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Media First morning reading
Wednesday 2nd September 2020
Today's premieres
BET: Tyler Perry's House of Payne at 8 p.m., assisted living at 9 p.m.
Netflix: Bad Boy Billionaires: India, Chef & # 39; s Table BBQ
MTV: Ghosted: Love Gone Missing at 9 p.m.

Today's final
CBS: Hard as nails at 9 p.m.


AT&T is considering selling the Xandr digital advertising unitAccording to a report in the Wall Street Journal. Investigation of a sale is at an early stage, according to the Journal, and "may not ultimately result in a sale that is unlikely to exceed the amount AT&T paid for AppNexus in 2018." AppNexus was acquired for approximately $ 1.6 billion in 2018. Thereafter, AT & T's ad tech business was renamed Xandr. AT&T is reportedly considering selling some other non-core assets in an attempt to reduce debt.

While AT&T has not commented on plans for Xandr, it has gone public with the intent of pushing the FCC to make changes according to a federal law that protects media giants like Facebook, Google and Twitter from liability for user contributions. "AT&T will join the growing consensus of voices that conclude that online platforms should be more accountable and transparent about the decisions they control that affect the way we communicate, learn, shop, inform and be entertained, profoundly affect, "said Joan Marsh. EVP of Regulatory & State External Affairs, in a blog post. AT&T plans to submit comments asking the FCC to limit the legal protection of web businesses under Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, which currently protects web sites from civil claims based on user-posted material.

The Juried Awards for the Emmys, which will be reviewed by a group of professionals in peer groups, were announced on Tuesday and will be unveiled at the 2020 Creative Arts Awards ceremony on Thursday, September 17, which will be streamed on Emmys.com for four consecutive evenings starting Monday, September 14 at 8:00 p.m. A fifth broadcast ceremony will take place on Saturday, September 19, at 8 p.m. on FXX. A list of winners can be found at Here.

Banijay is pulling out of Mipcom's physical event October 12-15 in Cannes. Like other production companies including ITV Studios and Fremantle, Banijay cited health concerns over the pandemic. "As always, we continue to support Reed Midem. Many of our employees will likely register for Mipcom Online +," said a Banijay spokesman.

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Game of Thrones creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss adapted the Chinese science fiction book trilogy The Three-Body Problem as the first project under their overall contract with Netflix. Alexander Woo (The Terror: Infamy) will write and produce with Benioff and Weiss. Rian Johnson (Knives Out) will produce EP with production partner Ram Bergman and Plan B will produce alongside Rosamund Pike and Robie Uniacke from Primitive Streak.

NCIS stars LL Cool J and Chris O’Donnell are executive producers of Come Dance With Me, a reality dance competition with a serial order from CBS. "We remembered our children's dance lessons and what it would be like if they had to teach us to dance," said LL Cool J and O’Donnell in a statement. "The show is about being creative, having a good time, and bringing families together."

Father / daughter comedy Stop Embarrassing Me has received the green light from Netflix. Jamie Foxx stars and produces the series, inspired by his relationship with his daughter Corinne Foxx, who produces alongside Alex Avant. Kyla-Drew (The Good Doctor) and David Alan Grier (Sprinter) play the lead roles.

Limited series Five Days at Memorial by John Ridley and Carlton Cuse, received an order from Apple TV +. Based on the book by Sheri Fink, the ABC Signature series revolves around the first five days in a New Orleans hospital after Hurricane Katrina landed.

Emma Roberts (Scream Queens) got her first look at Hulu about her Belletrist TV with an emphasis on adapting books for television. First up is Tell Me Lies, a project based on Carola Lovering's novel about a woman's obsession with a mysterious past.

Amazon is developing a series with Orlando Bloom (Carnival Row) on human rights lawyer Jared Genser. The project is produced by Amazon Studios, Bloom & # 39; s Amazing Owl Productions and TrueNorth Media.

Dierks Bentley will star in the EP mockumentary series Hot Country Knightsabout the parody country music group he leads for Quibi. Critical content produced.

Daniel Kyri has been raised from recurring to regular series for season 9 of NBC's Chicago Fire. Kyri's character made his debut in the second episode of season seven.

