24 Hours in Advertising: Monday, Feb. 9, 2015

Natalie Portman as a runaway bride, plus 12 TV shows we wish we could stream


Here's everything you need to know about the last 24 hours in advertising, in case you blinked.

Buzzing on Adweek:

12 TV shows we wish we could stream
Streaming services have been all about the return of the classic TV shows recently, think Friends on Netflix, but Adweek looks at 12 awesome shows that still need to be added. (Adweek)

Natalie Portman's new spot for Miss Dior
Portman stars in her latest spot for Miss Dior and according to director Anton Corbijn the spot is all about female empowerment. (Adweek)

Android creates a cute and cuddly spot
Droga5 and Google's Android created an adorable spot filled with unlikely animal friendships, pairing dogs with elephants, dolphins and more. (Adweek)

Airbnb rents out an amazing ski lift
Four lucky guests will have a chance to stay in a cozy, well-decorated ski lift in the French Apls, 9,000 feet above sea level. (Adweek)

Merrell tests out Oculus Rift
Hiking shoe company Merrell and Rolling Stone magazine created a virtual reality experience using Oculus Rift, taking people on a dangerous hiking adventure.  (Adweek)


Around the Web:

Chipotle apologizes for abusive Twitter hack
Chipotle was the latest brand to see its social media account hacked and has apologized for the offensive remarks tweeted from the account. (USA Today)

The English Premiere Leagues' hefty price tag
The EPL, England's soccer league, plans to auction its television rights to the highest bidder and the expected cost is upward of $6.9 billion. (The New York Times)

Tubmlr's ad exec is out
Lee Brown, Tumblr's global head of brand partnerships, will step down as Yahoo continues to consolidate the Tumblr ad sales team into its existing team. (Bloomberg)

Remembering RadioShack ads
With RadioShack officially going out of business, The Wall Street Journal pulled together some of the best TV ads the brand created over the years. (The Wall Street Journal)

What brands need to know about the Google and Twitter partnership
Thanks to a recent deal struck between Google and Twitter, tweets will now appear in Google searches, and Digiday explores five things all brands need to know about the deal. (Digiday)

Audi jumps on the 50 Shades trend
Car brand Audi created its own 50 Shades of Grey spoof in time for the film's opening this week, starring Saturday Night Live star Vanessa Bayer. (Mashable)


Industry Shake-Ups: 

Accounts in review
After a decade, KFC shifted its creative business from FCB to Wieden + Kennedy, while Elevate awarded Assembly its media account. (Adweek)

Acer picks Saatchi & Saatchi
Computer manufacturer Acer awarded Saatchi & Saatchi Singapore with its global creative account. (Adweek)