Wednesday, January 25th, 2012


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01.25.12

Good morning. It’s Wednesday, January 25, 2012, and this is your first early morning briefing.

Tonight’s Premieres:
FOX: Touch (series preview) at 9p
Investigation Discovery: Dark Minds at 10p
MTV: The Challenge: The Battle of the Exes at 10p

Tonight’s Finale:
TLC: Toddlers & Tiaras at 10p


A CYNOPSIS MESSAGE FROM LIFETIME


Lifetime is Untouchable…
5.8MM Total Viewers made Drew Peterson: Untouchable #1

  • #1 original movie premiere on ad-supported cable among Total Viewers
  • #1 original movie premiere on Lifetime among A25-54, W25-54, A18-49, and W18-49
It’s Movie Time Every Saturday Night on Lifetime!

Source: The Nielsen Co., L+SD; 1/21/12, Sat/8-10p. All ad-supported cable and Lifetime original movie premieres since 2010.


~ MORE GOOD STUFF ~

RLTV, the cable network targeting persons 50+ will team with NBC News to co-produce a new show hosted by journalist and author Jean Chatzky titled Cash Call With Jean Chatzky.  The new weekly half-hour program will premiere February 28 at 8p exclusively on RLTV.  Cash Call With Jean Chatzky is a live consumer finance show offering practical advice on how to manage money.  Chatzky, who is the financial editor for NBC News’ Today Show and the author of seven books, will be joined by other financial experts as she takes calls, answers emails, Skypes and Tweets with viewers around the country. 

Discovery Channel will launch the new series Beast Tracker on February 1 at 9p.  The series follows marine biologist Dr. Andrew West as he tracks exotic creatures from alligators to Burmese pythons that clash with the ever-advancing human population. 

Beginning February 11, A&E Network brings back new seasons of reality series Parking Wars and Billy the Exterminator.  Parking Wars, produced by Hybrid Films, opens its fifth season with two stacked episodes at 9p and 930p while Billy the Exterminator, from September Films, a division of DCD Media premieres with double episodes at 10p and 1030p.

The recently-debuted primetime series, Oprah’s Next Chapter on OWN is expanding to two nights airing on Sundays and Mondays during February.  In the series, Oprah Winfrey has in-depth conversations with newsmakers, celebrities, leaders and real-life families.  The second part of her interviews will air on Mondays beginning January 30 at 10p.  The upcoming schedule includes Oprah interviewing Sean Penn in Haiti on January 29 at 9p followed by Hope in Haiti on January 30 at 10p. 

Last Saturday’s season premiere of An Idiot Abroad 2: The Bucket List on SCIENCE became the network’s most-watched telecast ever among A25-54 with 538,000; A18-49 with 480,000; and M25-54 with 329,000.  The opening episode also brought in 1.3 million unique total viewers.  

NATPE 2012:

FOX Television Stations and Warner Bros. are teaming to premiere a six-week preview of the new talk show Bethenny hosted by author/entrepreneur and reality star, Bethenny Frankel.  The preview will kick off this summer and the daily one-hour talk show will air on select FOX-owned stations in markets including New York and Los Angeles.  Bethenny will be broadcast from Burbank and will highlight Bethenny’s perspective on pop culture and current events as well as relationships, beauty, fitness and lifestyle segments.  Telepictures Productions is producing. 

Ovation will premiere the original miniseries Cloudstreet beginning March 10 at 10p.  Cloudstreet has 5 one-hour episodes plus one 90-minute episode and is distributed internationally by rights management company Target Entertainment.  The debut of this miniseries fits in with Ovation’s new branded programming night, “The Best You’ve Never Seen.”  Cloudstreet is based on the novel by Tim Winton and was produced by Australian-based Screentime Pty Ltd. 

The recently formed joint venture, Lionsgate-TISA International (Television Internacional Sur America) forged a deal which will provide Turner Broadcasting System, Latin America, Inc. with the exclusive Latin American TV rights to the series Anger Management, Boss and Nail Files in addition to select feature films from its library.  The deal also allows TBSLA to have a first-run window for its channels in Latin America and Brazil for Anger Management and Boss for the life of both series. 

