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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. See the methodology here.
Among the new releases, basketball player Brandon Ingram learns from his coach on how to "invest for the future" in the latest from Speed Stick; Outback Steakhouse is celebrating Big Australia Month with 18 oz. steaks and loaded bloomin' onions; Lowe's reveals its Fourth of July deals on charcoal and grills; and fans can take on intergalactic adventures in the new game as Hans Solo, Kylo Ren and more in "Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens" for PS4.
Finally, Angie Hicks, founder of Angie's List, makes a big announcement regarding membership on the site.