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BBDO NY Celebrates Fourth of July for Guinness - Posted July 7, 2014
BBDO New York solemnly pays tribute to servicemen in their Fourth of July spot for Guinness, entitled "Empty Chair." The spot, the latest U.S. installment of the brand's "Made of More" campaign, was created in collaboration with Biscuit Filmworks and... [MediaJobsDaily]

BBDO NY Celebrates Fourth of July for Guinness - Posted July 7, 2014
BBDO New York solemnly pays tribute to servicemen in their Fourth of July spot for Guinness, entitled "Empty Chair." The spot, the latest U.S. installment of the brand's "Made of More" campaign, was created in collaboration with Biscuit Filmworks and... [AgencySpy]

Bud Light Could Turn Your Town into 'Whatever, USA' - Posted July 2, 2014
We last encountered the #UpForWhatever tag in Bud Light's spoof of the viral Mullen "World's Toughest Job" ad (SPOILER: it was being a mom). That work came from Boston shop Relevant 24, but the newest sort-of-related spot comes to our inbox via ... [AgencySpy]

BBDO New York, Marvel Team Up to Release 'Heroes Welcome' - Posted May 22, 2014
BBDO New York and its Diversity Council teamed up with Marvel Comics to create Heroes Welcome, a new Avengers comic timed to coincide with Marvel's 75th anniversary, and available in its entirety online. The ... [AgencySpy]

GE Finds 'World Firsts' at the Ends of the Earth - Posted May 5, 2014
BBDO New York's latest series for General Electric (almost) travels to the globe's most remote corners to remind viewers that the company isn't just responsible for creating trivection ovens and six-second video loops. With "World Firsts", the agency uses t... [AgencySpy]

BBDO New York Ruins Classic Beach Boys Song for AT&T - Posted April 24, 2014
This one's been making the rounds for awhile, but we figured we'd add our two cents since it involves the ruining of a classic Beach Boys track. BBDO New York employs the Beach Boy's "Wouldn't It Be Nice" for their latest AT&T campaign. In the debut spot, "Sing Anthem" people in... [AgencySpy]

BBDO and Lowe's Respond to Your March Madness Twitter Jokes - Posted April 4, 2014
Ever feel like your tweets are answers to questions that no one asked? Are they trees falling in a forest so remote that no one even knows whether they existed (much less whether or not they made a sound)? Snap out of it, dude. Accounts is listening. BBDO tells us that the new... [MediaJobsDaily]

BBDO NY, LeanIn.org Want to 'Ban Bossy' for Young Girls - Posted March 10, 2014
Coming on the heels of International Women's Day, BBDO New York has launched a new educational campaign for LeanIn.org and Girl Scouts of America encouraging achievement and leadership in girls. The new campaign, entitled "Ban Bossy"offers "educational resources to help girls and women take the lead and give parents, teachers, troop leaders... [AgencySpy]

BBDO Releases New Olympics Visa Spot, 'Night Swim' - Posted February 7, 2014
BBDO has just released a new Olympics spot for Visa featuring U.S. Olympic Freeskier Torin Yater-Wallace. The 45 second spot, "Nightswim," follows Torin on one of his night runs through "an ocean of snow," where "it's only [him] and the mountain." Torin explains that he skis at night because the days j... [AgencySpy]

Snickers Plays What-If in Two New Commercials - Posted January 27, 2014
To promote Snickers Bites, BBDO New York went retro. Bites give hungry customers a bag full of tiny pieces of Snickers bars, a pretty big switch for the consistent candymaker. But what if Snickers had thought of the idea decades ago? There are two spots, "Intercom" and "Leisure Suit," that attempt to... [AgencySpy]

M+M's Create Faux Mini-Movie to Discourage Cell Phone Use in Actual Movies - Posted January 15, 2014
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BBDO, AT&T Debut 'Pet Turkey' for 'It's Not Complicated' - Posted November 22, 2013
BBDO's "It's Not Complicated"series for AT&T has been one of the most recognizable campaigns on television for a while now, offering up different variations on the "kids saying cute, funny things in a classroom discussion" theme with straight man Beck Bennett. Indeed, the campaign has been so ubiquitous and... [AgencySpy]

