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Tom Colicchio camps out in HBO food truck

HBO's Game of Thrones has hired celebrity chef and Top Chef judge Tom Colicchio to be the bread to its circus. All this week, Colicchio is serving free food (including…

Tiny Giraffes From DirecTV Ads Now for Sale

Gregor the Russian billionaire might be the lead in DirecTV's "Opulence" and "Epic Win" ads from Grey New York, but we all know who the real star is—the miniature giraffe.…

Man does 60 things in 60-second ad for DVR

This amusing DDB spot shows how the MySky DVR turns New Zealand husbands into the biggest wussies on the planet. (In contrast, DVRs make Aussies behave like dim blokes—dimmer than…

Why is Cindy Chandler pitching HughesNet?

As a rabid fan of the great sci-fi series Lost—my fiancée got me the six-season boxset for Chrismukkah—I still often think about that great finale. After the Smoke Monster wreaked…

Marketing Predictions for 'DWTS' Season 12

On Monday night, ABC announced the season-12 cast for Dancing with the Stars. The lineup—probably the weakest to date—features Sugar Ray Leonard, Hines Ward, Ralph Macchio, Chris Jericho, Lil' Romeo,…

Even Joe Buck hates Joe Buck in Fox spots

Everyone hates Joe Buck. This is an established truth, one that we've remarked on for years. The Fox broadcaster is so universally maligned, you expect his mother to publicly criticize…

CW sacrificing subtlety for 'Vampire Diaries'

The CW doesn't seem worried about collateral damage from being in the blast area around MTV's Skins. As the latter watches a sixth advertiser (Schick) run scared from its hammered,…

Piers Morgan, dog-eat-dog celeb interviewer

CNN is betting a lot on Piers Morgan, whom the network has installed on Larry King's old throne. The company's PR department bombards me with a half…

Donny Deutsch becoming Bravo's love guru

Bravo is getting another millionaire matchmaker in sometime adman Donny Deutsch, who will reinvent himself as a relationship expert as host of an upcoming show called Love Live. The live,…

HBO's shows: Do not attempt them at home

Folks use crazy costumes and kooky contraptions to re-create scenes from True Blood, Entourage and Eastbound & Down at home in seasonal spots by BBDO (and director Tim Godsall of…

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