|A CYNOPSIS MESSAGE FROM A+E NETWORKS
AWARD-WINNING DISRUPTIVE REALITY, GROUND-BREAKING DOCUMENTARIES, HOMEMADE CONTENT
New Episodes of Court Cam and The First 48
Exciting New WWE Programming Including WWE’s Most Wanted Treasures
Biography Specials on Wrestling’s Biggest Names Including Steve Austin and Randy Savage
Expanded Home.Made Programming
EDGE-OF-YOUR-SEAT PROGRAMMING IN ALL GENRES
discovery+: “My Feet Are Killing Me: Footnotes,” “True Conviction”
Netflix: “Under Suspicion: Uncovering the Wesphael Case”
Syfy: “The Pole” at 11:15, “The Summoner” at 11:35
IN THE NEWS
AMC’s “Killing Eve will conclude with its upcoming, eight-epiode fourth season, premiering in 2022. Laura Neal (“Sex Education”) continues the “Killing Eve” tradition of a new lead writer every season, following Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Emerald Fennell and Suzanne Heathcote. Neal is also an executive producer on season four. But while AMC might be burying “Killing Eve,” Dan McDermott, President of Original Programming for AMC Networks, said AMC is developing “potential extensions” that would keep the franchise alive.
ABC ordered seasons 17 and 18 of “The Bachelorette,” with both set to air in 2021. It’s the first time two seasons of the reality show will air during the same calendar year. “The Bachelorette,” typically a summer show for ABC, was moved to fall 2020 because of production shutdowns – and ranked as the #4 broadcast entertainment program in the A18-49 demo.
Fox employees are expected back in the office no earlier than September 7. “While we spent the last year working in new, and often remote, ways, you have continued to prioritize caring for each other,” wrote CEO Lachlan Murdoch in a memo to employees. “Similarly, the health and safety of our workforce has remained my priority. With that as the guiding principle, we are deferring our next possible phase one reopening date.” The prior target was in April.
CBS extended its production hiatus for “The Talk,” amid new allegations that co-host Sharon Osbourne used offensive language to refer to former co-hosts Julie Chen and Sara Gilbert. Osbourne was already in hot water for defending Piers Morgan after he accused Meghan Markle of lying about having suicidal thoughts. “Sharon is disappointed but unfazed and hardly surprised by the lies, the recasting of history and the bitterness coming out at this moment,” said her rep. For its part, CBS said it is “very mindful of the important concerns expressed and discussions taking place regarding events on ‘The Talk.’ This includes a process where all voices are heard, claims are investigated and appropriate action is taken where necessary.” The show has extended its production hiatus until next Tuesday.
NBC canceled “World of Dance” after four seasons, the last of which wrapped in August. After three solidly-rated installments, the reality competition had a shakier season four.
Facing outcry for it lack of diversity, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association approved a plan that would increase membership to a minimum of 100 members, with 13% of the total Black journalists. The news came shortly after over 100 public relations companies demanded that the HFPA, which runs the Golden Globes, make “profound and lasting” change, or lose participation from their clients at HFPA events.
Sixty-eight percent of consumers are willing to share data with brands to improve their streaming TV ad consumption, according to a survey from Valassis, and 54% will view ads on AVODs for a lower monthly cost. In the A25-54 demo, 54% of consumers said ads on streaming services were more relevant than those on traditional cable networks.
Viewership for this year’s socially distant Grammys dropped by about half, to 9.2 million, but the telecast still earned CBS about $80 million in national TV advertising, on par with last year’s pre-pandemic event. Lincoln Motor had 10 spots during the show, according to iSpot.tv, followed by Progressive (6), Subway (5) and four each for Paramount+, Bacardi, Ford Motor, McDonald’s, Warner Bros., Truly Hard Seltzer and Voltaren.
BNC, the news network dedicated to covering the Black and Brown communities, has reached an agreement with CBS Media Ventures to augment the network’s Direct Response and National advertising sales team. CBS Media Ventures will provide BNC with increased representation for Direct Response advertising agencies as well as enhanced engagement with National Brands. The partnership is aimed at generating more spot advertising and sponsorship opportunities for brands looking to connect with BNC’s audience. “We’re thrilled to partner with CBS Media Ventures…their team is aligned with our values, they understand why we exist and want to help drive our vision,” said Princell Hair, President and CEO of BNC. “Connecting with a demographic that has more than $1.3 trillion in annual spend presents significant opportunities, and we’re looking forward to working with CMV on building value for brands that want to engage with BNC.”
