Wednesday, September 30th, 2009


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09.30.09

Good morning. It’s Wednesday, September 30, 2009, and this is your first early morning briefing.  And as always, if you prefer to watch this morning’s news instead of reading it, click here.  

Tonight’s Premieres:
ABC: Hank at 8p; The Middle at 830p
TLC: I Didn’t Know I Was Pregnant at 8p; King of the Crown at 9p
BET: First In at 10p
Investigation Discovery: The Shift at 10p
MTV: The Real World/Road Rules Challenge at 10p
SOAPnet: Bank of Mom and Dad at 10p


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~ MORE GOOD STUFF  ~

TLC made the announcement yesterday its reality show Jon & Kate Plus Eight will re-launch this November 2 to become more succinctly Kate Plus Eight.  The show will continue to focus on the eight Gosselin children, taking also a closer look at their mother Kate Gosselin, now single. The network will still have an exclusive relationship with Jon Gosselin and he will occasionally appear on the show, though less frequently.  TLC additionally said it is in the development stages on a new project featuring Kate for 2010.

PBS debuts a second season of national lifestyle series Moment of Luxury this Thursday at 730p (check local listings). The series, with 13 half-hour episodes, features award-winning international designer Bill Stubbs as he interjects comfort and luxury for any American budget encompassing home design, food, culture and art. The series is shot in hi-def and is presented nationally by WLIW in association with WNET.ORG.

E! introduces viewers to Shayne Lamas, daughter of Michele Smith and Lorenzo Lamas in the new half-hour reality series Leave it to Lamas on October 11 at 1030p following the season debut of The Girls Next Door at 10p. Some television viewers will be familiar with Shayne as she appeared recently on ABC’s The Bachelor: London Calling receiving the final rose and marriage proposal from bachelor Matt Grant. Still single, the series follows Shayne where she lives in Los Angeles as she juggles her promising acting career, dating and handling her over-the-top family. The series is produced by Mike Fleiss and Warner Horizon for E!.

AMC set the premiere date for its original miniseries The Prisoner, a revamped version of the 1960s cult classic for November 15 at 8p. The six-part mini will air with two back-to-back episodes over three consecutive nights at 8p each evening. The Prisoner stars Jim Caviezel in the lead role as Six; Ian McKellen as the sinister though appealing Two; Ruth Wilson as 313; Hayley Atwell as 4-15; Jamie Campbell-Bower as Two’s son 11-12, and Lennie James as 147. AMC is also giving TV viewers a chance to watch all 17 episodes of the original 1960s The Prisoner on full screen at www.amctv.com . Additionally, the episodes of AMC’s mini will be available on-demand the day after the linear premiere with specific cable operators.

Former CBS anchor Dan Rather’s $70 million lawsuit against CBS was thrown out by a New York Supreme Court appellate division. The court’s 5-0 decision to dismiss Rather’s case was released yesterday, stating there was “no legal merit” in Rather’s claim that CBS had damaged his earnings ability following his departure from the network in 2006. Rather left the network after criticism mounted over a controversial 60 Minutes II segment which aired in 2004 about President George W. Bush.

Showtime’s season premieres of Dexter and Californication last Sunday set records for the premium network. The 9p season four debut of Dexter became the highest single telecast delivery for Showtime since 2004 at 1.52 million total viewers, which is also a +25% gain over the season three premiere. At 959p, the Californication season three premiere delivered 821,000 total viewers, up +57% over the program’s season two premiere.

