Wednesday, September 21st, 2011



Drives Local Newscasts 
Los Angeles
– KABC (ABC) 4pm: +21%
Washington DC – WTTG (FOX) 5pm: +14%
Detroit – WXYZ (ABC) 5pm: +13%
Tampa – WFLA (NBC) 5pm: +30%
Cleveland – WEWS (ABC) 5pm: +13%
Orlando – WFTV (ABC) 5pm: +12%
Sacramento – KCRA (NBC) 5pm: +16%
 Source: Nielsen NSI, Live+SD Household rtg, lead-out newscasts; markets where Dr. Oz is new as a lead-in; 9/12-9/19/2011 vs Aug ’11; news=first 1/4 hr tp


Good morning. It’s Wednesday, September 21, 2011, and this is your first early morning briefing.  As always, if you prefer to watch this morning’s news instead of reading it, click here .

Tonight’s Premieres:
ABC: The Middle (one-hour premiere) at 8p; Modern Family (one-hour premiere); Revenge (series debut) at 10p
FOX: The X Factor (series debut, Part 1) at 8p
CBS: Criminal Minds at 9p; CSI: Crime Scene Investigation at 10p
NBC: Harry’s Law at 9p; Law & Order: SVU at 10p
Spike TV: The Ultimate Fighter at 9p; Blue Mountain State at 11p


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CBS’ Two and a Half Men debuted a new cast and a new season Monday at 9p to 28.74 million total viewers and posted a rating/share of 12.6/27 with A25-54 and a rating/share of 10.7/25 with A18-49.  Monday’s performance of Two and a Half Men marks series highs among total viewers, A25-54 and A18-49.  Meanwhile over at Comedy Central, the anticipated Roast of Charlie Sheen airing Monday night attracted 6.4 million total viewers and delivered a 4.5 rating among A18-49; 8.7 rating among M18-24; 7.0 rating with M18-34; and 6.2 rating with A18-34.  The Charlie Sheen Roast has the distinction of being Comedy Central’s most-watched and highest-rated COMEDY CENTRAL Roast ever in the franchise’s history. 

A new one-hour original series is on the docket in 2012 for Syfy as the network approved Dream Machines with six episodes.  Dream Machines follows brothers Marc and Shannon Parker, based in Florida, who take imaginative and fantasy vehicles seen in movies and television shows and renders them into real machines for the road.  The series is produced by Triage Entertainment with Steve Kroopnick and Stu Schreiberg serving as executive producers.  Syfy also handed renewal orders for a 6-episode sophomore season to Hollywood Treasure and a 12-episode second season to Haunted Collector.  All three series are slated to debut in second quarter 2012. 

A ten-episode third season of Hung debuts on HBO October 2 at 10p.  In the new season Ray and Tanya are taking their business to the next level.  Set in the suburbs of Detroit, Hung stars Thomas Jane, Jane Adams and Anne Heche and was created by Colette Burson and Dmitry Lipkin.

Program Call:  Cynopsis Media will be producing our annual MIPCOM Shopping Guide sent to all Cynopsis and Cynopsis Kids subscribers on Thursday, September 29, the week before MIPCOM 2011 in Cannes. If you’re exhibiting programming at MIPCOM or MIP Jr. this year, please send us only the following info for your top 5 shows: title, availability date, number of episodes, length, type (i.e., movie, series, special, etc.), genre and your terms (barter, cash, etc.) as well as your company’s stand/booth location.  To be included in this free and highly-read special edition, please send your submission to Lisa Ball at: [email protected] no later than Friday, September 23, 2011. A confirmation email will be sent following each submission from Lisa (if you don’t receive a confirmation email, please resubmit).


