| Thursday December 10, 2020
DIY: “Flea Market Flip” at 9p
HBO Max: “The House of Ho,” “Summer Camp Island”
Hulu/Peacock: “Madagascar: A Little Wild”
Netflix: “Alice in Bordeland”
WE tv: “Bridezillas” at 10p
IN THE NEWS
The Federal Trade Commission has asked a federal court to force “divestiture or reconstruction” of Facebook assets including Instagram and WhatsApp as independent businesses. “Facebook has maintained its monopoly position by buying up companies that present competitive threats and by imposing restrictive policies that unjustifiably hinder actual or potential rivals that Facebook does not or cannot acquire,” said the commission in a lawsuit filed Wednesday in federal court in D.C. In another antitrust suit, 48 states have signed onto a complaint about anticompetitive practices at the social media giant.
Meanwhile, Facebook’s WhatsApp has taken issue with Apple’s new privacy labels, which require outside developers to state how their apps collect and use data, so it can be presented in Apple’s app store in an easy-to-understand format. WhatsApp called foul, noting that Apple’s messaging service, iMessage, is pre-installed. “While providing people with easy to read information is a good start, we believe it’s important people can compare these Privacy Nutrition labels from apps they download with apps that come pre-installed, like iMessage,” said a WhatsApp spokesperson.
Fox News Media is launching an ad supported, streaming weather service, Fox Weather, in 3Q21. “Weather is a vital component to news and combining our trusted reporters and expert meteorologists from Fox News and FTS nationwide, the Fox Weather products will be built to serve our audiences in a customized fashion,” said Sharri Berg, who will take on the role of President of Fox Weather. “I’m excited to get started as we continue to innovate and build new products from the ground up.” The platform will make its debut with the Fox Weather App, accompanied by an integrated website and streaming service featuring local, regional and national updates as well as live programming. Berg, currently the COO of News & Operations for Fox Television Stations, will relinquish her role as EVP of News Operations for Fox News Channel.
Fox owned-and-operated stations will air Allen Media Group’s upcoming network TheGrio.TV, featuring African American-focused content and launching January 15. “With the Fox owned-and-operated stations coming on board as our launch group, TheGrio.TV over-the-air 24/7 broadcast television network is now positioned for long-term sustainable success,” said Byron Allen, Founder/Chairman/CEO of Allen Media Group.
YouTube said it will remove misleading content about the results of the presidential election. With enough states having certified results to ensure Joe Biden an electoral college victory, “we will start removing any piece of content uploaded today (or anytime after) that misleads people by alleging that widespread fraud or errors changed the outcome of the 2020 U.S. Presidential election, in line with our approach towards historical U.S. Presidential elections,” said YouTube in a blog post. That includes videos claiming that a Presidential candidate won the election due to “widespread software glitches or counting errors.”
Nicolas Cage (“Moonstruck”) will host Netflix’s “History of Swear Words.” The unscripted comedy series, exploring the origins and impact of curse words, is produced by Funny or Die and B17 Entertainment; showrunner is Bellamie Blackstone (“I Love You, America”).
AT&T has received bids for DirecTV valuing the satcaster at over $15 billion including debt, according to the Wall Street Journal. Among the bidders are Churchill Capital Corp. IV, TPG and Apollo Global Management. AT&T bought DirecTV in 2015 for $49 billion.
Dish Network was slapped with a record-setting $126 million penalty for placing telemarketing calls in violation of the Federal Trade Commission’s Telemarketing Sales Rule. Dish will also pay $84 million for violations in four states of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. “The settlement sends a strong message to would-be violators that telemarketing laws and regulations cannot be ignored,” said Acting Assistant Attorney General Jeffrey Bossert Clark for the Department of Justice’s Civil Division. The case was filed in 2009, and in a 2017 opinion, the district court found Dish liable for over 66 million telemarketing violations of the TSR and other federal and state statutes.
