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Good morning. It’s Tuesday, November 18, 2014, and this is your first early morning digital briefing.
International streaming service DramaFever launched DramaFever Minis, a series of several ten-minute episodes, which will debut daily. Beginning this week is Love Cells, which hit ten million views in Asia. Next to roll out are Doll House and After School: Lucky or Not Season 2.
Comedy collective JASH will premiere the variety show JASH Presents Rubberhead, hosted by Sarah Silverman, on Vimeo for $4.99. The show will feature Silverman-endorsed performances, including turns from Key & Peele, Nathan Fielder, John C. Reilly, Seth Rogen and Tim & Eric.
Concert video channel Baeble Media added two new collections from producers Moshcam and The Good Music Club. The content will increase Baeble’s concert library to 1,000 videos. “Our platform has grown to the point that it now needs more programming than our own teams can produce, so we are selectively looking to supplement our inventory with high-quality content from other creative artists,” CEO David Moffly said. Baeble is available for free online and on Smart TVs and OTT devices.
The search for the next great Latino boy band is on, and Simon Cowell‘s onboard. Auditions for Univision reality competition La Banda, developed with Cowell’s Syco Entertainment and Saban Brands and co-produced with FremantleMedia Latin America, are open at LaBandaoficial.com. Online casting will be followed by casting events across the U.S. and Puerto Rico in spring 2015, for a fall 2015 premiere.
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Community has named two more cast members: Martin Mull (Dads) and Lesley Ann Warren (In Plain Sight). The two will play Britta’s parents and will be introduced in the second episode. The new season will hit Yahoo Screen in winter 2015.
Want to find out what shows from BET, and Defy Media are online and when? They’re just two of the companies whose programming is now included in Watcheroo, Cynopsis’ new Digital Programming Guide. Organized by show name, date, and platform, here is everything you’ll need to be caught up on digital premieres, ongoing programs, live-streamed events and integrated series.
Comcast NBCUniversal announced the results of its second hackathon, New Forms of Storytelling Driven by Technology, which took place Nov. 15-16. The grand prize winner and Fandango challenge winner was Top 3 I Want To See, a shareable representation of consumer’s top movie choices with an integrated movie ticket-purchase option. Additional winners were chosen in 14 categories, competing for up to $25,000 in cash and prizes, including a backstage tour of NBC’s The Voice.
WE tv launched a new campaign to encourage viewers to watch shows within three days of their premieres. These Watch W/In spots began airing on WE tv yesterday in sync with the latest episode of Tamar & Vince, featuring a code word to be entered on wetv.com to receive one of ten weekly swag bags as well as have a chance to win a grand prize sweepstakes. “We know many viewers today want to time shift their favorite shows and watch on their own timetables, but promoting urgent viewing within three days is meaningful for the network and our advertisers,” President Marc Juris said. Time-shifted or on-demand viewing within this window is counted in Nielsen’s C-3 ratings, translating into more money for networks from their advertisers.
Scripps Networks Interactive, Hearst Magazines and Citi announced a cross-platform marketing partnership for Food Network and HGTV digital and magazine platforms. The networks will create seasonal and native content, incorporating the launch of the Citi Double Cash Card.
OpenSlate Engagement Data for Gaming channels, based on the engagement metric for the week ending11/17.
Channel/(Engagement)/Monthly Views/Total Subs/SlateScore
lolchampseries (9.8) / 11096070 / 1329509 /768
jacksepticeye (9.8) / 107887170 / 1788343 /757
IGNentertainment (9.8) / 81521970 / 5260748 /856
PewDiePie (9.8) / 384842730 / 32247877 /860
Stampylonghead (9.8) / 213159030 / 4252767 /771
Vegetta777 (9.8) / 163058370 / 7562205 /817
SkyDoesMinescraft (9.8) / 55435200 / 10594079 /862
MarkiplierGAME (9.8) / 149057520 / 4467214 /798
TheBajanCanadian (9.8) / 42309390 / 4264859 /851
Matroix (9.8) / 65359440 / 4965999 /839
Source: The Engagement metric is one of OpenSlate’s component scores, and is a measure of a producer’s ability to evoke meaningful interaction with their audience. It is calculated on a scale of 1 – 10 with higher being better. The OpenSlate Engagement score uses a subset of the data incorporated in the SlateScore to perform a set of unique calculations. It factors in views, comments, likes, and more.
