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Good morning. It’s Wednesday, October 27, 2010, and this is your first early morning briefing, coming to you from LA! As always, if you prefer to watch this morning’s news instead of reading it, click here

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BBC America: I’ll Do Anything at 9p
DIRECTV: Friday Night Lights at 9p
Syfy: Hollywood Treasure at 10p & 1030p



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Yesterday, FOX sent a letter to Cablevision demanding Cablevision should “cease and desist encouraging theft of copyrighted material.” FOX based its demand on a report in yesterday’s New York Daily News, citing Cablevision’s apparent direction to its subscribers to visit illegal websites to watch copyrighted FOX shows including NFL games and MLB playoffs. FOX further said,

“Copyright law exists to protect the very creative freedoms that fuel our industry. As both a creator and owner of intellectual property – not to mention major sports franchises  Cablevision knows better and should immediately call an end to this unlawful activity.”

Due to their ongoing retransmission-consent deal dispute that could prevent Cablevision customers from viewing the World Series, Cablevision President/CEO James Dolan also sent a letter late yesterday to FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski reconfirming his and his company’s desire to enter into a mediation process. Dolan said he would be at Genachowski’s office tomorrow to meet with News Corp.’s Chase Carey in case the Chairman wants to call a meeting. Dolan’s letter in part says,

“Based on the negotiations to date, I can assure you that only with your assistance in bringing the parties together in your office will productive, good faith talks occur. And I will commit to you that I will come ready with new, constructive offers, prepared to reach agreement tomorrow.”

Also late yesterday, FOX released this statement responding to Cablevision:

“In a filing with the FCC today, Fox responded to Cablevision’s allegations. We are confident that the FCC will review the information before the commission and find that we have acted with the utmost good faith.
“Fox once again calls on Cablevision to return to the bargaining table and resume constructive negotiations.”

ABC canceled its frosh legal drama The Whole Truth starring Rob Morrow and Maura Tierney. ABC will allow production for the original 13 ordered episodes though the network has not said if all episodes will air or not.

PBS offers an intimate look at the magical world of circus performers and their stories with a new six-part docu-series titled Circus, premiering November 3 at 9p (check local PBS affiliate listings). Produced by Show of Force, the same company behind the PBS series Carrier, this series goes inside the Big Apple Circus company following the owners and performers inside the big top and out. The series gives viewers a never-before-seen look at how a traveling big-top show operates. Circus will additionally have an interactive website and social media component to further examine what it is like to be a circus performer and offer consumers history about the circus in America.

Centric and SMIRNOFF introduce viewers to a cadre of popular DJs in the new original competition series Master of the Mix, set to debut November 3 at 1030p. Hosted by producer Just Blaze, the show pits well-known DJs against each other with one winning $250,000 in cash and prizes, including a custom-made SMIRNOFF bottle. DJ Kid Capri will oversee the judges’ booth and hip-hop artist Biz Markie will make several guest appearances to work with the DJs throughout the season. The series is created by SMIRNOFF and produced by GTM. Ben Silverman serves as executive producer with his newly-established production company, Electus. BET/Centric also are executive producers.

National Geographic Channel goes to the state of California and follows California Game Wardens in the new series Wild Justice. These real-life law enforcement officers take on everything from dangerous fugitives and urban gangsters as they protect wilderness territories and animal habitats. Wild Justice premieres November 28 at 10p and later the series will move to its regular time slot of Wednesdays at 10p on December 1. Wild Justice is produced by Original Productions for the National Geographic Channel.

Discovery Channel will now premiere the new original series Wreck Chasers rather than TLC as previously announced. Discovery Channel launches the series November 1 at 8p that follows a family-owned towing company in Philadelphia. New episodes of Wreck Crashers will air on Mondays at 8p and 830p on Discovery Channel. The series is produced by MY Tupelo Entertainment.

Science Channel opens a second season of Meteorite Men on November 2 at 9p. The original series is co-hosted by Geoff Notkin and Steve Arnold as they search and find evidence of visitors from outer space.

DIY Network wants more of The Vanilla Ice Project, giving the weekly half-hour series a second season. The series stars 1990s pop sensation Vanilla Ice (a.k.a. Robert Van Winkle) highlighting his personal passion and talent for home renovation. Season one premiered with 10 episodes on October 14 and airs Thursdays at 9p. The first season finale is scheduled to air December 16 at 9p.

