Wednesday, March 16th, 2011



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Source: Nielsen Media Company (NPower/StarTrak), all Data is Live + SD.  Reach: 1/31/11-2/27/11, M-Sun 7p-12a, 6 minute qualifier, based on W1849 w/ Children in the HH; Top 5: 8/30/10-3/06/11, M-Sun 6a-12a, networks programming less than 51% of the daypart are excluded, based on W1849.



Good morning. It’s Wednesday, March 16, 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 Premiere:
Travel Channel: Deathwish Movers at 10p

Tonight’s Finale:
Syfy: Face Off at 10p


Ashley Herbert gets a second chance at finding love from ABC when she stars as the next “Bachelorette” premiering May 23 at 9p.  Herbert just appeared on the 15th edition of The Bachelor starring Brad Womack and after not being “the one” she will star in the seventh edition of The Bachelorette.  Following its premiere, The Bachelorette will move to its regular time period of Mondays at 8p starting May 30.  Chris Harrison hosts The Bachelorette produced by Next Entertainment in association with Warner Horizon Television.

Repurposing old clothes into fashion statements, Shareen Mitchell, owner of the boutique, Shareen Vintage is the focus of Planet Green’s new reality series, Dresscue Me.  The series follows Shareen as she manages her shops in Los Angeles and New York City and serves her customers including celebrities Katy Perry and Cat Deeley by offering fashion-forward and affordable frocks.  Dresscue Me premieres April 19 at 1030p and is produced by World of Wonder.

Joan and Melissa Rivers will be back for a second season of WE tv’s original one-hour series Joan & Melissa: Joan Knows Best?  WE tv renewed the series with a 10-episode order slated to debut in January 2012.  WE tv and ZOO Productions are behind the series set in Los Angles where Joan lives with her daughter Melissa, Melissa’s live-in boyfriend and her grandson, Cooper.

VH1 commits to a third season of Basketball Wives set to debut this June.  The third season follows the high-profile pro basketball players wives and ex-wives as they delve into their own careers and lean on each other for support.  Shed Media produces the series.

Next month, Cooking Channel serves up two new series:

  • Eat Street – Comedian James Cunningham seeks out food trucks selling street food.  Premieres April 12 at 8p.
  • Unique Sweets – Series features the sweetest desserts and unique eateries.  Premieres April 24 at 1030p.

Commercial-free Create TV also has a pair of new series on tap for April:

  • Greece: Quest for the Gods – Adventurer Richard Bangs presents his seventh and eighth editions of his Adventures With Purpose travel series, this time exploring Athens, Olympia, Ithaca and Mount Olympus. Series opens April 12.  Richard will also be seen in Hong Kong: Quest For the Dragon in April.  American Public Television distributes Richard Bangs’ Adventures With Purpose.
  • The Cooking Odyssey – Culinary travel series offers the tastes and sights of Greece hosted by chef and public health consultant Yannis Mameletzis.  Series launches April 21 and is distributed by NETA.

Create TV is available nationally on 235 public television stations (check local listings for airtimes of both series.)

In time for Earth Day in early April, Documentary Channel (DOC) launches the first episode of a three-part series titled The Future of Water on April 3 at 830p.  The trio of documentary episodes, directed by Erik Hannemann and Anders Taylor Larsen, examines the relationship between humans and water and how nations globally deal with the challenges.  The remaining two episodes will air consecutive Sundays on April 10 and 17 at 830p.  Terje Tvedt wrote the series and also hosts.  DOC is mostly available via DISH Network and DIRECTV.

TLC is gearing up for the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton on April 29 and is partnering with ITV Studios America to offer a week-long Royal-themed lineup just prior to the royal nuptials.  TLC’s “Royal Wedding Week” schedule includes:

