03/16/22: President Obama narrating Netflix series

A CYNOPSIS MESSAGE FROM DISCOVERY

DISCOVERY, INC. HAS THE TOP 4 CABLE NETWORKS AMONG A25-54 IN PRIME 1Q TO DATE EXCLUDING NEWS AND SPORTS

#1 TLC, #2 HGTV, #3 DISCOVERY, #4 FOOD NETWORK

DRIVEN BY HIT SHOWS SUCH AS:
TLC: 90 Day Fiancé: Before the 90 Days
HGTV: Rock the Block
Discovery: Street Outlaws
Food Network: Tournament of Champions

Click Here to See What Our Brands Can Do For You in 2022

Cynopsis Medias First Morning Read
Wednesday March 16, 2022

Today’s Premieres
CBS: Beyond the Edge at 9p
discovery+: Pig Royalty
E! and USA: Temptation Island at 10p
Netflix: Bad Vega: Fame. Fraud. Fugitives.; Hei$t: The Great Robbery of Brazil’s Central Bank; Pedal to Metal
PBS: Expedition With Steve Backshall: Unpacked at 10p
Whistle TV: Home Team

Today’s Finales
BET: Tyler Perry’s Sistas at 9p
Comedy Central: South Park at 8p
HBO: Phoenix Rising at 9p

IN THE NEWS

Fox News Media war zone photographer Pierre Zakrzewski and Ukranian journalist Oleksandra Kuvshynova were killed in Ukraine on Monday when their vehicle came under fire. In a note to employees, Fox News Media CEO Suzanne Scott wrote of Zakrzewski, “He was profoundly committed to telling the story and his bravery, professionalism and work ethic were renowned.” As for 24-year-old Kuvshynova, said Scott, “She was incredibly talented and spent weeks working directly with our entire team there, operating around the clock to make sure the world knew what was happening in her country.” Zakrzewski and Kuvshynova were with Fox News correspondent Benjamin Hall when the crew was attacked; Hall was injured and hospitalized.

NewsNation announced plans to add 12 hours of live programming by early June, for a total of 61 hours each week. The cable network’s live late night newscast, launched with the outbreak of war in Ukraine, will become a permanent fixture. In March, the early evening newscast will expand by an hour, and in June, morning news programming will expand to four hours. “NewsNation is well down the path to becoming a 24-hour, seven-days-a-week cable news network, and this latest expansion is a clear demonstration of our commitment to making that a reality,” said Sean Compton, President of the networks division of Nexstar Media.

EU antitrust regulators have cleared the way for Amazon’s $6.5 billion acquisition of MGM, saying the deal “would not significantly reduce competition.” The next hurdle is US authorities – Amazon certified to the Federal Trade Commission that it had provided all information requested for the deal, triggering a deadline of mid-March for the commission to file a challenge.

ESPORTS & GAMING NEWFRONTS
2022 VIRTUAL CONFERENCE

Wednesday, May 4th @ 10:00am ET

This by-invitation-only event is for brands or agencies activating or looking to activate in the highly engaged 18–35-year-old fanbase.

GET MORE INFORMATION

PRODUCTION & DEVELOPMENT

Former President Barack Obama will narrate Netflix docuseries “Our Great National Parks,” launching Wednesday, April 13. The five-parter, part of Barack and Michelle Obama’s Higher Ground slate for the streamer, was announced last year, but the 44th US President was only this week revealed as more than executive producer.

Amazon Studios handed a series order to YA pilot “Harlan Coben’s Shelter.” The show, an adaptation of Coben’s Mickey Bolitar novels, is co-produced by MGM International Television Productions and Amazon Studios.

Hallmark Channel regular Brennan Elliott (“The Perfect Pairing,” “Cedar Cove”) has signed a multi-picture overall deal with Crown Media Family Networks. “Brennan brings tremendous talent and charisma to every role,” said Lisa Hamilton Daly, EVP, Programming, Crown Media Family Networks. “He’s a joy to work with and we look forward to collaborating with him on new movies we know our viewers will fall in love with.”