TV Guide Network said its six-night Weeds marathon tallied more than 12 million viewers who watched back-to-back episodes of the comedy series airing October 17 to October 22 from 9p to 2a. The marathon also marks the network’s highest rated week in its history among A18-49, delivering an average coverage rating of 0.14 in this demo from 9p to 2a and 126,000 viewers. TV Guide Network airs Weeds each Sunday starting at 9p in a two-hour block consisting of four half-hour episodes. Weeds is produced by Lionsgate Television in association with Tilted Productions. Lionsgate also co-owns TV Guide Network along with One Equity Partners.

A&E Network moved the premiere date of its new real-life series Strange Days with Bob Saget to November 30 at 10p with stacked episodes.

HISTORY’s new series debut of American Restoration on Monday at 9p and 930p averaged 3.7 million total viewers and 1.8 million among A25-54 and A18-49. Leftfield Pictures produces the series for HISTORY.


FremantleMedia Enterprises (FME) picked up the home entertainment rights for the IFC series The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret in the US and Canada. The six-episode series premiered on IFC October 1 in the US and will debut in the UK on Channel 4 this winter.


FX is moving forward with the live-action comedy series Wilfred headlined by Elijah Wood and Jason Gann, ordering 13 episodes to debut summer 2011. Wilfred is based on an Australian series of the same name and it was adapted for FX by David Zuckerman who serves as writer for the pilot and as Executive Producer/Showrunner. Wood stars as Ryan, an introvert who struggles to find both personal and professional happiness until he meets Wilfred (Gann), who is described as part Australian Shepherd, part Russell Crowe on a bender. Everyone else sees Wilfred as a dog though Ryan thinks of him as a man dressed in a dog suit. Also co-starring in the series is Fiona Gubleman as Jenna, Ryan’s beautiful next door neighbor and owner of Wilfred. The series is produced by FX Productions and executive producers include Rich Frank, Paul Frank and Jeff Kwatinetz of Prospect Park, along with Joe Connor and Ken Connor of Renegade, the producers of the Australian version of Wilfred. Gann will be the series’ co-executive producer.

FOX approved the pilot production of Locke and Key from DreamWorks TV and executive producers Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci. FOX has already given the project a series commitment though this now confirms a pilot episode will be produced. The one-hour pilot script, based on the graphic novel series, is being adapted by Josh Friedman, creator of Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles for FOX. Twentieth Century Fox Television is producing Locke and Key along with DreamWorks TV and Kurtzman and Orci’s company, K.O. Paper Products.

Bravo ordered a 10-episode music competition series titled Going Platinum hosted by singer/songwriter Jewel with former American Idol judge Kara DioGuardi serving as judge. Going Platinum will follow 12 aspiring singer/songwriters as they compete for a $100,000 prize and a recording contract with RCA/Jive and a publishing deal with Sony. True Entertainment is producing the series slated to premiere next year.

CMT has a new reality show in the works called Meet the In-Laws hosted by comic Pauly Shore. CMT gave the show a 10-episode order where recently engaged couples will spend a week alone with their future in-laws to get to know them better. Shore will be involved as a play-by-play commentator and will step in if needed. CMT plans on premiering the show in January 2011.

Casting Call: Generate Productions, United Entertainment Group and Doron Ofir Casting in association with is searching for the next voice of fashion. North of Madison is offering this casting opportunity to chronicle your life and personal world as one of New York’s creative voices, minds and points of view to work with on all things style for a TV series. Candidates should be 21 to 28 years old and have a legitimate outlet to express your love or displeasure for current trends. Those interested should apply online at or send an email to [email protected] and include your name, phone, photo and a short bio. Interviews with chosen candidates will take place the first week of November in New York City.

Casting Call: Irwin Entertainment is producing a non-airing pilot for Animal Planet and is seeking people that have unhealthy relationships with their pets. If you know someone who hoards animals, has an attachment disorder, engages in ritualized behavior or is a taxidermist, the show would like to meet and help them. Email recent photos and your story to [email protected].


