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The Perfect Ad for Anyone Who's Ever Wanted to See James Franco Get Punched in the Face

Comedy Central obliges

Are you so tired of James Franco's artsy Instagram pictures, his smirking superiority, his pretentious poetry, his cornrow-sporting Spring Breakers white gangsta, his incessant everywhere-ness—so much so that you could…

Bryan Cranston Recites 'Ozymandias' in Breaking Bad's Haunting Final Promo

Heisenberg and the end of kings

Breaking Bad wins the award for most poetic TV show promo ever. The final episodes of the series, beginning Aug. 11, are heralded by a haunting reading of "Ozymandias" by…

ESPN Picks Its 10 Favorite SportsCenter Commercials

Jason Sudeikis to host tribute to top 50

ESPN's "This Is SportsCenter" is among the handful of classic sports ad campaigns of all time. Launched in 1995 by Wieden + Kennedy in New York, the campaign—originally inspired by…

Giant Dragon Skull That Washed Up on British Beach Is an Ad for Game of Thrones

Fossil hunters gobsmacked

The only thing scarier than a 12-foot-tall Colin Firth in a British lake is a 40-foot-long dragon skull washed up on a British beach. Beachgoers in Dorset were surprised to…

Project Runway Billboard for Season 12, Awash in Naked Models, Will Run in L.A. After All

Sunset Strip will take it

It's an image that was nearly too hot for Los Angeles, a town that regularly sees bare bums and lithe bodies in various states of undress along its famous streets…

Historical Images Get a Little Tipsy in Ads for Comedy Central's Drunk History

Washington kegging the Delaware

High school would've been so much more bearable if we'd had a tipsy teacher spouting U.S. history, pausing during key Watergate moments not for dramatic effect but just long enough…

'Remember My Name,' Says Walter White on Breaking Bad's Imposing Final Poster

Final episodes coming in August

AMC on Tuesday released the official key art for the final eight episodes of Breaking Bad, premiering Aug. 11. "Remember my name," warns an intimidating, clenched-fisted Walter White, echoing the…

Family Guy Pleads for an Emmy With Racy Spoof of HBO's Girls

Provocative 'For Your Consideration' ad

Fox's Family Guy has a new "For Your Consideration" ad for this year's Emmy Awards, because Seth MacFarlane's unfunny Rat Pack schtick hasn't ruined enough award shows yet. The latest…

Soaking-Wet Padma Lakshmi Leads Parade of Bravolebrities Into Network's Summer Promo

Marooned on a desert island

No one feels sorry for Jeff Lewis, and most everybody wants to see Padma Lakshmi in a soaking-wet cocktail dress. These and other truisms come through in Bravo's just-launched summer…

Lego Builds Awesome Life-Size Star Wars X-Wing Fighter, Its Largest Model Ever

Iconic jet appears in Times Square

Lego has unveiled a life-size Star Wars X-Wing fighter jet made entirely of Legos in Times Square. It promotes an upcoming Cartoon Network show called The Yoda Chronicles. You can…

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