05/13/15: AMC sister nets salute Mad Men during series finale; Hollywood under fire for gender inequality; Turner and Live Nation team for music awards show



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CYNOPSIS
05.13.15

Good morning. It’s Wednesday May 13, 2015, and this is your first early morning briefing.

Tonight’s Premieres:
A&E: Storage Wars: Behind the Locker at 9:30p
CNBC: Consumed: The Real Restaurant Business at 10p
POP: Sing it On at 9p

Tonight’s Finales:
ABC: The Middle at 8p, The Goldbergs at 8:30p, Nashville at 10p
CBS: CSI: Cyber at 9p
CW: Arrow at 8p
FOX: American Idol at 8p


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AMC sister nets BBC America, IFC, SundanceTV and WE tv will skip regularly scheduled programming during the Mad Men series finale Sunday, May 17 at 10p, to air a special message commemorating the series. Leading up to the closer, AMC will air a marathon of all seven seasons in consecutive order beginning on Wednesday, May 13 at 6p.

IN THE NEWS

The American Civil Liberties Union is  requesting an investigation into gender inequality “at all levels of the film and television industry” in the hiring of women directors. “Women directors aren’t working on an even playing field and aren’t getting a fair opportunity to succeed,” said Melissa Goodman, director of the L.G.B.T., Gender and Reproductive Justice Project at the A.C.L.U. of Southern California. “Hollywood doesn’t get this free pass when it comes to civil rights and gender discrimination.”

Turner Broadcasting and Live Nation Entertainment are teaming for the Live Nation Music Awards, to be simulcast on TNT and TBS. Show celebrates live musical performances in categories like “Best On-Stage Collaboration,” “Best Special Effects in a Festival” and “Road Warrior of the Year.” Live Nation will produce in collaboration with IMG and Dick Clark Productions. Air date: October 1.

ABC anthology drama American Crime will bring some of the actors from season one back for season two in a different plotline, a la FX’s American Horror Story. “It’s a completely different scenario. Different crime,” said ABC Entertainment Group president Paul Lee in a conference call Tuesday. Season one centered on the murder of a war veteran.

At a private meeting with network owned and affiliate stations, NBC News chairman Andrew Lack said a decision on the fate of suspended anchor Brian Williams will come “soon,” according to the Daily Beast. Williams is four months into a six-month suspension as the network investigates possible incidences of misreporting.

USA gave a series pickup to Queen of the South. The one-hour drug trade drama, based on best-seller “La Reina Del Sur,” comes from Fox Television Studios and Universal Cable Productions. Premiere is slated for 2016.

Stana Katic will be back on Castle for season eight. The procedural had been renewed by ABC with Nathan Fillion onboard, but Katic hadn’t finalized a deal. Does the fact that Katic only signed on for one year signal the end is nigh? Not any more than McDreamy’s death bodes ill for Grey’s Anatomy, according to ABC president Paul Lee, who said in a conference call on Tuesday, “I would like to see them run for many, many years to come. They’re both powerful, vibrant brands with incredibly passionate audiences.”

PRODUCTION & DEVELOPMENT

Pam Fryman (The McCarthys) joins upcoming NBC comedy People Are Talking, from Universal Television and Will Packer Productions, as exec producer/director. Fryman directed the pilot.

Procrastinator’s alert! The deadline to submit for the 4th annual Cynopsis Kids !magination Awards is this Friday, May 15. Your competitors from organizations including Amazon Studios, Cartoon Network, Food Network, Hasbro, Hulu, Nickelodeon, PBS Kids, Saban Brands,The Jim Henson Company & more have already submitted, so what are you waiting for? Start your entry here.

COMING UP

 
Smithsonian Channel pays tribute to food writer Josh Ozersky with an encore presentation of United States of Drinking, which he hosted, on Friday, May 15 at 9p. Ozersky died May 4 in Chicago, while he was in town for the James Beard Foundation Awards.

Limited Partnership, about one of the first gay couples to marry, premieres on PBS’s Independent Lens Monday, June 15 at 10p (check local listings). 

CASTING CALL: Sean De Simone Casting and scientific skin care brand StriVectin are casting a female Brand Rep to sell on QVC.In search of TV Host or performer/personality with strong beauty background/interest. Should be located w/in 2 hrs of West Chester, PA (Philadelphia). Photo, Resumes and links to beautyhostcasting@gmail.com (5/20)

KID STUFF

Season four of Discovery Family’s Strawberry Shortcake’s Berry Bitty Adventures premieres Saturday, June 20 at 12:30p, commemorating the brand’s 35th anniversary. All set for the new season: Food truck owners Sweet and Sour Grapes.

