Although low ratings marked its first season, AMC is bringing about a second season of "The Pitch" -- a reality TV show showing ad agencies making pitches
to clients, featuring nine advertisers and 16 agencies.
Brands featured include: 1-800-Flowers, Bliss, College Hunks Hauling Junk, Fuller Brush Company, Gibson Guitar Corporation, Little Caesars, Square Trade and Tommy Bahama.
The eight-part series -- one-hour episodes -- will begin Thursday, August 15 at 10pm.
Ad agencies for the second season will include three Nashville agencies --Daniel Burton Dean; Fletcher Rowley; and Powell Creative. In Atlanta, breensmith Advertising will participate.
Chicago agencies will include Central Coast; Commonground; The Monogram Group; and Bee-line Communications.
Los Angeles-area based agencies included Innerspin (Los Angeles, CA); MC2 (Los Angeles, CA); COR (Santa Monica, CA); Neuron Syndicate (Santa Monica, CA); Mischievous Studios (Hollywood, CA); Heavenspot (Glendale, CA); OneX (Culver City, CA); and Pasadena Advertising (Pasadena, CA).
"The Pitch" is produced by All3Media America (All3A) currently with series in production or development "Undercover Boss" for CBS.
The AMC show doesn't get the biggest viewership. A year ago, the series premiered with 262,000 viewers and dipped to around 150,000 for other episodes, when it ran on Sunday at 11 p.m. It pulled in around 40,000 to 60,000 key 18-49 viewers for most of its run.