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Awards Gala: Wednesday, Feb 6, 2019
11:45AM – 2PM
The Yale Club // NYC

Join us in NYC for the 3rd annual Cynopsis TV Awards, saluting excellence in national TV programming, from writing and directing to casting, hosting and more. For the first time, the TV Awards celebration will include a spotlight on this year’s Cynopsis Rising Star Honorees, the emerging leaders, whose experience spans research, sports, digital, content and marketing. Be there for the industry’s ultimate gathering as we celebrate these talented finalists and honorees on jobs well done!

Register by 1/23


Chris Jones

Host, Double Take – Facebook Watch

See Who’s Attending

Luminary Honoree

TV Award Finalists

Ad-Supported Cable Network [Distributed to 1-50 Million U.S. Households]

  • AccuWeather NetworkAccuWeather
  • Cooking ChannelCooking Channel
  • NewsyNewsy
  • Pluto TVPluto TV

Ad-Supported Cable Network [Distributed to 50-100 Million U.S. Households]

  • E! EntertainmentE! Entertainment
  • Food NetworkFood Network
  • Crown Media Family NetworksCrown Media Family Networks
  • Tennis ChannelTennis Channel
  • The Weather Channel leverages IMR to demonstrate the severity of storm surge to viewersThe Weather Channel

Awards Show

  • Breakthrough Prize 2018National Geographic
  • E! People's Choice AwardsE! Entertainment
  • Soul Train AwardsBET Network

Branded Integration

  • Ford Built Tough Presents: Truck Weekend In AmericaA+E Networks
  • Kohl's Holiday & TODAYNBC (Today Show)
  • Magic of Storytelling: A Wrinkle in Time7ate9 Entertainment
  • National Geographic + Microsoft: Yellowstone LIVENational Geographic Partners
  • Ulta Beauty & TODAY: Embracing Your BeautyNBCUniversal


  • Genius: PicassoNational Geographic
  • The Long Road HomeNational Geographic
  • Worst Cooks in America: Celebrity EditionFood Network

Commercial or Infomercial

  • Disney Firsts: First Grandparents Trip7ate9 Entertainment
  • Holiday Baking ChampionshipFood Network
  • Uber Eats - Zach King CampaignThe Amy Palmer Group
  • WE tv NAACP "WE Make a Difference" PSAWE tv
  • Worst Cooks in America: Celebrity EditionFood Network

Companion Podcast

  • Escape At Dannemora: Real Crime Profile Podcast SeriesShowtime Networks
  • Martinis & MurderOxygen Media
  • WormwoodNetflix

Documentary Special

  • Aaron Hernandez UncoveredOxygen
  • Above and Beyond: NASA's Journey to TomorrowDiscovery Channel
  • JaneNational Geographic
  • Ted Williams: 'The Greatest Hitter Who Ever Lived'PBS American Masters
  • The CoronationSmithsonian Channel
  • Two Sides: Eric GarnerTV One

Holiday/Stunt Programming

  • Countdown to ChristmasCrown Media Family Networks
  • GilMORE the MerrierUPtv
  • Halloween WarsFood Network
  • Holiday Baking ChampionshipFood Network
  • Ultimate Thanksgiving ChallengeFood Network

Host [Food]

  • Alton Brown - Good Eats: ReloadedCooking Channel
  • Bobby Flay - Beat Bobby FlayFood Network
  • Guy Fieri - Diners, Drive-Ins and DivesFood Network
  • Sunny Anderson, Katie Lee, Jeff Mauro and Geoffrey Zakarian - The KitchenFood Network
  • Ted Allen - ChoppedFood Network


  • America Inside Out with Katie CouricNational Geographic
  • Gimme MO' with Monique ColemanMotivated Productions Inc.
  • Lip Sync Battle with LL Cool J and Chrissy TeigenParamount Network
  • The Profit with Marcus LemonisCNBC

Marketing Campaign for a TV series

  • 2018 Winter Olympics - Best of U.S.NBC Sports
  • Genius: PicassoNational Geographic
  • Jersey Shore Family Vacation Season 1MTV
  • Resist Sister: The Handmaid’s Tale Season 2 at SXSWCSM LeadDog
  • Yellowstone Season 1Paramount Network
  • Younger Season 5TV Land

Network Rebrand

  • Link TVLink TV
  • MotorTrend Network RebrandDiscovery Inc.
  • Paramount NetworkParamount Network

New Series [Comedy or Drama]

  • CounterpartStarz
  • SweetbitterStarz
  • VidaStarz
  • YellowstoneParamount Network

OTT Service

  • BrightLine Advanced Advertising PlatformBrightLine
  • fuboTVfuboTV
  • WWE NetworkWWE

Reality Competition Series [Food]

  • Beat Bobby FlayFood Network
  • ChoppedFood Network
  • Guy's Grocery GamesFood Network
  • Worst Cooks in America: Celebrity EditionFood Network

