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FIRST LOOK/ ON TV/ AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS/ SOUNDSCAN/ WEEKEND BOX OFFICE

FIRST LOOK
http://www.eonline.com/news

ON TELEVISION (MONDAY 11/23/15)
E!: Fashion Police: American Music Awards at 8pm
VH1: Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood (Finale) at 8pm

CBS upped its order for freshman Code Black by five episodes, to 18. The medical drama has been inching up in the ratings, reaching 1.8 among A18-49 in Live+3 Wednesday at 10p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Tyra Banks is exiting her new syndicated daytime talker FABLife after two months. The America’s Next Top Model star says she’s leaving to devote more time to her cosmetics company, TYRA Beauty, which is “expanding faster than anticipated.” Banks is expected to make occasional appearances on the talker. FABLife had been a return to daytime for the supermodel, whose The Tyra Banks Show ran from 2005-2010.
(Source: Cynopsis)

NBC has started offering free air time to qualified GOP candidates to match the 12 minutes Donald Trump logged hosting Saturday Night Live on November 7, reports CNNMoney. Lindsey Graham, Mike Huckabee, George Pataki, Lindsey Graham and John Kasich filed petitions with NBC stations last week, under the FCC’s “equal time” rules.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Orange County Housewife Vicki Gunvalson opens up about ex-boyfriend Brooks Ayers’ tabloid-headline-making cancer lies on a Watch What Happens Live One-on-One special tonight at 8:30p on Bravo. Vanderpump Rules follows at 9p, and Apres Ski at 10p. Vanderpump Rules after-show slides to a new timeslot: 11:30p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Ads from around the world are featured in CW’s Holiday Commercials Countdown, from Juma Entertainment and IMG Productions. “Great TV commercials – whether designed to make you laugh or tug on your heartstrings – provide content that rates,” Juma president and exec producer Robert Horowitz tells Cynopsis, promising a large batch of spots “that have never been seen by U.S. viewers.” One-hour special airs Tuesday, November 24 at 8p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

TLC’s Jill and Jessa: Counting On focuses on the two married 19 Kids and Counting alums, one preparing to move to Central America for missionary work, the other getting ready for a baby. For the first time, family members address the difficult period following revelations about brother Josh Duggar involving child molestation, porn and adultery, on Sunday, December 13 at 8p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The season two finale of Velocity’s Bitchin’ Rides airs Tuesday, December 1 from 9p-11p, with a classic 1960 Cadillac getting an award-winning custom copper treatment.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Broadway’s “The Illusionists” make magic for NBC on Wednesday, December 9 at 10p. Exec producers are John Irwin and Simon Painter.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Evan Jonigkeit (Bone Tomahawk) has joined the cast of Netlix’s Frontier. Action drama focused on the North American fur trade in the late 18th century stars Jason Momoa.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Add Brooklyn Nine-Nine to busy Niecy Nash’s (Scream Queens, Getting On) credits. Nash will guest on the Fox Sunday comedy as the sister of Capt. Holt (Andre Braugher), reports EW.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Lucas Neff (Raising Hope) landed the male lead in ABC comedy pilot Downward Dog, based on the web series about a disorganized woman and her pooch. Comedian Barry Rothbart is also onboard.
(Source: Cynopsis)

BBC America is off to its best fall season in network history. Doctor Who’s 2 million viewers in Live+7 helped make September and October rank among the net’s top five months of all time, and with a 33 percent year-over-year increase in Total Day viewership, BBCA is the third fastest-growing entertainment net this fall. “It is terrific to see such strong growth at BBCA, especially as competition for audience attention has never been fiercer,” Sarah Barnett, net president, tells Cynopsis.  “Our vocal and enthusiastic fans have really responded to Doctor Who, which continues to deliver great numbers. We’re excited to up the ante in 2016.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

ABC drew its biggest Thursday audience in four weeks and hit a 7-week high in A18-49 with the winter finales of Grey’s Anatomy (8.5 million and 2.5/8), Scandal (8.1 million and 2.4/8) and How to Get Away With Murder (7.1 million and 2.3/8).
(Source: Cynopsis)

The series premiere of AMC’s Into the Badlands delivered 8.2 million viewers and 5.1 million in Live+3, ranking as the number three cable series launch of all time among A18-49 and A25-54 (5.1 million).
(Source: Cynopsis)

Univision’s Latin Grammy Awards on Thursday averaged 4.0 million total viewers, 2.2 million A18-49 and 1.1 million A18-34, ranking as the number two broadcast net among A18-34 and number three in among A18-49. The show delivered more Hispanic viewers in the demo than the most recent MTV VMAs, Country Music Awards and Billboard Music Awards.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Food Network’s Cutthroat Kitchen Superstar Sabotage posted a .6 rating (600,00 Impressions) A25-54 on Wednesday, and a .6 rating (200,000 impressions) A25-34, up double digits versus the same day year-ago in both demos.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The November 15 installment of TLC’s Sister Wives at 9p averaged 2.9 million P2+ viewers in Live+3 numbers, the most-watched of the current season and highest-rated among W25-54 since January 2014. At 10p, 90 Day Fiance averaged 1.9 million P2+, and was its highest-rated since the season 1 finale in all key Women demos.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Announcer, DJ and game show host Jim Perry died November 20 of cancer. He was 82. Perry was best known as host of shows including Card Sharks and Sale of the Century.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Writer James Prideaux died November 18 after a major stroke. He was 88. Prideaux’s television work included TV movies Return Engagement, Mrs. Delafield Wants to Marry and The Man Upstairs.
(Source: Cynopsis)

AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS – WINNERS LIST
http://www.theamas.com/2015/11/2015-american-music-awards-winners/

SOUNDSCAN (WEEK ENDING 11/19/15)
1) Justin Bieber – Purpose – 521,521
2) One Direction – Made In The A.M. – 401,837
3) Logic – Incredible True Story – 118,062

Other Debuts
4) Jeezy – Church In These Streets – 98,380
5) Chris Young – I’m Comin’ Over – 57,147
6) Trans-Siberian Orchestra – Letters From Labyrinth – 45,665
8) Kirk Franklin – Losing My Religion – 32,569
11) Alessia Cara – Know-It-All – 21,788
12) Ty Dolla $ign – Free TC – 21,620
13) Jeff Lynne’s ELO – Alone In The Universe – 20,106
15) Natalie Grant – Be One – 16,353
21) Walk The Moon – Talking Is Hard – 11,849

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 – $101 million
Spectre – $14.6 million
The Peanuts Movie – $12.8 million
The Night Before – $10.1 million
The Secret In Their Eyes – $6.6 million
(Source: Box Office Mojo)

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