Netflix ordered five new animated series and specials inspired by Dr. Seuss books, including One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish; The Sneetches; Horton Hears A Who!; Wacky Wednesday and Thidwick The Big-Hearted Moose. “Introducing concepts of foundational learning, this new slate of programming will explore themes of diversity and respect for others all told through fun and engaging stories that incorporate the whimsical humor, distinctive visuals and rhythmic style of Dr. Seuss,” said the streamer.

This’ll keep you out of the kitchen: A two-hour “comedic” celebrity pickleball tournament has been set for CBS primetime. Produced by Funny Or Die in association with Spartina and CBS Studios, “Pickled” will be executive produced by Funny Or Die’s Mike Farah, Joe Farrell and Henry R. Muñoz III and Spartina’s Stephen Colbert, Carrie Byalick, Evelyn McGee Colbert and Tom Purcell.

Basketball legend Shaquille O’Neal and actress Liza Koshy (YouTube’s “Liza on Demand”) have joined singer/songwriter Shakira (“The Voice”) as creators on “Dancing with Myself,” NBC’s upcoming dance-challenge series. The show will have everyday people compete in dance challenges created and demonstrated by O’Neal, Koshy and Shakira. A premiere date for the hourlong series will be announced in the near future.

Jeni Rice-Genzuk Henry, former co-showrunner for “grown-ish,” has inked an overall deal with BET Studios. Under the agreement, Rice-Genzuk Henry is working on developing “Snatched,” a dramedy for Showtime, and “Unlikely Stepmom,” based on a French format. “As BET aligns with the evolving media landscape, BET Studios provides storytellers creative autonomy, leaving room for more veritable representation of Black culture on screen,” said Aisha Summers Burke, EVP, and General Manager, BET Studios. “It is important to work with a team that was not only the best in their fields, but incredibly tuned into the complexities of the Black experience and we found this — and much more — in Jeni.”

A half-hour series inspired by the 1984 coming-of-age comedy “16 Candles is percolating for Peacock. Tanya Saracho (“Vida”), Gabriela Revilla Lugo (“Whiplash”) and Selena Gomez (“Only Murders in the Building”) are developing “15 Candles,” following four young Latinas as they face the coming-of-age rite of the quinceañera.

Hulu has ordered a pilot for comedy “Bammas,” written, executive produced and starring Opeyemi “Opey” Olagbaju (“Betty”) and Biniam Bizuneh (“Resident Alien”). The show focuses on a pair of Ethiopian- and Nigerian-American buddies working to overcome their loser reputations.

OUTtv ordered season two of “Hot Haus,” the reality series following a group of queer sex-positive performers and content creators as they compete for the title of Queer Sex Symbol (and cash).

Tamika Miller, the recipient of the 2020 Shondaland/SeriesFest “Women’s Directing Initiative,” made her directorial debut on Shondaland’s “Station 19,” in an episode airing on Thursday, March 17 at 8p. Submissions for a new cycle of the mentorship program are now open.

A+E Networks and GMC have partnered for “Revolution: GMC HUMMER EV,” documenting the launch of the automaker’s first all-electric pickup. The one-hour feature follows the General Motors team members who helped lead the process of designing and building the 2022 GMC Hummer EV, a zero-emissions vehicle. The show will premiere in the DRIVE block on The History Channel on Sunday, March 27 at 11a, with an encore presentation on FYI on Thursday March 31 at 9p.

Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias has sold out Dodger Stadium for May 7, during the 11-night Netflix Is a Joke festival. Iglesias is the first comedian to perform at the MLB stadium; performance will be taped for his third Netflix special.

Casting notes: Juliette Lewis (“Yellowjackets”) has joined the cast of Hulu limited series “Immigrant” (wt), the true story of the entrepreneur who started Chippendale’s…Chris Sullivan (“This Is Us”) landed the lead in ABC comedy pilot “The Son In Law”…Frankie Faison (“The Wire”) will guest star in two episodes of ABC’s “The Rookie” that will serve as a backdoor pilot for a possible spinoff…John Clarence Stewart (“Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist”), Shamika Cotton (“The Equalizer”) and newcomer Miracle Watts will recur in season two of Starz drama “P-Valley.”

