Wednesday, October 26th, 2011




Put your message in front of a rabid fanbase
Over 25 Million reached in the first two weeks

Plus, with our live after-show Talking Dead
And our next original series Hell On Wheels coming 11/6
AMC has momentum so big, it’s scary
Click here for source.


Good morning. It’s Wednesday, October 26, 2011, and this is your first early morning briefing.

Tonight’s Premieres:
RLTV: Family Pickle at 8p
BBC America: Whitechapel at 10p
Discovery Fit & Health:  Facing Trauma at 10p

Tonight’s Finale:
Bravo: Top Chef Just Desserts at 10p


#1 Adults 18-49
#1 Adults 25-54
#1 in the Thursday 8:30PM Time Period
• Achieves Its Highest Rating in Two and a Half Years
Best Ever Thursday Performance
+50% Over Spring 2011 Performance
+38% Over Prior Program in the Time Period
Source: Nielsen, Live+SD AA% A18-49 & A25-54; 10/20/2011; TP=Thu, 8:30-9PM; highest rating since 5/18/2009; best Thursday=2/24-10/20/2011; Spring 2011=2/24-5/26/2011 originals avg; Prior program = How to be a Gentleman (9/29-10/6/2011); % growth based on A18-49


Full season orders were granted by CBS to frosh dramas Unforgettable and Person of Interest.  To date this broadcast season, Unforgettable, produced by Sony Television Studios in association with CBS Television Studios, is averaging 14.0 million viewers and a 3.0/8 with A18-49 viewers on Tuesdays at 10p.  Person of Interest, from Bonanza Productions Inc., in association with Bad Robot Productions and Warner Bros. Television, is averaging 13.97 million viewers and a 3.3/8 with A18-49 on Thursdays at 9p.

After a stellar second season premiere, AMC announced it is renewing The Walking Dead for a third season.  Additionally, the season two premiere of The Walking Dead worldwide via Fox International Channels this last weekend posted the best performance for a cable drama outside of the US.  More than 10.0 million viewers globally watched the live premiere telecast via pay TV which also delivered an estimated average rating of 2.0 across all metered markets.  The Walking Dead 2 premiered in 122 countries in Europe, Latin America, Asia, Africa and the Middle East in 35 languages. 

A third season of the real-life series Beyond Scared Straight, documenting jail deterrence programs helping at-risk teens, was approved by A&E Network.  Production will begin late this year on 13 new one-hour episodes scheduled to debut in third quarter 2012.  All-new episodes from the second season will run in December 2011.  The series is produced by Arnold Shapiro Productions for A&E Network.

The party continues at HGTV as the network ordered 13 additional episodes of Dina’s Party, featuring events planner and interior designer Dina Manzo who previously starred in Bravo’s Real Housewives of New Jersey.  Dina’s Party airs on Saturdays at 10p and new episodes are presently airing with the new collection of episodes bowing next spring. 

Journalists Sam Donaldson, Cokie Roberts, Consuelo Mack and John Palmer are set to host RLTV’s new series Primary Issues.  RLTV will debut the first of four episodes next Monday at 9p and the eps will air each night at 9p through November 3.  Primary Issues delves into the important issues facing the 2012 presidential candidates and the 50+ voters. Donaldson and Roberts will host from Washington, D.C. while Mack hosts from New York and Palmer will report from the field and Ben Stein will offer further commentary and monologues during each episode.

Workplace comedy Workaholics was renewed for a third season by Comedy Central.  Workaholics is presently in its second season and has averaged 2.1 million viewers and a 1.5 rating with A18-49.

Music network Fuse nabbed the half-hour game show, Funny or Die’s Billy on the Street showcasing comedian Billy Eichner.  Fuse opens the pop culture trivia show which takes place on the streets of New York on December 22 at 11p. 

The series that goes inside women’s prison, Hamilton County Justice in Cincinnati, Cellblock 6 returns to TLC’s schedule for a second season November 3 at 10p.  Cameras follow several of the inmates as they learn to cope with their new situations and try to change their lives for the good.