Broadcast Evening News Weekly Average Ratings (week of September 21, 2009)
NBC: 7.72 million total viewers; 1.8/7 and 2.21 million A25-54
ABC: 7.27 million total viewers; 1.6/7 and 2.02 million A25-54
CBS: 5.54 million total viewers; 1.3/5 and 1.60 million A25-54
Source: Nielsen, NTI

~ DISTRIBUTION, CLEARANCE & CARRIAGE ~

NBC Universal Global Networks made a first-run programming deal with Warner Bros. International Television Distribution (WBITD) involving three of its new US series, V (18 x 60m), Human Target (13 x 60m) and Eastwick (13 x 60m). Under terms of the agreement, WBITD’s programs will make their debut in the UK on the SCI FI and Hallmark channels. Furthermore, NBCU acquired the ongoing pay TV rights to the drama Smallville, currently airing on The CW. The series V, Human Target and Smallville will all air on SCI FI UK and Eastwick will be added to the schedule on Hallmark Channel UK.

Public television station KCET, serving Southern and Central California and Charter Communications announced V-me is now available throughout Southern California on Charter Digital Cable. V-me offers a combination of original content, exclusive premieres and acquisitions and public TV shows adapted for the American Latinos.

~ PRODUCTION AND DEVELOPMENT ~

BBC Worldwide is teaming with Impossible Pictures Limited (IPL) and ITV to produce 13 new episodes of the series Primeval for air on BBC America and broadcasters that have acquired the series worldwide. The series’ original co-production partners of ITV, ProSieben and BBC Worldwide will co-fund the new episodes with BBC Worldwide as the majority financial source. In the new arrangement, BBC Worldwide will receive a full co-production credit and UKTV will also become an investor for the first time. The new run will continue to be managed by showrunner Adrian Hodges and stars from the previous seasons, Hannah Spearritt, Andrew Lee Potts and Jason Flemyng will return as well as the program’s special effects created by Framestore CFC.

E1 Entertainment is working with Shawn Piller, Lloyd Segan and Scott Shepherd to develop and produce a new television series titled Haven, based on the novella The Colorado Kid by Stephen King. The thriller with 13 60m episodes will be produced and distributed globally by E1 Entertainment. Shepherd will be the showrunner on Haven while Segan and Piller will serve as executive producers along with E1 Entertainment’s John Morayniss and Noreen Halpern. Writer Sam Ernst and Jim Dunn will also executive produce with Adam Fratto as co-executive producer.

NBC has a new family-focused in-studio game show called Perfect 10 on tap for US audiences and for the international marketplace. The game encompasses 10 seemingly simple games that must be completed by contestants in 60-seconds or less each in order to win the $1 million prize. Universal Media Studios in association with Friday Television is producing eight 60m episodes and the format will be launched at MIPCOM next week. Prior to going into production, 50 games will be available at nbc.com and via on-air promotions for viewers to test at home. The official rules of each contest will also be posted on the show’s website.

Breakthrough Films & Television was commissioned by TELETOON Canada to produce a new family comedy for primetime titled Crash Canyon. Thirteen 30m episodes have been ordered from Breakthrough who is working with Joel Cohen, co-executive producer on The Simpsons and the series creators Jam Filled Entertainment. Crash Canyon is about the Wendells who take a nose dive off a cliff and end up in a canyon where they can’t escape. The Wendells meet other odd people living together in a community they created called Crash Canyon.

here! Networks will debut a television newsmagazine program next year based on the publication The Advocate, the world’s leading LGBT news source. Styled similar to 60 Minutes, The Advocate television program will have the print publication’s Editor in Chief, Jon Barrett hosting each episode with The Advocate’s Senior Editors doing on-air reports, profiles and investigative segments. Pre-production on the TV program has started and in addition to premiering on here! Networks in 2010, the show will be available via Advocate.com and Gay.com.

Jason Priestley will star in a new comedy titled Meet Phil Fitz co-produced by E1 Entertainment, Amaze Film and Television and Big Motion Pictures which will air on the Canadian domestic pay TV networks Movie Central and the Movie Network, cites THR. The 30m series, centering on used car salesman Phil Fitz will be shot in Halifax, Nova Scotia and is slated to debut in 2010. Sheri Elwood wrote the script and executive produces.

