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|IN THE NEWS
Monday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s Hardball was the last for Chris Matthews. “Let me start with my headline tonight: I’m retiring. This is the last Hardball on MSNBC,” he said at the show’s opening. Matthews had drawn criticism recently for remarks comparing Senator Bernie Sanders’ Nevada caucus victory to the Nazis’ takeover of France in World War II, and for an interview with Elizabeth Warren during which he appeared to be disbelieving. Last week, a journalist alleged in GQ that Matthews had made inappropriate remarks to her. The decision that 74-year-old Matthews would retire was reportedly a mutual one between the network and the anchor, but it was sudden – a clearly shocked Steve Kornacki took over for Matthews and finished the show after a break. Matthews, a respected journalist who has been with the network for 20 years, had several years left on his contract.
Judy Sheindlin’s top-rated syndicated show, Judge Judy, will end in 2021 after a 25-year run. “I am looking forward to a banner 25th anniversary season,” Sheindlin said in a statement. “CBS has been a fine partner for 20 plus years. They have decided to monetize their Judge Judy library of reruns. I wish them good luck with their experiment.” But since she’s “not tired,” Sheindlin told Ellen DeGeneres in an interview that aired Monday, a new show, Judy Justice, will come out a year later. Where? “I can’t tell you yet,” Sheindlin told the talk show host.
Nearly half of all political advertising dollars on cable TV year-to-date have been from presidential candidates, led by billionaires Michael Bloomberg and no-longer-a-candidate Tom Steyer, according to Viamedia. Total spending in this sub-category of political advertising has jumped as much as 146% versus year-to-date 2016. During the 2016 presidential cycle, issue advertising led all political-ad categories on cable TV at a 40% share versus 26% by the presidential campaigns, 16% by US Senate candidates, and a total of 18% for campaigns for the US House of Representatives and state and local races. “It used to be the case that issues advertising, largely by PACs, was emerging as the dominant category of political advertising – but the Bloomberg spending, especially, has flipped the script, at least for this cycle thus far,” said Mark Lieberman, Viamedia President & CEO.
When consumers are asked which TV networks and sources they’d keep if they were limited to only a few, about 4 in 10 said Netflix is one of their indispensable TV sources, 11 points higher than second-ranked CBS, according to Hub’s “Evolution of Video Branding” report. Among young consumers, 53% of 16-34-year-olds consider Netflix a must-have TV source, twice as high as second-ranked Hulu. Disney+, launched just three months ago, comes in third. For viewers 35+, the top three sources are broadcast networks.
James Lipton, creator and host of Inside the Actors Studio from 1994-2018, died March 2 of bladder cancer. He was 93. His sympathetic approach, and focus on the craft of acting rather than gossip, won him interviews with top Hollywood talent. “I had the pleasure of working with Jim for 20 years on Bravo’s first original series, his pride and joy Inside the Actors Studio,” said Frances Berwick, President of NBCUniversal Lifestyle Networks. “We all enjoyed and respected his fierce passion, contributions to the craft, comprehensive research and his ability to bring the most intimate interviews ever conducted with A-list actors across generations.”
Concern about the spread of the coronavirus has prompted CNN to restrict employee travel between continents to “only the most necessary, business-critical need,” Jeff Zucker, Chairman of WarnerMedia News and Sports, wrote to employees. Domestic travel will be done “only if absolutely necessary,” and internal meetings held via phone or teleconference.
GroupM issued an alert on how the coronavirus could affect marketers. “Shifts in media consumption and other behaviors are important to monitor, and marketers need to be mindful of opportunities to service consumers that may follow along with the media owners they buy from and the societies in which they operate,” wrote Brian Wieser, Global President, Business Intelligence. “Given the absence of near-term sales to be realized, advertiser willingness to spend may fall despite higher audience levels for some media (which, as we have noted previously are not generally correlated with ad spending within media)….Traditional television could fare relatively better because of the likely improvements in audience levels, while outdoor advertising may be worse off with lower levels of foot traffic in many places.”
