Sunday, April 29, 2018

April 2018's TV and Emmy consideration billboards in L.A.'s crowded skies...

Even though the skies of L.A. were filled with a smattering of movie, music, fashion and lifestyle billboards this April, TV shows still dominated in the city skyline with an onslaught of new ad creatives from streaming services, online platforms, cable channels and broadcast networks. Here's a cool collection of new series and returning television favourites gracing the streets of La La Land this month.

TV billboards
Good Fight season 2 billboard
First up is this striking red billboard featuring Christine Baranski as 'Diane Lockhart' in the second season of legal and political drama, The Good Fight (and that's a killer tagline).

Be sure to also check out the landscape version of this billboard which features the show's other leading ladies, Cush Jumbo and Rose Leslie.
Legion season 2 Syd billboard
X-Men universe TV spin-off Legion was also back for a sophomore season with this trippy ad creative featuring Rachel Keller's body-swapping mutant, 'Syd'. You can also check out the other Legion season two billboard with Dan Stevens as the powerful 'David Haller'.
Fear the Walking Dead season 4 billboard
Fear the Walking Dead was getting rebooted for its fourth season and adding TWD's 'Morgan' to the cast to entice viewers to the spin-off.
Lost in Space TV remake billboard
Netflix was putting a lot of outdoor support behind its remake of 1960s sci-fi show, Lost in Space, about a family of colonists marooned on an alien planet.
Lost in Space crashed Jupiter 2 billboard
The Robot, 'Will Robinson' and a crashed Jupiter 2 spacecraft were all turning heads around L.A. this April.
Chefs Table Pastry billboard
The streaming service also had other eye-catching billboards this month, including this cake special extension cut-out for Chef's Table: Pastry.
Fastest Car series premiere billboard
Plus this Fastest Car series launch billboard was racing above the skies of the Sunset Strip.
Bobby Kennedy for President billboard
And Bobby Kennedy for President was exploring more of Robert F. Kennedy's life in a new documentary series.
Handmaids Tale season 2 billboard
Over on Hulu The Handmaid's Tale was back for a second season set in a dystopian future where fertile women are used as indentured baby-making machines and experience untold horrors at the hands of their keepers.
National Treasure Kiri billboard
Meanwhile Kiri was a new four-part British drama on the streaming platform under the National Treasure anthology banner, about a young foster girl abducted and murdered.
Westworld season 2 billboard
HBO's Westworld was back in a big way for its second season as the android hosts take control of the futuristic theme park.
Being Serena HBO series billboard
Also on HBO, tennis pro Serena Williams is getting her own sports documentary series, Being Serena.
Vice season 6 billboard
Whilst news and documentary series Vice was back in the skies for a sixth season or reporting from around the globe.
Imposters season 2 billboard
Over on Bravo in their scripted series Imposters the grifters were back for a second season of running scams.
Oath series premiere billboard
Whilst Sony's streaming platform Crackle was debuting its dirty cop gang drama, The Oath, starring Sean Bean and Ryan Kwanten.
The Voice giant season 14 billboard
