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Tim Nudd

10 Most Watched Ads on YouTube in March

The Ad Council wins the month in a landslide, as Durex and Samsung battle for No. 2

Public service advertising doesn't often go viral (indeed, PSAs rarely appear on Google and Adweek's monthly leaderboard of the most-watched ads on YouTube). But the Ad Council knocked it out…

A Kid Grows Up Really, Really Fast in BBH's Latest Cute Ad for Robinsons

BBH London has made some brilliant ads for British juice brand Robinsons over the years—notably, this Wimbledon spot and, of course, the famous "Pals" ad from 2013, which really is…

State Farm Just Remade the 'Jake From State Farm' Ad Completely With Emojis

State Farm probably still can't believe how popular the "Jake From State Farm" commercial has become. It became a cult favorite almost overnight and has been parodied relentlessly on Vine…

James Corden Bickers With James Corden as Samsung Galaxy S6 Ads Flood In

Forget about pre-order day for the Apple Watch. It's also launch day for the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, which means ads for the smartphone are rolling out all…

Ikea Is Replying to Questions on Facebook With Comical, Pun-Filled Memes

The viral success of Groupon's Banana Bunker post on Facebook appears to be rubbing off on other brands. See, for example, Ikea Singapore—which has started a whole new Facebook thread…

This Watchmaker Does Not Care If You Pre-order a Damn Thing From Apple Today

Traditional watchmakers are in a bit of a bind with the launch of the Apple Watch. Do they just ignore it, or do they make fun of it—and in so…

Adweek's Top 5 Commercials of the Week: April 3-10

This week's spots really shake the space-time continuum

An endless road. A dimensional vortex. Houses with dishes floating ominously. It was a good week for supernatural imagery in advertising. Check out the five top spots below, and vote…

The Trick Copy on These Clever Ads Shows Another Side to Homelessness

Here's a clever outdoor campaign from Publicis London for the homelessness charity Depaul that manages to tell two different stories with the same copy. The ads are being placed on corners,…

Ad of the Day: Lego Awesomely Leaps Into Toys-to-Life by Way of Joel McHale's House

Batman, Gandalf and Wyldstyle usher in Lego Dimensions

The so-called "toys-to-life" category is about to get an enormous jolt, as Lego and Warner Bros. Interactive have announced their upcoming Lego Dimensions game—and teased it with this entertaining five-minute…

Snickers Got YouTubers to Post Terrible Videos as If They Recorded Them Hungry

For a campaign that's five years old, Snickers' "You're Not You When You're Hungry" is having quite the creative renaissance this year. The Super Bowl ad was fantastic (as was the…

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