|A CYNOPSIS MESSAGE FROM A+E NETWORKS
INSPIRED BY, FUELED BY, CREATED BY WOMEN
More Romance and Drama Than Ever…
…with New Seasons of Married at First Sight and Marrying Millions
The Most Exciting Slate of Original Movies…
…with New Ripped from the Headlines Features and Biopics Like The Mahalia Jackson Story
THE LEADING WOMEN’S ENTERTAINMENT DESTINATION
ABC: “Soul of a Nation” at 10p
CW: “The Flash” at 8p
discovery+: “Race Across the World”
NBC: “New Amsterdam” at 10p
Netflix: “Word Party”
IN THE NEWS
Tegna reported total company revenue of $938 million for 4Q20, up 35% year-over-year, driven by record political advertising and continued growth in subscription revenue. Revenue was up 46% from the fourth quarter of 2018 driven by the same factors, as well as the impact of acquisitions. Excluding political advertising, fourth quarter revenue was slightly up year-over-year. “We will continue to execute and innovate to drive advertising and marketing services revenues, and we expect to see continued improvement in underlying advertising trends following the impact of the global pandemic,” said Dave Lougee, Tegna President and CEO.
Roku has entered into an agreement to acquire Nielsen’s Advanced Video Advertising business, which includes Nielsen’s video automatic content recognition and dynamic ad insertion technologies. The companies are also entering into a strategic partnership to integrate complementary Nielsen ad and content measurement products into the Roku platform and further advance Nielsen ONE, the company’s cross-media measurement solution. “Tens of billions of dollars continue to be spent annually on traditional TV advertising,” said Louqman Parampath, VP of Product Management at Roku. “Combining Nielsen’s AVA technology with Roku’s innovative ad tech and scale will enable us to deliver the benefits of TV streaming advertising to traditional TV. Roku will bring the promise of DAI to the market for the first time ever at scale — providing better targeting and measurement for advertisers, creating easy integration and additional revenue opportunities for programmers’ ad sales teams, and improving the TV experience for viewers.”
Nat Geo is going big with the March 11 world debut of “Genius: Aretha.” A March 11 premiere event will include pre-show performances, drive-in screenings and star Cynthia Erivo performing Aretha Franklin songs taped at the Greek Theater. The series has its network debut on Sunday, March 21.
“T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle” stars Clifford “T.I.” Harris and Tameka “Tiny” Harris have been accused of sexual abuse, kidnapping, and assault against several women, allegations detailed at a news conference yesterday. Attorney Tyrone A. Blackburn said he requested authorities open investigations on behalf of 11 alleged victims, for incidents he claimed took place between 2005-2018. The Harrises “deny in the strongest possible terms these unsubstantiated and baseless allegations,” said their lawyer. “We are confident that if these claims are thoroughly and fairly investigated, no charges will be forthcoming.” Shooting for season four of their show was paused in early February after the allegations came to light.
Satellite TV service Orby TV, launched in 2019 as a lower-cost TV alternative, has shut down. The move was telegraphed last month, when a message on the company’s web site said it was not activating new customer accounts. The service now says it has worked with Dish Network on a limited time offer for Orby TV customers.
Disney and the NFL have reportedly reached an agreement on a new media rights deal that would keep “Monday Night Football” at ESPN, and put ABC back in rotation for the Super Bowl. Broadcast deals with CBS, Fox and NBC are also being negotiated ahead of their expiration in 2022.
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|PRODUCTION & DEVELOPMENT
HBO Documentary Films and Spike Lee are in production on
“NYC Epicenters 9/11-2021½,” chronicling life, loss and survival in NYC over the 20 years since the September 11th attacks. The docu-series will offer a portrait of New Yorkers as they rebuild and rebound, from a devastating terrorist attack through the ongoing global pandemic.
UK’s Mammoth Screen (“Poldark”) is developing a drama about the 18th century slave uprising in Haiti, based on Sudhir Hazareesingh’s biography of a former slave, warrior and philosopher, Black Spartacus: The Epic Life of Toussaint Louverture.
