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Tuesday Morning Stir

 

-L.A.-based production company Hello! has signed director/Tool of North America alum James Brown to its roster.

-Oh lord, Maria Shara—sorry, Maria Sugarpova. link

-Mary Kay has signed on as 2014 client sponsor for the AAF’s National Student Advertising Competition. link

-RPA promotes its allegiance with Farmers Insurance and NASCAR in a campaign starring racer, Kasey Kahne (above). Check out the behind-the-scenes-clip here.

-Former Nickelodeon VP/digital brand creative Maureen Carter has joined Deloitte Digital as CD.

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You Can Watch Time Warner Sports on Many Devices, As Long as the Cable Works

Consider this a left-handed compliment: Time Warner Cable has better commercials promoting their cable service than they do actual cable service. That’s not an exaggeration. Anyone who lives in New York has either experienced firsthand or heard of the terrible reception and customer service. And for anyone planning on writing some snarky, contrarian comment about your perfect Time Warner service, don’t jinx the good cable karma by being an idiot.

That being said, Time Warner is back with another commercial about its sports package, which, according to the above spot, can be watched on just about every mobile device ever created. Victor Cruz, the man in half of all commercials on television, makes an appearance along with golfer Ian Poulter, driver Kasey Kahne, and former NFL coach/current CBS football analyst Bill Cowher (who tipsters have been taking for his acting skills in the last few days). The spot is a short and clever way to include four endorsers at once, a compliment directed completely at the agency behind this, Ogilvy, not Time Warner itself.

In closing, one more reason to dislike Time Warner Cable: Victor Cruz has one contract with TWC and zero contracts with the New York Giants. See another TWC spot with Cowher and Cruz called “The Test” after the jump.

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