ID has expanded its relationship with James Patterson with a deal where the bestselling author draws true crime stories from the ID content library as inspiration for three upcoming book releases. Before each book is released, ID sends a batch of programs with the stories that inspired the content of each book. The first release of Murder Thy Neighbor on Tuesday, September 15, will be preceded by a batch of programming on ID, which will air on Saturday, September 12, 8am to 12pm.


PBS returns to nature When the wildlife series starts its 39th season with pandas on Wednesday, October 21: Born to be Wild, it will follow Chinese cameramen on their journey through the Qinling Mountains in search of wild pandas.

The new travel channel series Doomsday Caught on Camera features recordings of shocking weather and natural events – Volcanoes, earthquakes, tsumanis – along with first-hand reports from people who survived them, starting Monday 14 September at 10 p.m. Paranormal Caught on Camera: Top 100 compilation show debuts on Sunday, September 27 at 9:00 p.m. and features expert evidence and eyewitness accounts of UFOs, aliens, poltergeists, and more.

Tiffany "New York" Pollard invites famous friends to spill tea at VH1 brunch with TiffanyPremiere on Monday, September 7th at 10.30 p.m. with successive episodes – and unfiltered conversations.

TV One & # 39; s Uncensored returns for season three on Sunday, September 6th at 10 pm with the story of the actor Larenz Tate (Love Jones), who learns about the realities of a black man in America.

Meet the 2020 Cynopsis Top Women in Media Honorees! These pioneers (view here) are going through a pandemic with breakout campaigns, creative strategies and motivational content. Visit us daily from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. (October 13-16) as we greet these winners during the virtual award ceremony. Registration is free – click here to get started.


The way I see it, a documentary about Pete Souza, White House Official Photographer for Presidents Reagan and Obama, will make his television debut on MSNBC Friday, October 9th at 10pm. The Doc premieres at the Telluride Film Festival and the Toronto International Film Festival.

AXS TV becomes the exclusive broadcast partner for Farm Aidand broadcasts the benefit music festival for the seventh time in a row. The more than three-hour program of Farm Aid 2020 On the Road will air on Saturday, September 26th at 8 p.m.

Freeform's 31 Nights of Halloween stunt begins with drive-through experience Freeforms Halloween Road, an impressive event taking place at the Heritage Square Museum in LA. The experience includes themed surprises, interactive experiences, live entertainment and photo moments.

Fox Business Network comes down to dollars and sense America is investing together at 2 p.m. today, September 2nd, during a virtual town hall. In the special, Charles Payne will answer questions about how to invest during a pandemic and share best practices for financial management.

ID's The Butcher Baker: Mind of a Monster will air at 9 p.m. tonight. The two-hour special, part of the web's Serial Killer Week, summarizes the truth about a seemingly meek family man who went from hunting big game to hunting women in the Anchorage red light district.

Lucille Ball: We Love Lucy contains stories from Carol Burnett, Lily Tomlin, Debra Messing and Suzanne Somers on the impact of the groundbreaking comedy icon. The Reelz special premieres will take place on Saturday, September 12th at 8 p.m.

ABCs 9/11 Remembered: The day we got together, a dedication special filmed at the opening of the 2014 9/11 Memorial Museum on the grounds of the World Trade Center in NYC, will air Friday September 11th at 8 p.m.

Film festival on the French Riviera and short-form streaming platform It & # 39; s A Short are teaming up to bring the festival online on September 18-19 and celebrate short film and short form content. "With COVID-19 really changing the world of film festivals, we hope to build a long-term partnership with It's A Short," said Gotham Chandna, FRFF co-founder. "Although we are optimistic that our festival will take place live again during the Festival de Cannes in May 2021, we are now planning to hold the online festival in the future too."

MotorTrend, in partnership with Eurosport, a Discovery company, brings every twist to racing fans of this year's 24 Hours of Le Mans. From Thursday, September 17th, coverage of the practice and qualification will be broadcast live, followed by live coverage of the 88th annual 24 Hours of Le Mans, which will take place on Saturday, September 19th at 8:15 Clock exclusively on MotorTrend App.


