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Cynopsis Medias First Morning Read
Wednesday April 29, 2020
Tonight’s Premieres
Hulu: Normal People
Nat Geo: Drug Lords: The Next Generation at 10p
Netflix: Extracurricular, Nadiya’s Time to Eat, Summertime
PBS: Spy in the Wild: A Nature Miniseries at 8p
Travel Channel: Destination Fear at 10p

Tonight’s Finales
E!: The Funny Dance Show at 11p
FXX: Dave at 10p
Lifetime: Bride & Prejudice: Forbidden Love at 10p
VH1: Black In Crew at 8p

IN THE NEWS

It certainly appears Discovery Inc.’s plan to rebrand its DIY Network as Magnolia Network will bear fruit. Sunday’s four-hour Magnolia Presents: A Look Back & A Look Ahead stunt on DIY drew 2.3 million viewers, a +195% improvement over the net’s prior six-week average and a +402% increase over year-ago levels. Among W25-54, the numbers are even more impressive: the show was up +303% over the prior six weeks and up +647% over last year. The four episodes rank as four of the top five telecasts in DIY’s history among P25-54 ratings. Magnolia Network had been set to launch October 4, but production stoppages due to the health crisis forced a postponement.

NBC and the Paley Center for Media are collaborating on “The Paley Center Salutes Parks and Recreation,” scheduled to air Thursday, April 30 at 8p, ahead of the net’s Parks and Rec social distancing special. “There has been an incredible response since we announced the all-new A Parks and Recreation Special and that’s truly a tribute to what this show means to people,” said Doug Vaughan, EVP, Special Programs, NBC Entertainment. “It’s a testament to the cast and producers that Parks remains such a touchstone and beloved comedy for its millions of fans around the world.”

Films opening on streaming services and VOD can qualify for Oscar contention this year, even if they didn’t first appear for a theatrical qualifying run, ruled the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, as the coronavirus upends film distribution. The Oscars show remains scheduled for Sunday, February 28, 2021 on ABC.

An attorney for Fox News host Sean Hannity is demanding an apology and retraction from the New York Times for three stories he claims illustrate the Times’ “ongoing campaign to personally attack Mr. Hannity by mischaracterizing and making false statements.” Hannity has “extensively and truthfully covered the virus and the seriousness of the pandemic,” wrote attorney Charles Harder in a letter to the Times, threatening a lawsuit if no action was taken. “The columns are accurate, do not reasonably imply what you and Mr. Hannity allege they do, and constitute protected opinion,” responded the paper’s legal counsel, David E. McCraw.

With production of One Day at a Time on hold due to COVID-19, Pop TV announced an election-themed animated special, produced remotely and premiering this spring. The cast will all voice their own characters and will be joined by celebrity guests. Color Norman Lear surprised. “In my 97 years, I’ve never known of a multicam comedy to animate a single episode as a special,” said the legendary producer. “Even this I get to experience.” The series premiered on Pop TV in March and has grown its ratings week-over-week, setting a new season high with its fourth episode on April 14. The mid-season finale of aired Tuesday.

Oprah Winfrey will deliver the commencement address for #Graduation2020: Facebook and Instagram Celebrate the Class of 2020. In addition to Winfrey’s speech on May 15 at 2p, Awkwafina, Jennifer Garner, Lil Nas X, Simone Biles, and more will share words of wisdom, and Miley Cyrus will do a special performance of her hit song, “The Climb.” The ceremony will acknowledge high schools and colleges in the US by name, including photos and videos of the class of 2020 and messages from deans and principals across the country. Graduates can also host their own virtual graduation ceremony and party via Facebook, with special features including a virtual graduation hub, custom filters, family and friends celebrations enabled by Messenger Rooms.

Also honoring grads, Her Campus, media brand for college women, announced the line-up for its “I’m Still Graduating” virtual graduation ceremony that will be digitally broadcast on May 15 at 12p. Liam Payne, Eva Longoria, Austin Mahone, Jesse McCartney, Tamron Hall, Billie Jean King, Margaret Cho, Andrew Yang, Brooke Baldwin, Lauren Akins, Jaime King, Alisyn Camerota, Alec Benjamin and Drax Project will be among those honoring the Class of 2020.

