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Good morning. It’s Wednesday, September 29, 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:
NBC: Law & Order: Los Angeles at 10p
Golf Channel: Big Break Dominican Republic at 9p

Tonight’s Finale:
TV Land: She’s Got the Look at 10p


In one of the swiftest fall broadcast season cancellations in history, FOX announced it is dropping the drama Lone Star after airing two episodes. This past Monday at 9p, Lone Star posted a 1.0/3 among A18-49, a -23% decline from its premiere episode. Mondays demo ratings were a virtual tie with The CW’s Gossip Girl for fifth place overall. FOX let it be known it will replace Lone Star in the time period with the third season debut of Lie To Me starting next Monday at 9p. Five total episodes of Lone Star have been produced and it’s unknown at this point when the remaining three eps will air. 20th Century Fox Television produced Lone Star. Lie To Me is produced by Imagine Television in association with 20th Century Fox Television.

Broadcast network premiere week (September 20-26, 2010) ratings results have been tallied giving CBS the top spot overall with an average of nearly 11.8 million total viewers and an average rating of 3.3 among A18-49, a +6% and a +3% bump respectively over the 2009 premiere week results. In the A18-49 category, ABC and NBC tied for #2 with an average rating of 2.8 rating each; FOX posted a 2.6 and The CW delivered a 1.1. Among total viewers, ABC was second at 11.1 million despite this figure dropping -13% over last year; NBC was third at almost 7.6 million; FOX in fourth at close to 7.4 million; and The CW in fifth place at nearly 2.5 million.

USA Network renewed three of its summer original series giving third seasons to Royal Pains and White Collar and a sixth new season to Psych. USA gave an 18-episode order to Royal Pains and 16 total episodes each to White Collar and Psych. These three renewals signify USA has picked up all seven of its current original dramas. Other original drama renewals previously announced include those for Burn Notice, In Plain Sight, Covert Affairs and Law & Order: Criminal Intent. Universal Cable Productions is behind Royal Pains and Psych and Fox Television Studios produces White Collar.

ABC is giving Brad Womack a second chance to find love when the network’s romance reality series The Bachelor debuts a fifteenth installment next January. Womack appeared on The Bachelor in 2007 and during the finale that aired in November opted to not offer the final rose and a marriage proposal to one of two remaining bachelorettes thus shocking fans of the show. After being dubbed “the most hated Bachelor” in the show’s history, Womack has undergone intensive therapy the last three years saying he is now ready to make the marriage commitment. The Bachelor is hosted by Chris Harrison and is produced by Next Entertainment in association with Warner Horizon Television.

Lifetime Television is ready to help the unemployed with a new unscripted series, The Fairy Jobmother featuring internationally-recognized career guru, Hayley Taylor. The series, based on a hit UK format, will debut on Lifetime October 28 at 11p when the network airs the first of eight one-hour episodes following the season eight finale of Project Runway. The series will then air in its regular time period of Thursdays at 9p beginning November 4. In each episode of The Fairy Jobmother, Taylor will assist job-challenged families with her no-holds-barred tough love approach to motivate them back to being employed. Studio Lambert is producing the series.

Cast members from TLC’s newest reality television series Sister Wives are currently involved in a bigamy investigation led by police Lt. Darren Paul in Lehi, Utah. Lt. Paul says the investigation was prompted by the reality TV show that depicts the lifestyle of advertising salesman Kody Brown and his four wives, 13 children and three stepchildren. Brown is legally married only to one of his wives, though refers to the other three women as his spouses. TLC premiered the series this past Sunday attracting 2.3 million total viewers. Bigamy is a third-degree felony in Utah and punishable by a prison sentence of up to five years. The Utah law states a person can be found guilty of bigamy through cohabitation and not only through legal marriage contracts. Stay tuned …

To go along with its original series debut of The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret this Friday at 10p, IFC is launching its first-ever iPhone app to help spur interest in the comedy. The free, downloadable app called “The Todd Margaret Poor Decisions Generator” will allow viewers to make their own bad decisions on a variety of topics such as guys, girls, work, food, fashion and many more. The app is available via the App Store and at ( ).

