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Good morning. It’s Wednesday, March 2, 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:
Animal Planet: I’m Alive at 10p
TLC: Hoarding: Buried Alive Season 2 at 10p


Showtime laid out the spring/summer premiere dates for several series:

  • On March 28, Nurse Jackie debuts at 10p with 12 total half-hour episodes for its third season.
  • United States of Tara also premieres a third season on March 28 at 1030p with a dozen half-hour episodes.
  • Epic new series The Borgias launches with a two-hour premiere on April 3 at 9p.  Subsequent new one-hour episodes will air on Sundays at 10p.
  • Secret Diary of a Call Girl  Final season debuts April 7 at 1030p with 8 half-hour episodes.
  • Reality series Gigolos opens April 7 at 11p with 8 half-hour episodes.
  • The Real L Word is back for a second season starting June 5 at 10p with 9 one-hour episodes.
  • Weeds returns for a seventh season on June 27 at 10p with 13 half-hour eps.
  • The Big C also launches its sophomore season on June 27 at 1030p with 13 half-hour eps.
  • Web Therapy premieres July 19 at 11p with 10 half-hour eps.

ABC handed a renewal notice for its reality competition series Bachelor Pad, a spinoff of The Bachelor/The Bachelorette.  The sophomore season of Bachelor Pad launches this August. Next Entertainment in association with Warner Horizon Television produces The Bachelor, The Bachelorette and Bachelor Pad.

This Sunday, E! introduces viewers to the crew of writers, producers, editors and other staffers working on the weeknight Chelsea Lately show as After Lately premieres at 11p.  The half-hour program features the real staffers working for the late night comedy show helmed by Chelsea Handler.  Dubbed as a mocku-series, After Lately’s eight episodes are executive produced by Handler and Tom Brunelle, with Jay Karas and Brad Wollack as co-executive producers and Johnny Milord as supervising producer in association with Borderline Amazing Productions.

On Monday, CNN en Espanol premieres three new shows: Cafe CNN is a three-hour news magazine show featuring news and entertainment updates Monday-Friday from 6a to 9a; CNN Dinero is a one-hour weeknight show at 8p focused on finance and economy issues; and Conclusiones hosted by Fernando del Rincon and Gabriela Frias will air at 10p analyzing key events of the day. 

MTV wants more of Rob Dyrdek as the network brings back a fourth season of Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory beginning April 4 at 1030p.  Dyrdek will also host a new MTV series, Ridiculousness launching June 9 at 10p where Dyrdek will dish on amateur online videos in front of a studio audience with his friends, Johnny Knoxville, Travis Pastrana, Ryan Dunn and Big Black making appearances. 

Rosie Pope, working as a maternity concierge for wealthy expectant mothers in New York City, is starring in a new docu-drama, Pregnant in Heels for Bravo.  The series, produced by Hud:sun Media for Bravo, debuts April 5 at 10p.  British-born Rosie also created and designed her own fashion line for pregnant women called Rosie Pope Maternity and developed a training academy for mothers-to-be called MomPrep.  The Bravo series will follow Rosie as she preps upcoming moms on motherhood while managing her store on the Upper East Side along with her assistants Hannah and LT.

Season two of Oddities on Science Channel premieres April 9 at 10p.  The series goes inside Obscura Antiques and Oddities in New York’s East Village filled with countless bizarre items operated by owners Mike and Evan.  Oddities is produced by Leftfield Pictures for Science Channel.

Effective immediately, Katz Television Group’s Continental Television Sales will represent WBNX-TV in Cleveland, owned by Winston Broadcasting Network TV. WBNX-TV is the CW affiliate serving the Cleveland/Akron/Canton, Ohio region.  

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).

Upfront 2011: Sundance Channel

At a press breakfast yesterday in New York City, Sundance Channel said it will double its original programming hours this year to 75-80 hours, beginning with this lineup of seven new and returning series and two non-fiction series in development.  Sundance characterizes its audience as “curious, adventurous, smart, and they demand the same from their medium.”

