Wednesday, August 25th, 2010



Daunting challenges… Dramatic transformations…
TV Land’s modeling competition for women over 35 returns
with its most inspiring season yet. Watch as 10 new
contestants vie for a second chance at their dreams  and
prove that beauty blossoms with age.

New host Brooke Burke and supermodel Roshumba join
Robert Verdi and Sean Patterson at the judges’ table.

Wednesdays at 10/9c. Starts Tonight.
Only on TV Land



Good morning. It’s Wednesday, August 25, 2010, 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 Premiere:
Syfy: Ghost Hunters at 9p
Investigation Discovery: Who the (Bleep) Did I Marry? at 10p
TV Land: She’s Got the Look at 10p



Bloggers design it. We build it. One lucky viewer wins it.

The August 19th season premiere of television’s only interactive
homebuilding series
delivered double-digit gains among A25-54.
UP 37% over a year ago. UP 30% over prior 13 weeks.

We’re raising a lot more than roofs.

Blog Cabin. Thursdays at 10pm ET.
Source:  The Nielsen Company. For details, visit .


AMC slated the premiere date of its newest original series The Walking Dead for October 31 at 10p. The series, based on the comic book penned by Robert Kirkman, will launch on Halloween with a 90m episode while subsequent episodes, airing on Sunday nights, will each be an hour-long. The Walking Dead is premiering during the network’s annual Fearfest, a marathon of thriller and horror films in its 14th year. Andrew Lincoln heads the cast of The Walking Dead playing police officer Rick Grimes who leads a group of survivors following a zombie apocalypse. This series also marks AMC’s first wholly-owned original series. A four-and-half minute trailer of The Walking Dead can be seen at .

On a related note, Fox International Channels is introducing The Walking Dead globally in 120 countries in 33 languages the first week in November following AMC’s debut on October 31. Fox International Channels is launching The Walking Dead much like a theatrical film release which will be viewed in 250 million households for its premiere.

On Labor Day September 6, A&E Network brings back a third season of its reality series Hoarders with double episodes at 9p and 10p. Each of the 20 new episodes will follow two different people who are hoarders in the extreme. The series is produced by Screaming Flea Productions for A&E.

Syfy ordered six extra episodes of its original reality series Fact or Faked: Paranormal Files, soon after airing its first season finale last Thursday. Production on the new episodes will begin this Friday with these six episodes premiering on November 4 at 9p. During its first season, Fact or Faked: Paranormal Files averaged 561,000 A18-49 viewers, 587,000 among A25-54 as well as 1.0 million total viewers. The series is a co-production from BASE Productions and Universal Networks International.

WGBH Boston produced a new woodworking series, Rough Cut  Woodworking with Tommy Mac set to premiere nationally on public television stations October 2 (check local listings for air times). The series, distributed by American Public Television, contains 13 half-hour episodes where host Tommy MacDonald demonstrates how to make furniture for the home and office for various skill levels.

Monday’s season ender of The Real Housewives of New Jersey on Bravo at 10p tallied 2.3 million A18-49 and 3.4 million total viewers. This particular episode now ranks as the most-watched episode of the season. Furthermore, Bravo will air a two-part reunion special featuring the cast of The Real Housewives of New Jersey on August 30 at 10p and on September 6 at 9p.

Edward Kean, 85, the main writer on the classic children’s series Howdy Doody Show died on August 13. Mr. Kean also wrote the theme song “It’s Howdy Doody Time” and created the word “kowabunga” for the show which aired on TV from 1947 to 1960.


G4 heads to the hotbed war zone of Afghanistan in a new reality series titled Bomb Patrol: Afghanistan based on the Oscar-winning film The Hurt Locker. The series will follow real-life members of the United States Navy who have trained in these high-risk military positions and are authorized to wear the Explosive Ordnance Disposal badge. Big Fish Entertainment is behind the series produced under a special arrangement with the United States Navy. The series is scheduled to premiere next spring.