  • Say Yes to the Dress: Princess Brides Special: April 22 at 9p. Halfyard Productions produces.
  • Charles and Di: Once Upon a Time: April 24 at 7p. ITV Studios America produces.
  • Untold Stories of a Royal Bridesmaid (wt): April 24 at 9p – Hour-long special showcases Princess Diana’s bridesmaid, India Hicks as she revisits the 1981 wedding between Prince Charles and Princess Diana with others who were there.  From Magilla Entertainment.
  • Royally Astounding: 30 Defining Days of the Monarchy (wt): April 24 at 10p – Documentary showcases 30 key dates in the life of the British royal family over the last 30 years. Produced by ITV Studio America.
  • Wild About Prince Harry: April 25 at 10p. Produced by ITV Studios America.
  • What the Sell?! Royal Episodes: April 26 at 10p. From Leftfield Productions.
  • Extreme Royal Collections: April 27 at 10p. ITV Studios America produces.
  • The Making of a Royal Wedding: April 28 at 8p and Countdown to the Royal Wedding: April 28 at 9p both from ITV Studios America.
  • TLC’s Royal Wedding Coverage: April 29 – Live coverage of the Royal Wedding commences at 5a with a rebroadcast of the wedding airing from 9a to 1p.  Encores of the wedding will air on April 29 at 8p and also on April 30.  Produced by ITV Studios America.

Reality series Sister Wives on TLC delivered 2.2 million total viewers and 1.0 million W18-49 viewers for its Sunday at 9p second season premiere episode. 

Something new from Cyn opsis Media! On the Cynopsis website today, you’ll see a new feature – Cyn opsis | Sports TV news page.  Written by veteran reporter Chris Pursell, this single topic feature story will be changed up periodically, and all of your comments are welcome!  Let us know what you think – comments about the story, suggestions on future stories, and how you think this new feature may evolve for Cynopsis.  Looking forward to your comments and insights!

Program Call:  Cynopsis Media will be producing our annual MIPTV Shopping Guide sent to all Cynopsis and Cynopsis Kids subscribers on Thursday, March 31, the week before MIPTV 2011 in Cannes. If you’re exhibiting at MIPTV this year and would like to have your programming included, please send us only the following info for your top 5 shows: title, availability date, number of episodes, length, type (i.e., movie, series, special, etc.), genre and your terms (barter, cash, etc.) as well as your company’s stand/booth location. To be included in this free and highly-viewed special edition, please send your submission to [email protected] no later than Friday, March 25, 2011. A confirmation email will be sent following each submission from Lisa (if you don’t receive a confirmation email, please resubmit).


ESPN picked up multi-media rights to Spain’s top soccer events, Copa del Rey Final airing on April 20 at 330p and the Spanish Supercopa later in August.  Live television, radio and online coverage will be available via ESPN Deportes, ESPN Deportes Radio and


Broadway’s Kristen Chenoweth (Wicked, Promises Promises) lands a role on ABC’s drama pilot Good Christian Bitches.  The project is in development at ABC from Darren Star.  Chenoweth portrays Darlene in the primetime soap set in Dallas.  Previously cast for the drama include Leslie Bibb as Amanda; Jennifer Aspen as Sharon; Annie Potts as Gigi; Miriam Shor as Cricket; and Marisol Nicholas as Heather.

HBO plans to keep Chloe Sevigny (Big Love) in sight as the actress signed to star as the notorious Lizzie Borden in a miniseries in development for the premium network.  Sevigny will not only star in the title role but she will serve as co-executive producer for Lizzie Borden along with Playtone’s Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman who will executive produce.  Lizzie Borden will likely be a two-part, four-hour miniseries.

September Films, owned by DCD, produces WE tv’s series Bridezillas and just received an order for 23 new hours for the show’s eighth season set to air starting middle of this year. Bridezillas has a total of 150 hours and is distributed globally by international sales company DCD Rights. 


