Daily Archive: Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Check out the Newest Ads on TV From Taco Bell, Mercedes-Benz and More

By Advertising Age

A few highlights: The “smartly designed” Honda Pilot helps save a raccoon and a birthday cake from becoming roadkill. Pop music icon Cher and rapper Future team up for an impromptu duet in a Gap ad. And in a Taco Bell spot, a guy sits down in front of his TV with a new Taco Bell Naked Egg Taco, prompting various people on TV—a weatherman, NBA star Kevin Love, an infomercial pitchman and more—to break through the fourth wall and react with bewildered exclamations of “What the?”

BidSlate and Premiere Digital on Filmmaker Distribution Platform

By Dave McNaryVariety

Deals completed include a partnership with Hoopla digital for 20 titles to be distributed in 1,500 libraries across North America; a 12-title deal with Direct TV broadcaster Shorts TV; a multi-title agreement with France’s newly launched Museum Channel; and deals with Germany’s Little Brother Films GmbH and Hong Kong’s UA Cinemas Circuit Limited.

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