Tuesday, December 5th, 2006

 

Cynopsis: Kids!

12/05/06

Good morning. It’s Tuesday, December 5, 2006 and this is your first early morning Kids! briefing.

The American Academy of Pediatrics has released Children, Adolescents, and Advertising, a new policy statement published this week in the December issue of Pediatrics.  The AAP reports young people view 40,000+ ads on TV per year, and that this kind of exposure might be a significant contributor to obesity, poor nutrition, eating disorders, and cigarette and alcohol abuse.  The statements also points to other ways that advertisers are reaching young people including increased exposure to advertising on the internet, and in magazines and in schools, as well as looking to the coming of interactive digital TV, as other ways that advertisers are reaching young people.  In addition to pointing out the issues, the AAP also offers some recommendations to help alleviate some of the negative effects that advertising may be having on kids/adolescents people, including appealing to Congress:

  • Educate young people to be more media literate – better critical viewers
  • AAP points to evidence that birth control ads may lower teen pregnancy rates, without increasing the activity of the demo
  • Shift ads for Viagra and other ED medications until after 10p – the concept being that these ads make sexual activity seem like a “recreational sport.”
  • Pediatricians should work with parents, schools, community group and the like to “ban or severely curtail,” all in-school advertising
  • Pediatrician waiting rooms should feature no magazines that carry tobacco or alcohol ads.
  • Recommend patients watch two-hours or less of non-educational TV on a daily basis
  • Pediatricians should also work with parents, community and public groups to get Congress to
    •  Limit commercial advertising on kid’s programming
    •  Place a ban on junk food ads  primarily during kids programming
    •  Place a ban on tobacco ads in all media
    •  Regulate alcohol ads so that only the product is shown  no cartoon characters or female models
    •  Increase program funding for Public TV
    •  Establish a national task force on advertising

More information can be found at http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/cgi/content/full/118/6/2563.

This week marks the re-launch of the AtomFilms website that now includes a broadband TV service, a syndicated video player, a high-resolution video playback option and customizable channels.  The new AtomFilms bows with the premiere of Hellholes, the pilot episode of horror-comedy series of the same name, developed by AtomFilms Studio and created by Kyle Rankin and Efram Potelle.  Also launching on the site is a new Comedy Central channel featuring episodes of the channel’s web shows including the new Good God.  Neither is for kids.  The newly re-launched AtomFilms website is supported by its exclusive mobile video partner Verizon Wireless, which offers an AtomFilms channel on its V Cast service.  AtomFilms is part of Atom Entertainment, which was acquired by MTV Networks earlier this fall.

NEW PRODUCTION & DEVELOPMENT

Disney Channel Europe is teaming with Chorion for an animated adaptation of Famous Five, based on the book series of the same name by Enid Blyton, first published in the 1940s.  Set to premiere in the UK in 2008, the animated Famous Five will include 26-episodes and the language will be updated to reflect more modern times. Blyton is well known for her other stories including Noddy and The Secret Seven.  For Disney Channel, the Famous Five project comes as it plans to open up a UK office to develop and produce original programming.  To that end, Disney Channel Europe is also currently in development on two additional projects. The first is Bunny Town, a mixed live-action/puppet series developed with American Spiffy Pictures, which will be produced in the UK by Bakercoogan.  The second is Quelli dell’Intervallo (translates as Break Kids)  an Italian short-form project that catches kids through a classroom window talking about daily events.  Localized versions of Quelli dell’Intervallo are currently airing in France, Germany and Spain.

MORE KIDS STUFF

The World Series of Video Games (WSVG) has signed deals with broadcast, cable and satellite TV networks CBS, CSTV and VOOM HD Networks’ GAMEPLAY HD to air 20 hours of original programming coverage of the 2006 season for the US.  Presented by Intel, the World Series of Video Games is an international professional video game competition including multiple game platforms.  The agreement comes on the heels of the MTV, which premiered last month.  International distribution agreements are in the works.