A brand that reduces its media spend in 2020 by $50 million will, on average, stand to lose $130 million in revenue in 2020, according to Analytic Partners’ report, “Future-Proof Your Brand: Marketing Through Crisis and Beyond,” that suggests a potential recession should not necessarily prompt brands to stop advertising. Insights on the last recession include: 54% of brands saw ROI improvements; brands that increased media investment realized an approximate 17% growth in incremental sales; 52% of brands that increased marketing investment saw year-to-year ROI growth over a 2-year period; and on average, brands that reduced media investment suffered an approximate 18% loss in incremental sales

Discovery Channel and The Explorers Club announced a $1 million “Explorers Club Discovery Expedition Grant” program to advance exploration and scientific discovery. The Grant program will allow Explorers to share their findings on Discovery Channel television and digital platforms, in addition to scientific journals. “Exploration is in Discovery’s DNA. We are honored to support generations of pioneers as they seek to use their expeditions to better mankind and even make history. This is an opportunity to give viewers a front row seat to their amazing and inspirational journeys,” said Nancy Daniels, Chief Brand Officer, Discovery and Factual.

ABC News reporter Will Reeve appeared on Good Morning America reporting from his home yesterday, accidentally positioned so the audience could see him dressed in a jacket and button-down shirt…and shorts. After being called out by amused viewers for the fashion faux pas, Reeve tweeted, “I have ARRIVED, in the most hilariously mortifying way possible.”

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PRODUCTION & DEVELOPMENT

Scholastic Entertainment, Sony Pictures Television, and Neal H. Moritz’s Original Film are teaming to develop a new live-action Goosebumps series based on the best-selling books by R. L. Stine, published by Scholastic. Executive Producers include Scholastic Entertainment President and Chief Strategy Officer Iole Lucchese and SVP & General Manager Caitlin Friedman as well as Original Film’s Neal H. Moritz and Original’s Head of Television Pavun Shetty.

Playground and wiip partnered for screen right to Adults, by Emma Jane Unsworth. The novel, about a thirtysomething woman learning how to fall back in love with herself, will be adapted for TV with Unsworth, Colin Callender, Paul Lee and Nne Ebong executive producing.

DISTRIBUTION

Endemol Shine Group announced the extension of its partnership with Samsung’s TV Plus, with two new channels launching on the US service in addition to a new channel in Germany. Sterling Drama launched in the US last week and features British scripted titles, while the Deal or No Deal channel, showcasing the game show, arrives next month. In Germany, scripted drama channel Der Serienkanal features hit series including Peaky Blinders, Real Humans and Gracepoint.

Anthem Sports & Entertainment and the National Cable Television Cooperative announced the completion of a multi-year renewal agreement offering AXS TV and HDNET Movies to its Member companies. Additionally, AXS TV launched the new “At Home & Social” initiative in support of families, small businesses, healthcare professionals, and others hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic.

STREAMING SCOOP

Ad-supported streaming service Haystack TV, connecting viewers with local, national and global TV news, has entered into a new, multiyear AVOD distribution agreement with Hubbard Broadcasting that brings local TV news content from Hubbard’s six local TV network affiliates to the Haystack streaming platforms. With the addition of Hubbard, Haystack now offers 300+ local broadcasters and national/international news providers. “Haystack TV is very pleased to add Hubbard’s high-quality local network affiliates to its growing roster of local TV news content providers,” said Haystack TV CEO and co-founder Daniel Barreto. “Usage and engagement is surging in these difficult times, where hyper-relevant news is vital, and the agreement with Hubbard opens new markets and strengthens our local content portfolio.”

Netflix renewed Queen Sono for a second season. “The first season of Queen Sono marked the beginning of our journey to introduce the world to exciting stories that are made in Africa.,” said Dorothy Ghettuba, head of African originals at Netflix. “It was an unprecedented representation of a strong female black lead in African television.”

