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01.05.12

Good morning. It’s Thursday, January 5, 2012, and this is your first early morning briefing.

Tonight’s Premieres:
ABC: Wipeout  Winter Wipeout at 8p
Lifetime: Project Runway All Stars at 9p
Animal Planet: American Stuffers at 10p
Discovery Channel: Alaska: The Last Frontier at 10p
MTV: Jersey Shore at 10p

Tonight’s Finale:
DISCOVERY ID: I (Almost) Got Away With It at 9p
HISTORY:
Big Shrimpin’ at 10p


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~ MORE GOOD STUFF ~

Daytime series The Martha Stewart Show has been canceled by Hallmark Channel.  The show will continue only through the current season, which ends in May.  Hallmark Channel will air reruns of The Martha Stewart Show through next summer.  Hallmark is apparently in discussions with Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia about renewing the company’s other programs it currently has on-air in daytime including Emeril’s Table and Mad Hungry with Lucinda Scala Quinn.  

As a follow-up to America the Story of US, HISTORY will premiere the 12-hour, six night event, Mankind the Story of All of Us (wt) in 2012.  Production on the series is now underway and has already spanned two years.  The series tells the epic struggle of mankind and how we have survived despite living on a harsh, brutal planet.  Mankind the Story of All of Us will mark HISTORY’s first global series premiere in addition to spawning a worldwide education initiative.  The series is produced for HISTORY by Nutopia.

New docu-drama anthology series, Braving the Elements was approved by The Weather Channel Companies (TWCC).  The original series will follow the work, subculture and professions that happen outdoors and are impacted by weather, seasons and extreme locations. The anthology will feature multiple miniseries consisting of four half-hour episodes each including one titled Lights Out following the first-responder crews who restore power during severe weather conditions.  Braving the Elements will debut in March.

The ABC News magazine series Beyond Belief will debut on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network January 24 at 10p.  Dubbed Beyond Belief on OWN, each one-hour episode is hosted by Wes Moore and the series will contain extended content relating to the stories told of wonder, mysteries and miracles. 

In mid-March, USA Network rolls out debuts of two of its originals series when Fairly Legal opens a second season on March 16 at 9p, followed by the final season premiere of In Plain Sight at 10p.  Fairly Legal is from Universal Cable Productions and is co-commissioned by Universal Networks International (UNI), the worldwide channels unit of NBCUniversal.  In Plain Sight is produced by Universal Cable Productions and is shot completely on location in and around Albuquerque, NM.

Action series Greatest Tank Battles is back for a second season starting January 11 at 10p on Military Channel.  The series brings to life actual 20th century battles using realistic CGI animation combined with archival footage and first-person accounts. The 10-episode series is produced by Breakthrough Films and Television for Military Channel.

Food Network serves up eight new episodes of Heat Seekers beginning January 16 at 8p.  The series features Aaron Sanchez and Roger Mooking as they discover the spiciest foods around the country. 

Food Network has additionally set January 26 at 10p as the premiere date and time for new series Fat Chef.  This six-episode series follows twelve overweight chefs as they work with therapists, nutritionists and trainers over four months to shed pounds and overcome issues.

In other Food Network news, the channel opened the New Year with the premiere of Rachael vs. Guy Celebrity Cook-Off on January 1, which posted a 1.5 rating among A25-54.  The culinary competition show airs Sundays at 9p through February 5.

On Sunday at 10p, Animal Planet opened a new season of Finding Bigfoot which tallied 1.6 million total viewers and now ranks as the series’ most-watched episode ever.  The debut episode additionally pulled in 861,000 A25-54 viewers and 812,000 with A18-49.

VH1 scored 2.4 million total viewers for the season two premiere of Mob Wives on January 1 at 8p.  The telecast also averaged a 1.4 rating with A18-49.

January 1 additionally saw the new season premieres of Crack at 8p and Hash at 9p, both airing on National Geographic Channel and part of Drugs, Inc.  Crack averaged a 0.9 rating with A25-54 while Hash posted an average 1.0 rating with A25-54.

