TVNewser TVSpy LostRemote SocialTimes AllFacebook FishbowlNY FishbowlDC PRNewser 10,000 Words GalleyCat UnBeige MediaJobsDaily

Posts Tagged ‘John Boone’

Tuesday Morning Stir

-Director/Fulbright Scholar Marco Gentile joined the roster of Michael Bay‘s The Institute.

-Ogilvy Chicago helps Kimberly-Clark brand Huggies make a political statement of its own via Facebook (above). link

-Bi-coastal music service company MAS (“music and strategy”) promoted founding partner/EP James Alvich to managing director. link

-BooneOakley co-founder John Boone is offering freelance creative help to agencies affected by Hurricane Sandy. link

-Hungry Man signed U.K.-based director Richard DeAragüés to its roster.

-Dentsu’s $5 billion takeover of Aegis might have to wait a little bit longer due to Chinese clearance issues. link

 

Mediabistro Course

Social Media 101

Social Media 101Get hands-on social media training in our online boot camp, Social Media 101! Starting September 4, social media and marketing experts will help you determine the social media sites that matter most to you, based on your personal and professional goals. Register before July 31 and get $50 OFF with early bird pricing. Register now! 

‘The Pitch’ Recap: BooneOakley Battles Conversation for PopChips

Just four episodes into its first season, is it possible that the days are already numbered for AMC’s advertising reality show, The Pitch? After two weeks in the Monday, 10pm/9c time slot, the cable network seems to have permanently shifted The Pitch, now scheduling it to air on Sundays at 11pm/10c.

Obviously, this is a strategic move to glean viewers from Mad Men, which airs an hour earlier. But, AMC must also be hoping that America will actually stay up watching TV until midnight before they have to go to work the next day. In any case, this abrupt scheduling change surely caused many fans of the show to miss maybe this season’s most anticipated episode, which featured one of the country’s most talked-about young agencies and a food brand that’s recently shown us it’s willing to take risks to get noticed. (SPOILERS AHEAD!!!)

Read more