WarnerMedia announced a new Showrunner Program to provide immersive training on leadership and production for the next generation of showrunners. Part of the WarnerMedia Equity + Inclusion team’s Access program slate, the next program launches in April.

NEW & RETURNING SERIES

Disney+’s “Ms. Marvel” has a launch date: Wednesday, June 8. The superhero series focuses on a Muslim American teen balancing high school, her family and her emerging powers.

HGTV’s “Vacation House Rules” is back for a new season Friday, April 15 at 9p. In the renovation series, contractor Scott McGillivray helps families transform neglected digs into profitable second homes.

“The Great Muslim American Road Trip” follows a young Muslim American couple as they explore Route 66 and its surrounding Muslim communities on a drive from Chicago to LA. The three-parter debuts Tuesday, July 5 at 10p on PBS.

The creepy world of cults is explored in Vice TV’s “True Believers,” which premieres as part of the net’s Investigative Night on Monday, April 11 at 10p.

Season four of ABC’s “Holey Moley” debuts Tuesday, May 3 at 8p, followed by the return of quiz show “The Chase” at 9p and new series “Who Do You Believe?” at 10p.

“The Good Karma Hospital” kicks off season four Monday, March 21 on Acorn TV. New episodes of the India-set medical drama will premiere weekly through April 18.

All six episodes of Ava DuVernay docuseries “One Perfect Shot” will drop Thursday, March 24 on HBO Max. The series features acclaimed filmmakers breaking down shots and sequences in their films.

COMING UP

Allen Media Group free streaming digital platform HBCU GO, the media provider for the nation’s 105 Historically Black Colleges and Universities, has struck a multi-year partnership with the Southwestern Athletic Conference that grants HBCU GO cable, linear, streaming, broadcast, VOD, and pay-per-view rights to premier NCAA Division I HBCU conference sporting events. Beginning with the fall 2022-23 season, HBCU GO will distribute programming for the SWAC across all sports, including football, basketball, volleyball, and Olympic sports.

This year’s “Say Yes to the Prom,” the educational and charitable initiative from Discovery, Inc. inspired by TLC’s “Say Yes to the Dress,” will donate thousands of dresses to Becca’s Closets across the country, as well as partners including Altice USA, Mediacom Communications Corporation, the Hispanic Heritage Foundation and the League of United Latin American Citizens.

Thriller movie “Don’t Hang Up” premieres Sunday, March 20 at 8p on Bounce. The drama focuses on a man who must complete a series of missions to get his kidnapped daughter back.

Redbox Entertainment has signed North American rights to Verdi Productions’ action-crime film “Johnny & Clyde.” The film will premiere in theaters and will be available day-and-date in Redbox kiosks and On Demand.

The latest batch of presenters announced for the 94th Oscars includes Halle Bailey, Sean “Diddy” Combs, Jamie Lee Curtis, Woody Harrelson, Samuel L. Jackson, Shawn Mendes, Tyler Perry and Tracee Ellis Ross. The ceremony airs live on ABC on Sunday, March 27 at 8p.

