Freeview pays homage to the multitude of programmes available on their network in this TV ad. The ad features a car on the Freeway (Route 62 highway in South Africa). Packed with tributes to no less than 27 shows, the clever commercial promotes Big Brother, Gogglebox, Peaky Blinders, Great British Bake Off, X Factor, Love Island and Match of the Day. Thomas the tank engine even gets a nod!
The music in the advert
Music: Freelove Freeway | Artist : David Brent
The music in the ad is the 2004 track Freelove Freeway written by Ricky Gervais who starred as David Brent in the British comedy series The Office. Gervais famously performed the song as Brent during an employee training seminar in Series 1, Episode 4.