03/02/16: Telemundo signs Sabado Gigante star; Universal Cable developing The von Bulow Affair; Sly’s Strong gets premiere date



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Kids First. And First with Kids.
Nickelodeon finished 2015 as the number one network with Kids 2-11, beating the next closest competitor by +30% last quarter.

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CYNOPSIS
03.02.16

Good morning. It’s Wednesday March 2, 2016, and this is your first early morning briefing.

Tonight’s Premieres:
ABC: The Real O’Neals at 8:30p
Cooking: Extra Virgin Americana at 9p
Disney XD: Lab Rats: Elite Force at 8:30p
PBS: A Year in Space at 8p
SundanceTV: Hap and Leonard at 10p
Viceland: Gaycation at 10p, Balls Deep at 11p

Tonight’s Finales:
A&E: Duck Dynasty at 9p
Bravo: Newlyweds: The First Year at 10p
Fuse: Saturday Morning Fever at 11p
USA: Suits at 10p


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Nickelodeon is Reaching Fans Everywhere.
Through Nickelodeon’s TV Everywhere apps and sites, fans get their favorite Nickelodeon content where they want it, when they want it-amounting to 27 million downloads and over 100 million video views per month.

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IN THE NEWS

Telemundo struck a multi-year deal with Spanish-language superstar Mario Kreutzberger, aka Don Francisco, until six months ago host of Univision’s long-running variety show Sabado Gigante. The agreement includes the creation of a joint production company to develop and produce original content and formats for Hispanics in the U.S. and globally. Kreutzberger will also serve as a special senior news correspondent on Telemundo Network News. “We are very excited to have Mario Kreutzberger join the Telemundo family,” Cesar Conde, Chairman, NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises and NBCUniversal International Group, tells Cynopsis. “This partnership is one more sign of the investments we are making at NBCU Telemundo Enterprises to evolve our programming offering domestically and abroad, and continue to drive the profound change in the Spanish language media industry.”

Scripps Networks Interactive announced yesterday that it has chosen to transfer its common stock listed on the New York Stock Exchange to The Nasdaq Global Select Market. Common stock is expected to cease trading on the NYSE effective at the market close on March 14, 2016 and to commence trading on Nasdaq at the market open on March 15, 2016. “Nasdaq provides the deepest pool of liquidity in the U.S. market and a comprehensive suite of trading, visibility and corporate solutions powered by cutting-edge technology,” said Ken Lowe, chairman, president and CEO. “We look forward to our partnership to further reach investors and customers worldwide.”

Dan Harris, co-anchor of ABC’s Nightline, will host season two of ABC’s event game show 500 Questions, from Mark Burnett and Mike Darnell. CNN journalist Richard Quest hosted the first season.

Bravo is taking viewers along for the ride for the new season of The Real Housewives of New York City, launching Wednesday, April 6 at 9p. The net has partnered with On Location Tours to give bus riders a tour of locations from the upcoming season. First stop: Tipsy Parson.

Presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton will address the seventh annual BET Networks’ Leading Women Defined Summit, presented by Covergirl. Goal is to set a national agenda and actionable solutions for issues impacting the black community.

TheBlaze is broadcasting live from the Conservative Political Action Conference. The annual event, run by the American Conservative Union, takes place today through March 5 in National Harbor, Maryland.



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Nickelodeon is Dominating the Kids’ Content Space.
Nickelodeon’s presence in kids’ content is bigger than ever. The four networks in Nickelodeon’s portfolio amount to a 60% share of viewing in the kids’ ad-supported market-up 5 share points from last year.

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PRODUCTION AND DEVELOPMENT

In the first of an expected series of scripted announcements leading up to its March 15 Upfront, Nat Geo said it has ordered a pilot script for The Black 22s (wt), the true story of an African-American detective and the first all-black police squad in America. Show will be executive produced by David Oyelowo (Selma), Paul Guyot (The Librarians), John Rogers (The Librarians) and Jennifer Court of Kung Fu Monkey. Guyot will pen the pilot script and serve as showrunner.

Universal Cable Productions is developing scripted true crime series The von Bulow Affair, based on the trial and aftermath of socialite Sunny von Bulow’s murder. Ilene Rosenzweig (Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce) is attached as writer.

Fox ordered eight episodes of competition series Superhuman, with Kal Penn as host. A two-hour Superhuman special, based on the hit international format, aired in January.