Sundance Channel 2011 Original Programming:

  • All On the Line – Previously announced series featuring Joe Zee, the creative director for ELLE.  In this new series, Joe will use his fashion savvy to help struggling fashion designers launch their lines.  Produced by Authentic Entertainment, the eight-episode, one-hour series premieres March 29.
  • Garo Unleashed – NY East Village based fashion designer, Garo works with people looking for show-stopping one-of-a-kind fashions that depict their personalities.  Produced by North South Productions with six one-hour episodes.
  • Love|Lust – Series explores the story behind iconic items such as the bikini, the little black dress, street food to cocktails.  Produced by Sharp Entertainment with 14 one-hour episodes.
  • Quirky – Series centers on the team at, a unique technology company that will design and fabricate one product idea each episode suggested by their online community.  Produced by Sharp Entertainment with six one-hour episodes.
  • Ludo Bites America – Chef Ludo Lefebvre is a 5-star French chef, who along with his business partner/wife, Krissy, travels across the US to reinvent American cuisine in short term pop up restaurants.  Produced by Authentic Entertainment with six one-hour episodes.
  • Shoebox Sessions – Hosted by David Nadelberg, this series witnesses surprising and sometimes embarrassing items found in a celebrity’s mementos box, all providing clues to the person’s personality and growth.  Produced by Relativity Real with ten half-hour episodes.

Two Sundance Channel series in development:

  • Neumont (wt)  Series features Neumont University, a high pressure though high reward technology school for uber-smart kids who are being groomed as the next Zuckerbergs, Gates and Jobs. 
  • Diva of Distressed (wt)  Lynn Tilton dubbed as the “Diva of Distressed” takes on the task of saving America’s struggling businesses.  She works with Main Street businesses to get them back on track with stability, pride and hope.

And a final announcement yesterday morning, Girls Who Like Boys Who Like Boys will return for a second season.


Following up on previously mentioned casting news, ABC officially finalized deals with Ashley Judd to star in the drama pilot Missing, and also with Jenna Elfman who will headline the single-camera comedy Bad Mom.

Rachelle Lefevre, familiar as star in the first two Twilight movies, landed a role on NBC’s post-Civil War era pilot The Crossing.  Lefevre will play Anna, a war widow raising her daughter in a Missouri border town and the love interest of the main character, the troubled veteran who comes to town.  Universal Media Studios is producing project along with Peter Horton and Josh Brand who are executive producing; Horton will also direct the pilot. Lefevre is also currently seen on ABC’s medical drama Off the Map.

HBO is working on a new guy ensemble series project starring Ed Burns. The half-hour pilot is tentatively titled 40 and is about a group of male friends who are all 40 years old and trying to find their way at this age.  Entourage’s Doug Ellin is behind the project as writer and executive producer.  The pilot is expected to begin production this fall in New York. 

Casting Call: Discovery Networks seeking men and women for a new survivalist show.  The program is looking for any and all types of people: hunters, fishermen, construction workers, psychologists, doctors, chefs, nutritionists, auto mechanics, engineers, fashion designers and many more types.  The interested candidates must be 18 to 50 years old.  Send an email to: [email protected] or call 818-842-2496 and include your photos, name, age, profession, contact information and explain why you would be great on the show.

Casting Call:  dLt Casting and The Hub casting families in teams of three in the Southern California area for a new game show.  Family teams should consist of parents, grandparents or another adult family member or guardian and preferably two children aged 8-14 years.  The show will consider teams with only one child, though no children under the age of 8, please.  All family members must be legally related to each other.  All applicants must be legal or permanent US residents, live in Southern California or be willing to travel there to be on the show, be available to shoot in late March or early April 2011, and have consent of legal guardian or parent for kids under the age of 18.  Applications are available for download at and all three family team members must attend the open casting call.  Outgoing, fun and competitive families must also bring a group photo of the family members participating.  All photos will be used for casting purposes and not returned.  For more information or questions, please send an email to: [email protected].