Kevin Zegers was tapped for a multi-episode run on The CW’s Gossip Girl. Zegers character, Damien is an international playboy/bad boy and love interest for Jenny Humphrey played by Taylor Momsen. 

Casting Call: FOX’s unscripted series Hell’s Kitchen featuring celebrity Chef Gordon Ramsay is searching for chefs to appear in the show’s eighth season. Chefs who are at least 21 years of age, who are outspoken, competitive and can take the heat dished out by Chef Ramsay are encouraged to apply. Send an email to
and include name, occupation, a recent photo and where you live. Additionally, describe your personality and culinary experience and why you would want to appear on Hell’s Kitchen and what American TV viewers will likely say about you if you were on TV.

~ ELSEWHERE IN CYNOPSIS ~

CYNOPSIS DIGITAL – TODAY’S TOP STORY:   After a 9-month dispute Warner Music Group reached a newly expanded licensing agreement with YouTube that will bring WMG content back to the service as early as the end of the year and take advantage of new systems designed to monetize user-uploaded tracks and mash-ups. Under the terms of the deal, Warner will be able to create its own specific channels for artists and sell its own ad inventory around them, utilizing YouTube’s Content ID authentication technology to verify tracks. The partnership covers the full Warner catalog and includes user-generated content containing WMG acts. Unlike YouTube’s deal with Universal Music, which will revolves around the stand-alone Vevo site, the deal pertains only to videos and music distributed on the core YouTube site.   Full edition: CYN DIGITAL.    

CYNOPSIS KIDS – TODAY’S TOP STORY: Disney Publishing Worldwide launches its new kid-targeted online effort Disney Digital Books, a new subscription book service that offers kids an interactive way to experience books ($79.95/year, $8.95/month).  At launch the site will offer 500+ Disney book titles across three different reading levels (beginning readers, ready to read, chapter books) and various genres, which users have the option to read and/or listen to online.  Among the other features users will also be able to use the Story-Builder feature that allows kids to create and share stories, personalize their My Place area and explore an age-appropriate dictionary that has audible definitions.  The new service is targeted roughly to K2-12, with each subscription covering up to three kids in the same household.  Full edition: CYN KIDS.    

~ RATINGS ~

Top Ten Basic Cable Ad Supported Network Rankings among A18-49 for the week of: 9/21-9/27/09
Primetime    (000)        Total Pgm Day      (000)
ESPN              1778        ESPN                        762
USA                1045        ADSM*                     637
TBSC                912        USA                          565
FX                    737        NAN*                        529
AEN                  648        TNT                          512
TNT                  640        NICK                         507
CMDY                581       TBSC                         502
SYFY                 565        FX                            377
BRAV                541        AEN                           372
HIST                 540        HIST                         342
                                      LIF                           342
Source: Turner Research from Nielsen Media Research Data.
All ratings based on Total U.S. Television Universe of 114,900,000 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: 9/21-9/27/09      
Primetime    (000)      Total Pgm Day            (000)
ESPN             3587       NICK                             1916
USA               2807       USA                              1372
FOXN             2194       ESPN                            1332
NAN               1589       NAN*                            1303
TBSC              1457       FOXN                            1281
AEN               1415       ADSM*                          1062
TNT                1362      TNT                               1020
TOON             1266       TOON                             957
FX                  1233       TBSC                              803
FAM               1130       AEN                                793
HGTV             1130
Source: Turner Research from Nielsen Media Research Data.
All ratings based on Total U.S. Television Universe of 114,900,000 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: 9/21-9/27/09
ESPN    Colts/Dolphins                                                 7783
USA      WWE Entertainment 10p                                  2676
ESPN    Sportscenter 9/21 1136p                                 2499
FX        Sons of Anarchy                                              2442
SPK      The Ultimate Fighter                                        2365
ESPN    College Football-Thursday Night                       2279
USA      WWE Entertainment 9p                                   2252
BRAV    Top Chef                                                        1957
ESPN     NFL Countdown                                              1952
BRAV    The Real Housewives of Atlanta                        1947
Source: Turner Research from Nielsen Media Research Data.
All ratings based on Total U.S. Television
Universe of 114,900,000 homes