Dentsu is laying off 12.5% of its staff outside of home country Japan, and splitting into three areas. Creative advertising will be headed by JonDupuis, Global President of Densu McgarryBowen; media planning and buying will be led by Chief Media Officer Doug Rozen; and Michael Komansinski, former CEO of Merkle Europe, the Middle East and Africa, will oversee customer-experience management. About 6000 people will be affected by the cuts.
While women generally expect brands to improve gender equality, and White, Hispanic and Latinx women have high expectations that brands will spark change, Black women are less like likely to trust brands to make it happen, according to a gender study from Dentsu and ANA’s SeeHer, “Perceptions of Progress: The State of Women’s Equality in the US.” “Hispanic and Latinx women are more likely to feel urgency around a lack of female role models for their community,” says the report. Black women, in the face of both racial and gender discrimination “feel that sexualization/harassment and persisting stereotypes contribute significantly to the inequality they face.” The upshot: “Achieving equality for all women requires more than just focusing on gender rights but addressing the specific barriers that women of color face,” says the report.
Law&Crime announced a new cable launch with Pennsylvania’s Blue Ridge Communications, making the network available in more than 23 million households.
NATPE is launching an initiative to embrace the role MVPDs play in the global content distribution system. In addition to forming an MVPD committee and conducting special MVPD-focused keynotes and sessions during the NATPE Virtual Miami conference January 19-21, a kickoff event on December 15 will explore where the industry’s global MVPD content sector is going.
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|PRODUCTION & DEVELOPMENT
Nat Geo event series “Return to the Moon” (wt) will chronicle document NASA’s Artemis Missions, which will send a woman to the moon for the first time. Co-Founders of Lightbox Simon Chinn and Jonathan Chinn, together with producer Suzanne Lavery (“Cajun Navy”) join as executive producers, while Jerry Rothwell (“How to Change the World”) will direct. “For more than 130 years, National Geographic has created a legacy of bringing landmark stories and achievements to world audiences,” said Courteney Monroe, President, Content, National Geographic. “With extensive access to this history-making mission, we can once again inspire the world with a story of courage, imagination, passion and self-sacrifice through the eyes and the hearts of the Artemis team.”
ABC gave a series order to “Home Economics.” The comedy from Michael Colton, John Aboud and Topher Grace (“That ‘70s Show”), starring and executive produced by Grace, and inspired by the life of writer/EP Colton (“Penguins of Madagascar”), is produced by Lionsgate and ABC Signature.
Amazon Studios inked a multi-media rights deal with pop star Jessica Simpson that includes an unscripted docuseries based on her best-selling memoir Open Book; development of a new coming-of-age scripted series, also inspired by the memoir, and two new original essays to be published through Amazon Original Stories. “I am humbled and honored to partner with Amazon Studios to bring my story and heart to life on the screen,” said Simpson. “I am a huge TV fan and many of my favorite shows live on Amazon, so the gift of this unprecedented collaboration is a dream for me. From our first meeting I had a visceral connection to every member of this team.”
HBO Max handed a pilot order to “The Gordita Chronicles,” a comedy from Claudia Forestieri (“Good Trouble”), Josh Berman (“Drop Dead Diva”) and his Osprey Productions, Cinestar Pictures, and Sony Pictures Television. The show centers on a chubby 12-year-old Dominican struggling to fit into 1980s Miami.
Another pilot order went to “Single Drunk Female,” starring Sofia Black-D’Elia (“Your Honor”) and Ally Sheedy (“The Breakfast Club”). Freeform picked up the 20th Century Television project about a 28-year-old alcoholic forced to move back home with her overbearing mother.
Self-discovery/cultural observation docu-comedy series “How To With John Wilson” will be back for season two on HBO Max. “John’s lens is so deliberate and dear,” said Amy Gravitt, EVP, HBO Programming. “Seeing the audience connect with ‘How To’ has been an absolute joy. We’re eager to see what 2021 has to offer with him behind the camera.”
Cineflix Productions is partnering with Hayley Orrantia (“The Goldbergs”) and her production company Snot Panda Productions on a home renovation series, “Legacy Builds” (wt). Orrantia will take on the role of boss of her family’s century-old home construction business, navigating family dynamics and clients’ renovation expectations.