Program Call:  Cynopsis Media will be producing our annual NATPE Shopping Guide sent to all Cynopsis and Cynopsis Kids subscribers on Thursday, January 19, 2012, the week before NATPE Market and Conference 2012 opens at the Fontainebleau Resort, Miami Beach. If your company is an official exhibitor at NATPE 2012, please send us only the following info for your top 5 shows:  title, availability date, number of episodes, length, type (i.e. series, special, movie, etc.), genre (comedy, drama, lifestyle, etc.) and your terms (barter, cash, etc.) as well as your company’s stand/booth location.  To be included in this free and highly-read special edition, please send your submission to Lisa Ball at: [email protected] no later than Thursday, January 12, 2012. A confirmation email will be sent following each submission from Lisa (if you don’t receive a confirmation email, please resubmit).

New year, new awards! Check out the Cynopsis: Kids !magination Awards (www.cynopsis.com/kidsawards) and learn how to enter your preschool, kid and tween targeted TV series, TV movies, and websites, apps and games, and the marketing, public relations and advertising campaigns, which support that content, for our first annual awards program. To enter the Cynopsis: Kids !magination Awards your kid-targeted content or support campaign must have taken place (in part or in full) between October 1, 2010 and December 31, 2011. The deadline to enter the Cynopsis: Kids !magination Awards is January 11, 2012. We look forward to seeing your entry and honoring the winners at the June 2012 Awards ceremony in New York City.

~ DISTRIBUTION, CARRIAGE & CLEARANCE ~

PBS picked up six episodes of the series Inside Nature’s Giants from Windfall Films.  The one-hour episodes will air on PBS as part of the network’s Science and Natural History programming lineup. 

Target Entertainment acquired the international format and finished program rights to Storage Hunters (21 x 30′).  Produced for truTV in the US, Target Entertainment has sold Storage Hunters to several broadcasters including Dave in the UK; to SBS in the Netherlands; and to OLN in Canada. All three broadcasters will premiere the series this year. T Group Production produces the series.

In a pre-sale deal, Discovery ID Channel in the US picked up the history series Killer Trials: Judgment Day (26 x 26′) from World Media Rights.  The series examines history’s most horrible crimes and the struggle to bring the criminals to justice.  The series will be distributed internationally by IMG using the name Great Crimes and Trials.

~ PRODUCTION & DEVELOPMENT ~

A drama project influenced by the current presidential race was picked up by ABC as a pilot order.  The project is co-written and directed by filmmaker Roland Emmerich.  Mark Gordon is also on board to produce.  Set in New York City amidst the presidential bid of 2012, the plot is about a young astrophysics student who learns his calling is not in science but somewhere between heaven and hell.  The Mark Gordon Co. and ABC Studios are producing.  Emmerich and Harald Kloser are writers.

The CW ordered a crime drama pilot titled Cult from Rockne O’Bannon, the creator of Farscape.  The plot centers on a young, curious female production assistant on a popular TV show called Cult who joins a journalist blogger to investigate fanatics of the show who might be recreating crimes seen on the program.  Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage along with Len Goldstein are all set to executive produce as will O’Bannon who will also write.

Original scripted crime series Copper, set in mid-1800s New York, has cast Tom Weston-Jones (MI-5) to star as Irish-American cop Kevin Corcoran, as announced by BBC America, Cineflix Studios and Shaw Media.  Other cast members include Kyle Schmid as Robert Morehouse, a handsome bon vivant and a member of Manhattan’s aristocracy and Anastasia Griffith playing the sophisticated and spirited Elizabeth Haverford.  Franka Potente was also tapped to play Eva Heissan, a smart businesswoman and Madam of Eva’s Paradise.  The production team for Copper also added Steve Cosens as Director/Photography, John Blackie as Production Designer and Delphine White as Costume Designer.  Copper will premiere on BBC America this summer and in Canada via Shaw Media’s Showcase in fall 2012.

