HBO: “A Black Lady Sketch Show” at 11p
Netflix: “Murder by the Coast,” “Shadow and Bone”
VH1: “RuPaul’s Drag Race” at 8p
BBC America: “Top Gear” at 8p
Discovery: “Naked and Afraid XL” at 8p
Food Network: “Worst Cooks in America” at 9p
Smithsonian Channel: “Murderous History” at 9p
TLC: “90 Day Fiancé: Happily Ever After?” at 8p, “Extreme Sisters” at 10p
|IN THE NEWS
Nielsen announced the launch of Nielsen Streaming Video Ratings, a syndicated service that provides visibility into total viewership and advanced audience demographic insights by streaming platform alongside linear TV ratings. “Now more than ever, it’s important for our clients to have a clear understanding of the streaming landscape, both from a program or content perspective, which our SVOD service does, as well as at a macro view of audience consumption that takes into account the total use of streaming platforms comparable to linear TV,” said Kevin Rini, SVP Product Management, Nielsen.
Comscore struck a new strategic partnership with DISH Media, extending its data license to vMVPD Sling TV. The expanded license agreement protects consumer privacy data and includes first party matching rights to improve accuracy of campaign results and national addressable measurement of programming networks. “Comscore’s new partnership with DISH Media continues our company’s significant steps in our transformation of television and cross-platform measurement of linear and OTT,” said Bill Livek, CEO, Comscore.
Ad buyer optimism is on the rise in 2021, according to the IAB’s first quarter impact study, with only 15% of ad buyers reporting that 2020 events had great impact on their annual budgeting. “Ad buyer optimism for 2021 has increased in just the past five months,” notes the new IAB report. “Confidence in 2021 ad budgets has reduced the need for frequent re-examination and reallocation of spend, which was common in 2020.”
HBO and HBO Max now reach a combined 44.2 million US subscribers, up from 41 million at the end of 2020. In its first quarter earnings report, AT&T said 30.9 million subscribers are “wholesale” customers who subscribe to HBO and get HBO Max for free, while 9.7 million subscribe directly to the streaming service.
Snapchat added 15 million new users in 1Q21, and the number of daily active users rose 22% year-over-year, to hit 280 million. “We began 2021 by achieving our highest year-over-year revenue and daily active user growth rates in over three years during the quarter, and delivering positive free cash flow for the first time in Snap’s history as a public company,” said CEO Evan Spiegel. “The strength of our business underscores our relentless focus on product innovation and is a testament to our team’s ability to execute well together over the long term.”
The FCC voted 4-0 to require stations to let viewers know when foreign governments purchase time on their airwaves. Instances of Chinese and Russian sponsored programming were cited as examples of foreign governments increasingly leasing time on US stations.
New York Comic Con has been set for October 7-10 as an in-person event at the Javits Center, but with “very limited” attendance for now, according to parent company ReedPop. “You’re probably wondering what the heck a photo op may look like and how panel seating will work,” said ReedPop’s US Comic Portfolio Director, Kristina Rogers. “We’ll be sharing more information in the months leading up to our shows, and we are committed to being as transparent as possible.”
Pillow talk: My Pillow CEO/Donald Trump supporter Mike Lindell and late night host Jimmy Kimmel have traded their share of insults online and over the air, but they’re scheduled to face off in person on ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” on Wednesday, April 28. Kimmel had tongue-in-cheekly invited Lindell on the show, on the condition the interview was conducted in a bed surrounded by goose feather pillows. Game on, responded Lindell, but without the goose feathers. “We’ll bring in pillows,” he said. “I’ll give your whole audience pillows if you pull this off.”
The Producers Guild of America is adding bullying training to its Independent Production Safety Initiative. “We are deeply disturbed and disheartened by the continuing allegations of workplace harassment and abuse in our industry, and stand with those who speak out against such violence and intimidation in all forms,” said the PGA.