ABC has picked up a slew of projects in development

  • A drama titled The Murder Season from Castle executive producers Laurie Zaks and Moira Kirland. The hour-long plot is about Mia Donnelly, a talented though troubled FBI profiler who attempts to hide a dark secret from her past as she works with a top-level team to catch notorious criminals.  Kirland and Zaks will serve as executive producers on this project from ABC Studios.
  • The network also picked up an original script concept for a drama titled The Watchers from author Nicholas Sparks of The Notebook fame.  The project is about the Archangel Raphael who tosses his wings in favor of love with a mortal.  Temple Hill Entertainment will produce along with ABC Studios. Sparks and Kristin Hahn are writing the TV script. 
  • The network ordered a drama script from Alloy Entertainment, the production company behind several current dramas, Pretty Little Liars, Gossip Girl, Vampire Diaries and The Secret Circle, per THR.  The new project is titled 666 Park and based on a book series by Gabriella Pierce.  The setting of the drama is an apartment building on the Upper East Side of New York City where the residents have all made deals with the Devil to have their desires fulfilled.  Warner Bros. Television and Alloy Entertainment will produce the project written and executive produced by David Wilcox and Alloy’s Leslie Morgenstein and Gina Girolamo. 
  • Furthermore, ABC okayed a drama project from Noah Hawley called Courtroom 302 produced by ABC Studios, reports THR.  The drama will look at the stories and personalities of the US District Court of New York City.  Mark Gordon is on board to executive produce the project. Hawley is writing the script and will also serve as executive producer with Gordon. 
  • Mark Gordon and his Mark Gordon Co. additionally sold a 30m comedy to ABC titled Virtual Virgin, cites THR. The comedy is about a woman who is dating in the age of technology with the advice of her close friends and family.  Gordon and Mark Gordon Co. head Andrea Shay will executive produce along with writers Keith Merryman and David Newman.  ABC Studios is producing.

A pair of All My Children cast members will continue their roles when the daytime drama resumes with an online version.  Prospect Park, the production company that bought the rights to continue All My Children as well as One Life to Live, announced both Cameron Mathison as Ryan Lavery and Lindsay Hartley as Dr. Cara Castillo Martin will appear on the online All My Children, marking the first cast members to cross over.  All My Children ends its 41-year run on ABC this Friday.

Cenk Uygur landed a new weeknight show at Current TV as host of The Young Turks set to debut this fourth quarter in the 7p time slot.  Uygur recently anchored a weeknight program on MSNBC at 6p and continues to host the daily online news show, The Young Turks airing on YouTube, featuring a group of progressive journalists and commentators.  For Current TV, The Young Turks will be adapted for television and is billed as a progressive and topical show about politics and pop culture.  Uygur’s new show will be produced from Current TV’s Los Angeles-based studios. 

A trio of series has begun production for HGTV

  • Junk Gypsies features social media experts and designers Amie Sikes and Jolie Sikes-Smith who find “junk” and use it to transform homes.  The sisters have a list of celebrity clients and a large social media fan base. Their series debuts with a sneak preview on November 27 at 7p.
  • Kitchen Cousins features designers/contractors and real-life cousins, Anthony Carrino and John Colaneri who operate a New Jersey-based family construction company.  This show will roll out by the end of 2011.
  • Weekends with Luis highlights Miami-based contractor Luis Bosch who helps homeowners undertake a weekend project that has been on the back burner and they didn’t know how to begin it.  This show will also be highlighted yet this year.
  • And looking down the road, HGTV has more than 30 new series coming for 2012. 

Margarita Levieva (Adventureland) is joining ABC’s new series Revenge in a recurring role playing a stripper with a notorious past, says EW.  Levieva’s character will be introduced starting with the seventh episode of the frosh season.  Revenge debuts tonight on ABC at 10p.

For the second season of AMC’s The Walking Dead, premiering October 16, Michael Zegen landed a recurring role of Randall who is a skinny Southern kid who realizes he is in a unique post-apocalypse situation.  Zegen last appeared on FX’s Rescue Me and in the film Adventureland. 

Casting Call: The creators and producers of Hoarders are working with a major cable network and is casting for a new show about shopaholics.  If you are or know someone who is addicted to shopping online and is about to suffer a crisis in their live, please send an email to: [email protected].  The show will help the shopaholic gain financial freedom.  In the email, please include a brief bio, name, age, occupation and where you live and explain why you are submitting.  Also include a contact phone number and recent photos. 

Casting Call: A major cable network is searching for 18 to 30-year old nannies who work for wealthy Los Angeles families (or nannies who want to work for wealthy families) to be part of a new television show.  To be considered, the nannies must have lots of energy and dynamic personalities and think being a nanny for a rich family is the best job ever.  Experience as a nanny or babysitter is desired.  Please send an email to: [email protected] and include your name, phone number, email address, description of your nanny and/or babysitting experience, photos and the family who employs you and a description of your personality.