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Top Ten Basic Cable Ad Supported Network Rankings among A18-49 for the week of: 3/7-3/13/11
Primetime    (000)        Total Pgm Day      (000)
USA               1067         ADSM*                     675
TNT                914          NAN*                       668
ESPN              884          NICK                        632
TBSC              870          TNT                          552
HIST               857          ESPN                        546
FX                  834          USA                          511
MTV                800         TBSC                         484
AEN                699          FX                            428
FAM                674          HIST                         421
FOOD              591          AEN                          396
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: 3/7-3/13/11       
Primetime    (000)      Total Pgm Day            (000)
USA                2816        NICK                           2336
DSNY              2520        DSNY                          1652
FOXN              2168        NAN*                          1587
HIST               1996        FOXN                          1398
TNT                1913        USA                             1251
ESPN              1790        TNT                             1222
NAN               1667        ADSM*                         1203
FX                  1634        CNN                            1015
FAM               1572        ESPN                             964
TBSC             1465         HIST                             918
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: 3/7-3/13/11
MTV     Jersey Shore 2 10p                                       4803
USA     WWE Entertainment 10p                                2896
USA     WWE Entertainment 9p                                  2791
TNT      Lakers/Heat                                                  2703
MTV     Teen Mom II                                                 2663
BET      The Game                                                    2454
CMDY   Tosh.O                                                         2288
FOOD   Chopped                                                       2030
MTV     Jersey Shore 2 11p                                        1843
ESPN    ESPN Original Documentary                           1829
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 3/7-3/13/11
FOX    American Idol  Wednesday                         8.1/23        10591
FOX    American Idol  Thursday                            6.7/19          8774
FOX    Glee                                                           4.6/14          6085
CBS    The Big Bang Theory                                    3.8/11          4979
FOX    House                                                         3.8/11          5046
CBS    Survivor: Redemption Island                         3.2/9           4147
FOX    Bones                                                          3.2/9           4259
ABC    The Bachelor                                                3.1/9           4063
CBS    CSI                                                              3.0/9          3987
CBS    Undercover Boss                                           3.0/8          3890
Source: Nielsen Media Research, Galaxy Explorer, Live + SD Data

Broadcast Evening News Weekly Average Ratings (week of March 7, 2011)
NBC:   9.62 million total viewers; 2.4/9 and 2.97 million A25-54
ABC:   8.32 million total viewers; 1.8/7 and 2.29 million A25-54
CBS:   6.21 million total viewers; 1.5/6 and 1.85 million A25-54
Source: Nielsen, NTI

Saturday A18-49 Analysis:   FOX topped Saturday night among A18-49 at 1.6/6, according to final national ratings from Nielsen.  FOX led at 8p with a double dose of Cops episodes averaging a 1.6/6 and ABC’s repeat Wipeout took out second place with a 0.9/3.  FOX held its own in first place during 9p with AMW: America Fights Back at 1.7/6 and Univision’s weekly staple Sabado Gigante was next at 1.0/3.  NBC’s Law & Order: SVU encore won at 10p with a 1.1/4 followed by CBS with a combination of Crimetime Saturday and a 48 Hours Mystery rerun averaging a 1.0/4.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Saturday, March 12, 2011  time period averages.  Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated. Live+SD.

CBS: 3.2/6        Crimetime Saturday [r] 3.4/6, Crimetime Saturday [r] 3.7/7, 48 Hours Mystery [r] 3.6/8


FOX: 3.0/6         Cops 2.7/5, Cops 2 [r] 3.1/6, AMW: America Fights Back 3.0/6

NBC: 2.9/5        Harry’s Law [r] 2.7/5, Law & Order: LA [r] 2.6/5, Law & Order: SVU [r] 3.3/6

ABC: 1.8/3        Wipeout [r] 1.8/3, Rascal Flats 1.5/3, Secret Millionaire [r] 2.0/4

UNIV: 1.4/3      Sabado Gigante 1.4/3

ION: 0.7/1        Saturday 8PM Movie: Dirty Harry [r] 0.8/2, Saturday 10PM Movie: Dirty Harry [r] 0.5/1

TF: 0.4/1          Futbol Liga Mexicana Sat: Pachuca vs. Atlante [r] 0.2/0, Futbol Liga Mexicana Sat: Atlas vs. Guadalajara 0.6/1

TELE: 0.2/0      Futbol Estelar: Tigres vs. San Luis 0.2/0, Persiguiendo Injusticias 0.2/0


A18-49:  FOX 1.6/6, CBS 0.9/3, UNIV 0.9/3, ABC 0.8/3, NBC 0.8/3, TF 0.3/1, ION 0.2/1, TELE 0.2/1

Sunday A18-49 Analysis:  CBS had the winning lineup Sunday night at 2.5/7 A18-49, according to final national ratings from Nielsen.  ABC’s America’s Funniest Home Videos and CBS’ 60 Minutes tied for #1 at 7p with 1.7/6 each and NBC’s Dateline and the average of FOX’s repeat comedies The Simpsons and American Dad shared #2 at 1.1/4 each.  ABC’s Secret Millionaire gained the top spot at 8p with a 2.8/8 though just a tenth of a rating point ahead of CBS’ Amazing Race at 2.7/8.  The light shone on CBS during 9p as Undercover Boss won at 3.0/8 while NBC’s Celebrity Apprentice placed second at 2.6/7.  Then at 10p, NBC had a turn in the winner’s seat as Celebrity Apprentice claimed #1 for its second hour with a 3.0/9 and CBS’ CSI: Miami trailed at 2.7/7.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Sunday, March 13, 2011 time period averages.  Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated. Live+SD.

