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FETV – Family Entertainment Television
is now rated by Nielsen MarketBreaks!
Ranked #37 for Women 50+, Total Entertainment Day, Mon-Sun 6a-6a! *
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*Nielsen MarketBreaks, 5/27/19-6/2/19, Data based on Live+SD, Excludes Sports, Kids and News
It’s the only way to buy premium inventory upfront, at a fixed cost, through a managed service. Showcase campaigns align to how you do business: they’re bought on an insertion order and guaranteed against Nielsen demographics.
Take a minute to hear from Facebook’s Director of North America Agency, Erik Geisler, about how (and why) they rolled out Facebook Showcase:

MGM Television has optioned bestselling YA sci-fi thriller Aurora Rising, written by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff. The novel, which was published on May 7, is set in the year 2380 and follows the top cadet of the Aurora Academy and his squad of misfits and losers as they realize that the girl they rescued from hundreds of years of cryo-sleep may be the catalyst for a war millions of years in the making. 
Netflix ordered hidden camera show Prank Encounters, exec produced and hosted by 16-year-old Stranger Things star Gaten Matarazzo. Eight-episode series is produced by Ben Silverman, Howard T. Owens and Kevin Healey for Propagate.
Lena Dunham (Girls) will direct and EP Industry, greenlit by HBO. Eight-parter follows young graduates competing for jobs at an investment bank in London.
Spectrum Originals has greenlit a second season for L.A.’s Finest. All 13 episodes of the Sony Pictures Television-produced drama will be available to binge free and on-demand, exclusively to Spectrum’s subscribers when season one finales Monday, June 17.
Eleventh Hour Films has optioned Ayisha Malik’s novel, This Green and Pleasant Land, to adapt for television. The book tells the story of the only Muslim family in a British village who deal with a deathbed wish to build a mosque.
Top 10 Weekend Domestic Box Office Estimates: June 14-16
Men In Black International (
Sony) $28.5 million, opening weekend
The Secret Life of Pets (Universal) $23.8 million (week 2), cume revenue $92.0 million
Aladdin (BV) $16.7 million (week 4), cume revenue $263.4 million
Dark Phoenix (Fox) $9.0 million (week 2), cume revenue $51.8 million
Rocketman (Paramount) $8.8 million (week 3), cume revenue $66.1 million
Shaft (WB) $8.3 million, opening weekend
Godzilla: King of the Monsters (WB) $8.1 (week 3), cume revenue $93.7 million
John Wicke – Chapter 3: Parabellum (LG/S) $6.1 million (week 5), cume revenue $148.6 million
Late Night (Amazon) $5.1 million (week 2), cume revenue $5.4 million
Ma (Universal) $3.6 million (week 3), cume revenue $40.3 million
Source: Comscore
New HGTV series Supersize My Pool premieres Saturday, July 6 at 9p. In each episode, Mario Lopez will surprise families with the news that their lackluster pools will be transformed into resort-style oases.
Steven Raichlen is back with a second season of his public television series, Steven Raichlen’s Project Fire, in July.  The new 13-episode season features more projects and easy-to-follow instructions to help viewers take their grilling to the next level.
Disney Channel’s groundbreaking coming-of-age series, Andi Mack, ends its acclaimed run after three seasons on Friday, July 26. Creator/executive producer Terri Minsky talks about the “nevers” that made her proud, the messages that made her cry…and what it would feel like to be nominated for an Emmy, in Cynsiders.
Netflix commissioned Age of Samurai: Battle for Japan, about the warring kingdoms of feudal Japan. The docu-drama, a co-production with Blue Ant Media, from Canadian producer Cream Productions, is being filmed in Japan, the US and Canada and is slated to air later this year.
Injustice with Nancy Grace launches on Oxygen Saturday, July 13 at 6p. Episodes cover cases involving wrongful accusations, botched investigations and unjust sentences.
Next stop for Conan: Africa. The TBS talker takes to the road for the eleventh time in four years with Conan Without Borders: Ghana, airing Tuesday, September 17 at 10p. Along for the ride is Sam Richardson (Veep), whose family comes from Ghana.
Verizon Media is adding a new omnichannel insights tool for its demand side platform (DSP).  Powered by machine learning, the tool is designed to give advertisers clarity on their omnichannel programmatic ecosystem, with performance insights and optimization recommendations for each channel, ad format and exchange. “Trust and transparency are more than just buzzwords,” said Iván Markman, Chief Business Officer. “We are continuing to take a leadership role, bringing our DSP customers granular omnichannel intelligence at the auction level, giving them everything they need to understand how and where to best allocate budgets.”
Triton Digital is integrating its a2x programmatic marketplace to Centro’s Basis platform. The integration bolsters Basis capabilities for executing global, targeted, non-skippable, and brand-safe audio ad buys through both open marketplace and private marketplace deals. The a2x marketplace offers monthly ad opportunities on premium content produced by radio organizations, professional sports leagues, podcasts, streaming audio platforms, and more. Basis consolidates digital operations across programmatic, direct, search, and social campaigns.