UPFRONTS CALENDAR

Today, March 16: Black Owned Media Upfront at 1p (virtual)
March 22: NBCUniversal’s One22 Conference at 11a (30 Rock Studio H, NYC)
March 23: Fox’s Content Drives Commerce Brand Partnership Summit (Fox Lot, LA)
March 24: Nickelodeon at 4p (Palladium Times Square, NYC)
March 28: National CineMedia at 11:30a (Film at Lincoln Center, NYC)
April 5: PlayFronts (NYC): Meta (9:20a), Activision Blizzard (9:40a), Frameplay (10a), Niantic (11:05a), Admix (11:25a), Unity (11:50a), Zynga (1p), Bidstack (1:20p), Riot Games (1:45p), Anzu (2:10p), Twitch (3:15p), IGN (3:35p), SuperAwesome (3:301), and PlayerWON (4:10)
April 5-7: Magna’s Equity Upfront
April 6: Disney’s Sports Summit (virtual); AMC Networks at 6:30p (The Peak in Hudson Yards, NYC); National CineMedia at 11a (Academy of Motion Pictures, LA)
April 12: Black Owned Media Upfront at 1p (virtual)
April 13: FETV (Empire State Building, NYC)
April 25: Disney Storyteller’s Showcase
April 26: FETV (Empire State Building, NYC)
May 2-6: IAB NewFronts
May 2: NBCUniversal/Peacock NewFront
May 3: Roku at 11:30a (Caldwell Factory, NYC)
May 16: NBCUniversal (Radio City Music Hall, NYC); Telemundo (Ziegfeld Theater, NYC); Fox (Skylight, NYC)
May 17: Discovery (Jazz at Lincoln Center, NYC); Disney (Basketball City at Pier 36, NYC); YouTube Brandcast at 8p; Univision (Javits Center in NYC)
May 18: Paramount (Carnegie Hall, NYC); WarnerMedia (Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden, NYC)
May 19: The CW (New York City Center Theater, NYC)

TECH TALK

iSpot.tv and Crown Media Family Networks have entered into an ad-measurement agreement that gives Crown Media access to a suite of advertising measurement capabilities across Hallmark Channel, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries and Hallmark Drama, including always-on ad verification and impressions across more than 150 national networks. “Leveraging iSpot provides powerful insight by allowing us to home in on the real-time performance of ads on our networks,” said Ed Georger, EVP, Ad Sales & Digital Media at Crown Media “This tool increases our ability to plan and strategize in a way that optimizes the reach and value of our networks for marketers.”

STREAMING

Consumers don’t have a strong understanding of many TV streaming brands, but they tend to be more confident describing brands that they feel focus strongly on a particular set of genres, according to Hub’s latest “Evolution of Video Branding” study. Among the key findings: The streaming service considered to have the strongest genre focus is Disney+, beating out even ESPN+ on this measure. Rounding out the top five services seen as having the strongest genre focus: HBO Max, Discovery+, and AMC+.

GOING GLOBAL

The latest installment of “The Real Housewives” franchise will follow the opulent lives of six women in Lagos, Nigeria. Produced by Livespot 360, “The Real Housewives of Lagos” will be available exclusively on Showmax in more than 40 African countries starting April 8.

Paramount+ announced its first unscripted original UK series ahead of the launch of the global streaming service in the UK this summer (all working titles): paranormal series “Haunted”; “Rise of the Tech Titans” (wt); serial killer mystery “The Box”; and “MH370: The Lost Flight.”

DFW International is kicking off its MIPTV slate with “Van Gaal: The Man Behind the Legend.” The documentary following the Dutch national team coach is currently in production.

Magnify Media has sold the production rights to Danish dating format Love Raft,” produced by Story Productions, to Vincent TV for Netherlands; Seapoint for Germany; Baluba TV for Sweden; ITV for Finland; and Mastiff for Norway.

CYNOPSIS SPORTS: CMO EXCHANGE 2022
VIRTUAL CONFERENCE

Tuesday, May 24, 2022 @ 1:00pm ET

Join the best thinkers in sports marketing to discuss how they are reshaping their businesses in this shifting landscape.

Check out the agenda and join us!

RATINGS

The second episode of HBO/HBO Max sports drama “Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers” drew 1.2 million viewers, up 33% from the series premiere.

The 2022 Critic’s Choice Awards saw a ratings rebound with its return to an in-person event simulcast on The CW and TBS. Sunday’s ceremony drew 1.1 million total viewers and a 0.2 rating among A18-49, within spitting distance of pre-pandemic numbers. Last year’s show delivered 365,000 viewers and 0.1 in the demo.

In syndication the week of February 28, “The Kelly Clarkson Show” was up 33% among W25-54 and 0.9 in households. Further back in the pack were newcomers “Nick Cannon” and “The Good Dish,” both unchanged at 0.4 and exiting syndication after one season. Top game shows were down – “Jeopardy!” (5.7, down 3%) set the pace, followed by “Family Feud” (5.5, down 4%) and “Wheel of Fortune” (5.3, down 5%).

