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Wednesday February 16, 2022

Today’s Premieres
BET: The Game at 10p
HGTV: The House My Wedding Bought at 11p
History: Modern Marvels at 9p
ID: The Murder Tapes at 9p
Netflix: Secrets of Summer; Jenn-yuhs: A Kanye Trilogy; Thirty-Nine; Swap Shop
TLC: Dr. Pimple Popper at 9p; Stuck at 10p

Today’s Finale
ABC: The Chase at 10p

IN THE NEWS

Hulu renewed “How I Met Your Father” for a second, 20-episode season. The “How I Met Your Father” sequel “has proven to be true appointment viewing,” said Jordan Helman, Head of Scripted Content, Hulu Originals.

Americans are more fearful of hacking than they are of having their houses broken into. A study from Lookout revealed “Someone hacking into my bank account” was cited by 30% of those polled about their highest concerns, followed by 15% for “someone hacking my social media.” Home break-ins ranked as top concern by 10% of respondents.

ViacomCBS has changed its corporate name to Paramount Gobal (“or, more simply, Paramount”), effective today. ViacomCBS chair Shari Redstone and President/CEO Bob Bakish announced the news on Tuesday in a memo to staff, saying, “A global company deserved an iconic global name. One that reflects the power of our content; one that reflects our role as stewards of a rich heritage and as leaders in the future of entertainment.”

Meanwhile on Tuesday, back when it was still ViacomCBS, the company fell short of projected earnings for the fourth quarter, but had a rosy report nonetheless. Total company revenue increased 16% year-over-year in 4Q22, while quarterly global streaming revenue surged 48%, to $1.3 billion, driven by strength in subscription and advertising. “Our success was evident across all lines of business, and spotlighted by streaming, where we achieved our best quarter ever in streaming subscription growth – more than doubling our subscriber additions from last quarter with a record 9.4M additions, expanding our total global streaming subscribers to over 56M,” said Bakish. “And, to top it off, we saw meaningful acceleration in our global Pluto TV MAUs, to reach over 64M and generate over $1 billion in revenue in the year. This sets us up well for 2022, where I’m tremendously excited to continue to build on this powerful momentum – investing in global content, distribution, and market expansion – to further drive scale.”

ABC is taking low-rated freshman drama “Promised Land” off its programming slate. The show’s fifth episode on Monday will be its final on the network, with the remaining four episodes airing weekly on Hulu. The midseason premiere of “The Good Doctor,” initially set for spring, will air February 28.

NBCUniversal has unveiled NBCU Launch, an umbrella brand that will house DEI efforts across the company’s television portfolio. Led by Jeanne Mau, SVP, TV Programming Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, NBCU LAUNCH supports the company’s goal to produce authentic and compelling content. “We united the network and studio DEI efforts to accelerate our impact,” said Pearlena Igbokwe, Universal Studio Group Chairman and Susan Rovner, Entertainment Content Chairman. “Our new joint approach will create a clearer and more seamless pathway for meaningful and lasting change at our company, and hopefully, well beyond.”

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PRODUCTION & DEVELOPMENT

A new “NCIS” will be produced for Paramount+ Australia and Network 10, and a new “SEAL Team” movie will be produced for the streaming service in the US. “NCIS: Sydney,” slated for 2023, will feature local stories with Aussie actors and producer. A “SEAL Team” stand-alone movie will come from the series creative team of David Boreanaz, Christopher Chulack and Spencer Hudnut. “These two projects represent two new ways we are expanding our studio footprint while supporting the company’s mission to drive streaming,” said George Cheeks, President and CEO of CBS. “We have the producing roster, production infrastructure and deep library to be creative and nimble with franchises and other IP for both domestic and international audiences.”

Apple has ordered “The Dynasty,” a docuseries about the New England Patriots. Based on the bestselling book by author Jeff Benedict, the show will draw on never-before-seen video footage and audio files from the Patriots organization’s archive. The series is produced by Imagine Documentaries in association with NFL Films, and executive produced by Brian Grazer, Ron Howard, Sara Bernstein, Justin Wilkes and Jenna Millman (“The First Wave”), along with director Matthew Hamachek and Benedict. Miranda Johnson (“60 Days”) serves as the co-executive producer.