Verizon Media’s news site, Yahoo Finance, has launched a subscription offering for retail investors, Yahoo Finance Premium. The service gives investors a deeper look at data and fundamentals, third-party research, enhanced charting with event analysis, and company profiles. Yahoo Finance Premium is integrated into Yahoo Finance’s existing desktop and app products.
Glenda Jackson (A Touch of Class) will star in BBC One feature-length drama Elzabeth Is MissingDavid Costabile (Billions), Amy Landecker (Transparent) and Matt Lauria (Shaft) have joined new Sky original drama Little Birds Jake McDorman (What We Do in the Shadows), Joe Dempsie (Game of Thrones), Aaron Staton (Narcos: Mexico), Michael Trotter, (Underground), Micah Stock (Escape at Dannemora) and James Lafferty (The Haunting of Hill House) are onboard the cast of Nat Geo’s The Right StuffTom Pelphrey (Iron Fist) and Jessica Frances Dukes (Jessica Jones) landed series regular roles in season three of Netflix’s Ozark.
Sept. 9-10 | NYC
The ability to deliver relevant ads to the right consumers makes ad-based video on demand an attractive business model – Roku expects to pass $1B in sales in ‘19, thanks in large part to AVOD. Advanced advertising is enabling brands to get messages to engaged consumers, but it’s a fast-evolving landscape with unexpected risks & rewards.
Sponsors: Sinclair – NY Interconnect – iSpot.tv – Friend MTS – NCC Media – TV Time – Tubi

Believe it! Travel Channel’s debut of Ripley’s Believe It Or Not! averaged more than one million viewers (P2+) and anchored the highest-rated Sunday night in network history in the target demo (P25-54).  
The season five premiere of Hallmark Channel’s Good Witch was the highest-rated and most-watched original scripted series of the week on ad-supported cable, averaging a 2.9 Household rating, 3 million Total Viewers, and 419,000 W25-54.
Live + Same Day Viewers AA (millions): Thursday, June 13 time period averages
Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated Live+SD
ABC: 12.49 million
Jimmy Kimmel Game Night 9.16, NBA Countdown 10.11, NBA Finals13.92
NBC: 5.25 million
Superstore 2.19, A.P. Bio 1.72, A.P. Bio 1.41, Abby’s 1.25, Law & Order: SVU 1.98
CBS: 4.49 million
Big Bang Theory 5.42, Young Sheldon 5.03, Mom 4.55, Life in Pieces 4.31, Elementary 3.82
FOX: 2.22 million
U.S.Open Golf Championship 2.22
TELEMUNDO 1.32 million
Un Poquito Tuyo 0.78, Betty en NY 1.42, La Reina del Sur 1.78
CW: 0.69 million
iZombie 0.75, In the Dark 0.64
Thursday A18-49 Ratings: ABC 4.2/19, CBS 0.6/3, FOX 0.5/3, TELE 0.4/3, NBC 0.3/2, CW 0.2/1

