09/15/22: Jonathan and Drew Scott ink new HGTV deal

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Cynopsis Special Report:
GAMUT TAKES LOCAL ADVERTISING TO THE NEXT LEVEL
With Uber-Local Messaging More Important than Ever, Gamut Gets Personal

They say what’s old is new again. For the advertising industry, whose roots are in targeting audiences by postal code via direct mail, that adage rings true today. Streaming may be replacing stamps, but the core tenet remains the same: If you want to engage consumers and drive ROI, you need to reach specific audiences with specific messaging.

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Cynopsis Medias First Morning Read
Thursday September 15, 2022

Today’s Premieres
discovery+: Beyond Oak Island
FX: Atlanta at 10p
ID: Black Widows: Kiss, Marry Kill at 9p
MTV: Messyness at 9p
Netflix: Terim; Dogs in Space
PBS: La Otra Mirada at 10p
Peacock: Vampire Academy; Til Jail Do Us Part
Sundance Now: The Light in the Hall
Travel Channel: Ghost Adventures at 10p

Today’s Finales
ABC: Press Your Luck at 8p; Generation Gap at 9p

A CYNOPSIS MESSAGE FROM THE WEATHER CHANNEL

Mark Your Calendars For Fast: Home Rescue

Extreme weather and home renovation collide in our unique and action-packed new series, Fast: Home Rescue. Watch as Cody and Felicia Walker work overtime to help families rebuild their lives and homes after natural disaster and severe weather devastation. But the pressure’s on, as the team only has five days to renovate each home!
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IN THE NEWS

While he characterized reports of Showtime’s streaming content moving to Paramount+ as “rumor,” Paramount Global CEO Bob Bakish acknowledged the subject has come up. Speaking at the Goldman Sachs Communacopia + Technology Conference, Bakish said, “If we weren’t having that conversation, you should fire all of us, because we should have that conversation. It’s not like we’ve made a decision that we’re going to do something on such-and-such a date. But I guarantee you that media will continue to evolve. I guarantee you that our product line will continue to evolve and get better. And I guarantee you that we will continue to work with distributors and provide value to them such that they benefit.”

Which cable networks are most valuable to viewers? According to the latest Beta Research cable subscriber study, the top ranked basic cable networks (based on percentage of total adults rating them important to their enjoyment of cable) were: ESPN, Food Network, and History (all 42%), and Discovery Channel (40%). Favorite basic networks among women were Food Network (24%), HGTV (17%), CNN (15%), Hallmark Channel (14%), and ID (13%). Men named ESPN (31%), History (20%), ESPN2 (18%), Fox News Channel (17%), CNN (16%), Discovery Channel (16%), and Fox Sports 1 (16%). The top ranked basic networks for “must have channel” were ESPN, Cartoon Network, Disney Channel, INSP, Comedy Central, Discovery Channel, CNN, ID and ESPN2.

Consumers are watching more full video ads than ever, according to Integral Ad Science’s latest Media Quality Report. Both desktop video and mobile web video saw completion rates increase worldwide when compared to H1 2021, while drop-off rates decreased across both environments. In particular, ad completion rates for mobile web improved twice as much in absolute annual terms when compared to desktop. Other findings include:
· There is a point of diminishing return for viewability. The achievement of 100% viewability is not the optimal way for marketers to measure success. Targeting higher viewability with pre-bid segments may lead to increased quality impressions, but the report found that marketers pushing for total viewability KPIs can risk compromising scale and elevate cost, thus reducing ROI.
· Non-optimized-ad-fraud rates rose 10 times faster than optimized. The first half of 2022 saw invalid traffic increase across all formats and environments. Optimized against ad-fraud (with anti-fraud protection) averages rose worldwide between 0.1 and 0.4 percentage points annually. Campaigns without anti-fraud protection saw fraud rates increase 10-times faster.
· Contextual targeting offers the best cookieless-world solution. With third-party cookies being phased out, the latest MQR predicts that methods such as contextual targeting will be the most privacy-friendly and effective method for advertisers to reach the right audience at the right time to drive desired outcomes.

