Wednesday, November 14th, 2012

A CYNOPSIS MESSAGE FROM HALLMARK CHANNEL


Hallmark Channel is #1 in ALL of Cable
********* Our Holiday Programming Out-Delivers the Competition *********

#1 cable network among W25-54 rating for the entire weekend
#1 in Prime Time on Saturday night among HH rating
#1 in Total Day on Sunday among HH rating

Countdown to Christmas
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15.3 million viewers
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Cynopsis
11.14.12

Good morning. It’s Wednesday, November 14, 2012, and this is your first early morning briefing.

Tonight’s Premieres:
NBC: Whitney at 8p
Travel Channel: Baggage Battles at 8p & 830p
National Geographic Channel: Border Wars at 9p; Hell on the Highway at 10p

Tonight’s Finales:
Investigation Discovery: Who the (Bleep) Did I Marry? at 9p
Military Channel: Black Ops at 10p
DIY Network: Run My Renovation at 1030p


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ABC gave a full season order to new drama Nashville headlined by Connie Britton and Hayden Panettiere.  On average, Nashville has been winning its Wednesday at 10p time period among A18-49 at 3.2/9.  The series is produced by Lionsgate, ABC Studios and Gaylord Entertainment.

~ MORE GOOD STUFF ~

A second season of P. Allen Smith’s Garden to Table will premiere next spring with 13 all-new hi-def episodes on PBS stations nationwide.  The show, hosted by lifestyle expert and designer, P. Allen Smith is inspired by his latest book, P. Allen Smith’s Garden to Table.  Throughout the second season, Smith serves up recipes using fresh-from-the-garden  produce along with segments highlighting decor ideas using items from the garden in addition to his visits to various destinations in the US such as Chicago and Monticello, Thomas Jefferson’s home in Virginia as well as the Arkansas Delta during a fishing trip.  The series is distributed by American Public Television (APT) and currently airs on PBS stations reaching 91% of US TV markets.  Smith also hosts the national PBS series, P. Allen Smith’s Garden Home which will launch its twelfth season next spring with 13 all-new hi-def episodes.  P. Allen Smith’s Garden Home reaches 94% of US TV markets and is also distributed by APT.  Both shows air on more than 590 PBS stations with 8 airings per week.  

The Amish community in Lancaster County, PA is the focus of Discovery Channel’s new series, Amish Mafia when it premieres December 12 at 9p.  The series explores the small organized group of men whom the Amish turn to for protection and justice.  Discovery will air a sneak peek of the new series on December 11 at 1030p.  Amish Mafia is produced for Discovery by Hot Snakes Media.

WE tv’s upcoming original series Cyndi Lauper: Still So Unusual will premiere the first of 12 episodes on January 12 at 9p.  A second new episode will follow at 930p.  Each half-hour episode will allow viewers access into the personal and professional life of pop culture icon, Cyndi Lauper who is also a wife, mother, Broadway composer, best-selling author and philanthropist.  The series is produced for WE tv by Mark Burnett’s One Three Media. 

MSNBC will bow the first episode of the new series, Chained to My Ex on December 23 at 9p.  The series is from MSNBC’s documentary unit that partnered with the creator of the series Intervention.  The series will spotlight men and women who are divorced but still have to live together.  MSNBC will air additional episodes of the series at a future date.  Chained to My Ex is produced by MSNBC and MadJack Entertainment.

Gator Boys comes biting back with a second season on Animal Planet’s lineup starting January 6 at 9p.  The new season follows Paul Bedard and Jimmy Riffle, two men who defy death by capturing alligators with their bare hands.  Gator Boys is produced by Mike Mathis Productions.

Back for its ninth run, Syfy welcomes Ghost Hunters to its schedule with 16 all-new episodes starting January 16 at 9p.  Ghost Hunters is produced for Syfy by Pilgrim Studios.

The season one finale of TLC’s series Breaking Amish on Sunday at 9p posted a 3.2 rating among W18-34 and a 2.9 rating with W18-49 as well as an average of 3.8 million total viewers.

