BET: “Survivors Remorse” at 10:30p
Discovery: “Deadliest Catch: Bloodline” at 11p
FX: “Snowfall” at 10p
IN THE NEWS
Apple is biting into the podcast subscriptions service business, launching Apple Podcast Subscriptions in May in 170 countries. The service will enable enthusiasts to sign up for premium subscriptions to podcasts and provide access to additional content or early and exclusive access to new series. Yesterday’s announcement did not include any news that the company would be moving into original audio programming, as competitors such as Spotify and Pandora have done. Launch partners for the podcast service include Tenderfoot TV, Pushkin Industries, Radiotopia from PRX, QCode, The Los Angeles Times, The Athletic and Sony Music Entertainment.
Netflix missed its projected subscriber target of 210 million and reported 208 million global subscribers as of the end of the first quarter. The streamer, which blamed issues around the Covid-19 pandemic, still beat Wall Street projections, with earnings per share of $3.75 a dollar. Revenue of $7.16 billion also topped financial analyst targets.
Former Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. president Phil Berk has been shown the door by the organization. The HFPA yesterday expelled Berk from its membership after an email Berk sent to members on Sunday referring to Black Lives Matters as a “racist hate movement” was leaked to the Los Angeles Times. Berk’s email was the latest in a string of controversies surrounding the organization behind The Golden Globes in recent months. Among other issues, the HFPA recently confirmed it hasn’t had a Black member in two decades. The organization previously said it will reveal its blueprint to address its issues on May 6.
SAG-AFTRA launched a Spanish-language version of its website. The move is part of a broad organizational effort to increase engagement with its Spanish-speaking members, who number in the thousands. As well as disseminating content from its English-language counterpart, the new website will also support the union’s organizing efforts in the growing Spanish-language market.
ESPN is out in front with 54 network nominations and 42 network group noms, and CBS’ Super Bowl LV leads in program nominations for the 42nd Sports Emmys. In other stats for the awards, presented by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, NFL Network was second among nets with 27 nominations, followed by Fox (26) and CBS (22). Statuettes will be handed out during a virtual livestreamed ceremony June 8 at 8p.
Trevor Noah, Megan Thee Stallion and “Ratatouille: The Tik Tok Musical” are among nominees for this year’s Webby Awards, the 25th incarnation of the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences’ ceremony. A virtual show will be held Tuesday, May 18, hosted by Jameela Jamil of “The Good Place” and “Legendary.” Internet fans can begin casting votes through Thursday, May 6.
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|PRODUCTION & DEVELOPMENT
Michael Cuesta (“Homeland”) will direct and exec-produce ABC’s generation-spanning drama pilot “Promised Land.” The series, which centers on two Latinx families vying for wealth and power in California’s Sonoma Valley, will star John Ortiz, Cecilia Suarez and Mateo Sandoval. ABC Signature is the studio.
No wankers allowed. Apple TV+ set Friday, July 23 for the season 2 premiere of its hit comedy series “Ted Lasso.” It also unveiled a first peek at the new season during yesterday’s Apple “Spring Loaded” event. The Jason Sudeikis starrer, which has been heavily lauded during awards season, is already renewed for a third season.
Hulu landed US rights to “Homeroom,”a feature doc from Peter Nicks that was an official selection at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. Exec-produced by Ryan Coogler, “Homeroom” is the final chapter in a trilogy of films examining the relationship between health care, criminal justice and education in Oakland, CA. Nicks previously directed 2012’s “The Waiting Room,” set in a public hospital, and 2017’s “The Force,” about the Oakland Police Department—both also aired on Hulu.
Ava DuVernay’s animated adaptation of the “Wings of Fire” fantasy book series is lifting off at Netflix.The streamer greenlit 10 40-minute eps of the series, from DuVernay and her Array Filmworks, and Warner Bros. Animation. Written by Tui T. Sutherland, the series is centered around a generations-long war between the dragon tribes who inhabit the epic world of Pyrrhia.