NBC was giving its reality singing competition The Voice, now in its fourteenth season, some super-sized support along the Sunset Strip to help fend off competitors like American Idol.
Star season 2 part 2 billboard
And speaking of singing, Fox's music drama Star was back for more episodes of its sophomore season.
Drop the Mic season 2 billboard
Whilst rap battle show, Drop The Mic with hosts Method Man and Hailey Baldwin, was back for season two on TBS too.
Splitting Up Together season 1 billboard
ABC continued to support their freshman divorce sitcom, Splitting Up Together, in the city skyline.
Howards End TV remake billboard
Of late Starz is offering more series that appeal to women like its Outlander adaptation, including the new Howards End remake mini-series starring Hayley Atwell.
Vida series premiere billboard
Vida follows two very different Mexican-American sisters from the Eastside of L.A. reunited after the death of their mother.
Sweetbitter series premiere billboard
Plus Sweetbitter adapts Stephanie Danler's book about being a waitress in New York City and being exposed to the drugs, drinking and sex of the restaurant world.
Genius Picasso series billboard
National Geographic's Genius was back for a second season, this time with Antonio Banderas playing infamous artist Picasso.
Killing Eve series premiere billboard
BBC America was bringing us a brand new villainess in the British spy drama Killing Eve, starring Sandra Oh and Jodie Comer.
Bosch season 4 billboard
Harry Bosch was back on the beat, solving murders and dealing with his personal life, in the fourth season of Amazon's adaptation of Michael Connelly's crime novels.
Marcia Clark investigates First 48 billboard
And speaking of crime, this time true crime, prosecutor Marcia Clark was investigating The First 48 on Lifetime, old, famous and unsolved cases, with the title referring to the critical first 48 hours of a case.
Jersey Shore Family Vacation billboard
In the world of reality television, the Jersey Shore gang was back and going on a Family Vacation over on MTV.
Im Dying Up Here season 2 billboard
Showtime's retro drama about L.A.'s stand-up comedy circuit, I'm Dying Up Here, was back for a second season.
Seth Rogen Hilarity for Charity Netflix billboard
In the world of stand-up comedy, Seth Rogen was hosting Hilarity for Charity on Netflix to raise awareness and money for Alzheimer's disease.
Kevin James Never dont give up billboard
Whilst Kevin James was trying to make people laugh with his new special, Never Don't Give Up.
Trevor Moore Story of our Times billboard
Comic Trevor Moore had his very own special on Comedy Central, The Story of our Times.
Taskmaster series premiere billboard
Whilst the channel was also offering up a new comedy competition, Taskmaster, hosted by Reggie Watts.
Laugh til it hurts Comedy Knockout billboard
And in a similar vein, Comedy Knockout was back in the skies for a third season on TruTV, trying to make you laugh 'til it hurts.
Joe Pera Talks With You series premiere billboard
Comedian Joe Pera returns to Adult Swim with his new show and this quirky ad for Joe Pera Talks With You.
Giant Kevin Hart What The Fit YouTube billboard
Meanwhile YouTube was providing big support along the Sunset Strip for Kevin Hart's new online sporty comedy series, What The Fit.
Cobra Kai YouTube Red series premiere billboard
And The Karate Kid film franchise was getting a TV spin-off sequel on YouTube Red with Cobra Kai.

