Wednesday, June 26, 2013

The Newsroom season two TV billboards...

The Newsroom season 2 billboard
HBO's The Newsroom is back for its sophomore season and Daily Billboard for one is glad.

People seemed to be extremely polarized by the first season of Aaron Sorkin's political news drama, starring Jeff Daniels as controversial news anchor 'Will McAvoy'. Critics bemoaned about the inaccurate depiction of the news industry, the stories overly critical nature of the Republican Party, or when they were trying to cover serious subjects, fluffy love triangles getting in the way.
Newsroom season 2 billboard
Daily Billboard loved it all, and the fun ensemble cast and their quirky relationships made all the politics-heavy storylines all the more palatable, and not simply like a current affairs or dull documentary series.

The striking new promotional billboard for season two perfectly sums up the show. 'Together they stand alone' indeed, in the wilderness of professional, factual journalism. Trying to avoid the overly sensational news coverage and political bias of the majority of U.S. news shows.
Newsroom 2 hbo billboard
These atmospheric black and white second season billboards for The Newsroom were snapped along Olympic Boulevard on June 17, 2013.
The Newsroom series 2 billboard
If you're a fan of the HBO drama, be sure to check out The Newsroom season one billboards.
Newsroom season 2 giant billboard
UPDATED: If you loved those landscape creatives, then you'll love this giant-sized billboard for the second season of The Newsroom towering over L.A.'s Sunset Strip on June 27, 2013.
Newsroom season 2 giant billboard
Daily Billboard wasn't sure how this imagery would work as a portrait format, but if anything the creative looks even more impactful and has more room to breathe, don't you think?
Newsroom 2 giant sunset strip billboard
Newsroom season 2 giant billboard
UPDATED: HBO really do know how to promote their new shows and seasons, and always seem to nab the best ad spots around town to reach the most eyeballs possible.
Newsroom season 2 HBO billboard
This second super-sized ad for the striking creative was spied on the side of West Hollywood's Andaz Hotel, further east along Sunset Boulevard, on June 28, 2013.
Newsroom series 2 giant billboard

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