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Good morning. It’s Wednesday, October 6, 2010, and this is your first early morning briefing, coming to you from MIPCOM 2010 in Cannes, France!  As always, if you prefer to watch this morning’s news instead of reading it, click here

Tonight’s Premieres:
Syndication Premiere: Burn Notice (check local listings)
Cartoon Network: Hole in the Wall at 730p; Dude, What Would Happen at 8p; Destroy Build Destroy at 830p
A&E Network: Dog the Bounty Hunter at 9p; Steven Seagal Lawman at 10p & 1030p
Discovery Channel: Mythbusters at 9p
DIY Network: 10 Grand in Your Hand at 9p
Comedy Central: South Park at 10p; Ugly Americans at 1030p
MTV: The Challenge at 10p
TV Land: Harry Loves Lisa at 10p
Cooking Channel: Bitchin’ Kitchen at 1030p


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E! announced its hit franchise Keeping Up with the Kardashians is spawning a third series with Kourtney and Khloe Take New York. The 10-episode series will be produced by Ryan Seacrest Productions and Bunim-Murray Productions and follows the three famous Kardashian sisters as they attempt to establish their fashion stores in the Big Apple. E! also said a third season of Keeping Up with the Kardashians was ordered.

Syfy renewed its dramedy series Warehouse 13 for a third season with 13 episodes slated for 2011. Universal Cable Productions is producing the series and also signed Jack Kenny who is returning for a third season as Executive Producer and Showrunner of Warehouse 13. The series averaged 3.43 million total viewers and 1.48 million A18-49 viewers during its second season, based on DVR Live+7 data (through 10 eps).

Lifestyle and wellness cable network, Veria hired Draftfcb New York to rebrand and revamp the network’s overall look and messaging. Draftfcb’s end goal is to reposition Veria as a top destination for those seeking a healthy lifestyle and wellness. Veria’s current programming lineup has 26 original hi-def programs that focus on entertainment, inspiration, practical information and authenticity.

Smithsonian Channel premieres the new series The Re-Inventors tonight at 9p. Hosted by Matt Hunter and Jeremy MacPherson, the series finds original patent designs from lost inventions then follows as they are built, tested then taken to the patent stage to see if they are approved or denied. The fourteen-episode half-hour series is produced by Partners in Motion with collaboration from SaskFilm, Canadian Television Fund, History Television and Historia.

Leap Media Group is teaming with Acxiom Corporation to develop and implement digital television advertising campaigns. The two companies will develop campaigns going beyond traditional television commercials to incorporate market segmentation, VOD messaging and interactive television applications. The partnership will further allow Leap Media Group to leverage Acxiom’s Relevance-X TV solution which will aid clients to identify and reach specific target audiences to maximize their digital TV advertising dollars.  

Television veteran Richard (Dick) Gold died on Monday at his home. Mr. Gold spend forty years in the television industry with stints as NSM at ABC’s O&O in Chicago WLS; as Director/Sales at WNBC-TV in New York then later as Director/Sales for WNBC’s Owned and Operated Stations Division; followed by a relocation to Los Angeles as Director/Sales for KNBC-TV. Mr. Gold also became an owner of Television Syndication Company where he was part of the buying team that purchased KTLA-TV from Golden West Broadcasting. He was later in charge of production and distribution until the station sold to Tribune Broadcasting in 1988. Following consultation positions, in 1998 Mr. Gold became a Co-Founder of WorldTrax Media and BrandTrax Media. For the last five years, he has been an advisor for the program Wounded Warriors. Mr. Gold is survived by his wife Nicole. A “Celebration of Life” will be held October 17 beginning at 11a at Mountain Gate Country Club in Los Angeles.

MIPCOM 2010:

Yesterday, FremantleMedia premiered the 12-part series The Untold History of the United States from Oliver Stone at a private Q&A session hosted by David Frost. The series, commissioned by Showtime, will explore the last 70 years of American history from WWII to the election of President Obama.

Warner Bros. International Television Distribution and TV4 Group struck a multi-year output deal allowing the Scandinavian broadcaster the free-TV and basic cable rights for a cadre of programming. This deal is the first time WBITD has made a pan-regional deal exclusively with a single broadcaster in Scandinavia. The deal gives TV4 Group licensing rights for new television programs from the 2011-2012 season in the US; a collection of films from Warner Bros. Pictures’ including Inception, Sherlock Holmes and The Blind Side in addition to upcoming releases such as Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Parts I and II), The Hangover 2 and Green Lantern among others; and previously released featured feature films and television series from the Warner Bros. Entertainment roster and animated programming.

