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Good morning. It’s Tuesday March 30, 2115, and this is your first early morning briefing.

Tonight’s Premieres:
CBS: The Dovekeepers at 9p
FOX: Weird Loners at 9:30p
HLN: Keywords at 10p
ID: House of Horrors: Kidnapped at 10p
MTV: Finding Carter at 10p
PBS: Twice Born – Stories From the Special Delivery Unit at 8p
TLC: 7 Little Johnstons at 10p
TV Land: Younger at 10p and 10:30p

Tonight’s Finales:
Discovery: Amish Mafia at 9p
HGTV: Fixer Upper at 9p
History: Gangland Undercover at 10p
Oxygen: Street Art Throwdown at 9p
TBS: Cougar Town at 10:30p


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South African comedian Trevor Noah will take over as host of Comedy Central’s The Daily Show when Jon Stewart exits. Calling Noah, who joined the late nighter as a correspondent in December, “wickedly funny,” net president Michele Ganeless said, “We set out to find a fresh voice who can speak to our audience with a keen take on the events of the day, and we found that in Trevor. He has a huge international following and is poised to explode here in America.” Said Stewart, who has not announced a departure date, “I’m thrilled for the show and for Trevor….In fact, I may rejoin as a correspondent just to be a part of it!”

IN THE NEWS

Nat Geo scored the highest total viewership in network history with Sunday’s premiere of Killing Jesus. The three-hour special, based on the book by Bill O’Reilly, drew 3.7 million viewers; its 2.8 HH rating was the second-highest ever. The show encores on Fox News Friday, April 3 at 8p and Easter Sunday, April 5 at 8p.

Anne Sweeney’s next act includes sitting on the board of directors at Netflix. Sweeney, until January co-chair of Disney Media Networks and president of Disney-ABC Television, joins Brad Smith, EVP and general counsel, legal and corporate affairs at Microsoft Corp. on the nine-member board. “We look forward to benefiting from Brad and Anne’s perspective as we continue to build our global Internet TV network,” said CEO Reed Hastings.

NBC’s next live musical event will be The Wiz. Sound of Music and Peter Pan producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron return for the production, airing Thursday, December 3. But that’s just the beginning. Produced by Cirque du Soleil’s new stage theatrical division, the show will have a Broadway revival for the 2016-17 season. The move to Broadway is “a natural next step for our live musical events,” said NBC Entertainment chairman Robert Greenblatt.

Bill O’Reilly barely had time to celebrate Nat Geo’s Killing Jesus ratings win when the Fox News host, who has been accused of embellishing reporting during the Falklands War, faced a challenge from a former CBS colleague. Of O’Reilly’s account  that he rescued a bleeding cameraman from a skirmish, Ignacio Medrano-Carbo told Mother Jones, “No one I know of who worked with me in Buenos Aires during the Falkland War ever heard of any CBS crew member getting beat or hurt.”  Responded O’Reilly, “This is nothing more than another coordinated attack which predictably comes on the heels of my appearance on The Late Show With David Letterman.”

NBC Entertainment teamed with Google to create an online companion site for drama series American Odyssey, premiering Sunday, April 5 at 10p. Fans can visit cities from the show via Google maps, and view photos, documents and other content available only on “Explore American Odyssey.”

TLC brings its traveling “Say Yes to the Prom” event to Discovery’s Silver Spring, MD headquarters today. The program, designed to build self-confidence in young women, offers mentoring, prom dress shopping and makeovers, as well as a video message from First Lady Michelle Obama. And for the first time, guys get an invite, too – they’ll leave with stylish tuxedos.

Downton Abbey writer and creator Julian Fellows will receive the 2015 International Emmy Founders Award at the International Academy of Television Arts & Science’s NYC gala on Monday, November 15. “Julian has brought a career’s worth of experience and ideas to this landmark television series and we look forwarding to welcoming him and members of the Downton Abbey cast at our Gala,” said Bruce L. Paisner, Academy president and CEO.


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PRODUCTION & DEVELOPMENT

ID greenlit a second season of Vanity Fair Confidential, to debut in 2016.“The pages of Vanity Fair establish a cultural filter to even the most sensational stories,” said Discovery Communications group president Henry Schleiff, calling the renewal “an ode to this unique partnership between Conde Nast and ID, which extends the Vanity Fair brand from its illustrious pages to its television home on ID.” Season one of the series, created by True Entertainment in partnership with Conde Nast and ID, airs Mondays at 10p.