Wind Dancer Films is launching a new division targeting kids. The production company’s president, Dete Meserve, will be in charge of children’s programming, which already includes PBS Kids animated series Ready, Jet, Go!

Nickelodeon is bringing back kids game show Legends of the Hidden Temple (1993-95) as a TV movie. Isabela Moner (100 Things to Do Before High School) will star.

Disney Channel is gearing up for High School Musical 4, ten years after the 2006 original premiered to 7.7 million viewers. The 2007 sequel is the number one basic cable telecast ever with a premiere audience 18.6 viewers; number three premiered the following year on the big screen, grossing over $250 million globally.
 

COMING UP

Fitness competition Strong, exec produced by Sylvester Stallone, launches on NBC Wednesday, April 13 at 9p, following The Voice, and settles into its regular timeslot the next night at 8p. Pro volleyball player/model Gabrielle Reece hosts.

Greatest Animal Commercials Countdown airs tonight at 8p on CW. The pickings weren’t slim for the special from Juma Entertainment and IMG Productions. “As we see each year with Super Bowl Commercials – advertisers love using animals to pitch their products,” exec producer Robert Horowitz tells Cynopsis. “The Countdown features the greatest animal commercials from around the world. And no matter what continent we searched, the vault of animal spots was enormous.”

GetTV is airing the series finale of 1971-72 series Nichols, starring James Garner, on Saturday, March 5 at 5:45p as part of its “Saturday Showdown” block of rarely-seen Western series.  

Pivot has acquired rights to documentary When Elephants Fight, narrated and executive produced by Robin Wright (House of Cards). Film spotlighting the illicit mineral trade in the Democratic Republic of Congo makes its U.S. television premiere on March 16 at 7p.

Season two of E! reality show I Am Cait premieres Sunday, March 6 at 9p. Jenner and pals go on a cross-country road trip that includes Tulsa, New Orleans and more, as the former Olympian opens up to “new possibilities.”

DIGITAL DOINGS

El Rey Network wrestling series Lucha Underground is now available exclusively on iTunes. Content includes all 39 episodes from season one and the first five of season two, plus new eps the day after linear premiere Wednesdays at 8p. Price is $2.99/HD episode, but the season two premiere is free through March 28.

CASTING NEWS

Vanessa Williams (Desperate Housewives) landed the lead in VH1 scripted series Satan’s Sisters, inspired by former The View co-host Star Jones’ 2011 book set at a daytime talk show.

Nicole Scherzinger (Best Time Ever with Neil Patrick Harris) will play Johnny’s (Cole Prattes) dance partner in ABC’s three-hour TV-movie remake of the 1987 film Dirty Dancing.

Jason Lee (My Name Is Earl) plays a dad raising teenagers in CBS comedy pilot What Goes Around Comes Around.

Gaius Charles (Friday Night Lights), Monique Gabriela Curnen (Fast & Furious) and James Landry Hebert (Gangster Squad) nabbed series regular roles in NBC’s straight-to-series drama Taken, adapted from the movie franchise.

Kyle Bornheimer (Angel From Hell) will co-star opposite Courteney Cox in Fox comedy pilot Charity Case, about a woman managing her late billionaire husband’s charity.

Casey Wilson (Happy Endings) stars in ABC comedy pilot Hail Mary, about the small-town mayor of nearly bankrupt town who needs a miracle, so makes one up.

NBC procedural comedy The Trail, about a big city lawyer and his quirky defense team, has added Krysta Rodriguez (Smash) to a cast that includes John Lithgow and Nick D’Agosto.

Joanna Garcia Swisher (The Astronaut Wives Club) will play the wife of Geoff Stults’ character in CBS comedy pilot The Kicker, from Tina Fey, Jack Burditt and Robert Carlock.

Merrin Dungey (Once Upon a Time) has been cast in ABC drama pilot Conviction, centered on LA’s Conviction Integrity Unit. Name sound familiar? Dunghey’s sister, Channing Dungey, is the new head of ABC Entertainment.

Josh Salatin (Show Me a Hero) and Alyssa Diaz (Army Wives) join the season two cast of CBS summer series Zoo.

ADVERTISING & BRANDS

ABC’s Oscars telecast scored about $120 million in ad revenue, according to iSpot.tv, $101.9 million from the ceremony and $17.2 million for the red carpet action. That handily beats last year’s take of $104 million.