NIELSEN TWITTER TV TOP TEN for the week of 11/16/14
Program, Date, Unique Audience (000), Tweets (000)
Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B (Lifetime), 11/15, 3443, 997
The Walking Dead (AMC), 11/16, 3334, 266
30 for 30 (ESPN), 11/11, 3035, 107
The Hollywood Film Awards (CBS), 11/14, 2926, 105
Scandal (ABC), 11/13, 2565, 306
American Horror Story: Freak Show (FX), 11/12, 2203, 128
Sons of Anarchy (FX), 11/11, 1885, 138
The Voice (NBC) 11/10, 1786, 95
WWE Monday Night Raw (USA), 11/10, 1713, 123
You Oughta Know Live in Concert (VH1) 11/13, 1687, 85
Source: Nielsen. Nielsen Social captures relevant Tweets from three hours before, during and three hours after an episode’s initial broadcast, local time. Unique Audience measures the audience of relevant Tweets ascribed to an episode from when the Tweets were sent until the end of the broadcast day at 5a.The data includes new/live primetime and late fringe episodes only and excludes sports events.For multicast events, networks are listed alphabetically and metrics reflect the highest Unique Audience across all airing networks,denoted with an asterisk.
Vevo CEO Rio Caraeff will leave the company by the end of 2014. Chief Financial Officer Alan Price will act as interim CEO starting Jan. 1 until a new CEO is hired.
Lippincott added Cory Cruser as Partner as well as to the firm’s Experience innovation practice in the New York Office. Previously, he was Group Director and Lead of the Data-Driven Marketing arm at Razorfish.
Hawthorne Direct named Steve Jurgensen as Director of Finance and Operations. He was recently Corporate Controller for The Integer Group.
Delivery Agent hired Chad Beasley as Vice President of Advanced Advertising. Prior to Delivery Agent, he launched the West Coast branch of Dealer.com.
Amy M. Young was named Vice President, Video on Demand and Content Distribution, CBS Network Sales. Young had been Vice President, Business and Development.
Vice Media appointed Alyssa Mastromonaco, the former assistant to President Obama and White House Deputy Chief of Staff, as the new Chief Operating Officer.
Eyeview announced Brian Pozesky as Chief Marketing Officer and West Naze as Executive Director of CPG Sales. Pozesky was formerly the General Manager for Media and Analytics at Conversant. Naze was previously the Executive Vice President, Sales and Technology at NewsCorp.
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Wednesday, December 3, 2014|1:30PM to 3:00PM
Sara Moscowitz,SVP, Brand & Strategic Marketing, SYFY
Melissa Romig,VP, Group Director,Havas Media
Marco Parente, Sr. Dir., Digital Ratings Product Leadership, Nielsen
Moderator:Jessica Reese, Associate Editor, Cynopsis Digital
DIGITAL SPOTLIGHT OF THE DAY
With Netflix’s next original series debut Marco Polo docking on Dec. 12, the streaming service unveiled a full-length trailer yesterday. The ten-episode series is produced by Netflix and The Weinstein Company, and stars Lorenzo Rechelmy as the intrepid Marco. Check out the video at www.cynopsis.com/#video.
JOB OPENING: SR DIR ENTERPRISE SOLUTIONS/A+E Networks/NY: Work with the Global IT Ops leadership team to develop & maintain the Global IT Strategic Plan. Full Info/Apply HERE (11/22)
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JOB OPENING: SAP FICO FUNCTIONAL LEAD/A+E Networks/NY:Internal consultant & design architect for SAP FI/CO global solution, partner w/- IT, Finance & external Systems Integrator. Full Info/Apply HERE (11/22)
JOB OPENING: SR DIR GLOBAL PMO/A+E Networks/NY: Ensure successful mgmt. of business solutions utilizing the resources of the PMO & assigned project teams. Work w/IT heads & Finance to manage/analyze budgets. FullInfo/Apply HERE (11/22)
JOB OPENING:ACCT EXEC, AD SALES/TENNIS CHANNEL/NYC: Negotiate/sell commercial inventory & various assets of the ntwrk. BA Req’d Min 5-7 yrs advrtsing sales exp, pref in cable TV arena. Solid analytical & orgnztnl qualities. Res/sal req: email@example.com (11/22)
JOB OPENING:CRM DIRECTOR/A+E Networks/NY: Lead consumer-facing CRM efforts across A+E’s portfolio of ntwrks. Utilize a data-intensive approach to driving tune-in, w/focus on hyper-targeted online ads as well as personalized email comm. Full Info/Apply HERE (11/22)
