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Media Guru Irwin Gottlieb Gets New Position in GroupM Reorg

Media guru Irwin Gottleb has a new position, the result of a reorganization by WPP’s global media management company GroupM. Gottlieb will move from global CEO to chairman. The company announcement says, "Under the new structure, Gotlieb will focus on the…

Academy Award Nominations Announced Jan. 24, 2012. Complete List

Best Picture "The Artist" Thomas Langmann, Producer "The Descendants" Jim Burke, Alexander Payne and Jim Taylor, Producers "Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close" Scott Rudin, Producer "The Help" Brunson Green, Chris Columbus and Michael Barnathan, Producers "Hugo" Graham King and Martin…

Many Brands Bid for Product Placement on ‘Modern Family,’ but So Few Make It — Unwilling to Sell Soul of Show, Picky Producers Demand Relevance to Characters and Storylines

By Brian SteinbergAdvertising Age Advertisers are working furiously to get their goods into the hands of the characters on ABC’s "Modern Family." But only a select few will make it, as the producers are wary of turning the nation’s best-loved…

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Win $2,000 for Your Story That Was On TV, On the Internet, or In Print

February 3 EXTENDED TO Feb. 24th! This new date now marks the deadline for your chance to take home thousands of dollars for journalistic work you did in 2011. The American Legion’s Fourth Estate Awards selects three journalists to receive…

David Beckman in Super Bowl Ad For Retailer H&M. It’s Company’s First Ever Ad in the Big Game

By Emma HallAdvertising Age H&M has announced its first Super Bowl ad, intended to introduce the retailer’s David Beckham Bodywear collection. H&M is a surprising player in the Super Bowl ad lineup. The Swedish company is well-known for its tie-ups…

The 69th Annual Golden Globes: The Complete List of Winners Announced Jan. 15, 2012

HOLLYWOOD FOREIGN PRESS ASSOCIATION2012 GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDSThe 69th Annual PresentationPresented on January 15, 2012at the International Ballroom of the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif.FOR THE YEAR ENDED DECEMBER 31, 2011PRESS RELEASE BEST TELEVISION SERIES – DRAMAHOMELANDSHOWTIME Presents, Teakwood…

National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Announces Recipients of the 63rd Annual Technology & Engineering Emmy Awards

NATAS has issued the following press release: New York, NY – January 12, 2012 — The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) honored the recipients of the 63rd Annual Technology & Engineering Emmy® Awards at the 2012 International…

NBC Says It Has Sold Out of Super Bowl TV Inventory, but Two Spots Are Up for Resale

By Brian SteinbergAdvertising Age NBC Universal has sold out of commercial time during the upcoming Super Bowl and expects to sell out its online inventory for the digital stream, a testament to the power of one of media’s oldest pieces…

Super Bowl May Return to Days of Spectacular ’1984′ Ad — More Sponsors Buying Longer Berths; A Push Toward ‘Storytelling’

By Brian SteinbergAdvertising Age Often accustomed to making a short handoff in 30 seconds, some Super Bowl advertisers are considering a longer pass. Perhaps inspired by the two-minute 2011 Super Bowl ad from Chrysler, in which the automaker boasted that…