About 100 employees at Warner Bros. Discovery were laid off on Tuesday, mostly from the ad sales division in the United States, according to The New York Times. Additional rounds of layoffs are expected, as WBD follows through on its post-merger plan to find $3 billion in cost savings.

Netflix is also undergoing layoffs, with 30 staff members cut from the film animation group. The move follows a reorganization in the department in July and the acquisition of studio Animal Logic.

“MasterChef” landed a season 13 renewal from Fox. The cooking competition averages 4.7 million multi-platform viewers, marking a +108% lift from Live + Same Day. Expanding to two hours on August 17, “MasterChef” has led FOX to two consecutive Wednesday night wins among Adults 18-49.

Call for judges! With an impressive list of candidates competing for the 2022 Model D + IT List Awards, we’re enlisting experts in the Cynopsis community to help determine the best of the best. The Model D awards honors online video content and advertising, while the IT List celebrates those 35 and younger in the digital media industry. Judges should have experience in the business, a passion for excellence, and be available to review applications by September 30. If interested, please email Carley Ashley at cashley@accessintel.com and include a brief 2-3 sentence description regarding your qualifications for judging.

Showtime has canceled “Flatbush Misdemeanors” after two seasons. The comedy is based on the digital series from Kevin Iso and Dan Perlman set in Flatbush, Brooklyn.

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) has introduced a bill that would eliminate local TV and radio ownership caps, and mandate that mergers “would allow local broadcast companies to merge without government interference to allow those broadcasters to better compete against these tech giants.” The Local News and Broadcast Media Preservation Act of 2022 would also give broadcasters an antitrust exemption to collectively negotiate with online content distributors for compensation.

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PRODUCTION & DEVELOPMENT

Talk about a Forever Home: “Property Brothers” superstars Drew and Jonathan Scott will stay with their HGTV family for at least three more years. After a bidding war, the real estate and renovation experts signed a deal with HGTV for current and future projects. “Our long and successful collaboration with Drew and Jonathan is largely built on their endless creativity reserves and their ability to establish deep connections with audiences,” said Kathleen Finch, Chairman and Chief Content Officer, US Networks Group, Warner Bros. Discovery. “These are stars who consistently attract and engage fans, no matter the platform, so this new agreement ensures that together we can continue to develop more fun, innovative content that will excite viewers for years to come.”

Coming-of-age comedy “Most Talkative,” inspired by the best-seller by Andy Cohen, is in development at NBC. Writers Gordon Greenberg and Michael Weiner will EP along with Cohen, with Todd Holland directing and serving as exec producer, along with Jason Blum, Chris McCumber, Jeremy Gold and Chris Dickie, who will executive produce under Blumhouse Television. “I’m tickled to use my childhood as the jumping off point for what I know will be a hilarious show, and to work with an incredible team,” said Cohen.

CASTING NOTES

Rodrigo Santoro (“Westworld”) will play a lead opposite Sarah Michell Gellar in Paramount+ “Teen Wolf” spin-off “Wolf Pack.” The drama from MTV Entertainment Studios follows teens whose lives are changed after a wildfire awakens a supernatural creature.

Shaun Sipos (“Outer Range”) is sticking with Prime Video with a lead role in season two of the streamer’s “Reacher.” This season will be based on Lee Child novel Bad Luck and Trouble.

Diedrich Bader (“American Housewife”), Sara Amini (“Future Man”), Cedric Yarbrough (“Carol’s Second Act”) and Suzanne Cryer (“Silicon Valley”) landed series regular roles in AMC’s “Straight Man,” starring Bob Odenkirk.

Timothy Olyphant (“Justified”) has boarded HBO Max limited series “Full Circle,” following the investigation into a botched kidnapping.

Guest stars on season two of ABC’s “Abbott Elementary” will include Leslie Odom Jr. (“One Night in Miami”), Lauren Weedman (“Euphoria”) and Keyla Monterroso Mejia (“Curb Your Enthusiasm”).

NEW & RETURNING SERIES

Romantic anthology drama “Cherish the Day” debuts a new story on Tuesday, October 4 at 9p on OWN. The first season of “Cherish the Day” ranked #1 in its time period across all of cable with Black women, households, and total viewers.