Monday’s season three premiere of MTV’s Teen Mom 2 at 10p delivered a 3.2 rating among P12-34 and attracted 3.4 million total viewers.  MTV also debuted new series Catfish: The TV Show at 11p which posted a 2.6 rating among P12-34 and drew in 2.7 million total viewers. 

Call for Submissions: Cynopsis is producing our Holiday Programming Guide which comes out November 27 and will be sent to all Cynopsis and Cynopsis Kids subscribers. If your network has holiday-themed programming airing December 1-31, 2012, please send your listings to Lisa Ball, Editor at [email protected] no later than this Friday, November 16. Please include the following information: type of program (i.e. series, special, documentary, movie or holiday-themed episode), title, dates and times of all airings (please indicate when the show first premieres and when subsequent encores will air). A confirmation email will be sent following each submission from Lisa (if you don’t receive a confirmation email, please resubmit).

~ DISTRIBUTION, CARRIAGE & CLEARANCE ~

Cable service provider, RCN has launched Music Choice’s SWRV, a 24/7 interactive music video network available to Digital Cable TV subscribers across all markets.  RCN’s markets include Boston, Chicago, New York, Philadelphia, Washington, DC and the Lehigh Valley.

The Me-TV Network added more affiliates: WPTZ/Burlington, VT-Plattsburgh, NY, owned by Hearst Television, will launch January 2, 2013 and KVLY/Fargo, owned by Hoak Media will launch on January 1, 2013.  Following these additions, Me-TV Network is cleared in 84% of the country, serving 138 affiliates.


~ PRODUCTION & DEVELOPMENT ~

A pair of soap opera-themed dramas from the Mark Gordon Co. are moving forward at ABC and NBC.  For ABC, Josh Duhamel is working with Gretchen J. Berg and Aaron Harberts on an untitled drama set inside a daytime soap opera that explores the loves, lives and craziness of the cast at a time when the genre is faltering.  Duhamel came up with the original idea and co-created the concept with Berg and Harberts who will write the script and executive produce along with Mark Gordon Co. head/drama Nicholas Pepper and actor Oliver Hudson.  Hudson and Duhamel, who starred in ABC’s All My Children, may appear on-screen though perhaps not as series regulars.   NBC’s soap project is an adaptation of Amanda Stevens’ novel, The Graveyard Queen.  The drama is described as a high-concept soap opera about a girl cursed at youth who has the ability to see the dead.  Berg and Harberts are also writing the script and serving as EPs along with Gordon and Pepper.  ABC and NBC have given both projects script orders and both will be produced by ABC Studios, where Gordon has an overall deal.

ABC is additionally developing a drama based on the Disney park ride, Big Thunder Mountain.  The project will be written by Jason Fuchs and Chris Morgan will be involved to supervise and serve as EP.  No other details were immediately available. 

Greg Berlanti and Julie Plec are partnering to adapt a UK drama, The Tomorrow People for The CW.  The project is about young people around the world who represent the next stage in human evolution who possess special powers such as teleporting and telepathy. Together they work to defeat the forces of evil.  The original series was created by Roger Price and ran from 1973-79 on ITV. 

Jersey Shore’s Vinny Guadagnino is sticking around MTV as the network approved a new hybrid talk show/reality series, The Show With Vinny produced by SallyAnn Salsano of 495 Productions.  The series will move the typical talk show format out of the studio and into Vinny Guadagnino’s family home in Staten Island, NY.  There, Vinny will conduct off-the-cuff and unscripted interviews with stars who are invited to dine at his house.  The series will also feature real people from Vinny’s personal life such as his mother Paula and his Uncle Nino and more.

Spike TV ordered 10 episodes of a new docu-series Tattoo Rescue set to premiere next summer.  The series features tattoo expert Joey Germinario and his team as they attempt to turn around failing tattoo studios into profitable businesses.  The series is produced by Original Media.  Spike also renewed World’s Worst Tenants for a second season. 

