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Television advertising, or commercials, are short programs that play on TV during typical programming. TV ads market products or services in a visual, video-driven format. TV advertising is one of the most effective advertising channels for brand awareness because commercials capture people's attention in their home. Other benefits of television advertising include the ability to foster emotion, reach a wide and targeted audience, and play frequently. A TV advertising agency will help you ideate and create a television ad that markets your company's products and services effectively. They may also help you find spots for your TV ad, but if not, you can work with a TV media buying agency.

That's why we've created this list of the best TV advertising agencies for you to review. Read through company descriptions, former clients, and notable projects to find the best fit for your business. (And, if you want personalized recommendations, tell us about your project.)

List of the Best TV Advertising Companies

  • 1
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Baton Rouge LA

    ThreeSixtyEight is a full-service digital agency founded in 2011 and based in Baton Rouge, LA. Their small team of 18 employees creates unique digital experiences using its expertise in SEO, web design, branding, and social media.

    Clients
    Paramount
    NASA
    CenturyLink
    Pepsi
    Industries
    Notable Project

    ThreeSixtyEight redesigned a secure website for a government agency after the agency experienced a security breach. They created a more user-friendly website that was SEO-friendly and included a Google Maps feature. Since the redesign, the website has experienced 50% growth in traffic.

    “ThreeSixtyEight exceeded our expectations. They have been great to work with, and anything we have asked them, they have done.” – Communications Director, Government Agency

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  • 2
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Rochester MI

    Daniel Brian Advertising is a digital advertising agency based in Rochester, Mich. Founded in 1992, the team of about 40 provides advertising, branding, and marketing strategy services. Their experience spans the healthcare, retail, energy, and financial industries. 

    Clients
    Hungry Howie's
    Michigan Medicine
    Lake Trust Credit Union
    Flagstar Bank
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Daniel Brian Advertising served as a full-service agency of record for a regional pizza chain. They did traditional and digital advertising, redesigned a logo, and oversaw marketing campaigns. Their involvement drove sales and advertising ratings in areas such as awareness and persuasion.

    “DBA helped to contribute to many quarters of increased growth, and we saw increasing sales for the entire time that we worked with them.” – EVP of Marketing, Regional Pizza Chain

  • 3
    $100,000+
    1,000 - 9,999 Employees
    Montreal Canada

    Sid Lee is a creative agency headquartered in Montreal. It has expanded to offices in Paris, Toronto, and Culver City, Calif. since its establishment in 1993. Sid Lee employs 796 professionals that provide web design, social media marketing, digital strategy, advertising, and branding to small, mid-size, and large companies alike.

    Clients
    Honda
    Fasken
    KFC
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Sid Lee built an email marketing campaign to build a stronger conversion rate. The team also assists with optimization and A/B testing.

    "Their communication was lightning fast."

  • 4
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    London United Kingdom

     Toast is a TV advertising and visual production agency based in London. Founded in 2002, the team of 11 specializes in advertising, video production, and media planning & buying.

    Clients
    Morgan Stanley
    Ancestry.com
    Cancer Research UK
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Toast provided a software company with their video production services. They produced 5 animated videos used online and at events and arranged facility availability, royalty acquisition, and voice talent. The client was impressed with the positive feedback the project received.

    “We’ve received very high praise from people that we value. Investors and attendees at conferences have remarked about the quality of the videos. Our sales team expects top quality, and they have said that they are proud to stand in front of these videos.” – Head of Marketing and Communications, Software Company 

  • 5
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Portland OR

    Manifesto Agency is a branding company that also provides marketing strategy and advertising services. With offices in Portland, Ore., and Milwaukee, they work primarily with enterprise and midmarket businesses in the consumer products, healthcare, and IT industries. Founded in 2011, they have just over 10 employees.

    Clients
    Intel
    Amazon
    Arby's
    Starbucks
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Manifesto Agency developed an employee-led brand reinvigoration campaign for a semiconductor manufacturer. The team created marketing assets that sharpened the brand strategy and helped realign employees. All of their work was well-received. A massive project, the team worked efficiently to unify teams across the globe.  

    “They have high integrity, are really creative, and love what they do, which shows in all the work they present.” – Global Brand Strategist, Semiconductor Manufacturer

  • 6
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    West Hollywood CA

    Blend is a creative branding agency founded in 2012 and headquartered in Los Angeles, CA. The team of about 15 full-time employees (and a mix of freelancers) has a diverse skill set, providing services ranging from UX/UI design to video production to digital strategy to branding to development.

