Wednesday, April 27th, 2011

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Cynopsis

04.27.11

Good morning. It’s Wednesday, April 27, 2011, and this is your first early morning briefing. As always, if you prefer to watch this morning’s news instead of reading it, click here

Tonight’s Premieres:
HDnet: Svetlana at 8p
Comedy Central: South Park (15th season premiere) at 10p
Style Network: Clean House at 10p

Tonight’s Finales:
FUEL TV: Ellismania at 10p
Syfy: Fact or Faked: Paranormal Files at 10p


A CYNOPSIS MESSAGE FROM LOGO


 

RUPAUL SHATTERS RATINGS RECORDS!
RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE SEASON 3 IS LOGO’S
HIGHEST-RATED AND MOST-WATCHED SERIES EVER
.6 A18-49 series average*. Up 24% from Season 2
Season finale is highest rated telecast in channel
history among M18-49 and W25-54!
.8 A18-49 finale rating*
Q1’11 IS HIGHEST RATED QUARTER EVER
14 million streams this season. Up 45% from Season 2
Ratings love RU! Get in on RUPAUL’S DRAG U this summer!

*Nielsen Media Research; All ratings Live+SD coverage; RuPaul’s Drag Race S3 premiere avg excludes Casting Special (episode 301).


~ MORE GOOD STUFF ~

Yesterday Katie Couric made it official saying she will leave her anchor position with CBS Evening News when her contract expires June 4.  The timing of Couric’s departure announcement allows the network a month to introduce a new evening news anchor.  CBS News will likely reveal Couric’s replacement next week following its coverage of the Royal Wedding with Couric anchoring in London.  Though what exactly Couric will do next is still up in the air and that announcement is expected in the next few weeks. 

New 30m sketch-comedy series, In the Flow with Affion Crockett hosted by and starring comedian Affion Crockett will premiere on FOX August 14 at 9p with a special one-hour episode.  Late-night airings are scheduled for Saturdays at midnight starting August 20 and the series will slide into its regular time slot of 930p Sundays on August 21.  The series is billed as similar to FOX’s classic In Living Color and Crockett’s new show, executive produced by Jamie Foxx will offer spoofs of pop culture, movie trailers, commercials, TV shows, music videos and celebrities.  Many guest stars will appear during the season including Snoop Dogg, Russell Simmons, Chris Brown and Harry Shum Jr. among others. In the Flow with Affion Crockett is produced by Fox Television Studios, Foxx/King Entertainment and Tantamount Studios.

Broadcaster Keith Olbermann makes his comeback to television on Current TV beginning June 20 at 8p with his new weeknight commentary show, Countdown with Keith Olbermann.  Olbermann joined Current TV in February after leaving MSNBC.  At Current TV, Olbermann will serve as executive producer and host for his show as well as function as the  network’s Chief News Officer.  According to Mark Rosenthal, CEO at Current, Countdown with Keith Olbermann will “combine familiar and popular features with some new elements.”  Current TV is independently-owned by Al Gore and Joel Hyatt and is presently distributed in more than 75 million households worldwide.

Five current series on The CW Network received early renewals and will be back starting fall 2011:

  • Reality series America’s Next Top Model ordered for both cycles next season opening in the fall with its first-ever All-Star Edition.
  • The Vampire Diaries, The CW’s most-watched series with 4.0 million total viewers and tops with W18-34 at 2.9/9, reupped for a sophomore season.
  • Gossip Girl and 90210 were also renewed and will return along with the seventh season of Supernatural.

Syfy handed its original reality series Fact or Faked: Paranormal Files an order for twelve additional one-hour episodes that will go into production and added to the present sophomore season.  Fact or Faked: Paranormal Files is slated to return this October.  During the current second season, the series is averaging 1.455 million total viewers each week and 808,000 with A18-49.  The mid-season finale of Fact or Faked: Paranormal Files airs tonight on Syfy at 10p. 

Brothers Robbie and Stephen Keszey are featured on Discovery Channel’s new series Swamp Brothers opening May 13 at 10p.  The duo operates the Glades Herp Farm in Florida, the largest venomous snake breeding farm in the world.  Story House Productions is producing Swamp Brothers for Discovery Channel.