Production for season three of Hallmark Channel’s Debbie Macomber’s Cedar Cove began Monday in Vancouver. Drama is based on the bestselling book series.

European pay TV operator Sky acquired a 60 per cent stake in U.S.-based non-scripted specialist  Jupiter Entertainment. We have ambitious growth plans and believe our employees and network partners will all benefit from this exciting combination,” said Jupiter CEO Stephen Land.

Propagate Content was launched Monday by Howard T. Owens, former president of National Geographic Channels. “With the freedom to develop and produce for any network or platform and our own international distribution arm to sell content globally, Propagate Content is the company I have always envisioned,” said Owens. David McKillop, most recently GM of A&E, joined as partner and chief creative officer. A+E Networks is an equity investor in the venture.

The WWE announced eight new original series, including animated adult comedy Camp WWE, in partnership with Seth Green’s Stoopid Buddy Studios; half hour Swerved, from Jeff Treimaine (Jackass); competition Diva Search; clips show Jerry Springer Presents WWE Too Hot for TV; talk show Live! With Chris Jericho; interview series Unfiltered: With Renee Young; travel show Culture Shock: With Corey Graves and best and worst compilation WWE The List.

COMING UP

Discovery’s Sons of Winter focuses on a family that lives a prairie lifestyle in Northern Saskatchewan, Canada, with two brother venturing even farther off the grid for 90 days in sub-arctic weather. Survival series launches Tuesday, April 28 at 10p.

Season two of Estrella TV’s Rica Famosa Latina premiered Monday, March 30. Reality series is airing weeknights at 7p.

TV One’s News One Now devotes an entire show to ABC comedy black-ish on Friday, April 3 at 9a. Host Roland S. Martin, who interviewed the entire cast, said,  “What makes the show unique is that it brings the cultural reality of being Black in America to a national audience and shows how much we have in common.”

Discovery Family Channel announced an August premiere for From Wags to Riches with Bill Berloni (wt), an original series from Earth Touch following theatrical animal trainer Berloni. The debut will be timed to the net’s month-long dog programming event, “Pawgust.”

Declaring May 3-10 “The Mother of All Weeks,” TLC is devoting seven days to new programming honoring Mom. Highlights: A two-hour 19 Kids and Counting on Tuesday, May 5, along with the launch of The Willis Family; the premiere of What She Said on Friday, May 8; a preview of Labor Games on Saturday, May 9 and three one-hour Mother’s Day specials on Sunday, May 10. The net is also partnering with Mamma Mia for a contest that will land the winner a walk-on role on the Broadway show.

Lifetime event The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe is set to premiere Saturday, May 30 and Sunday, May 31 at 9p. Kelli Garner (Pan Am) plays the blonde bombshell, with Susan Sarandon as her mentally ill mother.

Alan Jackson, Martina McBride, Brad Paisley, Brooks & Dunn, Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town and Rascal Flatts are among the new round of performers announced for the 50th Academy of Country Music Awards.Luke Bryan and Blake Shelton co-host from Arlington, Texas on Sunday, April 19 at 8p on CBS.

Sportsman Channel showcases the grueling 2015 Alaskan sled dog race in two-hour special Iditarod 43: The Deep Freeze Thursday, April 2 at 8p. The event is “reality television in its most pure form,” said Marc Fein, EVP of programming. “The drama that unfolds throughout the course of the nearly 1,000 mile trek is literally life and death…without a tribal council.”

KID STUFF

ABC Family picked up Shadowhunters, based on the bestselling young adult fantasy books series The Mortal Instruments. “Shadowhunters is a big epic saga that will resonate with viewers who come to ABC Family for the Harry Potter, Hunger Games, and Twilight franchises,” said net president Tom Ascheim. Series goes into production in Toronto in May.

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana Enterprises is partnering with Julie Andrews and her daughter, Emma Walton Hamilton, to develop an animated preschool series based on their bestselling book series, The Very Fairy Princess. “The books are all about celebrating individuality,” said the Sound of Music star. “We hope to encourage kids to rejoice in their own unique passions and talents – even if they’re different from that of their family or friends.”
  
