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IN THE NEWS
Fox News Media filed a reply in support of its motion to dismiss the $2.7 billion defamation lawsuit by electronic voting company Smartmatic. “Seeking to impose billions of dollars in liability for [Fox’s] coverage goes beyond a chilling effect: It poses a direct threat to the reporting of newsworthy allegations on which our democracy depends,” argued Kirkland & Ellis’ Paul Clement. “Reporting both the allegations and the denials is critical to the truth-seeking function, not an invitation for groundless lawsuits.” Fox News lawyers also filed briefs on behalf of defendants Maria Bartiramo, Jeanine Pirro and Lou Dobbs.
WarnerMedia’s Turner Sports struck a seven-year deal with the NHL, sharing rights with ESPN beginning with the 2021-22 season. “This agreement with the National Hockey League brings one of the most prestigious championships in sports to TNT and fuels our entire Turner Sports and Bleacher Report portfolio with even more premium content,” said Jeff Zucker, Chairman of WarnerMedia News and Sports. NBC Sports had pulled out of negotiations for the package, leaving it without an NHL deal for the first time in 16 years.
Comscore renewed and expanded its deal to provide ViacomCBS with national TV measurement, an agreement that enables the media company to guarantee its traditional linear advertising campaigns on Comscore’s national TV currency. “Under its new ownership structure, Comscore is making meaningful strides in investment, engineering, and product innovation to support the industry’s evolving needs as a cornerstone measurement provider,” said John Halley, ViacomCBS COO of Advertising Revenue. “We believe Comscore can drive significant value for ViacomCBS, helping us achieve our goals around cross-screen measurement, while supporting our efforts toward a diversified currency strategy.”
Netflix released a preview of its summer slate, with new films dropping every week between April and August. First up: horror movie “Things Heard and Seen,” starring Amanda Seyfried, on April 29.
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|PRODUCTION & DEVELOPMENT
Peacock ordered “The Undeclared War,” a six-part cyber thriller directed and co-written by Peter Kosminsky (“Wolf Hall”, “The Government Inspector”). The series will also air on Channel 4 in the UK. The cast includes Mark Rylance (“Wolf Hall,” “Bridge of Spies”), Simon Pegg (“Star Trek,” “Mission Impossible”), Adrian Lester (“Riviera,” “Mary Queen of Scots”), Alex Jennings (“A Very English Scandal,” “The Crown”), Maisie Richardson-Sellers (“Star Wars: The Force Awakens”) and newcomer Hannah Khalique-Brown. Kosminsky will direct all six episodes and has written four.
Yabba dabba doo! A sequel to “The Flintstones” (1960-66), from Warner Bros. Animation, is in development at Fox. Set 20 years after the original, “Bedrock” will be executive produced by Elizabeth Banks, who will also voice an adult Pebbles.
Acorn TV has commissioned detective drama “Signora Volpe” with Acorn Media Enterprises from ITV Studios-backed production company Route 24. Created and written by Rachel Cuperman and Sally Griffiths (“Midsomer Murders”), who serve as EPs, the three feature-length mysteries will star Emilia Fox (“Silent Witness”) as a disillusioned British spy turned detective in Italy. Tara Fitzgerald (“Game of Thrones”) will play Sylvia’s sister, Isabel. Production begins in Italy next month.
Urban Movie Channel web series “The Rich and the Ruthless,” a behind-the-scenes dramedy about the first Black-owned soap on broadcast television, is jumping to BET+. The upcoming fourth season premieres Thursday, May 13. The series was created by, stars and is directed by Victoria Rowell (“The Young and the Restless”).
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. Check out some key findings and download the full (19 page!) report here.
Writer/producer/director Eric Heisserer, writer and producer Christine Boylan, and production company Hivemind (“The Witcher”) have partnered with Paradox Interactive to develop the World of Darkness story universe for film and television. World of Darkness launched in 1991 with a tabletop roleplaying game, “Vampire: The Masquerade,” and the universe now includes video games, virtual reality, card and board games, comic books, novels, and original tabletop roleplaying games. “The World of Darkness story universe is deliberately and unapologetically inclusive and diverse,” said Boylan. “It has always made a point of including equal gendered characters, protagonists and antagonists of every race, and representation of all creeds – bringing a female and diverse audience to gaming like nothing prior.”
