Broadcast TV, Local Cable Ad Spend Up Double Digits

Broadcast TV, Local Cable Ad Spend Up Double Digits

Broadcast TV advertising spending rocketed up by strong double-digit percentages in the second quarter. Standard Media Index says broadcast TV spending was up 16% in the second three months of 2013, and 10% through the first half of the year. By way of comparison, national cable TV advertising moved up more slowly in the second quarter, […]

Andy Warhol Museum launches print and digital campaign from MARC USA

Andy Warhol Museum launches print and digital campaign from MARC USA

The Andy Warhol Museum has launched a new marketing campaign from MARC USA. Comprising print and digital, the ‘Summer’s Different Here’ ads feature ordinary images of summertime, like beach balls, flip-flops and hot dog buns, provocatively reimagined and presented as bold pop-art in Warhol style. “This campaign complements the provocative nature of the artwork currently […]

Red Cross unveils new ad showing the worst case scenarios when babysitting

American Red Cross is encouraging babysitters to take Babysitting Basics online courses with a new advert created by BBDO Atlanta. Funny or Die director, Daniel Strange, worked with BBDO Atlanta to stress the disastrous possibilities of the child babysitting the babysitter. The campaign presents comedic worst-case scenarios happening under the watch of an unprepared caretaker.

Toshiba To Launch Ultra HD TV Sets

Toshiba To Launch Ultra HD TV Sets

Toshiba will launch its Ultra HD sets in the U.S. in August, with its 84-inch model listed $8,000 cheaper than Sony’s. Sharp is also getting in the game with a 70-inch set. The 4K sets, which offer resolution some four times greater than HD, are on sale even as 4K TV content is embryonic. The […]

Heineken Enhances ULTRA MUSIC FESTIVAL with State-of-the-Art Installation

Heineken Enhances ULTRA MUSIC FESTIVAL with State-of-the-Art Installation

Heineken, the official beer sponsor of ULTRA MUSIC FESTIVAL, happening March 15-17 and March 22-24, 2013 at Bayfront Park in Miami, is transforming the beer line into the ultimate festival experience with its latest activation. Making its debut at the 15th anniversary of the famous event, the Heineken House delivers a world of electronic dance […]

Volkswagen Smileage: Socialising Road Trips App

Google is rolling out its Art, Copy & Code campaign this summer. For those who don’t know what it is:  Art, Copy & Code campaign is a series of projects to show how creativity and technology can work together, and Google will be partnering with the likes of Volkswagen, Burberry and adidas and their agencies. There […]

PEEPS Mark 60 Years by Expressing PEEPSonality With New TVC

This Easter, Marshmallow PEEPS Brand Candies are leaving the nest with their first live-action commercial to be run on TV and via social media. This is PEEPS’ first TV campaign in over ten years and is the brand’s first commercial to kick off an ongoing, year-round TV campaign. In March, PEEPS will present the “Brothers” […]

Heineken’s Star Bottle Plans To “Arrive Big” In USA

Heineken will debut their new television commercial, “Deja Vu,” on Heineken’s YouTube and Facebook channels as the brand ushers in the redesigned  ‘Star Bottle’ across the United States. Paired with a multi-layered campaign themed “Arrive Big,” the creative will begin appearing on targeted television programming on March 11. “This spot marks a pivotal milestone for […]