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BRANDS, AGENCIES & ADVERTISING

While 76 percent of 200 marketing execs polled for the Interactive Advertising Bureau study, “Marketer Perceptions of Mobile Advertising,” said mobile programmatic is important, and 41 percent believed it would help them reach their audience, only 27 percent said they bought ads programmatically. One third of respondents said they’re increasing mobile budgets by taking dollars from elsewhere, with 58 percent cutting back on print and 31 percent taking dollars from TV and digital.

CASTING

Maisie Williams (Game of Thrones) will guest on BBC America’s Dr. Who, giving the Doctor “exactly the right sort of hell,” promises exec producer Steven Moffatt. Series returns in the fall.

UPFRONTS UPDATE

Housewives mixed with execs and the press at an elegant lunch in midtown Manhattan’s Andaz Hotel on Monday, March 30, the setting for a first look at programming on NBCUniversal Lifestyle nets Bravo, Esquire and Oxygen. And there was plenty to see.
 
Bravo’s slate included a total of over 40 original series focusing on food, fashion, beauty, design and pop culture.Getting the green light: NeNe and Kim: The Road to Riches, Apres Ski, Fit Club, My Fab 40th, Mother Funders, Tour  Group and Recipe for Deception, as well as expanding franchises with Below Deck Mediterranean, Ladies of Dallas and Married to Medicine Houston.

New season orders went to series including Ladies of London for a sophomore run, Don’t Be Tardy… for season four, Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles season eight and Manzo’d with Children season two, joining Bravo’s first scripted series, Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce, recently picked up for a second season. More scripted is on the way with the net’s first half-hour comedy series, Odd Mom Out,  premiering with back-to-back episodes on Monday, June 8 at 10p.

“Bravo continues to super-serve the most educated, affluent, engaged and loyal audience with our original content on all platforms,” said Frances Berwick, president, Lifestyle Networks, NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment.“We are excited to launch these new unscripted and scripted series and believe the new slate will deliver the same high-quality and viewingbenefits, but with a broader lens to drive even more ‘affluencers’ to view as well as engage socially.”

Esquire, launched in 2013, boasted it is surpassing onset goals, with a spike in ratings that’s made it the second-fastest-growing entertainment cable network, and number two cable net for affluent and educated Men 18-49. How do they anticipate keeping the upward trajectory going? With a lineup that includes five original series: Going Deep with David Rees, Somm (wt), The Agent, United States of Burgers and Comedians of LA, a series produced in partnership with Oxygen that uses one cast to provide two “his and hers” points of view. “As a young network, we’re constantly on the look-out for new and innovative ways to deliver quality programming – Comedians of L.A., delivers a groundbreaking concept not only in the way it is produced and presented, but also in the unique and transparent perspective it will give viewers,” said Matt Hanna, SVP of original programming.

The distaff side of that co-production, Living With Funny, will run on Oxygen, during the same time period as Comedians. But it’s just one of eight new series premiering on the network targeting Millennial women, including Douglas Family Gold, The Hustle, Pretty.Strong., Player Gets Played, Boss Nails, the third installment of Preachers of Atlanta and half-hour syndicated comedic show Crazy Talk, coming in the fall from NBCUniversal Domestic Television Distribution.

Oxygen’s highest-rated freshman series in 2014, Sisterhood of Hip Hop has been picked up for season two, with all five cast members returning, and business mavens Randi Zuckerberg, Ido Leffler, Sarah Prevette and Lauren Maillian will serve as mentors and investors on Time to Quit Your Day Job (previously The Investors Club).

“Oxygen is unveiling our most ambitious slate, embracing the new brand filter with bold and optimistic programming for young multicultural women,” said Berwick. “We are excited to be partnering with leading producers to create content that cuts through the clutter, connects our millennial viewers to the things that matter to them, with depictions of real people living life on their own terms.”

INTERNATIONAL HAPPENINGS

Alfred Haber Inc. secured international distribution rights to Steve Wonder: Songs in the Key of Life – An All-Star Grammy Salute. The two-hour special will be offered at MIP-TV.

Also headed for Cannes: family reality show Bringing Up Bates and hotel makeover series At Your Service, from Cineflix Rights.

Formats from FremantleMedia include inspirational series The Most Beautiful Woman, cooking competition Chef On the Block, reality dating quiz show 10 Questions You Wouldn’t Ask on a First Date, reality show The Trade Off, Dogs: Their Secret Lives and game show format Cash or Splash.

