortal 0.3/1

TELE: 0.2/0          Futbol Estelar: Tigres vs. Monterrey 0.1/0, Futbol Estelar II: Atlas vs. Cruz Azul 0.3/1

A18-49: ABC 1.5/5, FOX 1.1/4, UNIV 0.8/3, CBS 0.7/2, NBC 0.7/2, TF 0.4/1, ION 0.3/1, TELE 0.2/1

Sunday  A18-49 Analysis: NBC spiked a big win Sunday night at 7.8/20 with the A18-49 demo, according to final national ratings from Nielsen. During 7p, FOX surpassed the competition with its FOX NFL Sunday at 16.8/50 followed by NBC’s season premiere of Football Night in America Part 2 at 1.8/5. NBC then led the way for the remainder of the night with its new season of NBC Sunday Night Football. At 8p, NBC’s Football Night in America Part 3 season opener and the opening half-hour of the Dallas at Washington game averaged a top-rated 7.3/19 with FOX’s The Simpsons and The Cleveland Show reruns averaging a second place at 2.4/6. Also during 8p, UNIV debuted its new dance competition series Mira Quien Baila! in fifth place at 1.4/4. NBC’s highest rating of the night for Sunday Night Football occurred during 9p with a 9.6/23 and double Family Guy repeats on FOX averaged a #2 at 2.0/5. NBC held its momentum through 10p with more Sunday Night Football at 9.3/23 and the third hour of UNIV’s premiere of Mira Quien Baila! was next at 1.7/4.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Sunday, September 12, 2010 time period averages. Source: NTI Galaxy, as dated. Live+SD.

NBC: 12.3/20      Football Night in America Part 2 [p] 3.0/5, Football Night in America Part 3 [p] 8.5/15, NBC Sunday Night Football: Dallas at Washington [p] 15.0/25


FOX: 7.2/12         FOX NFL Sunday – National (various teams and times) 25.0/45, The Simpsons [r] 3.9/6, The Simpsons [r] 1.5/3, The Cleveland Show [r] 2.6/4, Family Guy [r] 2.6/4, Family Guy [r] 2.8/4

CBS: 4.0/7          60 Minutes [r] 5.5/10, Big Brother 12 3.9/6, Undercover Boss [r] 3.1/5, CSI: Miami [r] 3.5/6

ABC: 2.6/4           America’s Funniest Home Videos [r] 3.2/5, America’s Funniest Home Videos [r] 3.4/5, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition [r] 2.4/4, The Gates 1.5/3

UNIV: 1.8/3        Vicente Fernandez 1.2/2, Mira Quien Baila! [p] 2.1/3

ION: 0.8/1          Sunday 7PM Movie: Pay It Forward 0.8/1, Sunday Night Movie: Pay It Forward [r] 0.7/1

TF: 0.4/1             Cine de Las Estrel Sun [r] 0.5/1, Cine de Las Estrel Sun 2 0.4/1

TELE: 0.3/0         Prsgndo Injusticias 0.3/0, Cine Exclusivo: Pirates of the Caribbean 0.3/0

A18-49: NBC 7.8/20, FOX 5.0/13, CBS 1.4/4, UNIV 1.4/4, ABC 1.1/3, ION 0.4/1, TF 0.4/1, TELE 0.3/1

Monday  A18-49 Analysis: UNIV was #1 Monday night with A18-49 at 1.9/5, according to final national ratings from Nielsen. In the 8p hour, UNIV was the leader at 1.9/6 with Hasta que el Dinero Nos Separe followed by the finale of Bachelor Pad on ABC with 1.7/5. At 8p, The CW premiered a new season of 90210 at 0.9/3, ranking fifth overall. UNIV remained on top during 9p with Soy Tu Duena at 2.4/6 and CBS’ encore comedies Two and a Half Men and The Big Bang Theory averaged a second place at 2.1/5. Additionally at 9p, The CW opened a new season of Gossip Girl by delivering a 1.0/2 in sixth place. At 10p, CBS’ CSI: Miami repeat at 1.5/4 topped though just a smidge ahead of next in line UNIV’s Cristina at 1.4/4.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Monday, September 13, 2010 time period averages. Source: NTI Galaxy, as dated. Live+SD.