Steven Spielberg is working alongside Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci, producers of Star Trek on a new television series Locke & Key, based on the supernatural comic book series written by Joe Hill (Stephen King’s son). 20th Century Fox Television will produce the project centering on the Locke children as they recover following their father’s murder. The family relocates to an island off of Maine where the youngest child finds a doorway with supernatural qualities.

Meghan Markle landed a lead role on USA Network’s pilot A Legal Mind, cites THR. Markle stars with Patrick Adams as Mike Ross, a smart slacker college student who pretends to be a Manhattan corporate attorney and Gabriel Macht plays the firms recruiter who hires him while Markle plays Rachel Lane, a paralegal who is assigned to Mike and becomes his after-hours research partner.

Andrea Martin joins the Syfy pilot Three Inches as a series regular, per THR. Martin, who has appeared in the film My Big Fat Greek Wedding among other roles, plays Belinda Spackman, the main character’s mother who will do anything to protect her son who has the ability to move any object three inches using his mind. Fox TV Studios is producing the 90m pilot with Bob Cooper as executive producer.


Top Ten Basic Cable Ad Supported Network Rankings among A18-49 for the week of: 8/16-8/22/10
Primetime    (000)        Total Pgm Day      (000)
USA               1250         ADSM*                     682
HIST               900          NAN*                       594
TNT                900          NICK                        578
TBSC              885          USA                         571
ESPN              821          TNT                         541
MTV               744          TBSC                        519
AEN               706          ESPN                        502
FAM               669          HIST                         467
CMDY             651          AEN                          392
FX                  624          FX                            386
Source: Turner Research from Nielsen Media Research Data. All ratings based on Total U.S. Television Universe of 114,900,000 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: 8/16-8/22/10      
Primetime    (000)      Total Pgm Day            (000)
USA                3247       NICK                             2386
TNT                2592       NAN*                            1579
HIST              1892        USA                              1362
FOXN             1834        TNT                              1341
ESPN             1714        TOON                            1196
TBSC             1574        ADSM*                          1182
NAN              1552        FOXN                             1026
AEN              1446        HIST                                936
HGTV            1371        TBSC                               894
FAM              1368        ESPN                               874
Source: Turner Research from Nielsen Media Research Data.
All ratings based on Total U.S. Television Universe of 114,900,000 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: 8/16-8/22/10
MTV     Jersey Shore 2                                                    3745
EN       Keeping Up with the Kardashians                          3309
ESPN   Giants/Jets                                                          3088
HIST    Pawn Stars 1030p                                               3086
HIST    Pawn Stars 10p                                                   2880
MTV     Teen Mom 2                                                        2549
USA     Covert Affairs                                                      2342
USA     WWE Entertainment 10p                                       2302
HIST    Swamp People                                                     2254
HIST    American Pickers                                                 2183
Source: Turner Research from Nielsen Media Research Data.
All ratings based on Total U.S. Television
Universe of 114,900,000 homes

Top 10 Broadcast Programs among A18-49 rating/share and (000) for the week of 8/16-8/22/10
NBC    NBC NFL Pre-Season                                     3.6/10     4692
ABC    Wipeout  TUE                                              3.1/10     4085
NBC    America’s Got Talent  TUE                            2.9/8       3792
NBC    America’s Got Talent  WED                           2.6/8       3396
CBS    Big Brother 12  SUN                                     2.6/8       3475
CBS    Big Brother 12  WED                                    2.6/9       3455
CBS    Two and a Half Men                                       2.5/7       3277
CBS    The Big Bang Theory                                      2.5/7       3322
CBS    Big Brother 12  THU                                     2.5/9       3278
FOX    Family Guy 930p                                           2.4/6        3163
Source: Nielsen Media Research, Galaxy Explorer, Live + SD Data

