or


[01/05/06 - 12:00 AM]
The NBC Agency Salutes the Women of the Us Snowboarding Team in Special Olympics Music Video Featuring Rock Group the Donnas

[via press release from NBC]

THE NBC AGENCY SALUTES THE WOMEN OF THE US SNOWBOARDING TEAM IN SPECIAL OLYMPICS MUSIC VIDEO FEATURING ROCK GROUP THE DONNAS

The Donnas perform their top single "Fall Behind Me" in the special promotion of NBC'S coverage of the upcoming Torino Olympic Winter Games

BURBANK, Calif. -- January 5, 2006 -- The NBC Agency has produced a special music video in partnership with the rock group, The Donnas, which showcases the awe-inspiring skills of the US women's snowboarding team. The video, which features gold medalist Kelly Clark, U.S. Open champion Gretchen Bleiler, world champion Lindsey Jacobellis and Grand Prix champion Hannah Teter, is just one of a number of unique promotional elements the agency is incorporating into their marketing campaign in support of NBC's coverage of the upcoming Olympic Winter Games taking place in Torino, Italy, February 10-26, 2006.

Shot on location at Snowbird Ski Resort in Utah, the video celebrates the power and accomplishment of women by bringing the female athletes together with the all-women rock group. In the piece, the snowboarders soar into the air above The Donnas who are performing their hit, "Fall Behind Me," at the base of the half-pipe. Inspired by the music and its message of confidence and competition, the snowboarders rise higher and higher with each trick as a crowd of fans gathers to cheer and celebrate the upcoming Olympic games.

The video, produced by The NBC Agency in a variety of lengths, is being run on the network as well as online, on cable and in retail. It can also be viewed in its entirety at OffThePodium.com.

America fell in love with The Donnas when they broke into the mainstream with the release of their third album in 2002, "Spend The Night" (Atlantic Records). Produced by Jason Carmer and Robert Shimp, the album debuted in the #1 position on the Billboard "Heatseekers" chart of new and developing artists. In 2004, The Donnas followed up their "Spend The Night" success with the much anticipated release of their "Gold Medal" album, which won instant rave reviews from such publications as Rolling Stone, Blender, Interview, Billboard and Time Magazine, to name only a few.

In addition to their albums, The Donnas have appeared on numerous television and radio shows as well as in print ads and television commercials. Their music has been featured in such films as "How To Deal" ("It's On The Rocks"), "What A Girl Wants" ("Who Invited You") and "Freaky Friday" ("Back Stage").

About The NBC Agency
The NBC Agency, founded in November 1999, is a multi-award-winning advertising team that made "Must See TV" a household slogan and reinforced the term "appointment television" for NBC programming. It is a unique, full-service advertising agency servicing the advertising and promotional needs of all NBC-Universal owned entities, which include entertainment, news, sports and corporate divisions of NBC as well as the cable, internet and syndicated properties and brands that the company owns or holds an equity interest in, such as CNBC, MSNBC and MSNBC.com, Bravo, USA, SCI FI, Trio, Telemundo and NBC-Universal Television Distribution.





  [january 2006]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)





[01/15/18 - 01:24 PM]
Comedy Central(R) Renews "The Jim Jefferies Show" for a Second Season
"You'd think I'd stop being surprised at how smart and funny Jim is about everything," said Kent Alterman. "I'm just glad we're still giving visas to people from whatever shithole country he comes from."

[01/15/18 - 10:32 AM]
Revealing Gloria Allred Documentary "Seeing Allred" to Launch on Netflix February 9
As sexual-violence allegations grip the nation, "Seeing Allred" provides a candid look at one of the most public crusaders against the war on women.

[01/15/18 - 10:18 AM]
Six-Part Television Event "Waco" Premieres on Paramount Network Wednesday, January 24 at 10 PM ET/PT
Michael Shannon, Taylor Kitsch, Andrea Riseborough, John Leguizamo, Melissa Benoist, Paul Sparks, Shea Whigham, Rory Culkin, Julia Garner and Camryn Manheim star in the project.

[01/15/18 - 10:17 AM]
"American Woman" Premieres Thursday, June 7 at 10:00PM ET/PT on Paramount Network
The 12-episode series from John Wells Productions in association with Warner Horizon Scripted Television stars Alicia Silverstone, Mena Suvari and Jennifer Bartels.

[01/15/18 - 10:16 AM]
"Yellowstone" Premieres on Paramount Network Wednesday, June 20 at 9:00PM ET/PT
The cast list includes Wes Bentley, Kelly Reilly, Luke Grimes, Cole Hauser, Kelsey Asbille, Dave Annable, Danny Huston, Gil Birmingham, Josh Lucas, Jefferson White, Gretchen Mol, Jill Hennessey, Patrick St. Esprit, Ian Bohen, Heather Hemmons, and Denim Richards.

[01/15/18 - 10:15 AM]
"Heathers" Set to Premiere on Paramount Network Wednesday, March 7 at 10 PM, ET/PT
The pitch-black comedy anthology series is based on the 80s cult classic film of the same name.

[01/15/18 - 09:02 AM]
Amazon Prime Original Series "Britannia" to Debut Exclusively on Prime Video in the US on Friday, January 26
"Britannia" is set in 43AD as the Roman Imperial Army, determined and terrified in equal measure, returns to crush the Celtic heart of Britannia, a mysterious land ruled by wild warrior women and powerful Druids who can channel the powerful forces of the underworld.

[01/15/18 - 08:26 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Gets Huge Boost from NFL Overrun
The network's playoff coverage grows to more than 35 million viewers last night.

[01/15/18 - 08:21 AM]
Video: Netflix Reflects on "Black Mirror" Season 4 with Six All-New, Behind-the-Scenes Videos
"Black Mirror" Season 4 is now streaming on Netflix.

[01/15/18 - 07:06 AM]
"I Am MLK Jr." Premieres Monday, April 2 on Paramount Network
The film will tell the story and celebrate the life of this American icon from an engaging contemporary perspective structured around seminal events of the Civil Rights Movement.

[01/14/18 - 02:49 PM]
Renowned Prosecutor Marcia Clark Examines Infamous Murder Cases in A&E Network's "Marcia Clark Investigates The First 48"
Produced by ITV Entertainment, each two-hour episode will focus on a specific case and examine the first 48 hours after the crime to reveal new angles and unravel enduring mysteries.

[01/14/18 - 02:48 PM]
A&E to Spotlight the Epic Legal Battles of Nancy Grace and Dan Abrams in the New Original Series "Grace vs. Abrams"
Produced by Lincoln Square Productions, the series will be shot in Times Square Studios before a live audience.

[01/14/18 - 01:52 PM]
Crackle Announces "In the Cloud" VR Experience to Release Ahead of Feature on Thursday, February 1st
The VR experience will launch on additional interactive platforms soon and is also available online in 360-degree video.

[01/14/18 - 01:51 PM]
Emmy-Nominated "SuperMansion" Returns Thursday, April 12th with Special Guest Mikey Day, Plus All-New Summer 2018 Special
In the upcoming season, the lunatics get the keys to the asylum when Dr. Devizo (Chris Pine) is declared a hero after "saving the world" at the end of last season.

[01/14/18 - 01:50 PM]
Crackle Returns to Puerto Rico for Production on Season Three of Original Drama Series "StartUp"
In addition, Academy Award-winning actor Mira Sorvino joins the cast as Rebecca Stroud, a NSA special agent who has come to investigate ArakNet, and will do whatever it takes to have ArakNet partner with the government.