New reality series Ice Loves Coco debuts on E! June 12 at 1030p.  The eight-episode half-hour series goes inside the ten-year marriage of rapper/actor/author Ice-T and his fitness/swimsuit model wife Coco as they balance their careers and marriage.  Ice Loves Coco is created and produced by Comcast Entertainment Studios.

Eight series on HGTV received new episode orders or renewals:

  • Real estate-themed series House Hunters, House Hunters International, My First Place, For Rent, Property Virgins and Real Estate Intervention all were granted additional episodes extending their production schedules.
  • Sophomore season renewals given to All-American Handyman hosted by Molly Culver and to Holmes Inspection led by contractor Mike Holmes.

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~ PRODUCTION & DEVELOPMENT ~

Tyler Perry lands another new series on TBS as the network ordered the 10-episode dramedy series Tyler Perry’s For Better or Worse aiming at young adults.  The series is based on Perry’s popular films Why Did I Get Married? and is his third series for TBS which also airs Tyler Perry’s House of Payne and Meet the Browns.  Tyler Perry’s For Better or Worse centers on the married life of Marcus and Angela, two characters from his films Why Did I Get Married? and Why Did I Get Married Too? Michael Jai White and Tasha Smith will star in the television series reprising their roles from the films.  Other cast members will be announced later. For Better or Worse will follow the syndication pattern of Perry’s other two TBS series and will be sold by Debmar Mercury.  Atlanta-based Tyler Perry Studios is producing the series.

Production has started in the UK on a new supernatural drama, The Fades co-produced by BBC America.  The series with six one-hour episodes stars Lily Loveless and Daniel Kaluuya, both formerly of Skins, about a reluctant teenage hero, Paul (Iain De Caestecker) who is haunted by apocalyptic dreams that neither his therapist and best friend, Mac (Kaluuya) nor his twin sister, Anna (Loveless) can explain.  Paul’s dreams intensify as he starts to see spirits of the dead, known as The Fades all around him.  The series is written by Jack Thorne and is a BBC Drama Productions production for BBC America and BBC Three.  Susan Hogg serves as executive producer.

TV Guide Network revealed three series in development for the 2011-2012 season:

  • Embassy Row is behind a new weekly hosted show giving viewers the insider’s look at television shows, movies and celebrities.  The host will anchor the show from a virtual video set.  Michael Davies executive produces.
  • Gossip Cop is a new series inspired by a website of the same name produced by Ish Entertainment.  The series will delve into the most entertaining and outrageous celebrity gossip stories of the week, giving A-list celebrities the chance to sound off against tabloids to set the record straight.  Michael Hirschorn, Dan Abrams and Michael Lewittes will all serve as executive producers.
  • Full Picture Entertainment produces a humorous weekly show highlighting celebrity fashion moments.  The show will include segments such as “The Airport Walk of Shame” and “Dude, Where’s My Fashion.”  Desiree Gruber and Jane Cutler will serve as executive producers.

Elisabeth Harnois bumped to a series regular on CBS’ CSI.  Harnois was originally tapped to guest star in the May 5 episode playing the estranged daughter of Conrad Ecklie (Marc Vann) who works for the LAPD.  The show elevated her role to become a full-time series regular.

USA Network’s Burn Notice added Lauren Stamile (Grey’s Anatomy) in a recurring role for the series’ fifth season. Stamile plays Kim Pearce, a brilliant, unpredictable operative sent by the CIA to investigate a murder and uses Michael (Jeffrey Donovan) to help her find the killer.  Burn Notice will debut season five on June 23.

William Forsythe was cast as a gangster for the new season of HBO’s Boardwalk Empire produced by Martin Scorsese, cites THR.  Forsythe will play the recurring character Manny Horvitz.

Bethany Joy Galeotti renewed her contract for a ninth season of The CW’s One Tree Hill, reports TVLine, despite the series not yet receiving a renewal order.  Additionally, James Lafferty playing leading man Nathan has also not inked a new contract to remain on the show.

Casting Call: MTV is seeking drag queens for its documentary series, World of Jenks.  If you dress in drag or perform in drag professionally and are between the ages of 18 and 25, the show wants to hear from you.  Send an email to [email protected] right away with a self-description, phone number and a recent photo.  Also include a description about your life beyond drag.  For more information, please visit: www.mtv.com/shows/world_of_jenks/series.jhtml  .