Canela.TV, a streaming services for US Hispanics, will host its first Upfront presentation next month. Themed “We Make It Happen / Lo Hacemos Posible,” the virtual event will take place May 17 at 3p, hosted by Canela Media founder and CEO Isabel Rafferty. In addition to highlighting Canela.TV’s programming slate, the event will showcase how advertisers can tap into the diversity and scale of Hispanic audiences with a platform built exclusively for Latinos by Latinos, powered by Canela Media, a female and minority-owned company.
“We are tremendously excited to be joining the virtual Upfront stage this year for the first time to showcase our approach to Hispanic-focused streaming,” said Rafferty. “Canela.TV has been growing at a phenomenal pace, thanks to our focus on a demographic that has been undervalued in the past by most major streamers. This has allowed us to deliver Hispanic audiences at scale with best-in-class technology capabilities and rich first-party data – giving advertisers valuable opportunities that they won’t be able to find with legacy media players.”
NEW & RETURNING SERIES
Apple TV+ drama “Physical,” starring Rose Byrne as a seemingly dutiful housewife who finds relief from her personal demons through aerobics, debuts Friday, June 18.
“Court Cam Presents Under Oath” nabbed a series order from A&E. The legal series produced by Law&Crime Productions and hosted and executive produced by Dan Abrams, Chief Legal Analyst for ABC News, premieres Wednesday, June 2 at 10p.
Season two of Paramount+ anthology series “Why Women Kill” launches Thursday, June 3. The dark comedy from Marc Cherry (“Desperate Housewives”) will feature a new ensemble cast for its sophomore run, with storylines set in 1949.
New unscripted series “From Cradle to Stage,” directed by musician David Grohl and inspired by his mother, Virginia Hanion Grohl and her book, From Cradle to Stage: Stories from the Mothers Who Rocked and Raised Rock Stars, premieres on Paramount+ Thursday, May 6. Each of six episodes features and artist and their mother.
You didn’t think FX would launch the third and final season of “Pose” without a splash, did you? Virtual event “The Final Pose – An Exhibition Ball” – will precede the show’s premiere on Sunday, May 2 at 8p. The online event will run for 90 minutes and feature messages from show talent, guest judges, ball performances, and more during a celebration honoring ball culture. Open to all to attend, fans can view the virtual ball live on “Pose” social platforms.
KISS and tell: A&E two-night event “Biography: KISStory,” chronicling the band’s five decades in the business, airs Sunday, June 27 and Monday, June 28 from 9-11p.
Crime series “Ms. Fisher’s Modern Murder Mysteries” returns to Acorn TV for season two on Monday, June 7, with premieres every Monday through July 19. The 1960’s-set show is a spinoff of Australia’s “Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries.”
Outdoor Sportsman Group’s “Backyard Ready” event will be back, with Troy-Bilt, a brand of PMI, and B&W Trailer Hitches, onboard as sponsors. “From #DeerWeek in the fall to #BackyardReady now in the spring, we continue to look for ways to engage with our outdoor consumers and partners,” said Outdoor Sportsman Group EVP, Ad Sales Jason Brist.
Nickelodeon preschool series “Ryan’s Mystery Playdate” is going virtual for its fourth season. Premiering Monday, May 3, at 10a, “Ryan’s Mystery Playdate: Command Center” will follow Ryan and his parents as they play games and activities with their guests remotely.
Mongoose alert: “Meet the Meerkats” premieres on discovery+ on Saturday, May 8. The series, narrated by Rob Delaney (“Catastrophe”), follows three rescued meerkat families who are are learning how to live in the wild.
Bravo’s “The Real Housewives of Dallas” convene for a two-part reunion that starts Tuesday, May 4 at 10:30p.
Programmatic research technology company Lucid has partnered with demand side platform The Trade Desk for new offering Brand Lift. Brand marketers and advertisers can ask core branding questions to measure awareness, ad recall, consideration, purchase intent, recommendations, and favorability for their cross-channel campaigns; Lucid then leverages its marketplace to gather survey responses from test and control groups. “When consumer behaviors and external factors are changing at warp-speed, every day matters,” said Patrick Comer, founder and CEO at Lucid. “Brand marketers need to have access to actionable insights at a moment’s notice so they can be more flexible and agile in their strategies, and able to make adjustments on the fly.”
WPP is merging the specialist data units of GroupM and Wunderman Thompson to form data consultancy Choreograph, offering audience insights and planning, private identity solutions, AI-based media optimization, and predictive analytics. “We are at an inflection point in the industry, where brands have an imperative to leverage their own first-party data to make advertising more relevant, effective and personal while fully respecting consumer privacy,” said WPP CEO Mark Read. “We must also use data to gain insights, shape our creative work and measure results – and this requires a holistic approach that this integrated offering brings by enabling data to flow across client, agency, and media owners.”
