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09.03.15

Good morning. It’s Thursday September 3, 2015, and this is your first early morning briefing.

Tonight’s finales:
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A&E: Beyond Scared Straight at 9p
Great American Country: Lakefront Bargain Hunt at 9p
NBC: Food Fighters at 8p
UP: Bringing Up Bates at 9p
WE tv: Braxton Family Values at 9p


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Just two days after his brief, tumultuous tenure at ABC’s The View came to an end, Bill Wolff was named executive producer for Chelsea Handler’s upcoming Netflix talker, arriving in 2016. “Bill is the visionary we have been looking for to create a dynamic new format that’s global, informative and entertaining,” said Netflix Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos.

IN THE NEWS

The collection of celebs for the next edition of ABC’s Dancing With the Stars includes Alex Skarlatos, one of the three Americans who received France’s Legion d’Honneur for subduing a suspected terrorist on a Paris-bound train last month. Also of interest in the group: Spy Kids star Alexa PenaVega and her husband Carlos PenaVega, the first married competitors; once-disgraced chef Paula Deen; former Celebrity Apprentice contestant Gary Busey and jockey Victor Espinoza. Full list here. Season 21 premiere date: Monday, September 14 at 8p.

Samantha Bee’s upcoming show has a name, Full Frontal, and a (not for the prudish) new promo. The former Daily Show correspondent’s late nighter launches in January on TBS.

More late night news: The Daily Show added three new correspondents. Comedians Ronny Chieng, Desi Lydic and Roy Wood Jr. join host Trevor Noah and his Comedy Central team for a Monday, September 28 launch.
 
Not to be outdone, CBS announced the 11 new teams set for Amazing Race, launching Friday, September 25 at 8p. Among the crowd ready to take off from Venice Beach, CA: f
ormer New York Jets cheerleaders, street dancing brothers, TMZ personalities, dating news reporters and an engaged couple whose Amazing Race-themed marriage proposal went viral.

TV nominees for the 2015 Environmental Media Awards, honoring people and productions that increase public awareness of environmental issues, include The Newsroom, The Blacklist, Bob’s Burgers, The Simpsons, Cristela, Biggest and Baddest: Man-Eating Tiger, Last Week With John Oliver and Vice: Our Rising Oceans. Awards will be handed out October 24 in Burbank.

The contributions of female filmmakers are spotlighted in TCM multi-year initiative “Trailblazing Women.” The programming event, hosted by actress, producer and director Illeana Douglas, premieres October 1 and airs every Tuesday and Thursday throughout the month. Not-so-fun fact: Men outnumbered women 23-1 as directors of the 1300 top-grossing films since 2002.

Media General and Fox Television Stations announced the Monday, September 14 debut of one-hour entertainment news show Hollywood Today LIVE. Produced by Media General’s BiteSizeTV, the Millennial-focused daily offers “a fresh spin as part of our larger focus on creating original content that is unique and engaging,” said Media General head of programming Tony Optican.

Nielsen’s paper diaries will be around for a little longer than planned. The measurement company has pushed the introduction of a new system from October 1 to January after “significant feedback” from clients concerned about the methodology, reports TVNewsCheck. “This extension will allow for additional analysis time and will also align with the start of our National Panel Expansion efforts,” said Nielsen in its notification.

HBO, DirecTV, Netflix, Nielsen and Turner will be among those honored with Technology and Engineering Emmy Awards, presented January 8 during the Consumer Electronics Show.


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PRODUCTION & DEVELOPMENT

Weather Channel tapped Pioneer Productions to produce a third run of Strangest Weather on Earth in the U.S. UK’s Channel 4 acquired the series as the third installment of their World’s Weirdest Weather series.

Starz ordered a third season of Survivor’s Remorse from exec producers Tom Werner, Maverick Carter, LeBron James, Mike O’Malley, Paul Wachter and Vic Levin, with O’Malley returning as exec producer and showrunner. The August 29 episode of season two rose 18% week over week in Live+SD weekend viewership, to a series high 1.34 million viewers.

Something old: NBC renewed hit reality competition America’s Got Talent for an 11th season. Season 10 wraps Wednesday, September 16.

And something new: NBC ordered a dramedy pilot from Dan Fogelman (Grandfathered). Untitled series produced by 20th Century Fox Television follows people born on the same day.

