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05.11.16

Good morning. It’s Wednesday May 11, 2016, and this is your first early morning briefing.

Tonight’s Premieres:
DIY: Stone House Revival at 10p
HGTV: Property Brothers at 9p
Ovation: Raiders of the Lost Art at 10p
PBS: Nazi Mega Weapons at 10p
Viceland: States of Undress at 10p

Tonight’s Finale:
CNBC: Follow the Leader at 10:30p

IN THE NEWS

ESPN settled its breach of contract lawsuit against Verizon, filed last April when the Verizon’s FiOS service began to offer a skinny bundle of pay TV nets that didn’t include ESPN. The companies aren’t disclosing settlement terms of the case, filed at New York State’s Supreme Court.

After a 12-year tenure at the network, Comedy Central president Michele Ganeless is stepping down. Ganeless, who had a 25-year run at Viacom, is being replaced by Kent Alterman, currently president of original programming. “Michele has decided to step away from her role as President of Comedy Central. During her long and successful tenure the network has grown into a true multiplatform powerhouse,” said Doug Herzog, president of Viacom Media Networks Music & Entertainment Group. “Her strong and strategic leadership have helped build Comedy Central into one of the most admired and culturally relevant brands across the entire media and content spectrum.” The move follows ratings declines for Comedy Central, which has had to transition its late-night roster after the one-two departures of Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert.

Bob Iger does not “currently” have plans to extend his contract beyond its June 2018 expiration date, the Disney CEO said during an analysts call yesterday. The company’s expected succession plan hit a bump after the resignation last month of presumed heir apparent, COO Thomas Staggs. The Disney board, which has twice before persuaded Iger to extend his contract, is “very actively engaged in the succession process,” said Iger.


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PRODUCTION & DEVELOPMENT

Pilgrim Media Group, producer of the Ultimate Fighter, partnered with e-sports company ESL to create and distribute original e-sports content for television and digital platforms. Lionsgate made an equity investment in Pilgrim last year.

Production is underway in Atlanta on the Up original movie Merry Christmas, Baby, a romantic comedy starring Malinda Williams (Soul Food), Victoria Rowell (The Young and the Restless) and Karon Riley. Merry Christmas, Baby is the fourth installment in Up’s Marry Me for Christmas movie franchise and will premiere in fourth quarter as part of the network’s “Everything You Love About Christmas” annual Christmas programming slate. The film reunites the ensemble cast.

Canada’s Kids CBC greenlit animated series Wandering Wenda, from Breakthrough Entertainment. Inspired by Margaret Atwood’s children’s book The Wide World of Wandering Wenda, the alliterative series follows Wenda and her friends as they embark on magical adventures. Production by Breakthrough and PIP Animation began in November 2015; broadcast is slated for winter 2017.

 

COMING UP

Esquire Network will air a CSI celebrity marathon on Saturday, May 14 beginning at 10a. Guests include Quentin Tarantino and Ozzy Osbourne.

On Wednesday, May 18t at 7p, Pivot will air the US television premiere of We the People: The Market Basket Effect. The documentary follows 25,000 employees and 2 million customers across New England as they protest to get the Market Basket CEO Arthur T. Demoulas reinstated after being removed by his cousin, Arthur S. Demoulas, staging a six-week boycott of the multibillion-dollar supermarket chain.

A new installment of ID’s Hate In America will bow on Saturday, May 21 at 8p. The special “Lone Wolves,” investigates the rise of the lone wolf, revealing information about the dramatic increase of this deadly threat. Over the last six years alone, there have been more than 60 incidents of domestic terrorism planned by “lone wolf” attackers or pairs.

Ahead of Turner’s official Upfront presentation next week came the announcement that truTV’s 2016-17 programming slate will herald a total of 16 new series, pilots, specials and renewals. The network, which underwent an extensive rebranding in 2014, greenlit three all-new series: Jon Glaser Loves Gear, Greatest Ever and Lifescaping (working title). truTV also gave the go-ahead to two new specials: The Problem with Apu (working title), a feature-length doc from comedian Hari Kondabolu, and a new Impractical Jokers live special that will follow on the heels of last year’s juggernaut live punishment event. The network also ordered six new pilots, including two scripted offerings  Small Victories (working title), a comedy series about confronting everyday injustices written by and starring Melissa Hunter, and I’m Sorry (working title), a comedic look at confronting one’s inner immaturity and neuroses written by and starring Andrea Savage. New unscripted pilots include untitled projects from Kondabolu, Kevin Pereira and Olivia Lee, which join an untitled project for a comedic news show created by Jena Friedman in development. Renewed are Fameless and Hack My Life, as well as previously announced scripted comedy Those Who Can’t, Comedy Knockout and Rachel Dratch’s Late Night Snack.