Top Ten Basic Cable Ad Supported Network Rankings among A18-49 for the week of: 2/21-2/27/11
Primetime    (000)        Total Pgm Day      (000)
USA               1182          ADSM*                   734
ESPN             1023          USA                        629
FX                   827          NICK                      593
MTV                822          NAN*                      569
TNT                822          TNT                         528
TBSC              817          TBSC                       510
HIST              705           ESPN                       495
AEN               682           FX                           492
DISC              667          DSNY                       415
CMDY             621          AEN                         395
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: 2/21-2/27/11      
Primetime    (000)      Total Pgm Day            (000)
USA                3134        NICK                           2386
DSNY              2832        DSNY                          1856
FOXN              2046        USA                            1584
ESPN              1960        NAN*                          1447
TNT                1847        ADSM*                        1285
NAN               1623         FOXN                          1194
HIST               1589        TNT                            1180
FX                  1528        TOON                          1080
TBSC              1487        FX                                910
AEN               1365        TBSC                             854
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: 2/21-2/27/11
MTV     Jersey Shore 2                                              5298
USA     WWE Entertainment 10p                                2874
MTV     Teen Mom II                                                 2859
USA     WWE Entertainment 9p                                  2817
CMDY   Tosh.O                                                         2645
ESPN    Knicks/Heat                                                 2510
BET      The Game                                                    2490
EN       Live/Red Carpet: 2011 Academy Awards         1994
ADSM   Family Guy 11p                                            1957
ADSM   Family Guy 1130p                                         1852
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 2/21-2/27/11
ABC    Academy Awards                                       11.8/30      15498
FOX    American Idol  Wednesday                         7.9/21      10413
ABC    Oscar’s Red Carpet Live-3                            7.3/20        9615
FOX    American Idol  Thursday                            7.2/20        9464
CBS    NCIS                                                          4.4/13        5796
FOX    Glee                                                           4.4/12        5739
ABC    Modern Family                                            4.1/11        5419
CBS    NCIS: Los Angeles                                       3.9/11        5163
ABC    Oscar’s Red Carpet Live-2                            3.9/12         5147
CBS    The Big Bang Theory                                    3.8/11        5018
Source: Nielsen Media Research, Galaxy Explorer, Live + SD Data

Broadcast Evening News Weekly Average Ratings (week of February 21, 2011)
NBC:   9.83 million total viewers; 2.3/9 and 2.89 million A25-54
ABC:   8.40 million total viewers; 1.9/7 and 2.34 million A25-54
CBS:   6.45 million total viewers; 1.6/6 and 2.03 million A25-54
Source: Nielsen, NTI

Saturday A18-49 Analysis:   FOX won over the A18-49 viewers Saturday night with a 1.8/6, according to final national ratings from Nielsen.  FOX and its “bad boys” topped at 8p with double Cops episodes averaging a 1.8/7 while a two-way tie occurred for second place between ABC’s Movie and Univision’s Sabado Gigante at 0.7/3 each. FOX remained in #1 through 9p with AMW: America Fights Back at 1.9/6 and a triple tie happened as ABC’s Movie, CBS’ Crimetime Saturday repeat and Univision’s Sabado Gigante all delivered a 0.9/3.  Then at 10p, ABC’s Movie, The Pursuit of Happyness and CBS’ 48 Hours Mystery shared the top spot at 1.2/4 each and Univision’s Sabado Gigante placed second again with a 1.0/3.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Saturday, February 26, 2011 (February Sweep Day 24)  time period averages.  Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated. Live+SD.

FOX: 3.5/6       Cops 3.2/6, Cops 2 [r] 3.6/7, AMW: America Fights Back 3.5/6


NBC: 2.8/5       Harry’s Law [r] 3.0/6, Law & Order: LA [r] 2.4/4, Law & Order: SVU [r] 3.0/6

CBS: 2.6/5      The Amazing Race [r] 1.5/3, Crimetime Saturday [r] 2.8/5, 48 Hours Mystery 3.5/7


ABC: 2.3/4       ABC Saturday Movie of the Week: The Pursuit of Happyness 2.3/4

UNIV: 1.4/3      Sabado Gigante 1.4/3

ION: 0.4/1        Saturday 7PM Movie: Get Carter [r] 0.4/1, UFC127 Prelims Live 0.4/1, Saturday 9PM Movie: Superman [r] 0.4/1

TELE: 0.4/1      Cine de Impacto II: Wanted 0.4/1, Persiguiendo Injusticias 0.3/1


TF: 0.3/1          Futbol Liga Mexicana Sat: Pachuca vs. San Luis [r] 0.3/1, Futbol Liga Mexicana Sat: Atlas vs. Monterrey 0.4/1