Peacock gave a straight-to-series order for true crime drama “A Friend of the Family,” from Nick Antosca (“The Act,” “Channel Zero”), who will serve as showrunner, writer and executive producer. Under his production banner Eat the Cat, Antosca will produce via his overall deal with UCP, a division of Universal Studio Group. The series, based on Jan Broberg’s kidnapping story, stars Anna Paquin (“Flack”), Jake Lacy (“The White Lotus”), Colin Hanks (“The Offer”) and Lio Tipton (“Why Women Kill”).

BlackBox Multimedia is partnering with Janet Montgomery (“This Is Us”) and Tricia Small (“Salem”) to develop a series based on their concept, “Aqua Tofana.” The series will be written by “Dracula” creator Cole Haddon. Set in Seventeenth Century Italy and based on a true story, the female-led crime drama charts the story of three generations of women from the same family who were collectively responsible for the deaths of over 600 men.

Anna Sorokin, aka Anna Delvey, is teaming with Bunim/Murrah Productions on a docuseries. While the scam artist is the subject of Netflix’s “Inventing Anna,” the new project focuses on the next chapter of her life.

An animated series based on the Berkeley Breathed comic strip Bloom County is in the works at Fox. Breathed will co-write and exec produce the project, from Fox Entertainment, Bento Box Entertainment, Miramax, Spyglass Media Group and Project X Entertainment.

Lifetime has inked a multi- year deal with Melissa Joan Hart to star in, direct, and executive produce several movies for the network. Hart will also star in the newly greenlight movie “Dirty Little Secret” (wt), as a mother hiding her extreme hoarding tendencies. As part of the new deal, Hart will continue with the network’s It’s a Wonderful Lifetime holiday movie slate as the star and executive producer of new movies for 2022 and 2023.

Three new “SpongeBob SquarePants” spinoff movies for Paramount+ are in the works at Nickelodeon Studios. The first one out of the gate will surface in 2023.

Paramount+ also ordered a new “Dora the Explorer” series, produced by Nickelodeon Animation. The new CG-animated preschool show is expected to launch in 2023.

Coming back to Paramount+ for a second season is “Halo.” David Wiener (“Fear the Walking Dead”) will serve as showrunner and EP.

Tyler Posey is among the actors set to reprise his “Teen Wolf” role for Paramount+’s upcoming movie sequel, “Teen Wolf The Movie.” Also returning for the reunion film are Crystal Reed, Holland Roden, Colton Haynes and Shelley Hennig. “Teen Wolf” aired on MTV from 2011-17.

Arthur Sarkissian (“The Foreigner”) is partnering up with CEO D.A. Chan and President Joshua Macciello to launch a new media and entertainment company, Global Ascension Studios. For starters, Global is teaming up with Wild7Films, 2B Films and Israeli filmmaker Danny A. Abeckaser to produce “Gemini Lounge”.

Hallmark has ordered a romantic comedy starring Melora Hardin (“The Office”) as a romance novelist attempting to reconnect with her family. Neal Dodson is producing.

SLICING & DICING SUPER BOWL AD SUCCESS

Crytpo brand Coinbase had the biggest “Day-Two” success post-Super Bowl, according to Decision augmentation company Signal AI. Coinbase was followed by Amazon, FTX, Crypto.com and Toyota. “When it comes to spending on the Super Bowl, advertisers are not just attempting to win during the event, but have an impact that delivers sustained media visibility,” said David Benigson, CEO and co-founder of Signal AI. “And thanks to both mainstream buzz as well as some highly memorable slots – like Coinbase’s QR code ad – the cryptocurrency industry clearly won the overall media battle.” Planet Fitness received the smallest boost in Day Two coverage.

In the first 24 hours of release, “The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power” teaser trailer scored 257 million online views across the globe, breaking the record for the most watched premiere of an entertainment trailer among those that have debuted during a Super Bowl telecast. That’s according to social analytics company WaveMetrix, whose CMO of Prime Video and Amazon Studios, Ukonwa Ojo, noted, “The Super Bowl was always designed as the ultimate payoff for fans; a teaser of this magnitude deserved to be debuted during the biggest annual television and sports event of the year.” The series premieres Friday, September 2.

Dolly Parton drove the most search of any celebrity in a Super Bowl ad this year, driving 25.4x more engagement than the median performing in-game celebrity ad appearance, according to EDO. In a T-Mobile spot titled, “PSA,” the opening seconds of the ad featured Parton’s name on the screen. Scarlett Johansson (“Black Widow”) came in second, for the Amazon Alexa spot co-starring her husband, “SNL” Weekend Updater Colin Jost (#5).

