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Disney+: “Secrets of the Whales”
Estrella TV: “Tu-Night con Omar Chaparro” at 9p
HBO Max: “Ellen’s Next Great Designer,” “Generation Hustle”
PBS: “Greta Thunberg: A Year to Change the World” at 8p
Peacock: “Rutherford Falls,” “Archibald’s Next Big Thing Is Here”
SundanceNow: “Thin Ice”
truTV: “Big Trick Energy” at 10:30p
YouTube: “Create Together”
Fox: “Hell’s Kitchen” at 8p
PBS: “Greta Thunberg: A Year to Change the World” at 10p
IN THE NEWS
Rankings for National Geographic, Hallmark Channel, Travel Channel,Comedy Central, Nickelodeon MotorTrend, and Discovery Life increased in this year’s Beta Research Brand Identity Study. The top ranked basic cable networks, described as a favorite channel among viewers age 18+, were: ID (51%), Nat Geo (50%), Hallmark Channel (50%), Food Network (49%), HGTV (49%), Travel Channel (49%), Comedy Central (49%), Nickelodeon (48%), Bravo (47%), and Disney Channel (47%). Top ranked digital basic networks were MotorTrend (53%), INSP (52%), Discovery Life (51%), American Heroes (50%), and Science (50%).
Networks that viewers A25-54 said they especially like to watch during the pandemic were cable’s Bravo (57%), Food Network (56%), Nat Geo (56%), Travel Channel (56%), Discovery Channel (54%), CNN (53%), Oxygen (53%), Hallmark Channel (52%), ESPN (52%), MSNBC (52%), MTV (52%) and CNBC (52%). Hallmark Movies & Mysteries (56%), Great American Country (54%), INSP (54%), MotorTrend (54%), Destination America (53%), Cooking Channel (52%), Hallmark Drama (52%) and Sundance TV (52%) were top ranked digital basic networks.
The final group of guest hosts for season 37 of “Jeopardy!” includes “GMA” anchors Robin Roberts and George Stephanopoulos; “Celebrity Jeopardy!” champ David Faber; and sportscaster Joe Buck. Also onboard is LeVar Burton, which should please the close to 250,000 people who signed a Change.org petition to have the “Reading Rainbow” host named as permanent replacement for the late “Jeopardy!” great, Alex Trebek.
The Walt Disney Company and Sony Pictures Entertainment announced a multi-year content licensing agreement for US streaming and TV rights to Sony Pictures’ new theatrical releases across Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution’s portfolio of platforms. The deal covers theatrical releases from 2022-2026 and begins for each film following its Pay 1 TV window. The agreement builds upon the companies’ prior arrangement, which saw SPE movies licensed to FX in the post-Pay 1 TV window. The deal also grants rights to number of SPE’s library titles, ranging from the “Jumanji” and “Hotel Transylvania” franchises to Marvel characters films.
Standard General is continuing its proxy fight against Tegna, with a letter to shareholders that was a response to a rebuttal presentation filed by Tegna. Standard General called the presentation “deeply flawed” because the pure-play TV broadcaster benchmarked itself against companies with significant non-television assets. Responded Tegna, “Standard General’s latest unfounded attacks ignore what matters to shareholders: Tegna is delivering record performance, building on its already strong record in ESG and DE&I, and shares are trading this month at all-time highs.”
Game show “Floor Is Lava” scored a season two renewal from Netflix. According to Netflix, 37 million members tuned in to the game show during its first four weeks.
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After 12 seasons with the New England Patriots, wide receiver Julian Edelman and Coast Productions partner Assaf Sissa have inked a first-look deal with ViacomCBS that includes Edelman joining “Inside the NFL” as an analyst. It will be the show’s 43rd season, and first on Paramount+. The agreement also calls for Coast Productions, which worked with Showtime Sports on documentary “100%: Julian Edelman,” to develop scripted and unscripted programming across ViacomCBS properties.
Hulu handed a straight-to-series order for comedy series sequel “How I Met Your Father,” from Isaac Aptaker and Elizabeth Berger (“This Is Us”). Hilary Duff (“Younger”) will star and serve as a producer. “How I Met Your Mother” creators Carter Bays and Craig Thomas will executive produce alongside Aptaker and Berger. 20th Television, which produced the original, will serve as the studio.
