Thursday, October 6th, 2011


Syfy’s Most Watched 3Q Ever!
The #6 cable entertainment network
in total viewers (1.48MM)
#10 A18-49 (625k)     #6 A25-54 (697k)

Fueled by Powerhouse Series
Alphas (2.4HH), Warehouse 13 (2.6HH), Eureka (2.2HH) & Haven (1.9HH)
And new reality series Paranormal Witness (1.2HH premiere)
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Source:Nielsen. MC data:L7 thru 9/18/11, LS thru 9/26/11. M-Su 8-11p.Most Watch:P2+. Rank & Pgm Avg= L7. Rank on Cable Ent. Nets,
excl. nets in <50% of prime. Pgm= premiere Avg, HH Cvg Rtgs. Subject to qualifications.


Good morning. It’s Thursday, October 6, 2011, and this is your first early morning briefing, coming to you from MIPCOM in Cannes, France!  As always, if you prefer to watch this morning’s news instead of reading it, click here.

Tonight’s Premieres:
Comedy Central: Gabriel Iglesias Presents Stand-Up Revolution at 10p
Investigation Discovery: I (Almost) Got Away With It at 10p
FX: The League at 1030p
Lifetime: After the Runway at 1030p
Sportsman Channel: Beau Knows Outdoors at 1030p



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Fresh new comedy series 2 Broke Girls gained a full season order from CBS.  The sitcom is also the #1 new series of the 2011-2012 season by delivering 15.5 million total viewers and posting a 5.8/14 among A18-49 and topping its Monday at 830p time slot.  Warner Bros. Television produces the comedy starring Kat Dennings, Beth Behrs, Matthew Moy, Jonathan Kite and Garrett Morris. 

This month, a trio of new series launch on 3net, the joint venture 24/7 3D network from Sony, Discovery and IMAX:

  • The Ancient Life explores once thriving ancient world civilizations hosted by Brit Eaton.  A 3net Original World Premiere, the six episode one-hour series is produced by JWM Productions, LLC and will premiere this Sunday at 9p.
  • World Cities 3D uses 3D graphics and stereoscopic cameras to offer viewers a never-before-seen perspective of sites and monuments of great cities around the world hosted by Solana Tixi.  The World Television Premieres is set for October 30 at 8p and the 13-episode one-hour series is from D4D INGENIERIA VISUAL SL and CABLEready.
  • Scary Tales is a scripted series featuring giants, ghost-filled forests and human wolves and more scary creatures existing in our own subconscious. A 3net Original World Premiere opens on October 30 at 9p. This four-episode one-hour series is produced by Workaholic Productions Inc.

Season three of docu-series The Ride: The Road to the U.S. Army All-American Bowl debuts on VERSUS November 13 at 330p. The new season documents the journey of two high school quarterbacks from regular season games to their school’s reaching the U.S. Army All-American Bowl played in San Antonio’s Alamodome and broadcast live on NBC Sports.  American Family Insurance (American Family) will be the presenting sponsor for the third season and the series is produced by Backfield Productions LLC (BP).  The six-episode half-hour series debuts new episodes at 330p on Sundays and also airs encores at 130a on Wednesdays.

Monday’s two-hour grand finale of Univision’s novela Teresa from 8-10p delivered an average audience of 7.7 million total viewers as well as 4.5 million A18-49 viewers and 2.7 million with A18-34. 

The season finale of truTV’s Hardcore Pawn delivered 2.55 million total viewers, and 863,000 in the key M18-49 demo, making it truTV’s most watched program ever in the demo.  For the whole of its fourth season, Hardcore Pawn was up 8% in total viewers and 6% in A18-49, compared with the show’s third season.

Last evening, the world lost a true visionary as former Apple CEO Steve Jobs passed away at the age of 56. Apple’s statement on his untimely death:

We are deeply saddened to announce that Steve Jobs passed away today.  Steve’s brilliance, passion and energy were the source of countless innovations that enrich and improve all of our lives. The world is immeasurably better because of Steve.  His greatest love was for his wife, Laurene, and his family. Our hearts go out to them and to all who were touched by his extraordinary gifts.