Casting Call:  MTV also is seeking gospel singers for its documentary series, World of Jenks.  If you sing in a gospel choir while also juggling problems at home, at school or work and appear between the ages of 15 and 21, the show wants to hear from you.  To apply, send an email to: [email protected] right away and include a self-description, phone number and a recent photo.  Explain why you love to sing, what you are doing to reach your goals, the challenges you have faced and what your future holds. For more information, please visit: www.mtv.com/shows/world_of_jenks/series.jhtml  .

Casting Call:  Logo and World of Wonder are casting season four of RuPaul’s Drag Race seeking drag queens to be part of the competition reality series.  To apply, send an email to [email protected] or visit rdrcasting.com.


A CYNOPSIS MESSAGE FROM TREMOR MEDIA


 

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~ RATINGS ~

Top Ten Basic Cable Ad Supported Network Rankings among A18-49 for the week of: 4/18-4/24/11
Primetime    (000)        Total Pgm Day      (000)
TNT                1991         TNT                        886
USA                1046         ADSM*                   691
HIST                950          NAN*                     629
ESPN               876          NICK                      557
TBSC               807          USA                        531
AEN                 705          ESPN                      500
FX                   701          TBSC                      472
DISC               599          HIST                       409
DSNY              554          FX                           403
MTV                525          DSNY                      400
Source: Turner Research from Nielsen Media Research Data. All ratings based on Total U.S. Television Universe of 115,900,000 homes
* = Network broadcasts less than 51% of minutes in a 24 hour day. Primetime listing only includes those networks broadcasting more than 51% of the primetime hours (M-Su 8p-11p)

Top Ten Basic Cable Ad Supported Network Rankings among Total Viewers for the week of: 4/18-4/24/11      
Primetime    (000)      Total Pgm Day            (000)
TNT               3549       NICK                             2178
USA               2768       DSNY                            1766
DSNY             2595       TNT                               1715
HIST              2140       NAN*                            1534
ESPN             1736       USA                              1313
FOXN             1701       ADSM*                          1275
TBSC             1482       TOON                            1111
AEN               1479       FOXN                               986
NAN               1412       HIST                               891
AMC               1361       ESPN                               881
Source: Turner Research from Nielsen Media Research Data.
All ratings based on Total U.S. Television Universe of 115,900,000 homes
* = Network broadcasts less than 51% of minutes in a 24 hour day. Primetime listing only includes those networks
broadcasting more than 51% of the primetime hours (M-Su 8p-11p)

Top 10 Cable Programs among A18-49 (000) for the week of: 4/18-4/24/11
TNT     Lakers/Hornets                                               3698
TNT     Hornets/Lakers                                               3307
HIST    Pawn Stars 1030p                                          3182
HIST    Pawn Stars 10p                                              3049
TNT     Pacers/Bulls                                                   2933
TNT     Knicks/Celtics                                                 2665
ESPN   Lakers/Hornets                                               2586
TNT     Magic/Hawks                                                  2387
TNT     Trail Blazers/Mavericks                                    2381
DISC    Deadliest Catch                                              2280
Source: Turner Research from Nielsen Media Research Data.
All ratings based on Total U.S. Television
Universe of 115,900,000 homes

Top 10 Broadcast Programs among A18-49 rating/share and (000) for the week of 4/18-4/24/11
FOX    American Idol  Wednesday                        7.1/20           9310
FOX    American Idol  Thursday                            5.8/19          7684
ABC    Dancing with the Stars                                4.0/11          5264
ABC    Modern Family                                            3.8/10          4965
FOX    Glee                                                           3.8/11          4979
NBC    The Office                                                   3.3/10          4381
FOX    Bones                                                         3.2/9            4171
FOX    House                                                         3.2/9            4256
CBS    Survivor: Redemption Island                        3.1/9             4087
ABC    Desperate Housewives                                 3.1/8             4014
Source: Nielsen Media Research, Galaxy Explorer, Live + SD Data

Broadcast Evening News Weekly Average Ratings (week of April 18, 2011)
NBC:   8.43 million total viewers; 2.0/8 and 2.51 million A25-54
ABC:   7.66 million total viewers; 1.6/6 and 1.98 million A25-54
CBS:   5.67 million total viewers; 1.4/6 and 1.80 million A25-54
Source: Nielsen, NTI