Starz Entertainment and BBC Worldwide Productions tapped composer Bear McCreary (The Walking Dead, Battlestar Galactica) to be the musical composer for its upcoming historical fantasy series, Da Vinci’s Demons which is set to premiere on STARZ in the US next spring.  The eight-episode series will also be distributed by BBC Worldwide internationally in spring 2013.

Joss Whedon’s pilot for ABC titled S.H.I.E.L.D tapped Elizabeth Henstridge and Iain De Caestecker.  The project produced by ABC Studios is based on Marvel Comics’ secret intelligence organization that has appeared in various titles such as Iron Man and Captain America.  Henstridge will play science guru Agent Gemma Simmons and De Caestecker will play Agent Leo Fitz, a techno wizard. 

Former Nip/Tuck star, Dylan Walsh landed a role on ABC’s Revenge.  Walsh will appear in multiple episodes as Jason Prosser, a rival hedge fund manager to Conrad Grayson (Henry Czerny). 

For the sixth season of HBO’s True Blood, British actor Rob Kazinsky (EastEnders) is joining the cast as a series regular.  Kazinsky will play Ben, a charismatic faerie who takes an interest in Sookie and she returns the feelings.  True Blood returns with its sixth season next June on HBO.


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~ RATINGS ~

Top Ten Ad-Supported Basic Cable Network Performance among A18-49 for the week of: 11/5-11/11/12
Primetime    (000)        Total Pgm Day     (000)
ESPN            1434         ESPN                  676
TBSC             983         ADSM*                628                    
USA              922         NICK                    509                    
CNN              850         NAN*                   475
FOXN            816         USA                     443
AMC             807         CNN                      436
DISC            744         TBSC                     433
FX               733         FOXN                     391
TNT             653         AEN                       382
AEN             651         FX                         361
Source: Turner Research from The Nielsen Company data.
All ratings based on Total US Television Universe of 114,600,000 homes.
* = Network broadcasts less than 51% of minutes in a 24 hour day.
Notes: Data based on most currently available Nielsen data stream; Preliminary: Live+SD. Primetime is Mon-Sat 8P-11P and Sun 7P-11P. Total day is Mon-Sun 6A-6A for household and demographic performance.

Top Ten Ad-Supported Basic Cable Network Performance among Total Viewers for the week of: 11/5-11/11/12 
Primetime    (000)      Total Pgm Day            (000)
FOXN            3420       NICK                        1841
ESPN            2979       FOXN                       1777
USA             2676       ESPN                        1285
CNN             1887       USA                         1244
HIST            1856       ADSM*                     1197
TBSC           1816       TOON                       1112
MSNB           1752       NAN*                       1052
TNT             1602       MSNB                       1037
AMC             1500       CNN                         1035
DISC            1488       TNT                           896
Source: Turner Research from The Nielsen Company data.
All ratings based on Total US Television Universe of 114,600,000 homes.
* = Network broadcasts less than 51% of minutes in a 24 hour day.
Notes: Data based on most currently available Nielsen data stream; Preliminary: Live+SD. 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: 11/5-11/11/12
AMC      The Walking Dead 9p                              7076
ESPN     Philadelphia/New Orleans                         6452
CNN      Election Night in America 11p                    6153
CNN      Election Night in America 10p                    5704
CNN      Election Night in America 12a                    5315
CNN      Election Night in America 9p                      4971
CNN      Election Night in America 1a                      4901
CNN      Pres. Obama’s Acceptance Speech 138a     4543
FOXN    America’s Election HQ 10p                         4269
FOXN    America’s Election HQ 11p                         4135
Source: Turner Research from Nielsen Media Research Data.
All ratings based on Total US Television
Universe of 114,600,000 home; Ranked by Delivery (000); Preliminary: Live+SD