Top 10 Broadcast Programs among A18-49 rating/share and (000) for the week of 9/21-9/27/09
NBC    NBC Sunday Night Football                          6.8/17        8,901       
FOX    House                                                        6.7/16        8,862
ABC    Grey’s Anatomy                                          6.7/17        8,848
FOX    Family Guy                                                 5.2/12        6,900
FOX    The Cleveland Show                                    4.9/12        6,485
CBS    NCIS                                                          4.8/14        6,351
ABC    Desperate Housewives                                 4.7/11        6,185
CBS    The Big Bang Theory                                    4.7/11        6,149
CBS    Two and A Half Men                                     4.5/10        5,879
CBS    NCIS: Los Angeles                                       4.4/11        5,835
CBS    Criminal Minds                                             4.4/12        5,738
ABC    Cougar Town                                               4.4/11        5,767
Source: Nielsen Media Research, Galaxy Explorer, Live + SD Data

Saturday A18-49 Analysis: ABC kicked in a win Saturday night among the A18-49 demo at 2.3/8, according to final national ratings from Nielsen Media Research. College football action dominated the evening starting at 8p as ABC posted a 2.0/7 while the double Cops episodes on FOX averaged a 1.5/5 in second place. The Penn State vs. Iowa game on ABC ticked up to 2.3/8 during 9p as FOX remained in #2 with AMW: America Fights Back at 1.6/5. ABC pulled its ratings up even more through 10p as the college football game delivered a 2.6/9 followed by the season opener of 48 Hours Mystery on CBS at 1.4/4.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Saturday, September 26, 2009 time period averages. Source: NTI Galaxy, as dated. Live+SD.


ABC: 3.9/7       Saturday Night Football: Iowa at Penn State 4.0/7


CBS: 3.5/7         Crimetime Saturday [r] 2.7/5, Crimetime Saturday [r] 3.4/6, 48 Hours Mystery [p] 4.5/8


FOX: 2.9/5         Cops 2.6/5, Cops 3.0/5, AMW: America Fights Back 3.0/5


NBC: 2.7/5         Law & Order [r] 2.2/4, Mercy [r] 2.5/5, Law & Order: SVU [r] 3.4/6


UNIV: 1.3/2       Sabado Gigante 1.3/2


ION: 0.6/1         Saturday 9PM Movie: A Bronx Tale [r] 0.6/1


MNT: 0.6/1         My Saturday Night Movie: Wing Commander 0.61


TELE: 0.2/0        Cine de Impacto: The Punisher 0.2/0, Futbol Estelar II: Atlas vs. Tigres 0.2/0


A18-49: ABC 2.3/8, FOX 1.5/5, CBS 1.1/3, NBC 0.9/3, UNIV 0.7/2, ION 0.3/1, MNT 0.2/1, TELE 0.2/1


Sunday  A18-49 Analysis: A18-49 viewers caught gridiron fever, propelling NBC into first place Sunday Night at 5.8/16, according to final national ratings from Nielsen Media Research. At 7p, CBS won with the season premiere of 60 Minutes at 3.2/9 while NBC’s Football Night in America Part 2 was next at 2.7/9 and the new season opener of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition on ABC was third at 2.1/6. During 8p, NBC won with a combo of Football Night in America Part 3 and the opening kick-off of the Indianapolis at Arizona NFL match at 5.1/15 with FOX in second at 4.6/12, the average of the new season premiere of The Simpsons and the series debut of The Cleveland Show (The Simpsons posted a 4.3/12 while The Cleveland Show did a 4.9/12.) Also, this hour a new edition of The Amazing Race 15 on CBS delivered a 3.3/9 in third and a second all-new Extreme Makeover: Home Edition on ABC was fourth at 3.1/8. Then at 9p, NBC’s NFL game stayed on top at 7.1/18, ABC’s Desperate Housewives began a new season in second place with a 4.7/11 and in third with 4.4/11 was FOX for the average of new season premieres of Family Guy and American Dad. In the final 10p hour, NFL football on NBC held firm at 6.9/18 followed this time by ABC and its Brothers & Sisters season opener at 3.0/8 and CBS’ season debut of Cold Case in third at 2.1/6.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Sunday, September 27, 2009  time period averages. Source: NTI Galaxy, as dated. Live+SD.