CBS: 6.4/11          60 Minutes 6.7/12, Amazing Race 5.3/9, Undercover Boss 6.7/11, CSI: Miami 7.0/12


ABC: 4.0/7        America’s Funniest Home Videos 4.2/8, Secret Millionaire 6.7/11, Desperate Housewives [r] 3.1/5, Brothers & Sisters [r] 2.2/4

NBC: 4.0/7          Dateline 3.6/7, America’s Next Great Restaurant 2.5/4, Celebrity Apprentice 11 5.0/8

FOX: 2.3/4          The Simpsons [r] 1.3/2, American Dad [r] 1.5/3, The Simpsons 2.9/5, Bob’s Burgers 2.3/4, Family Guy [r] 2.8/4, The Cleveland Show 2.8/4

UNIV: 1.4/2        Hora Pico 0.8/2, Nuestra Belleza 1.7/3, Sal y Pimienta 1.5/3

ION: 0.7/1        Sunday 8PM Movie: Top Gun 0.7/1, Sunday 11PM Movie: Tin Cup [r] 0.4/1

TF: 0.5/1          Choques Extremos 0.2/0, Futbol Liga Mexican Sunday: America vs. Cruz Azul 0.6/1, Cine de Las Estrel Sun [r] 0.4/1

TELE: 0.3/1       Cine Millonario: Scorpion King: Rise of the War 0.5/1

A18-49:  CBS 2.5/7, NBC 2.0/6, FOX 1.9/6, ABC 1.6/5, UNIV 0.9/3, TF 0.5/1, ION 0.3/1, TELE 0.3/1

Monday A18-49 Analysis:  ABC attracted more A18-49 viewers Monday night while posting a 4.6/13, according to final national ratings from Nielsen.  The season finale of The Bachelor pivoted ABC into first place at 8p with a 4.1/12 followed by regular time period winner House on FOX at 3.5/10.  ABC continued to romance viewers during 9p with the last half of The Bachelor at a 5.0/14 and the average of CBS’ repeat sitcoms Two and a Half Men and Mike & Molly came next at 2.4/7.  Furthermore, during the 8p and 9p hours, ABC’s The Bachelor conclusion delivered 13.8 million total viewers. ABC polished off a clean sweep at 10p with The Bachelor: After the Final Rose special at 4.7/13 and CBS’ encore Hawaii Five-O was #2 at 2.0/5.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Monday, March 14, 2011  time period averages.  Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated. Live+SD.

ABC: 8.7/14       The Bachelor 8.7/14, The Bachelor: After the Final Rose 8.8/15


FOX: 5.3/8          House 6.2/10, Chicago Code 4.4/7

CBS: 4.8/8          How I Met Your Mother [r] 3.8/6, Mad Love 4.0/6, Two and a Half Men [r] 6.3/10, Mike & Molly [r] 5.4/8, Hawaii Five-O [r] 4.7/8

NBC: 4.1/7         Chuck 3.0/5, The Event 2.8/4, Harry’s Law 6.5/11

UNIV: 2.3/4        Eva Luna 2.4/4, Triunfo del Amor 2.2/4

ION: 1.0/2          Without a Trace 0.9/1, Criminal Minds 0.9/1, Criminal Minds 1.2/2

TELE: 0.8/1        Aurora 0.5/1, Los Herederos del Monte 0.6/1, La Reina del Sur 1.3/2

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

TF: 0.4/1           Cine de Las Estrellas Mon [r] 0.4/1, India 0.5/1

A18-49:  ABC 4.6/13, FOX 2.7/8, CBS 2.1/6, UNIV 1.8/5, NBC 1.5/4, TELE 0.7/2, ION 0.4/1, CW 0.3/1, TF 0.3/1



Previous FCC Chairman Michael Powell appointed President of NCTA, replacing President Kyle McSlarrow who is departing in April to join Comcast in Washington.  Michael will begin his new position with NCTA on April 25.  Since his FCC days, Michael is currently Chairman of the MKPowell Group and a Senior Adviser to Providence Equity Partners.