Alphabet aced its first quarter results. Total ad revenue at the company rose to $44.7 billion in 1Q21 from $33.7 billion the year prior, crushing forecasts. Total sales including Google Cloud hit $55.3 billion, while YouTube ad revenue soared 48%, topping $6 billion in 1Q20. “Over the last year, people have turned to Google Search and many online services to stay informed, connected and entertained,” said Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google and Alphabet. “We’ve continued our focus on delivering trusted services to help people around the world. Our Cloud services are helping businesses, big and small, accelerate their digital transformations.”
TVSquared has integrated with SpotX to power real-time analytics on delivery, audience, and outcomes for national, regional, and local connected TV campaigns. Connecting ad exposure to real-world outcomes, TVSquared’s ADvantage platform delivers proof of performance and precise analytics that inform programmatic TV buying, including audience planning and targeting. SpotX clients can find optimal reach and frequency, quantify incremental reach beyond linear, understand performance across publishers and inventory levels, and measure response by weekday, daypart, device type, creative, and campaign.
People-based advertising software company Viant Technology announced an expanded partnership with DoubleVerify. As two newly public companies, they have integrated DoubleVerify’s Inventory Quality Management into Viant’s DSP, Adelphic, providing an additional layer of data transparency, quality assurance, fraud prevention, and brand safety controls on top of those offered by the Adelphic platform. “Viant’s partnership with DoubleVerify underscores our long-standing commitment to delivering high-quality inventory to our brands and agencies,” said Jonathan Ahuna, SVP of Technical Operations, Viant. “We are excited that this partnership will boost our existing brand safety and fraud prevention protocols across all Adephic channels, including CTV, a big focus area for today’s marketer.”
Fuse Media has secured additional carriage for its two FAST brands, Fuse Backstage and Fuse Sweat. Fuse Backstage has launched on DistroTV, while Fuse Sweat, featuring classic exercise videos, is now available on XUMO.
Allen Media Group streaming platform Local Now is available for Verizon Fios TV customers with the newest set top-box models. Customers will now be able to watch Local Now on Fios Channel 601 and through the Fios TV “Widgets” menu on Verizon Fios TV One, Fios TV One Mini, VMS1100 and the IPC1100 platforms.
In the Know, Verizon Media’s Gen Z video network, has launched the “In the Know Beauty Impact Awards,” celebrating brands, products and people making an impact on Gen Z culture and the larger beauty industry. The inaugural awards highlight products that are ethically created, use clean ingredients, feature inclusive shade ranges, promote accessibility and more.
Redman and Method Man, part of a ‘90s hip-hop group, will reunite on Starz drama “Power Book II: Ghost,” where Method Man is a series regular. Redman will guest as the older brother to Method Man’s character, David Maclean.
Roselyn Sanchez (“Devious Maids”) will star as Elena Roarke in Fox’s “Fantasy Island” reboot. Series debuts August 10.
Joining the voice cast of TBS scripted comedy pilot “Kill the Orange-Faced Bear” are Sarah Silverman (“I Love You America”), Nicole Byer (“Wipeout”) and Sam Richardson (“VEEP”). They join the previously announced live action cast Damon Wayans Jr. (“Happy Endings,” “Let’s Be Cops”), Jessy Hodges (“Barry”), Alex Karpovsky (“Girls”), and Nate Torrence (“Hello Ladies”). The pilot is scheduled to begin shooting in Portland in May.
Domhnall Gleeson (“Harry Potter”) will play White House Counsel John Dean in HBO limited series “The White House Plumbers,” about the Watergate scandal.
Walton Goggins (“The Unicorn”), Marsha Stephanie Blake (“When They See Us”), Damon Gupton (“Black Lightning”), Cynthia Kaye McWilliams (“Real Husbands of Hollywood”) and Omar Miller (“The Unicorn”) have been added to the cast of Apple TV+ limited series “The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey.”
Clan, RTVE’s channel for young audiences, has purchased the rights to season three of “Gormiti.” The comedy action series is coproduced by Planeta Junior, Giochi Preziosi and Kotoc animation studio.
Indian animation studio Cosmos-Maya has secured a deal with Disney India for its new kids series “Dr Tenali Rama HMKD,” for launch on the network’s pay-TV channels.
