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Monday, September 28, 2009
The networks like the big market playoff teamsIf you can get past the media/ad-speak, you'll hear a tale of big market success making for some very happy television networks:
Boasting a murderers’ row of big-market clubs--along with the Yankees and a pair of Los Angeles-area contenders, no less than six of the playoff-bound MLB franchises represent top 10 DMAs--the promise of a deep run to the Fall Classic has Turner Sports practicing its home run trot. (Waiting on deck with its fingers crossed for a great World Series matchup
Wait, I thought "Hass avocados" were simply a variety of avocados, not a brand. Do Granny Smith apples buy ad time? How about Cavendish bananas?
Posted by Craig Calcaterra at 2:30pm
michael standish said...
Depending on the availability of George Steinbrenner, Banana Republic might be a natural.
Posted 09/28 at 02:53 PM
Bob Timmermann said...
Hass avocados aren’t a brand name. But they have their own trade group. They are the predominant variety of avocados sold in the U.S. I think the California economy now is pretty much avocado-dependent.
All the other sectors have fallen apart.
Posted 09/28 at 03:18 PM
Man. Chicago screwed MLB this year by sucking. Oh yeah, and us fans. There’s always next year…
Posted 09/28 at 03:19 PM
Wow- combine adspeak with various baseball mumbo-jumbo and you could have a whole new CIA code.
Posted 09/28 at 03:43 PM
Jack Marshall said...
But no “Frank TV” promos, thank God…
Posted 09/28 at 03:49 PM
Greg Simons said...
I’m rooting for a Cardinals-AL Central winner World Series.
Posted 09/28 at 04:17 PM
There’s a plaque commemorating the creation of the Granny Smith apple in Eastwood, a suburb of Sydney, about 4 miles from where I live. The Granny Smith festival is held there each October.
Posted 09/28 at 07:42 PM
I’m rooting for a Rockies-Tigers World Series myself.
Posted 09/28 at 08:48 PM