Promos, for those of you who are unfamiliar with the term, are the quickie commercials played on a single network for that network's own programming - sometimes it's station-identification stuff, sometimes they're teasers for the next hot episode...you know, you've heard it: "When a stranger arrives, everyone talks...The Vampire Diaries, tonight at 9/8 central, only on The CW."
As a rule, promos are notoriously difficult to break into, and are heavily male-dominated. So when I recently booked a slew of promos for the MLB Network (yes, that's Major League Baseball)...well, let's just say that there was much "rejoicing" around here and leave it at that. Ahem.
Here's one to get you started: