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James Lipton Lands Starring Role in TurboTax Super Bowl Ad, Then Is Abruptly Dumped

W+K teaser spoofs celebrity endorsements

It was a plum role he might have eventually discussed at length with his fellow thespians on Inside the Actors Studio. But alas, James Lipton's chances at the biggest commercial…

Ad of the Day: Teleflora Beautifully Answers the Question 'What Is Love?' for Valentine's Day

A rich bouquet of human experience

What is love?  Teleflora poses this question at the start of an affecting Valentine's Day film, created by the (aptly named) Wonderful Agency. The work treats us to a two-minute montage…

Key & Peele Will Live-Chat the Entire Super Bowl for Squarespace, With One Huge Caveat

They can't actually talk about the game at all

Squarespace is prepping a bizarre, ambitious and probably hilarious second-screen experience for the Super Bowl this Sunday—getting Key & Peele to do a livestream of video commentary for the duration…

NFL's Cute Super Bowl Ad Celebrates the Babies Born 9 Months Later in Winning Cities

Seal helps out in Grey's musical campaign

What a difference a year makes. In 2015, the NFL used its Super Bowl commercial time to talk about domestic violence. This year, it's celebrating domestic bliss. The league's new Super…

Ryan Reynolds Is Everywhere as Hyundai Unveils Its Super Bowl Ads

Celeb and talking animals: check, check

Hyundai squeezes not just one but—by our count—13 Ryan Reynolds into the first of its two in-game Super Bowl commercials, which rolled out online Monday. And to go along with…

Old Sheep Learn New Tricks in Honda's Amusing Super Bowl Commercial

RPA gives the Ridgeline a woolly rendition of a Queen classic

There's been a somewhat surprising scarcity of animal-themed Super Bowl teasers—and actual spots—this season. (RIP, Budweiser puppy.) But Honda and RPA have rounded up some talented sheep to help change…

What a CMO Looks Like When He Knows His Super Bowl Ad Was a Total Waste

Adobe punks the Big Game again

Are you going all in with a TV buy on the Super Bowl without a proper accompanying data-driven digital strategy to really take advantage of that flood of viewer interest?…

Why Detavio Samuels Left His Job to Start an Agency That Speaks to Black Consumers

A major moment for diverse stories

Specs Name Detavio Samuels Age 35 New gig President, Interactive One and One Solution/OneX Old gig President of GlobalHue Twitter @detavio Adweek: You've launched a branded content studio that targets black consumers. What is different about…

Facebook Hires Former CP+B CEO Andrew Keller as Global Creative Director

Continues to attract agency talent to tech

Facebook says it has hired former Crispin Porter + Bogusky CEO Andrew Keller as its new global creative director for Creative Shop, its in-house creative team. Keller, who left CP+B…

Ad of the Day: Subaru's Driving Dog Family Returns for More Adorably Comical Spots

The Barkleys are back

Subaru's hilariously human-seeming dog family, the Barkleys, were a big hit when they drove onto the scene two years ago in ads from Carmichael Lynch. And now they're back for…

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