Cyn’s Notes from NATPE 2012  Miami: 

Two particular topics finding their way into the conversations at this year’s NATPE.  First, it’s the amount of people who are here this year who have not been to NATPE in many years. Many I’ve spoken with haven’t been here for 4 or 5 years; and I overheard one gentlemen say he hadn’t been here in 17. 

And someone else pointed out that the opening night gathering around the Bleu Bar in the main lobby of the Fontainebleau looked for all the world like a Who’s Who of the Television Industry.   That’s exciting to see people returning to a convention, and a salute to the organizers. So kudos to Rick and his team.  

The other topic that seems to be in every discussion is digital.  While the why’s and wherefore’s continue to be a discussion point, but that this topic has reached “must be considered” status in every deal, is a new benchmark. The questions being asked about digital include how to facilitate social media; where will this take us next; the field is moving so fast  how do we keep up and continue to be relevant; how to discern what the next big thing will be; and of course, how to monetize the efforts. 

And in case you are wondering, I’m happy to report no wardrobe malfunctions today, and thanks to everyone who chimed in with helpful hints.   Who needs Heloise!?!
 
Cynthia Turner, Founder/Publisher
Cynopsis Media

~ DISTRIBUTION, CARRIAGE & CLEARANCE ~

International sales and distribution company, ohm:tv made a deal with Spanish producer Pulso Contenidos de Actualidad to distribute their reality game show format Ransom.  ohm:tv will be responsible for distributing the format in various territories including German-speaking Europe, Belgium, Turkey, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, various Middle East territories, selected Baltic countries, Canada and more.  Ransom has 13 one-hour episodes.

The broadcast, online and wireless service, the Live Well Network is designed for digital channels in local markets and made affiliation deals with eight stations owned by Young Broadcasting.  The eight new affiliates will launch Live Well Network starting January 30 and include WKRN/Nashville; WRIC/Richmond; WTEN/Albany-Schenectady-Troy; WATE/Knoxville; WBAY/Green Bay; KELO/Sioux Falls; WLNS/Lansing; and KLFY/Lafayette.   The addition of these eight affiliates brings the Live Well Network’s clearance to more than 58% of US television households.  The Live Well Network is operated by the ABC Owned Television Stations Group.

~ PRODUCTION & DEVELOPMENT ~

After NBC aired the special airing of G4’s American Ninja Warrior finale last summer, NBC and G4 are continuing and expanding their partnership on the series for 2012.  This summer, G4 will air the preliminary rounds and NBC is set to air the preliminary finals in addition to the grand finale.  The new season of American Ninja Warrior marks the first time the competition is being held entirely in the US.  A. Smith & Co. Productions returns to produce the fourth season of American Ninja Warrior with the company founders Arthur Smith and Kent Weed serving as executive producers. 

Yesterday, NBC approved a slew of comedy pilots in development:

  • Downwardly Mobile stars Roseanne Barr where she will play the owner of a mobile home park and surrogate mother to the diverse people who live there.  This is a multi-camera sitcom from 20th Century Fox Television with Eric Gilliland (Roseanne) and Barr as writers.
  • Jimmy Fallon will be the executive producer on an untitled comedy about three 30-something guys who enjoy parenting even though they still act like kids. 
  • Animal Kingdom is a single-camera workplace comedy from Brian Gatewood and Alex Tanaka about a grumpy veterinarian who loves animals but usually hates the owners.
  • Go On is a single-camera comedy pilot from Scott Silveri (Friends) about an irreverent though charming sportscaster who tries to regain his life after loss through a mandatory group therapy session.  
  • Friday Night Dinner is a comedy pilot from Greg Daniels (The Office) based on a UK format about an unusual family that has dinner together every Friday night. 
  • Next Caller Please is a single-camera gender comedy about a macho alpha male DJ and his new spunky feminist co-host set in the offices of a satellite radio station. 
  • Another comedy is from Hilary Winston centered on a shy though determined woman who is dumped by her fiancé and gets help from her co-workers to come out of her shell and plot revenge.
  • Daddy’s Girl is a pilot from Aaron Kaplan (Terra Nova) about a young woman who comes home from abroad and finds her father is in a serious relationship with the mean girl from her high school.

CBS ordered a cop drama to pilot named Golden Boy from Greg Berlanti.  The plot follows one cop’s meteoric rise from officer to detective to Police Commissioner.  Nicholas Wootton is on board to write and be an executive producer along with Berlanti.  Warner Bros. Television is producing, home of Berlanti’s new overall deal. 