MIPTV will take place in Cannes March 30-April 2 as planned – at least for now – according to the trade event’s web site, despite France banning events involving 5000 people or more. “We are continually monitoring developments related to coronavirus and following the latest guidance from local, national and international authorities,” said the notice.
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|PRODUCTION & DEVELOPMENT
Atomic Focus Entertainment, offering multi-platform content creation, acquisition, production and distribution services, is open for business, with offices in Charleston, South Carolina, LA New York. “I am proud to be at the helm of a wholly female-owned entertainment company with my business partner and friend, Hope Shangle,” said Jenn Dumas Wiggin, Co-Founder and Executive Producer. “Due to our team’s existing relationships, we already have twelve projects in development or pre-production, have created and filmed a spec pilot, and filmed and edited a literary festival for a major broadcaster.”
National Lampoon landed a series deal with Quibi for Let’s Go, Atsuko! A (woke) Japanese Game Show. Eight episodes are based on the live show and podcast by Atsuko Okatsuka. Patreon, the membership platform, is providing three membership levels for people to be part of the Lampoon family. Said Evan Shapiro, President, National Lampoon, “Five decades ago, our original magazine, Radio Hour and live shows created a community, that made fun of itself. Patreon gets the joke and is helping us reopen our twisted community to the world.”
Playwright Jeremy O. Harris (Slave Play) inked an overall deal with HBO that calls for him to develop a pilot, and return to Euphoria as a producer. The agreement also gives Harris a fund he can use for new theatrical projects.
Heyday Television (The Capture) is adapting the Greg Howard novel Middle School’s a Drag, You Better Werk! for television, reports Deadline. Story centers on a a 12-year-old boy who starts his own junior talent agency.
NEW & RETURNING SERIES
Clare Crawley will be looking for love again when ABC’s The Bachelorette returns for season 16 on Monday, May 18 at 8p. Crawley made it to the final two on season 18 of The Bachelor in 2014, then wound up in a short-lived engagement thanks to 2018’s The Bachelor Winter Games.
Look for bigger builds than ever at Gas Monkey Garage when Discovery’s Fast N’ Loud returns for a new season on Monday, March 30 at 10p.
Quibi looks at the ways couples got together in docu-series How We Met, from filmmakers Dan Lindsay and TJ Martin. Mobile entertainment service debuts April 6.
AT&T TV launched nationwide yesterday. The contract-based service costs $49.99/month for the Entertainment package (rising to $93/month the second year of the contract) and offers an Android TV set-top box, hundreds of live TV channels, and the ability to install apps like Netflix, and control smart home devices with the remote.
Streaming television service Pluto TV, acquired by ViacomCBS last year, is rolling out a series of initiatives to enhance user experience, as well as a new brand identity and a consumer marketing campaign with the tagline: “Drop In. It’s Free.” Paired with the new campaign is the release of Project Venetia, delivering new features and design changes that enhance the platform’s ease of access. “Today marks another major step for Pluto TV in its mission to entertain the planet. Project Venetia makes it even easier for viewers to find and enjoy their favorite streaming TV programming,” said Tom Ryan, CEO and Co-Founder of Pluto TV. “And with our new brand campaign, we’re communicating the core value proposition of Pluto TV and inviting everyone to visit a bold new world of television. As our new tagline promises, you can drop in anytime and start watching hundreds of channels on any device, all for free.” For details, go here.
True Royalty TV, the SVOD service featuring news, documentaries and commentary series The Royal Beat about the British Royal Family, has launched on Cox Communications’ Cox Contour TV. “The launch on Cox is a tremendous step forward for True Royalty TV. We have tapped into a specialized content sector that has a massive fan base – a fact that our platform partners have come to fully appreciate,” said Gregor Angus, CEO and co-founder, True Royalty TV. “Our distribution on this platform will be vital in our continued growth in the US in the months and years to come.” For more, go here.