“Lioness,” a drama series about the life of Golda Meir, is being executive produced by Barbra Streisand. Based on the book Lioness: Golda Meir and the Nation of Israel, the series will be directed and exec produced by Eric Tuchman (“The Handmaid’s Tale”). Shira Haas (“Unorthodox”) will star.
Casting notes: Sissy Spacek and Ed O’Neill (“Modern Family”) are set to star in Amazon sci-fi drama “Lightyears.”…Theo Rossie (“Luke Cage”) landed a series regular role opposite Kevin Hart and Wesley Sipes in Netflix limited series “True Story,” a fictional version of Hart’s life…Constance Wu (“Fresh Off the Boat”) has been cast as the lead opposite Chris Pratt in Amazon thriller series “The Terminal List,” based on the bestseller.
Vice is expanding its “Dark Side of the Ring” wrestling show franchise with a 90-minute companion show, “Dark Side of the Ring: Confidential.” Launching Tuesday, March 9, the show will feature roundtable discussions with host Conrad Thompson and guests like Tommy Dreamer, The Blue Meanie and WWE referee Mike Chioda.
NEW & RETURNING SERIES
Season six of HLN’s “How It Really Happened” kicks off Sunday, March 14 at 9p with a look at the case of Susan Powell, a mom of two who went missing in 2009.
“Expedition Unknown” star Josh Gates sets out to find the DeLorean Time Machine from the “Back to the Future” trilogy in four-part “Expedition: Back to the Future,” which starts streaming Monday, March 15 on discovery+.
Laundry expert Patric Richardson restores cherished items once considered unsalvageable in new discovery+ series “The Laundry Guy,” available to stream Wednesday, March 31. The first episode also will air on HGTV that night at 10p.
A batch of new episodes of “Dinner: Impossible” launch Thursday, March 11 at 10p on Food Network. Robert Irvine (“Restaurant: Impossible”) hosts. First mission: A five-star dinner for soldiers in Oahu.
Scripted series “The Wedding Planners” makes its US premiere Friday, March 5 on The Roku Channel. The show follows a family of wedding planners as they create dream weddings for new couples-to-be, and deal with behind-the-scenes family drama and complicated relationships.
Between new services and awards season, video streamers have upped paid ad spend by 47% over the last three months – hitting almost $910 million in paid advertising ($369.2 million) and media value ($540.8 million) from promos on TV networks from December through February, according to iSpot.tv. Top spenders were Disney+ ($72.8 million), Amazon Prime Video ($58.6 million), Apple TV+ ($56.5 million), Netflix ($37.9 million), Hulu ($19.6 million) and Discovery ($15.6 million).
Fox News Audio has added five new podcasts to its programming catalogue, with one slated to debut each week beginning Monday, March 8.. First up: “The Ben Domenech Podcast,” with the Fox News Media commentator offering his perspective on the news of the day.
Alphonso has rebranded as LG Ads, bringing together LG’s smart TV footprint of over 120 million TVs, with TV advertising technology and analytics leader Alphonso’s technology stack for cross-screen media and measurement. “LG Ads is the marriage of two major TV industry forces that creates a perfect opportunity for advertisers looking to reach LG’s massive and highly affluent audience, while having a direct line of sight into how their customers are responding to their ads,” said Ashish Chordia, CEO of LG Ads. “As pioneers in TV-to-digital retargeting and Video AI, we are now poised to take cross-screen advertising and campaign measurement to new levels, at a time when navigating the TV ecosystem is harder.”
AT&T’s Xandr is teaming with omnichannel healthcare marketing and analytics platform Lasso, combining Lasso’s identity solution with Xandr’s demand-side programmatic infrastructure to offer programmatic advertising to pharma and health care companies. With Xandr’s Curate, Lasso is able to layer its audience data onto premium inventory and make it available to DSPs integrated within Xandr’s marketplace.
Ad tech company MediaMath and people-based marketing platform LiveIntent announced the full integration of LiveIntent’s nonID into MediaMath’s SOURCE digital media ecosystem. With the integration, MediaMath will enable brands to deliver personalized advertising without third-party cookies within LiveIntent’s email exchange and on the open web using LiveIntent’s identifier, nonID.