Ben Stiller is turning his attention to HBO where he will star, direct and executive produce a new comedy pilot called All Talk.  Novelist Jonathan Safran Foer is behind the project which is described as “politically, religiously, culturally, intellectually and sexually irreverent” and is about the dramas of a Jewish family in Washington, D.C.  Alan Alda is presently in negotiations to star in the series.  Production on the pilot is tentatively slated for this fall.  Stiller and Foer in addition to Scott Rudin and Eli Bush will all serve as EPs.

The long-time host of What Not To Wear, Stacy London will executive produce a new untitled fashion series for TLC.  The series will center on husband and wife business owners Lisa and Jim Dolan who own a plus-size clothing store and the customers who shop there.  Scott Shatsky will also be an executive producer with London and Julie Merson for Super Long Play.  BBC Worldwide Productions is producing. 

UK’s Channel 4 commissioned the sketch comedy show Anna and Katy’s Television Programme as a full series from Roughcut TV.  The pilot of the show aired last summer and Channel 4 ordered six episodes. 

Casting Call: Doron Ofir Casting is casting for the VH1 docu-series, Rehab with Dr. Drew chronicling the emotional and physical struggles involving addition. VH1 in association with Irwin Entertainment and Doron Ofir Casting is currently searching for those struggling with substance addition and not ready to give up hope.  Participants will be given the opportunity to enroll in a no-cost, 30-day treatment program designed to help them break free of their addiction and take the first steps toward recovery.  If you are dealing with the disease of addiction and are ready to transform your life, please apply online for this show at: http://www.rehabcasting.com.

~ RATINGS ~

Top Ten Basic Cable Ad Supported Network Rankings among A18-49 for the week of: 1/16-1/22/12
Primetime    (000)        Total Pgm Day     (000)
TBSC             1073          ADSM*                   722
USA               1052         NICK                       571                    
TNT                998          NAN*                      536
HIST               877         TBSC                       536
FX                  840          USA                        536
AEN                831         FX                           520
MTV               742          TNT                         515
ADSM             685          ESPN                       491
LIF                 666          AEN                        465
DISC              658          HIST                       442
Source: Turner Research from The Nielsen Company data.
All ratings based on Total US Television Universe of 114,700,000 homes.
* = Network broadcasts less than 51% of minutes in a 24 hour day.
Notes: Program-based, strict daypart averages. Primetime is Mon-Sat 8P-11P and Sun 7P-11P. Total day is Mon-Sun 6A-6A for household and demographic performance.

Top Ten Basic Cable Ad Supported Network Rankings among Total Viewers for the week of: 1/16-1/22/12     
Primetime    (000)      Total Pgm Day            (000)
USA               2758        NICK                           2087
FOXN             2442        DSNY                          1655
DSNY             2245        USA                            1386
HIST              2041        ADSM*                        1303
TNT               1957        FOXN                           1278
TBSC             1825        TOON                          1176
AEN               1701        NAN*                          1140
FX                 1558        TNT                             1117
LIF                1537        HIST                             976
ADSM            1471        AEN                              917
Source: Turner Research from The Nielsen Company data.
All ratings based on Total US Television Universe of 114,700,000 homes.
* = Network broadcasts less than 51% of minutes in a 24 hour day.
Notes: Program-based, strict daypart averages. Primetime is Mon-Sat 8P-11P and Sun 7P-11P. Total day is Mon-Sun 6A-6A for household and demographic performance.

Top 10 Cable Programs among A18-49 (000) for the week of: 1/16-1/22/12
MTV     Jersey Shore Season 5                              4480
HIST    Pawn Stars 1030p                                     3007
HIST    Pawn Stars 10p                                        2856
MTV     Teen Moms II Season 2                             2561
AEN     Storage Wars 1030p                                  2553
TNT      L.A. Lakers/Miami                                     2516
BET      The Game                                               2499
AEN     Storage Wars 10p                                     2423
DISC    Gold Rush                                                2420
EN       Kourtney & Kim Take New York                    2189
Source: Turner Research from Nielsen Media Research Data.
All ratings based on Total US Television
Universe of 114,700,000 homes