DISQO released its second annual ranking of Super Bowl ads by impact, looking at ad effectiveness in driving brand lift and action (search, site visits and shopping). Topping the list is TurboTax, followed by Amazon Prime Video, Peacock, Crypto.com, Nissan, Toyota, Google Pixel, Coinbase, DraftKings, and Michelob Ultra Organic Seltzer. Categories with clear and easy calls to action, especially ones that could be accomplished digitally, saw the biggest behavioral impacts immediately after the game: streaming services, financial services, cryptocurrency, and telecommunications, notes the report. Other categories may not have had as large behavioral lifts right after the game, but they saw an average brand impact that likely delivered on their advertising investment thesis since the purchases will happen in physical environments sometime in the future (CPG, Movies).

NEW & RETURNING SERIES

“Barry” is coming back – finally. The season two finale of HBO’s dark comedy, starring Bill Hader as a contract killer turned actor, aired back in May 2019. Delayed due to Covid-19, season three premieres Sunday, April 24 at 10p.

Reality sitcom “Welcome Home Nikki Glaser?” kicks off Sunday, May 1 at 11p on E!. The series follows comedian Glaser as she navigates friends, family and romance in her hometown of St. Louis, MO.

“Murdoch Mysteries” returns with 24 new episodes starting Monday, February 28 on Acorn TV. Installments air weekly through August 8.

Apple TV+ documentary series “Lincoln’s Dilemma” will be available to stream in its entirety on Friday, February 18. The four-parter about Abraham Lincoln examines a complicated man in the context of his times, and shines a light on a side of Lincoln rarely seen. The series is narrated by Jeffrey Wright and features the voices of Bill Camp as Abraham Lincoln and Leslie Odom, Jr. as Frederick Douglass.

“Temptation Island” is back for season four with a quartet of new couples at a crossroads, beginning Wednesday, March 16 at 10p on USA.

Season two of Peacock’s “The Amber Ruffin Show” returns with new episodes on Friday, February 25. “Each new show is a new reason to be grateful and have a margarita,” said Ruffin of the topical late night talk show.

The sixth and final season of “Peaky Blinders” premieres on BBC One on Sunday, February 27 at 9p in the UK. The drama’s premiere date on Netflix has not been announced.

“Black voices should be celebrated 365 days a year,” says Lisa Holme, Group SVP of Content and Commercial Strategy for Discovery, about discovery+’s new “Black Voices Hub.” The hub will live on the platform year-round, with curated series, documentaries, and specials. Holme shares what it’s all about, and what’s ahead, in Cynsiders.

COMING UP

The Anthem Awards, recognizing social impact work, will recognize Nat Geo, Sandy Hook Promise, LIFEWTR, Forbes, RuPaul’s Drag Race, Google, Daymond John’s Black Entrepreneurs Day, Planned Parenthood, GLAAD, Color of Change, Morgan Stanley, Stanford University, American Red Cross, ViacomCBS, CNN, Participant Media’s Judas and The Black Messiah, Freeform, charity: water, NAACP, Disney’s The Lion King, Mark Ruffalo’s Solutions Project, and World Economic Forum as winners of the Inaugural awards. Winners will be honored on Monday, February 28 in a virtual experience.

Barry Levinson film “The Survivor,” based on Alan Haft’s book, Harry Haft: Survivor of Auschwitz, Challenger of Rocky Marciano, will premiere Wednesday, April 27 at 8p on HBO.

Alexandra Daddario (“True Detective”) and Ross Butler (“13 Reasons Why”) have been named Ambassadors for the 28th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards. Ambassadors are actors who “exemplify the values of the profession and are positive role models for the next generation of performers.” The Ambassadors will also participate in various SAG Awards pre-show events, including an inaugural private dinner hosted by presenting sponsor Campari. The awards will be simulcast live on TNT and TBS on Sunday, February 27 at 8p, and available the following day on HBO Max.

Sinclair Broadcast Group’s News Reporter Academy, an interactive workshop for college students interested in pursuing a career in news reporting, will hold its next virtual session on March 30 from noon-3p. In the three-hour interactive session, students will learn the basics of news reporting and investigative storytelling, managing a social media presence, how to look and sound their best on-camera and how to package a resume and reel.

Onyx Collective and ABC News have acquired documentary “Aftershock,” detailing how Black women continue to be failed by the US maternal health system. The film will stream as an original from Onyx Collective on Hulu in the US, Star+ in Latin America, and Disney+ in all other territories.