BBDO Brings More Funny to Foot Locker in Star-Studded Spot - Posted November 19, 2013
BBDO's solid streak for Foot Locker continues with a new spot promoting the chain's annual "Week of Greatness" event, "the one time each year when the most premium kicks come out." Entitled "All Is Right," this latest effort is part of the agency's ongoing "Foot Locker Approved" cam... [MediaJobsDaily]

JWT NY Co-CCO MacDonald Heading to BBDO - Posted November 1, 2013
After spending the last 18 months as co-chief creative officer at JWT New York, Matt MacDonald has moved on as he's joined up with David Lubars & Co... [MediaJobsDaily]

Haan Succeeds Kroening as ECD at BBDO Proximity Minneapolis - Posted October 30, 2013
BBDO Proximity Minneapolis has found a new executive creative director in veteran Chicago creative Noel Haan, who's spent the last two years as an ECD heading up global creative for SC Johnson while at Ogilvy's Windy City office. Haan succeeds longtime Minnea... [AgencySpy]

Wednesday Morning Stir - Posted October 16, 2013
-Publicis Groupe has reported a slight total revenue increase of three percent in Q3. link -Speaking of Publicis and its new partner-in-crime Omnicom are set to talk turkey--specifically "integration"--this w... [AgencySpy]

BBDO, Twix Encourage More Right Twix Vs. Left Twix Feuding - Posted October 10, 2013
BBDO's latest spot in its feudal Twix campaign, "Break Room," continues to stoke the feud between left and right Twix. In the spot, a worker in the left Twix factory wonders what a right Twix tastes like. As he takes a bite, a camera zooms in on him and a tube ejects... [AgencySpy]

Michel Gondry Directs 'Training Tracks' for Gillette - Posted September 18, 2013
To celebrate the end of NFL training camps and the start of the regular season, Gillette and BBDO NY released "Training Tracks" a music video using only the sounds of NFL players and other athletes training. Who could pull of such an unusual, even avant-garde concept? Probably only Academy Award-winning director Michel... [AgencySpy]

GE Goes 'Back to the Future' for New Ad That Will Spawn Dozens of Similar Headlines - Posted September 6, 2013
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Stephen Curry Bests James Harden with Soulful Diss Track for Foot Locker - Posted August 20, 2013
Here's an update on the James Harden/Stephen Curry commercial-pretending-to-be-a-music-video we covered... [AgencySpy]

James Harden Can Act for Foot Locker, But He Definitely Can't Sing - Posted August 15, 2013
Not only should you fear James Harden's beard, but now you should fear his voice, too. There's a long history of athletes who want to be rappers/singers, and that history stars and ends with this awesomely terrible Deion Sanders single from 1994. Luc... [AgencySpy]

If This 'It Can Wait' Doc Doesn't Help the Cause, We Don't Know What Will - Posted August 9, 2013
We figured we'd hold off on posting about this until this afternoon because it's Friday and you might actually be able to view this in full, if you haven't already, because it deserves to be. Werner Herzog, the legendary director, writer and/or producer of a million projects inc... [TVNewser]

Blake Griffin Might Be a Product-Endorsing Robot - Posted August 7, 2013
BBDO New York and Foot Locker know that Clippers forward/dunker Blake Griffin is a commercial machine - Subway, Kia, Jordan Brand to rattle off a few quickly. So for their latest joint venture, "The Endorser," the creatives decided to physically hook up Griffin to a machine called The Endorser as if... [AgencySpy]

Monday Morning Stir - Posted August 5, 2013
-U.K.-based, CHI & Partners/GroupM joint venture m/SIX has opened up shop in NYC. The Big Apple branch of the media agency will be led by David Stopforth. -The first batch of nine overall jury presidents have been announced for the next Eurobest fest, which will include BB... [AgencySpy]