Sunday’s debut of makeover docu-series Glam Fairy on The Style Network at 8p attracted 249,000 W18-49 viewers and 140,000 with W18-34 as well as 443,000 total viewers.

Clarification: Per MTV, its True Life: I’m Occupying Wall Street is not a series in itself, though a one-off episode that is part of the True Life series. The episode also will not focus entirely on the Occupy Wall Street protestors.  The special episode will air November 5 at 6p.

Heads up!  Coming to you on December 1st the first every Cynopsis Media Holiday Programming Guide, listing all the great network holiday programming coming up during the month of December 2011.  We’ll include one-time-only specials as well as special holiday episodes of regular series.  We don’t want to leave anyone out, so help us help you and send us your network holiday listings, to me at [email protected].  And thanks!


Exploring the life of Renaissance genius Leonardo Da Vinci, Starz Entertainment is working on a new original adventure series titled Da Vinci’s Demons developed and produced by BBC Worldwide Productions.  This the first project to go into production as part of the multi-year deal between Starz and BBC Worldwide Productions forged earlier this summer. The eight-episode series will commence production in early 2012, written by David S. Goyer, co-writer on the films Batman Begins and The Dark Knight and the upcoming Man of Steel.  Starz will likely debut the worldwide premiere of Da Vinci’s Demons in 2013 with BBC Worldwide distributing the series internationally.  David S. Goyer will also serve as showrunner; Julie Gardner is the executive producer along with BBC Worldwide Productions’ Head Jane Tranter.

Oxygen adds two docu-series to its production slate with planned 2012 roll-outs:

  • Eva Marcille Project (wt) is a docu-soap centered on four beautiful and successful best friends who help each in matters of love, celebrity life and working in the entertainment industry.  At the center of the foursome is Eva Marcille, model/actor/producer and host of Oxygen’s Hair Battle Spectacular.  Ish Entertainment is producing.
  • LA Style (wt) takes viewers behind the runways and the red carpet with a look at four rising fashion stylists working in Hollywood.  Original Media is producing.

FOX ordered a script for a multi-camera half-hour comedy called All-Americans about a patriotic and conservative Army Ranger who arrives home after serving ten years in the Middle East and finds his brother has become a liberal street artist cites THR.  All-Americans is from Werner Entertainment in association with Warner Bros. Television and also from Will Sasso ($#*! My Dad Says, Family Guy and more) and Chad Kultgen (Burt Wonderstone, Southern Discomfort).  Tom Werner and Mike Clements will also serve as EPs.

After being shelved due to budgets, Stephen King’s The Dark Tower project was apparently picked up by HBO, according to Brian Grazer.  The project, based on the book by King described as a fantasy Western, will be adapted into a television series and the originally planned trilogy of films are to be determined.  Ron Howard had previously agreed to direct the first film and the first episode of the TV series which would air between the movies.  Grazer also said he hopes star Javier Bardem, who was on board to play lead Roland Dechain will continue with the project. 

Canada’s History Television series Red Hot History has started production from Toronto-based Proper Television.  The series documents iconic historical figures with a modern-day tabloid-style coverage consists of 13 half-hour episodes.  History Television will debut the series in 2012.

Scottish actor Angus Macfadyen, known for his co-starring role in the film Braveheart, landed a major villain role on NBC’s Chuck for its final season premiering this Friday.  Macfadyen will appear in the last four episodes of the fifth and final season playing Nicholas Quinn, a former CIA agent who now operates a mercenary spy ring. 

Michelle Hurd, who previously appeared on A&E’s The Glades landed a recurring role on The CW’s 90210 as a fashionable event planner, reports EW.  Hurd will first appear on 90210 in December.

On another CW show, Grey Damon (Friday Night Lights) is joining frosh drama series The Secret Circle, per TVLine.  Damon will play the potentially recurring role of Lee Labeque, a handsome and mysterious 20-something grifter-type who has an abundance of confidence.  He will first appear in episode 10.


