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Topic: Kfc

Pete Campbell Lands the KFC Account, as Vincent Kartheiser Is Your New Colonel

The Nashville Hot Colonel, in fact

Darrell Hammond, Norm Macdonald, Jim Gaffigan and … Vincent Kartheiser? Yes, the 37-year-old Mad Men star is the latest (and most unlikely) actor to dress up as Colonel Sanders for KFC's…

Why So Many Legacy Fast-Food Restaurants Are Getting Makeovers

Arby’s, KFC and Taco Bell appeal to millennials

When it comes to dining, no matter the cost of the meal, millennials place a premium on overall experience and that includes comfortable, well-appointed spaces, say marketing analysts. Having seen…

KFC Launches a Media Agency Review for Its $220 Million Ad Business

Incumbent MEC will not defend

Today Yum Brands announced that it has launched a media agency review for the KFC chain after more than a decade with WPP's MEC. Los Angeles consultancy Select Resources International will…

Sanders Is Ripped and Ready to Rumble in WWE's Twist on KFC's Colonel Campaign

Wrestler Dolph Ziggler suits up

We've seen several Colonel Sanders incarnations over the past year, but while most have been about finger lickin,' this one's focused on ass kickin.' At this weekend's WWE's SummerSlam (which has…

Ad of the Day: KFC Unveils Chicken-Scented Sunscreen, With Help From George Hamilton

To keep your skin extra crispy as summer winds down

The Rio Olympics may be over, and we're quickly heading toward Labor Day. But there's still time left to enjoy the summer rays. And who can better advise us on…

Ogilvy Nabs a Grand Prix at Cannes for KFC Radio Ads Telling Men They're Still Manly

Alma DDB Miami dominates U.S. winners

CANNES, France—Ogilvy & Mather Johannesburg took home the Grand Prix in the Radio Lions contest at the Cannes Lions festival here tonight for a KFC campaign that humorously reassured men…

KFC Just Made Edible 'Finger Lickin' Good' Nail Polish That, Yeah, Tastes Like Chicken

Product is based on brand's two favorite recipes

April Fools' Day was a month ago, but KFC is only just now announcing that it has made two edible nail polishes that bring the classic tagline, "Finger Lickin' Good,"…

KFC's Pixelated 'NSFW' Tweet Proves a Bit Too 'Hot & Spicy' for the Internet

Chain apologizes for smutty shot

Brand Twitter fails are few and far between these days, which is either good or bad, depending on your schadenfreude levels. But here's a bizarre and baffling one from Australia,…

These Are the Brands Slam Dunking March Madness on Social Media

Reese's tops buzz around NCAA Tournament

Measurement company Origami Logic analyzed the social engagement of 55 March Madness-focused marketers—19 official NCAA sponsors and 36 nonsponsors. And heading into this weekend's Final Four matchups, these are the…

KFC Swaps Out Norm Macdonald for Jim Gaffigan as Its Latest 'Real' Colonel

Finds a pitchman who may actually eat fried chicken

KFC and Wieden + Kennedy's wacky search for the perfect Col. Harland Sanders continues, this time with comedian Jim Gaffigan. Earlier this week, KFC posted a montage of Norm Mcdonald's clips,…

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