CBS: 4.0/6         How I Met Your Mother [r] 3.0/5, Rules of Engagement [r] 3.0/5, Two and a Half Men [r] 5.0/8, The Big Bang Theory [r] 4.6/7, CSI: Miami [r] 4.1/7

ABC: 3.4/5          Bachelor Pad [f] 3.9/6, Dating in the Dark [f] 2.2/4

NBC: 3.3/5         America’s Got Talent [r] 3.5/6, Dateline 3.1/5

FOX: 2.9/5          House [r] 2.6/4, Lie To Me 3.1/5

UNIV: 2.2/4        Hasta que el Dinero Nos Separe 2.2/4, Soy Tu Duena 2.6/4, Cristina 1.9/3

CW: 1.2/2           90210 [p] 1.3/2, Gossip Girl [p] 1.2/2

ION: 0.8/1          Without a Trace 0.8/1, Criminal Minds 0.7/1, Criminal Minds 0.9/1

TELE: 0.5/1         El Clon 0.6/1, El Fantasma de Elena 0.5/1, Alguien Te Mira 0.3/1

TF: 0.4/1            Cine de Las Estrellas [7p start r] 0.4/1, Rosario Tijeras 0.6/1

A18-49: UNIV 1.9/5, CBS 1.7/5, ABC 1.6/4, FOX 1.4/4, NBC 1.3/4, CW 0.9/3, TF 0.5/1, TELE 0.4/1, ION 0.3/1


Effective immediately, Imagem’s CEO Andre de Raaf announced Richard Stumpf will become President of Imagem Music USA. Imagem Music USA is the US unit of the pop music publishing company owned by Imagem which also owns the publishing brands Rodgers & Hammerstein and Boosey & Hawkes.

Universal Sports Network appointed Bart Leivo as VP/Business Development, starting immediately. In his new job, Bart will spearhead new revenue initiatives for digital and linear-TV platforms in addition to leading and expanding current business relationships with distributors, sports rights holders and commercial partners. Bart will report to Perkins Miller, COO, Universal Sports.

John Curbishley was elevated to SVP/Business Development at iVillage. John’s promotion is effective immediately where he reports to Jodi Kahn, EVP, iVillage. In his new role, John will continue to head the Business Development team and will oversee the strategy of the company’s non-display business in addition to heading the growth of the NBC Digital Health Network.

Sandra Schron advanced to VP/Production for USA Network, Sleuth and Universal HD. Sandra will continue to supervise project management and production of all promotional materials specific to on-air promotion, off-air advertising, online and consumer promotions. Sandra in addition will now oversee Sleuth and Universal HD networks. Based in New York, Sandra will report to Chris McCumber, EVP/Marketing, Digital and Brand Strategy.

Jonathan Bingaman was upped to SVP/Domestic Cable Sales at CBS Television Distribution. Jonathan’s new responsibilities involve overseeing all cable sales activity for all series from CBS Television Distribution and CBS Television Studios, CBS news product and CTD’s programming library. Jonathan will relocate to Los Angeles from Chicago where he served as SVP/Regional Sales Manager for two years.


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SITUATION WANTED:   Exp. Sr. Story/Field Producer avail. NBC/VH1/CMT/E!/CNN/TLC/Playboy/Disney. Strong writer. [email protected] (LA based/travels well.)  (9/22)

SITUATION WANTED:  CREATIVE & DESIGN DIRECTOR, 20 yrs network & cable exp. Excellent comm skills. Expert in bldg & leading creative teams, branding, new media, working w/ high profile talent. Contact [email protected] (9/22)

