Carl's Jr. + 'Aqua Teen Hunger Force' = Eww (Watch the Newest Ads on TV)

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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, the NBA uses a bunch of its stars, including LeBron James and Blake Griffin, to encourage you to download the NBA Game Time app, while Sprint also celebrates basketball season with an ad plugging the Sprint Family Share Pack data plan (all the better for streaming games on mobile). And Carl's Jr. has Carl Brutananadilewski from Adult Swim's "Aqua Teen Hunger Force" endorsing the fast-food chain's fresh baked buns in a spot that is pretty much guaranteed to gross you out.

Today's TV Ad Highlights
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New Releases
Top new ads recently aired on national TV
National Basketball Association (NBA): The Pledge National Basketball Association (NBA): The Pledge
Network: TNT
Show: NBA Basketball
Primetime Airing: Oct. 28, 10:34 pm ET
Sprint: More Data for More NBA Sprint: More Data for More NBA
Network: TNT
Show: NBA Basketball
Primetime Airing: Oct. 28, 9:11 pm ET
Carl's Jr.: Aqua Teen Hunger Force and Fresh Baked Buns Carl's Jr.: Aqua Teen Hunger Force and Fresh Baked Buns
Network: Cartoon Network
Show: The Boondocks
Airing Date: Oct. 28, 1:00 am ET
Papa John's: Halloween Papa John's: Halloween
Network: FOX
Show: 2014 World Series
Primetime Airing: Oct. 28, 8:38 pm ET
Mazda: Drive 4 Good Mazda: Drive 4 Good
Network: BRAVO
Show: The Real Housewives of Atlanta
Airing Date: Oct. 28, 5:09 pm ET
Most Engaging
Top ads by SpotShare for the past 7 days
Beats Audio: Re-Established 2014 Beats Audio: Re-Established 2014
Online Views: 3,824,846
Social Actions: 35,806
SpotShare: 2.56%
Dodge: Brothers: John vs. Horace Dodge: Brothers: John vs. Horace
Online Views: 1,070,245
Social Actions: 55,469
SpotShare: 2.19%
Chanel: The One That I Want Chanel: The One That I Want
Online Views: 987,235
Social Actions: 28,363
SpotShare: 1.28%
Southwest Airlines: Wedding Season Dance Party Southwest Airlines: Wedding Season Dance Party
Online Views: 40,367
Social Actions: 30,456
SpotShare: 1.17%
GEICO: Horror Movie: It's What You Do GEICO: Horror Movie: It's What You Do
Online Views: 1,558,905
Social Actions: 12,518
SpotShare: 1.06%

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