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Topic: Shark Week

10 Brand Tweets That Prove Shark Week Has Essentially Become a National Holiday

McDonald's and Jell-O join the party

Discovery Channel is bumping up Shark Week programming a month earlier than normal this year, and a number of brands like Coca-Cola, Dunkin' Donuts and Jell-O are churning out clever…

Why Shark Week Is Sinking Its Teeth Into July

As competitors churn the water, Discovery shifts its franchise a month earlier

In this year's promos for Shark Week, Discovery is calling it "The Most Wonderful Week of the Year"—and that's not just hyperbole. The network owes much of its success over…

This Hilarious Promo for SharkFest Bites Shark Week Where It Hurts

Nat Geo dives into Discovery's tank

Nat Geo Wild is taking an unapologetic chomp out of a Discovery Channel summer staple. The network, a joint venture between the National Geographic Society and Fox, has released a…

Volkswagen Tests Your Shark Week Endurance With Endless Scrolling Game

Just keep driving

Volkswagen wants to turn the countless hours that you’ll likely spend looking up marine-related facts online this week while watching Discovery Channel’s Shark Week into a game. For the third year…

Travelocity's Shark Week Tracker Is Already Generating Social Buzz

Tidy Cats, Redd's Apple Ale, Target also run promos

Big-name brands are champing at the bit to jump into the social conversation around Discovery's annual Shark Week event, with some names like Travelocity already seeing some promising results. Travel brands…

Adweek's Top 5 Commercials of the Week: June 27-July 3

Monty Python, Shark Week and lots of pride

The World Cup is still bringing excitement to soccer fans around the globe, but the U.S. is out of the running, and so it might be time ... for something…

GE's Twitter Vine 'Science Fair' Gets Social Ad Push

Tumblr, BuzzFeed, Facebook, Promoted Tweets in play

General Electric is executing a Twitter Vine-based "science fair" promotion through Aug. 15 that includes ads via several social platforms as well as an influencer push. The Fairfield, Conn.-based corporation…

Nielsen: 29 Percent of TV Ratings Impacted by Twitter

Study tries to establish causal relationship between social and GRPs

In a first attempt at establishing a causal relationship between Twitter activity and TV ratings, Nielsen on Tuesday released a study that suggests that the social media platform can in…

Tide's Shark Week Twitter Vine Is Bloody Good

Volkswagen, Weather Channel also jump

When oceanic imagery is already built into your brand name—as with, say, Tide—you probably don't have to worry about jumping the Shark Week. And yet marketers of the Procter & Gamble…

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