COMING UP

Funny or Die’s Billy on the Street has added guests: Sarah Jessica Parker, Bill Hader and Jason Sudeikis will join previously announced Chris Pratt, Will Ferrell, Anna Kendrick and Julianne Moore during season four, launching Thursday, October 8 at 10:30p on truTV.

OWN’s Oprah: Where Are They Now? kicks off a new season Saturday, September 19 at 10p with Selma star David Oyelowo, and Ashley Smith, whose story of being held hostage is featured in the upcoming movie, Captive.

Tichina Arnold (Survivor’s Remorse) will host the 2015 Triumph Awards, filming September 12 in Atlanta and broadcast for the first time in October on TV One. Honorees include civil rights leader Rev. Dr. Joseph Echols Lowery, John Legend, Tyrese Gibson, Wanda Sykes and Intel’s Rosalind Hudnell.

GetTV is airing a mini-marathon of western Hondo, with five episodes of the gunslinger series starting Saturday, September 12 at 12p.

Middle school-aged gaming moguls are the focus of Nickelodeon live-action comedy Game Shakers, debuting Saturday, September 12 at 8:30p. Dan Schneider (iCarly) created the series.

E! will mark the anniversary of the death of Joan Rivers with a tribute special hosted by the daughter of the iconic comedian, Melissa Rivers. Half-hour Celebrating Joan airs tonight at 8p. Rivers died September 4, 2014.

Stepping in for vacationing Home & Family host Cristina Ferrare will be Nancy Grace today, Family’s Matt Rogers and Matt Iseman on Friday, September 4, Kenny and Gwendolyn Smith on September 8 and 9, and Family’s Kym Douglas on September 10 and Debbie Matenopoulos on September 11.

NicktoonsNFL Rush launches Wednesday, September 9 at 9p and NASCAR Hammer Down on Wednesday, September 30 at 9p, as part of the net’s sports-themed programming block.

The sophomore run of E!’s House of DVF premieres Sunday, September 13 at 9p, moving to its regular Sundays-at-10p slot the following week. Diane von Furstenberg promises to “continue to provide empowering messages to a generation of millennial women.”

A Newark educator and veteran house flipper tackles a 6000 sq. ft. 19th century mansion on in the new edition of DIY’s American Rehab: Restoring Victoria, premiering Wednesday, September 9 at 11p.

STUNTS

Velocity celebrates the long weekend with “Parts and Labor Day” (ha!). Programming stunt featuring automotive DIY shows kicks off at 6am on September 7 with All Girls Garage.

Hallmark Channel is introducing “Fall Harvest,” with four new originals premiering every Saturday at 9p in October. First up: Autumn Dreams on October 3, followed by Harvest Moon on October 10, October Kiss on October 17 and a two-hour sneak peek of season two of Good Witch on October 24. Sister net Hallmark Movies & Mysteries rounds out the weekend with three originals arriving Sundays at 9p in October: Signed, Sealed, Delivered: The Impossible Dream on October 4, Beverly Lewis’ The Reckoning on October 11 and Jesse Stone: Lost in Paradise on October 25.

RLTV, the net aimed at 50+, is premiering doc Conquering Kilimanjaro on Thursday, September 10 at 8:30p. As part of a “Get Inspired” stunt, the film will air throughout a week that also includes inspirational episodes of RLTV Lifestyle Originals.

ABC Family’s 17th annual “13 Nights of Halloween Programming” event runs Monday, October 19 through Saturday, October 31. Night one kicks off with back-to-back airings of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows parts 1 and 2, starting at 1:30p.

ADVERTISING

The small screen can thank the big screen for $1.07 billion in national TV ad dollars this summer, according to iSpot.tv, up from $1.04 in 2014. Biggest Spender: Warner Bros. at $308.6 million.

Adult Swim is going on a six-week, 15-city tour, screening new content from network shows, including never-before-seen pilots and specials. Free events include trivia, prizes and free meals from food trucks. Who’s along for the ride? Integrations from Cricket Wireless, Hershey’s Jolly Rancher candy, Paramount PicturesScouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse and Sony’s Playstation Vue are part of the package, launching September 17 in Pittsburgh.