Top Ten Basic Cable Ad Supported Network Rankings among A18-49 for the week of: 10/18-10/24/10
Primetime    (000)        Total Pgm Day      (000)
TBSC             2139          TBSC                       807
ESPN             1364          ADSM*                    726
USA               1075         ESPN                        721
MTV                805          NICK                        613
HIST               696          NAN*                        581
AEN                609          USA                          529
TNT                605          TNT                           499
SYFY               594          MTV                          403
DSNY              590          DSNY                        378
CMDY              589          HIST                         370
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: 10/18-10/24/10   
Primetime    (000)      Total Pgm Day            (000)
TBSC              4844       NICK                             2251
USA                2852       TBSC                            1645
ESPN              2592       NAN*                            1556
DSNY             2510       DSNY                             1552
FOXN             2082       USA                               1283
NAN               1663       ADSM*                          1267
HIST              1535       ESPN                             1258
TOON             1475       FOXN                            1165
TNT               1392       TNT                               1112
MTV               1300       TOON                            1093
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: 10/18-10/24/10
ESPN    Titans/Jaguars                                                    5558
TBSC    Yankees-Rangers Game 6                                    4858
TBSC    Rangers-Yankees Game 4                                    4285
MTV     Jersey Shore 2                                                    4075
TBSC   Rangers-Yankees Game 3                                     3510
EN       Keeping Up with the Kardashians                          2895
MTV     Teen Mom 2 Finale Special                                   2780
TBSC    Rangers-Yankees Game 5                                    2270
TBSC    Inside the MLB                                                    2232
CMDY   South Park                                                          2093
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 10/18-10/24/10
NBC    NBC Sunday Night Football                           9.8/25      12821
NBC    Football Night in America Part 3                    4.9/14        6407
ABC    Modern Family                                             4.7/13       6242
CBS    Two and a Half Men                                      4.4/11       5827
CBS    NCIS                                                           4.3/12       5593
CBS    The Big Bang Theory                                    4.1/13       5402
ABC    Dancing with the Stars                                 4.0/10       5194
ABC    Grey’s Anatomy                                           4.0/11       5297
CBS    NCIS: Los Angeles                                       3.9/10        5138
ABC    Desperate Housewives                                  3.9/9         5172
Source: Nielsen Media Research, Galaxy Explorer, Live + SD Data

Broadcast Evening News Weekly Average Ratings (week of October 18, 2010)
NBC: 7.87 million total viewers; 1.8/7 and 2.24 million A25-54
ABC: 6.90 million total viewers; 1.5/6 and 1.92 million A25-54
CBS: 5.29 million total viewers; 1.3/5 and 1.59 million A25-54
Source: Nielsen, NTI

Saturday A18-49 Analysis: Baseball on FOX hit a grand slam Saturday night at 3.2/10 among A18-49, according to final national ratings from Nielsen. FOX’s MLB NLCS Game 6 won each hour of primetime starting with a 2.4/9 at 8p followed by ABC’s Saturday Night Football game at 1.7/6. FOX and the MLB game delivered a 3.2/10 during 9p followed again by ABC’s college football match between Oklahoma and Missouri at 2.2/7. FOX’s baseball ratings surged to a 3.7/11 at 10p and ABC stayed solidly in second place with the remainder of the college football game at 2.6/8.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Saturday, October 23, 2010 time period averages. Source: NTI Galaxy, as dated. Live+SD

FOX: 6.5/12       FOX MLB NLCS Game 6: San Francisco at Philadelphia [745p start] 6.7/12      

ABC: 3.9/7          Saturday Night Football: Oklahoma at Missouri 4.3/8       

CBS: 3.5/6          Crimetime Saturday [r] 3.0/6, Crimetime Saturday [r] 3.3/6, 48 Hours Mystery 4.1/8

NBC: 2.5/5          Outlaw 2.2/4, Law & Order: LA [r] 2.2/4, Law & Order: SVU [r] 3.1/6

UNIV: 1.3/2         Sabado Gigante 1.3/2

ION: 0.5/1           Saturday 9PM Movie: The Siege 0.6/1, Saturday 11PM Movie: The Siege [1030p start r] 0.4/1

TF: 0.4/1             Futbol Liga Mexicana Sat: Santos vs. Monterrey 0.4/1, Cine de Las Estrel Saturday 0.3/1

TELE: 0.2/0         Futbol Estelar: Tigres vs. Unam 0.2/0, Futbol Esteler II: Atlas vs. Atlante 0.2/0

