Monday, May 29, 2017

New Summer TV and comedy special billboards in L.A.'s May 2017 skies...

This May even though the skies were starting to fill with Emmy consideration and returning TV favourite billboards, there were still more than enough new game shows, reality competitions, documentary series, dramas, talk shows, comedy specials and sports billboards trying to capture passersby attention too.

TV billboards
Love Connection series premiere billboard
In light of the recent threat of a writers strike, the networks and studios probably thought a few more non-scripted shows in there lineup wouldn't hurt. First up, here's Andy Cohen with the billboard for the revival of dating game show the Love Connection.
Beat Shazam game show billboard
Also on Fox this summer, actor and singer Jamie Foxx was hosting a new music game show called Beat Shazam, where contestants are pitted against the song naming app.
F Word series premiere billboard
Plus celebrity chef Gordon Ramsey is back on the broadcaster with a new live cooking competition called The F Word.
World of Dance series launch billboard
Meanwhile NBC was taking a leaf out of Fox's So You Think You Can Dance for their new dancing competition, World of Dance, hosted by Jenna Dewan Tatum and judged by J-LO, Derek Hough and Ne-Yo.
Daytime Divas series premiere billboard
Vanessa Williams returns to the small screen for the adaptation the 2011 book Satan's Sisters by the former co-host of The View, Star Jones, a comedy about a daytime talk show.
Mist series premiere billboards
Speaking of books and Stephen King's 1980 horror novella The Mist is getting adapted for TV this Summer on the Spike channel.

Fans of the horror maestro can also check out all the other Stephen King TV and movie adaptation billboards from recent years, like Carrie, Bag of Bones, 11.22.63 and Under The Dome.
American Gods wall mural ad
The Starz adaptation of Neil Gaiman's 2001 American Gods book made its impressive debut recently and this wall mural ad along Melrose Avenue was certainly standing out this month.
I Love Dick series premiere billboard
Speaking of eye-catching billboards and with a title like 'I Love Dick', Amazon's new comedy series from the creator of Transparent, Jill Soloway, was definitely turning heads in L.A.'s skies this May.
I Love Dick series launch billboard
Be sure you check out more fun ad creatives for I Love Dick, which stars Kathryn Hahn as a married woman who falls for Kevin Bacon's Texan professor based on the 1997 novel by Chris Kraus.
Who killed Sister Cathy Keepers billboard
Also on offer from competitor streaming service Netflix this month was The Keepers, a true crime docu-series delving into who killed Sister Cathy in the late 60s.

Plus I also spied this additional ad creative for Bill Nye's new Netflix series as he attempts to save the world with science and real facts.
Defiant Ones John Lennon billboard
Meanwhile this month HBO has been flooding the skies with iconic musicians and singers like John Lennon for its forthcoming four-part documentary series, The Defiant Ones, about the stories of music industry producers Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre.
American Race series premiere billboard
Another docu-series coming to TV screens this summer is American Race with Charles Barkley, looking at racism and race relations in the U.S. during these divisive times of police brutality, racial profiling and travel bans from a fascist administration.
Jim Jefferies Show premiere billboard
And just when you thought late-night didn't need any more hosts, the Australian comedian gets his own Comedy Central series with The Jim Jefferies Show.
National womens soccer league Lifetime billboard
Meanwhile Lifetime was bringing the world of National Women's Soccer League to TV screens this Saturday with this game-changing billboard.
Chris Gethard Career Suicide billboard
In the world of comedy specials, Chris Gethard's one-man off-Broadway show was getting its own HBO special, Career Suicide.
Tracy Morgan Staying Alive billboard
Plus after his life-threatening car accident, Tracy Morgan was back in the skies for his Netflix stand-up special, Staying Alive.
Maria Bamford Old Baby billboard
Netflix's Lady Dynamite was also starring in her own comedy special this month with his appropriate ad creative for her show Old Baby.
YouTube TV live billboard
And finally as more and more people are watching TV, movies and original content on their laptops, smartphones and other devices, YouTube TV offering a new way to watch live television.

For all the latest cool ad creatives filling L.A.'s streets and skies, make sure you check out Daily Billboard every day, plus come back next month for more snapshots of the outdoor advertising skyline around the City of Angels.

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