A CYNOPSIS MESSAGE FROM FETV
FETV’s A25-54 Audience is Uniquely Influential, Categorically Speaking!
FETV ranks among the TOP 7 NETWORKS with Influential + Super Influential Customers for
key categories like Insurance, Home Remodeling, Finance & Investment,
News Consumers + Pharmaceuticals!
Join us this spring at our upfront presentation in the Empire State Building
when we’ll reveal all the details. It’s going to be one for the books.
FETV | Uniquely Satisfying
For information contact: Karen Bressner, EVP Ad Sales, [email protected]
|Thursday February 17, 2022
Crackle: Inside the Black Box
HBO Max: Dream Raider; Yabba-Dabba Dinosaurs
Hulu and Peacock: Trolls: TrollsTopia
INSP: Into the Wild Frontier at 8p
Paramount+: Big Nate
TNT: The Game Plan with Shaquille O’Neal at 7p
IN THE NEWS
TelevisaUnivision unveiled plans for ViX, its much-touted global streaming service created specifically for the Spanish-speaking world. ViX will offer more than 50,000 hours of Spanish-language content across genres including original series and movies, live sports, live news and current Televisa and Univision hits. The service is debuting in stages. The free AVOD product arrives in the US, Mexico and most of Latin America on Thursday, March 31 with 100 EPG channels and VOD experience. The SVOD option, ViX+, which adds premium content including “ViX+ Originals” and exclusive soccer, is slated to launch in the second half of 2022. The company’s existing streaming options, including PrendeTV, Blim TV and the legacy VIX AVOD service acquired in 2021, will be incorporated into the new ViX platform in the coming months. V
Sixty-eight percent of CTV viewers use at least one live TV streaming service, and 44 percent of cable TV subscribers said they would cancel cable within the next six months if they could access live sports through streaming, according to Magnite’s new report “CTV Live Streaming: TV’s Next Big Moment.” Other insights: Live sports streamers are likely to watch multiple ad-supported services with an average of 3.6 sports apps, and advertising is a key part of the live sports viewing experience, with 49 percent of live sports streamers agreeing with the statement “TV ads are an important part of my TV watching experience.” “Anecdotally, we know that live TV, especially live sports, is unparalleled in its ability to get people engaged and we commissioned this study to better understand how people access and interact with this content,” said Sean Buckley, chief revenue officer at Magnite. “One of the findings from this study is that engagement with live content extends to the advertising that airs alongside it.”
For Super Bowl LVI, EDO analyzed how well the celebrities in the Big Game’s ads and performances boosted their own Search Engagement. In this week’s Cynsiders, we talk to EDO Head of Client Solutions Laura Grover about the findings—and their implications for marketers.
Hollywood’s Covid safety protocols are extended to April 30 and updated to redefine “fully vaccinated” to include booster shots,” effective March 15, according to a new agreement between the Alliance of Motion Picture & Television Producers and entertainment industry unions. Mask requirements are also upgraded to include KN95, KF94 or N95 masks that are to be provided by the employer, and a number of additional antigen tests have been authorized for use in testing for Covid-19.
“Pose” actress MJ Rodriguez will receive the Stephen F. Kolzak Award at the 33rd annual GLAAD Media Awards on Saturday, April 2 in LA.
Showtime is donating $100,000 to the Seneca-Iroquois National Museum on the Allegany Territory of the Seneca Nation in a nod of support to the locale where it films its series “Dexter: New Blood.” The donation will fund resources to sustain the museum’s efforts in digitizing media and archiving the history of the Seneca Nation.
WarnerMedia aims to expand the presence of diverse beauty professionals on its TV and film productions via a new partnership Black Beauty Roster, a platform for hair and makeup education, talent and advocacy. Black Beauty Roster, which educates about the nuances of working with textured hair and darker complexions and how to be better advocates for talent of color, will provide hair and makeup staffing support for WarnerMedia productions.
A whole new world: Disney is erecting planned full-time living communities, called “Storyliving,” as a way to connect fans even more closely with its brands. First community, Cotino, will be developed in Palm Springs, with other sites under exploration. Each locale will be built with input from Disney Imagineers and feature retail, dining, club and other Disney-centric experiences.
