Television Advertising

Dunkin’ Donuts Monday Night Football Vine Ads [VIDEO]

November 15, 2013
Dunkin' Donuts Monday Night Football Vine Ads [VIDEO]

Albert Maruggi & David Erickson discuss Dunkin’ Donuts use of Vine to create television ads based on real plays of Monday Night Football games.

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Volkswagen’s Feeling Carefree Take On Me Ad [VIDEO]

November 2, 2013
Volkswagen's Feeling Carefree Take On Me Ad [VIDEO]

David Erickson discusses Volkswagen new Feeling Carefree campaign in which they target Gen Xers with nostalgia via an iconic 1980s era music video courtesy of a-ha.

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Hyundai’s Zombie Chop Shop [VIDEO]

October 17, 2013
Hyundai's Zombie Chop Shop [VIDEO]

David Erickson discusses Hyundai’s latest Walking Dead tie-in, the Zombie Chop Shop iPhone and iPad apps that allow you to customize your own Hyundai for the zombie apocalypse.

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Twitter’s New Multitainment TV Ad Targeting Platform [VIDEO]

May 29, 2013
Twitter's New Multitainment TV Ad Targeting Platform [VIDEO]

Twitter has launched a new program designed to help brands sync up television ads and Promoted Tweets through the use of video fingerprinting technology.

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Microsoft Surface Pro Commercial [VIDEO]

February 24, 2013
Microsoft Surface Pro Commercial [VIDEO]

Microsoft’s Surface commercials are awful. They do not demonstrate what you can do with the tablets…aside from clacking and dancing with them.

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Viva Young: Taco Bell Super Bowl XLVII Commercial [VIDEO]

January 29, 2013
Viva Young: Taco Bell Super Bowl XLVII Commercial [VIDEO]

Viva Young, Taco Bell’s Super Bowl XLVII commercial features a bunch of octogenarians who sneak out for a night on the town.

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60 Years Of Presidential Campaign Commercials [VIDEO]

November 6, 2012
60 Years Of Presidential Campaign Commercials [VIDEO]

From President Eisenhower to President Obama, here’s a fascinating compilation of presidential campaign commercials past.

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Dish Network Ad-Wiping DVR

May 14, 2012

Dish Network is now offering subscribers a DVR–called The Hopper–that has an “Auto-Hop” feature skip commercials for prime time television.

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The Cost Of A Thirty Second Spot

December 1, 2011
The Cost Of A Thirty Second Spot

A videographic that demonstrates just how expensive a thirty second advertisement on television can be.

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