Wednesday, September 28th, 2011




Households:  +26%
Women 18-49: +18%
Women 25-54: +21%

Source: The Nielsen Company, Galaxy Explorer; Live+SD AA%; 9/12-9/16/2011;
best= HH rtg (2.9) vs 9/13-9/17/2010 (2.3) and 9/14-9/18/2009 (2.3); percentages vs. 9/13-9/17/2010


Good morning. It’s Wednesday, September 28, 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: Suburgatory at 830p; Happy Endings at 930p
National Geographic Channel: Rocket City Rednecks at 9p & 930p
Discovery Channel: Mythbusters at 9p
BBC America: Luther at 10p
MTV: The Real World at 10p
TLC: Extreme Couponing at 10p & 1030p
TV One: Life After at 10p




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Kelsey Grammer’s upcoming scripted drama series Boss has not yet premiered though the network, Starz Entertainment has granted a 10-episode second season with production commencing early next year.  Boss, with eight episodes is set to open on Starz October 21 at 10p and stars Grammer headlining his first drama series playing Chicago Mayor Tom Kane.  The inaugural episode is also directed by Gus Van Sant who makes his television directorial debut.  Boss is produced by Lionsgate Television and created by Farhad Safinia.

New primetime novela Una Familia Con Suerte (A Fortunate Family) debuts on Univision Network October 4 at 8p.  The comedy involves a strange connection and a turn of good luck that changes the lives of a poor family and a wealthy owner of a large cosmetics business.  The novela stars Mayrin Villanueva, Alicia Machado, Luz Elena Gonzalez, Daniela Castro, Arath de la Torre among others.

Younger male-skewing network, G4 is partnering with the US Navy on a new docu-series, Bomb Patrol: Afghanistan launching October 25 at 10p.  The 10-episode series will allow viewers to be embedded with Navy soldiers in Afghanistan working as part of the US Navy’s Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team, the world’s elite combat force for countering Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs), WMD and other weapons.  The series will use more than 15 cameras mounted on helmets and on the bodies of the EOD techs to capture the eight-man team’s five-month tour.  Bomb Patrol: Afghanistan is produced by Big Fish Entertainment. 

New one-hour series, My Extreme Animal Phobia explores bizarre phobias people have related to animals when it premieres on Animal Planet October 21 at 10p.  Dr. Robin Zasio, a psychologist who runs the Anxiety Treatment Center of Sacramento helps patients suffering from extreme phobias triggered by their fears of certain animals or insects.  My Extreme Animal Phobia is produced by RelativityREAL for Animal Planet.

Lifetime granted Dance Moms a second season with 13 new episodes showcasing dance instructor Abby Lee Miller, her top-flight students and their mothers at Miller’s dance company in Pittsburgh.  During the last four weeks, the docu-series has averaged 1.6 million total viewers and 708,000 among W18-49.  The first season finale of Dance Moms airs October 5 at 10p.  Collins Avenue produces the series. 

A renewal order is on tap for Animal Planet’s series Tanked after airing a six episode first season featuring Wayde King and Brett Raymer’s family-owned custom aquarium business.  Animal Planet gave the second season ten episodes scheduled to return in Spring 2012.  Casting for the second season is also underway.  Tanked is from Nancy Glass Productions.

Beginning mid-October, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network debuts Super Soul Sunday, a three-hour block on Sunday mornings featuring fresh episodes of Oprah’s Soul Series, a collection of in-depth, intimate interviews conducted by Oprah with fascinating authors, thinkers and spiritual leaders, as well as feature-length documentaries, short-form content from Soul Pancake among other offerings.  The theme of Super Soul Sunday is happiness and personal fulfillment, wellness, spirituality and conscious living. The programming block premieres October 16 at 8a. 

Cooking Channel serves up a second season of its comedy-themed cooking show Nadia G’s Bitchin’ Kitchen starting November 2 at 10p.  Nadia offers up her version of rock n’ roll cooking techniques for both the beginner and experienced at-home cooks.

Come January, the new online network from Prospect Park that will air episodes of All My Children and One Life to Live will be called The Online Network or TOLN.  The network will also house first-run entertainment and lifestyle programs and Prospect Park said in the future TOLN will add reality, scripted comedy and drama fare to its lineup.