The sophomore run of HBO space comedy “Avenue 5” starts Monday, October 10 at 10p. The season picks up five months after the spacecraft fails to reroute after falling perilously off-course.

The stories of women who pursue wealth and leave death in their wake are told in Oxygen’s “Black Widow Murders,” premiering Sunday September 25 at 7p.

“WOW – Women Of Wrestling” will premiere nationwide in syndication the weekend of September 17. The series has been cleared in 100% of the US, including on station groups CBS stations, Sinclair Communications, Nexstar Broadcasting, Hearst Television, TEGNA Media, Weigel Broadcasting, Gray Media and Cox Television.

Peacock’s “The Amber Ruffin Show” returns for season three on September 30. What to expect? “This time we have more stars and more margaritas!” promises. Ruffin. “It’s gonna be a party!”

Epix docuseries “Blumhouse’s Compendium of Horror” will premiere Sunday, October 2 at 10p. The five-parter is a retrospective on the horror genre from the company regarded as a driving force in the horror renaissance.

The schedule for PBS three-parter “The U.S. and the Holocaust” has been adjusted to accommodate programming around the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II on Monday, September 19. The show’s premiere will still air Sunday, September 18, but episodes two and three will now air the following Tuesday and Wednesday.

AXS TV countdown series “The Top Ten Revealed” resumes season five on Tuesday, October 4 at 8p. The late David A. Arnold is one of the new experts in the season, having taped his commentary this past July. Comedian Arnold (“It Ain’t For The Weak”) passed away on September 7 at the age of 54.

Mexican actor and singer-songwriter Mane de la Parra will be joining Chiquinquirá Delgado as co-host on the new season of Univision’s “Mira Quien Baila All Stars” (Look Who’s Dancing All Stars). The celebrity dance competition premieres Sunday, October 9 at 8p.

“The Bridge,” adapted from Danish-Swedish crime drama “Bron/Broen,” premieres Wednesday, October 12 at 11p on Ovation TV. The series was originally slated to kick off October 15.

Author/mother of seven/lawyer Stacy Lyn Harris is taking over as host of Outdoor Channel’s “The Sporting Chef,” which starts a new season on September 19 at 8:30p. Harris is replacing game chef and executive producer Scott Leysath.

SPORTS

NASCAR revealed the 2023 schedules for the NASCAR Cup Series, NASCAR Xfinity Series and NASCAR CRAFTSMAN Truck Series. The 2023 Cup season will get underway with “round two” of the Busch Light Clash at the Coliseum, which will take place on Feb. 5 on FOX. Two weeks later, on February 19, the 65th annual DAYTONA 500 will unfold live on FOX from Daytona International Speedway. The NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs will once again begin at Darlington Raceway on September 3, with the NASCAR Championship Race set for Phoenix Raceway on Sunday, November 5. As for the NASCAR Xfinity Series, a pair of road courses join the schedule for the first time in its four-decade history, as Names Will Be Made at Sonoma Raceway (June 10) and the Chicago Street Race (July 1).

Mountain West Conference Commissioner Craig Thompson announced his decision to step down from the role effective December 31, following nearly 24 years at the helm of the Conference. “My one remaining priority was expansion of the College Football Playoff and viable access for the Mountain West,” said Thompson. “I take considerable pride in my committed engagement to this effort over the past two-and-a-half decades and look forward to the finalization of those details in the coming months. With CFP expansion accomplished and having invested almost a third of my life in the Mountain West, the time is now right for me to conclude my tenure and allow the Conference to continue its momentum under new leadership.”

ESPN saw its most-watched Monday Night Football game since 2009 and its third best Monday game in the current era as 19,845,000 viewers – across ESPN, ABC, ESPN2, ESPN+ and ESPN Deportes – turned in for the Seahawks’ victory over the Broncos this week. The showdown marked the debut of Joe Buck and Troy Aikman in the MNF broadcast booth.

Speaking of the NFL, ahead of Prime Video’s inaugural Thursday Night Football coverage tonight, the company is plotting a takeover to drive awareness. The TNF takeover of Amazon.com including a new countdown clock feature at the top right, while the Chargers/Chiefs official landing page will feature how-to-watch information, alternative feed broadcasts and the new NFL x Prime Video sports comedy show, The Pile On.

