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Rob Lowe and Fred Savage give Joe Buck a piece of their mind

The World Series came to a screeching halt during Game 1 as Fox Sports suffered a power outage at the exact wrong time in the middle of the opener to the Fall Classic.  So when Game 2 came around, Fox did the only thing they really could do given the circumstances – they poked fun at themselves. MLB fans were treated to a guest appearance from Rob Lowe and Fred Savage of The Grinder...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

‘The Grinder’ brilliantly uses a show-within-a-show to create meta moments, fresh comedy

The central conceit of The Grinder (Tuesdays, 8:30, Fox) is a TV show where Rob Lowe’s character is a hard-charging lawyer who makes inspiring speeches and brilliant deductions, has a nervous foil who tries to play things by the book, hits on his workplace love interest, and always comes through in the case of the week. That show sounds similar to plenty we’ve seen over the years...
Via Bloguin Best
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Eli Manning and Tony Romo star in Rob Lowe-style ads for DirecTV

Rob Lowe is out, Eli Manning and Tony Romo are in. OK, DirecTV already replaced Lowe back in the spring with model Hannah Davis and a talking horse. But the spirit of the series of ads depicting the best version of a person watching television through DirecTV versus a far less glamorous incarnation that still consumes their TV through cable is preserved in the new commercials featuring...
Via Awful Announcing
July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Ole Miss Basketball: Video: Coach Andy Kennedy Stars In Season Ticket Commercial Spoofing The Rob Lowe DirecTV Ads

If Andy Kennedy steps away from the Ole Miss basketball program any time soon, he may have a future in Hollywood. The Rebels head coach starred in a commercial for Ole Miss basketball season tickets, in which he spoofs the various Rob Lowe DirecTV commercials, playing both himself, and his alter ego “Randy Kennedy,” an undefeated youth basketball coach living in his mom’s basement...
Via College Spun
July 08, 2015  |  Discuss

DirecTV ditches Rob Lowe in favor of a talking horse and Hannah Davis

Ed Note: This post appears courtesy our friends at sister site Awful Ads. A while back, we praised DirecTV for their Rob Lowe commercials. They were refreshing and comical takes on the tired topic of television. When the first couple ads debuted, we wanted to see Lowe in more and more ridiculous parodies of himself. That’s exactly what DirecTV delivered, but over time – like...
Via Awful Announcing
April 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Derek Jeter's GF Hannah Davis Replacing Rob Lowe in Direct TV Commercials

Do you find the Rob Lowe Direct TV commercials a little creepy? Do they bug you? For some reason do you just not like them? Well--then you will be happy to hear that the company is putting an end to them. No more Rob Lowe and his weird alter egos. Instead it will be Sports Illustrated swimsuit model Hannah Davis and her horse.Her talking horse.via TwitterRead more »
Via FatManWriting
April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Painfully awkward Rob Lowe offends shy bladder syndrome sufferers

We all love those DirecTV ads with Rob Lowe and his alternate personality that has cable, right? They’re everywhere, maybe even more so if you watch sports. Far Less Attractive Rob Lowe and Creepy Rob Lowe have become a big part of baseball’s postseason and NFL games this fall. But it’s Painfully Awkward Rob Lowe — who some consider the funniest — that is now drawing attention...
Via Bloguin Best
November 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Shy bladder group upset by Rob Lowe DirecTV commerical

There isn't a sports viewer around who hasn't seen those bizarre DirecTV commercials starring Rob Lowe. They seemingly run on a loop during sporting events, so chances are you've seen the actor play an odd ball character while watching an MLB postseason game or NFL contest. There's "Creepy Rob Lowe": There's "Less Attractive Rob Lowe": There's "Crazy Hairy Rob Lowe": There's "Painfully...
Via Fox Sports
November 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Creepy and less attractive versions of Rob Lowe help pitch DIRECTV

Ever wonder what Rob Lowe would be like if he was a creepy, more disturbing version of himself? What would he be like if he wasn’t so attractive? Your questions have been answered thanks to this new campaign from DIRECTV. First, here’s what it’d be like if Lowe was creepy, watched cable and enjoyed hanging around the pool with a set of binoculars. Next, here’s Lowe if he...
Via Awful Advertisements
September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

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