National CineMedia and ATM.TV, provider of DOOH HD advertising, have teamed to allow brands to connect with movie fans through HD toppers located on ATMs at 7-Eleven stores. NCM’s new DOOH group will sell ATM.TV HD out of home media inventory alongside NCM’s Noovie entertainment content and trivia programming on over 8,500 ATM.TV screens.
Total retail video impressions grew +63% year-over-year in February, and CTV impressions grew +159%, according to the Innovid iQ dashboard. The biggest jump in the retail world came from programmatic audience-buying, which saw a +212% YOY increase. “Retail brands are doubling down on CTV and programmatic, a sign that the modernizing of the industry isn’t just taking place at the store level,” said Stephanie Geno, SVP of Marketing at Innovid. “Retailers are really embracing digital capabilities to reach their shoppers where they already are and building unified experiences across all touchpoints, across all channels.” While every vertical saw an increase in video impressions compared to the year prior, the biggest winners were Retail (+63%), Auto (+57%), CPG (+55%) and Telecom (+54%).
Advertising data, measurement, and analytics software company EDO announced the launch Ad EnGage CI (Competitive Intelligence) Streaming. Through the offering, marketers can access ad occurrence and targeting data across major premium streaming platforms, including Hulu, Tubi, Paramount+, Peacock, and Roku. The platform also provides insights into trends at the category and brand level. “We always see that greater transparency grows a marketplace. In this day and age, the streaming platforms need to showcase the advertising activity on their services, while marketers need to be able to make critical decisions to successfully deliver against their media investments,” said Kevin Krim, CEO & President, EDO, Inc. “With the expansion of our Ad EnGage platform into AVOD streaming, advertising sellers and brand marketers will now have access to EDO’s precise, reliable data on the non-linear platforms where they want to spend more.”
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HGTV ordered a one-hour pilot, “Renovation Impossible” (wt), starring builder and Russell J. Holmes, star of network sib Discovery’s “Fast N’ Loud”. The pilot follows Russell and designer Paige Poupart as they help homeowners get their stalled reno plans on track. “We’re always looking across the Discovery family of brands to identify stars that we know will resonate with viewers in multiple genres,” said Robert Wimbish, Senior Director, Programming, HGTV. “For Russell, ‘Renovation Impossible’ will showcase him as a renovation superhero who knows how manage dollars and help families with conflicting goals reach a design solution that makes everyone feel at home.”
James Burrows (“Taxi,” “Cheers,” “Frasier”) will direct and executive produce the pilot episode of ABC’s straight-to-series, untitled comedy starring Alec Baldwin, Kelsey Grammar and Alec Mapa, from from co-creator/executive producer Chris Lloyd (“Modern Family”), executive producer Vali Chandrasekaran and studio 20th Television.
Divorce is in the air at TBS. The network gave a greenlight for “The Big D,” a 10-hour dating competition series hosted by JoJo Fletcher and Jordan Rodgers (“The Bachelorette”), from Lighthearted Entertainment (“Dating Naked,” “Are You the One?”). The social experiment follows recent divorcees as they search for romance – with their exes along for the journey. “Watching other people’s relationships and rooting for old romances and new couples is addictive,” said Brett Weitz, General Manager for TNT, TBS and truTV. ‘The Big D’ is another attention grabbing, bold creation in our growing unscripted portfolio.”
HBO Max handed a series order to streetwear competition “The Hype,” from Scout Productions “Queer Eye.” Rapper Offset will produce and serve as a judge.
Rian Johnson (“Knives Out”) mystery series “Poker Face,” starring Natasha Lyonne (“Russian Doll”), nabbed a series order from Peacock. Johnson will serve as creator, writer and director on the drama, his first TV series. “I’m very excited to dig into the type of fun, character driven, case-of-the-week mystery goodness I grew up watching,” said Johnson of the T-Street and MRC Television series. “It’s my happy place. Having Natasha as a partner in crime is a dream, and we’ve found the perfect home at Peacock.”
Epix and Blumhouse announced a new partnership, with Blumhouse developing and producing eight horror/genre-thriller movies exclusively for the network. Jason Blum will serve as executive producer. The first film, “A House on the Bayou,” comes from writer/director Alex McAulay (“Don’t Tell A Soul”) and will commence production in late spring.
