Sweet Spots: Production Cost Benchmarks for U.S. Factual Networks, 2019

$195.00

Production Cost Benchmarks for 31 U.S. Factual Networks

  • What do 31 channels pay for original programs?
  • For documentaries? Specials? And reality series?
  • Is our commissioning team paying more or less than our competition?
  • Does my pitch fall in the budget sweet spot for my target network?

Based on my interviews with dozens of executives and producers to create a unique source of proprietary information about network budgets for commissioned productions

20% discount: $195.00 until 12/31/2018 – Regularly $245.00

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Sweet Spots 2019 cover

  • Budget Benchmarks: Signature, High, Sweet Spot, Low
  • What networks pay for programs!
  • Documentaries, specials, limited series and Reality series
  • 31 Channels: Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, ID, Science, Velocity, OWN, History, A&E, FYI, VICELAND, Nat Geo Channel, Nat Geo Wild, truTV, mtv, WE tv, Bravo, SyFy, Oxygen, Sundance Channel, Ovation, Smithsonian Channel and more
  • Industry leaders and digital networks
  • Pipeline: Hours commissioned each year
  • Household Distribution: The scale of the potential U.S. audience with year-to-year trends
  • Viewing benchmarks: Ratings. Target demos. How many are watching?
  • Key contacts: Who to pitch?
  • The deal: Producer equity? Or Work-for-hire
  • Branding & Taglines
  • Programming priorities
  • Recent green lights and promotions
  • Competition
  • Producers who are working with the network
  • Analysis, including mini-studies of the commissioning process for certain channels
  • Tables ready for import into your presentations
  • Links to program schedules