  • CBS will air They Got Game, Stars of the World Series of Video Games presented by Intel, on December 30, at 3p.  Hosted by Quddus and produced by Juma Entertainment, the 1-hr special will feature the personal stories of up and coming competitive video game stars including Johnathan “Fatal1ty” Wendel, David “Moto” Geffon, Shannon “Mary Jane” Ridge, and Matt “Ballistics” Powers.
  • CSTV: College Sports Television is set to produce coverage of the WSVG Finals as part of a five-week series Sundays at 9p, beginning January 21, 2007.  CSTV’s 1-hr specials will cover a three-day competition, featuring 95 gamers who qualified on the WSVG Circuit in 2006, in NYC at Chelsea Piers Sports and Entertainment Complex. Additionally, CSTV will launch a new WSVG broadband channel on cstv.com, which will carry the live Team Sportscast Network streamcast of the Finals.  CSTV is a unit of CBS.
  • GAMEPLAY HD will cover the 2006 WSVG major tournaments, with episodes this month focusing on events in Kentucky, Texas and Sweden.  Additional episodes are slated to air in February.  Throughout the month viewers can log onto www.gameplayhd.com to view streaming online video of GAMEPLAY HD’s WSVG coverage, a new episode will be posted online every Friday at 8p and will available throughout the week.

Concrete Pictures has produced a series of 30 second spots targeted to early elementary school kids for PBS Kids Go! on air and online site.  Together Concrete Pictures and PBS Kids Go selected 12 real kids from around the US who are doing unique and/or creative things to be featured in the short-form segments with the aim of inspiring kids to try new things as well as set goals.  Segments include an 8year old boxer; a girl who is an award-winning skier who also happens to be in a wheelchair; an 11 year old boy who creates art using Duct Tape; and a boy who scaled Mt. Kilimanjaro.

In January, G4 will launch a new online interactive platform when it premieres Star Trek: The Next Generation 2.0 on its network January 15 at 9p. The interactive version will include Beam Me Up Chats – on-screen live chats, trivia games under Trek Facts, and other interactive elements that can be accessed at g4tv.com. Star Trek: The Next Generation 2.0 will air Monday-Friday at 9p and is distributed by CBS Television Distribution.

Independent Film Channel is set to premiere a new 1-hr Friday evening anime programming block beginning January 5, 2007 at 11p.  The new block will feature two of FUNimation Entertainment’s anime series Basilisk and Gunslinger Girl.  The anime block will lead into IFC’s new line-up titled Grindhouse.  The anime block follows IFC success in spring 2006 when it debuted Samurai 7, an anime series from FUNimation.  Neither anime, Basilisk nor Gunslinger Girl, are for kids.

MARKETING/LICENSING

Take-Two Interactive and Double Vision, an in-game advertising company, have inked a deal for the sale of in-game ads in up to nine game titles from Take-Two’s 2K and 2K Sports publisher labels.  Under the deal, Double Fusion will serve as the exclusive North American and European ad opportunities in select 2K titles set for release in 2007 and 2008.  Double Vision will also serve as the exclusive representative and technology provider for 2K across all platforms (PC and console) with the exception of the Xbox and Xbox 360.  Some versions of the games will provide marketers with “deep integration” into game-play and storylines, reaching gamers whether or not they are connected to the internet, in addition to reaching gamers through real time media buys.

Nickelodeon and Viacom Consumer Products has entered into a multi-year international licensing deal with MEGA Brands Inc. to develop construction toys based on Nick Jr.’s preschool brands.  Under the pact MEGA Brands will create playsets and vehicles based on Go Diego Go!, The Backyardigans and Dora the Explorer.  The new licensed products will launch in 2007 rolling out first in the US and Canada followed later in the year by the UK, France, Australia, and Latin America and other regions in 2008.