Where there’s a Will: Westbrook Media and Snap Inc. announced Will Smith’s original series “Will From Home” will be back for season two on Snapchat, set to launch Monday, December 14 with new episodes airing daily.
There’s new life for “True Blood” – HBO, which aired the vampire drama from 2008-2014, is at work on a reboot. The pilot will be written by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (“Riverdale”) and Jami O’Brien (“NOS4A2”).
Blue Ant International sold “A Wild Year on Earth” to BBC America. The six-part docu-series illustrating the connection between wildlife and the natural environment is produced by Northern Pictures, and narrated Laura Carmichael (“Downton Abbey”). BBC America will premiere the series in early 2021 as part of Wonderstruck, the destination dedicated to wildlife and natural history programming.
Netflix and Headspace are teaming for three original series meant to calm us down. “Headspace Guide to Meditation” drops January 1, followed by “Headspace Guide to Sleep” and another interactive experience later next year.
Imagine Kids+Family and Imagine Documentaries have formed a multi-format partnership with Rebel Girls (Good Night Stories) and its podcast of the same name to create original and historical content, feature films, and short and long-form scripted and unscripted television, that will tell the stories of pioneering women and girls. Imagine Kids+Family President Stephanie Sperber and Imagine Documentaries EVP Sara Bernstein will work with Rebel Girls CEO Jes Wolfe and Rebel Girls President of Entertainment Martha Adams.
Kevin Hart and Wesley Snipes will star as brothers in Netflix’s “True Story,” produced by Hart’s HeartBeat Productions. Hart will play a version of himself in the limited drama series written and executive produced by Eric Newman (“Narcos: Mexico”).
Joining Rose Byrne in Apple TV+ dramady “Physical,” following a woman in 1980s California who finds a path to power through aerobics, are Paul Sparks (“House of Cards”), Rory Scovel (“I Feel Pretty”), Lou Taylor Pucci (“You”), Della Saba (“Zootopia”), Deirdre Friel (“New Amsterdam”), and Ashley Liao (“Fuller House”).
Rosie O’Donnell (“SMILF”), Donald Faison (“Scrubs”) and Griffin Dunne (“House of Lies”) will guest on multiple episodes of the second season of Showtime’s “The L Word: Generation Q.” The season is currently in production and slated to return in 2021.
NEW & RETURNING SERIES
“Growing Up Hip Hop Atlanta” returns to WE tv for season four on Thursday, January 7 at 9p. This go-round, political division collides with pandemic pandemonium, leaving the OG’s of Atlanta hip hop on the brink of disaster.
Ty Pennington (“Extreme Makeover: Home Edition”) teams with HGTV stars to help homeowners decide whether to renovate their own home, or overhaul a different property on “Ty Breaker,” launching Monday, January 11 at 9p. Joining Pennington on various episodes will be Allison Victoria (“Windy City Rehab”), Grace Mitchell (“One of a Kind”), and Sabrina Soto (“The High Low Project”).
That’s the spirit! “Ghost Adventures: Cecil Hotel” launches Monday, January 4 on discovery+. “It doesn’t get bigger and more sinister than this,” said Zak Bagans, lead paranormal investigator. “We’ve been trying to get inside these rooms for more than a decade, so this is really a big deal – the first-ever paranormal investigation in the Cecil Hotel. It has a dark history and reputation and it’s one of the heaviest places we’ve ever been in. This is not your average hotel.”
“RuPaul’s Drag Race” returns to VH1 for lucky season 13 on Friday, January 1 at 8p.
Season three of Max Original German drama “4 Blocks” launches Thursday, December 17 on HBO Max. The six-parter explores family loyalty in the world of organized crime.
Dax Shepard, Rob Corddry and Jethro Bovingdon hit the road in “Top Gear America,” premiering Friday, January 29 on the Motor Trend App. “The ‘Top Gear’ format has proven itself a powerful global phenomenon, winning over generations of audiences as an enduring fan favorite,” said Valerie Bruce, General Manager, L.A. Productions, BBC Studios. “Dax, Rob and Jethro put themselves to the test to achieve the ultimate adrenaline rush.”