Veria, the lifestyle and wellness network made a spate of international deals with networks in Canada, Israel, Thailand and Korea for its original programs. Canada’s Body, Mind and Spirit Channel picked up 52 eps of Veria’s reality series The Incurables; international cable operators Stornaway Communications in Canada and True Visions in Thailand have each licensed 26 eps of The Genesis of Healing; and Israel’s Ananey Communications licensed 26 eps of the lifestyle series What Happens Next for Health Channel. And, finally, Korea’s Style Network picked up 13 eps of Feng Shui Living.

At MIPCOM, Fireworks International, the television and digital distribution division of ContentFilm plc, signed a deal with Australia’s ABC TV to pick up the first season of Republic of Doyle with 12 one-hour eps in hi-def produced by CBC Canada. ABC TV also licensed the multi-platform drama Girl Number 9 with six 5-minute hi-def eps.

Zodiak Rights, a unit of the Zodiak Media Group, announced it has merged the offerings from Zodiak Entertainment and RDF Rights into one catalog for consideration at MIPCOM 2010. Some of the larger program brands include So You Think You Can Dance, Wife Swap and Fort Boyard. Zodiak Rights will be offering 350 new hours encompassing many new formats while at MIPCOM.

Scotland’s Red Kite Animations, Spain’s Tomavistas, The Netherlands’ Submarine and Spain’s broadcaster Televisio de Catalunya declared production on the animated series Ask Lara will soon begin. Animasia Studio, an MSC Malaysia status company will be the service studio for the production which was commissioned by Televisio de Catalynya, BBC Learning and Dutch public broadcaster VPRO. The series targets 9-13 year olds and is a 2D comedy/drama series which follows Lara and four of her friends as they all begin the journey known as puberty. The series is slated to launch in May 2011 with Dutch distributor Telescreen, a subsidiary of German licensing group M4E handling the global distribution.

Eagle Rock Entertainment made several international sales for the re-mastered hi-def film, Ladies and Gentlemen . . . The Rolling Stones that was first released in 1974. Eagle Rock made sales to multiple international broadcasters including VH1 in the US; Japan’s WHD; UK’s Sky Arts; Australia’s ABC TV; and HBO in Latin America among several others.

Banijay International sold the series The People’s Quiz to pan-Middle Eastern broadcaster MBC. Licensed to Ideas Production in Lebanon, the series with 12 one-hour eps is currently in production and will premiere in January 2011.

ITV Studios Global Entertainment and US production company BASE Productions made a distribution development deal. The two entities will team in a multi-year, exclusive agreement giving ITV Studios Global Entertainment worldwide rights (excluding the US) to formats and series produced by BASE, thus expanding BASE’s reach to the global marketplace. The inaugural series as part of the new deal is Mystery 360 with three one-hour eps available for the first time at MIPCOM and represented by ITV Studios Global Entertainment.

SevenOne International sold the production rights to the game show, My Man Can to FremantleMedia in Spain, Portugal and Latin America. SevenOne International also made deals for the project in France and Italy.

The Gurin Company is offering a new half-hour game show titled Las Vegas Ride to Riches for the first time at MIPCOM. The game show was created by Maury Leitner, formerly of Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution and developed by Phil Gurin behind such shows as Singing Bee and Your Chance to Dance.

And on a personal note … Two extraordinarily different kinds of meetings yesterday on the floor of the Palais here at MIPCOM, demonstrated to me the very essence why people gather in Cannes for this event not once, but twice annually.  The first with children’s shows producers Three Stones Media who told me about their newest project, RastaMouse.  A stop-frame animation project about a Rasta speaking, music playing, lessons learning mouse.  Now I’ve seen a lot of pitches in my time – some great, some not so great – but this one from the show creators was different because of the sheer joy and bubbling enthusiasm these two producers took in talking about their project.  No flip charts, no powerpoint, no razzle dazzle.  The difference is hearing the story directly from the creators and these two shared their story so delightfully, it’s hard not to rise to become sold on it.  Tho the actually selling is left to the distributor down the hall.   …  From there, it was a quick walk over to the Asian Pavilion for an entirely different kind of meeting with Kamil Othman, the VP of Creative Industry Strategy & Policy for the Malaysian government-run MDeC (Multimedia Development Corporation).  He told me about his country of 28 million people, and that their children like to watch Disney, Nickelodeon and Cartoon Network, as well as their locally produced shows.  But for years, MDeC and the local producers of shows tried to produce programming that would appeal not just domestically, but internationally and poured millions into those productions to no avail. Each time they found their local shows were too, well, local.  And then they began pouring money into the development of the shows rather than just the production end, and found with stunningly beautiful 3D animation, that included a little influence from the East and a dash of things they particularly liked from the West, they were able to create a recipe for a kids program that did appeal internationally.  They are here at MIPCOM both selling those projects as well as setting up co-production partnerships with companies from around the world. Two very different sellers of content, both infectiously enthusiastic.  This is why I come to Cannes. 