On Sunday, HBO premiered season two of Eastbound & Down which averaged 1.7 million total viewers at 1030p, a huge increase over the first season premiere by +150%. Before this airing at 10p, HBO launched season two of Bored to Death which delivered an average of 1.1 million total viewers. Also this night, Boardwalk Empire pulled in an average of 3.3 million total viewers for its second episode at 9p and another 1.1 million at 11p.

Sportsman Channel brings back a fifth season of Personal Defense TV though with a new host, George Wehby, a well-known personal defense expert and instructor. Personal Defense TV airs as part of Sportsman Channel’s Lock and Load Thursday Nights at 830p.


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DIRECTV and BBC Worldwide made a deal involving three BBC comedies which will air on DIRECTV’s The 101 Network in early November. Mutual Friends will premiere November 3 at 10p and No Heroics and How Not to Live Your Life will both launch on November 4 at 9p and 930p respectively.

Lawrence, KS-based Cool Music Network, LLC (CMN) made an affiliation deal with LIN Media over the carriage of THECOOLTV, a 24/7 music television network in 11 out of 17 LIN Media markets. This deal puts THECOOLTV network in 6 million more homes, equal to a 5% reach of US television households. THECOOLTV network previously made affiliation deals with Journal Broadcast Group in its 9 markets and Sinclair Television Group in its 33 markets making a combined total of 53 US television homes. LIN Media will roll out THECOOLTV in its 11 markets over the next two weeks.


ABC Family approved three pilot projects set to begin production this fall:

  • Nine Lives – One-hour drama about 16-year old Chloe King living with her single mom who discovers she has extraordinary abilities and is being pursued by a mysterious person. Chloe find out she is part of an ancient race that have been hunted by human assassins for a millennia. Alloy Entertainment is producing. The project is based on the book series The Nine Lives of Chloe King by Celia Thomson. Casting is TBA.
  • Switched at Birth – A one-hour scripted drama about two teen girls who find out they were accidentally switched at birth. One grew up in a wealthy family while the other grew up with a single mom in a poor neighborhood. Casting is TBA.
  • Strut – The approval on this project is cast-contingent; another one-hour scripted drama about a showgirl named Roxy who marries a stranger after a wild evening. Roxy finds herself living in a small town in Texas and tries to whip the high school’s struggling drill team into shape.

Gwyneth Paltrow
is the next A-list celebrity signed to appear as a special guest on FOX’s Glee. Paltrow will appear this season playing a substitute teacher who Will (Matt Morrison) is attracted to. Paltrow who played a has-been country singer in her next film, Country Strong, will also sing a few solos on Glee.


Top Ten Basic Cable Ad Supported Network Rankings among A18-49 for the week of: 9/20-9/26/10
Primetime    (000)        Total Pgm Day      (000)
ESPN             1903          ESPN                       812
USA                790          ADSM*                     670
HIST               789          NAN*                       598
MTV                776          NICK                        546
TBSC              757          TNT                          526
FX                  690          TBSC                        484
TNT                651          USA                          456
CMDY             610           HIST                        436
TLC                604           FX                            358
AEN                550          MTV                          358
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: 9/20-9/26/10      
Primetime    (000)      Total Pgm Day            (000)
ESPN              3932       NICK                             2041
USA                2244       NAN*                            1502
FOXN              1886       ESPN                            1464
HIST               1638       TNT                              1157
NAN                1572       ADSM*                         1143
TNT                1399       USA                              1131
TOON             1396       FOXN                            1068
TBSC              1357       TOON                           1005
AEN                1274       HIST                              866
MTV                1174       TBSC                             795
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: 9/20-9/26/10
ESPN    Saints/49ers                                                       8004
MTV     Jersey Shore 2                                                     4096
EN       Keeping Up With the Kardashians                          2543
MTV     Teen Mom 2                                                        2507
HIST    Pawn Stars 9/20 1030p                                        2475
ESPN   Sportscenter 9/20 1158p                                      2445
FX       Sons of Anarchy                                                   2398
HIST    Pawn Stars 9/20 10p                                            2257
ADSM   Family Guy                                                          1923
USA     WWE Entertainment 9p                                         1875
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 9/20-9/26/10
NBC    NBC Sunday Night Football                           7.3/19       9643
FOX    Glee                                                            5.6/16       7341
ABC    Grey’s Anatomy                                            5.4/14      7124
ABC    Dancing with the Stars                                  5.1/13      6660
ABC    Modern Family                                              5.1/14      6709
CBS    Two and a Half Men                                       4.9/12      6410
CBS    The Big Bang Theory                                     4.9/16       6398
FOX    Family Guy                                                   4.5/11       5930
ABC    Dancing with the Stars Results                       4.4/11       5726
NBC    The Office                                                     4.4/12      5744
Source: Nielsen Media Research, Galaxy Explorer, Live + SD Data

