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G.I. Joe-Themed Episode of Community Is Packed With Retro Awesomeness Fake ads, fake PSA, real entertainment

NBC's Community regularly pays tribute to its characters' pop culture obsessions, but it still came out of left field when the last episode focused on protagonist Jeff's love of G.I.…

April 8, 2014, 12:50 AM EDT

Jimmy Fallon Invades Your Living Room in Time Warner Cable's Latest Ad See NBC shows anytime

Late-night talk-show hosts already commandeer your living room in the wee hours. Now they're expanding their purview. Following Jimmy Kimmel's bit before Sunday's Oscars in which he pretended to climb through…

March 3, 2014, 11:02 AM EST

DiGiorno Pizza Live-Tweeted The Sound of Music, and It Was Very Tasty Brand's commentary comes fully baked

On Thursday night, as millions tuned in to see Carrie Underwood ambitiously take on the role of Maria von Trapp, croon about the hills being alive, and make children's clothing…

December 6, 2013, 8:12 AM EST

The Band Gets Back Together in NBC's Brilliantly Cheesy Promo for The Voice Reunited and it feels so good

We've all been there. Heartbroken, bearded and alone. This is place that some might call "the dumps," an unbearable place full of darkness, loneliness and misery. It's all because you've…

September 4, 2013, 9:21 AM EDT

Is Now the Time for CBS to Jump on Hulu? Post-sale might be the moment for Moonves to pounce

Now that the Hulu non-sale is over(ish), is this the perfect time for CBS to jump on board? Or is it actually the worst time? From the start, CBS has resisted…

July 16, 2013, 12:01 AM EDT

Web Video Companies Leaving Tons of Cash on the Table FreeWheel CEO says digital players could quadruple their ad output

FreeWheel sees a lot. The company helps power video content management and ad decisions for a number of big media companies, including Fox, NBCU, Turner, Vevo and AOL. As a result,…

June 3, 2013, 12:01 AM EDT

Scranton's ABC Affiliate Refuses to Run Dunder Mifflin Ad During the Oscars Once-fictional brand linked to NBC takes its business to Utica

It's a dispute petty enough to be a subplot on The Office. WNEP-TV, the ABC affiliate for the show's hometown of Scranton, Pa., is refusing to run a TV spot…

February 21, 2013, 5:57 PM EST

Man Pretends to Be a Celebrity, So People Treat Him Like One Stealth marketing, or just an ad for Brett Cohen?

Here's a candidate for viral stunt of the year: A 21-year-old student named Brett Cohen assumes the trappings of a reality star—bodyguards, paparazzi and a ridiculous striped button-down—and waltzes into…

August 23, 2012, 3:42 PM EDT

Get Reamed With Real-Life Dunder Mifflin Paper Quill.com defictionalizes 'Office' product

Just in time for the holidays, here's your latest defictionalized product: Dunder Mifflin paper! Quill.com, which is itself a paper company, struck a licensing deal with NBC to bring the…

November 29, 2011, 8:51 AM EST

Ken Jeong PSA: Don't Cover Your Fridge in Shag Carpeting NBC stars go green in new spots

Ken Jeong is always a welcome face in advertising. He did that memorable Pepto-Bismol spot set inside the human digestive tract, and he's also done PSA work like this disco-thumpin'…

November 9, 2011, 3:58 PM EST

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