Bill Nye ‘The Science Guy’ stars alongside Peter Hermann in Persil’s second-ever Super Bowl ad.
Harmann is an American actor, producer, and writer, and is married to actress Mariska Hargitay. He attended Yale University, and is known for his work on shows like Guiding Light, Beautiful People, and Angela’s Eyes. He met Hargitay while playing the recurring role as defense attorney Trevor Langan on Law & Order: SVU. Bill Nye the Science Guy hosted his half-hour live action science show from 1993 to 1998. These days, Nye works as the CEO of The Planetary Society.
Janell Holas, the VP of Marketing at Persil, recently tells Super Bowl Commercials, “We are excited to leverage our new commercial this year, giving our North American consumers yet another reason to switch to Persil ProClean… because we know once they try it, they’ll love it!” The agency behind the ad, TBWA, is an international advertising agency and top ten ranked global network. The company was founded in 1970, in Paris, France, and is a unit of the Omnicom Group.
Persil ProClean is the product featured in the commercial, and it was recently rated the best overall detergent by USA Today according to the company’s website. It combines Persil® detergent plus Pro-Lift™ technology to give you 10 dimensions of clean: stain fighting, whitening, brightening, anti-graying, clean rinsing, long-lasting freshness, odor fighting, cold water cleaning, clean fresh scent, and fiber care.