A18-49: FOX 3.2/10, ABC 2.2/7, CBS 1.2/4, UNIV 0.9/3, NBC 0.8/3, TF 0.4/1, ION 0.2/1, TELE 0.1/0

Sunday  A18-49 Analysis: NBC came on strong Sunday night with an 8.1/21 with the A18-49 demo, according to final national ratings from Nielsen. At 7p, CBS narrowly won the hour with 60 Minutes at 3.5/10 ahead of NBC’s Football Night in America Part 2 and 3 averaging a 3.4/10. NBC easily won the 8p hour with a combination of Football Night in America Part 3, Sunday Night NFL Pre-Kick and NBC Sunday Night Football averaging a 7.0/19 followed by CBS with the last of 60 Minutes and The Amazing Race averaging a 3.3/8. NBC’s Minnesota at Green Bay NFL game rose to a 9.9/24 during 9p with ABC’s Desperate Housewives next at 3.9/9. NBC’s NFL ratings tapered off slightly at 10p to a 9.6/24 and CBS was back in second place with a 3.0/7, the average of Undercover Boss and CSI: Miami.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Sunday, October 24, 2010 time period averages. Source: NTI Galaxy, as dated. Live+SD.

NBC: 12.9/21       Football Night in America Part 2 5.1/9, Football Night in America Part 3 8.2/14, NBC Sunday Night Football: Minnesota at Green Bay 15.4/25

CBS: 8.2/13          60 Minutes 9.8/16, The Amazing Race 6.7/10, Undercover Boss 7.0/11, CSI: Miami 6.3/11

ABC: 5.9/9           America’s Funniest Home Videos 4.4/8, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition 5.6/9, Desperate Housewives 7.7/12, Brothers & Sisters 5.7/9

FOX: 2.0/3          The Cleveland Show [r] 1.1/2, The Cleveland Show [r] 1.6/3, The Simpsons [r] 2.3/4, American Dad [r] 2.1/3, Family Guy [r] 2.5/4, American Dad [r] 2.1/3

UNIV: 1.6/3        Futbol Liga Mexicana Sunday: America vs. Guadalajara 1.4/2, Mira Quien Baila! 1.9/3, Sal y Pimienta 1.4/2

ION: 0.6/1          Sunday 7PM Movie: Scarface [r] 0.6/1, Sunday 9PM Movie: Hide and Seek 0.5/1

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

TELE: 0.3/1         Cine en Casa: Rugrats in Paris: The Movie 0.3/0, Cine Millonario: Congo 0.4/1

A18-49: NBC 8.1/21, CBS 3.7/10, ABC 2.7/7, FOX 1.5/4, UNIV 1.4/4, TF 0.4/1, ION 0.3/1, TELE 0.3/1

Monday  A18-49 Analysis: ABC tangoed its way to first place Monday night leading with a 3.8/10 A18-49, according to final national ratings from Nielsen. At 8p, ABC’s Dancing with the Stars won with a 4.0/11 and CBS’ comedies How I Met Your Mother and Rules of Engagement averaged a 3.1/8 in second place. ABC’s Dancing with the Stars ratings hiked up to a 4.5/11 during 9p while CBS’ sitcoms Two and a Half Men and Mike & Molly followed with an average of 4.0/10. The competition for first and second place was tight at 10p with ABC’s Castle winning out at 2.9/8 though CBS’ Hawaii-Five-O was a tenth of a rating point behind at 2.8/8 and NBC’s Chase was third at 1.3/4.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Monday, October 25, 2010 time period averages. Source: NTI Galaxy, as dated. Live+SD.

ABC: 11.2/17       Dancing with the Stars 13.0/20, Castle 7.4/12

CBS: 6.3/10          How I Met Your Mother 5.0/8, Rules of Engagement 4.9/7, Two and a Half Men 8.3/12, Mike & Molly 6.6/10, Hawaii Five-O 6.6/11

NBC: 3.4/5           Chuck 3.3/5, The Event 3.7/5, Chase 3.1/5

FOX: 2.6/4            House [r] 2.5/4, Lie To Me 2.7/4

UNIV: 2.3/4          Hasta que el Dinero Nos Separe 2.4/4, Soy Tu Duena 2.8/4, Cristina 1.7/3

CW: 1.3/2            90210 1.3/2, Gossip Girl 1.3/2

ION: 0.8/1           Without a Trace 0.8/1, Criminal Minds 0.7/1, Criminal Minds 0.9/2

TELE: 0.5/1          El Clon 0.6/1, El Fantasma de Elena 0.5/1, Alguien Te Mira 0.4/1

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

A18-49: ABC 3.8/10, CBS 3.3/9, UNIV 2.1/5, NBC 1.7/5, FOX 1.5/4, CW 1.0/3, TELE 0.4/1, ION 0.3/1, TF 0.3/1



Gilbert M. Grosvenor, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the National Geographic Society, announced his retirement at the end of this year. Gilbert has served in this role for 23 years. John M. Fahey, President/CEO was appointed Chairman/CEO and Timothy T. Kelly, President/CEO of the Global Media Group will move into the position of President of the National Geographic Society. Both of these appointments become effective January 1, 2011. Gilbert will become Chairman Emeritus and will also be Chairman of the National Geographic Education Foundation.