Top Ten Basic Cable Ad Supported Network Rankings among A18-49 for the week of: 9/12-9/18/11
Primetime    (000)        Total Pgm Day      (000)
ESPN              2294         ESPN                       916
USA                1100         ADSM*                    764                    
MTV                  825        USA                         590
HIST                790         NAN*                       489
AEN                 776         NICK                        487
FX                   776         TBSC                        418
TBSC               713         FX                            411
DISC               588         AEN                          409
TNT                 575         TNT                          397
ADSM              567         MTV                          392
Source: Turner Research from Nielsen Media Research Data. All ratings based on Total U.S. Television Universe of 114,700,000 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: 9/12-9/18/11      
Primetime    (000)      Total Pgm Day            (000)
ESPN              4473       NICK                            1738
USA                2854       ESPN                           1598
DSNY              2491       DSNY                           1591
TNT                1865       USA                              1476
FOXN              1841       ADSM*                         1325
HIST               1831       TNT                              1062
AEN                1578       FOXN                            1046
FX                  1370       NAN*                            1013
SYFY               1251      TOON                              911
HGTV              1246      AEN                                 816
Source: Turner Research from Nielsen Media Research Data.
All ratings based on Total U.S. Television Universe of 114,700,000 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: 9/12-9/18/11
ESPN   Patriots/Dolphins                                            8088
ESPN   Raiders/Broncos                                             6878
MTV    Jersey Shore Season 4 10p                              4812
ESPN   LSU/Mississippi State                                      2978
ESP2   Oakland/Denver                                             2522
FX       Sons of Anarchy                                             2497
MTV    Teen Mom Season 3                                        2472
AEN    Storage Wars 1030p                                        2408
MTV    Jersey Shore After Hours Season 4                   2214
ESPN  Sportscenter 9/12 148a                                    2120
Source: Turner Research from Nielsen Media Research Data.
All ratings based on Total U.S. Television
Universe of 114,700,000 homes

Top 10 Broadcast Programs among A18-49 rating/share and (000) for the week of 9/12-9/18/11
NBC    NBC Sunday Night Football                         10.0/25         12814
NBC    Football Night in America Part 3                    5.5/15           6976
FOX    Emmy Awards                                              4.2/11           5375
NBC    America’s Got Talent  TUE                           3.8/10           4875
NBC    Up All Night 9/14                                          3.7/10           4742
NBC    America’s Got Talent  WED                           3.6/10           4662
CBS    Survivor: South Pacific 9/14                           3.4/10           4367
NBC    Football Night in America Part 2                      3.4/10           4359
ABC    Saturday Night Football                                  3.3/11           4214
CBS    60 Minutes                                                    2.9/8             3667
CBS    Big Brother 13  WED                                    2.9/8             3758
Source: Nielsen Media Research, Galaxy Explorer, Live + SD Data

Broadcast Evening News Weekly Average Ratings (week of September 12, 2011)
NBC:   8.22 million total viewers; 1.9/8 and 2.32 million A25-54
ABC:   7.25 million total viewers; 1.5/6 and 1.87 million A25-54
CBS:   5.74 million total viewers; 1.4/6 and 1.70 million A25-54
Source: Nielsen, NTI

Saturday A18-49 Analysis:   ABC spiked a win Saturday night at 3.2/11 with the A18-49 viewers, according to final national ratings from Nielsen.  ABC’s Saturday Night Football held court at 8p with a 2.5/9 while FOX’s double Cops episodes averaged a 1.1/4 in second place.  During 9p, ABC’s college match between Oklahoma and Florida State pulled in a 3.2/10 followed at a distance by Univision’s Sabado Gigante at 0.8/3.  Then in the final hour at 10p, ratings for ABC’s Saturday Night Football hiked even higher to a 3.8/12 and CBS’ 48 Hours Mystery rerun came next at 1.1/3. 

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Saturday, September 17, 2011  time period averages.  Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated. Live+SD.

ABC: 5.7/10      Saturday Night Football: Oklahoma at Florida State 5.8/11

CBS: 2.4/4         Rules of Engagement [r] 1.6/3, Rules of Engagement [r] 1.5/3, Crimetime Saturday [r] 2.4/4, 48 Hours Mystery [r] 3.3/6

NBC: 1.8/3         Who Do You Think You Are? [r] 1.5/3, Up All Night [r] 1.6/3, Free Agents [r] 1.3/2, Law & Order: SVU [r] 2.4/4

FOX: 1.5/3          Cops 2.0/4, Cops 2 [r] 2.2/4, American Dad [r] 0.9/2, The Cleveland Show [r] 0.9/2

