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EW Touts The Pitch; Ad Age Chats with McKinney Exec

This week, Entertainment Weekly touts The Pitch, and Ad Age chats with a McKinney exec who recently appeared on the show. Plus, Canada’s Postmedia News shares its fascination with the series. Read on for more:

The Pitch is No. 2 on Entertainment Weekly‘s Must List, noting, “It will totally satisfy your inner Peggy Olson.” (No Link.)

A McKinney executive speaks with Ad Age about swearing on The Pitch: “The fact that only one F-bomb made it in there is probably pretty good.”

Postmedia News of Canada reviews The Pitch, calling it “fascinating TV.”

Resource 411 thinks The Pitch‘s “visual style and gripping stories are ‘pitch’ perfect.”

Entrepreneur calls The Pitch “a fascinating opportunity to see business teams who live and die by their ideas in brainstorm sessions.”

Postmedia News chats with the CEO of Canadian ad agency The Hive. He says the ad business is “about insight and strategic thinking.”

The Toronto Star speaks with The Hive’s CEO. The key to stimulating creativity? “You’ve got to remove the fear of failure.”

CultureMap interviews the president of Texas ad agency FKM about participating in The Pitch.

The Sarasota Herald-Tribune talks about the area’s Clockwork Home Services garnering “a ton of publicity” and a new ad campaign from its appearance on The Pitch.

Patch speaks with an executive at Clockwork Home Services about having two ad agencies compete on The Pitch for its business.

The New Haven (Conn.) Register interviews Frank O’Brien, an area native, about his firm, The Conversation, competing on The Pitch for the Popchips account.

The Futon Critic interviews executive producer Eli Holzman and AMC executive Joel Stillerman about The Pitch, discussing, among other topics, Holzman’s longtime fascination with advertising.

Mediabistro recaps the most recent episode.

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