Casting note: Fox’s reboot of “Fantasy Island” will include Kiara Barnes (“The Bold and the Beautiful”) in a series regular role, and John Gabriel Rodriquez (“If Loving You Is Wrong”) as heavily recurring.
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NEW & RETURNING SERIES
Starz picked up period drama “Death and Nightingales,” starring Matthew Rhys (“The Americans”), Jamie Dornan (“The Fall”) and Ann Skelly (The Nevers”), for a May 16 launch. Red Arrow Studios International also sold the show to HBO Europe for CEE, the Nordics, Spain and Portugal, Sky Network Television for New Zealand, and Yes for Israel. DirecTV picked up the series for all Latin American markets excluding Brazil.
Season three of Netflix’s “Master of None” will arrive in May, according to a new teaser from the streamer. The comedy starring Aziz Ansari last aired in 2017.
OWN’s “David Makes Man,” about the pressures facing a rising businessman, returns for season two on Tuesday, June 22 at 9p.
Journalist SuChin Pak will host this year’s virtual IAB 2021 Podcast Upfront “Listen Up!” from May 11-13. “With a pulse on news, pop culture, and the cultural moment, SuChin will bring a unique voice to this year’s event,” said Eric John, VP, Media Center, IAB. “She is someone who breaks boundaries across TV and podcasting.”
The Weather Channel has announced the Pattrn Earth Film Challenge, a short film competition aimed at engaging the next generation of filmmakers in storytelling projects that educate on the topic of climate change. The inaugural call for submissions opens today, Earth Day. The competition will culminate in the fall, when the finalist films will be screened and promoted across various Pattrn and Weather Channel platforms, including TV.
Sundance smash “CODA,” a drama following the sole hearing member of a deaf family, will premiere in theaters and on Apple TV+ on August 13. Apple snapped up the film for $25 million.
E!’s Academy Awards red carpet coverage includes a “Brunch at the Oscars” special followed by “Live From E!: Oscars 2021?”, starting at 3p on Sunday, April 25.
Disney and Pixar short “22 vs. Earth” debuts on Disney+ on Friday, April 30. The short is set before the events of 2020 feature film “Soul.” “While making ‘Soul,’ we talked about the why of a new soul not wanting to live on Earth, but it didn’t ultimately belong in that movie,” said director Kevin Nolting. “‘22 vs. Earth’ was a chance to explore some of the unanswered questions we had about why 22 was so cynical. As a fairly cynical person myself, it felt like perfect material.”
Antenna TV is cleaning up with a “Maid-for-a-Day” Mother’s Day marathon starting Sunday, May 9 at 5a. The lineup will include episodes of 1961-66 sitcom “Hazel.”
Roku has rebranded the Quibi titles it acquired from the shuttered startup as Roku Originals. The programs, including unreleased series, will be available on the Roku Channel. “We’re thrilled to introduce this award-winning and diverse portfolio of entertainment under the Roku Originals brand,” said Sweta Patel, VP of Engagement Growth Marketing at Roku. “It’s relevant, fun and thought-provoking TV that has something for everyone from the best talent in Hollywood.”
Major League Baseball is encouraging regional sports networks to look into selling OTT service to fans. “What we’re trying to do now is work with those RSNs to figure out what type of structure would make sense for an over-the-top product that may not require authentication,” said MLB’s Chief Operations and Strategy Officer Chris Marinak during the Stream TV Sports Summit.
CJC and TheGrid Networks will be available on ad supported multimedia platform PLEX by early summer. CJC and TheGrid networks are owned and curated by Carl Jackson Media Broadcasting.
ProVantageX has partnered with FreeWheel, A Comcast Company, to integrate their local TV automation and optimization software into FreeWheel’s Strata ad management platform. The integration allows users of Strata, which delivers converged video solutions and partnership capabilities to over 1,100 agencies, to receive output from PVX, a full, end-to-end platform for buyers and sellers of local television that automates ratings estimating, schedule optimization, activation and stewardship.
The US ad market expanded 24.7% in March 2021 versus the same month last year, when the pandemic hit hard, and was up 7.2% versus March 2019, more than making up for 2020 declines, according to Standard Media Index. The data is processed from ad spending by agencies representing 90% of US ad spending.