DIGITAL DOINGS

Hulu now has a commercial-free option for subscribers. For $11.99/month, the service can be viewed ad-free; $7.99 gets limited commercials. Current subscribers can switch to the commercial-free option for an additional $4/month. Hulu has been aggressively expanding its content, including its recent deal with EPIX for hit movies and investment in a slate of original programming.

The Weather Channel is (almost) Everywhere, now available online to subscribers of providers including AT&T, Bright House, Cable ONE, Cablevision, CenturyLink, Cox Communications, DirecTV, Dish, Grande Communications, MediaCom, SuddenLink, Time Warner Cable and Wide Open West Networks. “Now, subscribers still have access to critical coverage when they need us most, even if they lose power in their home," Dave Shull, president, The Weather Channel Television Group, tells Cynopsis. "That, for us, is a huge move forward in our missions of service and safety."

You can put your “Worst” foot forward in social media thanks to “video grams” featuring You’re the Worst stars Aya Cash and Chris Geere. Videos (“share with your pseudo friends”) are available online; season two of the FXX series bows Wednesday, September 9 at 10:30p.

TV Land is offering the full first season of comedy Younger on TVLand.com over Labor Day weekend. Season two arrives in January.

CBS is going OTT with regular season NFL games this fall, no TV subscription required. The net has plans to stream games Saturday, October 4 and Thursday, November 26, as well as four playoff games and the Super Bowl, available on computers and tablets as well as streaming devices.

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CASTING

Alex Kingston returns to Dr Who as Professor River Song for the show’s 2015 Christmas special on BBC America. Series returns Saturday, September 19; special airs Friday, December 25.

Pilou Asbaek (Lucy) has joined the season six cast of HBO’s Game of Thrones. The Danish actor will play Euron Greyjoy, uncle of Theon and Yara. Drama returns in 2016.

GLOBAL GOINGS-ON

NBCUniversal and Ole Communications are teaming for management of E!, Universal Channel, Studio Universal, Syfy and Telemundo Internacional in Latin America, with an eye toward increasing locally-produced programming and acquisitions. The channels will continue to be distributed through HBO Latin America Group.

Ericsson inked a deal with Image Nation Abu Dhabi to provide playout and media management services for a new Arabic-language channel. The service, which will broadcast across the Middle East and North Africa region, is a joint venture between Image Nation and Discovery Communications. Ericsson established a media hub in Abu Dhabi earlier in 2015 with its partnership with twofour54.

CMJ Distribution is set to license new acquisition The Space Shuttle: Flying For Me to international buyers at MIPCOM in October. The doc features interviews with NASA experts.

UK’s CITV is launching a new season of Horrid Henry this month. September 5 and 6 will bring a back-to-school marathon of the animated kids’ show, but if that’s not enough to keep the little ones happy, a new app, a line of clothing and DVD pack are also available.


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RATINGS

 
The season three premiere of Bravo’s Below Deck delivered 1.6 million total viewers, over 1 million P25-54 and 850,000 P18-49, according to Nielsen Live+3 data. The episode was up 7%, 15% and 4%, respectively, from the prior season premiere.

A volatile stock caused headaches for many this summer, but Fox Business News is celebrating its highest-rated month of the year. The net saw business day grow 98 percent in total viewers and 167 percent in A25-54 versus August 2014.

Cooking Channel’s also crowing after posting its highest-rated and most-watched August in network history among A25-54 (+41%) and W25-54 (+36%) versus year-ago. Seven of the net’s last eight months have posted gains among both A25-54 and W25-54, and August 2015 was Cooking’s youngest month in network history, with impressions +64% among A25-34 and +54% among A18-49 versus year-ago, with a median age of 47.

More summer fun: WE tv achieved ratings growth of more than 30 percent year-over-year, in key demos, reaching 52 million viewers this summer. Versus summer 2014, the net was up 36% among A25-54 (to 239,000), up 35% among W25-54  and W18-34 (169,000 and 144,000) and up 32 percent among A18-49 (200,000).

GSN boasts June, July and August marked the net’s most-watched summer in its 20-year history in primetime and total day in Total Viewers (P2+) and its key demos, P18-49, W18-49, P25-54 and W25-54. Versus summer 2014, in primetime, GSN is up 29% in total viewers, 63% in W18-49 and 39% W25-54. In total day, the net’s up 36% in total viewers, 60% in W18-49 and 37% in W25-54. 