Broadcast Evening News Weekly Average Ratings (week of August 16, 2010)
NBC: 7.42 million total viewers; 1.7/7 and 2.15 million A25-54
ABC: 6.51 million total viewers; 1.4/6 and 1.76 million A25-54
CBS: 4.89 million total viewers; 1.2/5 and 1.44 million A25-54
Source: Nielsen, NTI

Saturday A18-49 Analysis:  ABC zoomed to the finish line first Saturday night at 1.8/7 A18-49, according to final national ratings from Nielsen. ABC made a clean sweep of the ratings this night with its NASCAR Series at Bristol starting with a 1.8/8 during 8p followed by the two Cops episodes on FOX averaging a 1.1/4. At 9p, ABC delivered a 1.9/7 with its NASCAR race and FOX was #2 with AMW: America Fights Back at 1.4/5. ABC’s NASCAR coverage polished off its final win at 10p with a 1.8/6 while UNIV’s weekly staple Sabado Gigante was next at 0.9/3.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Saturday, August 21, 2010 time period averages. Source: NTI Galaxy, as dated. Live+SD

ABC: 3.5/7           NASCAR Series at Bristol [730p start time] 3.5/7

CBS: 2.4/5             Crimetime Saturday [r] 2.4/5, Crimetime Saturday [r] 2.3/4, 48 Hours Mystery [r] 2.5/5

FOX: 2.4/5            Cops 2.0/4, Cops 2 [r] 2.4/5, AMW: America Fights Back 2.6/5      

NBC: 1.6/3            Persons Unknown 0.9/2, Law & Order: CI [r] 1.5/3, Law & Order: CI [r] 2.5/5

UNIV: 1.3/3           Sabado Gigante 1.3/3

ION: 0.3/1            Saturday 7PM Movie: The Whole Ten Yards [r] 0.3/1, Saturday 9PM Movie: The Whole Ten Yards [r] 0.3/1

TELE: 0.3/1           Futbol Estelar: Tigres vs. Santos 0.2/0, Futbol Estelar II: Atlante vs. Guadaljara 0.4/1

A18-49: ABC 1.8/7, FOX 1.3/5, UNIV 0.8/3, CBS 0.7/3, NBC 0.5/2, TELE 0.3/1, ION 0.2/1

Sunday  A18-49 Analysis: NBC spiked a win Sunday night, taking the A18-49 demo with a 3.0/9, according to final national ratings from Nielsen. At 7p, ABC’s tried-and-true America’s Funniest Home Videos won with a rerun at 1.4/5  while CBS’ 60 Minutes encore and NBC’s Dateline tied for #2 at 1.2/4 each. NBC’s NFL Preseason game had the upper hand the rest of the night by posting a 3.8/12 during 8p with CBS’ Big Brother in second place at 2.6/8. NBC’s Preseason NFL bout dipped a little at 9p to a 3.7/11 though still well ahead of next in line FOX with double Family Guy repeats averaging a 2.4/6. NBC’s winning ratings fell to a 3.3/9 at 10p and CBS’ CSI: Miami rebroadcast pulled in a second place showing with a 1.3/4.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Sunday, August 22, 2010 time period averages. Source: NTI Galaxy, as dated. Live+SD.

NBC: 5.8/10        Dateline 3.2/6, NFL Preseason 6.7/12

CBS: 4.3/8             60 Minutes [r] 5.5/10, Big Brother 12 4.4/8, Undercover Boss [r] 3.6/6, CSI: Miami [r] 3.6/6

ABC: 3.1/5           America’s Funniest Home Videos [r] 3.3/6, America’s Funniest Home Videos [r] 4.0/7, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition [r] 2.9/5, The Gates 2.0/4   

FOX: 2.2/4           American Dad [r] 1.2/2, The Simpsons [r] 1.6/3, The Simpsons [r] 2.3/4, The Cleveland Show [r] 2.3/4, Family Guy [r] 2.9/5, Family Guy [r] 3.1/5

