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Good morning. It’s Thursday October 22, 2015, and this is your first early morning briefing.
Bravo: Inside the Actors Studio at 8p
Food: Chopped: Impossible at 8p, Restaurant Impossible at 9p
History: Great Wild North at 10p
truTV: Billy on the Street at 10:30p
Weather: So You Think You’d Survive? At 10p
CMT: Gainesville: Friends Are Family at 10p
Cooking: Carnival Eats at 10p
truTV: Impractical Jokers at 10p
WE tv: L.A. Hair at 10p
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IN THE NEWS
CNBC announced the names of the candidates who made the cut for the two-hour Republican candidate debate on Wednesday, October 28 at 8p. In: Donald Trump, Ben Carson, Marco Rubio, Jeb Bush, Carly Fiorina, Ted Cruz, Mike Huckabee, Chris Christi, John Kasich and Rand Paul. Not ready for primetime, apparently, are Rick Santorum, Bobby Jindal, George Pataki and Lindsey Graham, who spar at 6p. Overseeing matters will be CNBC hosts Carl Quintanilla and Becky Quick and chief Washington correspondent John Harwood.
TiVo Research is giving it away. “Congratulations to Rentrak and comScore on their recent merger,” said TiVo in the big announcement. “To celebrate we’ve decided to give our ratings data away for free starting in Q1 of 2016.” TiVo is promising “anonymized individual household-level viewing data from more than two million homes, directly matched to online exposure and purchase data.”
Nielsen CEO Mitch Barns also had something to say about the Rentrak/comScore merger. “We love our competitive position,” said Barns during an investor call on Wednesday. “The market needs total audience measurement. That’s the loud and clear call from the marketplace, so that’s exactly what we’ve been focused on.” As for the rollout of Nielsen’s Digital Content Ratings, Barns said, the initial release “has gone smoothly and we’re pleased with the feedback we’ve received.”
Which digital basic networks might make cable subscribers think twice about cutting the cord? According to a new 2015 Beta Research study, among subscribers who said they were “extremely” or “very interested” in dropping cable TV, 48 percent rated FX Movie Channel as “important to the enjoyment of cable,” followed by 45 percent for BBC America, BBC World News, Discovery Family Channel and Disney XD, and 44 percent for Cooking Channel and ID. When it came to viewer favorites, “As in other Beta Studies, top ranked networks on average viewer value included sports networks (e.g SEC Network and NFL Network),networks with smaller niche audiences (e.g. Fusion, AXS TV, American Heroes Channel) and children’s/family networks (e.g Sprout, Disney XD, INSP),” Andrew Klein, president, cable TV division, tells Cynopsis.
Bob Beckel, fired by Fox News in June, will resurface on CNN as a political commentator. The liberal pundit, who was let go over “personal issues,” has appeared several times on CNN since his ouster.
It’s official: Chris Rock will host the 88th Academy Awards. The Saturday Night Live vet, who most recently directed the comedy special Amy Schumer: Live at the Apollo, also hosted the 2005 telecast. Ceremony airs Sunday, February 28 on ABC.
ESPN will lay off about 300 staffers this week, or 4 percent of its workforce, said network president John Skipper. In a memo, Skipper characterized the cuts as part of a plan to “reimagine our future, to embrace change and make the right choices for our business,” noting ongoing initiatives include integrating emerging technology in the business, enhancing marketing efforts with new tech tools and integrating distribution efforts.
HBO CEO Richard Pepler called Comcast, Charter and AT&T to task for not supporting subscription streaming service HBO Now. At a WSJD event on Tuesday, Pepler asked, “Why wouldn’t you want to take a product like HBO…and make it a part of your package and share the revenue with us?” Addressing concerns that HBO Now would cannibalize the pay-TV business, Pepler pointed out that less than 1 percent of HBO Now’s customers came from pay-TV.
Fusion and The Root, the news site for African-American influencers, are partnering to develop programming for the cable net. “We see this as a tremendous opportunity for Fusion to provide The Root, a brand known for creating gripping digital content, with a platform to reach a new audience on TV,” said Fusion CEO Isaac Lee. “Bringing their editorial voice to our viewers underscores the importance of serving audiences with content that reflects the interests and passions of a young, multicultural generation.” The Root reaches an average 5 million unique users per month.