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Just days after both movies were released theatrically FX acquired the broadcast television premiere rights to the films The Social Network (Sony) and Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (20th Century Fox). Both films are scheduled to air on FX in early 2013.  The Social Network took in $23 million in its opening weekend, and Wall Street has brought in $35.9 million in its first two weeks.

Weigel Broadcasting Co. is adding a new television station to its roster in Chicago with WCUU – The U Too! which will broadcast over-the-air on digital WCIU-TV and via analog on WCUU-CA beginning early December. The new station will be an extension of Chicago’s first independent station, WCIU, The U.

Shout! Factory and Canada’s animation production studio Rainmaker Entertainment, Inc. formed a new partnership in order to bring the internationally-famous CGI animated television series ReBoot to the home entertainment marketplace. The two companies made a multi-year agreement giving Shout! Factory the exclusive home entertainment distribution rights, along with digital rights, to the full series in North America. Shout! Factory will start with the complete series of ReBoot in a DVD box-set release along with digital distribution in 2011.


MTV is rebooting its prankster show Punk’d and it is speculated the host will be singer Justin Bieber, reports THR. Ashton Kutcher will continue as the show’s executive producer through his company Katalyst Entertainment.


Top Ten Basic Cable Ad Supported Network Rankings among A18-49 for the week of: 9/27-10/3/10
Primetime    (000)        Total Pgm Day      (000)
ESPN             1813          ESPN                       764
USA                928          ADSM*                     678
TBSC              860          NAN*                        597
MTV                841          NICK                        547
HIST               693          USA                         535
FX                  635          TNT                          515
TNT                612          TBSC                        458
AEN                591          MTV                         393
CMDY             554          DSNY                        366
TLC                533          HIST                         363
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: 9/27-10/3/10      
Primetime    (000)      Total Pgm Day            (000)
ESPN              3614       NICK                             1978
USA                2515       DSNY                            1574
DSNY              2512       NAN*                            1477
FOXN              1983       ESPN                            1395
NAN                1558       USA                              1207
TNT                1503       TNT                               1169
HIST               1473       ADSM*                          1132
TBSC              1464       FOXN                             1099
AEN                1405       TOON                              987
TOON              1295       AEN                                771
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: 9/27-10/3/10
ESPN    Packers/Bears                                                     9426
MTV     Jersey Shore 2                                                     4517
MTV     Jersey Shore After Hours                                      3183
MTV     Teen Mom 2                                                        3124
ESPN   Sportscenter 9/27 1146p                                      2746
EN       Keeping Up With the Kardashians                          2380
FX       Sons of Anarchy                                                   2065
ESPN   Monday Night Countdown                                     2014
USA    WWE Entertainment 10p                                       1816
USA    WWE Entertainment 9p                                         1786
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 9/27-10/3/10
NBC    NBC Sunday Night Football                           8.0/20     10505
FOX    Glee                                                            5.9/17       7739
FOX    The OT                                                        5.0/16       6626
ABC    Dancing with the Stars                                  4.8/12      6269
CBS    Two and a Half Men                                      4.8/12       6278
ABC    Grey’s Anatomy                                            4.6/12      6013
ABC    Modern Family                                              4.6/13      6036
ABC    Desperate Housewives                                   4.4/10      5811
CBS    The Big Bang Theory                                     4.4/14       5814
FOX    The Simpsons                                               4.2/11       5468
Source: Nielsen Media Research, Galaxy Explorer, Live + SD Data