Many advertisers elevated their branded content and influencer marketing programs as the pandemic and social justice movement disrupted advertising-as-usual, according to Advertiser Perceptions’ Branded Content and Influencer Marketing Report. Throughout the second half of 2020, 32% increased spending on branded content and 25% spent more to back influencers, putting 20% of their digital budgets into these complementary practices, which is more than they put into paid search (14%), display (13%), paid social (12%), or digital video (12%). “Many advertisers returned from lockdowns without their supply systems fully in place, so they had to prioritize upper-funnel activity again,” said Sarah Bolton, EVP/Business Intelligence at Advertiser Perceptions. “Because it seemed insensitive to hard-sell products, they leaned on influencer marketing to drive awareness and humanize their brands.”
The Clio Awards announced the Gold, Silver and Bronze Clio Award winners, including:
· “#wombstories” by AMVBBDO for Essity – Bodyform/Libresse
· “Back to School Essentials” by BBDO New York for Sandy Hook Promise
· “Courage is Beautiful” by Ogilvy UK for Dove
· “Festive” by Riff Raff Films for Burberry
· “Francesca” by Publicis Italy for Diesel
· “Future Official Sponsor” by VaynerMedia for Budweiser
· “Moldy Whopper” by David Miami for Burger King
· “The OREO Doomsday Vault” by the community for Oreo
· “Project Understood” by FCB for the Canadian Down Syndrome Society
· “True Name” by McCann New York for Mastercard
· “You Love Me,” Translation LLC’s for Beats by Dr. Dre
Hat Trick International secured international sales for thriller “Bloodlands.” A second season, with an increased number of six episodes, has already been commissioned. The crime drama has been sold to 25 countries including Canal+ France, RTE Ireland, Sony Pictures Entertainment’s AXN Mystery Japan, SBS Australia, VRT Belgium, C-More Scandinavia, NPO Netherlands, with AMC Networks’ streaming service Acorn TV securing the series for the US and Canada.
Gestmusic, a Banijay Iberia company, will produce “Onliners and Old Timers” (“Canvi de Xip”) in collaboration with Catalan Ministry of Culture for TV3. The social experiment pairs tech-savvy millennials with older technophobes, as they attempt to enter the 21st century.
Screen Glue’s latest commission for CBBC is “Don’t Blame Me, Blame My Brain.” The series for kids aged 7-11 sets out to answer questions like, can we talk with dogs, and what would happen if we never went to sleep.
The Television Syndication Company has picked up specials to distribute in the US and internationally, among them “A City at War: Chicago”, “Heroes on Deck,” “Lost & Found: The Search for the USS Lagarto,” and “Eastland: The Shipwreck that Shook America.”
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CNN drew the most viewers for the verdict of Derek Chauvin. Between 4:30-6:30 on Tuesday, the cable news net drew over 4 million viewers and 1.459 million among A25-54, according to early Nielsen data. ABC News came in second with slightly fewer total viewers and 980,000 in the demo. Fox News was next with 3.442 million total viewers/742,000 A25-54; followed by MSNBC with 3.066 million/562,000 A25-54; and CBS News with 3.017 viewers and 682,000 A25-54.
The Academy of Country Music Awards joined the pack of awards shows drawing record low ratings, with 6.3 million viewers for ABC’s Sunday broadcast, down from 6.6 million in 2020, according to Nielsen. The show was still the third-most-watched show the week of April 12, following CBS’ “60 Minutes” (8.48 million) and “Young Sheldon” (7.46 million).