Hallmark Channel will be the first media partner for animal welfare organization Best Friends Animal Society, part of a campaign to stop the killing of cats and dogs in shelters and inspire people to adopt. The partnership is part of Hallmark Channel’s Pet Project, a cross-platform advocacy initiative that will include on-air elements, PSAs, print ads and grassroots efforts.
Social media platforms will grab 5 percent of TV marketing budgets in 2016, according to a report from The Diffusion Group, and that number will keep increasing until 2020. Facebook is expected to be the big kahuna, attracting the most network dollars to promote programming.
Fox Television Group Chairmen and CEOs Gary Newman and Dana Walden will receive the National Champion for Children Award at the 24th annual dinner for The Alliance for Children’s Rights on Thursday, March 10 at the Beverly Hilton. The organization is dedicated to protecting the rights of abused and neglected children and foster youth.
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PRODUCTION & DEVELOPMENT
NBC bought drama Casino, from UnbeliEVAble Entertainment. Project is written by Carlos Portugal (East Los High), who will exec produce with Eva Longoria and Ben Spector.
Also at NBC, with a script plus penalty commitment: a small screen adaptation of the 1999 movie Cruel Intentions, from the film’s writer/director Roger Kumble and producer Neal H. Moritz, and Lindsey Rosin and Jordan Ross (The Unauthorized Musical Parody of Cruel Intentions). Sony Pictures Television is producing with Original Film and AMBI.
Fox gave a put pilot commitment to time travel comedy In Time (on Back to the Future day!), from Phil Lord and Christopher Miller (Last Man on Earth). Studio is 20th Century Fox Television. The net also put in development legal drama Incrimination, from Mistresses exec producer Rita Mimoun and writer/producer Justin Lo, at ABC Studios.
Producer-writer-directors Edward Zwick and Marshall Herskovitz (Thirtysomething, My So-Called Life) inked a first-look, multi-year deal with Lionsgate to create and produce scripted programming. “Ed Zwick and Marshall Herskovitz are inspired filmmakers whose groundbreaking work revolutionized television drama,” said Lionsgate Television Group chairman Kevin Beggs. “They are brilliant storytellers with a track record of creating compelling and memorable scripted shows, and we’re excited about exploring new creative opportunities together as we continue to expand our Lionsgate TV brand across multiple platforms.”
Ballerina Misty Copeland and writer Tracy Oliver have a dance drama set at Fox, via 20th Century Fox Television. The two will exec produce with Principato Young’s Brian Dobbins, Peter Principato and Paul Young.
Hulu picked up Casual for a 13-episode sophomore season. The Lionsgate Television dysfunctional family comedy premiered October 7.
Mythbusters will be back for its final season on Discovery Saturday, January 9. The science series premiered in 2003. Fans will still be able to catch hosts Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman on Discovery sister net Science, which will house the Mythbusters library as well as run a Holiday Mega Marathon from Wednesday, December 23 at midnight until Sunday, January 3 at 8p, airing every episode in chronological order.
On the heels of word that a revival of Gilmore Girls is in the works at Netflix, Up announced plans for an all-day Stars Hollow marathon Sunday, October 25 starting at 10a, including pop-ups with GG trivia. Up, which recently acquired the cult fave 2000-2007 drama, airs back-to-back eps of the show Monday-Friday.
In addition to whetting audience appetites with an Evil Dead movie marathon on Friday, October 30 starting at 8p, Starz is offering a scene preview from new series Ash vs Evil Dead one week ahead of the sequel’s Saturday, October 31 premiere. The scene will be available beginning October 24 through select cable, satellite and Telco affiliates in the United States, as well as online through select websites including Starz.com, STARZ ON DEMAND and the free STARZ PLAY app. A multi-platform sampling of the first episode in its entirety will be available Monday, November 2 at 12:01a.
Univision’s Pasion y Poder (Passion and Power), launching Tuesday, November 3 at 9p, features telenovela superstar Fernando Colunga as a villain, fighting telenovela mainstay Jorge Salinas for (of course) the love of a beautiful woman.
A new season of TLC’s 7 Little Johnstons launches Tuesday, November 10 at 10p. The reality show from LMNO Cable Group follows the lives of a family of Achondroplasia dwarfs.
