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IN THE NEWS
NBC can’t get enough Dick Wolf. The network gave a straight to series order to “Law & Order: For The Defense,” a spinoff from Wolf’s venerable series. Wolf is partnering with Carol Mendelsohn, who helms the “CSI” series brands. The new drama will take viewers inside a criminal defense firm. Mendelsohn will serve as showrunner.
Gray Television is poised to become the second largest TV broadcast group in the US. The company is acquiring Meredith’s local media group of 17 stations in 12 markets for $2.7 billion, a deal it says catapults it to new status in the fast-consolidating industry. Meredith is spinning off its National Media Group—which includes magazines People, InStyle and Better Homes & Gardens—to shareholders, and Gray will then acquire all outstanding shares in a deal expected to close in Q4. The move comes a week after Allen Media acquired seven stations from Gray for $380 million.
Eighty-eight percent of respondents plan to watch the same or higher amounts of TV via paid streaming, according to new research from Tremor Video and Unruly. Among other findings from their 2021 Consumer Insights Report: 86 percent plan to watch live TV at the same or increased rates, 81 percent plan to maintain or increase their viewing of TV via free streaming (AVOD) and 61 percent report watching more TV now than before the outbreak of the pandemic.
The History Channel was recognized as the Factual Entertainment TV Brand of the Year, and was the highest ranked in the category, based on the 2021 Harris Poll EquiTrend Equity Score. “We are proud to once again be named Factual Entertainment TV Brand of the Year, which underscores the trust consumers have in our brand and our content,” Peter Olsen, A+E Networks’ President of Ad sales, tells Cynopsis. “This achievement recognizes the power of The History Channel and highlights the value that it brings to viewers and advertisers.”
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|PRODUCTION & DEVELOPMENT
In development at Showtime is a series focusing on the years-long battle between Al Capone and Eliot Ness. Penned by Ben Jacoby (“Newsflash”), the project is based on the Max Allen Collins and A. Brad Schwartz nonfiction book Scarface and the Untouchable: Al Capone, Eliot Ness and the Battle for Chicago. It hails from Hideout, run by Heather Kadin, and CBS Studios.
Author Laura Hankin’s “A Special Place for Women” is headed to TV. Paramount Television Studios acquired rights to develop the mystery novel, due to be published in mid-May, into a series. Hankin will adapt and exec-produce the story, which centers on an elite female-run secret society. Samantha Bee and Kristen Everman will also exec-produce via their Swimsuit Competition banner.
There’s still a doctor in the house at ABC. The network renewed medical drama “The Good Doctor” for a fifth season, ABC’s first scripted renewal of the broadcast season.
More renewal news, this time at The CW. Freshman series “Kung Fu” will be back for a second season and “DC’s Supergirl” will get a third run—bringing the number of renewals for the 2021-22 season to 15.
And “Mayans MC” got a season 4 pickup at FX. The renewal comes ahead of the season 3 finale of the outlaw biker drama, slated to air Tuesday, May 11.
Production is under way on season 2 of “Emily in Paris,” which Netflix says is the streamer’s most popular comedy series of 2020 with viewership of 58 million. The Lily Collins-starring, Darren Star-created romcom will see the protagonist charming her way through the City of Lights, and other locales in France and St Tropez.
An agreement is in the works to bring a potential season 3 of DC Universe drama “Pennyworth” to HBO Max, with current series home Epix getting a second window. According to Deadline, producer Warner Bros. TV is negotiating to position the series, about the life of Bruce Wayne’s butler Alfred Pennyworth before he gains employment with Batman, with other HBO Max DC content.
Businesses have been investing in TV as the backbone of their marketing budgets for 70 years. Until recently, it was challenging to tell if this investment was justified – but not anymore, says Jessica Daigle, VP of Sales Intelligence, TEGNA, in Cynsiders.
Amazon’s combined OTT streaming channels now reach more than 120 million monthly viewers of ad-supported content, up from 20 million viewers in January 2020. This among toplines from the company’s debut Newfronts appearance, during which Amazon credited gaming platform Twitch, IMDb TV and other live sports content for helping drive growth. Two-year-old AVOD service IMDb TV viewership rose 138 percent year-over-year, with more than 60 percent of viewers aged 18-49 and spending an average of 5.5 hours per week on the service, the company said.
Much of the spotlight was on IMDb TV, where a slate of new content is headed beginning this year. Dick Wolf, creator of the “Law & Order” and “Chicago” franchises will launch half-hour drama “On Call,” which follows a pair of police officers on patrol in Long Beach, CA. The series is in conjunction with digital studio ATTN. IMDb tv promises around 10 originals each year, with a series order to “High School,” a coming-of-age comedy based on the memoir from music artist siblings Tegan and Sara Quin. It also ordered a trio of unscripted series—“My Dirt Road Diary,” from country music artist and “American Idol” judge Luke Bryan, true crime doc “Bug Out” and an untitled design show from Jeff Lewis; and it’s developing projects including a new comedy from “The Good Place” creator Mike Schur and season 2 of “Top Class,” exec-produced by LeBron James and Maverick Carter’s Uninterrupted. IMDb also has a “Bosch” spinoff I the works. And Amazon offered a trailer for “Leverage,” a reimagining of the Dean Devlin, John Rogers and Chris Downey cult 2008 crime drama that will bow Friday, July 9.
Crackle Plus announced a new slateof originals and the fall launch of a “Chicken Soup for the Soul” AVOD network during its presentation yesterday. New sports docuseries “Promiseland,” feauring Ja Morant, and “Vince Carter: Legacy” are among new series, as is “Inside the Black Box,” which explores the role race plays in the entertainment industry.“Happy Happy Joy Joy: The Ren and Stimpy Story,” “Bel Canto” and “The Jesus Rolls” are among feature films headed to the streamer.
Crackle Plus’ newly acquired Sonar library will help power the launch of the new Chicken Soup For The Soul AVOD network, which will provide entertainment, inspiration and information that lifts their health, wealth, spirit, knowledge and relationships. Crackle Plus more than doubled content on its AVOD networks Crackle and Popcornflix, and added more than 200 hours of original and exclusive programming during the past year. The company also plans to launch 34 new consumer distribution touchpoints by the end of 2021.
Fubo TV is launching a branded content studio through which advertisers can create custom branded content to air on Fubo Sports Network. During its NewFront the company also touted new and returning shows from Terrell Owens, Matthew Hatchette and Gilbert Arenas, and a partnership with LiveRamp to enhance its addressable advertising capabilities. Fubo signed soccer talent Pablo Zabaleta and Melissa Ortiz to lead original programming for its exclusive streaming of the South American Qatar World Cup 2022 qualifying matches. The company closed 2020 with nearly 548,000 subscribers, an increase of 73 percent year-over-year. Advertising revenue grew 133 percent year-over-year to $29 million with advertising average revenue per user (ad ARPU) reaching $8.47, an increase of 52 percent from the prior year.
NEW & RETURNING SERIES
Today is Star Wars Day, and Disney+ is marking the occasion with new original series “Star Wars: The Bad Batch.” The shortform series, which launches with a Maggie Simpson bit, includes dispatches from “The Simpsons” and multiple themed cinematic experiences in celebration of a galaxy far, far away.
Docu-series “9 Months with Courteney Cox” is back for a third season on Facebook Watch on Mother’s Day, May 9 at 2p. Cox gives viewers a window as featured families experience ups and downs in their pregnancy journeys.
Netflix dropped a trailer for “Halston,” its limited series about the legendary fashion designer that debuts Friday, May 14. The Ewan McGregor-starring vehicle follows the man behind Halston from his emergence in the worldwide fashion empire that’s synonymous with luxury, sex and status, through the hostile takeover that takes the Halston name from him.
New episodes of “Tyler Perry’s House of Payne,” season 8, and “Tyler Perry’s Assisted Living,” season 2, debut on BET on Tuesday, May 25 at 9p. The network also renewed the hit comedies for ninth and third seasons, respectively, leading up to the new seasons.
Seven winning alumni teams from “The Great Food Truck Race” return to decide once and for all which truck is the ultimate champ in “The Great Food Truck Race: All-Stars,” premiering Sunday, June 6 at 9p on Food Network. Hosted by Tyler Florence, the six-ep series will travel around San Francisco and the Bay Area.
Sunday, June 13 is the date for the season 2 premiere of animated series “Tuca & Bertie” on Adult Swim. Featuring the voices of Tiffany Haddish and Ali Wong, the series, formerly on Netflix, follows best friends who also happen to be hosts for ghosts.
Country duo Big & Rich’s Big Kenny will star in a new series on Circle Network called “Big Kenny’s Crank It Up Garage.” Slated to premiere Thursday, July 8 at 8:30p, the 10-ep series will feature outrageous custom creations—from cars and motorcycles to boats and planes—and their builders.
TBS’ “Full Frontal with Samantha Bee” is taking the comedic route to discuss the very serious issue of gun reform. Special “Full Frontal Wants To Take Your Guns” airs Wednesday, May 12 at 10:30p.
