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IN THE NEWS
Daytime Emmy winners at the 49th Annual Creative Arts & Lifestyle ceremony on Saturday included “Judy Justice” for courtroom show; “Barefoot Contessa: Modern Comfort Food” for culinary series; Penguin Town” for nature program; and “Sparking Joy with Marie Kondo” for lifestyle series. All told, syndicated shows took ten awards, Netflix nabbed nine, and CBS and PBS each took three. In 2021, NATAS and the Television Academy announced plans to realign the Daytime and Primetime Emmy Awards to be organized by content genre, as opposed to program airtime. In addition, 2022 will mark the first annual Children’s & Family Emmy Awards, with relevant categories separating from the Daytime Emmys into their own competition and ceremony. Additional Daytime Emmys will be presented on a show broadcast on CBS on June 24.
Roku is teaming with Walmart on a shoppable ad pilot program aiming to make TV streaming “the next e-commerce shopping destination.” Walmart will be the exclusive retailer to enable streamers to purchase featured products fulfilled by Walmart directly on Roku. The experience offers product discovery with seamless checkout, enabling purchase directly at the time of inspiration. “We’re working to connect with customers where they are already spending time, shortening the distance from discovery and inspiration to purchase,” said William White, CMO, Walmart. “No one has cracked the code around video shoppability. By working with Roku, we’re the first to market retailer to bring customers a new shoppable experience and seamless checkout on the largest screen in their homes – their TV.”
Facebook is being sued for allegedly collecting and monetizing medical data from hospital web sites. “Facebook knows (or should have known) that its pixel tracking tool is being improperly used on hospital websites resulting in the wrongful, contemporaneous, re-direction to Facebook of patient communications,” charged a Maryland resident and MedStar Health patient in a class-action complaint. The plaintiff alleges Facebook also allowed advertisers to target users based on specific health conditions.
The deaths of actors Raymundo Garduno Cruz and Juan Francisco Aguilar was a “tragic accident,” said Netflix. The men, part of a group working on the streamers’ series “The Chosen One,” were riding in a van to a local airport when it crashed and flipped. Said the series’ production company, “Redrum has been cooperating with local authorities and initial reports and accounts from witnesses indicate that all safety protocols were in place and this was an unfortunate accident.”
Netflix is expected to announce a new round of layoffs this week, as the company’s stock sits at about $175 per share versus a 52-week high of over $700. The number of reductions should be around the same as layoffs of 150 employees, plus part-time workers, last month, according to Variety.
May 2022 media spend was relatively flat year-over-year, but it was the second-highest spend month during year-to-date 2022 and the best May on record (since 2017), according to Standard Media Index. Digital momentum continued, with a 56% share of ad dollars. In linear, gains in sports (up 15%) weren’t enough to compensate for declines across entertainment (down 14%) and news (down 4%). OOH saw the biggest percentage of growth, driven by entertainment & media (up 55%) and pharma (up 66%).
Former Spice Girl Mel B – aka Scary Spice – is joining the judging panel for season two of Paramount+ drag queen singing competition “Queen of the Universe.” She takes the spot held by Leona Lewis on season one.
After eleven years of bargaining and 15 years without receiving a cost-of-living increase, IATSE members at stations in New Jersey, New York and Washington, D.C. ratified a new three-year contract. The contract, which covers behind-the-scenes news crews and broadcast television technicians, will “bring much-needed relief to workers who have been grappling with rising inflation while putting themselves in harm’s way to deliver breaking news to the New York and Washington D.C. metros,” said the union. The deal includes 12% wage increases in the first year, 2% increases in the second and third years, matching 401(k) contributions and maintained premium pay for per-diem workers.
Hallmark Channel has renewed “When Calls the Heart” for season ten. Its last go-round, the drama ranked as this year’s most-watched original scripted series on ad-supported cable in homes (2.4 million), and among women 18+ (2.2 million) and total viewers (2.9 million). Lindsay Sturman (“Supergirl”) will take over as showrunner.
Chris Daniels is joining Sinclair Broadcast Group’s “Spotlight on America” investigative team on August 1. Daniels was most recently Chief Reporter at King TV. The investigative team produces original accountability and enterprise reports and specials that air across 70+ ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, CW and MyNet stations nationwide, as well as on Sinclair’s The National Desk.