Story Media Group inked a deal with Penguin Young Readers for the option to produce an animated television series based on the New York Times bestselling children’s book series, Otis the Tractor. Since its 2009 debut, the series has sold over 1.5 million copies.

SNL alum Taran Killam, Kate McKinnon, Bobby Moynihan and Kenan Thompson have joined the voice cast of PBS Kids series Nature Cat, about a housebound feline who dreams of outdoor adventure. Animated series slated for a November 25 premiere.

AT THE UPRONTS

Dana Walden and Gary Newman, chairmen and CEOs, Fox Television Group, unveiled the Fox slate at NYC’s Beacon Theatre Monday night. “Building on the phenomenal momentum created by Gotham, The Last Man on Earth and, of course, Empire, we’re infusing next season’s schedule with new ambitious dramas, smart comedies, aspirational unscripted series and big live events and specials – all from the best creators in the business,” said Walden and Newman. “And our strategy with these bold creative swings is simple: schedule them strategically, market them relentlessly and create events that break through and captivate viewers across every platform.”

All-new Tuesdays include Grandfathered, starring John Stamos and The Grinder, with Rob Lowe, followed by comedy-horror series Scream Queens, from Glee’s Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk and Ian Brennan.

Two new dramas, futuristic Minority Report, based on the Steven Spielberg blockbuster and the first of his films to be adapted for television, and Rosewood, from exec producer Todd Harthan (Psych), also debut this fall.

Event series The X-Files launches with a two-night event beginning Sunday, Jan. 24 at 10p, following the NFC Championship Game, and continuing with its time period premiere on Monday, Jan. 25 at 8p.

Joining the lineup in 2016: DC comics drama Lucifer, modern gothic action series The Frankenstein Code, from exec producer/writer Rand Ravich (Life) and exec producer Howard Gordon (Homeland) and two comedies, The Guide to Surviving Life and animated Bordertown, from Family Guy’s Mark Hentemann and Seth MacFarlane.

The 15th and final season of American Idol launches in January, and New Girl returns to the Tuesday comedy block in January with a season of uninterrupted episodes. Three-hour Grease: Live, starring Julianne Hough (Rock of Ages) and Vanessa Hudgens (Spring Breakers), airs live (of course) on Sunday, January 31.

The highlight of Univision’s Upfront on Tuesday was Fusion anchor Alicia Mendez’ 15-minute interview with former president Bill Clinton. “This is not rocket science,” said Clinton of the buying power of the Hispanic market. “If I were an advertiser I’d study the demographic patterns.” Clinton took advantage of the occasion to call for giving immigrants a clear path to citizenship.

The return of La Banda for a second season also made a splash at the Univision Upfront. This year, the music-based, multi-media competition show developed by Simon Cowell’s SYCO Entertainment and Saban Brands and co-produced with FremantleMedia Latin America will be looking for the next girl super group.

ABC Television Group president Ben Sherwood told Tuesday’s Upfront crowd that while the net has the “most loved, most talked-about, most social” shows, they’re determined to do even better with “modern, new and smarter” ways of reaching buyers. “We’re committed to winning, in every sense,” said Sherwood.

When it comes to programming, that means not a lot of tinkering with a stable lineup. Every returning show stays in place  in fact, Monday, Wednesday and Thursday remain intact. New series The Muppets and Quantico land on Tuesday at 8p and 10p, respectively; Dr. Ken takes up 8:30p on Thursday, and drama Oil and Of Kings and Prophets replace Resurrection and Revenge on Sunday at 9p and 10p. The Catch takes over for Shondaland sister How to Get Away With Murder on Thursdays at 10p at the close of Murder’s 15-ep season; after The Muppets’ limited run, Fresh Off the Boat slips from 8:30p to reclaim its 8p spot on Tuesday, and lead into new comedy The O’Neals. On deck: crime anthology Wicked City, comedy Uncle Buck, season two of American Crime and thriller The Family.

Galavant bridges the two half-seasons of Once Upon a Time, as Marvel’s Agent Carter will again land between fall and spring seasons of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. The strategy avoids airing too many reruns, which “just didn’t reflect the way we are watching television,” said ABC prez Paul Lee.

INTERNATIONAL HAPPENINGS

Tricon Films & Television announced the sale of 21 food and home renovation series across 500 hours from their lifestyle library including Donut Showdown, Candice Tells All, Dining Innvasion, and Flip Addict and The Expandables.