Ad-supported streaming service Haystack TV has a dedicated channel for Super Tuesday news coverage today as part of its Decision 2020 programming. The Super Tuesday channel features content from Haystack’s TV news providers with news and analysis from 250+ local broadcasters covering more than 85% of the major metropolitan areas in the United States, and additional results and analysis from ABC News, the AP, Bloomberg, CBS News, Cheddar, Euronews and Newsy.
Corus Entertainment introduced its Global TV App, a streaming experience giving Canadians access to the country’s top networks, news, and shows live and on demand. The Global TV App is adding full seasons and live streams from Food Network Canada, HGTV Canada, W Network, History, Showcase, and Slice, and launches in Canada as the first streaming product to provide Canadians with free, 24/7 access to local and national news feeds from Global News.
Sports streaming service DAZN is expanding into 200 countries and territories, up from nine. Its first global live event, Canelo Alvarez’s Traditional Cinco de Mayo Weekend Fight, takes place May 2. “Beginning this spring, most of the world will have access to DAZN and its unmatched schedule of boxing events,” said DAZN Group Executive Chairman John Skipper. “Our roster of championship fighters represents some of the world’s most popular athletes and we’ll be working with them to stage spectacular international events for years to come.” While the service, launched in 2016, has focused on boxing, “fight sports is just the first step,” said DAZN EVP Joseph Markowski.
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Apple will pay up to $500 to settle a class-action lawsuit accusing it of slowing down older phones as it launched new models. The agreement, which requires judicial approval, has Apple paying $25 per iPhone affected. Apple denied wrongdoing; following early complaints about throttling, the company apologized and lowered the price for replacement batteries from $79 to $29.
Oxford Properties Group, an investor and manager of real estate, has joined OOH organization DPAA. “Our properties’ digital screens are an important part of the customer and guest experience,” said Nick Iozzo, Senior Director Retail Innovation at Oxford. “We are joining DPAA to immerse ourselves in their community of members and to share ideas and best practices to make the most of our digital displays.”
Cumulus Media, the audio-first media and entertainment company, has extended its agreement for Nielsen Audio Measurement services through 2022 and added Continuous Diary Measurement for 120 stations across 14 markets. Additionally, Cumulus signed up for Local Nielsen Media Impact in its Dallas, Atlanta and Chicago markets. “We are eager to work with Nielsen to evolve how we measure the changing consumer landscape with audio,” said Bob Walker, EVP Operations at Cumulus Media. “This extension helps us understand how Continuous Diary Measurement and Local Nielsen Media Impact may help drive advertising results while we work together to measure audio engagement for local station content and national network content moving forward.”
Doctor Who will return to BBC America for a holiday episode. The special will see the return of one of the Doctor’s most feared enemies – the Daleks. “We can’t leave the Doctor there! On that cliffhanger! Well, we did,” said Doctor Who Showrunner Chris Chibnall. “But rest assured, the Doctor and her friends will be back for a one-off extended special around Christmas and New Year. (I don’t know when they’re going to put it on yet, otherwise we’d tell you!). There will be Daleks. There will be exterminations. Thrills, laughter, tears. You know. The usual. See you at the end of the year.”
Ovation TV airs the 200th episode of Murdoch Mysteries on Saturday, March 7 at 7p. What does the milestone mean? “It gives us the opportunity to look back and acknowledge the many creative talents we’ve worked with over the years,” Christina Jennings, Chairman & CEO, Shaftesbury, tells Cynopsis. “The 200th episode welcomes back some familiar Murdoch faces to play Nikola Tesla and Marie Curie amongst others, and we know fans are going to love it.”
ID investigates a 1993 triple murder in The West Memphis Three: An ID Murder Mystery, premiering Sunday, April 5 at 9p. The three-hour special event is the latest in ID’s Murder Mystery franchise.
Univision Digital has developed a 20-minute video special connected to the company’s overall efforts to leverage equality for women at a global scale. #7Mujeres7Preguntas (7 Women, 7 Questions), featuring Univision talent in a roundtable aimed at raising awareness about women equality topics, will be available on Univision.com and YouTUbe starting March 5.