Jay Croucher, head of trading for PointsBet, has joined NBC Sports full time as a betting analyst. There he will share his expertise on all things sports betting, from futures to finding value in the daily and weekly markets across all sports. Additionally, Croucher will contribute to written content for NBC Sports EDGE’s website and social platforms.

MLB Network will exclusively air the entire 2022 American League Division Series and American League Championship Series in Spanish-language this Postseason. The two AL Division Series are scheduled to begin on October 11, with a potential Game Five on October 17. The ALCS is set to start on October 19. Announcers for MLB Network’s Spanish-language ALDS and ALCS telecasts will be released in the coming weeks.

Athletes First Partners were retained by the Edmonton Oilers to handle the exclusive sale of the Oilers’ jersey patch. “There are few North American clubs that
have the deep history, including the glorious past of five Stanley Cup championships, the vibrant social media presence of today, and the young stars of tomorrow like the Oilers do,” said Jim O’Connell, President Athletes First Partner.

STREAMING

Fuse Media FAST channel Fuse Beat has rebranded to Shades of Black. “The rebrand to Shades of Black aligns the channel more closely with its brand mission, which is to celebrate the multifaceted Black experience and impact on our culture,” said Fuse Media Chairman & CEO, Miguel Roggero. “In little more than a year since its launch, the channel has connected strongly with audiences, growing each month to its highest viewership yet this past August.”

Netflix will feature “news, never-before-seen footage, trailers, and first looks” at Tudum, its second annual free virtual fan event on September 24. In addition to previewing shows from Korea, India, Japan and more, there will be peeks at hits like “The Crown,” “Bridgerton.”

MotorTrend’s automotive series and specials are now available to customers in the U.S. in the Apple TV app. “The availability of MotorTrend in the Apple TV app is the latest step in our distribution goal of making MotorTrend’s premium streaming video content catalog available to fans on all major platforms, said Mark Jocson, Vice President, Digital Partnerships and Distribution.

Insight TV announced the launch of the recently rebranded Insight TV lifestyle channel, INFAST, on PLEX. “Plex is a fantastic platform as it allows viewers to access INFAST online and from most devices, making it ideal for our Millennial and Gen-Z audiences who value convenience,” said Natalie Boot, VP Media Sales & Insight TV Studios US.

Tubi has announced the launch of its FIFA World Cup FAST Channel, featuring highlights and analysis from this year’s competition as well as content from past FIFA World Cup tournaments. Every FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 match will be available for free on-demand and programmed into the channel as replays. Special FOX Sports Digital content will also appear on the channel in the lead-up to the tournament.

Cinedigm has struck a new deal with college sports, news and entertainment streamer, Vidgo. Vidgo becomes the first virtual MVPD to agree to distribute Cinedigm’s flagship streaming service, Cineverse, which will feature a lineup of FAST channels plus films and TV series on demand. Vidgo plans to launch Cineverse this Fall.

COMING UP

Made-for-TV movie “The Waltons Thanksgiving” will premiere November 20 on The CW. The film, narrated by original John-Boy Richard Thomas, follows the net’s most-watched special of the 2021-22 season, “The Waltons Homecoming.”

ABC has announced additional celebrity attendees set to appear in “Norman Lear: 100 Years of Music and Laughter,” airing Thursday, September 22 at 9p. Added to the lineup are Asante Blackk, George Clooney, Laverne Cox, Isabella Gomez, Emily Hampshire, Tom Hanks, Rita Moreno, Ms. Pat, Jay Pharoah, Rob Reiner, Aida Rodriguez and George Wallace.

Travel Channel has viewers covered for Halloween. In addition to tonight’s premiere of “Ghost Adventures” is two-hour special “Ghost Adventures: Devil’s Den” on Thursday, September 29, and special “The Haunted Museum: 3 Ring Inferno” on Monday, October 31.