UNIV: 1.4/3        Sabado Gigante 1.4/3

ION: 0.8/1          Monk 8P 0.8/2, Monk 9P 0.9/2, Psych 10p 0.7/1

TELE: 0.3/1         Futbol Estelar II: Chivas vs. Puebla 0.3/1, Cine de Impacto II: Deep Blue Sea 0.3/1

TF: 0.1/0            Futbol Liga Mexicana Sat: Pachuca vs. Atlas 0.1/0, Futbol Liga Mexicana Sat: Atlante vs Tigres 0.1/0

A18-49:  ABC 3.2/11, FOX 0.9/3, CBS 0.8/3, UNIV 0.8/3, NBC 0.6/2, ION 0.3/1, TELE 0.3/1, TF 0.1/0

Sunday A18-49 Analysis:  NBC had a golden evening Sunday delivering an 8.8/23 among A18-49, according to final national ratings from Nielsen.  The night opened at 7p with NBC capturing the most viewers with Football Night in America Part 2 at 3.4/10 and CBS’ 60 Minutes repeat followed at 2.9/8.  NBC remained in first place at 8p with the average of Football Night in America Part 3 and the NBC Sunday Night Football game at 7.4/19 and the 63rd Annual Emmy Awards broadcast on FOX was #2 at 4.5/12.  NBC’s weekly NFL match-up won during 9p at 10.4/25 and FOX’s Emmys show scored less than half as much at 4.6/11.  Then at 10p, still at #1, NBC’s ratings did drop off for Sunday Night Football to a 9.8/25 and at the same time FOX’s Emmy ratings also dipped to a 3.7/10 in second place.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Sunday, September 18, 2011 time period averages.  Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated. Live+SD.

NBC: 12.7/20      Football Night in America Part 2 5.3/9, Football Night in America Part 3 8.3/14, NBC Sunday Night Football: Philadelphia at Atlanta 14.3/23

FOX: 6.3/10         Countdown to the Emmys 2011 1.3/2, Countdown to the Emmys 2011 3.7/6, 63rd Annual Emmy Awards 7.7/12

CBS: 5.0/8          60 Minutes [r] 7.8/12, The Good Wife [r] 3.7/6, The Good Wife [r] 4.1/6, CSI: Miami [r] 4.0/7

ABC: 3.3/5          America’s Funniest Home Videos [r] 3.2/5, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition [r] 3.0/5, Sunday 20/20: Sixth Sense 3.4/5

UNIV: 1.7/3       La Rosa de Guadalupe 0.9/1, Mira Quien Baila! 2 2.1/3, Sal y Pimienta 1.6/3

ION: 0.6/1        Monk 7P 0.6/1, Monk 8P 0.6/1, Monk 9P 0.5/1, Psych 10P 0.6/1

TELE: 0.5/1       Idolos de Mexico III 0.5/1, Idolos de Mexico IV 0.5/1

TF: 0.4/1          Cine de Las Estrel Sun [r] 0.4/1, Fiesta de Pelicula Sun 0.4/1

A18-49:  NBC 8.8/23, FOX 3.5/9, CBS 1.6/4, ABC 1.3/3, UNIV 1.3/3, TELE 0.5/1, TF 0.3/1, ION 0.2/1

Monday A18-49 Analysis:  CBS rose well above the competition Monday winning with a 5.8/14 among A18-49, according to final national ratings from Nielsen, thanks in large part to the network’s 9-10p hour.  At 8p, back-to-back How I Met Your Mother episodes, including the season premiere at 8p, won with an average of 5.0/13 and the season debut of Dancing with the Stars on ABC posted a 4.0/11 in #2; FOX’s Hell’s Kitchen was third at 2.6/7, Univision’s Teresa in fourth place at 2.2/6 while a new season of The Sing Off opened in fifth place on NBC at 2.0/5.  During the 9p hour, CBS continued to lead with monster ratings for the season return of Two and a Half Men earning a 10.7/25, and the series launch of 2 Broke Girls posting a 7.1/16, with an average of 8.9/21 for the hour.  The second hour of ABC’s Dancing with the Stars’ premiere remained in second place at 4.0/9.  The 10p hour was competitive with CBS’ Hawaii Five-O season premiere doing best at 3.4/8, the season bow of Castle on ABC playing second fiddle at 3.2/8 followed by the series debut of The Playboy Club on NBC in third place at 1.6/4.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Monday, September 19, 2011  time period averages.  Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated. Live+SD.