“Yellowstone” origin story “1932” has a new name: “1923.” The series, starring Harrison Ford and Helen Mirren, is set to premiere on Paramount+ in December.3
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PRODUCTION & DEVELOPMENT
Apple TV+ ordered eight-episode thriller “Criminal Record,” starring Peter Capaldi (“Doctor Who”) and Cush Jumbo (“The Good Fight”) as detectives in a tug of war over a historic murder conviction. From Paul Rutman (“Vera,” “Indian Summers”), the series is currently in production in London and is produced for Apple TV+ by Tod Productions and STV Studios.
Will Forte (“The Last Man on Earth”) will star in the first Netflix scripted series from Barack and Michelle Obama’s Higher Ground. Darkly comic thriller “Bodkin” (wt), created by Jez Scharf (“Mister Biscuits”), centers on a group of podcasters who discover a story bigger than they imagined in a coastal Irish town.
Love Nature has greenlit “Evolution Earth,” in co-production with PBS and ARTE. The five-part natural history series produced by PASSION Planet reveals how wildlife at the front lines of climate change are adapting to their environments.
Spencer Hudnut, “SEAL Team” showrunner and EP, has inked a new overall deal with the show’s CBS Studios. “SEAL Team,” moved from CBS to Paramount+ last year, ranks among the streamer’s most-watched dramas.
Casting notes: Dana Delany (“Body of Proof”) has joined the cast of Paramount+ series “Tulsa King,” starring Sylvester Stallone…Armani Jackson (“Honor Society”), Bella Shepard (“iCarly”), Chloe Rose Robertson (“Wildflower”) and Tyler Lawrence Gray (“Our Town”) have been cast as the leads in Paramount+’s supernatural teen drama series “Wolf Pack.”
NEW & RETURNING SERIES
TheGrio’s “Great Outdoors,” a six-parter sponsored by Chevrolet and launching Wednesday, June 22, showcases activities and adventures Black people are engaging in. “We are excited to bring all aspects of the Black experience and lifestyle to our audience,” said Geraldine Moriba, theGrio SVP of News and Entertainment. “From camping, diving, waterskiing, and all other outdoor activities, theGrio shatters stereotypes and amplifies Black culture.”
HGTV’s mother/daughter renovation series “Good Bones” returns for a new season Tuesday, July 12 at 9p. For the first time ever, the pair will tackle a commercial renovation, for a fellow female entrepreneur who is moving her bridal shop to a bigger space.
“The Rehearsal,” starring Nathan Fielder (“Nathan For You”), kicks off Friday, July 15 on HBO. In the comedy, Fielder allows ordinary people to prepare for life’s biggest moments by “rehearsing” them in carefully crafted simulations of his own design. Fielder also executive produces, writes and directs the six-parter.
NBCUniversal has expanded its relationship with Apple News to become the exclusive advertising reseller for Apple News and Apple Stocks in the UK. NBCUniversal has been the exclusive advertising reseller for News and Stocks in the US since 2017 and has worked with more than 500 advertisers since the launch of the relationship. “Expanding our work with Apple News underscores our mutual commitment to making News and Stocks the premier, privacy-forward destination for users, publishers, and brands,” said Krishan Bhatia, President and Chief Business Officer, NBCUniversal.
ITV has commissioned a documentary from Spun Gold TV with exclusive access to The Duchess of Cornwall in her role as Guest Editor of Country Life magazine to mark her 75th birthday. “Camilla’s Country Life” (w/t) accompanies The Duchess of Cornwall as she plans and oversees a special edition of Country Life during the magazine’s 125th anniversary year, alongside performing her regular royal duties.
Banijay announced “Race For The Rings,” an adventure reality show co-produced by EndemolShine Nederlands. Commissioned by RTL 4, the show puts engaged couples to the test as they cross the desert in Jordan, competing for the honeymoon of their dreams.
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FIND OUT MORE
For the month of May, FETV had its best C3 monthly average ever in Prime among A25-54 (27,000), HHs (172,000) and Total Audience (205,000).
The week of May 29, TLC was the #1 cable network (excluding sports/news) in Prime for the 4th consecutive week among P/W25-54 in Live+3 Nielsens. Sunday night’s #1 program in all of TV was the net’s “90 Day Fiance” (2.2 million P2+).
“Love & Marriage: Huntsville” was OWN’s most-watched telecast this year (757,000 P2+, +17% vs. prior week), while “Love & Marriage: DC” delivered its most-watched episode to-date (535,000 P2+, +10% vs. prior week). Both shows were among the week’s top 10 cable telecasts for African-American W25-54/18-49/18+.