Top 10 Broadcast Programs among A18-49 rating/share and (000) for the week of 1/16-1/22/12
FOX    NFC Championship                                     21.4/47          27368
FOX    American Idol Auditions                                7.9/21          10093
FOX    American Idol  WED                                     7.4/19            9401
FOX    American Idol  THURS                                  5.7/15            7294
CBS    The Big Bang Theory                                    5.3/15           6836
ABC    Modern Family                                             5.1/12           6483
CBS    Two and a Half Men                                     4.6/11            5932
CBS    2 Broke Girls                                               4.6/11            5862
CBS    How I Met Your Mother                                 4.4/11            5633
CBS    Mike & Molly                                                3.8/9              4901
Source: Nielsen Media Research, Galaxy Explorer, Live + SD Data

Broadcast Evening News Weekly Average Ratings (week of January 16, 2012)
NBC:   10.25 million total viewers; 2.4/8 and 2.86 million A25-54
ABC:     8.45 million total viewers; 1.9/6 and 2.26 million A25-54
CBS:     7.39 million total viewers; 1.9/6 and 2.29 million A25-54
Source: Nielsen, NTI Total Viewers and A25-54 Live + SD

Saturday A18-49 Analysis:  ABC and NBC tied for first place Saturday night at 1.0/3 apiece with A18-49, according to final national ratings from Nielsen.  FOX won the 8p hour with back-to-back Cops episodes at an average of 1.5/5 and NBC’s rebroadcast of Betty White’s 90th Birthday special was next at 1.1/3.  During 9p, ABC’s Movie of the Week and the average of NBC’s Betty White Birthday special and Off Their Rockers repeat shared the #1 spot at 1.2/3 each while Univision’s Sabado Gigante was third at 0.9/3.  A new episode of 48 Hours Mystery pivoted CBS to the top at 10p with a 1.1/3 and NBC’s Law & Order: SVU encore and Univision’s Sabado Gigante each delivered a 0.9/3 to share second place.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Saturday, January 21, 2012  time period averages.  Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated. Live+SD.


CBS: 3.0/5            NCIS: Los Angeles [r] 2.5/4, 48 Hours Mystery [r] 2.8/5, 48 Hours Mystery 3.6/6


NBC: 2.8/5             Betty White’s 90th Birthday [r] 3.2/5, Off Their Rockers [r] 3.0/5, Law & Order: SVU [r] 2.2/4


ABC: 2.0/3             Saturday Movie of the Week: Over the Hedge [r] 1.8/3, Castle [r] 2.2/4


FOX: 1.6/3           Cops 2.2/4, Cops 2 2.6/4, Terra Nova [r] 0.9/2


UNIV: 1.5/3           Sabado Gigante 1.5/3


ION: 0.6/1             Psych Sat 8P 0.6/1, Psych Sat 9P 0.6/1, Psych Sat 10P 0.6/1


TELE: 0.2/0            Futbol Estelar: Chivas vs. Tijuana 0.4/1, Videos Asombrosos 0.2/0


TF: 0.1/0               Liga Mexicana de Futbol: Santos vs. Jaguares 0.2/0, Choques Extremos 0.1/0


A18-49:  ABC 1.0/3, NBC 1.0/3, FOX 0.9/3, UNIV 0.9/3, CBS 0.8/2, ION 0.3/1, TF 0.2/0, TELE 0.1/0


Sunday A18-49 Analysis:  FOX had a hefty primetime win Sunday among A18-49 viewers with a 20.8/45, according to final national ratings from Nielsen.   At 7p, FOX’s NFC Championship game scored a 20.3/48 and CBS’ 60 Minutes repeat was a distant #2 at 1.5/3.  During 8p, FOX’s NFC Championship ratings dipped slightly to a 19.8/43 though were still way ahead of next in line ABC with Once Upon a Time at 3.2/7 and CBS’ Undercover Boss at 2.3/6.  FOX’s ratings soared during 9p with the NFC Championship at 22.8/47 with ABC’s Desperate Housewives next at 2.6/5.  Then at 10p, FOX aired a combination of the end of the NFC Championship game, the Post-Game activities and the start of the American Idol Auditions special at an average of 14.8/33 and CBS’ CSI: Miami encore posted a #2 at 1.3/3 and ABC’s Pan Am was third at 1.2/3.  

