Hormel Foods Puts the Pep in Pepperoni in Its New Spot

Plus, the Five Most Digitally Engaging Spots on TV Right Now

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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, Hum by Verizon offers a mom reassurance after her teen daughter gets her driving license; H&M showcases its children's clothes; ACE Hardware promotes its paint, plus gives a warning; and Men's Wearhouse advertises its spring collection.

Finally, Hormel Foods puts the pep in pepperoni in a very peppy sing-a-long spot featuring a one-man band.

Today's TV Ad Highlights
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New Releases
Top new ads recently aired on national TV
Hum by Verizon: Teenage Daughter Hum by Verizon: Teenage Daughter
Network: Investigation Discovery
Show: Web of Lies
Primetime Airing: Mar. 30, 9:24 pm ET
H&M: On the Front Porch H&M: On the Front Porch
Network: Hallmark
Show: The Middle
Primetime Airing: Mar. 30, 10:41 pm ET
Hormel Foods: Pep It Up Hormel Foods: Pep It Up
Network: Freeform
Show: Stitchers
Primetime Airing: Mar. 30, 10:45 pm ET
ACE Hardware: Everyday Color Samples ACE Hardware: Everyday Color Samples
Network: Hallmark
Show: The Middle
Primetime Airing: Mar. 30, 9:37 pm ET
Men's Wearhouse: Kick Your Style Into Gear Men's Wearhouse: Kick Your Style Into Gear
Network: CNBC
Show: Shark Tank
Primetime Airing: Mar. 30, 9:31 pm ET
Most Engaging
Top ads by SpotShare for the past 7 days
Apple iPhone: Timer: Cookie Monster Apple iPhone: Timer: Cookie Monster
Online Views: 3,806,795
Social Actions: 129,354
SpotShare: 7.00%
Apple: The Kiss Apple: The Kiss
Online Views: 3,245,599
Social Actions: 22,835
SpotShare: 2.04%
Samsung Mobile: Champagne Calls Samsung Mobile: Champagne Calls
Online Views: 2,431,405
Social Actions: 9,497
SpotShare: 1.19%
Sony Video Games: Uncharted 4: A Thief's End: Heads or Tails Sony Video Games: Uncharted 4: A Thief's End: Heads or Tails
Online Views: 1,687,239
Social Actions: 11,518
SpotShare: 1.04%
M&M's: Candyman M&M's: Candyman
Online Views: 1,000,966
Social Actions: 2,748
SpotShare: 0.45%

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

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