A18-49:  FOX 1.8/6, ABC 0.9/3, CBS 0.9/3, UNIV 0.9/3, NBC 0.6/2, TELE 0.4/1, TF 0.3/1, ION 0.2/1

Sunday A18-49 Analysis:  Everything was golden for ABC Sunday night among A18-49 with a 9.1/24, according to final national ratings from Nielsen.  At 7p, ABC led with its first and second Oscar’s Red Carpet Live specials averaging a 3.3/11 followed by the average of FOX’s The Simpsons and American Dad repeats at 1.7/5.  During 8p, ABC’s ratings rose to a 9.4/25 for the third Oscar’s Red Carpet Live special and the opening of the 83rd Academy Awards, and CBS’ The Amazing Race trailed with a 2.1/5.  The Academy Awards on ABC delivered its best ratings at 9p with a 12.2/30 and FOX was back in second place at 2.0/5 for its Family Guy one-hour encore.  For its last hour through 10p, the Academy Awards’ on ABC backed off a bit to a 11.6/29, though was far ahead of the next nearest competitor as CBS’ CSI: Miami posted a 2.0/5.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Sunday, February 27, 2011 (February Sweep Day 25) time period averages.  Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated. Live+SD.

ABC: 17.4/28      Oscar’s Red Carpet Live-1 7.5/14, Oscar’s Red Carpet Live-2 9.8/17, Oscar’s Red Carpet Live-3 15.5/25, The 83rd Annual Academy Awards 21.2/33


CBS: 4.6/7          60 Minutes [r] 5.4/9, Amazing Race 4.3/7, Undercover Boss [r] 3.5/5, CSI: Miami 5.2/9

FOX: 2.4/4          The Simpsons [r] 2.3/4, American Dad [r] 2.0/3, The Simpsons [r] 2.7/4, Bob’s Burgers [r] 2.1/3, Family Guy [r] 2.6/4

NBC: 2.0/3          Dateline Classic [r] 3.0/5, Minute to Win It [r] 1.6/2, Minute to Win It [r] 2.2/3, Minute to Win It [r] 1.5/3

UNIV: 1.0/2        Hora Pico 0.8/1, La Rosa de Guadalupe 1.2/2, Sal y Pimienta 1.0/2

TF: 0.5/1          Cine de Las Estrel Sun [r] 0.5/1, Cine de Las Estrel Sun 2 0.5/1

TELE: 0.5/1       Cine Millonario: Spiderman 3 0.6/1

ION: 0.4/1        Sunday 8PM Movie: Goodfellas [r] 0.4/1

A18-49:  ABC 9.1/24, FOX 1.9/5, CBS 1.7/4, NBC 0.9/2, UNIV 0.8/2, TELE 0.6/1, TF 0.4/1, ION 0.2/0

Monday A18-49 Analysis:  ABC swayed more A18-49 viewers Monday night by posting a 3.3/9, according to final national ratings from Nielsen.  It was FOX and House that topped at 8p with a 3.8/11 and ABC’s The Bachelor and the average of CBS’ How I Met Your Mother and Mad Love tied for #2 at 3.1/9 apiece.  The Bachelor on ABC boldly won the 9p hour at 3.9/11 and CBS took second place with a Two and a Half Men rerun and Mike & Molly which averaged a 3.4/9.  ABC remained in first place through 10p with Castle at 2.8/8 and CBS once again took #2 with a Hawaii Five-O repeat at 1.9/6. Also in the 10p hour, Telemundo premiered new original novela La Reina del Sur (Queen of the South) with a 1.2/3, ranking fifth overall.  The premiere of La Reina del Sur additionally averaged 1.5 million A18-49 viewers and 2.4 million total viewers.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Monday, February 28, 2011 (February Sweep Day 26)  time period averages.  Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated. Live+SD.