Saturday A18-49 Analysis:   ABC led Saturday night with a 1.6/5 among A18-49, according to final national ratings from Nielsen.  At 8p, ABC’s annual presentation of The Ten Commandments tied for #1 with the average delivered by FOX for its two Cops episodes at 1.4/5 each followed by Univision’s weekly staple Sabado Gigante at 0.7/3.  ABC’s epic movie was the sole leader at 9p with a 1.7/6 and FOX’s AMW: America Fights Back was next at 1.4/5.  The conclusion of ABC’s movie commanded attention during 10p with a 1.9/6 and CBS’ 48 Hours Mystery posted a second place with 1.0/3.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Saturday, April 23, 2011  time period averages.  Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated. Live+SD.


ABC: 4.1/8          ABC Special Presentation: The Ten Commandments [7p start r] 3.9/7


 

CBS: 3.0/6         Crimetime Saturday [r] 2.7/5, Crimetime Saturday [r] 3.1/6, 48 Hours Mystery 3.3/6


FOX: 2.7/5         Cops 2.4/5, Cops 2 [r] 2.8/5, AMW: America Fights Back 2.8/5


NBC: 2.2/4         Chase 2.0/4, Law & Order: LA [r] 2.1/4, Law & Order: SVU [r] 2.5/5


UNIV: 1.2/2        Sabado Gigante 1.2/2


ION: 0.4/1         Saturday 7PM Movie: The Whole Nine Yards [r] 0.4/1, Saturday 9PM Movie: Space Cowboys [r] 0.4/1


TF: 0.2/0           Futbol Liga Mexicana Sat: Santos vs. San Luis 0.2/0, Futbol Liga Mexicana Sat: Atlas vs. Jaguares 0.3/1


TELE: 0.2/0       Fubol Estelar: Monterrey vs. Puebla 0.2/0, Persgdo Injusticia 0.2/0


A18-49:  ABC 1.6/5, FOX 1.3/5, CBS 0.8/3, UNIV 0.8/3, NBC 0.7/2, ION 0.2/1, TF 0.2/1, TELE 0.2/1


Sunday A18-49 Analysis:  ABC hopped into first place Sunday night delivering a 2.2/6 with the A18-49 demo, according to final national ratings from Nielsen.  ABC’s tried and true America’s Funniest Home Videos won at 7p even with a rerun at 1.7/6 and CBS’ 60 Minutes was a step behind at 1.6/6.  CBS finished first at 8p with The Amazing Race at 2.6/8 followed by ABC’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition at 2.2/6.  ABC made it back to #1 during 9p with help from Desperate Housewives at 3.1/8 and NBC’s Celebrity Apprentice was #2 at 2.8/7.  The networks flip-flipped at 10p as NBC’s Celebrity Apprentice was on top of the heap with a 3.3/9 and ABC’s Brothers & Sisters trailed at 1.9/5.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Sunday, April 24, 2011 time period averages.  Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated. Live+SD.


CBS: 5.6/10       60 Minutes 6.6/13, Amazing Race 5.3/9, Hallmark Hall of Fame: Beyond the Blackboard 5.3/9


 

ABC: 4.7/8         America’s Funniest Home Videos [r] 3.6/7, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition 4.4/8, Desperate Housewives 6.2/10, Brothers & Sisters 4.3/7


NBC: 3.7/6         Dateline 2.7/5, America’s Next Great Restaurant 2.3/4, Celebrity Apprentice 11 4.8/8


FOX: 1.7/3         The Simpsons [r] 1.2/2, The Simpsons [r] 1.4/3, The Simpsons Movie [r] 1.9/3


UNIV: 1.4/2       Aqui y Ahora 0.8/1, Nuestra Belleza 1.6/3, Sal y Pimienta 1.5/3


ION: 0.4/1        Sunday 7PM Movie: The Whole Nine Yards [r] 0.4/1, Sunday 9PM Movie: Top Gun [r] 0.5/1


TF: 0.4/1          Cine de Las Estrel Sun [r] 0.3/1, Cine de Las Estrel Sun 2 [r] 0.4/1


