According to The New York Times, CBS is canceling “As the World Turns,” the 54-year-old soap that is the last daytime serial owned by Procter & Gamble. The show’s audience, which exceeded six million viewers a week in the 1990s, has drawn less than 2.5 million so far this season. The show chronicled generations of […]
MySpace CEO, Owen Van Natta, announced today that MySpace Music has completed a deal to acquire certain assets of imeem – a leading social media music service. Eliot Van Buskirk of Wired says, “You were fun while you lasted, imeem, rest in peace — although it looks like you’ll rest in pieces instead.” Van Buskirk […]
The AdPulp spotlight has landed on Portland’s Ace Hotel before. I believe the following naughty Santa price-saver email gives us cause to look again.
Hyperlocal is heating up. MSNBC.com this summer acquired EveryBlock, which feeds crime reports, restaurant health inspections and other data to news organizations’ Web sites. AOL Inc. recently acquired the local-news network Patch. And now CNN.com is partnering with Outside.in. According to The Wall Street Journal, CNN will begin to republish Outside.in dispatches on its own […]
To help launch Damico Kitchen & Osteria in the Chambers Hotel in downtown Minneapolis, Brew Creative placed cameras in the kitchen and streams the images live and uncut every night at damico-kitchen.com. They’re also beaming the images to a massive screen in the courtyard of the hotel, which is visible to traffic, and pedestrians along […]
Sell! Sell! in London is helping Fentimans, the independent Hexham-based soft drinks company, tug Coca-Cola’s long white beard this Christmas. illustration by Steven Noble Created by Sell! Sell!, the ad depicts an old-fashioned illustration of a Fentimans Santa wearing the colours of Curiosity Cola and workman’s boots standing victorious over a chubby Father Christmas lying […]
Alice, which premiered last night and continues tonight, is a four-hour movie event starring Academy Award-winner Kathy Bates as the Queen of Hearts and Caterina Scorsone as Alice. To promote the show SyFy (a unit of NBC) turned to Fallon for a multimedia marketing campaign, which includes the following twist on out-of-home: [via Brand Flakes […]