NEW & RETURNING SERIES

ID series Las Vegas Law premieres Thursday, May 12 at 10p, offering access to District Attorney Steve Wolfson and his team of prosecutors who work alongside law enforcement officials to pursue justice in their community.

Flagship series Revolt Live will return to Revolt on Monday, May 16 at 7p. The 30-minute daily show will broadcast live Monday through Friday from the network’s  studios in NY and LA and feature on-air talent Hannah Rad, Amrit Singh, DJ Damage and Lawrence Jackson.

BET is turning up the music with Inside the Label, a docu-series that delves into the rise and fall of iconic record labels including Uptown, Grand Hustle and Murder Inc. The series will premiere with a two-part episode on Tuesday, May 17 at 8p, and future eps will include with Eve, Ludacris, Diddy, Jay-Z, Mary J. Blige, Babyface and others.

Scott Aukerman will return to host the fifth season of IFC’s Comedy Bang! Bang! with "Weird Al” Yankovic as the show’s new co-host. Series resumes on Friday, June 3 at 11p and 11:30p. 

On Sunday, June 5 at 8a Discovery Family Channel heads to Neverland for the series premiere of The New Adventures of Peter Pan, based on J.M. Barrie’s iconic characters and classic stories.

Bigger continues to be better in the second season of TLC’s My Giant Life. The series, which follows six women who stand at 6 feet 6 inches and above, returns Tuesday, June 7 at 10p.

FX Networks set the premiere dates for the third seasons of The Strain and You’re the Worst. The Strain will return with a 10-episode season on Sundays at 10p beginning August 28. You’re the Worst heads back for 13 episodes on FXX on Wednesdays at 10p beginning August 31.

CASTING

Tom Sizemore (Saving Private Ryan) scored a recurring role in Shooter, the upcoming USA Network drama from Paramount TV and Universal Cable Productions. The series is based on Stephen Hunter’s novel Point Of Impact and the 2007 Paramount film starring Mark Wahlberg.

Nicholas Gonzalez (Bordertown) scored a recurring role on the seventh season of Freeform’s Pretty Little Liars. He’ll play a sexy, straight-talking detective who arrives to oversee the Rosewood Police Department’s open homicides. Season 7 premieres June 21.

Starz has cast Michelle Fairley (Game of Thrones) in the role of Margaret Beaufort in the net’s The White Princess, the follow-up to its miniseries The White Queen, from Company Pictures. Jodie Comer (Doctor Foster) also joins the cast of the show, adapted from Philippa Gregory’s novel of the same name and part of The Cousins’ War book series.

Bryan Cranston is in for the 10-part sci-fi anthology series Electric Dreams: The World of Philip K. Dick for Sony Pictures Television and Channel 4. The series, which will celebrate and illustrate Dick’s distinctive vision and include a seminal back catalog of his work, is slated to debut on UK’s Channel 4. Ronald D. Moore (Battlestar Galactica) and Michael Dinner (Justified) are writing; Cranston is exec-producing as well as appearing in the series.

Florencia Lozano (One Life to Live) landed a series regular role on season two of Netflix drug drama Narcos. Lozano will play a DEA agent.

SYNDICATION

Tegna announced new syndicated daily one-hour talk show T.D. Jakes, hosted by the best-selling author, film and music producer, and entrepreneur, will premiere in more than 50 cleared US markets on Monday, September 12. The show and its original social media content will feature real personal stories and honest conversations with celebrity and non-celebrity guests. It will be filmed before a live studio audience in LA and will air weekdays in afternoon time periods around the country. Series is produced by Tegna Media, 44 Blue Productions, Jakes’ TDJ Enterprises and enLight Productions.

GLOBAL GOINGS ON

DHX Television confirmed Fresh TV will deliver a 30-episode sophomore season of original tween drama series Backstage for Family Channel’s 2017 broadcast season. The commission comes on the heels of Family’s Big Ticket Summer Concert announcement that three of the series stars  Josh Bogert, Aviva Mongillo and Mckenzie Small  will make their touring debuts on this year’s concert tour.

