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Adweek's Top 5 Commercials of the Week: Jan. 16-23 Loving Oreo, hating Pizza Hut and asking some big questions of Netflix

Some of the world's best-loved brands—Oreo, Netflix, Dove—pop up on this week's list of best ads. But Pizza Hut might have topped them all with a hilarious spot making fun…

January 23, 2015, 8:11 AM EST

After Years Away, Gerry Graf Returns to the Heaven and Hell of Making a Super Bowl Ad Man behind the E*Trade monkey now tackles Go Daddy

Gerry Graf has made more than his share of Super Bowl commercials over the years while working at agencies like Goodby, Silverstein & Partners, BBDO and Saatchi & Saatchi. He's been…

January 22, 2015, 2:49 PM EST

Adweek's Top 5 Commercials of the Week: Jan. 9-16 Axe's gay kiss, Thailand's latest tear-jerker, and Mercedes' great send-up of fashion ads

This week's best spots had something for everyone—from comedy to sweet sadness, from celebrity endorsers to sudden celebrity dogs. Check out our picks before the week's five best commercials, and…

January 16, 2015, 9:36 AM EST

Ad of the Day: Doritos Loves Fake Ads This Time of Year, but Will Hate This One 'Crash the Super Bowl' crashed again

It's supposed to be Doritos' time to shine. But this year, everyone seems to be crashing the brand's "Crash the Super Bowl" contest. First, Newcastle Brown Ale piggybacked on the competition…

January 13, 2015, 1:33 PM EST

How Milana Vayntrub Became Advertising's New 'It' Girl You'll see much more of AT&T's Lily in 2015

Sorry, Flo. America has a new favorite spokeswoman in AT&T's Lily, the store employee character played with bright-eyed, quirky charm by improv actress Milana Vayntrub. The 27-year-old Upright Citizens Brigade veteran…

January 13, 2015, 10:18 AM EST

Adweek's Top 5 Commercials of the Week: Jan. 2-9

Some of the world's top marketers resolved to turn in great TV spots early in the New Year, as Gatorade, McDonald's and Ikea all make this week's list of best…

January 9, 2015, 10:16 AM EST

Ad of the Day: Erotic Shop Fits Every Visual Metaphor for Sex Into 60 Seconds (SFW) Jung von Matt gets playful

It's not easy to advertise X-rated products in a PG way. But Jung von Matt/Elbe does so in outlandish style with this spot for a German erotic retailer. Visual metaphors for…

January 8, 2015, 1:25 PM EST

Ad of the Day: Gatorade Celebrates 50 Years in Style With 50 Iconic Sports Moments Each number is a legend

To celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2015, Gatorade put together quite the impressive highlight reel, featuring 50 memorable sports moments from the past half-century—all in 60 seconds. The spot, from TBWA\Chiat\Day,…

January 6, 2015, 2:27 PM EST

TurboTax Is Returning to the Super Bowl With More Comedy From Wieden + Kennedy William H. Macy steps in for John C. Reilly

TurboTax aired a surprisingly entertaining ad on last year's Super Bowl, with Wieden + Kennedy and director Bryan Buckley teaming up for an amusing metaphor about how the game—for most…

January 5, 2015, 4:41 PM EST

Ad of the Day: McDonald's Refreshes 'I'm Lovin' It' and Suddenly Feels a Lot Like Oreo Archenemies become friends in Leo Burnett's launch spot

Can't we all just get along? McDonald's thinks so—and pushes global harmony hard in its new brand campaign, which refreshes the long-running "I'm lovin' it" tagline by putting more focus…

January 5, 2015, 1:51 PM EST

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