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The VMAs Inspired Good and Bad Branded Tweets

The good and the bad were on full display in last night’s tweets for MTV’s Video Music Awards. Nicki Minaj's wardrobe malfunction and praise for Beyonce as the queen of the show topped Twitter posts, while, according to Britney Spears, Miley Cyrus has been recast as a Mother Theresa-styled celebrity for her work with the homeless.

This Little-Known Robin Williams Ad Will Break Your Heart All Over Again

Earlier this week, we recapped some of the best moments from Robin Williams' contributions to advertising, but a reader pointe

PR Giant Edelman Apologizes for Calling Robin Williams’ Death an ‘Opportunity’

Edelman is usually tapped with helping brands avoid or disentangle themselves from public backlash, but the global PR firm instead found itself in the hot seat this week.

Robin Williams Left a Legacy of Humor and Humanity in Ads

“The powerful play goes on and you contribute a verse.”

Burger King Pulled Pricey Twitter Ad When Robin Williams News Broke

When Robin Williams' sudden passing began circulating in social media early Monday evening, Burger King marketers quickly placed a call to Twitter headquarters to pull a 

Fizzy, Busy Finale for ABC’s Scandal

With no fewer than four broadcast series calling it a day, Thursday night was a time for cliff-hangers and farewells. But as has been the case throughout the season, only one of these shows delivered a blockbuster audience.

Ad of the Day: Apple Borrows From Dead Poets Society in Evocative Ad for the iPad Air

Apple was having some trouble with words last year—stumbling a bit in the copywriting department as it struggled to breathe life into the stilted, inward-looking "Our Signature" campaign. The company finished the year strong with a lovely a holiday spot anchored by a clever script.

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CBS Gives Full-Season Orders to 3 Freshman Comedies

CBS today announced that it has given back-nine orders for its three remaining comedy series: The Millers, The Crazy Ones and Mom. 

Robin Williams, CBS Win the Retro Battle

They may not go head-to-head in Week 2, but if Thursday night’s numbers are anything to go by, Robin Williams is beating Michael J. Fox in the Comeback Kid ratings battle.