Lifetime posted double digit year-to-year growth for the month of August in key demos, while ranking #3 among Women 25-54 in cable, its best monthly ranking in the demo in five years, and #4 in Women 18-49, its highest August rank in three years. For the month, among total viewers, Lifetime was up 10% versus August 2014, up 20% among W25-54, its best monthly increase in nearly three years, and up 4% among  W18-49, its first month of growth since January 2014. 

OWN also boasts double-digit growth in August among its key W25-54 demo (0.37 W25-54, up 54% versus year-ago), making it the third fastest-growing Top 25 ad-supported cable network in the demo.The net also grew double-digits in total viewers (up 39%).

Tuesday A18-49 Analysis: NBC had the most A18-49 viewers Tuesday with 2.0/7, according to final primetime national ratings from Nielsen. NBC’s America’s Got Talent took the top spot at 8p with 2.2/8; CBS’s NCIS and Univision’s Amores con Trampa tied for second with .9/3 and .9/4. Talent held its grip on first at 9p with 2.3/8, followed by 1.0/3 for CBS’s Zoo. Telemundo’s Senor de los Cielos topped 10p with 1.4/5, versus 1.3/5 for NBC’s Hollywood Game Night.

A18-49: NBC 2.0/7, CBS .9/3, TELE .9/3, UNI .9.3, ABC .7/2, FOX .4/2, CW .3/1, ION .3/1

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Tuesday, September 1, 2015 time period averages. Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated. Live+SD.
NBC: 5.2/9
America’s Got Talent 6.4/11, Hollywood Game Night 2.9/5
CBS: 4.4/8
NCIS [r] 5.2/9, Zoo 3.9/7, NCIS: New Orleans [r] 4.0/7
ABC: 1.6/3
Fresh Off the Boat [r] 1.9/4,Fresh Off the Boat [r] 1.7/3, Fresh Off the Boat [r] 1.7/3 Fresh Off the Boat [r] 1.5/3, Extreme Weight Loss 1.5/3
UNIVISION: 1.3/2
Amores con Trampa 1.3/2, Lo Imperdonable 1.4/2, Yo No Creo en Hombres 1.2/2
TELEMUNDO: 1.2/2
Avenida Brasil [r] 0.8/1, El Senor de los Cielos 1.4/2
FOX 1.1/2
Are You Smarter Than A Fifth Grader? 1.5/3, Brooklyn Nine-Nine 0.8/1, The Last Man on Earth 0.7/1
ION: 0.7/1
Criminal Minds 0.7/1, Criminal Minds 0.7/1, Criminal Minds  0.8/1
CW: 0.5/1
The Flash [r] 0.7/1, iZombie [r] 0.4/1

Monday A18-49 Analysis: NBC delivered  the most A18-49 viewers Monday with 1.8/6, according to final primetime national ratings from Nielsen. NBC’s American Ninja was first at 8p with 1.9/7, versus 1.5/6 for ABC’s Bachelor in Paradise. Warrior stayed on top at 9p with 2.4/8, followed by 1.0/3 for ABC’s Bachelor: After Paradise. NBC’S Running Wild With Bear Grylls made it a sweep for NBC at 10p with 1.2/4, with Telemundo hot on its heels with 1.1/4 for Senor de los Cielos.

A18-49: NBC 1.8/6, ABC 1.0/4, CBS .8/3, FOX .8/3, UNI .7/3, TELE .7/3, CW .5/2, ION .4/1

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Monday, August 31, 2015 time period averages. Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated. Live+SD.
NBC: 3.5/6
American Ninja Warrior [r] 4.1/7, Running Wild With Bear Grylls 2.1/4
CBS: 3.3/6
Two Broke Girls [r] 3.0/5, The Odd Couple [r] 2.5/4, Scorpion [r] 3.1/5, NCIS: Los Angeles [r] 4.1/8
ABC: 2.7/5
Bachelor in Paradise 3.6/6, Bachelor: After Paradise 2.6/4, The Whispers 1.9/3
FOX 2.0/3
So You Think You Can Dance 2.0/3
UNIVISION: 1.3/2
Amores Con Trampa 1.2/2, Imperdonable 1.4/2, Yo No Creo En Hombres .9/2
ION: 1.0/2
Criminal Minds 1.1/2, Criminal Minds .9/2, Criminal Minds 0.9/2
Telemundo: 1.0/2
Avenida Brasil 0.8/1, Bajo el Mismo Cielo .9/2, Senor De Los Cielos 1.3/2
CW: 1.0/2
Penn & Teller: Fool Us 1.3/2, Whose Line Is It Anyway 1.0/2, Significant Mother 0.6/1