HBO documentary “Mama’s Boy” debuts Tuesday, October 18 at 9p during LGBTQ history month. The film centers on the upbringing of the screenwriter of “Milk,” Dustin Lance Black. Traveling back to the places where he grew up, Black explores his childhood roots, gay identity and close relationship with his mother, who became Black’s emotional rock and ultimately, the inspiration for his activism.

Turner Classic Movies has two new original docs on tap:High Noon on the Waterfront” (October 13) and “By Design: The Joe Caroff Story” (October 18), as part of curated nights of classic films about the 75th anniversary of the Hollywood Blacklist and of films with movie posters designed by Joe Caroff, respectively.

GOING GLOBAL

Paramount+ launches in Italy today, September 15 with more than 8,000 hours of entertainment. In addition to offering blockbuster movies and global series, the service is investing in local content and talent, with a line-up of Italian originals, such as “Francesco Il Cantico,” an immersive reading of one of the most iconic texts dedicated to love, hosted by Italian star Roberto Benigni.

All3Media International has confirmed presales for Drama Republic’s western “The English” with Canal+ in France, Disney+ covering The Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg, Amazon Video in the Nordics, HBO Max for the CEE region, Spain and Portugal, Deutsche Telekom / Magenta TV for Germany and Cosmote in Greece.

In September, Genius Brands will launch a FAST Kartoon Channel! on Waipu, the OTT platform in Germany. The company also recently debuted Kartoon Channel! in New Zealand on Samsung TV Plus, and in the Philippines on Tapp Digital. Kartoon Channel! branded blocks are currently available in 65 countries across the Middle East, Africa, and Latin America.

Headlining the MIPCOM slate for DFW International is new sci-fi drama series “Long Gone,” produced by Dingie with co-production partners Interstellar Pictures and RTL Nederland.

Love Nature has launched in Poland on CANAL+ Polska. Love Nature’s linear 4K channel is now available, fully localized in Polish, to CANAL+ Polska subscribers with 4K set top boxes.

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RATINGS

FETV reported its highest monthly average ratings ever in August among Total Day with Total Audience, HHs, A25-54 and A35-54, along with A25-54 and A35-64 in Prime. The network ranked #41 in Total Day in HHs among ad-supported cable networks and #35 in Prime.

The premiere episode of HGTV’s “Good Bones: Risky Business” attracted more than 3.4 million total viewers on Tuesday, September 6, and garnered a .59 Live+3 rating among P25-54 and a .83 among W25-54. The ratings reflect increases of 18 percent and 22 percent respectively over the prior six weeks.

Despite depressed PUT levels caused by the holiday weekend, three courtroom programs rose in the pre-season session ending September 4. “Judge Judy” (4.4 Live+SD national Nielsen rating, up 5% from the week before) led the legal field with more than 6.5 million daily viewers and ranked as syndication’s second-highest show overall behind “Family Feud” (4.9, down 6%). “Hot Bench” (five-week high 1.3, up 8%) was the #2 court show, while “People’s Court” (0.7, up 17%) took third.

Nielsen Top 10 M-F Syndicated Strip Series for the week of August 29 ranked in order by HH Rtg
Family Feud (CMV) 4.9 AA
Judge Judy (CMV) 4.4 AA
Wheel of Fortune (CMV) 4.1 AA
Jeopardy! (CMV) 4.0 AA
Inside Edition (CMV) 2.0 AA
Entertainment Tonight (CMV) 1.9 AA
The Big Bang Theory (WB) 1.8 AA
Live With Kelly and Ryan (DAD) 1.4 AA
Dr. Phil (CMV) 1.4 AA
Hot Bench (AT) 1.3 AA

Broadcast Nielsen Ratings for Tuesday, September 13
Show, P2+ 000s, (A18-49)
ABC: The Bachelorette 3.55 (0.9), Celebrity Family Feud 1.26 (0.2)
CBS: FBI 3.86 (0.4), FBI: International 328 (0.3), FBI: Most Wanted 3.05 (0.3)
CW: Leonardo 0.36 (0.1), Devils 0.16 (0.0)
FOX: ACM Honors 1.91 (0.2)
NBC: America’s Got Talent 7.03 (0.8), Password 3.91 (0.5)
Telemundo: Top Chef VIP 1.07 (0.3), Fuwgo del Destino 0.87 (0.3), Infiel: Historia de un Engaño 1.03 (0.3)
Univision: La Herencia un Legado de Amor 1.41 (0.4), Ricos Tambien Lloran 1.27 (0.3)
Source: Nielsen live + same day time period averages

EXECUTIVE MOVES

Comcast Advertising has appointed Pooja Midha as EVP, GM of Effectv, the ad sales division of Comcast Cable. Midha was most recently Comcast Advertising’s Chief Growth Officer.

