Author: Shane

The Commercial Break

Comedy Central’s: Fairwell to The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Fox News Channel’s: Republican Presidential Candidate Debate Last night saw the airing of two, entirely different, specials: Jon Stewart’s final episode of the “Daily Show” and the “2016 Republican Presidential Candidates Debate.” With an audience base that are polar opposites, and one that built its… Read More

Ads of the Week – July 11 – July 24 2015

Each week, iSpot.tv’s Editorial team picks its favorite new ads. Here are the Editors’ picks between July 11 to July 24, 2015. Among editorial’s choices, Nike’s “Short a Guy” ad is a multi-sport masterpiece; featuring big names like Mia Hamm, Anthony Davis, Misty May-Treanor and Garrett Richards, it follows a young boy as he throws… Read More

Ads of the Week – July 4 – July 10 2015

Each week, iSpot.tv’s Editorial team picks its favorite new ads. Here are the Editors’ picks for the week of July 4 to July 10. Among editorial’s choices, a woman dressed as a bottle of Head & Shoulders comes home to find her man having some shower fun with another shampoo: Denorex. And, in the new… Read More

Ads of the Week – June 20 – July 3 2015

Each week, iSpot.tv’s Editorial team picks its favorite new ads. Here are the Editors’ picks for the week of June 20 to July 3, 2015. Among editorial’s choices, things get emotional between a man and his dog as they venture off in a Subaru Impreza determined to accomplish everything on the pooch’s bucket list to… Read More

A Tale of Two Finals

This month saw the airing of dueling sports playoff series—The NBA Finals and the NHL Stanley Cup Finals. Both aired in the same timeframe, with the NBA’s championship series running from June 4 through June 16, while NHL’s games started June 3 and ran through June 15. Both were aired on major broadcast networks, with… Read More

Ads of the Week – June 13 – June 19 2015

Each week, iSpot.tv’s Editorial team picks its favorite new ads. Here are the Editors’ picks for the week of June 13 to June 19, 2015. Among editorial’s choices, Tylenol celebrates diversity among modern families in the U.S., including same-sex couples, as part of its new “#HowWeFamily” campaign. And, just in time for Father’s Day, Dove… Read More

Ad of the Day – June 17 2015

Wells Fargo TV Spot, ‘Learning Sign Language’ Words aren’t necessary in this beautifully understated new ad for Wells Fargo. With little dialogue and just 60 seconds, they develop a lovely story about a lesbian couple determinedly learning sign language to prepare to welcome their adopted daughter to the family.

Ads of the Week – May 30 – June 12 2015

Each week, iSpot.tv’s Editorial team picks its favorite new ads. Here are the Editors’ picks for the week of May 30 to June 12, 2015. Among editorial’s choices, Carl’s Jr. takes patriotism to a new level to promote its Most American Cheeseburger in the hands of all-American model Samantha Hoopes. And, Subaru pulls heartstrings in… Read More

Ad of the Day – Monday June 15

iSpots ad of the day on Monday June 15 2015 is. Gatorade TV Spot, ‘Keep Sweating’ Ten seconds. That’s what it all boils down to for sprinters in the Olympics. Intense training sessions that last hours with no end in sight. Years of working hard, sacrifice, and pushing their physical and mental fortitude to new… Read More

A Variety of Commercials Bid Farewell to David Letterman

Last night’s farewell to David Letterman saw a bonanza of ads across a variety of advertisers. The final “Late Show” featured no less than 69 national TV commercials from 46 different brands.  While a number of advertisers ran multiple different ads, some advertisers ran the same ad twice, with A24 Films airing the “Ex Machina”… Read More