Netflix is teaming with Live Nation for Netflix Is A Joke Fest, bringing over 100 live shows and events to LA venues from April 27-May 3. Lineup includes Ali Wong, Amy Schumer, Bill Burr, Dave Chappelle, David Letterman, Jamie Foxx, Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin, Kevin Hart, the cast of Schitt’s Creek and more, as well as STAND OUT: An LGBTQ Celebration.
Noticias Telemundo will present Supermartes, a live, one-hour news special featuring primary results, analysis and reports, tonight at 10p.
Yahoo Finance will air a one-hour, Super Tuesday special from 5-6p, hosted by Yahoo Finance editor in chief Andy Serwer, Yahoo News editor in chief Dan Klaidman and HuffPost editor in chief Lydia Polgreen, and also have live coverage from reporters on the ground in various states throughout the day.
Ovation TV is airing a special block of Inside the Actors Studio in memory of James Lipton on Wednesday, March 4 beginning at 7p. “We celebrate and honor the great legacy of James Lipton. James is beloved around the world for his passion, insight, and dedication to the craft of acting,” said a statement from Ovation TV, where the show moved in 2019 after its run on Bravo, with rotating hosts “It’s very gratifying to see the legacy of Inside The Actors Studio being carried forward for a new generation to appreciate and enjoy,” Lipton said at the time. “I’m excited to see the new hosts engage with the guests and students and continue to entertain viewers in the U.S. and around the world.”
Kyra Sedgwick (The Closer) has joined the cast of AMC comedy pilot My Village, in the lead role of an empty-nester mom…Ashley Zukerman (Succession) will play the title role in NBC pilot Langdon, based on Dan Brown novel The Lost Symbol…Kendrick Sampson (The Vampire Diaries) landed a lead role in ABC pilot sequel thirtysomething(else)…Brian Geraghty (Chicago P.D.) will star in upcoming ABC drama The Big Sky, from David E. Kelley…Gina Torres (Pearson) will head the cast of ABC supernatural drama pilot The Brides.
Red Arrow Studios International struck deals for new gameshow format Block Out, which challenges contestants to stay on the wall – or have a great fall – through a series of challenges. Format has been sold to Endemol Shine Iberia for Spain and Portugal, Tin Can for the Netherlands and GM6 for France.
Banijay Rights inked a first-look deal with production company, Chatterbox. The agreement gives Banijay Rights exclusive access to its slate of factual programming and formats.
Endemol Shine announced new deals for MasterChef in Asia. The Walt Disney Company Southeast Asia has picked up season ten of MasterChef US and season seven of MasterChef Junior to be aired on FOX Life (Southeast Asia and Hong Kong) and FOX (Taiwan); India’s Star grabbed season 10 of MasterChef US, alongside season eleven of MasterChef Australia; Living Foodz in India signed a deal for season nine of MasterChef Australia, while season eleven sold to A & E Networks Asia to broadcast across Asia and Discovery picked up season seven of Endemol Shine Australia’s hit to air across Southeast Asia on TLC.
Exile, focused on long-form content for global audiences in English and Spanish, and Endeavor Content, signed an exclusive first look series deal with Sundance screenwriting winner showrunner/writer/director Sebastian Hofmann (Time Share). Hofmann’s first announced project is scripted horror series Jabalí, chronicling the disappearance of a local activist in a forgotten village in rural Mexico in the midst of the traditional feast of the boar.
North American subscription service BritBox has come onboard as a co-producer on The Pembrokeshire Murders with parent company ITV. True crime limited series starring Luke Evans (Fate of the Furious, Beauty and the Beast) focuses on historic cold cases in Pembrokeshire, Wales.
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The new season of TLC’s 90 Day Fiance: Before the 90 Days, which returned February 23, became the franchise’s highest-rated season premiere among all key demos, drawing 1.2 million W25-54 (3.0 W25-54 rating), and 1.7 million P25-54 (2.2 P25-54 rating) as well as 3.3 million P2+ viewers.