Top Ten Basic Cable Ad Supported Network Rankings among A18-49 for the week of: 10/17-10/23/11
Primetime    (000)        Total Pgm Day      (000)
ESPN              1338         ADSM*                     733
USA                1011         ESPN                       620                    
TBSC                884         NAN*                       575
FX                    874         USA                         540
AEN                  732         NICK                        522
AMC                  725        TBSC                        499
MTV                  725         FX                           453
FAM                  641         MTV                         390
FOOD                636        TNT                          390
ADSM                630        DSNY                        376
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: 10/17-10/23/11    
Primetime    (000)      Total Pgm Day            (000)
USA                2837        NICK                            1981
ESPN              2715        DSNY                           1589
DSNY              2443        USA                             1364
FOXN              1805        ADSM*                         1315
NAN                1620        NAN*                           1274
TBSC              1570        ESPN                            1134
HIST               1530        FOXN                           1109
FX                  1486        TOON                            972
AEN                1437        TNT                               916
ADSM             1354        TBSC                             847
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: 10/17-10/23/11
ESPN   Dolphins/Jets                                                  6335
MTV    Jersey Shore Season 4 10p                               4779
AMC    The Walking Dead                                            4542
MTV    Jersey Shore Season 4 Reunion                         3706
FX       Sons of Anarchy                                              2539
ESP2   Tennessee/Alabama                                         2403
CMDY  Tosh.0                                                            2374
USA     WWE Entertainment 10p                                  2292
AEN     Storage Wars                                                  2210
BRAV   Real Housewives of NJ                                     2111
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 10/17-10/23/11
ABC    Modern Family                                             5.7/14          7290
CBS    Two and a Half Men                                      5.3/13          6833
FOX    The OT                                                        5.3/15          6713
NBC    Sunday Night Football                                  5.2/13          6613
CBS    The Big Bang Theory                                    5.1/16          6479
CBS    2 Broke Girls                                               4.4/11          5646
FOX    World Series Game 4                                    4.2/11          5430
FOX    World Series Game 1                                    4.2/12          5389
CBS    How I Met Your Mother                                 4.2/12          5392
FOX    World Series Game 2                                    4.0/11          5116
ABC    Once Upon A Time                                        4.0/10         5125
Source: Nielsen Media Research, Galaxy Explorer, Live + SD Data

Broadcast Evening News Weekly Average Ratings (week of October 17, 2011)
NBC:   8.45 million total viewers; 2.0/7 and 2.39 million A25-54
ABC:   7.59 million total viewers; 1.7/6 and 2.05 million A25-54
CBS:   5.97 million total viewers; 1.5/6 and 1.85 million A25-54
Source: Nielsen, NTI Total Viewers and A25-54 Live + SD

Saturday A18-49 Analysis:   FOX hit a home run Saturday with a 3.2/10 among A18-49, according to final national ratings from Nielsen.  FOX’s coverage of the World Series Game 3 did best at 8p with a 2.6/9 while ABC’s Saturday Night Football was next at 1.0/4.  The World Series Game 3 on FOX remained in first place during 9p at 3.4/11 and ABC’s Saturday Night Football remained in second place at 1.2/4.  Baseball ended on top of the night and through 10p as the World Series Game 3 on FOX finished #1 at 4.0/12 and NBC’s Notre Dame Football game was #2 at 1.1/4.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Saturday, October 22, 2011  time period averages.  Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated. Live+SD.