Broadcast Nielsen Top 10 M-F Syndicated Strip Series for the week of February 28 ranked in order by HH Rtg
Jeopardy (CMV) 5.7 AA
Family Feud (CMV) 5.5 AA
Wheel of Fortune (CMV) 5.3 AA
Judge Judy (CMV) 4.6 AA
Inside Edition (CMV) 2.3 AA
Entertainment Tonight (CMV) 2.1 AA
The Big Bang Theory (WB) 2.0 AA
The Dr. Phil Show (CMV) 1.7 AA
Live With Kelly and Ryan (DAD) 1.6 AA
Hot Bench (CMV) 1.5 AA

Broadcast Nielsen Ratings for Monday, March 14
Show, P2+ 000s, (A18-49)
ABC: The Bachelor 4.57 (1.1), The Good Doctor 3.66 (0.4)
CBS: The Neighborhood 5.80 (0.6), Bob Hearts Abishola 5.71 (0.6), NCIS 7.55 (0.6), NCIS: Hawai’i 5.10 (0.5)
CW: All American 0.67 (0.2), All American: Homecoming 0.44 (.01)
FOX: 911: Lone Star 4.64 (0.6), The Cleaning Lady 2.75 (0.4)
NBC: America’s Got Talent: Extreme 3.06 (0.5), The Endgame 2.00 (0.3)
Telemundo: Exatlon Estados Unidos 0.99 (0.3), Hercal: Amor e Venganza 1.29 (0.4), Pasion de Gavilanes 0.72 (0.2)
Univision: Soltero con Hijas 1.49 (0.5), Mi Fortuna es Amarte 1.60 (0.5), Madre 1 .82 (0.5)
Source: Nielsen, live + same day time period averages

EXECUTIVE MOVES

Estrella elevated seven executives on its sales team: Brian Fisher was promoted from Vice President, Digital Sales to Senior Vice President, Digital Sales, and Rogerio Alves was named to replace him as Vice President, Digital Sales. In addition, Claudia Santana, Daniel Lowry, Nicolas Valls, BJ Perez, and Reza Hariri were promoted to Vice President and Regional Director of Sales roles.

Goodway Group has appointed Laurel Collins as VP of Media Planning. Previously, Collins served at Publicis as National Head of Digital & Technology before being appointed to establish Publicis Media’s Commerce consulting practice.

Canela Media has named Jerry Leo as Chief Content Officer. Prior to joining Canela, Media Leo was the EVP of BRAVO Program Strategy and Production.

A CYNOPSIS MESSAGE FROM PREMION
 

This Day in History
1830 – The New York Stock Exchange had its slowest day ever, with just 31 shares traded.

Answer to Our Last Trivia Question
Who played Ilana’s mother on “Broad City” (2014-19)? Susie Essman (“Curb Your Enthusiasm”). Kudos to: Nikole Maroe-Juice Media/LA; Randall Bosley-Studio Talent Group/Santa Monica, CA; Gerry Bixenspan-TV Marketing Inc./NYC; Paul Blutter-Walk and Talk Production Rentals/Burbank; Andy Pittman-TAMU/College Station, TX; Alaina Donnellon-Active International/Pearl River, NY; Susan Nessanbaum-Goldberg-M and S Entertainment/LA; Synda Kollman-Charter Marketing Group/Boca Raton, FL

Today’s Trivia Question
On which network did “Politically Incorrect” (1993-2002) debut? (Email trivia@cynopsis.com with your answer and be sure to include your name, company, city and time zone. Unofficial rules: a limit of four per time zone.)