Syncbak, the platform for local live OTT, announced the launch of VUit, a free, ad-supported national streaming service. Aiming to be "Netflix of Live, Local and Free", VUit expects to stream more than 3 million hours of live programming annually, including local, regional and specialty programming from leading television networks, as well as thousands of "VUit Originals". VUit's initial launch partners include more than 200 television networks from Gray Television, Meredith Corporation, Cowles Media Company, Heritage Broadcasting Group, and Morgan Murphy Media.

Future Today announced that Kidtagious Entertainment and Millimages have selected HappyKids, the company's flagship, as their preferred platform. "Kidtagious and Millimages are recognized leaders in family programming," said David DiLorenzio, SVP Kids & Family at Future Today. “Together they bring together an extensive and unduplicated library of content that is both innovative and entertaining, and that will captivate and motivate our audiences. They are the perfect addition to our existing library. "


Verizon Media continues its expansion into DOOH by partnering with Broadsign to directly integrate the programmatic platform on the demand side of Verizon Media with the programmatic DOOH platform on the supply side of Broadsign Reach. The combined solutions will allow Verizon Media advertisers to access Broadsign's global DOOH programmatic inventory as part of their omnichannel purchases. “Programmatic DOOH follows a similar path to displaying advertisements, but at the speed of light. In the past year, the program-controlled available screen inventory has reached a critical mass. The next steps in the development of the industry are improved forecasts, decisions and dynamic optimizations. The integration between Broadsign Reach and Verizon Media will help make this vision a reality, ”said Adam Green, SVP and GM, Broadsign Reach.

In support of its new Lovecraft Country series, HBO is launching a VR social event series, Lovecraft Country: Sanctumand take discharged guests into a world inspired by the show. One hundred influential voices will experience three events through the Oculus Quest headset, consisting of immersive theater, escape rooms, art installations, puzzles and a live concert. The events will be held simultaneously on the VRChat social VR platform, with which guests can speak and interact with each other in real time in the area, and streamed live via YouTube. "So much of Lovecraft Country is rooted in the idea of ​​travel as a catalyst for self-discovery," said Dana Flax, VP, program marketing at HBO. "Sanctum offers fans the opportunity to virtually and safely come together in a unique new location and experience incredible performances that further explore the themes and ideas of the show."

Investigation Discovery has partnered with global production and video game publisher Klabater on their upcoming game This is the Zodiac Speaking. This is the Zodiac Speaking – a single player noir / psychological thriller based on the story of a real-life serial killer – launches worldwide on September 24th on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC and is currently accepting pre-orders and community building through a Kickstarter campaign.

The Africa Channel has partnered with Amagifocuses on cloud-based broadcast and streaming TV technology to optimize broadcast workflow for cable, satellite and digital OTT services. "As we target both cable and streaming TV audiences, two different broadcasts have impacted our scalability and we are quick to respond to rapidly changing viewer and platform preferences," said Narendra Reddy, VP and General Manager of The Africa Channel . "By partnering with Amagi, we can leverage their extensive technical integration with leading video service platforms to deliver world-class African content to The Africa Channel's underserved African diaspora audiences worldwide."


Facebook announced that it would prevent publishers and people in Australia from sharing news on the platformThe country plans to require the social media giant to pay local digital media companies for their content. "Assuming this draft code becomes law, we will be reluctant to discourage publishers and people in Australia from sharing local and international news on Facebook and Instagram," wrote Will Easton, Managing Director of Facebook Australia & New Zealand, in a blog post. “This is not our first choice – it will be our last. However, this is the only way to protect yourself from an outcome that is contrary to logic that affects, rather than affects, the long-term momentum of the Australian news and media sector. "

French animation production and distribution company Dandelooo has secured advance sales with channels in Europe for the preschool series Pompon Little Bear. The newest channels on board include France Televisions, SVT (Sweden), YLE (Finland), SRF (German-speaking Switzerland), RTS (French-speaking Switzerland) and TV5 Monde.

