I have long been suspicious of infomercials. Apart from the fact they are typically broadcast to “an off-peak audience likely to comprise the unemployed, the clinically depressed and the elderly”, their claims just seem too good to be true. I was once tempted by an infomercial for a lint remover. It soon became clear that […]
If you’ve ever watched late night television you probably have seen an infomercial. Do you want to know if any of the products are worth the hype? When you are having trouble sleeping, do you reach for the TV remote? If so, infomercials are there to keep you company, but they’re probably not the best […]
As Seen on TV marketer Top Dog Direct is searching for the next infomercial hit. The company, is the leading manufacturer and marketer of As Seen on TV products. Top Dog Direct will be accepting applications from inventors interested in their Top Dog Search Party event held in Denver, Colorado, October 21st, those selected will […]
Brandon Marshall was relaxing in his hotel room while vacationing with his family on St. Barts this summer when a TV infomercial caught his attention. You know the kind, those late-night programs that somehow persuade you that you absolutely need that product. Well, this one was for a 21-day diet that immediately interested the New […]
You know the infomercials I mean. Those long-winded TV ads pushing robotic vacuum cleaners and knife sets with enough variations on blades to make any ardent serial killer smile, and that always seem programmed to entrap stay-at-home pensioners or mums with tots once Peppa Pig or Paul Henry are done, or at night in the […]
Purportedly about Segway inventor Dean Kamen’s noble quest to provide clean drinking water in the developing world, the documentary “SlingShot” has about enough material to fill one interesting “60 Minutes” segment. At feature length, though, the film feels like an infomercial pitching another Kamen contraption, a vapor compression distiller. Many scenes seem staged, with the […]
Unless you don’t have a television set, you must have seen Vince Offer in his Sham Wow Commercial. He very energetically promotes these very absorbent cloths. His job is to get you excited about the product so much that you will want to buy it. Commercials are know to be just a few minutes long […]
If you are inundated with infomercial products at home that you no longer use of need a good place to sell these types of products is to post them on ebay. Because of the publicity they get from television most people will recognize these products. Purchasing fitness equipment and work out videos online has grown […]
Marc Gill, pitchman for Ronco, right, and Bluewater Media Senior Producer David Tiberia go over a script during a break in filming an infomercial for the Ready Grill in Clearwater. The company hopes the Ready Grill does for Ronco what the rotisserie oven and Pocket Fisherman did to establish it as the brand Americans once […]
Imagine coming home on a Friday evening with nothing to do. You grab the remote control and plop onto the couch, flipping through channels to find something worth watching. Nothing’s on. Suddenly, a commercial appears: lose 30 pounds in 30 days! Before you know it, you’re hooked. What you thought was a 30-second commercial is […]
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Depending on who you ask, the infomercial industry could be worth anything from $200 billion, to $250 billion, or even $300 billion. Whatever the number, that’s pretty big. And as Jon Nathanson (now Slate columnist) pointed out in his exhaustive breakdown of the economics of infomercials on Priceonomics, in comparison, the U.S. network and cable […]
Arnold Schwarzenegger certainly showed off his acting chops when he recited some of his most famous catchphrases during Monday night’s taping of The Tonight Show. The former Californian governator and Jimmy Fallon cooked up a fresh batch of hilarity when they put together a skit that satirized the popular home shopping network, QVC.
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 […]
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 […]
Infomercial pitchman Kevin Trudeau leaves federal court in this Feb. 17, 2010, file photo taken in Chicago. (Richard A. Chapman/The Chicago Sun-Times/AP Photo) Disgraced TV infomercial pitchman Kevin Trudeau jokingly offered today to undergo enhanced interrogation techniques if it would help convince a judge to end his imprisonment for civil contempt. “I will do anything […]
#DitchTheCan (DTC), the company behind new energy drink, KAOS Gold Energy, and the concept “Social Network Marketing,” announced that it will be teaming up with TVA Media Group, Inc. (TVA) – one of the top independent media companies in North America that has turned hundreds of companies into household names- to launch a national ad […]
Another lame Wii U infomercial tries to explain the console instead of generating buzz and excitement. Nintendo has done a poor job marketing the Wii U. For starters, the name confused many casual gamers, who believed that the “Wii U” was the GamePad accessory to the original Wii. Nintendo has released several ads and comparisons […]
Kiwi online hardware store Trade Tested has taken to YouTube with its own version of the cheesy informercial genre. A woodchipper at the company’s warehouse near Auckland International Airport is one of the stars of the Will It Chip?
TV pitchman Kevin Trudeau jailed after jurors find him guilty of contempt regarding diet book
Jeremy Woeste, Bismarck, recently traveled to New York to be featured in an Insanity infomercial.
Infomercial pitchman Kevin Trudeau was released from a Chicago jail on Thursday, a day after a federal judge ordered him locked up for failing to pay $38 million in fines over allegedly false promises made in a weight-loss book.
mLight Tech CEO Todd Sudeck explained, “Ding King had tremendous success on television with its Do-It-Yourself Dent Repair Kit featuring Billy Mays (watch commercial) and is anticipating an even greater success with our newest business opportunity infomercial.
I am a connoisseur of infomercials. Those of us who suffer periodic problems with waking up at 2 a.m. and not being able to go back to sleep know
No TV programming is more unforgiving than the infomercial.If your television spot doesn’t move product, you’re deader than a rotisserie chicken. If it does, you get to fight another day, then another day after that, until demand dissipates.The more a company spends to promote a product, the…
An infomercial is intended to inform consumers about a product that cannot be properly explained without a demonstration. The purpose of an infomercial in to increase sales by explaining the usefulness of a product that is for sale. The ease of using the product that is being offered for sale is often the focus of […]
Oh, the ubiquitous “As Seen on TV” infomercial. Designed to showcase a product’s virtues in a fast-paced, energetic format, an infomercial’s goal is to educate a shopper about what a product can do for them (especially if it’s something new and wonderful!) as well as to encourage shoppers to purchase the product quickly.
In a public relations slip-up as big as they get, the advertising agency for Ford accidentally published a tasteless ad. The ads feature cartoon-type images of tied-up women celebrities — such as Paris Hilton, Kim Kardashians, tossed into the back of a Ford Figo.
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Sure, they can be cheesy. But they can also make you rich. Does your product have what it takes to make it in the world of direct-response TV? ShamWow! This infomercial was rated #1 infomercial of all time Rodney Vincent’s back pain device, the True Back, languished on an open market for nearly a decade […]
The five-minute spot attempts to make coding seem more approachable–you don’t have be a genius is the commercial’s refrain–by equating it with other creative, challenging disciplines like learning an instrument and playing sports.
To the Jordan Whitney “Greensheet” website – the independent clearinghouse for up-to-date information on Direct Response Television, including infomercials, short-form direct response television commercials, the websites for these products, and the companies involved in their production and distribution.
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