Broadcast Evening News Weekly Average Ratings (week of September 20, 2010)
NBC: 7.85 million total viewers; 1.9/8 and 2.31 million A25-54
ABC: 7.01 million total viewers; 1.5/6 and 1.87 million A25-54
CBS: 5.25 million total viewers; 1.3/6 and 1.62 million A25-54
Source: Nielsen, NTI

Saturday A18-49 Analysis: ABC scored a clean sweep Saturday night at 1.9/7 among A18-49, according to final national ratings from Nielsen. ABC’s Saturday Night Football beat the competition during 8p at 1.8/7 and FOX’s double Cops episodes averaged a second place at 1.5/5. ABC’s college football ratings shifted upwards a bit at 9p to 1.9/6 and FOX was again #2 with AMW: America Fights Back at 1.6/5. ABC finished the night a winner through 10p with the final hour of the Oregon St. vs. Boise St. game at 2.1/7 and the season premiere of 48 Hours Mystery on CBS came in second at 1.3/4.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Saturday, September 25, 2010 time period averages. Source: NTI Galaxy, as dated. Live+SD

CBS: 4.0/8          Crimetime Saturday [r] 4.0/8, Crimetime Saturday [r] 3.8/7, 48 Hours Mystery [p] 4.3/8

ABC: 3.4/7           Saturday Night Football: Oregon State at Boise State 3.4/7

FOX: 2.9/5           Cops 2.5/5, Cops 2 [r] 2.9/6, AMW: America Fights Back 3.0/6      

NBC: 2.6/5           The Event [r] 2.0/4, Chase [r] 2.6/5, Law & Order: SVU [r] 3.2/6

UNIV: 1.3/2          Sabado Gigante 1.3/2

ION: 0.4/1            Saturday 9PM Movie: A Knight’s Tale [r] 0.4/1

TF: 0.2/0             Futbol Liga Mexicana Sat: Pachuca vs. Estudiantes Tecos 0.2/0, Cine de Las Estrel [r] 0.2/0

TELE: 0.2/0          Futbol Estelar: Chivas-Tigres vs. Chivas 0.2/0, Futbol Estelar II: Atlas vs. Puebla 0.2/0