MotorTrend Group greenlit “Kevin Hart’s Muscle Car Crew,” from comedian/car collector Hart and his comedy group, The Plastic Cup Boyz. Production is currently underway on the series, produced by Propagate Content’s Big Breakfast and HartBeat Productions, for 3Q21 premiere on the MotorTrend app.
Principal photography on Disney+ film “Peter Pan & Wendy” has begun in Vancouver. The film is directed by David Lowery (“Pete’s Dragon”) and produced by Jim Whitaker (“Pete’s Dragon”), and stars Jude Law (“Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them”) as Captain Hook; Yara Shahidi (“Grown-ish”) as Tinkerbell; Ever Anderson (“Black Widow”) as Wendy; Alexander Molony (“The Reluctant Landlord”) as Peter Pan; Molly Parker (“House of Cards”) as Mrs. Darling; Alan Tudyk (“Rogue One: A Star Wars Story”) as Mr. Darling; and Jim Gaffigan (“The Jim Gaffigan Show”) as Smee. The live-action adventure/fantasy is slated to premiere in 2022.
Casting notes: Tom Hiddleston (“The Night Manager”) will star opposite Claire Danes (“Homeland”) in “The Essex Serpent,” an Apple TV+ drama about a widow who moves to a small British village that may be seeing the return of a mythical creature…Adrien Brody (“The Pianist”) will star as Lakers coach Pat Riley in an untitled HBO series based on Jeff Pearlman’s book Showtime: Magic, Kareem, Riley, and the Los Angeles Lakers Dynasty of the 1980s.
Wiip is developing a series focused on the teen years of British mystery novelist Agatha Christie. “Young Agatha” will be executive produced by writers Rebecca Pollock and Kas Graham alongside wiip’s Paul Lee, David Flynn and Josh Stern.
The development team for Genius Brands International’s new animated comedy, “Shaq’s Garage,” starring Shaquille O’Neal, includes head writer Joel Cohen (“Toy Story”), with Michael Maliani (“Where on Earth Is Carmen Sandiego?”) directing and producing. The series will be executive produced by O’Neal, Cohen, Genius Brands, PRP, and ABG Entertainment, and premiere in the US on Kartoon Channel in fall 2021.
NEW & RETURNING SERIES
“Cops Reloaded” makes it Reelz premiere on Friday, April 2 starting at 5p, with 10 back-to-back episodes of the most memorable scenes from the docu-seriess. The network’s April premieres also include two awards shows, “Movieguide’s Movies that Inspire” on Sunday, April 4 at 4p, and the “24th Family Film Awards” hosted by Dean Cain, on Thursday, April 22 at 8p.
Peacock original comedy “Rutherford Falls,” following best friends played by Ed Helms (“The Office”) and comedian Jana Schmieding, premieres Thursday, April 22. The series is a breakthrough Native representation in comedy, with two Native actors and five Native writers onboard.
Animated comedy “BIrdgirl” premieres on Adult Swim at midnight on Sunday, April 4. The show focuses on a spin-off character from “Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law.”
The first episode of “The Randy Couture Story” airs Saturday, March 20 at 2:30p on ESPN. The four-part docu-series highlights the life of the UFC champion hall of famer.
Beauty brand Mielle Organics announced the release of the “2021 Unmasked: I Know My Roots” series, featuring CEO Monique Rodriguez and Mielle Organics Brand Ambassadors who share their experiences with natural hair, mental health, faith, fitness, and more. “’Unmasked: I Know My Roots’ is an elevated take on our journey to empower multicultural women and young girls to showcase their authentic selves unapologetically,” said Rodriguez. “This project is special because it’s a fresh take on Mielle Organics’ ideals as a company and allows me and my fellow ambassadors to show a different side of women’s empowerment.”
President Biden will hold his first formal press conference on Thursday, March 25. Press Secretary Jen Psaki broke the news, while also pointing out that while this is Biden’s first full press conference, he often answers questions from reporters.
Daniel Kaluuya (“Judas and the Black Messiah”) and Carey Mulligan (“Promising Young Woman”) will make their debuts as hosts of NBC’s SNL on April 3 and April 10, respectively. Musical guests will be St. Vincent, making her second appearance, and Kid Cudi, making his first.