UK-based production and distribution company Wag Entertainment has signed international deals for the new season of its docu-series “War Factories.” The second season has been acquired by CCTV (China); Discovery (Benelux); Autentic (Germany); Telewizja Polsat (Poland), FTV Prima (Czech Republic) and Viasat World (CEE, Nordics).
Banijay landed two new European deals for global culinary format “Family Food Fight.” Sweden’s SVT and Polsat TV have commissioned the show from Banijay’s Meter and Endemol Shine Poland, with both versions set to air later this year.
Audiovisual production group iZen (Zebra, Europroducciones, Bocaboca, Hill Valley, Proima Zebrastur, NewCo) has joined the French production company Newen, part of the TF1 communication group, in turn owned by Bouygues.
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The season 13 finale of VH1’s “RuPaul’s Drag Race” drew 772,000 total viewers in Live+SD, the most since 2018, and a 0.61 rating among A18-49, up 39% versus season-to-date.
In syndication the week of April 12, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers scored a 5.5 Live+SD national Nielsen rating his second week guest-hosting “Jeopardy!”, down 2% from the week before. Gaining ground were “Family Feud” (5.3, up 2%) and “Wheel of Fortune” (5.3, up 4%). The only talk show in the top five that rose week-to-week was “Tamron Hall” (0.8, up 14%), rising 33% (to 0.4) in the W25-54 demo.
Final numbers for Sunday’s Oscar ceremony on ABC were still the lowest ever, but ticked up, rising to 10.4 million total viewers, versus 9.85 million in fast national numbers, and a 2.1 rating among A18-49, up from 1.9.
Broadcast Nielsen Top 10 M-F Syndicated Strip Series for the week of April 12 ranked in order by HH Rtg
“Jeopardy!” (CMV) 5.5 AA
“Family Feud” (CMV) 5.3 AA
“Wheel of Fortune” (CMV) 5.3 AA
“Judge Judy” (CMV) 4.9 AA
“The Big Bang Theory” (WB) 2.4 AA
“Entertainment Tonight” (CMV) 2.2 AA
“Inside Edition” (CMV) 2.2 AA
“Last Man Standing” (DAD) 1.7 AA
“Live With Kelly and Ryan” (DAD) 1.7 AA
“Dr. Phil” (CMV) 1.7 AA
Cable News viewership, April 2021 vs. April 2020
Fox News: 1,218,000 total viewers – down 45% (214,000 in 25-54 – down 52%)
CNN: 786,000 total viewers – down 42% (205,000 in 25-54 – down 48%)
MSNBC: 953,000 total viewers – down 25% (138,000 in 25-54 – down 36%)
Fox News: 2,236,000 total viewers – down 39% (368,000 in 25-54 – down 45%)
CNN: 1,030,000 total viewers – down 47% (276,000 in 25-54 – down 52%)
MSNBC: 1,581,000 total viewers – down 22% (227,000 in 25-54 – down 32%)
Source: Nielsen, seven day week, Live+SD
TV Time Binge Report for the week of April 19
“Shadow and Bone” (Netflix) – 3.38%
“Grey’s Anatomy” (ABC US) – 2.23%
“One Piece” (Fuji TV) – 1.89%
“Modern Family” (ABC US) – 1.80%
“The Circle” (US) (Netflix) – 1.78%
“Attack on Titan” (NHK) – 1.59%
“The Walking Dead” (AMC) – 1.27%
“The Office (US) (NBC) – 1.16%
“Naruto Shippuden” (TV Tokyo) – 1.10%
“Friends” (NBC) – 1.09%
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.
Basic Cable Top 5 for the week of April 19
Fox News (2,288,000)
Total Day (P2+)
Fox News (1,265,000)
Hallmark Channel (501,000)
Broadcast Nielsen Ratings for Monday, April 26
Show, P2+ 000s, (A18-49)
ABC: “Sesame Street: 50 Years” 2.33 (0.5), “The Good Doctor” 3.78 (0.5)
CBS: “The Neighborhood” 4.89 (0.6), “Bob Hearts Abishola” 4.67 (0.5), “All Rise” 3.53 (0.4), “Bull” 5.02 (0.5)
CW: “All American” 0.62 (0.2),“Black Lightning” 0.32 (0.1)
ION: “NCIS: LA” 0.89 (0.1), “NCIS: LA” 0.87 (0.1), “NCIS: LA” 0.81 (0.1)
FOX: “9-1-1” 5.96 (1.0), “9-1-1: Lonestar” 4.92 (0.7)
NBC: “The Voice” 6.80 (0.8), “Debris” 2.60 (0.4)
Telemundo: “Exatlon” 1.02 (0.3), “Suerte de Loli” 1.12 (0.3), “Buscando Frida” 1.18 (0.3)
Univision: “Disenando Tu Amor” 1.58 (0.4), “Te Acuerdas de Mi” 1.61 (0.4), “Hija del Embajador” 1.40 (0.4)
Source: Nielsen live + same day time period averages
Production company The Garden, (“24 Hours in Police Custody”) has announced that Chief Executive and Co-Founder Magnus Temple is stepping down after 11 years. Managing Director Nicola Hill and Chief Creative Officer John Hay will become joint CEOs. Temple will remain with the company for several months in a consultancy role.