Future Publishing has named Claire Blunt as Chief Operating Officer, effective in November. Blunt is currently Chief Advertising Officer and CEO of International for the Guardian Media Group.

Cineflix Rights has appointed Mike Gould to the newly created position of SVP, Digital. Gould joins Cineflix Rights on the October 6 from All3Media International, where he was VP, Global Digital Partnerships.

IN MEMORIAM

Lowry Mays, founder of Clear Channel Communications (now iHeartMedia), died September 13. He was 87.

This Day in History
1949 – “The Lone Ranger” premiered on ABC.

Answer to Our Last Trivia Question
Which sitcom was based on the life of one of the show’s creators, whose daughter was a sitcom star? Two shows fit the bill: “One Day at a Time” (1975-84), co-created by Whitney Blake, mother of Meredith Baxter, and “Better Things” (2016-2022), created by Pamela Adlon, mother of Odessa A’zion. Kudos to: Aaron Paquette-AccelerateSG/Fort Worth, TX; Gerry Bixenspan- TV Marketing Inc./NYC; Tom Moore-Kalt Productions/LA; Ken DuBow-Access Entertainment/LA.

Today’s Trivia Question
What was the first streaming series to win the Outstanding Comedy Emmy? (Email trivia@cynopsis.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.)

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MARKETING MANAGER LEGACY LIT >>
HACHETTE BOOK GROUP/NYC
: Work closely with authors and agents, as well as editorial and publicity, on about 12-15 book campaigns a year. Independently executes marketing campaigns for new hardcover titles from established and debut authors, optimizes campaigns for the paperback publications, and a keen eye for backlist opportunities. Prior marketing experience required. Full info HERE (9/29)

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FETV
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Daily email sent to Executives outlining top program performances w/Households & Key Demos, with context. Daily update of excel based network programming grid. Develop a Weekly Schedule Analysis Report with insight into FETV schedule performance, with recommendations of possible changes. A strong understanding of Nielsen concepts & terminology req. Full info HERE (9/28)

SALES DIRECTOR
FETV
NYC

Develop sales strategies for new business development. Research emerging businesses to build a pipeline of potential new clients. Cultivate client relationships to bring to the network. Negotiate and close new business on behalf of FETV. Bachelor’s degree; 8+ years of television selling or related advertising sales experience. Full info HERE (9/28)

COORDINATOR, BRAND MARKETING
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LA, STUDIO CITY

Will support the marketing department in planning and execution of consumer marketing initiatives for everything Hallmark Media related. BS/BA in marketing or related field and 1-3 yrs marketing experience in entertainment. Full info HERE (9/27)

VICE PRESIDENT & MARKET MANAGER – HOUSTON RADIO
COX MEDIA GROUP
HOUSTON

Operates a market strategy that achieves EBITDA, revenue, expense, & ratings budgets. Leads the execution of a growth-driven sales strategy. Oversees all station departments including sales, content, promotions, engineering, production, and community affairs. 8+ yrs of progressive radio or related media management exp. and/or general management. Full info HERE (9/23)

VICE PRESIDENT & MARKET MANAGER – ORLANDO RADIO
COX MEDIA GROUP
ORLANDO

Operates a market strategy that achieves EBITDA, revenue, expense, & ratings budgets. Leads the execution of a growth-driven sales strategy. Oversees all station departments including sales, content, promotions, engineering, production, and community affairs. 8+ yrs of progressive radio or related media management exp. and/or general management. Full info HERE (9/23)