Emilia Clarke (“Game of Thrones”) is in final talks to join Samuel L. Jackson and Ben Mendelsohn in “Secret Invasion,” the upcoming Marvel project for Disney+, according to Variety. The series will see Jackson and Mendelsohn reprising their characters Nick Fury and the Skrull Talos, respectively, who first met in Captain Marvel.
Alan Taylor is set to helm a TV adaptation of Jim Dodge’s fantasy novel “Stone Junction” for Starlight Media, the production company behind “Crazy Rich Asians.” The adaptation is being written by “The Man in the High Castle” and “Electric Dreams” writers Kalen Egan and Travis Sentell.
Dakota Johnson will star in Netflix and MRC Film’s “Persuasion,” a modern lens on the Jane Austin classic. Directed by Carrie Cracknell, the reboot centers on Anne Elliot, a woman with modern sensibilities who’s living with her haughty family who are on the brink of bankruptcy.
Nina West (“RuPaul’s Drag Race”) and Bobby Berk (“Queer Eye”) are working on a children’s variety show, “Nina’s Treehouse,” for Stoopid Buddy Stoodies. Created and penned by West, the series aims to create a space where all children feel accepted and inspired to be creative and embrace what makes them unique.
Psychological thriller “Chloe,” from Mam Tor Productions, will air on Amazon Prime Video in more than 240 global territories, and on BBC One and BBC iPlayer in the UK. From creator and writer Alice Seabright, the six-ep series centers on a mystery that touches on obsession, deceit, identity and grief. Cast includes Erin Doherty (“The Crown”), Billy Howle (“The Serpent”), Pippa Bennett-Warner (“Gangs of London”) and Jack Farthing (“Poldark”).
Truly Original optioned Benjamin Lorr’s latest nonfiction book, “The Secret Life of Groceries: The Dark Miracle of the American Supermarket,” for a docuseries on the “mindbogglingly complex” grocery industry.
European mega-producer Banijay scooped up French animation studio Monello Productions for an undisclosed fee. Founded in 2013, Monello is currently producing a CGI series based on Hello Kitty. Other shows include “When I Was Your Age” and “Street Football Season 4, a co-production with Banijay imprint Zodiak Kids.
Principal Media, the content licensingand channel distribution company, partnered with Abode Entertainment to help finance additional seasons of Adobe series “Million Dollar House Hunters” and “United Plates of America.” “Million Dollar House Hunters” just completed production on its fifth season; “United Plates of America” wrapped its fourth season.
Factual producer RIVR Media partnered with HGTV co-founder and former Discovery exec Bob Baskerville to launch RIVR Studios in Knoxville, TN. Baskerville will serve as head of the studio, which opens this summer and will provide a new resource to the TV, film and commercial production industry.
NEW & RETURNING SERIES
After a four-season run on Starz, BET and BET Her will air the first season of “Survivor’s Remorse” beginning today (April 21) at 10:30p. The half-hour scripted series is produced by LeBron James and centers around the lives of Cam Calloway and his family after he signs a pro-basketball contract and moves his family to Atlanta.
French Canadian Mafia crime drama “Various Facts” will return for its second season on Wednesday April 28 at 11:30p on TV5MONDE USA.
The Smollett siblings return to Cleo TVfor season 2 of “Living By Design With Jake and Jazz” on Saturday, May 1, at 9p. The duo will continue to create home makeovers and celebrate the renovation completion with tasty bites.
Season 3 of FX drama series “Pose” returns to the runway on Sunday, May 2 at 10p. The network will will premiere the first two episodes of the season, with one ep airing every subsequent Sunday until the series finale June 6.
Wanda Sykes’ “The Upshaws” premieres Wednesday, May 12 on Netflix. Co-created by Sykes and Regina Hicks, the comedic series stars Mike Epps as the well-intentioned head of a Black working class family in Indianapolis, who after a life of bad decisions is trying his best to step up and care for his blended family—with loads of determination but no blueprint for success.
Hulu dropped key ary for “Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K.”, which debuts on the streamer Friday, May 21. The series centers on megalomaniacal supervillain M.O.D.O.K. (Patton Oswalt), who’s long pursued his dream of one day conquering the world but first must deal with a series of personal and professional issues he’s brought upon himself.