College is back in session and so is mtvU, MTV’s 24-hour college network, launching a new fall season programming slate:

  • Stand In  Trey Parker and Matt Stone, creators of South Park and The Book of Mormon are the next guest professors in this ongoing series.  Premieres October 3 at 12p.
  • My Shot With . . . is back with a pair of new episodes in this student led series where students get the chance to interview world leaders and celebrities.  New eps debut November 7.
  • Freshman 5 launched this last Monday and the series highlights five aspiring artists who get the chance to jump from college to fame.
  • Student Bodies partners with Gatorade for a new season where two teams of students from rival colleges USC and UCLA compete against each other in a fitness challenge.  Premiere date TBA.
  • Movers & Changers opens with a third season on November 14 and continues to profile young entrepreneurs.
  • Professors Strike Back features two professors who field comments from students on their pages. 

Season two of HBO’s Boardwalk Empire opened Sunday at 9p with 2.9 million total viewers, down -8% from 3.2 million viewers compared to last season’s average.  Encore airings at 10p and 11p delivered 971,000 and 623,000 viewers, respectively.

New daytime lifestyle program The Chew on ABC Daytime opened Monday with 2.5 million total viewers which did better than All My Children’s (the show it replaced) 2010-2011 season averages with total viewers (2.5 million vs. 2.4 million) and among W18-49 (590,000 vs. 568,000).



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Source: The Nielsen Company, NPM-H 2010/2011 Broadcast Season (09/20/2010-05/25/2011), Mon-Sun 8pm-11pm, Sun 7pm-11pm. Live+7.



Divers and sailors from Washington travel to South Africa in search of fortune in the form of diamonds in Spike TV’s new original series Diamond Divers.  Spike TV ordered the 10-episode series from Studio Lambert (Undercover Boss, The Pitch) with production beginning this fall and a planned 2012 premiere.  Eli Holzman is the executive producer along with Stephen Lambert, CEO of Studio Lambert.  Other executive producers include Duke Straub, Colt Straub and Royal Mallow of American Chainsaws and Liz Bronstein, president of The Lizard Trading Company.  Chris Rantamaki, VP/Original Series for Spike TV manages the series for the network. 

FOX okayed a half-hour comedy project from Mike Royce titled Little Brother about a man discovering he has a half-brother he never knew who happens to be an ex-con.  20th Century Fox TV, Adelstein Productions and Hat Trick will produce and Royce will be the executive producer with Marty Adelstein, Becky Clements and Hat Trick’s Jimmy Mulville. 

As expected, CBS is moving forward with the untitled Rob Schneider comedy with a planned midseason roll out.  The multi-camera comedy was sent back to be re-tooled and it centers on confirmed bachelor (Schneider) who marries into a close-knit Mexican family.  Cheech Marin and Lupe Ontiveros also star.  Schneider also serves as executive producer along with Lew Morton and Eric and Kim Tannenbaum. 

Smithsonian Channel is partnering with South African-based Earth Touch to co-produce five hours of wildlife programming.  The projects include a three-part one-hour series Speed Kills chronicling everyday action of animals using a high speed “Phantom” camera.  The other two hours include the specials Death Beach and Venom Island. 

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Top Ten Basic Cable Ad Supported Network Rankings among A18-49 for the week of: 9/19-9/25/11
Primetime    (000)        Total Pgm Day      (000)
ESPN              1346         ADSM*                    764
CMDY             1133         ESPN                       662                    
USA                 953         USA                         600
MTV                 801         CMDY                       498
FX                   795         NAN*                        494
HIST                720         NICK                        480
TBSC               626         MTV                          440
ADSM              621         TNT                           409
SYFY               585         FX                             398
TNT                540         TBSC                          394
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: 9/19-9/25/11      
Primetime    (000)      Total Pgm Day            (000)
ESPN              2753       NICK                            1708
USA                2596       DSNY                           1542
FOXN              2337       USA                             1501
DSNY              2217       ADSM*                         1355
CMDY             1867       ESPN                            1238
HIST              1602       FOXN                            1146
FX                  1387       NAN*                            1049
SYFY              1359       TNT                                976
ADSM            1332       TOON                              949
MTV              1251       CMDY                               771
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: 9/19-9/25/11
ESPN   Rams/Giants                                                  6188
CMDY  Comedy Central Roast                                     4892
MTV    Jersey Shore Season 4 10p                              4483
MTV    Teen Mom Season 3                                        2906
CMDY  Jeff Dunham: Controlled Chaos                        2828
CMDY  Tosh.0                                                           2408
FX       Sons of Anarchy                                             2382
ADSM  Family Guy 1130p 9/20                                   2138
ESPN  Sportscenter 9/19 1143p                                  2110
MTV    Jersey Shore Season 4 11p                              2074
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 9/19-9/25/11
CBS    Two and a Half Men                                    10.7/25         13617
NBC    NBC Sunday Night Football                           8.3/21         10569
CBS    2 Broke Girls                                               7.1/16            9090
ABC    Modern Family SP 9/21                                6.2/15            7898
ABC    Modern Family 9/21                                     6.0/16            7669
FOX    The OT                                                        5.3/15            6751
CBS    How I Met Your Mother                                 5.2/13            6683
CBS    The Big Bang Theory SP 9/22                        5.1/14            6564
CBS    The Big Bang Theory 9/22                             4.9/15            6300
FOX    New Girl                                                       4.8/12           6186
Source: Nielsen Media Research, Galaxy Explorer, Live + SD Data