    Clients
    Verizon
    MasterCard
    Lyft
    Porsche
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Blend worked with a creative studio focused on broadcasting, brand marketing, and media production. The creative studio needed assistance creating a website for its client. Blend was responsible for frontend and backend development and continues to assist with maintenance. Later, the creative studio worked with Blend again for help developing a mobile app.

    “Comparing Blend to other providers, I would say [they] pay more attention to detail. The quality of work is better. ... They can look at the big picture but also look at the more detailed side of things as well.” – CFO and Executive Producer, PUB Creative

  • 7
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Del Mar CA

    California-based full-service branding and digital communications agency Jacob Tyler works with clients to bring their story to life. Founded in 2000 and now 20+ employees strong, the agency specializes in corporate identity development and positioning, planning and strategy, SEO, social media, and UI/UX design.

    Clients
    AT&T
    Black&Decker
    Discovery Channel
    ESPN
    Notable Project

    Jacob Tyler was the second agency a wildlife theme park partnered with for web design, SEO, and ad retargeting. Jacob Tyler delivered backend and frontend design for a new WordPress site that allows the wildlife theme park to manage its content internally, instead of relying on third-party providers.

    “This year, we’ve seen 72% new customers and 38% repeat business. That’s a significant increase in the number of people coming to the park for the first time. Jacob Tyler is doing a fantastic job attracting new people, and have really upped our game.” – Marketing Manager, Wildlife Theme Park

  • 8
    Undisclosed
    50 - 249 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Duncan Channon is an advertising and media company with creative expertise in branding, design, print, video, and digital marketing. They also provide business strategy and media planning and buying. Founded in 1990, the San Francisco-based team is made up of nearly 100 employees.

    Clients
    Sephora
    Diamond of California
    Kettle Brand Chips
    Stubhub
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A public service corporation hired Duncan Channon to help with a branding project. Duncan Channon revamped the client’s website and point of sales materials and focused their social media strategy.

    “The team has a genuine passion for our brand. The level of engagement has been outstanding. ...They’ve helped shape how we will build our business. It is a true partnership.” – VP of Marketing, Hydration Company

  • 9
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Sausalito CA

    Division of Labor is a advertising agency based in Sausalito, Calif. and founded in 2010. Their team of 11 employees specializes in advertising, social media marketing, and video production for clients of all sizes in the marketing, entertainment, and business services industries.

    Clients
    SFMOMA
    OpenDoor
    Kelly
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Division of Labor ran a brand awareness campaign for a streaming device. They ran a campaign of outdoor, radio, and digital advertisements for two years. They also created the overall marketing strategy and taglines for the campaign. The client was very happy with the results of the campaign and said that their sales and brand awareness increased as a result.  

    “I loved their passion for creativity. They cared about my personal success and the success of my company.” – Former Director of Marketing, Streaming Device Company
     

  • 10
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Berkeley CA

    Studio B Films Inc. is a creative and video production agency based in Berkeley, Calif. With a team of 20 employees, they have provided video production, broadcast video, and advertising for midmarket and enterprise businesses since 1992. They work with clients in the IT, consumer products, and advertising industries.
     

    Clients
    Facebook
    Adobe
    Grammarly
    Publicis Group
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Studio B Films Inc. created a video series for a public science center. They created drafts of the project during pre-production, filmed the video, and finished all of the editing and graphics work. Internal stakeholders were pleased with the final project, and the video series has already been used by over a million children across the United States.

    “We got a lot of positive feedback internally from the publisher; they were so happy with the work. We also got a lot of positive feedback from review panels and school districts on the quality of the videos and what they brought to the curriculum. The level of polish and engagement in the videos helped the curriculum stand out and sell as well as it has.” – Senior Producer, Science Center
     

  • 11
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Miami FL

    Nuro Marketing is a full-service digital marketing agency located in Miami, Fla. and founded in 2009. The agency has a small team of 5 or fewer. Nuro Marketing specializes in marketing strategy, but also provides advertising, branding, and direct marketing services.

    Clients
    Mitsubishi
    Volvo
    NBC
    Xfinity
    Notable Project

    Nuro Marketing worked on a car dealership's advertising campaign. The agency optimized the dealership's website, increased lead generation, and provided PPC services. Nuro Marketing continues to provide advertising and branding services.

    "We sold 20 new cars last month and 90 new cars this month. Traffic has also gone up 300% while bounce rates have decreased from high 70s to low 30s." - Manager, Car Dealership

  • 12
    $25,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Theory SF is a San Francisco-based creative agency. The agency was founded in 2015 and has a team of 2 that provides a variety of services including branding, marketing strategy, web design, advertising, digital strategy, and more.

