Topic: Pitch

The 10 Best New TV Shows of 2016

Visionary creator/stars like Donald Glover and Pamela Adlon rule the freshman class

After revealing my 10 best series of the year yesterday, it’s time to spotlight the new kids on the block: those freshman shows that immediately broke out of an oversaturated…

Designated Survivor and Pitch Among New Fall Shows That Excite Media Buyers Most

But they're not sold on all the time-travel series

Last week, we analyzed all of the new fall TV shows to find out which ones are worth watching. As the new TV season kicks off this week, several media…

Fox’s New Fall Shows Ranked From Worst to Best

Network takes some big swings and has a killer Pitch

Adweek’s weeklong look at each broadcast network’s new fall shows kicks off today with Fox, which rose from No. 4 to No. 3 in the 18-49 demo last season. Although…

Fox Will Launch Its Marketing Campaign for Pitch, Its Fall Baseball Drama, During the All-Star Game

MLB is a partner of the show

Fall premiere week is still more than two months away, but Fox is stepping up to the plate early for its new Major League Baseball drama, Pitch, launching the show's…

How to Stop Your Best Creatives From Leaving You

The best defense is an honest dialogue before an offer comes

Recently I almost lost a superstar creative to another agency, and it really taught me something. Let's face it, all creatives, especially the good ones, are always in the market. They're…

Can Agencies Win If They Don't Play the Spec Pitch Game?

The pros and cons of creating free work to win work

When Mike Wolfsohn and his two partners left Southern California agency Ignited in 2010 to form High Wide & Handsome, they vowed not to participate in competitive pitches requiring contenders…

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…

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…

The GSK-Novartis Deal Triggered This Global Media Pitch

PHD battles MediaCom for $900 million in spending

GlaxoSmithKline is conducting a global review of media planning and buying for its consumer healthcare brands, and it comes as no surprise, given the company's recent asset swap with Norvartis. In…

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…