True crime series “Between Black and Blue” debuts on Sundance Now and AMC+ Tuesday, May 25. Four-part series uncovers a shocking tale of murder whose protagonists include crooked cops, a mafia Godfather, an alleged public poisoning, Elvis Presley and a cocaine-addicted newspaper editor.
An American version of competition series “The Cube” will premiere Thursday, June 10 at 9p on TBS. Based on the UK megahit and hosted by NBA All-Star Dwayne Wade, the high-octane series spotlights contestant pairs who must demonstrate skill, nerve and determination as they endure seemingly simple physical and mental tasks – all while confined in a glass box with its own mind and attitude.
PBS unveiled its summer lineup. Among nonfiction series, “Mysteries of Mental Illness” premieres Tuesday, June 22; “The Latino Experience” debuts Tuesday, July 6; “In Their Own Words” drops Tuesday, July 20; “Expedition With Steve Backshall: Unpacked” premieres Wednesday, August 25; and “Lucy Worsley’s Royal History’s Myths & Secrets” debuts Sunday, August 29.
Vice President Kamala Harris joined the one-hour climate special “Action Planet: Meeting the Climate Challenge,” airing on Earth Day, April 22 at 9p, on NowThis, discovery+, Discovery Channel, Science Channel, and OWN. Others to be interviewed for the program include Secretary of State Antony Blinken, Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm, Former Vice President Al Gore and Dr. Anthony Fauci.
HBO’s two-part Alex Gibney doc“The Crime of the Century,” debuts on the network and HBO Max on Monday, May 10 at 9p. The special provides a searing investigation into the inner workings of the multibillion-dollar industry behind the opioid epidemic.
Nathalie Kelley (“The Baker & The Beauty”), Colin Donnell (“Chicago Med”) and Patti Murin (“Chicago Med,” “Chicago Fire”) star in “To Catch a Spy,” an original movie premiering Sunday, June 20 at 8p on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries. Action centers on a grand hotel reopening in Malta, where the protagonist witnesses someone falling to their death.
Marketing technology start-up Marc Media announced the release of Marc, the first video brochure powered with global 5G technology. Through a partnership with AT&T, Marc Media gives brands the ability to launch multi-media campaigns, interact with audiences, and collect first-person data. Campaigns provide real-time insights into audience behavior and interests by tracking open rates, impressions, interactions, locations and re-engagements.
Food Network Kitchen is now availableon the Roku platform in the US. The direct-to-consumer service offers consumers live and on demand cooking classes, recipes and direct access to Food Network talent and culinary experts.
Streamer Philo is welcoming AVOD service Crackle, Bloomberg TV and Revry to the fold. The addition brings Crackle’s thousands of movies and TV episodes on demand, as well as business, markets and tech news from Bloomberg. Revry brings the first global streaming network focused on the LGBTQ community.
Gusto Worldwide Media is launching on Samsung TV Plus’s mobile platform in the UK. Gusto TV is a linear food channel that programs in-studio cooking series, and documentary and reality series about food culture and sustainability.
Mexican thriller series “Who Killed Sara?” takes the prize as Netflix’s most popular non-English language title ever with an estimated 55 million subscribers tapping in since its launch March 24. In the US, “Firefly Lane” was watched by 49 million people in its first 28 days since its February 3 launch, according to the streamer.
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The Kate Winslet-starring limited series “Mare of Easttown” drew 1 million viewers Sunday across HBO and HBO Max. The series’ debut matched the premiere-night performances of HBO hits “Succession” and “Euphoria” in the 10p Sunday time slot, according to HBO.
New HGTV series “No Demo Reno” delivered a series best 0.71 Live+3 rating among A25-54 and a 0.93 L3 rating among W25-54 on Thursday, April 15, at 8p. Attracting more than 3.4 million Total Viewers, the episode also delivered a 0.91 L3 rating among upscale A25-54 and a 1.15 L3 rating among upscale W25-54.
