Bud struck out with Bud.tv, but the brand is back with a new entertainment property, Bud United presents: The Big Time, which will starting airing on ABC starting in January. Bud United presents: The Big Time is a social reality show that features people from across the globe fulfilling their wildest dreams – from pitching […]
Ad Age takes a closer look at AMC’s upcoming advertising agency reality show: Production company Studio Lambert is currently shooting “The Pitch,” which is scheduled to premiere next spring, at a quartet of shops: The Ad Store in New York City, SK&G in Las Vegas, The Hive in Toronto and McKinney in Durham, N.C., Ad […]
Will Ferrell is in touch with the red-blooded American man in a way few “Hollywood phonies” are. That’s why these Ricky Bobby-like ads for Old Milwaukee are jokes of the serious kind. According to Adweek, “Will Ferrell approached Old Milwaukee about creating ads because he’s a big fan of the brand.” I question if that’s […]
Lawyers are not funny people, generally speaking. Lawyers in commercials are particularly unfunny. But BBDO New York is reversing those charges by presenting Will Arnett in the role of Kent Wesley, a high-powered internet attorney. There’s more from Kent Wesley and AT&T at YouveGotACase.com.
Is your client’s retail floor nothing more than a customer showroom for Amazon.com? For your sake and the sake of retailers on Main Street, I hope not. Yet, Amazon has its own ideas. Amazon also has a new smartphone app that encourages retail shoppers to compare prices while in the store. “The ability to check […]
Twitter isn’t going to let Facebook be the only social media platform that changes its user interface–thereby thrilling and confounding millions–every few months. According to Mashable and my own experience, Twitter has introduced a whole new look for Twitter.com and TweetDeck, as well as its mobile apps, that it hopes will simplify the user experience. […]