“The Last Cruise,” recounting the ill-fated journey of the Diamond Princess Cruise during the earliest days of COVID-19, premieres Tuesday, March 30 at 9p on HBO. By February 26, 2020, the ship accounted for over half of all documented COVID cases outside of China.
“Malika the Lion Queen,” a wildlife documentary based on the lionesses of a powerful pride in South Africa, will air Easter Sunday, April 4 at 9p on Fox. The special, produced by Plimsoll Productions, will be narrated by Angela Bassett (“9-1-1”).
Amagi, provider of cloud-based SaaS technology for broadcast and streaming TV, announced that its cloud solutions are now available on Google Cloud’s platform for media and entertainment companies. Customers will be able to deploy Amagi’s cloud playout platform, Cloudport, on Google Cloud to spin up 24×7 linear programming. “Amagi is a pioneer in cloud broadcasting, and has championed cloud transition in the industry,” said Kip Schauer, Global Head of Media & Entertainment, Gaming Partnerships, Google Cloud. “Our customers can now power their broadcast workflows using Amagi’s next-gen solutions.”
Netflix original series grabbed a majority of the world’s audience demand for the full year 2020, according to Parrot Analytics’ latest Global TV Demand Report, but with competition from the likes of Disney+, Apple TV+, and HBO Max, Netflix’s 53.5% global share of demand for digital original series was a 6.3% decline compared to 2019. In its first full year of availability, Apple TV+ established 3.9% global demand share for digital originals, while HBO Max and Disney+ followed close behind at 3.6% each. Other niche streaming services gained a combined 8.8% of global demand share.
Studiocanal has partnered with Shanghai Senyu Media on “The Adventures of Paddington” in China. The animated series will be represented by a local distributor to broadcasters in Mainland China at the Filmart in Hong Kong.
Starzplay and The Mediapro Studio have started production on “Express,” Starzplay’s first International Original Series to be filmed and produced in Spain. The eight-episode, one-hour series is scheduled to shoot for 17 weeks on location in and around the city of Madrid.
Starzplay will also premiere the five-episode docu-series “Confronting a Serial Killer” on Sunday, April 18 in Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Germany, France, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Latin America, Luxembourg, Spain, Netherlands, Switzerland and the UK, with new episodes airing every Sunday.
Keshet International has completed more tape and format sales for “Singletown,” ITV2’s primetime stripped relationship-based reality series originally produced by Keshet Productions. Following its recent pick-up by HBO Max, DPG Media (Belgium) and TV4 (Sweden), the series has also been sold by KI to Discovery EMEA in several markets in a multi-territory deal, alongside MTV in Finland, RTL Passion in Germany, Now TV in Hong Kong, and hoopla digital, the streaming service available in the US, Canada and Australia.
Red Arrow Studios International has secured a new deal with A+E Networks Asia for “Married at First Sight,“ which will see the dating format made available in Korea and Japan for the first time.
Australia’s WildBear Entertainment announced that Dr. Chadden Hunter, wildlife biologist and producer, director, writer and presenter, has joined its business as an executive producer.
Entertainment One, Hasbro’s global content studio, outlined a new content plan for “Peppa Pig” which confirms that 104 x 5” episodes have been greenlit for production, ensuring a continuous pipeline of fresh content through to 2027. The addition of this new animated content will take the total number of episodes in the Peppa Pig catalogue to 485.
Telemundo Deportes’ presentation of Liga MX’s Super Clásico, simulcast on Telemundo and Universo, delivered an average of 1.7 million total viewers and 969,000 A18-49 during the match window, according to Nielsen. The Chivas de Guadalajara vs. Águilas del América on Sunday, March 14 at 10p was the most-watched Liga MX of the Clausura 2021 season to date.
Basic Cable Top 5 for the week of March 8
Fox News (2,517,000)
Total Day (P2+)
Fox News (1,304,000)
TV Time Binge Report for the week of March 8
“Ginny & Georgia” (Netflix) – 2.95%
“Attack on Titan” (NHK) – 2.46%
“Modern Family” (ABC US) – 2.21%
“Grey’s Anatomy” (ABC US) – 188%
“One Piece” (Fuji TV) – 1.62%
“WandaVision” (Disney+) – 1.47%
“The Office” (NBC) – 1.31%
“New Amsterdam” (NBC) – 1.22%
“Brooklyn Nine-Nine” (NBC) – 1.12%
“Naruto Shippuden” (TV Tokyo) – 1.10%
The weekly Binge Report ranks shows with the most binge sessions. A binge session is when four or more episodes of a show are watched and tracked in the TV Time app within a given day.