Arthur C. Nielsen, Jr. the TV ratings pioneer and Chairman of the A.C. Nielsen Company died on Monday at the age of 92.  Mr. Nielsen’s father founded the company in 1923 and invented the ratings system though the younger Mr. Nielsen was the driving force that made Nielsen a household name.  Mr. Nielsen joined the company in 1945 following his service in World War II.  After witnessing the importance of computer technology during the war, he convinced his father to invest in building the first general-purpose computer, the Univac.  This spirit of innovation and enterprise helped him grow the company’s income from under $4 million per year when he was named President in 1957 to more than $680 million under his watch.  Mr. Nielsen retired from his company in 1983 and following in 1984 the company was acquired by Dun & Bradstreet Company.  D&B split Nielsen into two separate companies in 1996, Nielsen Media Research encompassing TV ratings and AC Nielsen, specializing in consumer shopping trends and box-office data.  The Dutch publishing company, VNU acquired Nielsen Media Research in 1999 and re-combined the two entities when it bought AC Nielsen in 2001. 

MIPCOM 2011 News:

Content Television, a unit of Content Media Corporation sold its natural history series Wild Wales to NHK Japan.  The series aired in the UK on BBC2 and will premiere in Japan later this year through a deal with national public broadcaster NHK.  Aden Production is behind the three episode one-hour series that showcases aerial and wildlife photography.  Furthermore, Canada’s High Fidelity HDTV picked up the rights to Wild Wales as well as the natural history series The Secret Life of Birds with five half-hour episodes also from Aden productions.  Both series will air on High Fidelity’s nature channel, Oasis HD.

FremantleMedia Enterprises (FME), the brand extension division of FremantleMedia forged a new five-year agreement with Fox International Channels involving the broadcaster’s recently launched digital basic channel, 24Kitchen.  Through the deal, Jamie Oliver’s TV show titles will be broadcast on 24Kitchen in the Netherlands and is available to more than three million Dutch digital basic subscribers.  24Kitchen will air Jamie’s Great Britain with six one-hour episodes.  The deal also has Fox International Channels picking up other food programming for 24Kitchen including FME’s Anthony Bourdain, Annabel Langbein, Donna Hay and Bill Grainger titles.  24Kitchen is a joint venture of Fox Channels Benelux and Jan Dekker Holding.

Zodiak Rights, the international unit of Zodiak Media Group acquired the distribution rights to Showmen (wt) with six one-hour episodes highlighting the secret world of three British families who work at some of the biggest fair grounds.  Showmen is produced by ITN Productions for Channel 5 in the UK.  Channel 5 will debut the docu-series later this year.

ITV Studios Global Entertainment, ITV’s international distribution entity, made various sales involving ITV Studios’ formats across Europe:

  • Nelonen Media (Finland), BTV (Lithuania), TV3 (Latvia) and IBA Channel 1 (Israel) have all commissioned the format Come Dine With Me. With these new deals, Come Dine With Me is now produced in 34 countries. Gil Productions will produce the format locally in Israel; Big Adventure will produce in Lithuania; and Santa TV in Latvia.  Nelonen and Fremantle are in a co-production deal to produce the format in Finland.
  • Antenna TV in Greece has commissioned Dancing On Ice and this format is now being produced in 14 territories.  Antenna TV acquired 13 episodes for their winter schedule produced locally by ENA. 

Pro TV in Romania picked up the entertainment format Four Weddings for their summer 2012 schedule. This format has productions now in 17 territories.  Media Pro Entertainment, part of Central European Media Enterprise is producing the format.

CYN‘s MIPCOM 2011Life LessonsToday I learned two life lessons, and as any lesson, these are not easily accepted and always humbling.  Here you have it — I had a 1030a appt with a publicist I had never met, and wasn’t sure who her client was.  I didn’t have an email contact for her, or a phone, only a time and her name.  No location.  As the time drew closer and closer, no word from her and I made the rookie error to think perhaps this meeting had been cancelled.  So I’m at the apartment working, getting ready for the day, when an email from her arrives at 1032 saying, this is where I and my client are, and can’t wait to see you.  Omg!  I’m not dressed to see anyone, dripping wet hair from the shower.  I tell her I’ll be there in 20 minutes, and fly out the door.  I arrive in about 18 minutes, obviously very late.  And I’m never late.  No really, never ever late!  I rather expected and no doubt deserved an earful from the client and publicist, and a meeting that would last maybe five minutes.  Instead I was greeted with such grace from the client who never made a mention of my extreme tardiness.  I attempted to apologize, but he would hear nothing of it, he just delighted I was able to make it. And then he gave me a beautifully wrapped gift — not a DVD, a hat, or a t-shirt, but a proper, bonafide, non-TV-related gift.  We sat and talked for the next half hour and without a doubt he was the nicest man I’ve met with this whole market.  I won’t tell you his name – it may embarrass him.  And I won’t tell you the gift – it’s not relevant, except to say he described it as the “perfect bland of England and France, all in one box.”  And the lessons?  #1 – Don’t be too quick to discount a scheduled event and it’s importance to others;  and #2 – Graciousness – even to someone who has so obviously inconvenienced you – is the epitome of good decent behavior and something I can certainly adopt. 