The premiere telecast of the Disney Channel original movie Zombies 2 on February 14 was the #1 cable telecast of 2020 to-date (excluding sports/news programming) in Live+7 Nielsens, with nearly 5 million Total Viewers 2+. It was watched by 1.9 million Kids 6-11 (12.56 rating), 1.4 million Girls 6-11 (18.43 rating), 1.6 million Tweens 9-14 (9.98 rating), 1.1 million Girls 9-14 and 4.9 million total viewers, beating its Feb. 2018 predecessor, Zombies.
Discovery Inc. network February Live+3 highlights: Discovery Channel saw ratings increases versus year-ago in Prime among P25-54 (+8%) and W25-54 (+24%). Prime saw growth across 5 nights of the week among P25-54…TLC continues to be the top destination for women in 2020 – it is the #1 cable network among W25-54/18-49/18-34 in 2020 to-date….HGTV again ranked among Primetime’s top 10 cable networks for the month, moving up to #3 among upscale W25-54, #7 among upscale P25-54, and #4 among W25-54….Food Network ranked as a top 10 cable network among W25-54 in both Prime (#8) and Total Day (#6)….Year to-date, ID ranks #1 in cable for W25-54 during Total Day, steady with year-ago, and top 10 for W25-54 in Prime(#8)….
OWN’s The Haves & The Have Nots was the #1 original cable series (including premium pay) among African-American W18+ and P2+….Animal Planet’s Puppy Bowl XVI grew 6% versus. last year in P25-54, and ranked #2 on all of TV in its timeslot (behind the Super Bowl) for the 8th straight year among W25-54 & W18-49….and MotorTrend’s M25-54 Prime delivery in February grew 12% year-over-year as the network passed 9 networks in the cable ranks to land as the #24 network for M25-54.
Tunity Analytics Top Weekly National OOH Viewer Rankings for Entertainment Programs for the week of February 24
Program, OOH Viewers (000)
The Bachelor (ABC) 424
The Voice 2/24 (NBC) 289
Seal Team (CBS) 268
Love It or List It 2/25 (HGTV) 215
Little Big Shots 3/1 (NBC) 178
The Simpsons (FOX) 176
American Idol (ABC) 174
Love It or List 2/28 (HGTV) 165
Saturday Night Live (NBC) 151
The Voice 2/25 (NBC) 150
Source: Tunity Analytics. Viewing estimates are derived from the Tunity mobile app usage. OOH impressions are calculated using Tunity Analytics propriety estimation model.
Shareablee Top 10 TV Shows for the week of February 24
Program, Network, Total Actions, Total Content, Actions per Content, Fans & Followers
E! News (E!) 12.4M, 737, 16,892, 37.1M
The Late Late Show with James Corden (CBS) 10.6M, 106, 99,582, 7.2M
The Ellen DeGeneres Show (WB/syndicated) 8.4M, 96, 87,438, 197M
Grey’s Anatomy (ABC) 3.3M, 65, 51,431, 34.1M
Riverdale (The CW) 3.1M, 38, 81,471, 15.9M
Entertainment Tonight (WB/syndicated) 2.8M, 568, 4,847, 8.8M
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (NBC) 2.6M, 119, 21,770, 25.6M
The Daily Show (Comedy Central) 2.5M, 146, 17,327, 21.9M
Today Show (NBC) 2.1M, 784, 2,653, 13.5M
Hannity (Fox News) 1.3M, 324, 4,048, 8.6M
TV Time’s Shows on the Rise for the Week of February 24
I Am Not Okay With This (Netflix) – 100
The Trials of Gabriel Fernandez (Netflix) – 99.9
Formula 1: Drive to Survive (Netflix) – 94.2
Altered Carbon (Netflix) – 94.1
The Voice (NBC) – 93.7%
Almost Family (FOX) – 89.5%
Better Call Saul (AMC) – 86.7%
The Rookie (ABC) – 85.7%
Hunters (Amazon) – 79.2%
SEAL Team (CBS) – 78.3%
Methodology: Every week, millions of viewers around the world use TV Time to track their favorite series. “Shows on the Rise” is calculated by determining the week-over-week growth in episodes watched for a given program.