2022 MEASUREMENT & DATA CONFERENCE: AGENDA RELEASED
Sessions released including alternative currencies, advertising on OTT platforms, programmatic, measuring diversity and more.
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PRODUCTION & DEVELOPMENT
Keri Russell (“The Americans”) is in for the lead role in “The Diplomat,” the Netflix drama series created by Debora Cahn. Russell also will exec produce the series, which has an eight-ep order, alongside Cahn and Janice Williams. Action follows a career diplomat who lands a high-profile job she’s not suited for in the middle of an international crisis.
Warner Bros. Television Group signed an exclusive, multiyear deal with exec producer/writer/showrunner Steve Yockey (“The Flight Attendant”). Yockey will develop, create and produce original programming to be produced by Warner Bros. Television for all platforms.
Hulu is developing Adrian McKinty’s upcoming novel The Island as a limited series after it acquired rights to the the book. McKinty will exec-produce the project, a thriller about a family trip that turns into a living hell after a tragic accident finds a family being hunted by locals in harsh bushland, with Shane Salerno and The Story Factory.
A+E Networks announced a marketing partnership with Ancestry to create a custom branded miniseries that tells the stories of formerly enslaved African Americans. The Ancestry branded content series will be featured on digital and social platforms and make its broadcast premiere Sunday, February 20, during the broadcast of The History Channel’s documentary “Abraham Lincoln.”
Will Smith and David Oyelowo will produce Netflix’s film adaptation of Tola Okogwu’s upcoming children’s book Onyeka and the Academy of the Sun. The first in a series of children’s books from the author, journalist and hair care educator, follows a teenager who learns she has powers, travels to Nigeria to learn more about her origins and discovers a threat to her newfound magical community. Ola Shokunbi (“Satellite”) will pen the script.
“The Prince” has been dethroned. HBO Max is passing on a renewal of Gary Janetti’s animated comedy series, a biting parody of the British royals through the eyes of their youngest heir Prince George, for a second season. Also on the block is “In Treatment,” which is coming to a close after four seasons… On the flip side, after its strong launch in January, “Peacemaker” will return to HBO Max, with all eps written and directed by James Gunn.
Chelsea and Cole DeBoer of “Teen Mom 2” are heading to HGTV. The network greenlighted six-ep reno and design series “Farmhouse Fabulous” (working title), which will feature the couple as they help families upgrade their homes in South Dakota. A spring 2023 premiere is planned.
Cineflix Productions has begun development on a crime series based on Sam Wiebe’s Wakeland novels Invisible Dead, Cut You Down, and Hell and Gone. The mysteries feature Wakeland, a 29-year-old ex-cop turned P.I., as a modern-day Marlowe.
OWN is under way on its first franchise spinoff with “Love & Marriage: D.C.” The network greenlit the series, which is slated for a spring debut and follows “Love & Marriage: Huntsville,” which returns with new eps Saturday, March 19. The series, produced by Carlos King’s Kingdom Reign Entertainment, will follow power couples including “The Real Housewives of Potomac” alumni Monique and Chris Samuels, as they navigate both their business and personal lives in the D.M.V.
Mindy Kaling is teaming with Amazon to launch a boutique story studio that will publish books selected by Kaling, and which she will look to adapt into films housed at Amazon Studios. Mindy’s Book Studio titles will be available across subscription programs. Kaling is working in concert with Amazon Publishing’s publisher Julia Sommerfeld and Amazon Studios’ head of IP & literary acquisitions Lauren O’Connor on this new Mindy project.
Entertainment One and Forbes Entertainment are at work on two projects focused on the bitcoin money laundering scandal following the recent arrest of so-called “crypto couple,” Heather Morgan and Ilya “Dutch” Lichtenstein. A scripted project is being co-produced by eOne, Forbes Entertainment and Tucker Tooley Entertainment; a documentary hails from eOne’s Blackfin and Forbes Entertainment.
Comedy Central’s “Tha God’s Honest Truth with Charlamagne Tha God” will be back for a second season. Created and hosted by Lenard “Charlamagne” McKelvey and exec-produced by Stephen Colbert and Aaron McGruder, the new season will be preceded by a batch of exclusive interviews conducted by Charlamagne featuring notable names in entertainment, politics, comedy and publishing.
