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Topic: Halloween

Has Halloween Become the Start of Fall Cable?

Some big horror shows have completely changed the landscape

Since AMC first unleashed The Walking Dead in 2010, Halloween has served as a launch pad for horror-themed cable series. The obvious synergies aside, Oct. 31 is a great night…

Tide’s Halloween Vines Are Now Everywhere

And with the help of Digitas, brand keeps cranking them out

Advertising is under attack by Vine videos, which are wrapping around Twitter streams, TV sets—and now getting entangled with billboards, thanks to Tide. The Procter & Gamble brand is using…

Ad of the Day: The Year's Meanest, Funniest, Grossest, Cutest Halloween Spot

Crest and Oral-B punk kids

The best way to keep teeth clean and healthy is to ban Halloween candy altogether. Crest toothpaste and Oral-B toothbrushes explore that possibility in this hilarious ad by giving a…

Benjamin Moore Paints It Black With a Halloween Prank at a Haunted Hotel

Martin ambushes the pros

IDEA: Get the job done right, and get out. Painters like to work quickly—and no more so than when the job site is a spooky, abandoned hotel where centuries-old ghosts…

Tide Is Using 7 Vines for Halloween—a Killer Time of Year for Social Video

This just makes way too much sense

Talk about low-hanging fruit (perhaps blood oranges). Tide has debuted a fun, seven-part Halloween campaign using Vine, Twitter's increasingly popular six-second mobile-social video platform. The first video, which went live this…

The Spot: Heart of Darkness

CPR makes you undead in this gruesome zombie PSA for Halloween

IDEA: Zombies crave braaaains, but they're also fond of heaaaarts. Your heart keeps you alive, after all, and zombies need you alive to devour you. So, it stands to reason…

Ad of the Day: Kmart

Draftfcb shows off a dizzying array of Halloween costumes, and sets a world record in the process

Looking for a killer Halloween costume? Check out this killer Kmart commercial first. The dizzying 90-second spot, from Draftfcb in Chicago, distills the essence of a live event held earlier this…

Top 10 Commercials of the Week: Oct. 5-12

Alcohol gets fantastical, Heinz welcomes winter, and Jordan Brand freezes L.A. in its tracks

This week, DDB hijacked the #FirstWorldProblems hashtag for a good cause, polar bears wanted you to skip the Coca-Cola, and your family could never love you as much as HBO…

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