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RATINGS

Judge Judy ruled syndication with 6.8 the week ending May 3; second place court show was Judy Sheindlin-created Hot Bench, with a series high 2.0 in Live+SD.

With its host facing criticism in the medical community, Dr. Oz scored a 1.4 rating, down 39 percent versus last year. Wendy Williams was up 21 percent versus last year, with 1.7.

TNT‘s second round coverage of the NBA Playoffs is averaging 4.3 million total viewers and a 2.9 HH rating. Over the past week, TNT’s coverage won the night across cable television three times among total viewers.

TBS‘s new comedy Your Family or Mine delivered a combined audience of 2.9 million viewers in Live+7 delivery for its April 21 episode and encores, up 13 percent versus to the prior week and 1.3 million A18-49, up 7 percent.

Broadcast Evening News Shows Weekly Average Ratings (week of May 4, 2015)
NBC:
Nightly News 7.569 million total viewers; 1.4/7 and 1.732 million A25-54
ABC: World News Tonight 7.468 million total viewers; 1.5/7 and 1.773 million A25-54
CBS: Evening News 6.535 million total viewers; 1.2/6 and 1.438 million A25-54
Source: Nielsen, NTI Total Viewers and A25-54 Live+SD

Top 10 Broadcast Programs among A18-49 rating/share for the week of May 4, 2015
CBS:
Big Bang Theory 3.7/15
ABC: Modern Family 2.9/10
NBC: The Voice (Mon.) 2.3/8
ABC: Scandal 2.2/7
ABC: black-ish 2.2/7
CBS: Survivor 2.1/8
ABC: Grey’s Anatomy 2.1/8
CBS: NCIS 2.0/7
NBC: The Voice (Tues.) 2.0/7
ABC: The Goldbergs 2.0/7
Source: Nielsen Media Research, Galaxy Explorer, Live + SD Data

Top 10 M-F Syndicate Strip Series for the week of April 27 ranked in order of HH Rtg
Judge Judy (CTD) 6.8AA
Wheel of Fortune (CTD) 6.3AA
Jeopardy (CTD) 6.3AA
Family Feud (2/T) 5.9AA
Big Bang Theory (WB) 5.3AA
Modern Family (2/T) 3.5 AA
Dr. Phil (CTD) 3.3AA
Entertainment Tonight (CTD) 3.2AA
Inside Edition (CTD) 3.1AA
Live With Kelly & Michael (DAD) 2.9AA
Source: Nielsen Media Research

Top 12 M-F Syndicate Strip Series for the week of April 27 ranked in order of A18-49 Rtg
Big Bang Theory (WB) 2.4AA
Family Feud (2/T) 2.0AA
Modern Family (2/T) 2.0AA
Judge Judy (CTD) 1.6AA
Family Guy (2/T) 1.6AA
Two and a Half Men (WB) 1.2AA
How I Met Your Mother (2/T) 1.2AA
Jeopardy (CTD) 1.2AA
Wheel of Fortune (CTD) 1.1AA
Seinfeld (SPT) 1.0AA
Cleveland Show (2/T) 1.0AA
Mike & Molly (WB) 1.0AA
Source: Nielsen Media Research

Top Ten Basic Cable Networks Live + 7 Performance among A18-49 for the week of: 4/20/15
Primetime (000)/Total Prog. Day (000)
TNT 1484
/ADSM* 743
TBSC 756/TNT 636
DISC 733/USA 380
ADSM 703/ESPN 361
FX 677/TBSC 347
ESPN 670/NAN* 341
USA 654/NICK 340
BRAV 573/TOON 321
HIST 553/DISC 296
A&E 495/FX 294
Source: Turner Research from The Nielsen Company data. All ratings based on Total US Television Universe of 116,400,000 homes. * + Network broadcasts less than 51% of minutes in a 24 hour day. Notes: Data based on most currently available Nielsen Data stream; Final: Live+7. Primetime is Mon-Sat 8p-11p and Sun 7p-11p. Total day is Mon-Sun 6a-6a for household and demographic performances.

