Neighbors Get a Little Too Competitive in Lowe's Spot

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 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, Outback Steakhouse premieres its Filet Mignon Portobello, and McDonald's releases number 15 in its 25 spots featuring Max Greenfield. This time, the "New Girl" star is hawking the Steakhouse Sirloin Third Pound Burger in a creamy peppercorn sauce (which his "New Girl" character Schmidt, an intense foodie, surely wouldn't consume).

In a Lowe's spot, a woman's neighbors challenge her assertion that her new Samsung washing machine can pretreat and help remove stains. Grass, pie and chili are no match for the washer, the woman says. "What about this?" a neighbor asks, dumping iced coffee on herself.

Today's TV Ad Highlights
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New Releases
Top new ads recently aired on national TV
Lowe's: Stains Lowe's: Stains
Network: HGTV
Show: Flip or Flop
Primetime Airing: May. 26, 8:54 pm ET
JCPenney: Huge Sale: Splash of Color JCPenney: Huge Sale: Splash of Color
Network: ION
Show: Criminal Minds
Primetime Airing: May. 26, 9:50 pm ET
McDonald's: Daily Lovin' Reminder #15: Peppercorn McDonald's: Daily Lovin' Reminder #15: Peppercorn
Network: CBS
Show: NCIS: New Orleans
Primetime Airing: May. 26, 9:22 pm ET
Outback Steakhouse: Bold Flavors Outback Steakhouse: Bold Flavors
Network: ABC
Show: 500 Questions
Primetime Airing: May. 26, 8:17 pm ET
JoS. A. Bank: Summer Preview Sale: Signature Suits on Sale JoS. A. Bank: Summer Preview Sale: Signature Suits on Sale
Network: CNN
Show: Anderson Cooper 360
Primetime Airing: May. 26, 8:13 pm ET
Most Engaging
Top ads by SpotShare for the past 7 days
Supercell: Clash of Clans: Ride of the Hog Riders: Call in the Cavalry Supercell: Clash of Clans: Ride of the Hog Riders: Call in the Cavalry
Online Views: 6,117,644
Social Actions: 21,171
SpotShare: 3.73%
Warner Brothers Games: Be the Batman Warner Brothers Games: Be the Batman
Online Views: 2,989,750
Social Actions: 29,531
SpotShare: 3.18%
Supercell: Clash of Clans: Balloon Parade Supercell: Clash of Clans: Balloon Parade
Online Views: 2,091,818
Social Actions: 9,777
SpotShare: 1.45%
Supercell: Clash of Clans: Shocking Moves Supercell: Clash of Clans: Shocking Moves
Online Views: 2,237,567
Social Actions: 8,163
SpotShare: 1.39%
KFC: State of Kentucky Fried Chicken Address KFC: State of Kentucky Fried Chicken Address
Online Views: 1,179,145
Social Actions: 12,420
SpotShare: 1.31%

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