STONE SOUP

JAKKS Pacific celebrates the Rocky franchise and the upcoming MGM feature film, Rocky Balboa, with the introduction of six series of Rocky action figures, toy boxing gloves and championship belts.  While I am not a huge Rocky fan (go ahead hate me) even I am tempted to buy the Training Rocky I action figure that comes with … you are going to love this … its own Side of Meat “figure”.  I just gotta have this – it will be perfect on the shelf next to my Vanilla Ice doll.  Rocky Balboa will be released nationwide December 20, 2006.

EXECUTIVE MOVES

Ian Birch has been upped to EVP and Chief Content Officer, Gemstar-TV Guide.  He will work with the editorial and programming teams at the company’s businesses to develop and grow the cross-platform content efforts and will be responsible for overseeing the integration of these content opportunities.  Additionally, he will establish broad strategic deals with a range of content providers.  Birch will also retain his role as Editor-in-Chief, TV Guide magazine.  He will continue to report to CEO, Rich Battista.  Birch, who joined TV Guide in 2004, oversaw the editorial aspects of the re-launch of TV Guide in 2005.  Previously he was Editorial Director of two UK weekly entertainment magazines, EMAP’s heat and Closer.

Scholastic has appointed Seth D. Radwell as President, Scholastic at Home.  In his new role, Radwell will be responsible for Scholastic’s school continuity programs and the Back to Basics Toys division.  Additionally, Radwell, who currently serves as President, eScholastic, will retain that position and its responsibilities as well.  Radwell will report to Richard Robinson, Chairman, President and CEO, Scholastic. He takes over the Scholastic at Home reins from Judy Newman, President, Scholastic Book Clubs, who will shift her focus to concentrate on the company’s Book Clubs business and develop new areas to grow relationships with classroom teachers.  Newman has overseen Scholastic at Home business since 2000, following its Scholastic’s acquisition of Grolier.  Prior to joining Scholastic in 2005, Radwell was President, Marketing and Editorial Group, Bookspan.  Previously he served as CEO and President, Doubleday Interactive and booksonline.com.

RATINGS

Top 10 Combined Broadcast/Basic Cable shows amongst Kids 2-11 for the week of 11/20-11/26/2006 , 6a-6a:
K2-11                                                            Total Delivery (000)
NBC:     Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade (S)(11/23; 9a-12p)    3177
ABC:     Peanuts, He’s A Bully Charlie Brown (S)(11/20; 8:30a) 2594
NICK:    SpongeBob SquarePants (11/22; 7p)                           2548
NICK:    SpongeBob SquarePants (11/22; 7:30p)                      2482
DSNY*: Hannah Montana (S)(11/24; 7:30p)                             2400
DSNY*: High School Musical (11/24; 8-9:50p)                          2397
NICK:    SpongeBob SquarePants (11/25; 9:30a)                      2260
DSNY*: Suite Life of Zack & Cody (S)(11/24; 7:30-7:55p)         2252
ABC:     Charlie Brown Thanksgiving (11/20; 8p)                       2164
NICK:    SpongeBob SquarePants (11/22; 8p)                           2164
Source: Disney from Nielsen Media Research Data
*Disney Channel is not an ad supported cable network, unlike the others in this listing.

Top 10 Combined Broadcast/Basic Cable shows amongst Kids 6-11 for the week of 11/20-11/26/2006 , 6a-6a:
K6-11                                                          Total Delivery (000)
DSNY*: High School Musical (11/24; 8-9:50p)                       2397
DSNY*: Hannah Montana (S)(11/24; 7:30p)                          2400
DSNY*: Suite Life of Zack & Cody (S)(11/24; 7:30-7:55p)      2252
DSNY*: Hannah Montana (S)(11/26; 7p)                               1730
DSNY*: Molly: American Girl (11/26; 8-9:40p)                      1703
NBC:     Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade (S)(11/23; 9a-12p) 1670
DSNY*: Hannah Montana (S)(11/26; 6:30p)                         1661
DSNY*: Cheetah Girls 2 (11/25; 8-9:50p)                             1500
DSNY*: Hannah Montana (11/24; 10p)                                 1475
DSNY*: Suite Life of Zack & Cody (11/25; 10p)                     1466
Source: Disney from Nielsen Media Research Data
*Disney Channel is not an ad supported cable network, unlike the others in this listing.

