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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

Nielsen and FreeWheel Expand Online Campaign Ratings Partnership Aimed to spark OCR usage for video buyers

Nielsen has expanded its relationship with FreeWheel, as the video platform will aim to streamline the usage of Nielsen's Online Campaign Ratings (OCR) for their joint clients. In a best-case scenario for…

August 8, 2013, 12:00 AM EDT

Manning Brothers Channel The Lonely Island for DirecTV Introducing 'Football on Your Phone,' the song

Step right up, folks, and feel yourself getting gleefully dumber as you watch this new DirecTV Sunday Ticket ad posing as a bad rap video. Dubbed "Football on Your Phone,"…

August 6, 2013, 4:26 PM EDT

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