Today, February 16 from 1-3p, Yahoo Finance is live streaming the virtual Daily Journal Annual Shareholders’ meeting. The meeting will feature Charlie Munger, Daily Journal Chairman and Berkshire Hathaway Vice Chairman and Jerry Salzman, DJCO President and CEO.

TECH TALK

The Trade Desk announced the launch of OpenPath, a new product designed to provide advertisers with direct access to premium digital advertising inventory. Initial publisher partners include Nexstar Digital, Reuters, The Washington Post, Gannett | USA Today Network, Conde Nast, McClatchy, Hearst Magazines, Hearst Newspapers, Advance Local, MediaNews Group, Tribune Publishing and CafeMedia, among others.

Omnichannel ad exchanges Sharethrough is introducing CTV Dynamic QR Codes aimed at providing advertisers with the ability to maintain audience attention during the commercial break. With the tool, QR codes are automatically inserted into all CTV ads on the Sharethrough Exchange, equipping marketers with the potential to improve attention by 12%. “Through our research we were able to confirm a majority of TV viewers turn to their phone during commercial breaks,” said Sharethrough CPO Curt Larson. “Tapping into the use of that second screen can provide advertisers with the opportunity to keep viewers’ attention and resonate with them, resulting in greater ROI and more successful advertisements.”

Extreme Reach reports that its team and technology enabled more than 90% of in-game ads in Super Bowl LVI. “The Super Bowl is not just a big moment for teams, sports fans, and coaches,” said Tim Conley, CEO at Extreme Reach. “Brands of all sizes invest millions of dollars to play their stories during and around the Super Bowl and reach the largest audience on TV. The ER team excels when the stakes are high.”

Over three-quarters of US consumers who are interested in joining a metaverse are concerned about Meta owning their data. A future metaverse should exist on the decentralized blockchain, said 87% percent of respondents. The top activities participants wanted to pursue in the metaverse were gaming and socializing with friends.

PubMatic announced results from its partnership with programmatic media partner MiQ. The companies have leveraged new and sustainable addressability solutions to drive increased advertiser ROI in environments without third-party cookies, while enhancing consumer privacy. “Our results show that people-based identifiers leveraging authentications can complement cookie-based strategies, providing efficient, incremental reach in new environments and increasing addressability rates,” said Lara Koenig, Global Product Lead, Performance at MiQ. “Leveraging PubMatic’s technology has been highly effective, and has helped us – and our clients — solve for identity resolution roadblocks to increase the reach of first-party data for advertisers.”

STREAMING

All new Paramount movies will move right to Paramount+ after their theatrical run, starting in 2024. The news broke during the compony’s investor day.

Chicken Soup for the Soul has inked content deals with Kin and Reel One Entertainment to deliver original programming for its upcoming AVOD service. “When planning the launch of the Chicken Soup for the Soul AVOD streaming service, we set the bar very high,” said Jeff Meier, Head of Programming for Crackle Plus. “We’ve exceeded our own expectations and are excited to be launching with a robust slate that features lifestyle TV staples, fan-favorite personalities, and engaging movies and originals.”

Telemundo’s TPlus is expanding its programming slate on Peacock with three scripted shows: “Madres. Amor y Vida,” “La Verdad,” and “Los Relojes de Diablo.” The series join Tplus’ slate through a distribution agreement with Mediterráneo Mediaset España Group, representing first commercial agreement between the two companies. Tplus’ intial programming slate will launch on Peacock’s premium tier later this year.

Electric Entertainment has partnered with Samsung to deliver ElectricNOW’s FAST channel on all US Samsung Smart TV’s and select mobile devices.

That didn’t last long. Just over a week after an “experiment” with quarterly pricing instead of monthly, it appears fuboTV is returning to monthly options. On the company’s website, pricing is now for monthly options.

GOING GLOBAL

Beyond Rights has finalized new deals across North America, resulting in more than 650 hours of unscripted content placed with broadcasters and platforms in the US and Canada. Titles include “Elizabeth,” “Lords of the Sea,” “Highway Thru Hell,” “The Real Narcos,” and more.

Hat Trick International announced the first sales for ITV’s “D.I. Ray,” from HTM Television. The crime drama has been picked up by SBS Australia, VRT Belgium and NPO Netherlands ahead of its debut on ITV1.