Casting Call: nuvoTV is seeking aspiring models between the ages of 18 to 26 years old to compete on its show Model Latina.  Interested participants must be sassy, sexy, smart, stylish, confident, ambitious and proudly Latina to compete in the fashion-focused challenges to win the largest Model Latina prize yet.  Please send a photo and your bio immediately to: [email protected]. Casting auditions will be held in New York, Los Angeles, San Antonio, Miami and Puerto Rico this month.

~ RATINGS ~

Top Ten Basic Cable Ad Supported Network Rankings among A18-49 for the week of: 12/26/11-1/1/12
Primetime    (000)        Total Pgm Day     (000)
ESPN              2220         ESPN                      936
TBSC             1198          ADSM*                   665                    
TNT               1158          NICK                      590
USA                902          TNT                        587
HIST               846          TBSC                      558
AEN                703          USA                        555
FOOD              692          NAN*                     477
FX                   683          HIST                      463
DISC               681          DSNY                      439
TRU                676          AEN                        423
Source: Turner Research from The Nielsen Company data.
All ratings based on Total US Television Universe of 114,700,000 homes.
* = Network broadcasts less than 51% of minutes in a 24 hour day.
Notes: Program-based, strict daypart averages. Primetime is Mon-Sat 8P-11P and Sun 7P-11P. Total day is Mon-Sun 6A-6A for household and demographic performance.

Top Ten Basic Cable Ad Supported Network Rankings among Total Viewers for the week of: 12/26/11-1/1/12   
Primetime    (000)      Total Pgm Day            (000)
ESPN              5659        NICK                           2331
TNT                2648        ESPN                           2092
DSNY             2439        DSNY                           1990
USA               2354        TNT                             1359
TBSC             2190        USA                             1346
HIST              2082        ADSM*                        1283
FOOD             1579       TOON                           1258
AEN               1547        NAN*                           1137
DISC              1393        HIST                           1100
ADSM             1381        TBSC                           993
Source: Turner Research from The Nielsen Company data.
All ratings based on Total US Television Universe of 114,700,000 homes.
* = Network broadcasts less than 51% of minutes in a 24 hour day.
Notes: Program-based, strict daypart averages. Primetime is Mon-Sat 8P-11P and Sun 7P-11P. Total day is Mon-Sun 6A-6A for household and demographic performance.

Top 10 Cable Programs among A18-49 (000) for the week of: 12/26/11-1/1/12
ESPN    Atlanta/New Orleans                                 7112
ESPN    Washington/Baylor                                   2717
TNT      Boston/Miami                                           2589
MTV     Teen Mom II Season 2                               2466
HIST    Pawn Stars 1030p                                     2456
HIST    Pawn Stars 10p                                         2410
TBSC   The Big Bang Theory                                  2289
ESPN   Sportscenter 1152p                                    2282
ESPN   Virginia/Auburn                                          2184
USA     WWE Entertainment 10p                             2150
Source: Turner Research from Nielsen Media Research Data.
All ratings based on Total US Television
Universe of 114,700,000 homes

Top 10 Broadcast Programs among A18-49 rating/share and (000) for the week of 12/26/11-1/1/12
NBC    Sunday Night Football                                  9.8/24          12487
NBC    Football Night in America Part 3                    5.0/13            6351
ABC    New Year’s Rockin’ Eve 2012                         4.1/15            5229
CBS    60 Minutes                                                   2.9/8             3697
CBS    The Big Bang Theory                                     2.8/9             3625
ABC    New Year’s Rockin’ Eve 40th Anniversary          2.5/9            3165
CBS    Criminal Minds                                              2.4/7             3032
CBS    Two and a Half Men                                       2.4/6             3039
NBC    Football Night in America Part 2                     2.4/7              3094
FOX    The OT                                                         2.3/6             2980
Source: Nielsen Media Research, Galaxy Explorer, Live + SD Data