    Clients
    Cisco
    SF Museum of Modern Art
    EcoTerra
    Net Gear
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A radio station was undergoing a rebranding of their entire network and needed to overhaul various parts of their online presence. Theory SF conducted market research in order to redesign their website as a fitting part of their overall rebranding.

    "They’re highly professional, but also down-to-earth people that feel like part of our team. The team’s industry knowledge is incredible and they’re not afraid to think outside the box." — Program Director, Radio Station

  • 13
    $75,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    New York NY

    IPNY is a brand communications agency based in New York, with a team of 10 employees.  Founded in 2012, IPNY’s services focus includes advertising, branding, and direct marketing.  The majority of their clients are midmarket businesses, and they primarily serve clients in non-profits, financial services, and health care industries. 

    Clients
    City of Hope Medical and Research Center
    Thirteen (WNET PBS NY)
    Weizmann Institute of Science
    Brooklyn Museum
    Industries
    Notable Project

    IPNY helped design and execute a bank’s rebranding campaign. They developed and used advertising, digital, and direct marketing to raise brand awareness.  The client was pleased with IPNY’s performance, which ultimately increased customer reach and acquisition. 

    “We saw an increase in brand awareness and consideration. Our acquisition, customer expansion and retention scores, all improved.” – Head of Marketing, Bank

  • 14
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Berkeley CA

    True to its name, Citizen Group is an advertising agency with a pro-social, citizen-based approach. Founded in 2006, Citizen Group is headquartered in San Francisco, CA and its small team of 15 employees offers social media marketing, design, and branding.

    Clients
    Amnesty International
    Bloomberg Philanthropies
    United Nations
    World Wildlife Fund
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Citizen Group played a significant role in figuring out how to use the sports industry to support sustainability. They worked with a startup sustainability organization to conceptualize the connection between sports and the environment and produced strategic plans and advertising materials, such as videos and slide decks, to push the initiative forward.

    “They’re extremely responsible and very timely. You can always count on them to follow through in a reliable way. They imbue every project with stature, confidence, and intelligence. They’re a top-shelf organization.” – Former Senior Scientist, Sustainability Organization

  • 15
    $100,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Baltimore MD

    Founded in Baltimore, Md. in 1981, GKV is an advertising agency that offers a variety of services: digital strategy, advertising, social media marketing, PR, and branding. The team of more than 200 employees mostly works with mid-market businesses across several industries – consumer products, healthcare, and telecommunications.

    Clients
    Sprint
    McCormick
    Old Bay
    Center for Disease Control
    Industries
    Notable Project

    GKV has an ongoing project with a food production company. The partnership began with a focus on traditional media. GKV created marketing materials for print and TV. Now, GKV is helping the client build its social media presence on Facebook and Twitter.

    “[W]e've never had anybody help us drive the numbers like they've helped us drive the numbers.” – Operations Coordinator, Food Production Company

  • 16
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Lewiston ME

    Founded in 2013, Anchour is a branding, web development, and logo design agency based in Lewiston, ME. A small team of about 20 employees runs the company, and they mainly work with small and mid-market businesses. Their branding offerings include visual identity, brand strategy and messaging, and naming.

    Clients
    Apple
    Baxter Brewing
    DaVinci's Eatery
    Frosty's Donuts
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Anchour partnered with a dog daycare to build a WordPress website and create a complementary brand strategy and logo and perform SEO maintenance. This step was crucial to helping the owner launch the new business.

    “Anchour's team seemed interested in getting to know me and the story behind my company, compared to other agencies, which treated it as a job. … I wanted my story and mission to be reflected in the brand.” – Founder, Dog Daycare

  • 17
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Alexandria VA

    Williams Whittle is an advertising agency that practices a wide variety of services including media planning & buying, branding, and marketing strategy. They are based in Alexandria, Virginia and currently have fewer than 20 employees. The company was founded in 1967.

    Clients
    American Institute for Cancer Research
    National Park Trust
    Notable Project

    Williams Whittle helped a nonprofit rebrand its online presence. After conducting research, they designed a new logo, enhanced website aesthetics, and produced a video. The vendor's contributions created a solid foundation for the brand relaunch. 

    "Williams Whittle not only helped create attractive campaign materials but also provided additional design work outside of the scope of work." – Executive Director, Nonprofit

  • 18
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Jersey City NJ

    Colormatics is a studio founded in 2014 in Jersey City, N.J. with no more than 10 employees. They specialize in video production, advertising, and content marketing services for clients in the fields of consumer products and business services.