“Saturday Night Live” will close out its 46th season with three new shows in May. Host Elon Musk and musical guest Miley Cyrus kick things off May 8; Keegan-Michael Key will host for the first time May 15, with musical guest Olivia Rodrigo; and Anya Taylor-Joy will make her hosting debut May 22, with Lil Nas X as musical guest.
Stand-up comedian Tig Notaro will return to HBO this summer with a fully animated stand-up special; Ellen DeGeneres serves as exec producer.
Apple Original Films scored Tom Hanks–starring film “Finch,” a sci-fi pic from Amblin Entertainment previously called “Bios.” Originally intended to be released by Universal, the feature directed by Miguel Sapochnik will now premiere on Apple TV+ later this year.
Amazon Prime Video will beginexclusively airing “Thursday Night Football” in 2022, one year ahead of schedule. The streamer forked over $1 billion per year for rights to the games as part of a long-term media package exceeding $100 billion.
The Epic battle between game developers and Apple is getting its day in court. Epic Games yesterday accused Apple of pocketing billions of dollars off the work of developers, even as it claims it didn’t intend to profit from its App Store. Epic Games, which created Fortnite, last summer updated its Fortnite iPhone app so users could pay the gaming company directly and bypass the Apple payment system. Apple responded by pulling the app from the App Store; Epic sued. The companies agreed to a bench trial, which will be decided by Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers of US District Court for Northern California in Oakland.
Yahoo and AOL are getting a new home. Verizon will sell its media assets—led by the two brands—to Apollo Global Management and related entities for a price tag of $5 billion. Verizon will retain a 10 percent stake in the new company, to be known as Yahoo and continue to be helmed by CEO Guru Gowrappan.
Facebook’s Oversight Board set Wednesday, May 5 as the date it’ll announce the fate of Donald Trump’s account. The social network banned the now-former president following the January 6 Capitol insurrection.
Her Campus, the media portfolio focused on college women and Gen Z, will hold a second virtual graduation ceremony, “Graduation 2021: To the Future,” on Friday, May 14 at noon. Bebe Rehxa, Diane von Furstenberg, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Brie and Nikki Bella, Katie Couric, Attorney General Letitia James, Mariska Hargitay, Jamie Chung, Sanya Richards-Ross, Tan France, Whitney Wolfe Herd and more will be part of the digital broadcast on cheerstothefuture.com.
HauntTV and Crimetime, Blue Ant Media’s free ad-supported streaming channels, are now available to stream on Samsung TV Plus in Canada. The partnership builds on Blue Ant Media’s expansion into the FAST channel space, and includes series “Paranormal Survivor,” “See No Evil” and “In Ice Cold Blood.”
Alexander Skarsgard snagged a recurring role in season 3 of HBO’s “Succession” in a recurring role… Luke Evans will star in Apple action drama series “Echo 3”… Jessica Williams and Chris “Comedian CP” Powell joined for season 2 of HBO Max’s “Love Life.”
Amazon’s young adult drama “The Wilds” added a cast of eight actors for season 2: Zack Calderon, Aidan Laprete, Nichoals Coombe, Charles Alexander, Miles Gutierrez-Riley, Reed Shannon, Tanner Ray Rook and Alex Fitzalan are set to appear in the upcoming run.
“1899,” the European Netflix series, set its cast. Joining Emily Beecham are Aneurin Barnard (“The Goldfinch”), Andreas Pietschmann (“Dark”), Miguel Bernardeau (“Elite”), Maciej Musial (“The Witcher”), Anton Lesser (“Game of Thrones”), Lucas Lynggaard Tonnesen (“The Rain”), Rosalie Craig (“London Road”), Clara Rosager (“The Rain”), Maria Erwolter (“The Ritual”), Yann Gael (“Sakho & Mangane”), Mathilde Ollivier (“Overlord”), Jose Pimentao (“Al Berto”), Isabella Wei, Gabby Wong, Jonas Bloquet, Fflyn Edwards and Alexandre Willaume.
Japan-based Gusto TV launched its AVOD streaming service on Rakuten TV in Europe. Gusto TV’s culinary content will be available in the UK, Estonia, France, Germany, Denmark, Italy, Poland, Sweden, Finland and Norway.
