Tuesday Odds and Ends

By Kiran Aditham 

Portland, ME Philadelphia-based agency Tierney was named media AOR for TD Bank. link

-New York Giants QB Eli Manning believes “It’s a Great Time to Sign” in a new Toyota campaign created by Saatchi & Saatchi. link


-A new study conducted by Campaign Media Analysis Group finds that trial lawyer TV ads for medical malpractice suits increased by a whopping 1,400% in the last four years. link

-Burger King will be invading the frozen sections of grocery stores and Walmarts with their own branded crinkle-cut french fries dubbed King Krinkz. link

-McCann Erickson London and Momentum have teamed up to launch a new integrated campaign for Subway. link

-AOL welcomed former Yahoo exec Brad Garlinghouse as president of its communications group, which includes email and AIM services. link

-R.E.M. and MoveOn.org have unveiled a new video in support of the public option in the heated, never-ending healthcare debate. link

-Hef and a few Playboy playmates have caught Guitar Hero fever in a new spot from Crispin. link

-Gawker wonders if men’s bodywash commercials are actually way gay. link

-Tree Farm Partners principal Cameron McNaughton offers VW, Chrysler and GM advice in tapping new ad agencies in a BusinessWeek op-ed. link

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