The fifth season premiere ep of Bounce series “Saints & Sinners” was seen by more than 1 million viewers P2+ across its initial burst of telecasts. The 9p telecast on April 11 scored 389,000 Total Viewers, up 42 percent over the time period and the three airings Sunday night were seen by 812,000 Total Viewers.
In syndication, “Jeopardy” led all of syndication in the session ending April 11—its first go-round with Green Bay Packers star quarterback Aaron Rodgers at the podium. “Family Feud,” which had topped the chart for the previous three weeks, was next, edging “Wheel of Fortune.” “Judge Judy” crushed the courtrooms for a record 1,281 consecutive weeks and ruled daytime in this, its 25th and final season.
Despite lower weekly PUT levels syndicated strips were generally stronger although some shows were bounced by the March Madness final on April 5. “Entertainment Tonight” was the highest rated magazine, clocking its best ratings in three weeks and improving 13 percent among W25-54. The only other demo gainer in the group was “Extra,” which rose 33 percent in the target age group.
Broadcast Nielsen Top 10 M-F Syndicated Strip Series for the week of April 5 ranked in order by HH Rtg
“Jeopardy!” (CMV) 5.6 AA
“Family Feud” (CMV) 5.2 AA
“Wheel of Fortune” (CMV) 5.1 AA
“Judge Judy” (CMV) 4.9 AA
“The Big Bang Theory” (WB) 2.4 AA
“Entertainment Tonight” (CMV) 2.2 AA
“Inside Edition” (CMV) 2.1 AA
“Last Man Standing” (DAD) 1.7 AA
“Live With Kelly and Ryan” (DAD) 1.7 AA
“Dr. Phil” (CMV) 1.7 AA
Basic Cable Top 5 for the week of April 12
Fox News (2,284,000)
Total Day (P2+)
Fox News (1,260,000)
Hallmark Channel (494,000)
TV Time Binge Report for the week of April 12
“Grey’s Anatomy” (ABC US) – 2.29%
“One Piece” (Fuji TV) – 1.95%
“Attack on Titan” (NHK) – 1.94%
“Modern Family” (ABC US) – 1.88%
“The 100” (The CW) – 1.31%
“The Office” (US) (NBC) – 1.19%
“Who Killed Sara?” (Netflix) – 1.15%
“Naruto Shippuden” (TV Tokyo) – 1.14%
“Friends” (NBC) – 1.08%
“The Circle” (US) (Netflix) – 1.08%
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.
TV Time Shows on the Rise for the week of April 12
“The Nevers” (HBO) – 99.90%
“Take Care of Zizi” (Shahid UAE)- 99.10%
“Why Are You Like This” (ABC Comedy/Netflix) – 98.90%
“The Substitute” (TF1) – 95.70%
“The Choice” (Abu Dhabi TV) – 95.50%
“The Circle” (US) (Netflix) – 94.30%
“Fast & Furious: Spy Racers” (Netflix) – 88.80%
“Imperio” (Rede Globo) – 88.00%
“Infinity Train” (HBO Max) – 86.90%
“Younger” (TV Land) – 85.40%
Broadcast Nielsen Ratings for Monday, April 19
Show, P2+ 0000s, (A18-49)
ABC: “American Idol” 4.34 (0.6), “American Idol” 3.85 (0.5), “The Good Doctor” 4.01 (0.5)
CBS: “The Neighborhood” 4.96 (0.7), “Bob Hearts Abishola” 4.73 (0.5), “All Rise” 3.15 (0.3), “Bull” 4.55 (0.4)
CW: “All American” 0.68 (0.2),“Black Lightening” 0.43 (0.1)
ION: “NCIS: LA” 0.82 (0.1), “NCIS: LA” 0.85 (0.2), “NCIS: LA” 0.72 (0.2)
FOX: “9-1-1” 5.92 (1.0), “9-1-1: Lonestar” 5.39 (0.8)
NBC: “The Voice” 6.24 (0.8), “The Voice” 6.21 (0.9), “Debris” 2.57 (0.4)
Telemundo: “Exatlon” 1.09 (0.4), “Suerte de Loli” 1.06 (0.3), “Buscando Frida” 1.21 (0.4)
Source: Nielsen live + same day time period averages
A+E Networks elevated Christopher Barry to EVP, financial and business planning. Barry, who joined A+E Networks in 2012, most recently was SVP, financial and business planning.