Broadcast Nielsen Ratings for Friday, June 17
Show, P2+ 000s, (A18-49)
ABC: Juneteenth 1.96 (0.2), 20/20 2.61 (0.3)
CBS: Come Dance With Me 2.08 (0.2), Watergate High Crimes 1.75 (0.1)
CW: Penn & Teller: Fool Us 0.62 (0.1), World’s Funniest Animals 0.49 (0.0), World’s Funniest Animals 0.46 (0.0)
FOX: WWE Friday Night Smackdown 2.29 (0.6)
NBC: Dateline 2.31 (0.3), American Ninja Warrior 1.18 (0.2)
Telemundo: La Casa de los Famosos 1.11 (0.3), Amore Valiente 0.65 (0.1), Infiel: Historia de un Engano 0.75 (0.2)
Univision: Mexicana y el Guero 1.03 (0.3), Mi Fortuna es Amarte 1.37 (0.4), Ultimo Rey: Hijo Pueblo 0.98 (0.3)
Source: Nielsen live + same day time period averages
France’s Pernel Media has appointed Jean-Marc Rouhette to the newly-created role of Chief Operating Officer. Previously, Jean-Marc was Head of Productions at Mediawan group.
This Day in History
1978 – Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s musical “Evita” premiered in London.
Answer to Our Last Trivia Question
The first season of which series featured the main character attending a Juneteenth party? “Atlanta.” Kudos to: Gerry Bixenspan-TV Marketing Inc./NYC; Sam Pittman-Washington Spirit/Washington, D.C.; Sean Meenagh-CoxReps/NYC; Susan Nessanbaum-Goldberg-M and S Entertainment/LA; Tom Moore-Kalt Productions/LA; Synda Kollman-Charter Marketing Group/Boca Raton, FL; David Garber- Loyola Marymount University/Playa Vista, CA; David Westberg-SAG-AFTRA Credit Union/Burbank
Today’s Trivia Question
Who played the female lead in 1977 drama series “Hunter”? (Email email@example.com with your answer and be sure to include your name, company, city and time zone. Unofficial rules: a limit of four answers per time zone.)
DIRECTOR, CLIENT ACTIVATION
HEARST MEDIA PRODUCTION GROUP
Oversee project management, execution, and client-service for all non-production related activations of partnerships with brands and non-profits. Serve as key client contact to ensure a positive, streamlined experience for our partners who fund multi-million-dollar, media programs on Network TV and digital that positively inspire people’s lives. Full info HERE (7/5)
EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT, CONTENT DISTRIBUTION & MARKETING
SILVER SPRING, MD
Administrative support for registration, planning, and preparation of regional trade shows, local promotions and events as directed by the associated distribution and marketing team members. Provide administrative support to sales executives to create high quality PowerPoint presentations. 3+ yrs in sales, promotion, project management. Full info HERE (7/5)
DIRECTOR, ORIGINAL PROGRAMMING AND PRODUCTION
SILVER SPRING, MD
Manage the development and acquisition of select new programs, master plan and budget. Identify, research and develop original programming content, including series, specials, studio shows and made for TV One movies that will drive audience viewership and sales revenue. 5+ years of experience in a development, programming and/or production role. Full info HERE (7/5)
EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT/PRODUCTION COORDINATOR
SILVER SPRING, MD
Provide general administrative support in a professional, confidential & organized manner. Schedule appointments & maintain SVP’s daily calendar. Function as administrative liaison to internal TV One departments and other TV One offices. 3+ yrs of relevant exp in a fast-paced environment within entertainment, management and/or agency is preferred. Full info HERE (7/5)
COORDINATOR, SCHEDULING & RESEARCH
SILVER SPRING, MD
Assist with the monthly schedule releases and revisions for linear and digital platforms
Assist in maintaining program scheduling database. Communicate to key stakeholders upcoming programming plans and alert the teams of any changes. 1-2 years of experience in planning or responsible coordination to include internship and/or work experience. Full info HERE (7/5)
Develop and lead press campaigns for STARZ Original Series. Develop and supervise the implementation of goals, strategies, tactics and timelines to create PR plans for assigned original programming and network marketing/branding efforts. 10+ years of experience in a related role within a corporate environment. Full info HERE (7/3)
ENTERTAINMENT & MEDIA SEARCH
Highly rated and fastest growing cable news channel is seeking Booking Producers for primetime. Primarily responsible for securing on-air guests for interviews. Desired candidates must have previously worked as a booking producer (preferably in news). Must be a news junkie and ultimate team player. Full info HERE (7/3)