Broadcast Evening News Weekly Average Ratings (week of September 19, 2011)
NBC:   7.97 million total viewers; 1.8/7 and 2.19 million A25-54
ABC:   7.27 million total viewers; 1.6/6 and 1.97 million A25-54
CBS:   5.82 million total viewers; 1.3/5 and 1.61 million A25-54
Source: Nielsen, NTI

Saturday A18-49 Analysis:   ABC led with its weekly college football match on Saturday at 2.3/7 A18-49, according to final national ratings from Nielsen.  ABC’s Saturday Night Football scored at 8p with a 2.3/8 followed by FOX’s double Cops episodes with an average of 1.1/4.  The LSU at West Virginia game on ABC held firm in first place at 9p with a 2.6/8 while Crimetime Saturday on CBS moved into the second spot at 1.0/3.  ABC was cheered to a clean sweep victory with more college ball during 10p at 2.2/7 and CBS’ season launch of 48 Hours Mystery was next at 1.2/4. 

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

ABC: 4.0/7       Saturday Night Football: LSU at West Virginia 4.1/8

CBS: 3.2/6         Person of Interest [r] 2.7/5, Crimetime Saturday [r] 3.4/6, 48 Hours Mystery [p] 3.4/6

NBC: 3.1/6         Harry’s Law [r] 2.7/5, Prime Suspect [r] 3.3/6, Law & Order: SVU [r] 3.2/6

FOX: 1.5/3          Cops 1.9/4, Cops 2 [r] 2.0/4, American Dad [r] 1.1/2, The Cleveland Show [r] 1.1/2

UNIV: 1.3/2        Sabado Gigante 1.3/2

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

TELE: 0.3/1         Futbol Estelar: Tigres vs. Jaguares 0.2/0, Cine de Impacto II: Texas Chainsaw/Generation 0.3/1

TF: 0.2/0            Liga Mexicana de Futbol Sat: Pachuca vs. San Luis 0.2/0, Liga Mexicana de Futbol Sat: Atlas vs. Atlante 0.2/0

A18-49:  ABC 2.3/7, CBS 1.1/3, FOX 1.0/3, NBC 0.7/2, UNIV 0.7/2, TELE 0.3/1, ION 0.2/1, TF 0.2/1

Sunday A18-49 Analysis:  The NFL held court giving a win to NBC Sunday at 7.1/18 among A18-49, according to final national ratings from Nielsen.  At 7p, FOX did best with The OT at 5.3/15, NBC’s Football Night in America Part 2 was next at 2.3/7 and the new season of 60 Minutes on CBS was third at 2.3/6.  NBC was the champ at 8p with Football Night in America Part 3 and the start of the Sunday Night Football game at an average of 6.2/17, the season openers of FOX’s The Simpsons and The Cleveland Show was second at an average of 3.5/9, CBS’ The Amazing Race season start was third at 3.0/7 and the new season of ABC’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition was fourth at 2.3/6.  NBC was #1 at 9p with more from the NFL at an 8.2/20 and FOX with its Family Guy and American Dad season debuts averaged a 3.6/8 at #2; ABC’s season launch of Desperate Housewives was in third place at 3.2/7 and CBS’ season bow of The Good Wife was fourth at 2.2/5.  Then at 10p, NBC’s NFL game remained in the lead at 8.1/20 followed by ABC’s new series premiere of Pan Am at 3.1/8 and CBS’ new season of CSI: Miami took third place at 2.3/6.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Sunday, September 25, 2011 time period averages.  Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated. Live+SD.

