I'm trying to track down a television ad for instant soup that aired in Latin America in the 1990s. A young woman arrives home, prepares the advertiser's instant soup, and sits down to eat in front of a computer. On the screen, a man is waiting to welcome her to dinner, which was science fiction when the commercial aired. [more inside]
What precludes cable providers from controlling the ads via the DVR/box? [more inside]
What are some TV commercials of the past couple of years that showcase some of the cheesy tropes of American television advertising? [more inside]
Hivemind, please help me find a PBS commercial that stuck in my impressionable kid brain! This would have been mid-1990s, probably on WGBH Boston and likely right before or after Bill Nye. My Google/Youtube-fu is failing me. [more inside]
Have businesses suffered since DVRs became popular and everyone stopped watching commercials?
Who is the actor in this
Microsoft Windows 7 "To the Cloud" Windows 7 tv commercial?
Why do commercials usually show the product killing MOST, but not ALL, of the things it's supposed to kill? [more inside]
I am trying to locate/remember a commercial that is currently airing nationally for a tech product or service. I have seen it around 5 times but I don't want to wait for it to serendipitously pop up again. Help me remember the product that goes a long with the commercial I describe below. (I'm not interested in purchasing the product or anything, I only want to examine the ad.) [more inside]
Please help me find video online of your typical cheesy late night phone-sex ads or sexy chat line ads. Not looking for parodies, I'd love to find the real thing, and am coming up empty. [more inside]
ResearchFilter: I'm looking for summaries of advertising content at different times of day on different television networks. [more inside]
Know of any interesting advertisements? [more inside]
I love some of the commercials for PBS. There is one playing currently that is constructed around the story of Little Red Riding Hood's wolf. Philip Glass' music from The Hours is throughout, a father is reading the story to his daughter, then gets interrupted by Lara Spencer, Charlie Rose ("In my interview with the wolf, he said he does his own stunts to add more realism to the story"), Jim Lehrer, Bernadette Peters and a couple others who I don't know, who all have comments about the wolf. Is this commercial available online? Does anyone know who made this?
The Geico Caveman TV commercial.
Is it racist or just brilliant?
In the U.S., some televised prescription drug ads tell you exactly what the drug is for. Others only allude cryptically to the drug's function. Still others just show a middle-aged, sweater-clad couple enjoying a sunset on a beach. Or Mike Ditka. Why?