Filming of a new crime series for Sony Pictures Television Networks Central Europe has begun and free to the Polsat air duct, which will act as a project partner. Endemol Shine Poland's The Crack is an adaptation of the bestselling novel of the same name and its sequel, The Pact by Igor Brejdygant.

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With surprising acquisitions, privacy concerns, and declining ad spend, we at Cynopsis are overwhelmed by the incredible work the ad tech community is doing – and we want everyone to know. See who made the cut and stay tuned for details about the ceremony coming in early December.



MTV's Video Music Awards, which were simultaneously broadcast to 13 ViacomCBS brands, grossed 6.4 million Viewers for the pre-show, main show, post-show and encores. That is 5% less than in the previous year.

As the 2019-20 season is coming to an end Judge Judy As of the session that ended Aug. 23, Syndication became # 1 in household ratings with a Live + SD season of 6.2 through the national Nielsen. The closest thing to Judy were shows that aired primarily during prime access periods: Family Feud (6.1 season to date), Endangerment (6.0), and Wheel of Fortune (5.8). (Access usually has much higher viewing levels than daytime.)

FOX News Channel finished the summer as the top rated network throughout primetime, marking the month with the highest rated primetime delivery for all viewers and A25-54 of all registered Augusts. With a year-over-year increase of 32% in full day and 49% in prime time, FNC also led all cable to upscale viewers (income in excess of 100,000) in both weekday and prime time among total viewers, the A25-54 demo and under A18-49.

The FOX Business Network ended in August 2020 with double-digit year-over-year growth on Business Day, Market Hours and Total Day attendance. As viewers awaited a reaction from the market to the ongoing economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic, FBN's Business Day programming drew a total of 222,000 viewers, posting double-digit growth of 28% year over year. During the market hours, FBN rose by 225,000 viewers (+ 26%) while the network's total daily average of 164,000 viewers increased 33% from August 2019.

Univision reached number 2 in the radio network on Saturday evening, with the successive soccer games of Cruz Atletico against America and Cruz Azul against Necaxa. The Liga MX reached an average audience of 626,000 spectators 2+, 313,000 A18-49 and 163,000 A18-34.

Basic Cable Top 5 for the week of August 30th
Primetime (P2 +)

Fox News (5,303,000)
MSNBC (1,559,000)
CNN (1,488,000)
TNT (1,433,000)
HGTV (1,369,000)
Total day (P2 +)
Fox News (2,264,000)
MSNBC (1,138,000)
CNN (998,000)
HGTV (705,000)
TNT (600,000)
Source: Nielsen

TV broadcasts on the rise for the week of August 24th
Cobra Kai (YouTube) – 99%
Jewelry (Netflix) – 97.1%
Aggretsuko (Netflix) – 96.8%
Big Little Lies (HBO) – 76.7%
The Resident (FOX) – 58.5%
Tires (Netflix) – 54.8%
Biohacker (Netflix) – 38%
Lovecraft Country (HBO) – 27%
How to Get Away With Murder (ABC) – 20.8%
The Crown (Netflix) – 20%
Methodology: Every week, millions of viewers around the world use TV Time to watch their favorite series. "Shows on the Rise" is calculated by determining the weekly growth in episodes viewed for a given program.

TV Time binge report for the week of August 24th
Lucifer (Netflix) – 9.38%
Jewelry (Netflix) – 3.64%
The Umbrella Academy (Netflix) – 2.44%
Modern family (ABC) – 2.06%
The Office (NBC) – 1.41%
Friends (NBC) – 1.38%
One piece (Fuji TV) – 1.23%
Grey's Anatomy (ABC) – 1.22%
Brooklyn Nine-Nine (NBC) – 1.02%
How I Met Your Mom (CBS) – .97%
The weekly binge report ranks show the most binge sessions. A binge session is when four or more episodes of a show are viewed and followed in the TV Time app within a given day.