JOB OPENING: GSN/NY/SALES PLANNER: BA Degree. MS Office. Deal Maintenance, Sales proposals and admin functions. Please send resume & C/L to: TVCAREERS@GSN.COM (11/22)
JOB OPENING: VP, TV/NYC: Lead brdcst TV team at WideOrbit. 5-10 yrs of biz dev exp in media sales software systems plus 5 yrs in mgmt in brdcst sales ops. Strong industry contacts are required. Resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org (11/22)
JOB OPENING: SALES DIR LATIN AMERICA MRKTS/Miami/NY/LA: Strong kwldg of Media Sales & Mgmt systems plus exp wrking on station/ntwk side. 5 yrs of biz dev exp. MUST BE fluent in Spanish/native speaker preferred. Resume to: email@example.com (11/22)
JOB OPENING: ACCOUNT MANAGER/WO NETWORK/NYC (prefer): 3+ exp working for a cable net in sales planning or pricing. Exp on WideOrbit products is preferred exp on other brdcst traffic software helpful. Exp managing large projects a must. Resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org (11/22)
JOB OPENING:MKTG ASST & SALES ASST/COLORFORMS BRAND LLC/NYC: (MKTG) support department of 3, handling licensing, digital & mktg. (SALES ASST) support (2) Sr execs. Both require 1 yr gen business exp (exp @ media agency or toy co a +) Resumes to: email@example.com (11/21)
JOB OPENING:DIGITAL SALES PLANNER/Discovery/LA: Team oriented sales professional to support Digital AE/team. Help to create/deliver proposals, dev. sales materials, ensure campaign’s success, and meet client’s needs. 2+ yrs media ad sales exp. Apply HERE (11/21)
JOB OPENING:MANAGER DIGITAL ANALYTICS/NBC UNIVERSAL/NY: The Manager of Digital Analytics will engage with business intelligence and data aggregation initiatives and support the Director of TVE Research in executive reporting. Full info/apply HERE (11/21)
JOB OPENING:SR MGR COMM/SOCIAL MEDIA/Fox Sports South: Searching for Sr. Mgr Comm/Soc Media who will create/execute strategic media relations/social media plans for Fox Sports regional networks in the Southeast. Full info/apply HERE (11/21)
JOB OPENING:POST PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR/CNE/NYC: Resp for mngng in-house editorial staff, assessing editorial bandwidth req’s & bringing on freelance editorial staff as needed, overseeing asset mngmnt, internal & external comms, & scheduling. Full info/apply HERE (11/21)
JOB OPENING: SR SALES DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST/Fox News/NYC: Dvlp sales ideas leveraging the FOXBusiness.com/FOXNews.com media assets. 2-4 yrs mktg proposal writing exp & 1+ yr digital mktg exp. Exp w/MRI, Nielsen, comScore a+. Full info/apply HERE (11/20)
JOB OPENING: ACCOUNT MGR/NY TIMES/LA: Sell The NY Times newspaper, Sunday magazine & www.nytimes.com -So Cal, Arizona & Vegas. Dvlp both print & online proposals & integrated cross-platform prgrms. 5 yr ad sales exp print/nline platforms. Full info/apply HERE (11/20)
JOB OPENING:GSN NY/RECEPTIONIST: Supporting Ad Sales & Affiliate groups; scheduling, phones, expense reports, ordering office supplies & client mailings; Excellent comm. skills, MS Office. This is not a prod job. College degree req’d. Submit res and CL to: firstname.lastname@example.org (11/20)
JOB OPENING: SALES PLANNER/CBS Television Distribution/NY: National TV Sales Org. seeks energetic organized individual to join our company. Direct contact w/sales team and agencies. 1-2 yrs sales plan’g exp req’d. Resume/CL to: Suzy.Saddik@cbs.com(11/20)
JOB OPENING: RESEARCH ASSISTANT/NEW YORK NY: Provide admin support to both the SVP of TV Land Strategic Insights & Rsrch VP Entertainment Group Digital Research. BA req’d & 1 yr intern exp at media outlet. Full info/Apply HERE (8662) (11/19)
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JOB OPENING:DIRECTOR PRODUCT SALES MKTG/Gannett/NY: Work closely w/the sales & product teams to strategically drive revenue. BA req’d. 7+ yrs of exp advertising sales & 5+ yrs dig. media exp (Prod mktg, Media Plan’g, Acct Mngmt) Apply HERE (11/19)
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