Showtime and Paramount Pictures Home Entertainment snagged US distribution rights from STX to “The Contractor,” directed by Tarik Saleh. Starring Chris Pine and Ben Foster, the action film will see a limited theatrical release in the US by Paramount and head to Showtime and Paramount+ later in 2022. Paramount+ will be integrating Showtime content this summer with an in-app upgrade to the pay-TV channel’s programming.
HBO Max picked up FiGa Films’ “Nudo Mixteco.” The streamer is planning a May debut for the film, FiGa’s first indigenous project.
NEW & RETURNING SERIES
Livestreaming platform 17Live, which has 55 million users worldwide, will distribute LiveOne’s original series “Plus One.” The eight-episode first season of the live dating show, hosted by comedian and writer Ify Nwadiwe (“Grand Crew”) will begin airing February 17 at 7p.
Animal Planet will air new episodes of “Mysterious Creatures With Forrest Galante” beginning Saturday, February 19 at 9p. The lens is on wildlife biologist Galante as he travels the globe to investigate reports of strange sightings, and mysterious encounters between humans and wildlife
“Heavy Rescue: 401” is back for a sixth season on The Weather Channel. The men and women who fight to keep traffic moving on North America’s busiest highway are again in the spotlight in the series, which returns Sunday, February 20 at 9p.
The eight-part fourth and final season of “Killing Eve” will debut Sunday, February 27 at 8p on BBC America and AMC+.
“Fuller House” has a new home. The series, which ran for five seasons on Netflix, heads to GAC Family beginning Monday, February 28. The network’s deal with Warner Bros. Domestic Television, marks the linear TV debut for the show, which continues the adventures from “Full House” with OG cast including Candace Cameron Bure, Jodie Sweetin and Andrea Barber. John Stamos is a producer and makes guest appearances along with Bob Saget as Danny Tanner and other original cast members.
Pirate comedy “Our Flag Means Death” is sailing toward a Thursday, March 3 debut on HBO Max. Starring Rhys Darby and Taika Waititi, the series from creator and showrunner David Jenkins and executive producer Waititi is loosely based on the true adventures of an 18th century pirate who traded his life as a gentleman for one of a swashbuckler.
Amazon dropped a look—err, make that eight looks—of its upcoming “The Boys” universe animated spinoff “The Boys Presents: Diabolical.” Debuting Friday, March 4 the series features eight 12- to 14-minute eps that each boast their own animation style and will reveal unseen stories within the universe featuring talent including Awkwafina, Garth Ennis, Ilana Glazer, Seth Rogen, Andy Samberg and Aisha Tyler.
Inspired by the food icon, Food Network’s new “The Julia Child Challenge” gives eight home cooks the chance to win a three-month trip to cooking school in Paris. The series, which bows Monday, March 14 at 9p and also on discovery+, features all Julia Child superfans, who share stories about their hero and cook in a kitchen recreated in the likeness of where Child herself cooked.
The latest iteration of “Below Deck”is headed to Australia as “Below Deck Down Under,” premiering Thursday, March 17 on Peacock. Viewers can expect more complex, often explosive dynamics of the crew and a rotating group of demanding charter guests who step aboard Captain Jason Chambers’ vessel.
Three-part docuseries “Hillsong: A Megachurch Exposed,” premieres Thursday, March 24 on discovery+. Doc features interviews with Hillsong insiders, megachurch experts and Ranin Karim, the woman whose five-month affair with celebrity senior pastor Carl Lentz led to his downfall.
Four new hip hop couples are headed for “Marriage Boot Camp: Hip Hop Edition,” premiering Thursday, March 31 at 9p on WE tv. The new season features K. Michelle and Kastan, Rich Dollaz and Mariahlynn, and more headed to see resident counselor Dr. Ish Major.
“The Big Conn,” a new true crime docuseries and podcast from Apple TV+, are set for a Friday, May 6 debut. From FunMeter, the team behind “McMillion$,” “The Big Conn” tells the tale larger-than-life attorney Eric C. Conn, who defrauded the government more than half a billion dollars in the largest Social Security fraud case in history.
