The Most Successful Infomercials In History
Do you remember the television commercials for Total Gym, with Chuck Norris and Christie Brinkley? The famous actors star in an infomercial for Total Gym, and it holds the title for the longest running infomercial to date. The commercial started in 1997 with Chuck Norris, who had been using the product for a long time, and co-hosted by model and actress Christie Brinkley. The duo managed to make Total Gym a household name, and the fitness workout system has raked in over $1 billion in total revenue
The Ped Egg is a tool you can use to buff away the dead skin on the bottoms of your feet (some would say it’s a cheese grater for your toes!) Over 40 million units have been sold and the reviews of the product are all fairly positive. With a total revenue of $450 million, this medical invention is one of the most successful products ever sold by an infomercial - and it definitely needs a clear explanation to get interested buyers.