ABC: 7.1/11      The Bachelor 7.4/12, Castle 6.4/11


CBS: 5.7/9          How I Met Your Mother 5.6/9, Mad Love 4.9/8, Two and a Half Men [r] 7.1/11, Mike & Molly 7.0/11, Hawaii Five-O [r] 4.7/8

FOX: 5.6/9          House 6.4/10, Chicago Code 4.8/7

NBC: 3.8/6         Chuck 3.1/5, The Cape 2.5/4, Harry’s Law 5.8/10

UNIV: 2.3/4        Eva Luna 2.5/4, Triunfo del Amor 2.2/4

ION: 1.1/2          Without a Trace 0.9/1, Criminal Minds 1.2/2, Criminal Minds 1.1/2

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

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

TF: 0.5/1           Cine de Las Estrellas 0.4/1, India 0.5/1

A18-49:  ABC 3.3/9, FOX 3.0/8, CBS 2.8/8, UNIV 1.8/5, NBC 1.6/4, CW 0.7/2, TELE 0.7/2, ION 0.4/1, TF 0.4/1



Young & Rubicam revealed management changes to its West Coast operation and in so doing named Joe Kayser to the new position as CCO of Y&R West.  Joe will be based in San Francisco and will have oversight of the company’s creative strategy in San Francisco and Los Angeles on behalf of such clients as Chevron, Citrix, Jenny Craig, Mattel, NCAA and Roundtable Pizza.  Additionally, John Berg, President of Y&R West is leaving his position immediately.  In the interim, Tom Sebok, President/CEO of Y&R North America will supervise Y&R West.  A search for a permanent replacement for John Berg has begun.

Phil Ernst moves into the new position as SVP/Special Projects and Events with MSG Entertainment (MSGE).  Previously, Phil was SVP/Touring Productions for MSGE.  Now, Phil will manage all facets of MSGE’s development and implementation of residency engagements and MSGE’s special event business at all MSG venues. 


Brooke Bowman upped to SVP/Original Programming and Development at ABC Family.  In her new capacity, Brooke manages creative and production for the network’s original series and movies.  Brooke, who has been with the network since 2004, has been the programming executive in charge of a slew of series for ABC Family including The Secret Life of the American Teenager, Make It or Break It and Greek.  Brooke will additionally be the programming executive lead on the upcoming new drama Switched at Birth and the original movie My Future Boyfriend.  She continues to report to Kate Juergens, EVP/Original Programming and Development, ABC Family.

BBC America expanded into the Detroit market by opening a new ad sales office headed by Ted Andrusz as Sales Director. Ted formerly worked for The Weather Channel the last ten years as VP/Regional Sales Manager.  For BBC America’s Chicago office, the company added Kerry Mysliwiec as AE.  Kerry joins from MTV Networks.

Bellevue, Washington-based Visual Media Group hired Neil Weiner as VP/Business Development where he will lead VMG’s growing business in the Pacific Northwest region.

Eddie Brown elevated to President/GM of CW affiliate WBNX-TV in Cleveland, owned by Winston Broadcasting Network TV.  Most recently, Eddie was GSM and has been with the station since it launched in 1985. 

Casey Patterson advanced to EVP/Event Production, Talent Development and Studio Relations for the MTV Networks Entertainment Group.  Before this promotion, Casey was SVP of Spike TV and TV Land.  In her new role, Casey will fulfill her functions for the Entertainment Group consisting of the brands Comedy Central, Spike TV and TV Land as well as the websites and  She will report to Doug Herzog, President, MTV Networks Entertainment Group.

Correction: The Nate Berkus Show is distributed by Sony Pictures Television.  We regret the error in yesterday’s edition.



Upfront 2011 Special Edition Series
Beginning March 22, a 5-part, 8-week Cyn opsis Media Special Series

Cyn opsis Media’s Upfront 2011 Special Edition Series will provide an in-depth look at the Upfront selling season, by category, from both the Buyer & Seller perspectives.

Upfront 2011 Special Edition Schedule: Kids! – March 22,    Cable – April 6,
Syndication – April 19, Spanish Language – May 3, Broadcast – May 16


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This day in History:  1933 – The motion picture King Kong had its world premiere in New York.