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Sunday, January 22, 2012 time period averages.  Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated. Live+SD.


FOX: 29.7/43      FOX NFC Championship [started prior to 7p and ended approx. 1030p] 31.1/45, FOX NFC Championship Post-Game/American Idol Audition Special 20.4/31


CBS: 4.8/7           60 Minutes [r] 5.3/8, Undercover Boss 5.9/8, The Good Wife [r] 3.9/5, CSI: Miami [r] 4.3/7


ABC: 4.0/6          America’s Funniest Home Videos 2.8/4, Once Upon a Time 5.4/8, Desperate Housewives 5.0/7, Pam Am 2.6/4


NBC: 3.1/4         Dateline Classic [r] 3.6/5, Prime Suspect 2.8/4, Prime Suspect 2.4/4


UNIV: 1.4/2         Vida Mejor Cantando 1.0/1, Gran Show Los Peques 1.7/2, Sal y Pimienta 1.3/2


TF: 0.7/1            Cine de Las Estrel Sun 0.7/1


ION: 0.3/0          Sunday 8PM Movie: Rob Roy [r] 0.3/0, Sunday 10PM Movie: Stealth [r] 0.3/1


TELE: 0.3/0         Pa’Lante con Cristina 0.3/0, Cine Millonario 0.3/0


A18-49:  FOX 20.8/45, ABC 2.0/4, CBS 1.5/3, UNIV 1.0/2, NBC 0.9/2, TF 0.6/1, TELE 0.3/1, ION 0.1/0


Monday A18-49 Analysis:  FOX landed a one-two blow winning Monday night with a 3.1/8 A18-49, according to final national ratings from Nielsen.  At 8p, the return of new House episodes won the hour for FOX at 3.1/8 followed by ABC’s The Bachelor at 2.6/7.  FOX’s new series Alcatraz held its own during 9p topping with a 3.0/7 and ABC’s The Bachelor played second fiddle at 2.8/7.  ABC then won at 10p with Castle at 2.1/5 and NBC’s Rock Center with Brian Williams slipped into second place with a 1.6/5 though CBS’ Hawaii Five-O repeat was a close third at 1.6/4.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Monday, January 23, 2012  time period averages.  Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated. Live+SD.


ABC: 5.9/9           The Bachelor 5.5/8, Castle 6.6/11


FOX: 5.3/8            House 5.3/8, Alcatraz 5.3/8


CBS: 4.9/8           How I Met Your Mother [r] 4.3/7, 2 Broke Girls [r] 4.8/7, Two and a Half Men [r] 6.1/9, Mike & Molly [r] 5.2/8, Hawaii Five-O [r] 4.5/7


NBC: 4.4/7           Who’s Still Standing? 3.9/6, Rock Center with Brian Williams 4.6/7


UNIV: 2.0/3          Una Familia con Suerte [7p start] 2.0/3, La Que No Podia Amar 2.4/4, Don Francisco Presenta 1.6/3


TELE: 0.9/1          Maid en Manhattan 1.0/1, Flor Salvaje 0.8/1, La Casa de Al Lado 1.1/2


CW: 0.8/1            Gossip Girl 0.8/1, Hart of Dixie 0.9/1


ION: 0.8/1           Cold Case 0.8/1, Cold Case 0.9/1, Criminal Minds 0.8/1


TF: 0.3/0             Cine de Las Estrellas Mon [r] 0.2/0, El Capo 0.3/0


A18-49:  FOX 3.1/8, ABC 2.5/6, CBS 2.2/6, NBC 1.7/4, UNIV 1.7/4, TELE 0.7/2, CW 0.6/1, ION 0.3/1, TF 0.2/1


~ EXECUTIVE MOVES ~

David Kenny was appointed as Chairman/CEO with The Weather Channel Companies (TWCC).  David will work closely with the company’s management team and its Board of Directors to further leverage the company’s media assets and to drive development of the company’s integrated strategy to increase growth in the US and worldwide.  David replaces Mike Kelly in this position who will continue to serve as a special adviser to the CEO and the Board of Directors of TWCC.  Mike will also be an adviser to Bain Capital, part of the consortium that owns TWCC including The Blackstone Group and NBCUniversal.   