Broadcast Nielsen Ratings for Friday, February 28
Show, P2+ 000s, (A18-49)
ABC: Shark Tank 4.14 (0.7), 20/20 3.35 (0.6)
CBS: MacGyver 5.66 (0.6), Hawaii Five-0 6.81 (0.7), Blue Bloods 5.23 (0.5)
CW: Charmed 0.62 (0.2), Dynasty 0.34 (0.1)
FOX: WWE Friday Night Smackdown 2.69 (0.8)
NBC: Lincoln Rhyme 3.45 (0.4), Dateline 3.35 (0.5)
UNIVISION: Ringo 1.64 (0.5), Amor Eterno 1.65 (0.5), Amor Eterno 1.58 (0.4)
TELEMUNDO: Exatlon Estas Unidos 1.17 (0.3), La Dona 0.89 (0.3), Operacion Pacifico 0.79 (0.3)
Source: Nielsen, live + same day time period averages
Entertainment Studios named Barbara Bekkedahl as President of Advertising Sales for The Weather Group media portfolio. Bekkedahl has been with Weather Group since 2016.
Dana McClintock, Chief Communications Officer for CBS, is leaving the company at the end of June, after 27 years. “While some sentimentality is inevitable in times like these, I am pleased to say I feel entirely content that my CBS story is complete,” said McClintock in a farewell memo. “From Letterman press rep to chief communications officer, I have been fortunate to participate in a media evolution that featured immense change, unimaginable challenges and rewarding success.”
Also out the door is CBS EVP Marketing Anne O’Grady, who joined the company in 1989 as Manager, Promotion Marketing. O’Grady, who oversaw experiential marketing, creative services, multi-platform marketing and special events, is pursuing other opportunities.
Michelle Mendelovitz has joined 2oth Century Fox Television as Head of Drama Development. She had been a Creative Executive at Apple TV+.
Showtime Networks announced the hire of Puja Vohra as EVP, Marketing and Strategy, and the return to the company of Garrett Wagner in the role of SVP, Executive Creative Director. Vohra most recently served as CMO for BSE Global, while Wagner Director of Global Creative Marketing for Netflix.
Cineflix Media appointed James Durie to the newly created role of Head of Scripted, Cineflix Rights. Durie joins Cineflix from Miramax, where he was Vice President, Sales EMEA across the company’s TV, feature film, and library businesses.
Outdoor Sportsman Group Publishing has named Michael Cassidy as the new publisher of In-Fisherman and Todd Ceisner as the brand’s associate publisher.
The team will oversee all of In-Fisherman’s offerings, including In-Fisherman TV and all digital and social brand extensions.
|This Day in History
1985 – Moonlighting premiered on ABC.
Answer to Our Last Trivia Question
For which TV show did Felicity Huffman earn her first Golden Globes nomination? Sports Night (1998-2000). Kudos to: Aaron Paquette-ScreenEngine/ASI/Fort Worth, TX, C.J. Bottitta-Big Picture Productions & Consulting/Apex, NC, Corey Lambert-Showtime Networks/NYC, Amanda Droll-Sesame Workshop/NYC, Andy Pittman-TAMU/College Station, TX, John Kukla-KDFW Fox 4/Dallas, Paul Blutter-Walk and Talk Production Rentals/Burbank, John Carlo-UPtv/NYC, Cory Angerthal-AMC Networks/NYC, Peter Steckelman-Tennis Channel/Santa Monica, CA, Art Salisch-Nielsen/NYC,Tom Moore-Kalt Productions/LA, Tom Boyd-WGN/Chicago, David Westberg-SAG*AFTRA Credit Union/Burbank
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Which single-season sitcom focused on a New York City family that moves to New Mexico to open a dude ranch? (Email [email protected] with your answer and be sure to include your name, company, city and time zone. Unofficial rules: a limit of four.)
