Steve Mcclellan

Sheen Raises (More) Eyebrows in Interview With Dan Patrick

Charlie Sheen, the troubled star of CBS’ Two and a Half Men, made comments about the casual use of illegal drugs in a Monday interview with TV personality Dan Patrick, […]

Mediabrands Ventures Names Weisberger COO

Interpublic Group’s Mediabrands has hired Jason Weisberger as COO of its Ventures unit. Weisberger reports to Matt Freeman, the operation’s CEO. Over the past year, Weisberger was a consultant who […]

ZenithOptimedia Reorgs Multicultural Planning, Buying Unit

Publicis Groupe’s ZenithOptimedia has reorganized its multicultural planning and buying unit and hired Lisa Torres to run it as president, a newly created position. Previously, Torres was evp and group […]

Groupon Pulling Controversial Campaign

Groupon is pulling its controversial ad campaign that broke during this year’s Super Bowl. The ads poked fun at causes, while raising donations for several charities at the same time. […]

CBS Reshuffles News Management Team

CBS is shaking up its news and sports ranks, the network said. Sean McManus, who had been president of both the news and sports divisions, is stepping away from the […]

Ace Metrix: Doritos Ad Most Effective of Super Bowl

The Doritos’ “Pug Attack” spot, airing in the first quarter of the game, emerged as the most effective ad during Super Bowl XLV, according to ad tracker Ace Metrix. The […]

Sheen’s $1 Billion Bender

Charlie Sheen has become a toxic asset. The Two and a Half Men star isn’t the first network TV celeb to go on rampages fueled by drugs or alcohol or […]

Lazarus Effect

Robert Downey Jr. and Charlie Sheen have certain things in common. Both were born into show business families in 1965. Both started acting at a young age; Downey was 5, […]

VivaKi Delays North American Consolidation

After a three-month consolidation review of the companies that process its $27 billion in annual ad billings in North America, VivaKi has opted not to consolidate after all. At least […]

TV’s Batman to Star in Dolby Social Media Campaign

Adam West, the original TV Batman who now plays an animated version of himself on Fox’s Family Guy, has agreed to help high-tech audio specialist Dolby Laboratories execute its first […]