As seen on TV

Thunderbird Flying High

If you don’t live within about a three-hour radius of Santa Claus, Indiana, chances are you’ve never seen our television commercials. So here is our newest, fresh out of the edit suite and airing beginning today: Thanks to all of our extras who rode Thunderbird over and over … wait – maybe they should be…

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Spot-on fun

Thunderbird commercial shoot

It wasn’t just those beautiful Thunderbird trains flying around the skies of Thanksgiving this week. That’s right. One of those new-fangled drones was hovering, equipped with a camera (plus two licensed/certified flyers). Because it’s commercial-shooting time around here! Thunderbird was in fine form and Mother Nature cooperated most of the time. And the riders had…

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Santa: As seen on TV

So what’s the deal with Santa in our new television commercials? You know, this guy: He gives a tour of our headquarters … … he chairs the boardroom meeting … … and holds his sizable head in his hands when the Pilgrim suggests offering Free Butter Churning Lessons at the park: What’s the deal? The…

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“Reel Picks” Sweepstakes

Thanks to all who entered our Reel Picks Sweepstakes – we truly appreciate all the voting and comment posting! Our four winners (chosen at random) have been notified by email: Debra A. from Chrisney, Indiana, is our Grand Prize Winner Shella K. from Shepherdsville, Kentucky, is our Second Place Winner Dawn F. from Indianapolis, Indiana,…

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As seen on TV

When we launched our "#1 Fan" video contest last fall, we never dreamed we’d end up with a new TV commercial. But there’s something about Mark… Mark’s dad submitted this video, which was voted the best of the many we received:   Mark’s determined message and Linus van Pelt voice clinched it with our staff….

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SpokesSkipper

Oops. Meant to post these photos weeks ago. This is part of the shoot for one of this season's TV spots. Starring … who else? Somehow I pictured her in a pilgrim's hat. You know … with the big buckle? But apparently the props department was fresh out. John says at first Mrs. Koch wasn't…

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