GLOBAL GOINGS ON

UK’s Zig Zag Productions landed a commission from UKTV to produce a new factual entertainment series, I’ve Got Something to Tell You, for premium entertainment channel W.

Broadcasters picking up three-part doc Hugh’s War on Waste from Hat Trick International include Foxtel (Australia), DR Byen (Denmark), TVB (Hong Kong), AMC Networks (Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia), 365 Media (Iceland), Planete+ and Kuchnia+ (Poland) and Choice TV (New Zealand).

In a nod to the digital age, The Monte-Carlo Television Festival announced a new initiative for 2016: the ConTech Academy, running June 14-16 along with the Festival’s regular schedule of events.The Academy will focus on content and digital innovation in a multi-platform world, with keynotes, panels and workshops in the Grimaldi Forum in Monaco. 

Canada’s family friendly DHX Television is offering a complimentary sampling of its suite of kids networks, including Family Channel, Family CHRGD, Family Jr. and Telemagino, through March. “With March Break on the horizon and having our rebranded channels in the market for six months now, it’s a great time to be showcasing the engaging and dynamic programming that our channels offer to families with children of all ages,” said Joe Tedesco, Senior Vice President and General Manager, DHX Television. “Most of our key affiliate partners are participating in the national free preview.”

A government review of the BBC charter recommends ending 94 years of self-regulation for the public broadcaster. “The BBC Trust model is flawed: it conflates governance and regulatory functions within the Trust, which leads to confusion about the Trust’s role,” said the report, which concluded communications regulator Ofcom should oversee the BBC because “Ofcom would be a strong regulator to match a strong BBC.”

Keshet International has licensed drama format Prisoners of War to India’s Star Plus to be adapted into a local version.

9 Story Media Group licensed kids and family content to blim, Televisa’s new  OTT SVOD service, rolling out across multiple territories in Latin America. Televisa acquired over 800 episodes of animated and live action programming including Almost Naked Animals, Finding Stuff Out and Monkey See Monkey Do.



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Social Media Keeps Fans Connected to Nickelodeon.
Nickelodeon leverages the biggest social platforms, hottest social stars and most influential moms in the social space to keep the conversation going with fans. Nickelodeon now has over 300 million followers across social media platforms.

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RATINGS

The 2016 presidential primaries may be leaving candidates bruised, but they’ve been a shot in arm for the major cable news channels. Fox News was the most-watched basic cable network in primetime and total day for the past six weeks, a run it hasn’t matched since 2003. CNN was the top news net among A25-54, with its best numbers since 2008, and MSNBC had its best Monday-Friday primetime score since December 2012.

NBC’s The Voice returned Monday to start season 10 with 13.2 million viewers and a 3.4 rating among A18-49, up in viewers but down one tenth in the demo from its fall premiere. Blindspot was back to series lows of 6.8 million and a 1.8 rating.

The Voice elbowed ABC’s The Bachelor out of first place Monday, but the dating competition still tied a Monday season high of 2.5/8 among A18-49.

HGTV earned the #4 slot in primetime in February among P25-54, its highest monthly ranking ever with .65 rating among P25-54, up 12 percent over February 2015. HGTV also landed the top spot position in primetime among W25-54 and among upscale W25-54.February weekends (Saturday-Sunday 7a-8p) delivered a .62 rating among viewers P25-54, a 13 percent boost over February 2015, for the highest-rated month in HGTV history among weekend viewers.

Travel Channel had a 10 percent increase in its prime rating year-over-year among viewers P25-54 in February, its fourth consecutive month of year-over-year ratings growth in P25-54 in prime. The net also posted its highest-rated February in five years among P25-54 for Tuesdays and Wednesdays: Bizarre Foods: Delicious Destinations and Booze Traveler were up, respectively, 130 percent and 53 percent in their Tuesday time periods, year over year, among P25-54, and Wednesday’s Expedition Unknown at 9p showed gains of 186 percent in its time period year over year.

Cooking Channel had its highest-rated, most-watched February, with Junk Food Flip and Rev Run’s Sunday Suppers up 25 percent in ratings and 30 percent in impressions for A25-54, with overall network ratings and impression gains of 12 percent and 15 percent, respectively, across A25-54. Food Network’s February saw the highest ratings ever for the Monday at 8p timeslot with nearly a quarter of the Kids Baking Championship A25-54 audience co-viewing with a K2-17; the series finale last week posted a .9 rating for A25-54 and a .8 for A25-34.