Luminosity Marketing elevated Lamont Swittenberg as Managing Director to supervise all client work and daily operations. Lamont will additionally oversee as Marketing/Business Development for the company on an interim basis. The boutique media and marketing communications research company also promoted Jill Dehnert to Marketing Coordinator.

Manhattan-based creative advertising firm, MAUDE hired eight new staffers and promoted one as the company experiences recent growth:

  • Damion Waters advances to Senior Interactive Designer and Digital Creative Team Leader up from Interactive Designer.
  • Chris Knight joins as Associate Creative Director in charge of developing interactive, broadcast and non-traditional campaigns for the company’s clients. Chris will also work on behalf of MAUDE’s sister agency, Media Storm LLC in the areas of creative media executions, strategy and client presentations. Chris reports directly to Marc Klatzko, Managing Director, Creative and Marketing. Most recently, Chris was a freelance copywriter.
  • James Kloiber becomes Interactive Designer, reporting to Damion Waters. James joins from FOX Interactive Media.
  • Anna Hecker was hired as a Copywriter, reporting to Chris Knight. She joins from Night Agency where she served as Creative Strategist.
  • Puneet Sabharwal takes on the role as Art Director, reporting to Marc Klatzko. Puneet previously worked as Creative Director at TBWA/India.
  • Margaret Muhlfelder will become Account Director, joining from McCann Erickson. Margaret reports to Marc Klatzko.
  • Luree Lee is a new Designer at the agency, reporting to Puneet Sabharwal.
  • Kathrin Ayer becomes a Developer, reporting to Damion Waters.
  • Jenny Friedman was named Account Coordinator, reporting to Margaret Muhlfelder.



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JOB OPENING: DIR, BUS AFF/DISNEY JR/LA: Min 5+ yrs comb law frm/netwrk/studio exper; deep knowl guild/union agrmts, IP; solid neg/draft/mgmt animat series, live-act/script, realty, TV movie deals. Req 269593 (10/30)

JOB OPENING: PREDITOR/NYC Wanted: Strong Avid & storytelling skills. Min. 5 yrs in reality. Must be creative, decisive, practical & fast. A self-starter who thrives on being part of a team. Resumes: [email protected] (10/29)

JOB OPENING: METADATA QC COORDINATOR/iNDEMAND/NYC: Proof/approve/disseminate monthly movie schedules for VOD. BA + 2 yrs exp in cable. Resume to: [email protected] (10/29)

JOB OPENING: METADATA UPDATE DISTRIBUTION COORDINATOR/iNDEMAND/NYC: Entry level  Oversee metadata update process & pitch content. BA + 1 yr corp exp. Resume to: [email protected] (10/29)

JOB OPENING: DIR. MARKETING SOLUTIONS/Golf Channel/FL: 7+ yrs mktg. solutions/ mktg. integration exp. Resp. for developing key adv initi,, , a, , t, ives and partner fulfillment/activation (10/29)

JOB OPENING: DIGITAL AE/GSN/NY: Proven track record; 7+ yrs exp. Must have ext. roster of relationships w/ key client, media, gen. agency decision makers. 4 yr. deg. req. Pls. send resume, c/l to: [email protected] (10/29)

JOB OPENING: MGR, MEDIA PLAN’G/ST Louis: Dvlpmnt/implmntation of strategic media plans for specific AB-In Bev brands. 4+yrs media plan’g or related exp. Strong strategic/ analytical thinker. Apply: Job ID 2010-901 (10/29)

JOB OPENING: MRKTG AD SLS ANALYST/HSW/DC or ATL: supports mktg for multi. digi assets & maint/executes ad flights; 2+ yrs digital mktg & ad ops exp req. Strong Excel a must. [email protected] (10/29)

JOB OPENING: DIRECTOR OF RESEARCH/National Geographic Channel/DC: 8+yrs TV /other media rsrch. Expertise in Nielsen, MRI, Simmons & primary/sec research. Programming/Mktg focused. Apply: FNG0000024 (10/29)

JOB OPENING:  EXEC ASST/DISH Network/NY: Support 2 VPs Nat’l Ad Sales. Proficient in Microsoft Office, travel/expenses/office mgmt. Detail oriented. College degree required. Related experience a plus. Click here to apply.  (10/28)