Top 10 Combined Broadcast/Basic Cable shows amongst Tweens 9-14 for the week of 11/20-11/26/2006 , 6a-6a:
Tweens 9-14                                             Total Delivery (000)
DSNY*: Hannah Montana (S)(11/26;7:30p)                         2064
DSNY*: High School Musical (11/24; 8-9:50p)                      1890
DSNY*: Hannah Montana (S)(11/26; 7p)                              1722
DSNY*: Molly: An American Girl (11/26; 8-9:40p)                 1632
DSNY*: Suite Life of Zack & Cody (S)(11/24; 7:30-7:55p)     1608
DSNY*: Hannah Montana (S)(11/26; 6:30p)                         1587
DSNY*: Holes (11/20; 8-10:10p)                                         1534
NBC:     Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade (S)(11/23; 9a-12p) 1445
DSNY*: Hannah Montana (S)(11/26; 6p)                              1402
DSNY*: Suite Life of Zack & Cody (11/25; 10p)                     1363
Source: Disney from Nielsen Media Research Data
*Disney Channel is not an ad supported cable network, unlike the others in this listing.

Top 10 Combined Broadcast/Basic Cable shows amongst Teens 12-17 for the week of 11/20-11/26/2006 , 6a-6a:
Teens 12-17                                              Total Delivery (000)
FOX:     Family Guy (11/5; 9-9:31p)                                    1278
NBC:     Heroes (11/30; 9-10:01p)                                       1234
FOX:     Simpsons (11/5; 8-8:31p)                                       1210
FOX:     American Dad (11/26: 8:31-9p)                               1194
FOX:     NFL (11/23; 7:26-7:21p)                                         1175
ABC:     Desperate Housewives (11/5; 9-10:01p)                   1140
NBC:     Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade (S)(11/23; 9a-12p) 1139
FOX:     NFL (11/26; 4:28p-various)                                     1088
DSNY*: Hannah Montana (S)(11/26; 7:30p)                          1088
DSNY*: Holes (11/20; 8-10:10p)                                          1038
Source: Disney from Nielsen Media Research Data
*Disney Channel is not an ad supported cable network, unlike the others in this listing.
**New abbreviation for Adult Swim, which airs on Cartoon Network

Final K6-11 Ratings for Saturday, November 25, 2006 Broadcast Networks only (Live + SD Data):
Source: Disney Research from Nielsen Media Research Data
ABC 1.4/7 Avg. (9a-1p)
The Emperor’s New School 0.7/4; The Replacements 1.1/5; That’s So Raven 1.4/7; That’s So Raven 1.8/9; Hannah Montana 1.8/8; Suite Life of Zack & Cody 1.8/9
FOX (4Kids TV) 1.0/5 Avg. (8a-12n)
Winx Club 0.4/3; Bratz 0.9/5; Kirby 1.0/5; Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Fast Forward 1.2/5; Yu-Gi-Oh Cap Monster 1.5/7; Viva Piñata 0.8/4; Yu-Gi-Oh 1.1/5; GI Joe Sigma 6 1.0/5
CW (Kids’ WB!) 0.9/5 Avg. (7a-12p)
Pillowhead 0.2/2; Pillowhead 0.6/5; Loonatics Unleashed 0.9/5; Tom and Jerry Tales 1.5/8; Shaggy Scooby-Doo Clue 1.8/8; Johnny Test 1.5/6; Legion of Super Heroes 1.0/4; The Batman 0.9/4; Xiaolin Showdown 0.7/3; Monster Allergy 0.5/3
NBC (Qubo on NBC) Avg. 0.8/4 (7:30a-12p)
Veggie Tales 0.9/5; Dragon 0.8/4; 321 Penguins/Larryboy Adventures 0.8/4; Babar 0.5/2; Jane and the Dragon 0.8/4; Jacob Two Two 0.8/4
CBS (KOL’s Secret Slumber Party on CBS) 0.5/2 Avg. (7a-7:30a/10:30a-12n*)
Madeline 0.3/3; Sabrina: The Animated Series 0.5/2; Cake 0.5/2; Trollz 0.4/2; Dance Revolution 0.6/3; Horseland 0.6/3