Top 10 M-F Syndicated Strip Series for the week ending August 23, on behalf of Nielsen HH Rtg
Judge Judy (CTD) 5.5 AA
Family Feud (CTD) 5.4 AA
Wheel of Fortune (CTD) 4.4 AA
Hazardous Hazard (CTD) 3.9 AA
The Big Bang Theory (WB) 2.5 AA
Inside Edition (CTD) 2.3 AA
Entertainment Tonight (CTD) 2.1 AA
Last Man Standing (DAD) 2.0 AA
Hot Bench (CTD) 2.0 AA
Dr. Phil (CTD) 1.9
Source: Nielsen

TV Time & # 39; s shows on the rise for the week of August 17th
Lovecraft Country (HBO) – 99.9%
Lucifer (Netflix) – 84%
Teenage Bounty Hunters (Netflix) – 62.5%
Dirty John (Bravo) – 42.5%
Glow Up: Britain's Next Makeup Star (BBC Three) – 39.4%
It's okay to be not okay (TVN) – 32.6%
The Legend of Korra (Nickelodeon) – 29.9%
A hill of trees (The CW) – 24.4%
3% (Netflix) – 23.3%
The Crown (Netflix) – 15.7%
* Methodology: Shows on the Rise are calculated by determining the weekly growth of episodes being watched for a given program.

Broadcast Nielsen Ratings for Monday, August 31st
Show, P2 + 0000s, (A18-49)
ABC: The Bachelor: The Greatest Seasons of All Time 1.51 (0.2)
CBS: The Neighborhood 3.49 (0.4), Young Sheldon 3.09 (0.4), Love Island 1.58 (0.3), Bull 2.20 (0.3)
CW: Whose line is it anyway? 0.89 (0.a), whose line is it anyway? 0.1 (0.84), Penn & Teller 0.1 (0.92)
FOX: Fox Movie 1.18 (0.3)
NBC: American Ninja Warrior 3.45 (0.5), Dateline NBC 2.77 (0.4)
Univision: Rosa de Guadelupe 1.46 (0.4), Medicos Linea de Vida 1.56 (0.5), Dulce mbicion 1.23 (0.4)
Telemundo: Exatlon 1.38, Cennet 1.69
Source: Nielsen live + average values ​​for the same period on the same day


Brian Lesser has been named Executive Chairman of Consumer Identity Management for startup InfoSum. In April, Lesser stepped down as CEO of Xandr from AT&T when AT&T decided to integrate Xandr into WarnerMedia.

Ramsey Naito has been named President of Nickelodeon Animation. Naito was previously EVP for animation production and development at the Nickelodeon Group.

Studio 100 Media appointed Joachim Knödler as Head of Licensing. Most recently Knödler was Managing Director, Central Europe at (Wildbrain) CPLG Central Europe.

The independent distributor Hat Trick International has restructured its sales team. Jonathan South, Senior Sales Executive, will handle all sales to North and South America, Spain and Portugal. Elfyn Morris, Senior Sales Executive, is now taking care of sales to Scandinavia. Elfyn previously handled CEE areas which were taken over by James Mill, Sales and Marketing Executive. The former VP Distribution at Gaumont International, Hana Zidek, has now taken on the role of Senior Sales Executive for sales to France in addition to her position as Acquisitions Executive. And Cassandra Toller has been promoted to Senior Sales Executive, handling sales to the UK and Germany.

Fugitive, the content development, financing and executive producing company, has added four sales representatives. Joanna Rowley, based in London, acts as an agent and at the SVP level. Tania Jacobson in Los Angeles; Charo Penedo in Madrid; and Anne Roder-Botbol in Paris.

Kathleen Saxton joins MediaLink as EVP and Managing Director. Saxton was the founder of the London-based talent consultancy The Lighthouse.

That day in history
1963 – CBS and NBC have expanded network messaging from 15 to 30 minutes.

Answer to our last good to know question
What TV show inspired a comic book, trading cards, magazine and a Pontiac GTO? Rowan & Martin's laughter (1968-1973). Kudos to: Charles Lore / NYC, Rev. Mark Wajda / Clermont, FL, Gerry Bixenspan-TV Marketing Inc./NYC, Dan Whitford-WTTW / Chicago, Paul Blutter-Walk and Talk Production Rentals / Burbank, Tom Moore- Kalt Productions / LA, David Westberg Credit Union SAG-AFTRA / Burbank, Marymount University David Garber-Loyola / Playa Vista, CA.