FOX: 6.6/12      FOX World Series Game 3: St. Louis at Texas 6.6/12


CBS: 3.1/6         Comedytime Saturday [r] 2.8/5, Comedytime Saturday 2 [r] 2.7/5, Crimetime Saturday [r] 2.9/5, 48 Hours Mystery 3.8/7

ABC: 2.1/4         Saturday Night Football: Texas Tech at Oklahoma/WA at Stanford 2.1/4

NBC: 2.1/4         Notre Dame Football: USC at Notre Dame [730p start] 2.1/4

UNIV: 1.3/2        Sabado Gigante 1.3/2

ION: 0.7/1          Saturday 7PM Movie: Swordfish [r 7p start] 0.5/1, FlashPoint Sat 9P 0.7/1, FlashPoint Sat 10P 0.7/1

TELE: 0.3/1        Futbol Estelar II: Tigres vs. Monterrey 0.3/0, Decisiones Extremas 0.3/1

TF: 0.2/0            Liga Mexicana de Futbol Sat: Pachuca vs. Unam 0.2/0, Liga Mexicana de Futbol Sat: Atlante vs. Tijuana 0.2/0

A18-49:  FOX 3.2/10, ABC 1.1/4, CBS 0.9/3, NBC 0.9/3, UNIV 0.8/2, TELE 0.3/1, ION 0.2/1, TF 0.1/0

Sunday A18-49 Analysis:  NBC remained #1 Sunday though by a thread with the A18-49 viewers at 4.5/11, according to final national ratings from Nielsen.  At 7p, CBS won with 60 Minutes at 2.3/6 followed by NBC’s Football Night in America Part 2 at 1.9/6.  NBC trumped the competition during 8p with a combination of Football Night in America Part 3 and NBC Sunday Night Football at an average of 4.5/12 followed by FOX and the World Series Game 4 at 4.1/11 and in a close third spot was the series premiere of Once Upon A Time on ABC at 4.0/10.  NFL football continued to rule at 9p as NBC posted a 5.6/14 with FOX’s World Series coverage next at 4.2/10 and ABC’s Desperate Housewives in third at 3.0/7.  In the 10p hour, NBC’s Sunday Night Football match between Indianapolis and New Orleans finished its winning streak with a 4.8/12 with FOX’s World Series Game 4 in #2 at 4.5/11, CBS’ CSI: Miami in #3 at 2.1/5 and ABC’s Pan Am in fourth at 1.8/5.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Sunday, October 23, 2011 time period averages.  Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated. Live+SD.

FOX: 9.2/14       FOX World Series Game 4: St. Louis at Texas 9.2/14


NBC: 6.8/11       Football Night in America Part 2 3.1/5, Football Night in America Part 3 5.6/9, NBC Sunday Night Football: Indianapolis at New Orleans 7.6/12


CBS: 6.7/10       60 Minutes 8.2/13, The Amazing Race 19 5.9/9, The Good Wife 6.4/10, CSI: Miami 6.4/10

ABC: 5.3/8         America’s Funniest Home Videos 3.8/6, Once Upon A Time [p] 7.5/11, Desperate Housewives 5.9/9, Pam Am 3.9/6

UNIV: 1.6/3        La Rosa de Guadalupe 0.9/2, Mira Quien Baila! 2 2.0/3, Sal y Pimienta 1.5/2

ION: 0.5/1          Sunday 7PM Movie: Young Guns [r] 0.6/1, Sunday 9PM Movie: Paycheck [r] 0.4/1

TELE: 0.5/1         Pa’ Lante con Cristina 0.5/1, Toy Story 2 0.5/1

TF: 0.4/1            Cine de Las Estrel Sun [r] 0.4/1, Cine de Las Estrel Sun 2 0.3/0

A18-49:  NBC 4.5/11, FOX 4.4/11, ABC 2.6/6, CBS 2.3/6, UNIV 1.2/3, TELE 0.4/1, TF 0.3/1, ION 0.2/1

Monday A18-49 Analysis:  FOX caused an upset win Monday at 4.2/11 with the A18-49 viewers, according to final national ratings from Nielsen.  CBS was #1 at 8p with an average of 4.4/11 for its comedies How I Met Your Mother and 2 Broke Girls while FOX’s World Series Game 5 was #2 at 3.2/9 and ABC’s Dancing with the Stars in the #3 slot at 3.1/8.  The networks stayed in the same order during 9p as CBS was first with an average of 4.9/12 for its sitcoms Two and a Half Men and Mike & Molly, FOX’s World Series coverage was second at 3.9/10 and more of ABC’s Dancing with the Stars was third at 3.4/8.  FOX then seized control at 10p with the last hour of the World Series Game 5 delivering a 4.6/12 with CBS several paces behind with Hawaii Five-O at 3.1/8 and ABC remained in third place with Castle at 2.4/6.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Monday, October 24, 2011  time period averages.  Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated. Live+SD.