ViacomCBS and Amazon Web Services struck a deal that will have ViacomCBS migrating operations for its entire broadcast footprint to AWS. ViacomCBS will leverage AWS’s infrastructure and cloud capabilities to build a cloud-based broadcast and media supply chain operating model, with a cloud-based hub to help spin up new channels faster, dynamically assemble live content to optimize delivery over any distribution channel, add image and video analysis to applications, and automate workflows. “With AWS, we will be able to automate and streamline our processes for content production, licensing, and distribution to consumer streaming services and innovate faster to deliver improved customer experiences,” said Phil Wiser, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at ViacomCBS. “We are thinking and acting aggressively to build on the major disruptions that ViacomCBS is bringing to the market with our leading global content and services.”
Amazon is rolling out a new user interface for Fire TV over the coming weeks, with a redesigned home screen and user profiles aimed at providing a more personalized and intuitive user experience. The update is available on the new Fire TV Stick and Fire TV Stick Lite. The new “Home” includes a Main Menu navigation bar at with updated content discovery functions and search. There’s room for up to six members of a household, and expanded Alexa navigation.
IAB Tech Lab’s Open Measurement SDK is now available for web video advertising. Previously, the Open Measurement SDK was only available for mobile applications. The web video expansion will enable advertisers to use one Digital Video Ad Serving Template tag to measure all their video ads, as opposed to having separate measurement tags per platform. “Part of IAB Tech Lab’s mission is to develop products that can be broadly adopted to bring consistency and transparency to the industry. Open Measurement SDK does just that. It is a move to improved, seamless, and transparent video measurement,” said Shailley Singh, VP, Product, IAB Tech Lab. “Expanding Open Measurement SDK to web video ads also lessens the dependency on VPAID, which is being phased out as a request from the industry.”
CTV leads in the share of impressions by device, with 39%, according to Extreme Reach’s Q3 Video Benchmark Report. Other findings include:
* 30-second ads remain the preferred ad length for advertisers. Data from the report indicates that 30-second ads accounted for 81% of ad impressions served by Extreme Reach in Q3 2020, compared to 79% in Q2 and 66% in Q3 2019.
* Desktop benefits as WFH continues due to COVID-19. In Q3, desktop accounted for 21% of ad impressions, a 40% year-over-year increase. Video completion rates for ads on desktop remained steady at 70%, though lower than rates seen for mobile app and CTV (where skipping ads is generally not an option).
* Media aggregators hit a new high. Similar to the growth seen in 2Q20, media aggregators surged to 47% in Q3, an increase from 35% in Q2 and just 20% in Q3 2019. While premium publishers still lead in share of impressions served, at 53%, this is the lowest percentage reported for premium publishers since Extreme Reach’s first report in Q1 2017.
Video intelligence company Iris.TV announced the introduction of AVOD Crackle to the company’s Contextual Video Marketplace. Crackle’s streaming CTV content will be contextually segmented by a list of data providers including Oracle Data Cloud, Comscore, GumGum, Zefr and Spectrum Media Services, with all segmentation enabled by the IRIS.TV platform. The goal is to provide marketers with more transparency into the CTV inventory, allowing them to contextually target Crackle’s CTV audiences in a privacy-first and brand-suitable way.
A consortium of suppliers of DOOH advertising introduced a simplified standardization of the major DOOH formats. The initiative includes both “demand-side” and “supply-side” platforms, reducing the naming conventions of various biddable advertising formats by about two-thirds. “The hope of this framework and the way the group has approached it is for this to be an evolving standard,” said Leslie Lee, VP of Marketing at Vistar, which helped organize the initiative. Trade associations including DPAA and OAAA have endorsed the effort.
iSpot is expanding its person-level measurement beyond standard traditional age and gender demographics to more flexible and granular age and gender segments for cross-platform campaigns. CTV and linear impressions on business outcomes will be available within 24 hours, with separate results for CTV and linear TV.