Reelz original documentary“America’s Deadliest Rock Concert: The Guest List” hits the screen Sunday, February 20 at 8p. The special presents stories of survivors, victims and their families who were impacted by the 2003 Station nightclub fire, and premieres on the 19th anniversary of the tragedy.
Inspired by David Blight’s biography“Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom” and exec-produced by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., HBO doc “Frederick Douglass: In Five Speeches” debuts Wednesday, February 23 at 9p. Project brings to life Douglass’ words from the mouths of actors Nicole Beharie, Colman Domingo, Jonathan Majors, Denzel Whitaker and Jeffrey Wright.
HBO’s two-part “The Larry David Story” debuts Tuesday, March 1 at 10p. The doc finds the 74-year-old writer/producer/comedian sitting down with his pal Larry Charles and getting candid—shocker—about his personal and professional highs and lows from humble beginnings to series “Seinfeld” and “Curb Your Enthusiasm.”
Longtime MSNBC and NBC News legal analyst Katie Phang will host a weekend show on MSNBC from 7-8a, beginning Saturday, April 9, as well as a live one-hour show on Peacock’s “The Choice from MSNBC” on Thursdays and Fridays beginning April 14 at 2p.
Viva! “The Billboard Music Awards”are returning to Las Vegas this year, with the event slated to air live on NBC on Sunday, May 15 at 8p.
AMC Networks reported 9 million streaming subscribers as of the end of 2021, as the company beat the Street’s estimates for Q4 with earnings in at 54 cents a share and revenue up 3 percent to $803.7 million. Its niche streaming services, including AMC+, Acorn TV, ALLBLCK and Shudder, is on track to reach company projections of 20 million to 25 million subscribers. For the full year 2021, AMC Networks reported record revenue of $3.1 billion, up 9 percent from 2020.
Fox News International, Fox News Media’s global streaming service, will expand distribution into Africa beginning today (February 17). The move adds Egypt, South Africa, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, and Zambia, and increases its reach to 44 countries worldwide.
Topic, the streaming service from First Look Entertainment, is now available in the US on Comcast entertainment platforms including Xfinity X1, Xfinity Flex and XClass TV, as an add-on subscription priced at $5.99 per month.
Demand Africa, the global streaming service that hosts original and acquired content from the African Diaspora, launched as a F.A.S.T. channel on the Roku Channel.
Spotify’s having a big week, with the acquisition of two firms in the podcasting space. Podsights, a podcast advertising measurement service, and Chartable, a podcast analytics platform for publishers, are both Spotify companies now.
IAB Tech Lab shared its key priorities and roadmap for the organization in 2022. They include:
* Creating technical standards, frameworks and open-source initiatives across a portfolio of addressability solutions, balanced against consumer privacy needs, and ethical data sourcing and usage
* Developing the technical standards needed to accelerate the ongoing growth of Connected TV supporting the upfront and consistent audience measurement
* Advancing technical standards to combat ad fraud, supply chain transparency, and security“
The world has changed in the last 24 months, and so has the digital advertising ecosystem. To maintain a vibrant and open internet, we must work together to address our most pressing challenges,” said Anthony Katsur, CEO, IAB Tech Lab.
Clinch, provider of AI-driven omnichannel personalization across CTV, OTT, Programmatic, Social, Native, DOOH, and Audio, has partnered with LG Ads Solutions, provider of LG smart TV native ads and audience targeting data, to enable dynamic creative optimization across its CTV media ecosystem. “Our partnership marks another milestone in our ongoing evolution toward the future of omnichannel innovation,” said Oz Etzioni, CEO at Clinch. “We’re taking many of the same principles that drive success in digital and applying them to CTV.”
MGM’s “The Pink Panther’s Secret Slots” game is now available through the
connected TV video and games network Play.Work. The Play.Works Network reaches more than 200 million homes.