ABC: 9.9/15        Dancing with the Stars 11.2/16, Castle 7.2/11

FOX: 8.8/14          FOX World Series Game 5: St. Louis at Texas 8.8/14


CBS: 7.1/11          How I Met Your Mother 5.9/9, 2 Broke Girls 6.6/10, Two and a Half Men 9.1/13, Mike & Molly 7.4/11, Hawaii Five-O 6.7/11

NBC: 2.3/3           The Sing Off 2.6/4, Prime Suspect [r] 1.7/3

UNIV: 1.8/3          Una Familia con Suerte 2.0/3, La Fuerza del Destino 2.3/3, Don Francisco Presenta 1.2/2

CW: 1.2/2            Gossip Girl 1.0/2, Hart of Dixie 1.4/2

ION: 0.7/1           Ghost Whisperer 0.6/1, Criminal Minds 0.7/1, Criminal Minds 0.8/1

TELE: 0.7/1          Mi Corazon Insiste 0.7/1, Flor Salvaje 0.6/1, La Casa de Al Lado 0.9/1

TF: 0.2/0             Reto de Mujer 0.3/0, Ultimo Matrimonio 0.2/0, Correo de Inocentes 0.2/0

A18-49:  FOX 4.2/11, CBS 4.1/10, ABC 2.9/7, UNIV 1.5/4, NBC 1.2/3, CW 0.7/2, TELE 0.5/1, ION 0.3/1, TF 0.2/0



David Wertheimer was named to the newly-created role as President/Digital with Fox Broadcasting Company (FOX).  David will oversee the network’s strategy, operations and efforts in digital entertainment and emerging media platforms.  David reports to Kevin Reilly, FOX President/Entertainment. 

Starting November 1, Soumya Sriraman is joining BBC Worldwide Americas as EVP/Home Entertainment and Licensing.  Soumya previously served as President/CEO for Palisades Tartan US and UK.  At BBC Worldwide Americas, Soumya will report to Ann Sarnoff, COO.

Travel Channel hired three executives for its programming unit: David W. Padrusch was added as VP/Production and Development; Bill Howard appointed to the newly-minted role as Director/Programming and Partnerships; and Doug Bailey takes on the role as Director/Production and Development.  All three will be based at the network’s headquarters in Chevy Chase, MD. 

Mary Ellen Bottone has been employed at Smithsonian Channel as VP/Ad Sales where she will be in charge of adding general market advertising clients to the network and forming new relationships with the advertising community.  Mary Ellen, who formerly worked for BET as SVP/Business Development, will report to Chris Shelkin, SVP/Finance, Operations and Business Development at Smithsonian Channel.


T H A N K  Y O U

“Good work, great layout and the info is quick and easy to read. It’s the only email I read every single day.”

“This is my favorite publication. Honestly, I don’t find it necessary to read too many others because I know I can find what I need in Cynopsis!”


Reach our extraordinary readers by contacting Mike Farina, VP of Business Development and Sales.

