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The Broadcast: Thinkbox’s latest ad

In the latest Thinkbox TV ad, Aliens suddenly appear on TV across the UK to announce they are coming to Earth. Cue bedlam as the nation rushes to greet them.

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Why TV advertising?

Discover why TV advertising is so brilliant at creating success for brands, both overnight and over the long-term

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About Thinkbox

Find out more about Thinkbox: our mission, our shareholders and our supporters.

Chart of the month September TV sponsorship

Chart of the month: the effects of TV sponsorship

This chart is good news for those engaged in TV sponsorship – your brand health is likely to be in good shape and stay that way.

The July/ August Thinkboxes awards shortlist

Five brand new ads all incredibly creative in their own way, who will the academy pick as their winner?

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David Kolbusz of Droga5 in 3 great ads I had nothing to do with

3 great ads I had nothing to do with: David Kolbusz on Skittles, Honda... and one that never aired

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New to TV Training

Thinkbox’s free training workshops are designed to give you a really good grounding in the essentials of today’s TV and what the medium can do for advertisers – SIGN UP HERE

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Age UK tackled the issue of loneliness

This case study tells the story of how Age UK used the Power of One x the Power of Many to end loneliness for older people

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Must see TV

The UK broadcasters invest over £6 billion a year into making TV, and TV advertising pays for a fair chunk of it. Take a look at some of the hottest shows coming up on commercial TV in the UK.

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Rosie Arnold: Lets use TV to change minds, attitudes... even society

Rosie Arnold, head of art at Abbott Mead Vickers BBDO and the new Thinkbox Academy president, lays out her agenda for society-changing films that harness the power of TV.

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H1 2017 TV viewing report

All the key viewing figures for the first half of 2017. Includes viewing stats, top programmes and most viewed advertisers

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Breaking ads

Twice a week we update this gallery with a collection of the latest and best ads breaking on TV.

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Plunkett on TV: The truth about binge watching

John Plunkett takes a look at Ofcom’s latest Communications Market Report

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John Lewis innovate with on demand advertising

Pushing the boundaries of broadcaster VoD, they partnered with Sky to create exclusive on demand access to the much anticipated Christmas ad.

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Man cannot live by binge alone

Ofcom’s wonderful Communications Market Report is out and has looked at binging on TV. Here’s our take.

Take a look at how some of the nation’s favourite TV ads were made

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Behind the scenes of John Lewis ‘Buster the Boxer’

Find out the techniques behind Buster the bouncing dog in the 2016 Christmas delight.

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Behind the scenes of Halifax ‘Thunderbirds 1965’

Thunderbirds are back and banking. Find out how the old combines with the new.

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Behind the scenes of Sainsbury’s ‘The Greatest Gift’

James Cordon narrates this festive treat from Sainsbury’s. Find out what made it come together.