Tubi announced a multi-year partnership with LG Electronics to have its app preloaded on LG mobile phones in the US and Canada. The deal marks the first-ever AVOD service to be preloaded by LG on mobile devices in the US. LG phones with Tubi are available now at T-Mobile, and will soon be coming to MetroPCS, and US Cellular, and in Canada on Rogers, Bell, and Telus, among others. Additional carriers will be announced soon. “We’re excited to be the streaming video pioneer to be preloaded on premium LG devices,” said Andrea Clarke-Hall, VP of Business Development, Tubi. “Now more than ever is a time to make content accessible to everyone, and Tubi’s partnership with LG further delivers on our mission to democratize content.”

The Preview Channel has two new sister channels in the works for its OTT and AVOD streaming flagship. Preview Classics will program archival motion picture trailers featuring iconic stars and directors, and V Previews – The VideoGame Preview Channel will offer future, current and archival videogame trailers. Both are expected to premiere this summer.

ABC News Live, which launched Tuesday on YouTube TV and is now available on compatible Fire tablets, will roll out on Amazon’s news app on all Fire TV devices in the US over the coming weeks. “Adding ABC News Live onto Amazon’s news app and YouTube TV couldn’t have come at a more critical time for audiences” said Colby Smith, SVP, Digital Media, Disney Direct-to-Consumer & Int. “As millions of streamers seek to understand the personal impact of the pandemic, we want to make news and information easily accessible to them.”

Electric Entertainment announced the launch of its OTT Electric Now App, a linear and on-demand streaming video channel. The app will feature The Outpost, now in its third season on the CW, new episodic crime show Almost Paradise, currently airing on WGN America, and programs like Leverage and The Librarians.

AccuWeather has launched virtual educational series AccuWeather Schools, drawing upon its meteorologists to teach science lessons remotely while students are sheltering at home. The content is developed and produced in concert with the 24/7 national AccuWeather Network channel and is available across many digital AccuWeather platforms.

TECH TALK

Gobal anime content provider Funimation, a subsidiary of Sony Pictures Television, is teaming with VR software platform Bigscreen to program a slate of anime films for Bigscreen’s virtual reality audience. To kick off the launch, Funimation and Bigscreen have programmed special weekend screenings of films starting May 1 with fan favorite Your Name. “Anime has always been built around community and shared experiences,” said Colin Decker, General Manager of Funimation. “Enabling fans to connect through the magic of VR is a natural expression of our commitment to connect fans with the art and culture of Anime through innovative experiences.”

NEW & RETURNING SERIES

Season two of Amazon’s Homecoming arrives Friday, May 22, with Janelle Monae jumping onboard as Jackie, who wakes up adrift on a boat with no idea how she got there or who she is. Stephan James reprises his role as Walter Cruz, a man trying to build a new life following the traumas of war and the Homecoming Initiative, when he begins to realize that there’s an even more insidious version of the program underway.

No Mercy, No Malice with Professor Scott Galloway launches on Vice TV on Thursday, May 7 at 10p. The weekly business show pulls back the curtain on the decisions and players driving the economy, hosted by author, tech entrepreneur and NYU business professor Galloway.

An adult summer camp is the setting for Bravo’s Camp Getaway (“when the campers are 21+ and the booze never stops flowing, it’s a 24/7 party in the woods!”), premiering Monday, May 4 at 10p.

The second half of the fifth and last season of Fuller House lands on Netflix on June 2. Original cast members Bob Saget, Dave Coulier and John Stamos will join Candace Cameron Bure, Jodie Sweetin and Andrea Barber to say goodbye.

Eddie Jackson is back with decadent dishes when season two of Cooking Channel’s Yum and Yummer premieres Thursday, May 14 at 10p.

The Paper Girls Show, aimed at girls 6-8, launches today, April 29 on YouTube. The animated series tells the story of two best friends who invent creative solutions to everyday problems.

COMING UP

Starz has a lineup of films and series for Teacher Appreciation Month. From May 1-31, available titles include The Nutty Professor, Accepted, Kindergarten Cop, Friday Night Lights and more.