Broadcast Evening News Weekly Average Ratings (week of December 26, 2011)
NBC:   8.71 million total viewers; 2.0/7 and 2.36 million A25-54
ABC:   7.96 million total viewers; 1.8/6 and 2.15 million A25-54
CBS:   6.16 million total viewers; 1.5/5 and 1.81 million A25-54
Source: Nielsen, NTI Total Viewers and A25-54 Live + SD

Saturday A18-49 Analysis:  ABC rocked 2011 to a close Saturday night at 3.0/11 among A18-49, according to final national ratings from Nielsen.  At 8p, ABC’s annual New Year’s Rockin’ Eve finished first at 1.9/7 while a three-way tie happened for second place between FOX’s Terra Nova rebroadcast, NBC’s Grimm repeat and Univision’s Sabado Gigante at 0.5/2 each.  ABC continued to lead through 9p with more of its 40th Anniversary New Year’s Rockin’ Eve special at 3.1/11 followed by CBS’ movie presentation at 0.7/3.  During the 10p hour, ABC closed the night on top with New Year’s Rockin’ Eve 2012 at 4.1/15 and NBC slipped into the #2 spot with its New Year’s Eve with Carson Daly special at 0.9/3.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Saturday, December 31, 2011  time period averages.  Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated. Live+SD.


ABC: 5.0/10           New Year’s Rockin’ Eve: 40th Anniversary 4.3/9, New Year’s Rockin’ Eve 2012 6.3/13 


CBS: 1.8/4               Comedytime Saturday [r] 1.3/3, CBS Saturday Movie: The Bourne Ultimatum [r] 1.9/4


NBC: 1.4/3              Grimm [r] 1.4/3, Grimm [r] 1.1/2, New Year’s Eve with Carson Daly 1.7/3


UNIV: 1.0/2           Sabado Gigante 2 1.0/2, Sabado Gigante 3 1.0/2, Feliz 2012 1.0/2


FOX: 0.9/2           Terra Nova [r] 0.9/2, Terra Nova [r] 0.9/2


ION: 0.5/1             Psych Sat 9P 0.4/1, Psych Sat 10P 0.5/1


TELE: 0.4/1           Fest Fin Ano Cantin IV 0.4/1


TF: 0.3/1               Cine de Las Estrel Sat [7p start] 0.3/1, Cine de Las Estrel Sat 2 [r] 0.3/1


A18-49:  ABC 3.0/11, CBS 0.6/2, NBC 0.6/2, FOX 0.5/2, UNIV 0.5/2, TELE 0.3/1, ION 0.2/1, TF 0.2/1


Sunday A18-49 Analysis:  NBC kicked off the New Year Sunday in the lead with an 8.4/21 A18-49, according to final national ratings from Nielsen.  CBS opened the night at 7p ahead with 60 Minutes at 3.2/9 and NBC’s Football Night in America Part 2 was next at 2.4/7.  NBC dominated the 8p hour with Football Night in America Part 3 and the start of the Sunday Night Football season finale at an average of 7.2/19 and CBS was #2 with the average of 60 Minutes and an Unforgettable encore at 2.0/5.  NBC reached its highest ratings of the night during 9p as Sunday Night Football delivered a 9.9/24 followed by FOX at an average of 1.6/4 for its animated comedy repeats Family Guy and American Dad.  Then at 10p, NBC remained strong with the final of the Dallas at NY Giants NFL game at 9.6/24 while ABC’s fourth Once Upon a Time rerun and the average of CBS’ repeats of The Good Wife and CSI: Miami tied for #2 at 1.2/3 apiece.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Sunday, January 1, 2012 time period averages.  Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated. Live+SD.


