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NBC Celebrates NYC and Its Own Past in First Ads for Jimmy Fallon's Tonight Show Countdown to Feb. 17

The Tonight Show is moving from one smug cultural petri dish to another, thanks to Jimmy Fallon, who will be taking the show back to NYC when he replaces Jay…

January 7, 2014, 12:20 PM EST

Conan O'Brien Fails to Learn How to Audition for TV Commercials It's harder than it looks

America's gangliest talk-show host takes on TV-commercial auditions in this skit. With the help of Killian's Workshop, Conan O'Brien—not always the most comfortable commercial endorser—reads some copy about shrimp that…

December 10, 2013, 3:31 PM EST

Breaking Bad's Incredible Blu-ray Box Set Will Come Packaged in a Money Barrel Los Pollos Hermanos apron, too

The full run of Breaking Bad is coming out on Blu-ray soon after the AMC series wraps up. And if you're enough of a fan to spring for the special-edition…

September 11, 2013, 1:05 PM EDT

Family Guy Pleads for an Emmy With Racy Spoof of HBO's Girls Provocative 'For Your Consideration' ad

Fox's Family Guy has a new "For Your Consideration" ad for this year's Emmy Awards, because Seth MacFarlane's unfunny Rat Pack schtick hasn't ruined enough award shows yet. The latest…

June 14, 2013, 9:25 AM EDT

Comedy Troupe Prepares to Improvise Three-Minute Ad on Live TV What could go wrong?

Forgetting that a lot of improv comedy stinks, ad agency 18 Feet & Rising is partnering with British improv troupe Mischief Theatre to produce a live ad that will air…

June 6, 2013, 3:56 PM EDT

Reminder: Do Not Show a Man Having Sex With a Pig on Your Billboard It never ends well

Of all the images to take from British TV series Black Mirror, the one that made a billboard for Australian TV network Studio was of a man doing the underpants…

May 2, 2013, 8:10 AM EDT

Illustrator Inserts Husband Into Opening Credits of Classic Shows in Adorably Nerdy Video Birthday Card Mad Men, New Girl, Lost, etc.

Manhattan-born illustrator/graphic artist Leigh Lahav spliced the opening credits of several famous TV shows—Mad Men, Arrested Development, Lost, etc.—together into a really neat video birthday card for her husband, Oren.…

April 23, 2013, 11:17 AM EDT

DirecTV Throws Your Best Friend a Bone With DogTV Channel Come on, though, really?

People who unironically think of their dogs as children are probably a) not well and b) overjoyed about DirecTV's announcement that it will be carrying DogTV, a $6 per month…

April 10, 2013, 9:37 AM EDT

Albuquerque Car Dealer Selling Jesse Pinkman's '84 Toyota Tercel From Breaking Bad It may have seen better days

If anyone out there needs a car or a piece of TV memorabilia—or ideally, both—they can head out to New Mexico and buy the actual 1984 Toyota Tercel that Jesse…

March 19, 2013, 11:53 AM EDT

Netflix Hiding Easter Eggs on Its Site for Season 4 of Arrested Development Fake movies, quirky search results

Netflix is subtly seeding some sly marketing on its website to promote the 14 new episodes of Arrested Development it produced. For example, if you search for "blue" on Netflix,…

January 23, 2013, 11:32 AM EST