Entertainment technology and data company Spherex announced a strategic partnership with Cinedigm to accelerate Cinedigm’s international expansion. The companies are partnering on global content localization and compliance, deploying Spherex’s AI and machine learning capabilities. Through an integration with its proprietary Matchpoint platform, Cinedigm is tapping into Spherex’s global metadata solution to adapt its digital content across a growing number of subscription video on demand, advertising-based video on demand and Smart TV streaming platforms.
Video platform Dailymotion is introducing “Vertical Video,” a format that spans the full length of a user’s mobile device to help advertisers seamlessly integrate content with the user experience while delivering their message, extending vertical campaigns to a premium, non-social and suitable environment. The format allows the use of existing vertical creative assets or the ability to develop custom units that drive attention and brand recall through Dailymotion’s internal creative studio, NROLL.
CBS All Access is ramping up family-friendly features, as well as adding more Nickelodeon and Nick Jr. library programming, as the service continues its expansion across the ViacomCBS portfolio in advance of its upcoming rebrand to Paramount+. New features include the ability to create up to six profiles per account and manage each profile using “Kids Mode,” which allows parents to create profiles that limit content to older children or younger children based on content ratings.
AMC Networks announced the launch of two free ad-supported streaming channels on Samsung TV Plus. The video service delivers 160 free channels, pre-installed on all 2016-2020 Samsung Smart TVs and available for download on select Samsung Galaxy devices. AMC Presents offers access to AMC shows viewers might have missed, including “The Walking Dead,” “Turn,” “Halt and Catch Fire”; movies, unscripted originals, and more. Absolute Reality by WE tv brings reality TV shows including “Bridezillas,” “Kendra on Top,” “Joan & Melissa” and more. Both new channels are available now, with additional channels planned for Samsung TV Plus in 2021.
Annual flagship West Coast countdown celebration “Grand Park NYELA” will ring in 2021 with a new format as a special national broadcast and streaming event. With partnerships with Fuse and new Latin music label Dim Mak En Fuego, the special kicks off Thursday, December 31 at 11p PST.
Univision announced a lineup for the 2020 edition of TeletonUSA that includes Angeles Azules, J Balvin, Yennis Bencosme, Ally Brooke, Becky G, Camilo, Eduardo Capetillo y familia, Gabriel Coronel, El Dasa, Farina, Joss Favela, Luis Fonsi, Karol G, Greeicy, Larry Hernández, Natalia Jiménez, Melina León, Lucero, Ricky Martin, Mau y Ricky, Isabella Merced, Christian Nodal, Danna Paola, Maite Perroni, Chiquis Rivera, Paulina Rubio, Los Sebastianes, Thalia, Dayanara Torres, Victor Varona, Sebastián Villalobos and Sebastián Yatra. The 17-hour broadcast will raise funds for the Children’s Rehabilitation Institute TeletonUSA, and air live on Saturday, December 12 at 10a.
Barcroft Studios, part of Future plc, today announces the launch of its new scheduled OTT channel truly on Samsung TV Plus in the UK with over 50 hours of original long form documentary content alongside factual programming licensed from a range of distribution partners.
Beyond Rights announced that its Australian psychological thriller “Halifax: Retribution” has been acquired in the US by PBS Distribution for PBS Masterpiece Channel on Prime Video.
The History Channel Japan announced the global premiere of its local original production, “Tokyo Legacy,” will be aired across 20 Asian markets on December 20.
In syndication the week of November 23, “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” (1.3 national Live+SD) rose18% from the week prior as the show kicked off its annual “12 Days of Giveaways,” for its highest rating since the week ending May 31, 2020. Topping the talk shows was “Live with Kelly and Ryan” (1.9, steady), which has been first or tied for first in eight of the past 12 weeks. “Dr” dipped 10%, to place second.