A18-49: ABC 1.9/7, FOX 1.5/5, CBS 1.1/4, UNIV 0.9/3, NBC 0.8/3, ION 0.2/1, TF 0.2/1, TELE 0.2/1

Sunday  A18-49 Analysis: NBC was the top ranking network Sunday night with the A18-49 demo at 6.1/16, according to final national ratings from Nielsen. Starting out, CBS delivered the highest ratings at 7p with an average of NFL National, the NFL National Post-Gun and the start of the season premiere of 60 Minutes at 6.7/20 while NBC’s Football Night in America Parts 2 and 3 averaged a #2 at 2.5/8. During 8p, NBC was #1 at 5.6/15 for the average of Football Night in America Part 3, the NFL Pre-Kick and NFL Sunday Night Football; FOX posted a 3.4/9 at #2 for the new seasons of The Simpsons and The Cleveland Show; CBS was in third for more of the 60 Minutes season opener and the launch of The Amazing Race 17 at 3.2/8; and ABC placed fourth for the season debut of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition at 2.5/7. Then at 9p, NBC remained in first place by posting a 7.2/15 for the NFL match between NY Jets at Miami; FOX was #2 with an hour-long season premiere of Family Guy at 4.5/11; ABC delivered a third place at 4.3/10 for a new season of Desperate Housewives; and CBS was fourth for more of The Amazing Race premiere at 3.7/8. NBC kept its momentum with the NFL game through 10p at 7.3/19 trailed by CBS’ new edition of Undercover Boss at 3.7/10 and the season launch of Brothers & Sisters in the third spot for ABC at 2.9/8.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Sunday, September 26, 2010 time period averages. Source: NTI Galaxy, as dated. Live+SD.

NBC: 9.5/16        Football Night in America Part 2 3.0/5, Football Night in America Part 3 6.3/11, NBC Sunday Night Football: NY Jets at Miami 11.3/19

CBS: 9.1/15          60 Minutes [p] 9.0/15, The Amazing Race [p] 6.5/10, Undercover Boss [p] 7.0/12

ABC: 5.8/10         Extreme Makeover: Home Edition 3.7/6, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition [p] 5.3/8, Desperate Housewives [p] 8.1/12, Brothers & Sisters [p] 6.3/11

FOX: 3.8/6           The Simpsons [r] 1.2/2, The Simpsons [r] 2.9/5, The Simpsons [p] 4.2/7, The Cleveland Show [p] 3.6/6, Family Guy [p] 5.2/8

UNIV: 1.4/2         Mira Quien Baila! 1.8/3, Sal y Pimienta 1.3/2

ION: 0.5/1          Sunday Night Movie: A Knight’s Tale [r] 0.5/1

TF: 0.5/1            Famosos Controversia 0.5/1, Cine de Las Estrel Sun: The Bourne Identity [r] 0.5/1, Rompiendo Los Limites 0.3/1

TELE: 0.3/0        ESP: Alguien te Mira 0.1/0, Cine Nuestro Sun 0.2/0, Cine Nuestro Sun II 0.4/1

A18-49: NBC 6.1/16, CBS 4.7/12, FOX 3.2/8, ABC 2.8/7, UNIV 1.0/3, TF 0.5/1, ION 0.3/1, TELE 0.2/1

Monday  A18-49 Analysis: ABC remained rock solid steady Monday by delivering a 4.1/11 among A18-49, according to final national ratings from Nielsen. At 8p, Dancing with the Stars shined in #1 at 4.3/11 while FOX’s House was #2 at 3.8/10 and CBS’ sitcoms How I Met Your Mother and Rules of Engagement averaged a third place showing at 3.5/9. ABC held onto its lead through 9p with more Dancing with the Stars at 5.2/13 and CBS moved up to second place with an average of 4.2/10 for comedies Two and a Half Men and the new Mike & Molly and in third was NBC’s The Event at 2.9/7. Then at 10p, CBS elbowed its way into the top spot with Hawaii Five-O at 3.6/10 with ABC’s Castle next at 2.8/8 and NBC’s Chase in third at 2.1/6.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Monday, September 27, 2010 time period averages. Source: NTI Galaxy, as dated. Live+SD.

