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Tim Nudd

It's Dolph Lundgren's Turn to Make a Comedic Comeback in an Ad

Probably after seeing his Rocky IV nemesis Sylvester Stallone in all those Warburtons ads, Dolph Lundgren (or, if you prefer, Ivan Drago) has signed up for a commercial project of his…

Adweek's 10 Most Read Television Stories of 2015

From Kim Kardashian to Roger Ailes, South Park to the Duggers

Here are the 10 most-read television stories published by Adweek in 2015:     10. These Are the 12 TV Shows You Don't Want to Miss This Summer While many networks went for broke…

Giant Sexting Emojis Welcome a Condom for Threesomes in MTV's 'Sext Life' Ad

Sexytime gets weird, and then weirder, in Y&R New York's amusing new commercial for MTV's Staying Alive Foundation, featuring actors dressed up as common sexting emoji pairs suddenly getting joined…

Ad of the Day: Netflix Shows You the Consequences of Being the Worst Kind of Rat

Better keep your mouth shut

You've seen this kind of torture scene before. A man sits bound to a chair, preparing to feel unimaginable pain after crossing a line with his tough-guy boss. He seems…

ESPN Finds 5 Famous Endorsers After Hours to Kick Off Ads for Late-Night SportsCenter

What do George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt and William Howard Taft do late at night at National Park, while winding down after their daily Presidents Race? They…

Marsh Broflovski Cartman & McCormick: If South Park Were an Ad Agency

South Park begins its 19th season on Wednesday, which makes it older than plenty of notable ad agencies. (Droga5 isn't even 10 yet.) To celebrate the never-endingly awesome Comedy Central…

Two L.A. Ad Guys Welcome Zombies to Their Midst With 'Cheer the Walking Dead'

"Just what Los Angeles needs. Fewer brains." Unfortunately, that's not a tagline for Fear the Walking Dead, which premieres this Sunday on AMC as the second series in the cable-television-eating Walking…

Ad of the Day: Eli Manning and Tony Romo Do Their Best Rob Lowe for DirecTV

NFL stars line up against lame versions of themselves

DirecTV killed its long-running Rob Lowe campaign in April after more than six months of spots in which the actor introduced pathetic versions of himself—the kind of guy who has…

VH1's New Ad for Dating Naked Is All About Jumping Naked (in Super Slow Motion)

Coming up with fun ad ideas for a show like Dating Naked isn't exactly Pluto-level rocket science. You think of fun things naked people can do besides dating, and you…

Orange Is the New Black's Latest Inmate Is a Character From a Virgin Ad Campaign

Last year, Virgin Media in the U.K. introduced an ad character who's literally a night owl, staying up late to binge-watch show after show on Netflix. Now, that owl—who goes…

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