Cynopsis Team

Lynn Leahey
Editorial Director
@Lynn_Leahey

Kerry Smith
Division President
Access Intelligence

Roberta Caploe
VP/Group Publisher
@robertacaploe

Executive Director of Sales
Albert Nassour
917-545-3129
Cynopsis Job Listings Sales
John Cox

CynopsisJobs
Check out more jobs in Cynopsis Classifieds »
Job of the day

ANALYST, LINEAR & DIGITAL AUDIENCE RESEARCH
BET
NYC

0-2 yrs. Interest in media/ad sales research. Collect & analyze TV, digital, social & syndicated data to support ad sales and the positioning of BET in the ad marketplace. Create reports & PP decks for ad sales. Strong MS Office, quant & comm skills. Recent grads welcome to apply! Full info HERE (3/30)

REGIONAL SALES MANAGER
PREMION
NYC

As part of the National Sales team’s Northeast region, you will focus on sales of OTT/CTV advertising solution to agencies and clients. Maintain responsibility for total revenue achievement across the region. PREMION is the best OTT & Streaming Platform as recognized by TechLeadership, Gabbcon, & Cynopsis. Full info HERE (3/29)

DIGITAL SALES MANAGER >>
NEXSTAR MEDIA GROUP/MYRTLE BEACH: Develops & executes sales strategies which result in exceeding revenue targets in digital and new product revenue as well as all digital products from Nexstar Digital. Personally, and collaboratively drives new business development. Be an effective educator and ambassador both internally and externally. Min 3 yrs’ exp in the Digital Sales field. Full info HERE (3/29)

HEAD OF PRODUCTION >>
NYC: Production company seeking Head of Production. Responsible for oversight of 10-15 series across various unscripted genres and broadcasters. Manage team of 3 VP/Directors of Production and freelance EIC/Line Producers. Full info HERE (3/29)

PRODUCTION ACCOUNTANT/SENIOR >>
NYC: Production company seeking Senior Level Production Accountant. Will handle all aspects of production finance, managing TB’s, Cost Reports, Financial Reports to include Month End Close, Bank Reconciliations with an oversight of petty cash, credit card reconciliations, payroll and ad hoc projects. Full info HERE (3/29)

SALES ASSISTANT
SCRIPPS
NY/CHICAGO

Exciting entry level oppty for recent grad in media ad sales; Join dynamic team to learn business. Heavy client interaction, excellent customer service & communication skills. Handle deal maintenance requests, learn strategic planning for inventory, observe client sales call when possible MS Office. EOE. Full info HERE (3/28)

AD SALES PLANNER
SCRIPPS
NY

Develop strategic sales plans & pkgs for clients; Build, revise & maintain sales proposals; Liaise w/ Sales, Pricing & Planning & Comm Ops; Interact w/ AEs; Foster key relationships w/ client & agency contacts. Must have excellent organization and attn to detail. 2+ yrs related exp. Nielsen, MRI, Wide Orbit a plus. EOE. Full info HERE (3/28)

ART DIRECTOR, GLOBAL CREATIVE CONTENT
A+E NETWORKS
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 (3/28)

DIRECTOR, PRODUCTION
GSN
SM

7+ yrs. Detail oriented is a must. Tracking status on contracts, liaison for prog. & fin., sourcing stages, hiring production staff, securing vendor bids, supervising production covid depts, tracking payment for talent, managing all production requests from internal depts, series deliverables and all production data. Point of contact for vendors. Full info HERE (3/25)

ASSISTANT, AD SALES
GSN
NY

1 yr. Interest in Ad Sales, assisting Ad Sales team with deal maintenance, stewardship, brand allocations, cumulative posts, post logs, weekly delivery monitoring & ADU, Makegoods, assist with presentations, managing all details & logistics related to internal/external meeting preparation including pre-call planning and itineraries. Full info HERE (3/25)

SENIOR DIGITAL MEDIA PLANNER >>
SITUATION GROUP/NYC: Situation Group is seeking a Senior Digital Media Planner to manage media strategy for Entertainment, Arts & Culture clients. You will develop and execute digital media plans based on client objectives in collaboration with our internal team, providing detailed analysis of campaign progress and clear, actionable reporting for clients. Full info HERE (3/25)