Top Ten Basic Cable Networks Live + 7 Performance among Total Viewers for the week of: 4/20/15
Primetime (000)/Total Prog. Day (000)
TNT 2794/
TNT 1265
FOXN 1718/ADSM* 1223
TBSC 1666/ NICK 1193
DSNY 1652/ DSNY 1170
HIST 1629/ FOXN 1004
USA 1537/ TOON 980
DISC 1531/USA 947
ESPN 1456/HGTV 831
HGTV 1429/NAN* 749
FX 1367/HIST 731
Source: Turner Research from The Nielsen Company data. All ratings based on Total US Television Universe
116,400,000 homes. * + Network broadcasts less than 51% of minutes in a 24 hour day. Notes: Data based on most currently available Nielsen Data stream; Final: Live+7. Primetime is Mon-Sat 8p-11p and Sun 7p-11p. Total day is Mon-Sun 6a-6a for household and demographic performance.

Top Ten Basic Cable Programs Live + 7 Performance among A18-49 for the week of: 4/20/15
Love & Hip Hop Atlanta (VH1) 2880
The Real Housewives of Atlanta (BRAV) 2551
New Orleans/Golden State (TNT) 2474
Teen Mom (MTV) 2470
Golden State/New Orleans (TNT) 2250
Dallas/Houston (TNT) 2213
San Antonio/L.A. Clippers (TNT) 2189
Lip Sync Battle (SPK) 2122
Vikings (HIST) 2112
Keeping Up With the Kardashians (E!) 2108
Source: Turner Research from The Nielsen Company data. All ratings based on Total US Television Universe
116,400,000 homes. Notes: Data based on most currently available Nielsen Data stream; Final: Live+7.

Monday A18-49 Analysis: NBC won the most A18-49 viewers Monday with 2.0/7, according to final primetime ratings from Nielsen. NBC’s The Voice led at 8p with 2.4/8, followed by 2.1/7 for ABC’s Dancing With the Stars. NBC’s Voice kept the lead at 9p with 2.5/7, versus 2.3/7 for ABC’s Dancing. ABC’s Castle reigned at 10p with 1.4/4, followed by 1.3/4 for CBS’s NCIS: Los Angeles. 

A18-49: NBC 2.0/7, ABC 1.9/6, CBS 1.4/5, UNI 1.1/4, OX 1.0/3, TELE .7/2, CW .5/2, ION .3/1

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Monday, May 11, 2015 time period averages. Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated.
ABC: 7.6/13
Dancing With the Stars 8.6/14, Castle 5.6/10
NBC: 5.2/9
The Voice 6.2/10, Night Shift 3.3/6
CBS: 4.7/8
2 Broke Girls 4.4/8, Mike & Molly 4.9/8, Stalker 4.0/6, NCIS: Los Angeles 5.3/9
Gotham 3.1/5, The Following 2.1/3
FOX: 2.0/3
The Following 2.1/4, The Following 2.0/3
UNIVISION: 1.5/2
Amores con Trampa 1.4/2, Hasta Fin del Mundo 1.8/3, Que te Perdone Dios…Yo No 1.3/2
TELEMUNDO: 0.9/1
Avenida Brasil .7/1, Tierra de Reyes 0.7/1, Senor de los Cielos 1.3/2
ION: .8/1
Criminal Minds 0.8/1, Criminal Minds .8/1, Criminal Minds .9/2
CW: 0.8/1
The Originals .8/1, Jane the Virgin .8/1

Sunday A18-49 Analysis: ABC won the most A18-49 viewers Sunday with 1.6/5, according to final primetime ratings from Nielsen. ABC’s America’s Funniest Home Videos topped 7p with 1.4/6, versus 1.1/5 for CBS’s 60 Minutes. ABC maintained the lead at 8p with 1.8/7 for Once Upon a Time, followed by a 1.3/4 average for Fox’s The Simpsons and Brooklyn Nine-Nine. A 1.8/5 rating for the second hour of Once Upon a Time topped 9p, versus 1.2/4 for CBS’s The Good Wife and Fox’s Family Guy and Bob’s Burgers. ABC’s Revenge kept the net in first 10p with 1.3/4; CBS’s Battle Creek was second with .8/3.

A18-49: ABC 1.6/5, CBS 1.1/4, FOX 1.0/3, NBC .7/2, TELE .6/2, UNI .5/2, ION .2/1

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Sunday, May 10, 2015 time period averages. Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated.
CBS: 5.3/10
60 Minutes 5.4/11, Madam Secretary 5.7/10, The Good Wife 6.0/10, Battle Creek 4.0/7
ABC: 3.2/6
America’s Funniest Home Videos 3.3/7, Once Upon a Time 3.2/6, Revenge 3.3/6
NBC: 2.3/4
Dateline 2.4/4, A.D.: The Bible Continues 2.7/5, American Odyssey 1.7/3
FOX: 1.3/2
The Simpsons [r] .9/2, Bob’s Burgers [r] .9/2, The Simpsons 1.6/3, Brooklyn Nine-Nine 1.4/3, Family Guy [r] 1.4/2, Bob’s Burgers 1.4/2
UNIVISION: .8/2
Aqui y Ahora .6/1, Me Pongo de Pie .8/1, Sal y Pimienta .9/2
TELEMUNDO: 0.7/1
Voz Kids .9/2, Suelta la Sopa Extra .4/1
ION: 0.5/1
Ghost Whisperer .5/1, Ghost Whisperer .5/1, Ghost Whisperer .6/1

