Here’s a list of television commercials that we used to see for numerous times on end during our childhood! Brings back loads of memories, doesn’t it? Today, we have numerous TVCs and advertisements hammering us day and night to purchase one brand or the other. However, a few decades back, television commercials were not so […]
Technology is about to change the way you watch commercials. Some TV ads are now being targeted toward your interests and the data needed to make that happen, is all coming from inside your home. Marisa loves TV time with her family and sh58e said she is prepared for the television commercial revolution: ads targeted […]
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 […]
It’s common knowledge that there are more commercials during TV programs than there used to be. While adding a few seconds here or there hasn’t been all that noticeable, there are a few channels that are pretty bad offenders, with commercial breaks running as long as 8-10 minutes. Now one prominent TV programmer has decided […]
We all have regrets in life. They can range anywhere from diet and exercise all the way up to our jobs and even how we express our feelings. In sports, athletes go through the same range of emotions that we do… In sports, athletes go through the same range of emotions that we do. But […]
Videomercials has over 13,640 classic TV commercials archived on over *Sixty Volumes* of your choice of DVD or Video. This is incredible because Lionel did not realize that he had collected (literally) THOUSANDS of old TV ads from as far back in the 1950s, and way into the late 1990s. In the summer of 2001 […]
Boomer Gal columnist Kathleen Norton writes about her love of television and the strange infomercials one sometimes sees on it. Somebody’s invented a 3-D food printer that combines ingredients and produces something edible. Two engineering students came up with a better use for fungi than just being something you serve with crackers when company shows […]
Ah, the television commercial. That marvelous invention of brand management, ad exec enthusiasm and soul-sucking attention-grabbing. Commercials can make us laugh, make us cry and, most commonly of all, make us worry we’re failing ourselves and our loved ones if we don’t buy the right thing. Yet in a medium meant to provoke reaction and […]
Many of the most innovative gadgets sold in America today are specialty items — generally marketed through extravagant late-night TV commercials. These items also are sold through bulk mail advertisements that use the slogan “as seen on TV!” The business can generate big profits for those who come up with successful products. TV ads offer […]
Nostalgia about American TV and Appliance in the wake of its pending closure has been missing footage of the outrageous ads that were part of the business’ fame. News of the chain’s closure was a big deal in Madison Monday and many shared their memories. The announcement Monday of the closure of the remaining American […]
Procter & Gamble Co. has dominated the competition at the Winter Olympics in Sochi so far, winning the equivalent of a gold medal for its branding and advertising efforts, according to a survey of people who viewed national TV ads related to the games.
As Twitter gets set for its first earnings announcement later today, the company continues its full court press for ad dollars with claims today that television ads go better with Twitter. The company shared details from three separate studies — all commissioned by Twitter — that look at the relationship between TV ads and Twitter […]
In reference to Gayle Beck’s note, “Still Screaming,” about TV commercials getting loud again (Notes & Quotes, Jan. 13): Thanks, science, for inventing remote controls for television sets. Otherwise, I would probably have extreme hearing loss from the blaring commercials. Television Commercials
Anheuser-Busch has released more teasers for ads being featured in this year’s Super Bowl on Feb. 2. The latest teasers, which aired on television over the weekend, revolve around the company’s new Bud Light tagline, “The Perfect Beer for Whatever Happens.”
More episodes available on demand, all with the same new ads. Right now, ad buyers pay for C+3 ratings – those that measure the number of people who watch their ads in the three days after a TV show airs. For a show like NBC’s “The Blacklist,” which airs Monday nights at 10, that means […]
I HAVE a love-hate relationship with commercials. I guess I shouldn’t say that considering I have a degree in communications. In college, I used to love working on marketing campaigns. Recently I have become annoyed with different aspects of commercials. I really enjoy some funny commercials. The commercials I don’t enjoy are the ones with […]
Thanks mostly to “The Walking Dead,” zombies have been sucking up all the oxygen in TV’s monster room lately. But that hardly means television will run out of scary monsters. Let’s take a peek, then, at some of what TV will be dropping in our trick-or-treat bags. Zombies have even lurched into TV commercials.
Brandon McMillan has trained as many as 10,000 dogs for television, movies, commercials, videos and people. Then, he started saving dogs from animal shelters, training them and finding homes for them.
FLINT — So I’m watching TV when a chipper blond woman with an English accent comes on and says, “Let’s talk about your bum. I quickly realized, though, that – being British – she was talking about another type of bum altogether, and the product she so earnestly wanted to “talk about” was – good […]
More than half (52 per cent) of the UK public regard TV ads as the advertising format with the most impact, according to a report to by Deloitte.
No, 1970s commercials, I don’t want to squeeze the toilet paper. And I don’t want to stop my kid from getting on that school bus.
Studies have shown that there is a strong connection between the use of social media and watching television. People that watch their favorite television shows love to use social media to share what they are watching.
How much television do you, or your children, watch in an average day? According to a 2010 research study looking at television watching in young children, American children spend about 4.5 hours each day watching television.
Helping the middle class and defending Social Security are topping the issues in the new television commercials unveiled Monday by two Democrats in New Jersey’s special United States Senate election.
BuzzFeed is famous for it, Facebook and Twitter embraced it, and The Atlantic got blasted for it. Native advertising may be all the rage, but if brands and publishers aren’t careful, it could trigger some regulatory repercussions, analysts say.
The down-on-his-luck singer sat on the steps of Nashville’s famed Grand Ole Opry, bemoaning the job he’d just lost at a radio station, when out walked country legend Hank Williams.
The implementation of the “12 minutes per hour” rule for advertisers will end up harming smaller, standalone television channels the most
In an effort to help brands measure the impact of second-screen ad campaigns, Shazam is introducing a new metric tracking users’ engagement with TV spots using the media “tagging” app.
How crowdsourcing is deconstructing the traditional business of TV advertising.
Weve all seen the commercials for those handy products that solve a problem you never really realized you had. They all cost $19.95, or some other tidy sum, and they all look so irresistibly useful. But do looks deceive? I put three As Seen on TV products to the test.
The very first television ad appeared on July 1, 1941, and advertised Bulova watches. The ad appeared during a baseball game on a local station broadcasting out of New York.
It’s everywhere your customers are. And so are we. Nobody knows how to leverage the power of TV for online and mobile like R2C Group. No wonder we’ve become the largest independent direct response agency in the country.
Sometimes when I get excited about a product and can not stop jabbering about it, I feel like the company should hire me for an infomercial. I would be really good at it. Not that I have any connecti
A look at the big business of television advertising. The term “as seen on TV” has become a very popular catch phrase for those products you see advertised on television. The “as seen on TV” market is a huge industry even in today’s rough economic times. The ads can typically run from 30 seconds to […]
You can’t expect your first gig in show business to earn you an Oscar nomination. But, where do you start? For most actors it’s in the world of television commercials. Quick to shoot, easy to get, and occassionally cringeworthy to watch, television commercials. Here are 8 stars who began their careers in hilarious 80′s and […]