Top 10 Broadcast Programs among A18-49 rating/share and (000) for the week of 11/5-11/11/12
NBC    Sunday Night Football                             7.9/19            10011
CBS    The Big Bang Theory                               5.1/15              6475
ABC    Modern Family                                       4.8/12              6100
NBC    The Voice 11/5                                      4.5/11              5634
NBC    Decision 2012 Election Prime                     4.3/10              5453
CBS    Two and a Half Men                                4.0/11              5070
NBC    The Voice 11/7                                      3.8/10              4750
ABC    Vote 2012 Prime                                     3.4/8               4330
ABC    Grey’s Anatomy                                      3.3/8               4132
CBS    2 Broke Girls                                          3.2/8               4099
FOX    The Simpsons                                        3.2/8               4108
Source: Nielsen Media Research, Galaxy Explorer, Live + SD Data

Broadcast Evening News Weekly Average Ratings (week of November 5, 2012)
NBC:       9.11 million total viewers; 2.3/7 and 2.70 million A25-54
ABC:       8.34 million total viewers; 2.0/7 and 2.32 million A25-54
CBS:       7.09 million total viewers; 1.8/6 and 2.09 million A25-54
Source: Nielsen, NTI Total Viewers and A25-54 Live+SD

Friday A18-49 Analysis:  ABC led Friday with a 1.8/6 among A18-49, according to final primetime national ratings from Nielsen.  At 8p, CBS’ Undercover Boss won with a 1.9/6 followed by a tie between the average of ABC’s comedies Last Man Standing and Malibu Country and Univision’s Por Ella Soy Eva at 1.7/6 each.  ABC moved into first place during 9p with Shark Tank at 2.1/6 and another tie for second place occurred between NBC’s Grimm and Univision’s Amores Verdaderos at 1.7/5 apiece.  At 10p, ABC held onto #1 with 20/20 at 1.6/5 with CBS’ Blue Bloods a close contender at 1.5/5.      

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Friday, November 9, 2012 (November Sweep Day 16) time period averages.  Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated. Live+SD.


CBS: 6.5/11          Undercover Boss 5.8/10, CSI: NY 6.4/11, Blue Bloods 7.4/13


ABC: 4.1/7              Last Man Standing 4.7/8, Malibu Country 4.6/8, Shark Tank 4.3/7, 20/20 3.3/6


NBC: 2.6/5              Go On [r] 1.6/3, Guys with Kids [r] 1.4/2, Grimm 3.2/5, Dateline 3.2/6


UNIV: 2.0/4            Por Ella Soy Eva 2.0/4, Amores Verdaderos 2.2/4, Amor Bravio 1.9/3


FOX: 1.9/3              Kitchen Nightmares 2.2/4, Fringe 1.6/3


CW: 0.8/1               America’s Next Top Model 1.0/2, Nikita 0.5/1


TELE: 0.7/1             Rosa Diamante 0.7/1, Corazon Valiente 0.7/1, Pablo Escobar: El Patron del Mal 0.8/1, El Rostro de la Venganza 0.5/1


ION: 0.6/1              Cold Case 8P 0.6/1, Cold Case 9P 0.6/1, Cold Case 10P 0.6/1


TF: 0.3/1                Cineplex Fri [7p start r] 0.3/0, Cineplex 2 Fri 0.3/1


A18-49:  ABC 1.8/6, CBS 1.6/5, UNIV 1.6/5, NBC 1.2/4, FOX 1.1/3, TELE 0.5/2, CW 0.4/1, ION 0.2/1, TF 0.2/1



Saturday A18-49 Analysis:  ABC scored a win Saturday night at 1.8/6 among A18-49, according to final primetime national ratings from Nielsen.  ABC’s Saturday Night Football won at 8p with a 1.7/6 and FOX’s College Football and Univision’s Sabado Gigante each delivered a 0.9/3 to tie for #2.  ABC triumphed again during 9p with more Saturday Night Football at 1.9/6 and FOX’s College Football and Univision’s Sabado Gigante tied again for second place at 0.9/3 each.  Then at 10p, ABC’s Saturday Night Football ratings spiked to a 2.1/7 and CBS’ 48 Hours took over the second spot at 1.2/4.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Saturday, November 10, 2012  (November Sweep Day 17) time period averages.  Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated. Live+SD.