About Premium Content has secured a raft of new broadcast partners for thriller “Algiers Confidential,” set to first air on Arte. New partners include SBS (Australia) and RTP (Portugal) taking free TV rights; MHZ (USA & Canada), Filmin (Spain), MagentaTV (Germany) for SVOD rights; and Israel’s HOT channel group taking pay TV and SVOD rights for the drama.

Crime + Investigation UK announced four part-series “Once Upon a True Crime,” which follows some of Britain’s crime fiction writers as they turn detective to explore the enduring mysteries of the real-life murder cases which have inspired some of their most famous characters and novels.

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RATINGS

Fifty-six percent of US. Households tuned into the Super Bowl telecast on NBC, Telemundo and Peacock, reaching a total audience of 149.9 million people who watched all or some of the broadcast, according to iSpot.tv. The total linear average minute viewership was 98.1 million, including 2.9 million average minute viewers on Telemundo, which contributed to a total in-home reached of 134.5 million people on NBCU networks. The total Out-of-Home audience was 12.5 million.

In syndication, “Tamron Hall” hit a new season high among W25-54, rising 50% in the demo, and jumped 14% in Live+SD Nielsen households to reach 0.8 the week of January 31. “Tamron Hall” and “The Rachael Ray Show” (new season high 0.9, up 13%) were the only two of the 15 talk shows able to move up amid the onset of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics. Newcomer “The Good Dish” slid 20%, to 0.4 its third week on the air.

For the second year in a row, PBS dramas on “Masterpiece” were second on average between 8-11p compared to the Super Bowl on NBC. “All Creatures Great and Small” was the second most-watched show on broadcast (2.1 million P2+) between 8-11p on Super Bowl Sunday.

Also faring well against Super Bowl sized competition was HBO’s “Euphoria,” which hit a series high 5.1 million viewers, up 20% from the week prior.

The season one finale of “The Book of Boba Fett” on Disney+ drew 1.5 million US households during its Wednesday to Sunday run. That beats the season two finale of “The Mandalorian,” which delivered 1.1 million households.

Hallmark Channel’s first Loveuary original movie premiere, “The Wedding Veil Unveiled,” became the #1 most-watched entertainment cable program of the week among Households, W18+ and Total Viewers, elevating the network to be the #1 most-watched in Weekend Primetime among Households, Women 18+ and Total Viewers.

Broadcast Nielsen Top 10 M-F Syndicated Strip Series for the week of January 31, ranked in order by HH Rtg
Jeopardy (CMV) 6.3 AA
Family Feud (CMV) 5.8 AA
Wheel of Fortune (CMV) 5.8 AA
Judge Judy (CMV) 5.3 AA
Inside Edition (CMV) 2.5 AA
The Big Bang Theory (WB) 2.3 AA
Entertainment Tonight (CMV) 2.3 AA
The Dr. Phil Show (CMV) 1.8 AA
Live With Kelly and Ryan (DAD) 1.8 AA
Hot Bench (CMV) 1.6 AA
Last Man Standing (DAD) 1.4 AA

Basic Cable Nielsen Top 5 for the week of February 7
Show, P2+ 000s
Primetime
Fox News 2382
USA 1533
MSNBC 1025
INSP 933
Hallmark Channel 895
Total Day
Fox News 1498
USA 948
MSNBC 621
HGTV 517
Hallmark Channel 500

Broadcast Nielsen Ratings for Monday, February 14
Show, P2+ 000s, (A18-49)
ABC: The Bachelor 3.25 (0.7), Promised Land 1.54 (0.1)
CBS: The Price Is Right 4.66 (0.5), Big Brother 2.63 (0.4), NCIS: Hawai’I 1.99 (0.2)
CW: March 0.30 (0.1), 4400 0.23 (0.0)
Fox: 9-1-1: Lone Star 4.95 (0.6), The Cleaning Lady 3.12 (0.4)
NBC: 2022 Winter Olympics 7.87 (1.5)
Telemundo: Exatlon Estados Unidos 1.06 (0.3), Hercal: Amor y Venganza 1.34 (0.4), Pasion de Gavilanes 1.03 (0.4)
Univision: Soltero con Hijas 1.75 (0.6), Vencer el Pasado 1.86 (0.6)
Source: Nielsen live + same day time period averages

EXECUTIVE MOVES

Propagate has promoted Rodney Ferrell to President, Worldwide Scripted Content. In his new role, Ferrell oversees global production and development of all scripted programming. Ferrell also holds a role in running Propagate Fuego, the Company’s recently announced Spanish-language content division.