Video tech vendor MobiTV filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. According to FTI Consulting, the restructuring is aimed at addressing MobiTV’s debt obligations so it can be sold.
BiggerStage has launched an entertainment media venture to develop original content for the global market and showcase Ireland as a hub for international television production. BiggerStage will partner with industry stakeholders, including advertisers, to develop new ways to fund and scale the audio-visual sector as well as leverage market benefits and incentives in Ireland.
ViacomCBS Networks UK announced the launch of MTV’s direct-to-consumer SVOD streaming service, MTV Play, on Virgin TV. The launch enables Virgin TV customers to getMTV long form content by accessing the MTV Play app through a Virgin TV set-top box.
ITV Studios has increased its stake in Danish production company Apple Tree Productions from 25% to 51%. The agreement will see the label become a more integral part of ITV Studios.
Banijay announced Norwegian scripted label Rubicon has produced a new eight-part drama for Discovery Nordic, “Nach” (“After Party”), following a university dropout as she struggles with feelings for her half-sister’s boyfriend.
Boat Rocker Studios announced that Disney+ UK, Ireland, Australia & New Zealand have saddled up for 3D animated preschool “Dino Ranch.” The series premiered on Disney Junior and DisneyNOW in the US on January 18.
Principal Media has secured a licensing deal with Canal Plus in France for true crime series “How to Survive a Murder,” produced by Intuitive Content and Lura Pictures for Reelz.
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NBC’s broadcast of Sunday’s virtual Golden Globes ceremony took tumble in the ratings, if early numbers are any indication. The three-hour show delivered 5.4 million viewers and a 1.2 rating among A18-49 (Pacific time zone not included), versus an average 14.8 viewers and 3.8 in the demo according to last year’s preliminary data.
Food Network’s “Spring Baking Championship” returned last week up +12% versus year-ago and reached more than 2.5 million P2+ viewers. Posting a .7 P25-54 /1.1 W25-54 Live+3 rating, the premiere ranked as the #3 cable program in its timeslot among W25-54, and buoyed the network to the #2 non-sports cable network in prime among W25-54 for the night.
Shareablee Top 10 Streaming Shows for the week of February 22
Program, Platform, Total Actions, Total Content, Actions per Content, Fans & Followers
Bridgerton (Netflix), 804K, 9, 89,316, 2.2M
Get Organized With The Home Edit (Netflix), 527K, 42, 12,543, 5.5M
Cobra Kai (Netflix), 508K, 3, 169,256, 2.9M
The Handmaid’s Tale (Hulu), 456K, 7, 65,211, 2M
Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (Netflix), 418K, 7, 59,696, 2.8M
Nanatsu No Naizai (Netflix), 347K, 47, 7,381, 731K
Julie and the Phantoms (Netflix), 334K, 2, 166,902, 919K
Shadow and Bone (Netflix), 229K, 7, 32,759, 201K
Netflix is a Joke (YouTube), 197K, 65, 3,038, 2.4M
The Wilds (Amazon Prime), 180K, 23, 7,833, 136K
Shareablee Top 10 TV Shows for the week of February 22
Program, Network, Total Actions, Total Content, Actions per Content, Fans & Followers
Riverdale (The CW), 4.6M, 46, 100,821, 16.9M
The Walking Dead (AMC), 2.2M, 83, 26,820, 46.9M
The Daily Show (Comedy Central), 2.2M, 138, 16,078, 27.7M
Hannity (Fox News) 2M, 296, 6,874, 10.3M
Entertainment Tonight (WB/syndicated), 1.8M, 664, 2,713, 9.2M
Today Show (NBC), 1.7M, 933, 1,822, 13.8M
Ellen Degeneres (WB/Syndicated), 1.5M, 58, 26,652, 206.8M