Endeavor Content tapped Cristina Garza as SVP, development and production. She most recently was an agent in media finance at CAA, and previously ran distribution for Mexico City-based production and distribution company Canana.
That’s Wonderful Productions, the co-venture of Jim Parsons and Todd Spiewak, named Alison Mo Massey head of development and production. Massey joined the company in 2017 as VP of development. She serves as a producer on the studio’s scripted series “Call Me” Kat on Netflix.
WWE named Chris Legentil SVP & head of global communications, and Scott Zanghellini head of revenue strategy and development. Previously, Legentil was SVP of global communications at DAZN. Zanghellini joins from CAA, where he most recently served as a senior talent agent.
Havas Media Group hiredformer Zenithexec Meghan Grant as its new chief strategy officer, North America.
Dutch television executive Annelies Sitvast joined WarnerMedia in the newly created role of head of unscripted production, focusing on HBO Max. Based in Amsterdam, Sitvast formerly headed Talpa Network’s Net 5.
|This Day in History
1856 – The Mississippi River was crossed by a rail train for the first time (between Davenport, IA, and Rock Island, IL).
Answer to Our Last Trivia Question
Which sitcom character received advice in fantasy scenes from the likes of Will Smith, David Spade, Mr. T and ALF? The title character in “Blossom” (1990-95). Kudos to: Heather Allen-WWE Corp./Stamford, CT; Frank Costa-CBS Sports Research/NY; Carl Mayer-Active International; Pearl River, NY; Dan Whitford-WTTW/Chicago; Gerry Bixenspan-TV Marketing Inc./NY; David Westberg-SAG*AFTRA Credit Union/Burbank
Today’s Trivia Question
What’s the name of the book Jane was writing in the series “Jane The Virgin” (2014-2019)? Email [email protected] with your answer and be sure to include your name, company, city and time zone. Unofficial rules: a limit of four answers per time zone.)
SR PRODUCER/DIRECTOR >>
GRACE CHAPEL/LEXINGTON, MA: Creatively plan, execute, and produce content that meets the strategic goals of our Digital Ministry. Supervise and provide hands-on execution of videography, photography, and post-production processes. Strong proficiency with digital video cameras, audio recorder and computer editing on Premiere Pro required. Full info HERE (5/7)
BROADCAST VIDEO EDITOR/PRODUCER
Cutting trailers, TV campaigns, digital spots and campaigns, special content and in-house reels. Make producer decisions with creativity and decisiveness while paying special attention to sensitive content. Min 3 years of professional video editing experience; detailed working knowledge of Adobe Premier and Adobe After Effects required. Full info HERE (5/6)
DIRECTOR OF AD OPERATIONS
Structure the optimal workflow between different platforms and systems in the ad serving ecosystem. Ownership of all supply related set up, configuration, trafficking and troubleshooting. 7+ years’ experience in digital advertising including video, CTV, OTT and Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent required. Full info HERE (5/6)
VP, CONSUMER INSIGHTS
CROWN MEDIA FAMILY NETWORKS
STUDIO CITY, LA
Lead a team of researchers, serving as ‘the voice of the consumer’ and a trusted advisor and thought partner. Lead a team that designs, coordinates, and executes qualitative and quantitative consumer research projects. Prefer advanced degree in a quantitative field, 10+ years of relevant research experience required. Full info HERE (5/5)
VICE PRESIDENT, PUBLIC RELATIONS
SILVER SPRING, MD
Conceives, plans, and directs the full scope of communications and public relations strategies and works with senior management to develop positive messaging priorities about the company and its activity. Provides strategic direction, guidance, and input. Minimum 12 years of experience including senior-level PR required. Full info HERE (5/5)
COMMERCIAL OPERATIONS COORDINATOR
Manages the On-air Program Log construction process; the playlist delivery to Master Control and the reconciliation of such logs. Serve as the main point of contact for the promotions department and programming department. 2+ years of experience in Broadcast Cable Log Operations required. Full info HERE (5/5)
DIRECTOR, PUBLIC RELATIONS
SILVER SPRING, MD
