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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...

2011-01-26 10:15:00

EAU CLAIRE, Wis., Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- If the companies that spend millions to advertise in the Super Bowl want viewers to like their ads, the ads should feature a cute kid instead of a pop star, say University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire marketing professors Dr. Chuck Tomkovick and Dr. Rama Yelkur, who have done multiple studies on Super Bowl advertising. "In the past, including a celebrity in your ad was a no-brainer," said Tomkovick. "For years the use of celebrities...

2011-01-24 09:45:00

FAIRFIELD, N.J., Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AJ Khubani, founder/CEO of "As Seen on TV" product company, TeleBrands, released the following statement on the passing of Jack LaLanne, fitness guru and infomercial pitchman: "Jack LaLanne was a true legend. He created a huge persona in the world of infomercials through his exercise and health equipment. He always strived to be the best he could be and to translate those attributes to those across the globe. Jack was dedicated to making...

2010-12-30 06:00:00

PLANO, Texas, Dec. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, live on Xbox LIVE®, Doritos and Microsoft announced that video game fans selected "Doritos Crash Course," the game concept created by Jill Robertson of Raleigh, N.C., as the winner of the Doritos "Unlock Xbox" challenge. This one-of-a-kind competition invited gaming enthusiasts in the United States to think of an Xbox LIVE® Arcade for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system...

2010-12-08 15:28:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- TBWA\Chiat\Day announced today the promotions of Jennifer Nottoli to Global Account Director on Energizer, Karin Schaer to Executive Director of Marketing and Business Development and Mike Litwin to Group Account Director on Pepsi. The Agency also announced the hire of Tito Melega as Creative Director on Nissan. Carisa Bianchi, President, TBWA\Chiat\Day Los Angeles, said of the promotions: "Jennifer, Karin and Mike have been invaluable...

2010-11-03 06:00:00

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Team One has added another award-winning creative to its ranks. Alicia Dotter has joined the agency as creative director, reporting to Chris Graves, Chief Creative Officer. In her new post, she will be guiding work for The Ritz-Carlton and other hotel projects, as well as Lexus. "Alicia's enthusiasm, ambition and rich experience exemplify the level of talent and leadership we want on our team," said Graves. "We succeed when people like...

2010-10-27 05:18:00

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- TVTopTen.com, which ranks and reviews all the newest As Seen on TV products, recently launched a completely redesigned website. The new layout prominently features the current top ten ranked infomercial products on the homepage and invites users to take advantage of the wealth of product information. The new design gives users easy access to reviews submitted by both the TVTopTen product review team and general consumers from across the country who have...

2010-09-13 13:08:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Standard Time, an unprecedented collaboration of more than 50 arts institutions throughout Southern California that are coming together to tell the story of the birth of the LA art scene, has appointed TBWA\Chiat\Day Los Angeles for a sustained marketing and communications campaign beginning October 2011. "TBWA\Chiat\Day captured the essence of the Pacific Standard Time initiative in a very clever, fresh and insightful way. The agency's deep...

2010-07-08 12:18:00

NEW YORK, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Framestore NY is pleased to announce that it has launched a film division to offer Framestore quality VFX work to the film community working on the East Coast. The first major film project to come out of this newly launched film department is the summer blockbuster, Salt, a Columbia Pictures film directed by Phillip Noyce and starring Angelina Jolie. As the lead VFX studio on Salt, Framestore NY worked on 339 shots, seamlessly blending their VFX and CGi...

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2010-04-09 10:53:03

Apple Corp. could be pulling the plug on their famous "I'm a Mac/I'm a PC" advertisement campaign, if comments made Wednesday by one of the actors involved in the commercial series are true. Justin Long, who plays the "Mac" in those TV spots, told The Onion's non-satirical A.V. Club website that his commercial co-star, John Hodgman ("PC"), informed him that Apple was going to "move on" and try a new television campaign. When asked about the future of the Apple commercials, Long said, "You...


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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