UNIV: 0.8/1         Hora Pico 0.7/1, Desafio Gran Batalla 0.9/1, Mujeres Asesinas 0.8/1

ION: 0.6/1          Sunday 7PM Movie: The Siege [r] 0.6/1, Sunday Night Movie: The Siege [r] 0.5/1

TELE: 0.3/1        Cine en Casa: Cheaper By the Dozen 2 0.3/1, Cine Millonario: King Kong (2005) 0.4/1

A18-49: NBC 3.0/9, FOX 1.8/5, CBS 1.7/5, ABC 1.3/4, UNIV 0.6/2, TELE 0.3/1, ION 0.2/1

Monday  A18-49 Analysis: Despite a slew of reruns, CBS shined Monday night with a 2.0/6 among A18-49, according to final national ratings from Nielsen. At 8p, ABC’s Bachelor Pad wooed viewers at 2.0/6 with UNIV’s Hasta que el Dinero Nos Separe a step behind at 1.9/6. CBS’ repeat sitcoms Two and a Half Men and The Big Bang Theory averaged a first place at 2.6/7 and UNIV’s Soy Tu Duena was #2 at 2.2/6. During its second half, the Miss Universe Pageant on NBC was #1 through 10p at 2.2/7 with CBS’ CSI: Miami encore next at 1.6/4.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Monday, August 23, 2010 time period averages. Source: NTI Galaxy, as dated. Live+SD.


CBS: 4.3/7         How I Met Your Mother [r] 3.3/6, Rules of Engagement [r] 3.4/6, Two and a Half Men [r] 5.5/9, The Big Bang Theory [r] 5.3/8, CSI: Miami [r] 4.2/7

NBC: 3.7/6          Minute to Win It 3.3/6, Miss Universe Pageant 3.8/6

ABC: 3.4/6          Bachelor Pad 3.8/6, Dating in the Dark 2.5/4


FOX: 2.7/5           House [r] 2.3/4, Lie To Me 3.2/5

UNIV: 2.2/4         Hasta que el Dinero Nos Separe 2.2/4, Soy Tu Duena 2.5/4, Cristina 1.8/3

ION: 1.0/2           Without a Trace 1.0/2, Criminal Minds 1.0/2, Criminal Minds 1.1/2

TELE: 0.9/1          Camino a la Corona 0.7/1, Miss Universo 2010 0.9/2

CW: 0.4/1            90210 [r] 0.5/1, Gossip Girl [r] 0.4/1

A18-49: CBS 2.0/6, UNIV 1.9/5, ABC 1.8/5, NBC 1.8/5, FOX 1.4/4, TELE 0.6/2, ION 0.4/1, CW 0.3/1


Direct response media buying agency, Media Stream Direct hired Sean Bartyzel as VP/Business Development. Sean’s scope will include increasing the company’s client base in addition to supervising the Customer Relationship Management for current and potential clients among other duties.

Beginning this Monday, Ronald Verberg joins Universal Pictures International Entertainment (UPIE) as GM/Universal Pictures Benelux. Ronald will be based in Amsterdam, reporting to Pauline Grimaldi d’Esdra, Regional Managing Director for France and Benelux.

Music Choice tagged Mike Corry as Director/Advertising Sales where he will work with all facets of the company including SWRV, VOD and Music Channels. Before this appointment, Mike was an AE with Comcast Networks.

Linda Jackson takes on the new position as Group Account Director at BIG Communications in the West Coast territory, overseeing clients based in Southern California such as Allergan and Amgen. BIG Communications is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Meredith Corporation and is part of Meredith Integrated Marketing. Most recently, Linda served as SVP/Group Account Director at McCann Erickson Worldwide Advertising in Los Angeles.

This day in History:  1875 – Captain Matthew Webb swam from Dover, England, to Calais, France making him the first person to swim the English Channel. The feat took about 22 hours.

