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Julia Louis-Dreyfus Hopes Veep's Success Can Help Confront Inequity for Women

In politics and Hollywood

CANNES, France—Veep may be a comedy that revels in double standards, but star Julia Louis-Dreyfus says she believes the show might actually be helping solve the gender-imbalance issues that often…

Dannon's Oikos Helped to Revive Full House, but Won't Be There to Enjoy It

Brand's contract with John Stamos ended in 2014

More than a year before John Stamos lit a nostalgic bonfire with his announcement of a Full House revival, Oikos Greek yogurt had the same idea. The Dannon brand's 2014 Super…

Not a Fan of the Name 'Fear the Walking Dead'? Here's the Creator's Best Explanation

Hey, it could be worse, says Robert Kirkman

When AMC recently announced its Walking Dead "companion show" (not a spinoff, the network is quick to note), the name wasn't a hit with every fan. Fear the Walking Dead seemed…

Bob Barker Returned to The Price Is Right in the Year's Most Charming April Fools' Surprise

Most of us were tired of April Fools' hijinks before the day even arrived, but in addition to yesterday's seemingly endless spree of high-profile pranks, there were a few real…

Now You Can Put Your Own Photos in Don Draper's Amazing Carousel Pitch

It is the greatest advertising moment from TV's greatest advertising show, and now you can be a part of it. To help promote Man Men's upcoming final episodes, AMC has launched…

How Are These 12 Classic TV Shows Still Not on Streaming?

Our wish list of the fun, formative and forgotten

Netflix struck a streaming coup last month when it added every episode of Friends, then scored another win this month by adding the first five seasons of M*A*S*H. So what's…

9 Popular Sites Become Core of New Adweek Blog Network

Previous parent Mediabistro refocuses on recruitment and professional development

A diverse collection of industry blogs previously owned by Mediabistro today has been integrated into Adweek.com as the new Adweek Blog Network. Purchased by Adweek's parent company in 2014, the sites…

Netflix Sure Picked an Interesting Time for This Tweet About Above-the-Law Cops

As Twitter was erupting this afternoon with outrage over a grand jury's decision not to indict the NYPD officer whose chokehold killed Eric Garner, Netflix made a rather odd marketing…

Is Product Placement the Savior or the Scourge of Entertainment?

Hundreds shared their opinions at this week's #AdweekChat

As movies, TV and video become increasingly flexible, on-demand forms of entertainment, most types of advertising have struggled to keep pace. The big exception? Product placement. When your branding appears right…

This Real-Time Game from Adventure Time's Creator Is the Best Thing on Twitter in Years

Just as the doubters were writing Twitter's obituary, animator and Adventure Time creator Pendleton Ward had to go and show that the network can still have a few fun surprises…

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