Broadcast Evening News Weekly Average Ratings (week of September 27, 2010)
NBC: 7.75 million total viewers; 1.8/8 and 2.21 million A25-54
ABC: 7.09 million total viewers; 1.5/6 and 1.86 million A25-54
CBS: 5.39 million total viewers; 1.3/6 and 1.63 million A25-54
Source: Nielsen, NTI

Saturday A18-49 Analysis:  CBS ran the longest yard Saturday night scoring a 3.0/10 A18-49, according to final national ratings from Nielsen. CBS finished first throughout primetime with its Home Depot Primetime College Football game with a 3.0/11 at 8p followed by ABC’s Saturday Night Football at 1.2/4. CBS held steady during 9p with the Florida vs. Alabama game at 3.0/10 and ABC was again in #2 with its college football double-header at 1.5/5. CBS ended the night in the same ratings spot at 3.0/10 and ABC also was planted in second place with its college football matches at 1.7/5.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Saturday, October 2, 2010 time period averages. Source: NTI Galaxy, as dated. Live+SD

CBS: 5.1/10         Home Depot Prime College Football: Florida at Alabama 5.0/10


NBC: 3.0/6           The Event [r] 2.1/4, Chase [r] 2.6/5, Law & Order: LA [r] 2.9/5, Law & Order: SVU [r] 4.0/8

ABC: 2.9/6           Saturday Night Football: Stanford at Oregon/Notre Dame at BC 3.0/6

FOX: 2.2/4           Cops 1.5/3, AMW: America Fights Back 2.8/5      

UNIV: 1.4/3          Sabado Gigante 1.4/3

ION: 0.5/1            Saturday 7PM Movie: Changing Lanes [r] 0.4/1, Saturday 9PM Movie: Snake Eyes 0.6/1

TF: 0.3/0             Futbol Liga Mexicana Sat: Santos vs. Toluca 0.3/1, Futbol Liga Mexicana Sat: San Luis vs. Tigres 0.2/0

TELE: 0.2/0          Futbol Estelar: Monterrey vs. Necaxa 0.1/0, Cine de Impacto II: Eight Below 0.3/1

A18-49: CBS 3.0/10, ABC 1.5/5, FOX 1.1/4, NBC 1.0/3, UNIV 0.9/3, TF 0.3/1, ION 0.2/1, TELE 0.2/1

Sunday  A18-49 Analysis: NBC rushed the competition Sunday night taking the A18-49 demo at 6.6/18, according to final national ratings from Nielsen. FOX was the leader at 7p with The OT at 5.0/16 with CBS’ 60 Minutes next at 2.0/6 and tying for third place was ABC’s new season debut of America’s Funniest Home Videos and NBC’s Football Night in America Part 2 at 1.9/6 each. NBC won at 8p with the combo of Football Night in America Part 3 and the start of the Chicago vs. NY Giants NFL game at 5.9/16 followed by FOX at 3.6/9 for the average of The Simpsons and The Cleveland Show and in third CBS’ The Amazing Race at 3.4/9. NBC’s NFL ratings shot up to a 8.1/20 during 9p with ABC’s Desperate Housewives in second place at 4.4/10 and in third was CBS’ Undercover Boss at 4.0/10. Also this hour, FOX opened a new season of American Dad at 930p with a 3.0/7. NBC polished off the final win of the night at 10p with more from the NFL game at 7.9/20 and in #2 was the season premiere of CBS’ CSI: Miami at 3.2/8 and in #3 was ABC’s Brothers & Sisters at 3.0/8.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Sunday, October 3, 2010 time period averages. Source: NTI Galaxy, as dated. Live+SD.

NBC: 10.5/17        Football Night in America Part 2 3.4/6, Football Night in America Part 3 6.5/11, NBC Sunday Night Football: Chicago at NY Giants 12.5/20


CBS: 7.2/12          60 Minutes 7.8/13, The Amazing Race 6.2/10, Undercover Boss 7.7/12, CSI: Miami [p] 7.3/12

FOX: 6.2/10           The OT 7.2/13, The Simpsons 5.0/8, The Cleveland Show 3.8/6, Family Guy 4.6/7, American Dad [p] 3.7/6

ABC: 5.9/10         America’s Funniest Home Videos [p] 4.0/7, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition 5.2/8, Desperate Housewives 8.2/12, Brothers & Sisters 6.0/10

UNIV: 1.5/2         Hora Pico 0.8/1, Humor Quien Humor Mer 0.8/1, Mira Quien Baila! 1.8/3, Sal y Pimienta 1.6/3