Answer to Yesterday’s Trivia Question:  Who am I?  I’m a divorced mother of three and an aspiring writer.  At the moment, I’m working two jobs to support my kids – Stevie Ray’s Bar and the oil refinery.  Who am I?  GRACE KELLY on GRACE UNDER FIRE  Kudos to: Whitney Oles-Peachtree TV/Atlanta; Anne Kissel Elliot-ET Consulting/NY; Mitchell Stein/Portland ME; JJ O’Brien-NEAN/NY; Stephanie Ward-Moroch/Dallas; Jeannette Gipson-J&A Integrated Thinking/Brentwood TN; Colleen Dawe-Univision/Chicago; Vicki Cornelius-Camelot Comm/Dallas; Keeth Lawrence-Lawrence Designs/LA; Dale Warshaw-KMSB KTTU/Tucson; Yolanda Sayles-Don Buchwald and Assoc/LA; Stacey Tenenbaum-Covert Affairs Casting/LA; Arthur Reinstein-Canwest Broadcasting/Toronto

Today’s Trivia Question:   What TV police inspector drove a 1970 426 Hemi Plymouth Barracuda convertible, painted bright yellow?   (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.)

Later  — Cyn

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ATTENTION JOB RECRUITERS FOR THE TELEVISION AND ADVERTISING INDUSTRY – send us your contact information so we can begin to build a database for referrals.  We get people all the time around the country asking us for names of local recruiters.  Help us out – send us your contact information, name, company, address, phone, email and fax.  NY and LA are great, but we also need names of firms in Chicago, Dallas, Miami, Atlanta, DC, and elsewhere.  We have people to send you!   Email your info to [email protected].

JOB OPENING: MARKETING ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT/Hallmark Channel/New York: 3 yrs exp supporting senior execs w MS Office proficiency. See full posting and apply @ (8/31)

JOB OPENING: BROADCAST OPERATIONS COORDINATOR – TEMPORARY/Hallmark Channel/Studio City: 3 yrs exp in broadcast network operations w MS Office proficiency. See full posting and apply @ (8/31)

JOB OPENING: DIRECTOR-OFFICE of PRES/DISNEY CHANNEL WW/BURBANK: Facilitates Pres vision/priorities via coord of info, comms, resources. Bridge btwn Pres & bus leaders. Min 5 yrs media exp; MA/MBA+ Req 259638 (8/31)

JOB OPENING: PROMO SCHEDULING SUPERVISOR (E!/STYLE): Job respons. include overseeing scheduling of promo inventory for networks & managing two schedulers. Proficiency in VCI & GRiP-it is desired. Apply  [email protected] (8/31)

JOB OPENING: DIRECTOR COMM/Discovery Communications/SS: dvlp comm strtgy & oversee comm outreach & prgm publicity for Science Channel; 7+yrs media exp & mng high profile talent & execs, Req#9914 (8/28)

JOB OPENING: INV ANALYST/BET, NY: Manage inventory and pricing.Detailed-oriented, org’d, multitasker, exc comm &knowledge of excel, BA req. Email resume: [email protected] (8/28)

JOB OPENING: MGR, DIST. STRATEGIES/Game Show Network/Santa Monica: 3+ yrs exp in Finance, Management & Analysis. BA req. Send Res & CL to [email protected]. (8/28)

JOB OPENING: BUSINESS AFFAIRS EXEC/Fuse/LA: Negotiate terms & deals for development & prod. 7+ yrs biz/legal affairs in entertainment, plus media rights/licensing, digital rights exp. Rez to: [email protected] “BAE” in subj (8/28)

JOB OPENING: DIGITAL ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE/Hearst/NYC: 5+ yrs exp in media ad sales. Digital exp required. Must us Dart Sales Manager and Sales Force. (8/28)

JOB OPENING: INTERNAT’L LICENSING MGR/Brand Mgmt. & Prod Co/ W. LA: Int’l Licensing Mgr. 5yrs+ exp wkng for brand owner or studio or prod co w/ lg amt of global mgmt of rights & partners Email: [email protected] (8/28)