    Clients
    H&M
    The Macallan
    Fiverr
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Colormatics produced TV ads for a freelancer marketplace platform. The platform needed direct response TV ads for their product. So far the metrics are incomplete but the platform is satisfied with Colormatics’ work.

    “I didn’t need to tell Colormatics exactly what we needed; they already had a basic understanding of our product and our objectives.” - Director of Brand, Freelancer Marketplace Platform

  • 19
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Austin TX

    Ranksharks is a digital marketing firm headquartered in Los Angeles, CA, with offices in Austin, TX, and Boston, MA. With over 50 team members, the firm specializes in web-based marketing services, such as email marketing, SEO, and digital strategy.

    Clients
    Wag
    Melt on Demand
    Me Undies
    Dinah's Chicken
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Ranksharks redesigned an LA restaurant's website and also worked on social media and SEO. The goal was to get more engagement and increase the customer base of the restaurant. They sent out updates on social media weekly and ran promotions on Facebook. The website was redone from scratch and made more contemporary. Since working with Ranksharks, the restaurant experienced a strong increase in customers.

    "[Ranksharks] is easy to contact and consistent in keeping me informed." – Owner, Restaurant

  • 20
    $100,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    Giants & Gentlemen is a strategy and creative advertising shop based in Toronto. Founded in 2012, the team of 24 specializes in advertising, digital strategy, and marketing strategy. They work primarily with midmarkets and small businesses, specializing in advertising and marketing, hospitality and leisure, and business services.  

    Clients
    Royal Bank of Canada
    Days Inn
    Park N’ Fly
    Fisherman’s Friend
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Giants & Gentlemen provided branding services for a conveinience store chain. They provided branding, marketing, and creative strategy for multiple campaigns. They took these campaigns to various social media including Snapchat and Instagram. The client was impressed with the results of the project.

    “We outpaced benchmarks with our Snapchat campaign. We also saw a lift in sales during that campaign of about 11% that was specifically attributed to that. We’ve seen an increase of over 40% in sales.” – Marketing Manager, Conveinience Store Chain

  • 21
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Walnut Creek CA

    JStokes Agency is a creative marketing agency located in Walnut Creek, California. Founded in 1978 with about 50 employees, the agency works with clients across industries such as retail, real estate, business services, consumer products and services, legal, and financial services. They specialize in digital strategy, advertising, media planning and buying, and branding.

    Clients
    Bay Alarm
    Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP
    Subway
    Lennar Multifamily
    Industries
    Notable Project

    JStokes Agency oversaw advertising campaigns and rebranding strategies for a law firm. They designed a new website, met with focus groups of lawyers and ran a discovery program. As a result of the partnership, the firm won the advertising campaign of the year award from the Legal Marketing Association and users' time spent on its website has increased. 

    "JStokes Agency has really gotten to know the nuances of our organization and it's able to work very well within that structure." – Director of Business Development, Law Firm

  • 22
    Undisclosed
    1,000 - 9,999 Employees
    Dunwoody GA

    Cox Media Group Local Solutions is an advertising company. Their large team is in Dunwoody, Georgia. The company provides advertising, conversion optimization, digital strategy, marketing strategy, and more.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Cox Media Group Local Solutions handles the marketing campaigns of a law firm to secure qualified leads. They've updated the client's commercials and made their platform mobile-friendly to drive more traffic. 

    "Cox Media Group Local Solutions is attentive to our needs."

  • 23
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Oakland CA

    Funworks is a creative agency based in Oakland, Calif. They were founded in 2014 and have a team of 45 employees. The company specializes in advertising, branding, marketing strategy, and social media marketing for larger businesses.

    Clients
    ESPN
    Google
    Credit Karma
    Uber
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Funworks developed a creative campaign for a sports media company. They conducted several advertising workshops, which included input from stakeholders, the internal team, and professional comedians. With those ideas in mind, Funworks implemented a unique campaign.

    "They were committed to solving creative alignment challenges. They weren’t set in their ways and understood that each challenge is different from the next, so they’re constantly evolving their processes as a result." —Vice President of Marketing Solutions, Sports Media Company

  • 24
    $250,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Los Angeles CA

    Sensis is an integrated cross-cultural marketing agency with offices in Los Angeles Washington, D.C., Austin, and Atlanta. Founded in 1998, the team of 90+ offers advertising, research, digital experience, PR, social media, and branding. They develop research-based campaigns that drive measurable ROI their clients.

    Clients
    City of Los Angeles
    Boston College
    US Department of Commerce
    Auto Club Speedway
    Industries
    Notable Project

    One of Sensis’ clients is an energy company that wanted to connect with its community with a bilingual PR campaign. Sensis organized community events, worked with local media, and designed and produced all the advertising material.