Richard Lewis, who was not planning to appear in season 11 of HBO’s “Curb Your Enthusiasm” with Larry David due to health issues, tweeted a photo of himself on set. “Although I’m still recovering from three surgeries and missing Season 11 of Curb, LD called me and asked if there was any chance if I felt strong enough to do one episode! I am and here I’m on the set to shoot it. I’m so grateful,” said Lewis. Tweeted “Curb” castmate Michael McKean, “You got this, milord.”
The Professional Collegiate League, a start-up group that hopes to compete with the NCAA by paying college students to play basketball, inked a deal with network Next Level to air its games on linear and streaming platforms. Players will earn between $50,000-$150,000/year, plus stipends to cover tuition.
Ladies who lead. Who around you fits that bill? Is it you? This fall, Cynopsis will bring these winners to the stage at our next Top Women in Media Awards gala. Nominations are open now, so don’t miss the opportunity to call out the women in your circles who are worthy of being spotlighted. Nominate here.
Fox News, in partnership with the National Merit Scholarship Program, has selected the latest recipient of the annual Dr. Charles Krauthammer Memorial Scholarship. This year’s scholarship will be awarded to Marin Martin, the daughter of Fox News Digital Senior Opinion Editor, Lynne Jordal Martin. The scholarship awards eligible children of network employees $2,000 per college year for a maximum of four years.
Wheel of Fortune is partnering with Minto Communities and Margaritaville to add a home envelope to the bonus wheel, giving contestants appearing during “Home Sweet Home” week the opportunity to win a new home in Latitude Margaritaville, a 55-and-better active adult community.
PRODUCTION & DEVELOPMENT
HBO Max ordered docu-series “Take Out,” featuring journalist Lisa Ling exploring hotspots for Asian cuisine. Part2 Pictures (“This Is Life with Lisa Ling”) is producing.
“The Hype House,” following a group of influencers living large in an LA mansion, has landed at Netflix. The reality show is part of a brand alliance between Wheelhouse Group and Hype House.
A docu-series focused on Bubba Wallace, NASCAR’s only Black full-time driver, is in development at Netflix. The show from 300 Studios and Boardwalk Pictures will look at the 2021 racing season through Wallace’s eyes.
NEW & RETURNING SERIES
The “90 Day Fiancé” spin-offs just keep coming. Next up: “90 Day: Foody Call,” streaming on discovery+ starting Saturday, May 29. Couples from the franchise invite viewers into their kitchens and dish on recipes for relationship success, while preparing traditional meals from their home countries.
Dark comedy “Kevin Can F**K Himself” debuts on AMC+ Sunday, June 20 at 9p. The show follows the story of a woman played by Annie Murphy (“Schitt’s Creek”) who revolts against the injustices in her life.
Lifetime docu-series “Cellmate Secrets” revisits some of the most infamous stories of criminals as part of Lifetime’s Summer of Secrets lineup. Angie Harmon (“Rizzoli and Isles”) will narrate the six-parter. “Angie, true crime and Lifetime are a perfect fit together,” said Amy Winter, EVP, Head of Programming, Lifetime and LMN. “We know our audience devoured the stories when they were playing out in headlines, but now we can go even deeper.”
All six episodes of satirical drama “The Bite,” from creators Robert and Michelle King (“The Good Fight”), premiere exclusively to Spectrum video subscribers for free On Demand on Friday, May 21.
With TLC’s “Extreme Sisters” premiering Sunday night, executive producer Joshua Ackerman, Chief Creative Officer for Bodega Pictures, shares what makes the reality show stand out. “Extreme Sisters invites viewers into some of the most wonderful and wild worlds we at Bodega have captured,” said Ackerman. “TLC challenged us with scouting sisters with never-before-seen eccentricities, and also the type of heart and warmth that still makes them so relatable, which we welcomed and ran with.”
Three-part docu-series “How I Created a Cult,” focused on notorious guru Andrew Cohen, drops on BBC Select Monday, May 17.