JOB OPENING: ACCOUNT MANAGER/Hearst/Chicago: 3+ yrs interactive media ad sales exp. Must know DART, Media Visor. (8/28)

JOB OPENING: ONLINE SALES ACCT DIR/Hearst/Chicago: 7+ yrs exp in media ad sales, digital exp a must. Strong leadership and agency/client contacts. Use Media Metrix, Comscore, @ Plan, Omniture (8/28)

JOB OPENING: P.R. PRACTITIONER/LA: Seeking an Experienced P.R. Practitioner to Handle Day-To-Day Publicity for High-Rated Syndicated Television Shows in LA office. Exp in Syndication Industry. Resume: [email protected]  (8/28)

JOB OPENING:  DIRECTOR, RESEARCH/PBS KIDS Sprout/Philly, PA: will manage the creation and implementation of all Nielsen television ratings activities to support the channel (8/27)

JOB OPENING:  SR ACCT EXEC, STRAT. ALLIANCE MKTG/Bottle Rocket Mktg/NY: Mng client relations; solicit prtnrshps; neg deals; execute promo campaigns. 5 yrs related mktg exp & Bach deg. a must. Res: [email protected] (8/27)

JOB OPENING:    DIR BRAND MKT/noise/NYC: Manage brand marketing for top brands, develop strategic insights, more. Creative, inventive, and entrepreneurial environment. Mainly digital. Apply: (8/27)

JOB OPENING: VP, SALES STRATEGY & PLANNING/ABC Family/NY: 10+yrs exp in cable industry, strong media math skills, research knowledge and great technical skills. Apply online req ID 260010 (8/26)

JOB OPENING: MANAGER OF BROADCAST SYSTEMS/NYC: perm. Exp w/Video Encoding, Master Control, Transmission and Automation systems required. Pro-Bel, Omneon and AutoCad exp. a plus.Resume to: [email protected] (8/26)

JOB OPENING: RSRCH DIR/MSNBC/NYC: 6+ yrs exp, TV rsrch. Nielsen systems essential. Strong analytical skills & spreadsheet, written & presentation skills. Interest in news prgrmng. Apply @ req# 1240888 (8/26)

JOB OPENING: SR MANAGER AD SALES RESEARCH/DIRECTV NYC: 5+ yrs in national TV research working w/ sales, pricing & planning. Strong relationship with Nielsen. Apply online search for req#1001150 (8/26)

JOB OPENING: MGR, STANDRD PRACTICES/RADIO DISNEY/BURBANK: Revw commercial copy & audio for policy compliance. review lyrics, video, sweepstakes, online. Knwldg kids issues, COPPA, CARU, FCC, radio Req 257993 (8/26)

JOB OPENING: DIGITAL PRODUCER/NY, MTVNI: Produce content & services for websites, wap, mobile & social media. Project mgmt and digital exp req.  Apply: An EOE/M/F/D/AAP  (8/26)

JOB OPENING: FREELANCE DIGITAL PRODUCER/NY:  European Music Award Show (MTVNI). Req: website content dev and prod, prod & project mgmt exp, site documentation. Apply: [email protected] . An EOE/M/F/D/AAP (8/26)

JOB OPENING: VP PROG & DEV/SUNDANCE CHANNEL-NYC/NY: To create, produce & mng groundbreaking new prgrms & genres (scripted & unscripted); needs 8+ yrs exp & successful track record on national level. Apply: [email protected] (8/26)

JOB OPENING:   SR MANAGER AD SALES RESEARCH/DIRECTV NYC:  5+ yrs in national TV research working w/ sales, pricing & planning. Strong relationship with Nielsen. Apply online search for req#1001150  (8/26)

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: A fast-paced boutique ent PR firm/NYC: Seeks smart, hard-working & reliable self starter. Starts Sept thru fall semester &, possibly, beyond. Jr/Sr only. Resume/cover letter: [email protected] (9/1)