NBC will air the 2020 Beverly Hills Dog Show Presented by Purina on Sunday, May 17 at 8p. The special, which was taped on February 29, was previously postponed due to post-production delays.

FX comedy Better Things will celebrate its season 4 finale with a mini-marathon featuring six of Pamela Adlon’s favorite episodes from the series’ first three seasons. The stunt begins at 7p on Thursday, April 30, leading up to the tenth and final episode of season 4 at 10p.

HGTV viewers voted for 100 Day Dream Home as the subject of the “Fan Favorite Friday” marathon on May 1. The stunt will air from 6a-12p.

GOING GLOBAL

Distribution360 landed the rights to AnimalFanPedia, the new series from Mobius.LAB Kids. The international distribution rights cover North America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand.

India and Singapore-based animation studio Cosmos-Maya and India’s Entertainment Super-app ZEE5 have entered into a multi-project partnership which includes 250+ episodes of Cosmos-Maya’s content airing on the OTT App’s new offering ZEE5 Kids. The deal will see the exclusive digital premier of three of Cosmos-Maya’s properties: Guddu, Bapu, and Gadget Guru Ganesha.

ITV Studios unveiled its new non-scripted slate for spring and summer 2020. Programs span modernizing vintage cars to the royal family of Monaco, law and disorder in Dublin’s most dangerous district to rescuing Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. “Our long-standing partnerships with global buyers have enabled us to quickly adapt to new ways of working long before it became a necessity,” said Ruth Berry, Managing Director, Global Distribution at ITV Studios. “We will be building on that success by leveraging technology to continue to connect with our buyers and understand their needs during these unprecedented times.”

Streaming service STARZPLAY is now available to customers in Japan through Apple TV channels on the Apple TV app on iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, iPod touch, Mac, select Samsung and LG smart TVs, and Roku and Amazon Fire TV devices.

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RATINGS
ABC’s World News Tonight was the #1 program in America across all of broadcast and cable television in Total Viewers for the week of April 20 with its Monday (11.146 million) newscast. The program also ranked #2 with its Wednesday (11.006 million) airing and #4 with on Tuesday (10.830 million). For the first time in 24 years, it was the #1 newscast in Total Viewers, A25-54 and A18-49 season to date.

The April 23 episode of WE tv’s Growing Up Hip Hop was the highest performing episode among Women and Adults 25-54 in Nielsen Live+3 and ranked as the #1 cable program of the night among African American Women 18-49 and 25-54. The current season is outpacing the previous one by double-digits across all key demos, growing its audience by 23% in total viewers,

Beat The Chasers debuted in the UK to an overnight audience of 5.7 million viewers and a 28.7% share, easily winning its time slot. The game show is a spin-off of The Chase.

In syndication, after one week as the #1 game show, Family Feud (7.2 Live+SD national Nielsen rating, down 3% from the week before) was joined at the top of the category by Jeopardy (7.2, up 1%) the week of April 13. Among talk shows, Live with Kelly and Ryan (2.2, down 4%) won for the fourth week in a row as usual leader Dr. Phil (2.0, down 5%) again ran into pandemic preemptions.

Fox Business Network wrapped April with a new record in Business Day viewers and delivered double-digit year-over-year growth, according to Nielsen. As viewers anticipated the coronavirus pandemic’s impact on the markets, FBN’s Business Day programming drew 293,000 total viewers, the net’s highest rated Business Day in history, and saw double-digit audience increases of 80% year-over-year in total viewership.

The premiere of Univision’s Como Tú No Hay 2 reached 3.6 million Total Viewers 2+ who tuned in to all or part of the one-hour telecast. The romantic comedy averaged 2.1 million Total Viewers 2+, 941,000 A18-49 and 326,000 A18-34, propelling Univision to the number one broadcast network ranking regardless of language among A18-49 and A18-34 during the premiere.