Hat Trick International will be packing for MIP-TV with sales already secured for Bangkok Airport to Australia (Channel 9), Norway (Discovery Networks), Asia, Middle East and Africa (Nat Geo People), Canada (Shaw) and Denmark (TV2), as well as a pan-regional order for The Mega Brothel from TLC covering Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East, South Africa, Portugal and Finland, alongside deals with ABC in Australia, DR in Denmark and Medialaan in Belgium.
 
GRB Entertainment announced content deals in Africa and the Middle East. In Africa, M-Net acquired Braxton Family Values and Tamar and Vince, Wananchi picked up When Fun Turns to Fear, Without Warning, In Search of Holy Treasure, and My Beautiful Game, and Upstar acquired My Beautiful Game and Game Changers for Angola and Mozambique. Sales in the Middle East included Bloopers to Kuwait TV and The World Class to Alhurra.

Turner Broadcasting System Asia Pacific has partnered with Thai free-to-air broadcaster Channel 3 to host a daily two-hour programming block of animated and live-action original content from kids channel POGO.


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RATINGS

AMC’s Walking Dead ended season five on Sunday with its highest-rated finale in history, with 15.8 million viewers and 10.4 million among A18-49, ending its season with all 16 episodes ranking among the top 20 telecasts in the demo this season. After-show Talking Dead had its highest-rated episode ever, with 7.5 million viewers and 4.9 million in the demo.

CBS’s NCAA March Madness coverage of Sunday’s Elite Eight doubleheader averaged an 8.6/18 overnight rating/share, up 10 percent over last year. Louisville/Michigan State averaged 7.6/17 to deliver the highest rating in the game window in 22 years, up 17 percent versus from last year.Duke/Gonzaga averaged a 9.9/20 to tie 2010 as the highest rating in the game window in 10 years, up 10 percent over last year.

The season two finale of ABC Family’s The Fosters drew season highs in Viewers 12-34 and F12-34 and was the number two telecast of the season in total viewers (2.1 million), based on Nielsen Live+3 ratings. The season ender of Chasing Life delivered a season high among A18-34 and placed second for the season in total viewers (1.4 million).

TV PLAYBACK RANK, based on the difference between Nielsen’s first-reported Live + Same Day and the final Live + 7 Day rating for the week of 3/9/15
Program/Live+SD A18-49 US AA%/Live+7 US AA
Empire
(FOX) 5.8, 8.5
Big Bang Theory (CBS) 4.4, 6.4
The Blacklist (NBC) 1.8, 3.4
Grey’s Anatomy (ABC) 2.1, 3.6
Scandal (ABC) 2.7, 4.2
Criminal Minds (CBS) 2.1, 3.5
Scorpion (CBS) 2.0, 3.3
The Following (FOX) 1.1, 2.3
Last Man on Earth (FOX) 1.6, 2.8
Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (ABC) 1.5, 2.6
Once Upon a Time (ABC) 1.8, 2.9
Elementary (CBS) 1.4, 2.5
NCIS (CBS) 2.2, 3.3
Family Guy (FOX) 1.7, 2.8
Chicago Fire (NBC) 2.1, 3.2
Source: The Nielsen Company DVR playback rankers, based on the difference between Nielsen’s first-reported Live + Same Day and the final Live + 7 Day ratings (for regular, original programs only).

NIELSEN TWITTER TV TOP TEN for the week of 3/23/15 Program, Date, Unique Audience (000), Tweets (000)
iHeartRadio Music Awards
(NBC), 3/29, 7201, 1575
Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards (Nick), 3/28,
5977, 5072
Pretty Little Liars (ABC Family), 3/24,
5836, 1290
The Walking Dead (AMC), 3/29,
5432, 819
WWE Monday Night Raw (USA) 3/23,
2473, 218
Scandal (ABC) 3/26,
1876, 118
Dancing With the Stars (ABC), 3/23,
1689, 75
Grey’s Anatomy (ABC) 3/26,
1401, 68
American Idol (FOX) 3/25,
1287, 64
The Voice (NBC) 3/23,
1068, 54
Source: Nielsen. Nielsen Social captures relevant Tweets from three hours before through three hours after broadcast, local time. Unique Audience measures the audience of relevant Tweets ascribed to a program from when the Tweets are sent until the end of the broadcast day at 5am. The data includes new/live primetime and late fringe programming only and excludes sports events. For multicast events, networks are listed alphabetically and metrics reflect the highest Unique Audience across all airing networks.