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NBA/NYC: Focus on deal support & acct mngmnt for numerous NBA media partners. Ability to handle rsrch & analysis of media landscape independently to provide support to team for more complex negotiations. Min 4-6yrs supporting negotiation of media dist deals. Full info HERE (3/11)
TRAFFIC COORDINATOR >>
Ovation/NYC: FT/freelance. Tech-savvy person w/willingness to learn responsible for seeing that all commercials on Ovation air have correct continuity and are dubbed correctly and in time for airing deadlines. Full info/apply HERE (3/11)
CURRENT AFFAIRS PRODUCER >>
HITN/Brooklyn NY: Producer to Write engaging/accurate copy quickly. High-level knowledge of the Adobe Creative Cloud Editing Suite, After Effects, file-based prod workflows, on camera interview techniques, well as camera technology, lighting & audio. 2-3 yrs exp in brdcst journalism. Full info HERE (3/10)
PRODUCER, MARKETING & PROMOTION >>
NBC Sports/Stamford CT: Collaborate on the creation of promotional content for NBC Sports. Candidate should bring an exciting, vibrant approach to the content creation team. Highly qualified story tell w/min 5 yrs brdcst or cable network prod exp. Full info HERE (3/10)
TRAFFIC ASSISTANT >>
NBCU TLM KVDA/San Antonio TX: Maintain accurate local program schedule & formatting in WideOrbit. Min 1-3 yrs exp in Broadcast Traffic and working exp in Broadcast Traffic systems (WideOrbit, OSI etc.) Strong verbal & written communication skills. Full info HERE (3/10)
SR DIRECTOR, CONSUMER MARKETING >>
INSP/Charlotte NC: Support VP & EVP w/dvlpmnt of strategic positioning for new & returning series and films: determine the target audience, and establish marketing objectives and strategies. 7-10 yrs exp entertainment, brand mktg, advertising cable/streaming. Full info HERE (3/10)
ASSISTANT, SUPPORTING 2 VP’S >>
9 Story Media Group/NYC: Assistant to support two VPs in Consumer Products division. Candidate w/take charge attitude, great communication skills and ability to work fast paced envir working w/mult depts. Full info HERE (3/6)
SOCIAL MEDIA SPECIALIST >>
VENN/LA: New 24/7 post-cable network aimed at gaming, esports and entertainment audiences seeks candidate who is fan of gaming & pop culture to develop, plan and execute VENN socials. 3+yrs running brand socials w/exp in paid/organic and editing/photography skills pref’d. Full info HERE (3/6)
SR DIRECTOR, PROGRAM PLANNING >>
HGTV/NYC. Looking for an energetic strong leader with a background in network research, scheduling and programming strategy to develop and execute network strategies. 7-10 years exp. APPLY HERE (3/6)
MGR, PROCUREMENT & ANALYTICS >>
A+E/NY: Provide analytical, coordination & project mgmt support, incl strategic sourcing, category mgmt, supplier relationship mgmt, contract mgmt, compliance & transaction procurement in building a best-in-class procurement function. YOU NEED: Degree in Bus, Finance or Engineering, min 3 yrs relevant exp in procurement, strong PM skills. Full info HERE (3/6)
MGR, DIGITAL AUDIENCE DVLPMNT >>
A + E Networks/NYC: Manage day-to-day push notifications, email acquisition, CRM experiences, Social advertising and other digital marketing efforts. 3 – 5yr exp in a CRM development/execution role or a direct marketing / customer acquisition role with a proven track record of success. Full info HERE (3/4)
|Tuesday March 3, 2020
ABC: Super Tuesday: Your Voice Your Vote 2020
CBS: CBS Election Special – Super Tuesday: High Stakes
CW: The Flash, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow
FOX: The Resident, Empire
NBC: NBC News Decision 2020 Super Tuesday
PBS: No Passport Required, No Passport Required, No Passport Required
Telemundo: Exatlon Estados Unidos, La Dona, Decision 2020: Supermartes Latino
Univision: Ringo, Amor Eterno, Destino 2020 Presenta: Supermartes