Saturday A18-49 Analysis: ABC won the most A18-49 viewers Saturday with 1.8/8, according to final primetime ratings from Nielsen, winning every time period with the NBA Playoffs. ABC was first at 8p with 1.4/6, followed by .5/2 for CBS’s Crimetime Saturday. ABC led at 9p with 1.9/8, versus .6/2 for CBS’s Crimetime Saturday. ABC peaked 10p with 2.3/9 for basketball; CBS’s 48 Hours was next with .8/3.

A18-49: ABC 1.8/8, CBS .7/3, UNI .6/2, NBC .4/2, FOX .4/1, ION .3/1, TELE .2.1

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Saturday, May 9, 2015 time period averages. Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated.
ABC: 3.1/6
NBA Playoffs 3.1/6
CBS: 2.8/5
Crimetime Saturday [r] 2.2/5, Crimetime Saturday [r] 2.4/5, 48 Hours 3.7/7
NBC: 1.3/3
The Voice [r] 1.2/2, SNL Prime [r] 1.5/3
UNIVISION: 1.0/2
Sabado Gigante 1.0/2
FOX: .8/2
Hell’s Kitchen [r] .6/1, Bones [r] .9/2
ION: 0.8/1
Criminal Minds .9/2, Criminal Minds 0.8/1, Criminal Minds 0.7/1
TELEMUNDO: 0.2/1
Cine Exclusivo .4/1, Futbol Estelar Pachuca .2/0


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FUN OF YOUR BUSINESS

Last week we asked truTV talent, "What’s your most embarrassing real life blunder on set?" and here’s what some of them had to say…

  • "Flexing my poorly defined muscles on my near naked, oil-slicked body in front of my childhood crush Danica McKellar (Winnie Cooper from The Wonder Years) ranks up there as the most embarrassing thing I’ve done on Impractical Jokers to date. Side note – Danica looks fabulous!" James "Murr" Murray, Impractical Jokers
  • "I was duped by Kevin Barnett and our show runner, Neil Punsalan, to do my pathetic attempt at the running man dance while they were secretly filming me, and then they put it on television." Josh Rabinowitz, Friends of the People
  • "I often mess up on Hack My Life. I’ve failed to open bottles with every object imaginable; from a piece of paper to a high-heel, success often escapes me. As far as embarrassing goes? I suppose converting a pickup-truck-bed into a swimming pool: the water was freezing cold, everyone was shivering and I could barely form a sentence. I leapt out of that thing with a quickness." Kevin Pereira, Hack My Life
  • "Getting rammed with a bubble ball by Jermaine and seeing death flash before my eyes." Jennifer Bartels, Friends of the People
  • "We were shooting promos and I was goofing around with the director, who was a friend of mine. I threw a piece of paper at him and it curved and nailed a PA directly in her eyeball. Directly. It was her first day on set. I felt like the world’s biggest jackass. Still makes me cringe." Brian Quinn, Impractical Jokers

From a favorite pillow to a model airplane, we want to know: "What are three fun things you have in your office or bring with you on set?" Join the fun and see how you stack up against our readers. Please send your responses to FOYB.Cynopsis@gmail.com. Answers to this question will be published in our May 20th eNewsletter.

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EXECUTIVE MOVES

Doug Shapiro has moved from Senior Vice President, International and Corporate Strategy for Time Warner Inc. to Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer of Turner Broadcasting System.

KBS’s social media agency, Attention, announced a new leadership team, to be led by President Tom Buontempo: GianCarlo Pitocco as Chief Strategy Officer; Jeremy Simon to oversee the influencer and partnership division; Sarah Kauffman to lead operations and community management; Rachel Guthermann to lead client service, and Daniel Janoff to oversee the creative department.

David Asch has been appointed Senior Vice President and General Manager of shomi. Most recently, Asch was Senior Vice President, Content, at Redbox Automated Retail.