SHAREABLEE SOCIAL TV RATINGS: Top U.S. Shows Overall by Engagement for the week of March 23, 2015
Program, Date, Total Actions (000), Total Content, Actions per Post (000), Fans/Followers (000)
Pretty Little Liars
(ABC Family) 7690, 394, 20, 18414
The Walking Dead (AMC)
7213, 218, 33, 36793
The Ellen DeGeneres Show (Warner Bros./synd.)
2970, 46, 65, 69590
Today Show (NBC)
2342, 434, 5, 7766
Grey’s Anatomy (ABC)
1966, 62, 32, 23247
Entertainment Tonight (CBS/synd.)
1454, 475, 3, 3992
Saturday Night Live (NBC)
1146, 142, 8, 6232
Access Hollywood (NBC/synd.)
1092, 269, 4, 1600
Good Morning America (ABC)
1055, 387, 3, 7114
Fox & Friends (FOXN),
1010, 293, 3, 1618
Source: Shareablee Inc. The total actions metric includes the total volume of post-level likes, shares, favorites, retweets and comments. Total content includes all posts, tweets and media posted by each TV property across all platforms. Actions per post metric notes the average e number of actions garnered by each TV property. Total fans/followers includes Facebook and Twitter and Instagram followers for each property as of February 22, 2015.

Friday A18-49 Analysis: CBS won the most A18-49 viewers on Friday with 2.3/9, according to final primetime national ratings from Nielsen. CBS’s NCAA basketball coverage scored 1.7/7 to win 8p, versus 1.5/6 for Univision’s Mi Corazon Es Tuyo. CBS stayed on top at 9p with 1.9/7, versus 1.1/4 for ABC’s Shark Tank. CBS’s basketball broadened the lead at 10p with 2.7/9, ahead of 1.1/4 for ABC’s 20/20.

A18-49: CBS 2.3/9, UNI 1.1/4, ABC 1.0/4, NBC 1.0/4, FOX .9/3, TELE .5/2, CW .3/1, ION .2/1

Live+Same Day Household Ratings: Friday, March 27, 2015 time period averages. Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated.
CBS: 4.5/9
CBS NCAA Basketball 3.7/7, CBS NCAA Basketball 4.7/9
NBC: 3.6/7
Grimm 3.2/6, Dateline 3.8/7
ABC: 3.2/6
Cristela 2.9/6, Cristela 2.7/5, Shark Tank [r] 3.4/6, 20/20 3.3/6
FOX: 1.8/3
Movie: Grownups 1.8/3
UNIVISION: 1.6/3
Mi Corazon Es Tuyo 2.0/4, Hasta Fin del Mundo 1.5/3, Que te Perdone Dias …Yo No 1.3/2
TELEMUNDO: .8/1
La Biblia .9/2, Tierra de Reyes .7/1 Duenos del Paraiso .9/2
ION: .7/1
Law & Order: CI, Law & Order CI .6/1, Law & Order: CI .7/1, Law & Order: CI .7/1
CW: .6/1
Hart of Dixie .9/2, iZombie [r] .4/1

EXECUTIVE MOVES

Travel Channel promoted Brian Leonard to Vice President of Programming and Development. Leonard joined the network in 2011.

The NBC Owned Television Stations division of NBCUniversal named Eric Lerner President and General Manager of NBC 4 New York/WNBC. Most recently, Lerner was President and GM of NBC10 Philadelphia/WCAU and Telemundo62 Philadelphia/WWSI.

Nick Gilhool has joined Discovery Channel as Vice President of Casting. Previously, Gilhool was Senior Vice President, Development at Brownstone Entertainment.

Steven Weinstock and Glenda Hersh were named Co-Presidents and Co-CEOs of Endemol Shine North America production companies True Entertainment and Original Media. Weinstock and Hersh, who co-founded True Entertainment in 2000, add oversight of Original Media.



