Creatives Evaluation the Greatest and Worst


Tremendous Bowl commercials all the time come below immense scrutiny, and now the advert trade’s inventive leaders have weighed in. 

This wasn’t simply the 12 months that Taylor Swift’s look eclipsed the sport. Throughout the advert breaks, Beyonce tried to interrupt the web (once more); Ben Affleck debuted his band the DunKings; Michael Cera pranked individuals into believing he was a skincare visionary; Arnold Schwarzenegger made enjoyable of his personal accent; and Patrick Stewart threw a (cartoon) baby. 

Comedy was king and even the celebrities (of which there have been lots) didn’t take themselves too critically. And as advertisers like CeraVe and Verizon demonstrated, the leisure now extends far past the Large Sport.

ADWEEK requested inventive leaders to share their takes on this 12 months’s adverts. Whereas some thought the commercials have been too formulaic, others applauded examples of inventive risk-taking on promoting’s greatest stage. 

The Tremendous Bowl adverts that labored


“’Throw the kid!’ How did they get that previous authorized? When celebs are used proper, an advert performs like its personal mini masterclass.”
-Samira Ansari, CCO, Ogilvy New York

“l liked the Paramount+ advert and thought the cutdown nonetheless had a ton of appeal. ‘Barrymore, shut your face!’ was the road I didn’t know I wanted in my life, however so glad to see air on nationwide TV. It was pure leisure, and for an leisure firm that I don’t actually hear or suppose an excessive amount of about, it leveled up my opinion of them.”
-Jamie Robinson, co-founder & CCO, Joan

“I’m attempting to image the dialog behind Paramount’s spot, and it makes me giggle to consider the inventive group having to strategy all of the completely different IP stakeholders for these iconic characters. To promote in a line like ‘throw the kid’ with a straight face, that’s a magic trick.”
–Sam Shepherd, ECD, Unusual New York


“Present me Beyonce attempting to interrupt the web with a lemonade stand, BeyoncAI, BarBey and a efficiency in house, and we’re nearly carried out right here. The storytelling was unimaginable, made uniquely potential by the one lady on the planet who really may break the web, and it made the model and product message loud and clear as a constant throughline. It was an epic blast off for her new album.”
-Liza Suloti, co-founder & CCO, Shadow


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