Tag Archives: tv commercial

Apple or British Airways?

Does Apple Know Its Advertising History? Is Apple’s derivative “Color Flood” Parkour TV ad OK?  It might be if it was actually better strategically or creatively than Saatchi’s famous 1989 face TV commercial for British Airways. I see things like this look-alike ad and I wonder if the director knows ad history… Or? Regardless, look […]

How John Oliver Became One Of The Few Fantasy Sports Winners

Fantasy Sports and John Oliver’s Daily Fantasy Sports Commercial: Yes You Can Be A Winner You know fantasy sports is gambling and that’s why it’s actually illegal, for really stupid bored people who like to lose (and gamble), is addictive and has gotten virtually every major media and sports company to invest. I’d say ,”go figure” […]

From ADWEEK: Is TV Dead? (Um, Seems So)

Guess ya just gotta try to sell some advertising magazines. Case in point… “Is TV Dead” care of ADWEEK. But… ADWEEK is correcto. Its a slow death, but a death nonetheless. No real surprise, we are shifting from watching the big box to watching TV shows, movies and videos on the Internet and mobile devices. […]

Total Media Spending Going Up

A good thing… marketing budgets are going up. Highlights: TV remains king. Digital growing by more than $5 billion per year. Mobile expected to grow by $22.6 billion in next 4 years. And, surprisingly, print holds steady.  

The Best Beer TV Commercial, Ever?

Is this the best beer TV commercial? Like ever? Its from Colenso BBDO in Auckland (that’s New Zealand to my geo-challenged American friends.)