02-03-2013 11:31 AM
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  1. R1Jetta04's Avatar
    Any fans of this show notice the Nokia Lumia 920s, on the season premiere? I saw the red and black models.
    01-15-2013 07:48 PM
  2. bawboh86's Avatar
    Any fans of this show notice the Nokia Lumia 920s, on the season premiere? I saw the red and black models.
    I do not watch that show. And I have to admit, the thread title made me think that this was going to be a troll thread. LOL.
    01-15-2013 07:58 PM
  3. bradbamford's Avatar
    I do not watch that show. And I have to admit, the thread title made me think that this was going to be a troll thread. LOL.
    I thought the same thing lol!
    01-15-2013 09:12 PM
  4. stoneysilence's Avatar
    Windows Phones have been in a lot of shows like Castle, Hawaii 5-0.

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    01-15-2013 09:20 PM
  5. david90531's Avatar
    Lol I also clicked in here thinking oh one of those threads...let me set em straight haha
    Sent from my Nokia Lumia 920 using Board Express
    01-15-2013 09:50 PM
  6. bawboh86's Avatar
    Well, no matter the thread title, I'm really glad that the Lumia phones are getting so much air time on TV.
    01-15-2013 10:08 PM
  7. Daniel Ratcliffe's Avatar
    Came here expecting a troll thread. Well, that's me officially put in my place isn't it?
    01-15-2013 10:28 PM
  8. Dex Da Rex's Avatar
    Was also in Homeland!
    01-15-2013 11:11 PM
  9. nokia4life's Avatar
    It was also in boyz-n-the-hood whaaaaat!


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    01-15-2013 11:26 PM
  10. paddylaz's Avatar
    I'm embarassed to say that on occasion I watch the Vampire Diaries, and the product placement in that show (including a lot of windows phone and android) is shameless. They're in every scene and actually integrate themselves rather clunkily into entire plot devices. Just in the last episode a main character, when asked how they can find out the address of a company, actually theatrically pulls out a windows phone (i think htc) and exclaims: "We could BING it!"
    01-16-2013 12:41 AM
  11. baseballbert's Avatar
    I'm embarassed to say that on occasion I watch the Vampire Diaries, and the product placement in that show (including a lot of windows phone and android) is shameless. They're in every scene and actually integrate themselves rather clunkily into entire plot devices. Just in the last episode a main character, when asked how they can find out the address of a company, actually theatrically pulls out a windows phone (i think htc) and exclaims: "We could BING it!"
    My wife and I are hooked on that show!
    01-16-2013 01:37 AM
  12. paddylaz's Avatar
    My wife and I are hooked on that show!
    yeah ok so i was kinda lying about the 'on occasion' part....it's a little more frequent than that. :)
    01-16-2013 01:45 AM
  13. Laura Knotek's Avatar
    I don't watch the show and never heard of it, but I saw a Windows Phone commercial at the movie theatre. It was the one with Ben the PC Guy challenging the couple at the outdoor cafe to see whether the woman's iPhone 5 or the Nokia Lumia 920 took a better picture at night. Ben had a yellow 920. The woman picked a red 920.



    That's the video I saw.

    Prior to that, there was another ad that showed off more 920s in various colours and 8Xs in various colours.
    01-16-2013 02:11 AM
  14. stoneysilence's Avatar
    I'm embarassed to say that on occasion I watch the Vampire Diaries, and the product placement in that show (including a lot of windows phone and android) is shameless. They're in every scene and actually integrate themselves rather clunkily into entire plot devices. Just in the last episode a main character, when asked how they can find out the address of a company, actually theatrically pulls out a windows phone (i think htc) and exclaims: "We could BING it!"
    That's not unusual. They did it quite awkwardly in Hawaii 5-0 as well. It was a bit more discreet in Castle.

    I know Hawaii 5-0 had some terrible Subway product placements too.

    I don't blame the shows because everybody is skipping the commercials now days. Just wish they could do a better job of writing them into the story. It's almost like watching Truman Show where she would stop doing everything she was doing and looked at the camera and did a commercial while he sat there staring at her wondering what she was doing.