ABC: 3.6/6            Saturday Night Football: Notre Dame at Boston College 3.6/6


CBS: 3.6/6            Crimetime Saturday [r] 3.0/5, Crimetime Saturday [r] 3.4/6, 48 Hours 4.3/8


FOX: 1.9/3              FOX College Football: Kansas State at TCU 1.9/3


NBC: 1.7/3              Revolution [r] 1.3/2, Chicago Fire [r] 1.7/3, Law & Order: SVU [r] 2.2/4


UNIV: 1.3/2             Sabado Gigante 1.3/2


TELE: 0.7/1              Cine en Casa: Ice Age [7p start] 0.6/1, Cine Millonario: Twilight 0.7/1


ION: 0.6/1               Numb3rs 0.7/1, Numb3rs 0.6/1, Numb3rs 0.6/1


TF: 0.3/1                 Liga Mexicana Sat: Pachuca vs. Jaguares 0.3/1, Cineplex 3 SAT [r] 0.3/1


A18-49:  ABC 1.8/6, CBS 0.9/3, FOX 0.8/3, UNIV 0.8/3, NBC 0.6/2, TELE 0.6/2, ION 0.2/1, TF 0.2/1



Sunday A18-49 Analysis:  NBC tallied a 6.5/16 to win Sunday night among A18-49 viewers, according to final primetime national ratings from Nielsen.  CBS started the night a winner at 7p with 1.6/4 and ABC’s America’s Funniest Home Videos and NBC’s Football Night in America Part 2 each delivered a 1.4/4.  NBC won at 8p with a combo of Football Night in America Part 3 and Sunday Night Football at 4.9/12 and FOX’s animated comedies The Simpsons and Bob’s Burgers came next at an average of 2.8/7 and ABC’s Once Upon a Time was a close third at 2.7/7.  NBC’s Sunday Night Football notched its highest ratings during 9p at 8.3/19 while FOX’s sitcoms, a portion of Bob’s Burgers and two Family Guy episodes came in at #2 with a 2.6/6.  NBC finished off the night at 10p by scoring a 7.8/20 with Sunday Night Football and FOX’s Family Guy was next at 2.3/5 and CBS’ The Mentalist posted a 1.9/5.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Sunday, November 11, 2012 (November Sweep Day 18) time period averages.  Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated. Live+SD


NBC: 10.4/16        Football Night in America Part 2 2.5/4, Football Night in America Part 3 4.6/7, NBC Sunday Night Football: Houston at Chicago 12.4/19


CBS: 6.5/10            60 Minutes 7.5/12, The Amazing Race 5.7/8, The Good Wife 6.1/9, The Mentalist 6.7/11


ABC: 4.0/6              America’s Funniest Home Videos 3.4/5, Once Upon a Time 4.9/7, Revenge 4.9/7, 666 Park Avenue 2.7/4


FOX: 3.7/6              The Simpsons 4.1/6, Bob’s Burgers 3.0/4, Family Guy 3.4/5, Family Guy 3.1/5


UNIV: 1.7/3             Aqui y Ahora Sunday 1.2/2, Mira Quien Baila 3 1.9/3, Sal y Pimienta Sunday 1.5/3


ION: 0.7/1               Law & Order: CI 7P 0.8/1, Law & Order: CI 8P 1.0/1, House 9P 0.5/1, House 10P 0.5/1


TF: 0.4/1                 Cine de Las Estrel Sun 2 0.4/1


TELE: 0.3/0              Larry Her: Escen 0.2/0, Yo Me Llamo SUN 0.4/1


A18-49:  NBC 6.5/16, FOX 2.9/7, ABC 2.0/5, CBS 1.9/5, UNIV 1.2/3, TF 0.4/1, ION 0.3/1, TELE 0.3/1



Monday A18-49 Analysis:  NBC surpassed the competition Monday delivering a 3.8/10 A18-49, according to final primetime national ratings from Nielsen.  At 8p, NBC’s The Voice posted a 4.3/11 followed by CBS’ comedies How I Met Your Mother and Partners at an average of 2.4/6.  NBC’s The Voice continued in first place during 9p at 4.4/11 and more sitcoms on CBS’ remained in second place as 2 Broke Girls and Mike & Molly averaged a 3.1/8.  NBC polished off the final win of the night with Revolution at 2.6/7 and CBS came next with Hawaii Five-O at 2.1/6 to close out the 10p hour.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Monday, November 12, 2012  (November Sweep Day 19) time period averages.  Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated. Live+SD.