Brandt Heads Back to BBDO NY - Posted July 2, 2013
After less than a year away, Clemens Brandt has rejoined the fold at BBDO New York to serve as director of digital operations, reporting to director of integrated production ... [AgencySpy]

Snickers Drops Down the Celebrity Hierarchy with Kenny G - Posted July 1, 2013
Betty White, Joe Pesci, Robin Williams, and... Kenny G. Aside ... [AgencySpy]

BBDO NY Takes Another 'Great Ape Pledge' with Help from Oscar-Winner - Posted May 20, 2013
Another year, another round of PETA's "Great Ape Pledge" PSA campaign which aims to bring awareness of the plight of primates that suffer physical/psychological abuse at the hands of the entertainment industry. BBDO New York, which has taken the "Pledge" before with ... [AgencySpy]

BBDO NY Resurrects Agent Smith for Latest GE Effort - Posted April 15, 2013
Has it really been ten years since The Matrix: Revolutions tarnished the Wachowskis'epic saga? Time flies, but while we'd rather forget the third and final Matrix installment, we're happy to once again see Hugo Weaving as the relentless Agent Smith, whose dapper ... [AgencySpy]

Thursday Odds and Ends - Posted February 14, 2013
-Hey, look, we were on to something with the LBi/MRY tips! Ten days ago, we posted this: "Anyways, back to LBi. Judging from today's news, it appears tipsters were on to something regarding a merger, though it appears they were alludin... [AgencySpy]

Chris Bosh Steals Kids for Foot Locker - Posted February 7, 2013
We've seen James Harden tear away a warm-up beard and ... [AgencySpy]

James Harden Sends Entourage Member to D-League in Latest Foot Locker Spot - Posted January 31, 2013
Ah, a Super Bowl breather and the Foot Locker/NBA-focused funny continues in this new spot from BBDO New York, which focuses on mohawk/fierce beard-sporting ... [AgencySpy]

Giants WRs Seize Spotlight, Provide Acting Lesson in Latest Foot Locker Spot - Posted December 12, 2012
BBDO New York is back at it again for Foot Locker, continuing a fairly winning campaign for the sportswear/footwear chain and shifting this time from NBA stars to NFL ones. Before the chants of "Cruuuuuuuuuz" ensue, let us te... [AgencySpy]

All-Star Robo-Team from Old School Ushers in New School in Latest GE Spot - Posted November 27, 2012
If General Electric's "Brilliant Machines" campaign was a movie, the brand's "Robots on the Move" commercial would only be a teaser trailer. Although it's full of intrigue and suspense, the ad fails to actually promote anything other than pop-culture nostalgia. BBDO New York and GE teamed up for the sixty-second spot, which... [MediaJobsDaily]

HBO Will Help You Insult Your Co-Workers this Holiday Season - Posted November 19, 2012
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HBO Will Help You Insult Your Co-Workers this Holiday Season - Posted November 19, 2012
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FedEx Wants to Be Your New Holiday BFF - Posted November 13, 2012
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AT&T Deceives the Masses, Creates 'Viral Video' to Set Up New TV Spot - Posted November 2, 2012
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FedEx, BBDO NY Plus Mariachi Band, Hip-Hop Act Present The Jingle Studio - Posted October 8, 2012
For a company that specializes in mundane activities like box building and document copying, FedEx made some jazzy choices in their latest campaign. To sell FedEx as a company providing "solutions that matter," BBDO NY worked with Caviar and Haus to show businesses what they won't be getting. ... [AgencySpy]

Gold Medal-Winning Hoopsters Star in BBDO's Latest Foot Locker Ads - Posted August 16, 2012
Fresh off of winning Olympic gold, Oklahoma City Thunder teammates Russell Westbrook and James Harden are among a few Team USA basketball athletes to star in a new round of spots from BBDO New ... [AgencySpy]

Yes, Golf Even Appeals to the Most Confusing Metal Band in the World - Posted August 1, 2012
  A couple of these spots slipped into the tips box last night and now we're being told it's to promote the fact that FedEx is an official sponsor of the FedEx Cup. Wow, well consider our minds blown. Anyhow, this latest round from BBDO New York is somewhat humorous, well at... [AgencySpy]