Strategizes and implements publicity plans that generate positive trade press and consumer coverage of the network and its assets. Generate publicity for network programming and branding in consumer, business, and trade press specifically. Minimum of 8 years related experience required. Full info HERE (5/5)
Create Upfront/Scatter media plans and prepare Pre & Post Analysis. Monitor performance of media schedule and assign ADU, update/Maintain/Validate internal reporting and develop professional client presentations. Strong written and verbal communication skills and Media Math skills required. Full info HERE (5/5)
Produce various tracking, trending, and competitive performance reports. Support strategies in the form of analyses and presentation materials from various syndicated and custom research resources. Maintain program databases including Nielsen systems. Experience working with audience measurement tools a plus. Full info HERE (5/5)
AD SALES COORDINATOR, DIRECT RESPONSE
Utilizing internal computer system to fulfill sales orders through the execution of client schedules. Serve as the primary point of contact for ad agencies and TV One to resolve discrepancies, schedule changes and distribute post and pre-logs. Bachelor’s degree preferred or 2 years of experience in advertising sales. Full info HERE (5/5)
DIRECT RESPONSE ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
Carry out the entire sales process from initial contact to deal close. Build and maintain exceptional relationships with advertisers and agencies by communicating TV One and CLEO TV Network’s values and brand strength. Strong knowledge of the cable industry and in particular as it relates to African-American demographics required. Full info HERE (5/5)
SENIOR MANAGER, NEWS & CONTENT >>
SPECTRUM/NYC/NY: Provide leadership for the daily editorial process working closely with Senior Executive Producers and planning managers in developing coverage plans. Assist and approve coverage plans and help decide which stories are newsworthy. Bachelor’s degree in journalism, Master’s Degree preferred, 3 + years Management experience required. Full info HERE (5/3)
SENIOR DIRECTOR, PUBLICITY >>
LITTON ENTERTAINMENT/BURBANK CA: Develop, plan and execute strategic integrated media campaigns including pitching story ideas to trade and consumer media outlets. Draft and distribute internal and external announcements and coordinate photo, print and broadcast media requests. 7+ years of progressive entertainment industry experience within communications required. Full info HERE (5/3)
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 (5/3)
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 (5/3)
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 (5/3)
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 (5/3)
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 (5/3)
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 (5/3)
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 (5/3)
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 (5/3)
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 (5/3)
DIRECTOR, CORPORATE PARTNERSHIPS >>
THE PALEY CENTER FOR MEDIA/NYC: Research and identify companies to solicit for sponsorship. Communicate mission and programs with enthusiasm and make compelling cases for support to attract and secure corporate funders/sponsors and develop and create attractive sponsorship and marketing presentations. 8+ years of senior-level sponsorship and development experience required. Full info HERE (5/2)
DIRECTOR, GROWTH MARKETING >>
CRACKLE PLUS/LOS ANGELES: Lead Marketing team: Paid, BI analysis, analytics. Secondary: CRM & partner marketing. Manage day to day efforts, including paid programs w/ partners including Amazon, Vizio, etc. Identify new opportunities. College grad in relevant quantitative disciplines w/analytical leaning degree. Digital advertising experience or related fields-exposure to data science and predictive modelling required. Full info HERE (5/1)
SR RESEARCH ANALYST
NEXSTAR MEDIA GROUP
Development of Pacing report for Digital & Linear Ad Sales. Assist in maintaining & developing day to day Digital Reports/statistics. Assist/development Custom Digital Ad Sales Decks and/or materials. BA in business, marketing, communications/media or related field, or equivalent education and experience. Min. 24 months related experience in Digital Research. Full info HERE (5/1)
ANALYST, BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE >>
