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SNL Helps Obama Through Presidential Depression With Paxil Second Term Strength

Three more years of meds

Most presidents go through a second-term depression, but Obama's has been particularly dismal. To help out, Saturday Night Live has introduced Paxil Second Term Strength, a depression medication for the…

Rebel Wilson Sings Queen in the Year's Most Quirky Sitcom Promo

It's a Super Fun Night

Actress and comedian Rebel Wilson is a quirky rule breaker, so why should she adhere to some old-school network-TV model for promoting a sitcom? She shouldn't, ya hear? Regular 30-second…

The Band Gets Back Together in NBC's Brilliantly Cheesy Promo for The Voice

Reunited and it feels so good

We've all been there. Heartbroken, bearded and alone. This is place that some might call "the dumps," an unbearable place full of darkness, loneliness and misery. It's all because you've…

Why the Ad Agency in the New Robin Williams Sitcom Looks a Lot Like Leo Burnett

Some familiar Crazy Ones

If CBS' The Crazy Ones seems like a day at Leo Burnett in Chicago, there's a good reason for that. The agency's executive creative director, John Montgomery, works as a…

How I Met Your Mother Airs the Mother of All Promos for the Show's Final Season

Bucket poop and sibling lust

This hilarious promo for the final season of CBS's How I Met Your Mother takes the show's weird framing device to its logical and deeply unsavory conclusion. The premise of…

NYC's PBS Station Dreams Up More Horrible, Fake Reality Shows You'd Probably Still Watch

This time with promos, not just posters

Thirteen, a PBS station in New York City, continues to insist that its programming is better than the dreck you find elsewhere on cable—by inventing more bogus ads for reality…

Converse Has More Springfield in Its Step With New Simpsons Sneakers

For kids and sorta-grownups

Let's say it like Comic Book Guy: Best. Collaboration. Ever. Fox's dysfunctional yet loving animated family, The Simpsons, have joined with Converse for a line of screen-printed Chuck Taylor sneakers.…

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…

Ads for PBS Station Invent Ludicrous, Fake Reality Shows You'd Still Probably Watch

But there is an alternative

Excited about the reality show Knitting Wars? If sew, too bad—it's fake. It's one of five bogus lowbrow programs dreamed up by CHI & Partners in New York for a…

Acceptance Speech Tips for Emmy Winners, by Parker Posey

Dicey advice from crazy acting coach

If only the Emmy winners this Sunday night would take a cue from Parker Posey, who plays a ridiculously affected and over-the-top acting coach in this parody video about how…

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