Oscars excitement gave syndicated entertainment magazines a lift. Next day coverage on Entertainment Tonight was the big winner on Monday, with a 4.0/7 primary run weighted metered market average, up 18 percent versus year-ago. Access Hollywood was also up 18 percent, to 2.6/5, and Extra was up 22 percent, to 2.2/5. The Insider saw a 14 percent rise, to 1.6/4.

The week of February 15, Family Feud was down 4 percent from the week prior, but took top game show honors for the first time since last December with 7.0 in Live+SD Nielsens. Wheel of Fortune was second with 6.8, down 8 percent.

CBS’s 48 Hours had its largest audience of the season on February 27 with 5.77 million viewers in Live_SD, up 12 percent from the week prior.
 
Broadcast Evening News ShowsWeekly Average Ratings (week of February 22, 2016)
NBC:
Nightly News 8.913 million total viewers 1.8/7 and 2.158 million A25-54
ABC: World News Tonight 8.875 million total viewers; 1.7/7 and 2.059 million A25-54
CBS: Evening News 7.672 million total viewers; 1.5/6 and 1.798 million A25-54
Source: Nielsen, NTI Total Viewers and A25-54 Live+SD

Top 10 M-F Syndicated Strip Series for the week of 2/15/16 ranked in order by HH Rtg
Judge Judy (CTD) 7.8AA
Family Feud (2/T) 7.0AA
Wheel of Fortune (CTD) 6.8AA
Jeopardy (CTD) 6.5AA
The Big Bang Theory (WB) 6.1AA
Entertainment Tonight (CTD) 3.5AA
Dr. Phil (CTD) 3.4AA
Modern Family (2/T) 3.3AA
Live with Kelly & Michael (DAD) 3.2AA
Inside Edition (CTD) 3.1AA
Source: Nielsen Media Research

Top 10 M-F Syndicated Strip Series for the week of 2/15/16 ranked in order by A18-49 Rtg
The Big Bang Theory (WB) 2.8AA
Family Feud (2/T) 2.3AA
Judge Judy (CTD) 1.9AA
Modern Family (2/T) 1.8AA
Wheel of Fortune (CTD) 1.5AA
Family Guy (2/T) 1.4AA
Jeopardy (CTD) 1.4AA
2 Broke Girls (WB) 1.2AA
Two and a Half Men (WB) 1.2AA
Cleveland Show (2/T) 1.1AA
Source: Nielsen Media Research

Top 13 Broadcast Programs among A18-49 rating/share for the week of February 22, 2016
ABC:
The Oscars (2/28) 10.5/31
ABC: Live from the Red Carpet (2/28) 5.9/18
ABC: Live from the Red Carpet (2/28) 4.0/13
CBS: Big Bang Theory (2/25) 3.8/14
ABC: Live from the Red Carpet (2/28) 2.6/9
ABC: The Bachelor (2/22) 2.5/8
ABC: Modern Family (2/24) 2.5/8
CBS: NCIS (2/23) 2.4/8
FOX: The X-Files (2/22) 2.4/8
CBS: Life in Pieces (2/25) 2.1/7
FOX: American Idol (2/24) 2.1/7
FOX: American Idol (2/25) 2.1/7
ABC: Grey’s Anatomy (2/25) 2.1/7
Source: Nielsen Media Research, Galaxy Explorer, Live + SD Data

Monday A18-49 Analysis: NBC had the most A18-49 viewers Monday with 2.9/9, according to final primetime national ratings from Nielsen. The premiere of NBC’s The Voice won 8p with 3.2/11, followed by 2.5/8 for ABC’s the Bachelor. The Voice remained in the lead at 9p with 3.6/11, versus 2.6/8 for ABC’s dating competition. Blindspot made it a clean sweep for NBC at 10p with 1.8/6; CBS’s NCIS: Los Angeles was second with 1.2/4.