Answer to Yesterday’s Trivia Question: What show are you on if you’re dining at Monks?   SEINFELD  Kudos to: Corey Chu-NBC Universal/NY; Art Salish/NY; Dave Bourla-Digitas/NY; Karyn Hecht-Trifecta Entertainment & Media/NY; Molly Devereux-Fox Broadcasting/Chicago; Suzy Shoup-Moroch/Dallas; Steve Krone-Starcom/Chicago; Dan Radman-Anheuser Busch Media Group/St. Louis; Kevin Kelton-Kelton Media/Valencia; Stephanie Newman Smith-Asylum Entertainment/LA; Paul Brown-New Wave Ent/LA; Ann Wettig-FX Network/LA; Simon Bassett-Teletoon/Toronto

Today’s Trivia Question:  Most of the shooting of this series was done on set, but the lavish background footage was shot in several areas in and around the California wine country.  The original of this house belonged Richard Channing and was located in Napa.  What was the name of the series?  (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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World premiere of The Kennedys eight-part movie event begins Sunday, April 3 at 8pm ET/PT.

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JOB OPENING: MOBILE SALES MGR/Disney Inter/LA: Drive rev selling Disney’s mobile solutions to top-tier advtsrs. 4+yrs mobile sales, 5+yrs online ad sales, 2 yrs mgmt. Full knwldg digi & mobile media a must. [email protected] (3/8)

JOB OPENING: AD SALES ASST DIR RESPONSE/GSN/NY: Exp w/ad sales/advertising pref to asst direct response dept. Prof w/ Excel. Strong organz’l & interpersonal skills. Apply to [email protected] (3/8)

JOB OPENING: DIG. PRIMARY RSRCH DIR/NBC Universal/Longwood FL: lead custom prgrmng & sales rsrch projects on, & & corp. initiatives such as mobile, online video & VOD apply: (3/5)

JOB OPENING: RESEARCH ANALYST/NFL/NYC: Asst Rsrch Dir in daily resp & w/dvlpmnt & reporting on aud ratings for NFL games. BA degree and 2+yrs rsch exp. Strong organz’l & interpersonal skills. Apply to nfl .com (3/5)

JOB OPENING: CREATIVE COMMUNICATIONS DIR/AOL/NY: Looking for a creative Communications Director with 8+ yrs exp in the women’s content space, public relations/corp comm/media. Apply:  , Requisition 119996 (3/5)

JOB OPENING: ACCT EXEC, DR SALES/DIGITAL NETWORKS -Qubo, ION Life/NY: Req 2 yrs DR Sales, strong oral/written skills, est relationships & interact w/clients. EOE Full Ad  (3/5)

JOB OPENING:  CASTING DIRECTOR, NYC  needed ASAP. Cast real people/families for a travel-style show. 5+years exp mandatory. You should be the best researching most convincing person on earth. [email protected]  (3/5)

JOB OPENING: SUPERVISING PROD/MTV/NYC: Strong writing skills; able to mng a team; give creative notes on rough cuts, oversee sev episodes at once.5 yrs exp prod’g docu-series/reality. Resume/cover: [email protected] (3/4)

JOB OPENING: DIRECTOR, MARKETING/TELEMUNDO/UNIVERSAL CITY:  Please visit  for more info. job#344BR (3/4)

JOB OPENING: PRODUCT MANAGER/EPIX/NY: ID Emrging techn/consumer needs analysis, mrkt sizing & comp analysis/HTML,CSS & JavaScript/ Create & maintn prod vis/Min 2-5 yrs prod mgmt sftware dvlpmt exp/ EOE (3/4)

JOB OPENING: DIRECTOR, PUBLICITY/Mun2/UNIVERSAL CITY:  Please visit  for more info, job#342BR  (3/4)

JOB OPENING: CONSULTANT, BRAND STRATEGY/INTEGRATED MKTG/truTV/NY: Dev strategic integrated mktg concepts & mng projects in support of ad sales 5+ yrs brdcast/cable integrated mktg exp. Apply: [email protected] (3/4)

JOB OPENING:  SALES ASSISTANT DIRECT RESPONSE AD SALES/Hallmark Channel/NY: Exp w/ad sales/advertising preferred to asst Direct Response team. Prof w MS Office req. See full posting and apply @  (3/4)

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 @  (3/4)

JOB OPENING:  SALES ASSISTANT AD SALES/Hallmark Channel/NY: Exp w/ad sales/advertising pref to asst Acct Execs/Sales Planners to svc clients. Prof w MS Office req. See full posting and apply @  (3/4)