ABC: 11.5/18       Dancing with the Stars 13.5/20, Castle 7.2/12

CBS: 7.0/11          How I Met Your Mother 5.3/8, Rules of Engagement 5.0/7, Two and a Half Men 8.5/13, Mike & Molly 6.9/10, Hawaii Five-O 8.1/13

FOX: 4.2/6           House 6.1/9, Lone Star 2.1/3

NBC: 4.2/6           Chuck 3.2/5, The Event 5.4/8, Chase 3.9/6

UNIV: 2.3/4         Hasta que el Dinero Nos Separe 2.3/3, Soy Tu Duena 2.7/4, Cristina 1.7/3

CW: 1.3/2           90210 1.3/2, Gossip Girl 1.3/2

ION: 0.8/1          Without a Trace 0.7/1, Criminal Minds 0.7/1, Criminal Minds 1.0/2

TF: 0.5/1            Cine de Las Estrellas Mon [r] 0.4/1, Rosario Tijeras 0.7/1

TELE: 0.5/1         El Clon 0.6/1, El Fantasma de Elena 0.4/1, Alguien Te Mira 0.4/1

A18-49: ABC 4.1/11, CBS 3.8/10, FOX 2.5/6, NBC 2.3/6, UNIV 1.8/5, CW 1.0/3, TF 0.4/1, TELE 0.4/1, ION 0.3/1


Discovery Networks International (DNI) established a new production division designed to develop content for TLC International, DNI’s new entertainment/lifestyle network targeting W25-49. Luis Silberwasser as SVP/International Head of Content, DNI was tapped to oversee the new production and development unit. Darcy Tomlin, VP/Programming, DNI will manage the daily operations for TLC International based at Discovery’s Silver Spring headquarters. Furthermore, Jon Sechrist joins to supervise the production and development of lifestyle programming across all international markets while based in New York. Jon was previously Executive Producer for TLC’s show Cake Boss. Additionally, London-based Sarah Thornton will become Head/Development and Production for TLC across Europe, Middle East and Africa.

Arian Sultan Rothman was upped to VP/Business and Legal Affairs, East Coast at Comedy Central. Arian will continue to be the primary business and legal affairs executive on most productions emanating from the East Coast and tent pole events. Arian has been with the network since 2006 and is based in New York, reporting to Melissa Bear, SVP/Business and Legal Affairs, East Coast.

Peter Killeen and Robin Hommel were both named as Co-Executive Producers for the syndicated series The Nate Berkus Show from Harpo Studios and Sony Pictures Television. Robin received a promotion to this new position up from Senior Supervising Producer while Peter was hired and most recently served as Senior Supervising Producer on The Martha Stewart Show.

LogicLab Inc. added Vicki Mendelson as VP/Advertiser Sales where she will create and implement business development goals in addition to increasing the LogicLab brand. Before this appointment, Vicki worked as EVP/Managing Director at Optimedia International, a subsidiary of Publicis.

Asia TV USA Ltd., the exclusive television, entertainment and media distributor of South Asian network Zee TV and lifestyle network Veria in the US, named Ray Donahue as Manager/International Program Sales. Ray will be based at the company’s New York office and will be charged with instigating international carriage deals, program sales and acquisitions in international as well as domestic markets.


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JOB OPENING:  SALES MGR, EDUCATIONAL DIGITAL AND MEDIA/PBS DISTRIBUTION/Arlington VA:, 5 yrs sales & account mgmt; mktg B2B products to K-12, college or library mkts; new business development; resumes to [email protected] (10/1)

JOB OPENING:  MGR AD-OPPS/WWE/Stamford, CT:  WWE Mng/trblshoot campaigns to ensure full delivery. Tech skills:(HTML,Flash,Web Dev/Design,JavaScrpt,video plyrs) imprtnt! 5+yrs exp.Competitive comp&great benefits. Apply: (10/1)

JOB OPENING:  MGR,COMM/MTV/LA:  4+yrs PR exp within a TV Network, covering reality based programming a plus! EOE/M/F/D/AAP. Apply (10/1)

JOB OPENING: SR BRDCAST DESIGNER/NY:  Resp for on air design projects w/in the Mktg dept of USA Conceptualize, design, dvlp, execute & animate projs such as ID’s, show opens, animated banners & trailers Req#1232656 (9/30)

JOB OPENING: CNBC- MGR STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS/NJ: Cultivate/shape alliances incl. concept, deal structure &financials. Maintain/mng relationships w/key partners & expand into new areas of opp. Req# 1256058 (9/30)