Broadcast Nielsen Ratings for Monday, March 15
Show, P2+ 0000s, (A18-49)
ABC: “The Bachelor” 6.07 (1.5), “The Bachelor: After the Final Rose” 5.64 (1.4)
CBS: “Neighborhood” 5.39 (0.7), “Bob Hearts Abishola” 5.10 (0.6), “All Rise” 4.16 (0.4), “Bull” 5.12 (0.4)
CW: “Bulletproof”0.47 (0.1), “Black Lightning” 0.48 (0.1)
ION: “NCIS: LA” 0.91 (0.2), “NCIS: LA” 0.90 (0.2), “NCIS: LA” 0.93 (0.2)
FOX: “9-1-1” 2.87 (0.4), “America’s Most Wanted” 2.25 (0.4)
NBC: “The Voice” 7.84 (1.1), “Debris” 3.27 (0.4)
Telemundo: “Exatlon” 1.14 (0.3), “Suerte de Loli” 1.06 (0.3), “Buscando Frida” 1.06 (0.4)
Univision: “Vencer al Desamor” 1.72 (0.5), “Te Acuerdas De Mi” 1.44 (0.4), “Hija del Embajador” 1.38 (0.3)
Source: Nielsen live + same day time period averages
Keith Cocozza, former EVP, Corporate Markeing and Communications at WarnerMedia, has opened Inwood Consulting, offering consultative services in PR and communications strategy.
Quartz named Bob Maund as VP of Partnerships, effective March 22. Maund joins Quartz from Bloomberg LP, where he led the Bloomberg Media Finance Vertical Sales team.
Audience Town hired Andrew Green as VP of Sales. Green served as Senior Director of Advertising Solutions at PubMatic.
Actor Yaphet Kotto died March 14. He was 81. Kotto was best known to TV audiences for his starring role on “Homicide: Life on the Street.”
|This Day in History
1968 – The Bee Gees made their US debut, on “The Ed Sullivan Show.”
Answer to Our Last Trivia Question
Who played Millicent, the girl who gave Bobby his first kiss, on “The Brady Bunch” (1969-74)? Melissa Sue Anderson. Kudos to: Eric Dunefsky-Crossmedia/NYC, David Martinez-Propagate/Electus/NYC, Andy Pittman-TAMU/College Station, TX, Dan Whitford-WTTW/Chicago, Matty Fera-Bader Rutter/Milwaukee, WI, Phyllis McQuillan-MSG Networks, NYC, Squirrel Rippley-Dark Horse Media/Tucson, Sandra Mueller-KTLA/LA, Joe Swaney-Purchasing Power/Atlanta, Susan Nessanbaum-Goldberg-M and S Entertainment/LA, David Westberg-SAG-AFTRA Credit Union/Burbank, Tom Moore-Kalt Productions/LA
Today’s Trivia Question
No Googling Week! Which sitcom character said, “St. Patrick’s Day is the closest thing the Irish have to Christmas”? (Email firstname.lastname@example.org 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.)
