Mountain Dew's Puppy Monkey Baby Super Bowl Spot Is as Odd as It Is Addictive
Big Game ads featuring puppies, monkeys or babies often win the Super Bowl, so Mountain Dew decided to fuse all three together. Why risk segmenting your audience (What if someone likes babies but n...
Fox Gets to Keep 'Empire' Series Title After Beating Hip-Hop Record Label in Court
Judge rules that "Empire" has artistic relevance and isn't explicitly misleading.read more
Vice's Shane Smith Asks, "You Think I Could Hoodwink Bob Iger, Jeff Bewkes and Rupert Murdoch?"
On the eve of Viceland's launch, Vice's CEO and the channel's co-president Spike Jonze reveal their plans to "f— shit up": 'Stoner Sundays' programming, no Nielsen ratings, and a belief Hollywood TV...
Willem Dafoe Recreates Marilyn Monroe's Skirt-Blowing Scene in Snickers' Super Bowl Ad
After having great success on last year's Super Bowl with Danny Trejo and Steve Buscemi, Snickers has gone with Willem Dafoe and Eugene Levy for this year's spot—which rolled out onlin...
Stephen Colbert on a Possible Late Show Sidekick and Regrowing His 'Colbeard'
When Stephen Colbert sat down with Adweek for his first major interview since starting The Late Show with Stephen Colbert in September, he had a lot to get off his chest. So much, in fact, that it c...
'Hail, Caesar!': Film Review
The Coen brothers' latest, a comedy about 1950s Hollywood, stars Josh Brolin, George Clooney, Scarlett Johansson, Tilda Swinton and Channing Tatum.read more
Randi Zuckerberg Turning Girl-Power Children's Book Into Animated TV Series (Exclusive)
The Zuckerberg Media founder and CEO has partnered with NBCUniversal's kids' network Sprout and The Jim Henson Co. to bring 'Dot.,' the story about a tech-savvy young girl, to television.read more ...
Audi Heads to Space With a Stirring Super Bowl Ad Set to David Bowie's 'Starman'
Audi unleashed its 2016 Super Bowl ad on Wednesday, and it's destined to have one of the most talked-about soundtracks of any commercial on the game—"Starman," the 1972 track by ...
Amy Schumer and Seth Rogen Campaign for Bud Light in Faux-Political Super Bowl Spot
You might not agree on politics, but you can agree on Bud Light. That's the message of the A-B InBev brand's 60-second Super Bowl spot, unveiled Wednesday.  The first work for the bran...
How CBS Has Spent the Past Year Trying to Get You to Watch Super Bowl 50
When George Schweitzer was researching CBS's coverage of the very first Super Bowl as part of his preparation for the network's Super Bowl 50 marketing campaign, he made note of a Washington...
Ron Howard, Brian Grazer Ending Their 30-Year Deal With Universal Amid New Money
Imagine Entertainment is close to finalizing a deal for an investment of more than $100 million from The Raine Group that will allow the production company to set up new film and TV projects.read more...
Ad of the Day: A Syrian Child Refugee's Real Ordeal Becomes a Storybook Nightmare
A heartbreaking new animation from Unicef calls attention to the plight of the millions of children suffering in the Syrian refugee crisis.  "Malak and the Boat," a two-minute video,...
Trump: Iowa Could Be My "Mistake"
The billionaire New York real estate developer now appears to consider his skipping the Fox News GOP debate a miscalculation in his populist run for the White House.read more
Meet a New George and Weezy in Apartments.com's Super Bowl Ode to The Jeffersons
Why don't beans burn on the grill? And why would you be grilling beans in the first place? Such mysteries from The Jeffersons are addressed (if not answered) in Apartments.com's Super Bowl a...
George Miller on 'Mad Max' Sequels, His Secret Talks With Stanley Kubrick
The 'Mad Max: Fury Road' director also revealed the advice he received from Jack Nicholson ("Make them think you're crazy") during THR's interview series 'The Hollywood Masters.'read more
Here’s a Look at All the Parts of Levi's Stadium That Are Sponsored by Brands
  With Super Bowl 50 at Levi's Stadium, the 49ers' brand sponsors can expect big-time exposure. Carlos Monteiro  When the 68,500 ticket holders for Super Bowl 50 flood into Le...
How CBS Sports' Tracy Wolfson Uses Social Media to Prepare for the Big Game
Specs Age 40 Claim to fame Lead reporter for the NFL on CBS and NCAA basketball, as well as Super Bowl 50 sideline reporter Base New York Twitter @tracywolfson Adweek: What's the first informa...
Wieden + Kennedy Prepares Its Super Bowl Spots in a Space Designed to Inspire
Wieden + Kennedy knows Super Bowl ads. In the agency's 34-year history, it has worked with 15 clients to create Big Game-worthy spots. On Sunday, W+K will air its 50th Super Bowl commercial&mdas...
Seth Rogen, Bill Hader and Zach Galifianakis to Star in ‘The Somethings’
Seth Rogen, Zach Galifianakis and Bill Hader are attached to star in Universal’s sci-fi comedy “The Somethings,” which sources confirm the studio has officially greenlit. “21 J...
‘Hell on Wheels’ Alum Dominique McElligott to Star in Amazon’s ‘The Last Tycoon’ Pilot (EXCLUSIVE)
Dominique McElligott, who most recently starred in ABC’s “Astronaut Wives Club,” has been cast as a series regular in Amazon’s pilot “The Last Tycoon,” Variety has...

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