Posts Tagged ‘television’

TV stations saving money by sharing content

It costs a lot of money to keep a television outside broadcasting unit on the road, waiting for something newsworthy to happen. So with advertising revenue drying up, thanks to dropping TV audiences, TV stations will do anything to cut costs – including using the same content as their competitors! I found the first example […]

Reverend Lovejoy, model railroader

Reverend Lovejoy – a recurring character in the animated television series The Simpsons, known for his love of model trains.

Reverend Lovejoy model railroader - Season 7 Episode 3

Car advertisers playing it safe

A common theme in advertisements for new cars is speed and the open road – and this recent Holden Commodore television commercial is no exception. However, it was the speedometer that caught my eye.

Holden Commodore television commercial

Architecture in Helsinki advertising trains

Hattip to ‘wxtre’ over on Daniel Bowen’s blog for this catch – Architecture in Helsinki providing the backing track to an advertisement for the new ‘Silver Line’ of the Washington Metro.

“You can get it fixing the trains”

Hat tip to @rpy on Twitter for spotting a V/Line diesel in an old Victoria Bitter commercial.

1988 Victoria Bitter television commercial featuring diesel locomotive P18