NBC: 13.5/22       Football Night in America Part 2 4.2/7, Football Night in America Part 3 8.1/13, NBC Sunday Night Football: Dallas at NY Giants 15.7/25


CBS: 5.6/9             60 Minutes 8.7/14, Unforgettable [r] 4.6/7, The Good Wife [r] 4.3/7, CSI: Miami [r] 4.2/7


ABC: 2.4/4          Once Upon a Time [r] 2.1/3, Once Upon a Time [r] 2.5/4, Once Upon a Time [r] 2.4/4, Once Upon a Time [r] 2.4/4


FOX: 2.2/3           The Simpsons [r] 2.1/3, The Cleveland Show [r] 1.7/3, Family Guy [r] 2.1/3, American Dad [r] 1.9/3


UNIV: 1.3/2         La Rosa de Guadalupe 0.9/1, Gran Show Los Peques 1.6/3, Sal y Pimienta 1.3/2


ION: 0.5/1          Glopez [r] 0.4/1, Glopez [r] 0.4/1, Glopez [r] 0.4/1, Glopez [r] 0.4/1, Glopez [r] 0.4/1, Glopez [r] 0.5/1, Glopez [r] 0.5/1, Glopez [r] 0.5/1


TELE: 0.5/1         Marav Mundo de Disney 0.4/1, Festival de Ano Nuevo III 0.5/1


TF: 0.4/1            Cine de Las Estrel Sun 2 0.5/1, Lo Mejor de El Capo 0.3/0


A18-49:  NBC 8.4/21, CBS 1.7/4, FOX 1.6/4, ABC 1.0/3, UNIV 1.0/3, TELE 0.5/1, TF 0.4/1, ION 0.2/1


Monday A18-49 Analysis:  CBS topped Monday night with a 3.8/9 among A18-49 viewers, according to final national ratings from Nielsen.  CBS held court with an all-new lineup of episodes starting with How I Met Your Mother and 2 Broke Girls at 8p with an average of 4.2/10 followed by ABC’s season premiere of The Bachelor at 2.4/6.  CBS was steady through 9p with its sitcoms Two and a Half Men and Mike & Molly at an average of 4.2/10 while ABC’s The Bachelor was next at 2.5/6 and NBC’s Fear Factor delivered a close third position at 2.4/6.  Also this hour, Univision debuted new series La Que No Podia Amar at 2.0/5 which ranked fourth.  At 10p, Hawaii Five-O polished off the final win of the night for CBS at 2.9/7 and ABC’s Celebrity Wife Swap was #2 at 2.3/6.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Monday, January 2, 2012  time period averages.  Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated. Live+SD.


CBS: 7.2/11         How I Met Your Mother 6.1/9, 2 Broke Girls 7.2/10, Two and a Half Men 8.3/12, Mike & Molly 7.2/11, Hawaii Five-O 7.3/12


ABC: 4.8/7             The Bachelor [p] 5.1/7, Celebrity Wife Swap 4.1/7


NBC: 3.0/5           Who’s Still Standing? 3.2/5, Fear Factor 3.3/5, Rock Center with Brian Williams 2.5/4


FOX: 2.3/3             House [r] 2.2/3, House [r] 2.4/4


UNIV: 1.8/3          Una Familia con Suerte 2.0/3, La Que No Podia Amar [p] 2.1/3, Don Francisco Presenta 1.4/2


ION: 0.8/1           Monday 7PM Movie: Ray [r] 0.6/1, Criminal Minds 0.8/1


TELE: 0.8/1          Maid en Manhattan 0.8/1, Flor Salvaje 0.7/1, La Casa de Al Lado 0.8/1


CW: 0.5/1            The Secret Circle [r] 0.5/1, The Secret Circle [r] 0.5/1


TF: 0.3/0             Cine de Las Estrellas Mon [r] 0.3/0, El Capo 0.4/1


A18-49:  CBS 3.8/9, ABC 2.4/6, NBC 1.7/4, UNIV 1.7/4, FOX 1.2/3, TELE 0.6/2, ION 0.4/1, CW 0.3/1, TF 0.3/1


 