Univision Communications made a multi-year content deal with Hulu which involves hundreds of hours of Spanish-language novelas, variety shows, comedies and reality series from the Univision networks to Hulu and to Hulu Plus.  Univision’s offerings will launch later this year on Hulu and will include current seasons of primetime programs from the Univision Network in addition to library content and more.

Apparent Gravity Media, specializing in sports events and series distribution, holds the global multi-platform distribution rights to MMA:30 and will be representing the series to the international marketplace at Sportel on October 10.  MMA:30 is a half-hour hi-def series with 26 episodes.  The programming package also includes two annual one-hour specials, The World MMA Awards and The Final Knockout.

Outdoor Channel is now offered through the Digital Preferred tier throughout New England via Comcast.  XFINITY customers in Greater Boston and Springfield, Massachusetts; Hartford and New Haven, Connecticut; Manchester, New Hampshire; and Burlington, Vermont will have access to Outdoor Channel’s hunting, fishing, shooting and adventure programming.

UK’s Horror Channel acquired a package of eight Video Nasties films acquired through various deals negotiated with Nucleus Films, Sony Columbia, Arrow Films and MPI Media.  The film titles, all of which were either originally banned in the UK or released with major censorship, include the UK premiere of The Exterminator as well as The Texas Chain Saw Massacre and will be broadcast as the Season of the Banned beginning November 4. Horror Channel will air the films uncut.


ABC has picked up two new series projects, per THR:

  • The first is an hour-long drama set in the White House from Jon Favreau, Roberto Orci, Seth Green and Michael Dougherty called Secret Cabinet.  ABC gave the drama procedural a put pilot commitment about a newly-elected president and his “secret Cabinet” comprised of the government’s most brilliant minds who work covertly to protect the nation from strange events and conspiracies. Favreau will write and direct; Orci, Green and Dougherty will also write and serve as executive producers.  K/O Paper Productions and 20th Century Television are producing.
  • Will and Jada Pinkett Smith, along with the couple’s business partner James Lassiter sold a multi-camera comedy project to ABC.  The Untitled Romeo Project will star singer Anthony “Romeo” Santos and will be produced by ABC Studios and their Overbrook Entertainment company.  The project is about a charismatic Dominican-American (Romeo) from Washington Heights who tries to please his traditional immigrant father while also creating a new life for himself while seeking the American Dream.  Chris Pappas and Mike Bernier are set to write and serve as executive producers; the Smiths and Lassiter are on board as non-writing executive producers.

The Perry Mason franchise will be made into a feature film produced by Warner Bros. and Team Downey and Robert Downey Jr. is considering the title role as the iconic defense attorney which was played by Raymond Burr in the CBS television series that ran from 1957 to 1966. The film will be set in the early 1930s Los Angeles similar to the original book series by Erle Stanley Gardner.  Team Downey’s Robert Downey Jr. and Susan Downey will produce along with Robert Cort; executive producers on the project will include David Gambino, Eric Hetzel, Joe Horacek, Susan Feiles and Chris Darling. 

NBC’s 30 Rock tapped James Marsden for a multi-episode run though details about Marsden’s character have not been divulged. It is known Marsden will appear in six episodes.

New comedy hit New Girl on FOX lined up Lizzy Caplan (Party Down) for a multi-episode role playing Julia, who is considered cool, highly-educated and holds a master’s degree in art history.  Julia becomes a potential love interest for Nick (Jake Johnson) who is immediately attracted to her though intimidated by her well-cultured manner.

For the third season of NBC’s Who Do You Think You Are? three celebrities have signed on to participate in researching their family tree, reports EW.  The three are Marisa Tomei, Martin Sheen and Blair Underwood and more celebrities will be announced for the third season at a future date.  NBC will debut the third season early in 2012.

A new 10-part series on National Geographic Channel (NGC) explores the Hutterite society a community comprised of pacifists who have rejected worldly possessions and is one of the oldest Western communal societies in America.  The new series, One Big Family: The Hutterites (wt) will bow next year and travels to Montana to reveal how the Hutterite community, consisting of 45,000 people in 460 colonies (50 of the colonies exist in Montana) works and how they exist in a society where social status does not matter and no one worries about food, clothing, crime or dependency in old age.  Collins Avenue produces this real-life series for NGC. 