Saturday Night Live (NBC), 1.3M, 56, 23,608, 14.3M
American Idol (ABC), 1M, 199, 5,055, 17.4M
Good Morning America (ABC), 927K, 890, 1,042, 14.3M
The Late Late Show with James Corden (CBS), 771K, 72, 10,710, 8.2M
Broadcast Nielsen Ratings for Friday, February 26
Show, P2+ millions, (A18-49)
ABC: “Shark Tank” 4.60 (0.7), “20/20” 3.88 (0.6)
CBS: “MaGyver” 3.36 (0.3), “Magnum P.I.” 3.81 (0.3), “Blue Bloods” 3.95 (0.4)
CW: “”Whose Line Is It Anyway” 0.87 (0.2), “Whose Line Is It Anyway” 0.70 (0.1), “Penn & Teller: Fool Us” 0.76 (0.1)
FOX: “WWE Friday Night Smackdown” 2.15 (0.5)
ION: “Hawaii Five-0” 1.27 (0.2), “Hawaii Five-0” 1.18 (0.2), “Hawaii Five-0” 1.05 (0.2)
NBC: “The Blacklist” 3.57 (0.3), “Dateline NBC” 2.53 (0.3)
Telemundo: “Exatlon Estados Unidos” 0.95 (0.2), “La Suerte de Loli”1.10 (0.3), “Buscando a Frida” 0.96 (0.3)
Univision: “Vencer al Desamor” 1.67 (0.5), “Te Acuerdas de Mi” 1.42 (0.5), “Dulce Ambicion” 1.44 (0.4)
Source: Nielsen live + same day time period averages
Tom Boland has been named Chief Marketing Officer of Studio 1 and LIT. A veteran WarnerMedia exec, Boland was Turner’s Vice President of Social Strategy and Solutions for Sports, News, and Entertainment.
Champlain Media has appointed Linda Stregger as Chief Operating Officer. Before joining Champlain Media, Stregger\ worked in finance at CTV.
The Scripps National Spelling Bee has appointed J. Michael Durnil, Ph.D. as Executive Director. Dr. Durnil has more than 35 years of professional experience in leading teams and charting operations across nonprofit, educational and media-based organizations.
Jeff Licciardi has joined customer experience agency Definition 6 as SVP, Strategic Partnerships. Licciardi was previously SVP at Performics, a division of Publicis Groupe.
The E.W. Scripps Company has appointed Richard Steiner as Head of Digital for its national television networks business. Steiner joins Scripps after more than 20 years in key positions with WarnerMedia/Turner Broadcasting, where as SVP of Digital, he developed and launched FilmStruck.
THEMA America has named Carlos Brito Lavalle as General Manager for its Once Mexico cultural channel and its US international channel. Previously, Brito Lavalle served as Coordinator of Operations, and as Coordinator of the Aprende en Casa (Learn at Home) I and II program, as well as Head of Once México’s Acquisitions Division.
Irv Cross, the first Black man to work as a full-time sports analyst on national television, died February 28. He was 81. “He was a true gentleman and a trailblazer in the sports television industry and will be remembered for his accomplishments and the paths he paved for those who followed,” said CBS Sports Chairman Sean McManus.
|This Day in History
1789 – Pennsylvania ended its prohibition of theatrical performances.
Answer to Our Last Trivia Question
What was the longest-running exercise program on TV? “The Jack LaLanne Show” (1951-1985). Kudos to: Sandy Spiegel-WTTW/Chicago, Marni C. Gold/Hawthorne, NJ, Jim Kelly-Jim Kelly Consulting/Central Islip, NY, Douglas Hochstadt-Disney/NYC, John Kukla-KDFW/Dallas, John Carlo-UPtv/NYC, Greg Moloznik-GLM Media/Scottsdale, AZ, Paul Blutter-Walk and Talk Production Rentals/Burbank, Richard Quan-Heat/San Francisco, David Hauptman/Denver, Lorrie Shilling/El Segundo, CA, Julie Houston-Tom Scott Agency/Boise, ID
Today’s Trivia Question
Who was the first Black actress to star in a TV drama? (Email email@example.com 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.)
