Saturday, June 13, 2015

TV WEEK: More Emmy Consideration 2015 billboards...

The Blacklist 2015 Emmy billboard
If variety is the spice of life, then the Emmys are adding that spiciness to L.A.'s skies this month with a smattering of Emmy consideration billboards for all kinds of TV genres, from spy thrillers to sitcoms, music dramas to superhero shows and historical series.
The Blacklist 2015 Emmy billboard
First up are these fantastic billboards for NBC's The Blacklist, which looks like it could be part of Universal Television's Vote Emmys FYC campaign, but is also produced at Sony Pictures Television.
The Blacklist 2015 Emmy billboard
When James Spader isn't voicing villainous robotic artificial intelligence's like in this year's Avengers: Age of Ultron, he can be found playing 'Red Reddington', the mysterious Concierge of Crime in The Blacklist, opposite Megan Boone's FBI agent 'Elizabeth Keen'.
The Blacklist 2015 Emmy billboard
These eye-catching special extension and standard billboards for the show's sophomore season were spied along Beverly Boulevard, Fairfax Avenue and Venice Boulevard from May 28 to June 7, 2014.

If you're a fan of the clandestine crime drama, be sure to also check out this fabulously inventive season two billboard campaign for The Blacklist, which saw Red appear on mock covers of many iconic magazines.
The Blacklist 2015 Emmy FYC billboard
Next up is another billboard from the world of espionage, but this time from the 1980's Cold War era for FX's Russian sleeper spy series, The Americans
The Americans Emmy 2015 billboard
This adapted season three ad creative featuring Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys was an early bird in the Emmy campaigning, with this billboard spied along the Sunset Strip in West Hollywood on April 29, 2015.
The Americans Emmy 2015 billboard
Speaking of Americans, this time of a more modern variety, and ABC's racially-charged drama starring Felicity Huffman and Timothy Hutton, American Crime, is also trying to garner Emmy voter attention this month.
American Crime Emmy 2015 consideration billboard
This tailored blue version of the series premiere billboards for American Crime was snapped over Venice Boulevard on June 6, 2015.
American Crime Emmy 2015 billboard
And speaking of drama, and the skies wouldn't be complete this Emmy season without the presence of Fox's breakout series, Empire (and Taraji P. Henson's firecracker of a character, 'Cookie Lyon').
Empire season 1 Emmy 2015 billboard
This hip-hop musical drama tells the juicy tale of what happens to 'Lucious Lyon's' (Terrence Howard) music empire when he's diagnosed with ALS and needs to find a suitable successor for his family business from his three sons.
Empire 2015 Emmy billboard
This delicious Emmy billboard was snapped along Santa Monica Boulevard in West L.A. on May 30, 2015.
Last Man on Earth 2015 Emmy billboard
Next up is Will Forte sporting an Emmy moustache for his rookie Fox comedy, The Last Man on Earth.
Last Man on Earth Emmy billboard
This quirky billboard for the series about a man who finds he may the world's last man alive after a plague wipes out humanity was captured along Pico Boulevard on June 5, 2015.
Girlfriends Guide to Divorce 2015 Emmy billboard
Meanwhile Bravo, the channel known for its reality show programming, debuted its first ever scripted series last Fall starring Lisa Edelstein in Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce.
Girlfriends Guide to Divorce 2015 Emmy billboard
Will this bright Emmy consideration billboard, snapped along Wilshire Boulevard on June 7, be able to turn heads in the same way the show's provocative series premiere billboards did?
Gotham 2015 Emmy billboard
From comedic fun to more serious fare and Fox's Batman prequel, Gotham, is hoping to garner some Emmy nominations this season.
Gotham 2015 Emmy billboard
This ensemble cast billboard for the gritty detective series set in the Caped Crusader's hometown was photographed along Sunset Strip on May 12, 2015.
Mom sitcom Emmy 2015 billboard
Over on CBS the sitcom Mom, now in its second season with a third on the way this Fall, is also hoping to grab your attention this awards season.

This heartfelt billboard with the comedy's stars, Allison Janney and Anna Faris, was first snapped on May 18 along the Sunset Strip, with another billboard popping up further west along Sunset Boulevard on June 2, 2015.
Mom sitcom 2015 Emmy billboard
Can Allison Janney repeat last year's Primetime Emmy success for her portrayal as 'Bonnie', in the network show unafraid to tackle the tricky subject like alcoholism in a humorous and compassionate way.
Going for gold in town plastic Comedy Central Emmy 2015 billboard
Comedy Central's shows are known for making us laugh, but so too are the billboards for their shows and their outdoor Emmy campaigns.

This 'Going for gold in a town of plastic' example is no exception and was spied along the Sunset Strip on June 2, 2015.
Going for gold Comedy Central Emmy 2015 billboard
Plus if you like this witty creative, be sure to check out last year's Emmy consideration billboards that were equally fun.
The Fighting Season Emmy 2015 billboard
Next up are slightly more sobering billboards for DirecTV's six-part docu-series about the war in Afghanistan, The Fighting Season.
The Fighting Season Emmy 2015 billboard
These outdoor ads for the show which is a cross between a scary reality series and war documentary were snapped along La Cienega Boulevard and Sunset Boulevard from May 19 to June 2, 2015.
Fighting Season Emmy 2015 billboard
Speaking of war and another drama wanting your consideration this year is WGN America's Atomic Bomb period piece, Manhattan, with this billboard spied along Fairfax Avenue on May 2, 2015.
Manhattan 2015 Emmy billboard
Meanwhile this Emmy consideration billboard for Outlander's first season was spied along Santa Monica Boulevard on May 20, but the Starz show set in 18th century Scottish Highlands also has a fantastic Outlander costume exhibit at The Grove shopping center in L.A. to help support its chances to win Outstanding Costume Design for Terry Dresbach.
Outlander 2015 Emmy billboard
Next is the Emmy billboard for The CW's freshman season of Jane the Virgin, which has already earned its star, Gina Rodriguez, a Golden Globe. Can the young star add another award to her mantle?
Jane The Virgin 2015 Emmy billboard
Daily Billboard will leave you now with this very funny and self-aware billboard for the fifth season of IFC's satirical Portlandia sketch show series. Snapped along the Sunset Strip just before the Jane the Virgin billboard along the Sunset Strip on June 10, 2015, this billboard literally made us laugh out loud.

Never let it be said there's no money to be made in outdoor advertising in L.A. at this time of year.
Portlandia Emmy 2015 billboard
UPDATED: Here's the last two Emmy billboards in clearer skies for your viewing pleasure, no wonder Gina Rodriguez is smiling so much as she looks radiant framed by that beautiful Californian sky.
Jane The Virgin 2015 Emmy billboard
And Portlandia's hilarious pink billboard looks even better with some blue sky behind it, thank you very much.
Portlandia We'll do our own considering Emmy 2015 billboard

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