TELE: 0.3/1       Cine Millonario II: American Gangster 0.3/0


A18-49:  ABC 2.2/6, NBC 2.0/6, CBS 1.7/5, FOX 1.2/4, UNIV 1.0/3, TF 0.4/1, TELE 0.3/1, ION 0.2/1


Monday A18-49 Analysis:  ABC perked up Monday night winning with a 3.3/9 among A18-49, according to final national ratings from Nielsen.  ABC secured the 8p hour with Dancing with the Stars at 4.5/13 while comedies on CBS  a repeat of How I Met Your Mother and a new Mad Love averaged a 1.9/5.  TeleFutura debuted new novela Dona Bella beginning at 7p and for the two-hour period the network posted a 0.2/0.  Then at 9p, ABC remained at #1 with a combo of Dancing with the Stars and the sitcom Better With You at 3.9/10 while two encore airings of CBS’ sitcoms The Big Bang Theory and Mike & Molly averaged a 2.3/6 in second place.  A tied for #1 occurred during 10p between CBS’ rerun of Hawaii Five-O and Telemundo’s La Reina del Sur at 1.7/4 apiece and Univision’s Triunfo del Amor was a close contender with 1.6/4.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Monday, April 25, 2011  time period averages.  Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated. Live+SD.


ABC: 9.7/15        Dancing with the Stars 13.7/21, Better With You 7.1/11, Castle 4.9/8


 

CBS: 4.3/7             How I Met Your Mother [r] 3.5/6, Mad Love 3.5/5, The Big Bang Theory [r] 4.8/7, Mike & Molly [r] 4.9/7, Hawaii Five-O [r] 4.5/7


FOX: 2.9/4             House [r] 3.2/5, Chicago Code [r] 2.6/4


NBC: 2.8/4           Chuck [r] 1.7/3, The Event 2.9/4, Law & Order: Los Angeles 3.9/6


UNIV: 2.0/3          Teresa 1.9/3, Triunfo del Amor 2.3/4


ION: 1.2/2           Without a Trace 0.9/1, Criminal Minds 1.3/2, Criminal Minds 1.4/2


CW: 1.1/2            90210 1.1/2, Gossip Girl 1.0/2


TELE: 0.9/1          Aurora 0.6/1, Los Herederos del Monte 0.6/1, La Reina del Sur 1.7/3


TF: 0.3/0             Dona Bella [p 7p start] 0.2/0, Cine de Las Estrellas Mon [r] 0.3/1


A18-49:  ABC 3.3/9, CBS 1.9/5, UNIV 1.5/4, FOX 1.2/3, NBC 1.2/3, CW 0.9/2, TELE 0.9/2, ION 0.6/2, TF 0.3/1


 

~ EXECUTIVE MOVES ~

Dana Merwin upped to Director/Operations with Jupiter Entertainment for its Los Angeles office.  Based at the West Hollywood location, Dana reports to Robert Twilley, VP/GM. 

Reliance Broadcast Network Ltd. hired Asheesh Chatterjee as CFO to head the Finance and Legal areas of the company and will also be involving in fund raising.

Former NBCUniversal executive Gary Saginario tagged by the Inspiration Networks as a Director/Sales.  Gary will be based in New York.

Katz 360, the digital sales unit of Katz Media Group added Andy Slater as VP/Digital Agency Sales in New York and John Fraser as Senior Account Director in Atlanta.  Annie Leitenberg was also appointed as Campaign Manager in New York. 

Eric Berger upped to EVP/Digital Networks with Sony Pictures Television (SPT).  Eric will continue to oversee Crackle, the studio’s multi-platform video entertainment network and his scope of duties will now include managing mobile games and apps based on television properties as well as the digital presence of SPT’s channels globally.  Eric will also supervise all ad-supported digital assets and partnerships with companies including YouTube and Hulu.  Eric reports to Andy Kaplan, President/Networks, SPT.

EVP/GM CJ Olivares of FUEL TV exits the network to pursue other opportunities related to action sports.  CJ will remain associated with FUEL TV as a consultant to offer transitional support.  CJ was instrumental in launching the network eight years ago. 

Scott Garner joins OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network as SVP/Scheduling and Acquisitions where he takes charge of strategic planning and scheduling for the network in addition to off-network, first-run and feature acquisitions.  Scott, who most recently worked for Lifetime Networks as SVP/Planning, Scheduling and Acquisitions, will report to John MacDonald, COO, EVP/Programming and Digital, OWN.

