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Apple TV commercial airs [updated]

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By LC Angell

Contributing Editor
Published: Tuesday, April 10, 2007
News Categories: Apple TV

Apple late yesterday began airing the first television commercial for the Apple TV. The 30-second spot, which has already run on several networks, features a scene from the Jack Black movie “School of Rock” with a voice over saying, “It’s on your computer. It’s on your iPod. Now, it’s on your TV.” The Apple TV ad can be viewed below.

Update: As pointed out by “Burnsy” in the comments, the voice over is done by John Krasinski who plays Jim Halpert on NBC’s “The Office.”

Update 2: Apple has now posted high resolution versions of the commercial on its website.

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Comments

1

Yawn. It greatly exemplifies what a passive activity watching videos is.

Posted by Bad Beaver on April 10, 2007 at 8:52 AM (PDT)

2

A bit off-topic, but I don’t remember the guitars ever being plugged into amps in the movie, except for the concert. Dewey (Jack Black) had his portable amp on his pants, but no one else did.

Posted by Eric (pohatu771) on April 10, 2007 at 9:15 AM (PDT)

3

The voice over is John Krasinski, better known as Jim Halpert from The Office.

Posted by burnsy on April 10, 2007 at 9:44 AM (PDT)

4

@Eric

You’re wrong, watch it again…

Posted by dimebag on April 10, 2007 at 12:19 PM (PDT)

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