ABC: 11.1/17       Dancing with the Stars [p] 12.3/18, Castle [p] 8.5/14

CBS: 9.6/15           How I Met Your Mother [p] 6.8/11, How I Met Your Mother 7.3/11, Two and a Half Men [p] 16.7/24, 2 Broke Girls [p] 11.5/16, Hawaii Five-O [p] 7.7/12

FOX: 3.5/5           Hell’s Kitchen 3.5/5, Hell’s Kitchen 3.4/5

NBC: 3.3/5          The Sing Off [p] 3.2/5, The Playboy Club [p] 3.4/5

UNIV: 2.3/3         Teresa 2.7/4, La Fuerza del Destino 2.5/4, Don Francisco Presenta 1.6/3

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

TELE: 0.7/1          Mi Corazon Insiste 0.6/1, Flor Salvaje 0.7/1, La Casa de Al Lado 0.8/1

CW: 0.6/1            H8R [r] 0.6/1, Ringer [r] 0.5/1

TF: 0.3/0             Dona Bella 0.3/0, Ultimo Matrimonio 0.2/0, Reto de Mujer 0.2/0

A18-49:  CBS 5.8/14, ABC 3.8/9, FOX 2.6/6, UNIV 1.9/5, NBC 1.8/5, TELE 0.5/1, CW 0.4/1, ION 0.3/1, TF 0.2/0



The nearly twenty-year veteran of the Walt Disney Company, Dene B. Stratton was tapped by MGM as CFO.  Dene begins his new position effective immediately, reporting to both Co-Chairmen and CEOs Gary Barber and Roger Birnbaum.  Most recently, Dene was CFO for the online start-up, TRC Media (Ireland) Limited and at the Walt Disney Company his last position was CFO, Jetix Europe.

Former White House Secretary, Ari Fleischer joins CNN as a Contributor working with the network’s team of political contributors in anticipation of the 2012 election season.  Ari will contribute to various programs across CNN in addition to special political programming.

Mike Zarrilli was hired by The Weather Channel Companies (TWCC) in the newly-created role as VP/International.  Mike will head the overall strategy and oversight of The Weather Channel’s international digital businesses, concentrating on Western Europe, Asia and Latin America.  He reports to Cameron Clayton, EVP/Digital Productions, TWCC. 

Carole Smith takes on a new position with WE tv as VP/Research, joining from Current TV in the same capacity.  Based in New York City, Carole reports to Tom Ziangas, SVP/Research, AMC Networks.

Suzette Millo advances to VP/Publicity and Strategy with Telemundo where she will continue to spearhead the publicity activities for the network’s programming and productions in addition to the overall positioning of the network.  She will now also focus on publicity for special events management and talent business strategy, working in tandem with the sales and marketing teams.  Suzette further continues to report to Alfredo Richard, SVP/Corporate Communications and Talent Strategy.

Elizabeth Wilner was appointed as VP/Strategic Initiatives for the Campaign Media Analysis Group (CMAG), a Kantar Media Solution entity.  Elizabeth previously served as the political director for NBC News and in her new capacity she will open an office for CMAG in New York and work with clients in Washington, D.C.  Elizabeth reports to Ken Goldstein, President, CMAG.

44 Blue Productions hired Arielle Worona as Manager/Development.  Arielle will pinpoint ways to help 44 Blue expand its slate into new genres including docu-series, formats and first-run syndicated strips. 

This day in History:  1937 – J. R. R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit is published.

Answer to Yesterday’s Trivia Question:   Who had the (arguably) worst, nonconsecutive, eight days in television?  Jack Bauer of 24.  Remember, each season was just one day.  Kudos to: Dan Elias-Verizon/Reston, VA;  Steve Kurtzer Zimmerman Advertising/Fort Lauderdale; Art Salisch-Salisch Media Research/New Jersey; Jim Brown-Classics On Demand/Stamford CT;  Mike Patterson-Turner SI Digital/Chicago; Wendell Foster-ABC Entertainment Group/Burbank; George La Fountaine-Rules of Engagement/Granada Hills, CA; Sheila Collins/Hollywood; Amy Kent-ABC/Burbank; Paola D’Agnolo-GALAFILM INC./Montreal; Russell Chapman-MTV Networks/London.

