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10 Brands That Changed the World They don’t merely influence our spending habits, they determine who we are

From fast food to fast fashion, a glass telephone to plastic money, some brands don't merely influence our spending habits—they determine who we are. All are household names, not just…

November 17, 2013, 9:53 PM EST

The League’s Steve Rannazzisi Is a Real-Life Fantasy Football Junkie Also has a soft spot for a certain group of New Jersey housewives

Specs Who Steve Rannazzisi  Age 35 Accomplishments Stars as Kevin MacArthur on FXX’s The League; co-creator, star of My Damn Channel’s Daddy Knows Best; Comedy Central stand-up special, Steve Rannazzisi: Manchild, debuts Nov.…

November 15, 2013, 1:51 AM EST

John Oliver Leaves The Daily Show for HBO Veteran comic parlays fill-in host gig into weekly series

John Oliver is leaving The Daily Show With Jon Stewart. The English comedian, who hosted the four-nights-a-week commentary show on Comedy Central during Stewart's absence, will star in a weekly topical…

November 14, 2013, 4:14 PM EST

JWT CEO Bob Jeffrey Says the Consumer Is Still in Control The revolution isn't about tech—it's about people expecting more from brands

With 15 years at the agency, Jeffrey now oversees more than 800 offices and 10,000 employees in more than 90 countries, working with such top brands as Ford, Nokia, HSBC…

November 10, 2013, 8:31 PM EST

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…

October 28, 2013, 10:01 PM EDT

Check Out the Top 10 Most-Shared Brands on Instagram Video 40% of the popular 15-second vids are marketing efforts

MTV, the National Basketball Association, the Peanuts cartoon, GoPro and the Miami Heat are the top brands on Instagram video when it comes to shares, per a study from Unruly Media. In…

October 23, 2013, 5:00 AM EDT

Andie MacDowell Finds HBO’s Girls a Little Shocking The Cedar Cove star also loves Skype

Specs Who Andie MacDowell Age 55 Accomplishments Actress; stars on Hallmark Channel’s Cedar Cove (Season 1 finale aired Oct. 12); current face of L’Oréal; appeared in films including Groundhog Day and Four Weddings and…

October 18, 2013, 12:19 AM EDT

Greg Hahn Rises to Creative Chief at BBDO N.Y. Lubars once again taps an insider for the role

As he did previously, David Lubars, BBBO's North American chairman and chief creative officer, found his New York creative chief internally. Greg Hahn, an executive creative director in the New York…

October 2, 2013, 11:30 AM EDT

Breaking Bad Finale Draws 10.3 Million Viewers Not too shabby for a show Vince Gilligan ‘wasn’t sure would ever make it to the air’

After three take-no-prisoners episodes set the stage for the most anticipated series finale in recent memory, Breaking Bad ended on the highest of high notes. In masterfully bringing the narrative…

September 30, 2013, 4:19 PM EDT

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

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