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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…

July 30, 2013, 9:44 AM EDT

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…

July 23, 2013, 3:16 PM EDT

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…

July 17, 2013, 10:45 AM EDT

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.…

June 25, 2013, 11:04 AM EDT

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…

June 14, 2013, 9:25 AM EDT

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…

May 30, 2013, 1:57 PM EDT

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…

September 19, 2012, 8:58 AM EDT

Rachel Bilson Raps, but Will It Help Her Show? CW's 'Hart of Dixie' could use a boost

Come on, nobody believes Rachel Bilson is a doctor, even in TV dramedy land. That may be why the CW's Hart of Dixie, starring Bilson as a big city professional…

January 24, 2012, 10:43 AM EST

Get Reamed With Real-Life Dunder Mifflin Paper Quill.com defictionalizes 'Office' product

Just in time for the holidays, here's your latest defictionalized product: Dunder Mifflin paper! Quill.com, which is itself a paper company, struck a licensing deal with NBC to bring the…

November 29, 2011, 8:51 AM EST

Ken Jeong PSA: Don't Cover Your Fridge in Shag Carpeting NBC stars go green in new spots

Ken Jeong is always a welcome face in advertising. He did that memorable Pepto-Bismol spot set inside the human digestive tract, and he's also done PSA work like this disco-thumpin'…

November 9, 2011, 3:58 PM EST

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