Apparent victims of demonic activity get help in The Demon Files, premiering on Destination America Sunday, November 1 at 10p.
One-hour special Hozier: The Church Tapes includes a performance as well as interview footage of the Grammy nominee on Friday, November 6 at 10p on Smithsonian Channel.
PBS’s Live from Lincoln Center gets its ghoul on with Danny Elfman’s Music from the Films of Tim Burton, featuring a symphony orchestra and choir performing Elfman’s scores from Burton works including Batman, Beetlejuice and The Nightmare Before Christmas, Friday, October 30 at 9p (check local listings).
The Battle of the Nutcrackers returns to Ovation starting Saturday, November 28 at 12:30p with a 1993 performance featuring Macauley Culkin. The viewer favorite is revealed and repeated on Monday, December 21 at 11p.
TV One’s Allstate Gospel Superfest: A Holiday Special premieres Saturday, November 22 at 6p. Chart-toppers include Mary Mary, J MOSS, 21:03, Tasha Page-Lockhart, Lisa Page Brooks and Virtue, among others.
Call for Submissions: Cynopsis is producing its annual Holiday Programming Guide, which comes out on November 23 and will be sent to all Cynopsis subscribers. If your network has holiday-themed programming airing from November 23 through December 31, please send your listings to Lynn@Cynopsis.com and JanetDiLauro@gmail.com no later than Monday November 17 with the subject line: Holiday Guide. Please include the following information, listed by date: title of program, and the time each program will air on that date. A confirmation email will be sent following each submission (if you don’t receive a confirmation email, please resubmit).
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Rufus Sewell (The Man in the High Castle) has joined the cast of ITV’s Victoria. The eight-part drama stars Jenna Colman (Doctor Who) as the queen.
Vincent D’Onofrio (Law & Order; Criminal Intent) has been cast as the Wizard of Oz in upcoming NBC 10-episode drama Emerald City. Adria Arjona (True Detective) plays Dorothy.
Updates about programmatic TV buying is coming fast and furious. Get your team ahead of the curve at the Cynopsis Programmatic TV Summit Thursday, November 5 in NYC. The packed-with-info morning conference offers the latest intel on programmatic inventory, the optimum blend of data and creative and latest measurement tools, as well as ample Q&A and networking opportunities with experts on sale, execution and all-important ROI. Register here: http://cynopsis.com/event/programmatic-tv-summit/.
ADVERTISING AND BRANDS
Millennials not only have the highest levels of trust in online and mobile advertising (no surprise there), they also showed the highest level of trust in 18 of 19 advertising formats, including TV, and are the most willing to take action on 16 of the 19 formats, according to a new study from Nielsen. “Millennials consume media differently than their older counterparts, exercising greater control over when and where they watch, listen and read content – and on which device,” said Randall Beard, president, Nielsen Expanded Verticals. “But even if they rely less heavily on traditional channels, their trust and willingness to act on these formats remains high. While an integrated, multi-channel approach is best across all generations, it carries even more importance when reaching Millennials.”
Ad buyers are moving about 10 percent of their TV budgets to digital platforms, according to AOL’s new “State of the Video Industry” report. “Brands and agencies are looking to digital to address the need for device-agnostic video consumption, as well as explore alternatives to the cost of TV advertising, which has increased 29% since 2012,” said the report. Digital video ad spending in the U.S. surged 42 percent over the last year, to hit $7.46 billion.
GLOBAL GOINGS ON
Disney is launching a streaming service in the UK. For about $15/month, Disneylife will offer Disney Channel episodes, TV series, animated and live action movies, and content from books and albums. France, Spain, Italy and Germany could be next – but not the U.S., where right now the service could conflict with other content deals.
A 90-minute Sherlock Christmas special will be released in Chinese theaters, subject to regulatory approval. No airdate for the show has been named for UK’s BBC One or PBS in the U.S.
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Premiere week of Telemundo’s Celia delivered 91 percent growth year-to-year (771,000 vs. 404,000) among A18-49 and 112 percent among total viewers (1,920,000 vs. 906,000), according to Nielsen. Celia is the net’s first project under its new Bio-Musical genre, programmed for the Hispanic market.