Casting Call: A major cable network is working on a new show and seeks nightclub bouncers/doormen with strong personalities and big egos.  The candidates must be very outgoing and not afraid to ruffle feathers and in addition they must know the nightclub business thoroughly.  Interested parties need to send a resume, photo/video to [email protected].


Top 10 M-F Syndicated Strip Series for the week of 9/19-9/23/11 ranked in order by HH Rtg
Judge Judy (CTD)                                           6.7 AA / 6.7 GAA
Wheel of Fortune (CTD)                                   6.6 AA
Two and a Half Men (WB)                                6.5 AA / 6.5 GAA
Jeopardy (CTD)                                              5.4 AA
The Big Bang Theory (WB)                              4.5 AA / 4.5 GAA *New*
Family Guy (2/T)                                            4.0 AA / 4.0 GAA
Entertainment Tonight (CTD)                           3.7 AA / 3.7 GAA
How I Met Your Mother (2/T)                           3.2 AA / 3.2 GAA
Dr. Phil Show (CTD)                                        3.1 AA / 3.1 GAA
Inside Edition (CTD)                                        3.1 AA / 3.1 GAA
Source: NSS Galaxy Explorer, Live+SD

*New* M-F Syndicated Strip Series for the week of 9/19-9/23/11 ranked in order by HH Rtg
The Big Bang Theory (WB)                              4.5 AA / 4.5 GAA
30 Rock (NBU)                                               1.4 AA / 1.4 GAA
Anderson (WB)                                              1.4 AA / 1.4 GAA
It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2/T)            1.2 AA / 1.2 GAA 
Dr. Drew’s Lifechangers (CWB)                       0.8 AA / 0.8 GAA
Excused (CTD)                                              0.6 AA / 0.6 GAA
Jeremy Kyle Show (2/T)                                 0.5 AA / 0.5 GAA        

Top 10 M-F Syndicated Strip Series for the week of 9/19-9/23/11 ranked in order by A18-49 Rtg
Two and a Half Men (WB)                                3.3 AA / 3.3 GAA
The Big Bang Theory (WB)                              2.8 AA / 2.8 GAA *New*
Family Guy (2/T)                                            2.8 AA / 2.8 GAA
How I Met Your Mother (2/T)                           2.2 AA / 2.2 GAA
Judge Judy (CTD)                                           1.9 AA / 1.9 GAA
Wheel of Fortune (CTD)                                   1.5 AA
Seinfeld (SPT)                                                1.4 AA / 1.4 GAA
Jeopardy (CTD)                                              1.2 AA
Entertainment Tonight (CTD)                           1.2 AA / 1.2 GAA
Maury (NBU)                                                  1.2 AA / 1.2 GAA
King of the Hill (2/T)                                       1.2 AA / 1.2 GAA
Source: NSS Galaxy Explorer, Live+SD

*New* M-F Syndicated Strip Series for the week of 9/19-9/23/11 ranked in order by A18-49 Rtg
The Big Bang Theory (WB)                              2.8 AA / 2.8 GAA
30 Rock (NBU)                                               0.9 AA / 0.9 GAA
It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2/T)             0.9 AA / 0.9 GAA 
Dr. Drew’s Lifechangers (CWB)                        0.5 AA / 0.5 GAA
Anderson (WB)                                              0.4 AA / 0.4 GAA
Excused (CTD)                                               0.4 AA / 0.4 GAA
Jeremy Kyle Show (2/T)                                  0.3 AA / 0.3 GAA        

Tuesday A18-49 Analysis:  FOX was the top network Tuesday at 3.6/10 with the A18-49 viewers, according to final national ratings from Nielsen.  CBS began primetime a winner at 8p with NCIS at 4.2/12 followed by FOX’s Glee at 3.6/10 and in third was the launch of Univision’s new series Una Familia con Suerte at 2.0/6 which tied with NBC’s The Biggest Loser also at 2.0/6.  FOX did best at 9p with its comedies New Girl and Raising Hope averaging a 3.6/9 and CBS’ NCIS: Los Angeles was next at 3.4/9 and ABC’s Dancing with the Stars Results in third place at 2.9/7.  CBS ended the night at #1 with Unforgettable at 2.5/6 and a tie occurred for the second spot between ABC’s Body of Proof and NBC’s Parenthood at 2.0/5 each.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Tuesday, October 4, 2011  time period averages.  Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated. Live+SD.