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TV Time Shows on the Rise for the week of April 26
Sexify (Netflix) – 100.00%
The Innocent (Netflix) – 99.90%
HPI (TF1) – 92.70%
The Handmaid’s Tale (Hulu) – 88.90%
FBI: Most Wanted (CBS) – 56.40%
LOL: Last One Laughing (FR) (Amazon Prime Video) – 51.60%
Mare of Easttown (HBO) – 42.60%
Nancy Drew (The CW) – 39.80%
Vincenzo (TVN) – 35.10%
Invincible (Amazon Prime Video) – 29.70%
TV Time Binge Report for the week of April 26
Shadow and Bone (Netflix) – 3.43%
Grey’s Anatomy (ABC US) – 2.26%
The Circle (US) (Netflix) – 2.04%
One Piece (Fuji TV) – 1.91%
Modern Family (ABC US) – 1.76%
Attack on Titan (NHK) – 1.54%
The Office (US) (NBC) – 1.18%
Friends (NBC) – 1.09%
Naruto Shippuden (TV Tokyo) – 1.08%
The Walking Dead (AMC) – 1.08%
Shareablee Top 10 Streaming Shows for the week of April 26
Program, Platform, Total Actions, Total Content, Actions per Content, Fans & Followers
Shadow and Bone (Netflix) 2.5M, 87, 29,280, 448K
Lucifer (Netflix) 2.3M, 15, 156,408, 7.2M
Invincible (Amazon Prime) 705K, 34, 20,742, 93K
The Handmaid’s Tale (Hulu), 697K, 42, 26,590, 2.1M
The Falcon and the Winter Soldier (Disney+) 558K, 11, 50,759, 924K
Get Organized With The Home Edit (Netflix) 491K, 47, 10,444, 5.6M
Nanatsu No Naizai (Netflix) 398K, 52, 7,657, 809K
One Piece (Hulu) 341K, 12, 28,448, 3.5M
Selena: The Series (Netflix) 335K, 12, 27,891, 294K
The Circle (Netflix) 316K, 35, 9,041, 364K
Shareablee Top 10 TV Shows for the week of April 26
Program, Network, Total Actions, Total Content, Actions per Content, Fans & Followers
The Daily Show (Comedy Central) 4M, 142, 27,933, 27.8M
Hannity (Fox News) 3.5M, 259, 13,345, 10.9M
Ellen DeGeneres (WB/Syndicated) 2.2M, 64, 33,684, 208.4M
Entertainment Tonight (CBSMV/syndicated), 2.1M, 737, 2,815, 9.2M
Today Show (NBC) 1.7M, 934, 1,823, 13.8M
Nick Cannon Presents: Wild ‘N Out (MTV) 1.1M, 33, 31,974, 14.9M
The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC) 1M, 64, 15,905, 13.3M
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (CBS) 970K, 191, 5,078, 4.8M
Good Morning America (ABC) 902K, 1,045, 863, 14.4M
Pose (FX) 771K, 73, 10,557, 909K
Broadcast Nielsen Ratings for Friday, April 30
Show, P2+ 0000s, (A18-49)
ABC: “The NFL Draft” 2.01 (0.5), “The NFL Draft” 1.94 (0.4), “The NFL Draft” 1.52 (0.4)
CBS: “MacGyver” 4.34 (0.4), “Magnum P.I.” 5.11 (0.4), “Blue Bloods” 2.39 (0.3)
CW: “World’s Funniest Animals” 1.02 (0.2),“Penn & Teller: Fool Us” 0.94 (0.1)
ION: “Hawaii Five-0” 1.09 (0.2), “Hawaii Five-0” 1.02 (0.2), “Hawaii Five-0” 0.88 (0.2)
FOX: “WWE Friday Night Smackdown” 1.88 (0.5), “WWE Friday Night Smackdown” 1.97 (0.5)
NBC: “The Blacklist” 3.30 (0.3), “Dateline NBC” 3.13 (0.4), “Dateline NBC” 3.31 (0.4)
Telemundo: “Exatlon” 0.98 (0.3), “Suerte de Loli” 0.89 (0.3), “Buscando Frida” 1.09 (0.3)
Univision: “Disenando Tu Amor” 1.37 (0.4), “Te Acuerdas De Mi” 1.43 (0.4), “Hija Del Embajador” 1.36 (0.3)
Source: Nielsen live + same day time period averages
VidCon hired Nicole Leo as director of creator partnerships. She previously served as director of celebrity and influencer marketing strategy at Blended Strategy Group for clients such as Revlon and Johnson & Johnson.
Crown Media Family Networks appointed former Moxy Media head Toni Judkins as SVP, programming & development for Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movies & Mysteries. In addition, longtime Hallmark content executive Jessica Callahan has been promoted to VP, programming & development.
AGC Studios hired B.J. Levin as EVP, non-fiction. Levin served as SVP, development & original programming at NBCUniversal and most recently was showrunner of FX’s “Hip Hop Uncovered.”