This Day in History: 1837 – Charles Goodyear got his first rubber patent.
Answer to our last trivia question: Which TV police detective slept and showered with his gun?  Inspector Sledge Hammer of Sledge Hammer! (1986-1988). Kudos to: Dave Sikula-San Francisco State University, Aaron Paquette-ScreenEngine/ASI/Fort Worth, TX, Pete Hazell-Discovery Communications Europe/London, Rev. Mark Wajda/Leesburg, FL, Anne Wettig-Fox/LA, Elizabeth Corda-WarnerMedia/NYC, John Kukla-KDFW/Dallas, Matt Sautter-WideOrbit/York, PA, Dan Whitford-WTTW/Chicago, Mike Seidel-CSI Sports/Jersey City, NJ, Matthew Willence-ITN Networks/NYC, David Garber-Loyola Marymount University/Playa Vista, CA, Lorrie Shilling/EL Segundo, CA, Les Stipp-GSD&M/Chicago, Charlie Conner-KOKI/KMYT/Tulsa, OK
Today’s Trivia Question: On Desperate Housewives (2004-2012), why did Mrs. McCluskey hide her dead husband’s body in her freezer? (Email [email protected] with your answer and be sure to include your name, company, city and time zone. Unofficial rules: A limit of four correct answers from each time zone will be selected.).
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Oversee/manage all aspects of the Direct Response (DR) business. Deep knowledge of DR marketplace. 8+ yrs of DR selling exp in media or a related field. 3+ yrs of exp managing people or leading a sales team. 

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DIR, DEVELOPMENT & PRODUCTION/Science/NYC: Idea generator to create prog opps that suit, broaden & feed audience, & communicate w/production cos & multiple internal depts. 7+ yrs exp in cable industry & track record for ratings success req. Full info HERE (6/29)

DIRECT RESPONSE, VP/ION TV/NYC: Oversee/manage all aspects of the Direct Response (DR) business. Deep knowledge of DR marketplace. 8+ yrs of DR selling exp in media or a related field. 3+ yrs of exp managing people or leading a sales team. Full info HERE (6/28)

DIRECT RESPONSE SALES, ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE/ION TV/NYC: Responsible for selling direct response air time for ION TV, and achieving quarterly and annual revenue goals. Min 5 yrs of DR exp. Excellent oral presentation, oral & written comm skills. Full info HERE (6/28)

NETWORK SALES, ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE/ION TV/NYC: Dvlp/grow new and growing business among major agencies via strong relationships and superior client service. 5+ yrs sales exp w/national cable, brdcst ad sales or media buying background req’d. Full info HERE (6/28)

/A+E/NY: Perform acctg functions (i.e. monthly accruals, prod royalty statements, compile audit info, ensure financial reporting is accurate) within the Licensing Revenue & Digital Media divisions. BS/BA in Acctg, advanced Excel skills, familiarity w/Acctg software, detailed oriented, strong comm skills. Full info HERE (6/27)

SR ACCOUNT EXEC/VideoAmp/NYC: Unlock insights & value for Fortune 500 marketers & their agencies about their entire mktg investment portfolio to improve campaign efficiency & increase sales. 3-5+ yrs exp. It is fundamental to have industry exposure w/in Video, Digital, and/or TV exp is ideal OR AdTech exposure. Full info HERE (6/27)

SALES DIRECTOR/VideoAmp/Chicago: Unlock insights and value for Fortune 500 marketers and their agencies about their entire mktg investment portfolio to improve campaign efficiency & increase sales. Previous exp in one or more of the following: digital video, OTT, or TV advertising is a must. Full info HERE (6/27)

DIRECTOR, ENTERPRISE CLIENT SUCCESS/VideoAmp/NY: Client Success leader w/technical expertise in ad tech & TV to support the success of our clients on the platform to lead a team of Enterprise Client Success Mgrs. 6+ years of client services exp (3 yrs mng team of relevant tech acct support). Full info HERE (6/27)