TV Time’s Binge Report for the Week of April 13
Money Heist (Netflix) – 3.60%
Friends (NBC) – 1.85%
Grey’s Anatomy (ABC) – 1.81%
Brooklyn Nine-Nine (NBC) – 1.66A
Community (NBC) – 1.42%
The Office (NBC) – 1.42%
Elite (Netflix) – 1.23%
The Walking Dead (AMC) – 1.13%
How I Met Your Mother (CBS) – 1.10%
Vis a vis (Antena 3) – 1.09%
The weekly Binge Report ranks shows with the most binge sessions. A binge session is when four or more episodes of a show are watched and tracked in the TV Time app within a given day.

Top 10 M-F Syndicated Strip Series for the week of April 13 ranked in order by HH Rtg
Family Feud (CTD) 7.2 AA
Jeopardy (CTD) 7.2 AA
Judge Judy (CTD) 6.4 AA
Wheel of Fortune (CTD) 5.8 AA
The Big Bang Theory (WB) 3.4 AA
Inside Edition (CTD) 3.0 AA
Entertainment Tonight (CTD) 2.9 AA
Live With Kelly and Ryan (DAD) 2.2 AA
Last Man Standing (DAD) 2.2 AA
Hot Bench (CTD) 2.1 AA

Shareablee Top 10 TV Shows for the week of April 20
Program, Network, Total Actions, Total Content, Actions per Content, Fans & Followers
E! News (E!) 10.2M, 840, 12,096, 37.1M
The Ellen DeGeneres Show (WB/syndicated) 6.1M, 90, 67,729, 200.7M
Today Show (NBC) 2.5M, 884, 2,855, 13.6M
Hannity (Fox News) 2.4M, 307, 7,804, 9M
NFL Draft 2020 (ESPN, CBS) 2.3M, 483, 10,825, 12.2M
The Daily Show (Comedy Central) 2.1M, 123, 17,355, 23.3M
The Flash (The CW) 1.9M, 44, 42,049, 12.2M
Entertainment Tonight (WB/syndicated) 1.5M, 583, 2,571, 8.9M
Good Morning America (ABC) 1.2M, 1,017, 1,141, 13.8M
Saturday Night Live (NBC) 1.1M, 41, 28,015, 13.4M

Shareablee Top 10 Streaming Shows for the week of April 20
Program, Platform, Total Actions, Total Content, Actions per Content, Fans & Followers
Stranger Things (Netflix) 1.9M, 2, 960,449, 25.5M
Sex Education (Netflix) 477K, 6, 79,576, 4.1M
Netflix is A Joke (YouTube) 453K, 51, 8,873, 1.7M
Trailer Park Boys (Netflix) 136K, 18, 7,574, 2.8M
Red Table Talk (Facebook Watch) 129K, 6, 21,473, 5M
Little Fires (Hulu) 118K, 38, 3,110, 118K
The Boys (Amazon Prime Video) 71K, 12, 5,887, 461K
Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj (Netflix) 65K, 7, 9,327, 527K
Making the Cut (Amazon Prime Video) 50K, 46, 1,093, 45K
Hollywood (Netflix) 48K, 7, 6,826, 31K

TV Time’s Shows on the Rise for the Week of April 20
The Last Dance (ESPN) – 100%
Defending Jacob (Apple TV+) – 100%
Vis a vis: El oasis (Fox Espana) – 99.3%
After Life (Netflix) – 94.2%
The House of Flowers (Netflix) – 92.9%
The Last Kingdom (Netflix) – 66.8%
Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist (NBC) – 60%
Too Hot to Handle (Netflix) – 59.1%
Bob’s Burgers (Fox) – 58.2%
The Masked Singer (Fox) – 58.1%
Methodology: Every week, millions of viewers around the world use TV Time t0 track their favorite series. “Shows on the Rise” is calculated by determining the week-over-week growth in episodes watched for a given program.