Joy Ganes, former VP of business and legal affairs at BBC Studios, is joining Tracy Oliver’s studio Tracy Yvonne Productions.
CNBC brought on Valerie Castro, former “The Evening Report produced by NBC News” for Quibi anchor as correspondent for “The News with Shepard Smith,” and Kristina Partsinevelos, formerly at Fox Business Network, as a general assignment reporter for “Business Day.” The network also promoted Maria Boden to executive producer of “The Exchange” and “Power Lunch,” and Marc Gilbert to executive producer of “TechCheck.”
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Answer to Our Last Trivia Question
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ACCOUNT MANAGER DIGITAL SALES
THE WEATHER GROUP
Positively impact revenue, especially renewals, by building and delivering effective advertising service. Create media proposals, compile campaign and coordinate between departments. 3+ years proven work experience in digital video media required, experience in the OTT/FEP environment preferred. Full info HERE (5/18)
E.W. SCRIPPS COMPANY
Build, revise and maintain sales proposals, compile proposal requests and reweights and liaise with Sales, Pricing & Planning and Commercial Operations. 2+ years of industry related advertising experience required; college degree preferred. Full info HERE (5/18)
E.W. SCRIPPS COMPANY
Build, revise and maintain sales proposals, compile proposal requests and reweights and liaise with Sales, Pricing & Planning and Commercial Operations. 2+ years of industry related advertising experience required; college degree preferred. Full info HERE (5/16)
AVP SENIOR COUNSEL – CONTENT >>
AT&T/EL SEGUNDO, CA: Partner with content distribution business clients to develop strategy, deal structure, desired rights and protections. Critically evaluate complex agreements. Clearly identify issues and opportunities to optimize DIRECTV’s position. Strong academic credentials from a highly recognized law school required. Full info HERE (5/14)
ASSOCIATE MANAGER, INTEGRATED MARKETING >>
INTERACTIVE ONE/NYC, NY: Concept and formulate both large- and small-scale ideas into innovative, marketable programs. Champion and help implement the vision and go-to-market strategy and digital sales positioning. Minimum 2-years of digital advertising sales marketing experience required. Full info HERE (5/14)
ASSOCIATE MANAGER, INTEGRATED MARKETING >>
INTERACTIVE ONE/NYC, NY: Lead and implement the strategic and creative development as well as management of revenue-generating marketing. Oversee the day-to-day management of all digital pre-sales and post-sales responsibilities. Minimum 2-years of digital advertising sales marketing experience required. Full info HERE (5/14)
MANAGER, INTEGRATED MARKETING >>
INTERACTIVE ONE/NYC, NY: help craft sales strategies and creative solutions in response to RFPs as well as help build a roster of off-the-shelf and custom program offerings to support and drive the sales process. Minimum 4-years of digital advertising sales marketing experience required. Full info HERE (5/14)
LEGAL OR BUSINESS AFFAIRS >>
BROADWAY VIDEO ENTERTAINMENT/NYC, NY: Negotiating, reviewing and drafting production and distribution agreements. Traffic outside counsel workflow including maintaining overall counsel budget and shepherding invoices. Law degree or paralegal or business affairs experience with demonstrated interest in Entertainment industry. Full info HERE (5/12)
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 (5/12)
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 (5/12)
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. (5/11)
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. (5/11)
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 (5/10)
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 (5/10)
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 (5/10)
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 (5/9)
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 (5/9)
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 (5/9)
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 (5/9)
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 (5/9)
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 (5/9)
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 (5/9)
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 (5/8)
PUBLICITY, FREELANCE >>
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 (5/8)
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 (5/7)
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 (5/7)
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 (5/7)
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 (5/7)
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 (5/7)
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 (5/7)
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 (5/7)
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 (5/7)
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 (5/7)
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 (5/6)
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 (5/6)
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 (5/6)
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 (5/5)
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 (5/5)
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 (5/5)
|TUESDAY MAY 4
ABC: Pooch Perfect, Black-ish, Mixed-ish, Big Sky
CBS: NCIS, FBI, FBI: Most Wanted
CW: The Flash, Supergirl
FOX: The Resident, Prodigal Son
NBC: Young Rock, Young Rock, This Is Us, New Amsterdam
PBS: Finding Your Roots With Henry Louis Gates Jr., Philly D.A., Frontline
Telemundo: Exatlon Estados Unidos, La Suerte de Loli, Buscando a Frida
Univision: Disenando , Te Acuerdas Di Mi, La Hija Del Embajador