NBC: 9.3/15    Football Night in America Part 2 4.3/8, Football Night in America Part 3 6.0/10, NBC Sunday Night Football: Indianapolis at Arizona 10.7/17


CBS: 7.4/12      60 Minutes [p] 9.6/17, The Amazing Race [p] 6.2/10, Cold Case [p] 6.1/11


ABC: 6.5/11      Extreme Makeover: Home Edition [p] 4.4/8, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition 6.4/10 [p], Desperate Housewives [p] 8.6/13, Brothers & Sisters [p] 6.4/11


FOX: 3.9/6        Brothers [r] 1.1/2, Brothers [r] 2.2/4, The Simpsons [p] 4.6/7, The Cleveland Show [p] 5.3/8, Family Guy [p] 5.6/9, American Dad [p] 4.1/6


UNIV: 1.1/2        Hora Pico 0.7/1, Viva El Sueno 1.3/2, Quien Tiene Razon? 1.1/2


ION: 0.4/1          Sunday Night Movie: Tango & Cash [r] 0.4/1


TELE: 0.3/1        Cine Millonario 0.3/1, Cine Millonario 0.3/1


A18-49: NBC 5.8/16, CBS 3.4/9, FOX 3.4/9, ABC 3.2/9, UNIV 0.8/2, TELE 0.3/1, ION 0.2/0


Monday  A18-49 Analysis: Despite a ratings drop week to week, FOX stayed in the lead Monday night with A18-49 viewers at 4.4/11, according to final national ratings from Nielsen Media Research. FOX’s House posted a winning 5.8/15 at 8p followed by ABC’s Dancing with the Stars at 3.6/10. At 9p, CBS gained the most viewers with Two and A Half Men and The Big Bang Theory averaging a 5.1/13 with ABC’s Dancing with the Stars in second at 3.8/9 and FOX’s sophomore season opener of Lie To Me ranking third with 2.9/7. Also this hour, NBC’s new drama Trauma posted a 2.2/5, coming in fifth overall. CBS held steady through 10p with CSI: Miami at 4.1/11 with ABC’s Castle next at 2.2/6 and NBC’s The Jay Leno Show in third at 1.7/4.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Monday, September 28, 2009 time period averages. Source: NTI Galaxy, as dated. Live+SD.


ABC: 9.5/15       Dancing with the Stars 11.1/17, Castle 6.2/10


CBS: 7.5/12        How I Met Your Mother 5.5/9, Accidentally on Purpose 5.1/8, Two and a Half Men 8.3/12, The Big Bang Theory 8.0/12, CSI: Miami 9.1/15


FOX: 6.7/10        House 8.5/13, Lie To Me [p] 4.8/7


NBC: 3.8/6          Heroes 3.5/5, Trauma [p] 4.2/6, The Jay Leno Show 3.6/6


UNIV: 2.3/4         En Nombre Del Amor 2.1/3, Manana Es Para Siempre 3.0/4, Cristina 1.8/3


CW: 1.6/2           One Tree Hill 1.6/2, Gossip Girl 1.6/2


TELE: 0.5/1         Mas Sabe El Diablo 0.6/1, Ninos Ricos 0.5/1, Victorinos 0.5/1


ION: 0.4/1          Ghost Whisperer 0.3/0, Criminal Minds 0.6/1, Durham County 0.2/0


A18-49: FOX 4.4/11, CBS 4.2/11, ABC 3.2/8, NBC 2.1/5, UNIV 1.9/5, CW 1.2/3, TELE 0.5/1, ION 0.1/0


~ EXECUTIVE MOVES ~

Deleon Group hired Tonya Martin as Manager/Business Development where she will be in charge of developing new business and mining business from the company’s current client roster. Tonya will be the company’s liaison to clients and will strive to meet their needs while juggling deadlines.