Amanda Ortega named Director/Latin America Sales for “The Kitchen.” Amanda has been with the show for four years.

Maryanne Culpepper replaces Michael Rosenfeld as President of National Geographic Television.  In her new role, Maryanne reports to Edward (Ted) Prince, COO, National Geographic Global Media.  Michael’s exit from the company was announced in March.


A CYNOPSIS MESSAGE


 

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JOB OPENING: MGR, PRODUCT STRAT: MOBILE/Disney ABC TV/Burbank, CA: Will lead dvlpmnt of ABC Digital products for emerging platforms. Min 5 yrs exp in Digital Media space; 3 yrs product dvlpmnt exp. Apply disneycareers.com REQ 294774 (4/30)

JOB OPENING: WRITER/PRODUCER/USA/NY: is responsible to conceptualize, write, edit and produce on-air promos for original series, mini-series, and movies creating promos and campaigns for USA Network. www.Nbcunicareers.com   #1546 (4/30)

JOB OPENING: MANAGER, STRAT PLANNING/USA NETWORK/NY: responsible for tracking, managing and disseminating competitive research information. www.Nbcunicareers.com   #1579 (4/30)

JOB OPENING: MGR DIG P & INV/AETN New York: Maximize Dig Ad Sales revenue thru pricing, inventory mgmnt & yield optimization across all properties https://www.abso.com/jobboard/Default.aspx?JOBBOARDID=618&JobDetail=96860   (4/30)

JOB OPENING: DIR, DIGITAL RSRCH/AETN/NY:Direct Dig Rsch initiatives for AETN Strategic Insights. Expert online quant rsch; knwlg of comScore, Nielsen Online, Omniture prefd. 8+ yrs exp, pref Ad Sales. www.aetn.com/careers.html (4/30)

JOB OPENING: EDITORIAL WEB PRODUCER/TV Land/NYC: TV Land Digital (tvland.com) has an amaz opportunity for a digital producer (5+yrs) w/ writing, social media & video production exp. EOE/M/F/D/AAP Apply www.mtvnetworkscareers.com  (4/29)

JOB OPENING: VICE PRESIDENT, FP&A /Crown Media Networks/LA: 5+ yrs Financial Planning and Analysis exp in Media/Entertainment. See full posting and apply @ www.hallmarkchannel.com   (4/29)

JOB OPENING: SALES ADMINISTRATOR/New York: Sales project work. Database management. Spanish Language. 1-3 years TV Program sales experience. https://www.abso.com/jobboard/Default.aspx?JOBBOARDID=618&JobDetail=96171   (4/29)

JOB OPENING: PROG. RESEARCH MGR/Nickelodeon/NYC: 4+ yrs TV ratings research; expertise Nielsen (Startrak, Npower, Aud Watch), Deep knwlg TV ind, ratings, media math. EOE/M/F/D/AAP. Apply www.mtvnetworkscareers.com  (4/29)

JOB OPENING:  RESEARCH ANALYST/ESPN/CT: Resp for reporting, tracking, forecasting national & local data for ESPN Deportes. Proficiency in MS Office/Nielsen data preferred. Apply: espncareers .com / [email protected] (4/29)

JOB OPENING: PUBLICIST, ACCT SPRVSR/DKC/NYC: Exp’d Sr level for Sports/Ent Group. 5+yrs est PR exp w/specific. knwlg of kids, family and licensed properties space. General video game industry knwldg a + [email protected] (4/28)

JOB OPENING: SR. DIR OF TRAFF/TV One/NYC: operational logistics & train, eval & supp sales operation, devlop strategies/process, manage inventory, Ad Sales/Sales exp required, Broadway exp a+; Sal DOE Visit: www.tvoneonline.com  (4/28)

JOB OPENING: FT/PRGRM HOST/QVC/W CHESTER PA: Background in hosting TV, internet brdcsts, radio or live events. Energetic /upbeat a must & passion/drive for sales. Res/photo/previous links to on air work: [email protected] (4/28)

JOB OPENING: VP, DIG.RSRCH/A&E TV/NY: Manage all digital research for the AETN portfolio inc primary & quantitative. 10+ yrs in digital research.Apply: www.aetn.com/careers.html  (4/28)

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].

