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How IFC Got Alex Prager to Shoot Portlandia Ads in the Style of Her Fine-Art Photos Carrie and Fred are faces in the crowd

IFC just released the key art for Season 4 of Portlandia, and the photos are fantastic. Not only did the network get the great young photographer Alex Prager on board—she…

January 16, 2014, 2:26 PM EST

Ads for Comedy Central's Kroll Show Imagine the Dumbest Awards Show Ever But you'd still probably watch

With those saucy Two Broke Girls hosting and a category that pits the Bible against Sharknado, the People's Choice Awards, airing live Wednesday night on CBS, should be a hoot.…

January 8, 2014, 4:25 PM EST

NBC Celebrates NYC and Its Own Past in First Ads for Jimmy Fallon's Tonight Show Countdown to Feb. 17

The Tonight Show is moving from one smug cultural petri dish to another, thanks to Jimmy Fallon, who will be taking the show back to NYC when he replaces Jay…

January 7, 2014, 12:20 PM EST

Stephen Colbert Gets Crackin' as Super Bowl Star for Wonderful Pistachios Two ads will kick off yearlong campaign

At this year's Super Bowl, Wonderful Pistachios will take a break from its usual "what's hot this minute" approach and feature a star with a bit more lasting power: Stephen…

January 7, 2014, 11:31 AM EST

Conan O'Brien Fails to Learn How to Audition for TV Commercials It's harder than it looks

America's gangliest talk-show host takes on TV-commercial auditions in this skit. With the help of Killian's Workshop, Conan O'Brien—not always the most comfortable commercial endorser—reads some copy about shrimp that…

December 10, 2013, 3:31 PM EST

SpongeBob Is Coming to a USPS Mailbox Near You in Nickelodeon's Holiday Push Very square pants, postcards and more

All right, it's been done before, but not for a while: Nickelodeon is partnering with the ever-embattled U.S. Postal Service to promote its long-running children's series SpongeBob SquarePants, in which…

December 9, 2013, 10:47 AM EST

DiGiorno Pizza Live-Tweeted The Sound of Music, and It Was Very Tasty Brand's commentary comes fully baked

On Thursday night, as millions tuned in to see Carrie Underwood ambitiously take on the role of Maria von Trapp, croon about the hills being alive, and make children's clothing…

December 6, 2013, 8:12 AM EST

Adult Swim Crashes a Spaceship in NYC for New Show Rick and Morty Fliers and Craigslist ad say it's for sale

If you were wandering aimlessly around Manhattan last week, you probably saw lampposts with a flier showing a cheap, grainy-looking photo of a spaceship and "take one" pull tabs at…

December 2, 2013, 12:48 PM EST

Duck Dynasty Stars Teach You How Not to Blow Up Your House With a Turkey State Farm back for more safe frying

Thinking of frying a turkey this holiday season? Hang on a minute, and listen to what Si and Jase have to say. State Farm has partnered with the popular stars from…

November 22, 2013, 8:01 AM EST

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…

November 19, 2013, 11:17 AM EST

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