Kristen Bell, Dax Shepard and Samsung: A Love Story (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, Subaru sends multiple generations of a family on a sweet ride down memory lane, while Starbucks suggests that "Sometimes the best way to connect is to get together." And Samsung debuts an ad featuring lovebirds Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard and their little bundle of joy -- a Samsung Galaxy Tab S.

Today's TV Ad Highlights
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New Releases
Top new ads recently aired on national TV
Microsoft Windows Phone: Siri vs. Cortana: Groundhog Day Microsoft Windows Phone: Siri vs. Cortana: Groundhog Day
Network: FOX
Show: MasterChef
Primetime Airing: Sep. 15, 8:27 pm ET
Samsung Electronics: Samsung Galaxy Tab S , What You Really Need' Ft. Kristen Bell Samsung Electronics: Samsung Galaxy Tab S , What You Really Need' Ft. Kristen Bell
Network: NBC
Show: American Ninja Warrior
Primetime Airing: Sep. 15, 9:11 pm ET
IKEA: Beautiful Daughters: Bathroom Organization IKEA: Beautiful Daughters: Bathroom Organization
Network: Hallmark
Show: The Middle
Primetime Airing: Sep. 15, 9:21 pm ET
Subaru: Memory Lane Subaru: Memory Lane
Network: FOX
Show: MasterChef
Primetime Airing: Sep. 15, 9:19 pm ET
Starbucks: Like Him Starbucks: Like Him
Network: TLC
Show: Cake Boss
Airing Date: Sep. 15, 9:24 am ET
Most Engaging
Top ads by SpotShare for the past 7 days
Supercell: Magic Supercell: Magic
Online Views: 5,876,150
Social Actions: 40,371
SpotShare: 5.42%
Supercell: Preparation Supercell: Preparation
Online Views: 4,931,298
Social Actions: 41,546
SpotShare: 5.04%
Apple: Echoes Apple: Echoes
Online Views: 639,255
Social Actions: 58,045
SpotShare: 4.12%
Activision: Become Legend Activision: Become Legend
Online Views: 2,754,366
Social Actions: 38,058
SpotShare: 3.81%
VISA: Checkout with Pizza Hut VISA: Checkout with Pizza Hut
Online Views: 4,700,823
Social Actions: 4,744
SpotShare: 2.53%

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