These Smart Cars Make U-Turns 'Quicker Than a Politician'

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, 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, Blizzard Entertainment promotes its video game "Overwatch"; Elex advertises its mobile game "Clash of Kings"; takes its app to the streets again to attract new users; and Outback Steakhouse recruits "true blue" Australian chef Adrian Richardson to talk up its new center-cut sirloins.

Finally, Smart Cars boasts that its fortwo models make u-turns faster than any politician, as a pair of cars circle in front of the Capitol Building.

Today's TV Ad Highlights
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New Releases
Top new ads recently aired on national TV
Blizzard Entertainment: Overwatch: Playtime's Over Blizzard Entertainment: Overwatch: Playtime's Over
Network: CW
Show: The Flash
Primetime Airing: May. 17, 8:32 pm ET
Smart Cars: U-Turn Smart Cars: U-Turn
Network: NBC
Show: The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
Airing Date: May. 17, 12:14 am ET
Elex: Clash of Kings: The Real Fight Elex: Clash of Kings: The Real Fight
Network: CW
Show: Family Feud
Airing Date: May. 17, 6:20 pm ET Match on the Street: Kendall Match on the Street: Kendall
Network: Esquire
Show: NCIS: Los Angeles
Primetime Airing: May. 17, 8:02 pm ET
Outback Steakhouse: Australian Dinner Party Outback Steakhouse: Australian Dinner Party
Network: CBS
Show: Person of Interest
Primetime Airing: May. 17, 10:21 pm ET
Most Engaging
Top ads by SpotShare for the past 7 days
Apple iPhone: Thank You Speech Apple iPhone: Apple iPhone 6s TV Spot, 'Thank You Speech' Featuring Neil Patrick Harris
Online Views: 2,640,729
Social Actions: 7,212
SpotShare: 2.99%
Coca-Cola: Share a Coke And a Song: Dance Coca-Cola: Coca-Cola TV Spot, 'Share a Coke And a Song: Dance' Song by Prince Royce
Online Views: 97,879
Social Actions: 20,456
SpotShare: 1.34%
Bethesda Softworks: DOOM: Launch Trailer Bethesda Softworks: DOOM TV Spot, 'Launch Trailer'
Online Views: 347,437
Social Actions: 10,707
SpotShare: 0.99%
UnitedHealthcare: Pool Vault UnitedHealthcare: UnitedHealthcare TV Spot, 'Pool Vault'
Online Views: 563,868
Social Actions: 6,582
SpotShare: 0.95%
Revlon: Choose Love: Foundation Revlon: Revlon ColorStay TV Spot, 'Choose Love: Foundation' Ft. Alejandra Espinoza
Online Views: 74,309
Social Actions: 13,892
SpotShare: 0.91%

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

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