Reality Series [Adventure]

  • Alaska: The Last FrontierDiscovery Channel
  • Crikey! It's the IrwinsAnimal Planet
  • Deadliest CatchDiscovery Channel
  • Gold RushDiscovery Channel
  • Naked and AfraidDiscovery Channel

Reality Series [Family-focused]

  • Bringing Up BatesUPtv
  • CNBC's "Jay Leno's Garage"CNBC
  • Keeping Up with the KardashiansE! Entertainment
  • Kids Baking ChampionshipFood Network
  • Relative RaceBYUtv
  • The Incredible Dr. PolNat Geo WILD

Reality Series [Food / Lifestyle]

  • Barefoot Contessa: Cook Like a ProFood Network
  • Eater's "No Passport Required" on PBSVox Media - Eater
  • Good Eats: ReloadedCooking Channel
  • Guy's Ranch KitchenFood Network
  • Revenge Body with Khloe KardashianE! Entertainment
  • Valerie's Home CookingFood Network

Reality Series [Music / Arts / Entertainment]

  • Braxton Family ValuesWE tv
  • Gimme MO'Motivated Productions Inc.
  • Lip Sync BattleParamount Network
  • Uncensored: Tiffany HaddishTV One

Reality Series [Real Estate]

  • Flip or FlopHGTV
  • Flip or Flop NashvilleDiscovery
  • Property BrothersHGTV
  • Restored by the FordsHGTV
  • Vacation Rental PotentialChicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment

Reality Series [Travel]

  • Diners, Drive-Ins and DivesFood Network
  • Man Fire FoodCooking Channel
  • Ocean Treks with Jeff CorwinLitton Entertainment
  • The Voyager with Josh GarciaLitton Entertainment

Reality Series [True Crime]

  • ATL HomicideTV One
  • Cold JusticeOxygen Media
  • Criminal ConfessionsOxygen Media
  • SnappedOxygen Media
  • Unspeakable Crime: The Killing of Jessica ChambersOxygen Media
  • Wrong ManStarz

Series [Comedy or Game Show]

  • Ash vs Evil DeadStarz
  • Massive Monster Mayhem7ate9 Entertainment
  • Survivor's RemorseStarz

Series [Documentary]

  • Active Shooter: America Under FireIntellectual Property Corp. and Showtime
  • America in ColorSmithsonian Channel
  • America to MeStarz
  • Gimme MO'Motivated Productions Inc.
  • One Strange RockNational Geographic
  • Unspeakable Crime: The Killing of Jessica ChambersOxygen Media

Series [Drama or Historical]

  • Dian Fossey: Secrets in the MistNational Geographic
  • Inside North Korea's DynastyNational Geographic
  • OutlanderStarz
  • PowerStarz
  • YellowstoneParamount Network

Series [Talk]

  • Daily PopE! Entertainment
  • E! NewsE! Entertainment
  • Home & FamilyCrown Media Family Networks
  • Nashville InsiderNashville Insider LLC
  • The KitchenFood Network

Series [Limited]

  • Active Shooter: America Under FireIntellectual Property Corp. and Showtime
  • Genius: PicassoNational Geographic
  • Howards EndStarz
  • Take On AmericaOZY Media
  • The Girlfriend ExperienceStarz
  • The Long Road HomeNational Geographic

Team of the Year

  • Hallmark Channel ProgrammingCrown Media Family Networks
  • TLC NetworkDiscovery Inc

TV Series Promo

  • 2019 NHL Winter ClassicNBC Sports
  • NBC Sports Championship SeasonNBC Sports
  • NBC Sunday Night Football - The Great DebateNBC Sports

Use of Companion Video

  • Floribama Shore: Lost in NY!MTV
  • Jersey Shore Family Vacation Season 1 - Casting Tape ReactionsMTV
  • Wild 'N Out Season 12 - Chance The Rapper Surprises CAU StudentsMTV

Rising Star Honorees


  • Per Person

  • Table of Ten


*The registration deadline is 1/23. All registrations made between 1/23 and the event date will incur a $100/ticket late fee.


The Yale Club

50 Vanderbilt Ave
New York, NY 10017

Cynopsis’ TV Awards & Rising Star Awards Gala will take place at The Yale Club in Midtown New York City. The venue is just a block away from Grand Central Terminal and the 4, 5, and 6 Subway trains. If you are traveling for the event and need lodging, take a look at our list of hotels in the area.



For award entries and event registration questions, contact:

Cathy Pearson, Marketing Coordinator

Cathy Pearson
Marketing Coordinator
Cynopsis Media


For award event sponsorship opportunities, contact:

Mike Farina
VP, Sales & Marketing
Cynopsis Media


For information on programming at the awards gala, contact:

Lynn Leahey
Editorial Director