~ EXECUTIVE MOVES ~

MEC North America’s CEO Marla Kaplowitz announced a slew of new executive hires and promotions:

  • Dennis Donlin was named President Team AT&T joining from Mediabrands where he served as EVP/Managing Director.
  • Michele Pauchuk is now President of MEC Canada reporting to Marla Kaplowitz. Michele joins from Initiative where she was EVP/Managing Director. 
  • Dave Crammond received a promotion to SVP/Managing Director of Trading and Operations, reporting to Michele Pauchuk.  Tracy Bellamy was also upped to VP/Managing Partner of Connection Planning.
  • Julia Jones was hired as Managing Partner for the Colgate Palmolive account in North America. Julia is based in New York and reports to Eamonn Store, President/Global Solutions.
  • Abby Spatz was also tagged as Managing Partner to head the Chanel account in the US.  She, too, reports to Eamonn Store. 
  • Courtenay Harry joins as Senior Partner/Planning Director to spearhead media planning for Pepperidge Farm part of the agency’s Campbell’s Soup business. Courtenay reports to Beth Egan, Managing Partner/Account Director for Campbell’s Soup.
  • Rick Acompora will become Managing Partner/Account Director to work on numerous clients, reporting to Marla Kaplowitz.
  • Christine Stack joins as a Partner/Director of Senior Talent Acquisition, reporting to Michelle Guglielmelli, Managing Partner/Human Resources and Talent Management.
  • JP James started his new position as Director/Engagement Planning for AT&T last July, reporting to Dennis Donlin. 
  • The MEC Interaction team hired Jitka Petrickova as Managing Director/Digital West.
  • Cathy Salazar was elevated to Senior Partner/Practice Lead of Search and Kristine Segrist becomes Managing Director/Social
  • Amy Elkins was added to MEC as Partner/Digital Director, reporting to Jeff Killingsworth, Managing Partner/GM of the agency’s Los Angeles office.
  • Derek Bhopalsingh was tapped by MEC Canada as VP/Managing Partner of MEC Interaction.

Beginning January 17, Amy Entelis will join CNN in the newly-created role as SVP/Talent and Content Development for CNN Worldwide.   Amy will oversee show development including pilots and program acquisitions, talent recruitment and strategy for all CNN networks encompassing CNN, HLN and CNN International.  Based in New York, Amy will report to Mark Whitaker, CNN Worldwide Managing Editor.

Studios 121 tagged Luis Estrada as President.  Luis was one of the co-founders of Studios 121 and has held the positions of COO and President/Sales and Marketing in the past.  In his new role, Luis will manage overall operations, sales and general management.  He replaces Michael Fletcher who has departed the company to pursue other business opportunities.

 


A CYNOPSIS MESSAGE FROM BATTLE OF THE BANDS


 

Battle of the Bands: Rock Till the World Ends
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Thursday, February 9th 6:00pm-10:00pm
Terminal 5, 610 West 56th Street

* New Location * Open Bar * New Industry Bands * DJ Brian Morse *

For tickets and event information, visit
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This day in History: 1914 – Ford Motor Co. wages jump from $2.40/9-hr day to $5.00/8-hr day.

Answer to Yesterday’s Trivia Question: What is Thirteen’s last name on House? Hadley. Kudos to: Morgan Block/NYC; Synda Kollman-Charter Marketing Group/Boca Raton; Barbara Oates-MediaVest/NY; Art Salisch-SMRC/NJ; John Kukla-KDFW FOX 4| KDFI MY 27/Dallas; Aly Stogol-KMSB-TV/KTTU-TV/Tucson; Lorenzo Nardini-Toy Box Entertainment/Burbank; TJ Szymczak-YPM, Inc/Irvine; Cammie Buerry-Station Casinos/Las Vegas; Laura Krenek-Gorilla Nation/LA; Efi Triger/Israel.