NBC: 10.6/17      Football Night in America Part 2 3.4/6, Football Night in America Part 3 7.0/11, NBC Sunday Night Football: Pittsburgh at Indianapolis 12.2/19

CBS: 6.8/11          60 Minutes [p] 7.9/13, The Amazing Race 19 [p] 6.1/9, The Good Wife [p] 7.0/10, CSI: Miami [p] 6.4/10

ABC: 5.6/9           Extreme Makeover: Home Edition 3.4/6, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition [p] 5.3/8, Desperate Housewives [p] 6.3/9, Pam Am [p] 7.3/12

FOX: 4.7/7           The OT 7.1/12, The Simpsons [p] 4.7/7, The Cleveland Show [p] 3.5/5, Family Guy [p] 4.4/6, American Dad [p] 3.3/5

UNIV: 1.7/3          Tigres Norte Friends 1.1/2, Mira Quien Baila! 2 2.1/3, Sal y Pimienta 1.5/3

ION: 0.6/1           Monk 7P 0.7/1, Monk 8P 0.7/1, Monk 9P 0.6/1, Psych 10P 0.5/1

TF: 0.3/1             Famosos Controversia 0.4/1, Cine de Las Estrel Sun 2 0.3/0

TELE: 0.3/0         Videos Asombrosos Sun II 0.3/0, Cine Nuestro 0.2/0, Cine Nuestro II 0.4/1

A18-49:  NBC 7.1/18, FOX 3.9/10, ABC 2.5/6, CBS 2.4/6, UNIV 1.4/3, TF 0.3/1, TELE 0.3/1, ION 0.2/1

Monday A18-49 Analysis:  CBS held onto its top-seated berth Monday at 4.7/11 with the A18-49 demo, according to final national ratings from Nielsen.  CBS’ comedies How I Met Your Mother and 2 Broke Girls averaged a #1 during 8p at 4.6/12 followed by ABC’s Dancing with the Stars at #2 with 3.3/9 and FOX’s series launch of Terra Nova was a close third place at 3.1/8. Also at 8p, The CW debuted a new season of Gossip Girl at 0.7/2 which ranked sixth this hour.  At 9p, CBS remained at #1 with its sitcoms Two and a Half Men and the season premiere of Mike & Molly with an average of 6.1/14 (Two/Men posted a 7.4/17 at 9p and Mike & Molly’s premiere delivered a 4.8/11 at 930p) while ABC’s Dancing with the Stars stayed put in second place with 3.4/8 and FOX’s Terra Nova was stable in third at 3.1/7.  The CW again had a sixth place showing during 9p, this time with the premiere of new series Hart of Dixie at 0.8/2.  CBS polished off its final win of the night at 10p with Hawaii Five-O at 3.2/8 with ABC’s Castle next at 2.8/7 and in third place a tie occurred between NBC’s The Playboy Club and Univision’s Don Francisco Presenta at 1.3/3 each. 

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Monday, September 26, 2011  time period averages.  Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated. Live+SD.

ABC: 9.7/15       Dancing with the Stars 10.8/16, Castle 7.6/12

CBS: 8.1/12          How I Met Your Mother 6.4/10, How I Met Your Mother 7.1/10, Two and a Half Men 12.2/18, Mike & Molly [p] 8.4/12, Hawaii Five-O 7.1/11

FOX: 5.5/8           Terra Nova [p] 5.5/8

NBC: 2.7/4          The Sing Off 2.7/4, The Playboy Club 2.7/4

UNIV: 2.4/4         Teresa 2.8/4, La Fuerza del Destino 2.6/4, Don Francisco Presenta 1.7/3

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

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

ION: 0.6/1           Monk 0.4/1, Criminal Minds 0.5/1, Criminal Minds 0.8/1

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

A18-49:  CBS 4.7/11, ABC 3.2/8, FOX 3.1/8, UNIV 1.9/5, NBC 1.6/4, CW 0.8/2, TELE 0.5/1, ION 0.2/0, TF 0.2/0



This Sunday night, Andy Rooney, 92, will present his 1,097th A Few Minutes with Andy Rooney segment on 60 Minutes.  It will also be his last.  Yes, Rooney is retiring after 62 years with CBS.  With that said, CBS News Chairman Jeff Fager issued a statement in which he said if and when the urge should strike, Rooney will always be welcome to come back and file another Few Minutes. Let’s hope it happens often.

