Friday, February 28, 2020

February 2020's drinks and lifestyle billboards brightening L.A.'s streets & skies...

Even though you'd think the skies of L.A. were already crammed with movie, music, TV, fashion and beauty billboards in February 2020, there were still more than a few lifestyle billboards trying to stand out too, like drinks, food, radio, health, technology and travel ads.

Radio billboards
What democracy sounds like radio billboard
My heart soars when I see people standing up for freedom of speech, justice, equality and democracy, so this NPR radio station billboard really shown brightly this month.

Performing Arts billboards
RuPauls Drag Race Live Las Vegas billboard
On a lighter note, reality competition shows like RuPaul's Drag Race really helps to lift my spirits and get me through the miserable times, so it's nice to see the show expanding to Las Vegas with a live version featuring past contestants.
Book of Mormon Musical LA 2020 billboard
The Book of Mormon musical is also back in L.A. at the moment and this extension ad creative really leapt out at me this month.

Food and drinks billboards
Made to Chill Coors Light neon sign billboard
In the skies of Hollywood Coors Light was switching things up this month with a vibrant new neon sign to replace their old neon billboard.
You put the we in WEHO Stella Artois billboard
Also in the world of beers, Stella Artois was celebrating those who live and drink in West Hollywood with this tailored wall mural ad.
Firestone Walker 805 beer billboard
Plus Firestone Walker Brewing Company was chilling out with this billboard for their 805 beer.
Jack Daniels Whiskey mural ad
In the world of liquor, Jack Daniel's had this wall mural ad for their classic Tennessee Whiskey over in Hollywood.
Bulleit Bourbon Frontier Whiskey billboard
Plus Bulleit Bourbon was also showing off their Kentucky frontier whiskey in a big way in the city skyline.
Espolon Tequila For your consideration billboard
This awards season Espolon Tequila was hopeful for some consideration on a night out with this billboard.
Ilegal Mezcal billboard
And Ilegal Mezcal was hoping their misspelt brand name would tempt those daring enough to try the spirit of Mexico.
Our Los Angeles Vodka billboard
Whilst vodka drinkers were being encouraged to try Our/Los Angeles Vodka with this ad creative.
hungry daughter Pizza Postmate It billboard
And if you were too tired to go out and party, or just needed to satisfy a food craving, Postmates was on hand to help with takeout home delivery.
When all you burgers is think about Postmate it billboard
If you like these colourful ad creatives, make sure you check out all these other foodie Postmates billboards.

Health and recreational drugs billboards
Dont let meth take our city or dreams billboard
With all the partying going on in the City of Angels, this billboard was also reminding passersby that using meth can ruin lives.
not pixelated in stores MedMen cannabis billboard
Plus the legal cannabis billboards kept coming this month with these pixelated MedMen ad creatives joining many others in the skies of L.A.
cant show it MedMen cannabis billboard
These days there seems to be a weed billboard, dispensary or cafe on every street corner, so business must be booming.

Technology billboards
Shot on iPhone 11 Ultra Wide billboard
In the world of technology, Apple continued to showcase the Ultra Wide feature of its iPhone 11 camera.
Google Pixel 4 billboard
Plus Google's Pixel 4 was also advertising outdoors to help it stand out in the crowd smartphone market.

Home interiors billboards
feel like queen on throne Toilet Kohler billboard
This month bathroom product brand Kohler was finding the funny in toilets with this ancient Egyptian queen ad creative.

Travel and tourism billboards
Eat Shop Play West Hollywood billboard
West Hollywood was encouraging tourists to enjoy eating, playing and shopping in the vibrant city.
Wet Republic MGM Grand Las Vegas billboard
Whilst the MGM Grand was hoping to tempt visitors to join them in their refurbished Wet Republic pool in Las Vegas this March.

Cause-related billboards
Traffic frustrating enough Courtesy billboard
In the sprawling city of road rage and honking, one billboard was trying to encourage drivers to be considerate to other commuters and travelers on the road.

Misc. billboards
Toddy Smith drunk text billboard
And finally, a friend of YouTube's David Dobrik was getting punked this month when his drunk text messages and face appeared on a billboard along Melrose Avenue.

As you can see from this eclectic selection of outdoor ads, there's a lot of product, services and ideas vying for passersby visual attention around Hollywoodland.

Be sure to check out last February's lifestyle billboards and stop by my Daily Billboard Blog for all the latest and craziest ads turning heads around town.

Keep your eyes to the skies...

Thursday, February 27, 2020

Eye-catching TV billboards in L.A.'s February 2020 skies...

A new year may just be starting to find its stride, but there are more than enough television shows to entertain the masses if the skies of Los Angeles are anything to go by. Here's a collection of TV billboards for new shows and returning favourites, on streaming platforms, cable and broadcast channels, all trying to stand out in February 2020.