Michael J. Fox will be honored with the Award in Television Excellence at ATX’s Television Festival’s June 11-20 virtual event. Titles set for inclusion so far include Showtime’s “Ziwe,” Steve McQueen’s “Small Axe” and Fox’s “HouseBroken.”
Disney Channel will present a season one marathon of “High School Musical: The Musical: The Series” on Saturday, May 8 beginning at 5p. The stunt comes in advance of the series’ season two premiere on Friday, May 14 on Disney+.
FETV pays tribute to the late Felix Silla with a special episode of “The Addams Family” (“My Fair Cousin Itt”) Sunday night at 10p. Silla passed away last Friday at the age of 84.
MTV Entertainment Group, WarnerMedia, ViacomCBS, and The Walt Disney Company, among others, are onboard for virtual gathering, “Better Together: Mental Health Storytelling Summit.” Taking place May 3-5, the event is aimed at empowering content creators to expand portrayals of mental health that encourage viewers to speak up and get help.
Andy Cohen convenes the cast of Bravo’s “Summer House” for a two-part reunion beginning Thursday, April 29 at 9:15p.
AT&T’s data-enabled technology platform Xandr shared results of premium video and CTV spend on its platform for 1Q21. Total digital video spend globally grew 75% year-over-year, with the primary driver CTV; total global platform spend was up 235%. Video now represents 35% of overall spend on Xandr’s platform. Growth in international platform spend is contributing significantly to Xandr’s overall global platform growth – total platform spend in Xandr’s markets outside of the US grew 30% year-over-year, with video spend up 55%.
Twitter is launching a live test of “Professional Profiles,” a customizable module format within Twitter Business that will allow brands, as well as publishers and creators, to display information about their businesses on their profiles. The test will start with a small number of businesses, with more added in the coming months.
Discovery+ has launched “discovery+ Immersions,” a collection of slow-TV inspired exclusive and expanded long-form originals from the service’s library of natural history programming. Content includes never-before seen footage from specials including “Sunrise Earth” and “North America,” with 30-minute to 3-hour feeds focusing on animals and moments including Patagonian penguins, a sunrise across America, and manatees swimming in the spring. Immersions will be accessible from the “discovery+ Originals” rail on the service, along with the “Earth Month” section of the “For You” page on discovery+.
New ID, which distributes South Korean entertainment content on CTV and OTT platforms across Asia, Europe and the US, has chosen Unruly as its preferred global supply-side platform. The partnership will connect media buyers with premium global video inventory which can be bought programmatically through Unruly’s SSP, UnrulyX.
Music video network Vevo has teamed with VIDAA, Hisense’s operating system, to launch on Hisense and Toshiba smart TVs. The Vevo app provides free access to high-quality music videos, including official releases and live performances.
Kids social streaming app Zigazoo has completed a $4MM seed funding round, with investors including Serena Williams’ Serena Ventures, Jimmy Kimmel’s Wheelhouse Entertainment, MaC Venture Capital, Talis Capital, Pocket.Watch Founder Chris Williams, Jazwares Partner Jeremy Padawer, manager and producer James Dixon, and MasterClass Head of Talent Matthew Rutler.
A global professional poker ranking system, the PokerGO Tour, was unveiled by PokerGO. The tour will mark the first time there has been an official tour and ranking system of this magnitude, which will separate the most elite professional poker players in a fashion similar to the ranking systems of other professional sports.
Shudder has acquired the exclusive rights to “The Boy Behind the Door” for release in North America, the UK, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand on Thursday, June 29. The feature tells a tale of survival and friendship in the face of evil.
Keshet International has completed a number of scripted deals including for Emmay Entertainment’s “Bandi Yuddh Ke” (“Prisoners of War India”) to Mola TV for its Indonesian OTT and pay-TV service. Also headed to Mola TV are Universal Television and Keshet Studios’ “The Brave”; Seven Studios’ “Secret Bridesmaids’ Business”; and New Form Digital’s “Miss 2059” alongside HBO and Keshet Studios’ “Our Boys.”
|Measurement & Data Conference / June 15-16
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Court TV viewing Tuesday afternoon peaked between 4:30-5:30p, reaching 402,000 viewers 2+. Court TV was ranked in the top 15 ad-supported cable in the time period.