Today’s Trivia Question: What two actors on The Office, went to high school together? (Email [email protected] with your answer and be sure to include your name, company, city and time zone. Unofficial rules: Only the second four correct answers from each time zone will be mentioned; and once you’ve been mentioned in any of the Cynopsis editions, you can’t be mentioned again that calendar week.)


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JOB OPENING: CLIENT SOLUTIONS DIRECTOR/LA: Help lead dev of cross-platform integrated promotional mktg sales solutions for LA based sales execs – with emphasis on Ent and Auto. Resume to: [email protected] (1/11)

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JOB OPENING: WEB ANALYTICS SPEC/ATL: Rsch role. Expert Measuring & reporting skills. Omniture/Discover & comScore/Nielsen analytics. Coding & tagging skills, statistics & modeling. 6+yrs exp, [email protected] (1/11)

JOB OPENING: MGR  NEW BUSINESS DEV/AMC/WE/NYC: Build sales presentations for advertisers, clients, media planners, buyers that showcase client brands. 4+ yrs creative or marketing exp. Resumes: [email protected] (1/11)

JOB OPENING: MGR CONTENT DISTRO/MSG/LA: Mng content distro of assigned operators and seek new biz and product opps. 2-3 years exp cable distro/sales & exp developing distro strats req’d. Apply at: http://bit.ly/yad2mx (1/11)

JOB OPENING: DIR-CURRENT PRODS/IFC/NYC: Direct the flow of day to day functions. Provide creative input during all stages of production incl on casting & booking, script notes, graphics, rough& fine cuts. [email protected] (1/11)

JOB OPENING: FREELANCE SOCIAL MEDIA MGR/BBC America/NYC: Det-oriented, dig-minded social media mgr to oversee/coord all social media activities. Coord social activity across BBC America. info/apply: http://www.bbcamerica.com/jobs/ (1/10)

JOB OPENING: DIG PROD/BBC AMERICA/NYC: Work with dig team and reps of other depts to collaborate on creation of dig content. 2-4 yrs exp creating websites. Knwldg of U.S. & U.K. ent pref’d. Resume: http://www.bbcamerica.com/jobs/ (1/10)

JOB OPENING: MGR, ACQUISITIONS/Lifetime/NY: Manage acq, co-prods & prgm inventory for Lifetime brands. 2+ yrs exp in prgmg/prod/mktg/dev in a tv/cable environment. To apply: , www.aenetworks.com/careers.html (1/10)
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JOB OPENING: INTERACTIVE ART DIR/New York: Freelance opportunity to lead visual designs & interactive experiences for A+E Networks corporate website
https://www.abso.com/jobboard/Default.aspx?JOBBOARDID=618&JobDetail=113550 (1/10)

JOB OPENING: VP NATIONAL ACCTS/TV ONE/MD: mngs key MPVD relationships and maximizing distribution opportunities. 8-10+ years cable industry affiliate sales exp. Visit www.tvone.tv to apply (1/10)

JOB OPENING: DIRECT RESPONSE SALES PLANNER/TV ONE/NY: support the direct response team in building/ maintaining client accounts/ relationships to increase revenue goals. 1+ year direct response exp. Visit www.tvone.tv to apply (1/10)

JOB OPENING: VP CREATIVE SRVCS/TV ONE/MD: Mngs creative activities, develop processes, manage budgets. 10 yrs exp as lead for network, exp with AA audience is a+. Visit www.tvone.tv to apply (1/10)

JOB OPENING: SR. DIR AD SALES TRAFFIC/TV ONE/NY: Lead sales operations traffic team and oversee all operational logistics. 10 yrs exp in broadcast traffic operations and sales operations. Visit www.tvone.tv to apply (1/10)

JOB OPENING: DESIGN DIR (ON-AIR)/TV ONE/MD: Lead dvlpmnt of design concepts to meet/resolve both client & ntwrk needs/objectives. 10 yrs exp TV &/or interactive content & 5 of those yrs mngng design team. Visit/apply: www.tvone.tv (1/10)

