T-Mobile’s JUMP! ad campaign with Bill Hader has met moderate success but now one of the ads is landing the company in some “hot water.” A letter written by San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon and New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman ask the carrier to pull the ad featuring Hader and an attempted mugging. “This ad is more than tasteless: These robberies often turn violent and have resulted in severe injuries and multiple deaths,” … [read full article]
T-Mobile’s JUMP! commercials may be silly, but I’d be lying if I said I never “accidentally” put my phone through the wash. We all know what happens when you walk into your local carrier store afterwards…only to discover you have no insurance. T-Mobile JUMP! may be just what the doctor ordered for anyone who has ever experienced this unfortunate laundry scenario. Going from touchscreen to melted-screen is frustrating. Luckily, T-Mobile JUMP!™ … [read full article]
When Bill Hader left Saturday Night Live, many were left wondering where the funnyman would show up next. Low and behold Hader shows up as the face of T-Mobile’s JUMP! upgrade program, an appearance which had a few pundits scratching their heads. Well, Jonah Hill breaks down Hader’s decision in this Comedy Central clip straight out of tonight’s roast of James Franco. This one’s not safe for work so don’t watch it out loud, in … [read full article]
I kind of like this one, and it’s an all too familiar story before the days of Siri and Google Now. I’ve seen some mixed reviews and sure, Bill Hader is no Carly, but I think they are on the right path with these commercials. It’s a familiar, comedic face and that’s a good thing. Still, I just want one commercial with Hader as Stefan. “Searching for a place to eat with an old phone … [read full article]
With T-Mobile’s JUMP! program already off to a “jumping” start, T-Mobile’s added three new commercials to the mix. Some of you may have already seen these on television and the “Missed Texts” one is especially funny. I don’t know if this is Bill Hader at his SNL best (Stefan anyone?), but he plays the role well and I’m happy to see T-Mobile move in this … [read full article]
T-Mobile’s new JUMP! commercials are awesome as we welcome Saturday Night Live star Bill Hader into the Magenta mix. There’s plenty of detail about JUMP! available in a earlier post, but you should really watch these right away. P.S. T-Mobile, if you want to do a commercial with Ball Hader as Stefon, I’m totally ok with that.