This day in History:  1977 – The last natural case of smallpox is discovered in Merca district, Somalia. The WHO and the CDC consider this date the anniversary of the eradication of smallpox, the most spectacular success of vaccination

Answer to Yesterday’s Trivia Question:  Who lost his acting job because he was the first man to pose in the centerfold of Playgirl?  Everyone who guessed Burt Reynolds, let’s all have a collective slap on the forehead, he posed for Cosmopolitan. Lyle Waggoner from the Carol Burnett Show posed for the first edition of Playgirl and was replaced by Tim Conway.   Kudos to: Ed Goode-Connelly Partners/Boston; Karen Yaldoo-Comcast Spotlight/Bingham Farms, MI; Joe Swaney-Turner/Atlanta; Barbara Oates-MediaVest/NY; Dan Whitford-RPM Advertising/Chicago; Geoffrey L. Garfield-LA; Richard G. Murphy-Manor Productions/W. Toluca Lake, CA; Miriam Aardahl-OMD/LA

Today’s Trivia Question:  What current show has the word red, or a reference to red in the title of every episode? (Email [email protected] with your answer and be sure to include your name, company, city and time zone. Unofficial rules: Only the second four correct answers from each time zone will be mentioned; and once you’ve been mentioned in any of the Cynopsis editions, you can’t be mentioned again that calendar week.)

Later — Cyn

Cynopsis Ad Sales:
Mike Farina – VP/Business Development & Sales – 203-218-6480 / [email protected]
Classifieds – Trish Pihonak- 203-381-9096 / [email protected]

To subscribe to any Cynopsis edition(s) click here .
To unsubscribe from this edition, click here

  Cyn opsis CLASSIFIEDSFor More classifieds, visit the classifieds page here  .

JOB OPENING: SALES PLANNER/DR/GSN NY: 1+ yrs DR Advertising exp.; College Degree; Responsible for overall sales support, administering deals & developing sales reports. Send res & CL with sal his to [email protected] (11/2)

JOB OPENING: IP ATTORNEY, LEGAL, & BUS AFFAIRS/A+E Networks/NY:IP, Trademark, Copyright. Min 5-8yrs firm & in-house media law.More info &Apply:   (11/2)

JOB OPENING:  DIR BUSINESS & LEGAL AFFAIRS/Discovery/MD: Responsible for handling business negotiations, drafting documents & content-related legal issues; 4+yrs entertainment industry legal exp; JD; # 4375 (11/2)

JOB OPENING: WRITER/PRODUCER /Nickelodeon/NYC 3+yrs Exp. Conceiving/writing/creatively executing on-air promo assignments for Brand Creative Group.EOE/M/F/D/AAP. Apply (11/2)

JOB OPENING: DIR. RESEARCH/nuvoTV/LA: Strong wking knowledge of Nielsen ratings, 5+ yrs TV media research exp. w/solid sales, mktg & pgrm bkgrd, familiar w/ American Latino mrkt ++, EOE/M/F/D/AAP (11/1)

JOB OPENING: EXEC PRODUCER-ONAIR PROMOTIONS/WEtv/NY: Ovrsee launch/episodic campaigns frm concpt-delivry. 8+yr exp advrtsing, promo/mkting/stratgic brand devlpmnt of cble/ent or new media proprties. Reel/Rez: [email protected] (11/1)

JOB OPENING: JUNIOR ENGINEER/iNDEMAND/NYC: Troubleshooting, maintenance & upgrading of hardware/software in post-prod facility. BA/BS Engineering & 1-2 yrs min yrs exp. Final Cut Pro certification. Apply: [email protected] (11/1)

JOB OPENING: MGR, CONSUMER MARKETING/NYC: Planning and executing all off-air media and promotional campaigns for Syfy Channel-print, outdoor, digital, etc. At least 3 yrs Media Planning exp is mandatory. (1865BR) (10/29)

JOB OPENING RESEARCH ANALYST/Turner Broadcasting/ATL: 1+ yrs Rsrch exp. Digital Media rsrch exp & knwldg of Omniture & NetRatings. BA degree related field. Resume to: [email protected] (10/29)

JOB OPENING: SALES EXECUTIVE/NY-Warner Bros. TV Group Digital: Drives revenue, strong presentation skills.3 yrs min digital ad sales experience (mobile and cross platform pref.) Email: [email protected] RE: UCTC/127598BR (10/29)