MANAGER, TELEVISION BUSINESS & LEGAL AFFAIRS
ENTERTAINMENT & MEDIA SEARCH
Successful independent developer, producer and distributor of feature films and television programming seeking Business & Legal Affairs Manager for Television group. Desired candidates must have previous experience in business or legal affairs department at major studio, production company, or entertainment law firm. JD degree strongly preferred. Full info HERE (7/3)
PRODUCTION COORDINATOR >>
GO TO TEAM/CHARLESTON, SC: Daily servicing of clients and crews all across the US. Individuals are required to schedule camera crews, field production personnel, negotiate rates, source equipment nationally, book travel ETC. Hard working team players wanted. Experience in media/and entertainment industry is a plus. On Call/Overtime component. Full info HERE (6/30)
MANAGER, OPERATIONS AND BUSINESS ANALYSIS >>
AMERICAN PUBLIC MEDIA GROUP/ST. PAUL, MN, LOS ANGELES, CA OR REMOTE: We’re looking for a forward-thinking and meticulously organized Manager, Operations and Business Analysis to join APM Studios, American Public Media’s podcast division. This role will be responsible for a variety of complex analytical, business and project management tasks to support the operation and monetization of APM Studios shows. Full info HERE (6/30)
SR. DIRECTOR, PODCAST OPERATIONS
NY, ATLANTA, DALLAS, REMOTE
Develop, implement, monitor and lead podcast strategy and daily operations for podcasts. Play a critical role in structuring and shaping the operational framework, brand and business strategy. 8-10 years of audio and/or digital media experience with 3-5 years of meaningful experience in podcast development, operations, and monetization. Full info HERE (6/30)
SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER
Early morning Sports/Entertainment talk show, call time at 5:30am. Develop, design, plan, and execute TikTok content for the show. Work closely with the entire staff including talent and producers. Create reactionary content to storylines that arise during the live window of the show. Must be available to start 7/11/22. Full info HERE (6/29)
MANAGER, MULTI-PLATFORM RESEARCH & ANALYTICS >>
FUSE MEDIA/GLENDALE, HYBRID: Create, analyze, and distribute regular daily, weekly and monthly reporting covering TV, digital (TVOD, AVOD, SVOD) and social media. Validate the accuracy of data in reports, communicate issues/anomalies to designated support teams and monitor the status of outstanding issues. 3+ years of research and analytics experience. Full info HERE (6/29)
MEDIA SALES PLANNER >>
FUSE MEDIA/NYC, HYBRID: Create and manage national sales proposals. Monitor on-air schedules on a daily basis. Prepare post analysis for clients. Resolve contract discrepancies. Obtain, organize and analyze research and competitive information. 2-4 years of experience in a media sales company, or advertising agency preferred. Full info HERE (6/29)
AD OPERATIONS MANAGER >>
FUSE MEDIA/GLENDALE, HYBRID: Work with a cross functional team spanning sales, business intelligence, and digital operations to traffic direct sales and programmatic digital advertising campaigns to ensure client expectations are exceeded. Manage & analyze live direct sold and programmatic campaign effectiveness. 3+ yrs exp in Ad Operations in the digital advertising industry. Full info HERE (6/29)
MANAGER, PUBLIC RELATIONS >>
OUTKICK/NYC, HYBRID: Self-starter skilled in sports media & pop culture; strong project management skills & ability to work independently. Develop & execute press strategies & secure impactful media placements. Results-oriented strategic approach w/solid understanding of sports world; execute creative PR strategies to elevate emerging brand. 4-6 years of PR exp. req. Full info HERE (6/28)
SPECIALIST, INTEGRATED MARKETING
Partner with all lines of business to create marketing solutions for clients, spanning all platforms, including web, mobile, app, social, linear TV, OTT, CTV, podcast & out-of-home. The Specialist will become a product expert, assisting in development & execution of marketing campaigns & creation/maintenance of ad sales marketing materials. Full info HERE (6/28)
MEDIA SALES PLANNER >>