It never gets old: ABC’s Tuesday telecast of 1966 animated special It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown delivered 5.9 million total viewers and 2.0/7 among A18-49, and was number one its timeslot with W18-34 (tie).
CW’s The Flash topped the 8p hour Tuesday among A18-34 (1.2/5) and M18-34 (1.4/7), and ranked third among A18-49. For the night, the superhero drama was up 5 percent versus last week in total viewers (2.47 million).
TBS’s telecast of the 2015 National League Championship Series Game 3 between the Chicago Cubs and New York Mets averaged 9.2 million total viewers and a 5.8 U.S. HH rating, the net’s most-viewed LCS Game 3 ever and its most-watched NLCS game of all time, according to Nielsen fast nationals. TBS won the night across all of cable television in prime time, based on metered market delivery.
Top Ten Basic Cable Network Live+7 Performance among Total Viewers for the week of: 9/28/2015
Primetime(000)/Total Prog. Day (000)
ESPN 2939/NICK 1300
FOXN 1936/FOXN 1154
USA 1732/ DSNY 1150
DSNY 1594/ADSM* 1105
DISC 1422/ESPN 1073
AMC 1421/USA 927
TBSC 1358/NAN* 872
HGTV 1353/TOON 865
HIST 1324/HGTV 755
ADSM 1229/TNT 735
Source: Turner Research from The Nielsen Company data. All ratings based on Total US Television Universe of 116,400,000 homes. * + Network broadcasts less than 51% of minutes in a 24 hour day. Notes: Data based on most currently available Nielsen Data stream; Preliminary: Live+7. Primetime is Mon-Sat 8p-11p and Sun 7p-11p. Total day is Mon-Sun 6a-6a for household and demographic performances.
Top Ten Basic Cable Network Live+7 Performance among A18-49 for the week of 9/28/2015
Primetime (000), Total Prog. Day (000)
ESPN 1327/ ADSM* 648
AMC 770/ESPN 543
TBSC 644/NAN* 402
ADSM 639/NICK 391
USA 602/USA 330
FX 557/TBSC 317
DISC 544/DSNY 301
FOOD 531/TOON 295
VH1 494/TNT 268
SYFY 446/AMC 263
Source: Turner Research from The Nielsen Company data. All ratings based on Total US Television Universe 116,400,000 homes. * + Network broadcasts less than 51% of minutes in a 24 hour day. Notes: Data based on most currently available Nielsen Data stream; Preliminary: Live+7. Primetime is Mon-Sat 8p-11p and Sun 7p-11p. Total day is Mon-Sun 6a-6a for household and demographic performance.
Top-Rated Cable Shows among A18-49 for the week of 9/28/2015
Fear The Walking Dead (AMC) 6937
Kansas City/Green Bay (ESPN) 6526
Love & Hip Hop Hollywood (VH1) 2241
Sports Center (ESPN) 2037
Baltimore/Pittsburgh (NFLN) 2028
South Park (CMDY) 1917
Teen Mom II Reunion (MTV) 1898
Talking Dead Special (AMC) 1884
Back Ink Crew (VH1) 1835
WWE Entertainment (USA) 1804
Source: Turner Research from The Nielsen Company data. All ratings based on Total US Television Universe 116,400,000 homes. * + Network broadcasts less than 51% of minutes in a 24 hour day. Notes: Data based on most currently available Nielsen Data stream; Preliminary: Live+7. Primetime is Mon-Sat 8p-11p and Sun 7p-11p. Total day is Mon-Sun 6a-6a for household and
NIELSEN TWITTER TV TOP TEN for the week of October 12, 2015
Program, Date, Unique Audience (000), Tweets (000)
Democratic Debate (CNN), 10/13, 8933, 2848
2015 BET Hip Hop Awards (BET), 10/13, 5512, 723
The Walking Dead (AMC), 10/18, 3122, 327
American Horror Story: Hotel (FX), 10/14, 2977, 255
Empire (FOX), 10/14, 23011, 379
The Voice (NBC), 10/12, 2062, 87
Grey’s Anatomy (ABC), 10/15, 1844, 96
Scandal (ABC), 10/15, 1726, 170
Saturday Night Live (NBC), 10/17, 1604, 105
Dancing With the Stars (ABC), 10/12, 1341, 79
Source: Nielsen. Nielsen Social captures relevant Tweets in the U.S. from three hours before through three hours after broadcast, local time.Unique Audience measures the audience of relevant Tweets ascribed to a program from when the Tweets are sent until the end of the broadcast day at 5am. The data includes new/live primetime and late fringe programming only and excludes sports events.