Sunday A18-49 Analysis: NBC had the most A18-49 viewers Sunday with 1.9/6, according to final primetime national ratings from Nielsen. CBS’s 60 Minutes was first at 7p with 1.1/4, followed by 1.0/4 for Fox’s Bob’s Burgers and The Simpsons. It was a tie at 8p: NBC Pre-season Football earned 2.1/8 and 2.4/8 in the two half hours, while CBS’s Big Brother brought in 2.3/8 and 2.2/7. NBC’s game dominated the rest of the night, with 2.6/8 at 9p versus 1.3/4 for ABC’s Bachelor in Paradise, and 2.3/8 at 10p versus .7/2 for ABC’s Save My Life.

A18-49: NBC 1.9/6, ABC 1.1/4, CBS 1.1/4, FOX .9/3, UNI .5/1, TELE .4/1, ION .2/1

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Sunday, August 30, 2015 time period averages. Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated. Live+SD.
NBC: 3.7/7
Carmichael Show 1.2/2 [r], Carmichael Show [r] 1.2/2, NFL Pre-season Football 4.6/8
CBS: 3.6/6
60 Minutes [r] 2.8/5, Big Brother 2.9/5, Madam Secretary [r] 2.3/4, CSI [r] 2.5/5
ABC: 2.7/5
America’s Funniest Home Videos [r] 2.8/5, Bachelor in Paradise 2.9/5, Save My Life 2.1/4
FOX: 1.3/2
Bob’s Burgers [r] 1.4/3, Simpsons Encore 1.4/2, Brooklyn Nine-Nine 1.0/2, Last Man on Earth 1.0/2
ION: .6/1
Casino Royale .6/1
UNIVISION: 0.8/1
Gran Estreno .7/1, Sal y Pimienta 0.8/2
TELE: 0.6/1
Cine Millonario 0.5/1

Saturday A18-49 Analysis: CBS led with most A18-49 viewers Saturday with 1.3/2, according to final primetime national ratings from Nielsen, winning every hour with pre-season football. CBS scored 1.2/6 to top 8p, followed by .5/2 for ABC movie Cars. CBS rose to 1.3/6 at 9p, versus .7/3 for ABC’s film, and hit 1.5/6 at 10p; ABC remained in second with a .7/3 average for Cars and Last Man Standing.

A18-49: CBS 1.3/2, ABC .6/2, FOX .4/2, NBC .4/2, ION .3/1, UNI .3/1, TELE .2/1

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Saturday, August 29, 2015 time period averages. Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated. Live+SD.
CBS: 3.0/6
NFL Pre-season 3.0/6
ABC: 1.3/2
Cars 1.2/2, Last Man Standing 1.4/3
NBC: 1.1/2
American Ninja Warrios [r] 1.2/2, Hannibal .9/2
UNIVISION: 1.0/2
Sabado Gigante 1.0/2
ION: .7/1
CriminalMinds .7/1, Criminal Minds .7/1, Criminal Minds .8/1
FOX 0.7/1
Bullseye [r] 0.8/2, Home Free [r] 0.7/1
TELE: 0.2/0
Cine Millonario 0.3/1, Futbol Estelar 0.2/0

EXECUTIVE MOVES

Crown Media Family Networks appointed Cameron Larson as Director of Original Programming. Most recently, Larson was a writer and producer for Aviator Entertainment.

Amol Jadhav has joined The Weather Company as Vice President of Global Expansion. Previously, Jadhav was Head of Global Platform at Ebates.

MarVista Entertainment tapped Larry Grimaldi to serve as Vice President of Development and Production. Grimaldi served as a supervising producer on Rick Kids of Beverly Hills for E!.