CBS: 9.5/15        NCIS 11.9/19, NCIS: Los Angeles 9.1/14, Unforgettable 7.5/12

ABC: 7.6/12         Dancing with the Stars 6.1/9, Dancing with the Stars Results Show 10.1/15, Body of Proof 6.7/11

FOX: 4.6/7           Glee 4.9/8, New Girl 5.0/7, Raising Hope 3.6/5

NBC: 3.5/5          The Biggest Loser 3.6/5, Parenthood 3.3/5

UNIV: 2.1/3         Una Familia con Suerte [p] 2.2/3, La Fuerza del Destino 2.3/3, Aqui y Ahora 1.9/3

CW: 0.9/1           90210 0.9/1, Ringer 1.0/2

ION: 0.7/1           Without a Trace 0.4/1, Criminal Minds 0.7/1, Criminal Minds 1.0/2

TELE: 0.7/1         Mi Corazon Insiste 0.7/1, Flor Salvaje 0.7/1, La Casa de Al Lado 0.9/1

TF: 0.2/0             Reto de Mujer 0.2/0, Ultimo Matrimonio 0.3/0, Correo de Inocentes 0.2/0

A18-49:  FOX 3.6/10, CBS 3.4/9, ABC 2.2/6, NBC 2.0/5, UNIV 1.7/4, CW 0.6/2, TELE 0.5/1, ION 0.3/1, TF 0.2/0 


Dan Scheinkman began a new position as VP/Production, Development and Producer at The Hal Lieberman Company.  Before this appointment, Dan was the Director/Development at Pauly Shore’s Landing Patch Productions as well as Pauly’s Manager/Producer.

Randall Barone advances to VP/Programming and Development with ABC Daytime where he will report to Brian Frons, President, Daytime, Disney/ABC Television Group.  Randall will continue to manage the programming and development for the network’s talk show The View and new daytime show The Chew.

Armando de Castro was elevated to VP/Finance with Discovery Networks International (DNI) to direct the financial reporting and analysis efforts of Advertising Sales, Affiliate Sales, Content and Operations in addition to the consolidation and divisional analytic activities of DNI’s regions in Asia-Pacific, Western Europe, Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa (CEEMEA) and Latin America.  Armando is further in charge for all financial communications with DCI Corporate Finance, Investor Relations and Corporate Communications departments for DNI.  Based in Silver Spring, Armando will continue to report to Doug Baker, SVP/CFO, DNI.

CNN has added Democratic strategist Maria Cardona and conservative columnist David Frum in time for the 2012 election season.  The announcement came from Sam Feist, CNN SVP and Washington bureau chief. 

Management consulting and executive search firm, Sucherman Consulting Group Inc. hired Angela Gardner as EVP/Development as part of the senior management team.  In her new role, Angela will head developing business on the West Coast while based in Los Angeles.  She will report to Erik Sorenson, COO.

AMC Networks Inc. appointed Rob Doodian as EVP/Human Resources where he will manage employee relations, staffing, executive recruiting, internal communications, compensation and benefits for the company its various divisions including the networks AMC, IFC, Sundance Channel, WE tv and IFC Films.  Rob will report to Josh Sapan, AMC Networks President/CEO.  Previously, Rob worked for Cablevision as SVP/Corporate Human Resources.

Production company Leftfield Pictures, behind HISTORY’s Pawn Stars, announced it has hired three new executives and promoted two:

  • Brooke Meredith added as Senior Director/Development in charge of developing new formats and character-based series.  She joins from KPI where she held the same position.  Brooke will report to Rob Shaftel, VP/Development.
  • Julie Louis tagged Development Producer where she will produce the company’s pitch reels and pilots.  Prior to joining, Julie was a producer on various unscripted series.
  • Shawn Witt named Executive Producer and he will manage two unannounced series for the company for ABC and another for Travel Channel.  He will report to David George, VP/Programming. Shawn previously worked as an EP for MTV.
  • Courtney Montgomery promoted to Head/Production to manage staffing and other departments internally at the company.
  • Tonko Soljan upped to Executive In Charge/Production and will serve as the company’s network contact on all projects produced by Leftfield Pictures. 

Nicole Sabatini becomes SVP/Marketing at NBCUniversal’s The Style Network to spearhead all marketing efforts for the network encompassing consumer marketing, ad sales marketing, digital and new media and brand partnerships.  Nicole will report to Salaam Coleman Smith, President of The Style Network.