Basic Cable Top 5 Week of April 20
Primetime (P2+)

Fox News (3,357,000)
ESPN (2,642,000)
MSNBC (1,970,000)
CNN (1,775,000)
TLC (1,346,000)
Total Day (P2+)
Fox News (1,988,000)
MSNBC (1,254,000)
CNN (1,209,000)
ESPN (795,000)
HGTV (779,000)
Source: Nielsen

Evening Broadcast News Weekly Average Ratings week of April 20
ABC World News Tonight 10.99 million total viewers; 1.9/9 A25-54
NBC Nightly News 9.65 million total viewers; 1.8/9 A25-54
CSB Evening News 6.69 million total viewers; 1.0/5 A25-54
Source: Nielsen

Late Night Shows Weekly Average Ratings week of April 20
CBS: The Late Show 2.90 million total viewers; 0.33/2 A18-49
NBC: The Tonight Show 1.99 million total viewers; 0.36/3 A18-49
ABC: Jimmy Kimmel Live 1.84 million total viewers; 0.34/3 A18-49
Source: Nielsen

Broadcast Nielsen Ratings for Monday, April 27
Show, P2+ 0000s, (A18-49)
ABC: The Bachelor: Listen to Your Heart 2.81 (0.6), The Baker and the Beauty 2.46 (0.5)
CBS: The Neighborhood 4.74 (0.5), Bob Hearts Abishola 4.06 (0.5), All Rise 3.66 (04), Bull 4.37 (0.4)
CW: Whose Line Is It Anyway? 1.02 (0.2), Whose Line Is It Anyway? 0.91 (0.2), Roswell, New Mexico 0.76 (0.2)
FOX: 9-1-1 6.58 (1.2), Prodigal Son 3.38 (0.7)
NBC: The Voice 6.68 (0.9), Songland 3.30 (0.6)
TELEMUNDO: Cennet 1.26 (0.4)), La Dona 1.20 (0.4), La Reina del Sur 0.95 (0.3)
UNIVISION: Te Doy la Vida 1.78 (0.5), Amor Eterno 2.17 (0.7), Como Tú No Hay 2 2.12 (0.7)
Source: Nielsen, live + same day time period averages

EXECUTIVE MOVES

Showtime Networks announced that Erin Calhoun has been promoted to EVP, Communications. Calhoun joined Showtime in 2017.

605 tapped Jonathan Kalsched to serve as SVP of Marketing. Prior to joining 605, Kalsched was VP of Product Marketing for Amobee TV.

Kristen Anderson has been named VP, Communications at Freeform. Anderson joins from Netflix.

Craig Heiting is joining Wurl as SVP of Worldwide Business Development. Previously, Heitling served as EVP of Sales and Business Development at Vubiquity.

Cottonwood Media and Federation Entertainment appointed Tiffany Weltman to the newly created position of Director of Digital Marketing. Weltman’s experience includes time at CANAL+ and MYTF1.

IN MEMORIAM

Ashley Ross, who starred in Little Women: Atlanta, died April 27 of injuries from a car accident. She was 34. Ross was an original cast member of the Lifetime reality show.

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This Day in History
1852 – The first edition of Peter Roget’s Thesaurus was published.

Answer to Our Last Trivia Question
Who played Lynette and Tom’s therapist, Dr. Graham, on Desperate Housewives (2004-2012)? Jane Leeves. Kudos to: Kimberly Francella-Faver-NBCUniversal/NYC, Charles Lore/NYC, Paul Blutter-Walk and Talk Production Rentals/Burbank, Gerry Bixenspan-TV Marketing Inc./NYC, Tom Moore-Kalt Productions/LA, Synda Kollman-Charter Marketing Group/Boca Raton, FL, David Westberg-SAG-AFTRA Credit Union/Burbank, Susan Nessanbaum-Goldberg-M and S Entertainment/LA

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but willing to relocate Integrated Marketing/Sports partnerships opportunities with 10+ years of experience in media planning/strategy, custom content, branded content, creative, project management and activations. Contact: niwright12@gmail.com (5/5)

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Senior Event Producer/Project Mgr professional
with 18+ years’ experience in media and entertainment field. Background in producing B2C/B2B, experiential and special events with added experience in digital marketing seeking FT or freelance opportunities. NYC area. tacha.bermudez@gmail.com (5/5)