This Day in History:
1929 – The Dow Jones closed at a pre-crash high of 381.17

Answer to Our Last Trivia:  What was Al’s favorite show on Married… with Children (1987-1997)? Psycho Dad. Kudos to: Bob Simon-ESPN/NYC, Chris Geddis-CW/NYC, Scott Jenkins-Gracenote/Queensbury, NY, Asher Levine-OMG/NYC, Dan Whitford-Lakeshore Public Television and Radio/Merrillville, IN, Les Stipp-GSD&M/Chicago, Ron Salcedo-Zimmerman/Nashville, John Amato-KTTV/Good Day LA/LA, Adam Deverell-CoxReps/LA, Susan Nessanbaum-Goldberg-Generate/LA.

Today’s Trivia: What word did Dr. Johnny Fever say that got him fired from his pre-WKRP job on WKRP in Cincinnati (1978-1982)? (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: DIRECTOR, PROD & DVLPMNT/VH1/Santa Monica: Responsible for dvlpng ideas from concept thru pilot. 5 – 7 yrs’ exp in reality dvlpmnt at a network. Must have comprehensive knowledge of pop-culture. Full info/apply HERE (9/4) 

JOB OPENING: VP, SCRIPTED SERIES/MTV/Santa Monica: Be part of the continued growth of scripted prgrmng. 4+ yrs of scripted dvlpmnt exp at network or prod co. at least 3 yrs of exp at the Director level or higher at a network, studio, or active prod co. Full info/apply HERE (9/4)
 
JOB OPENING: VP SCRIPTED DEVELOPMENT/BET/NYC: Head of Original Prgrmng & be resp for all aspects of dvlpmnt. 6+ yrs of scripted dvlpmnt exp at ntwrk or prod co. w/at least 3 yrs exp at the Dir level or higher at a ntwrk, studio, or active prod co. Full info/apply HERE (9/4) 

JOB OPENING: VP, COMMUNICATIONS/PUBLIC RELATIONS/OXYGEN/NYC: Lead press strategies, PR campaigns, talent relations & team. Creative leader w/strong press relationships and writing skills. 10 yrs TV publicity exp required. Full info/apply HERE (9/4)

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.

FALL INTERNSHIP CREDITS ONLY: VIDEO PRODUCTION INTERN/Norwalk CT: One of 10 happiest places on the Web, says HuffPo, seeks fall interns to help find stories & edit videos. Knowledge of Final Cut 10 or Premier Pro, YouTube and Vimeo preferred. Work 2-3 days. cgreene@hooplaha.com (9/10)

FALL INTERNSHIP CREDITS ONLY: CONTENT DEVELOPMENT INTERN/Norwalk CT: One of 10 happiest places on the Web, says HuffPo, seeks fall interns to pitch story ideas & write blog posts. Strong writing & organizational skills a must. Journalism/Comm majors preferred. Work 2-3 days/wk. cgreene@hooplaha.com (9/10)

FALL INTERNSHIP CREDITS ONLY: SOCIAL MEDIA/PR INTERN/Norwalk CT: One of 10 happiest places on the Web, says HuffPo, seeks fall interns to create social media posts, track analytics & assist w/media targeting & monitoring. Journalism/Comm & PR majors preferred. Work 2-3 days/wk. cgreene@hooplaha.com (9/10)

FALL INTERNSHIP CREDITS ONLY: PR firm/Los Angeles: Seeks college interns to write, strategize, handle social media. Weekly stipend paid. Info@amylevypr.com (9/9)

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 – THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 3, 2015


ABC: Beyond the Tank [r], Mistresses [f], Rookie Blue [f]
CBS: The Big Bang Theory [r], Mom [r], Big Brother, Under the Dome
CW: Beauty and the Beast [r], Arrow [r]
FOX: Boom [r], Bones [r]
NBC: Food Fighters [
f], Dateline NBC
PBS: This Old House Hour [r], PBS Previews: The Best of Fall 2015 [r], PBS Previews: The Best of Fall 2015 [r], Antiques Road Show [r]
Telemundo: Avenida Brasil, Tierre de Reyes, El Senor de los Cielos
Univision: Amores con Trampa, Lo Imperdonable [r], Yo No Creo en los Hombres [r]

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