Emmy consideration billboards
Better Things season 2 Emmy FYC billboard
Awards season is almost upon us again and FX is always one of the first to start campaigning for their shows, like with this Emmy consideration ad for the second season of Better Things starring Pamela Adlon.
Atlanta season 2 Emmy consideration billboard
The second Robbin' Season of Atlanta was also getting some support above West Hollywood's Sunset Strip.
Mrs Maisel Susie Myerson Personal Management Emmy FYC billboard
Meanwhile Amazon was trying something different to grab Emmy voters attention with this fun business card style billboard, based on Alex Borstein's stand-up agent character, for the debut season of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.

Be sure to compare this collection of outdoor ads to last April's TV billboards and come back soon to see what the month of May has to offer.

Watch this space...

Saturday, April 28, 2018

Spring fashion, fragrance and beauty billboards in L.A.'s April 2018 skies...

This April the skies of L.A. have been literally bursting with new fashion, beauty and fragrance billboards, it's been a veritable new season catwalk of looks. Take a look at all the eyewear, footwear, cosmetics, perfumes, underwear, swimwear, designer and affordable clothing filling the city skyline this past month.

Fashion billboards
Gucci Spring 2018 ice cream billboard
First up is Gucci celebrating festival season with some new shades and ice-cream to help keep these bright young things looking cool.
Prada eyewear Spring 2018 billboard
Another Italian fashion label showing off their latest eyewear this April was Prada soaking up the sun with this new ad creative.
Ermenegildo Zegna sunglasses S18 billboard
Spanish actor Javier Bardem was helping Italian designer Ermenegildo Zegna show off his new sunglasses this month, and he's no stranger to product endorsements as recently he was the brand ambassador of Chivas Regal Scotch.
Burberry eyewear S18 billboard
In demand British model Adwoa Aboah was helping Burberry show off their eyewear along the Sunset Strip this April.
Sam Edelman shoes Carolyn Murphy S18 billboard
And in the world of designer shoes, actress and model Carolyn Murphy was showcasing Sam Edelman's latest luxury footwear, on a road trip with man's best friend or by the pool.
Sam Edelman Carolyn Murphy S18 billboard
If you're a fan of the shoe designer, make sure to check out these more risqué Sam Edelman footwear billboards from 2010 which left little to the imagination.
Saint Laurent S18 Anja Rubik billboard
Another high end brand this month with multiple ad creatives was French fashion house Saint Laurent.
Saint Laurent Vincent Gallo butterfly jacket billboard
Anja Rubik and Vincent Gallo were modeling the latest looks in black and white in the label's regular Sunset Strip ad location.
Ulla Johnson Spring 2018 billboard
Meanwhile New York's Ulla Johnson was showing off her latest fresh spring styles further along east Sunset Boulevard opposite the infamous Chateau Marmont hotel.
Guess Jeans Farmers Market Cinco de Mayo billboard
Sean Wotherspoon's timely collaboration with Guess Jeans Farmers Market was inspired by the fresh summer colours of Cinco de Mayo.
Paige lifestyle SS18 billboard
Near Melrose Place these models were ready to enjoy the great outdoors in Paige's latest women's and menswear billboard.
Pretty Little Thing S18 billboard
In other news, Umar and Adam Kamani's online youth retail brand, Pretty Little Thing, is getting a new flagship store opening soon along L.A.'s Melrose Avenue.
7 for all mankind Spring 2018 billboard
In the world of denim, L.A. born 7 For All Mankind was showing off their latest premium denim looks.
Hudson Amelia Gray Hamlin S18 billboard
Whilst Hudson Jeans had this 'Bad and beautiful' long-legged ad creative featuring Amelia Gray Hamlin.
Céline Spring 2018 fashion billboard
And French fashion label Céline was showing off their latest ready-to-wear and leather luxury goods.
Bebe Sport swimwear Arianny Celeste billboard
Bebe Sport was shining a poolside spotlight on their summer swimwear with the help of Instagram favourite Arianny Celeste.
Everlane Love your underwear S18 billboard
Meanwhile in the world of knickers, Everlane was showing off their no frills underwear for all body types.
cancel Netflix subscription before MeUndies billboard
And online underwear retailer MeUndies had this clever social media status update ad comparing their service to a Netflix subscription.
Birkenstock Box Rick Owens billboard
Also in the world of footwear, Birkenstock was highlighting their special pop-up collaboration with Rick Owens.
Patrick Dempsey Tag Heuer watch billboard
And in the land of luxury timepieces, former Grey's Anatomy actor Patrick Dempsey was the face of Tag Heuer above West Hollywood's Sunset Plaza.
Cartier Watch billboard
Whilst Cartier had this bold, red ad creative to help its designer watches stand out in time for Mother's Day gift-giving.

Beauty and fragrance billboards
Kourt X Kylie Cosmetics billboard
In the world of beauty and fragrances, sisters Kourtney Kardashian and Kylie Jenner were collaborating on a new line for Kylie Cosmetics.
Giant Glossier Update your makeup billboard
Plus Glossier makeup was trying to make a big statement high above Pico Boulevard on the side of the Mr. C Beverly Hills Hotel.
CVS Pharmacy Real life beauty Real life prices billboard
From expensive brands to the more affordable and CVS Pharmacy was appealing to customers looking for different price points and beauty for real life, every day women.
Bliss skincare Target billboard
Whilst giant retailer Target was bringing fan-favourite spa brand, Bliss, to its price-savvy customers with this joyful billboard.
Glamsquad app billboard
Plus these days there's an app for everything and the Glamsquad are available to supply hair, makeup and nail services anytime and anywhere you want.
Daisy Love Marc Jacobs fragrance billboard
And finally in the world of designer scents, Marc Jacobs was shining a spotlight on his latest Daisy Love fragrance (although I think the bottles are much smaller in real life).

As you can see from this runway of new styles and looks, the skies have been alive with fashion and beauty this April 2018.

Be sure to check out last April's fashion, beauty and fragrance billboards in La La Land, and let's see if the trend continues next month...

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