TF: 0.4/1             Cine de Las Estrel Sun: Richie Rich [r] 0.5/1, Cine de Las Estrel [r] 0.4/1

ION: 0.3/1           Sunday Night Movie: Assassination of Jesse J [r] 0.2/1

TELE: 0.3/0         Marav Mundo de Disney: Home on the Range 0.3/0, Cine Millonario: Deja vu 0.3/0

A18-49: NBC 6.6/18, FOX 4.7/13, CBS 3.1/8, ABC 3.0/8, UNIV 1.0/3, TF 0.4/1, TELE 0.3/1, ION 0.1/0

Monday  A18-49 Analysis: ABC tipped in a win Monday night with the A18-49 demo at 3.8/10, according to final national ratings from Nielsen. ABC clung to #1 at 8p with Dancing with the Stars at 4.1/11 with FOX’s House in a close #2 at 4.0/11. The second half of ABC’s Dancing with the Stars did better and remained #1 at 4.4/11 while CBS’ comedies Two and a Half Men and Mike & Molly averaged a second place with 4.2/10. Also this hour, FOX debuted a new season of FOX’s Lie To Me at 2.1/5 which ranked fifth overall. Then at 10p, CBS took charge with Hawaii Five-O at 3.5/9 and trailing in #2 was ABC’s Castle at 2.6/7 and NBC’s Chase in third at 1.7/5.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Monday, October 4, 2010 time period averages. Source: NTI Galaxy, as dated. Live+SD.

ABC: 10.7/17       Dancing with the Stars 12.5/19, Castle 7.1/12

CBS: 7.0/11          How I Met Your Mother 5.3/8, Rules of Engagement 5.1/8, Two and a Half Men 8.6/13, Mike & Molly 7.4/11, Hawaii Five-O 7.7/13


FOX: 5.0/8            House 6.4/10, Lie To Me [p] 3.5/5

NBC: 3.8/6           Chuck 3.2/5, The Event 4.6/7, Chase 3.7/6

UNIV: 2.3/4          Hasta que el Dinero Nos Separe 2.2/3, Soy Tu Duena 2.7/4, Cristina 1.9/3

CW: 1.3/2            90210 1.2/2, Gossip Girl 1.4/2

ION: 0.9/1           Without a Trace 0.7/1, Criminal Minds 1.0/1, Criminal Minds 0.9/1

TF: 0.5/1             Cine de Las Estrellas Mon [r] 0.3/0, Rosario Tijeras 0.9/1

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

A18-49: ABC 3.8/10, CBS 3.7/10, FOX 3.1/8, NBC 2.0/5, UNIV 2.0/5, CW 1.0/3, TF 0.5/1, ION 0.3/1, TELE 0.3/1


The Lippin Group named three to the position of VP as the company continues its expansion in the feature film and digital content communications sectors:

  • Elizabeth Wolfe joins as VP in the agency’s Los Angeles office coming from Nu Image / Millennium Films where she was SVP/Worldwide Publicity.
  • Erika Lewis was promoted to VP and is based at the agency’s New York office. She was most recently a Senior AE in the company’s consumer publicity division.
  • Deborah Engel is back with The Lippin Group as VP in the New York office. Most recently, she was with Nickelodeon where she developed and supervised publicity campaigns and media relations for Nickelodeon Preschool Television.
  • Furthermore, the company upped Leela Veeravalli to AE and hired Adeline Tihan as Assistant AE; both are based at the Los Angeles office.

Ben Hill was appointed SVP/Market Manager with CBS Radio West Palm Beach, effective immediately. In his new role, Ben will manage the five stations in West Palm Beach consisting of WEAT, WIRK, WNEW, WMBX and WPBZ.

Effective immediately, Astral Television Networks elevated Heather Senst to the position of VP/Creative Services. Heather will continue to head the creative strategy and management for The Movie Network, HBO Canada, Mpix, Family Channel, Playhouse Disney and Viewers Choice Canada.

Vision Films tapped Adam Wright as EVP/International Sales and Acquisitions and Liz Levenson as Director/Marketing and Acquisitions Manager. Adam joins from Regent Worldwide Sales where he served as President and Liz most recently was Director/Program Development at CABLEready.


