Tuesday, November 8, 2016

The Crown series premiere TV billboards...

The Crown series premiere billboard
In September this year, Queen Elizabeth II became the longest-reigning British monarch in history, surpassing her great-great-grandmother, Queen Victoria, and longest-reigning female monarch in world history, sitting on the U.K. throne for over 64 years.
Crown series launch billboard
At 90 years old there's lots of history to mine for a new TV series, and she's already been portrayed on the big screen numerous times, most notably by Helen Mirren in 2006's The Queen, which focused on the time after Princess Diana's death.
Giant Netflix Crown series billboard
Netflix's new original biographical series focuses on the 25-year-old Queen (Claire Foy), from her wedding to Prince Phillip (played by Doctor Who's Matt Smith) in 1947 through the decades of her reign.
Crown Netflix series billboard
The first season will also explore her relationship with Britain's most iconic Prime Minister, Winston Churchill, played by John Lithgow.
Crown season 1 billboard
These regal series launch billboards emulating Queen Elizabeth II's classic profile that appears on Britain's stamps and coins, were spied around the streets of L.A. from October 25 to November 4, 2016, including along the Sunset Strip, Cahuenga Boulevard, Melrose Avenue, Santa Monica Boulevard and even towering over eastbound traffic along Pico Boulevard on the side of The Mr. C Beverly Hills Hotel.
best man for the job woman Crown billboard
Daily Billboard can't help but think that the ad creative with the tagline "This November, the best man for the job is a woman', is not some subtle nod to the current U.S. Presidential Election where the country is on the verge of voting for their first female Commander-in-Chief.
Crown Netflix TV series billboard
Fans of Matt Smith can also check out these Doctor Who billboards from around the skies of L.A. in 2010 and 2011.
Crown giant series premiere billboard
Heavy is the head that wears the crown, but Queen Elizabeth II has done it with grace as head of the U.K.'s royal family for over six decades, so she really does rule.
Crown TV billboard
UPDATED: You can tell that Netflix is invested heavily in this new show as there are multiple ad creatives all over L.A. as part of a heavyweight campaign.
The Crown season 1 billboard
This billboard version also features Vanessa Kirby as the the Queen's sister, Princess Margaret, and was spotted along Santa Monica Boulevard in West L.A. on November 8, 2016.
Crown season 1 billboard
UPDATED: With awards season looming, the skies of Los Angeles are starting to fill with campaign ads for TV shows hoping to win industry accolades like Golden Globes, SAG Awards and Critics' Choice Awards.
Crown For your consideration billboard
Netflix's buzzworthy British sovereign drama The Crown certainly has tongues wagging, so let's see if these 'For your consideration' billboards can help secure the freshman show a few nominations this season.
Crown Stately Success billboard
These FYC billboards were snapped along the Sunset Strip and above Santa Monica Boulevard on November 29, 2016.
Crown It Rules consideration billboard
UPDATED: Following three Golden Globe nominations and two wins for Claire Foy and for Best Television Series Drama, let's see if the right royal show can repeat its success at the 2017 Screen Actors Guild Awards with the help of this billboard spied along Wilshire Boulevard on January 26, 2017.
Crown SAG Awards 2017 consideration billboard

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