Nielsen Top 10 Streaming Original Programs for the Week of March 22
Show, # episodes, minutes (millions)
“The Falcon and the Winter Soldier” (Disney+), 2, 628
“The Irregulars” (Netflix), 8, 424
“Ginny & Georgia” (Netflix), 10, 390
“Who Killed Sara” (Netflix), 10, 363
“The Crown” (Netflix), 40, 327
“Country Comfort” (Netflix), 10, 253
“Formula 1: Drive to Survive” (Netflix), 29, 237
“The One” (Netflix), 8, 217
“Longmire” (Netflix), 63, 200
“Solar Opposites” (Hulu), 16, 196
Broadcast Nielsen Ratings for Wednesday, April 21
Show, P2+ 000s, (A18-49)
ABC: “The Goldbergs” 3.30 (0.6), “Home Economics” 2.63 (0.4), “The Connors” 2.98 (0.5), “Call Your Mother” 1.88 (0.3), “A Million Little Things” 2.01 (0.34)
CBS: “The Price Is Right” 3.92 (0.5), “SEAL Team” 3.52 (0.5), “S.W.A.T.” 3.06 (0.4)
CW: “King Fu” 1.07 (0.2), “Nancy Drew” 0.38 (0.1)
ION: “Blue Bloods” 1.08 (0.2), “Blue Bloods” 1.12 (0.2), “Blue Bloods” 1.03 (0.2)
FOX: “The Masked Singer” 5.08 (1.2)
NBC: “Chicago Med” 7.15 (0.9), “Chicago Fire” 6.92 (0.9), “Chicago PD” 5.89 (0.9)
Telemundo: “Exatlon Estados Unidos” 1.04 (0.3), “Suerte de Loli” 0.97 (0.3), “Buscando Frida” 1.15 (0.3)
Univision: “Rosa de Guadalupe” 1.72 (0.5), “Te Acuerdas de Mi” 1.59 (0.4), “Hija del Embajador” 1.37 (0.4)
Source: Nielsen live + same day time period averages
|Cynopsis is sharing the results of our State of Media & TV Upfronts… a survey of media & TV/Video production execs on expectations and insights on the upfront markets.
One year into the pandemic, there has emerged a degree of industry clarity (or at least building consensus) around certain aspects of the industry, but there remain many differences of opinion and unknowns, primarily related to how the industry’s structure will evolve over the next few years.
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|Friday Fun Fact
Most elephants weigh less than the tongue of a blue whale.
This Day in History
1965 – “I Can’t Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch)” was released by the Four Tops.
Answer to Our Last Trivia Question
Which short-lived 1970s series shared the same name as a much longer-lived show that premiered 15 years later? “Friends” (1979). Kudos to: Greg West-WATC TV/Atlanta, Tom Moore-Kalt Productions/LA, Matt Sautter-WideOrbit/York, PA
Today’s Trivia Question
Who played rich kid Milton Armitage in “The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis” (1959-1963)? (Email email@example.com 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.)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
|FRIDAY APRIL 23
ABC: “Shark Tank,” “20/20”
CBS: “MacGyver,” “Magnum P.I.”, “Blue Bloods”
CW: “Whose Line Is It Anyway?”, “Whose Line Is It Anyway?”, “Penn & Teller: Fool Us”
FOX: “WWE Friday Night Smackdown”
NBC: “The Blacklist,” “Dateline NBC”
PBS: “Washington Week,” “Firing Line,” “Great Performances”
Telemundo: “Exatlon Estados Unidos,” “La Suerte de Loli,” “Buscando a Frida”
Univision: “La Rosa de Guadalupe,” “Te Acuerdas de Mi, “La Hija del Embajador”