Top 11 M-F Syndicated Strip Series for the week of November 23 ranked in order by HH Rtg
Judge Judy (CTD) 6.0 AA
Jeopardy! (CTD) 5.0 AA
Family Feud (CTD) 5.0 AA
Wheel of Fortune (CTD) 4.9 AA
The Big Bang Theory (WB) 2.4 AA
Inside Edition (CTD) 2.2 AA
Entertainment Tonight (CTD) 2.1 AA
Last Man Standing (DAD) 1.9 AA
Live With Kelly and Ryan (DAD) 1.9 AA
Dr. Phil (CTD) 1.8 AA
Hot Bench (CTD) 1.8 AA
Broadcast Nielsen Ratings for Tuesday, December 8
Show, P2+ 000s, (A18-49)
ABC: The Bachelorette 4.35 (1.2), The Bachelorette 3.90 (1.1), Big Sky 3.46 (0.5)
CBS: NCIS 8.28 (0.7), FBI 6.57 (0.6), FBI: Most Wanted 4.83 (0.5)
CW: Swamp Thing 0.49 (0.1), Tell Me a Story 0.28 (0.1)
Fox: NFL Footbal 10.14 (2.7), NFL Football 10.53 (2.9), NFL Football 9.52 (2.8)
NBC: The Voice 6.46 (0.7), Transplant 3.43 (0.4), Transplant 2.93 (0.4)
Telemundo: El Domo del Dinero” 0.71, Todo por mi Hija 1.52, Falsa Identidad 0.80 (0.3)
Univision: Vencer el Desamor 1.61 (0.5), Imperio de Mentiras 1.34 (0.4), Dulce Ambicion 1.25 (0.4)
With HBO Max set to launch in Europe in 2021, WarnerMedia named leadership teams for France & Benelux and Germany/Austria/Switzerland. Olivier Snanoudj, Eric Broet, Caroline Lang, Guillaume Coffin and Gregory Schuber will oversee France & Benelux, while Willi Geike, Steffen Schier, Peter Schauerte, Sylvia Rothblum, Matthias Heinze and Tim van Dyk assume leadership roles for Germany/Austria/Switzerland.
Customer data platform ActionIQ tapped Leah Pope, former Head of Marketing at Salesforce, as Chief Marketing Officer. Chris Masino joins from Act-On Software, where he was Chief Revenue Officer, to take on the CRO role at ActionIQ.
|This Day in History
1948 – The United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Answer to Our Last Trivia Question
What was the first Rankin/Bass Christmas special to use traditional, vs. stop-motion animation? “Frosty the Snowman” (1969). Kudos to: Luke Watson-Entertaining Concepts/NYC, Gerry Bixenspan-TV Marketing Inc./NYC, Sasha M. Wolff-Discovery Inc./NYC, Daniel Laub-Premion/NYC, Richard Quan-Heat/San Francisco, Eric Litt-Nexstar/Chicago, Paul Blutter-Walk and Talk Production Rentals/Burbank, Tom Moore-Kalt Productions/LA, David Westberg-SAG-AFTRA Credit Union/Burbank, Tom Boyd-WGN/Chicago
Today’s Trivia Question
In which Christmas special was a future Santa a reporter for a Chicago newspaper before being persuaded to take the reindeer reins? (Email [email protected] 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.)