Paul Reiser (“Mad About You”) will topline “Reboot,” Hulu’s upcoming comedy series about a reboot of a ‘90s sitcom. He replaces Michael McKean, who played the role in the pilot… Melissa Fumero (“Brooklyn Nine-Nine”) is in as the female lead opposite Randall Park in Netflix comedy “Blockbuster”… Yalitza Aparicio (“Roma”) will star in suspense film “Presencias” for the new ViX streaming service.
Showtime is expanding “The Chi” cast, with Nia Jervier (“Dear White People”) and Carolyn Michelle Smith (“House of Cards”) in for recurring roles in the series’ upcoming fifth season… Natalia Cordova-Buckley (“Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”), Ariyon Bakare (“His Dark Materials”) and Ian Hart (“The Last Kingdom”) boarded Apple TV+ series “The Mosquito Coast” as regulars for season 2.
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Major League Fishing seen on Outdoor Channel, Sportsman Channel, World Fishing Network, Discovery Network and CBS, delivered 67 percent of all viewing minutes among competitive fishing programs during 2021. Major League Fishing’s No. 1 telecast during 2021 (12/19/21) was a CBS Sports Spectacular program, which delivered more than 928,000 households.
Broadcast Nielsen Ratings for Tuesday, February 15
Show, P2+ 000s, (A18-49)
ABC: “Jeopardy! College Tournament!” 4.14 (0.5), “Abbott Elementary” 2.31 (0.4), “Black-ish” 1.64 (0.3), “Queens” 1.07 (0.2)
CBS: “FBI” 4.22 (0.4), “FBI: International” 3.30 (0.3), “FBI: Most Wanted” 3.11 (0.3)
CW: “Superman & Lois” 0.35 (0.1), “Naomi” 0.27 (0.0)
FOX: “The Resident” 3.23 (0.4) “Real Dirty Dancing” 1.48 (0.3)
NBC: “Winter Olympics” 8.77 (1.6)
Telemundo: “Exatlon” 1.08 (0.3), “Hercai: Amor” 1.31 (0.4), “Pasion Gavilanes 0.92 (0.3)
Univision: “Soltero Con Hijas” 1.64 (0.6), “Vencer El Pasado” 2.06 (0.6), “Madre” 1.77 (0.5)
Source: Nielsen live + same day time period averages
Quiana Burns is officially executive producer of “Tamron Hall.” Burns joined the ABC syndicated daytime talk show in October as interim exec producer. She joined ABC News in May 2020 as the executive broadcast producer of “Weekend Good Morning America.”
Sesame Workshop named Dr. Alison Bryant to the new position of chief research, data and impact officer (CRDIO). Bryant most recently was at the AARP, where she led the organization’s Research Center and technology & digital equity social impact area.
Customer experience management company Merkle elevated Pete Stein to president of Merkle Americas. Stein steps in for Michael Komasinski, who was named as Merkle’s global CEO at the beginning of 2022. Since 2020, Stein has been the global lead for Merkle’s Experience and Commerce practice.
Moonbug Entertainment hired Susan Vargo as head of live events. Vargo most recently oversaw global creative development for Nickelodeon live entertainment.
Digital media firm The Recount named Ryan McRae as chief revenue officer, Recount Media. McRae previously was VP, partnerships, at The Atlantic.
Frank Pesce—an actor whose television and film credits span “Matlock and “Kojak,” “Beverly Hills Cop and “Top Gun”—died February 6 of complications associated with dementia. He was 75. Pesce began his screen career in the mid-‘70s, guesting on series including “Police Story” and “Kojak.” He worked in film and TV steadily into the 2010s, with guest roles on series including “Cagney & Lacey,” “Knight Rider,” “Miami Vice” and “The Greatest American Hero.”
This Day in History
1996 – World chess champion Garry Kasparov beat the IBM supercomputer “Deep Blue” in Philadelphia.