Lee Doyle, CEO North America
with MEC announced his departure from the agency after 12 years.  Lee is taking on new directions within GroupM and WPP and his new position will be revealed in the near future.  Charles Courtier, CEO Global for MEC will assume management duties for MEC North America until a new CEO is found. 

Just prior to MIPCOM, Sesame Workshop upped Renee Mascara to VP/International Media Distribution.  In her new capacity, Renee will increase the Home Video and International Publishing business in addition to managing the Television Sales and Distribution areas for media platforms globally.  She will also continue to oversee the organization’s presence at trade shows including DISCOP, MIP-TV, MIPCOM and NATPE.

Former Inside Edition’s Investigative Producer, Cindy Galli lands at ABC News’ working with its investigative team headed by Brian Ross.  Cindy was with Inside Edition since 1999.

USA Network elevated Aaron Ford to VP/On-Air Marketing to head the on air marketing group and to oversee all promotional scheduling and planning for USA, Cloo and Universal HD Channels.  Based in New York, Aaron reports to Alexandra Shapiro, SVP/Brand Marketing and Digital. 

Island Def Jam, a unit of Universal Music Group is teaming with A&R executive and producer, Breyon Prescott to launch his Chameleon Entertainment at the company. Breyon will further be the exclusive A&R Consultant for Def Jam Recordings where he will report to Barry Weiss, Chairman/CEO, Universal Republic and Island Def Jam Motown.  

Michael Dominick was named Director/Local Sponsorship with WNET, parent company of public TV stations THIRTEEN and WLIW21 in New York.  Michael will generate local revenue for all of WNET’s businesses and reports to Katherine Schultheis, WNET Managing Director/Local Corporate Sponsorship.

This day in History:  2008 – Following the bankruptcies of Lehman Brothers and Washington Mutual, The Dow Jones Industrial Average falls 777.68 points, the largest single-day point loss in its history.

Answer to Yesterday’s Trivia Question:   Who said, “Do you ever get the feeling that the world was a tuxedo and you were a pair of brown shoes?” George Gobel, on the Tonight Show, on being the third guest of the night. Kudos to: Mike Donovan-Rowan University/NJ; John Greco-Sirens Media/Silver Spring, MD; Bill Redmond-RMMR/Arlington; Mitch Burg-Syndicated Network Television Association/NYC; Charlie Conner-Newport Television/Tulsa; Sunil Soman-NCM Media Networks/CO; Jim Gray-FrogLight Pdns/Missoula, MT; Will Allmendinger-Sirius/XM Radio/Chicago; Scott Freeman-Bunim/Murray Productions/Van Nuys; Warren Weideman-Producer/LA; Jerry Jones-A La Carte TV/San Francisco; Erin Longstein-Conlon-nbc/studio city; Bobby Bittman-SCTV/Toronto.

Today’s Trivia Question:  What show was first described as Hill Street Blues in scrubs? (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:  NEW BIZ VP/BrightLine/LA: Interactive TV design firm seeks TV ad sales, client-savvy, LA VP for new client acquisition. Exp. selling to West Coast Nat’l clients a must. Res to: [email protected] (9/29)

JOB OPENING: ACCT EXECUTIVE/TV AE w/ 2+ yrs digital ad sales exp a must. Consumer exp preferred. Competitive salary commensurate w/ exp & excellent benefits prgm. [email protected] (9/29)

JOB OPENING: MGR, INTL MKTG/SONY PICTURES TELEVISION/LA: Intl Distribution/Production role requires knowledge of dist. business, ability to develop mktg strategies and sales collateral. / Job code: 205237-033 (9/29)

JOB OPENING: SR COORD MEDIA RIGHTS & LISC/Fuse/NY: Researches copyright and tm info and works on overall design, support, and implementation of clearance info. 2 yrs clearance/legal exp. in ent Industry. (9/29)

JOB OPENING:  MEDIA AD SALES PLANNER/Fuse/CA: Prep sales proposals, deal analysis, assist in client presentations, & monitor deals . 2+ yrs media/advertising exp. (9/29)