FUSE MEDIA/NY: Develop customized plans and presentations for Ad Sales clients. This is a great opportunity for someone looking to join a fast-growing business with future growth opportunities. Full info HERE (6/28)
SALES DEVELOPMENT REPRESENTATIVE >>
MEDIAOCEAN/NYC, CHICAGO: Find and screen potential customers and have a strong understanding of the sales process, excelling at researching leads, starting new relationships, and setting our sales team up for success. Have the ability to showcase our offerings in a compelling way. 1-3 years of professional work experience preferred. Full info HERE (6/27)
ACCOUNT MANAGER FOR CLIENT SERVICES – DEAL MAKER >>
MEDIAOCEAN/NYC/EAST COAST: Execute a coordinated account plan for driving growth and adoption of Mediaocean solutions. Maintain a regular cadence of on-site visits to consult end users, identify and address business needs and challenges. Act as a trusted advisor and partner with customer contacts. 3+ years of experience in client services or consulting. Full info HERE (6/27)
SUPERVISOR, MEDIA PLANNING >>
RAIN the GROWTH AGENCY/REMOTE: Oversee the strategic development of multi-channel media plans that drive business growth for our clients. Develop strong client relationships by being passionate and curious about clients’ Utilize proprietary agency technology, platforms and attribution models for maximum campaign performance. Prepare & pitch media strategies. Full info HERE (6/26)
ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, MEDIA PLANNING >>
RAIN the GROWTH AGENCY/REMOTE: Learn, utilize and participate in development of proprietary agency technology, platforms and attribution models for campaign performance. Ensure overall accuracy with client budgets, investments, and execution of campaigns. Lead the analysis for clients, demonstrating the effectiveness of planning, optimization and management of media. Full info HERE (6/26)
MANAGER, ADVANCED TV & ATTRIBUTION ANALYTICS
Oversees research efforts to target & optimize campaigns across all platforms. Min of 3+ yrs of exp. in advertising effectiveness research; strong knowledge of television & digital measurement & analytics. Preferably, exp. w/television data sets spanning both traditional (Nielsen) & emerging (Vizio, iSpot, VideoAmp, comScore, Tivo, Samba) sources. Full info HERE (6/25)
STUDIO LEAD >>
TWO CIRCLES/LOS ANGELES: Deliver graphic & short-form video assets as part of season-long paid media campaigns across social media & digital platforms. Develop a range of creative assets, from static, video and motion design, using established brand guidelines. On the pulse of popular content & current trends. Min of 3-5 yrs professional exp working in sport and w/brands. Full info HERE (6/24)
LEAD CONSULTANT, OTT >>
TWO CIRCLES/NYC, LOS ANGELES: Management Consultant with experience of, or interest in, DTC media, or broader TMT experience. Growth-oriented individual capable of excelling in a fast-moving environment. Proven ability to build trusted relationships with senior clients and a hands-on approach to client delivery. Experience working in either a sports league or ownership group. Full info HERE (6/24)
AUDIENCE DEVELOPMENT LEAD >>
TWO CIRCLES/NYC: Bridge the gap between subject matter experts within paid media, organic social strategy, CRM, performance creative design and insights; manage up to executive level stakeholders. Knowledge & proven success in building global marketing campaigns & strong data and insights understanding. Min of 5 yrs of professional exp. in digital marketing. Full info HERE (6/24)
ADVERTISING SALES ASSISTANT >>
FUSE MEDIA/NYC, HYBRID: Daily servicing of advertising client schedules across multiple platforms responsible for: booking commercial schedules, creating flowcharts, allocating products, change notices, etc. Manage advertisers’ sponsorships to ensure that all marketing elements are properly booked. Develop strong understanding of our products & solutions for advertisers. Full info HERE (6/23)
|TUESDAY JUNE 21
ABC: Holey Moley, The Chase, Exclusively Elvis: A Special Edition of 20/20
CBS: FBI, FBI: International, FBI: Most Wanted
CW: Superman & Lois, Tom Swift
FOX: Crime Scene Kitchen, MasterChef
NBC: America’s Got Talent, Dancing With Myself
PBS: Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Jon Stewart: The Mark Twain Prize, Antiques Roadshow: Recut
Telemundo: La Mexicana y el Guero, La Casa de los Famosos, Amor Valiente, Infiel: Historia de un Engano
Univision: Mi Fortuna es Amarte, El Ultimo Rey: El Hijo del Pueblo