TidalTV promoted Tom McMahon as Chief Revenue Officer; previously Tom served as Chief Administration Officer and General Counsel. Additionally, TidalTV named Mike Woosley as COO and he will also continue as the company’s CFO. Both Tom and Mike report to Scott Gerber, CEO.

Jenny Ellis was upped to Director/Alternative Programming with NBC Entertainment and Universal Media Studios. Jenny will be involved with developing and managing alternative series including The Biggest Loser and the upcoming Breakthrough with Tony Robbins. She report to Paul Telegdy, EVP/Alternative Programming and Production.

Randall Counsman was named Director/Development with New York-based Stephen David Entertainment. Randall will have responsibility for creating original docu-series, reality and specific scripted shows in addition to overseeing the acquisition of new talent and the in-house development group.

Sony Pictures Television (SPT) elevated Alexander Marin as SVP/Distribution, Latin America and the Caribbean. Alexander will manage the distribution of all SPT content across all platforms in these regions. Based in Miami, Alexander reports to Keith Le Goy, President/International Distribution, SPT.


This day in History:  1982 – Cheers launched on NBC

Answer to Yesterday’s Trivia Question:  All of these auto mascots were used to promote what product?  Sam Sedan, Wendy Wagon, Tony Turbo, Trevor Tow Truck, Taylor Taxi, Brandon Bumper, Hank Hot Rod, Woody Wagon, Pete Pick Up, Sally School Bus and Freddy 4-Wheeler.  CHEVRON GAS  Kudos to: Melissa Pattillo-Initiative Media/Atlanta; Michael O’Gara/NYC; Synda Kollman/Boca Raton; Dustin Ratledge-Scripps Networks/Knoxville; Tom Proper-TMS/Austin; Brooke Romagnano-WGNO/New Orleans; Ryan Ward-Southwest Media Group/Dallas; Roger Bare-39online.com/Houston; Alex Wentworth-Lock and Key Prods/LA; Evan Weinstein-The Amazing Race/LA; Ed Horwitz-LMNO TV/Encino; David Scott Jones-Marleigh Entertainment/LA

Today’s Trivia Question: Responding pressure from several concerned citizen groups, the NAB in 1958 outlawed the “Men in White” commercials.  What were these?  (Email
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:  VP, STRATEGIC MARKETING (Syfy)/NBCU/NY: Lead team to strategically expand Syfy client & rev base. BS, 10 yrs sales marktng or business to business marktng exp. Entertainment industry exp. www.nbcjobs.com job#1085368. (10/1)

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
.

F ALL INTERNSHIP CREDITS ONLY: Looking for enthusiastic intern w/ strong writing & communication skills for online start-up/NYC. Send resume, references and 1 writing sample to
. Unpaid but local transportation stipend included (10/7)

F ALL INTERNSHIP CREDITS ONLY: AUDIO/VIDEO INTERN wanted for ATL post production facility. Position is non-paid & offers college credit. Students only. Experience w/ FCP, Adobe, ProTools/Fairlight a plus. Contact:
for info. (10/7)

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

SITUATION WANTED: ADMIN OR ASST POSITION WANTED/NYC: 3+ yrs admin exp at well-known companies in exec assistance, licensing, prod development, digital, with specialization in children’s TV. Creative & professional. 
(10/7)