TV billboards
Kidding season 2 billboard
First up is this vibrant sophomore season billboard for Jim Carrey's black comedy series Kidding on Showtime, and this time around the beloved children's shot host 'Jeff Pickles' is on his path to happiness once again.
Gentefied series premiere billboard
And speaking of comedy, Netflix was offering up Gentefied this month, about three Mexican-American cousins striving to save their grandfather's taco shop and pursue their own dreams as gentrification shakes up their L.A. neighborhood.
Locke and Key brings your thoughts to life billboard
Meanwhile the streaming platforms was also offering more comic book adaptations with the supernatural series, Locke & Key.
Locke and Key lets you fly billboard
If you think these ad creatives are cool, be sure to check out these other 3D billboard installations for Locke & Key.
Narcos Mexico season 2 billboard
Narcos: Mexico was also back for a second season of drug cartel drama on the streaming service this month, with Scoot McNairy's DEA agent out for revenge against Diego Luna's drug lord.
Interrogation series premiere billboard
Over on CBS All Access they were serving up their own true crime drama with Interrogation, about a man incarcerated for the brutal murder of his mother who claims he is innocent.
Most Dangerous Animal Of All series billboard
Speaking of murder, FX has a new documentary series about the Zodiac Killer, The Most Dangerous Animal of All.
911 Lone Star season 1 billboard
Meanwhile Rob Lowe and Liv Tyler were in the spotlight this month for their new first responder spin-off series, 9-1-1: Lone Star.
We are Walking Dead midseason 10 billboard
AMC's long-running zombie drama, The Walking Dead was back this month with episodes for the second half of its tenth season.
Walking Dead midseason 10 billboard
Fans of the comic book adaptation can also check out all these previous season promo billboards for The Walking Dead.
Slow Burn series premiere billboard
Comic books are not the only inspiration for TV series of late as podcasts have also supplied new concepts, like Slow Burn, which will chronicle the Watergate scandal.
War of the Worlds series premiere billboard
Premium cable channel Epix was also supplying a new take of War of the Worlds and these cool visuals in the city skyline this February.
Mythic Quest Ravens Banquet series billboard
And speaking of eye-catching billboards, Apple TV+'s new Mythic Quest: Raven's Banquet was certainly causing a spectacle in the skies this month for the new gaming industry comedy.
Amazing Stories Apple TV+ billboard
Plus Apple's new streaming service was also reviving Steven Spielberg's Amazing Stories anthology series for whole new generation.
Devs series premiere billboard
Speaking of streaming platforms, and now that Disney has bought 20th Century Fox and its other brands like FX, it's adding the original sci-fi thriller Devs to its Hulu service, about a young software engineer that discovers a technology-based conspiracy that could change the world. 
Motherland Fort Salem series billboard
From cyber space to the supernatural, and Freeform is delivering a new military witch drama, Motherland: Fort Salem this March.
Plot Against America series billboard
That billboard isn't the only one evoking U.S. patriotism this month, as HBO's new mini-series The Plot Against America is also filling the skies with Stars and Stripes, for the adaptation of Philip Roth's 2004 alternate history novel.
Westworld season 3 billboard
HBO was also teasing a third season of its A.I. drama, Westworld, with this dramatic key art.
Last Week Tonight John Oliver season 7 billboard
John Oliver was hoping to stand out in the skies with this nerdy school photo belabor for the seventh season of his political satire late-night show, Last Week Tonight.
Zoeys Extraordinary playlist series launch billboard
This February NBC was offering up a new musical comedy-drama with Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist, starring Jane Levy as a software app developer who starts hearing the soundtrack of their people's lives.
Voice season 18 billboard
Plus the singing competition The Voice was returning for an eighteenth season and adding Nick Jonas as a celebrity coach.
Giant Good Girls season 3 billboard
And the Good Girls were getting some super-sized ad support for the third season of their money counterfeiting and laundering drama.
Better Things season 4 billboard
Pamela Adlon and her on-screen family were also back in the skies for the fourth season of her FX comedy, Better Things.
Twenties series launch billboard
And speaking of comedy, BET was offering up Twenties a new semi-autobiographical scripted series by Lena Waithe.
Twenties series premiere billboard
The show follows 'Hattie' (Jonica T. Gibbs) a black queer woman in her twenties and her two straight best friends (Christina Elmore and Gabrielle Graham) trying to make it in L.A. in life, love and the professional world.
Desus & Mero season 2 Showtime billboard
Former podcasters, Desus & Mero, were back for more late-night comedy with the second season of their Showtime series.
Soup Less salt More flavor billboard
And over on E! Network, Jade Catta-Preta was the new host of The Soup for its thirteen season, showcasing the best viral videos, reality TV moments and more besides.
Ballmastrz 9009 season 2 billboard
Meanwhile in the world of animation, Ballmastrz 9009 was back for a sophomore sci-fi season on Adult Swim.
Hollywood Slime Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards 2020 billboard
This month Nickelodeon was also getting everyone in the mood for the 2020 Kids's Choice Awards with this giant-sized, hand-painted wallscape above Hollywood & Vine.
Love however FF you want Freeform billboard
And Freeform was getting everyone in the mood for Valentine's Day with these 'Love however the FF you want' billboards.

As you can see there's so much TV to watch from every genre that's there's just not enough time in the day.

Make sure you compare this selection of ad examples to last February''s TV billboards and watch this space for all the drinks, health, technology and other out-of-home lifestyle billboards filling the city this month.

Don't stay away for long...