Must be able to perform ingest and playback functions during live and pre-recorded programs. Traffics video clips according to shows’ rundowns. Edits content as necessary. Min 3yrs exp in executing video playback in live control room environment. Plus 1yr exp with Ross Tria or EVS. Full info HERE (12/16)
TELEMUNDO/SACRAMENTO, CA: Responsible for partnering with local clients, both on the agency level and direct, to create innovative and unique mrktg and adv solutions that target a client’s demos and products/services. AE will also need to deliver quarterly results and meeting individual budget requirements. Min 2yrs direct sales exp with 3yrs of media sales exp. Full info HERE (12/16)
DIRECTOR, RETAIL DEVELOPMENT, AMERICAS >>
BBC STUDIOS/NY, NY: Resp for building relationships with key retail accounts at the buyer/mrktg levels. Partner with licensee’s sales teams to pre-sell BBCS franchises and meet the needs of key buyers across retail. Build retail strategies that drive brand strategies set by the franchise/licensing teams. 10yrs exp in licensing or entertainment focusing on retail development. Full info HERE (12/16)
TECHNICAL DIRECTOR >>
NEWSMAX MEDIA/NY, NY: Directs, co-develops/delivers locally prod programs and PSA for nat and inter’l audiences. Also oversees prod crew that produces regular, special and live shows related to various political, historical and other appropriate topics. Min 3yrs exp in directing Live television news, studio-based programming or similarly related professional media productions. Full info HERE (12/15)
VIDEO ENGINEER & ROBOTIC CAMERA OPERATOR >>
NEWSMAX MEDIA/NY, NY: Exp in configuring and setting up all broadcast studio cameras both manned and robotic for daily use. Maintains network-level camera blocking and composition. Monitors/adjusts video signals including cameras, monitors, playback sources, color correction equip/incoming feeds. Min 4yrs exp. Full info HERE (12/15)
FEEDS MANAGER >>
NEWSMAX MEDIA/NY, NY: Resp for managing tech/logistical traffic supporting live news shows. Full knwldge of video and tech workflow throughout all locations. Provide tech guidance to help create better video workflows. Ensure all broadcast feeds are meeting specific tech quality standards. Min 3yrs tech managing, or equivalent knwldge. 5 yrs in live TV prod. Full info HERE (12/15)
GFX Op >>
NEWSMAX MEDIA/NY, NY: Must be able to set up and play out all graphic elements which are included in pre-recorded or live programming. Mnge graphic content as it corresponds to live and pre-recorded programs. Satisfy all production req for live and pre-recorded programming under the supervision of the show’s director and technical operations mngmt. Min 3yrs of exp in graphic and character generation, plus 1yr exp with Ross Xpression. Full info HERE (12/15)
AUDIO TECHNICIAN >>
NEWSMAX MEDIA/NY, NY: Operate/executes audio mixing/creation for live and taped broadcasts, in the context of orig produced programs and PSAs. Collaborate with News depart and prod crew that produce regular, special and live shows. Generate timely and pertinent broadcast material. Min 2yrs exp in graphic and character gen in television news, creative services, studio-based prog or related profession. Full info HERE (12/15)
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER >>
Newsmax Media/NYC: Responsible for designing and building shows, managing show hosts and production team, identifying and integrating guests, overseeing and executing the production of key video & graphic elements. 3+ yrs EP exp or political news & talk programming. Full info HERE (12/15)
ASSOCIATE PRODUCER >>
Newsmax Media/NYC: Write for fast paced news and opinion show. You are an exceptional storyteller with a command of political news and cultural trends. At least 3 years of national or large market local news experience. Full info HERE (12/15)
SENIOR LINE PRODUCER >>
Newsmax Media/NYC: Responsible for the production and execution of live political news programming, and recorded video segments for television, and digital platforms. 3+ yrs experience line producing. Full info HERE (12/15)
Newsmax Media/NYC: Responsible for the production of live news & talk show, and recorded video segments for television, and digital platforms. 3+ yrs in TV news and/or talk production. Full info HERE (12/15)
COORDINATOR, CONSUMER MARKETING >>
CROWN MEDIA FAMILY NETWORKS/LA, CA: Resp for supporting the implementation of advtg campaigns (on/off-channel), mktg partnerships, promotions, sweepstakes, experiential events, creative adv development & email mktg initiatives. Min 1yr of professional mktg exp within the entertainment industry. Full info HERE (12/14)