ABC: 8.1/12            Dancing with the Stars: All-Stars 8.9/13, Castle 6.6/11


NBC: 5.9/9               The Voice 6.7/10, Revolution 4.4/7


CBS: 5.1/8                How I Met Your Mother 5.0/7, Partners 3.5/5, 2 Broke Girls 5.6/8, Mike & Molly 5.9/9, Hawaii Five-O 5.3/9


FOX: 3.1/4                Bones 4.2/6, Mob Doctor 1.9/3


UNIV: 2.1/3              Por Ella Soy Eva 2.2/3, Amores Verdaderos 2.2/3, Amor Bravio 1.9/3


ION: 1.0/2                Criminal Minds 1.0/2, Criminal Minds 1.1/2, Criminal Minds 1.0/2


TELE: 0.7/1               Rosa Diamante 0.8/1, Corazon Valiente 0.7/1, Pablo Escobar: El Patron del Mal 0.9/1, El Rostro de la Venganza 0.6/1


CW: 0.6/1                 90210 0.8/1, Gossip Girl 0.5/1


TF: 0.4/1                  Cineplex Mon [7p star r] 0.4/1, Cineplex 2 Mon 0.4/1


A18-49:  NBC 3.8/10, CBS 2.5/6, ABC 2.0/5, UNIV 1.8/4, FOX 1.4/3, TELE 0.6/2, CW 0.5/1, ION 0.4/1, TF 0.3/1


~ EXECUTIVE MOVES ~

Beginning January 8, 2013, MTG Studios (formerly Modern Studios) appoints Jens Eriksson as President/COO.  Previously, Jens was with Zodiak Media Group Nordic as COO.

As of November 5, Eva Papoutsakis Smith joined The Weather Company (previously The Weather Channel Companies) as VP/Sales Strategy.  In this newly-created role, Eva will manage strategic plan development and will work in tandem with the sales group to develop insights, story and offerings for clients.  Based in New York, Eva reports to Eric Hadley, SVP/Sales Strategy and Marketing, TWC. 

Content and marketing agency, Radley Studios appointed Greg Neal as Chief Strategy Officer where he will oversee business and creative strategy for the agency encompassing entertainment branding and advertising integration projects.

Jim Bell, the executive producer of the 2012 London Olympics has been named the full-time Executive Producer of NBCUniversal’s coverage of the Olympic Games.  Jim will have editorial and creative oversight of NBC’s Games and reports to NBC Sports Group Chairman Mark Lazarus.


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JOB OPENING: DIRECTOR DIGITAL ANALYTICS/DISNEY/BURBANK: 8 yrs of digital analytics and research exp. Present to senior executives on state of the business; recommend strategy and partner with clients www.disneycareers.com REQ73094 (11/16)

JOB OPENING: RSRCH ANALYST/NCC RESEARCH/NYC: Mng rsch and sales department. BA deg req’d as well as media co., syndicate rsrch co. or advertising agency in a research-related position. [email protected] (11/16)

JOB OPENING: DIGITAL MEDIA BUYER/KERWIN COMM/NORTH JERSEY: Luxury Mkt ad agency seeking dig. buyer w/ 3-5 yrs min exp. Adv user of DFA & Google Analytics. Brd knwldg of print & outdoor a +. Send res to: [email protected] (11/16)

JOB OPENING: ACCT SPRVSR/SPOTLIGHT/LA: Serve as client contact for campaign plann’g/execution. Mng sales process as well as all prod. releases/details of corresponding ad opps. 5+ yrs exp. Full info/apply: http://bit.ly/VDZcAC (11/16)