CRACKLE PLUS/LOS ANGELES: Oversee BI analytics for customer acquisition, Manage day-to-day BI output, Track and analyze historical KPIs. B.S. in Statistics, Math, Economics, Engineering or Finance (or relevant disciplines). Digital advertising experience or related fields (exposure to data science and predictive modelling). Full info HERE (5/1)
DIRECTOR, LEGAL & BUSINESS AFFAIRS, DIGITAL MEDIA
Will provide guidance to A+E business divisions on global privacy matters, data collection, security and use issues. Support the Digital Media business group, Global Content Licensing business group and Privacy and Data Security matters. Requires 5-7 years legal experience, transactional work and digital media and distribution. Full info HERE (5/1)
DIRECTOR, STREAMING TV PROGRAM STRATEGY AND SCHEDULING
Develop and implement programming and on-air promo schedules, analyze and maintain viewing data and manage Streaming TV program strategy and scheduling team. 8+ years in television or digital programming strategy required, in addition to a deep understanding and passion of television, streaming tv and digital content landscape. Full info HERE (5/1)
SVP, REVENUE AND STRATEGIC RESEARCH
CROWN MEDIA FAMILY NETWORKS
Oversees all insights, strategy and analytics utilized to inform senior management in the development of the company’s long-term revenue strategies, growth initiatives and key business decisions. 15 years progressive research experience in cable and/or broadcast required, advanced degree in a quantitative field preferred. Full info HERE (4/30)
SALES ASSISTANT – NATIONAL
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 (4/29)
MANAGER, BRAND MARKETING
CROWN MEDIA FAMILY NETWORKS
Responsible for development and management of consumer marketing initiatives including paid advertising, email marketing, and other priorities that create awareness and engagement in support of our key business objectives. 3-5 years of consumer marketing experience within the entertainment industry with prior television experience preferred. Full info HERE (4/29)
DIRECTOR, BRAND MARKETING
CROWN MEDIA FAMILY NETWORKS
Strategy, development and management of consumer marketing initiatives including paid advertising efforts, email marketing, and other projects that create awareness and engagement in support of our key business priorities. 7-10 years of consumer marketing experience within the entertainment industry with prior television experience preferred. Full info HERE (4/29)
SUPERVISOR, CUSTOMER SERVICE >>
SPECTRUM/VANCOUVER, WA: Actively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer and employee experience. Effectively lead a team of representatives utilizing supervisory skills including and monitor individual and team performance. 5-7 Customer service/call center experience required. Full info HERE (4/28)
Support president at boutique PR firm. Work daily with TV/entertainment/corp. clients and media. Looking for detail-oriented, motivated multi-tasker for high-paced, fun environment. Full info HERE (4/28)
VP, CONTENT ACQUISITIONS >>
INSP LLC/CHARLOTTE, NC: Leads on high level negotiations with studios and independent content providers. Initiates and establishes strategic relationships and heads a research team to track and evaluate potential content opportunities. Minimum 5-7 years of cable TV network experience in acquisitions required. Full info HERE (4/28)
MANAGER, INTREGRATED MEDIA >>
FOX SPORTS/Los Angeles: Manage multiple aspects of paid campaigns, assist in monitoring and reporting on paid Digital, Programmatic, Search, and Social performance and provide an active voice communicating optimization opportunities and challenges. 5+ years of work experience in integrated and/or digital media planning/buying required. Full info HERE (4/27)
SOCIAL MEDIA EDITOR >>
COINDESK INC/NYC/NY: Develop a unique, authoritative voice for CoinDesk products; write and edit quickly, cleanly and succinctly, and they must be a master of shaping copy and social-native content to match the voice of different social networks. 3-5 years of experience managing social media for a media company or comparable organization. Full info HERE (4/27)
FREELANCE MANAGER, MULTI-PLATFORM ANALYTICS >>
