Wednesday, September 7th, 2011



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Good morning. It’s Wednesday, September 7, 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:
Animal Planet: Animal Cops: Houston at 8p; SAVED at 9p
Showtime: Inside the NFL at 9p
Syfy: Paranormal Witness at 10p
FUEL TV: Master Debaters With Jay Mohr at 1030p

Tonight’s Finale:
FX: Rescue Me (series finale) at 10p


Eddie Murphy was chosen as the next host of the 84th Academy Awards when the event is televised live on ABC February 26, 2012.  This is Murphy’s first turn as host of the Oscars.  In 2006, he was nominated for an Oscar for his supporting role in Dreamgirls. 

Long-time talk show host Regis Philbin’s last day as co-host of Live! With Regis and Kelly will be November 18.  Philbin revealed his departure date on the program yesterday morning.  Since Philbin announced his imminent exit last January, all year Live! has recounted memorable moments of Philbin’s 28 years on the show. 

ABC is giving over all of primetime to Bachelor Pad next Monday for a three-hour finale episode starting at 8p.  This second season of Bachelor Pad has averaged 6.8 million total viewers each week.  Also during the final episode, ABC will introduce Ben Flajnik as the next new star of its reality series The Bachelor which premieres in January 2012.  Flajnik appeared in the most recent season of The Bachelorette though his marriage proposal to Ashley Herbert was rejected in the finale episode.  Chris Harrison hosts all three reality series which are produced by Next Entertainment in association with Warner Horizon Television.

Crime-fighting show America’s Most Wanted is being reinstated on Lifetime for its 25th season later this year.  John Walsh continues as the show’s host and executive producer when the show returns on Lifetime with new episodes.  Last May, FOX announced it was canceling the long-running show from its fixture spot on Saturday nights though would air four two-hour quarterly specials starting this fall produced by Twentieth Century Fox. 

This fall, CMT introduces four new series and two returning series:

  • Top Secret Recipe is a new one-hour series with eight episodes hosted by food hacker Todd Wilbur who investigates an iconic American recipe and tries to recreate it better than the original.  Produced by 51 Minds Entertainment.  Premieres October 7 at 9p.
  • Trick My What? from the producers of Trick My Truck is a new one-hour, nine-episode series hosted by John Schneider that gives blue-collar workers the chance to trick out anything with an engine from shrimp boats to logging skidders.  Produced by Varuna Entertainment.  Premieres October 7 at 10p.
  • Bayou Billionaires premieres this winter and highlights the Dowden family of Shreveport, LA who discovered their home was sitting on the fourth largest deposit of natural gas in the US.  After striking it rich, the Dowdens are ready to experience the finer things and experiences lots of money can buy.  The 10-episode half-hour series is from Magilla Entertainment.
  • Summer Rental also premieres this winter about a Southern family that takes on a “fish out of water” experience by visiting a fancy beach rental in the Hamptons for the summer.  The 10-episode one-hour series is from Pink Sneakers.
  • Sweet Home Alabama 2 debuts a second season October 20 at 9p.  Glassman Media produces.
  • Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Making the Team 6 opens a new season October 20 at 10p.  Triage Entertainment produces.

CMT additionally brings back another installment of CMT Crossroads: Sting and Vince Gill this November and Invitation Only: Trace Adkins premieres September 25 at 11p and other new episodes featuring Martina McBride and Blake Shelton debut this fall.

Later this month, TV One debuts new series Will To Live showcasing real stories of people who have faced life-threatening and life-changing situations told in first person.  Each episode features interviews with the survivors as well as dramatic recreations.  The series, with seven half-hour episodes and three one-hour eps, opens September 18 at 8p with two episodes airing back-to-back. Will To Live airs on Sunday nights throughout this fall at 8p with encores at 11p. 

Monday’s sixth season finale of Keeping Up with the Kardashians on E! at 10p averaged more than 3.3 million total viewers as well as posting a 3.93 rating with W18-34 and 1.1 million viewers in the demo. 

Program Call:  Cynopsis Media will be producing our annual MIPCOM Shopping Guide sent to all Cynopsis and Cynopsis Kids subscribers on Thursday, September 29, the week before MIPCOM 2011 in Cannes. If you’re exhibiting programming at MIPCOM or MIP Jr. this year, 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-read special edition, please send your submission to Lisa Ball at: [email protected] no later than Friday, September 23, 2011. A confirmation email will be sent following each submission from Lisa (if you don’t receive a confirmation email, please resubmit).