SITUATION WANTED:  WRITER/PRODUCER/CREATIVE DIRECTOR for kids and entertainment on-air promotion. Image/branding 15 yr. exp in Broadcast/Cable/Agency, Seeking FT/PT or Temp-to-Perm position: Reel and work on my website @ (9/22)

SITUATION WANTED:  NEW BREED OF P.A.:   receipt-submitting, coffee-buying, ear piece-wearing, glove-wearing, sidewalk-clearing, nearest hospital-knowing, sunrise/set sensei, Home Depot-dude, traffic-cop-tackling so.self.writeous@gmail (9/22)

SITUATION WANTED: ASSOCIATE PRODUCER: 5+ years industry experience. Vh1, MTVN, CBSTD. News, entertainment, pop culture, development. A creative mind and a witty writer. [email protected] (9/21)

SITUATION WANTED: Dedicated & Experienced ADV. SALES PLANNER (NY) Sales proposals, resolving client discrepancies, quarterly post analysis, special sales service projects, expert computer skills. Contact- [email protected] (9/21)

SITUATION WANTED: PRODUCTION MGR: 20+ yr NYC exp-live ent/news/sports/talk/mag/docs: studio/remote- hands-on- bld/guide team.Cap+op bdgt/rept/fcast. Fmr CAM/LD/TD/P-D. Contact: [email protected] 206-715-4273 (9/21)

SITUATION WANTED: WRITERS ASSIST/PA: Resourceful & diligent. Intern: Sesame Street & PBS. Admin, FinalDraft, FinalCut, AfterEffects,transcription. Spanish proficient. Interest in social, kids, sci media, etc. [email protected] (9/21)

SITUATION WANTED: ACCOUNTING/FINANCE 20+ yrs. experience in TV Broadcasting & Cable.Seeking FT/PT or Temp-to-Perm position: [email protected] (9/21)

SITUATION WANTED: EXPERIENCED VP of SALES in MEDIA, TV & FILM/NY: 7+ years of Domestic and International experience in Film & TV sales with strong knowledge of contracts and solid track of generating new clients, email [email protected] (9/21)

SITUATION WANTED: WRITER/PRODUCER: Exceptional and fast writer, client friendly, EPK and DVD bonus features, celebrity interviews, multi-platforms for Disney, Universal, New Line. [email protected] (9/21)

SITUATION WANTED: EXECUTIVE/ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT with over 20 years of legal and corporate experience seeking employment in NY/NJ.For further information, please contact Sonia Decker at [email protected] or phone 908-656-4878 (9/21)

SITUATION WANTED: EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT position film/tv (NY) 10 years experience: Interned for a President, Executive Assistant to SVP/VP/film director/celebrity [email protected] (9/17)

SITUATION WANTED:  EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT/LA. TV/commercials. 2 years experience. Office and production abilities, excellent with digital media and social networking. Looking to join agency or management company. [email protected] (9/17)

SITUATION WANTED:  Focused and results-oriented professional experienced in leading and operating Digital and Online marketing organizations in dynamic, competitive environments. Contact [email protected] (9/17)

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. [email protected] (9/17)

E-mail [email protected]  or call Trish Pihonak at 203.381.9096 for rates and specs for Job Openings.

Are you looking for a job? Post your Situation Wanted Ad here — Email [email protected]  for specs.


ABC:  The Middle [r], The Middle [r], Modern Family [r], Cougar Town [r], Castle [r]
AZTECA: Laura de Todos, Al Extremo, La Loba
CBS:  Survivor Nicaragua [p ], Big Brother [f ]
CW:   America’s Next Top Model, Hellcats
FOX:  MasterChef [f ]
ION:  Without A Trace, Without A Trace, Criminal Minds
NBC:  America’s Got Talent  [f ], Outlaw  [p ]
PBS:  Secrets of the Dead [r], Latin Music USA [r]
TELE: El Clon, El Fantasma de Elena, Alguien Te Mira
UNIV: Hasta que el Dinero Nos Separe, Soy Tu Duena, Fiesta del Bicentenario: El Grito de Mexico

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