Programming Services Detail

Program Consulting
  • Advice offered monthly on a draft schedule submitted by the station.
  • A phone call to go over the schedule and suggestions held each month.
Basic Programming Service
  • A program grid delivered each month in excel.
  • Phone call to go over the schedule each month.
Regular Programming Service
  • A program grid delivered each month in protrack.
  • Phone call to go over the schedule.
  • Maintain the tracking of rights and common carriage for the station.
  • Manage program inventory to maximize value.
  • Alert to potential flag material in programs.
  • Alert to any last minute program changes from PBS.
  • Provide basic advice on acquisitions and monthly promotion targets.
  • Audience assessment from available resources done quarterly.
Premium Programming Service
  • A program grid delivered each month in protrack
  • Phone call to go over the schedule
  • Maintain the tracking of rights and common carriage for the station
  • Manage program inventory to maximize value
  • Alert to potential flag material in programs
  • Alert to any last minute program changes from PBS
  • Provide customized advice on acquisitions and monthly promotion targets
  • Can handle the acquisition budget, and negotiate purchases
  • We will maximize your acquisition budget this way
  • Work on pledge schedules and assist station with member favorites during the drive
  • Additional phone consultation available as needed, will assist with strategic planning for local programming strategy
  • Audience assessment from available resources done quarterly
Pledge Scheduling
  • Create optimized pledge schedules based on local station data and national data from the TRAC Pledge Advantage system
  • Provide reporting on results and comparisons to other stations on a daily basis during the drive (station must send results to TRAC each day)
  • Select member favorites during the drive, using the TRAC Pledge Advantage system
  • Provide post-drive analysis to assess what worked and what did not and to set benchmarks. This information is used to schedule the next drive
Digital Service:
  • Schedule created for digital channels, using a station’s existing inventory
  • Schedule delivered in protrack
  • Maintain the tracking of rights for the station
  • Manage program inventory to maximize value