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Mira Quien Baila Season 2 premieres Sunday Sept. 11th at 8p.m. ET/PT

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Source: The Nielsen Company, NPM-H Oct 2010 and May 2011, Npower R&F Report, Mon-Sat 8pm-11pm, Sun 7pm-11pm. Original airings, Live+7.


Me-TV racks up more major markets to its affiliate roster taking its clearance level to 60% of the US.  Me-TV’s new affiliates include Hubbard Broadcasting’s KSTP/ABC in Minneapolis/St. Paul; Journal Communications’ WSYM/FOX in Lansing and WGBA/NBC in Green Bay; Midwest Broadcasting’s KFMB/CBS in San Diego; Landmark Television’s KLAS/CBS in Las Vegas; Roberts Broadcasting’s WRBU/MyNetwork in St. Louis; and Southwest Media’s KCSG/Me-TV in Salt Lake City.  Me-TV, memorable entertainment television is owned and operated by Weigel Broadcasting Co. and is distributed by MGM Television. 

SevenOne International, based outside Munich acquired the distribution rights to the docu-reality series Louie Spence Dance Project with six one-hour episodes.  The series, produced by Kinetic Content will premiere on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network in early 2012 and follows world-famous choreographer and dance instructor Louie Spence as he transforms the Broadway Dance Studio in New York. 

US multi-platform independent network Ovation, dedicated to arts culture, made several recent licensing deals:

  • One with BBC for seven documentaries and performances films including the US premiere rights to Princess Diana: Her Life in Jewels and the docu-drama Van Gogh: Painted with Words. Other BBC titles include the miniseries Aristocrats, Diana’s Dresses, How to Be a Prince, Royal London and Van Dyck: Undressed. 
  • From Digital Rights Group, Ovation picked up the rights to The Queen’s Sister and Wallis and Edward.
  • Ovation picked up a two-week event titled American Revolutionaries from Eagle Rock Entertainment focused on American artists who have made a cultural impact with 19 titles in total.
  • From Electric Sky, the US premiere rights for the latest performance of The Nutcracker by the Royal Opera House. 
  • ITV Global Entertainment made a deal with Ovation for Matthew Bourne’s Nutcracker and the US premiere rights to William and Kate: A Modern Royal Romance and US basic cable rights to Bertie and Elizabeth.

As of yesterday, Sundance Channel Global launched a new hi-def VOD service on Poland’s UPC Polska.

Premium gay television network, here! TV is partnering with Bright House Networks to launch in Central Florida covering the Tampa, Orlando and surrounding markets.  As of today, Bright House Networks customers can receive here! TV’s linear and SVOD services for an $8 monthly fee with programming including original series, films, documentaries and specials as well as a library containing LGBT film titles. 

Sewee Entertainment’s Andrew Young Presents was renewed for a fifth season next year in more than 80% of the US.  Stations renewing the series include Fox O&Os: WNYW-WWOR/New York, WFLD-WPWR/Chicago, WTXF/Philadelphia and other affiliates including WSB/Atlanta, KSTP/Minneapolis, WEWS/Cleveland, WFTV/Orlando, WSOC/Charlotte and WTVF/Nashville among others.  Andrew Young Presents also airs globally in more than 175 countries through the American Forces TV Network. 


Music group Wilson Phillips will be highlighted in a new reality series for TV Guide Network.  The Wilson Phillips show project will offer an intimate look at sisters Carnie Wilson and Wendy Wilson and their best friend Chynna Phillips as they make a music comeback following their surprise cameo appearance in the movie Bridesmaids.  Additionally, Chynna is one of the recently-announced celebrities in the next season of ABC’s Dancing with the Stars while Carnie is presently a judge on ABC’s singing competition series Karaoke Battle USA.  A pilot episode featuring the threesome will debut later this year on TV Guide Network.  RelativityREAL is behind the project with Jay Blumenfield and Tony Marsh serving as executive producers. 

REELZCHANNEL announced development on its first original reality television series titled The Z Team.  Produced by ZOO Productions, The Z Team stars Lorenzo Lamas, Rudy Reyes, Tommy “Tiny” Lister and Torrie Wilson as a team hired by law enforcement agencies and concerned citizens across the country to confront real life and death situations on the streets of  American cities.  The team members, led by Lamas, have experience fighting bad guys in movies and now they have the chance to fight real life drug dealers, the mob and more.