Today's trivia question
What soap of the day re-cast Chadwick Boseman's character with future Black Panther co-star Michael B. Jordan? (E-mail trivia@cynopsis.com Include your name, company, city, and time zone. Unofficial rules: a limit of four.)


I am looking for a full-time internal legal advisor. Must have at least 5 years of legal experience with 3 years of entertainment law. Duties include overseeing all legal matters, working directly with the management team on all business legal matters, and tracking and concluding all contracts with networks, talent and clients. Complete information HERE


GLASS ENTERTAINMENT GROUP / PHILA, PA: I'm looking for a highly motivated self-starter to work with producers and management on company and show-specific news and brands to be promoted online and via social media. At least 3 years of experience and position in social media can be performed remotely. Complete information HERE (9/14)

INSP, LLC / CHARLOTTE, NC: I am looking for an ideal candidate with a proven track record of successful digital-first content management, website creation, and digital props. At least 5 years experience with a website prop and / or other digital product in a fast-paced, timely environment. Complete information HERE (9/14)

MAGNOLIA / NY, KNOXVILLE, AUSTIN: Strong content leader with a mix of linear and digital experience to create and produce original programs for Magnolia together with Chip & Joanna Gaines. Make creative and editorial decisions on different platforms. At least 10 years required. Complete information HERE (9/9)

GLASS ENTERTAINMENT GRP / PHILA, PA: I am looking for a full-time internal legal advisor. Must have at least 5 years of legal experience with 3 years of entertainment law. Duties include overseeing all legal matters, working directly with the management team on all business legal matters, and tracking and concluding all contracts with networks, talent and clients. Complete information HERE (9/8)

FUTURE TODAY INC / CHICAGO, LA, NYC: I'm looking for sales people who represent our CTV portfolio in the areas of children / family, entertainment and lifestyle. The ideal candidate will have experience in the retail, insurance and / or CPG industries, as well as established relationships with large agencies. Love relationships are essential for the IL role. Complete information HERE (9/8)

NBCUNIVERSAL / NY, NY: I am looking for a person looking for the opportunity to learn and grow in an exciting, evolving research environment that the ELG Research team supports. At least 2 years of experience in research, advertising or media. Do you prefer exp on a cable network. Complete information HERE (9/7)

TWIN CITIES PBS / ST. PAUL, MN: New FT position designing and implementing a holistic, enterprise-wide strategy for Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accessibility (IDEA) into all of our programs and business initiatives. At least 10 years of experience in IDEA in a non-profit, educational and / or media preference. Complete information HERE (9/7)

GLASS ENTERTAINMENT GRP / Phila, PA: I am looking for motivated self-starters for our podcast team. This person is responsible for securing advertising campaigns on our podcasts. Must have experience selling podcasts, audio, or digital ads. Complete information HERE (9/7)

A + E / NY: Assisting the Int & # 39; l, Corp Dev, and Corp Divisions including domestic and international mergers and acquisitions and general corporate matters, as well as assisting with international distributor relationships and sales of international content. YOU NEED: JD, at least 7 years experience in a large law firm or in-house attorney in a media company, experience in an active M&A practice, experience in content licensing and strong negotiation and drafting skills. Complete information HERE (9/6)

Magnolia / New York, Knoxville, Austin: CD with a keen eye for overseeing the development of the original Magnolia programs in collaboration with Chip & Joanna Gaines. Build new talents and concepts on different platforms. 7+ years network / production experience required. Complete information HERE (9/6)

ABC: The Goldbergs, black, the Conners, the American housewife, the Goldbergs, the Conners
CBS: Big brother, hard as nails (f)
CW: The 100, coroner
FOX: Master chef
NBC: America's Got Talent, Ellen's Game of Games, Chicago Med
PBS: Koko – The Gorilla WhoTalks, NOVA, OperationManeater
Telemundo: Exatlon Estados Unidos, Todo por me Hija, Enimigo Intimo
Univision: La Rosa de Guadelupe, Medicos Linea de Vida, Dulce Ambicion

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