SITUATION WANTED: ENTRY LEVEL ENT JOB/NYC: 3 yrs experience in TV at a top 4 network, seeking new opportunities. Interest in production and development. Highly organized, creative, quick learner. Please contact
(10/6)

SITUATION WANTED: 20+ yrs. experience in TV Broadcasting & Cable ACCOUNTING/FINANCE. Seeking FT/PT or Temp-to-Perm position:
(10/6)

SITUATION WANTED: MEDIA BUYER: FREELANCER AVAIL-10+ yrs exp buying natl broadcast & cable. Assist w strategy, planning costs, competitive, buy negotiations and maintenance. References. Able to work remotely.
(10/6)

SITUATION WANTED: STORY ART, DESIGN & ILLUSTRATION/(NYC): 20 years experience working concept through completion. Portfolio: www.baerdavis.com Email:
(10/6)

SITUATION WANTED: ASSOCIATE CREATIVE DIRECTOR/CREATIVE SERV DIRECTOR/New York, NY: 6 yrs experience. Online & TV experience. Directing successful Broadcast, Print, Web campaigns. Email:
(10/3)

SITUATION WANTED: FREELANCE BUDGETS -Very experienced LP/EIC has experience with all formats Feature, Variety, Docu-Soap, Game Show, Scripted, Competition/Elimination-very reasonable rates.
(10/2)

SITUATION WANTED: Job in TV/FILM PRODUCTION/LA: or behind the scenes/office work. ANY marketing, PR, PA, assistant etc. Educated, organized go getter with 3+ years exp. in TV etc. To contact me: (310)945-6442 /
(10/2)

SITUATION WANTED: JR COPYWRITER/COPYWRITER: Entry level. Previous reputable internships. Humorous Writer, creative thinker, happy go lucky. Skilled in the adobe suite. www.SmackersLikesCrackers.com. Contact me at
(10/2)

SITUATION WANTED: BRAND STRATEGIST & BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT: Ad Agency & Hollywood Studio experience; content development & distribution, account mgt, creative & media strategy, pitching.
(10/2)

SITUATION WANTED: ASST POSITION/LA: Ent. Industry. MBA with Exp. in Production, Talent, and Distribution. Highly organized, detail oriented, fast learner. Please contact me at
or (917) 670-8781 (10/2)

SITUATION WANTED: SR. FIELD PROD/DIR/LA: Docusoap, Lifestyle, Infotainment,Feature Doc + more. Resonant leader, keen dir/writer, strong storyteller field/ post + showrunner. 8+ yrs. Int’l/ Dom.
/ 917.716.7277 (10/2)

SITUATION WANTED: ADVERTISING CREATIVE DIRECTOR/SR COPYWRITER: Wide variety of experience in TV, Digital, Radio, Theatrical, and Print. www.ericabromson.com . Please contact me at
(10/2)

E-mail
or call Trish Pihonak at 203.926.9878 for rates and specs for Job Openings.

Are you looking for a job? Post your Situation Wanted Ad here — Email
for specs.


WHAT’S ON TONIGHT –  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2009


ABC:  Hank [p ], The Middle [p ], Modern Family, Cougar Town, Eastwick
AZTECA: Laura de Todos, Lo Que Callamos Las Mujeres Edicion Especial, Al Extremo
CBS: New Adv of Old Christine, Gary Unmarried, Criminal Minds, CSI: NY
CW:  America’s Next Top Model, Melrose Place [r]
FOX: So You Think You Can Dance, Glee
ION:  Ghost Whisperer, Ghost Whisperer, Criminal Minds
NBC: Mercy, Law & Order: SVU, Jay Leno Show
PBS:  Great Lodges of the National Parks, Great Lodges of the National Parks
TELE: Mas Sabe el Diablo; Previo Futbol, Futbol: Mexico v. Colombia
UNIV: En Nombre del Amor, Manana es para Siempre, Don Francisco Presenta

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