Beloved Pitchman and Retro TV Ads

Ladies and gentleman, are you ready to be wowed by these legendary ad icons? Well, ready or not, here are some of the most notable pitchmen from times past. Ed & Doc – Pizza Hut television commercials It’s time to be honest with ourselves. The truth is there is no real secret to Pizza Hut’s …

Coffee Pitchman George Clooney’s Next Move

He’s Nespresso’s new U.S. brand ambassador and it’s his first ad campaign in the States. A-lister. Oscar-winner. Husband. Rescue dog owner. Coffee pitchman. Yep, there’s a new-ish line on George Clooney’s resume. He’s the latest face of Nespresso, a brand that he’s promoted abroad for nearly a decade, but now, he’s bringing it home for …

Pitch Your Idea to a Shark!

How would you like to be given the opportunity to pitch your idea for As Seen On TV to Kevin Harrington, the founder of As Seen on TV and former Shark on ABC’s Shark Tank? Kevin Harrington will be speaking at an event on March 15th and 16th at the Hilton in Fairlawn, Ohio. The …

Companies Already on the Prowl for Future Pitchmen from Sochi Olympics

U.S. slopestyle snowboarder Sage Kotsenburg just won Olympic gold on Saturday, and companies are already expressing interest in signing him up for endorsement deals. Robert Tuchman, president of sports and entertainment marketing company Goviva, said he has already fielded calls from three different companies inquiring about the 20-year-old snowboarder, who was a relative unknown just …

Trudeau’s California Estate for Sale Still in Jail

Buyers lining up at Trudeau’s 3,961-square-foot (368-square-metre) home in Ojai will be given tickets designating their place in line for the three-day sale, according to the organizer’s website. Trudeau has been jailed in Chicago since November for civil contempt of court and is awaiting a March sentencing for his criminal contempt conviction, according to prison …

Good and Bad “As Seen on TV” Products

In part one of this story, we covered six products that do not live up to the advertising claims. They included the Eggstractor, the GripGo, StirCrazy, InstaHang, the Steam Buddy, and the most ridiculous of all, the UroClub. Now, to be fair, there are also some good As Seen on TV products out there. In …