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Adweek's Top 5 Commercials of the Week: Jan. 3-10 It was a very good and very bad week for moms. Vote for your favorite spot

In our first ad showdown of 2014, brands come strong with spots focusing on family—particularly mothers, both happy and sad—and all the good and bad life can bring.  Three of our…

January 10, 2014, 7:44 AM EST

Ad of the Day: Life Gets Even Worse for Cable Customers in DirecTV's New Horror Stories Campaign's third year

It's been two years since DirecTV and Grey New York launched their "Cable Effects" ad campaign, detailing the strange and terrible fates that can befall cable customers. In that time,…

January 8, 2014, 1:20 PM EST

TNT Scares Up Big Business With Mob City Acura, DirecTV, Sony Pictures are marquee sponsors

The ratings for the first installment of Frank Darabont’s new TNT serial Mob City aren’t due for another 48 hours, but the stylish exercise in L.A. noir is already a…

December 3, 2013, 4:58 PM EST

5 Digital Shows Created by Grown-Ups Money + talent ≠ a sure thing

Silicon Valley has a lot of things going for it: advancing technology, an attractive environment for whiz kids, a (weak) stab at meritocracy among its residents, gobs and gobs of…

November 21, 2013, 10:21 AM EST

Our Picks for the Best Fall Shows Across the Whole Media Spectrum Broadcast no longer rules the roost

Ask anybody who writes about television about the future of programming and he will let you know the best shows aren't on broadcast anymore. Increasingly, they're not necessarily on TV.…

September 15, 2013, 10:10 PM EDT

Adweek's Top 10 Commercials of the Week Chipotle repeats, Chevy refreshes, and Motorola relaxes—perhaps a bit too much

Chipotle's "Back to the Start" campaign was an enormous hit in 2011. Now, the restaurant chain and CAA Marketing are back using a similar formula. Celebrity singer covering a famous…

September 13, 2013, 8:59 AM EDT

Are You Ready for Some Freakball? DirecTV Tells Tall Tales in Ads From Grey NFL Sunday Ticket guys rule

DirecTV's NFL Sunday Ticket, which offers every game live on any digital device, turns average Joes into "the world's most powerful fans" in three goofy spots from Grey. These godlike…

September 9, 2013, 9:53 AM EDT

Some Advertisers View Al Jazeera America as Too Risky Conservative clients are balking

Al Jazeera America (AJAM) launches on Tuesday with both the boundless enthusiasm of the hard-core news hounds who are driving its slick, expensive content, and a branding problem as big…

August 18, 2013, 10:27 PM EDT

Cat Wearing a Shark Costume Riding a Roomba Scores Big on YouTube Ryan Higa, PewDiePie Among Web creators topping Adweek/VidIQ's debut chart

Big Adweek/VideoWatch news! Through a partnership with VidIQ, a company that helps creators and brands build their YouTube audiences—and is sitting on loads of data—we're presenting our first of two…

August 13, 2013, 12:01 AM EDT

Adweek's Top 10 Commercials of the Week: Aug. 2-9 Kiefer Sutherland's new tattoo, Penélope Cruz's directorial debut and the Manning brothers' bad rap

August 9, 2013, 1:24 PM EDT

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