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Every weekday, we bring you the Ad Age/iSpot Hot Spots, new and trending TV commercials tracked by iSpot.tv, a company that catalogs, tags and measures activity around TV ads in real time. The New Releases here ran on TV for the first time yesterday. The Most Engaging ads are showing sustained social heat, ranked by SpotShare scores reflecting the percent of digital activity associated with each one over the past week.

Among the new releases, Mazda drives new charity inititiative, offering to volunteer one hour of volunteer community service for every test drive during its Drive for Good Event; Secret promotes its deodorant in a funny commerical scorning the use of bathroom hand dryers to rid clothes of sweat stains; Progressive claims it can't protect us from becoming our parents, but it can help us save on insurance; and Dollar Shave Club highlights its straightforward shampoo by mocking its competitiors.

Finally, Adidas features James Harden in a spot explaining the need for creativity in basketball.

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New Releases
Top new ads recently aired on national TV


adidas: Basketball Needs Creators
adidas: Basketball Needs Creators
Network: ESPN
Show: NFL Football
Primetime Airing: Nov. 21, 9:39 pm ET

Mazda: Test Drives for Charity
Mazda: Test Drives for Charity
Network: FXX
Show: The Simpsons
Primetime Airing: Nov. 21, 9:35 pm ET

Secret: Stress Test: Namaste
Secret: Stress Test: Namaste
Network: MTV
Show: Teen Mom OG
Primetime Airing: Nov. 21, 9:12 pm ET

Progressive: Mommeostasis
Progressive: Mommeostasis
Network: Esquire
Show: Parks and Recreation
Primetime Airing: Nov. 21, 8:17 pm ET

Dollar Shave Club: Massive Hero
Dollar Shave Club: Massive Hero
Network: MTV2
Show: The Wayans Bros.
Primetime Airing: Nov. 21, 9:21 pm ET
Most Engaging
Top ads by SpotShare for the past 7 days


Temptations Cat Treats: Keep Them Busy
Temptations Cat Treats: Temptations Cat Treats TV Spot, 'Keep Them Busy'
Online Views: 4,828,981
Social Actions: 108,036
SpotShare: 13.26%

Amazon: Old Friends
Amazon: Amazon Prime TV Spot, 'Old Friends' Song by Ludovico Einaudi
Online Views: 181,464
Social Actions: 106,630
SpotShare: 5.71%

Life: Enjoy All of It
Life: Life TV Spot, 'Enjoy All of It' Song by Flo Rida
Online Views: 786
Social Actions: 81,242
SpotShare: 4.12%

Walmart: Holiday Shopping With <a  data-cke-saved-href='http://adage.com/lookbook/listing/walmart-stores/294' href='http://adage.com/lookbook/listing/walmart-stores/294'  title= Walmart: Walmart TV Spot, 'Holiday Shopping With Walmart: Get Up for Black Friday'
Online Views: 2,120,802
Social Actions: 12,933
SpotShare: 4.09%

Apple: Bulbs
Apple: Apple MacBook Pro TV Spot, 'Bulbs'
Online Views: 1,598,494
Social Actions: 23,891
SpotShare: 3.79%