Content Media Corp. signed an exclusive first look agreement with Dublin-based independent Deadpan Pictures, producers of International Emmy-winning Moone Boy. The deal will see Content granted first look distribution rights to represent six of Deadpan Pictures’ original productions for television on the international stage.

London-based production company Zig Zag Productions is in a new agreement with Leicester City and England soccer star Jamie Vardy’s V9 Academy to produce a TV documentary series, Jamie Vardy’s Having an Academy.

NHK World, Japan’s public English channel, and Maryland Public Television formed a partnership through which MPT will offer the 24/7 news and lifestyle international channel produced in English from NHK World. MPT joins San Francisco, LA, Seattle, Chicago, Charlotte, Philadelphia and NY as NHK World partners.

Zodiak Rights sold French drama The Disappearance (Disparue) to the UK’s BBC Four, alongside a host of territories worldwide. Series is produced by Quad Television for France Televisions, for primetime broadcast this spring.


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RATINGS

Kelly Ripa returned to syndicated talker Live with Kelly & Michael the week ending May 1, after taking a brief break following co-host Michael Strahan’s announces that he’s exiting the show. Result: Live hit a season high 3.6, up 20 percent versus the week prior and up 24 percent from last year.

The Insider (1.3, up 18 percent) hit an eight-week high and scored the best weekly increase among magazines.Entertainment Tonight (3.3, steady) led the category and was up 3 percent from one year ago. Extra (1.4, steady) had the biggest annual increase among the top five, up 8 percent versus last year.

EXCLUSIVE: Azteca America’s broadcast of Santos vs. Guadalajara on Friday, May 6 was the highest rated prime time sports event on Spanish-language television among A18-49 for the week, according to Nielsen. The telecast also was the fifth-highest rated sports event in prime time among Hispanic A18-49 regardless of language for the week. The match averaged 573,000 total viewers and 304,000 A18-49, outperforming Azteca’s 2015 broadcast of the final regular season Friday night by 136 percent among total viewers and 125 percent in the demo.

ABC won the week in A18-49 (w/o 5/2/16), ranking No. 1 for the 2nd straight week and 3rd time in four weeks. The network delivered five of the top 15 TV programs in A18-49: Modern Family, Grey’s Anatomy, NBA Playoffs on ABC, The Goldbergs and Dancing With the Stars. 20/20 finished as the No. 1 newsmagazine for the third week in a row with A18-49, and DWTS was TV’s most watched unscripted series for the fourth straight week.

A week away from its series finale, two episodes of CBS’s Mike & Molly scored 1.7 and 1.6, up from 1.4 last week. Among A25-54 the 9:30p episode hit a season high 2.5.

Top 14 Broadcast Programs among A18-49 rating/share for the week of May 2, 2016
FOX: Empire (5/4) 3.6/12
CBS: The Big Bang Theory (5/6) 3.0/13
ABC: Modern Family (5/4) 2.2/8
NBC: The Voice (5/2) 2.1/7
CBS: Survivor (5/4) 2.1/8
ABC: Grey’s Anatomy (5/5) 2.0/8
ABC: NBA Playoffs (5/7) 2.0/8
CBS: NCIS (5/3) 1.9/7
ABC: The Goldbergs (5/4) 1.9/7
CBS: NCIS: New Orleans (5/3) 1.8/6
ABC: Dancing With the Stars (5/2) 1.8/6
CBS: Criminal Minds (5/4) 1.8/6
ABC: The Middle (5/4) 1.7/7
NBC: The Voice (5/3) 1.6/6
Source: Nielsen Media Research, Galaxy Explorer, Live + SD Data

Top 10 M-F Syndicated Strip Series for the week of 4/25/16 ranked in order by HH Rtg
Family Feud (2/T) 7.1AA
Judge Judy (CTD) 7.0AA
Wheel of Fortune (CTD) 6.6AA
Jeopardy (CTD) 6.1AA
The Big Bang Theory (WB) 5.4AA
Live with Kelly & Michael (DAD) 3.6AA
Entertainment Tonight (CTD) 3.3AA
Dr. Phil (CTD) 3.1AA
Modern Family (2/T) 3.0AA
Inside Edition (CTD) 3.0AA
Source: Nielsen Media Research

