TV

Blog posts about product placement in TV shows.

The Best TV Shows Ever: The Wire

* This is guest post written by Anže Tomić The term golden era of television has been bandied around a lot in the last decade and is usually associated with the emergence…

The Best TV Shows Ever: Breaking Bad

* This is guest post written by Domen Savič Breaking Bad is about characters. Its main attraction is not the crystal meth, the drug dealing scum or the creative solutions to seemingly…

The Best TV Shows Ever: The Sopranos

* This is guest post written by Jernej Stritar At this year’s James MacTaggart Memorial Lecture at the Edinburgh International Television Festival, Oscar-winning actor Kevin Spacey remarked on the pronounced shift of…

Product placement in pictures: Orphan Black

I first heard about the TV show Orphan Black through a friend of mine who raved about it, saying that it’s a must see. I hesitated but gave it a go. At…

Hershey’s in Mad Men: The currency of affection

There was an interesting product placement in Mad Men’s season 6 finale. It involved Hershey’s, the largest chocolate manufacturer in North America. Hershey’s is one of the oldest chocolate companies in the…

Jura coffee machine in Modern Family

There was an interesting object in the 18th episode of Modern Family‘s fourth season: a coffee machine in Jay’s and Gloria’s kitchen. At the first glance I thought: it must be Jura.…

Product placement in House of Cards

Product placement slideshow: House of Cards

After Netflix released its TV series House of Cards a lot of unsatisfied viewers vented their frustration on Twitter. Messages such as two below continue to appear on my Twitter feed: “Worst…

Mad Men inspired collection from Banana Republic

The sixth season of one of the best TV series Mad Men is scheduled to premiere on April 7, 2013, with a two-hour episode. The show’s huge popularity and critical acclaim convinced…

Yogurt Towne – a great T-shirt from Girls

The sixth episode of Girls season two was full of great outfits: e.g. Marnie’s gold dress, Hannah’s polka-dot dress, but for me the most memorable was Ray’s T-shirt with »Yogurt Towne« sign.…

Trench coat Nick and London Fog

Fifteenth episode of New Girl‘s season two had a funny gag involving Nick and a beige trench coat. A package had been mistakenly delivered to Nick’s apartment, but instead of returning it,…

Ann Taylor mentioned in Girls

Fans of Lena Dunham’s TV series Girls will remember that Marnie used to work as an assistant in a New York art gallery. Unfortunately she was fired from the gallery in the…

New beer in New Girl

Do you know which beer is present in almost every episode of TV series New Girl It’s a strange beer in bottles with a red label. It’s called Heisler beer. Heisler beer…