Talk Talk Sponsor's ads between segments of Big Brother 5 on Channel 4 featured a Bova Futura coach 'touring the country', but never seen from the front! (thanks Stephen Osman)
Talk Talk - Model Britain Charming advert set in a model village (the reaction of the model street sweeper when full size leaves fall on the bit he's just swept is priceless) includes this shot of a model bus:
Noted almost simultaneously by myself and Graeme Selway: one of the adverts in a 2003 campaign features an unidentifiable blue Plaxton Elite-bodied coach.
One of a series of Tesco advertisements starring Prunella Scales and Jane Horrocks shows a coach trip to a stately home. The coach is two-tone blue but not shown clearly.
This ad for a compilation music CD features a woman singing on the upper deck of a London Metrobus.
Sullivan Buses DT4 (G504VYE, Dennis Dart/Duple Dartline) features briefly in a 2004 ad in the long-running series with Prunella Scales. (thanks Dean Sullivan)
A 2008 ad featuring diminutive magician Paul Daniels also features Sullivan Buses VPL174 (X157JOP), a Plaxton President-bodied Volvo B7TL. (Thanks Dean Sullivan)
A 2003 advert shows trees growing around and through a London MCW Metrobus!
A 2006 ad features a man being helped by his Tic Tac sweets to catch a bus: a fleetname-free ex-London Transport Routemaster RML2487 (JJD487D)
An advert for this Canadian coffee shop chain features interior and exterior shots of Oakville Transit 724, a 1972 GM T6H-5306 New Look, seen here in an all-blue version of Oakville's standard livery. (Photograph by Felix Tse)
T-Mobile - MixIt
Mobile 'phone advert featuring a green and cream MCW Metrobus and two green AEC Routemasters.
2009 ad latching onto the social networking trend features cheerleaders, a band, lots of enthusiastic young people, and an open topper driving around London. It's not however your usual ex-London Transport bus, it's Leyland Titan PD2 CTF826B, formerly Lytham 68:
Set in London; a Metroline doubledecker is glimpsed.
Tranzit Coachlines/Ritchies Transport
In 2002 New Zealand operators Tranzit Coachlines and Ritchies Transport Holdings advertised their combined Intercity bus services on television. The ad features an unidentified Volvo B12/Designline touring the country with smiling and singing passengers. (thanks Bryce Pender)
1965 UK Public Information Film has glimpses of London Transport RMs and RTs (thanks Bob Wingrove)
A 1970 television advertisement for a TV Times special magazine featuring the On The Buses TV comedy unexpectedly showed a RED cartoon bus instead of the green one used in the credits for the show itself. Credit to Bob Wingrove for discovering and researching this clip:
Tyne Tees Seatbelt Campaign
1972 UK Public Information Film features many Tyne and Wear PTE Leyland Atlanteans (thanks Bob Wingrove)