Topic: Comcast

Netflix Uses One Brilliant Tweet to Show Why You Should Be Afraid of Comcast Want everything this slow?

Netflix and Comcast have been sparring for a while. But on Wednesday, Netflix delivered a quietly epic uppercut to the cable giant and its interests—thanks to a single creative tweet. It…

February 25, 2015, 3:23 PM EST

Emmitt Smith Printed and Signed 400 Fan Tweets, Including a Marriage Proposal Part of Xfinity's pledge to make live sports 'more live'

Most tweets have a shelf life shorter than a fourth down on the goal line, but a few hundred Emmitt Smith fans will be keeping their tweets around for a…

November 26, 2014, 1:19 PM EST

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…

March 24, 2014, 3:43 PM EDT

Comcast Xfinity jingle isn't quite fun for all

When I tally up all the horrible crap Comcast has pulled over the last few years, its "Endless Fun" Xfinity jingle doesn't even register. That said, it really seems to…

March 15, 2011, 11:20 AM EDT

Comcast, Goodby sued over use of Godzilla

Comcast and Goodby, Silverstein & Partners' use of the Big G, aka Godzilla, in its "Comcast Town" campaign could wind up costing them some Big Gs, aka money, thanks to…

August 10, 2009, 6:01 AM EDT

Shaq 'n' Stein fail to shine for Comcast spot

"Shaquille O'Neal and Ben Stein handcuffed together in a commercial!" That was probably all it took for Digitas to sell through its potentially amusing new ad to Comcast execs. But…

May 15, 2009, 11:53 AM EDT

Everyone's as cool as hell in Comcast Town

Goodby, Silverstein & Partners has created a bunch of new spots for Comcast with a groovy mix of live action and animation, with characters singing about the cable company in…

March 5, 2009, 10:06 AM EST

Super Bowl was wild, particularly in Tucson

"We are mortified by the incident, and we apologize to our customers." That's Comcast's statement concerning the adult entertainment that briefly interrupted Sunday's Super Bowl telecast in the Tucson,…

February 3, 2009, 11:38 AM EST

The teary Comcast TV reunion that wasn't

This new Comcast commercial from Goodby, Silverstein & Partners and Biscuit director Aaron Ruell claims to tell the story of "two televisions separated at birth" that meet again later in…

November 18, 2008, 9:18 AM EST