Final K6-11 Ratings for Saturday, November 25, 2006 Cable Networks only (Live + SD Data):
Source: Disney Research from Nielsen Media Research Data
NICKELODEON 3.6/20 Avg. (7a-1p)
All Grown Up 1.1/13; Fairly OddParents 2.0/18; Jimmy Neutron 3.2/22; Jimmy Neutron 4.6/27; SpongeBob SquarePants 4.9/24; SpongeBob SquarePants 5.4/24; Fairly OddParents 4.6/21; Mr. Meaty 4.1/20; Avatar 3.6/17; Jimmy Neutron 3.1/15; Jimmy Neutron 2.9/14
CARTOON NETWORK 2.0/10 Avg. (7a-1p)
Cartoon Cartoon Top 5 (60 min) 1.0/8; Team Galaxy 1.0/6; Pokemon: Battle Frontier 1.6/8; Pokemon: Battle Frontier 2.0/9; Ben 10 2.6/12; Robotboy 2.2/10; Class of 3000 2.3/11; Jingle Jingle Jangle 2.3/11; Fosters Home For Imaginary Friends 3.0/15; Code Name Kids Next Door 2.6/12
DISNEY CHANNEL 2.0/11 Avg. (7a-1p)
The Wiggles 1.7/21; Higglytown Heroes 1.7/15; Little Einsteins 1.6/11; Little Einsteins 1.6/9; Mickey Mouse Clubhouse 2.0/10; Mickey Mouse Clubhouse 2.1/10; Handy Manny 2.6/12; Handy Manny 2.2/10; Doodlebops 1.9/9; Charlie and Lola 1.7/8; That’s So Raven 2.2/1; That So Raven 3.2/15
TOON DISNEY (Jetix) 0.3/1 Avg. (8a-12p)
Legend of the Dragon 0.1/1; NASCAR Racers 0.1/1; Pucca 0.1/1; Oban Star Racers 0.2/1; Jackie Chan Adventures 0.3/2; Jackie Chan Adventures 0.4/2; Jackie Chan Adventures 0.3/2; Jackie Chan Adventures 0.4/2; Jackie Chan Adventures 0.2/1; Jackie Chan Adventures 0.3/2; Legend of Tarzan 0.3/2; Hercules 0.2/1

Live + Same Day Ratings Kids Cable Network Averages (000) for Monday, November 27, 2006, 6am-11pm, ranked by K2-11:
NICKELODEON:         K2-11 1053; K6-11 521; TWEENS 9-14 401
DISNEY CHANNEL:     K2-11   908; K6-11 576; TWEENS 9-14 524
CARTOON NETWORK: K2-11   529; K6-11 345; TWEENS 9-14 228
TOON DISNEY:           K2-11   148; K6-11   76; TWEENS 9-14   56
Source: MTVN Research from Nielsen Media Research Data

Live + Same Day Ratings Kids Cable Network Averages (000) for Tuesday, November 28, 2006, 6am-11pm, ranked by K2-11:
NICKELODEON:         K2-11 962; K6-11 497; TWEENS 9-14 396
DISNEY CHANNEL:     K2-11 712; K6-11 468; TWEENS 9-14 407
CARTOON NETWORK: K2-11 538; K6-11 316; TWEENS 9-14 220
TOON DISNEY:           K2-11 120; K6-11   66; TWEENS 9-14   46
Source: MTVN Research from Nielsen Media Research Data

