Monday Morning Stir

By Kiran Aditham 

-GroupM Entertainment has formed a strategic partnership with Alloy Digital in which the pair will develop, produce, and market two original episodic web series.

-Speaking of GroupM, its agency network Maxus has appointed Neil Stewart, most recently CEO for Asia-Pacific, as its first-ever global chief client officer.


-Omnicom-owned Critical Mass is tracking buzzworthy topics at Advertising Week via a  digital data visualization called, yep, Buzz Off. link

-Though CP+B’s Emmy-nominated “The Chase” spot for Grey Poupon didn’t win last night, the agency and brand are thanking fans who submitted lines last week for what the parties say what would’ve been the first crowdsourced Emmy speech (above).

-As expected, Apple didn’t do too shabby in terms of weekend iPhone sales. link