SENIOR MANAGER, CONSUMER INSIGHTS (AD SALES)
NEXSTAR
NYC/REMOTE

A data storyteller that balances consumer behavior and media trends to inform campaign strategy; brings insights expertise to internal sales strategy sessions for RFPs/sales presentations. Aligns client needs & challenges to propose marketing solutions. 6+ yrs exp. in advertising research; 2+ yrs leading/supervising Analysts. Full info HERE (9/21)

MANAGER, PRICING, PLANNING AND INVENTORY
FETV
NYC

Build, revise & maintain all sales proposals for agency list assignment. Receive registered budgets from agency buyers. Compile advertiser history & pricing direction for Account Executive as req. Communicate deal planning status to national sales team on a weekly basis for financial reporting purposes. Min 3+ yrs in television National Ad Sales. Full info HERE (9/21)

VP DIGITAL, MULTIPLATFORM, AND STRATEGY RESEARCH >>
E. W. SCRIPPS/ATLANTA, Remote:
Lead and manage the digital research team. Working with the Digital team to measure the performance of all of Scripps Networks’ streaming properties across all venues. Compile aggregate viewing metrics across platforms using first- and third-party data sources. 15 yrs research & analytics exp., some of this at an entertainment and/or news provider. Full info HERE (9/21)

SENIOR TELEVISION WEATHER BROADCASTER >>
AccuWeather/STATE COLLEGE, PA:
Works with AccuWeather meteorologists, weather graphics designers and producers to prepare accurate on-camera weather forecasts. Assist in clearly tell a weather story using provided graphics tools. Tailor content and delivery based on pertinent weather stories and breaking weather situations. 7-10 yrs of weather-related broadcasting exp. Full info HERE (9/17)

SENIOR PRODUCER, LIVE BROADCAST >>
AccuWeather/STATE COLLEGE, PA:
Deliver a unique style and cohesive cross-platform editorial voice. Provide key input with editorial leadership to provide guidance and quality consistency for AccuWeather digital, social video, and between dayparts. Produce recognizable programming that is distinctive and best-of-class. 5 yrs of exp. in a dynamic, live news production environment. Full info HERE (9/17)

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AccuWeather/STATE COLLEGE, PA: Working knowledge of daily weather graphic production workflow. Functional understanding of the Baron Lynx weather graphic system. Ability to perform general Baron Lynx and PC troubleshooting. Generate daily content under deadline pressure. Previous experience with weather graphics systems (I.e. Baron Lynx, WSI, Weather Central). Full info HERE (9/17)

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REELZ/NYC:
Meet & exceed monthly, quarterly & annual budgets. Prepare & complete sales presentations w/decision makers. Make presentations to include a customer needs analysis, research & supporting documentation & creative business solutions. Follow up & close all pending business in a timely manner. 7+ yrs of sales, advertising, digital sales, or media exp. Full info HERE (9/15)

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NEXSTAR MEDIA GROUP/HOUSTON:
Provide clear, positive leadership for the sales team and sales managers. You will lead a team of 3 sales managers and 12-14 salespeople. Develop and execute sales strategies which result in exceeding revenue targets. Manage inventory, pricing, budgeting, and revenue forecasting. Minimum 5-7 years of experience in media sales management. Full info HERE (9/15)

THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 15
ABC: Press Your Luck [f], Generation Gap [f], Truth and Lies: The Crypto Couple
CBS: Young Sheldon, Ghosts, Big Brother, CSI: Vegas
CW: Bump, Whose Line Is It Anyway, Great Chocolate Showdown
FOX: MLB Baseball
NBC: Law & Order, Law & Order: SVU, Law & Order: Organized Crime
PBS: This Old House, Ask This Old House, Broadchurch, La Otra Mirada [p]
Telemundo: Top Chef VIP, El Fuego del Destino, Infiel: Historia de un Engaño
Univision: La Herencia un Legado de Amor, Los Ricos Tambie Iloran

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NBC orders full season of “Lopez vs Lopez”

Monday December 5, 2022 Today’s Premieres HBO: His Dark Materials at 9p Hulu: Back in the Groove ID: The Tetris Murders at 9p USA: Barmageddon at 11p IN THE NEWS NBC ordered nine more episodes of freshman comedy “Lopez vs Lopez,” for a full-season total of 22. The series stars George Lopez and his daughter […]

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