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2011-06-26 11:00:00

NEW YORK, June 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BBDO Worldwide was, for an unprecedented fifth year in a row, named Network of the Year at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, widely regarded as the world's preeminent creative competition. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110626/NY26220LOGO) The Network of the Year Award was first established in 2007. BBDO Worldwide has won it every year since. In addition, BBDO's Brazilian agency, Almap BBDO, was named individual...

2011-06-20 08:00:00

BOCA RATON, Fla., June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With a nod to the iconic "I'm a Mac, I'm a PC" commercials, Zavee LLC sends a comedic shot across the bow of Groupon with a series of Web videos that charmingly poke fun at problems encountered by Groupon deal hunters and highlight the benefits of Zavee's everyday cash back reward loyalty program. The commercials can be found online at www.youtube.com/ZaveeTV. Zavee's commercials depict laugh-out-loud scenarios that include adventures in pole...

2011-02-07 02:45:00

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Volkswagen's Imperial March for the Passat was voted consumers' favorite advertisement during Super Bowl XLV according to ADBOWL® (www.ADBOWL.com), the original advertising ranking website and iPhone App developed by McKee Wallwork Cleveland. As of 12 am EST*, ADBOWL® voters rated these top five ads: Volkswagen -- The Imperial March Bridgestone -- Carma Doritos -- House Sitting NFL -- Sitcoms...

2011-02-06 23:18:00

MCLEAN, Va., Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time in its 23-year history, it was a tie for first place in USA TODAY's Super Bowl Ad Meter. A fourth quarter Bud Light ad featuring a dog sitter who puts dogs to work tied with a first quarter Doritos ad in which a dog gets his revenge for Doritos teasing. Volunteers gave both ads a score of 8.35 (on a scale of 0 to 10). Go to admeter.usatoday.com to see full USA TODAY Super Bowl Ad Meter results, watch all the Super Bowl ads,...

2011-02-01 10:00:00

SHELTON, Conn, Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Almost two thirds of Americans plan on watching the Super Bowl this year, with the vast majority (76%) planning to cheer on their favorite team from their own home, according to new research with Survey Sampling International's US consumer panel. "A party" also is a popular choice for Super Bowl viewing, selected by 16% of study participants. Most respondents (61%) are most looking forward to the game itself. There are, however, other...

2011-02-01 07:10:00

ATLANTA, Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Super Bowl ads are the most watched commercials in the U.S. with many becoming part of America's pop culture. From the Budweiser frogs to Coca-Cola's ad with "Mean" Joe Greene, the Super Bowl has a rich history of classic commercials that generate almost as much excitement as the game itself. While these ads may be attention getting, do they actually increase sales for the companies that advertise? This year in particular, as ad prices dropped almost...

2011-01-31 07:30:00

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite a slight drop in anticipated viewership, Super Bowl ads remain a big draw for viewers, with 54 percent of U.S. adults who expect to watch Super Bowl XLV planning to tune in as much or more for the commercials as for the game. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110131/DE38409LOGO ) According to the latest Hanon McKendry poll conducted online this month by Harris Interactive®, 68 percent of U.S. adults...

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