SENIOR MANAGER OF MARKETING OPERATIONS >>
ITVS/San Francisco: Optimize project management processes to create sustainable, scalable standards and best practices that improve cross-functional collaboration and long-range planning. Set, manage, and execute our audience development workflows. Identify, plan, and execute effective, “right-size” workflows. 5-7 years of professional experience in project management and communications required. Full info HERE (3/15)
MANAGER, DIGITAL CONTENT PROGRAMMING >>
FILMRISE/BROOKLYN NY: Manage clients for various emerging OTT verticals including but not limited to US Hispanic and Latin American/Brazilian platforms. Coordinate delivery of new content and looking for new ways to optimize revenue. Experience working in international digital content programming/ sales; familiarity with various platforms and Spanish language fluency required. Full info HERE (3/14)
SALES ASSISTANT – NATIONAL >>
UPtv/NYC, NY: Provide full support to all accounts for the Ad Sales team, assist Account Executives, Sales Planner and Pricing Inventory in managing day-to-day Ad sales responsibilities. Communicate daily with Traffic Department, and create and maintain quarterly flighting grid. B.A. in Communication or equivalent from a four-year college; prior experience a plus. Full info HERE (3/10)
INTEGRATED MARKETING MANAGER >>
REVOLT TV/LOS ANGELES: Managing branded content projects, ensuring the flawless execution of sold concepts through to delivery across media platforms. Tracks projects through all phases; from requests through approvals and distribution. 3+ years in creative/digital project manager role at a related production house/agency. Full info HERE (3/12)
SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, SCRIPTED SALES & CO-PRODUCTIONS >>
BBC AMERICA/LOS ANGELES CA: Managing sales and co-production activity with designated clients across both television and digital. Keep in constant contact with all key US buyers pitching upcoming programmes –for both TV and SVOD sales. 7+ years of experience at executive level within programming and/or distribution. In-depth understanding of the UK television industry, in particular the BBC. Full info HERE (3/11)
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COUNSEL, BUSINESS & LEGAL AFFAIRS >>
MLB NETWORK/SECAUSUS, NJ: Strong knowledge and understanding of legal and business issues related to media, strong negotiation and drafting skills and a solid understanding of business issues. Draft and/or negotiate a wide variety of agreements and contract summary/tracking/management. A minimum of two years of legal experience in a media and/or entertainment transactional environment either in-house or with a law firm is required. Full info HERE (3/7)
VICE PRESIDENT, GENERAL MANAGER >>
NEXSTAR INC., KRON4-MYNETWORK/SAN FRANCISCO: Leading broadcast operational teams with sales-driven organizations, developing locally originated content, and commitment to community service. Track record of high performance in developing revenue across multiple platforms. Minimum of five years of general management experience at a commercial broadcast television station with accompanying digital assets required. Full info HERE (3/7)
COMMUNITY MANAGER >>
JUKIN MEDIA/LOS ANGELES: Set overall community strategy as it relates to supporting brand initiatives, structure implementation of community-facing strategy across FailArmy, communicate on behalf of the brand across multiple channels. Min 3 yrs experience in brand communications, strong expertise in and a passion for current and emerging social and OTT platforms. Full info HERE (3/6)
DIRECTOR, CURRENT PROGRAMMING >>
JUKIN MEDIA/LOS ANGELES: Responsible for overseeing, guiding and elevating all programming for each of the Streaming TV channels, Works with VP Streaming to establish long-term creative programming strategy to achieve business unit KPIs. Plan and budget to help develop, help commission, and acquire programming for Jukin streaming channels. 7+ years in creative production for digital/streaming/television required. Full info HERE (3/6)
DIGITAL MANAGING DIRECTOR >>
SPECTRUM NETWORKS/NYC: Lead the talented and resourceful journalists, manage digital teams in multiple locations and editorial content; encourage innovation and unique story telling techniques. Impeccable integrity and ability to support our writers and editors in making tough journalistic calls in fast-moving news cycles. Full info HERE (3/6)