A18-49: NBC 2.9/9, ABC 2.0/7, CBS 1.4/4, FOX 1.4/4, UNI .8/3, TELE .5/1, ION .4/1, CW .3/1

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Monday, February 29, 2016 time period averages. Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated. Live+SD.
CBS: 5.4/9
Supergirl 4.2/7, Scorpion 5.8/9, NCIS: Los Angeles 5.2/9
ABC: 5/8
The Bachelor 5.3/9, Castle 3.5/6
NBC: 2.5/4
The Voice 8.0/13, Blindspot 4.3/8
FOX: 3.8/6
Gotham 2.6/4, Lucifer 2.4/4
UNIVISION: 1.1/2
Antes Muerta Lichita 1.0/2, Pasion y Poder 1.2/2, Hotel de los Secretos 1.0/2
CW: .6/1
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend .6/1, Jane the Virgin .6/1
TELEMUNDO: .8/1
Quien es Quien .7/1, Eva, La Trailera .8/1, La Querida del Centauro .8/2
ION: .9/2
Criminal Minds 1.0/2, Criminal Minds .9/1, Criminal Minds .9/2

Sunday A18-49 Analysis: ABC delivered the most A18-49 viewers Sunday with 8.5/26, according to final primetime national ratings from Nielsen, winning every time period with Oscars coverage. The red carpet report averaged 3.3/11 at 7p, opposite 1.0/3 for NBC’s Dateline Classic. ABC’s pre-show + awards show won 8p with 8.2/25, versus a .9/3 average for NBC’s Dateline and movie, Ted, and Univision’s Nuestra Belleza. Oscar won 9p with 10.6/26, followed by .9/2 for Uni’s Neustra Belleza. The trophyfest topped 10p with 10.8/31; Univision’s Vuida Negra placed second with .7/2.

A18-49: ABC 8.5/26, UNI .8/2,  CBS .7/2, NBC .7/2, FOX .7/2, TELE .4/1, ION .3/1

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Sunday, February 28, 2016 time period averages. Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated. Live+SD.
ABC: 16.4/27
Live from the Red Carpet 7.0/12, Live from the Red Carpet 9.3/15, The Oscars 19.4/32
CBS: 3.2/5
60 Minutes [r] 4.1/7, 60 Minutes [r] 3.7/6, Last Vegas [r] 2.5/4 
NBC: 2.1/3
Dateline Sunday [r] 3.6/6, Ted 1.2/2
UNIVISION: 1.2/2
Aqui Y Ahora 1.1/2, Nuestra Belleza 1.3/2,  Viusa Negra .9/2
FOX: 1.0/2
The Simpsons [r] 1.1/2, Bob’s Burgers [r] 1.0/2, The Simpsons [r] 1.2/2, Cooper Barrett’s Guide [r] .8/1, Family Guy [r] 1.0/2, Border Town [r] .8/1
ION: .7/1
Lethal Weapon 3 .7/1, Lethal Weapon 4 .6/1
TELEMUNDO: .5/1
Batallapor el Chapo .5/1, Gran Hermano .5/1, Senor CVuelo .4/1

Saturday A18-49 Analysis: ABC scored the most A18-49 viewers Saturday with 1.8/7, according to final primetime national ratings from Nielsen. ABC’s NBA Countdown and game averaged .9/4 at 8p, versus .6/3 for NBC’s NHL coverage. ABC’s basketball scored 1.7/6 to win 9p, followed by .7/3 for CBS’s Crimetime Saturday. Basketball rose to 1.3/9 at 10p on ABC; CBS was second with .8/3 for 48 Hours.
 
A18-49: ABC 1.8/7, CBS .7/3, NBC .6/2,ION .4/2, UNI .4/2 FOX .3/1, TELE .2/1

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Saturday, February 20, 2016 time period averages. Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated. Live+SD.
CBS: 3.5/7
Crimetime Saturday: NCIS Los Angeles 2.2/4, Crimetime Saturday: Criminal Minds 2.1/4, 48 Hours 3.5/7
ABC: 2.9/6
NBA Countdown: Golden State at Oklahoma City 1.3/3, NBA Saturday Primetime 3.2/6
ION: 1.2/2
Law & Order 1.2/2, Law & Order 1.1/2, Law & Order 1.2/2
NBC: 1.0/2
NBC NHL 1.0/2
FOX: .8/1
Rosewood [r] .8/1, Lucifer [r] .8/1
UNIVISION: .7/1
Cronicas de Sabado .6/1, Sal y Piementa .7/1
TELEMUNDO: .4/1
Que Noche .4/1, America’s Funniest Videos .3/1

EXECUTIVE MOVES

Scripps Networks Interactive appointed Eduardo Hauser to the position of Managing Director, Latin America and the Caribbean. Hauser, who joins the company on March 7 and based in Miami, will be responsible for the strategic direction and daily operation of the company’s businesses across Latin America, which currently include Food Network as well as the company’s distribution across the Caribbean.

