Man Does Donuts in Parking Lot of Donut Shop: It's Last Night's New Ads

Plus, the Five Most Engaging Spots Right Now

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Every weekday, we bring you the Ad Age/iSpot Hot Spots, new and trending TV commercials tracked by, 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, Under Armour airs its "Rule Yourself" spot with Steph Curry and Misty Copeland, previously kicking up attention online. And a man is so overjoyed with a two-week SiriusXM preview that he doesn't mind running errands, even doing donuts in the parking lot of a donut shop.

Today's TV Ad Highlights
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New Releases
Top new ads recently aired on national TV
Under Armour: Rule Yourself: Stephen Curry, Misty Copeland Under Armour: Rule Yourself: Stephen Curry, Misty Copeland
Network: ESPN2
Show: SportsNation
Airing Date: Aug. 26, 12:36 pm ET
Mountain Dew: Snowboarding Mountain Dew: Snowboarding
Network: TBS
Show: The Big Bang Theory
Primetime Airing: Aug. 26, 9:53 pm ET
Sirius/XM Satellite Radio: Donuts Sirius/XM Satellite Radio: Donuts
Network: Fox News
Show: Hannity
Primetime Airing: Aug. 26, 10:25 pm ET
HomePay: One of These HomePay: One of These
Network: HGTV
Show: Property Brothers
Primetime Airing: Aug. 26, 8:52 pm ET
JCPenney: Back to School Hot Sale: Cool Savings JCPenney: Back to School Hot Sale: Cool Savings
Network: Hallmark
Show: The Middle
Primetime Airing: Aug. 26, 9:37 pm ET
Most Engaging
Top ads by SpotShare for the past 7 days
Online Views: 1,707,477
Social Actions: 4,024
SpotShare: 0.89%
Netflix: Narcos: 1979 Netflix: Narcos: 1979
Online Views: 536,070
Social Actions: 7,893
SpotShare: 0.70%
Foot Locker: Thoughts Foot Locker: Thoughts
Online Views: 667,954
Social Actions: 5,788
SpotShare: 0.62%
KFC: The Real Colonel Sanders KFC: The Real Colonel Sanders
Online Views: 1,038,163
Social Actions: 2,045
SpotShare: 0.53%
Apple iPhone: Apple Pay Apple iPhone: Apple Pay
Online Views: 360,696
Social Actions: 6,057
SpotShare: 0.52%

As always, you can find out more about the best commercials on TV at Ad Age's Creativity.

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