Top 10 M-F Syndicated Strip Series for the week of 4/25/16 ranked in order by A18-49 Rtg
The Big Bang Theory (WB) 2.4AA
Family Feud (2/T) 2.2AA
Modern Family (2/T) 1.7AA
Judge Judy (CTD) 1.6AA
Family Guy (2/T) 1.4AA
Wheel of Fortune (CTD) 1.3AA
Jeopardy (CTD) 1.2AA
2 Broke Girls (WB) 1.1AA
Two and a Half Men (WB) 1.1AA
People’s Court (WB) 1.1AA
Source: Nielsen Media Research

Broadcast Evening News Shows Weekly Average Ratings (week of May 2, 2016)
NBC: Nightly News 8.00 million total viewers; 1.6/7 1.89 million A25-54
ABC: World News Tonight 7.92 million total viewers; 1.4/6 1.71 million A25-54
CBS: Evening News 6.68 million total viewers; 1.3/6 and 1.51 million A25-54
Source: Nielsen, NTI Total Viewers and A25-54 Live+SD

Monday A18-49 Analysis: NBC had the most A18-49 viewers Monday with 1.9/6, according to final primetime national ratings from Nielsen. NBC’s The Voice topped 8p with 2.1/8, followed by ABC’s Dancing With the Stars with 1.7/6 and a set of CBS’s Mike & Mollys (1.6/6 and 1/7/6). NBC’s The Voice rose to 2.3/7 at 9p, while ABC’s Dancing With the Stars remained in second with 1.8/6. NBC’s Blindspot was #1 at 10p with 1.3/5; ABC’s Castle was next with 1.1/4.

A18-49: NBC 1.9/6, ABC 1.5/5, CBS 1.4/5, FOX .9/3, UNI .7/2, TELE .6/2, ION .4/1, CW .3/1

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Monday, May 9 2016 time period averages. Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated. Live+SD.
ABC: 6.5/11
Dancing With the Stars 7.4/12, Castle 4.5/8
NBC: 5.2/9
The Voice 6.1/10, Blindspot 3.6/6
CBS: 4.3/7
Mike & Molly 4.9/8, Mike & Molly 5.1/8, The Big Bang Theory 4.7/8, The Odd Couple 3.7/6, Person of Interest 3.8/7
FOX: 1.9/3
Gotham 2.3/4, Houdini & Doyle 1.5/2
UNIVISION: 1.0/2
Un Camino Hacia el Destino 1.0/2, Yago 1.0/2, Hotel de los Secretos 1.1/2
ION: 0.8/1
Criminal Minds 0.7/1, Criminal Minds 0.9/1, Criminal Minds 0.8/1
TELE: 0.8/1
Eva La Trailera 0.8/1 La Esclava Blanca 0.8/1, El Senor del los Cielos 0.9/2
CW: 0.6/1
Reign 0.6/1, Jane the Virgin 0.6/1

Sunday A18-49 Analysis: ABC and CBS tied for the most A18-49 viewers Sunday with 1.0/4, according to final primetime national ratings from Nielsen. At 7p, ABC’s America’s Funniest Home Videos led with 1.2/5, followed by CBS’s 60 Minutes with 1.0/4. NBC’s Little Big Shots took over the lead at 8p with 1.3/5; ABC’s Once Upon a Time was second with 1.1/4. At 9p, CBS’s The Good Wife topped with 1.3/4, followed by FOX’s Family Guy and Last Man on Earth, which averaged 1.1/4. NBC’s Dateline came out on top at 10p with 1.0/3, edging out ABC’s Quantico, which clocked a 0.9/3.