Patrick Sean Smith, creator/executive producer on ABC Family’s Greek is developing a teen pilot for FOX, per TVLine.  The one-hour drama and adventure series with a working title of Wanderlust is about a group of teen international travelers. Imagine TV is producing the series for 20th Century Fox. 

Jay Mohr (Gary Unmarried) landed a major recurring role on ABC’s upcoming sitcom Suburgatory.  Mohr will play Steve Royce, the often absent husband of kept housewife, Dallas (Cheryl Hines).

HISTORY’s upcoming miniseries The Hatfields and McCoys added Lindsay Pulsipher (HBO’s True Blood) to the cast list, playing Roseanna McCoy, the beautiful daughter of Randall (Bill Paxton) and Sally McCoy (Mare Winningham).  Roseanna enters into a forbidden romance with Johnse Hatfield that divides the feuding families even further.  Kevin Costner also stars as “Devil” Anse Hatfield; Tom Berenger and Powers Boothe also will play members of the two families. The miniseries begins production this month in Romania.

When ABC’s soap One Life to Live ends its long run in January, several of its stars have agreed to continue their roles online under Prospect Park, the media and production company that acquired the soap along with fellow ABC soap All My Children in an exclusive multi-year production deal to continue both programs beyond their ABC finale dates.  OLTL actors continuing their roles online include Erika Slezak (Victoria Lord), Ted King (Tomas Delgado), Michael Easton (John McBain) and Kassie DePaiva (Blair Cramer).  Prospect Park is involved with closing a deal for the actors with the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists which will allow Prospect Park to sell a second window of OLTL to a cable network.  So far, none of the actors on All My Children, including Susan Lucci have signed on with Prospect Park.  All My Children’s finale airs September 23 on ABC.

Previous William Morris Endeavor (WME) board member John Fogelman is opening a hybrid entertainment, media business development and consulting company called FactoryMade Ventures.  J.J. Abrams, currently a client of Fogelman’s is joining the company as its principal investor.  FactoryMade Ventures will team with top creative talent and companies to develop and deliver content across multi-platforms globally.  Early projects include various formats of original short-form programming, creating interactive viewing and gaming experiences, incubating projects for digital and mobile platforms in addition to launching cable and network television domestically and in emerging markets such as Brazil, Peru and Colombia.  To date at launch, the new company counts global companies Telefonica, Hasbro, RTL Group and Intel as clients.


Friday A18-49 Analysis:  Univision opened the long holiday weekend as a winner Friday with a 1.9/6 among A18-49, according to final national ratings from Nielsen.   At 8p, Univision’s Teresa attracted more viewers by delivering a 1.6/6 while CBS’ 48 Hours Mystery and FOX’s Kitchen Nightmares repeat tied for second place at 1.0/4 apiece.  Univision continued with its winning streak through 9p with Pequenos Gigantes at 2.0/7 with NBC’s Dateline next at 1.1/4.  Univision polished off the final win of the night with the second half of Pequenos Gigantes at 1.8/6 and NBC’s Dateline stayed put at #2 with a 1.3/4.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Friday, September 2, 2011  time period averages.  Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated. Live+SD.

CBS: 3.5/6           48 Hours Mystery 3.6/7, CSI: NY [r] 3.2/6, Blue Bloods [r] 3.6/7


NBC: 2.5/5             Friends With Benefits 1.4/3, Friends With Benefits 1.1/2, Dateline 3.1/6

ABC: 2.4/4            Shark Tank [r] 2.3/4, Karaoke Battle USA 2.0/4, 20/20 2.9/5

UNIV: 2.2/4          Teresa 2.0/4, Pequenos Gigantes 2.2/4

FOX: 1.3/2             Kitchen Nightmares [r] 1.6/3, Fringe [r] 1.0/2

CW: 0.6/1             Nikita [r] 0.7/1, Supernatural [r] 0.5/1

ION: 0.5/1            Without a Trace 0.5/1, Criminal Minds 0.4/1, Criminal Minds 0.5/1

TELE: 0.5/1          Mi Corazon Insiste 0.4/1, Flor Salvaje 0.5/1, La Casa de Al Lado 0.6/1

TF: 0.2/0              Dona Bella 0.2/0, Ultimo Matrimonio 0.2/0, Reto de Mujer 0.2/0

A18-49:  UNIV 1.9/6, NBC 1.0/3, CBS 0.9/3, ABC 0.8/3, FOX 0.8/3, TELE 0.4/1, CW 0.3/1, ION 0.2/1, TF 0.1/0




Chris Florio has joined Cynopsis Media as Sales Manager, reporting to Mike Farina and based in the Summit, NJ office.  Chris came to Cynopsis from Framepool in NYC where he was the Sales Manager.  Also working on behalf of Cynopsis Media as a business development consultant is Denise O’Connor , formerly VP/Sales for NATPE.  Denise is based on the West Coast.