Answer to Our Last Trivia Question
On “House of Cards” (2013-18), Claire ran for Congress for which state? Texas. Kudos to: Gerry Bixenspan-TV Marketing Inc./NY; Larry Kahn-Datanautix/Orlando; Synda Kollman-Charter Marketing Group/Boca Raton, FL; Kyle Krebs-CBS 42/Birmingham, AL; Faye Kulik-Disney/Brooklyn, NY; Dave Braxton-DaveBVO LLC/Las Vegas; Dan Haberer-Creo Entertainment/Playa del Rey, CA; Greg Moloznik-GLM Media/Scottsdale, AZ; Tom Moore-Kalt Productions/LA; David Westberg-SAG*AFTRA Credit Union/Burbank
Today’s Trivia Question
What kind of animal was the title character in “Fury” (1955-60)? Email [email protected] with your answer and be sure to include your name, company, city and time zone. Unofficial rules: a limit of four answers per time zone.)
CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE ASSOCIATE >>
MEDIAOCEAN/CHICAGO: The Customer Experience Associate provides application support for agency partners and agency vendors by identifying, researching, troubleshooting, and resolving application questions and issues in regards to our accounting and financial functions of the software. Full info HERE (3/2)
SALES DEVELOPMENT REPRESENTATIVE >>
MEDIAOCEAN/NYC, CHICAGO: Find and screen potential customers and have a strong understanding of the sales process, excelling at researching leads, starting new relationships, and setting our sales team up for success. Have the ability to showcase our offerings in a compelling way. 1-3 years of professional work experience preferred. Full info HERE (3/2)
ACCOUNT MANAGER FOR CLIENT SERVICES – DEAL MAKER >>
MEDIAOCEAN/NYC/EAST COAST: Drives client adoption and efficiency by ensuring our clients understand the value of their Mediaocean software solutions. Develop strong business partnerships with customers, functioning as ambassador and advocate, with the goal of maximizing customer satisfaction as well as increasing Mediaocean’ s presence within the customer environment. Full info HERE (3/2)
TELEVISION PROGRAMMING & TRAFFIC SPECIALIST >>
CSI SPORTS/JERSEY CITY, NJ (HYBRID): Create/Manage daily playlists, monthly schedule and EPGs. Allocate commercial spots and maximize available inventory. Screen content and set up format time code. Work with Master Control to resolve any operational issues. Monitor the feeds for any on-air discrepancies. Must have 2-3 years television traffic and/or programming experience. Full info HERE (3/2)
KIRO TV (COX MEDIA GROUP)
Responsible for the sales on air inventory and websites, major event sponsorships, and digital assets offered. Focus on uncovering customers’ marketing and deliver results. Build influential relationships and generate new business opportunities consistently. 2+ years of new business development and prospecting experience required. Full info HERE (3/1)
SENIOR MANAGER, CONSUMER INSIGHTS >>
DISNEY GENERAL ENTERTAINMENT/BURBANK CA: Lead content research projects at all phases of a series lifecycle from concept to pilot to marketing and positioning to maintenance and health post-launch. Develop strategic insights about our brands and audiences and communicate those across the. A minimum of 5 yrs of exp leading primary research projects -both qualitative and quantitative. Full info HERE (3/1)
DIRECTOR, DIGITAL PRODUCT
NYC OR REMOTE
Develop Ad Supported streaming products across Mobile, Web & Connected TV devices & collaborate with engineering, UX/design, sales & marketing teams. Operate as a product owner; have 5+ yrs product management experience in a software/Web/mobile or connected TV app. environment. Strong technical, creative, strategic acumen. Curious and innovative. Full info HERE (2/28)
DIRECTOR OF PRODUCT MARKETING
NYC PREFERRED; DC/MCLEAN, VA ALSO POSSIBLE
Natural leader and an outstanding writer and communicator, responsible for representing the voice of our local and national customers while blending our product strategy with the tactics we need to drive customer success and revenue. Full info HERE (2/28)
PRODUCT MARKETING MANAGER
NYC PREFERRED; DC/MCLEAN, VA ALSO POSSIBLE
Represent the voice of the customer while serving as the glue that binds our product strategy to the tactics we need to drive customer success and revenue. The PMM will continuously focus on the creation of product positioning and buyer personas, generating demand, helping enable sales, and shaping the product roadmap. Full info HERE (2/28)
JR. ANALYST, AUDIENCE RESEARCH
Daily email sent to Executives about network performance outlining top program performances with Households & Key Demos, with context. Daily update of excel based network programming grid. Develop a Weekly Schedule Analysis Report giving insight into performance. Strong understanding of Nielsen concepts and terminology, plus exp with Nielsen data. Full info HERE (2/28)