Zodiak Media Group is rebranding as Zodiak Media and as a result announced several executive appointments.  Vincent Chalvon Demersay, who will continue as CEO of Marathon Media, a Zodiak Media company was named Chief Strategy Officer for the group.  Vincent will work in tandem with Group COO Jonathan Slow and his team while reporting to Group CEO David Frank.  David Michel will become SVP/Group Marketing and will continue as GM of Marathon Media.  Valerie Tailland advances to Director/Group Communication and will fulfill this role in addition to her present role as Head/Communication for Zodiak France.  Vincent, David and Valerie are all based in Paris. 

Earth Touch, a wildlife and factual producer based in South Africa tapped Ceire Clark in the newly-created position as Head/Acquisitions.  Ceire joins from National Geographic Television International where she was Programming and Acquisitions Manager.  In her new role based in London, Ceire will report to Chris Fletcher, Director/Programming and Sales.

Gary Lico, presently the President/CEO of CABLEready has joined the Board of Directors of CINE.

Brooklyn-based creative agency Big Spaceship hired Mark Pollard as VP/Brand Strategy, effective immediately.  Mark joins from Saatchi + Saatchi NY and in his new position will report to Alasdair Lloyd-Jones, COO.

Four new development and production executives were added at National Geographic Channel: Alan Eyres and J-T Ladt will serve as SVP/Programming and Development and VP/Programming and Development respectively.  Alan and J-T are based in Los Angeles.  Lynn Sadofsky will become Executive Producer/Director of Production and Development and J.C. Mills was hired as Director/Development.  Lynn and J.C. are located in New York City.


This day in History: 1964 – Beatles 1st US #1, “I Want to Hold your Hand”.

Answer to Yesterday’s Trivia Question: What sitcom character’s full name is Aristotle Nostradamus Shannon?  Bull Shannon of Night Court. Kudos to: Marta J. Davies -Smarta Media/Coconut Creek FL; Barry Schiffer-WJZ-TV/Baltimore; RT Harris-WideOrbit/Detroit; Roy Chan-Scripps Networks Interactive/Brooklyn; Erin Forfa-JumpForward/Chicago; Larry W. Glazer-WTTW TV/Chicago; Tom Boyd-WGN-TV/Chicago; Brian Fleming-WGNO/WNOL TV/New Orleans; Sarah Burnap-Media Stream Direct/Sherman Oaks; TJ Szymczak-YPM, INC/Irvine, CA; Paul Blutter-General American Group, Inc./Northridge, CA; William “Chip” Beaman-Soundelux Design Music Group/Hollywood.

Today’s Trivia Question: Throughout the Starship Enterprise, there were tubes labeled “GNDN.” What did the initials stand for? (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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01.25.12

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https://secure.sterlingdirect.com/jobboard/Default.aspx?JOBBOARDID=618&JobDetail=119686 (1/28)

JOB OPENING: MANAGER/PR/TRAVELCHANNEL/NY: Develop & implement program publicity plans for programming & digital initiatives. Prior TV publicity exp. required. Full details, http://www.scrippsnetworks.com & select req 2768 (1/28)

JOB OPENING: MTVN TECH PRODUCER/DEVELOPER: BA; 4yrs intractve dev exp.Dev/adv knwlg of JSP, HTML, XML, XSL, JavaScpt, Visio. Str comm sk. Prior wrk music,games,ent.Biling a+. EOE/M/F/D/AAP.Ap www.mtvncareers.com (1/28)

JOB OPENING: MGR  NEW BUS DEVELOPMENT/AMC/WE/NYC: buildsales presentations for advertisers, clients,media planners,buyers that showcase client brands. 4+ yrs creative or marketing exp. Resumes: [email protected] (1/28)

JOB OPENING: ANALYST, AD SALES RESEARCH/NYC: Proactive, creative, detail-oriented. 3-5 years exp with cable or BC sales team req’d. Nielsen, MRI, Mendelsohn, experience pref’d. Resumes to: [email protected] (1/28)

JOB OPENING: VP PROGRAM SCHED & PRGRAM PLANNING/RLTV/BALTO, MD: Optimize ratings & leverage prgrm inventory to max brand positioning. Exp: managing var. prgm formats, cable, ratings & research systems. Send resume: [email protected] (1/27)

