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Hot List: Here Are the Top TV Shows, Stars and Networks of 2015

Amid the clutter of today's TV options, there are still several standout shows and networks worth celebrating. Adweek's annual Host List is a two-part celebration of the best that TV, […]

John Oliver Made This Perfectly Bitter, Curse-Filled Farewell Ad for RadioShack

The end of RadioShack is nigh. And in John Oliver's fantasy world, the 94-year-old brand wouldn't sputter out gracefully. No. It wouldn't even be passive-aggressive about its slow decline. It would be straight up aggressive-aggressive, blaming America for its failure.

The 10 Best New TV Shows of the Year

At the end of every great TV series—The Sopranos, Breaking Bad, The Wire, 30 Rock—somebody usually jumps to declare the Golden Age of Television at an end, and somehow that […]

Presenting the Winners of the Television Hot List


Nick Offerman’s Hilarious Fake Home Depot Ad Pokes Fun at Lowe’s Robot Helpers

Lowe's must have known its human-size robotic "shopping assistants," which are rolling out this holiday season, would be mocked, right?

John Oliver Quotes the IAB in Blistering Takedown of Native Ads

John Oliver's half-hour comedy news show on HBO has one really amazing regular feature: Rather than a lengthy interview or a musical guest, Oliver goes on a hilarious, impeccably researched 12-minutes-and-change rant about a particular hobby horse. Past victims have included FIFA, the U.S. prison system and net neutrality.

John Oliver’s Parody Ad Skewers GM With Bleak Phrases From an Internal Memo

While it's true HBO is not an ad-supported network, Last Week Tonight's John Oliver made an exception Sunday, uttering the words rarely heard on the premium cable network: "We'll be right back."