VICE PRESIDENT, MARKETING & PARTNER INSIGHTS >>
ViacomCBS/NY, NY: Partner and liaise with senior sales management on brand strategy and positioning. Measure the efficiency of traditional and non-traditional advertising campaigns and author and present consumer-focused research on brands, generations, trend and categories. 10+ years’ experience in media or consumer research required. Full info HERE (3/31)
DIRECTOR, DIGITAL SCHEDULING >>
PBS DISTRIBUTION/ARLINGTON VA: Lead PBSd’s digital scheduling function to support our growing distribution business across VOD, streaming and educational platforms by ensuring accurate, on-time content launches. Direct day-to-day activities of the scheduling team and execute on content release plans. 7-10 years’ experience in Content Scheduling/Programming required. Full info HERE (3/29)
SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER, MEDIA & LABOR ECONOMICS >>
SAG-AFTRA/NY or LA: Conduct financial statement and operating analyses of publicly-held companies. Research, analyze and identify the implications for internal clients. Comprehensive understanding of micro- and macro-economics principles and have an understanding and awareness of worker rights impacting SAG-AFTRA members. Full info HERE (3/28)
PROJECT MANAGER, CREATIVE MARKETING CAMPAIGNS >>
ViacomCBS/NY/CA/REMOTE: Lead and track multiple creative projects and timelines simultaneously, work with agencies and marketing teams to assess initial requests for information, project parameters and priority scheduling. Significant experience working in production management/digital marketing/creative agency and/or professional services/consulting required. Full in HERE (3/28)
TEMP COORDINATOR, ON AIR >>
SCH/GSN/SM: 1+ yrs. w/ traffic exp. is a plus, communicating, scheduling, data entry, hands on coordination, log changes/revised promo scheduling/run logs and reports/ensure correct promo elements etc. Team player with strong attention to detail and strong time management. Full info HERE (3/27)
EXCEL QUICK TIP >>
MY SOFTWARE TUTOR: Add the current date – Ctrl + ; (Windows & Mac). Add the current time – Ctrl + Shift + ; (Windows) or Command + ; (Mac). Want to learn more shortcuts? MST offers three levels of real-time training in a safe, supportive environment. Use promo code CYNOPSIS20 to unlock a 20% savings. Full info HERE. (3/27)
DIRECTOR OF CONTENT DEVELOPMENT & PRODUCTION >>
APM STUDIOS/ST PAUL MN: Develop and create innovative, high quality content. Set editorial vision and brand voice for APM Studios’ new podcasts and their product development across platforms and formats. Lead collaborations with external media and distribution partners. 10+ years’ experience in media, 4+ years management experience required. Full info HERE (3/27)
DIRECTOR, PROGRAMMATIC SALES (CTV) >>
ORIGIN MEDIA/REMOTE: Striking partnerships with DSPs, agencies, brands, and agency trading desks to integrate with Origin’s programmatic solutions. Sourcing and managing PMP/PG business and adopt existing clients and grow their relationships. 5+ years of programmatic advertising video sales experience. CTV experience is a plus. Full info HERE (3/26)
OPERATIONS ASSOCIATE (DIGITAL/CTV) >>
ORIGIN MEDIA/REMOTE: Oversee administrative tasks, work with Sales to assist in the production, maintenance, and delivery of sales materials and RFPs from advertisers. Manage contracts with in-house legal counsel and organize and manage all company contracts and documents. 1-3 years of experience in sales or operations and familiarity with the Google Suite of products. Full info HERE (3/26)
HEAD OF GLOBAL PROCUREMENT >>
NEP GROUP/EASTERN US-LONDON: Establish a global purchasing community and build procurement capability to ensure a consistent approach to negotiations with key suppliers. Design and implement a global procurement strategy to add value and efficiency to the organization. and Understand global needs and lead negotiations. Fifteen years of industry-related experience in procurement required. Full info HERE (3/26)
SALES PLANNER >>
MARATHON VENTURE/NYC: Serve as the primary point of contact for our media partners, responsible for exceeding expectations by effectively anticipating and solving problems. Review client orders for accuracy and resolve discrepancies. 2-3 years related experience and strong organizational skills and attention to detail required. Full info HERE (3/25)
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 (3/25)
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 (3/24)
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 (3/24)
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 (3/23)
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 (3/23)
COUNSEL, BUSINESS & LEGAL AFFAIRS >>
MLB NETWORK/SECAUCUS, 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 (3/22)
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 (3/22)
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 (3/21)
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 (3/21)
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 (3/21)
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 (3/19)
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 (3/19)
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 (3/19)
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 (3/19)
|WEDNESDAY MARCH 17
ABC: “The Goldbergs,” “American Housewife,” “The Conners,” “Call Your Mother,” “The Con”
CBS: “Tough As Nails,” “A Grammy Salute to the Sounds of Change”
CW: “Riverdale,” “Nancy Drew”
FOX: “The Masked Singer,” “Game of Talents”
NBC: “Chicago Med,” “Chicago Fire,” “Chicago P.D.”
PBS: “Nature,” “NOVA,” “Europe’s New Wild”
Telemundo: “Exatlon Estados Unidos,” “La Suerte de Loli,” “Buscando a Frida”
Univision: “Vencer El Desamor,” “Tu Acuerdas Di Mi,” “La Hija del Embajador”