JOB OPENING: PRODUCTION MANAGER/Discovery/NY: Responsible for day-to-day business mgmnt & cost control of broadcast mrktg prod; 5+yrs TV & radio prod exp; understand AICP and AICE bid forms; # 4647 (10/28)

JOB OPENING: VP PROGRAM RESEARCH/Syfy/NYC: Manages all metrics related to multiplatform viewing of programming. Must come with extensive Program Research in network TV (not Ad Sales or Primary). (#2568BR) (10/28)

JOB OPENING: DIGITAL BIZ MGR/VIZ Media/SF: 3+ years of exp w/e-commerce or digital publishing, strong analytical & reporting skills for iPad & iPhone Apps. (10/28)

JOB OPENING: ANIMATION MKTG MGR/VIZ Media/SF: exp w/DVD & Digital mktg campaigns, know anime, manga, games, entertainment media, male target market. (10/28)

JOB OPENING: SR DIR CLIENT DEVELOPMENT/E-POLL MARKET RESEARCH/NYC: Dvlp new biz & expand/cross-sell existing relationships for rsrch products & full service custom rsrch srvcs. More info click here (10/28)

JOB OPENING: RESEARCH MGR, NBC BROADCAST/NY: Support research for NBC bdcst entertainment prgmng/mngmnt. 4+ yrs rtgs analysis & Nielsen tool proficiency r’qd. To apply, visit job# 3309BR (10/28)

JOB OPENING:  DIR, DIG AD SALES MKTG/A+E Networks/NY:Collaborate w/DigAd Sales, Programming & Mktg teams to present/report on Digital capabilities across brands/properties.More info &Apply: (10/27)

JOB OPENING:  TRAFFIC COPY/LOG COORD/NYC: Willing to learn, good attitude, attn to detail in fast paced- enviro. Steward air for continuity, accuracy.Work w/AEs & Agencies.Train to back up log editor. [email protected] (10/27)

JOB OPENING:  VP, SALES RESEARCH  NBC SPORTS GROUP/NY: Will lead the Research team that supports Sales & Marketing efforts across the Sports Group portfolio. To apply, visit job# 3273BR (10/27)

JOB OPENING:  MGR INTEG MKTG MOVIES & VIDEO GAMES/NICKELODEON/NY: Mng all aspects of ideation, creation, execution & fulfillment of prmtionl prgrms B.A.bus/mktg pref’d 5-6+ yrs mkt/sales/digi ent media. (10/27)

JOB OPENING:  PRODUCER/Sprout/PHL:Prod Live Preschool Block 3x per wk, prod updateable block content, prod multiplatform clips, 5+ yrs prod’g exp, kids exp ++, great writer, team player, multi tasker [email protected] (10/27)

JOB OPENING:  MGR. DIG. AD SALES RESEARCH/LA: Min 5 yrs. exp in digital analytics. Proficient w/ Omniture, Nielsen@Plan, Media Metrix. Apply: (10/27)

INTERNSHIPS – These positions are for credit only – nobody gets paid here. These ads are always posted for free, and students work for school credit only. For more information on the specs for posting an Internship ad, email Trish at [email protected] .

FALL INTERNSHIP CREDITS ONLY: SALES INTERN/Woodbury,LI: Intern will gain experience with all facets of creating Optimum Homes & Autos channel & website. College credit. See full posting and apply to req 15503BR (11/1)

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:  INTEGRATED COPYWRITER. Marketing campaigns, promotion, collateral, positioning, naming. TV, print, digital. Trade, consumer. Upfront anyone? I hear brand voices. Fast + fun. (11/2)

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] (11/1)

SITUATION WANTED: Dedicated & Experienced ADV. SALES PLANNER (NYC) Sales proposals, resolving client discrepancies, quarterly post analysis, special sales service projects, expert computer skills. Contact- [email protected] (10/29)

