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Eli Manning Is Itching to Banana Dance and Karaoke With You in DirecTV's New Ads

NFL Sunday Ticket spots say you're better without cable

Would you rather rescue Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo from a burning building, or save half a sandwich for the long ride home? Well, that probably depends on what kind of…

Why Jamie Foxx and Jason Biggs Are Chatting With DirecTV's 'Settler' Guy on Twitter

Plus, a new TV spot in the campaign

As the preferred social platform for griping about #firstworldproblems, Twitter is the next logical destination for DirecTV's "Settlers" campaign, which is all about accepting a less-than-perfect life (where, among other…

DirecTV Ridicules Cable Users as 'Settlers' in Frontier-Themed Ads

But the concept feels dusty already

DirecTV: the final frontier? A bunch of "Settlers"—a modern suburban family dressed like the cast of Little House on the Prairie—settle for cable rather than DirecTV in Grey's latest ads for…

2 Horrible Cable Companies Merge in DirecTV's Sequel to a Campaign From Years Ago

Grey work picks up where Deutsch left off

Grey New York goes back to the future for DirecTV, revisiting a concept the satellite broadcaster introduced seven years ago in commercials from Deutsch. Those original spots, directed by Christopher Guest,…

'Petite Randy Moss' Is Cable's Latest Victim in DirecTV's New Height-Mocking Ad

Funny, or just mean?

Grey New York plays the height card in a new ad touting DirecTV's NFL Sunday Ticket. The commercial stars Randy Moss, a future NFL Hall of Famer mulling a comeback. In…

DirecTV Ditches Rob Lowe for Hannah Davis and a Horse in Shamelessly Silly New Ads

Don't take her word for it

DirecTV doesn't want you to have to look at ugly cable wires and boxes. So, it's putting Hannah Davis on your screen instead (and saying goodbye to Rob Lowe). Sports Illustrated's…

SI's Swimsuit Models Look a Bit Less Lovely If They Have Cable Instead of DirecTV

Hannah Davis, Chrissy Teigen and Nina Agdal get Rob Lowed

To date, Rob Lowe has been the only celebrity to suffer physical indignities in Grey's DirecTV campaign making fun of cable customers. But now he can add three famous supermodels…

Rob Lowe Talks About the Awesome Randomness of His DirecTV Characters [Video]

The ads are 'out there in a really fun, smart, stupid way'

Grey has gotten a lot of buzz out of its DirecTV campaign featuring oddball versions of Rob Lowe as a cable subscriber. After shooting the first five ads last year,…

Scrawny Arms Rob Lowe Is DirecTV's Freakiest Rob Lowe Yet

Good luck with that jar of mayo

While shy-bladder sufferers debate the offensiveness of Painfully Awkward Rob Lowe, DirecTV is plowing ahead with all sorts of other less-than-ideal Rob Lowes—you know, the ones with cable and not…

20 Years Before It Was Cool to Cast Gay Couples, Ikea Made This Pioneering Ad

Patrick O'Neill looks back at his 1994 spot

The mini-wave of brands casting gay couples in TV ads this year continues to rise, with the likes of Honey Maid, Cheerios and DirecTV all diving in. More power to…

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