UK-based September Films, owned by DCD, promoted Richard Hansil to the newly-created role as SVP/Creative and elevated Pamela Covais to SVP/Production.  Both Richard and Pamela are based at the September Films USA office at Tribeca West Studios in Los Angeles.  Richard, in his new role, will manage all facets of production and development for September Films’ growing state-side office. Pamela in her new position will continue as Managing Director of September Films USA. 

Donny Hudson named VP/Sales with Spanish Broadcasting System (SBS) – Radio/TV/Digital and Entertainment.  Donny will oversee the growth and revenue streams across all company divisions.  Donny will additionally serve as Sales Manager for WXDJ-El Zol 95.7 FM and WRAZ-La Raza 106.3 FM, radio stations owned by SBS in South Florida.

Susie Toma advances to NSM with WPXI-PCNC/Pittsburgh, owned by Cox.  Previously, Susie was an AE at WPXI and before that she was with WGN-TV in Chicago for 11 years. 

Alliance, the entertainment and lifestyle marketing agency division of Grey Group in New York, hired Danielle Kimiatek as Public Relations Manager.  Before joining Alliance, Danielle was an AE at Dan Klores Communications. 

Michelina Gauthier upped to SVP/Talent Business and Legal Affairs with Discovery Communications.  Michelina will continue to supervise talent agreements on behalf of Discovery’s roster of networks and now her duties will expand to encompass management for Ad Sales talent integration deals.  She reports to Lee Bartlett, EVP/Global Production Management, Business and Legal Affairs.

AdLarge Media, LLC named Michelle Jennings as EVP/Digital Revenue.  Michelle joins the newly-formed AdLarge Media from Westwood One where she served as Director/Interactive Sales.

Multi-platform Disney XD Worldwide promoted David Levine to VP/Programming and GM where he will oversee the entity and concentrate on its future growth.  David will report to Carolina Lightcap, President, Disney Channels Worldwide in his role as GM and to Paul DeBenedittis, SVP/Programming Strategy, Disney Channels Worldwide for his program planning and scheduling duties.

This day in History:  1850 – The novel “The Scarlet Letter,” by Nathaniel Hawthorne, was published for the first time.

Answer to Yesterday’s Trivia Question:  In TV lingo – what is a MacKenzie?  THE LAUGH MACHINE  Kudos to: Gerry Bixenspan-TV Marketing/NY; John Kukla-KDFW/Dallas; Kathy Alexander-SpotPlus/Dallas; Doll Wollman-Big Brother/LA

Today’s Trivia Question:  What do all of these “film” titles have in common?  The Hula Girl and the Fullback; The Rain Dancers of Rango Rango; Mohawk Over the Moon?; Belly Dancers from Bali Bali.  (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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JOB OPENING: MARKETING COORDINATOR/ MANAGER /YOU ON DEMAND/NYC: Manage video promotion and print marketing initiatives for video on demand deployments in China. 2-3 years marketing experience in media. Apply: [email protected] (3/18)

JOB OPENING: SR MKT RSRCH ANALYST/FOX NEWS NETWORK/NY: Work w/ Nielsen, MRI, & various rsrch apps to anlyz data. BA Deg & 2-4 yrs cbl rsrch exp req’d. Exc PC/Excel & PP  &  Strong writ/comm skills.  Email: [email protected]  EOE (3/17)

JOB OPENING: ACCT EXEC/Universal/NBC Sports/NYC:Maint/growth of existing biz. Dvlp new biz; focus on endemic clients w/in endurance/Olympic sport cats.; 5+ yrs AE/mgr media/brdcst; BA/BS req’d. Res: [email protected] (3/17)

JOB OPENING: Sales Mkg Mgr/ Universal/NBC Sports/NY: Increase sales thru new opps & customized day part sales prsntns; interface w/intrnl/extrnl clients; 7+yrs agency/media/sls/rsrch; BA/BS req’d. Res: [email protected] (3/17)

JOB OPENING: RSRCH ANALYST/TV ONE PROG/MD: compose rsrch reports using Nielsen & syndicated data. Bach Deg/2 yrs exp and multitasking pro. Visit  (3/17)

JOB OPENING:  MANAGER, PRIMARY RESEARCH/STAMFORD CT/WWE: 5+ yrs exp with execution of primary research (survey design, focus groups, work w/ 3rd party vendors,etc.) Some travel. Apply: (3/17)