FALL INTERNSHIP CREDITS ONLY: mPRm Public Relations /LA: Opportunity to learn film, TV, digital media, event and social media PR at fast-paced agency. Able to work 2-3 full days/week. Email: [email protected] (8/27)

FALL INTERNSHIP CREDITS ONLY: Internship availability at Indie Record Label. We currently have internships in Marketing, New Media, Press, Children’s Media and Production.Email resume to f[email protected]  (8/27)

FALL INTERNSHIP CREDITS ONLY: PRODUCTION INTERNS/Martha Stewart Productions/NYC: Students MUST receive college credit; position is 5 days a week/ 3pm til 8pm. Contact [email protected] (8/27)

FALL INTERNSHIP CREDITS ONLY: INSIDE EDITION/WEB INTERN/NYC: Tasks include: resizing photos, writing/editing photo captions, site content updates, previewing/logging footage for videos, blogs with correspondents. Email [email protected] (8/27)

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: BRAND MARKETER/Chicago: 6+ years bilingual MBA experienced in brand, research, media, sales, Hispanic and consulting  Categories include CPG, HBA, Financial, QSR, Retail  will relocate [email protected] (8/31)

SITUATION WANTED: HIGHLY SKILLED PR PRACTITIONER AVAILABLE: 10+ yrs ent/consumer w/high-profile franchises/properties. Avail for freelance, projects or FT. Strategy, execution, press materials, outreach, etc. Contact [email protected] (8/31)

SITUATION WANTED: TALENT ASSISTANT to provide office and project support in Talent Relations department. Available for scheduling, database management, coordination, and special events support. [email protected] (8/31)

SITUATION WANTED: ACCOUNTING/FINANCE 20+ yrs. experience in TV Broadcasting & Cable.Seeking FT/PT or Temp-to-Perm position: [email protected] (8/28)

SITUATION WANTED: NON-FICTION MAGICIAN. PRODUCER/WRITER/DIR. NBC/CMT/Disc/TLC/VH1/E!; 3 Emmy noms; LA based, will travel. *also shoots. [email protected] (8/27)

SITUATION WANTED: CONTENT WRITER/PRODUCT NAMER/BRAINSTORMER: (LA): 15+ years in toy, kid products and licensing. Emphasis on healthy living. Let’s work! [email protected] (8/27)

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] (8/27)

SITUATION WANTED:  POWERHOUSE VP of SALES in MEDIA, TV & FILM. 7+ years of Domestic and International experience in Film & TV sales with strong knowledge of contracts and strong Rolodex of clients, email [email protected] (8/27)

SITUATION WANTED:  DIRECTOR/CREATIVE DEVELOPER: Animation. Dynamic, award-winning, fun-filled. Clients include Warner Brothers, ABC Family, Comedy Central, Nick JR, HBO Family, MTV2, The Tornante Company. [email protected] (8/26)

SITUATION WANTED: FREE PRODUCTION EXEC +10 yrs exp  made the mistake of visiting family in LA for 3 weeks. I’ll be your hard working PA for my last week Aug 23  27, for on-set experience on a dramatic series. [email protected] (8/26)

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ABC:  The Middle [r], The Middle [r], Modern Family [r], Cougar Town [r], Castle [r]
AZTECA: Laura de Todos, Al Extremo, La Loba
CBS:  Big Brother, Criminal Minds [r], CSI: NY [r]
CW:   America’s Next Top Model [r], Plain Jane
FOX:  MasterChef
ION:  Without A Trace, Without A Trace, Criminal Minds
NBC:  Minute to Win It, America’s Got Talent, Law & Order: SVU [r]
PBS:  Great Performances, Frontline, Washing Away: After the Storms; PBS Previews: Circus [r]
TELE: El Clon, El Fantasma de Elena, La Diosa Coronada
UNIV: Hasta que el Dinero Nos Separe, Soy Tu Duena, Don Francisco Presenta

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