Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Head-turning TV billboards filling L.A.'s quarantined May 2020 skies...

This May there was no shortage of TV show billboards filling the city skyline and helping to entertain people staying safe at home during this coronavirus pandemic. Here's a cool snapshot of the diverse TV billboards gracing L.A.'s lockdown streets and skies.

TV billboards
Ultimate Tag series premiere billboard
First up is this energetic ad creative for Fox's Ultimate Tag, an action-packed competition show based on the classic playground game of chase.
Celebrity Watch Party series premiere billboard
Next up is this colourful billboard for Celebrity Watch Party, which is based on the British series Gogglebox, and sees celebrities recording themselves and their reactions watching your favourite shows.
Solar Opposites series premiere billboard
Hulu was supplying the quirky animated comedy with this extension cut-out billboard for Solar Opposites.
The Great series premiere billboard
Plus the streaming service was offering up some historical comedy-drama chronicling the rise of Russia's 'Catherine the Great', with The Great starring Elle Fanning and Nicholas Hoult.
Normal People series launch billboard
Hulu's adaptation of Sally Rooney's 2018 novel, Normal People, was also filling the skyline with multiple ad creatives for the Irish relationship drama this month.
Hightown series premiere billboard
Starz was also hoping the turn heads this May with this special extension cut-out for its crime drama set in Cape Cod's Provincetown, Hightown.
I Know This Much Is True series billboard
HBO continues to attract big names for its TV series, this time Mark Rufallo to play identical twins in the mini-series adaptation of Wally Lamb's 1998 novel, I Know This Much Is True.
Perry Mason TV remake billboard
The Americans Matthew Rhys will soon be back on the small screen with a TV remake of Perry Mason.
I May Destroy You series billboard
Plus HBO will be airing the British drama starring Michaela Coel, I May Destroy You, about a woman who has to piece together her life after someone uses a date rape drug on her.
Giant Insecure season 4 billboard
Issa Rae was getting super-sized along the Sunset Strip for the fourth season of her low-key comedy, Insecure.
Giant Homecoming season 2 billboard
Meanwhile Janelle Monae was getting some giant-sized ad support as she takes over from Julia Roberts as the lead in Amazon's psychological thriller, Homecoming.
What We Do in Shadows season 2 billboard
FX's vampiric comedy, What We Do in the Shadows, was also enjoying some super-sized exposure this month for its sophomore season.
Barkskins series premiere billboard
National Geographic's historical drama, Barkskins, about immigrant wood-cutters in the late 1600s New France, was also standing out in a big way this month.
Snowpiercer series premiere billboard
From the past to the future, and the 2013 sci-fi movie Snowpiercer was getting a TV remake on TNT this May.
Hollywood series premiere billboard
Over on streaming giant Netflix, Ryan Murphy was reimagining a more inclusive Hollywood in terms of race and LGBT equality during Tinseltown's Golden Age in his new mini-series.
The Eddy series premiere billboard
Plus musical drama, The Eddy, was exploring the struggles of running a live jazz club venue in Paris.
Space Force series premiere billboard
And Steve Carell was heading to new heights in his timely new workplace comedy, Space Force.
Jerry Seinfeld 23 Hours to Kill billboard
In the world of stand-up comedy, Jerry Seinfeld had a licence to make you laugh with his new special, 23 Hours to Kill.
Hannah Gadsby Douglas comedy special billboard
Plus Australian comic Hannah Gadsby was back with a follow-up to her breakthrough comedy special, Nanette, this time named after her dog, Douglas.
Billions season 5 billboard
Over on Showtime, Billions was back with a fifth golden season of greed, corruption and one-upmanship.
Grant TV miniseries billboard
And for Memorial Day, the History channel was offering up a three-night mini-series about Ulysses S. Grant.
Twilight Zone season 2 billboard
It will soon be time to escape to The Twilight Zone for the sophomore season of mystery, horror and sci-fi from the rebooted CBS All Access series.
World of Dance season 4 billboard
Over on NBC, Ne-Yo, Jennifer Lopez and Derek Hough were back to shake things up for a fourth season of competition in World of Dance.
Americas Got Talent season 15 billboard
And Modern Family's Sofia Vergara was making her super-sized debut as the new judge on the fifteen season of America's Got Talent.
Shivering Truth season 2 billboard
Adult Swim's stop-motion animated comedy series, The Shivering Truth, was also back in the skies for a sophomore season with this trippy ad creative.
Holey Moley season 2 billboard
Mini-golf lovers were in for a treat this month with the second season of Holey Moley, with crazy obstacle courses to test contestants and entertain viewers.
Dont series premiere billboard
Plus in June Adam Scott will host a new game show on ABC from the mind of Ryan Reynolds, Don't.
Stay The FF Home Freeform billboard
Cable channel Freeform was also encouraging Los Angelenos to stay home in a fun way with these billboards this month.
first responders Thank You Live PD billboard
Plus A&E's reality cop show Live PD was thanking first responders on the front lines in this health crisis.

Make sure you also check out these other coronavirus-related billboards filling L.A.'s quarantined skies this May 2020.

Awards consideration billboards
Penny Dreadful City of Angels FYC billboard
At this time of year the skies are usually filled with studios campaigning for their Emmy hopefuls, but this Penny Dreadful: City of Angels FYC billboard is one of the few examples spotted at the moment, due to Covid-19 affecting the industry awards schedule and the fundamental lifeblood of Hollywoodland this year.
Marvelous Mrs Maisel s3 Emmy FYC marquee billboard
Plus Amazon Prime Video was campaigning for the third season of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel with another of these faux marquee billboards.

Make sure you compare this collection to last May's TV billboards and stick around for more outdoor advertising round-ups in the coming days.

Stay safe, be kind and wear a mask in public...

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