JOB OPENING: COORD PROD/NYC Prod Co:  Mng three casting dir/3 diff series. Highly orgnzd. Exp in either prod management, production, or development positions in TV.  TV exp a must & casting exp a +.  Resume/cover: mtvstaffing@yaho, (3/4)

JOB OPENING: MULTIMEDIA DESIGNER/QVC/WEST CHESTER PA:  has immediate Multimedia Designer opportunities to support mobile apps, interactive TV, etc. Exp w/mobile a must. View job descr & apply at  (3/3)

JOB OPENING: CORP COMM MGR/Univision/NY: 5+ yr exp. TV background pref’d. Generate ratings releases & coverage. Dvlp & execute press materials & strategic media plans. Interest & exp in sports media a +. [email protected] (3/3)

JOB OPENING: PROJ MGR RSRCH/ATL: Mng jr staff members & asst Rsrch Dir in completion of complex special projs. 5+ yrs brdcst and/or cable TV rsrch or another media-related field a must. BA deg req’d. Resume: [email protected] (3/3)

JOB OPENING: DIRECTOR TECHNICAL SERVICES/LA: Saban Brands seeks to lead content mngmnt, asset mastering & operational workflow for WW distribution, vendor relations, near/long term asset storage & security: [email protected] (3/3)

JOB OPENING:  DIRECTOR/NAT’L ACCTS/AFFILIATE/Scripps Networks/KNOXVILLE, TN. Support neg primary agreements/renewals, lead neg on new media/non-linear agreements, collaborate on strategy on Key Acct’s,   #2171 (3/3)

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: SALES MARKETING INTERNSHIP/Univision: provides practical experience in the communications industry and teaches daily operations within sales and marketing for Send resumes to [email protected] (3/5)

SPRING/SUMMER INTERNSHIP CREDITS ONLY: TALENT/DEV/LA: High paced digital content co. spec. in mobile & online platforms.Detail orientd/str written/oral comm skills.Mac, Excel, PP. Interface w/prod/sales/distrb. Contact 310-806-6410 [email protected]  (3/4)

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 SALES/MARKETING MANAGER/LA: 17+ years experience in educational, documentary, advertising media sales, content development,biz development True Closer!!!!! [email protected] (3/9)

SITUATION WANTED:  EXPERIENCED TV PRODUCER WITH MBA – I have an MBA and 9 years experience as a TV Producer. Ideally looking for a position that integrates content and brands. Also open to other opportunities. [email protected] (3/9)

SITUATION WANTED:   TALENT/DEVELOPMENT EXEC ASST/NY:3 years experience TV/Talent/Distribution. (CAA) Creative Artists Agency, VIACOM w major properties i.e. Jersey Shore & Daily Show. Know players in industry. [email protected] (3/9)

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] (3/9)

SITUATION WANTED: 10xEmmy winning CREATIVE PRODUCER in ATL seeking freelance. Great with clients. 16yrs in promo/creative TV. Also award winning ON-AIR HOST/EMCEE-see   email: [email protected] (3/5)

SITUATION WANTED: PRIME TIME EMMY DOCUMENTARY, PRODUCER, DIRECTOR, WRITER in L.A. Credits: National Geo, PBS, Discovery, History CH, TLC and MSNBC. Contact email: [email protected] (3/4)

SITUATION WANTED: WRITER’S ASSISTANT: Aspiring TV writer new to LA from NYC. Excellent Variety/USA Today reviews; Austin Film Festival/Nicholl quarter finalist. Work references available. [email protected] (3/4)

SITUATION WANTED:  MANAGER/DIRECTOR FINANCIAL PLANNING AND ANALYSIS/LA. 10+ yrs experience in entertainment. Extensive background in managing people, sophisticated financial modeling and executive presentations. [email protected] (3/3)

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, Better With You, Modern Family, 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, Traffic Light
ION:  Without A Trace, Without A Trace, Criminal Minds
NBC:  Minute to Win It [r], Minute to Win It, L&O: SVU
PBS:   American Masters, Great Performances
TELE: Aurora, Los Herederos del Monte, La Reina del Sur
UNIV: Eva Luna, Triunfo del Amor, Rosa de Guadalupe

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