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Russo Smirnoff

Russo brothers on the numbers of branded entertainment

Jun 6, 2014
Blurring the line between advertising and entertainment.
Posted In: commercials, film, Entertainment

TV streaming and inescapable ads

Mar 4, 2014
Dish Network has cut a deal with Disney, allowing it to stream content from ABC shows and channels.
Posted In: cable TV, commercials, TV commercials

What the #%*$ did that ad just say? (Video)

Jun 3, 2013
We’re hearing a lot of bleeping in ads these days. It may be a crude, but smart, strategy for some companies.
Posted In: advertising, commercials, TV commercials

TV advertisers learn to cope with DVR

Jan 8, 2013
Almost half of American homes have a DVR, so viewers can record shows and watch them after they air, and advertisers are starting to come around to the concept.
Posted In: television, commercials, DVR, advertising

The Street of Eternal Happiness: China's 'Mad Men'

Dec 24, 2012
In the latest stop on the Street of Eternal Happiness in Shanghai, a profile of an advertising agency's journey through the lucrative and challenging China market.
Posted In: China, advertising, commercials

The CALM Act: No more loud commercials

Dec 13, 2012
Advertisers who turned up the volume to catch the attention of television watchers finally annoyed enough people that Congress outlawed the ploy.
Posted In: television, commercials, Law

Benetton criticized for boring new ads

Sep 20, 2012
Benetton -- the Italian clothing company that courts controversy in its advertising -- is making waves again today with its latest campaign. But this time, perhaps, for the wrong reasons: critics say it’s boring.
Posted In: Benetton, commercials

Will Ferrell loves Old Milwaukee

Dec 15, 2011
Will Ferrell recently taped a series of commercials for Old Milwaukee, pro bono.
Posted In: Will Ferrell, commercials, beer

MID-DAY UPDATE: You've got mail, Huffington Post, tough times in Tunisia, Reaganomics and 2011

Feb 7, 2011
AOL is buying The Huffington Post for $315 million in a merger it hopes will move the company away from dial-up modems and towards new media and...
Posted In: advertisements, aol, Arianna Huffington, Banks, commercials, Egypt, mid-day update, Reaganomics, Ronald Reagan, Super Bowl, The Huffington Post, Tunis, Tunisia

Super Bowl ad wiz shares his all-time favorite commercials

Feb 3, 2011
On today's show, Bob Moon spoke with Joe Pytka, the man behind some of the most famous commercials of all time. Here are a couple of the...
Posted In: advertising, business of sports, commercials, Super Bowl