Crown Media Family Networks (CMFN), a unit of Crown Media Holdings Inc. and home of Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movie Channel, tapped Alexandra Smith and Ayn Prince as Directors/Programming for Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movie Channel respectively.  Alexandra specifically will manage the daily scheduling of original movies and series in addition to overseeing the scheduling database (SIMS) among other duties for her network. At Hallmark Movie Channel, Ayn will manage the monthly program schedules and highlights for the network and will work closely with Alexandra to maximize program inventory among other duties. Both Alexandra and Ayn are based in Studio City, CA and report to Darren Melameth, VP/Programming, Planning and Scheduling. 

Armand Leo joins Entertainment One (eOne) as VP/Production Affairs where he will manage the company’s roster of scripted and non-scripted television projects including miniseries and TV movies from development through delivery.  Armand reports to Margaret O’Brien, COO, Entertainment One Television.  Furthermore, eOne named Joss Duffield as Head/International Sales, Entertainment One Family.  Joss will be the lead for the international distribution efforts on behalf of eOne’s portfolio of children’s programming.  Based in London, Joss reports to Olivier Dumont, Managing Director, Entertainment One Family. 

Effective immediately, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. (MSLO) hired Geoffrey A. Darby as GM for MSLO’s Television segment in charge of the company’s production and television operations.  Geoffrey reports to Lisa Gersh, MSLO President/COO.  In addition, Michael Morrison was tagged as Executive Producer of The Martha Stewart Show ready to premiere its seventh season on Hallmark Channel September 26.  Michael reports to Geoffrey Darby. 

Jim Loughran appointed as SVP/Digital Sales with NCC Media.  In his new position, Jim will be in charge of sales for the company’s digital advertising platforms.  Jim began his new position yesterday.

Mark Mooney joins The Weather Channel Companies (TWCC) as VP/Regional Manager, Cable Ad Sales responsible for overseeing and implementing advertising and business opportunities for The Weather Channel, and TWCC mobile including tablets for the New York region.  Mark will head and develop a team of account managers within the region and will be based in New York.  Mark reports to Chris Raleigh, SVP/Cable and Cross Platform Sales, TWCC.  Most recently, Mark was an AE for CNN Networks.

MGM, effective immediately, employed Doug Finberg as EVP/Marketing to head all marketing activities for the studio.   Doug’s scope will also include all publicity efforts.  He reports to Gary Barber and Roger Birnbaum, Co-Chairman/CEOs, MGM. 

Diana Marseille received a promotion from Spike TV to become VP/Media Planning.  Diana will supervise the planning for all on-air promotion in addition to creating programming events and media plans.  She reports to Kevin Kay.

NBCUniversal named Jamie French to the newly-minted role as VP/Communications for The Style Network.  On behalf of the network, Jamie will manage all corporate messaging and media outreach for the consumer, trade and business sectors in addition to serving as primary spokesperson and as a member of the senior management team will offer insight into the overall direction of Style.  Jamie will report dually to Salaam Coleman Smith, President, The Style Network and to Cameron Blanchard, EVP/Communications, NBCUniversal Entertainment & Digital Networks and Integrated Media.

Former Director/Development at Embassy Row Factual, Ari Mark was hired by AMC as Director/Unscripted Original Programming.

Tribune Broadcasting appointed Bob Cook as a Strategic Advisor where he will work with and integrate into the company’s management team in various areas including sales strategies, developing and distributing original programming and overall spurring the company’s business growth.  Bob will report to Nils Larsen, CEO/President. 

