FIRST LOOK/ ON TV/ SOUNDSCAN/ POWERBALL/ CASTING CALL

FIRST LOOK
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ON TELEVISION (WEDNESDAY 2/4/15)
ABC: Fresh Off The Boat (Premiere) at 8:30pm
BBC AMERICA: Broadchurch (Premiere) at 10pm
FOOD: Mystery Diners (Premiere) at 9:30pm
PBS: Earth: A New Wild (Premiere) at 9pm
WE TV: Match Made In Heaven (Premiere) at 8pm
MTV: Snooki & JWoww (Finale) at 10pm
TV ONE: Unsung: Melis’sa Morgan (Premiere) (Season Finale) at 8pm

Diane Sawyer is in the final stages of negotiating an interview with Bruce Jenner to discuss the former Olympian’s coming out as transgender, reports Buzzfeed. Jenner has been photographed recently wearing earrings, painted nails and cosmetics; the Sawyer talk will reportedly run ahead of an E! reality series about Jenner’s transition journey.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Music industry great Clive Davis will be presented with the Vanguard Award at The 46th NAACP Image Awards, airing on TV One Friday, Feb. 6 at 9p. The honor recognizes an individual whose work increases understanding and awareness of racial and social issues.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Morgan Freeman and Lori McCreary inked a multi-year first-look deal for their Revelations Entertainment with CBS Television Studios. “Since the beginning of our partnership on Madam Secretary, we were determined to lure Revelations to the studio in a bigger way,” saidCBS TV Studios president David Stapf. “Lori and Morgan are collaborative, insightful and a pleasure to work with in all parts of the creative process.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Production has started on season two of Welcome to Sweden, exec produced by series star Greg Poehler and sister Amy Poehler, announced Entertainment One. Neve Campbell (Party of Five) is set to guest star in a major role in the fish-out-of-water comedy, returning to NBC, TV4 in Sweden and Bell Media in Canada with 10 fresh eps.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Cooper Barrett’s Guide to Surviving Life nabbed a pilot order from Fox. The comedy about post-college misadventures comes from 20th Century Fox Television and The Jackal Group.
(Source: Cynopsis)

USA ordered 10 eps of Colony, starring Josh Holloway (Lost) and Sarah Wayne Callies (The Walking Dead). Carlton Cuse (Bates Motel) is exec producing the thriller, a co-production between Legendary Television and Universal Cable Productions that will shoot in LA.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Rihanna will be joined by Kanye West and Paul McCartney for the debut performance of the new single, “FourFiveSeconds,” on the 57th Annual Grammy Awards. LL Cool J-hosted show airs Sunday, February 8 at 8p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

ASPiRE premieres Doin’ It In the Park: Pick-Up Basketball, NYC as part of its Black History Month programming on Thursday, February 19 at 9p and 11p. Documentary explores the history, culture and social impact of NYC’s summer b-ball scene.
(Source: Cynopsis)

TV One viewers sticking around after the NAACP Image Awards Friday night will get a sneak peek at the net’s new series, Born Again Virgin, at 11p. Dramedy focusing on a vlogger who turns to celibacy after a string of disastrous dates will make its official premiere this summer.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Malin Akerman (Trophy Wife) stars opposite Paul Giamatti and Damian Lewis in Showtime pilot Billions. Drama set in the world of high finance is shooting in New York.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Tone Bell (Bad Judge) has been cast in NBC comedy pilot People Are Talking, says the Hollywood Reporter. Bell co-stars as a stand-up comic.
(Source: Cynopsis)

ABC’s The Bachelor rose 9 percent among A18-49 versus the prior Monday, to a season high 2.5/7, for dating drama that included a sensuality guru, a hot air balloon and a contestant who doesn’t shower. NBC’s Celebrity Apprentice also hit a season high, with 2.1/6, as did  CBS’s 2 Broke Girls with 2.4/7.
(Source: Cynopsis)

NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams was the number one evening newscast in total viewers and among A25-54 for the month of January, its second monthly win in the news demo. NBC Nightly has been the number one show in total viewers for 280 consecutive weeks.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Steve Harvey had a good week: his self-named syndie talker hit a season high the week ending January 25, up 5 percent versus the week prior to reach 2.1; among W25-54, the show saw a 10 percent lift, to 1.1. The talk show host’s game show, Family Feud, scored a series high 6.8, up 3 percent.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Top talker Dr. Phil had a three percent rise versus last week, to 3.4, up 3 percent for its highest rating in eight weeks. Among S25-54, Dr. Phil tied Kelly & Michael with 1.7.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Good boy! Animal Planet’s Puppy Bowl was the top cable telecast across the day on Super Bowl Sunday (excluding sports) in key demos, including P2+ (2.8 million), HH (1.6 million) P25-54 (1 million) and W25-54 (659,000). The net ranked second in all of television among P25-54, after NBC, during its 3-5p premiere.
(Source: Cynopsis)

TNT‘s Major Crimes wrapped up season three with back-to-back episodes on January 12, garnering 7.1 million viewers in Live+7 delivery, with 2.2 million A5-54 and 1.6 million A18-49, to rank among basic cable’s top 3 most-watched scripted series in Live+7.
(Source: Cynopsis)

SOUNDSCAN (WEEK ENDING 2/1/15) 
1) Taylor Swift – 1989 – 70,704 (After 14 weeks – 4,188,166)
2) Ne-Yo – Non-Fiction – 48,666
3) Meghan Trainor – Title – 42,542 (After 3 weeks – 291,514)

Other Debuts
9) Bethel Music – We Will Not Be Shaken – 29,811
10) Charlie Wilson – Forever Charlie – 24,624
11) Papa Roach – F.E.A.R. – 24,425
15) Periphery – Judgement: Alpha – 18,127
16) Periphery – Judgement: Omega – 16,960
17) Twiztid – The Darkness – 15,524
20) George Ezra – Wanted On Voyage – 14,770
23) Punch Brothers – Phosphorescent Blues – 12,554
28) Lone Bellow – Then Came The Morning – 10,023
30) Drew Holcomb & Neighbors – Medicine – 9,621

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CASTING CALL
Sean De Simone Casting and QVC are casting F/T Host. Relocation Req. Should have exp in hosting TV, web or live events. Intelligent, enthusiastic, commanding & curious about products a must. Candidates should be quick on their feet w/ability to improv & engage. Hosts should be friendly, credible, entertaining, sincere & sophisticated with an elevated sense of style & fashion. Contact HERE QVChostcasting@gmail.com.
(Source: Cynopsis)

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