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This day in History:  1927 – Opening of The Jazz Singer, the first prominent talking movie.

Answer to Yesterday’s Trivia Question:  Due to their address of 623 E. 68th Street in Manhattan, what tv sitcom couple actually lived in the East River? The Ricardos.  East 68th Street only goes up to 600. Kudos to: Anne Kissel Elliot-ET Consulting/Palm City, FL; Phyllis McQuillan-MSG Media/NYC; Michael Avila-AviLand Productions, Inc/NYC; Joe Swaney-Cartoon Network/Adult Swim/Atlanta; Scott Fairhurst-Comcast Spotlight/Albuquerque; Brian Nyenhuis-SpotPlus/Dallas; Brendan Moran-NCC Media/Chicago; Greg Finch-Time Warner Cable/Dallas; Kathryn Lerner-Idea Asylum Productions, Inc/LA; John Amato-KTTV Good Day L.A./LA; Philip Nielsen-Nielsen Business Concepts/Manhattan Beach, CA; George La Fountaine-How I Met Your Mother/Granada Hills, CA; Ken DuBow-Opus/Cannes.

Today’s Trivia Question:  Who was the only cast member to receive royalties as a performer on the Honeymooners?   (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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INTERNSHIPS – These positions are for credit only – nobody gets paid here. These ads are always posted for free, and students work for school credit only. For more information on the specs for posting an Internship ad, email Trish at [email protected].

FALL INTERNSHIP CREDITS ONLY: DIGITAL MEDIA FALL/LA: Gain valuable experience in digital piracy working with anti-piracy research team.Basic Excel/Word skills plus a knack for investigation. Resume to [email protected] (10/12)

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:CREATIVE MEDIA MIND Seeking to assist, Entry-Junior level slots, B.A.  Mass Comm/Media backgrnd, 3-5 years experience, NY based, but interested in warmer climates.Please email, [email protected] (10/13)

SITUATION WANTED: PRODUCTION ASSISTANT/VIDEO-EDITOR: Experience in field shoots and casting. Goal-oriented team player. Endless drive, a passion for TV/Film production. Resume upon request. [email protected] (10/13)

SITUATION WANTED:NYC-based marketing executive with 9 years experience in B2B and B2C marketing including affiliate/consumer/integrated marketing, ad sales, promotions and events. Contact: [email protected] (10/13)

SITUATION WANTED: Jeanne Intile Burns, VOICE-OVER ARTIST, Web Links:,, Cell: 845-721-9681, E-Mail: [email protected], Specializes in unique character voices for various animated productions. (10/12)

SITUATION WANTED: ASSISTANT: Attending UCLA’s TV writing cert. program. Experienced in Final Draft. Worked as PA and Studio Page. Creative and detail-oriented. Has B.S. in journalism. Contact [email protected] (10/12)

SITUATION WANTED: NY/PRODUCTION ASSISTANT/COORDINATOR experience in graphics production, news broadcasting and live production. Proficient in Microsoft Office applications and Avid editing. Resume upon request; [email protected] (10/12)

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] (10/11)

SITUATION WANTED: Recent college graduate with a B.S. in Marketing/Management. l am interested in entry-level positions in marketing,sales, or media. Looking to be located in New York City. Contact by ([email protected]) (10/11)

SITUATION WANTED: MEDIA BUYER/TRAFFIC: 11+yrs experience B.S. in Communications looking for freelance/full time position please contact me at [email protected] (10/8)

SITUATION WANTED: SO Sr. Integrated Copywriter. Style guides, positioning, promotion, collateral. Digital, print, video. Trade, consumer, Upfront anyone? I hear brand voices. SO fast. SO fun. (10/8)

SITUATION WANTED: Seeking a job with a film location or production company, scouting, or negotiating film/TV location contracts. I have a strong background in the LA entertainment industry. BA in PR/Marketing Contact: [email protected] (10/8)

SITUATION WANTED: DEVELOPMENT FOR TV/FILM: Toronto-based with 8+ years of experience in script analysis, development and pitching for TV & film. Insightful story notes and pitch documents. (10/7)

SITUATION WANTED:  SALES/MKTG PLANNER/ASST-LA or NYC: 3+ yrs Social Media, Sales Ntwrk exp. created sales proposals/PP presentations, video reels, online mktg/promos, media math, detail-oriented, multitask MS Office. [email protected] (10/7)

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

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