JOB OPENING: MULTIPLE OPENING/Westchester, NY: We are hiring! Looking for EPs, Bookers, MCOs, Engineers & Social Media Experts. For more info go to: http://www.rnntv.com/careers.php (1/10)

JOB OPENING: OPS MGR, VOD/LA: Responsible for managing internal & external vendors & overseeing ops of video delivery to MVPDs for NBCU TV content. 5+ yrs exp. To apply, visit http://www.nbcunicareers.com/search_nbc/ Job# 3691BR (1/7)

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

SPRING INTERNSHIPS CREDITS ONLY: Internships/Westchester, NY: for school credit only: http://www.rnntv.com/careers.php – please forward resume to: [email protected] (1/10)

SITUATION WANTED ADS, POSTED BY THOSE LOOKING TO BE HIRED … There is no charge for placing your Situation Wanted ad … for more information contact Trish Pihonak at [email protected]

SITUATION WANTED: AD SALES ASSISTANT/CHICAGO: Interned at Comcast Sports Net in Ad Sales, Works as Sales Assistant at NBCUniversal. Has B.A. from DePaul in PR/Advertising. Resume upon request. Contact [email protected] (1/12)

SITUATION WANTED: Los Angeles: Stand In for Kids, Well experienced three camera, table read, episodic tv and feature film. Height 4’7, Blonde, Blue Eyed. Contact: Desiree Szabo – [email protected] (1/12)

SITUATION WANTED: Strong interest in Broadcast Media. Seeking a position where skills in MARKETING, ADMINISTRATION, AND SALES can be used to increase profitability and promote growth. Open to relocation. Contact me at [email protected] (1/12)

SITUATION WANTED: EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT position film/TV (NY) 10 years experience:  Interned for a President, Executive Assistant to SVP/VP/film director/celebrity [email protected] (1/11)

SITUATION WANTED: Dedicated & Experienced ADV. SALES PLANNER (NYC) Sales proposals, resolving client discrepancies, quarterly post analysis, special sales service projects, expert computer skills. Contact- [email protected] (1/11)

SITUATION WANTED: DEVELOPMENT PRODUCER/LA BASED: /Reality/Ent/Docs. NBC; CBS; Spike; Dis; TLC; E!; VH1; MTV Travel Channel; runs on Batteries. [email protected] (1/10)

SITUATION WANTED: Jeanne Intile Burns, VOICE-OVER ARTIST/VOICE COACH, Cell: 845-721-9681, E-Mail: [email protected], Web Links: www.castingnetworks.com/jburns, http://jburns.voices.com, www.allegro-music.com (“American Biographies”) (1/10)

SITUATION WANTED: I’M ALL YOURS N.Y. Seeking to Assist, Currently an E.A. to Chief of Dept. 5 Yrs. work exp. B.A. Mass Comm. Contact, [email protected] (1/7)

E-mail [email protected] or call Trish Pihonak at 203.381.9096 for rates and specs for Job Openings.

Are you looking for a job? Post your Situation Wanted Ad here — Email [email protected] for specs.


WHAT’S ON TONIGHT – THURSDAY, JANUARY 5, 2012


ABC: Wipeout [p], Grey’s Anatomy, Private Practice
AZTECA: Cosas de la Vida, Al Extremo, Extra Normal
CBS: Big Bang Theory [r], Rules of Engagement [r], Person of Interest [r], The Mentalist [r]
CW: Vampire Diaries, The Secret Circle
FOX: Bones [r], Bones [r]
ION: Criminal Minds, Criminal Minds, Criminal Minds
NBC: Community [r], Parks and Recreation [r], The Office [r], Whitney [r], The Office [r], Up All Night [r]
PBS: Antiques Roadshow, This Old House Hour, Independent Lens
TELE: Una Maid en Manhattan, Flor Salvaje, La Casa de la Lado
UNIV: Una Familia con Suerte, La Que No Podia Amar, La Rosa de Guadalupe

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