JOB OPENING: DIR SPORTS AD SALES RSRCH/NYC: Rsrch support for linear TV, run primary rsrch projects, 8+ yrs media rsrch exp including 3+ sales estimating exp, ad sales rsrch plus. Apply: http://bit.ly/RVUU12 (11/15)

JOB OPENING: TRAFFIC CONITNU COORD/MASN/BALTIMORE MD: Mng daily logs obtains traffic instrs from advrtsrs & inputs instructions into Traffic system 5+yrs traffic exp. w/cable or brdcst ntwrk.  More info res/apply: www.masnsports.com (11/15)

JOB OPENING: ACCT SPRVSR/SPOTLIGHT/NY: Serve as client contact for campaign plann’g/execution. Mng sales process as well as all prod. releases/details of corresponding ad opps. 5+ yrs exp Full info/apply: http://bit.ly/VDZ83T (11/15)

JOB OPENING: ACCT SPRVSR/SPOTLIGHT/Chicago: Serve as client contact for campaign plann’g/execution. Mng sales process as well as all prod. releases/details of corresponding ad opps. 5+ yrs exp Full info/apply: http://bit.ly/VTr13k (11/15)

JOB OPENING: MGR, SOCIAL MEDIA (Fox Broadcasting)LA: Manages social media efforts for FBC. Drives brand consistency & revenue. Innovates use of social networks. 5+ yrs social media exp w/internet video tech. (LA) http://bit.ly/QlnxKb (11/15)

JOB OPENING: ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE/HTS, a division of Fox Sports/NY: 7+ yrs. exp in Ad Sports Sales, contacts in the Sports industry req. New biz dev, maintain existing accts & meet revenue budgets. MS Office req. http://bit.ly/RhqkRB (11/15)

JOB OPENING: SR DIR/DIR, MULTIPLTFRM PRGRMNG/Nick/NY: Dvlp goals/prgrmng plans; create long term sched strat content for dig/VOD/Mobile & Dir to own outlets. 7+yrs exp prgrm or promo sched @brdcst/cbl ntwrk. Apply: www.viacomcareers.com (11/15)

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: STORY PRODUCER/WRITER/LA: Seasoned in various non-scripted long/short formats. Strong writer, solid storytelling dramatic/comedic. Post savvy + Avid skills. Network credits, references available917.755.0063, [email protected] (11/20)

SITUATION WANTED: SHOW RUNNER/POST PRODUCER (NYC): Highly versatile producer with proven track record with MTV, HGTV, BET, MLB, TV LAND is looking to be part of a new team. Contact: [email protected] (11/16)

SITUATION WANTED: PRODUCER/DIRECTOR/WRITER: with 10+ years experience on Food Network shows. Organized, driven, great with talent. Let me help take your food show to the next level, excellent references. [email protected] (11/15)

SITUATION WANTED: NYC, Ffld, Wstchstr counties: Experienced sales, biz development pro seeking position in educational/home media, ad sales. Solid resume and excellent references. Email: [email protected] (11/15)

E-mail [email protected] or call Trish Pihonak at 888.702.3858 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, NOVEMBER 14, 2012


ABC: The Middle, The Neighbors, Modern Family, Suburgatory, Nashville
CBS: Survivor: Philippines, Criminal Minds, CSI
CW: Arrow, Supernatural
FOX: The X Factor
ION: WWE Main Event, Leverage, Leverage
MyTV: Numb3rs, Numb3rs
NBC: Whitney, Guys With Kids, Law & Order: SVU, Chicago Fire
PBS: Nature, NOVA, NOVA scienceNOW
TeleFutura: Bailamos?, Los Angeles Caidos
Telemundo: Rosa Diamante, Corazon, Valiente, Pablo Escobar: El Patron del Mal, El Rostro de la Venganza
Univision: Por Ella Soy Eva, Amores Verdaderos, Amor Bravio

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