This day in History:  2008 – The US Government takes control of the two largest mortgage financing companies in the US, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

Answer to Yesterday’s Trivia Question:   For what company did the receptionist always answered the phone in rhymes?  Blue Moon Detective Agency from Moonlighting, the receptionist’s name was Agnes DiPesto. Kudos to: Jim Ryan-A + E/NYC; Blair Thill-Syfy/NYC; Andrew Goldman-HBO/New York; Felicity Clive-Screen Australia/Sydney Australia; Jemma Yates-Turner Broadcasting/London; Sheldon A., AB, Canada; Anne Vega-NYC; Sally Zikas-Weigel Broadcasting/Chicago; Jaime Horowitz-Grant Stations/Huntsville Alabama; Cynthia New-Charter Media/Cape Girardeau, MO; Dory Melman Petsrillo-Petry Media Corp/Dallas; Dan Matson-20th Television/Los Angeles; Doug Crouthers-Media Stream Direct, Sherman Oaks; Dan Haberer-Creo Entertainment, Playa del Rey, CA; Betsy Samuel-OpenTV/Golden, CO.

Today’s Trivia Question:  Who knitted most of Mr. Rogers Cardigan sweaters?  (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.)

Later — Cyn

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SITUATION WANTED: Business Development (L.A./Phoenix) CPG/media. 15 yrs exp. global sales & marketing (retail/media), content dev., licensing and acquisitions. Strong negotiator. Exp. w/Disney, Warner, NFL. [email protected] (9/8)

SITUATION WANTED: Stand In for Kids, SAG/AFTRA, Height 4’7, Weight 95 lbs, Blonde, Blue Eyes, [email protected], or 818 200 7431 (9/8)

SITUATION WANTED: Jeanne Intile Burns, VOICE-OVER ARTIST, Cell: 845-721-9681 Websites: , : Specializes in unique character voices for various animated productions (9/8)

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ABC: The Middle [r], The Middle [r], Modern Family [r], Modern Family [r], Primetime Nightline: My (Extra) Ordinary Family
AZTECA: Cosas de la Vida, Al Extremo, Extra Normal
CBS: Big Brother 13, Criminal Minds [r], CSI [r]
CW: America’s Next Top Model [r], America’s Next Top Model [r]
FOX: Buried Treasure, Buried Treasure [r]
ION: Without A Trace, Without A Trace, Criminal Minds
NBC: Minute to Win it, America’s Got Talent, Law & Order: SVU
PBS: Nature [r], Nova [r], Frontline
TELE: Mi Corazon Insiste, Flor Salvaje, La Casa de al Lado
UNIV: Teresa, La Fuerza del Destino, Rosa de Guadalupe



SPECIAL PROGRAM LISTINGS FOR 9/11 ANNIVERSARY — Specials Listed Below Will Air Between September 7-11. 

September 7:
Animal PlanetSAVED (sneak preview of series) with stories of 9/11 families whose pets helped them through the tragedy at 9p

CNBCAmerican Greed: 9/11 Fraud at 9p, 10p, 12a & 1a

PBSPBS NewsHour presents Preventing terrorist attacks in the US; NOVA presents Engineering Ground Zero at 9p; Frontline presents Faith and Doubt at Ground Zero at 10p (check local listings)

CNNDr. Sanjay Gupta Reports: Terror in the Dust at 11p

September 8:
PBSPBS NewsHour presents Creating safer skies and airports (check local listings)

CNNBeyond Bravery: The Women of 9/11 at 11p

September 9:
CBSThe Early Show broadcasting live from Ground Zero at 7a; Scott Pelley will anchor CBS Evening News from Ground Zero at 630p

NBCToday‘s Matt Lauer will be live from Ground Zero in a split show with Ann Curry live in Studio 1A; Brian Williams will anchor NBC Nightly News from Ground Zero at 630p; Dateline two-hour special with Tom Brokaw at 9p

Univision – Live coverage from Ground Zero; Despierta America with co-anchor Raul Gonzalez will host live; Noticiero Univision at 630p

REELZCHANNEL9/11 – Ten Years Later at 4p

PBSPBS NewsHour presents How has Egypt changed since 9/11? (check local listings)

HISTORY9/11: The Days After (commercial free) at 9p

FOX News ChannelFOX News Reporting: 9/11: Timeline of Terror at 10p

CNNBeyond 9/11: Portraits of Resilience at 11p

September 10:
CBSThe Early Show on Saturday broadcasting live from Ground Zero (check local listings); CBS Evening News broadcasting live from Ground Zero at 630p

UnivisionNoticiero Univision weekend edition with anchor Edna Schmidt live from Ground Zero

REELZCHANNEL9/11 – Ten Years Later (encores) at 930a, 7p, 10p & 1a

MSNBCOn Native Soil at 3p

NBC – Lester Holt will anchor a special edition of NBC Nightly News from Ground Zero at 630p

