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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...

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...


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  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
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