SITUATION WANTED:  Seasoned FIELD PROD, from pre-prod through post. Good w/ story, interviews & working with of talent.  Extensive knwldg of pop culture & all aspects of ent. Based in LA but is willing to travel. [email protected] (10/28)

SITUATION WANTED:   I’ve written a 1-hour dramedy entitled, Tree House, which is loosely based on my life story. It’s, ” A Contemporary, Edgy, Multiplatform Show “. I’m looking for studio executive assistance. [email protected] (10/28)

SITUATION WANTED: PRODUCTION ASSISTANT/VIDEO-EDITOR. Experience in field shoots and casting. Goal-oriented team player. Endless drive, a passion for TV/Film production. Resume upon request. [email protected]  (10/27)

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, Suburgatory, Modern Family [r], Happy Endings, Revenge
AZTECA: Futbol de la Liga Mexicana, Futbol de la Liga Mexicana
CBS: Survivor: South Pacific, Criminal Minds [r], CSI [r]
CW: Ringer [r], America’s Next Top Model
FOX: Game 6 World Series
ION: Ghost Whisperer, Ghost Whisperer, Criminal Minds
NBC: Up All Night [r], Whitney [r], Harry’s Law [r], Prime Suspect [r]
PBS: Nature, Nova, Secrets of the Dead
TELE: Mi Corazon Insiste, Flor Salvaje, La Casa de al Lado
UNIV: Una Familia con Suerte, La Fuerza del Destino, Protagonistas

Cynopsis Media, a division of Access Intelligence
65 Lantern Road
Stratford, CT 06614
Ph: 203.381.9096
Fx: 203.386.8855

All outgoing e-mails are scanned and sent out virus free. Copyright Cynopsis 2011

To unsubscribe from just this Cynopsis email, please click here.

Related Stories

04/17/24: Cynopsis Jobs

hand shake

DIRECT RESPONSE ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE TV One NEW YORK, NY – HYBRID REMOTE Carry out the entire sales process from initial contact to deal close as well as build and maintain exceptional relationships with advertisers and agencies by communicating TV One Network’s values and brand strength. Full info HERE *** […]

Cynopsis Digital Out of Home 04/17/24: SambaTV and GSTV team to analyze ad effectiveness; Vistar Media expands in Latin America

Wednesday April 17, 2024 SambaTV and GSTV have teamed for a national quick-service restaurant brand and a national CPG brand to analyze the reach and frequency of GSTV campaigns compared to national and local TV schedules. “Our collaboration with GSTV unifies the impact of advertising effectiveness both in and out of the home,” said Samba […]

Cynopsis 04/17/24: Amazon picks up Travis Kelce-hosted game show

Wednesday April 17, 2024 Today’s Premieres Hulu: Under the Bridge; See You in Another Life Netflix: Our Living World; Don’t Hate the Player; The Grimm Variations; The Circle Speedvision: Helping Hands Garage at 8p TVMonde5USA: Sortez-mol de moi at 11:30p IN THE NEWS Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-NY) and Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-TX) want details about […]

Cynopsis 04/16/24: “Tamron Hall” renewed for season six

"Tamron Hall" renewed for season six

A CYNOPSIS MESSAGE FROM FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT TV Family Entertainment TV & Family Movie Classics The Family networks run by a real family, serving families • Quality Programming • • Brand-Safe Environment • • Valuable Audience • Click here to learn more Tuesday April 16, 2024 Today’s Premiere Paramount+: CTRL+ALT+Desire Today’s Finale HGTV: […]

04/15/24: Cynopsis Media Tech Update

internet tech

A CYNOPSIS MESSAGE FROM NEXSTAR ADVERTISING NEXSTAR ADVERTISING We are the home of the next generation of athletes, entertainers, icons, influencers and thought leaders CW ENTERTAINMENT, CW SPORTS, NEWSNATION, THE HILL, ANTENNA TV, AMERICA’S #1 LOCAL BROADCASTER 100% U.S. linear + digital presence. 200+ Owned or Partner Stations in 117 markets. 220M Americans reached every […]