MANAGER, TALENT & LEARNING DEVELOPMENT >>
A+E NETWORKS/NYC: Assess company-wide developmental needs and drive the design, development, delivery, evaluation and admin of various training and development programs (including leadership training, coaching, DE&I, etc.). 3-7 yrs of developing eLearning training with strong data analysis skill and excellent communication ability is required. Full info HERE (12/14)
VP, CREATIVE DEVELOPMENT >>
SESAME WORKSHOP/NY, NY: Idea generator in developing and vetting program ideas and genres for creating new programs for in-house development, and identifying the right distributor for each property. Min 8 yrs exp and must be able to share ideas and contribute to the strategic vision/direction of the Workshop. Full info HERE (12/14)
VP, MARKETING >>
BBC STUDIOS/NY, NY: Seeking VP, Mktg for the Americas region, to design/implement an audience-led mktg/media strat to dev/enhance the commercial relationship between BBC Studios and its global strategic customers. Must have proven track record within a global Mktg envir, focusing on customer engagement and strong customer brand relationships. Full info HERE (12/13)
DIGITAL MARKETING COORDINATOR >>
EMERGING NETWORKS, LLC/REMOTE: Responsible for development and growth of web, mobile and social platforms. As well as, all overall support for all digital content efforts and tactical responsibilities as it relates to the website and social media strategy. Full info HERE (12/13)
MARKETING MANAGER (Always-On Show Lead) >>
WONDERY/LOS ANGELES, CA: Responsible for developing marketing strategy aligned to business goals to effectively and efficiently launch and maintain key Wondery shows. Must have 3 years of podcast marketing experience. Full info HERE (12/13)
MEDIA BUYER >>
WONDERY/LOS ANGELES, CA: Responsible for developing and executing media strategy including planning, analyzing and optimizing media campaigns. Must have media-buying experience and a passion for podcasts, audio storytelling and entertainment content. Full info HERE (12/12)
DIRECTOR, OWNED MEDIA >>
A+E NETWORKS/NYC: SME within the Consumer Mktg & Media team. You will develop and manage owned media strategy for the LIFETIME/LMN brands. Partner with Planning, Digital Media and On-Air Scheduling teams. 7yrs exp managing Owned Media within an Entertainment firm with deep knowledge of entertainment landscape, including competitive set and non-linear platform. Full info HERE (12/12)
MANAGER, BRAND MARKETING & STRATEGIC PLANNING >>
NICKELODEON/NY, NY: Hardworking, pro-active and inquisitive Mgr for a newly formed Brand Mktg and Strategy team at Nickelodeon. This role will aid in defining Nickelodeon’s brand mission/values as well as Mktg efforts across series, brand, platforms, emerging media and more. Min 5yrs exp in consumer strategy, digital, mktg or media. Full info HERE (12/12)
DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT >>
WOMEN’S BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME/REMOTE: Seeking motivated individual responsible for the creation of a WBHOF donor base that will increase donations through donor relationships, contributions, capital campaigns and ongoing fundraising efforts. Proven track record with min 5yrs exp managing/forging relationships with multiple donor sources. Full info HERE (12/11)
SOCIAL MEDIA ASSOC PRODUCER >>
JUMA ENTERTAINMENT/Remote: Looking for creative and highly motivated individual to access and clear videos for network prime time clip series. Must possess a love of TikTok, Instagram, Twitter and Facebook, and be able to navigate platforms. Full info HERE (12/11)
SR. DESIGNER >>
NBCUNIVERSAL OWNED STATIONS & AFFILIATE RELATIONS/DALLAS-FORT WORTH: The Arthouse, NBCUniversal’s Owned Stations’/Telemundo Stations’ internal design team who supports newscasts is seeking a Sr. Designer with a broadcast design background, solid conceptual skills and 3D expertise. Min 4yrs exp, must be able to work on individual assign and team projects. Full info HERE (12/11)
|THURSDAY DECEMBER 10
ABC: “Station 19,” Grey’s Anatomy,” “A Million Little Things”
CBS: “Young Sheldon,” “B Positive,””Mom,” “Mom,” “Star Trek: Discovery”
CW: “Silent Night – A Song for the World”
FOX: NFL Football
NBC: “One Night Only: The Best of Broadway,” “Time Person of the Year”
PBS: “This Old House,” “Ask This Old House,” “POV”
Telemundo: “El Domo del Dinero,” “Todo por mi Hija,” “Falsa Identidad”
Univision: “Vencer el Desamor,” “Imperio de Mentiras,” “Dulce Ambicion”