GE Releases Olympics Campaign, "GE Works" - Posted July 27, 2012
Tonight marks the opening ceremonies of the XXX Olympiad in London, England. ... [AgencySpy]

Red Stripe Celebrates Small Victories - Posted July 2, 2012
Your average beer commercial tends to be a bit oversaturated. Whether Budweiser Clydesdales are clomping through the snow or Coors Light mountains are changing colors, big beer brands love their drama and growly-voiced narrators. Red Stripe, however, sets themselves apart by appreciating the little things in life. In its latest campaign from... [AgencySpy]

And Now, a Post-Cannes Pep Talk from BBDO's Top Execs - Posted June 28, 2012
Yes, we've broken our promise to not post any Cannes Lions-related items moving forward, but we figured this might be of interest as it provides some insight into how some agencies have reacted in the wake of the event. This memo from BBDO CCO David Lubars... [AgencySpy]

New York Launches Statewide Business Ad Campaign - Posted June 22, 2012
The state of New York and Governor Andrew Cuomo tapped BBDO NY for the above TV spot, "The New New York, a Whole New Approach to Business." And, before you pushed play, you could probably guess what celeb they got to narrate the spot, who they got to direct it, and... [AgencySpy]

Matheson Heading Back to Asia - Posted June 18, 2012
After spending the last 18 months at BBDO's New York office, the agency's director of behavioral planning, Paul Matheson, is heading back to Asia. Prior to joining up with BBDO, Matheson spent time as regional pl... [MediaJobsDaily]

Matheson Heading Back to Asia - Posted June 18, 2012
After spending the last 18 months at BBDO's New York office, the agency's director of behavioral planning, Paul Matheson, is heading back to Asia. Prior to joining up with BBDO, Matheson spent time as regional pl... [AgencySpy]

AT&T Will Help You Save the World, Ward Off Kiefer Sutherland - Posted June 15, 2012
As part of a new digitally integrated marketing campaign, AT&T and agency BBDO are launching an original action/drama show, Daybreak, through online video, print, TV, a mobile app and more. Helmed by Tim Kring, the creator of Fox's new ... [AgencySpy]

Tuesday Odds and Ends - Posted February 21, 2012
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BBDO, FedEx Once Again Infiltrate NFL Week 1 Coverage - Posted September 12, 2011
If you happened to catch any NFL games since the season kicked off on Thursday night, you p... [AgencySpy]

DiLorenzo Calls it Quits at BBDO - Posted September 8, 2011
Hmm, just what is going on this week with all the agency departures? *Shakes head* Anyhow, yes it's true that Brian DiLorenzo, who joined BBDO NY in 2006 and spent the last four years as EVP, director of integrated production, is leaving the ... [MediaJobsDaily]

ARC Taps BBDO NY as First Integrated Agency Partner - Posted June 16, 2011
After years of working with a series of agency partners for its marketing efforts, the American Red Cross has decided to settle on one, that being BBDO New York, which has been named creative AOR for the 130-year-old charitable organization and in effect, becomes the ARC's first fully integrated agency partner.... [AgencySpy]

BBDO Fights Apes in Advertising Using Auto Correct - Posted May 11, 2011
Over the years, primates have become the stars of some of advertising's ... [AgencySpy]

The Gunn Report Continues Showering Praise on BBDO - Posted January 21, 2011
We're getting that tingly feeling of deja vu as the Gunn Report, the catalog of "creative excellence in advertising," is once again heaping praise upon BBDO, listing the Omnicom-own... [AgencySpy]

HBO Doesn't Want You to Be a Cheap Bastard this Xmas - Posted December 8, 2010
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GE Spreads 'Ecomagination' Message via iAd - Posted December 2, 2010
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BBDO Hires New Director of Behavioral Planning - Posted November 9, 2010
Paul Matheson is headed back to the States to take on the role of EVP, director of behav... [AgencySpy]

Paper Doll Stars in Latest AT&T Spot - Posted October 13, 2010
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