DIRECTOR DIGITAL SALES
TV INSIDER
NYC

Achieve/exceed sales revenue goals, establish strong business relationships and increase awareness of our website (Comscore 9.9mm UV) within the advertising community. Leverage & grow your existing relationships with digital/video investment teams, media planning teams, & direct client partners. 5+ yrs exp in Digital advertising sales is req. Full info HERE (3/24)

CW BRANDED ENTERTAINMENT COORDINATOR
CW NETWORK
NY

Assist in the development and execution of multi-platform client partnerships from ideation to program launch! In addition to administrative responsibilities, duties include (but are not limited to) maintaining organizational documents, creating partnership recaps and contributing to brainstorm sessions. Full info HERE (3/23)

MULTI-PLATFORM SALES SERVICE ANALYST
CW NETWORK

NYC

Assist sales team in positioning the CW (Linear & Digital) to new/existing clients. Maintain files, records & reports. Solve short term inventory needs. Serve as liaison between CW Traffic/Finance to resolve discrepancies. Prepare expense reports & assist in planning events. Communicate with clients daily. Full info HERE (3/23)

RESEARCH ANALYST
CW NETWORK
NYC

Produce linear network/program profiles for broadcast/cable nets; data input/analysis of episodic digital and VOD metrics; Must be detail-oriented, well-organized, able to multitask. 1-2 yrs experience. Proficient in Excel and research tools/systems (Nielsen, MRI, ComScore). Full info HERE (3/23)

INTERNATIONAL MEDIA SALES EXECUTIVE >>
CSI SPORTS/JERSEY CITY NJ:
Negotiate and close deals as we expand our distribution and increase sales in designated territories. Establish and enhance relationships in various territories. Drive revenues from new and emerging markets. Monitor the marketplace for changes that affect sales activities. 7+ yrs of prior proven exp as an international media sales executive. Full info HERE (3/22)

RIGHTS AND CLEARANCE SPECIALIST >>
HEARST MEDIA PRODUCTION GROUP/BURBANK: Spearhead rights management for all contracts, including but not limited to network, distribution, acquisitions, production partner, sponsorship, & talent agreements, maintaining an organized system that streamlines the process of identifying terms, rights, avails, participations, holdbacks, & territories. 5+ yrs exp in entertainment bus affairs. Full info HERE (3/22)

EDITOR
LONG STORY SHORT MEDIA
WASHINGTON, DC

Edit video content to turn a variety of footage into seamless video and podcast products for clients under tight deadlines. Work closely with Producers, Graphic Artists and other production team members to create final product. Perform all editing work including inserting music, dialogue, natural sound, sound effects. 3 yrs exp as an editor. Full info HERE (3/21)

BUSINESS PARTNERSHIPS AND DEVELOPMENT EXECUTIVE (FOUNDATIONS / NON-PROFITS + BRANDS / ADVERTISERS) >>
HEARST MEDIA PRODUCTION GROUP/NY,LA,REMOTE: Proactively identify, research, and develop new opportunities for our family-friendly programming blocks on ABC, CBS, NBC, The CW, Telemundo, and other media and digital/social outlets. Support creation and present strategic, cross-media concepts to multiple stakeholder groups. 10 + years of relevant business development experience. Full info HERE (3/21)

AD SALES DIGITAL SPECIALIST
TV One
NYC

Manage the delivery, arrival and implementation of VOD commercial content and copy editing. Resolve any campaign issues. Support daily QA and timely troubleshooting of all placements, tagging, and vendor pixels to ensure proper tracking. Bachelor’s degree with at least 2 or more years of working experience or applicable equivalent experience. Full info HERE (3/20)

ASSOC DIRECTOR OF AD SALES MARKETING & CLIENT PARTNERSHIPS (TEMP)
THE WEATHER GROUP
NYC, NY

Oversee execution of branded content. Lead high-profile priority accounts from kick-off through execution. Manage client/agency communication and creative approvals throughout activation process to ensure excellence and that all deliverables are met throughout the duration of the execution. TV experience, acct mgmt, and shoot supervision req. Full info HERE (3/19)