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Marketing, VP with 15 years’
experience in the experiential marketing and publishing industry looking for a full-time or freelance opportunity in the NYC/NJ area. jordanabiancosino@gmail.com (5/5)

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Award-winning Producer, Production & Post-prod. specialist in New England with 25 yrs experience producing & directing highly rated shows for ABC, CBS, FOX, CNBC, ESPN, Discovery, Lifetime, TLC, and Travel Channel. Expertise includes unscripted production, studio, and field producing. erik.sulcs@gmail.com (5/2)

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Seeking Executive Level Media Sales Leadership position. 20+ years in sales & buying, 14 years leading top revenue generating teams in NYC DMA selling Linear, Digital, Mobile and Sponsorship products. Executive MBA/Finance, BA/Radio, TV, Film. IAB Digital Media Sales Certified. Public Speaker. Contact: anncarletta@yahoo.com (5/1)

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CHIEF OF STAFF/STRATEGY-OPERATIONS-EXECUTION/NYC or SF: 9+ years of experience leading strategic initiatives and working as a right hand to C-suite execs to help mng their businesses. Exp’d problem solver, builder and implementer with a history of impacting change and growth within companies and communities. Contact: laura.irene.lash@gmail.com (5/1)

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I am seeking a Producer or Coordinating Producer position. I am currently freelancing and I am open to freelance or full-time opportunities. I have over 25 years of exp and I am based in the MA area. Specific areas of expertise include live producing, studio and remote production, writing, and coordinating producer. Contact: neil@maniamedia.net (5/1)

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BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT or SALES/NYC:
I am seeking a Sales or Business Development position. I have almost 3 years of experience. Looking in the NYC area. Proficient in Excel, Adapt, Microsoft Office. Contact: jackschulman1@yahoo.com (5/1)

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UCLA/Berkeley/USC graduate seeking analyst/senior analyst role. Research and finance experience at NBCUniversal, Warner Bros., Paramount and a public television station. Certifications in data science and accounting. Contact: data.putcha@gmail.com (4/30)

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30 years exp in remote and studio sports production with ESPN, NFL Network & FOX Sports. 7x EMMY winner, top shelf storyteller. Production is my game but experience working with sales, marketing, communications, studio operations, legal and finance. Open to relocating in any location. Contact: juwormser66@gmail.com (4/30)

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Marketing Exec w/ 20 yrs exp launching/building scripted content, music artists and CP in search of full time or freelance work. Developed award-winning franchises and brands for Disney and Nickelodeon. NYC based. Contact: linkedin.com/in/jennifer-jankowski or jenniferjankowski@mac.com. Contact: jenniferjankowski@mac.com (4/30)

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Publicity Coordinator in film, television or streaming platform 15 years of experience Los Angeles, California Microsoft Office Suite, G Suite, AP Writing Style. Contact: writekellyg@gmail.com (4/30)

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Seeking Executive Level Media Sales Leadership position. 20+ years in sales & buying, 14 years leading top revenue generating teams in NYC DMA selling Linear, Digital, Mobile and Sponsorship products. Executive MBA/Finance, BA/Radio, TV, Film. IAB Digital Media Sales Certified. Public Speaker. Contact: anncarletta@yahoo.com (4/30)

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Producer/Writer and Creative Dir w/over 15 yrs of experience in directing, writing and producing tv; radio; video; web media and strategic marketing w/expertise in brand strategy and client relationship mgmt. Excellent knwl of consumer behavior and mktg techniques used to activate response. Contact: joannekornelli@gmail.com (4/30)

WEDNESDAY APRIL 29
ABC: Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, Who Wants to Be a Millionaire
CBS: Survivor, SEAL Team, S.W.A.T.
CW: Riverdale, Bullet Proof
FOX: The Masked Singer
NBC: Chicago Med, Chicago Fire, Chicago P.D.
PBS: Spy in the Wild: A Nature Miniseries [p], H2O: The Molecule That Made Us, NOVA
Telemundo: Cennet, La Dona, 100 Dias Para Enamorarnos, La Reina del Sur
Univision: Te Doy la Vida, Amor Eterno, Como Tú No Hay 2