IN MEMORIAM

Actress Audree Norton died April 22 at age 88. Norton, who was deaf, appeared on series including Mannix, Family Affair and The Streets of San Francisco, and helped launch the National Theatre of the Deaf.



This Day in History: 1950 – Happy 65th birthday, Stevie Wonder!

Answer to Our Last Trivia Question: Which overprotective sitcom son called his dad’s girlfriend (and eventual fiancee) “The Barracuda”? Lamont, on Sanford and Son (1972-1977). Kudos to: Lewis Cosby/Knoxville, Tambria H. Young-Team Detroit/Detroit, Synda Kollman-Charter Marketing Group/Boca Raton, FL, Linda Grillo-Viacom/NYC, Jim Roche-Weigel Broadcasting/Chicago, Mike Snyder-Euroky Films/LA, Susan Nessanbaum-Goldberg-M and S Entertainment/LA, Cammie Buerry-Station Casinos/Las Vegas, David Westberg-SAG-AFTRA/LA.

Today’s Trivia Question: On Arrested Development, what song did Maeby and Michael sing at the Bluth Company Christmas party that proved embarrassing? (Email trivia@cynopsis.com with your answer and be sure to include your name, company, city and time zone.).
 
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JOB OPENING: SR MGR, PRIMARY RESEARCH/ABC/NY: Resp for collaboratively dvlpng/executing quantitative/qualitative mkt rsch projects supporting Ad Sales/Mktg. 3+ yrs mkt rsch w/exp in Ad Effectiveness & working w/Ad Sales. Digital background a +. Full info/apply HERE (5/15)

JOB OPENING: DIGITAL SALES PLANNER/CDS/LA & NYC: Highly motivated, well organized sales professional to support sales team in managing proposals, presentations, and productivity management functions; 2+ solid years experience in digital media ad sales. Full info/apply HERE (5/15) 

JOB OPENING: DIGITAL MEDIA PROGRAM MANAGER/CDS/LA only: Supports clients/agencies in the RFP process; project manage all custom media, brand integrations into video series; 3+ years of media sales or sales support experience, agency, publisher experience. Full info/apply HERE (5/15)

JOB OPENING: PRODUCTION MGR/GSN/Santa Monica: 4 years prod. exp. Cost reports, prod. crews, rates & staff positions, budgets for non-scripted in studio & field TV pilots & series. Process invoices/payments, grid of prod payments. Send res/CL: tvcareers@gsn.com (5/15)

JOB OPENING: TALENT BOOKER/NATIONAL TALK SHOW/NYC: National Talk Show looking for a Talent Booker. Must have strong contacts for booking celebrities and music. Past experience on other talk shows a must.TalentBookerNY@gmail.com (5/15)

JOB OPENING: BROADCAST OPS ADMIN/A+E Networks/Stamford CT-Freelance: Global team new channel & tech launches, project implement/data capture & tracking, technology roll-outs. Exp r’qd Brdcast ops & content mgt. Full Info/Apply: http://www.aenetworks.com/careers (5/15)

JOB OPENING: SR DIRECTOR of ADVERTISER SALES/AUTOMOTIVE/Rentrak/NYC: Resp for selling Rentrak synd & custom svcs in Advrtser mkt w/specific focus on Automotive mktplc. Min 8yrs related exp & exp working w/TV ind leaders & execs from major advrtsrs. Full info/apply HERE (5/15)

CASTING CALL: Companies can showcase their casting notices/casting calls here. For information on rates and specs for posting a casting notice, please email Trish at Trish@cynopsis.com

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.

SUMMER INTERNSHIP CREDITS ONLY: CSI SPORTS/NY: NYC/NJ College Student Summer Internship/Production Intern. Please send resume/cvr to Rose: Send to: jobs@csisports.com (5/18)

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.

Are you looking for a job? Post your Situation Wanted Ad here — Email Trish@cynopsis.com for specs.


WHAT’S ON TONIGHT – WEDNESDAY MAY 13, 2015


ABC: The Middle [f], The Goldbergs [f], Modern Family, black-ish, Nashville [f]
CBS: Survivor, CSI: Cyber [f]
CW: Arrow, Supernatural [f]
FOX: American Idol [f]
NBC: The Mysteries of Laura, Law& Order: SVU, Chicago PD
PBS: Nature, NOVA, Super Skyscrapers [r]
Telemundo: Avenida Brasil, Tierra de Reyes, Futbol Mexicana Primera Division
Univision: Amores con Trampa, Hasta el Fin del Mundo, Que te Perdone Dios…Yo No

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