SUMMER INTERNSHIPS CREDITS ONLY: Entertainment firm/NYC: 15-25 hrs wkly. Fluent read/write Chinese reqd. Fluent read/write English reqd. Apply: [email protected] (put “Internship” in subject) (4/28)

SUMMER INTERNSHIPS CREDITS ONLY: Media firm/Beijing: 20 hrs wkly. Unique/exciting media internship overseas. Fluent Chinese reqd. Fluent English reqd. Apply: [email protected] (put “Beijing” in subject) (4/28)

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, PR/Marketing or PA job in Children’s or Creative Media. 3+ years in freelance media production, script, e-learning, game ideas. Also a voice talent/singer. Imaginative hard worker. [email protected] (5/4)

SITUATION WANTED SHOOTER/DIR/PROD/CREATIVE EDITOR NY/BOS/LA:17+ yrs, worldwide exp: PBS Kids, CBS, BBC, Oxfam, MINI, History Channel, iPhone Apps. reel & website: www.GraziosoPictures.com   iPhone +1 (617) 216-7554 [email protected] (5/4)

SITUATION WANTED: ACCOUNTING/FINANCE – 20+ yrs. experience in TV Broadcasting/Cable & Digital. Seeking a FT/PT or Temp-to-Perm position: [email protected] (5/3)

SITUATION WANTED: RESEARCH DIR Media, Nielsen, Hispanic Mkt, Research, Sales, and Presentation experience. Will Telecommute. Email: [email protected] (5/3)

SITUATION WANTED: SALES, MARKETING SPECIALIST: 10+yrs exp w/studios, media, high level clients, promo materials, cross marketing interfacing with all aspects of business development, strategic alliances, pub/rsch/contact: [email protected] (5/3)

SITUATION WANTED: Dedicated & Experienced ADV. SALES PLANNER (NY) Sales proposals, resolving client discrepancies, quarterly post analysis, special sales service projects, expert computer skills. Contact- [email protected] (4/30)

SITUATION WANTED: MARKETING/COMMUNITY– Exp in TV Entertainment, Project Manager, Marketer, Developing Consumer Products, Community Involvement. Knowledge of Kid and Adult demos. Track record of success. MBA Email: [email protected] (4/30)

SITUATION WANTED: HIRED PEN (MA/NY) will write new words or make old ones prettier. Written for travel guides, textbooks, blogs, and job ads.Two Harvard degrees. Rates vary by coolness of project. Google me. [email protected] (4/30)

SITUATION WANTED: Ultra creative Tv producer with 20 years in reality, live talk, news and longform seeks position as producer or developer. New York based. Immediate. [email protected] (4/29)

SITUATION WANTED: MEDIA BUYER/PA: 20 years experience in (network & Spot) TV, radio, print & Cable. Seeking Freelance media buying position working from home  [email protected] (4/28)

SITUATION WANTED: ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PRODUCER, COORDINATOR/LA: 6yrs creative & management. Segment produced, transcribed, pre-pro, live, taped, & post experience. Recent credits: OWN TV & BET. Contact [email protected] (4/28)

SITUATION WANTED: CREATIVE MEDIA MIND/BRONX RIVERDALE NY: Seeking to asst, Entry- Jr level positions, B.A. & Comm/Media background, 3-5 yrs of exp domestically & internationally. NY based. Please contact, [email protected] (4/28)

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 –  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27, 2011


ABC:  The Middle [r], Better With You, Modern Family [r], Cougar Town, Happy Endings,  Modern Family [r]
AZTECA:  Cosas de la Vida, Al Extremo, Lo Que Callamos Las Mujeres
CBS:   Survivor: Redemption Island, Criminal Minds [r], Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior [r]
CW:   America’s Next Top Model [r], America’s Next Top Model
FOX:  American Idol, Breaking In
ION:  Without A Trace, Without A Trace, Criminal Minds
NBC:  Inside the Royal Wedding, The Voice [r]
PBS:   Secrets of the Dead [r], Nova [r], Saving the Bay
TELE: Aurora, Los Herederos del Monte, La Reina del Sur
UNIV: Teresa, Triunfo del Amor

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