Broadcast Nielsen Ratings for Tuesday, April 20
Show, P2+ 0000s, (A18-49)
ABC: “Pooch Perfect” 2.36 (0.4), “black-ish” 1.98 (0.4), mixed-ish 1.72 (o.3), “Big Sky” 2.98 (0.4)
CBS: “NCIS” 6.40 (0.5), “FBI” 5.71 (0.5), “CBS News” 2.38 (0.3)
CW: “The Flash” 0.93 (0.3),“Supergirl” 0.58 (0.1)
ION: “NCIS: New Orleans” 0.82 (0.2), “NCIS: New Orleans” 0.81 (0.2), “NCIS: New Orleans” 1.03 (0.2)
FOX: “The Resident” 3.52 (0.5), “Prodigal Son” 1.90 (0.4)
NBC: “Young Rock” 2.64 (0.5), “Kenan” 1.89 (0.4), “This Is Us” 2.08 (0.3), “New Amsterdam” 3.73 (0.5)
Telemundo: “Exatlon Estados Unidos” 1.01 (0.3), “Suerte de Loli” 1.12 (0.4), “Buscando Frida” 1.25 (0.5)
Univision: “Rosa de Guadelupe” 1.61 (0.5), “Te Acuerdas De Mi” 1.64 (0.54), “Hija Del Embajador” 1.52 (0.4)
Source: Nielsen live + same day time period averages
NBCUniversal’s Advertising and Partnerships appointed Kelly Abcarian to the role of EVP, Measurement & Impact. Abcarian most recently served as GM of Nielsen’s Advanced Video Advertising, which was sold to Roku. “Kelly Abcarian’s addition to our team represents a step change for our company and the industry, when it comes to the future of cross-platform measurement and data innovation,” said Krishan Bhatia, President & Chief Business Officer, NBCUniversal Advertising & Partnerships. “Consumers have established an all-screen future and we’re doubling down on our position to usher in the next era of measurement.”
WildBrain has named Lorna Withrington to the newly created role of VP, Development-Animation. Withrington joins from Spin Master, where she held the position of Director of Development.
Genius Brands International announced today that Harold Chizick, Co-Founder of ChizComm Ltd. and ChizComm Beacon Media, has been appointed to oversee the Company’s global content sales, consumer products, and marketing business as President.
National CineMedia hired Eric S. Wohl in the new role of Chief Human Resources Officer. Wohl most recently served as SVP & CHRO with Radial Inc.
New additions to the AccuWeather team include Jessica Pash, from FOX43 in York, PA; Michael Vojtko, from WTTG in D.C.; and Michelle Rotella from WNEP-TV in Scranton. Trisha Gates has been promoted to Senior Videographer/Asset Manager, and Doug Hicks is expanding his purview as Senior Planning Producer.
|This Day in History
1993 – The Holocaust Museum was dedicated in Washington, DC.
Answer to Our Last Trivia Question
What’s the name of the book Jane was writing in the series “Jane The Virgin” (2014-2019)? Snow Falling. Kudos to: Andy Pittman-TAMU/College Station, TX; Paul Blutter-Walk and Talk Production Rentals/Burbank; Charles Lore/NYC, Sandy Spiegel-WTTW/Chicago; Susan Nessanbaum-Goldberg-M and S Entertainment/LA; Synda Kollman-Charter Marketing Group/Boca Raton, FL; David Westberg-SAG-AFTRA Credit Union/Burbank, Tom Moore-Kalt Productions/LA
Today’s Trivia Question
Which short-lived 1970s series shared the same name as a much longer-lived show that premiered 15 years later? 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.)
SENIOR MANAGER, NEWS & CONTENT
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)
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)
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)
SR. SALES PLANNER >>
REELZ/NYC, New York: Create/revise upfront/scatter media plans, account stewardship & serve as agency liaison. Experienced candidate will have opportunity to carry an agency list. Should be comfortable presenting and cultivating agency relationships. A min. 5 years ad sales exp. Strong written and verbal communication skills, strong media math skills. Proficient in Wide Orbit, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint. Apply Here. (5/8)
JR. SALES PLANNER >>
REELZ/NY, NY: Create/revise upfront/scatter media plans, account stewardship & serve as agency liaison. Deal maintenance of small list of accounts: order entry, flighting, allocations, revisions. A min. 2 years ad sales exp. Strong written and verbal communication skills, strong media math skills. Proficient in Wide Orbit, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint. Apply Here. (5/8)
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)
|THURSDAY APRIL 22
ABC: “Station 19,” “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Rebel”
CBS: “Young Sheldon,” “United States of AI,” “Mom,” “B Positive,” “Clarice”
FOX: “Hell’s Kitchen” [f], “Last Man Standing,” “The Moodys”
NBC: “Manifest,” “Law & Order: SVU,” “Law & Order: Organized Crime”
PBS: “Greta Thunberg: A Year to Change the World” [p], “Greta Thunberg: A Year to Change the World,” “Greta Thunberg: A Year to Change the World” [f]
Telemundo: “Exatlon Estados Unidos,” “La Suerte de Loli,” “Buscana a Frida”
Univision: “La Rosa de Guadalupe,” “Te Acuerdas Di Mi,” “La Hija Del Embajador”