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MediaCom Wins Big in Sony Global Media Review

Carat may be slipping off client roster amid buying and planning shuffle

MediaCom appears to be the big winner in Sony's global media review. Sources tell Adweek the agency has won all of the company's PlayStation business from Carat and OMD. In addition,…

How Brands Are Getting in on the Joke With Comedies Like Angie Tribeca

Product integration is funny business for Snickers and others

In TBS' new police satire Angie Tribeca, no TV drama trope is left unscathed—including product integrations. In the third episode, two detectives (played by Hayes MacArthur and Deon Cole) strike…

OMD CEO Turns Her Attention to Virtual Reality as It Gets Closer to Being Mainstream

Monica Karo says that will happen soon

brightcove.createExperiences(); Virtual reality's day in the sun is coming soon, says Monica Karo, CEO of OMD USA, which hosted a…

Facetime: Adweek’s Executive Lab and Miami's Art Basel Usher in December

Linda Yaccarino, Candace Cameron Bure, Mr. Brainwash and more

Media magnates came out in full force for the Adweek Executive Lab: YouTube and Facebook in the Media Mix, presented by Pixability. Art Basel kicked off in Miami with DuJour…

Johnson & Johnson's Global Media Follows Its U.S. Biz to J3

Client spends more than $2.5 billion on ads

In this year of media account shifts, UM's J3—IPG Mediabrands' dedicated unit for Johnson & Johnson—has now twice scored major assignments from the marketer. Today, J3 added global media chores for…

McDonald's Launches Anti-Hunger Ad for the UN's World Food Programme on Peace Day

Burger King is on board, too, despite McWhopper failure

McDonald's apparently had its own plans for Peace Day. After turning down Burger King's elaborate offer to collaborate on a McWhopper, McDonald's created a 30-second spot—which carries no McDonald's branding—to drive support…

Accounts in Review: Contenders Prepare for Final Pitches in Subway's Contest

DraftKings goes with Butler, Shine

It turns out Subway has been quietly talking to agencies for a while now, and the chain already has four finalists for its creative account. Longtime incumbent MMB is defending against…

To Rebrand for Generation Xers, TV Land Ditches Nostalgia

The network swaps traditional comedies for edgier fare

Since it launched in 1996, TV Land has been the television version of comfort food, satisfying nostalgia-loving audiences with a mix of beloved reruns and, more recently, original sitcoms like…

Accounts in Review: American Airlines Starts Looking as Nature Made Picks an Agency

Also, GSK's media search nearly finished

As searches for Nature Made and GlaxoSmithKline wound down this week, a global contest for American Airlines began. Nature Made hired Butler, Shine, Stern & Partners to handle its creative account…

Accounts in Review: Creative Searches Pick Up, a Bit

Olive Garden begins, DraftKings winds down

Media reviews continue to dominate the adverting landscape, but some sizeable creative searches are bubbling up now, too. Olive Garden, a mainstay at Grey since 1996, just started a search that's expected…

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