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    01-16-2013 03:13 AM
  15. lippidp's Avatar
    Haha. I came here ready to fight the troll also. I don't watch TV. Moving on...
    01-16-2013 08:21 PM
  16. UnfixedPyle's Avatar
    It was also in Burn Notice and the Surface was in NCIS a while back, they have been getting quite a bit of placement on TV.
    01-16-2013 08:40 PM
  17. Daniel Ratcliffe's Avatar
    I was watching a program today (I think it was Emmerdale) and spotted someone looking at pictures on a phone with a bright blue back. Could tell by the design it was a Nokia Lumia.
    01-16-2013 08:43 PM
  18. sinime's Avatar
    Lol, read the title and got my defense cap on :/ will have to get the wife to DVR it and check the show out.

    And it was on Castle
    01-16-2013 08:46 PM
  19. SinisterDuck's Avatar
    The show Elementary had Sherlock use a Surface and Bing to look up something. Slightly awkward, but showed the stuff nicely.
    01-16-2013 08:58 PM
  20. willied's Avatar
    I was watching It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (freaking hilarious) and Dee was using either a 900 or 920.
    01-16-2013 09:46 PM
  21. JacksonSQD's Avatar
    I also thought this was going to be a troll thread..
    Oh well.
    01-16-2013 09:51 PM
  22. snowmutt's Avatar
    My wife just gets a kick out of me pausing a show to see if I can Identify the phone in the scene. I get all excited when it is a WP....
    01-16-2013 11:47 PM
  23. Flan Tamarind's Avatar
    Actor1: Yes... (dramatically pulls out Surface) Let's Bing it!

    Actor2: Sure, but how can you know you've found the right thing?

    Actor1: Easy! Just upload the images to SkyDrive!

    Actor2: You're right! Let me post a message from my People Hub to tell everyone how easy this was!

    Actor1: Awesome! Hang on a sec while I let my kid play with Kid's Corner!

    Actor2: I heard it was seen at a local popular coffee shop. Easy to find with Local Scout!!!

    Actor3: Hey guys! I just saw the van we're looking for! Let me share the photo I took of the license plate with NFC(tm) Tap to Send!

    Actor4: Wait!!! These phones have XBOX?!?!?!?! OMFG AMAZING(head explodes)....


    This has been a rendition of the magic of Windows Phone by the WPC Actors Guild.... minus one. :-p
    01-16-2013 11:56 PM
  24. paddylaz's Avatar
    There's no worse worse offender in product placement than the Bond franchise, everyone and their mum seemed to have those crap sony ericsson phones in Skyfall - Bond, Javier Bardem, the WHOLE of MI6. I still remember turning to my friend in the cinema during Casino Royale and actually saying out loud 'what the F***?!' when in the middle of a scene, the girl suddenly asks Bond:

    'That's a very sexy watch.......what is it, a Rolex?'

    Bond: 'No, actually it's an OMEGA.'

    Oh dear.
    I usually mind less when the products are actually decent but those bond phones are abysmal. Loving the lumia presence in Vampire Diaries, but seriously, regardless of your feelings for google - who the **** says the phrase 'Why don't we bing it?!'
    01-17-2013 04:33 AM
  25. tissotti's Avatar
    I don't watch the show and never heard of it, but I saw a Windows Phone commercial at the movie theatre. It was the one with Ben the PC Guy challenging the couple at the outdoor cafe to see whether the woman's iPhone 5 or the Nokia Lumia 920 took a better picture at night. Ben had a yellow 920. The woman picked a red 920.

    Nokia Lumia 920: Sarah's match is a Windows Phone - Full Length - YouTube

    That's the video I saw.

    Prior to that, there was another ad that showed off more 920s in various colours and 8Xs in various colours.
    Nice, that's actually quite effective there. Would not mind to see cut version of that as a TV ad.
    01-17-2013 06:49 AM
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