Tag Archives: tv ads

Surely it’s time to curb the TV gambling bonanza?

Anyone casting an idle glance at British commercial television (especially Sky) might come to the conclusion that the UK has morphed into a nation of gambling fiends and new findings from broadcast regulator Ofcom confirm it. Since the betting market ...

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George Parker: how I worked my Agency Fireman miracle for Old Spice

In spite of my innate modesty, I can claim that during my tenure as Dorland’s “Agency Fireman,” I did pull off the odd miracle or two. The “Saving of Old Spice” was one of the more memorable. Even though Old ...

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W+K enters yellow ribbon territory for Chrysler

Gulp, it’s Wieden+Kennedy grabbing the US nation firmly by the tear ducts for Chrysler again. We’ve had Eminem’s ode to Detroit and Clint Eastwood’s ‘Halftime in America’ in the last two years and this year’s Chrysler Super Bowl epic features ...

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US puts the frighteners on in anti-smoking campaign

The last time the UK Department of Health tried to put the frighteners on smokers with a television advertising campaign, it got into trouble with the Advertising Standards Authority. Apparently, this 2009 ad was much too scary for children. And ...

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TV ads work better than online says Deloitte

Well you probably knew that already, unless you’re on the board of a big company and habitually agree to increased online spending but tell the marketing director to get lost when he or she suggests that TV might be the ...

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