JOB OPENING:  AD SALES EXEC/NYC-Midtown & Encino, LA office:  2yrs + television sales experience. 5 yrs+ advertising industry exp. DRTV Sales pref’d, Per Inquiry a plus. Send resume/salary requirements to [email protected] (9/30)

JOB OPENING:  PRODUCTION ATTY/NYC:  Temp Position Oct 2010  Feb 2011 ATTY post for LIVE syndicated show For preprod review, live on set work, clearance &  fair use transactional must send resume to [email protected] (9/30)

INTERNSHIPS – These positions are for credit only – nobody gets paid here. These ads are always posted for free , and students work for school credit only. For more information on the specs for posting an Internship ad, email Trish at [email protected].

SITUATION WANTED ADS, POSTED BY THOSE LOOKING TO BE HIRED …  There is no charge for placing your Situation Wanted ad … for more information contact Trish Pihonak at [email protected]

SITUATION WANTED:  DOCUMETARY. PRODUCER, DIRECTOR, WRITER in L.A. Five prime time Emmys. Credits: National Geo, PBS, Discovery, History CH, TLC and MSNBC. Contact email: [email protected] (10/6)

SITUATION WANTED:  LINE PRODUCER/UPM with over 50 film & TV credits can schedule, budget and / or supervise your production. Please contact Hank Grover [email protected] 818-469-8569 (10/6)

SITUATION WANTED:    BUDGET-FRIENDLY TV WRITER/PRODUCER  Funny and fast writer for multi-platforms, set savvy, talented celebrity interviewer and great visual memory in post. [email protected] (10/6)

SITUATION WANTED: CELEBRITY EVENTS ASSISTANT: Love celebrity news/pop cult/ent. Avail for coordination/staffing of special events, gift bag compilation, VIP outreach. Past exp w/ABC’s “The View” Talent Dept. skerlee (at) hotmail (dot) com (10/5)

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] (10/5)

SITUATION WANTED: SR SCRIPT EDITOR /w tons of broadcast exp. David/416-6514229/[email protected] (10/5)

SITUATION WANTED: NEED A BUDGET DONE?? LINE PROD/EIC – 10+ yrs. exp- budgets done in all formats. Accurate budgets, Reasonable rates, fast turn around Email: [email protected] (10/5)

SITUATION WANTED: POWERHOUSE SALES in MEDIA, TV & FILM/NY: 7+ years of Domestic and International in FILM & TV SALES very successful at MIPCOM, MIPTV an “outside the box” approach generating new clients, email [email protected] (10/5)

SITUATION WANTED: FILM IN DETROIT?! Been there? I hv. What’s drearier? Crewing up in Detroit. Juggalo PAs. I.C.P. light guys. Drs. & cops on-set. Yuck! S.T.D.- Stop The Detroitization (of NY)! I’m the PA who can [email protected] (10/2)

SITUATION WANTED: ONLINE ACCOUNT EXEC/NY: 5yrs digital Media exp/goal oriented, customer service driven/top agency list/exp. with display, video, sponsorships, newsletter, integrated custom content. Contact: [email protected] (10/1)

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] (9/30)

SITUATION WANTED:  EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT/COORDINATOR: 2 years experience, full time job in NYC in the television industry. Degree in International Business, very enthusiastic and hard working, email [email protected] (9/30)

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, Better With You, Modern Family, Cougar Town, The Whole Truth
AZTECA: Laura de Todos, Al Extremo, La Loba
CBS:  Survivor Nicaragua, Criminal Minds, The Defenders
CW:   America’s Next Top Model, Hellcats
FOX:  Hell’s Kitchen
ION:  Without A Trace, Without A Trace, Criminal Minds
NBC:  Undercovers, L&O: SVU; L&O: LA [p ]
PBS:  Baseball:  The Tenth Inning
TELE: El Clon, El Fantasma de Elena, Alguien Te Mira
UNIV:  Hasta que el Dinero Nos Separe, Soy Tu Duena, Don Francisco Presenta

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