Pfizer, J&J, Novo, Lilly and Sanofi among pharma TV ads jamming at Grammy music awards
Just one week after pharma ads stormed the Oscars’ red carpet with five TV commercials, Grammy music show advertisers easily broke that record.
Eleven pharma companies aired TV ads during the star-studded music fest on Sunday night — and that doesn’t even include an HHS vaccine ad plus 2 over-the-counter drugs from Johnson & Johnson’s consumer group.
Three type 2 diabetes brands, 3 vaccine ads and 2 cancer-related TV spots aired along with single commercials for eczema, bipolar depression and ulcerative colitis during the 3 ½ hour show. HHS’ “We Can Do This” Covid-19 vaccine encouragement also ran along with J&J ads for OTC Zyrtec and Pepcid.
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