A18-49: ABC 1/4, NBC 0.9/3, CBS 1/4, FOX 0.9/3, UNI 0.5/1, TELE 0.4/2, ION 0.2/1

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Sunday, May 8, 2016 time period averages. Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated. Live+SD.
CBS: 5.5/10
60 Minutes 5.7/12, Madam Secretary 6.2/11, The Good Wife 6.8/12, Elementary 3.5/6
NBC: 3.1/6
Dateline: On Assignment 2.5/5, Little Big Shots 4.5/8, The Carmichael Show 2.1/4, Crowded 1.7/3, Dateline NBC 3.4/6
ABC: 2.4/4
America’s Funniest Home Videos 3.1/6, Once Upon A Time 2.4/4, The Family 1.8/3, Quantico 2.4/4
FOX: 1.2/2
Bordertown 0.6/1, The Simpsons [r] 0.8/2, The Simpsons 1.4/3, Bob’s Burgers 1.3/2, Family Guy 1.6/3, The Last Man on Earth 1.3/2
UNIVISION: 1.0/2
Aqui y Ahora 0.6/1, Nuestra Belleza Latina 1.1/2, Sal y Pimienta 1.1/2
ION: 0.6/1
Leverage Sun 0.5/1, Leverage Sun 0.5/1, Leverage Sun 0.6/1, Leverage Sun 0.6/1
TELE: 0.6/1
Voz Kids 0.8/1, Ya Era Hora Sun 0.4/1

Saturday A18-49 Analysis: ABC led with the most A18-49 viewers Saturday with 1.7/8, according to final primetime national ratings from Nielsen. At 8p, NBC’s NHL Playoffs between the Caps and Penguins scored top nods with 1.2/6, followed by ABC’s NBA Countdown and beginning of the Golden State at Portland Game, which combined for 1.0/6. ABC’s NBA Playoffs took the lead at 9p with 1.9/8, followed by NBC’s NHL play with 1.2/5. At 10p, ABC’s NBA game surged to 2.3/10, trailed by
CBS’s 48 Hours with 0.8/3.

A18-49: NBC 0.6/2, CBS 0.5/2, ABC 1.7/8, FOX 0.2/1, ION 0.4/2, UNI 0.4/1, TELE 0.2/1

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Saturday, May 7, 2016 time period averages. Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated. Live+SD.
CBS: 2.3/5
Scorpion [r] 1.7/3, Criminal Minds [r] 2.0/4, 48 Hours 3.3/7
NBC: 1.3/3
NBC NHL Playoffs 2.4/5, Saturday Night Live Primetime 1.3/3
ABC: 3.3/3
NBA Countdown 1.7/4, NBA Playoffs 3.6/7
FOX 0.6/1
Houdini & Doyle 0.7/2, American Grit 0.5/1
ION: 1.0/2
Law & Order: SVU 1.0/2, Law & Order: SVU 1.0/2, Law & Order: SVU 1.0/2
UNIVISION: 0.7/2
Compartiendo Entr Am 0.5/1, Cronicas de Sabado 0.8/1, Sal y Pimienta 0.8/2
TELE: 0.3/1
Que Noche 0.3/1, Reina del Sur 0.3/1

EXECUTIVE MOVES

Melissa Chambless has been promoted to SVP of brand marketing for TBS and TNT, and Peter Sherman is joining the networks as SVP of marketing strategy. Sherman joins Turner after eight years at Google, where he was most recently the product marketing lead for YouTube Gaming.

IFC promoted Mike DiGiacomo to VP, integrated marketing & sales strategy. He previously was director of integrated marketing for the network, where he spearheaded IFC’s integration with Subaru of America within Portlandia, and themed act-breaks for Sam Adams (Boston Beer Company) around Documentary Now!.

Divorce Court with Judge Lynn Toler hired industry vet Monique Chenault as executive producer for the nationally syndicated program. Chenault has spent nearly two decades in television, most recently serving as executive producer and showrunner for The Insider with Yahoo Celebrity, distributed by CBS Television.

Indie distributor all3media International opened a North America sales office, based in NY. The new office will be led by Sally Habbershaw, new EVP, sales and co-productions, North America. She previously was VP of international programming, operations and research at A&E Networks. Maria Ishak also joins as VP, sales, North America. She most recently was VP of business development at Blue Chalk Media.

The MPAA named Matt Bennett as its new EVP of corporate communications, replacing the organization’s former global communications chief Laura Nichols, who exited to join National Geographic Partners. Bennett most recently was at PR public firm Racepoint Global.



This Day in History:
1858 – Minnesota was admitted as the 32nd US state.