JOB OPENING: DIRECTOR/PR/FERENCOMM/NY: Develop and execute trade & consumer campaigns for leading series & specials. Prior TV publicity exp req’d. Resume and cover to: [email protected] (9/29)

JOB OPENING: DR ACCT MGR. (WEST)/LA:  Sell BET Networks NEW Direct Response biz. Build relationships w/ DR agencies & clients. Build & create sales strategies. [email protected] (9/29)

JOB OPENING:  RESEARCH ANALYST/nuvoTV/LA:  Nielsen rating analysis, collect/evaluate audience & market research data, 1-3 yrs TV media research experience, familiar w/ American Latino mrkt +, EOE/M/F/D/AAP (9/29)

JOB OPENING:  COMEDY WRITER/Comedy/Variety TV Show/Burbank:  For observational-style monologues. Must be a flexible, fast, & positive person w/ unique take on life. 2+yrs of writing exp req’d. Resume:  [email protected] (9/29)

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:   START ASAP: RESEARCH INTERNS/NYC Production Cmpy:  Interns wanted. One for PBS Doc. Other to rsrch and dvlp new TV show ideas. Please send cvr ltr & resumes [email protected] (10/5)

FALL INTERNSHIP CREDITS ONLY:  Non-Fiction TV Dev. Internship (NYC): Major TV Prod Co seeking creative interns interested in reality TV and motivated to research, write and develop new ideas for TV series. Res/cov let: [email protected] (10/5)

FALL INTERNSHIP CREDITS ONLY:    SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING INTERN/Machine Shop Marketing/Beverly Hills: Cutting edge entertainment company needs intern for fall/winter. College Credit. Apply [email protected] (10/5)

FALL INTERNSHIP CREDITS ONLY: Chulita’s Famous. Seeking a PR & Business Development Intern. Dumbo, Bklyn,3 days a week,stipend. for a Latin Gourmet seasoning company. email resume to [email protected].

FALL INTERNSHIPS 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] (9/29)

FALL INTERNSHIPS CREDITS ONLY: Fast-paced boutique ent PR firm/NYC: Seeks smart, hard-working & reliable self starter. Starts Sept thru fall semester &, possibly, beyond. Jr/Sr only.Travel stipend offered. Res/cov let: [email protected] (9/29)

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: CREATIVE MEDIA MIND Seeking to assist, Entry- Junior level positions, B.A. & Communications/Media background, 3-5 years of experience domestically & internationally. NY based. Please contact, [email protected] (10/5)

SITUATION WANTED: NEED A BUDGET DONE?? LINE PROD/EIC – 10+ yrs. exp- budgets done in all formats. Accurate budgets, Reasonable rates, fast turnaround Email: [email protected] (10/5)

SITUATION WANTED:  PRODUCER/FIELD PRODUCER/STORY PROD:  in LA-8+ yrs. exp. prod for VH1, A&E, Sundance. Also, exp. prod EPK & Corp. Strong mng of crews, great interviewer w/celeb and non celeb talent. Contact email: [email protected]  (10/5)

SITUATION WANTED: CHILDREN’S MEDIA: TV seg producer, journalist, theater, researcher, Child dev education, over 12 yrs working with children, including Internationally. Willing to relocate- Located in L.A. (10/4)

SITUATION WANTED: DEVELOPMENT/PDCN AP 4+years dvlpmt: researcher, treatmts, casting, field pdcr sizzles. AP on talk, reality. Researcher/booker. Field Coordinator, Trade-Outs.Experienced. [email protected]  (10/1)

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] (10/1)

SITUATION WANTED: Seeking position in Adv/ Traffic. Strong background in sales, traffic and as a liaison btw depts. Perform under pressure/ deadline-orientated/communication skills/ month-end billing reports. Contact:[email protected] (9/30)

SITUATION WANTED: ASSISTANT/COORDINATOR : 4 years experience on Talk, Game, Court/Reality shows. Looking for full time corporate media/entertainment employment in the NYC Area. [email protected] (9/29)

SITUATION WANTED: WRITER FOR TEENS/TWEENS: 10+ years of experience creating online content for high-profile clients. Areas of expertise: TV-related blogs/quizzes/interviews/social media. [email protected] (9/29)

SITUATION WANTED: Jeanne Intile Burns, VOICE-OVER ARTIST, Web Links: , , Cell: 845-721-9681, E-Mail: [email protected], Specializes in unique character voices for various animated productions (9/29)

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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