CNNBeyond 9/11: Portraits of Resilience at 8p & 11p; Dr. Sanjay Gupta Reports: Terror in the Dust at 9p

TLCFlight 175: As the World Watched at 8p & 11p; 9/11: Heroes of the 88th floor at 9p

CNBCThe Suze Orman Show discusses money lessons from 9/11 at 9p

FOX News ChannelFOX News Reporting: 9/11: Timeline of Terror at 9p

HISTORYVoices From Inside the Towers (commercial free) at 9p

SHOWTIMEThe Love We Make at 9p

A&E NetworkPortraits from Ground Zero at 10p

BIO ChannelBeyond: Messages from 9/11 at 10p

September 11:
FOX News ChannelFOX and Friends live from Ground Zero at 6a; America’s Newsroom at 9a; Happening Now at 11a; America Live, with Megyn Kelly at 1p; FOX News Reporting: 9/11: Timeline of Terror at 3p & 8p; Your World with Neil Cavuto live from Ground Zero at 4p; The Five at 5p; Special Report with Bret Baier at 6p; FOX Report with Shepard Smith live from Ground Zero at 7p; FOX News Reporting: Freedom Rising with Shepard Smith at 9p

ABC9/11: America Remembers Ten Years Later – A Special Edition of Good Morning America at 8a (three hours of live special coverage); Special Edition of 20/20Remembrance and Renewal: 10 Years After the 9/11 Attacks at 10p

CBS – Scott Pelley anchors a CBS News Special9/11: America Remembers live from Ground Zero at 8a; Face the Nation broadcasting live from Ground Zero; 60 Minutes (special 9/11 coverage) at 7p; 9/11: 10 Years Later at 8p

NBC – NBC News’ America Remembers from 8a to 11a; will be simulcast on MSNBC; Brian Williams anchors a special edition of NBC Nightly News from Ground Zero at 630p

NPR – Live special coverage from Ground Zero, the Pentagon and Shanksville, PA with nine hours of coverage from 8a to 5p hosted by Weekend Edition host Audie Cornish and Talk of the Nation host Neal Conan; Remembering September 11: Live Concert Webcast (Live at NPR Music and WQXR’s Q2) at 330p

Telemundo – Jose Diaz Balart broadcasts live from Ground Zero at 8a to 1p

HBOBeyond 9/11: Portraits of Resilience at 846a (HBO2 will air the documentary special at 7p)

HISTORY102 Minutes That Changed America at 846a (special will be simulcast across all A+E Networks domestically and internationally in 150 countries on HISTORY); The Making the 9/11 Memorial at 8p

Univision – Live coast-to-coast coverage from New York City across all time zones; Local coverage from WXTV Univision 41 at 7a; 9/11 – Diez Anos Despues (9/11 – 10 Years Later) at 8a; Al Punto (special edition) hosted live by Jorge Ramos from Ground Zero at 10a; Noticiero Univision broadcasting from Ground Zero at 630p & 1130p

REELZCHANNEL9/11 – Ten Years Later (encores) at 9a, 5p & 2a

PBSObjects and Memory (encore) at 4p; Frontline presents Faith and Doubt at Ground Zero (encore) at 5p; NOVA presents Engineering Ground Zero at 7p; PBS NewsHour presents America Remembers – 9/11 at 8p; Great Performances presents The New York Philharmonic 10th Anniversary Concert for 9/11 at 9p; Frontline presents The Man Who Knew (encore) at 1030p; Frontline presents Top Secret America at 1130p (check local listings)

VH1The Concert for New York City: Ten Years Later (commercial free over six hours) from 4p to 10p

SCIENCE – Encores Discovery Channel’s Rising: Rebuilding Ground Zero at 5p

CNNFootnotes of 9/11 at 8p; Beyond Bravery: The Women of 9/11 at 9p

Military ChannelPentagon Under Fire at 8p; 9/11: After the Towers Fell at 9p; 9/11: The Towers and the Pentagon at 10p

MSNBC9/11: In Our Own Words at 8p; On Native Soil at 9p

Turner Classic Movies (TCM) – Four films selected by two 9/11 first-responders: Casablanca at 8p; Mister Roberts at 10p; All the Young Men at 1215a; Red River at 2a

OWN: Oprah Winfrey NetworkTwins of the Twin Towers at 9p; From the Ground Up at 1015p

SHOWTIMERebirth at 9p

USA NetworkThe Space Between at 9p; Twin Towers at 1021p

*Broadcast times are subject to change; please check current listings to verify air times.

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