    “In many ways, I feel that we're their only client. I know that's kind of a cliché – the way that they have been able to sometimes just drop everything else, get what we needed done, and bring in any additional partners, if necessary. They've really done an outstanding job.” – Communications Manager, Energy Company

  • 25
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Los Angeles CA

    The Miller Group is a digital agency with offices in Los Angeles, McKinney, Texas, and Brooklyn, N.Y. Since 1990, the agency and its team of 10+ have been working with a clients in the such advertising, medical, and business services industry. The team specializes in branding, advertising, and video production.

    Clients
    Goodwill
    Centra Credit Union
    Lotus Pet Food
    Wolf Range Company
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A nonprofit organization hired the Miller Group to put together a strategic marketing campaign. Their work included producing television ads, composing radio ads, and compiling design products for print media. The nonprofit is a retailer, so as a result of the work, they experienced an increase in sales. The client praises The Miller Group's versatility. 

    "They [The Miller Group] gave us more value than what we paid. Their unique ideas were edgy, but never distasteful." – Former Marketing Manager, Nonprofit

  • 26
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Gumas is a full-service marketing agency based in San Francisco. The agency, founded in 1984, is a team of less than 20 who provide, among others, marketing strategy, advertising, and graphic design services to a variety of companies.

    Clients
    Lira Clinical
    Monaghan Medical
    San Francisco 49ers
    HP
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Gumas was hired by a Marketing Firm to generate brand awareness for the brands of the Firm's clients. Gumas was able to deliver on their targets such that one of the Firm's clients had an increase of over 37% in sales, while another increased its membership by over 50.

    "What I liked the best about working with Gumas was their ability to find ways to increase market share through digital marketing." - Consulting & Services, Marketing Firm   

  • 27
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Milwaukee WI

    THIEL is a marketing agency founded in 1981. Based in Milwaukee, with additional offices in Chicago, Indianapolis, and Columbus, Ohio, the team of 39 specializes in advertising, branding, and digital strategy. They primarily focus on serving midmarket clients in the business services and advertising & marketing industries. 

    Clients
    Young Dental
    Snap-on
    Linden Street Partners
    Oral-B
    Industries
    Notable Project

    THIEL Design worked on brand profile development for an IT company. The team created a brand profile through customer, competitor, and employee interviews. They also produced a new web design, logo, and tagline. Overall, the client was impressed with the results of the project. 

    "THIEL Design really knew how to bring out our brand story. I was really impressed by all the interviews they conducted. The customer voice was such an important part of this project."                                                           — VP of Business Development, IT Company

  • 28
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Brooklyn NY

    Tronvig Group is a strategic agency headquartered in Brooklyn, N.Y. with an office in Germany. Since 1998, the agency and its team of over 10 have been specializing in advertising, branding, and print design. The agency focuses on clients in various industries including arts/entertainment, non-profits, and financial services. 

    Clients
    Helen Keller International
    PEN America
    Easterseals New Jersey
    Lincoln Park Zoo
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Tronvig Group created a clear and concise message for a health museum's brand. It also guided the museum on how to target audiences and what type of exhibits it should run. The museum has seen an over 300% increase in visitors since working with Tronvig Group.

    "Tronvig helped us to define who we are." – President & CEO, Health Museum 

  • 29
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Loganholme Australia

    Located in Loganholme, Australia, Explanimate is an animation house that started in 2011. They boast a team of under 10 employees who offer video production services in 2D, 3D, and motion graphics.

    Clients
    Exxon Mobil
    Telstra
    Queensland University
    Garmin
    Notable Project

    To improve a food safety firm's online training courses, Explanimate wrote and produced a series of animations that would engage learners while conveying key course concepts. They were in charge of storyboarding, animating, and editing. Their collaboration with the educators and their ability to visually communicate information contributed to a 5-out-of-5 rating for the courses.

    "We have been delighted with the quality of work and their ability to visualize technical concepts in a fun and engaging way." – Communications Manager, Food Safety Firm

  • 30
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    El Segundo CA

    London : Los Angeles is a marketing agency founded in 20017 with more than 10 members. Based in El Segundo, Calif., they lend their expertise in advertising, branding, and digital strategy to small and mid-market firms in the fields of business and financial services.

    Clients
    Cycle Gear
    Washoe Strike
    Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse
    Industries
    Notable Project

    London : Los Angeles rebranded nad redesigned a media group. The group was acquired by another company and thus needed a rebrand. The group enjoyed working with London : Los Angeles throughout the project.

    “They’re flexible and do everything we ask of them.” - Founder & CEO, Media Group

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