FIRST LOOK/ ON TV/ SOUNDSCAN/ WEEKEND BOX OFFICE

FIRST LOOK
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ON TELEVISION (MONDAY 11/16/15)
AHC: Nuremberg: Nazi Judgement Day (Premiere) at 10pm
FOOD: Guilty Pleasures (Premiere) at 10pm
FOOD: Top 5 Restaurants (Premiere) at 10:30pm

As world landmarks were alight with the colors of the French flag, the outpouring support for Paris after Friday’s horrific terrorist attacks in that city that left 129 dead included a moment of silence opening Saturday’s Democratic debate on CBS. Ahead of Army football’s game Saturday, West Point cadet Caleb McNeill carried the French flag along with the American flag, and a moment of silence was held before the weekend’s NFL games. U2 cancelled concerts scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, including one slated to air on HBO. “We are fully resolved to go ahead with this show at an appropriate time,” said the band, which laid flowers by a makeshift memorial near the Bataclan theater.
(Source: Cynopsis)

A Supergirl episode that included a series of bombings and an NCIS: Los Angeles episode involving ISIS recruitment have been replaced on CBS’s schedule tonight with different installments of the shows. NBC canceled the live episode of Undateable planned for the same day as the Paris attacks, running a repeat instead.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Spike Lee, accepting an honorary Oscar at Saturday’s 7th annual Governor Awards, noted, “It’s easier to be president of the United States as a black person than to be the head of a studio.” As for why his next film, Chi-Raq will be Amazon’s first feature release, Lee earlier told the Hollywood Reporter, “They’re a great company. And also everyone else said no.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Hulu is in talks to sell a stake in the company to Time Warner, reports the Wall Street Journal. A deal would make Time Warner co-owner with Comcast, Walt Disney and 21st Century Fox. Elbowing into Netflix territory, Hulu added an $11.99/month ad-free option in September.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Jamelle Bouie is CBS News’ new Political Analyst, contributing to all platforms, including 2016 campaign coverage. Bouie had been a regular contributor on Face the Nation.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Film producer Joel Silver (The Matrix) and his Silver Pictures Television struck a multi-year first-look television deal with Lionsgate. Kicking things off: a put pilot commitment from CBS for vampire drama Bathory, and from Fox for basketball drama Soar. The partnership is designed to capitalize on Silver’s relationship with A-list talent. “Joel has created some of the biggest franchises of all time and established an incredible network of relationships with top writers and other world-class creative talent,” said Lionsgate Television Group chairman Kevin Beggs. “We’re thrilled at the opportunity to team with him as he focuses his creative genius on the world of television with the same emphasis on exciting, high-profile branded properties that have been his signature in the film world.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Karla Hidalgo and Christopher Martin have formed a new production company, TV Dinner Productions. The MTV Networks vets have already produced a special for Lifetime, celebrating People magazine’s 2015 selection of “The Sexiest Man Alive,” as well as a series of documentary programs for History under the title Christmas Through the Decades. They’ve also contracted with VH1 to produce a new series airing in the spring of 2016.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Rashida Jones and Will McCormack’s (A to Z) Le Train Train comedy project about a girl who decides to live the rest of her life without regrets has found a berth at NBC. 20th Century Fox Television is the studio.
(Source: Cynopsis)

A concert celebrating the music of John Lennon will air on AMC Saturday, December 19 at 9p. The event, produced by Blackbird Presents and taped at the Theater at Madison Square Garden on December 5, will feature performances by Eric Church, Sheryl Crow, Brandon Flowers, Peter Frampton, Kris Kristofferson, Train’s Pat Monahan, Willie Nelson, The Roots and Steve Tyler, among others.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Bryan Cranston goes Inside the Actors Studio on Wednesday, November 25 at 8p on Bravo. The Breaking Bad star discusses how he drew inspiration from his father to play Walter White.
(Source: Cynopsis)

NBC Universo is premiering Heroes on Wednesday, November 18 at 8p. It’s the U.S. Spanish-language debut of the sci-fi series.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Author Michael Pollan busts food myths in In Defense of Food, premiering on PBS Wednesday, December 30 at 9p (check local listings).
(Source: Cynopsis)

Singer Nicki Minaj will be an honoree at toast-and-roast special VH1 Big in 2015 with Entertainment Weekly, premiering Monday, December 7 at 9p. Queen Latifah presides.
(Source: Cynopsis)

TNT renewed Murder in the First for season three. The crime drama starring Taye Digs and Kathleen Robertson averaged 2 million viewers in season two.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Added to the cast of Epix spy drama, Berlin Station: Tamlyn Tomita (Resurrection), Leland Orser (Ray Donovan), Richard Dillane (Wolf Hall) and Bernhard Schütz (A Most Wanted Man).Shooting will take place in Berlin for a fall 2016 premiere.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Bravo earned the highest-rated Sunday night of the year among all key demos, thanks to the season premieres of The Real Housewives of Atlanta, Untying the Knotý and Watch What Happens Live, according to ýNielsen Live+3 data. Housewives garnered 3.7 million total viewers, 2.4 million P25-54 and over 2.2 million P18-49, ranking #1 in the 8p hour in ad-supported cable networks. Watch What Happens Live drew 2.8 million total viewers, 1.8 million P25-54 and 1.7 million P18-49, and the season two premiere of Knot scored over 1.7 million total viewers, 1.1 million P25-54 and 954,000 P18-49.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Lifetime’s Project Runway Junior premiered to 1.2 million total viewers on Thursday.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Auto restoration show Mexicanos, which returned to Discovery es Espanol November 9, averaged 153,000 viewers A18-49 and 266,000 total viewers, pay-TV’s number one telecast among Spanish-language nets in the timeslot.
(Source: Cynopsis)

SOUNDSCAN (WEEK ENDING 11/12/15)
1) Chris Stapleton – Traveller – 96,995 (After 27 weeks – 346, 644)
2) Eric Church – Mr. Misunderstood – 58,312 (After 2 weeks – 129,217)
3) Elle Goulding – Delirium – 42,455

Other Debuts
4) Tim McGraw – Damn Country Music – 39,267
7) Sara Bareilles – What’s Inside: Songs from Waitress – 27,104
8) Little Mix – Get Weird – 21,853
9) Old Dominion – Meat And Candy – 20,481
14) Bob Dylan – Best of The Cutting Edge – 14,252
19) Josh Abbott – Front Row Seat – 12,766
23) Grimes – Art Angels – 10,957
24) Cole Swindle – Down Home Sessions II – 10,322
25) Seal – 7 – 10,158
27) Billy Gibbons And The BFG’s – Perfectamundo – 9,769
29) Sawyer Fredericks – Sawyer Fredericks – 8,833
32) Deitrick Haddon – Masterpiece – 8,699
34) Angie Stone – Dream – 8,546

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE
Spectre – $35.4 million
The Peanuts Movie – $24.2 million
Love The Coopers – $8.4 million
The Martian – $6.7 million
The 33 – $5.8 million
(Source: Box Office Mojo)

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