CAMPAIGN OPTIMIZATION MGR/VideoAmp/NY: Mng portfolio of campaigns to ensure a timely launch, successful performance & full delivery. Strong knwldg programmatic industry & 2+ yrs working in Ad Tech. Video specific background pref’d. Expertise mngng campaigns of different sizes & goals in major DSPs, or working w/SSPs on publisher’s side. Full info HERE (6/27)

MARKETING DATA ANALYST/VideoAmp/Chicago/NY/LA: Analyze critical data from both linear & digital sources to help our customers plan, execute, and measure highly effective campaigns. 3+ yrs of analyst/scientist looking at Linear or Digital Ad Data. Full info HERE (6/27)
ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE/VideoAmp/NY/Boston/Dallas/Chicago: Dedication to value-based solution selling and delivering value for clients. 3+ yrs exp. fundamental to have industry exposure within Video, Digital, and/or TV exp is ideal OR AdTech exposure. Full info HERE (6/27)
SR DIRECTOR, GLOBAL CONSUMER INSIGHTS/Viacom International/NYC: Resp for dvlpng a deep understanding of Viacom audiences around the world, then disseminating those findings within the company & beyond. 10+ yrs primary rsrch exp, pref in the media field. Exp w/working in an international envir. BA deg. Full info HERE (6/27)

TALENT COORDINATOR (FREELANCE)/Paramount Network, TV Land, Comedy Central/NYC:  Resp for booking, mngng, updating & maintaining travel & itineraries for on-air network talent across the three channels. 2 yrs+ providing team support for prod, talent, events, publicity or mktg. Full info HERE (6/27)

SR ANALYST, SOCIAL MEDIA ANALYTICS/Viacom/NYC: Monitor/report/analyze performance of content across VIMN properties on digital media platforms, primarily social. Provide regular reporting & analysis of short-form/social media content. 3-5 yrs of exp providing digital/social rsrch analytics & data to Sr partners. Full info HERE (6/27)

SENIOR ANALYST RESEARCH/Sony Pictures Entertainment TV/Culver City CA: Create and maintain regular reports, from start to end. 3 to 5 yrs of exp working in media research and analysis. Fluency in Spanish is pref’d. Exp w/Nielsen NNTV, MediaView, NPower. Full info/apply HERE (6/26)

ANALYST/Sony Pictures Entertainment TV /Culver City CA: Operate within a cross-functional research team in LA, as part of the greater US and Worldwide Research team, as it supports of all lines of SPT Businesses. 1+ yr professional exp in media & ent. Strong comm skills w/ability to and work well with others; flexing between lead and support roles as necessary. Full info HERE (6/26)

MGR, PRODUCTION RESEARCH & STRATEGY/Sony Pictures Entertainment TV/Culver City: Provide support to the research team, primarily in its efforts to conduct test screenings, in addition to commissioning/distributing brand positioning and creative testing studies. 4+ yrs exp ent mkt research and/or prod. Full info HERE (6/26)

/NBC Sports/Stamford CT: Resp to collaborate on the creation of promotional content. Candidate to bring an exciting, vibrant approach to the content creation team. Min 5 yrs broadcast or cable network editing exp. Firm technical grasp on the editing process a plus. Full info HERE (6/26)

EDITORIAL DIRECTOR/Nickelodeon/NYC: Review most scripted brand creative content. Provide copywriting direction to writer/producers. 5+ yrs of exp editing/writing on-air promotional/brand content. Able to handle a large volume of different projects at one time. Full info HERE (6/26)

/Tennis Channel/Culver City CA: Freelance position. Serve as liaison between Prod, Master Control, Traffic and Ad Sales to ensure Airtime and Separation compliance. 5-7 yrs operations or traffic exp. Exp w/broadway or sintec exp pref’d. Full info HERE (6/22)

SR COUNSEL DIRECT TO CONSUMER & DIGITAL ENTERPRISES/NBCU/NYC: Serve as a legal point of contact & provide legal support for all aspects of content acquisition by the Direct-To-Consumer prgrmng team. 7+ yrs relevant legal exp in digital/new media, incl understanding of & demonstrated proficiency w/the tech & dist agreements. Full info/apply HERE (6/21)