Answer to Our Last Trivia Question: Who was the S.S. Minnow named after on Gilligan’s Island (1964-1967)? Newton Minnow, chairman of the US Federal Communications Commission. Kudos to: Jim Bono, Crown Media Family Networks, NY; Andrew Goldman, TVtibi, NY; Marion Z Murphy, GroupM Direct, NY; Lindsay Strott, Turner Broadcasting, NY; Joel Dearing, Virtual News Center, Indianapolis; Jack Hodgson, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK; Joe Leydon, Cowboys & Indians Magazine, Houston; Matthew Sharp Fera, Mcgarry Bowen, Chicago; Les Stipp, GSD&M, Chicago; Dan Whitford, Chicago Public Radio, Chicago; Jerry Jones, SF; Alexandra Leh, LaCheraqui Media, LA; Chris Remy Rock Neely, Boeing International Productions, Long Beach, CA; Bill Phillips, Turner, Burbank; Bob Telford, SAG/AFTRA, Valley Village, CA; Dale Warshaw, KMSB/KTTU, Tucson; John Ferlazzo, Media Consultant, London.

Today’s Trivia Question: Which actor went on to star in a short-lived Criminal Minds spinoff after guesting on the show in season 5? (Email [email protected] with your answer and be sure to include your name, company, city and time zone.).

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JOB OPENING: TRAFFIC & FORMATTING SPECIALIST/MLB/NYC: Schedule commercial units on broadcast log in accordance with established traffic guidelines and procedures. Min 3-5 yrs of Traffic exp, pref in a nat’l ntwrk. BA deg req’d; Comm or related major is pref’d. Resume HERE (5/13) 

JOB OPENING: SR. MANAGER, DIGITAL ATTRIBUTION & MEDIA OPT/Comcast/Philadelphia: Managing XFINITY.com and other properties focused on online customer acquisitions. Establish unified brand presence across SEM & SEO. 8+ years related experience. Full info/apply HERE (5/13)

JOB OPENING: COORDINATOR, CREATIVE PARTNER/NBUC/LA: Coordinator for Primetime Creative Partnerships team focusing on post-production. 1+ years exp + knowledge of AVID is desired. Full info/apply HERE (5/13)

JOB OPENING: SR MANAGER PHOTO PRODUCTION/NBCU/NYC: Manage photo production for NBC, Universal Television, UCP, Today, NBC News, CNBC, MSNBC & TV Distribution. 5 yrs exp req. Full info/apply HERE (5/12)

JOB OPENING: SR SALES DIRECTOR/Greatist/NYC: Lead cutting edge sales prtnshp for health & wellness co. Mng key agency relationships & new biz opps. 6-8 yrs exp in dig sales role a must. Creative, entreprnrl, indpnt. Highly orgnzd w/strong attention to detail & a real people person. Apply here: http://tinyurl.com/hd55l5r (5/12)

JOB OPENING: RESEARCH ANALYST/NBCU/East Coast: Expertise and active use of Nielsen ratings software including NNTV and Npower. Experience with Nielsen Local and Ibope software a plus. Full info/apply HERE (5/12)

CASTING CALL: Companies can showcase their casting notices/casting calls here. For information on rates and specs for posting a casting notice, please email Trish at [email protected]

EXPERT SERVICES ADS: These ads are for companies or people who offer an expertise in the field of media by way of production, voice over artistry, writing, set development, etc. For information on rates and specs for posting an Expertise Service ad email Trish at [email protected]

INTERNSHIPS – These positions are for credit only – nobody gets paid here. These ads are always posted for free, and students work for school credit only. For more information on the specs for posting an Internship ad, email Trish at [email protected].

SITUATION WANTED ADS, POSTED BY THOSE LOOKING TO BE HIRED… There is no charge for placing your Situation Wanted ad… for more information contact Trish Pihonak at trish@cynopsis.com

SITUATION WANTED: REALITY/COMEDY/SPORTS/BRANDED CONTENT/SUPV. PRODUCER/NY-STAMFORD: Award winning diverse TV/Digital team leader with proven track record with MTV, FUSE, NICK, BET is available for hire within a co. Contact: [email protected] (5/13)

E-mail [email protected] or call Trish Pihonak at 203-899-8459 for rates and specs for Job Openings.


WHAT’S ON TONIGHT – WEDNESDAY MAY 11, 2016


ABC: The Middle, The Goldbergs, Modern Family, blackish, Nashville
CBS: Survival, Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders, Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders
CW: Arrow, Supernatural
FOX: Rosewood, Empire
NBC: Heartbeat, Law & Order: SVU, Chicago P.D.
PBS: Nature, NOVA, Nazi Mega Weapons [
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Telemundo: Eva la Trailera, La Esclava Blanca, El Senor de los Cielos
Univision: Un Camino Hacio el Destino, Yago, El Hotel de los Secretos

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