Everything You Want To Know About TV Syndication With Executive Producer David Armour

DavidArmourDescription: Do you want to know how Oprah and others have made MILLIONS through TV syndication? If so, then you want to be at WIFTA’s program in November. David Armour, Executive Producer of the Atlanta, GA based TV show Paternity Court will be sharing syndication secrets and tips from his personal experience at this unique event.

David Armour will discuss topics such as…
•    Understanding what syndication really is
•    Syndication in different markets
•    How to get a first run TV show syndicated
•    The process for a producer for syndication of a first run TV show
•    How syndication deals are financially structured / Who fronts the money
…and more.
This event is open to the public. Free parking at the LAZ lot across the street with a parking pass.
Cost: WIFTA Members ~ FREE / Non-Members ~ $25
Click here to register or copy and paste: http://wifta.wildapricot.org/event-1788130)

About David Armour
Development, programming and production executive David Armour is the President / CEO of 70th and York Entertainment as well as the Creator and Executive producer of the breakout hit, nationally syndicated half-hour courtroom show Paternity Court. Armour has a track record of successful shows across broadcast, cable TV and digital platforms and is a veteran show-runner. He has produced shows and held overall deals with Twentieth Television, King World, Telepictures and Sony Television.In 2005, David founded his own production company where he developed and sold shows to CBS, MTV, TLC, Style Network, E!, BET, Game Show Network and CMT.

Armour broadened his multi-platform and interactive programming experience with two recent positions. He served as VP at Endemol USA where he oversaw all original digital and branded entertainment, and Executive Produced live multi-platform interactive game shows for TBS and BET. He later worked with social TV start-up, Youtoo Technologies where he oversaw creative strategies and implementations for social and interactive television for broadcasters and producers.

WIFTA 40th Anniversary Celebration

Historically, WIFTA’s Anniversary Celebration recognizes those extraordinary individuals who have made valuable contributions to advancing the roles of women in the film and television industry. But this year, WIFTA’s 40th, WIFTA is giving herself a pat on the back for her role in helping women in the industry over the last four decades…by celebrating with a party befitting of a fabulous 40 year old!

Join us as we celebrate with an elegant celebration at the Historic Wimbish House Atlanta. Enjoy passed hors d’oeuvres, drinks, music and remarks special guests from Georgia’s film & television community.



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The Female Factor Fall Line-Up

The new season of network television shows has started so let the excitement begin – especially for women.

Networks are taking notice of and using the female factor power to their advantage with some new shows with dominant, leading female characters in the upcoming fall season television line-up.

Some regular favorites coming back to the small screen are: (in order by premiere date)

Tuesday, September 16 at 9:30 pm on Fox

The Mindy Project with Mindy Kaling (creator of the show)

(We could see her star power even as the quirky office mate in The Office)

Sunday, September 21 @ 9 pm on CBS

The Good Wife with Julianna Margulies (Emmy award winning role) as Alicia Florrick

(Who knew a little show about a wife standing by her adulterating political husband would have so much bang over the now 6thseason)

Thursday, September 25 at 8 pm and 9 pm on ABC

Grey’s Anatomy with an amazing ensemble cast lead by Ellen Pompeo.

(The doctors at Grey Sloan Memorial are returning with some questions and tension for season 11 of the first series in the Shonda Rhines franchise.)

Scandal with Kerry Washington and the Gladiator CrewScandal

(The new season minus Columbus Short is destined to be a pleasure. As Pope returns to supreme solution solving self with a twist you won’t see coming…or maybe we just expect it.)

New shows that are sure to make for interesting TV watching: (in order by premiere date)

Wednesday, September 17 at 9 pm on Fox

The Red Band Society featuring Octavia Spencer as Nurse Jackson

(Technically, RB Society debuted online for a week in late August due to fan support of $100,000. So, that alone is worth checking it out when it makes its TV debut.)

Sunday, September 21 at 8 pm on CBS

Madam Secretary starring Tea Leoni

(You think Condoleezza Rice is a consultant on the show…or maybe she’ll make a guest appearance. Got to watch to see.)

Wednesday, September 24 at 8 pm on NBC

The Mysteries of Laura starring Debra Messing

(From a single interior designer with a handsome gay bestie on Will & Grace to a working mom battling the bad guys, twin sons, and a clingy soon-to-be ex-husband, Messing is coming back home with a bang.)

Thursday, September 25 @ 10 pm on ABC

How to Get Away with Murder starring Viola Davis

(This is the newest addition to the Shonda Rhimes TV show series franchise that takes college students from the classroom to real life on a sexy, suspenseful journey filled with drama.)

These shows are merely a small sampling of what’s to come for network programming. For a full list of the shows with premiere dates, check out the following sites:

TV Guide

TV Line


Make sure to share with us your thoughts on the upcoming season of great television and which shows are a must see for you.