JOB OPENING: VP/DIR, INT’L SALES/JIM HENSON CO/LA: Oversee sales TV, DVD & dig platforms for current & catalog series. Exp selling. Sig relationships w/buyer of children’s content internat’l mkts a must. [email protected] (1/26)

JOB OPENING: DIR-PROD/TLC/MD: Talented EP to lead all aspects of Ntwrk prod projects; create/produce/mng ground breaking innovate tv prgms; 10+yrs field/studio prod exp in doc/reality; http://careers.discovery.com/ # 4972 (1/26)

JOB OPENING: DIR, BRAND MTKG/USA NTWK/NYC: Strategic dvlpment of all off-air mktg & branding efforts: media campaigns, affiliate mktg programs, cross promotions. 5 yrs exp TV mktg and/or media planning. www.nbcunicareers.com/ 4104BR (1/26)

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].

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: MEDIA RESEARCH EXPERT/NY: but will relocate: Seek management opportunity. Ad sales,/prgrming/ mgmnt w/expertise in interpret/anal quant/qual & spearhead custom. Team leader & team player. [email protected] (1/31)

SITUATION WANTED: MULTI-PLATFORM SALES EXPERT: Resourceful hunter w strong, relevant skill-set translating to mutually beneficial success. Multi-media exp across mobile, digital, TV, sports, radio, online & OOH. [email protected] (1/31)

SITUATION WANTED: PRODUCER/CREATIVE WRITER, SEG & FIELD PROD: 9+yrs TV: Univision, MTV, Mun2, Lat Grammy, Telemundo, Strong ethics, Mng &, ;, people skills Exp talent & celebs Eng/Sp FCP, Photoshop, MiniDVCam 310-254-0131 [email protected] (1/31)

SITUATION WANTED: PRODUCTION ASSISTANT/NEW YORK: Current NBC Page with experience at “Saturday Night Live”, “TODAY”, and “Mad Money w/ Jim Cramer”. Experience in film, as well, at Focus Features. Resume available upon request: [email protected] (1/31)

SITUATION WANTED: FREELANCE VIDEOGRAPHER: 5 years experience with Multi Camera Truck, open availability. Experience in filming sporting events, town hall meetings, weddings… 757-229-3282 email [email protected] (1/31)

SITUATION WANTED: DEVELOPMENT PRODUCER/LA BASED: Reality/Ent/Docs. NBC; CBS; Spike; Dis; TLC; E!; History; Syfy;Travel Channel; runs on Batteries. [email protected] (1/31)

SITUATION WANTED: ASSISTANT/LA: 8+ mo. Mktg research exp., 4+ yrs Admin. exp., and an MA in Telecom, entry-level position preferred with a network or media agency. References available. [email protected] (1/28)

SITUATION WANTED: EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT POSITION FILM/TV/NY: 10 years experience: Interned for a President, Executive Assistant to SVP/VP/film director/celebrity [email protected]  (1/26)

SITUATION WANTED: AD SALES ASSISTANT/CHICAGO: Interned at Comcast Sports Net in Ad Sales, Works as Sales Assistant at NBCUniversal. Has B.A. from DePaul in PR/Advertising. Resume upon request. Contact [email protected] (1/26)

SITUATION WANTED: I’M ALL YOURS N.Y. Seeking to Assist, Currently an E.A. to Chief of Dept. 5 Yrs. work exp. B.A. Mass Comm. Contact, [email protected] (1/26)

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, JANUARY 25, 2012


ABC: The Middle [r], Suburgatory [r], Modern Family [r], Happy Endings [r], Revenge [r]
AZTECA: Los 25 Mas, Al Extremo, Lo Que Callamos Edicion Especial
CBS: Criminal Minds [r], Criminal Minds, CSI
CW: One Tree Hill, Remodeled [r]
FOX: American Idol, Touch [p]
ION: Cold Case, Cold Case, Criminal Minds
NBC: Whitney, Are you There Chelsea?, Law & Order: SVU [r], Law & Order: SVU [r]
PBS: Nature, Nova, Inside Nature’s Giants
TELE: Una Maid en Manhattan, Flor Salvaje, Relaciones Peligrosas
UNIV: La Que No podia Amar, Futbol: Mexico vs Venezuela

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