JOB OPENING:   UNIT PUBLICIST/NYC:  Nat’l synd TV show. Strong media relations a must. Ensure proper exec of all publicity efforts, incl pitching/writing.5+ yrs exp TV req’d.Apply: search code 204418  (10/28)

JOB OPENING:  EXECUTIVE PRODUCER/New York:  Develop new editorial content, provide oversight of network series & prgms. Apply: (10/28)

JOB OPENING:  DIR OPERATIONS/A&E /New York:  Oversee operations & prod mgmt in Brand Creative Dept. 5 yrs prod mgmt exp. Apply: (10/28)

JOB OPENING:   MGR STRATEGY & BUZ OPS/NYC:  Support Strategy & Bus Ops team & SR mngmnt in dvlpmnt of short- & long-range strategies, & dvlp/evaluate new bus opps.  Bach deg 3-5yrs exp pref mngmnt/strat.  Apply: (10/28)

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: EIC/LINE PRODUCER looking for next project be it series or staff. Docusoap, lifestyle, live-to-tape, studio, competition, recreation, animation, clip, etc. Email: [email protected] (11/3)

SITUATION WANTED: ANIMATION PRODUCER/PRODUCTION MANAGER/NY:  20+ years experience in the US and UK, former senior manager at Walt Disney Feature Animation. Staff or Freelance. Email [email protected] (11/3)

SITUATION WANTED: MEDIA SALES/MARKETING MANAGER/LA: 15+ years experience in educational, documentary, advertising media sales,product,biz development. True Closer!!!!! [email protected] (11/3)

SITUATION WANTED: LA – Music Clearance Consultant looking for project based work. Reasonable rates. 20 years+ experience. Other rights clearance and production work available upon request. Email: [email protected] (11/3)

SITUATION WANTED: SALES CLOSER in MEDIA, TV & FILM/NY: 7+ years of Domestic and International sales in Film & TV with strong Rolodex of clients, with a sharp and professional presence. email [email protected] (11/2)

SITUATION WANTED: MEDIA SALES/MARKETING STRATEGIST/NY: Extensive exp in all forms of media. print/OOH/digital. Smart consultative seller. Can identify new niche markets and profitably re-purpose content. Contact: [email protected] (11/2)

SITUATION WANTED: VERY SR. WRITER. Very Reasonable Rates. Copy, content, concepts, creative + strategic, all media. Hire me and you will be happy. Visit for FREE samples. [email protected] (11/2)

SITUATION WANTED: RESEARCH DIR/SALES STRATEGIST20+ yrs media, Nielsen, Hisp, research, sales, and presentation experience. Email: [email protected] (11/2)

SITUATION WANTED: EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT position film/TV (NY): 10 years experience: Interned for a President, Executive Assistant to SVP/VP/film director/celebrity [email protected] (11/2)

SITUATION WANTED: WRITER/PRODUCER/POST-PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR: 15+ yrs. Network/cable/syndication credits. Scripted/unscripted. Current focus: multicam live-to-tape. LA based, will travel. [email protected]  (11/2)

SITUATION WANTED: RIGHTS CLEARANCE PROFESSIONAL(NY): 20+yrs exp.researcher & contract negotiator Intellectual Property commercial licensing: Music/Clips/Photos/People/etc.Copyright/TM/PD research specialist [email protected] (10/30)

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] (10/28)

SITUATION WANTED: MEDIA BUYER/MEDIA SALES/Central PA– 20+ years experience in both media buying and selling National, regional and local TV, Radio, and Internet. Passion for the biz, and hard working!!! [email protected] (10/28)

SITUATION WANTED:  FISHMONGER (LA): Deprived son of a genetically modified turnip chasing dreams of selling gravlax. Alternatively, will consider TV comedy writing positions. Contact: [email protected] (10/28)

E-mail [email protected] or call Trish Pihonak at 203.381.9096 for rates and specs for Job Openings.

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AZTECA:  Cosas de la Vida, Al Extremo, La Loba
CBS:  Survivor Nicaragua, Criminal Minds, The Defenders
CW:   America’s Next Top Model, Hellcats
FOX:  World Series: Game #1  730P-CC
ION:  Without A Trace, Without A Trace, Criminal Minds
NBC:  Undercovers, L&O: SVU; L&O: LA
PBS:  Secrets of the Dead, Great Performances, PBS Previews: Circus
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