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Mad Men Stars Pose for Vintage-Style Product Ads in 'For Your Consideration' Campaign

First time asking for votes

AMC serves up a fun Emmy Awards campaign for Mad Men, casting its stars in print work that has the look and feel of classy period advertising from the Sterling…

The World Cup Is All Anyone Wants to Talk About in ESPN's New Ad

W+K starts the conversation

If World Cup fever is getting to you, well, you're not alone. This new 30-second spot from Wieden + Kennedy in New York, shot mostly in New York, shows American soccer…

Twitter Fans Make DirecTV's New 'Get Rid of Cable' Ad One of the Bleakest Yet

Putting all that negativity to work

When you leave people to their own devices, they tend to get nihilistic. When they get nihilistic, they make darkly comic scripts for DirecTV. Case in point: the satellite-TV company's Twitter-sourced…

Mad Men Wishes You a Happy Secretary's Day. (Wait, Peggy and Joan Aren't Secretaries!)

Hello, Dawn and Shirley?

It's Secretary's Day—the more politically correct name is Administrative Professionals' Day. And Mad Men, its feet still set firmly in the '60s, is wishing you a very happy former (with…

MSNBC Airing 15-Second Daily News Video

One bite-sized story, aimed at younger audiences

Now you have no excuse to not have time for the news. MSNBC announced it will be airing 15-second pieces produced by NowThis News as part of a series called…

Tell Everyone What You're Doing This Sunday Night With Mad Men Out of Office

Sorry, you're just too busy

If you can't wait for Mad Men to return for part one of its seventh and final season this Sunday, and you're itching to declare your intention to watch it…

The Top 10 Things That Would Happen on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert

Could be first in line for Letterman's seat

Today, Mashable reported that Comedy Central icon Stephen Colbert is a front-runner to replace David Letterman on CBS' Late Show. Only time will tell if there's truth to the speculation,…

Apple and Comcast in Talks for Streaming Partnership?

Giants may work out deal that would give users preferential treatment on cable's 'last mile'

Could Comcast users say goodbye to fuzzy, buffering videos and hello to fast, HD-quality content thanks to a rumored deal with Apple?  The Wall Street Journal reported that unnamed sources say Apple…

Ad Campaign Seeks to Help Widow Whose Husband Had Hollywood's Most Famous Scream

Haunted by a sound effect

Sheb Wooley comes screaming out of the mists of pop culture into the commercial mainstream in FCB's new campaign for pay-TV channel Canal+ in Spain. Wooley is the voice actor who…

Can't Wait for Mad Men's April 13 Return? Watch Don's Entire Journey So Far in 2 Minutes

And no, it isn't pretty

How many times can a two-minute recap of Don Draper's six-season-long journey on Mad Men capture the off-the-rails boozer puking into a potted plant? Zero. But the rest of his…

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