Today’s Trivia Question:   What two people wrote the theme song to the Tonight Show?  (Email [email protected] with your answer and be sure to include your name, company, city and time zone. Unofficial rules: Only the second four correct answers from each time zone will be mentioned; and once you’ve been mentioned in any of the Cynopsis editions, you can’t be mentioned again that calendar week.)

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JOB OPENING: STORY PRODUCERS & WRITERS/20 West Productions/CHICAGO:  Qualified story prods/writers w/ prior exp scripting reality series. Specifically interested in Spanish-speaking candidates. Res/credits:  [email protected] (9/23)

JOB OPENING: JR. PUBLICIST SYFY/NBCUNIVERSAL/NY: Generate maximum, positive press for Syfy programming. Strong consumer/trade press contacts is a must. 2-3 years of publicity exp is required.Apply: (#2970BR) (9/22)

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: SOCIAL MARKETING INTERNS/STEALTH PICTURES LLC/NYC: Cutting edge entertainment company needs social networking wiz for fall/winter film and tv slate. Open to college credit. Apply: [email protected] (9/28)

FALL INTERNSHIP CREDITS ONLY: Interactive Sales intern duties will include assisting teams with Optimum Homes & Autos. College credit only, internship unpaid. See full posting and apply to req 15503BR (9/27)

FALL & SPRING INTERNSHIP CREDITS ONLY: PROD INTERN/WESTCHESTER: will see all facets of tv news production, must be avail 2-3days/week. In News dept, Final Cut exp a +. Must receive credit. Send resume to [email protected] (9/23)

FALL & SPRING INTERNSHIP CREDITS ONLY: GRAPHICS INTERN/WESTCHESTER: will learn editing and graphic design, must be avail 2-3days/week. Must receive credit. Send resume to [email protected] (9/23)

FALL & SPRING INTERNSHIP CREDITS ONLY: HR INTERN/WESTCHESTER: will see multiple functions of HR dept, must be avail 2-3days/week. Must receive credit. Send resume to [email protected] (9/23)

FALL INTERNSHIP CREDITS ONLY. START ASAP: RESEARCH INTERNS/NYC/Production Co: Interns wanted. One for PBS Doc. Other to rsrch and dvlp new TV show ideas. Please send cvr ltr & resumes [email protected] (9/22)

FALL INTERNSHIP CREDITS ONLY: Media firm/Beijing: 40 hrs wkly. Unique/exciting media internship overseas.Includes RT flight to Beijing. Fluent Chinese reqd. Fluent English reqd. Apply: [email protected] (9/22)

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: SALES EXECUTIVE w/extensive sports mktg & sales exp seeking a sports mktg/sales opportunity. Proven track record, strong new biz development, account mgmt & C Level exp. Resume upon request. Email: [email protected] (9/27)

SITUATION WANTED:  CONTENT DISTRIBUTION, ACQUISITION, BUS. AFFAIRS ATTORNEY 15 yrs exp w/ Nat Geo Ch, Weather Ch, XM Satellite, TCI, Cablevision. US and intl via cable, sat, IPTV, mobile and Internet. Consult or FT. [email protected] (9/27)

SITUATION WANTED: Enthusiastic recent Radio and Television Arts grad eager to take on anything in the industry. Seeking entry-level position. Experience in programming, production, etc.  [email protected]   (9/24)

SITUATION WANTED: PRIME TIME EMMY DOCUMETARY. PRODUCER, DIRECTOR, WRITER in L.A. Credits: National Geo, PBS, Discovery, History CH, TLC and MSNBC. Contact email: [email protected] (9/23)

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] (9/23)

SITUATION WANTED: WRITER/Script Doctor w 16 yrs as Broadcast exec can consult/edit/polish your TV/film/web pitch/bible/screenplay. Credits inc. DeGrassi, DaVinci, Jozi H [email protected] (9/22)

SITUATION WANT, ED: DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHER. Illustrate your story in digital images with a twist. David Goorevitch – [email protected] – see his stuff at (9/22)

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.


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AZTECA: Cosas de la Vida, Al Extremo, Lo Que Callamos Edicion Especial
CBS: Survivor: South Pacific, Criminal Minds [p ], CSI [p ]
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FOX: The X Factor [p ]
ION: Without A Trace, Without A Trace, Criminal Minds
NBC: Up All Night, Free Agents, Harry’s Law [p], Law & Order: SVU [p ]
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TELE: Mi Corazon Insiste, Flor Salvaje, La Casa de al Lado
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