JOB OPENING: DIGITAL AE FOR KRQE-TV/Alb NM: Dvlp digital sales on platforms. Proven past of new biz dvlpmnt/srvcng clients.Exp selling online display/verticals.BA deg & MS knwlg pref’d.To apply: [email protected].EOE. (3/17)

JOB OPENING:  TRAFFIC COORDINATOR- AD SALES/Hallmark Channel/NY: 2+ yrs related exp. Experience w/databases & proficiency w MS Office req. See full posting & apply @  (3/17)

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 INTERNSHIP CREDITS ONLY: Univision SALES MARKETING INTERNSHIP: provides practical experience in the communications industry and teaches daily operations within sales and marketing for Send resumes to: [email protected] (3/18)

SUMMER INTERNSHIP CREDITS ONLY: SALES/MARKETING SUMMER INTERNSHIP /PLUM SALES/NYC: Gain practical experience in the communications industry by working with a top-notch sales & marketing team at a multi-platform media company. Resume to [email protected] (3/17)

SUMMER INTERNSHIP CREDITS ONLY:  DIGITAL MEDIA/SMITHSONIAN CHANNEL/NY: Focus on mktg efforts, content, social media ideas. Review web & mobile traffic; Competitive assessments. Know digital platforms, web & mobile. Apply: Job: 7710BR (3/17)

SUMMER INTERNSHIP CREDITS ONLY:  Entertainment firm/NYC: Internships available, college credit only, 15-25 hrs wkly. Fluent read/write Chinese required. Apply: [email protected] (3/17)

SUMMER INTERNSHIP CREDITS ONLY:  TV One as internship opportunities for undergraduate school credit-locations in NY, MD, and IL. Visit (3/17)

SITUATION WANTED ADS, POSTED BY THOS, E 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 SALES/MARKETING MANAGER/LA: 17+ years experience in educational, documentary, advertising media sales, content development,biz development True Closer!!!!! [email protected] (3/22)

SITUATION WANTED: DOCUMENTARY. PRODUCER, DIRECTOR, WRITER/L.A: Five prime time Emmys. Credits: National Geo, PBS, Discovery, History CH, TLC and MSNBC. Contact email: [email protected] (3/22)

SITUATION WANTED: FASHION STYLIST/NY based: 10 yrs exp, looking for on air or digital pro/content /exp.with music/editorial/celebrities. Contact e-mail [email protected] (3/22)

SITUATION WANTED: ANALYTICAL AE FOR DIGITAL OR TV AD SALES/NY: I assure you that I am qualified, and will prove to be a valuable addition to your firm. 3 yrs in Finance & 9 yrs in Ad Sales. Let’s grow together. [email protected] (3/18)

SITUATION WANTED: PROGRAMMING EXECUTIVE/LA: 30 years negotiating the best VOD, PPV, and Digital Media deals with US and foreign studios, indies as well as licensing tasteful adult content programming. [email protected] (3/18)

SITUATION WANTED: PRODUCTION ASSISTANT/ASSISTANT VIDEO EDITOR/NJ/NY: 2+ yrs exp video editing and tv news production; ; Email: [email protected] (3/18)

SITUATION WANTED: ASSOCIATE PRODUCER / WRITER/COORDINATOR/LA: 5+ yrs in network TV production; creative and management. Segment producing, QC, pre-pro, live, taped, post experience. Refs available. Email [email protected] (3/17)

SITUATION WANTED: RESEARCH DIR/SALES STRATEGIST:  20+ yrs media, Nielsen, Hisp, research, sales, and presentation experience. Email: [email protected] (3/17)

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] (3/17)

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.



ABC:  The Middle [r], The Middle [r], Modern Family [r], Mr. Sunshine, Off the Map
AZTECA:  Cosas de la Vida, Al Extremo, Lo Que Callamos Las Mujeres
CBS:   Survivor: Redemption Island, Criminal Minds, Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior
CW:   America’s Next Top Model, Shedding for the Wedding
FOX:  American Idol
ION:  Without A Trace, Without A Trace, Criminal Minds
NBC:  Minute to Win It, L&O: SVU [r], L&O: SVU [r]
PBS:   Nature [r], Nova [r], Eden at the End of the World [r]
TELE: Aurora, Los Herederos del Monte, La Reina del Sur
UNIV: Eva Luna, Triunfo del Amor

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