Live + Same Day Ratings Kids Cable Network Averages (000) for Wednesday, November 29, 2006, 6am-11pm, ranked by K2-11:
NICKELODEON:         K2-11 1060; K6-11 530; TWEENS 9-14 379
DISNEY CHANNEL:     K2-11   705; K6-11 461; TWEENS 9-14 374
CARTOON NETWORK: K2-11   536; K6-11 320; TWEENS 9-14 176
TOON DISNEY:           K2-11   125; K6-11   66; TWEENS 9-14   50
Source: MTVN Research from Nielsen Media Research Data

Live + Same Day Ratings Kids Cable Network Averages (000) for Thursday, November 30, 2006, 6am-11pm, ranked by K2-11:
NICKELODEON:         K2-11 1177; K6-11 521; TWEENS 9-14 381
DISNEY CHANNEL:     K2-11   756; K6-11 490; TWEENS 9-14 406
CARTOON NETWORK: K2-11   457; K6-11 292; TWEENS 9-14 211
TOON DISNEY:           K2-11   138; K6-11   72; TWEENS 9-14   48
Source: MTVN Research from Nielsen Media Research Data

Live + Same Day Ratings Kids Cable Network Averages (000) for Friday, December 1, 2006, 6am-11pm, ranked by K2-11:
NICKELODEON:         K2-11 1208; K6-11 637; TWEENS 9-14 513
DISNEY CHANNEL:     K2-11   930; K6-11 642; TWEENS 9-14 522
CARTOON NETWORK: K2-11   601; K6-11 361; TWEENS 9-14 267
TOON DISNEY:           K2-11   214; K6-11 105; TWEENS 9-14   75
Source: MTVN Research from Nielsen Media Research Data


Answer to Yesterday’s Trivia Question:  What was the club house of the Get Along Gang?   A RED CABOOSE    Kudos to:  Ben Huebscher-HubTech Productions/NY; Brian E.S. Jones-Cartoon Network/Atlanta; Doug Sanders-UPROAR!/NY; Izzy Neis-Star Farm Productions/Chicago; Ashley Holmes-Mediacom/Burbank

Today’s Trivia Question:  What sport was often featured on the show Rocket Power?( click here) 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.)

Later — Gwen
Gwen Billings for Cynopsis Kids!
12.05.06

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JOB OPENING: DIRECTOR, AD SALES RESEARCH/Bravo, NY: Min 6 yrs exp in TV research using Nielsen tools produce prog & daypart estimates for strategic planning & inventory mgmt Apply online www.nbcunicareers.com job #557146   (12/7)

JOB OPENING: ASSISTANT MEDIA BUYER/Wyeth Advertising Inc./Madison, NJ: BA, strong computer skills and ability to multitask in a deadline sensitive environment req’d.  Resume to: [email protected], or fax to: 973 660-7508.  EOE (12/7)

JOB OPENING: AD SALES ASST/Galavision, NY: Detail-oriented, exc comm/math/MS Office skills; asst Sales Team w/presentations/reports/clerical work. Spanish speaking highly pref/not req. Cvr letter & resume: [email protected] (12/14)

JOB OPENING: EASTERN REGION ACCT DIR/Screenvision/NY: Sales. work w/ Sales Planner & Sales Coord to build media programs from concept through sale. BA req’d 6-10 yrs selling media advertising. Res to:  [email protected] (12/7)

JOB OPENING: REGN’L ACCT DIR (2)/Screenvision/LA & Chicago: Dvlp/present/sell integrated in-theatre advrtsng & media prgrm campaigns to regn’l clients. 3+yrs selling media advrtsng exp. BA equiv work exp. [email protected] (12/7)