SR COUNSEL DIRECT TO CONSUMER & DIGITAL ENTERPRISES/NBCU/Universal City: Serve as a legal point of contact & provide legal support for all aspects of content acquisition by the Direct-To-Consumer prgrmng team. 7+ yrs relevant legal exp in digital/new media, incl understanding of & demonstrated proficiency w/the tech & dist agreements. Full info/apply HERE (6/21)

/REELZ/NY: Maintain/grow business, input & maintain orders. Act as a liaison for the Sales team in key areas of sales development – marketing, traffic, finance and research. BA/BS req & Min 2 yrs exp. Digital &  VOD exp preferable. Apply HERE (6/20)

SR PROJECT MGR, ANIMATION/Nickelodeon/NYC: Responsible for the project management of all marketing and creative promotion for Nickelodeon animated properties. Min 7-9 yrs of project mngmnt or prod mngmnt experience in a TV network capacity. Prior exp working in animation a +. Full info HERE (6/20)

SR TALENT BOOKER/The Paley Center/NYC: Identify/invite/secure talent for exclusive screenings, unique exhibitions, A-list premieres & star-studded events. Proven track record & 10+yrs prgrmng exp securing high profile talent for ent/sport & media programs & other special events on time & within budget. Full info HERE (6/20)

SR PRODUCER, PROGRAMMING/The Paley Center for Media/NYC: Responsible for all aspects of producing live productions which includes securing and producing NY Public Programs. 10+ yrs of producing live productions within ent, sports and other media.  Exp producing exhibits or other special events. Full info HERE (6/20)

CREATIVE DIRECTOR/Science/NYC: CD w/ strong eye for branding to oversee creative dev of promo cmpgns, branding and cross-promo mktg initiatives for Science Channel. Create viewer loyalty & build ratings through brand character and personality. Inspire staff and freelancers to strengthen ntwrk voice. 10+ yrs promo/mktg exp req’d. Full info/apply HERE (6/20)

ACCOUNT COORDINATOR, ACCOUNT DIRECTOR/VP, SAE ACCOUNT SUPERVISOR/Beck Media/Santa Monica: All positions are open and looking for qualified candidates. Please click on each title for full job description and how to apply. Account Coord  Account Director/VP  SAE Account Supervisor (6/19)

AD SALES- SALES PLANNER/Crown Media Family Networks/CA: This position is responsible for providing support to the Ad Sales team by working with Account Executives to service clients on a daily basis. BA/BS req & Min 2 yrs exp. Apply HERE (6/19)

/Viacom International Media/NYC: Plan & mng trade events. Mng Viacom’s international B2B branding. Min 7 yrs mktg exp within Product Licensing, Trade Marketing or Business to Business (B2B) mktg. Full info HERE (6/18)

DIRECTOR, TALENT DEVELOPMENT/PAC-12/SF: Identify, evaluate, and recruit on-air talent for the Pac-12 Networks. Full info/apply: HERE (6/18)

MARKETING RESEARCH MGR/ION/NYC: Arm the sales team with network performance metrics, competitive advantages, and thoughtful research stories. The ideal candidate for this role has a hybrid skill set of both data analysis and storytelling ability. Exp w/Nielsen research & other research tools. Full info HERE (6/18)

ABC: The Bachelorette, Grand Hotel [p]
CBS: The Neighborhood, The Neighborhood, God Friended Me, Bull  
CW: Penn & Teller: Fool Us [p],Whose Line Is It Anyway? [p], Whose Line Is It Anyway?
FOX: Beat Shazam, So You Think You Can Dance  
NBC: American Ninja Warrior, Dateline NBC
PBS: Antiques Roadshow, Antiques Roadshow, POV [p]
Telemundo: CONMENBOL Copa America, Betty en NY, La Reina del Sur
Univision: La Reina Soy Yo, Silvia Pinal, Frente a ti, Por Amar Sin Ley

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