MANAGER, BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
YES NETWORK
NYC

Define the YES App strategy & prioritized roadmap, providing analytical insights & defining success metrics & KPIs. Coordinate w/ internal & external stakeholders on executing app roadmap. Assist with preparation of annual budget, forecasts, & monthly. 2-4 yrs exp in business development, consulting, strategy, product management and/or finance. Full info HERE (3/19)

MARKETING COORDINATOR, STREAMING PLATFORMS
FilmRise/NYC, NY: Maintaining a yearlong editorial calendar to identify marketing & promotional opportunities with streaming partners. Creating and submitting TV & movie recommendations for marketing stunts to streaming partners. Managing brand presence and messaging on YouTube with direct to consumer product team. Experience in the entertainment industry preferred. Full info HERE (3/19)

COORDINATOR, INTERNATIONAL SALES
FilmRise/NYC, NY: Assist the International Sales team with all administrative duties: scheduling meetings, schedule department calls, managing conference/festival schedule & appointments, coordinate travel bookings for department, prepare and submit expense and budget reports, reach out to new contacts as needed, coordinate internally with various departments. Full info HERE (3/19)

ACCOUNT DIRECTOR
FUTURE TODAY (FTI+)
LA, CHICAGO or NYC

Represent FTI+ (independent publisher), selling an expansive portfolio of AVOD apps, focus on kids content along with TEEN, family, entertainment & lifestyle. 5+ years selling linear/OLV exp req. Biz dev position inclusive of direct, pmp/pg. Solid relationships across verticals. Full info HERE (3/18)

ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE, DIRECT RESPONSE ADVERTISING SALES >>
GAC MEDIA/NYC:
Responsible for prospecting, selling, stewarding, and reporting on all business, as it relates to Direct Response Advertising; work externally with Clients to maintain current business, develop new business and service overall Client needs; strive towards the pricing guidelines that align with the overall Sales team revenue goals. Full info HERE (3/18)

WEDNESDAY MARCH 16
ABC: The Goldbergs, The Wonder Years, The Conners, Home Economics, A Million Little Things
CBS: Survivor, Beyond the Edge [p], FBI
CW: The Flash, Kung Fu
FOX: The Masked Singer, Domino Masters
NBC: Chicago Med, Chicago Fired, Chicago P.D.
PBS: Nature, NOVA, Expedition With Steve Blackshall: Unpacked [p]
Telemundo: Exatlon Estados Unidos, Hercal: Amor e Venganza, Pasion de Gavilanes
Univision: Soltero con Hijas, Mi Fortuna es Amarte, Madre

@{optoutfooterhtml}@

Related Stories

05/18/22: Cynopsis Jobs

jobs2

SE ADVERTISING MGR TODAY’S HOMEOWNER MEDIA REMOTE Develops custom advertising solutions for current/new clients by integrating media assets and platforms to drive results & generate revenue for the brand. Direct sales exp, 7+ yrs. Home improvement, digital &TV exp a plus. Full info HERE *** Wednesday May 18, 2022 ONLY 2 WEEKS […]

Cynopsis Presents: A New Chapter for Warner Bros. Discovery

A CYNOPSIS MESSAGE FROM WARNER BROS. DISCOVERY   Tuesday May 17, 2022 With Sports, Streaming and New Ad Products, Warner Bros. Discovery Has a Seat at the Winners’ Table Cathy Applefeld Olson Newly merged and ready for deal-making, Warner Bros. Discovery is heading into the Upfront market with a show-stopping statistic: During March […]

05/17/22: Apple TV+ gets cute with “Eva the Owlet”

A CYNOPSIS MESSAGE FROM A+E NETWORKS TV IS EVERYWHERE. IS YOUR MESSAGE EVERYWHERE TOO? Grab the Attention, Eyes and Ears of Your Consumers on All Ad-Supported Platforms It’s TV…EVERYWHERE. For Everyone. A+E Networks LINEAR | DIGITAL | SOCIAL | CTV | AUDIO Tuesday May 17, 2022 Today’s Premieres BET: Carl Weber’s Family Business at 9p […]

CynCity

Cynsiders