Also stepping down is Kantar Global CEO Alexis Nasard, after four months in the position. “Alexis, with the support of the board, has concluded that the nature of the Kantar role is not the long-term fit he and the Board had anticipated,” said Kantar. Deputy CEO Ian Griffiths will fill in until a new CEO is appointed.
NBCUniversal has tapped Jim Denney to serve as EVP and Chief Product Officer, Direct-to-Consumer, starting next month. Denney previously led Hulu’s product organization as VP of Product Management.
Kin, creator of unscripted entertainment franchises for women ages 25 to 40, has appointed Shani Black as Head of Programming and Development. Black has worked on talk, lifestyle, reality/docu-series, and court series.
DoubleVerify appointed James Cashmore as SVP, Global Client and Agency Partnerships. Cashmore was most recently consulting with HUMAN.
|This Day in History
1965 – Barbra Streisand’s first TV special, “My Name Is Barbra,” premiered on CBS.
Answer to Our Last Trivia Question
Which 1971 TV movie was remade in 2001? “Brian’s Song.” Kudos to: Aaron Paquette-Screen Engine/ASI/Fort Worth, TX; Dan Whitford-WTTW/Chicago; Sandy Spiegel-WTTW/Chicago; David Rubinsohn-American Public Television/Boston; Charles Lore/NYC; Joe Swaney-Purchasing Power/Atlanta; Scott Jenkins-Gracenote/Queensbury, NY; John Kukla-KDFW/Dallas; David Westberg-SAG-AFTRA Credit Union/Burbank; Lorrie Shilling/El Segundo; Susan Nessanbaum-Goldberg-M and S Entertainment/LA; Tom Moore-Kalt Productions/LA
Today’s Trivia Question
In which miniseries did Sigourney Weaver play a former First Lady and current Secretary of State? 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.)
ASSOCIATE PROGRAM PRODUCER >>
HEARST TELEVISION/WASHINGTON DC: Ideation, researching, booking, writing, field producing, script editing, studio producing, control room supervision, rights clearance, digital development and travel planning. Exceptional story-telling, conceptualization and visualization skills required. 7+ years of experience as a show or line producer. Full info HERE (5/11)
MANAGER, PRODUCT MARKETING & MARKETING SOLUTIONS >>
CLEAR CHANNEL OUTDOOR/NYC, NY: Translate technical product details into customer benefits in collaboration with the CCO RADAR and Programmatic teams. Achieve on-going fluency in the details and nuances of CCO Radar and Programmatic products and develop product marketing strategies. Deep understanding of Programmatic Buying & Planning, Product Marketing required Full info HERE (5/11)
SENIOR MANAGER, COMPENSATION & BENEFITS, ACCOUNTING
Develop and maintain a detailed compensation budget file and fringe expense budget. Responsible for determining and recording all comp & benefit accruals/entries for the monthly close cycle. 6 or more years in accounting and or compensation/benefits with strong knowledge of the balance sheet and the income statement required. Full info HERE (5/11)
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)
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)
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)
|WEDNESDAY APRIL 28
ABC: “The Goldbergs,” “Home Economics,” Presidential Address to Congress
CBS: “The Price Is Right At Night,” Presidential Address to Congress
CW: “Kung Fu,” “Nancy Drew”
FOX: “The Masked Singer,” Presidential Address to Congress
NBC: “Chicago Med,” Presidential Address to Congress
PBS: “Greta Thunberg: A Year to Change the World,” Presidential Address to Congress
Telemundo: “Exatlon Estados Unidos,” Presidential Address to Congress, “Buscando a Frida”
Univision: “Disenando Tu Amor,” Presidential Address to Congress, “La Rosa de Guadaloupe”