SENIOR MANAGER, NEWS & CONTENT >>
SPECTRUM NETWORKS/NYC: Actively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience, ability to oversee production of Live Newscasts. Drive integration and collaboration with other managers to achieve station goals. Work closely with other managers to determine daily scope of coverage. Full info HERE (3/6)
MANAGER, PROGRAM & CONTENT STRATEGY >>
CNN/NYC OR REMOTE: Creates schedules/rollout plans for series/films, live news, and special events on CNN & HLN. Manages inventory and evaluates performance to optimize usage. TV Programming exp, 5+ yrs. Can project manage/multi-task. Must know current events. Full info/apply HERE (3/6)
DIRECTOR OF PRIME TIME TELEVISION >>
THE JIM HENSON COMPANY/ HOLLYWOOD: Responsible for building out relationships with writers, directors, agents, managers, and talent in the prime-time arena, identifying new projects and talent in both comedy and drama for live-action and animation, and will oversee development of series to pitch A background in prime time television required and demonstrated knowledge of television development and production processes a must. Full info HERE (3/6)
VP of GAMING and ESPORTS >>
GRAVITY ROAD/NYC: Gravity Road is a creative company bringing together marketing, entertainment, and technology to create things people want to spend time with. We are looking for someone that is a commercially minded gamer, a strategic thinker and a proactive doer to join as our VP Gaming and Esports. Full info HERE (3/6)
TECHNICAL DIRECTOR >>
NEWSMAX MEDIA/NY, NY: Directs, co-develops/delivers locally prod programs and PSA for nat and inter’l audiences. Also oversees prod crew that produces regular, special and live shows related to various political, historical and other appropriate topics. Min 3 yrs exp in directing Live television news, studio-based programming or similarly related professional media productions. Full info HERE (3/6)
VIDEO ENGINEER & ROBOTIC CAMERA OPERATOR >>
NEWSMAX MEDIA/NY, NY: Exp in configuring and setting up all broadcast studio cameras both manned and robotic for daily use. Maintains network-level camera blocking and composition. Monitors/adjusts video signals including cameras, monitors, playback sources, color correction equip/incoming feeds. Min 4 yrs exp. Full info HERE (3/6)
FEEDS MANAGER >>
NEWSMAX MEDIA/NY, NY: Resp for managing tech/logistical traffic supporting live news shows. Full knwldge of video and tech workflow throughout all locations. Provide tech guidance to help create better video workflows. Ensure all broadcast feeds are meeting specific tech quality standards. Min 3 yrs tech managing, or equivalent knwldge. 5 yrs in live TV prod. Full info HERE (3/6)
GFX Op >>
NEWSMAX MEDIA/NY, NY: Must be able to set up and play out all graphic elements which are included in pre-recorded or live programming. Mnge graphic content as it corresponds to live and pre-recorded programs. Satisfy all production req for live and pre-recorded programming under the supervision of the show’s director and technical operations mngmt. Min 3 yrs of exp in graphic and character generation, plus 1yr exp with Ross Xpression. Full info HERE (3/6)
AUDIO TECHNICIAN >>
NEWSMAX MEDIA/NY, NY: Operate/executes audio mixing/creation for live and taped broadcasts, in the context of orig produced programs and PSAs. Collaborate with News depart and prod crew that produce regular, special and live shows. Generate timely and pertinent broadcast material. Min 2 yrs exp in graphic and character gen in television news, creative services, studio-based prog or related profession. Full info HERE (3/6)
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER >>
NEWSMAX MEDIA/NY, NY: Responsible for designing and building shows, managing show hosts and production team, identifying and integrating guests, overseeing and executing the production of key video & graphic elements. 3+ yrs EP exp or political news & talk programming. Full info HERE (3/6)
ASSOCIATE PRODUCER >>
NEWSMAX MEDIA/NY, NY: Write for fast paced news and opinion show. You are an exceptional storyteller with a command of political news and cultural trends. At least 3 years of national or large market local news experience. Full info HERE (3/6)