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JOB OPENING: COMMUNITY MGR/Edelman/NY: 2+yrs pr/mrktg related exp in soc media/WOM; digi savvy; strong soc media footprint; up2date w/ emerging trends/tech; comm/writing ski, , lls A+ Resume2: [email protected] (10/9)

JOB OPENING: SALES DVLPMNT MGR/DAILYCANDY/NYC: Work w/ad sales execs to create custom online/email & other multi-platform mktg solutions.2+yrs writing proposals (advrtsng sales, women’s lifestyle a focus a +) Res: [email protected] (10/9)

JOB OPENING: ACCT EXEC/Disney Interactive NYC: Online media, branded ent. over 20 sites incl. & the Disney Mom’s & Women’s Ntwrk of sites. online Ad Sales exp a must. [email protected] (10/9)

JOB OPENING: DIRECTOR, AD SALES/Disney Interactive NYC: Come from top tier online/new media company with 5+ yrs in online Ad Sales an absolute must. [email protected] (10/9)

JOB OPENING: PRIMARY RSRCH MGR/DISNEY ABC/CA: min 4+ yrs in ent. research, strong qual testing background req’d, questionnaire software/tab processing, ratings a plus. Apply at: (ID265400). (10/9)

JOB OPENING: SR PROJ MGR, RSRCH/ATL: Provide strategic, insightful & timely analyses in support of orgnztion’s goals, dvlpg estimates. 6+yrs exp nat’l media/prgrmng rsrch. Prior cable or ntwk rsrch exp. Res: [email protected] (10/8)

JOB OPENING: DIR, INTEGRATED MARKETING/MTV2/mtvU/NYC: 7+ yrs exp. creating multiplatform marketing programs at a TV/media company. EOE/M/F/D/AAP. Apply (10/8)

JOB OPENING: MARKETING MANAGER/ION/NY: Support Affiliate Sales Team, create mrktg strat, implement mrktg initiatives, 5-7 yrs mrktg exp & mgmt exp required. Full ad: EOE  (10/7)

JOB OPENING:  SR. AD TRAFFICKER/MTVN/SF: implementing online ad campaign.3+yrs dig media, adv, ad traff  exp/manage DART delivery. EOE/M/F/D/AAP. Apply (10/7)

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:  PR INTERN/THE JIM HENSON COMPANY/L.A:   Assist with press releases, pitches, character appearances & marketing initiative support of our licensing & consumer products business. Send resumes [email protected] (10/13)

FALL INTERNSHIP CREDITS ONLY: RESEARCH INTERNS/TWO CATS PRODUCTIONS/NYC:  START ASAP: Interns wanted to research and develop new TV show ideas. Please send resumes [email protected]  (10/7)

SITUATION WANTED ADS, POSTED BY THOSE LOOKING TO BE HIRED …  There is no charge for placing your Situation Wanted ad … for more informa, tion contact Trish Pihonak at [email protected]

SITUATION WANTED:  RESEARCH DIR/SALES STRATEGIST – 20+ yrs media, Nielsen, Hisp, research, sales, and presentation experience. Email: [email protected] (10/13)

SITUATION WANTED: MEDIA SALES/MARKETING MANAGER/LA: 15+ years experience in educational, documentary, advertising media sales,product,biz development. True Closer!!!!! [email protected] (10/13)

SITUATION WANTED: NEED A BUDGET DONE?? LINE PROD/EIC – 10+ yrs. exp- budgets done in all formats. Accurate budgets, Reasonable rates, fast turn around Email: [email protected] (10/12)

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] (10/8)

SITUATION WANTED:  SR. AD CAMPAIGN MGR/NYC:  Exp’d online ad mgr. Optimize camps, traffick assets in DFP. 10 yrs prof media exp. Desire FT at a dynamic creative company. [email protected]  (10/7)

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, Cougar Town, The Whole Truth
AZTECA: Laura de Todos, Al Extremo, La Loba
CBS:  Survivor Nicaragua, Criminal Minds, The Defenders
CW:   America’s Next Top Model, Hellcats
FOX:  Hell’s Kitchen
ION:  Without A Trace, Without A Trace, Criminal Minds
NBC:  Undercovers, L&O: SVU; L&O: LA
PBS:  Michael Feinstein’s American Songbook, Great Performances
TELE: El Clon, El Fantasma de Elena, Futbol Mexicano
UNIV:  Hasta que el Dinero Nos Separe, Soy Tu Duena, Don Francisco Presenta

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