JOB OPENING: VP, ENT. PUBLICITY/NBC UNIVERSAL/NY: Liaison between East & West Coast press and publicity units, 10 yrs. exp. www.nbcunicareers.com job # 562039. (12/7)

JOB OPENING: DOCUMENTARY EDITOR/FREELANCE/Lou Reda Productions/Easton, PA: Needs seasoned long form editor that possesses strong directorial, solid creative thinking in editorial process. Contact: [email protected]   (12/7)

JOB OPENING: SVP, DIGITAL STRATEGY/NBC UNIVERSAL/NY: Grow Bravo’s digital business, 10 yrs. editorial exp. www.nbcunicareers.com job # 561091 (12/6)

JOB OPENING: AD SALES COORD/ TV One/NY: Exp in order entry & creating flow charts a + but willing to train the right person. See our website for a detailed job description & other exciting career opportunities at www.tvoneonline.com (12/6)

JOB OPENING: VP/ BIZ DEV: Excellent cble net contacts wanted for NY non-fiction TV pro co. Need strong sales exp (6 + yrs), solid pitching, strng ability to write & negotiate. Ntwrk or agency exp pref’d. Res: [email protected] (12/6)

JOB OPENING: NATIONAL TV BUYING SUPERVISOR/LA/Network Cable & Syndication:  Entertainment exp a plus.  Will relocate. Apply [email protected]            (12/6)

JOB OPENING: DIRECTOR, MARKETING/SONY PICTURES TELEVISION INTERNATIONAL:  Prefer bilingual (Spanish/English). Solid digital and promotion exp. A must. Television/Cable Mrktng exp. Necessary.  Apply:  www.sonypicturesjobs.com EOE  (12/6)

WINTER INTERNSHIPS – These positions are for credit only – nobody gets paid here. They are 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] .

WINTER INTERNSHIP/CREDITS ONLY: PRODUCTION INTERNS/Red Moxie/NYC: Reality Show. Assist with research, logging, screening, working shoots, etc. Word &Excel. Ability to shoot mini DV a plus. Send resume and cover letter to [email protected] (12/9)

WINTER INTERNSHIP/CREDITS ONLY: COMMUNICATIONS INTERN – Gain experience in entertainment public relations firm. Please send resume and contact me at [email protected] (12/6)

WINTER INTERNSHIP/CREDITS ONLY: ABC/RESEARCH INTERNSHIP: Asst in the tracking of prime time and all network prgrmng for ABC as well as competition, attend wkly staff meetings Analytical skills, MS office. Excel a +.  www.disneycareers.com (12/6)

SITUATION WANTED ADS, POSTED BY THOSE LOOKING TO BE HIRED

SITUATION WANTED: NYC‘s PREMIERE ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY LIFE COACH. Clients in news, talk, reality. Become the writer-producer-director of  your own life.  Free consultation.  [email protected]   Entertaining Possibilities.

SITUATION WANTED: Perfect ENTRY LEVEL / PA CANDIDATE; upcoming college grad with 3 yrs TV experience; EP of TV series with 2 Emmy awards for outstanding student production; 1.5 yrs as Programming Dir. Avail 1/1/07 [email protected] (12/12)

SITUATION WANTED: PROFESSIONAL CASTING / ADMISSIONS DIRECTOR with prestigious ACTING SCHOOLS seeks new opportunity. I work with integrity, polish & a very positive attitude (“The Secret”). [email protected] (12/7)

SITUATION WANTED: BA student graduating in May 07 seeking position in Chicago or CA;  excellent music and media experience; multi-task oriented; driven and  energetic; contact Jeremiah Cosner at:  [email protected] (12/7)

SITUATION WANTED: FEMALE VOICEOVER ARTIST with recording studio utilizing Pro Tools.  Same day and next day turnaround service available. Visit www.marciheit.com for voice samples and contact information.  Reasonable rates. (12/6)

E-mail Trish Pihonak for rates and specs for Job Openings.

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