ViacomCBS – MTV ENTERTAINMENT GROUP/NYC, NY: Apply linear and digital Analytics across the MTV Entertainment Group portfolio to optimize content strategy across platforms and brands. Synthesize insights from every available data source in order to provide expert guidance on where content will best find its intended target. 3-5 years of related experience with Nielsen competence required. Full info HERE (4/26)
ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE >>
FUTURE TODAY INC/NYC/CHICAGO: Build, maintain and expand a pipeline of sales targets, contacts, and sales opportunities leveraging your relationships. Well-versed in CTV; direct & programmatic. Kids space knowledge preferred. The company is growing and looking for motivated people with experience selling across one or more of these categories: CTV, OTT, OLV, Linear TV. Full info HERE (4/26)
SR DEVELOPMENT PRODUCER >>
AMERICAN PUBLIC MEDIA GROUP/ST PAUL, NYC, LA, REMOTE: Manage production and development of new podcasts, creating and commissioning sustainable, high quality shows. Pitch new show ideas, angles on stories, and create plans for how a new show or season will sound and be structured. 5-7 years of media production and/or content development, ideally in audio required. Full info HERE (4/25)
COORDINATOR, BRAND MARKETING
CROWN MEDIA FAMILY NETWORKS
Responsible for supporting the implementation of advertising campaigns, marketing partnerships, promotions, sweepstakes, experiential events, creative development & email marketing initiatives. Min 1yr of marketing exp within the entertainment industry. Full info HERE (4/25)
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER APM STUDIOS >>
AMERICAN PUBLIC MEDIA GROUP/ ST PAUL, NYC, LA, REMOTE: Lead production of APM Studios’ existing tentpole franchises, create and manage budgets and lead recruitment and development of senior staff, including hosts when applicable. 10 years’ relevant experience in content development and audio production, including 3-5 years at management/supervisory level required. Full info HERE (4/25)
FREELANCE ANALYST, CONTENT & BRAND INSIGHTS >>
MTV ENTERTAINMENT GROUP/NYC/NY: Implementation and analysis of owned & syndicated research strategy for Scripted, Comedic & Original Movie content. Monitor, interpret and compile findings from various research sources and disseminate it to key partners. Experience with qualitative and quantitative research techniques required. Full info HERE (4/24)
FREELANCE MANAGER, CONSUMER INSIGHTS ANALYTICS >>
MTV ENTERTAINMENT GROUP/NYC/NY: Analyze marketing efforts, determining promotional planning effectiveness, and providing insights to inform future marketing campaigns. Set up, track, pull and analyze data on multi-platform marketing and promotional planning campaigns and initiatives. 3-5 years of related experience (TV ratings and Nielsen measurement currency) required. Full info HERE (4/24)
DIRECTOR, CONTENT INSIGHTS >>
MTV ENTERTAINMENT GROUP/NYC/NY: Conceptualize and conduct proprietary quantitative and qualitative studies focused on targeted audience needs as well as more general cultural trends. Improve multi-platform performance of key franchises; 7+ years of related research experience, including Marketing, Creative and Content Research required. Full info HERE (4/24)
THE PALEY CENTER FOR MEDIA/NYC/NY: Develop events, series, festivals, exhibits that are topical, culturally relevant, impactful and inclusive. In depth knowledge of history and current trends to conduct research and generate weekly reports. 8+ years managerial experience of a content collection in a research library, archive, museum, or related setting. Full info HERE (4/23)
DIGITAL MEDIA PLANNER >>
BLUE PLATE MEDIA SERVICES/ SUMMIT NJ: Day-to-day planning, executing and management of Digital and Social Media campaigns. Evaluate digital media, social platforms and advertising products and manage the RFP process. Strong ability to use and interpret analytical data and arrive at sound conclusions. 5+ years Digital and Social Media marketing experience required. Full info HERE (4/23)
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 (4/23)
|WEDNESDAY APRIL 21
ABC: The Goldbergs, Home Economics, The Conners, Call Your Mother, A Million Little Things
CBS: The Price Is Right At Night, SEAL Team, S.W.A.T.
CW: Kung Fu, Nancy Drew
FOX: The Masked Singer
NBC: Chicago Med, Chicago Fire, Chicago P.D.
PBS: Nature, NOVA, Critical Care: America Vs. The World
Telemundo: Exatlon Estados Unidos, La Suerte de Loli, Buscando a Frida
Univision: La Rosa de Guadalupe, Te Acuerdas Di Mi, La Hija Del Embajador