Endemol Shine Group named Peter Salmon, currently Director of BBC Studios, as Chief Creative Officer and Emma Maloney, formerly General Counsel at News UK, to the General Counsel position at Endemol. Boudewijn Beusmans will continue in his role as CEO of Endemol Shine Netherlands as well as in an international capacity as Executive Vice President, Group.

IN  MEMORIAM

DJ and TV announcer Charlie Tuna died February 19. He was 71. In addition to his hefty radio resume, Tuna worked on television shows including The Mike Douglas Show, The $25,000 Pyramid and Inside Hollywood.

Public relations vet and former governor of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Clifford Dektar died February 22. He was 90. Dektar worked with ABC Sports and series including The Rifleman and Hee Haw.



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Nickelodeon’s Large Adult Audience Keeps Growing.
Nickelodeon’s platforms reach a wide-range of influential adult audiences. Partners have a great opportunity to connect with adults 18-49 on Nick@Nite, engage with parents on Nick and Nick Jr., and reach Millennial fans through The Splat, a modern refresh of ’90s Nick.

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This Day in History:
1877 – Republican Rutherford B. Hayes was declared the winner of the 1876 presidential election, despite the fact that Democrat Samuel J. Tilden won the popular vote.

Answer to Our Last Trivia Question: Which Bewitched (1964-1972) role did Alice Ghostley turn down before accepting the part of Esmerelda? Gladys Kravitz. Kudos to: Samantha Salvatore-WNET-NYC, Fred Jackson-TV One, Synda Kollman-Charter Marketing Group/Boca Raton, FL, Anthony Salerno-Horizon Media/NYC, John Kukla-KDFW-KDFI/Dallas, Rhonda Stokes-Good Ski Technologies/Ogden, Utah, Julie Houston-Tom Scott Communicationg Group/Boise, ID, David Garber-Linzack Publishing/Chatsworth, CA, Alan Perris-Beverly Hills, Michael Malone/LA, Lorrie Shilling/El Segundo, Stephen Kelley-9 Story Media Group/Toronto.

Today’s Trivia Question: What was the capital of extraterrestrial Mork’s home planet, Ork, on Mork & Mindy (1978-82)? (Email trivia@cynopsis.com with your answer and be sure to include your name, company, city and time zone.).



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Introducing Nickelodeon Velocity.
Nickelodeon Velocity helps partners navigate the world of kids’ advertising and marketing, offering full-service creative and production resources, branded entertainment, audience expertise, and IP to bring brands and our fans together.

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JOB OPENING: SALES MGR/Take 1 Transcription/LA: Secure new business & dvlp existing client base w/in the US unscripted TV industry. Balance client-facing activity & autonomy w/effective research & int. communication. Min 5 yrs exp working within the TV industry Full info/apply HERE (3/5)

JOB OPENING: MEDIA SUPERVISOR/GROUPM/NYC: Direct daily media activity on assigned accts; Dvlp media strategy & oversee translation of client mktg/advertising objectives into media strategies for DR. 4+ yrs supervisory exp. Strong knwlg media plan’g. Full info/apply HERE (3/5)

JOB OPENING: PR COORDINATOR/HGTV & DIY Network/NYC: Support team in developing, planning & executing PR campaigns for series, promotions, events. 1-3 years PR/Journalism exp. Strong writing & verbal skills a must.Cable ntwk & lifestyle media exp a plus. Apply HERE (3/5)  

JOB OPENING: CONTENT SCREENER/Media Information Services/NYC: Entry-level position writing summaries of TV programs. Requires BA/BS, strong writing skills, attention to detail and love of TV. Fluent in Spanish pref’d. Send resume to hr@misnyc.com (3/5)

JOB OPENING: SR ANALYST RESEARCH/IFC/NYC: Support both Programming and Ad Sales to achieve revenue goals. 1-2 years exp with Nielsen systems. Digital research a plus. Full info/apply HERE (3/5) 

JOB OPENING: DIRECTOR, PRODUCT MGMNT/NBCU/NYC: Focus on definition, justification, development & delivery of advanced products/business models w/focus on digital video experiences, ad products, & emerging interactive TV. Full info/apply HERE (3/5)

JOB OPENING: FEMALE BEAUTY EXPERT, TV HOST or PERFORMER/PERSONALITY with strong beauty expertise/interest. Represent Elemis Skin care on a national shopping channel. National Search. Res/recent photo and on air links to elemiscasting@gmail.com (3/5)