MEDIA PLANNING COORDINATOR >>
IFC NETWORK/NYC: 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 (2/28)
SCHEDULING COORDINATOR >>
AMC NETWORKS/NYC: 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 (2/28)
COORDINATOR, MULTIPLATFORM SCHEDULING, INTERNATIONAL >>
AMC NETWORKS/NYC: Enter on-demand and digital linear channel schedules into various databases. Track content from multiple networks. Contribute to special projects as needed. Collaborative spirit with strong attention to detail. Excellent in Excel, background in media preferred. Full info HERE (2/28)
OPERATIONS AND STRATEGY MANAGER >>
BYUB/PROVO, UT: Dynamic, strategic leader who will work with various departments to analyze and improve existing processes and organizational structures. The candidate must have a deep understanding of BYUB’s mission and vision, be a collaborative leader and be dedicated to increasing the audience by assisting in delivering an optimized entertainment experience. Full info HERE (2/28)
PRODUCER, THE FAMILY HANDYMAN, STREAMING TV
Produce curated and original series for Streaming TV in the DIY and home genre first, and other genres second. Maintain and influence creative alignment with the Channel and Brands. Contribute to the ideation of new show concepts in the DIY space. 4+ Years Production Experience (digital & linear) in the DIY/Home genre. Full info HERE (3/6)
DIRECTOR, CURRENT PROGRAMMING & DEVELOPMENT, STREAMING TV
Establish long-term creative programming strategy to achieve business unit KPIs (audience, sales, distribution). Detail plans and budget to help develop, help commission, and acquire programming. Ideate show concepts to fit our numerous brands on a daily basis. 7+ years in creative production for digital / streaming / television. Full info HERE (2/24)
WEST COAST (REMOTE – SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA)
Responsible for pre-sale planning & post-sale management & execution. Working closely with operations & sales on trafficking & QA for ad campaigns including scheduling, inventory requests, & production timelines. Helping sales & marketing put together pitch decks for client meetings and formal RFPs. 2-5 yrs prior exp in the advertising/media space. Full info HERE (2/24)
ACCOUNT SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE
Work closely with Directors/Account Executives in positioning the network (Linear & Digital) to new and existing clients. Communicate with major agencies/clients serving a key role in the sales process. Collaborate internally with various departments to provide solutions for advertisers. 3+ years in media. Full info HERE (2/24)
DIRECTOR, SCHEDULING & ACQUISITIONS
SILVER SPRING, MD
Develop programming strategies/schedules that achieve or exceed rating & revenue goals. Manage the production of network schedule grids & identify, evaluate & secure acquisition opportunities utilizing data to make optimal acquisition decisions. Min of 5 yrs of prior program scheduling & acquisition experience in cable/digital channel or network. Full info HERE (2/24)
ART DIRECTOR, GLOBAL CREATIVE CONTENT
NYC OR REMOTE
Creative lead in print, promotion, & marketing from concept to completion. Conceive, design and direct the production of key art, sales tools and collateral to position & sell our brands & content globally. Translate business objectives into campaigns that viewership. Must have 5+ years and Must LOVE television (Reality, Scripted & Non-Fiction.) Full info HERE (2/23)
DIRECTOR OF SOCIAL MEDIA & DIGITAL CONTENT >>
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
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)
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
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
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
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
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/ NYC or LA: 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
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)
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)
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)
|THURSDAY FEBRUARY 17
ABC: Jeopardy! National College Championship, Grey’s Anatomy, Big Sky
CBS: Young Sheldon, United States of AI, Ghosts, B Positive, Bull
CW: Walker, Legacies
FOX: Joe Millionaire: For Richer or Poorer, Call Me Kat, Pivoting
NBC: 2022 Winter Olympics
PBS: This Old House, Ask This Old House, Around the World in 80 Days on Masterpiece, All Creatures Great and Small on Masterpiece
Telemundo: Exatlon Estados Unidos, Hercal: Amor y Venganza, Pasion de Gavilanes
Univision: Soltero Con Hijas, Vencer el Pasado, Madre