Top TV Ads of 2011 According to Nielsen

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Nielsen has released a few top ten lists for the top TV ads of the year.

The top most-liked new ad was from Volkswagen, and its Passat ad featuring a little boy dressed as Darth Vader.

Here’s a look at the whole list:

Nielsen top ads

The top most-remembered branded integration with a drama/sitcom was Purell and The Big Bang Theory from October 27, where Sheldon uses hand sanitizer after he puts a live snake into a desk drawer. Here’s that top ten list:

top ads

Finally, the top primetime program with product placement activity was American Idol, with 577 occurrences.

top ads

What was your favorite TV ad of the year? Let us know in the comments.

Chris Crum

Chris Crum has been a part of the WebProNews team and the iEntry Network of B2B Publications since 2003. Follow Chris on Twitter, on StumbleUpon, on Pinterest and/or on Google: +Chris Crum.