JOB OPENING: TRADESHOW SALES DIRECTOR/MGR/MIPTV/MIPCOM Reed MIDEM/NYC: Exp’d in B2B tradeshow. Lead business growth from TV & digital online ent sectors in US & CA. 7-10 yrs exp selling exhibition stand space, sponsorships, print & dig advrtsng & conference regs. Full info/apply HERE (3/4)

JOB OPENING: ANALYST, DIGITAL RSRCH & ANALYTICS/AwesomenessTV/NYC or LA: Support dvlpmnt of analytics & insights that informs branded content dvlpmnt & prod, mktplc positioning. Min 4yrs dig media rsch exp. Knwlg of video & sm. Strong knwlg You Tube Analytics & Comscore. Resume HERE (3/4) 

JOB OPENING: PRICING & PLANNING SR MGR/DIRECTOR/beIN Sport USA/NYC: Mng pricing & inventory for all beIN SPORTS networks. Work closely w/sales team to max revenue & inventory and ensure camp delivery. 5+ yrs exp ad sales and/or pricing & planning. Full info/apply HERE (3/4) 

JOB OPENING: CROSS PLATFORM AD SALES RSCH MGR/beIN Sport USA/Miami or NY: Help support Ad Sales & Prgrmng teams. Create materials that position beIN SPORTS positively for Ad Sales team. 4+ yrs exp Ad Sales Rsrch. Nielsen tools  Strong knwlg synd rsrch sources. Full info/apply HERE (3/4) 

JOB OPENING: PUBLICIST/CNBC NEWS/East Coast: Work closely with VP, PR to manage internal/external communications and press efforts for Business News as well as public televisions. Full info/apply HERE (3/4)

JOB OPENING: SR SALES ANALYST/PLANNER/SIRIUSXN NY: Wide Orbit req, media exp req, 2 yrs exp w/inventory and avails rpts, max rev, optimize, analyze ad rts, bld scheds, dee.moore@siriusxm.com (3/4)

JOB OPENING: SR DIRECTOR CONSUMER MARKETING/HISTORY/NY: Oversee all cons mktg efforts except Social. Media agency exp pref/high level strategic thinking skills req. 8+ yrs exp working w/brand strategy & media plan’g on major brand at agency or client side. Full info/apply HERE (3/4)

JOB OPENING: COORDINATOR, MARKETING/Fox (Film, TV & Sports)/West Coast: Coord prod services with cutting edge mktg & branded ent initiatives across Fox’s backlot. 2-4 yrs applied exp in ent, mktg, advrtsng or media ind. Full info/apply HERE (3/4)

JOB OPENING: PROJECT COORDINATOR/TV LAND/NYC: Mng prod of print, digital, promo premiums projects. Gather assets and a liaison between internal Mktg, Press, and Creative teams. 2-3 yrs of media/advertising exp. Email: productionsarefun@gmail.com (3/4)



A CYNOPSIS MESSAGE FROM NICKELODEON


Nickelodeon is Reaching Fans Everywhere.
Through Nickelodeon’s TV Everywhere apps and sites, fans get their favorite Nickelodeon content where they want it, when they want it-amounting to 27 million downloads and over 100 million video views per month.

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INTERNSHIPS – These positions are for credit only – nobody gets paid here. These ads are always posted for free, and students work for school credit only. For more information on the specs for posting an Internship ad, email Trish at trish@cynopsis.com.

SITUATION WANTED ADS, POSTED BY THOSE LOOKING TO BE HIRED… There is no charge for placing your Situation Wanted ad… for more information contact Trish Pihonak at trish@cynopsis.com

E-mail Trish@cynopsis.com or call Trish Pihonak at 203-899-8459 for rates and specs for Job Openings.


WHAT’S ON TONIGHT – WEDNESDAY MARCH 2, 2016


ABC: The Goldbergs, The Real O’Neals, Modern Family, The Real O’Neals, American Crime
CBS: Survivor, Criminal Minds, CSI: Cyber
CW: Greatest Animal Commercials Countdown, MADtv 20th Anniversary Reunion [r]
Fox: Rosewood, Hell’s Kitchen
NBC: The Mysteries of Laura, Law & Order: SVU, Chicago PD
PBS: A Year in Space, NOVA [r], American Experience [r]
Telemundo: Quien es quien?, Eva la Trailera, La Querida del Centauro
Univision: Antes Muerta que Lichita, Pasion y Poder, El Hotel de los Secretos

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