SENIOR LINE PRODUCER >>
NEWSMAX MEDIA/NY, NY: Responsible for the production and execution of live political news programming, and recorded video segments for television, and digital platforms. 3+ yrs experience line producing. Full info HERE (3/6)
NEWSMAX MEDIA/NY, NY: Responsible for the production of live news & talk show, and recorded video segments for television, and digital platforms. 3+ yrs in TV news and/or talk production. Full info HERE (3/6)
GENERAL SALES MANAGER >>
NEXSTAR/WPIX-TV/NYC: Proven performance record of revenue and share growth, new business development and innovative solution-based selling. Non-traditional revenue development along with best-in-class client services and unparalleled client relationships a must. Minimum of five years of sales management experience at a commercial broadcast television station with accompanying digital assets required. Full info HERE (3/5)
OTT PLATFORMS EXECUTIVE CONSULTANT >>
CASTIFY/REMOTE: Castify.ai, a global leader in CTV content distribution, allows video content owners to publish & monetize their content as a native app or channel, across multiple CTV and OTT platforms, is looking for a well-connected media consultant who can liaise with OTT and CTV distribution partners. The consultant will have the primary responsibility to extend the reach and lead the relationships with our OTT and CTV partners. Full info HERE (3/5)
SENIOR DIRECTOR, CONTENT ACQUISITIONS >>
FILMRISE/NYC or LA: Develop licensing and distribution partnership opportunities; Oversee company’s existing servicing partnerships business and identify new prospective partners. Minimum 5 to 7 years of experience in an acquisitions, sales, or business development role at a film or television company. Candidate should have existing network of content relationships across the industry. Full info HERE (3/5)
TECHNICAL OPERATIONS >>
FILMRISE/NYC: Support our IT team and manage our digital assets. We are looking for someone extremely detail-oriented with strong organizational skills. Previous experience with digital asset coordination is preferred, working knowledge of Premiere Pro required. Full info HERE (3/4)
VP ORIGINAL SERIES DTC >>
discovery+/LA: This D+ Original Content role will serve as a key member of the DTC Content Team, driving original content strategy and execution for discovery+. Must have at least 2 years streaming experience, excellent analytical skills, strong creative judgement, and be a great collaborator. Full info HERE (3/4)
LINE PRODUCER >>
JV PRODUCTIONS/REMOTE: Experienced PM or Line Producer needed to help command the production process for a new unscripted Reno & Build Series. You’ll manage logistics, balance vision with time & money, and strategize with others to ensure an efficient, fun, safe and high-quality production. Full info HERE (3/3)
SENIOR COUNSEL >>
FILMRISE/NYC or LA: Looking for New York or California bar member for drafting and negotiating content acquisition and distribution agreements, television contracts, releases, agreements with streaming platforms, software licenses, vendor agreements and NDAs. Must possess solid understanding of digital streaming platforms and contracts, and substantive knowledge of contract law principles. Full info HERE (3/3)
COORDINATOR, SOCIAL MEDIA >>
MEDIA CROWN FAMILY NETWORKS/STUDIO CITY CA: Will support Social Marketing initiatives through creating and gathering compelling content, assets, and graphics for all segments and platforms of our Social Media presence. Responsible for writing post/tweet copy to go with created assets, scheduling content, and making sure all assets are up to date. Liaise with other internal departments and agencies on all trafficking of assets, media buys, and fulfillment of giveaways. 1-2 years of experience in entertainment. Full info HERE (3/3)
|TUESDAY MARCH 2
ABC: “To Tell the Truth,” “black-ish,” “mixed-ish,” “Soul of a Nation” [p]
CBS: “NCIS,” “FBI,” “FBI: Most Wanted”
CW: “The Flash” [p], “Superman & Lois”
FOX: “The Resident,” “Prodigal Son”
NBC: “Young Rock,” “Kenan,” “This Is Us,” “New Amsterdam” [p]
PBS: “10 Modern Marvels That Changed America,” “8 Days: To the Moon and Back,” “POV Shorts”
Telemundo: “Exaton Estados Unidos,” “La Suerte de Loli,” “Buscando a Frida”
Univision: “Vencer el Desamor,” “Te Acuerdas de Mi,” “Dulce Ambicion”