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JOB OPENING: DIRECTOR-RESEARCH/Discovery Channel/LA: Talented researcher to utilize Nielsen ratings+consumer databases to inform/devel ntwrk strtgy. Skill to turn data into stories. Pro w/ind systems-esp. Npower & Starmedia, prmry rsrch a +. 8+ yrs media rsrch. Apply HERE (4/1)

JOB OPENING: SR. DIR- DIGITAL DISTRIBUTION/Discovery/NY: Strong negotiator to navigate dist deals & dvlp strategy. Identify, create & foster strong partnerships w/ digital distributors to maximize the value of Discovery products/services. 8-10 yrs exp req’d. Apply HERE (4/1)

JOB OPENING: MARKETING MGR/IFC/NYC: Execute network partnerships, promotions, events, and oversee show campaigns, for this “slightly off” network. 4+ yrs. exp. in marketing/promotions/events. Full info apply HERE (4/1) 

JOB OPENING: EXECUTIVE ASST/RECEPTIONIST/NYC: Prolific production company seeks receptionist/executive assistant. Provide administrative and executive support. 1+ years admin and industry experience is a plus. Please send resume: nycexecjob@gmail.com (4/1)

JOB OPENING: DIR DIGITAL COMMS/NBC NEWS/NYC: Manage PR strategy, outreach & communications for NBC News digital properties; NBCNews.com, TODAY.com & our various apps/digital platforms (NY) Full info/apply HERE (4/1)

JOB OPENING: EVENT MARKETING MGR/NYC/CT: Mng integrated mktg campaigns to attract audience for events. BA Deg/Mktg & 2-4 yrs mktg exp. Exp using social media tools & able to devise/execute a plan in support of events. Full info/apply HERE (4/1)

JOB OPENING: RESEARCH ANALYST/CBS/NYC: Marketing exp pref’d. Help track/analyze the audience for CTD barter programming Knwlg Nielsen software, MRI & Wrap Sweeps is pref’d, as is exp in marketing and presentation writing. Resume to: Suzy.saddik@cbs.com (4/1)

JOB OPENING: DIR, RESEARCH/PBS/VA: Research consult & proj mgmt for Brand Strat., Mktg, & Promos. Mng staff allocated to nat. Nielsen rsch. 7+ yrs in advertising, mktg or audience research. Info/apply HERE (4/1)

JOB OPENING: DIR, GENERAL AUDIENCE MKTG & COMM STRAT/PBS/VA: Market general audience content & products. Develop mktg & commn campaigns.Lead project mgmt for mktg initiatives. 6-8 yrs mktg/advert/promos/strategic plan’g. Info/apply HERE (4/1)

JOB OPENING: DIR GENERAL AUDIENCE PUBLICITY/PBS/VA: Cultivate nat. media relationships. Lead seasonal announcement strategies. Oversee major award comms & timelines. Support exec speakers’ bureau. Prod sessions for Press Tour. 6-8 yrs PR exp. Info/apply HERE (4/1)

JOB OPENING: PROGRAM PLANNING COORD/NYC FOOD NETWORK/COOKING CHANNEL: Heavy data entry in prog. databases incl prog changes/mthly releases/specials; manage strategic planning for schedules; 2 yrs exp in Scheduling/Traffic/Research/Prod & strong attn to detail. Res HERE (4/1)

JOB OPENING: CM360 SALES COORD/NYC: Asst. Sales & Planning with all acct. management. Interact w/finance, traffic, and research. Some admin. Bachelor’s & Excel exp preferred. Media/Marketing exp is a + but not required. Please apply HERE (4/1)

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EXPERT SERVICES ADS: These ads are for companies or people who offer an expertise in the field of media by way of production, voice over artistry, writing, set development, etc. For information on rates and specs for posting an Expertise Service ad email Trish at Trish@cynopsis.com

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

SITUATION WANTED: Communications Student (JR) looking for summer internship. Interested in the areas of television production, development, programming, and scheduling. Available June-August. Contact rkraiche@syr.edu or610-724-7162 (4/7)

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WHAT’S ON TONIGHT – TUESDAY MARCH 31, 2015


ABC: Fresh Off the Boat, Repeat After Me, Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Forever
CBS: NCIS, The Dovekeepers [
p] 
CW: The Flash, iZombie
FOX: Hell’s Kitchen, New Girl, Weird Loners [
p]
NBC: The Voice, Undateable, One Big Happy, Chicago Fire [r]
PBS: Twice Born – Stories From the Special Delivery Unit [
p], Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies
Telemundo: La Biblia, Tierra de Reyes, Duenos del Paraiso
Univision: Amores con Trampa, Hasta el Fin del Mundo, Que te Perdone Dios…Yo No

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