Universal Content Productions has tapped Rebecca Franko and Kenny Tsai as SVPs, Current Programming. Franko joins from Spoondolie Productions, while Tsai was formerly with Universal Television.

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Which actress had originally been set as the lead in Netflix’s “Spinning Out”? Emma Roberts. Kudos to: Marni C. Gold/Hawthorne, NJ; Gerry Bixenspan-TV Marketing Inc./NYC; Louis Lewow-FITE/Atlanta; Rev. Mark Wajda/Clermong, FL; Paul Blutter-Walk and Talk Production Rentals/Burbank; David Garber-Loyola Marymount University/Playa Vista, CA; David Westberg-SAG-AFTRA Credit Union/Burbank; Susan Nessanbaum-Goldberg-M and S Entertainment/LA

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REELZ/ALBUQUERQUE, NM: Oversee day-to-day management of social campaigns. Develop social media campaigns that drive brand engagement. Proven track record of using social platforms, user generated content and influencer management. Ability to place targeted buys on social and digital platforms. 7 to 10 yrs’ exp with website operations and social media management. Full info HERE (2/23)

RESEARCH CONSULTANT – TEMPORARY POSITION >>
REELZ/NYC: 7+ years of experience developing strategic approaches to position Reelz in the advertising marketplace and support programming. Ideal applicant will have a passion for media research, possess relevant experience, and need little supervision. Proficient with Nielsen audience data and systems. Full info HERE (2/23)

DIRECTOR OF SALES
CIRCLE MEDIA
REMOTE (PREFER NYC, CHICAGO, NASHVILLE)

Year over year growth of our advertising sales projections. Source, create, and maintain relationships, as well as execute contracts for our Linear/Cable/VOD networks. Management of the pre and post sales process will be executed against a yearly goal. Use of qualitative sales packaging and the drive to meet/exceed sales goals is a top priority. Full info HERE (2/22)

ACCOUNT MANAGER
PLAYON! SPORTS
ATLANTA

Manage relationships w/ high school administrators & athletic directors to increase production quality & quantity of broadcast events. Manage, route, & track school’s technical issues until they are resolved. Assist with school’s marketing needs to build awareness & grow revenue. 2+ yrs exp in cust service or acct mgt. Exp w/ CRM tools. Full info HERE (2/21)

VIDEO PROGRAMMING MANAGER
theGrio
ATLANTA

Mainly programming original & licensed video content for our mobile & OTT apps. This role includes identifying our original video content, facilitating & driving the company’s licensed video content to distribute through our OTT, mobile apps & digital platforms. Duties also include scheduling, curation & successful playout of this content. Full info HERE (2/21)

SOCIAL MULTIMEDIA DESIGNER/VIDEO EDITOR
theGrio
ATLANTA

Video editor/multimedia designer to edit compelling original social video and graphic design content for all social platforms. Full info HERE (2/21)

DIRECTOR OF VIDEO
theGrio
NYC

Will provide oversight and leadership for video content and editorial content associated with African American news, culture and lifestyle stories, and other interactive content that compliments specific programming themes and brand initiatives across theGrio’s. Full info HERE (2/21)

ASSISTANT MEDIA NEGOTIATOR >>
LOCKARD & WECHSLER DIRECT /IRVINGTON NY:
Supports media negotiators in buying airtime in their assigned broadcast/cable networks. Assists with the preliminary research on availability of airtime and rates. Enter media rates, solve media discrepancies, update internal data. Pull daily reports and Nielsen ratings. Self-motivated, well-organized multitasker who is eager to learn. Full info HERE (2/20)

ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE III, SALES
NEXSTAR MEDIA GROUP/WKRN
NASHVILLE TN

Implements strategies to consistently grow revenue and exceed revenue goals. Establishes credible relationships with local business community. Makes sales calls on existing and prospective clients. Maintains assigned accounts and develops new accounts. Minimum one year’s experience in sales, preferably in media or digital sales. Full info HERE (2/20)

CREATIVE PROJECT MANAGER >>
VIACOMCBS/MIAMI FL:
Manages global projects/campaigns/Asset production through the entire lifecycle: planning, creative, production, delivery, and wrap. Defines project scope, including timeline, resources, labor hours, & external costs. Manages, organizes, and distributes all project documentation. 6+ yrs’ exp in creative project management of work across the media. Full info HERE (2/20)