Tuesday A18-49 Analysis: NBC had the most A18-49 viewers Tuesday with 1.9/6, according to final primetime national ratings from Nielsen. CBS’s NCIS topped 8p with 2.2/7, followed by a 1.8/6 average for ABC specials It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown and Toy Story of Terror. NBC moved up to first at 9p with 2.7/8 for The Voice, versus 1.6/5 for CBS’s NCIS: New Orleans. Chicago Fire held NBC’s lead at 10p with 1.6/5; CBS’s Limitless was next with 1.4/4.
A18-49: NBC 1.9/6, CBS 1.7/6, ABC 1.4/4, FOX 1.0/3, CW .9/3, UNI .9/3, TELE .7/2, ION .4/1
Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Tuesday, October 20, 2015 time period averages. Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated. Live+SD.
NCIS 10.5/18, NCIS: New Orleans 8.0/13, Limitless 5.0/9
Best Time Ever With Neil Patrick Harris 3.1/5, The Voice 6.9/11, Chicago Fire 5.0/9
It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown 3.5/6, Toy Story of Terror 2.8/4, Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 2.3/4, Shark Tank [r] 1.7/3
Grandfathered 2.2/4, The Grinder 1.9/3, Scream Queens 1.6/3
The Flash 2.1/3, iZombie .9/1
Antes Muerta Lichita 1.0/2, Lo Imperdonable 1.5/2,Yo No Creo en Hombres 1.2/2
Celia 1.1/2, Bajo el Mismo Cielo 1.0/2, Senora Acero 1.0/2
Criminal Minds 0.8/1, Criminal Minds 0.9/1, Criminal Minds 1.1/2
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This Day in History: 1920 – Psychedelic drug advocate Timothy (“turn on, tune in, drop put”) Leary was born.
Answer to Our Last Trivia Question: Who was Harry’s idol on Night Court (1984-1992)? Mel Torme. Kudos to: Chris Schwieterman-Gray Television Group/Tallahassee, Amy Kleinman-MODCo Media/NYC, Alan Dorfman-Super Impulse USA/Bristol, PA, Jay Goldstein-AdMore/NYC, Joe Leydon-Cowboys & Indians Magazine/Houston, Adam Leston-Weigel Broadcasting/Milwaukee, Jack Hodgson-Oklahoma State University/Stillwater, OK, Judy Margolis-The Ad Place/Dallas, Aaron Paquette-Vision Critical/Fort Worth, TX, Kathryn Keiser-Haworth Marketing and Media/Minneapolis, Will Allmendinger-Clear Channel Outdoor/Chicago, Eric Litt-Tribune Broadcasting/Chicago, Kristin Staskowski-Spectrum Reach/Birmingham, AL, Tim Rank-True Media/Maryland Heights, MO, Charlie Conner-KOKI/KMYT/Tulsa, OK, Jim Hall-True Media/Columbia, MA, Steve Hirsen/Sherman Oaks, CA, Alan Woo-Mason St. Productions, San Francisco, Stacey Tenenbaum-ST Casting/LA, Kevin Moran-Blarney Productions/LA, Arthur Reinstein-Shaw Media/Toronto.
Today’s Trivia: On M*A*S*H (1972-1983), what was the name of B.J. Hunnicutt’s daughter? (Email firstname.lastname@example.org with your answer and be sure to include your name, company, city and time zone.).
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WHAT’S ON TONIGHT – THURSDAY OCTOBER 22, 2015
ABC: Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal, How to Get Away With Murder
CBS: Thursday Night Kickoff, NFL Football
CW: The Vampire Diaries, The Originals
FOX: Bones, Sleepy Hollow
NBC: Heroes Reborn, The Blacklist, The Player
PBS: The This Old House Hour, Masterpiece Mystery! [r], Antiques Road Show [r]
Telemundo: Celia, Bajo el Mismo Cielo, Senora Acero
Univision: Antes Muerta que Lichita, Lo Imperdonable [r], Yo No Creo en los Hombres [r]
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