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE (LEAD GENERATION) >>
HEARST MEDIA PRODUCTION GROUP:
Initiate lead generation strategies that include outbound sales marketing campaigns. Identify, prospect, and lead introductory meetings to qualify leads for Business Development Executives. Create & deliver a detailed dossier on prospect – for seamless transition to Business Development Executive. 3+ yrs of relevant business development experience. Full info HERE (2/19)

MEDIA PLANNING COORDINATOR >>
IFC NETWORK/ NY:
Strategically schedule/enter promos. Monitor programming ensuring promo assets are accurate. Work with Traffic on logs/formats. Review asset delivery/screen content. Proficient in Office, exp w/ sched software, background in media. Detail-oriented/Ability to prioritize/Meet deadlines. Full info HERE (2/19)

SCHEDULING COORDINATOR >>
AMC NETWORKS/NYC, NY:
Daily input of schedules for multiple nets. Work with Ops and Media Planning on program delivery, formats & versions. Maintain tracking docs, work with large amts of detailed info & tight deadlines. Acute attn to detail. Proficient in Excel, exp w/ sched software, background in media. Full info HERE (2/19)

SENIOR MANAGER ACCOUNT MANAGEMENT
G4
REMOTE, LOS ANGELES OR NEW YORK

We are looking for talent who will help to build the foundation for a long-term business. Candidates should have sales planning and client success management experience. Extensive background in traditional linear and digital media sponsorship sales, and the overall support of multi-year, value-driven partnerships. Full info HERE (2/18)

ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
G4
REMOTE, LOS ANGELES OR NEW YORK

Candidates should have extensive experience in consultative sales, working with brands to develop strategic and long-term partnerships. You will represent a portfolio of Gaming, Esports and Entertainment offerings that are some of the best in the world. Ideal candidates have experience thinking strategically and creatively for their partners. Full info HERE (2/18)

ACCOUNT MANAGER
G4
REMOTE, LOS ANGELES OR NEW YORK

Candidates should have sales planning and client success management experience. Background in account management for digital media sales (and linear preferred) operations. The Account Manager will be responsible for managing the day-to-day sales operations partnership relationships and campaign management. Full info HERE (2/18)

PROJECT MANAGER >>
TLC/SIVER/SPRING, NYC:
If you’re passionate about entertainment here’s your chance to get a job with a leading television brand with women! TLC is looking to hire a Project Manager position on the Marketing team (through staffing agency YOH). If you are looking for a fast paced, creative and strategic place to grow apply here. Full info HERE (2/17)

INSIDE SALES REPRESENTATIVE >>
AXS TV/TORONTO:
Responsible for building & maintaining ad sales bookings &d weekly advertiser branding in a timely manner. Liaised with client & traffic department to ensure copy was received & instructions were applied. Resolve discrepancies related to Core business deals. 1-2 yrs exp working with advertising agencies/television traffic departments is preferred. Full info HERE (2/17)

DIRECTOR, FINISHED PROGRAM ACQUISITIONS AND DISTRIBUTION, STREAMING TV
JUKIN MEDIA
LOS ANGELES

Source and identify finished TV program and digital series acquisitions for Streaming FAST Channels. License our TMB/Jukin original Streaming Channel productions for distribution. Responsible for negotiating and closing both inbound and outbound deals. 7 years of relevant work experience at a media company, ie program sales/program acquisitions. Full info HERE (2/16)

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT EXECUTIVE (BRAND ADVERTISERS) >>
HEARST MEDIA PRODUCTION GROUP: Establish and maintain senior-level relationships, develop and pitch unique mission-driven programs, and negotiate long-term partnership agreements with brands and advertisers. Support creation and present strategic, cross-media concepts to multiple stakeholder groups. 10 + years of relevant business development experience. Full info HERE (2/16)

WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 16
ABC: Jeopardy! National College Championship, The Chase, The Chase [f]
CBS: Big Brother: Celebrity Edition, The Amazing Race, NCIS
CW: DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, Batwoman
FOX: I Can See Your Voice, Next Level Chef
NBC: 2022 Winter Olympics
PBS: Nature, NOVA, Greta Thunberg: A Year to Change the Worls
Telemundo: Exatlon Estados Unidos, Hercal: Amor y Venganza, Pasion de Gavilanes
Univision: Soltera con Hijas, Madre

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